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Waterford at Fair Oaks
From the Capital Beltway (I-495) and I-66 West:
Take I-66 West to Rte. 50 West (Exit 57B). Stay to the right and take the exit ramp for Fair Oaks Mall. Bear left, and turn left at the stop sign. Turn left at the Extended Stay America Hotel. The Waterford at Fair Oaks is next to the hotel, across from the Sears parking lot.
From I-66 East:
Take Rte. 50 West (Exit 57B) to the Fair Oaks Mall ramp (on your left). At the first fork, bear right, then turn right at the stop sign (following signs for "Lord & Taylor"). Proceed counter-clockwise on the ring road around the mall, through one stop sign. Turn right at the Extended Stay America Hotel. The Waterford at Fair Oaks is next to the hotel, across from the Sears parking lot.
From Rte. 50 West:
Take the exit ramp (on your left) for Fair Oaks Mall. At the first fork, bear right, then turn right at the stop sign (following signs for "Lord & Taylor"). Proceed counter-clockwise on the ring road around the mall, through one stop sign. Turn right at the Extended Stay America Hotel. The Waterford at Fair Oaks is next to the hotel, across from the Sears parking lot.
From Fairfax County Parkway (Rte. 7100) and Rte. 50 East:
Take Rte. 50 East past the West Ox Road exit. Take the next right into the Fair Oaks Mall property. Turn right at the stop sign. Turn right at the Extend Stay America Hotel. The Waterford at Fair Oaks is next to the hotel, across from the Sears parking lot.
Note: The Waterford at Fair Oaks is not a hotel. Nearby accommodations are available at the Fairfax Marriott at Fair Oaks and the Hyatt Fair Lakes.
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