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Tabard Inn

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1739 N St. NW, Washington DC, DC 20036
Tabard Inn
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Rating summary
  • 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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McLean, Virginia
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24 reviews 24 reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

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 2 weeks ago

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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110 hotel reviews
91 helpful votes 91 helpful votes
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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Dallas,TX
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 2, 2014

Our stay got off to a great start when we checked in- upgrade to the penthouse suite! Had to climb lots of stairs, but staff carried our bags up. Great food- especially Sunday Brunch. Also loved having drinks in lounge area each evening. Don't miss live Jazz on Sunday evening! Registration and wait staff very attentive, friendly and helpful. I... More 

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Chicago, IL
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81 reviews 81 reviews
21 hotel reviews
75 helpful votes 75 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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London
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6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 11, 2014

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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3 hotel reviews
12 helpful votes 12 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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