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2 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

I used to enjoy having drinks at The Tabard Inn, especially on cold winter nights by their cozy fire, when I lived in DC two decades ago so staying there for five nights during a September visit seemed like a great idea. Given its wonderful location and its very competitive price it seemed like a no-brainer. Beware of "quirky" though... More 

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Miami Beach, Florida
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 75 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

Country inn-style urban hotel on a charming street off Connecticut Avenue. As other reviewers have said, it's a quirky hotel spread out over several townhouses. The hotel website disclosed that it lacks an elevator and, while I didn't mind the climb, the narrow stair treads made carrying a roller board to the fourth floor a challenge. I had a room... More 

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Baltimore, MD
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61 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 97 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW via mobile

I had eaten here before and thought it would be a good place to stay sometime for a weekend getaway, like a glorified B&B as it contains a restaurant renowned for its brunch. The hotel part is situated in several townhouses that are connected, and there is no elevator, so we didn't bring much luggage and came prepared to climb... More 

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Thank Bunnydots
Middletown, Connecticut
2 reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

The Tabard Inn: three charming, connected townhouses on a quiet side street one block from bustling Connecticut Avenue and a short walk from Dupont Circle. This hotel has been a private after-work meeting place or overnight retreat for generations of Washingtonians and out of town guests. The international staff are super friendly and accommodating. Great dining in a room with... More 

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Dante_DOSM, Guest Relations Manager at Tabard Inn, responded to this review

Woof--Woof---Snort---WoofWoof---WOOFwof---SNort---Snort---snort--snort!!!! WoofWoofWoofWoof----Jazz-----Woof-----Woof----ROOF ROOF ROOF-----BlueGrass----Woof Woof-----WOOF WOOF---ROOF roof rof----wof WOOOOOOOOOFFFFFF Roof Roof----PawPrint Translation: Dear MU Carolyns- Thank you for your wonderful review of the Tabard. We were honored to have you as our guest. Your review has been shared with the entire staff. We are much appreciative of your very positive and accurate review of the Tabard!!! AS you have mentioned... More 

Seattle, Washington
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

When I lived in Washington, D.C. I loved going to the Tabard Inn’s bar on a cold winter night for a drink or to their restaurant anytime for a meal. Returning as a visitor years later I thought its great, central location, quirky décor and somewhat lesser price than the other hotels nearby made the decision to stay there a... More 

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DaveR_GM, General Manager at Tabard Inn, responded to this review

Dear Ruth- Thank you for your extensive and candid review of the Hotel Tabard Inn. I was pleased to read that you enjoyed both the food in our restaurant and drinks at the bar. I have also passed on your kind remarks to Nancy our Hotel Manager. I was disappointed to read about your experience with the cleanliness of the... More 

Columbia, Maryland
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 126 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

It's always a pleasant experience here and the Tabard is a bit of old Washington. But I always wish there were fewer tables. The din from other diners killed conversation and the space quotient is slim. Still the food is sensitively prepared and even the virtuous entrees offer some unusual tastes.

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Thank Philip S
DaveR_GM, General Manager at Tabard Inn, responded to this review

Phillip S- Thank you for your kind remarks about the Tabards food and service. I have reviewed your compliments with both our Chef and Restaurant General Manager. With regards to the noise during dinner, I am currently reviewing our table mix in the main dinning room to ensure an optimal mix of both occupancy and comfort to our guests. Again... More 

Washington, District of Columbia, United States
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I am almost reluctant to write a complementary review of the Tabard Inn, because I would like to keep the hotel a secret, or share it with only discriminating tourists. I have stayed in rooms of all descriptions at the Tabard Inn, and even the humblest, with a shared bath and toilet, is comfortable, even if a bit cramped. The... More 

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Boston, Massachusetts
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 45 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

The front desk is fantastic, helped out with anything I needed and gave out daily 15$ vouchers for the chic restaurant. The room decor feels like staying in a tasteful Victorian home and my bed was a great memory foam mattress. The lobby/restaurant foyer feels a bit like a 20's speakeasy, hosts live jazz many weekday nights, and attracts interesting... More 

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DaveR_GM, General Manager at Tabard Inn, responded to this review

Dearest Wildlifephotog, Thank you for your kind words regarding the Tabard Inn. As you pointed out we have replaced our traditional complimentary continental breakfast with $15 Food and Beverage voucher. This gives all our customers the ability to either enjoy our breakfast, brunch, lunch or dinner at their leisure. With regards to the lively conversation in the lounge, this was... More 

Washington DC, District of Columbia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 18, 2016

We came here for restaurant week, and first this little gem tucked away on N St is so quaint that I wanted to just book a room and spend the night and morning there! It feels cozy, like a place you want to stumble into on a blustery winter's night, and get warmed up with a hot toddy and a... More 

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DaveR_GM, General Manager at Tabard Inn, responded to this review

Dearest Monal Patel, Thank you so much for your glowing review of the Tabard. We are always excited to welcome new folks during Restaurant Week. Thank you for your wonderful comments regarding our Pork Chop. With regards to the hotel, your intuition about the uniqueness of our rooms is correct. We have 35 well appointed hotel rooms all decorated with... More 

New York City, New York
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 17, 2016

If you want a bland, generic, corporate hotel where every room is the same, look elsewhere. The Tabard is full of antique furniture, and oozes history and character. We struck up a conversation with the gentleman at the next table at breakfast. He turned out to be the hotel's GM, and when we told him we were parked on the... More 

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DaveR_GM, General Manager at Tabard Inn, responded to this review

Dear Alexander Ewing- Thank you so much for your kind review of the Tabard. I greatly enjoyed chatting with you, your wife and your son. I hope to see you back at the Tabard soon, please call me on my cell phone (listed on the card I gave you) and I will set up your next reservation personally. All the... More 

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Amenities

Highlights
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Free Breakfast
  • Fitness Center with Gym / Workout Room
About the property
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
  • Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly )
Food & drink at the hotel
Tabard Inn Restaurant
Tabard Inn Restaurant
Cuisines: American
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  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Fitness Center with Gym / Workout Room
Room types
  • Non-Smoking Rooms
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  • Family Rooms
  • Accessible rooms
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  • Air Conditioning
Internet
  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Public Wifi
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  • Laundry Service
  • Free Breakfast
  • Meeting Rooms
  • Business Center with Internet Access
  • Concierge
  • Banquet Room
  • Conference Facilities
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Tucked away on quiet side street only five blocks from the White House and steps away from Dupont Circle, Tabard Inn is an old and charming hotel for anyone seeking a European-style oasis on American soil. Our eclectic yet refined atmosphere is the perfect compliment to our award-winning restaurant and bar, weekend jazz sessions, and beautiful, intimate special events. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Tabard Inn

Address: 1739 N St NW, Washington DC, DC 20036-2801
Location: United States > District of Columbia > Washington DC > Dupont Circle
Price Range: $135 - $284 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Number of rooms: 40
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