Welcome toThe Henry Clay Inn®…It’s like coming home.
A Charming Inn and Restaurant in Ashland, Virginia
We invite you to step into the warmth, charm, and hospitality of The Henry Clay Inn. Our Georgian-style Inn is a centerpiece in historic Ashland, VA, also referred to as “The Center of the Universe”. We are proud to be part of the fabric of the community for over a century. That is why we are proud to be called Ashland’s OwnTM.
Our spacious porch is perfect for sitting back, savoring a meal, and enjoying the sights and sounds of Ashland and is particularly popular with our train fans. Our selection of rooms offers a variety of choices for your overnight stay. Our restaurant is open to our Inn guests and the public; reservations are required. We look forward to your visit.
Please know we are short-staffed right now and some amenities you may be used to are not available. We are doing our very best to serve you considering the current challenges.
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Monday, December 4, 2023
In honor of the First Thanksgiving, we will be serving a special dinner menu from 5pm-9pm. Reservations are encouraged.
Come Stay With Us
To make your reservation, call us or book online below.
The health, safety, and welfare of our guests and our staff is our top priority. Please ask about our current policies when making your reservation. We look forward to your stay with us.
Lodging Gift Card
Now available to purchase online.
(Restaurant gift cards only available in person at this time.)
Brunch, Lunch, & Dinner
Seasonal specials and always fresh – reserve a table or take it to go.
Ashland, Virginia…The Center of the Universe
Ashland is proud to be an artistic and culturally-rich community with local artists of all types. This quaint town is home to art galleries, the Ashland Theatre, antique stores, and several unique shops throughout. Ashland and the surrounding areas are rich with events like the Strawberry Faire, Ashland Train Day, Light Up The Tracks, Santa Train, and the Ashland Farmer’s Market to name a few. Let us be your hub for exploring historic Ashland, the many Civil War Battlefield sites nearby, Scotchtown (former home of Patrick Henry), historic Hanover Tavern, and we’re just across the tracks from the beautiful campus of Randolph-Macon College. Located just 20 minutes from Richmond, 90 minutes from Washington DC or the beach, 60 minutes from beautiful Charlottesville, the mountains (great for taking in all the fall foliage) and wonderful wine country makes The Henry Clay Inn a great starting point for all your adventures.
And let us not forget the TRAINS. We are just across the street from the Ashland/Hanover Visitors Center, which is the historic train depot built in 1923 and is the hop on/off point for Amtrak. You can step off the porch of The Henry Clay Inn and onto the train to head north to DC, NY, Boston and all the destinations in-between. Or, head south for all the splendor of the southeast on your way to Florida! We’re a favorite for train buffs from all over, and you can often find them rocking on our front porch watching the CSX and Amtrak trains roll by.
Come check out what everyone is talking about. The Henry Clay Inn is the perfect home base for exploring Ashland and the whole Mid-Atlantic region, and we look forward to seeing you soon.