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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!

1Thank Toni G
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! 😊

1Thank Isaac W
new york
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...

2Thank rogerwhite
Purcellville, Virginia
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...

Thank MissMelly2
London, United Kingdom
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....

3Thank trip a
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...

Thank William S
Washington DC, District of Columbia
Reviewed 9 August 2016 via mobile

Visited Clifton Inn for a last minute getaway thx to a fantastic deal via HotelTonight app. The reviews of the inn were spot on - loved it. Peaceful, beautiful, and our room was huge. Will definitely visit again. Highly recommend. Pros: large room, beautiful property, quiet, gorgeous deck to enjoy a late night drink and/or delicious breakfast (we enjoyed both)....

1Thank AroundTheGlobex3
Reviewed 30 July 2016

From the very moment we drove up the gravel drive, the southern girl inside of me was in seventh heaven, the big colonial house, the flowers upon flowers and the welcoming staff I was instantly reminded of all the reasons I had moved to the South for college. After hiking 3 some miles in 100+ heat, arriving at the Clifton...

1Thank staciw481
Bedford, New Hampshire
Reviewed 26 July 2016

We were en route to visit family in SC and decided to stop over in Charlottesville to visit Monticello. We fell in love with our suite at the Clifton Inn, situated in the refurbished stable area. It couldn't have been more quaint and charming...and offered a very comfortable bed, besides. There was a step down into our own private sitting...

Thank Luci A
Reviewed 5 July 2016

My wife and I stayed in Charlottesville after dropping our son at camp. Our room in the main house was spacious, well-appointed, and comfortable. Dinner at the restaurant was exceptional-- a four-course meal with wine pairings. Even the rain could not spoil the beautiful surroundings. I could not recommend Clifton more highly.

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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: RM895 - RM1,736 (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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