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Tabard Inn vs The Hay-Adams

Both hotels are endorsed by professional reviewers writing for major publications. Overall, The Hay-Adams ranks significantly higher than Tabard Inn. The Hay-Adams ranks #1 in Washington DC with endorsements from 22 sources such as Frommer's, BlackBook and Afar Magazine.

Tabard Inn
Tabard Inn
8 / 10
1739 N St. NW, Washington DC, DC 20036
From $0 /night
  • Pet Friendly
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Free Internet
  • Free Breakfast
  • Laundry Service
  • Concierge
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Frommer's Frommer's
"If you favor the offbeat and personal over cookie-cutter chains, try the Tabard." Full review
Fodor's Fodor's
"One of the city's oldest hotels is actually three connected town houses, featuring all kinds of hidden treasures and rooms along dimly lighted hallways."
Lonely Planet Lonely Planet
Top Choice
"Named for the inn in The Canterbury Tales, this delightful, historic hotel is set in a trio of Victorian-era row houses." Full review
Travel + Leisure Travel + Leisure
"The Hotel Tabard Inn is located five blocks from the White House in the Dupont Circle neighborhood." Full review
Rough Guide Rough Guide
"Three converted Victorian townhouses near Dupont Circle, with forty unique, antique-stocked rooms."
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The Hay-Adams
The Hay-Adams
9 / 10
16th & H Sts. NW, One Lafayette Square, Washington DC, DC 20006
From $369 /night
  • Pet Friendly
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Free Internet
  • Room Service
  • Laundry Service
  • Concierge
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Concierge Concierge
"This venerable hotel... has such a good bird's-eye view of the First Mansion that network news divisions often book a room here just for the camera angles."
Insight Guides Insight Guides
"If it's good enough for the Obamas, it's good enough for the rest of us. This grand, historic hotel faces the White House and has hosted many a famous face."
Oyster Oyster
Luxury
"Quite possibly the most famous hotel in the capital, and deservedly so." Full review
Travel + Leisure Travel + Leisure
"One of the city's finest hotels, this rebuilt 19th-century residence also boasts what is arguably the city's best location." Full review
DK Eyewitness DK Eyewitness
"Constructed on the sites of the homes of John Hay and Henry Adams, this elegant hotel features beautifully restored rooms filled with antiques and boasting ornamental ceilings."
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