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Gay Street Inn

160 Gay Street, Washington, VA 22747
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Gay Street Inn
Ranked #5 of 10 Washington B&B and Inns
Certificate of Excellence 2014
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  • Location
    5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    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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Vienna, Virginia
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56 reviews 56 reviews
14 hotel reviews
22 helpful votes 22 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Gary and Wendy greeted us cheerfully and even sang a little welcome song for us. They have good reasons to take pride in their small, cozy and quiet B&B in a corner of quaint Washington, VA. Our room was spotlessly clean and tastefully decorated. A lavish breakfast was served in a sunny room with a lovely garden view. Located a... More

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Washington DC, District of Columbia
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35 reviews 35 reviews
22 hotel reviews
28 helpful votes 28 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We stayed at the Gay Street Inn for a weekend getaway from Washington DC and we're glad we did. If you're aware of the food scene in the DC area you know that the Inn at Little Washington is a world-renowned Inn and restaurant in Washington, VA. Given it's price and months-ahead needed booking, we were looking for another place... More

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Virginia Beach, Virginia
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20 reviews 20 reviews
10 hotel reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 21, 2014

This review is another positive one for Gary and Wendy, the owners of the Gay Street Inn. Rather than repeat what has already been said, I will say, I agree with all the 5 star ratings ! Beautiful gardens, comfy beds & linens, delicious breakfast, enthusiastic owners. My husband and I did the "whole enchilada" at The Inn at Little... More

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Connecticut
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31 reviews 31 reviews
8 hotel reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 16, 2014 via mobile

We enjoyed our all too short very much. We were delayed by traffic in NYC which then dumped us in Washington DC during heavy rain and rush hour. I think you now the drill. We arrived late, tired and more than a little hungry. Our gracious hosts suggested a local tavern. As it was shortly before the Griffin tavern was... More

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Fairfax, Virginia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 27, 2014

My husband and I had dinner reservations at the little Washington in, so we decided to just make a night of it. Checking in was a breeze. A breeze across that beautiful front porch, that is! It was not unlike arriving at a friend or family members home. After we arrived we went for a walk around Washington. Gay Street... More

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Washington DC, District of Columbia
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1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 21, 2014

My husband and I are so glad we found the Gay Street Inn. We came across this place online after seeking a b&b to stay at after dinning at Inn at Little Washington for our first wedding anniversary (most Inn guests were also fellow diners). The location was a short walk down the street and had beautiful views of the... More

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Los Angeles, California
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 22, 2014

We are very happy with our choice! Room was very clean and spacious, in a very quiet end of the street, offering nice privacy! Great value and the Innkeepers Gary and Wendy were so very sweet and responsive in every way. We would stay here again for sure!

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Great Falls, Virginia
1 review
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 1, 2013

We thoroughly enjoyed our stay at the Gay Street Inn. We were in town for dinner at the Inn at Little Washington, and Gay Street was very close (easy walking distance) to dinner and shopping. The rooms were much bigger than we expected (the Shenandoah suite has a full kitchen), and everything was clean and tidy. The soaps and shampoos... More

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Frederick, Maryland
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6 reviews 6 reviews
4 hotel reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 7, 2013

This B & B was the perfect location to meet old college friends, one couple from Maryland and the other from North Carolina. The breakfasts here were 5-star, the innkeepers made us feel at home, the front porch was a great place to just sit and breathe, and the library provided a relaxing spot for us to visit and catch... More

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New York City, New York
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10 reviews 10 reviews
6 hotel reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 4, 2013

Our first visit to Gay Street Inn will definitely not be our last! The room was spotlessly clean, the hosts very accommodating; the breakfast delicious; the bed extremely comfortable with high quality linens. Even the bath towels were large and fluffy.

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Address: 160 Gay Street, Washington, VA 22747
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Location: United States > Virginia > Rappahannock County > Washington
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$
Also Known As:
Gay Street Hotel Washington

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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Our restored and updated 1850s farmhouse in historic Little Washington, Virginia, will welcome you to a relaxing stay in the foothills of the Blue Ridge Mountains. We are walking distance from the renowned restaurant of The Inn at Little Washington, minutes from Shenandoah National Park, award-winning wineries, horseback riding and antiques. Your day begins with a home-cooked breakfast in our sunroom. Lounge in the library or in the quiet of one of our guest rooms, each with private bath. ... more   less 
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