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Reviewed 13 September 2013

We booked a King room online thru Expedia for our anniversary. Upon arriving we were told there were no king rooms at the inn. We were shown to our room which was above the restaurants kitchen. We declined the room and were given the option of staying at a room in the farmhouse. The room had not been cleaned. We...

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

Dear Hokiedad, Thank you for submitting a review on the Clifton regarding your reservation via Expedia. Unfortunately Expedia did not inform us that you wished to have a King bed, and when you arrived we simply did not have any. Its a genuine shame that we were not able to accommodate you and that you had to go to another...

Marco Island, Florida
Reviewed 2 September 2013

I was not interested in staying here because I’m a Marriott platinum member for life. We were invited for a wedding in Charlottesville and my wife insisted we stay at the Clifton Inn. The price was bit daunting at $600 for two nights but overall, I’m glad we stayed here. Highlights… the staff, tea service and pool area. Anything we...

3Thank alfnot1111
New York City, New York
Reviewed 20 August 2013

We just returned from a short visit, this is the place to stay at if you are just in the neighborhood or visiting Monticello as we did, a short drive away. Our room was updated to the Honeymoon Cottage and we couldn't believe how elegant and lovely it was, housed in a separate building, just a short walk to the...

1Thank Lauren P
Saint Augustine Beach, Florida
Reviewed 20 August 2013

We had our daughter's wedding at Clifton this past weekend. Spectacular doesn't do Clifton justice. The staff is the highest caliber, the grounds are absolutely gorgeous and the rooms are charming and then some. We stayed in the suite on the right side of the inn with its own patio overlooking the infinity pool. Very quiet, peaceful and beautifully furnished....

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Minneapolis, Minnesota
Reviewed 18 August 2013

We recently stayed at Clifton Inn in the Collina Farm house and had a wonderful time. We were welcomed by numerous staff members and could feel the hospitality throughout our stay. We were given some very useful information about activities in the area and integrated those into our plans. For example, if you go to Montpelier during your stay, you...

1Thank John and Beth T
Ivy, Virginia, United States
Reviewed 1 August 2013

Often chefs struggle to put together something for vegetarians. Not at Clifton where our party feasted on the Vegetarian Tasting Menu. Every course was bursting with the freshness of seasonal produce prepared in a mouthwatering array of selections. The snack tidbits included shiso wrapped celery root and nectarine, fresh zucchini lightly seasoned with brown butter and a spectacular sprouted lentil...

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Philadelphia, PA
Reviewed 31 July 2013

My husband and I just returned from the lovely and accommodating Clifton Inn. We spent three nights in the Cismont Suite the suite was beautifully decorated and comfortable, with many amenities. The Inn and the grounds were beautiful and well maintained. The staff was extremely gracious and accommodating and the food was superb. If you go, you must eat dinner...

1Thank mag4015
Ithaca, New York
Reviewed 31 July 2013

Clifton Inn takes you back in time with its understated elegance and southern hospitality. The suite we stayed in was a large one bedroom with a bright bathroom complete with clawfoot tub. Lovely touches like nightlty turndown service with a tiny homemade cookie, and a bottle of Madeira for you to enjoy anytime, run throughout the inn. Breakfast was simple...

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rhode island
Reviewed 25 July 2013

We were only able to stay one night.....the pluses: it was a great location, people were friendly, food was great, and room was clean and quaint. Now for the negatives: while someone helped bring our bags to our room and down, no one offered to get our car and take our bags to the car. They watched as we dragged...

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

Thank you for taking the time to review on us Tripadvisor. We really like the positive aspects of your stay which you highlighted - great food, excellent service, friendly staff, clean, great location etc etc which is what we hear from so many of our other guests We honestly do appreciate all feedback, it sounds like really old world weary...

Bluffton, South Carolina
Reviewed 18 July 2013

My husband and I decided to plan a little day trip to enjoy the Virginia wine country while visiting my parents in Ashland. After reading many reviews and searching other properties we settled on the Clifton for our one night stay. The inn is absolutely beautiful, peaceful, conveniently located, and the staff is wonderful. From the time I was greeted...

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

Thank you for taking the time to review on us Tripadvisor. We honestly do appreciate all feedback, it sounds like really old world weary cliché, but here we do act on feedback. So to receive a review like yours is pleasant reading, it shows that we are going in the right direction and it also matches what we hear from...

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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
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: ₹ 13,101 - ₹ 25,678 (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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