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Reviewed 10 September 2016 via mobile

We love this place! It's like being at home. Joann the owner is wonderful! She's so helpful and a great hostess. Great location to walk in downtown. Loved the Keurig & all the selections of coffee & creamers for breakfast.

Thank paulacpleasant
Jessup, Maryland
Reviewed 26 July 2016

The Red Lantern Inn is a lovely Inn that is surrounded by mountains and hills. The Inn is very clean and tastefully decorated. Amenities are provided in the bathroom just in case you forgot something. shampoo, shower gel, and soaps are delicately scented. The bed was comfortable and the rooms are air conditioned. The towels are plush. Some rooms have...

Thank MsC8108
gideons45, Owner at The Red Lantern Inn, responded to this review

I am so glad that you enjoyed your stay at The Red Lantern Inn. We want our guests to "make themselves at home" and be comfortable and it sounds like you were able to do both. We appreciate your review and hope that you will stay with us again!

Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
Reviewed 21 May 2016

Been several years for the Christmas open homes. Always love sitting outside on the upper porch that is heated. Yes 3 rooms upstairs share a bathroom but never noticed a problem. There is one room upstairs that has its own bathroom. A bedroom downstairs that has a bathroom that other guests could use...again never seemed to b a problem! Beds...

1Thank BrennySanag
Yorktown, Virginia
Reviewed 16 May 2016

We just had the most wonderful and welcoming experience at The Red Lantern Inn! We had 6 adults and two small children in our group. Staying here was just like being in your own home but even better in this beautifully renovated 100 year old building. There was plenty of room to stretch out and relax when we had time...

1Thank Sons3x
Washington DC, District of Columbia
Reviewed 10 March 2016

We went for a weekend away and to take an art class at the local Art School. The Red Lantern Inn is not your usual B&B-- though it does provide a bed and breakfast. Most of the folks who were there were return visitors who had family or some other connection to the town (one was the Executive of a...

1Thank Peace500
Athens, Georgia
Reviewed 2 January 2016 via mobile

The Red Lantern Inn is such a welcoming place! We loved the open access to the whole house, and the feeling of plenty. Bedrooms are so well decorated and comfortable. We slept deeply. The kitchen was well stocked with breakfast foods, fruit, and coffee, and we were invited to help ourselves any time of the day or night. Clifton Forge...

1Thank Shannon C
Winston-Salem, North Carolina, United States
Reviewed 28 December 2015

What a wonderful stay at the Red Lantern Inn, it really couldn't have been better. As someone who has severe allergies (especially to animals), I was thrilled to see how CLEAN the house was. It is clear that a lot of time, energy, and money is put into maintaining the home. My family and I rented out the entire home...

1Thank Courtney P
Virginia Beach, Virginia
Reviewed 27 October 2015 via mobile

I had the pleasure of staying at this gorgeous little inn for almost three months on and off. The place is absolutely beautifully well kept and close to greenbrier resort and other ski places. Joanne the owner is a wonderful person and would do everything in her capacity to make your stay comfortable.

Thank Jyoti S
theredlanterninn45, Owner at The Red Lantern Inn, responded to this review

I enjoyed having you at The Inn and hope to see you again sometime.

Reviewed 25 October 2015

My husband had to work a 2 week outage and we were getting desperate for a place to stay to our great fortune they had a last minute cancellation. It was the best thing that could of ever happened. Joann and Mike our host were wonderful. The rooms all had there own personal charms with the most clean and comfortable...

Thank Barbara B
theredlanterninn45, Owner at The Red Lantern Inn, responded to this review

Really enjoyed having you stay with us. Thanks again for taking pictures of us getting married. It really made our wedding special. Hope to see you again sometime. Merry Christmas and a Blessed New Year! Jo Ann and Mike

Augusta, Georgia
Reviewed 21 October 2015

The Red Lantern Inn was terrific. Wonderfully friendly hostess and a clean and well appointed place to stay. Thoughtfuly decorated and comfortable. Bed was firm and shower had lots of pressure. The Inn was easy to find and close to interesting venues such as Warm Springs and Hot Springs, VA. We had dinner at the Grist Mill Inn in Warm...

Thank David S
theredlanterninn45, Owner at The Red Lantern Inn, responded to this review

Thank you for the review. We appreciate you staying at The Inn and hope to see you again sometime. Jo Ann and Mike

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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Free Parking
  • Breakfast included
GreenLeadersSilver level
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  • Wheelchair Access
  • Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly )
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  • Kitchenette
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  • Air Conditioning
  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Free Parking
  • Breakfast included
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Casual overnight accommodations in downtown Clifton Forge, VA within walking distance restaurants, shops, C&O Heritage Center, Arts & Crafts Center, Clifton Forge School of the Arts, Masonic Amphitheater, and the Amtrak station. Guests can take the Amtrak to Clifton Forge for the weekend and enjoy a quiet weekend in a small VA town. The Masonic Amphitheater has events every weekend from May until October. Outdoor activities in the area include: hiking, biking, kayaking, canoeing, fishing, swimming. A short drive away is Douthat State Park which has miles of stream fishing, a 50-acre lake stocked with trout, a sandy swimming beach with snack bar, boat and bicycle rentals, more than 40 miles of hiking and mountain-biking trails, an amphitheater, playgrounds, picnic areas, tent and trailer camping, a restaurant overlooking the lake, and nature and history programs. ... more   less 

Additional Information about The Red Lantern Inn

Address: 314 Jefferson Ave, Clifton Forge, VA 24422-1749
Region: United States > Virginia > Clifton Forge
Price Range: RM397 - RM486 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Number of rooms: 7
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“private bathroom request the one upstairs,Up early,want a bathroom that's basically yours request the room on the first floor”
 of 5 bubbles BrennySanag, 20 May 2016 | Read review
“We were on the second floor and found the rooms to be peaceful and quiet.”
 of 5 bubbles Sons3x, 16 May 2016 | Read review
“Every room in this house is gorgeous, so my tip is pick any of them! =)”
 of 5 bubbles Z7134JJashleym, 26 Jun 2015 | Read review
“If you're not used to trains you may ask to have a room away from the tracks, but is seemed not to bother.”
 of 5 bubbles 350EricK, 16 Oct 2014 | Read review
“All the rooms were wonderful”
 of 5 bubbles P8247XLjohnr, 3 Sep 2014 | Read review
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