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Tabard Inn

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1739 N St. NW, Washington DC, DC 20036
Tabard Inn
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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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Waterloo, New York
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52 reviews 52 reviews
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27 helpful votes 27 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

Got a reservation so we skipped the usual 1 hour wait for brunch, though it would've been worth waiting for (and I will walk across a city to find a meal if it means no waiting). Everything was delicious, from the coffee to the fresh baked doughnuts to the eggs. The only complaint was that as an old building, there... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

I lived in DC for a long time and always admired this hotel. Great food in a cozy, slightly quirky atmosphere. Brunch and hot, buttered rum are highly recommended. We went for the cheapest option: shared bathroom. We got a tiny, cozy room with just enough space, a view of the beautiful street, and got the bathroom to ourselves because... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The first time my Bf and I went to DC 3 years ago we came to have breakfast at the Tabard inn after reading tons of reviews of how it was the "breakfast/brunch" spot of DC. The reviews didn't lie, what they didn't mention was how quaint and magical the inn was. So there during our breakfast we decided next... More 

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Cardiff
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11 hotel reviews
48 helpful votes 48 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

My former colleagues and I keep coming back to this Victorian style hotel near Dupont Circle whenever we are in DC. The rooms are all individually furnished and although they could do with renovation they are still charming. The choice and quality of continental breakfasts included in the price is great.

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McLean, Virginia
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12 hotel reviews
19 helpful votes 19 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 23, 2015

My wife and I stayed for two nights over the Valentine's Day weekend. This was our 3rd time to stay at The Tabard. Each time we have stayed in a different room, and each time the decor was very different. We love the history of this Inn, and we love that the ambiance is that of walking into a different... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 17, 2015

We've stayed at the Tabard Inn several times and were there recently again in February. We love the quaintness of this hotel. The rooms are charming and I love the antique decor. We stayed in a larger room and had a nice seating area. The bathroom was a bit quirky, but it was pretty clean. I do wish that the... More 

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Nairobi, Nairobi, Kenya
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 12, 2015

Once again a visit to DC was made bearable by a stay at the Tabard Inn. If you are looking for something different, rooms similar to what you might see in an old victorian. Each room has character - not everyone's cup of tea so to speak but very comfortable. Staff are very nice and helpful. Restaurant provides a simple... More 

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2 of 5 stars Reviewed January 2, 2015

The hotel itself is good. Quaint rooms, no tv, no counter space in the bathrooms. Rusty bathroom fixtures. When I arrived, the valet was eating a messy sandwich and seemingly had no qualms about bringing it into my car, so i decided to look for parking. I was unsuccessful, and decided to pay for the convenience. Mistake. I asked if... More 

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Washington DC, District of Columbia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 25, 2014

Tabard remains a charming in-town hotel with character and charm. The cocktail bar and the restaurant have diminished somewhat with changes in personnel but are still at an acceptable level. There is construction underway on adjoining properties on N. Street and I hope this does not change the personality of the neighborhood over time.

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Geneva, Switzerland
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed December 7, 2014

I stayed at the Tabard Inn, expecting it to live up to the reviews I'd read -- which were mostly positive. I realized that underneath the veneer of all that "quaint charm" was pretty much a well-frequented restaurant and bar with rooms that just happened to get filled despite the limited service. I found the carpets in the hallways dirty,... More 

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