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Gay Street Inn

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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
    4.5 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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1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

We spent one night at the Gay Street Inn and loved every minute. So relaxing and lovely. Innkeepers Wendy and Gary are wonderful hosts. Beautiful garden and wonderful front porch. Thanks for a memorable stay. We'll be back!

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Wilkes-Barre, Pennsylvania
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

As regular guests at B&Bs around the country for the past 30 years, my wife and I have experienced quite the range in service, hospitality, and quality of breakfasts, from barely adequate to exceptional. We were pleasantly surprised to discover the Gay Street Inn and its extraordinarily gracious hosts, Gary and Wendy. The Inn is located at the end of... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

This was a wonderful escape for the day and evening especially since Washington, Va doesn't have cell service! Gary and Wendy were wonderful hosts. Their B&B is warm and inviting. The stuffed French toast and coffee were awesome. They added to our celebration weekend.

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Annapolis, Maryland
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

My husband and I celebrated our 35th wedding anniversary at the Inn of Little Washington and and spent the evening at the Gay Street Inn. Both of us loved the dinner and found our evening at the Inn to be the perfect selection. Our experience at the B & B was stellar. The home of Gary and Wendy Aichele, Innkeepers... More

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

While Gary and Wendy started off lovely, handing my husband a toilet plunger in a garage bag to fix the toilet, instead of taking care of it themselves really disturbing. After saying the canned pears that were served for breakfast were too sweet for me, I was then grunted at for the rest of breakfast service. And even the cheapest... More

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GayStreetInnkeeper, Owner at Gay Street Inn, responded to this review

As Owners/Innkeepers, we do our very best to meet the expectations of every one of our guests. Sometimes, however, it's more about the guests than about their experience at the Gay Street Inn. We typically do not respond to guest reviews, but this case is an exception. Shampoo/conditioner and specialty soaps are provided in every guest room, and additional amenities... More

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We, like many others, were looking for a nice inn in Washington, VA for our stay when we ate at the Inn at Little Washington. Gay Street is a nice combination of an historic home with modern conveniences. It is located just a block or so (a nice walk after dinner) from the Inn at Little Washington. We enjoyed spending... More

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Vienna, Virginia
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56 reviews 56 reviews
14 hotel reviews
26 helpful votes 26 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 6, 2014

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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42 reviews 42 reviews
26 hotel reviews
35 helpful votes 35 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 22, 2014

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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21 reviews 21 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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8 hotel reviews
16 helpful votes 16 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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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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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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