Dog sleeping on a mattress in a Dog-Friendly Room at The Clifton

Pet Friendly Hotel
The Clifton

Pet Policy

Bring your dog to The Clifton! Our pet-friendly boutique hotel is perfectly situated so you can enjoy all that the Charlottesville area has to offer and you don’t have to leave your pooch at home. Plus, we greet each dog with treats, a water bowl, and bottled water.

We Welcome Dogs in Several Room Types

Dog lying on the green grass in the garden near the Collina Farmhouse at The Clifton

Collina Farmhouse

At Collina Farmhouse, your dog will love the large lawn surrounding the house to run and play fetch. This is the most secluded of our accommodation options being tucked up the road with a storybook wraparound porch and modern farmhouse vibe. 

Dog swimming in the lake near Livery Stables at The Clifton

Livery Stables

Livery Stables offers convenient access to the Manor House and the lake, which is a fan-favorite for the dogs who love to swim and splash.  

Dog sleeping on a comfy pillow on the sofa in Dog-Friendly Garden Cottages at The Clifton

Garden Cottages

A room in one of our Garden Cottages will provide your dog the quiet privacy of our whimsical garden while being only steps from the Manor House.  

Dog lying in an open suitcase in a Dog-Friendly Blue Ridge Suite at The Clifton

Blue Ridge Suite

With a private first floor entrance, this suite is the Manor House's only dog friendly accommodation. The porch facing the cascading waterfall pool is a perfect place to hang with your pooch. 

What You Need to Know

  • Make sure to notate that you are bringing a dog when you book your stay as pet-friendly rooms are limited. Guests traveling with pets must call (434) 971-1800 prior to booking to verify availability of a pet-friendly room or risk not being able to check in with a pet and/or incurring any associated cancellation penalties.
  • Dogs are permitted to be left alone in your room for short periods of time.
  • Dining at The Clifton: Dogs are welcome to join you on the veranda at our 1799 restaurant for both breakfast and dinner.
  • There are no pet friendly rooms in the Manor House.
  • A fee of $75 per stay will be charged to your reservation.


​Our team can’t wait to welcome you and your pup on your next visit!