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Reviewed 1 week ago

I have stayed here numerous times. The Inn is under new management. The provided breakfast is cooked to order: eggs, bacon, toast, bagles, cereal, juices, etc. New management is updating the rooms which are nice. Room rates are mid range for this type of inn. The inn is historic and located behind the Amtrak station. Frequent trains but the noise...

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GMHenryClayInn, General Manager at The Henry Clay Inn, responded to this review

I love to share these reviews with the team...thank you very much and we look forward to your return. Best wishes from your friends at The Henry Clay Inn.

Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Spent the morning at this lovely Inn with a delicious breakfast and walk around the quaint town of Ashland. The wonderful Innkeepers Grace and John were extremely friendly and went out of their way to make us feel welcome. We will definitely be back! Thank you for a great experience!

Thank daduna
GMHenryClayInn, General Manager at The Henry Clay Inn, responded to this review

Thank you for visiting us, and we are so pleased to hear that your experience was positive. We very much appreciate your endorsing The Henry Clay Inn® and taking the time to write a review! Ashland is a special town to walk around, visit the friendly folks in the stores and restaurants and take in its charm!

Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

My wife and I stayed at the Henry Clay Inn as a Valentine's Day treat to ourselves. Our stay was such a great experience there. The management and staff were so professional and warm to us both. We felt as though we were staying at a family member's home. My wife and I were so pleased with our experience there...

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GMHenryClayInn, General Manager at The Henry Clay Inn, responded to this review

A special weekend with your special someone can be any weekend and we are so happy your experience was restful and a rejuvenation of your love together. Thank you for sharing your time with us and we wish you continued happiness and many years of special occasions. John & Grace

Knoxville, Tennessee
Reviewed 15 February 2017 via mobile

My daughter and I stayed over this past weekend. The welcome was great, the innkeepers went out of their way to make sure we had everything we needed. The breakfast was outstanding. I would definitely recommend!

1Thank Judee B
GMHenryClayInn, General Manager at The Henry Clay Inn, responded to this review

Judee, How wonderful to talk with another Rocky Top fan. What a pleasure to meet you and your daughter and thank you so much for the positive review. I hope the trip back to Knoxville with the 2 doggies was uneventful and restful. Enjoy the beautiful East Tennessee Spring coming up and remember you always have a friend at The...

Arlington, Virginia
Reviewed 11 February 2017

My wife and I recently stayed at the Henry Clay Inn, and I can highly recommend it. One of my previous jobs was doing hotel site selection for conferences so I take special interest in accommodations. LOCATION is not far off I-95 north of Richmond immediately adjoining the attractive Randolph-Macon College campus, and across a one-lane street from the railroad...

1Thank Andy L
GMHenryClayInn, General Manager at The Henry Clay Inn, responded to this review

Always wonderful to hear positive comments...AND...from a past hotel site selection person...even a bigger WOW...Many Thanks for your constructive review. So happy you enjoyed your time with us and in Ashland. Happy trails where-ever you go and remember you have friends at The Henry Clay Inn. Best regards, John & Grace

Reviewed 7 February 2017

We were looking for an inn to stay at before taking a morning train to New York City. Located just north of Richmond and right next to the main line this proved to be the perfect place. The inn is a beautiful historic building sharing the town of Ashland with Randolph-Macon College. Very friendly and accommodating proprietors. The rooms are...

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GMHenryClayInn, General Manager at The Henry Clay Inn, responded to this review

What an absolute pleasure having you and your wife stay with us. Between the Ashland and the NYC vacation...the two of you were able to see two great parts of our great nation...God Bless America! Thank you for passing on the good word, for your suggestions on our operation and most importantly for your friendship and ambassadorship. Have a great...

Reviewed 1 February 2017

If you like trains, this is the place to stay! Train tracks run along side of the hotel. So neat to watch and hear them company. Train buffs and there to take pictures and just watch the trains go by. Henry Clay Inn is a nice B & B type setup. Breakfast is a real treat. Rooms are nice size....

GMHenryClayInn, General Manager at The Henry Clay Inn, responded to this review

Thank you for the very nice review. Best regards and we look forward to seeing you and many of your friends back. John

Ashland, Virginia
Reviewed 26 January 2017 via mobile

I recently hosted a surprise party for my wife at the Henry Clay Inn. The Inn was the perfect location and Grace was phenomenal to work with. They went out of their way to ensure the party went off with out a hitch. I would definitely recommend the Henry Clay Inn for events and celebrations. Thanks so much!!

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GMHenryClayInn, General Manager at The Henry Clay Inn, responded to this review

Mr. Dunn, Thank you so much for the lovely write-up which I will be sure to share with Grace and our team. Your family is beautiful and I wish you and your lovely wife a wonderful vacation. You certainly out-did yourself for her event. Best always. John

Reviewed 16 January 2017

I spent two nights at the Henry Clay Inn in mid-January--just in time to see the attractive Christmas decorations before they were taken down. The Inn has two fireplaces running at that time of year, one in the spacious lobby and one in a large open area for socializing on the second floor. The latter area proved to be very...

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GMHenryClayInn, General Manager at The Henry Clay Inn, responded to this review

Kristin, It was so nice to meet you, your sister and family. We really appreciate your kind words regarding our Inn and hospitality. Thank you for spreading the good word. We look forward to welcoming all of you again soon. Best regards for a health happy 2017. John

Tryon, North Carolina, United States
Reviewed 10 January 2017 via mobile

The Henry Clay Inn provided the perfect place for two days of R&R. The Inn is beautiful and well-maintained. The rooms are very nicely appointed with all of the amenities (Gilchrest & Soames bath products; bottles of water, hair dryers), including a mini fridge in every room and a flat screen TV. Most of the rooms are on the second...

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GMHenryClayInn, General Manager at The Henry Clay Inn, responded to this review

Holly...You and your band of friends were such a delight. Thank you for your very nice write-up and bringing some lovely people to stay with us. Wishing you a glorious and prosperous 2017. Looking forward to seeing you again soon. All the best John & Team

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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Free Parking
  • Restaurant
About the property
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
  • Wheelchair Access
  • Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly )
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  • Non-Smoking Rooms
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  • Refrigerator in room
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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  • Business Centre with Internet Access
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
We offer 11 guest rooms and two suites all with the modern amenities you have come to expect including breakfast, free wireless internet, cable television, in-room refrigerators, ironing boards and hair driers......We have large front porch with balcony from second floor parlor. Guest rooms on the rear share a back porch. Our newly re-opened breakfast restaurant (open to inn guests only until further notice) is located on the first floor. We will soon offer porch seating on the screened in portion of the front porch, perfect in warmer weather. The inn overlooks Railroad Avenue and is directly behind the Ashland Visitors Center and Train Depot (Amtrak stops here) and across the tracks from Randolph Macon College. We also work with the local YMCA (5 minute drive/15 min walk), offering use of their facility for $5, just show them your key! ... more   less 

Additional Information about The Henry Clay Inn

Address: 114 N Railroad Ave, Ashland, VA 23005-1517
Region: United States > Virginia > Ashland
Hotel Class:3.5 star — The Henry Clay Inn 3.5*
Number of rooms: 13
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“Back rooms keep the train noise down, and its noise did not bother me.”
 of 5 bubbles JohnA339, 13 Mar 2017 | Read review
“Choose the "front" side if you want to be near the tracks; "back" side to be farthest from the tracks.”
 of 5 bubbles andyl382, 10 Feb 2017 | Read review
“Rooms away from the train tracks are quieter.”
 of 5 bubbles R0bertN65, 7 Feb 2017 | Read review
“ask for a room on the 2nd floor with a view of the train tracks.”
 of 5 bubbles DELAWHERE58, 1 Feb 2017 | Read review
“Ask for a room in the front if you want to watch the trains go by.”
 of 5 bubbles mayflower57, 4 Jan 2017 | Read review
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