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NOTE:  Hotel space is limited in the area so please make your reservations early.

Hotel Information

The AFCEA Professional Development Center has arranged for special "AFCEA Rates" at several area hotels for students attending our courses.  You must contact the hotel directly to reserve a room and be sure to request the AFCEA rate.  We have not "blocked" rooms; reservations are made on an individual basis.  The following rates apply when rooms are available on the dates needed.

Extended Stay America -- Fairfax:  12055 Lee Jackson Memorial Highway, Fairfax, VA 22303.  Located approximately 1 mile from AFCEA on the ring road around Fair Oaks Mall.  High speed wireless internet access, ample work space, complimentary weekly housekeeping, iron and full-size ironing board, on-site guest laundry room, free local phone and customized voice mail access, and fully equipped kitchen with full-size refrigerator, microwave, stovetop, cooking and dining utensils.  Ask for the "AFCEA Rate".

1-6 Nights
7-14 Nights
15-29 Consecutive Nights


30+ Consecutive Nights



Hyatt Fair Lakes:  12777 Fair Lakes Circle, Fairfax, VA 22033, 703-818-1234 or the Hyatt central reservation center 800-233-1234 or by calling the hotel directly at 703-818-1234.  Located approximately one half mile from AFCEA.   AFCEA Rates plus tax (single and double occupancy). King or double bed. VIP reservations should be made with the hotel directly.  Please call Laura Bryant at 703-653-6052 or Tamara Mason-Brown, directly at 703-653-6016.

January 1 - June 30
July 1 - August 31
September 1 - December 30

The Hyatt's Houndstooth Grill Restaurant serves breakfast, lunch and dinner; Room service is available 6:30 a.m.--10:00 p.m.; Indoor-heated pool; whirlpool and fitness room; High-speed Wireless Internet access in all guest rooms for $9.95 a day; Complimentary transportation to AFCEA Fair Lakes office and classes as well as to restaurants, businesses, and shopping within a 2 mile radius of the hotel. Business Plan Floor available for an additional $20:  Personal workstations, desk phone, complimentary continental breakfast daily; complimentary telephone access charges for local, 800 and credit card calls.

CLICK HERE to make a room reservation at the Hyatt now.


Guests who book one of these Marriott hotels will receive double Marriott Reward points through December 31, 2011


Marriott Fairfax Fair Oaks

The Fairfax Marriott at Fair Oaks hotel offers easy access to where you want to go. Located adjacent to Fair Oaks Mall with over 190 stores & restaurants including Macy's, Lord & Taylor, Cheesecake Factory and Texas De Brazil. The hotel is also within easy reach of Government offices, business parks, GMU, attractions such as the Udvar-Hazy Center, and just 20 minutes from Dulles International Airport. Relax in a luxuriously appointed guest room or suite with stylish decor and high-tech conveniences like Wi-Fi high-speed internet access and a 32 inch LCD HDTV. Stay in shape in our fully equipped fitness center, or unwind in the indoor pool and whirlpool. Delight in the Oak Grille and Bar offering innovative cuisine sure to satisfy any palate. The Fairfax Marriott at Fair Oaks-perfect for business trips, group meetings, wedding receptions and weekend getaways.


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Residence Inn Fair Lakes Fairfax

The Residence Inn Fair Lakes Fairfax hotel is located in Northern Virginia's High Tech Corridor in suburban Washington, DC. This extended stay hotel in Fairfax, Virginia is just four miles from the Dulles Expo & Convention Center and fifteen minutes from Dulles International Airport IAD. Situated off Route 66, between Fairfax County Parkway and Fair Lakes Parkway, this Fairfax, VA hotel is within easy reach of Fair Oaks Mall, George Mason University, Vienna, DC Metro Rail Station & Washington, DC. Designed for an extended stay, hotel guests can stretch out and relax in a suite that offers separate sleeping, living and dining areas. With full kitchens, living rooms with pullout sofa beds and work desks with high speed Internet access, this extended stay hotel in Fairfax, VA provides the comforts of home. Plus, this Fairfax, Virginia hotel serves breakfast daily, offers social hours (Tuesday, Wednesday & Thursday) and provides Marriott friendly service.


Residence Inn Fair Lakes Fairfax >>

Courtyard Fairfax Fair Oaks

New state-of-the-art lobby and rooms at our hotel provide greater flexibility and choice. Located just minutes from Washington Dulles International Airport (IAD), our new lobby features inviting, flexible spaces to work or relax, free Wi-Fi and easy access to the latest news, weather and airport conditions via our GoBoard. The highlight of our Fairfax Virginia hotel's new lobby experience is The Bistro - Eat. Drink. Connect., which provides healthy offerings in the morning, plus dinner service with cocktails in the evening. Our Fairfax hotel near Dulles Airport is conveniently located less than 20 miles from George Mason University and Washington, DC. You'll find outdoor spaces with seating, a fire pit and seasonal pool, plus, a well-equipped fitness center, 24-hour self-serve business center and boarding pass printing station. Your stay at the Courtyard Fairfax hotel is sure to be more comfortable, more productive and more enjoyable than ever before.

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Guests who book one of these Marriott hotels will receive double Marriott Reward points through December 31, 2011



Extended Stay Deluxe-Fairfax:  3997 Fair Ridge Drive, Fairfax, VA 22033, phone 703-359-5000, fax: 703-359 5524Located 4 minutes (1.4 m) from AFCEA, Extended Stay Deluxe-Fairfax offers competitive rates with more features and amenities than a traditional hotel.  Please ask for "AFCEA Rates" when you call the hotel.  

Room Amenities – Fully-equipped kitchen with full size refrigerator/freezer, dishwasher, two burner stove, microwave, utensils, dishes, cutlery, coffee maker, toaster, full-size ironing board and iron, personalized voice mail, on site fitness/pool and Gourmet coffee bar every week day.

Business Class Features – Oversized workspace, free local phone calls and faxes

On site Laundry – Open 24 hours.  Six washers and dryers, coin-oper

High Speed Wireless Internet Access  - $4.99  per stay 

Housekeeping Service – Our normal pattern for Housekeeping Service is once a week for guests staying 7 nights or more.

Rates: All rates are below Per-Diem


1-6 Nights
7-14 Nights
15-29 Consecutive Nights


30+ Consecutive Nights


We provide Car Rental Assistance, please ask our managers for the room and ride package.

AOM: Nick Shrestha

Hotel Manager: Nesha Iftkhar




Comfort Inn University Center:  11180 Main Street, Fairfax, VA 22030, 703.591.5900.  The hotel is 1/2 mile off Interstate 66 on Route 50 East at Jermantown Road and is approximately 1-1/2 miles from AFCEA with courtesy shuttle service to and from AFCEA, as well as the Vienna Metro Station and local restaurants. "AFCEA Rate" is $139.00 plus tax (single or double occupancy). 

Along with their friendly and knowledgeable staff and newly renovated guest rooms, the Comfort Inn offers a complimentary deluxe continental breakfast, complimentary high speed internet access in every guest room, as well as a business center near the lobby. Complimentary upgrades to Jacuzzi rooms and Kitchenette rooms are available. Relax in the indoor heated swimming pool with sundeck, unwind in the fitness room, and play in the game room. The full service, on-premises restaurant with lounge, House of Lion featuring award winning Oriental cuisine, provides room service for lunch or dinner. Guest laundry, copy and fax services, complimentary USA Today newspaper daily, and Enterprise Car Rental on property are provided amenities. Every Wednesday features a complimentary Guest Reception.  When calling for reservations, please ask for the "AFCEA rate."

CLICK HERE to make a room reservation at the Comfort Inn now. Make sure you select "AFCEA rate".


Other Hotels in the Local Area

No AFCEA negotiated rates available

Hilton Garden Inn: 3950 Fair Ridge Drive, Fairfax, VA 22033, phone 703.385.7774 or fax 703.667.9376 Located approximately 1 1/2 miles from AFCEA just off Route 50.

Candlewood Suites: 11400 Random Hills Road, Fairfax, VA 22030, 703.359.4490. Located approximately 3 miles from AFCEA. Rooms are suites with full kitchens, two separate phone lines and free high speed internet, free local phone calls, TV and VCR and CD Player (w/ free video and CD library), fitness center, free on-site laundry, and Candlewood Cupboard open 24 hours.


** No meals are provided by AFCEA.  Approximately one hour is allotted for lunch. Restaurant suggestions will be provided.

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