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Meeting Spaces &
Event Venues

Entertain Your Guests in Unique Meeting Rooms and Outdoor Spaces Throughout the Clifton’s Stunning 100 Acres

Whether you’re hosting a small board meeting, a large training seminar or a corporate banquet for up to 200 guests, The Clifton’s sprawling 100-acre estate offers an array of atmospheric settings for meetings and conferences.

From an intimate secret garden, a croquet lawn edged by flower gardens, and the court tent with access to the infinity pool and pergolas, to several indoor spaces that can be converted into unique meeting areas with full AV capabilities, we have the ideal space for any event.

Enjoy full-service menu and beverage planning and exceptional catering cuisine ranging from breakfasts, lunches and coffee breaks to elegant plated affairs.

The Manor House & Grounds

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The Library

This comfortable yet sophisticated space is saturated in rich hues and oak paneling, framing book-lined and art-filled walls, large windows, and a fireplace.

  • Indoor space
  • Fireplace
  • Natural light
  • Capacity: Boardroom Seating 15 people, Dinner 15 people, Standing Room 25 people
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Wine Cellar

Surrounded by Virginia's finest wines in a dark wood setting, our wine cellar boasts the most intimate of spaces.

  • Indoor space
  • Private entrance and restrooms
  • Capacity: up to 20 guests
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This sun-drenched, enclosed patio showcases stunning views of the Virginia countryside.

  • Indoor patio
  • Original slate floors
  • Floor-to-ceiling windows
  • Fireplace
  • Direct access to the outdoor terrace
  • Capacity: 60 people seated 
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The Outdoor Terrace & Back Lawn

Take it outside, spread out, and breathe in the fresh air at our picturesque terrace and lawn locations. 

  • Outdoor space
  • Heaters & sidewalls
  • Serpentine bar
  • Capacity: Banquet 100 people, Banquet Rounds 120, Standing Space 200-250 people
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The Croquet Lawn

This incredibly versatile event venue can accommodate functions from wedding ceremonies and cocktail receptions to a fun game of croquet with friends. 

  • Outdoor space
  • Capacity: Seating up to 180 people
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The Court Tent

Our airy, protected outdoor tent is nestled in a lush forested area just beyond the foliage-draped pergola.

  • 8-Peaked Sailcloth Tent 
  • Capacity: up to 250 guests
  • Hardwood floors, fans, and clear sidewalls 
  • Entrance directly adjacent to Infinity Pool with Hot Tub and Water Fall
  • Ideally suited for larger conferences and/or dinner events and exclusive parties
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Front Lawn

With the estate and the Blue Ridge Mountains as your backdrop, the Front Lawn is one of our most popular venues for a special day. 

  • Capacity: up to 250 guests
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Secret Garden

Tucked into the Garden Cottages, you will find beautiful weeping willows,  abundant foliage, and stone steps leading you to our most intimate and private outdoor space.

  • Capacity: up to 70 guests

Collina Farmhouse

Living room with a Long blue couch, coffee table, chairs & TV at The Clifton

Inside Collina Farmhouse

  • Fully equipped kitchen for “at-home” meals
  • Full Dining Room and Living Room
  • Front and back porches with rocking chairs and outdoor lounge chairs
  • Dining Room
    • Dimension: approx: 17' x 16'
    • Boardroom Seating: 18
    • Dinner: 18 (Banquet Setup)
    • Reception: 25
    • Theater: 24
    • Room Features: Windows & Fireplace


  • Meeting Room
    • Dimension: approx: 12' x 25'
    • Boardroom Seating: 20
    • Dinner: 20 (Banquet Setup)
    • Reception: 30
    • Theater: 30
    • Room Features: Beautiful dark wood setting
Cozy king bed with nightstand, chair & a table in Dogwood Room at The Clifton

Bedrooms and Suites

The Clifton’s 20 guest rooms are scattered throughout the estate. While each room is unique in design and architecture, all feature lush, rich interiors and boast a cohesive combination of repurposed antiques, modern furniture, and sophisticated artwork. 

​Each room is outfitted with fine linens, Malin & Goetz bath products, and modern amenities. Some have fireplaces or private patios and others offer clawfoot soaking tubs or rainfall showers by Waterworks.

Room Options Room Count Bed Size Room Size
Manor House 7 King 256 – 560 sq. ft
Garden Cottages 5 King/Queen 261 – 732 sq. ft
Livery Stables 3 King/Queen/Sofa 374 – 408 sq. ft
Collina Farmhouse 5 King/Queen 300 – 502 sq. ft ​