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The Red Lantern Inn

314 Jefferson Avenue, Clifton Forge, VA 24422
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  • Sleep Quality
    5 of 5 stars
  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    5 of 5 stars
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Warrington, Pennsylvania
1 review
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

If you are looking for a wonderful inn near Douthat State Park, you need to stay at the Red Lantern Inn. It has everything you look for in an inn: comfortable beds, beautiful bathrooms (don't let the sharing of bathrooms scare you - there are plenty to go around), country chic decor in the common areas and rooms, ultra clean,... More

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Lititz, Pennsylvania
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1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

My son and I enjoy mountain biking together. Douthat State park and the local trails provided us with the adventure we desired. Joann provided us with the rest. Each morning she had fresh fruit, baked goods, coffee and other breakfast items. A perfect start to a hard days ride. Returning back to the inn sweaty and dirty we cleaned up... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 30, 2014

I am a frequent guest of the Inn. The owner always goes out of her way to accommodate my requests and make sure that my stay is perfect. The rooms are lovely and well decorated with comfortable bedding and quality linens. The kitchen is always stocked with treats and fresh fruit. I wouldn't stay anywhere else for my business trips... More

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Covington, Virginia
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 20, 2014

We recently had an overnight stay at the charming Red Lantern Inn. It is a rare gem in the beautiful hills of Virginia. Closely located right off 64 West, it offers a jaunt back in history in the entire home. Lovely rooms and a lovely kitchen, with small town atomoshpere, with closely located antiquing. The rate per night is also... More

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Powhatan, Virginia
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 7, 2014

We wanted a relaxing weekend but we got so much more than that. The rooms and the Inn are clean and beautifully decorated. The beds are super comfy and the sheets were smooth as silk. The kitchen was well stocked. Sitting on the porch made it feel even more like home. The Inn is located right off Main Street and... More

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Lewisburg, West Virginia
14 reviews 14 reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 13, 2014

The Red Lantern Inn, an uncommon inn set just at the top of downtown Clifton Forge, easily within walking distance to everything. The Red Lantern Inn has had many incarnations, including a funeral home, but it is this last metamorphosis that strikes me as being just right. The inn is filled with antique and new furnishings that envelope you with... More

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Brookneal, Virginia
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 26, 2013

This is a wonderful "Home away from Home"! JoAnn is so friendly and helpful, and the house is beautifully furnished with so much character. Clean and welcoming, easy to walk to restaurants and shops. We will definitely be back as soon as possible!

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Cooperstown, New York
19 reviews 19 reviews
9 hotel reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 24, 2013

We stayed at the Red Lantern Inn to be near family who live in Clifton Forge. It is a very nice, older building and the rooms are large, clean and light. We will go back there again. The owner and staff were very pleasant.

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Smithfield, Virginia, United States
1 review
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 5, 2013

I stayed at The Red Lantern Inn for the first time this past weekend. I was deeply impressed with the accommodations. The place was absolutely spotless and everything looked so clean crisp and fresh. Rooms were big with comfortable beds and the house was plenty big as 4 different groups filled it out for the weekend. We were on the... More

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Mount Airy, North Carolina
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18 hotel reviews
36 helpful votes 36 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 21, 2013

We stayed with a small group at the Red Lantern Inn. It's a clean, cozy, welcoming place and the owner, Jo Ann Gideons, and her assistant Esther, couldn't have been more helpful. We will definitely be coming back! Clifton Forge is an attractive small town with good food and an interesting history, very walkable.

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Address: 314 Jefferson Avenue, Clifton Forge, VA 24422
Location: United States > Virginia > Clifton Forge
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $

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Free Breakfast Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi ) Free Parking Kitchenette Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly ) Wheelchair access
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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 
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