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The Inn at Little Washington

Middle and Main Sts, Washington, VA 22747
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Ranked #7 of 10 Washington B&B and Inns
Certificate of Excellence 2014
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3 of 5 stars reviewed 2 weeks ago
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  • Sleep Quality
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
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    4.5 of 5 stars
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    4.5 of 5 stars
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    4 of 5 stars
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    5 of 5 stars
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Middletown, Virginia
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81 reviews 81 reviews
6 hotel reviews
27 helpful votes 27 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Naturally, our expectations were very high as we headed to Little Washington. The town is charming, the inn is lovely, and the staff is friendly and attentive without being intrusive. Our room was quiet and every detail was well thought out. We enjoyed the grounds and meeting the garden staff (Very helpful and informative! They gave us some tips for... More

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IALW, General Manager at The Inn at Little Washington, responded to this review

Thank you for your honesty in sharing your impression of our menu. Your thoughts and ideas are all good ones and will be reviewed with our team. More

Alexandria, Virginia
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24 reviews 24 reviews
6 hotel reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We live about two hours from the Inn, just outside Washington, DC, and have heard about The Inn at Little Washington for a long time. Could a place really be THAT great? Yes! My husband and I went on a Sunday to celebrate 12 years of marriage and had a wonderful time. Check-in: They knew our names and were expecting... More

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IALW, General Manager at The Inn at Little Washington, responded to this review

We're glad you could be with us for your 12th anniversary and even happier that everything was fun and delicious. McCabe World Travel is a good partner and we appreciate all of their generous support in sharing their guests with us. More

Washington DC, District of Columbia
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2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

My husband and I recently stayed for two nights at the Inn and it was a wonderful experience. We were treated incredibly well and the staff made a point to be sure we had two different dining experience as we ate there both nights. We have eaten in most if DC's and NY's finest restaurants and thought I could no... More

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IALW, General Manager at The Inn at Little Washington, responded to this review

We appreciate your very nice review and are flattered to be compared to your travelling experiences. Our colleagues in New York and DC help to keep us on our toes and always working to be better. More

Cincinnati, Ohio
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9 reviews 9 reviews
5 hotel reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 weeks ago

My wife and I had a wonderful stay at the Inn. We used to live in Washington, but haven't been to the Inn in probably 20 years. It is still a spectacular experience. The service is superb, with full attention to every detail -- upon arrival, at dinner, the included breakfast the next morning, with every member of the staff... More

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IALW, General Manager at The Inn at Little Washington, responded to this review

We're glad you returned to see us after a 20 year break and appreciate your comments. We hope you won't wait another 20 years to return! More

Vienna, VA
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13 reviews 13 reviews
3 hotel reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 14, 2014

Having always heard about the Inn, I decided we would treat ourselves for our tenth anniversary by staying for a night. I must preface by saying we've stayed in some nice places, and eaten in quite a few excellent restaurants, so my expectations - especially considering the price - were rather high. That said, my wife and I agreed that... More

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IALW, General Manager at The Inn at Little Washington, responded to this review

We appreciate your feedback and honest impression of your visit. All of your comments are good ones and will help us focus further on guest room quality and service points. More

Mane, France
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11 reviews 11 reviews
10 hotel reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 14, 2014

Welcome in the Inn at Little Washington! It is another world! Everything is more than perfect even if sometimes it look like too much and heavy! The food was correct... nothing WHAOU! I really recommend this Relais &Chateau as a very very good experience

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IALW, General Manager at The Inn at Little Washington, responded to this review

Thank you for your great comments! We're glad you enjoyed your visit. More

Knoxville, TN
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6 reviews 6 reviews
5 hotel reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 11, 2014

The Inn at Little Washington is a singular property. If you have ever wondered about going there, do it! We returned for a second time having bought a night there as an auction item at the L'Amour du Vin where Chef O'Connell was the guest chef. And I am so glad we did. Everyone we met, from the gentleman who... More

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IALW, Manager at The Inn at Little Washington, responded to this review

Thank you for your wonderful comments. We are glad you were able to join us at L'Amour du Vin and stay in the Craig Claiborne House as a result. We hope to see you again soon. More

Washington, DC
Top Contributor
191 reviews 191 reviews
53 hotel reviews
243 helpful votes 243 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 27, 2014

My wife and I recently spent three nights at the Inn at Little Washington in Washington, Virginia. This is a world-class hotel and a complete indulgence in luxury and service. Before going, a potential visitor, however, should understand that this is a restaurant with a hotel. Both are wonderful but have no illusions that this is a resort or spa.... More

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Inn-LittleWashington, General Manager at The Inn at Little Washington, responded to this review

Thank you for your generous comments. They inspire us further in our ongoing pursuit of excellence. More

chestnut hill
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34 reviews 34 reviews
10 hotel reviews
44 helpful votes 44 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 27, 2014

okay, I know I am in a minority here, or perhaps saying what others are afraid to, but I just don't get the panache this place clearly has. Yes, the service is impeccable, but in my book it is so impeccable as to border on creepy. Who of us really needs that much attention. The decor is extravagantly eclectic, but... More

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Inn-LittleWashington, General Manager at The Inn at Little Washington, responded to this review

We do regret that your stay with us was not what you expected. Thank you for sharing your perspective. More

Connecticut
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16 reviews 16 reviews
5 hotel reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 26, 2014

Absolutely outstanding in every detail provided.... The food truly is creative genius at work. Our four course dinner ($168 per person as it was a Thursday night) included a first, second, main and dessert. The wine list had just the right amount of variation in type and price... Plus the helpful sommelier gave good suggestions. The room (we stayed in... More

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Thank you for your kind words about your stay and our staff. We hope you’ll come visit us again. More

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Address: Middle and Main Sts, Washington, VA 22747
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Location: United States > Virginia > Rappahannock County > Washington
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$$$
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Bar / Lounge Business Center with Internet Access Free Breakfast Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi ) Free Parking Restaurant Room Service Suites Wheelchair access
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Nestled in the foothills of the Blue Ridge Mountains in the small town of Washington, Virginia, The Inn at Little Washington is the only Double Forbes Five Star, Double AAA Five Diamond property in the Washington metro area. The Inn's eighteen bedrooms and suites are sumptuous hideaways created by Joyce Evans, a London stage and set designer, for whom The Inn has become a life's work. Many of the furnishings were purchased in England, numbered and shipped to Virginia to be assembled on site like a giant jigsaw puzzle. The Inn offers a range of accommodations from well-appointed rooms to luxurious, two story suites many with balconies and garden views. The Inn's dining rooms are pure fantasy - a wondrous cocoon of luxury. Rose-colored, silk lampshades float above each table creating a private, romantic world below. Chef/Proprietor Patrick O'Connell's creations arrive as if served by invisible hands, course after course more dazzling than the last. From the award-winning 14,000 bottle wine cellar, which includes the finest offerings from Bordeaux, Burgundy, California and Virginia, the Sommelier plays matchmaker between you, your dinner and the wine. ... more   less 
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