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Charles City Virginia Accommodations

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The Charles City center point is around 15 miles southeast of Dorey Park and 16 miles east of Old Blandford Church.

When you visit Charles City, Virginia, you may imagine you have stepped back in time to colonial days. The sparsely populated rural community certainly does not lack for idyllic vistas. Take the dirt roads past wood frame fences to peak at the numerous historic plantations that line the James River. Though it feels worlds away, Charles City lies just 30 miles southeast of Richmond, Virginia, and 23 miles west of Colonial Williamsburg and Jamestown. More from this guide...

Charles City Hotels & Accommodations

Best Western Plus Hopewell Inn
+1-888-389-4121
3950 Courthouse Rd., Hopewell, VA 23860 ~12.00 miles west of Charles City
  • 3-star Highway property
  • Gym / Fitness Center Available
Holiday Inn Express Hopewell - Fort Lee Area : 3952 Courthouse Rd.
+1-888-675-2083
3952 Courthouse Rd., Hopewell, VA 23860 ~12.01 miles west of Charles City
  • 3-star Highway hotel
  • Check in: 3:00 pm
Econo Lodge near Fort Lee at I-295
+1-800-716-8490
4096 Oaklawn Blvd., Hopewell, VA 23860 ~12.06 miles west of Charles City
  • Low Cost hotel
  • Check in time: 3
Stay-Over Suites
+1-800-805-5223
4115 Old Woodlawn St., Hopewell, VA 23860 ~12.23 miles west of Charles City
  • 3 star Highway hotel
  • Fitness + Health Center
Rodeway Inn at Fort Lee : 4911 Oaklawn Blvd.
+1-888-965-1860
4911 Oaklawn Blvd., Hopewell, VA 23860 ~12.51 miles west of Charles City
  • Low priced Suburban property
  • Access to gym on-site
  • Not very clean
  • Great service
Residence Inn Marriott Chester - Chester
+1-888-788-5576
800 Bermuda Hundred Rd., Chester, VA 23836 ~12.55 miles west of Charles City
  • Midscale Suburban property
  • 4 floors in hotel
  • Very close to highway
  • Furniture was outdated
From$107
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Candlewood Suites Hopewell
+1-888-897-9207
5113 Plaza Dr., Hopewell, VA 23860 ~12.63 miles west of Charles City
  • Cheap Suburban property
  • 59 suites in property
  • Regular cleaning service
  • Room cleaned
Hampton Inn Hopewell Fort Lee in Hopewell
+1-888-311-4278
5103 Plaza Dr., Hopewell, VA 23860 ~12.70 miles west of Charles City
  • Midscale Highway property
  • Check-in: 03:00 PM
  • Tasty breakfast
  • Liked the view of the pond
Hyatt Place Richmond/Chester - Chester
+1-888-469-4795
13148 Kingston Ave., Chester, VA 23836 ~12.79 miles west of Charles City
  • 3-star Suburban hotel
  • 120 rooms in hotel
  • Room cleanliness is acceptable
  • Most guests complained about the bathroom
From$94
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Baymont Inn & Suites Prince George at Fort Lee in Prince George
+1-888-734-9421
5380 Oaklawn Blvd., Prince George, VA 23875 ~12.91 miles west of Charles City
  • Low Cost Suburban hotel
  • Hotel has 4 floors
Sleep Inn & Suites
+1-888-841-5292
2200 Waterside Rd., Prince George, VA 23875 ~14.92 miles west of Charles City
  • Cheap Suburban property
  • Hotel has a green policy Read more
  • Bathroom could be optimized
  • World class service
From$79
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Quality Inn Chester - South Richmond
+1-888-455-5160
12711 Old Stage Rd., Chester, VA 23836 ~15.67 miles west of Charles City
  • Economy Highway hotel
  • Hotel has 25 suites
  • Location is acceptable
  • Quite clean
Holiday Inn Express Chester - Chester
+1-888-965-8297
1911 West Hundred Rd., Chester, VA 23836 ~15.70 miles west of Charles City
  • Two-star Highway hotel
  • Hotel has 95 rooms
From$60
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Homewood Suites Chester : 12810 Old Stage Rd.
+1-888-906-6358
12810 Old Stage Rd., Chester, VA 23836 ~15.77 miles west of Charles City
  • Midscale Suburban hotel
  • Check in time: 03:00pm
Woodsprings Richmond / Fort Lee
+1-888-749-6785
255 Jennick Dr., Colonial Heights, VA 23834 ~15.79 miles west of Charles City
  • Affordable property
  • 4 floors in property
Courtyard by Marriott Chester : 2001 West Hundred Rd.
+1-888-878-9982
2001 West Hundred Rd., Chester, VA 23836 ~15.82 miles west of Charles City
  • 3-star Suburban property
  • 135 sleeping rooms in hotel
From$50
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Comfort Inn - Chester
+1-888-389-4485
2100 West Hundred Rd., Chester, VA 23836 ~15.87 miles west of Charles City
  • Cheap Highway hotel
  • 10 suites in property
Oakwood at 1200 Acqua
+1-888-389-4121
1200 Harrison Creek Blvd., Petersburg, VA 23803 ~15.87 miles southwest of Charles City
  • Affordable hotel
  • Hotel has 336 rooms
Extended Stay America Fort Lee - Colonial Heights
+1-888-675-2083
411 Charles H Dimmock Pkwy., Colonial Heights, VA 23834 ~15.87 miles west of Charles City
  • Economical Downtown hotel
  • 4 floors in property
Extended Stay America Colonial Heights Fort Lee : 441 Charles H Dimmock Pkwy.
+1-800-716-8490
441 Charles H Dimmock Pkwy., Colonial Heights, VA 23834 ~15.90 miles west of Charles City
  • 2-star hotel
  • Check-in: 3pm
Comfort Inn South Chesterfield - Colonial Heights
+1-800-805-5223
15720 Woods Edge Rd., Colonial Heights, VA 23834 ~15.91 miles west of Charles City
  • 3 star Highway hotel
  • Check in time: 15:00
  • Delicious breakfast
  • Excellent value
From$399
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Econo Lodge Colonial Heights I-95
+1-888-965-1860
2310 Indian Hill Rd., Colonial Heights, VA 23834 ~15.93 miles west of Charles City
  • Low Cost Highway hotel
  • Free complimentary breakfast
Hampton Inn Richmond-Chester
+1-888-788-5576
12610 Chestnut Hill Rd., Chester, VA 23836 ~15.99 miles west of Charles City
  • Mid-scale Suburban property
  • 65 sleeping rooms in hotel
From$100
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Candlewood Suites Colonial Heights Fort Lee - Colonial Heights
+1-888-897-9207
15820 Woods Edge Rd., Colonial Heights, VA 23834 ~16.01 miles west of Charles City
  • Two star Suburban hotel
  • Check-in time: 3:00 PM
Fairfield Inn By Marriott Richmond Chester : 12400 Redwater Creek Rd.
+1-888-311-4278
12400 Redwater Creek Rd., Chester, VA 23831 ~16.31 miles west of Charles City
  • Three Star Highway hotel
  • 4 floors in property
  • Excellent breakfast
  • The majority of guests thought it was too noisy
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If you love to fish, then Charles City is also a destination for you. The Wilcox Wharf at Lawrence Lewis Jr. Park extends 275 feet into the James River, and its T-shaped end, which measures 45 feet, ensures that everyone has room to cast a line and fish. The site also offers a boat ramp for those who'd rather fish right on the River. Chickahominy Wildlife Management Area Fishing Pier offers a more secluded spot close to the intersection of State Road 623 and Eagles Nest Road, and when you're done, head to River's Rest Marina to dine on fresh seafood at River's Rest Blue Heron Restaurant.

Immerse yourself in natural serenity at the James River National Wildlife Refuge, located nearby in Hopewell, Virginia. If you plan to visit here, you can drive down some gravel roads, but otherwise, you'll need to plan at least 72 hours in advance to secure a permit. The effort is worth it, because once your permit is secured, you can hike a half-mile trail along Powell's Creek which leads you across a dike to a forested island, surrounded by freshwater marsh. The enchanting spectacle may also include turtle or eagle sightings in their natural habitats.

You can also enjoy a relaxing time outdoors at one of the city's many public parks. Harrison Park is the place to exercise and practice your favorite sport. The facility offers baseball, soccer, and football fields, tennis and basketball courts, as well as a playground, walking trail, concession stand, and shelters. For a quiet picnic, head to Hillside Park or Mount Zion Park. Meanwhile, Lawrence Lewis, Jr. Park lures visitors to fish at the piers along James River. It's also known as an excellent birding location from the piers or on the wooded trails. Just be sure to bring $5 for entry.

If you're a history buff looking to escape from the tourist hordes in Jamestown and Williamsburg, or if you're just looking for a romantic weekend away in the countryside, consider Charles City.

When should you visit Charles City?

Charles City is a southern town, so it can be hot and humid in the summer. However, Charles City also receives some relief thanks to its coastal proximity. The yearly highs may reach the low to mid-90s, while winter lows dip into the 50s on average. The rainiest month of the year is July, followed by June. Come in the fall if you'd like to see the spectacular autumnal leaves dancing in the trees along the James River.

Visit in early June for the annual Civil War reenactment at Fort Pocahontas. Join the battle as a reenactor yourself or take in the living history spectacle you won't want to miss. You may also wish to attend some of the annual events held at Berkeley Plantation, a historic, Georgian riverfront plantation. The property welcomes the community for special like its spooky Friday evening hauntings (ghost tours), the annual Berkley Plantation Corn Maze and Pumpkin Patch in October, the Virginia Thanksgiving Festival in November, and the Berkeley Plantation Christmas event in early December.

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What are the best hotels in Charles City for luxury lovers?

4 Star Average Prices: $153.60

Your jaw just might drop when you arrive at Marriott's Manor Club at Ford's Colony. This property exudes luxury and classic, colonial-inspired elegance, from its lush grounds to its elegant interiors. The resort offers a wealth of amenities, including pools, spa tubs, golf course, and spa. You can also dine at the Marriott's Manor Club restaurant or the snack bar and deli.

Find other luxurious accommodations near both Charles City and Williamsburg at Embassy Suites Williamsburg. This hotel's elegant modern style impresses, from the map and colonial-style murals to the sun-flooded indoor pool surrounded by exposed brick arches. Guests enjoy premium bedding, pillowtop mattresses, and the convenience of in-room sofa beds, mini-fridges, and microwaves. While this property is luxurious, you'll be pleased to find that many amenities are included, such as free breakfast, fitness center and pool access, complimentary wireless internet, and free weekday newspapers. The property also boasts elegant dining options including a restaurant, cafe, and lounge.

What are the budget hotels in Charles City?

3 Star Average Prices: $120.63

Whether you plan to stay for a while or just for the night, the Sleep Inn & Suites at Fort Lee makes an excellent and affordable choice. The hotel is dressed in a contemporary and cozy style that will feel like home away from home, only better, thanks to the 24-hour fitness center, indoor pool, complimentary buffet breakfast, and more. Save money by doing laundry on-site at the Sleep Inn & Suites at Fort Lee and by stowing light meals and snacks in your room fridge.

3 Star Hotel Prices in Charles City

2 Star Average Prices: $79.36

2 Star Hotel Prices in Charles City

What are the discount hotels in Charles City?

Best Western Plus Hopewell Inn is the hotel for AAA members, seniors, and military members seeking discounted rates. This hotel is also located just 15 miles from Charles City, 5 minutes from Petersburg National Battlefield Park, and about 3 miles from Weston Plantation. Each spacious, air-conditioned guest room comes equipped with flat-screen television and cable programming. While the wireless internet requires a modest surcharge, the continental breakfast service and access to the fitness center and outdoor pool are complimentary.

What are the best value hotels in Charles City?

If you want to visit Charles City and stay close to Williamsburg, head to The Historic Powhatan Resort by Diamond Resorts. The property offers everything you could desire to entertain a family or enjoy a romantic weekend away, from a seasonal outdoor pool to an indoor pool, tennis and shuffleboard courts, playground, 24-hour fitness center, and an arcade and game room.

You can call up for room service for breakfast, lunch, or dinner, or better yet, enjoy a meal at the resort restaurant or a snack in the coffee shop and cafe. Visit the poolside bar or indoor bar and lounge if you're in the mood for a refreshing cocktail or nightcap. Don't miss the historic manor house on the beautiful grounds which was built in 1735.

Should you explore the historic plantations in Charles City?

Charles City is known for the numerous historic plantations which still stand today. You can tour many of them and visit for special events throughout the year. Most of these Tidewater Virginia plantations grew tobacco, later shifting to mixed crops, relying heavily on slave labor up until the Civil War, when many properties were occupied by the Union Army.

Berkeley Plantation is one of America's oldest plantation homes, established in 1619, 20 miles upriver from the Jamestown settlement. Berkley was also home to two U.S. Presidents: William Henry Harrison and Benjamin Harrison. Legend has it that the first American whiskey was distilled here as early as 1620, and the first "Taps" bugle call was also played here in 1862, written at Harrison's Landing nearby.

The Sherwood Forest plantation was built in 1730 and was once home to two unrelated U.S. Presidents: President John Tyler and later President William Henry Harrison. The property was also twice occupied by Union soldiers during the Civil War. Tyler supported the Confederacy, which caused the Union soldiers to set fire to the house. The fire was put out swiftly and the house was saved, and it remains in near-perfect condition today thanks to tireless conservation efforts of the Tyler family. The home is open for tours by appointment, and the grounds are open for self-guided tours every day of the year except for Christmas and Thanksgiving.

Greenway Plantation is a 1 and 1/2 story wood-frame home that is one of the area's oldest plantations. It was built in 1776 by John Tyler, Sr., father of President Tyler, and President Tyler was born on the property in 1790. He later relocated to the area at Sherwood Forest to be closer to his childhood home. Today the home is privately owned, so no tours are currently available, but you can always drive by to see it. While you're in the area, drive by to see Poplar Springs, another historic 1 and 1/2 story gabled home. It was built in 1809.

Established in 1730, Westover Plantation is one of the stateliest historic homes in the area. The brick colonial plantation was built in an early Georgian manor house style, and its elegance is only elevated by its location on the north bank of the James River. The property's symmetry and elegant gardens delight the eye, while its secret passageways continue to intrigue. You can explore the gardens and grounds daily from 9 a.m. to 6 p.m. Interior tours are by appointment only.

Other local estates of note include Belle Air Plantation, the Historic Kittiewan Plantation, and North Bend Plantation.

Come for this history, stay for the natural beauty, and enjoy the fresh air. Charles City is the historic and natural retreat you've been looking for near Jamestown and Colonial Williamsburg.

FAQs about hotels in Charles City

What are the top rated hotels in Charles City?

Best Western Plus Hopewell Inn, Stay-Over Suites and Residence Inn Marriott Chester are the best rated hotels based on customer reviews in the last 365 days.

What are the upper-end hotels in Charles City?

Best Western Plus Hopewell Inn, Holiday Inn Express Hopewell - Fort Lee Area and Stay-Over Suites are the top 3 luxury hotels near Charles City city center.

What hotels are closest to the city center of Charles City?

Best Western Plus Hopewell Inn, Holiday Inn Express Hopewell - Fort Lee Area, and Econo Lodge near Fort Lee at I-295 are the properties closest to Charles City city center.

How much does a cheap hotel in Charles City cost per night?

In the last year, a 2 star hotel in Charles City can be as cheap as $79.36 per night. (based on HotelPlanner prices)

How much does a 3 star hotel in Charles City cost per night?

In the last year, the average 3 star hotel in Charles City has been $120.63 per night. (based on HotelPlanner prices)

How much does a higher-end hotel in Charles City cost?

In the last year, the average 4 star hotel in Charles City has been $153.60 per night. (based on HotelPlanner prices)

What are the best independent hotels in Charles City?

Stay-Over Suites, Woodsprings Richmond and Best Inn are the best rated independent hotels (not part of a big brand).

What are the most popular Marriott hotels in Charles City?

Residence Inn Marriott Chester, Courtyard by Marriott Chester and Fairfield Inn By Marriott Richmond Chester are the best rated Marriott/Starwood branded hotels (based on customer reviews score).

What are the most popular Choice Hotels branded hotels in Charles City?

Sleep Inn & Suites, Comfort Inn and Comfort Inn South Chesterfield - Colonial Heights are the best rated Choice Hotels branded hotels (based on HotelPlanner reviews score).

What are the best IHG hotels in Charles City?

Candlewood Suites Hopewell, Holiday Inn Express Chester and Candlewood Suites Colonial Heights Fort Lee are the best rated Intercontinental Hotel Group (IHG) branded hotels (based on user reviews score).

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