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Foster Harris House

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189 Main Street, P.O. Box 333, Washington, VA 22747
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    5 of 5 stars
  • Location
    5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    5 of 5 stars
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Richmond, Virginia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

The MacPhersons were delightful.Our registration was easy and it was suggested for us to stay in the garden so that my 86 year old mom did not have to mannage any stairs.We enjoyed a complementary glass of wine before our stupendous meal at the "Inn".On our return soft bedding and comfy pillows quickly lead me to dream land. Jon promised... More 

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New York
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We cannot wait to go back for a longer stay and to try the cuisine at dinner. We showed up for our stay on a Friday evening -- less than half an hour before John & Diane were expecting a full house for dinner. Our own reservation at the Inn wasn't until late, so (being high maintenance) we asked whether... More 

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Washington DC, District of Columbia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Foster Harris house was the ideal place for my husband and I to celebrate our anniversary. The house is so tastefully decorated and is the perfect combination of elegant and cozy. We stayed in the Compton Room, which Diane upgraded us to simply because the room was available. John and Diane made us feel welcome, but also respected our privacy.... More 

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Maryland
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7 hotel reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Stayed here in the Mountainview Room for our anniversary weekend and had a wonderful stay. Had dinne two blocks away at Inn at Little Washington first night and our dinner the next night at the Foster Harris house was seriously just as enjoyable. John is an amazing chef - our breakfasts and dinner at Foster Harris were some of the... More 

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Woodbridge, Virginia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Our first time at the Foster Harris House. We went on the recommendation of our daughter and son-in-law. They had raved about the food and we found it to be everything and more than we hoped for. We were there with our son and his fiancée and last night we ate scrumptious meal with great wines. Breakfast was equally as... More 

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Ashburn, Virginia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 9, 2015

This was my wife and I's third trip to the Foster Harris House. It has always been a fantastic break from our fast paced 'city life' and this was no different. As soon as we walk in the door the welcome from John and Diane (and the wine offered) take the weight of life away. On previous occasions we have... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 24, 2015 via mobile

My wife and I stayed for one night and breakfast. We were greeted by chef John and felt right at home. The house and room were immaculate. At breakfast chef John and his wife Diane finished off our stay with the perfect meal. The plates were works of art and needless to say delicious. From the moment we stepped in... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 16, 2015

Just down the road from the Inn at Little Washington is Foster Harris House, a great B & B that also serves dinner 2 - 3 nights a week. John McPherson is a chef par excellence and, together with Diane's ability to make one feel right at home, our recent meal with friends was a very special event. Try it... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 19, 2015

I am not a review writer and usually let the opportunity pass to comment on poor or even good dining experiences. Dinner at the Foster Harris House, however, was noteworthy on so many levels and definitely one of the best ever dining experiences we have had (including several at the Inn just down the street). The whole thing demands comment... More 

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Washington DC, District of Columbia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 6, 2015

I can't recommend the Foster Harris House highly enough. Everything about the Inn is superb. Diane and John are the most gracious and welcoming of hosts, the rooms are lovely, and John's food is fabulous. We first discovered the Inn when we went to Washington, VA to dine at the Inn at Little Washington. We now drive to Washington to... More 

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