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The Inn at Little Washington

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Certificate of Excellence


Certificate of Excellence
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.
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Property amenities
Free High Speed Internet (WiFi)
Free Parking
Breakfast included
Room Service
Banquet Room
Business Centre with Internet Access
Dry Cleaning
Laundry Service
Meeting Rooms
Multilingual Staff
Non-Smoking Hotel
Public Wifi
Wheelchair Access
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Air Conditioning
Family Rooms
Non-Smoking Rooms
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This visit was the restaurant only. Superb service and epicurean delights throughout from the Caesar salad ice cream (not really ice cream) to the Apparently a Pear (I hate to give away the secret but is is cream cheese shaped pear with champagne chunks of pear!) Entertaining,
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As a true foodie, we have sampled quite a few great restaurants around the world and this place is very special. The interior decoration was interesting and cozy although the seating space was somewhat tight and close to the next table. The staff was courteous, attentive, and
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This was a birthday gift to me from my husband and I have to say one of the most memorable experiences we have had as a couple. The room was absolutely charming with archway doors and antique furnishings. The dinner we had was honestly the best meal start to finish I have ever
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We go every year to this oasis of elegance and refinement to celebrate our anniversary. This was the 24th and Patrick and his staff provided us with the usual highest standards of excellence. Some of the staff know us by name and its like going to one’s country home. We have
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The arrival and departure were extremely seamless and they removed all the stress from the process. It was the first time that I didn't have to deal with 'paperwork'. Everyone knows who we were once we arrived on property. The staff was warm, friendly and unobtrusive.
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Bedroom in Norman Garden House No. 16
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Parsonage Superior
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Patrick in the Kitchen
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Room 1 - Junior Suite
Hi - we stayed in the Jacques Pepin Room, a Junior Suite which did have a fireplace, but I have to say that you cannot go wrong at this hotel. Our stay there remains one of the most memorable and worthwhile hotel visits we have ever experienced. And that does not even include the restaurant, which is obviously amazing as well. I am sure you will be comfortable no matter what you choose, so breath easy and get prepared for a most relaxing trip! PS - look at the visitor posted pics of the Julia Child bathroom and you will see a shower to the left of the picture. It seems to be set up just as ours was. Hope this is helpful.
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They don't give an AAA discount, if that's what you mean.
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Love the Garden suite. The Mayor's house is incredible too - two fire places, with a huge one in the bedroom. We love the bi-level suites, but no fore place in either. We haven't stayed in the Parsonage, but the rooms look great and I know some have fire places. Have a great time and, more so, thank you for your service. Godspeed.
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It guarantees you a dinner reservation and includes dinner along with taxes and gratuity.
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"There is no cell phone service in this area (at least no Verizon signal available). Fortunately, the restaurant has free wifi."
"stay the night so you can get dining reservations"
"Some rooms not pictured on the website, call and ask for the type of space you need. Of 4 rooms we've stayed, Tower Suite most spacious,"
"Just describe what you wish and they will accommodate you."
"The chefs table is a must try too! :)"
USD 658 - USD 1,215 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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