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Clifton Inn

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1296 Clifton Inn Drive, Charlottesville, VA 22911
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germany
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

I spent two nights here in mid-January and absolutely loved it! Everything was just perfect. We wanted to check out a few restaurants in the Charlottesville area, so did not have dinner there. Judging from the quality of high tea time and breakfast, we definitely will next time! The Clifton Inn is a very special place. The people make you... More 

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Richmond,VA
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 44 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 31, 2015

Stayed 2 nights in December for my wife's birthday. The hotel was decorated for the season and was very inviting. The room was very nice and spacious (we had been kindly upgraded to a suite). The staff are all very helpful and friendly, and the property is large and private. The season adds the decorative touch but the trade-off is... More 

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Francois B, General Manager at Clifton Inn, responded to this review

Thank you very much for your review. We are so happy you enjoyed your time at Clifton. Happy new year and all the best for 2016. We are looking forward to your next visit. More 

Richmond, Virginia
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13 reviews
7 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed December 30, 2015

Although the setting is lovely and the staff is welcoming and attentive, we could not recommend this inn. We stayed in the Honeymoon Cottage. The mattress sagged, room was dirty, sink and shower were practically unusable, and ivy was actually growing inside the bathroom window. The shame is that this room could be worth $295 a night if they would... More 

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Charlotte, North Carolina
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7 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 15, 2015

This place has is so special to the wife and I. We've stayed in about all of the small villa rooms, but never the Big House. You will enjoy this peaceful spot. After so many stays, we feel close to the place and people. The food is always wonderful as are the staff. A beautiful place to visit that you'll... More 

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san diego
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118 reviews
15 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 60 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 4, 2015 via mobile

Upscale yet quaint and historic! I love staying here because it offers a quiet peaceful setting. I especially love the head chef Tucker Yoder is so wonderful, friendly, kind and professional !!!! Thank goodness for his hospitality it is what makes me want to return over and over ! Try the chef tasting menu it is superb! The inn rooms... More 

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Buckingham
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 52 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed October 22, 2015

My wife and I were driving from Florida to Cape Cod and using as many Relays & Chateaux hotels as possible. Called this hotel before arrival and was offered a room upgrade to a suite. We were very excited and booked it. On arrival no one met us and we had to carry our three pieces of luggage all the... More 

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Francois B, General Manager at Clifton Inn, responded to this review

Thank you so much for taking the time to give us feedback on your stay. We are most sincere about providing a wonderful experience for all our guests and we put a great deal of effort to meeting that objective usually with success as most of our reviews will reflect. Your critique is very concerning but we take it very... More 

Columbus, Ohio
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed October 20, 2015

After reading countless positive reviews on this hotel and restaurant, we willing to pay a little extra for a memorable weekend. unfortunately, our expectations may have been too high because they were not met. The grounds and building itself are BEAUTIFUL and the staff was friendly when we arrived. Our room (#6) was behind the bar, towards the kitchen and... More 

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Francois B, General Manager at Clifton Inn, responded to this review

Thank you so much for taking the time to give us feedback on your stay. I'm so sorry about the sting bugs in your room. It is a major issue in Virginia at this time of the year and we try to alleviate this problem as much as possible. We schedule a pest control company on a regular basis and... More 

Washington DC, District of Columbia
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5 reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 8, 2015 via mobile

Stayed in the main bldg, room 2. Historic property with the expected creaky floors and the like, but the staff does a nice job creating an elegant environment. We were quite comfortable and well looked after. Eat dinner here and choose the chef's tasting menu with wine pairing, it was extraordinary.

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Canada
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16 reviews
3 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 30, 2015

A couple of miles from the center of town, yet you feel as if in an enchanted forest. As you arrive at the clearing through the trees you come upon the lovely historic inn encircled by breathtaking gardens full of flowering trees and plants. The inn is a Relais & Chateau, which is one of the reasons we chose it,... More 

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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 14, 2015

Located just outside beautiful Charlottesville, the Clifton Inn in is a hotel amongst hotels. Designed like a cozy home, the hotel is luxurious in every aspect. I flew in from Europe where I am based to Charlottesville for a week and the Clifton was everything I had hoped for (and more). For starters, the atmosphere (as indicated by the calm... More 

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