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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

A wonderful surprise only 90 minutes from our front door. Warm and welcoming, Zoe and Dawn invite you into their B&B to relax and enjoy marvelous food..the breakfast was amazingnnn, but Dawn's 6 course dinner is not to be missed!

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Klaus P, Owner at Foster Harris House, responded to this review

Dear Lance C, Thank you very much for you very kind comments. Every feedback we are getting are so very motivating to us. We are so very happy that you enjoyed your stay at the Foster Harris House. Operating the FHH for us is a labor of love. We are new to this beautiful town. We are new to operating...

Rockville, Maryland
Reviewed 1 week ago

My stay with my wife was a birthday gift from my children. We have been to Washington, Virginia and had never visited this Foster Harris House. We arrived on a cold, blustery afternoon and was greeted by a Zoe, young lady with a warm welcome greeting. Our room was nicely decorated with an adjoining sitting room overlooking the grounds. Both...

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Klaus P, Owner at Foster Harris House, responded to this review

Dear eugenesussman, Thank you very much for your very kind and inspirational comments. Most of the times we eat to satisfy hunger and occasionally, we dine for sheer pleasure. It is our goal to not only provide beautiful and comfortable accommodations, but it is equally important to us, to provide a pleasurable dining (also breakfast) experience to all our guests....

Alexandria
Reviewed 1 week ago

We chose the Mountain View room for our one night stay, which was perfect. The bedroom itself was large. The bedroom lead to a connected space with an absolutely gorgeous view of the mountains. That lead to a small but very nicely appointed bathroom with a fantastic shower. We used only the rain shower head, but there were hand held...

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Klaus P, Owner at Foster Harris House, responded to this review

Dear 185lovetotravel, At this very moment, while I am composing responses to the many favorable comments from our guests, I am overcome with gratitude and inner pleasure that I decided to make a “life change” by acquiring the beautiful Foster Harris House and am fortunate to be surrounded by a qualified and loyal team. There is nothing more motivating, than...

Reston, Virginia
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We went to Washington, Virginia to celebrate my girlfriend's birthday and had an amazing stay at the Foster Harris House. The home had a terrific old country home feel and the room was very comfortable. The breakfast was out of this world delicious. We will definitely be back.

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Dear kooz152, Thank you very much for your kind comments. We are very happy that you enjoyed your visit to Little Washington and the Foster Harris House and we are looking forward to your next visit. Klaus Peters Owner/Host

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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Needing a little break from having a newborn, after 4 months we decided to go for a B&B get away at Washington, VA and was led to this B&B. We were not disappointed at all. Dawn and Zoe treated us as greatly appreciated guests and like family, saying make yourself at home. The ambiance was exquisite. We stayed in the...

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Dear DemianKolb, Thank you very much for your kind comments. There is nothing more satisfying and motivation for us, than getting confirmation from our guests, that we are succeeding in providing exceptional personal service and making your visit to Little Washington special. When I first came to Little Washington, I fell in love with the town and Foster Harris House,...

Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We stayed at the Foster Harris House as part of our long weekend getaway exploring Virginia's wineries, meaderies, and breweries. The hospitality, accommodations, and service at the House were exceptional. While Klaus and company assert that they are new to this, you'd never know if they didn't tell you.

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Dear nddzd, Thank you very much for staying with us and submitting your kind comments. Actually, we are not new to the hotel business. Instead, we are new to Bed & Breakfast hospitality. B&B guests expect quality and comfortable accommodations, but more importantly, engagement and personal attention to their preferences. I gives us great satisfaction, that we succeeded in making...

Bel Air, Maryland
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We stayed at Foster Harris House ten years ago for a milestone birthday. It is under new ownership, but just as outstanding. Klaus, Zoe, and Dawn are wonderful! They went above and beyond to surprise me with a birthday cake after a delectable breakfast. I promised Klaus we would be back in another ten years, but I hope before then!

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KLSGIS, Owner at Foster Harris House, responded to this review

Thank you very much scubabugs, We enjoyed spending some time with you and appreciate the fact, that after 10 years, you remembered the excellent service extended to you by John and Diane MacPherson. We appreciate the fact, that you again chose to spend this important birthday weekend at the Foster Harris House and we are very happy that we succeeded...

Bethesda, Maryland
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Foster Harris House is under new ownership, but the quality and attention to every detail of the guest's comfort and wish is extraordinary. The management, led by Klaus, is experienced in high end hospitality. Comfortable rooms, excellent food, friendly management. Try Foster House. You'll like it.

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Dear David K. Thank you very much for your kind words. Comment like yours are invaluable and will motivate us to work even harder to please our guests. We are truly happy, that you had an enjoyable visit at the Foster Harris House and I personally enjoyed our chat at breakfast very much. We are all looking forward to your...

Reston, Virginia
Reviewed 7 February 2017

Thank you for everyone at the Inn for making our stay so special. When we arrived, Claus (new owner) had a birthday cake, flowers, champagne and a wonderful welcome note. The next morning, Zoe greeted us for a WONDERFUL breakfast made by the talented executive chef. We will definitely be returning!

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KLSPTR, Owner at Foster Harris House, responded to this review

Dear Paige B Getting your complimentary review is very motivational for me as a new owner and my team as well. We are very happy that you had such an enjoyable stay at the Foster Harris House and we feel very good about the fact, that we were able to provide exceptional service to you, the way John and Diane,...

Washington DC, District of Columbia
Reviewed 1 January 2017

Dear Diane and John, We owe you a belated and warm Thank You for another memorable stay at the Foster Harris Inn. Your place remains the same "Chic boutique Inn in a bucolic setting" that we raved about in our June 15, 2014 Trip Advisor review (see text below). Ever since that very first stay, we returned time and again,...

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  • Free Parking
  • Restaurant
  • Breakfast included
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Just steps from the world-renowned Inn at Little Washington in the foothills of the Blue Ridge Mountains, the Foster Harris House offers comfortable, refined country inn accommodations in an enchanting setting. Each queen bed guest room has exquisitely soft linens, spa robes, and a private bath with a rainfall shower. Included with your stay is a lavish, unhurried four-course breakfast. Dinner at the Foster Harris House unites the elements that inspire Chef John's culinary muse - fruits and vegetables from the rich soil of Rappahannock County, surprising flavors, bold splashes of color and family traditions - with each plate artfully composed to entice the eyes and the appetite. The intimate dining room of only 10 seats and just one seating per night allows for an unhurried and personal dining experience. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Foster Harris House

Address: 189 Main Street, P.O. Box 333, Washington, VA 22747
Region: United States > Virginia > Rappahannock County > Washington
Price Range: $194 - $421 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Number of rooms: 5
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“Don't miss breakfast!”
 of 5 bubbles Cfitzgerald0717, 16 Dec 2016 | Read review
“Choose a room on the second floor in the rear of the house for the best views and nicely updated bathrooms!”
 of 5 bubbles DrewBeard, 24 Nov 2016 | Read review
“We had a room in the back which was quiet and private with lovely views of the fields behind the house.”
 of 5 bubbles LHeberton, 19 Sep 2016 | Read review
“Mountain View Room was spectacular”
 of 5 bubbles vadraheims, 18 Jun 2016 | Read review
“The Garden Room was very quiet; no traffic noise, no sounds from rooms above. Located on the first level for those who can't climb stairs.”
 of 5 bubbles Nostromo42, 23 May 2016 | Read review
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