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The Red Lantern Inn

GreenLeadersSilver level
314 Jefferson Avenue, Clifton Forge, VA 24422
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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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San Diego, California
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3 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

It was great to get off the beaten path from the usual chain hotels. This Inn was spotless and very comfortable. I'm coming back. I stopped at the Virginia welcome center and they suggested this spot.

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Fruitland Park, Florida
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This was our second stay at Red Lantern Inn and we were so pleased they had vacancy for our family once again. We always feel at home when we stay here and want others to know how quaint and clean this Inn is! The owner is wonderful and everyone here is very pleasant. We came in for a local family... More 

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Harrisonburg, Virginia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This is quaint older house fixed up as an Inn. there were twelve of us so we had the run of the place. The owner was very nice and accommodating. The house has an eclectic railroad motif that fits considering the museum across the street. (That sadly we missed.) The kitchen is nice and well equipped for a family like... More 

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Alfred, New York
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

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
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 24, 2015

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 of 5 stars Reviewed July 22, 2015

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 July 15, 2015

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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