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Inn at Little Washington Hotel Review: This country classic is located at the base of Virginia's Blue Ridge Mountains, about an hour and a half west of Washington, DC. It delights visitors with elegant furnishings and exquisite food. The lovely ceiling in the entry to the lobby is made of stained glass and features a marble fireplace. Complimentary tea and treats are served each afternoon in the common room. An outdoor courtyard and garden has trellises teeming with flowers, white wrought-iron furniture and French doors opening into the building. Rooms are a bit on the small side, but they are lavishly decorated with the finest appointments. Styles vary between rooms, but most feature eighteenth- and nineteenth-century French country décor, and amenities include extras such as bottled water and heated towel racks in the bathrooms. The restaurant is perhaps more famous than the property's sleeping accommodations, and offers extravagant dining at a correspondingly high price with prix-fixe options. Continental breakfast is complimentary; you can also splurge and enjoy a hot morning meal.