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Reviewed 26 June 2015

he Gideons are the sweetest people you will ever meet! We arrived at the Inn around 9 pm (which was later than anticipated) but they welcomes us in with smiles and took time to say hello to EVERY person who came. We were definitely hesitant about the entire AirBnB experience because we had never done it before but when we...

Thank Ashley M
Greer, South Carolina
Reviewed 13 June 2015

Short notice on the arrangements, glad to see they had a room available. Was very surprised to call when we got there and was given a code to get in but no one on site. Owners do not reside on property. Our feeling that this was more like a boarding house than a B&B. Made arrangements to pay the owner...

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

I am terribly sorry for the problems that this guest encountered and appreciate the feedback. I apologize for the lack of attention to this guest, but we are not a "full service" B&B and most guests like the informality and freedom to use the kitchen at any time. As for the charge after he paid cash, there was a miscommunication...

Terrigal, Australia
Reviewed 7 May 2015 via mobile

Exquisite!! A very special memorable evening. We took the advice from the waiter and enjoyed every mouthful. I could take all night describing each course but it would take too long. We enjoyed 5 mouthwatering dishes. Do yourself a favor if you haven't been there, book a table & treat yourself to one of the best meals you will have...

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Roanoke Va
Reviewed 13 November 2014

Stayed for two nights over a weekend to attend a birthday celebration. We had rented the whole Inn which was great. Everyone said we felt like we were in someone's home and not a hotel. Every amenity was available to us and the decor homey and interesting. Owners were lovely and so accommodating. Love the town of Clifton Forge. So...

1Thank hndbgqn
Fairfax, Virginia, United States
Reviewed 16 October 2014

JoAnn made us feel right at home from the start. Beds were comfortable and the location was very convenient. Now, if you were hoping to be coddled with a gourmet breakfast, this is not the place, but don't let that stop you. The supply of breads and pastries for a do-it-yourself Continental morning repast was always more than adequate. Other...

1Thank Eric K
Croton On Hudson
Reviewed 1 October 2014

After hiking a section of the Appalachian Trail, I found myself in Clifton Forge with a day to kill before the Amtrak back to New York. Owner JoAnn wouldn't take no for an answer, so I found myself in her ultra clean and tastefully furnished B&B with guests far more discriminating than myself. Conveniently located across the street from a...

Thank Brice F
East Bend, North Carolina
Reviewed 3 September 2014

My family and I decided we were able to make a family reunion at the last minute and needed a place to stay. Fortunately for us I called the Red Lantern Inn first. The Inn was immaculate and comfortable on all levels, surrounded by mountains in the quaint little town of Clifton Forge it provided a picturesque setting right in...

2Thank John R
Yorktown, Virginia
Reviewed 2 September 2014

Beautiful bed and breakfast in a much needed area! Im originally from this area and always looking for place to stay when my whole family comes. We were so happy when we found this place. We stayed upstairs and reserved 3 rms and had whole house to ourselves. Do reasonable rates, military rates and no tax if paying in cash....

Thank vicjmb
Franksville, Wisconsin
Reviewed 26 August 2014

Of the seven rooms available our family took up three, all upstairs. The beds were wonderful and comfortable, The Inn was very clean and always plenty of fresh breakfast food in the kitchen (which my teenage grandson loved, because he likes to eat in the middle of the night). The bathrooms were always ready with fresh towels and anything you...

1Thank Myopinion1500
Franklin, Tennessee
Reviewed 25 August 2014

I travel with a Beatles tribute band called The WannaBeatles. Last night was our second stay at the lovely Red Lantern Inn. It's charming, immaculate, friendly, and memorable. Jo Ann is a natural hostess, who made us feel like family. A large tub for a nice hot bath, a variety of well-kept bedrooms, and a handy kitchen with plenty of...

Thank Dennis S

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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: €84 - €103 (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”
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