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Clifty Falls State Park, Rte. 56, 1501 Green Road, Madison, IN 47250
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Clifty Inn
Ranked #1 of 7 Hotels in Madison
Certificate of Excellence 2014
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  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4.5 of 5 stars
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Tippecanoe, Indiana
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35 reviews 35 reviews
6 hotel reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We stayed at Clifty Inn for 5 days the end of October. While the weather didn't cooperate as much as we would have liked we still enjoyed our time there. Clifty Inn State Park has everything you need right on property. The Inn is kept well and the staff is friendly and helpful. There are two rooms with fireplaces to... More

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Renie S, General Manager at Clifty Inn, responded to this review

We agree with you 100% we do have a great park and inn so glad you enjoyed it. Hope you will come back to enjoy it again. More

Rising Sun
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14 reviews 14 reviews
4 hotel reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Clifty Inn is a beautifully decorated hotel perched atop a cliff overlooking Madison, IN and the Ohio River. The rooms are decorated in rustic/chic decor with all the modern features necessary for a comfortable stay. The buffet and restaurant is outstanding with healthy Americana style food and excellent - friendly service. Clifty Inn is a must if you are in... More

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Renie S, General Manager at Clifty Inn, responded to this review

Thanks for the great response, we are so happy when our guest share how their experience was during their stay. Thanks you so much hope to see you again real soon. More

Evansville, Indiana
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16 reviews 16 reviews
12 hotel reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We stayed for 2 nights in late October. The inn is situated on a bluff overlooking the Ohio River. The setting is beautiful although you also get to view giant smokestacks. There are great (and challenging) hikes throughout the park with several waterfalls. Our basic room (no river view) was quiet and comfortable. There is an odd (chemical) smell,but it... More

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Renie S, General Manager at Clifty Inn, responded to this review

We are so happy that you stayed with us, thank you for letting us know about your stay. Hope to see you again real soon. More

Lafayette, Indiana
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57 reviews 57 reviews
12 hotel reviews
25 helpful votes 25 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

First of all I want to say that I love staying at State Park Inns because they have everything you need for a real vacation, you don't have to leave the property unless you really want to. So I was really excited to stay here for a weekend of hiking and relaxing. From about 10 miles out of town, you... More

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Renie S, General Manager at Clifty Inn, responded to this review

Thank you for sharing with us your thoughts on our park, the smoke stacks are there and thanks for letting us know how you feel about them. We are so glad that you will return and visit the park again. More

Noblesville, Indiana
1 review
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Our room was nice. Based on reviews I read, I was nervous! Even though the smokestacks were in the view, it didn't detract. Inn was very nice, as were desk staff. However, we had the breakfast buffet on a Monday morning and it was not good. I think they were short staffed also, but service staff were polite and as... More

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Renie S, General Manager at Clifty Inn, responded to this review

Thank you for taking the time to write a repsonse, we hope to see you again. More

Moores Hill, Indiana, United States
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 15, 2014

Cliffty is a great weekend getaway with very very clean rooms,nice pool ,great hiking trails,and beautiful scenery. I have seen everything from deer to owls roaming in the park. All of the kids go to the pool and a few of us hike. I would refer this hotel for anyone because it is probably one of the nicest hotels to... More

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Renie S, General Manager at Clifty Inn, responded to this review

It was great to hear your review for Clifty Inn we are so happy that our guest enjoy what the park has to off. The animals are very plentiful in the park it is almost a guarantee that you will see some kind of wild life during your trip thru the park either driving or hiking. Thank you for taking... More

Franklin, IN
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8 reviews 8 reviews
3 hotel reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 29, 2014

We really loved this hotel. We got a riverview suite, and it was worth every penny. We came during the fall, so we kept out balcony doors open, and enjoyed the river breeze in our room. It was wonderful. Some people complain about the smokestacks in the view, but honestly, we think they are kind of cool. We love walking... More

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Renie S, General Manager at Clifty Inn, responded to this review

Thank you for staying with us and enjoying our lodge, we do take pride in it, and hope we give our guest an experience so they will want to return. Thank you for the comment on the smoke stacks the view is so beautiful that you don't let them take away the beauty of the river. Hope to see you... More

Cincinnati, Ohio
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16 reviews 16 reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 28, 2014

We continue to go back to Clifty Falls for the beautiful park, hiking, cycling, food and the lovely city of Maidson, Indiana. The lodge has nice spacious rooms that are comfortable and pretty updated. Room prices depend on time of year and what's happening but wouldn't stay anywhere else. The staff is very professional, knowlegeable and pleasant. Not much else... More

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Renie S, General Manager at Clifty Inn, responded to this review

Thanks for letting us know about your experience at our lodge, we do take pride in our lodge and hope that you will want to keep coming back. Thank you for your response on your room. Hope to see you again. More

georgetown,IN
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13 reviews 13 reviews
3 hotel reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 21, 2014

This was our 2nd trip to Madison for our anniversary. The first time we stayed in the downtown area. I was surprised by the state park and lodge. Staff was friendly and rooms were nicer than anticipated considering we stayed in one of the cheapest rooms due to nothing else being available. We enjoyed hiking on the trails through the... More

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Renie S, General Manager at Clifty Inn, responded to this review

Thank you for the reveiw we greatly appreciate it, the Parkside is not as modern as the Riverview we have so many guest that love the cozy look and that is what the Parkside offers. But like you said we do have the modern Riverview side for our guest that like a more updated room. Hope you stay again real... More

Tacoma, Washington
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6 reviews 6 reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 3, 2014

Hidden away near a quaint river town an easy drive from Cincinnati and Indianopolis, is the Clifty Falls Inn. The decor was in keeping with the park theme. Very relaxing stay there. The onsite restaurant's food was delicious (try the spinach omelette) and VERY reasonably priced. Amenities such as the pool, many hiking trails, onsite restaurant, and beautiful views make... More

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Renie S, General Manager at Clifty Inn, responded to this review

We are so happy your stay was pleasant and you enjoyed many area of the park. Be sure and visit us in the fall the leaves are beautiful, and we will have a new menu in the restaurant. Hope to see you again real soon. More

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Address: Clifty Falls State Park, Rte. 56, 1501 Green Road, Madison, IN 47250
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Location: United States > Indiana > Madison
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $
Number of rooms: 67
Also Known As:
Clifty Hotel Madison
Clifty Falls State Park Madison

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