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Clifton Inn

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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.

Thank Artwoods
Virginia Beach, Virginia
Reviewed 20 June 2016 via mobile

I have never written a review for any establishment until I experienced the Clifton Inn. If my experience at a place was great I thank them personally before leaving. If my experience was negative I just don't go back. My experience with the Clifton Inn began the first week of May to set up a meeting with their event planner,...

9Thank David A
Reviewed 7 June 2016

My husband and I were fortunate to have stayed and dined at the Clifton Inn on June 5, 2016 We had a mishap shortly after arriving that was no fault of the Inn’s, and because maintenance had already left for the day, Maggie upgraded us instantly to a suite. She was friendly, professional, and made us feel very welcome. We...

1Thank Brie E
Long Beach, California
Reviewed 24 May 2016

The historical Clifton Inn and grounds are beautiful and inviting. The staff more than accommodating. I also happen to love historical and vintage, so if the Ritz or Marriott are your style, think twice. The rooms, for the most part, are well appointed. I stayed in the Martha Washington room with king size bed....large bathroom with great shower, two sinks...

1Thank luvs2fly246
Des Moines, Iowa
Reviewed 24 May 2016

I expected the inn to be more of a B&B, which I don't usually care for, as B&Bs don't offer enough privacy for me, but Clifton is high in class. True, if one stays in the main house, keep in mind it is a house (Jefferson's daughter's home) so sound insulation isn't par to new buildings, but the detail and...

Thank Grand_A_Foodie
Chantilly, Virginia
Reviewed 21 May 2016

had an amazing experience for my wife's bday. Brittany and Ann were as professional, warm, outgoing, and over-the-top as can be. first class hospitality. unbelievable room. fantastic dining experience. the stay surpassed our expectations. can't recommend highly enough. hope to get back soon. you won't be disappointed.

Thank danfata
Fraser, United States
Reviewed 18 May 2016

The main lodge and grounds are gorgous. The pool area is extremely nice, but could use a little more lighting for evening use. The dining area is extremely nice. The staff is very helpful and friendly. They have a remote unit from the main Inn which is perfect for a large family or multiple couple use. If you’re out in...

Thank Gary S
mclean va
Reviewed 16 May 2016 via mobile

Just had an elegant dinner for 130 at Clifton Inn Charlottesville. Ambiance was sublime, wait staff gracious and professional, service was impeccable and food was dazzling. Warm hospitality and satin-smooth vibe inspired everyone, and the evening was a delightful success. Highest recommendation!

Thank michael c

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  • Pool
  • Free Parking
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Breakfast included
  • Room Service
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
About the property
  • Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly )
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
  • Wheelchair Access
Things to do
  • Pool
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Hot Tub
Room types
  • Suites
  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Family Rooms
In your room
  • Air Conditioning
  • Free Internet
  • Public Wifi
  • Free High Speed Internet ( 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: RM955 - RM1,721 (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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“Speak with a hotel representative prior to booking. Rooms are in various locations about the property.”
marjyoder, 14 Apr 2017 | Read review
“All of the rooms are different (antiques in each room). The website does a good job describing the different types of rooms.”
hoteltravelerin2016, 6 Dec 2016 | Read review
“Room number 1 was at the top of the stairs and quiet.”
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.”
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
luvs2fly246, 24 May 2016 | Read review
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