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1739 N St. NW, Washington DC, DC 20036 (Dupont Circle)
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Tabard Inn
Ranked #97 of 131 Hotels in Washington DC
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  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4 of 5 stars
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Chicago, IL
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70 reviews 70 reviews
20 hotel reviews
70 helpful votes 70 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 19, 2014

The Hotel Tabard Inn is an unusual place. It's a funky, old hotel. I enjoyed it but have to say it's probably not for all tastes. Here's what I found... The minuses: Hot Water: I had a shared bath room. Not a problem for me as I've done this several times before. But, I could barely get tepid water out... More

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6 reviews 6 reviews
3 hotel reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 11, 2014 via mobile

Just popped into the Tabard inn for brunch after reading about their home fries on a review site. Great atmosphere, great food and definitely try the doughnut. It's like eating sugary air....we all had a Homer moment when eating them :)

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Sydney, Australia
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7 reviews 7 reviews
3 hotel reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed October 5, 2014

I booked this hotel based on the reviews. Whilst the location is great the double room we had was very shabby, unpleasant odour and I didnt feel very safe. It was on the first floor overlooking a car park and the locks on the door and window werent adequate. We had our own bathroom which was tiny and old, the... More

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Columbia, Maryland
17 reviews 17 reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 3, 2014

A welcome change from chain hotels, the Tabard Inn has a history plus lots of literary references. Most recently, John Grisham's Pelican Brief was set here. The neighborhood is also picturesque and convenient. However, some rooms share a bath and ours was reached only by climbing two flights of VERY narrow stairs. The mattress was rock hard, but the small... More

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42 reviews 42 reviews
9 hotel reviews
33 helpful votes 33 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 24, 2014

I stayed here along with several other friends (in different rooms) for a wedding. The hotel itself is really unique -- from what I could tell, every room is different and the decor is amusingly eclectic. The room I stayed in was spacious, but oddly laid out with a small "foyer" area that was rather unusable. The bathroom was tiny... More

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Thomasville, Georgia
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26 reviews 26 reviews
5 hotel reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 11, 2014

I have stayed here many times and have had many rooms including the penthouse suite. I always eat in the restaurant and marvel at how inspired the food is. No TV, no phones, and not very reliable wifi, but really, who doesn't have a cell phone and iPad with cellular access these days. The rooms are beautifully decorated and the... More

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Erie, PA
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 2, 2014

Stayed here a few times. Very comfortable place, central location.... sort of funky in a good way. Restaurant is good, breakfast included is nice and pretty standard fare in a pleasant lower level setting in or outside. Some rooms have shared bathroom which typically works just fine. Street noise be noticeable, especially in the front of building and interior noise... More

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Birmingham, Michigan
19 reviews 19 reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 11, 2014

Very old historic little gem. This is just the kind of place I like, an experience. The cons were no elevator, the bathroom was a claw foot tub and the floor got really wet. I was a bit worried about falling and hitting my head. Servers were friendly and tried to be helpful if they could be, but no official... More

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48 reviews 48 reviews
9 hotel reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 3, 2014

Stayed here as part of a wedding, and what a fun, unique place! Staff was very friendly and attentive, the included breakfast was perfect. We stayed in a mid-range room, and it was very spacious - only downfall was the poorly lit bathroom which made shaving and/or make-up a challenge. (Others in our party were disappointed there were no TVs... More

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28 reviews 28 reviews
11 hotel reviews
34 helpful votes 34 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 23, 2014

This is an old set of row houses turned into a hotel. The rooms are all very different ranging in ones with sitting areas, others that are literally the size of the bed, and others that have communal bathrooms. Everywhere there is art. It is almost like an eclectic art museum with everything from a manikin in a tub to... More

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Address: 1739 N St. NW, Washington DC, DC 20036
Location: United States > District of Columbia > Washington DC > Dupont Circle
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$
Number of rooms: 40

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