Charlottesville, VA 

Clifton- The Country Inn & Estate

1296 Clifton Inn Dr
Charlottesville, VA 22911-3627 US
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Rates: $195 to $795
Total Rooms: 18


Circa 1799. Thomas Mann Randolph, governor of the state of Virginia and son-in-law of Thomas Jefferson, built Clifton. One of the guest rooms boasts a winter view of Jefferson's estate, Monticello. Elegance and a careful attention to historical detail have enabled this historic country inn to garner national awards for its accommodations, cuisine and wine cellar, including four stars from Mobil. In addition to the main house, guests can choose Garden Rooms, Livery Suites or the two-level Carriage House. Aside from the abundance of history, Clifton also offers a variety of recreational facilities, including a clay tennis court, swimming pool with waterfall, year-round heated whirlpool spa and private lake. Ask for a gardener-led tour of the inn's 100 acres of landscaped grounds. Breakfast at Clifton is a treat with continental breakfast buffet and full breakfast. Afternoon tea is also served. Clifton operates a gourmet, four-diamond restaurant featuring three- and six-course dinners prepared by Executive Chef Christopher Carey.Publicity and Awards: International Living, Country Inns, Washington Post, Baltimore Sun, Richmond Times Dispatch, Rural Retreats, New York Times, Travel & Leisure, Southern Living, Martha Stewart Weddings, New York Times, Washingtonian Magazine, etc.Location: Mountains and Country.


Rooms & Rates

Rates: $195 to $795
Payment types accepted include Visa, Travelers Checks, Personal Checks, Master Card, Discover and American Express.
Rooms: This property has 18 total guest accommodations with private bath, 7 suites and 3 conference rooms.
The types of beds available include Queen and King.


Minimum Stay Requirements: 2-night minimum for Friday and Saturday stays
Cancellation: Should you need to change or cancel your reservation you may do so, without penalty, at least seven (7) days prior to arrival. However, if you cancel or change your reservation within the seven (7) days prior to arrival, your deposit will be forfeited and the total amount of your stay will be charged. All cancellations will be subject to a $25 handling fee.
Pets: Pets Allowed and Clifton will be delighted to welcome your furry friend; pets are allowed in some of our accommodations. A fee of $75 per stay will be charged.
Smoking: Smoke Free Property.

Services & Amenities

Meals Included in Rates: Breakfast, Afternoon Tea, Wine, We offer a complimentary wine tasting for our in-house guests and from 5:30pm to 6:00pm.
Types of meals: Gourmet Dinner, Full Gourmet Breakfast, Full Breakfast, Early Coffee/Tea, Dinner, Catering Service, Catered Breakfast, Banquet Service, Afternoon Tea, Picnic Lunches, Restaurant on Premises, Room Service, Snacks/Refreshments, Sunday Brunch and Wine.
Amenities In Room: Telephone, Turn-Down Service, Air Conditioning, Wireless Internet Access, CD Player, Bathrobes, Stereo, Modem Hook-Up, Data Ports, Central Air, Bath Amenities, Voice Mail, Television, Reading Lamps, Hair Dryer, Desk, Clock Radio, Cable TV, Complimentary Madeira, fresh fruit and bottled water.
Amenities On Site: Television, Swimming, Phone, PC, Parlor Games, Limited Handicap Access, Hot Tub/Spa, Gift Shop, Fireplace, Fax, DVD, Copy Machine and Tennis.
Business Traveler Amenities: Daily Newspapers, Desk, FAX On-site, Hair Dryer, Internet Access, Iron/Ironing Board, Off-site Dry Cleaning Services, Television and Wireless Internet Access.

Spa Services

On-Site Spa Services: Massages.


Events Hosted: Honeymoons, Meetings, Family Reunions, Romantic Getaways, Seminars, Weddings and Rehearsal dinners.
Other Activities: Shopping (Local Crafts), Parks, Live Theater, Hiking, Golf, Fishing, Art Galleries, Antiquing, Skiing Downhill, Sports Events, Major College, Tennis and Wineries.

Historic Interest

Monticello is only four miles away. Montpelier is about 30 miles from the inn and the University of Virginia is only a 10-mile journey.
Historic Awards: National Register (Granted) and State Historical Site (Granted).

Romantic Interest

Fireplaces in common areas, privacy, secluded, outdoor infinity pool and hot tub