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Charlottesville, Virginia
Reviewed 10 April 2013

My husband and I are from Charlottesville and were married at the Clifton Inn at the end of March, 2013. The Clifton Inn was the first and only venue we looked at in person because we instantly knew we were in excellent hands. Immediately upon arriving at Clifton, we were treated with much care. The staff members are very professional...

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Washington DC, District of Columbia
Reviewed 19 March 2013

My husband and I were just married at Clifton, and have nothing but positive things to say about the entire staff and grounds. Kaitlyn, the wedding coordinator, is superb. She was responsive to our multiple requests to customize the experience while keeping things within our budget. We rented the entire grounds for the weekend and the staff was extremely flexible...

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Thank you for the kind words about the exceptional service you received from the staff at Clifton during your wedding weekend. We take great pride in working with couples to plan their dream wedding and creating memories that will last a lifetime. We really enjoy being able to help couples utilize the entire property for their special occasion – with...

Richmond, Virginia
Reviewed 17 March 2013

My husband and I loved the warm hospitality, beautiful rooms and wonderful dining at the Clifton Inn. We enjoyed the Chef's Table experience very much - such innovative, delicious food served in a unique, kitchen-side environment. Everyone was very kind and made sure we had a wonderful time from the moment we crossed the threshold. I'm looking forward to our...

1Thank F R
Arlington, Virginia
Reviewed 20 February 2013

Hands down the best hotel / inn experience I've had. Came here for Valentine's dinner and stayed the night. Everyone there treated us with the utmost respect and hospitality. What sets Clifton Inn apart from others is that it is a very personalized experience from the moment you walk into your room to the moment you check-out. They work to...

4Thank K S
Maputo, Mozambique
Reviewed 18 February 2013

We came down for a quick visit to see Darden and decided to stay at the Clifton on a last minute recommendation from a friend. I'm so glad that we did! After a long day of traveling and touring campus, we headed to the Inn to get settled and check-in. It was such a pleasant surprise, we were upgraded from...

1Thank GilaMonsterAntidote
Madison, Connecticut
Reviewed 17 February 2013

Because we had experienced such a wonderful dinner at the Clifton Inn for Christmas, we chose the Inn for our Valentine's Day dinner. We were sorely disappointed, and offer the following comments: - Chilled lobster salad: We love lobster, steamed, boiled, or chilled, but we do not like raw lobster, which is what we were served, especially if it is...

2Thank 413WHD
Reviewed 12 February 2013

My girlfriend and I had a memorable visit this past weekend. The highlight for her was receiving a free room upgrade. My highlight was dinner at the chef's table. The kitchen table is different from that of other Inns; the space is not shared with another party and its more of a sushi bar overlooking the work rather than a...

2Thank PattyGhee
Reviewed 12 February 2013 via mobile

We were exploring several wineries and wanted to stay someplace with history. This was an excellent choice. We had dinner in the Restuarant. It was a bit pricey but the food was excellent. We especially enjoyed the trout course and the desserts.

1Thank JHPetsitter
Reston, Virginia
Reviewed 12 February 2013

We just completed our fourth outing to the Clifton Inn - the first being the night after our marriage. There are very few places where you can get the ambience, the quiet natural pleasures of the hills outside Charlottesville, beautiful, spacious accommodations and the best darned meal you will find anywhere short of the Inn at Little Washington- and it...

3Thank Robert W
Reviewed 29 January 2013

The Clifton is a divine, aesthetically pleasing, & relaxing property. Our food, above all else, was simply marvelous. I reprimanded myself for not ordering the mixed green salad with house-made ricotta (I tasted my friend's & lamented). However, I recovered & forgot about all regret upon receipt of my brussel sprouts. The salsify with caviar was fantastic, as was the...

4Thank Lulielola

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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Pool
  • Free Parking
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Breakfast included
  • Room Service
About the property
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
  • Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly )
  • Wheelchair Access
Things to do
  • Pool
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Hot Tub
Room types
  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Suites
  • Family Rooms
In your room
  • Air Conditioning
  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Public Wifi
  • Free Parking
  • Breakfast included
  • Banquet Room
  • Multilingual Staff
  • Children Activities (Kid / Family Friendly)
  • Room Service
  • Concierge
  • 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: $264 - $514 (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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“All of the rooms are different (antiques in each room). The website does a good job describing the different types of rooms.”
 of 5 bubbles hoteltravelerin2016, 6 Dec 2016 | Read review
“Room number 1 was at the top of the stairs and quiet.”
 of 5 bubbles rogerwhite, 18 Sep 2016 | Read review
“Separate suites in stable area couldn't be more charming. Did not see rooms in main house, but understand they are lovely, as well.”
 of 5 bubbles 3lucia, 25 Jul 2016 | Read review
“All rooms are unique, several old claw foot tub/showers..Call for room detail. The Blue Ridge Suite w/deck would be my choice next time.”
  • Martha Washington bathroom
 of 5 bubbles luvs2fly246, 24 May 2016 | Read review
“I stayed in Room 2 in the main house, which is large with a fireplace, located above the main floor parlor with a huge bathroom”
 of 5 bubbles Grand_A_Foodie, 23 May 2016 | Read review
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