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24 reviews
3 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 July 2016 via mobile

This place is awesome. Beautiful boutique hotel located right in town. If you're a train buff this is the place for you. Bring the wife and kids and you won't regret it. A real full breakfast is included with your stay. The staff was awesome and very friendly. I will stay here again without a doubt.

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

Thanks for staying with us Mike and taking the time to review. We very much appreciate your comments and look forward to that next visit! Paige More 

Wayne, New Jersey
2 reviews
Reviewed 7 June 2016

Can't say enough about our entire stay. Rented 2 room ad both were clean with appropriate amenities The staff was gracious and accommodating from check-in to check out. In fact, they provided great customer service even after our departure. Our son left his blazer and 2 dress shirts in the room. We were notified on our way home and the... More 

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

Thank you for choosing The Henry Clay Inn(R) and for taking the time to review. We value our guests opinions and appreciate your comments. Hope you get a chance to stay with us again soon and congrats on your daughters graduation! Paige More 

Baltimore, Maryland
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40 reviews
18 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
Reviewed 17 May 2016

Convenient to Amtrak, downtown Ashland, Randolph Macon College, and with adequate parking, the Henry Clay Inn, under new management is determined to remain open. The building, exterior and interior is clean and beautiful. Our room was fresh and nicely decorated but the mattress was harder than we are accustomed to. Both of us woke with mattress-induced back stiffness. A room... More 

1 Thank DaveinMaryland
Paige L, Manager at The Henry Clay Inn, responded to this review

Thanks for staying with us Dave and thanks for the feedback! We are upgrading rooms, including the mattress', throughout the next few months so we hope you come back and see us and we'll make sure you get a "new" mattress. Thanks again from all of us here at The Henry Clay Inn(R)! More 

2 reviews
Reviewed 25 April 2016

I returned to the Henry Clay Inn this past weekend (4/22 - 4/24) and was pleasantly surprised to discover it was under new ownership. Plans are in the works to revive the dining starting with breakfast and the service is impeccable.

Thank jhm213
Paige L, Manager at The Henry Clay Inn, responded to this review

Thanks so much for "coming back" to The Henry Clay! We love our returning customers and very much appreciate your kind review. We look forward to seeing you again soon and making you a wonderful hot breakfast! Till next time we seen best wishes, Rick and Paige More 

Tampa, Florida
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176 reviews
45 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 53 helpful votes
Reviewed 25 March 2016

We chose to spend the night here, and catch the Amtrak to DC next day. This hotel exceeded our expectations, and certainly lived up to reviews we researched to make our selection. The public spaces are nicely decorated and our room was just lovely and comfortable. We selected a room on the side opposite the railroad tracks, which had a... More 

Thank Russ A
Paige L, Manager at The Henry Clay Inn, responded to this review

Thanks for staying with us Russ and for your kind review! We look forward to your next visit and with the full kitchen now open we can fix you a nice hot breakfast! Best wishes and see you soon! Rick and Paige More 

Denver, Colorado
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13 reviews
5 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 October 2015

I've stayed here several times, starting in 1997, and it is always a pleasant and relaxing experience. We have had family events here and stayed in multiple rooms but congregated in the common areas. The common areas are pleasant and inviting, there is coffee available anytime, the porches are very pleasant for sitting and reading. If you sit on the... More 

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121 reviews
23 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 74 helpful votes
Reviewed 12 August 2015

My in-laws stayed here in July and had a wonderful time. They were very complementary of the facility and staff. So much so, the entire family is planning a Christmas celebration for December. I called and spoke to Alex and she could not have been more accommodating. She helped pick the right rooms for an elderly couple, gave suggestions on... More 

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3 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
Reviewed 12 May 2015 via mobile

We stayed here for our anniversary weekend. Despite there being an event going on throughout town, including a stop in the lobby of the inn, it was very quiet. The room we stayed in was so charming, and we loved being able to walk to dinner. Everything was really clean and clearly well taken care of. We really only encountered... More 

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Topton, Pennsylvania
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29 reviews
6 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
Reviewed 30 April 2015

Our main purpose for choosing the Henry Clay Inn is the proximity to the railroad station and track since we are both railfans. The Inn is actually a B&B dating back to gentler times and appearances. We had a first floor handicapped room with a doorway to the back porch and parking lot. We spent most of our time on... More 

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25 reviews
14 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
Reviewed 20 April 2015

I slept nearly comatose, even with trains rumbling by regularly. Everything was clean and comfortable; would definitely return. Beautiful environment, nice sitting areas, great historic location. Ideal for train-lovers! Wi-fi worked flawlessly.

1 Thank Fayerdale

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  • 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
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Free Internet
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  • Free Parking
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  • 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
Price Range: RM720 - RM720 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Number of rooms: 13
Also Known As:
Henry Clay Hotel Ashland
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“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
“Love the suites with their beverage centers, large tv and sitting areas!”
 of 5 bubbles riverbendlady, 5 Sep 2016 | Read review
“No elevators, so if that is an issue, request a 1st floor room”
 of 5 bubbles 68judid, 24 Jul 2016 | Read review
“Front rooms are close to the RR tracks. Good for train fans.”
 of 5 bubbles DaveinMaryland, 17 May 2016 | Read review
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