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The 10 Best Hotels To Book In Richmond, VA

The 10 Best Hotels To Book In Richmond, VA

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Updated: 9 February 2017
Just a bit off the beaten track, Richmond, Virginia is a vacation destination with plenty of historic sites and neighborhoods to visit. Take a look at our list of the 10 best places to stay while you explore Virginia’s capital city – some of them have interesting historical backgrounds themselves.

The Jefferson Hotel

A charter member of the Historic Hotels of America, the Jefferson Hotel is a landmark in Richmond that opened on Halloween in 1895. The building’s facade features a blend of several architectural styles, including Spanish revival, Italianate, palladian and classical revival. Inside, a life-size marble statue of Thomas Jefferson by the sculptor and Richmond native Edward V. Valentine greets guests as they make their way through the lobby. The grand staircase is perhaps the most stunning feature; according to rumors, it was the inspiration for the staircase in Gone With The Wind! There’s no shortage of famous former guests at The Jefferson either – a group which includes 12 U.S. Presidents, Charlie Chaplin, Frank Sinatra, and Cindy Crawford, among others.

The Jefferson Hotel, 101 West Franklin Street, Richmond, VA, USA, +1 804 649 4750


The Westin Richmond

The Westin Richmond is your best bet for a modern, comfortable hotel located just outside of the city center. The hotel has received the AAA four diamond rating and has also won the ‘Hotel of the Year’ award among The Westin brand. Workout fanatics will be happy to find a spacious workout center, equipped with plenty of machines and weights. A trail right next to the hotel is perfect for runners or for taking an afternoon stroll. And for those with pets, The Westin is dog-friendly, so you can bring your furry friend along for the trip.

The Westin Richmond, 6631 W Broad Street, Richmond, VA, USA +1 804 282 8444


Hilton Richmond Hotel & Spa

The Hilton Richmond Hotel & Spa provides a host of amenities for its guests, making it one of the more convenient places to stay in Richmond. Take advantage of the Aura Spa and Salon, which offers everything from massages and facials to hair cuts. Shula’s Steakhouse in the lobby is a tribute to former NFL coach Don Shula. Here you can enjoy one of the prime cut steaks or take in a game at the bar. And if you need a morning pick-me-up, the hotel’s Aroma Cafe has coffee and fresh snacks aplenty for breakfast.

Hilton Richmond Hotel & Spa, 12042 W Broad Street, Richmond, VA, USA, +1 804 364 3600

Omni Richmond Hotel

The Omni Richmond Hotel is situated in the Shockoe Slip district, where historic architecture and cobblestone streets seem to transport visitors back in time. The hotel overlooks the scenic James River and is just blocks away from the Virginia State Capitol building. Many of Richmond’s top restaurants, bars and clubs are within walking distance, too. Simply put, you would be hard pressed to find a better location to experience all that Richmond has to offer.

Omni Richmond Hotel, 100 S 12th Street, Richmond, VA, USA ,+1 804 344 7000

The Berkeley Hotel

Since 1988 The Berkeley Hotel has been providing its guests with an upscale, boutique experience in downtown Richmond. The Dining Room restaurant is one of the hotel’s highlights – check it out if you are in the mood for some Southern American eats. Here you’ll dig into comfort food like fried green tomatoes, lump crab cakes and pumpkin cheesecake. What’s more, the hotel is carefully designed and modelled with a European style in mind.

The Berkeley Hotel, 1200 East Cary Street, Richmond, VA, USA, +1 804 780 1300

Richmond Marriott

The recently renovated Richmond Marriott is another hotel that places guests in the heart of Richmond’s historic downtown area. A complimentary shuttle takes visitors to a number of the city’s restaurants and entertainment venues, while the lively sports bar, T-Miller’s, is inviting to all who want to watch that big game. The Marriott’s excellent service, large rooms and comfortable beds make it a fantastic all-round option when visiting the River City.

Richmond Marriott, 500 E Broad Street, Richmond, VA, USA, +1 804 643 3400


Linden Row Inn

Looking for a quaint place to stay during your trip to Richmond? Then look no further than the Linden Row Inn, a 70-room hotel that promises to offer the ‘true Richmond’ experience. It is comprised of seven row houses built in the mid 1800s that have been expertly renovated over the years. Guest rooms and suites are furnished with 19th century antiques, while Linden Row’s main attraction is its romantic garden courtyard, where Edgar Allen Poe spent time playing as a child!

Linden Row Inn, 100 E Franklin Street, Richmond, VA, USA, +1 804 348 7424

Commonwealth Park Suites Hotel

Located across from the Virginia State Capitol and Governor’s Mansion is the Commonwealth Park Suites Hotel. This building has quite a history, dating all the way back to 1846, when it mainly served as a bootlegging saloon named after its founder, Louis Rueger. During the Civil War, the hotel was burned to the ground and later rebuilt in 1912. The property was bought and renovated in 1982, while retaining its historic appeal. Each suite is spacious and includes a bedroom, living room and bathroom.

Commonwealth Park Suites Hotel, 901 Bank Street, Richmond, VA, USA , +1 804 343 7301

The One Bed and Breakfast

Sean and Polly, owners of The One Bed and Breakfast, are passionate about entertaining and sharing their love for the city of Richmond. The One is located in the heart of the Museum District in a house originally built in 1914. The Virginia Museum of Fine Arts is just a few blocks away, as is the eclectic Carytown neighborhood and the Byrd Theatre. The One’s digs have tons of character and charm, such as the seven stained glass pieces found throughout the home.

The One Bed and Breakfast, 1 N Boulevard, Richmond, VA, USA+1 804 359 1211


The Grace Manor Inn

A stay at The Grace Manor Inn is an experience unlike any other in Richmond. This 7,500-square-foot historic mansion has tall ceilings and striking crown moldings, crystal chandeliers, and stained glass windows. In 1996, the US government awarded Grace Manor a Certificate for Historic Preservation. Sit back and relax in the sun room or in one of the formal parlors, or take a dip in the new saltwater pool. In the morning, you’ll be greeted by a three-course gourmet breakfast and a complimentary Mimosa or Bellini. Nice.

The Grace Manor Inn, 1853 W Grace Street, Richmond, VA, USA +1 804 353 4334