Richmond is one of the oldest cities in the country. Whether you are looking for a charming bed and breakfast with plenty of character or a luxury hotel with modern amenities, there’s something in Richmond for everyone.
1.Linden Row Inn
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Linden Row Inn is a historic hotel consisting of 70 guest rooms spread across seven Greek revival homes built in the 19th century. The rooms are decked out in Victorian-style decorations but feature cable TV and Wi-Fi. Some rooms have granite bathrooms. Upgrading to a suite gets you sitting rooms, marble fireplaces, veranda access, and antique furnishings. Staying at the hotel gives you access to a local gym as well as a shuttle service. There are many attractions nearby, including a fountain courtyard where Edgar Allan Poe spent much of his childhood and Capitol Square, just a short walk away.
100 E. Franklin Street, Richmond, VA 23219, Phone: 804-783-7000
2.The Jefferson Hotel
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The Jefferson Hotel has been a mainstay on the Richmond hotel scene since it opened in 1895. The hotel is one of the grandest and finest in the country and is a stunning example of turn-of-the-century beaux arts style. The rooms are quite traditional, but feature upscale features like marble bathrooms, flat-screened televisions and Wi-Fi. An upgrade brings you bathtubs for soaking and reproduced antiques in the rooms. If you really want to go all out, choose a suite that includes a living room, kitchenette, or whirlpool tub in select suites. The property has a casual dining bistro as well as a more elegant restaurant. There are an indoor pool, fitness center, and a gift shop all on site.
101 W. Franklin Street, Richmond, VA 23220, Phone: 888-918-1895
© Quirk Hotel
Quirk Hotel is housed within a converted 1916 J.B. Mosby department store building. The upscale boutique hotel is conveniently located near top Richmond-area attractions such as the Virginia Museum of Fine Arts, showcasing original building design elements blended with airy contemporary decor. Modern artwork is highlighted within the hotel's lovely guest rooms, which feature state-of-the-art amenities such as flat screen televisions, mini bars, and complimentary wireless internet. Upgraded suites add private living rooms, loft bedrooms, and floor-to-ceiling historic windows. Hotel guests can also enjoy artisan fare at Maple and Pine, helmed by executive chef David Dunlap, or peruse the hotel's art gallery, which showcases innovative contemporary art by established and rising artists.
201 W Broad St, Richmond, VA 23220, Phone: 804- 340-6040
4.The One Bed and Breakfast
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The One Bed and Breakfast is a laidback bed and breakfast set in a historic home with a stunning, redbrick facade. The B&B features three suites with private bathrooms as well as an apartment downstairs with a separate living room and pull-out sofa for more sleeping space. The apartment also has a small kitchen and dining area. A continental breakfast buffet is included in the room rate and is served in a casual dining space. The B&B is situated in a convenient location just near the Virginia Museum of Fine Arts, historic Monument Avenue, shopping in Carytown, and many restaurants, so there’s plenty to do. On the other hand, we wouldn’t blame you if you spend the day relaxing on one of the house’s front porches.
1 N. Boulevard, Richmond, VA 23220, Phone: 804-359-1211
5.Museum District B&B
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The Museum District B&B is a homey bed and breakfast right in the heart of Richmond’s historic Museum and Fan districts. The bed and breakfast occupies a 1922 home with views of the Virginia Museum of Fine Arts. The popular shopping and dining destination, Carytown, is within a short walk as well. The property features two multi-room suites and a private cottage, all nicely decorated with a homey feel. Each suite has private bathrooms with clawfoot tubs and marble furnishings. Both also have separate living rooms. Breakfast is made in-house each day from local ingredients. There’s also a wine and cheese service in the evening for guests to enjoy after their day exploring Richmond’s attractions.
2811 Grove Avenue, Richmond, VA 23221, Phone: 804-359-2332
6.The Berkeley Hotel
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The Berkeley Hotel is a sophisticated upscale hotel located nearby Virginia Commonwealth University and the Edgar Allan Poe Museum. The Berkeley sits at the western boundary of the historic Shockoe Slip district, known for its charming cobblestone streets, many interesting shops, and delicious restaurants. You don’t have to go out to find great dining though, as the hotel’s restaurant, the Cobblestone Bar and Grill, is award winning and offers Southern-inspired American dishes in a casual but elegant atmosphere. The hotel offers easy access to the Capitol, the James River Canal Walk, and many other historic attractions. The rooms are thoughtfully designed with elegant touches designed to inspire relaxation, perfect after a day exploring the area’s attractions.
1200 E. Cary Street, Richmond, VA 23219, Phone: 804-780-1300
7.Hilton Richmond Hotel and Spa
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Hilton Richmond Hotel and Spa is a luxury, contemporary hotel about 15 miles from downtown Richmond. the property features sophisticated well-appointed rooms with custom-designed beds and plenty of space. The rooms have 42-inch flat-screen TVs and Wi-Fi for all of your entertainment needs. Upgrading to an executive room grants you access to free breakfast and evening canapés in the Executive Lounge. There is a buffet breakfast available to all guests in addition to a steakhouse and cafe. The property’s amenities include a posh spa, an indoor swimming pool, and a gym as well as plenty of meeting and event space. Things to Do in Richmond
12042 West Broad Street, Richmond, VA 23233, Phone: 804-364-3600
© Westin Richmond
The Westin Richmond is a four-star hotel just off of I-64 near the University of Richmond. The hotel offers upscale accommodations with modern amenities and comfortable features like pillowtop mattresses and rainfall showers. There’s an American-style restaurant as well as a lounge bar and 24-hour room service. Upgrading to a suite gives you a separate living area and certain guests with upgrades get access to a lounge with a special breakfast and evening appetizers. The property has a gym that is open 24 hours for guests to use as well as an indoor swimming pool and a whirlpool.
6631 W. Broad Street, Richmond, VA 23230, Phone: 804-282-8444
9.Hilton Richmond Downtown
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A second great Hilton property made our list, but this one is in downtown Richmond. The property occupies the former site of the Miller and Rhoads department store, which is an interesting building that is more than 100 years old. The massive building covers an entire city block and features original features like vaulted ceilings and marble floors. The downtown location is perfect for those travelers who want to soak in everything that downtown Richmond has to offer, with easy access to museums, restaurants, theaters, historical sights, and the convention center.
501 E. Broad Street, Richmond, VA 23219, Phone: 804-344-4300
10.Courtyard Richmond Downtown
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The Courtyard Richmond Downtown is a Marriott property conveniently located just off 1-95 in a vibrant section of downtown. The hotel occupies a modern six-story building with a homey lobby and spacious well-appointed rooms. The rooms feature modern touches like flat-screen televisions with premium cable available, minifridges and sitting areas. Some rooms have pull-out sofas for additional versatility. There is an American bistro that serves both breakfast and dinner as well as drinks all day long and coffee drinks made from Starbucks coffee. There is also an exercise room on-site. Additionally, hotel has a unique 1,500 square-foot exhibition dedicated to Thomas Jefferson’s Virginia Statute of Religious Freedom.
1300 E. Cary Street, Richmond, VA 23219, Phone: 804-754-0007
11.Omni Richmond Hotel
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The Omni Richmond Hotel is a luxurious hotel with views of the James River. The hotel is conveniently located near the Virginia State Capital and the Museum of Fine Arts. The hotel offers stylish rooms and suites with views of either the river or the city. Booking a suite gets you a pull-out sofa in a separate living area. Some rooms have wet bars and dining tables. Those who book upgraded rooms get access to the hotel lounge, where a complimentary breakfast and snacks are served. The property features a Tuscan-inspired restaurant, an Italian market, and a Starbucks coffee shop. Other property features include a fitness center, indoor pool, sundeck, and a business center.
100 South 12th Street, Richmond, VA 23219, Phone: 804-344-7000
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Especially popular among convention goers, this conveniently located downtown hotel offers both the luxury you expect from the Marriott brand and the Southern charm you expect from Richmond. The property is connected to the Greater Richmond Convention Center by a skywalk, but if you are here to explore the city, there is also a complimentary shuttle that guests can use to get to several dining and entertainment hot spots around downtown. The rooms have modern amenities, including Marriott’s exclusive “Revive” bedding. Diners who don’t want to venture too far will love T-Miller’s, the on-site sports bar and grill. There’s also a Starbucks in the lobby and a cocktail bar on site as well.
500 East Broad Street, Richmond, VA 23219, Phone: 804-643-3400
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13.The Inn at Patrick Henry’s
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The Inn at Patrick Henry’s sits in the historic Church Hill neighborhood in downtown Richmond. The building was built before the Civil War and shares the property and some of the common areas with the ever-popular Patrick Henry’s Pub & Grille, which is a casual English pub and restaurant with al fresco dining space in the garden. The inn is situated just steps away from the site of Patrick Henry’s famous speech, where he uttered the memorable line “Give me liberty or give me death.” It’s also nearby many other local attractions. The inn is well appointed and features modern amenities, such as nice furniture and Wi-Fi, which have been blended seamlessly with the inn’s historic features.
2300 East Broad Street, Richmond, VA 23223, Phone: 804-644-0344
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- Linden Row Inn, Photo: Linden Row Inn
- The Jefferson Hotel, Photo: The Jefferson Hotel
- Quirk Hotel, Photo: Quirk Hotel
- The One Bed and Breakfast, Photo: The One Bed and Breakfast
- Museum District B&B, Photo: Museum District B&B
- The Berkeley Hotel, Photo: The Berkeley Hotel
- Hilton Richmond Hotel and Spa, Photo: Hilton Richmond Hotel and Spa
- Westin Richmond, Photo: Westin Richmond
- Hilton Richmond Downtown, Photo: Hilton Richmond Downtown
- Courtyard Richmond Downtown, Photo: Courtyard Richmond Downtown
- Omni Richmond Hotel, Photo: Omni Richmond Hotel
- Richmond Marriott, Photo: Richmond Marriott
- The Inn at Patrick Henry’s, Photo: The Inn at Patrick Henry’s
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