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4 Gorgeous Hotels Near DC That Are Made for Food Lovers

Blue Rock. Photograph by Jennifer Chase.

The rib eye at Blue Rock. Photograph by Jennifer Chase.

Washington, Virginia, is home to the famed Inn at Minor Washington, which offers extravagant rooms for right away visits to its triple-Michelin-star eating home. If you’re hunting for a extra serene Rappahannock County setting, head to this freshly renovated inn, which has 5 rooms and a separate farmhouse with a tricked-out kitchen. Pineapple and Pearls alum Bin Lu serves four-study course menus in the dining space, while the minimal-key Tasting Space allows you sip wine flights when snacking on fried chicken. Arranging a hike? They’ll even make you a picnic basket. From $299. 12567 Lee Hwy., Washington, Va.


Photograph courtesy of Ivy Hotel.

You are going to under no circumstances forget a night at Maryland’s only Relais & Chateaux property, housed in a 19th-century mansion in Baltimore’s Mount Vernon neighborhood. Credit score, in portion, goes to breakfast—a sumptuous spread with treats these as residence-smoked salmon and refreshing-baked pastries. Other all-inclusive benefits: afternoon tea plus cocktails from the self-serve bar. From $621.* 205 E. Biddle St., Baltimore.


The Wildset Hotel.

St. Michaels’ new Chesapeake-chic inn embodies coastal fashion in its 34 rooms and indoor/outdoor restaurant, Ruse. Chef Michael Correll, formerly of Baltimore’s Tagliata, gives a clean spin on shore dining—we like the raw bar and boldly flavored plates this sort of as pan-roasted swordfish with crispy artichokes and salsa verde—while acclaimed foodstuff-and-beverage director Allie Balin hosts repeated wine dinners. Guest benefits involve free of charge in-space breakfast baskets and s’mores to roast by fireplace pits. From $179. 209 N. Talbot St., St. Michaels.


Wylder Resort.

This revamp of a century-old waterfront inn on sleepy Tilghman Island is intended for seafood and drinking water fans (good day, saltwater pool). Visitors can prepare fishing charters via the personal marina, enterprise out with paddleboards and kayaks, and feast dockside at Tickler’s Crab Shack—as excellent for cracking crabs as it is for discovering up to date island fare like Chesapeake shellfish stew. From $245. 21551 Chesapeake Property Dr., Tilghman.

This posting appears in the May perhaps 2022 issue of Washingtonian.

*Correction: The first edition of this post incorrectly mentioned the Ivy’s area price. It commences at $621 for each evening, not $62.

Ann Limpert

Executive Meals Editor/Critic

Ann Limpert joined Washingtonian in late 2003. She was beforehand an editorial assistant at Leisure Weekly and a cook dinner in New York cafe kitchens, and she is a graduate of the Institute of Culinary Training. She lives in Logan Circle.

Meals Editor

Anna Spiegel handles the eating and drinking scene in her native DC. Prior to becoming a member of Washingtonian in 2010, she attended the French Culinary Institute and Columbia University’s MFA system in New York, and held several cooking and creating positions in NYC and in St. John, US Virgin Islands.