Hotels Near Richmond Station

by Baldwin Ellis

Richmond Stadium sits along on the western edge of downtown Richmond, Virginia, within a short drive of several hotels. Lodging choices near the stadium range from a historic luxury hotel that has hosted stays for over a dozen US presidents to modern accommodations within a converted department store. The hotels are nestled in the heart of downtown, near cultural sights, Virginia Commonwealth University, retail districts and vibrant nightlife.

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Hilton Garden Inn Richmond Downtown

The Hilton Garden Inn Richmond Downtown is a modern hotel housed in the former “Miller and Rhoads” department store, which served the city from 1895 until 1990. The property is within three miles of Richmond Stadium; and steps away from Richmond Coliseum, John Marshal House Museum and the Greater Richmond Convention Center. The smoke-free property features contemporary guest rooms with traditional accents and complimentary Wi-Fi access. Amenities consist of a 24-hour convenience store, complimentary local shuttle service and a full-service restaurant offering a breakfast buffet as well as steaks, chicken and seafood dishes for dinner.

The Jefferson Hotel

Since 1895, the Jefferson Hotel has been Richmond’s premiere luxury property. The hotel is steps away from the Virginia State Capital; the Shockoe Slip district, which offers retail, restaurants and river cruises; and approximately five-miles from Richmond Stadium. A member of the Preferred Hotels and Resorts, the property has hosted several noteworthy guests, including US Presidents Franklin D. Roosevelt, Ronald Regan, George W. Bush and Barack Obama; screen legend Charlie Chaplin and crooner Frank Sinatra. Accommodations range from standard guest rooms featuring traditional décors and high-end furnishings to a “Presidential Suite” with a fully-equipped kitchen, a Jacuzzi tub and marble balconies. Amenities consist of an indoor pool; outdoor sundeck; spa services, Sunday brunch and gourmet dining at Le Maire restaurant.

Lindon Row Inn

Linden Row Inn is an intimate boutique hotel that has been a fixture in the city since the 1840s. The property is within minutes of the Greater Richmond Convention Center and Maggie L. Walker National Historic Site; and approximately five-miles from Richmond Stadium. Accommodations consist of traditionally decorated guest rooms that feature Victorian-era furnishings, antiques and marble baths. The hotel’s “Parlor Suites” are a romantic choice, featuring period decors, antique furnishings, city views and marble fireplaces. Hotel amenities consist of complimentary breakfast buffet; a manicured garden courtyard with a central fountain; and in-town chauffeured car service to area attractions, restaurants and nightlife.

Richmond Marriott

The Richmond Marriott is downtown property that is connected to the Greater Richmond Convention Center via skywalk. The hotel is within minutes of Virginia Commonwealth University and the Shockoe Slip district; and within three-miles of Richmond Stadium. Accommodations consist of contemporary guest rooms with vibrant decors; panoramic city- or river- views; marble baths and expanded cable packages. Hotel amenities include complimentary shuttle service to area restaurants and entertainment districts; and “T-Miller’s” sports bar, a festive eatery offering burgers, fries, hot wings and floor-to-ceiling televisions.

About the Author

Based in Atlanta, Baldwin Ellis has been a writer since 2007. He covers fitness, mental health and travel, with work appearing in print and online publications such as Scazu Fitness and USA Today Travel Tips. Ellis holds a Master of Arts in community psychology.

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  • Shockoe Slip, Richmond, Virginia image by Christopher Martin from