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Clifton Inn

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04/06/2017 05/06/2017
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Boulder, Colorado
Reviewed 1 week ago

I greatly appreciate a property like the Clifton Inn. It's small, and charming and you feel very close to the downtown, pedestrian center of Charlottesville and yet is tucked away and gives you a relaxed place to unwind and enjoy nature. They have a wine cellar private dining room that I have hosted a private dinner at, and I really...

1Thank mmstravels
Charlottesville, Virginia, United States
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We stayed in the Honeymoon Cottage to celebrate our wedding anniversary. We purchased the "Romance Package" which included wine and cheese in the cottage, and dinner with wine pairings that evening. We can't wait to got back!

1Thank Matt K
Richmond, Virginia
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

It breaks my heart to say this, because Clifton is such a special place to me and my husband, but it's gone downhill since we were married there three years ago. Just returned from an anniversary trip and I was a little disappointed. The property is still beautiful, but the rooms seemed almost a bit drab and not as well...

Thank Julie W
Hot Springs, Virginia
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

My wife and I love the Clifton Inn. We stay there several times each year. The rooms are perfect for us. Cozy, comfortable, great bathrooms. You can get breakfast served in the room while you are getting ready for the day---and the breakfast is excellent. The staff is very friendly and always willing to help in any way that they...

Thank arrochar70
West Chester, Pennsylvania
Reviewed 14 April 2017

My husband and I stayed one night at the Clifton Inn and loved every minute! The old world charm of the main house where we stayed is both elegant and understated. The room in which we stayed delighted us with it's cleanliness and simple luxuriousness. Comfortable king sized bed, plenty of room to relax and en suite bath. The grounds...

Thank marjyoder
Evanston, Illinois
Reviewed 13 April 2017

My wife and I booked two nights here on our return road trip visiting friends on our way back to Chicago, hoping to relax in luxury for two days. I requested a handicap accessible room given my physical challenges and while there was a walk way to the room with no steps, the bathroom had an old claw foot tub...

Thank kurtlittle15
Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
Reviewed 24 March 2017 via mobile

Thoroughly enjoyed my stay here. Very nice staff. Grounds and room are well kept. Food was good. Our 2 night stay came with complimentary breakfast. Main and largest complaint is that we received the same breakfast on both mornings - no variety whatsoever. I wouldn't exactly call it a continental breakfast either. It was a small yogurt parfait, three mini...

Thank samhalpern
Reviewed 21 March 2017 via mobile

The Clifton Inn is, by far, my favorite getaway spot. This was my seventh visit here and it certainly won't be my last. Beautiful grounds, gorgeous rooms & stellar service are just a few of the things that keep me coming back. Thanks again to everyone at The Clifton for your gracious hospitality.

Thank Connie B
Springfield, Massachusetts
Reviewed 19 March 2017

My husband and I spent 2 nights at the Clifton inn and had a very enjoyable stay. The room in the main building was spacious and comfortable, the staff was helpful and the grounds are lovely. You should take a walk around the lake. A tasty continental breakfast is included but there is an a la carte menu for those...

Thank jldaw54
New York City
Reviewed 13 March 2017

Expect for the front desk staff, we can't find anything to recommend the Clifton Inn. We stayed in the main house in a room with a king bed. The bathroom was spacious and featured a claw foot tub. It was delightful except for the fact that access was down a flight of stairs! Not very much fun if you need...

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Francois B, General Manager at Clifton Inn, responded to this review

Janet, Thank you so much for taking the time to give us feedback on your stay. I'm so sorry you didn't like one of Clifton's original room in our main historic building. Our guest services manager would have been happy to move you to a different room without a stair case going down to the bathroom. We are most sincere...

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  • Pool
  • Free Parking
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Breakfast included
  • Room Service
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
About the property
  • Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly )
  • Wheelchair Access
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
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  • Pool
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Hot Tub
Room types
  • Suites
  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Family Rooms
In your room
  • Air Conditioning
  • Public Wifi
  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Free Parking
  • Breakfast included
  • Banquet Room
  • Children Activities (Kid / Family Friendly)
  • Room Service
  • Concierge
  • Multilingual Staff
  • Conference Facilities
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
The internationally renowned Clifton Inn, named the "Best Hotel in Charlottesville," and one of USA Today''s "10 best Southern fine dining restaurants" boasts 17 stunning guest suites and five unique dining venues. Relax by the fireplace with a speciality cocktail, escape to the wine cellar for a private dining experience, or enjoy casual a la carte dining on the veranda. Situated on 100 acres of rolling hills just 7 miles east of downtown, the dramatic infinity edge pool, miles of walking trails, and lake front views make Clifton the most desired hotel, dining, and special event choice in Charlottesville. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Clifton Inn

Address: 1296 Clifton Inn Dr, Charlottesville, VA 22911-3627
Region: United States > Virginia > Charlottesville
Price Range: $322 - $523 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3.5 star — Clifton Inn 3.5*
Number of rooms: 17
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Also Known As:
Clifton Hotel Charlottesville
Country Inn Charlottesville
Charlottesville Country Inn
Hotel Style:
#8 Family Hotel in Charlottesville
#9 Romantic Hotel in Charlottesville
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Richmond, Virginia
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See which rooms travellers prefer

“The Honeymoon Cottage is a short walk away, but is very private.”
MattK266, 8 May 2017 | Read review
“Check out the Inn's website for detailed descriptions of the rooms”
arrochar70, 24 Apr 2017 | Read review
“Speak with a hotel representative prior to booking. Rooms are in various locations about the property.”
marjyoder, 14 Apr 2017 | Read review
“All of the rooms are different (antiques in each room). The website does a good job describing the different types of rooms.”
hoteltravelerin2016, 6 Dec 2016 | Read review
“Room number 1 was at the top of the stairs and quiet.”
rogerwhite, 18 Sep 2016 | Read review
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