The Clifton

1296 Clifton Inn Drive, Charlottesville, VA 22911

(434) 971-1800


The Clifton is Charlottesville’s premier boutique hotel, restaurant and wedding venue. We offer luxury amenities and exceptional service on 100 acres of pristine Virginia countryside. Whether staying with us to experience Charlottesville’s wine and horse country, tour presidential homes, or dine in our picturesque 1799 Restaurant, we look forward to making your experience memorable. Charlottesville’s most iconic estate welcomes you with lush, rich interiors, offering a modern twist on our historic property. Our friendly staff will indulge you in fully personalized service guaranteed to take your cares away and make you feel at home. Come and explore the offerings of our Chef’s seasonal menus, featuring the bounty of our own organic vegetable and herb garden. To accompany your meal, the Blue Ridge Mountain views are spectacular and our wine cellar is stocked with Virginia’s most celebrated wines along with an extensive selection of global vintages. When it comes to setting an unforgettably romantic tone for your life together, The Clifton boasts a long-standing reputation as Charlottesville’s most beautiful destination for weddings.

For meeting planners, think outside the boardroom. The Clifton is more than just a venue. The Clifton is an experience. One that will inspire your meeting attendees and truly impress your guests. The Clifton can allow your group to have exclusive use of the entire property for your next meeting or retreat. Call for more information.

The Clifton 1296 Clifton Inn Drive Charlottesville, VA 22911 Phone: (434) 971-1800 Email: Fax: (434) 971-7098 Website: With historic charm, breathtaking views and modern yet elegant sophistication, The Clifton has become one of the most iconic wedding venues in Charlottesville, Virginia. The Clifton can be yours for the day, or for a full weekend of relaxation. Arrive Thursday for a day of fun and relaxation at our pool to unwind from your travel. Friday night, gather friends and family for your rehearsal dinner, and then get a good night’s rest for your big day on Saturday. After your ceremony, party the night away without having to go home, and then enjoy a farewell brunch on Sunday. Experience Charlottesville’s heritage and elegance with a contemporary twist. Let us assist you in creating your exquisite Clifton Wedding, distinguished by impeccable service, lush surroundings and exceptional cuisine.



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Facility Info
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  • Total Sq. Ft. 6000
  • Reception Capacity 100
  • Banquet Capacity 250
  • Number of Rooms 8
  • Sleeping Rooms 20