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Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

The Inn is beautiful and would have rated 5 stars except housekeeping and maintenance need to pay closer attention Urine splatters left on toilet seat Takeout food box left under sink Large wet spot on bedroom floor and most important security lock missing from door Bed and pillows were great. Room was quiet. Would have been nice to have known... More 

Thank Don M
Bedford, Indiana
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6 reviews
3 hotel reviews
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Reviewed 1 week ago

We came for an overnight visit on Thanksgiving and also for dinner. The Inn itself is beautiful, very attentive staff, clean attractive rooms with comfy beds and lots of pillows. The thanksgiving dinner was amazing! $23/person, all the traditional sides and then some, turkey, fried chicken, baked salmon, ham, and roast beef. Loaded salad and fruit bar. Loaded dessert bar.... More 

Thank RWilliams1123
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

The Inn itself is nice enough, no complaints on room or service. However, we paid more than we would have because of the nice pool advertised on the website. We were traveling with gymnasts and siblings and looked forward to rewarding them with swimming after working so hard for their meet. When we arrived the pool was empty and being... More 

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Renie S, General Manager at Clifty Inn, responded to this review

I am so sorry that our pool was closed during your visit. If you contact me we will look at your reservation when you made it and see if we can do a room adjustment. Again I am sorry that you were not notified. More 

Nashville, Tennessee
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155 reviews
91 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 122 helpful votes
Reviewed 11 October 2016

Our room was bright, clean, spacious, and well-equipped. What else would anyone want? The bed was comfy too. Check-in/out was quick and easy too. Housekeeping needs a bit of training but that didn't cause a real problem for us. We'd recommend this spot and stay here again. The wi-fi worked great too.

Thank DavidLou
Renie S, General Manager at Clifty Inn, responded to this review

Thank you for taking the time to let us know how we are doing, and about your stay. Watch for our winter specials. Hope to see you again real soon. More 

Wheaton, Illinois
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5 reviews
Reviewed 6 October 2016

Beautiful state park on a wooded bluff above Madison, IN. When you enter, the ranger mentions the two highlights of the park - Clifty Falls and the view of town and the Ohio from the Inn. We were there following a day of heavy rain and immediately road up to the falls. They were gushing and roaring, making a great... More 

Thank Jack L
Renie S, General Manager at Clifty Inn, responded to this review

Thank you for taking the time to let us know that you enjoyed the falls, we are so happy that the water was flowing during your hike, pictures cannot explain how gorgeous they are you haft to see them in person. We are so happy you enjoyed the view of the river from your room. Hope to see you again... More 

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108 reviews
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 37 helpful votes
Reviewed 5 October 2016

The rooms are beautiful and clean. We had buffet for breakfast, lunches and dinner. Very good variety and great waitresses. Our group was 104 people. Con: We were on the third floor and we had to go down to the front desk three times for room keys- none worked when we arrived, the fourth time the front desk came up... More 

Thank abelmom
Renie S, General Manager at Clifty Inn, responded to this review

We are so sorry that you had the inconvenience of your keys and tv but glad they could fix them for you. The lady bugs are a problem in the parks we try to control them, but sometimes a few slip thru. Hope to see you again. More 

Indianapolis, Indiana
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51 reviews
12 hotel reviews
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Reviewed 18 September 2016 via mobile

We started 2 nights in the parkside wing. Don't be confused that there would be a park view. There is a parking lot view. The room has been updated with slate style tile throughout the bathroom and shower. The mattress was very nice and there were 10 pillows to choose from. There is no elevator in the parkside wings. I... More 

Thank Rick O
Renie S, General Manager at Clifty Inn, responded to this review

Thank you for taking the time to let us know about your stay, we will get the bird feeders filled thank you for letting us know. More 

Arthur, Illinois
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89 reviews
7 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
Reviewed 14 September 2016

The Clifty Inn is a great place to stay when visiting the Madison area. Located in the State Park, the inn offers a wounderful view of the Ohio River. There is an indoor swimming pool that is good for the kids.

Thank Galen T
Renie S, General Manager at Clifty Inn, responded to this review

It was great to hear from you, we are so glad you took the time to let other's know about your experience. Be sure to watch for our upcoming specials. Hope to see you again. More 

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35 reviews
5 hotel reviews
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Reviewed 11 September 2016 via mobile

Went for breakfast before grandsons soccer game. We all decided on the breakfast buffet. Oatmeal, cream of wheat (brown sugar, raisins, honey available) cold ceral to. Scrambled eggs, scrambled eggs with peppers and onions, hash browns, hash brown casserole, sausage pasties, sausage links and ham. Lots of other things too. It was all good. You can order off the menu... More 

Thank Mary A
Renie S, General Manager at Clifty Inn, responded to this review

Thanks for taking the time to let us know how you enjoyed the breakfast bar. Hope to see you again. More 

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83 reviews
14 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 32 helpful votes
Reviewed 8 September 2016

We've been going to the Clifty Inn for about 15 years now, but only every other year. It started out as a half way destination for those of us from north of Indy and those from TN. We love that the Inn provides sitting rooms, tables outside to watch sunrises and sunsets, a fire pit, hiking trails, nature center for... More 

Thank spajnky
Renie S, General Manager at Clifty Inn, responded to this review

We love to hear from our returning guest, thank you so much for taking the time to let us know about what you enjoy and sharing your memories with us. See you real soon. More 

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  • Pool
  • Free Parking
  • Restaurant
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
About the property
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
  • Wheelchair Access
Things to do
  • Pool
  • Restaurant
  • Hot Tub
Room types
  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Suites
  • Family Rooms
In your room
  • Air Conditioning
  • Refrigerator in room
  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Free Parking
  • Meeting Rooms
  • Children Activities (Kid / Family Friendly)
  • Business Centre with Internet Access
  • Banquet Room
  • Conference Facilities

Additional Information about Clifty Inn

Address: Clifty Falls State Park, Rte. 56, 1650 Clifty Hollow Rd, Madison, IN 47250
Region: United States > Indiana > Madison
Price Range: RM351 - RM573 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Number of rooms: 67
Also Known As:
Clifty Hotel Madison
Clifty Falls State Park Madison
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See which rooms travellers prefer

“3rd floor river view room was nice”
 of 5 bubbles RWilliams1123, 25 Nov 2016 | Read review
“Get a river view room for a nice view to the south if possible. It's worth the few extra $.”
 of 5 bubbles DavidLou, 11 Oct 2016 | Read review
“You need a room on the upper floors for best views. They are usually the first ones booked. Our frig was noisy, so we turned it down.”
 of 5 bubbles L2475MOjackl, 6 Oct 2016 | Read review
“We were on the third floor overlooking the back and the river. Very quiet.”
 of 5 bubbles abelmom, 4 Oct 2016 | Read review
“Ask for the river view rooms.”
 of 5 bubbles 758galent, 14 Sep 2016 | Read review
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