Strategically located just minutes west of Charlotte off of I-85 South and west of I-77, is the Fairfield Inn and Suites Gastonia – Charlotte. Gastonia is recognized as one of Charlotte Satellite area’s best places to live and work with an ideal combination of location and quality of life. The Gastonia Community, attracts business and industry looking for an ideal site to locate or expand. While at the Fairfield Inn and Suites Gastonia Charlotte check out the U.S. National Whitewater Center where you can whitewater raft, kayak, climb, zip-line, mountain bike, and hike to your heart's content. Explore over 14 of Gastonia’s friendly neighborhoods, including McAdenville known as “Christmas Town USA” because of its annual holiday lights display. Nearby is Belmont Abbey College and the North Carolina Textile School.