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Reviewed 19 November 2012 via mobile

Our visit to the Gay Street Inn was perfect in every way. Kevin and Jay are friendly and helpful, and their rooms are beautifully appointed and decorated. You can tell an artist is in residence! Our room was quiet and comfortable, and the port and chocolate in the sitting room after dinner was a treat. Breakfast was delicious, especially the... More 

Thank Denise P
Bethesda, Maryland
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9 reviews
5 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 14 November 2012

We stayed on Saturday night while we were in town to eat at the Inn. Kevin greeted us personally and wished my wife happy birthday before showing us to the room. The place was very clean and nicely decorated. We had a quiet night in front of the fire after coming back from dinner. Breakfast in the morning was delicious... More 

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McLean, Virginia
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8 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
Reviewed 5 November 2012

The Gay Street Inn is a quiet, unpretentious, and very relaxing B&B in Washington, VA. We celebrated our 27th anniversary there and will definitely be back! The hosts were very helpful making recommendations for local activities and very attentive.

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Washington, DC
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7 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 30 October 2012

Everything everyone has previously written is true, we loved our stay here. Wonderful Innkeepers, top notch service, extremely clean and comfortable, delicious and plentiful breakfast, special roasted coffee that was wonderful. A memorable experience!

Thank awin0
Rockville, Maryland
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67 reviews
28 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 64 helpful votes
Reviewed 27 October 2012

Just returned from a lovely overnight at the Gay St. Inn. Like other reviewers, my husband and I were celebrating at the Inn at Little Washington (15 years!), willing to pay the price for the fabulous food but not the accommodations. Gay St. Inn is walking distance and the hosts could not be more pleasant and helpful. We are not... More 

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New Orleans, Louisiana
1 review
Reviewed 18 October 2012

A close friend and I stayed at the Gay Street Inn during a long weekend trip to DC and the Shenandoah Valley, and it's not hyperbole to say our stay here was by and far the highlight of the trip - and was the best experience I've ever had staying at a B&B (or for that matter, a hotel). Kevin... More 

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

We are so pleased to know that these guests enjoyed their stay with us, and their kind words mean a lot. We are always happy to share our breakfast recipes with guests--in fact, most of our guest favorites are available for download from our website. And if new or returning guests have a personal favorite, we'll do our best to... More 

Washington DC, District of Columbia
1 review
Reviewed 2 October 2012

I echo all of the other 5 star reviews of the Gay Street Inn. It's by far the best B&B I've ever stayed at. The house and rooms are spacious, cheery, and quaint, while the amenities are very modern. Everything is clean and well decorated. And best of all are the innkeepers--Kevin and Jay--two of the friendliest nicest people you... More 

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15 reviews
8 hotel reviews
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Reviewed 25 September 2012

This lovely inn is perfect in every way, from the beautifully kept public and private spaces to the quiet location. Our room (Mountain View) was spacious and nicely decorated, with a large, well-appointed bathroom. As other reviewers have noted, the proprietors go out of their way to ensure that guests enjoy their stay, offering assistance, ideas, and yes, even wine... More 

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Washington, District of Columbia, United States
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9 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
Reviewed 19 September 2012

My wife and I stayed at the Gay Street Inn for a combined birthday/anniversary trip to the beautiful Blue Ridge Mountains, and we could not have picked a better place to stay. Kevin and Jay were outstanding hosts with a keen attention to detail, such as their putting out port and chocolate every night in the library for a night... More 

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Charlottesville, Virginia
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5 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
Reviewed 13 September 2012

We stayed at The Gay Street Inn for our anniversary. It was quiet and peaceful and an easy walk to the Inn at Little Washington. The proprietors were very welcoming, friendly, and helpful. The Inn was beautiful and our room was large and clean. The bed was the best I have slept on in any hotel or B & B,... More 

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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Free Parking
  • Free Breakfast
About the property
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
  • Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly )
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  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Suites
  • Kitchenette
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  • Air Conditioning
  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Public Wifi
  • Free Parking
  • Free Breakfast
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 within walking distance of the renowned 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 

Additional Information about Gay Street Inn

Address: 160 Gay St, Washington, VA 22747-1974
Region: United States > Virginia > Rappahannock County > Washington
Price Range: $207 - $307 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3 star — Gay Street Inn 3*
Number of rooms: 5
Also Known As:
Gay Street Hotel Washington
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“There are only 5 rooms here; suggest you speak to Gary or Wendy to select the most appropriate room for you. Most have queen beds.”
 of 5 bubbles jenniferlP813TC, 19 Nov 2016 | Read review
“All the rooms have beautiful views and great amenities”
 of 5 bubbles 866hollyt, 20 Sep 2016 | Read review
“Book your room early”
 of 5 bubbles AliceS_12, 3 Sep 2016 | Read review
“Wifi was very slow”
 of 5 bubbles frsaleh, 11 Jul 2016 | Read review
“The Mountain View room is nice and roomy.”
 of 5 bubbles B_and_L_OutAndAbout, 10 Jul 2016 | Read review
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