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10 Reasons to Stay at Clay Corner Inn

We have a lovely Bed and Breakfast that gives you all the amenities of a Hotel but with a more comfortable & personable environment that a chain hotel cannot offer. Please find below some of the reasons why the Clay Corner Inn is the perfect place to stay:

1. Romantic Weekends Back to Top

Perfect for the Just Married, Anniversaries, Parent’s alone time and more...

We have the perfect setting for you. You can stay in the VirginiaZen room, decorated in Moroccan red & black with a mosquito net curtain cascading over the bed. We also have packages that include arriving at the Clay Corner Inn to find a romantic candlelight 3 course meal waiting for you in our European style dining area. Then melt into the comfort of our Comphy Sheets and awaken to a home cooked gourmet breakfast and spend the day by the Pool (from April to October) or by the fireplace (cold months) relaxing and enjoying each other’s company.

2. Girls Getaway Back to Top

Perfect for Best Friends, Mothers & Daughters, Sisters, Just Graduated and more...

Clay Corner Inn is situated minutes walking distance from the hub of downtown Blacksburg where you can find dancing, live music, restaurants and plenty of bars to enjoy a girl’s night out. During the day you can either relax in the garden & pool area or in one of the 3 living rooms we have in the Inn. We also have packages such as Wine & Cheese. Yummy! We can also bring in a massage therapist.

3. Adventure Weekends

Perfect for the Hiker, Cyclist, Swimmer, Canoeist, Kayaker, Fishermen/women, Golfer and more...


Just around the corner of the Clay Corner Inn you’ll find the New River where you can go fishing, canoeing, kayaking or just cruise down the river watching the amazing wildlife.

If you are a Hiker then you’ll find the following fantastic hiking trails minutes from the Inn:

Huckleberry Trail: 6 mile hike / Across the strt / Walk as long as you like scenic walk / Easy

Pandapas Pond: Depending which path you take / 14mins car / Pond for hiking, horse riding, & more / Easy

Kelly Knob Overlook: 2 mile hike / 25mins car / Overlook along the Appalachian Trail / Moderate

Angels Rest Overlook: 4.6 mile hike / 26mins car / Scenic overlook of the New River Valley / Hard

The Cascades: 4 mile hike / 30mins car / 69′ waterfall cascading into a pool / Moderate

Dismal Falls: 1 mile hike / 35mins car / 40ft width waterfall with a 12ft drop / Easy

McAfee Knob: 4.4 mile hike / 42mins car / 270 panoramic view of Catawba valley / Hard


At very close proximity to the Clay Corner Inn you’ll find the River Course golf course or the Castle Rock golf course both very scenic and fund courses to play on.


4. Wine, Cider & Brewery Trips

Have fun seeing and learning about all the Virginia wines at our local wineries...

Come stay at the Clay Corner Inn and use it as your base to visit the following local wineries in the area:

Chateau Morrisette Winery: 1hr drive / Floyd

Villa Appalaccia Winery: 1hr drive / Floyd

AmRhein Winery: 58mins / Bent Mountain

Beliveau Estate Winery: 27mins / Blacksburg

Bull & Bones Brewing: 4mins / Blacksburg

The Cellar Brewing: 2mins / Blacksburg

Whitebarrel Winery: 24mins drive / Christiansburg

5. Virginia Tech Stays

Parents, Interviewees, Professors, Speakers, Graduations, Orientations, Move-Ins, Parents Day, Alumni Reunions and all other VTech activities...

Here at the Clay Corner Inn in Blacksburg we can take care of your Virginia Tech travel. This is the perfect place to stay because we are in walking distance of Lane Stadium, Cassell Coliseum, Dorms and all the different halls and teaching buildings. The drill field & Burruss Hall are only 5mins walking distance from the Inn.

6. Virginia Tech Football/Basketball/Soccer/Baseball/Home & Away Games at the Inn Back to Top

Come stay whether it’s for home or away games....

Clay Corner Inn has become the “Place to Stay” for the VT home games because we have the space for tailgating & parking your car during stay without having to move it until you leave. We are literally up the street, 2 mins walking distance from all the Stadiums. Guests can arrive and walk to the stadium & then walk to downtown Blacksburg for dinner & celebrations.

This year we are also offering the televised “Away Games” at our normal B&B rates. You can come and enjoy, nachos and beer or wine and cheese whilst enjoying the game on a 42″ TV. You’ll still be able to feel the Hokie spirit in the town and enjoy the night life too.

7. Anniversaries & Birthdays Back to Top

We can make that special event even better!

Let us know that it is a special event for you and we can help you make it even better! You can choose from a romantic evening with wine & cheese in your room, by the swimming pool in the summer or by the fireplace in the winter. We can also offer you a candlelit gourmet dinner or you can surprise your loved one with petals, chocolates, roses & champagne in your room upon arrival.

8. Bachelorette Weekends & Baby Showers Back to Top

Why not organize a get-a-way wedding or baby shower...

We have the space, just waiting for you to fill it with your party. You can hold it by the pool, in our garden or in one of our living areas in one of our houses.

9. Elopement Weddings Back to Top

Rent out the Clay Corner Inn for your wedding stay!

We can offer you 1 whole house (3 rooms + kitchen + living area) for a small get together or all of our 8 rooms, 3 houses, covered porch, zen garden, pool & decks for your elopement celebration. We can organize a small reception of around 30 people maximum.

10. Snowbird & Sunbird Stop-Offs Back to Top

Whether you are going north or south we are the perfect stop off place to stay.

Traveling in a car is always tedious and what better place to stay for a rest than the Clay Corner Inn. You can stop off here for the night and enjoy a relaxing night’s stay in our ComphySheets and Simmons, Beautyrest or World Class luxury beds. Take a swim in the pool during summer months to ease the aches of sitting down for hours or ask for a massage or reiki session to relax those aching muscles.

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