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The Red Lantern Inn

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314 Jefferson Avenue, Clifton Forge, VA 24422
The Red Lantern Inn
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  • Sleep Quality
    5 of 5 stars
  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    5 of 5 stars
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Alfred, New York
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6 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Two of my siblings, a great family friend and I plus all of our spouses (8 total) stayed at the Red Lantern Inn this week. We had a fantastic time. It's laid out to accommodate all kinds of activities. It has an outdoor porch, a screened porch on the second floor, two living room areas, an outdoor patio, an easily... More 

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Smithfield, Virginia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

A great place to stay! Have stayed there many times since it has opened. Very comfortable and relaxing. The owner is one of the nicest people you would ever want to meet. Rooms are very comfortable! Several restaurants are within walking distance. Lots of things to see and do in the area. An art school within walking distance.

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Roseville, California
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5 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Came from California to attend a wedding, 14 of us rented out the entire B&B from Friday to Monday. There was plenty of space for people to hang out and talk without being crowded, comfy beds, thick towels. I loved drinking coffee in the sunroom In the morning. JoAnne provides a large variety of breakfast items and the kitchen is... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Perfect stay at Red Lantern Inn. Comfy furnishings and relaxing night's sleep awaited us at Red Lantern Inn. We enjoy our stay there each time we visit the quaint little town of Clifton Forge. Informal breakfast on your own at the inn.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 26, 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... More 

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Greer, South Carolina
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed June 13, 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... More 

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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... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 7, 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... More 

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Roanoke Va
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 13, 2014 via mobile

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... More 

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Fairfax, Virginia, United States
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 16, 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... More 

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Croton On Hudson
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 1, 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... More 

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