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Charlottesville, Virginia
Reviewed 24 January 2013

We just had the immense pleasure of another Chef's Table Experience at the Clifton Inn! Watch the action in the kitchen up-close and personal, while you enjoy a spectacular meal with friends! Clifton Inn has been our "special place" for years, and the most recent visit was another highlight in a long list of perfect evenings. The staff treat you...

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Santa Fe, New Mexico
Reviewed 1 January 2013

The inn is in a great location, 10 min drive to downtown, on a beautiful quiet and relaxing property. They have a great tea service every afternoon, and all the staff is outstanding. Highly recommended.

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4Thank TheTravelerDC
Baltimore, Maryland
Reviewed 1 January 2013

We visited the Inn for dinner on December 30, 2012. A review of the menu showed many interesting selections. So many, that we opted for the Chef's Tasting for both of us. Our first selection was a wooden board with five or six different types of relish appetizers. Each one was pickled or heavily salted. Thankfully, the good bread helped...

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1Thank Bob S
Reviewed 29 December 2012

I have been to Clifton many times and loved it so much that my husband and I got married there in 2010. We stayed last night for a anniversary celebration and were shocked at the change. There has been a lapse in maintenance (hardwoods in bad shape, exterior needs painting, linens need to be replaced, stink bugs in the room!)....

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___027, General Manager at Clifton Inn, responded to this review

We have been in contact with Balletbee" regarding her review of Clifton. We are very happy that she got married here, because it was a really great day ! We agree with certain aspects of her review. For example, the hardwood floors in the Dining Room - we get that and agree. As we speak, we are actually closed for...

Arlington, Virginia
Reviewed 29 December 2012

My wife and I recently enjoyed a night out at the Clifton Inn. We had the full tasting menu for dinner and then retired back to the Meriwether Lewis suite. This suite was visually very appealing - breadboard ceiling, stone floors, white decor with lovely dark woods. We were very impressed. Then we got in the bed...there is no reason...

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___027, General Manager at Clifton Inn, responded to this review

Squeaky bed = fixed. Thank you for letting us know. Niall Reid General Manager The Clifton Inn

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Reviewed 16 December 2012

Wow. I booked a room at the inn by email. Then I learned a gravely ill friend was in his last days. Using the same email I used to make my reservation for three days straight I tried to reach the inn to get info about how to cancel or change my reservation. The inn never had the courtesy to...

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___027, General Manager at Clifton Inn, responded to this review

We have shared this with our Management team here at The Clifton Inn to ensure that this will never be repeated. We have also reached out to "DarTanzania" in regards to this issue to rebuild any bridges. Kind regards, Niall Reid General Manager

Beaufort, South Carolina
Reviewed 3 December 2012

Totally surprised to have had worst Inn experience ever. Much anticipated two night stay. Lovely setting/grounds all in keeping w/historic area.Shortly after sundown a spider here,spider there (Master Naturalist so don't scare easy)however they just kept coming.Don't know if the foot traffic from the office upstairs disturbed them but more and more I felt 'housed in a shed'.Notified the desk.Nice...

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___027, General Manager at Clifton Inn, responded to this review

We were very disappointed to read this review, as it is not at all accurate or correct. We have asked Tripadvisor to remove this. Thank you Niall Reid General Manager

Palmyra, Virginia, United States
Reviewed 3 December 2012

Thanks to Nail and his staff for a wonderful evening to benefit the Arc of the Piedmont, Great service, wonderful food and a great job all around. 3rd time Clifton has supported the Arc and donated everything, venuw, food, and the staff donated their time to make this a winning event to help raise money for a great local charity....

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Indianapolis, Indiana
Reviewed 30 November 2012

I have visited the Clifton Inn on two different occasions and both times I thoroughly enjoyed my stay - it is a beautiful setting, lovely appointed rooms, very pleasant and helpful staff and a wonderful restaurant. Both times I have visited in January and the rates at that time of year have been discounted. The estate is rich with history...

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Toronto, Canada
Reviewed 18 November 2012

Our stay was pleasant, though we got the impression that because there aren't many guests right now, we were a bit of a distraction. The good side of that: we were upgraded to a better room (the Jefferson- hence the good value rating!), the downside: we were told we could fish and play tennis- but then they were unable or...

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Amenities

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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
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  • Pool
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Hot Tub
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  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Suites
  • Family Rooms
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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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  • Free Parking
  • Breakfast included
  • Banquet Room
  • Multilingual Staff
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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: €189 - €363 (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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