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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We spent one night at the charming inn and can highly recommend it. The room was spacious as was the bath and I enjoyed siping a little Madeira after dinner! The food was excellent and served on such a pretty terrace . Coffee has never tasted better and I asked what kind they used so I could duplicate. You will... More 

Thank Mary Y
Portsmouth, New Hampshire
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Tucked just a short drive outside of down town, the Clifton Inn is a true Gem. Between the local winery's and the well landscaped secluded grounds of the inn, the setting is picture perfect. I want to get married again just so I can have a grand party in their gardens. The back drop is magazine ready. Our room was... More 

Thank Gad23
San Diego, California
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Reviewed 18 October 2016 via mobile

I had a beautiful stay. The concierge at check in was welcoming and took me to my room, the Keswick suite. She also helped me arrange dinner plans since the restaurant was closed when I stopped by. The room was well appointed, with a comfortable bed and an excellent bathtub. A decanter of Madeira was also provided-well-played, Clifton Inn, well-played.... More 

Thank BeccaMarieSD
2 reviews
Reviewed 13 October 2016 via mobile

My wife and 7mo and I stayed here. We're glad we did, it's a quiet area with beautiful peaceful grounds but still close to town. The staff were very friendly and accommodating, the food was great, they had a nice bar at the main farmhouse too. The rooms had some extra touches that we weren't expecting that made it even... More 

Thank Josh S
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Reviewed 11 October 2016 via mobile

Stayed one night, delightful place with very welcoming staff. Beautiful room with the most comfortable bed. Enjoyed the spa, breakfast was simple, yogurt, fruit and pastries. Loved the place. Would definitely stay there again, only for a longer stay!

1 Thank Toni G
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Reviewed 23 September 2016 via mobile

Beautiful place and thoroughly enjoyed our visit! Never expected to find such a great deal in Charlottesville at last minute but so glad I called them! Wonderful dinner and relaxed in the hot tub afterwards🍾. Room was awesome and relaxed on the back porch in the morning! 😊

1 Thank Isaac W
new york
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Reviewed 18 September 2016

This was a great midweek couples get away. We spent our evenings in the spa tub and infinity pool complete with waterfalls. The luxurious linens and comfortable bed made for wonderful sleep. I especially liked the antiques and original artwork in the room. The Inns grounds were beautifully landscaped except the backyard view from the restaurant. I assume a wedding... More 

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Purcellville, Virginia
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Reviewed 7 September 2016

My mother always said if you didn't have anything nice to say then don't - enough said! Don't try the Chef's table - what a fiasco that was and a very expensive let down. Apparently I have to say something - the room was decent although you could hear every word from next door very clearly!- the toilet malfunctioned continually... More 

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London, United Kingdom
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Reviewed 31 August 2016 via mobile

We stayed at the Clifton Inn for a wedding and although the wedding itself was really beautiful, setting included, the actual rest of our stay was rather haphazard and not what you would expect for the price you pay. This is a guest house at best, very much NOT a hotel but it's charging high prices for what's on offer.... More 

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Reviewed 25 August 2016

My wife kindly booked a night and a meal to celebrate my birthday. Everything about the Clifton Inn proved delightful. An extraordinary dinner and a delightful breakfast. Friendly and helpful chats with staff members. A beautiful pool set amid beautiful grounds. And a spacious room with a great shower amid a quiet, restful atmosphere. The only regret: we had to... More 

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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Pool
  • Free Parking
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Free Breakfast
  • Room Service
About the property
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
  • Wheelchair Access
  • Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly )
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  • Pool
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Hot Tub
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  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Suites
  • Family Rooms
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  • Air Conditioning
  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Public Wifi
  • Free Parking
  • Free Breakfast
  • Multilingual Staff
  • Children Activities (Kid / Family Friendly)
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  • Concierge
  • Banquet Room
  • 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 Drive, Charlottesville, VA 22911
Region: United States > Virginia > Charlottesville
Price Range: RM911 - RM1,742 (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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“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
“carriage house was perfect. other rooms looked equally fantastic”
 of 5 bubbles danfata, 21 May 2016 | Read review
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