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Reviewed 1 week ago

I spent two nights at the Henry Clay Inn in mid-January--just in time to see the attractive Christmas decorations before they were taken down. The Inn has two fireplaces running at that time of year, one in the spacious lobby and one in a large open area for socializing on the second floor. The latter area proved to be very...

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GMHenryClayInn, General Manager at The Henry Clay Inn, responded to this review

Kristin, It was so nice to meet you, your sister and family. We really appreciate your kind words regarding our Inn and hospitality. Thank you for spreading the good word. We look forward to welcoming all of you again soon. Best regards for a health happy 2017. John

Tryon, North Carolina, United States
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

The Henry Clay Inn provided the perfect place for two days of R&R. The Inn is beautiful and well-maintained. The rooms are very nicely appointed with all of the amenities (Gilchrest & Soames bath products; bottles of water, hair dryers), including a mini fridge in every room and a flat screen TV. Most of the rooms are on the second...

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GMHenryClayInn, General Manager at The Henry Clay Inn, responded to this review

Holly...You and your band of friends were such a delight. Thank you for your very nice write-up and bringing some lovely people to stay with us. Wishing you a glorious and prosperous 2017. Looking forward to seeing you again soon. All the best John & Team

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I absolutely LOVE The Henry Clay Inn. I have stayed here multiple nights and each time was a delight. The rooms are clean and the beds were comfortable. This is a wonderful place to stay as Ashland is right in the middle of Central Virginia. Whether you are biking, traveling the Civil War Trails, exploring, or vacationing, this is the...

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GMHenryClayInn, General Manager at The Henry Clay Inn, responded to this review

Thank you Joe for the great review. Looking forward to seeing you back soon. Happy New Year. John A. Cardona General Manager

Fishkill
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We were here just after Christmas. The Inn is located at the train depot and is quite quaint. Very pretty decor for the holidays. We had a ground floor room. You can park around back and have access to your room. You can enter the Inn from either the front or the back. The bath and shower were nothing fancy...

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GMHenryClayInn, General Manager at The Henry Clay Inn, responded to this review

So happy your Christmas experience was a blessing and thank you for the lovely write up. Wishing you a happy healthy prosperous 2017. John A. Cardona General Manager

Chase City, Virginia
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

One of Ashland's best kept secrets. Had a wonderful brunch. Best omelette ever, and husband's French toast looked amazing. Prices are very reasonable. Our waitress, Elaine, took great care of us. Next time I'll try the Chesapeake omelette with crab.

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GMHenryClayInn, General Manager at The Henry Clay Inn, responded to this review

The you so much for the nice review and mention of Elaine...she was so happy when I shared your comment with her. Wishing you a happy and prosperous 2017. John A. Cardona General Manager The Henry Clay Inn

Reviewed 5 weeks ago

We live in Ashland, Virginia and as such have access to the Henry Clay Inn for family and friends. Yesterday was end of our family's "Christmas" weekend and my wife and I made reservations for our two youngest daughters and their families to have breakfast at the Henry Clay Inn before they departed. There were 8 of us including 1...

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Reviewed 9 December 2016

My husband and I recently spent the weekend at Henry Clay Inn for our much-need weekend getaway. We picked it because the location in downtown Ashland was perfect and they allowed us to bring our small dog. We were able to walk to shops, restaurants, and even the farmers market. The staff were wonderfully accommodating. Upon our arrival, I got...

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Falls Church, Virginia
Reviewed 11 November 2016

I have stayed at the Henry Clay Inn many times over the years because of its convenient location to the Randolph-Macon Campus. The hotel is now under new management and it is very obvious that they are making much needed upgrades throughout. The staff is also quite personal and helpful, especially with carrying luggage up and down the grand stairs....

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henryclayinnkeeper, Manager at The Henry Clay Inn, responded to this review

We are so pleased that you are noticing our improvements and continue to think of The Henry Clay Inn when you visit Randolph-Macon. Thank you for your kind comments and we look forward to welcoming you back on your next visit!

Richmond, Virginia
Reviewed 10 October 2016

My husband and I had the pleasure of staying at the Henry Clay Inn for our honeymoon 2 weekends ago. We had a most magnificent stay and we were highly impressed by the warmth and attentiveness of the staff. From the moment we booked our room until the very end of our stay when the staff kindly walked us out...

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henryclayinnkeeper, Manager at The Henry Clay Inn, responded to this review

Congratulations again on your special wedding day! We were so happy that we were your honeymoon destination and enjoyed giving you the special attention to make your honeymoon special. Hope you'll return on your first anniversary. Thank you again for sharing your kind words.

Pemberton, New Jersey
Reviewed 7 September 2016

Outstanding! Stacia and Milt are great down to earth people who will make you feel like you are just visiting family for a weekend. Walking distance to dinning an entertainment. Great food, great people, and a great place to visit and stay!

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henryclayinnkeeper, Manager at The Henry Clay Inn, responded to this review

Yes, the ability to walk to restaurants and shopping plus watch the trains is a wonderful part of The Henry Clay Inn experience. We appreciate your kind words and look forward to your next visit Jeff.

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Amenities

Highlights
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Free Parking
  • Restaurant
About the property
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
  • Wheelchair Access
  • Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly )
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  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Suites
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  • Air Conditioning
  • Refrigerator in room
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  • Free Internet
  • Public Wifi
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  • Free Parking
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  • Concierge
  • Banquet Room
  • Dry Cleaning
  • Business Centre with Internet Access
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
We offer 11 guest rooms and two suites all with the modern amenities you have come to expect including breakfast, free wireless internet, cable television, in-room refrigerators, ironing boards and hair driers......We have large front porch with balcony from second floor parlor. Guest rooms on the rear share a back porch. Our newly re-opened breakfast restaurant (open to inn guests only until further notice) is located on the first floor. We will soon offer porch seating on the screened in portion of the front porch, perfect in warmer weather. The inn overlooks Railroad Avenue and is directly behind the Ashland Visitors Center and Train Depot (Amtrak stops here) and across the tracks from Randolph Macon College. We also work with the local YMCA (5 minute drive/15 min walk), offering use of their facility for $5, just show them your key! ... more   less 

Additional Information about The Henry Clay Inn

Address: 114 N Railroad Ave, Ashland, VA 23005-1517
Region: United States > Virginia > Ashland
Number of rooms: 13
Also Known As:
Henry Clay Hotel Ashland
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“Ask for a room in the front if you want to watch the trains go by.”
 of 5 bubbles mayflower57, 4 Jan 2017 | Read review
“quieter on the west side would be my guess”
 of 5 bubbles , 19 Dec 2016 | Read review
“Rooms on the back side of the hotel are quieter but even staying on the front, the trains going by created a lovely noise to sleep to.”
  • View of Ashland train station from Bridal Suite window.
 of 5 bubbles , 9 Dec 2016 | Read review
“rooms on the back share a long common balcony and are away from the trains that pass the front of the hotel.”
 of 5 bubbles 1981barb, 10 Nov 2016 | Read review
“Any room is a good room”
 of 5 bubbles Q5316WAjeffw, 6 Sep 2016 | Read review
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