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The Inn at Little Washington

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Reviewed 1 week ago

This is a very special place, where excellence is the motto but it is understated and not in your face. It's a very luxurious hotel at the same time it is very warm, cozy and comfortable. Food is out of this world!

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Fairfax, Virginia
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Dining at the Inn has been on our bucket list for quite some time. We finally made it here to celebrate a milestone birthday and wedding anniversary. The minute we stepped out of our car we were treated like royalty! There are three tasting menus from which to choose and substitutions within reason were permitted. Try the wine pairings if...

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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Birthday dinner with Susan. Every moment is special when you are at the Inn. From the valet, impeccable service, and awesome cuisine to savor. Three tasting menus from which you can choose plates to modify your dining experience. Their wine cellar is award winning in the highest sense. We were able to visit the kitchen and meet the entire staff....

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McLean, Virginia
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Concept: Incredible, nobody today can build a place in the middle of nowhere and they will come. Patrick Taylor did and they came, come and will keep coming 20/20 Ambiance: Classic in terms of decor, servers uniforms, tables, chairs, plates and silverware. 19/20 Food: Glorious, evolving and reaching new heights. The 2 Michelin Stars are one star short. Do not...

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Tokyo, Japan
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Everything here is centered on food, and definitely for a good reason; the restaurant will not disappoint you, truly a great dining experience . Honestly considering US standards, this is at the very very top of both food and service level. Rooms also nice, with a very cozy warm feeling.

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Madison, Virginia
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I have been many places and have eaten in many fine dining restaurants. Thankfully, the best restaurant that I have ever been to is a mere forty-five minutes from my house. My wife go there as often as we can. Given that we are both retired and on fixed incomes that has narrowed down to once or twice a year....

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Washington DC, District of Columbia
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Patrick O'Connell's vision and execution are awe-inspiring. I've been to The ILW a few times over the last 8 years, most recently in October, 2016. We've stayed in the inn and the Parsonage House. It wasn't until I recently read the book "The Inn at Little Washington, A Magnificent Obsession" that I realized the extent of Mr. O'Connell's accomplishment. Farm...

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Ridgewood, New Jersey
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

When you feel rich spend the money and go here. Everything down to the smallest details, glycerin lozenges from Switzerland used by Bill Clinton and Celine Dion for the trip home, is done to make your stay memorable. The rooms are decorated tastefully with traditional furniture and fireplaces together with spacious modern bath facilities. Actually the food here is the...

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The_IALW, Managing Director at The Inn at Little Washington, responded to this review

Dear "drpsa2", Thank you for taking the time to to let us know of you recent stay with us at The Inn at Little Washington. The breakfast team are pleased that the Hollandaise sauce is "the best you'll ever taste". We all look forward to you returning to The Inn again soon. With warm regards,

Camas, Washington
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Ambiance was marvelous, food was wonderful. The staff almost read our minds as things we requested appeared almost before we finished our request. A special request for breakfast we provided without pause.

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The_IALW, Managing Director at The Inn at Little Washington, responded to this review

Dear Thomas, Thank you for your kind words regarding your stay with us at The Inn at Little Washington. We look forward to welcoming you back again soon. Warm regards

Washington DC, District of Columbia
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

As long time Washingtonians interested in good food, we have been to the Inn at Little Washington multiple times, to celebrate special events and as a whim such as 5 days ago when we snagged a cancellation. It is a given that as a “destination” dining venue, there is nothing that compares with it in the environs of Washington D.C....

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Dear Raymond, Thank you for your insightful review, constructive feedback and kind words "..there is nothing that compares with it in the environs of Washington D.C. " . I will be sharing your comments with our kitchen and restaurant teams and look forward to welcoming you back again soon. Our menu changes frequently with the seasons and I am sure...

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  • Bar/Lounge
  • Free Breakfast
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  • Wheelchair Access
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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 

Additional Information about The Inn at Little Washington

Address: Middle and Main Sts, Washington, VA 22747
Region: United States > Virginia > Rappahannock County > Washington
Price Range: $652 - $1,530 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:5 star — The Inn at Little Washington 5*
Number of rooms: 24
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