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Richmond, VA: Hotel & Motel Planning Guide

Find hotels & motels in Richmond using the list below. Find cheap and discounted hotel/motel rates in or nearby Richmond, VA for your upcoming personal or group trip. Discover the most favored Richmond, Virginia motel and hotel rooms. Browse the Richmond area hotels to find the perfect lodging! Please use the provided map of the Richmond hotels. Need 5+ Rooms? Secure Richmond Group Hotel Deals or See the best Richmond meeting hotels

The Richmond center is around the area of Richmond City Hall and the area of Library of Virginia.

Welcome to Richmond, Virginia's emerging cultural hotspot. This southern city has no shortage of charm, and it also boasts numerous historic destinations, beautiful parkland, and tons of fun for the family. Whether you want to take off on a unique getaway with friends or a significant other or you want to plan a weekend with the kids, Richmond is the place to be. More from this guide...

"Experience many outdoor activities"
Author: , a Hotel Planner from , reviewed on 12-Aug-2014
Score of City:
5.0 / 5

Richmond, not only just the capital of Virginia but also offers a vast array of historical and educational experiences that span decades. Check out the beautiful Virginia Capitol Building designed by Thomas Jefferson which has tours during regular visiting hours. The city also houses the Virginia Holocaust Museum which chronicles the stories of concentration camp survivors from the area. If you have the time, they offer one hour guided group tours. For those who enjoy art, discover the Virginia Museum of Fine Arts and see all of the wonderful exhibits by both well known and local artists. Even better, all of these museums can be enjoyed free of charge! Enjoy a bite to eat at many favorable restaurants like the HogsHead Cafe which has some great BBQ and stay in comfortable accommodations such as the Courtyard by Marriott Richmond Airport with free shuttle service. Mid Spring and Fall are the best times to visit and also experience many outdoor activities. Visit today and safe travels!

Richmond Hotels/Motels & Accommodations

Best Western Plus Richmond Airport Hotel 5300 Airport Sq. Ln, Sandston, VA 23150 Website ~5.32 miles east of Richmond
  • 3 star Airport property
  • Hotel has 4 floors
  • All guests enjoyed the restaurants & bars nearby
  • Easily accessible by car, said 90%
Very Good 4.0 /5Review Score CallBookMore Details
Execustay at the River Lofts at Tobacco Row : 2300 East Cary St. 2300 East Cary St., Richmond, VA 23223
  • Midscale hotel
  • Check in: 15:30
The Commonwealth - Richmond 901 Bank St., Richmond, VA 23219
  • Guests at the Commonwealth Park Suites Hotel - Richmond marvel at the views of the Virginia State Capitol building and the nearby park. The Commonwealth Park Suites Hotel - Richmond is a historic boutique hotel located in downtown Richmond, within 10 miles of the Richmond International Airport. Separate living and sleeping areas in each room give guests a feel of home. Other amenities include towel warmers and free high-speed wireless Internet access. The property is within a short distance of many popular destinations.
  • Mid-scale Downtown hotel
  • Hotel has 47 suites
  • Bidet did not work properly
  • Vibe wasn't good
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Hilton Richmond Downtown 501 East Broad St., Richmond, VA 23219
  • 4-star Downtown property
  • Hotel has an eco-friendly policy See more
  • Wonderful housekeeping
  • You have to pay for wifi
Very Good 4.5 /5Latest Reviews CallBookMore Details
The Berkeley Hotel : 1200 East Cary St. 1200 East Cary St., Richmond, VA 23219
  • Four-star Downtown hotel
  • Check in time: 4:00 pm
Very Good 4.5 /5Review Score CallBookMore Details
Courtyard Richmond Downtown : 1320 East Cary St. 1320 East Cary St., Richmond, VA 23219
  • Midscale Downtown property
  • 6 floors in property
Very Good 4.5 /5Latest Reviews CallBookMore Details
Residence Inn Richmond Downtown - Richmond 14 South 14th St., Richmond, VA 23219
  • Midscale Downtown hotel
  • Fitness center on property
Very Good 4.5 /5Recent Reviews CallBookMore Details
Linden Row Inn 100 East Franklin St., Richmond, VA 23219
  • Midscale Downtown hotel
  • Hotel has 7 suites
  • Almost all guests thought the architecture was beautiful
  • Rather comfortable
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Quirk Hotel - Richmond 201 West Broad St., Richmond, VA 23220
  • Four-star Downtown property
  • Fitness / Gym is on-site
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Candlewood Suites Richmond Airport 5400 Audubon Dr., Richmond, VA 23231
  • 2 star Airport property
  • 103 rooms in hotel
  • Nice rooms
  • Most guests said rooms were clean
Hampton Inn Richmond Airport / Downtown 421 International Center Dr., Sandston, VA 23150 ~5.77 miles east of Richmond
  • 3-star Suburban property
  • Access to gym on-site
  • Shuttle driver was kind enough
  • Room was clean
Hilton Garden Inn Richmond Airport - Sandston 441 International Center Dr., Sandston, VA 23150 ~5.81 miles east of Richmond
  • Affordable Airport hotel
  • Airport shuttle provided
Candlewood Suites Richmond West Broad in Richmond 2100 Dickens Rd., Richmond, VA 23230
  • Midscale Suburban hotel
  • Check in time: 03:00pm
Hampton Inn & Suites Richmond Downtown : 700 East Main St. Suite A 700 East Main St. Suite A, Richmond, VA 23219
  • Affordable Downtown property
  • Free breakfast available
Very Good 4.0 /5Reviews CallBookMore Details
Richmond Marriott - Richmond 500 East Broad St., Richmond, VA 23219
  • 3 star Downtown hotel
  • Hotel has 18 floors
Very Good 4.0 /5Recent Reviews CallBookMore Details
Omni Richmond Hotel - Richmond 100 South 12th St., Richmond, VA 23219
  • Expensive Downtown hotel
  • 19 floors in property
Very Good 4.0 /5Latest Reviews CallBookMore Details
Delta Hotels by Marriott Richmond Downtown in Richmond 555 East Canal St., Richmond, VA 23219
  • 3-star Downtown hotel
  • 2 meeting rooms in hotel
  • Almost all guests said the wifi quality was bad
  • Lovely bar service, according to 100%
Graduate Richmond 301 West Franklin St., Richmond, VA 23220
  • 3-star Downtown hotel
  • 6 meeting rooms in property
Very Good 4.0 /5Reviews CallBookMore Details
Hyatt Place Richmond Airport : 4401 South Laburnum Ave. 4401 South Laburnum Ave., Richmond, VA 23231
  • The Hyatt Place Richmond Airport is located within two miles of the Richmond International Airport, making this luxury hotel convenient for business or leisure travelers coming into the city via air. The hotel provides courtesy transportation to and from the hotel for its guests, an indoor pool, as well as a continental breakfast each morning. High-speed wireless Internet access is also provided. In-room refrigerators and 42-inch flat-panel televisions round out the list of amenities.
  • Affordable Airport hotel
  • Check in time: 3:00pm
  • Free breakfast
  • Rooms need regular maintenance
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Four Points by Sheraton Richmond Airport : 4700 South Laburnum Ave. 4700 South Laburnum Ave., Richmond, VA 23231
  • Midscale Airport property
  • 16 meeting rooms in property
  • Breakfast can be improved
  • Entrance area is not particularly attractive
Very Good 4.0 /5Review Score CallBookMore Details
Hampton Inn Richmond South 4300 Commerce Rd., Richmond, VA 23234
  • 3-star Highway property
  • Check in time: 3:00PM
  • Reasonably accessible by car
  • Popular among business travelers
Courtyard Marriott Richmond Airport - Sandston 5400 Williamsburg Rd., Sandston, VA 23150 ~5.38 miles east of Richmond
  • Mid-scale Airport property
  • 3 conference rooms in property
Courtyard Richmond West in Richmond 6400 West Broad St., Richmond, VA 23230
  • 4-star Suburban hotel
  • 145 sleeping rooms in hotel
  • Average amenities
  • Rate too high
Holiday Inn Richmond Airport : 445 International Center Dr.
445 International Center Dr., Richmond, VA 23150
  • Midscale Airport property
  • Fitness / Gym is on-site
  • Free breakfast
  • Reception is all right
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Residence Inn Richmond West : 2121 Dickens Rd. 2121 Dickens Rd., Richmond, VA 23230
  • Midscale Suburban property
  • 2 floors in hotel
  • Excellent budget hotel
  • Most guests found the staff to be very friendly
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When to Visit Richmond, Virginia

Richmond enjoys four distinct seasons, with hot summers, chilly winters, and mild weather in between. Summer temperatures typically reach the lower 90s in July and August, while winter temperatures often hover in the 40s. Richmond generally receives the most rain during the summer months, though March tends to be rainy, too.Since summers tend to be hot and humid and winters are typically chilly and gray, spring and fall are the most popular times to visit Richmond. Visit during these shoulder seasons, and you'll find mild weather, colorful landscapes, and reasonable hotel rates.

Below is a chart of the current pricing seasonality of hotels and motels in Richmond, VA:

seasonality of hotel rates in Richmond

Richmond, VA: Prices by Star Rating Class

Below we've posted 3 graphs illustrating avg. nightly cost patterns by star rating class in Richmond, VA. Browse these illustrations to evaluate the cheapest months to make a reservation in Richmond for upcoming travels.

Luxury Hotels in Richmond, Virginia

4 Star Average Prices: $155.21

Whether you want a taste of Southern hospitality or you'd prefer a sleek contemporary hotel, you'll find it in Richmond. Indulge yourself at one of these top luxury hotels.For contemporary comfort, opt for The Westin Richmond. Double, queen, and king rooms all include Westin's signature Heavenly Beds, so you'll have no problem getting a great night's sleep here. Stash snacks in the in-room refrigerator, catch up on shows with the flat-screen TV, and plan your trip itinerary using the hotel's free Wi-Fi. Take a dip in the year-round indoor pool, and fit in a workout in the 24-hour fitness center. Leave your car behind and explore the best of Richmond with the hotel's complimentary area shuttle.If you're planning to shop till you drop in Richmond's posh Short Pump suburb, stay in the center of it all at The Hilton Richmond Hotel & Spa / Short Pump. Ideal for a girls' weekend or a couple's getaway, the Hilton boasts spacious rooms with plenty of amenities. Relax on plush pillow-top beds with Serenity bedding and take a leisurely bath with designer toiletries. Treat yourself to a massage or a facial at the on-site spa, and enjoy a great meal at one of three restaurants. Toast to a great stay at the hotel's bar and lounge.From museums to parks to nightlife, Richmond has a lot to offer. The Omni Richmond Hotel places you in the heart of the action. A short walk from the Virginia State Capitol, the Carpenter Theatre, and the John Marshall House Museum, the Omni's location can't be beat. Relax on Egyptian cotton sheets and a pillow-top bed, treat yourself to a snack or beverage from the minibar, and watch a blockbuster or two on the flat-screen TV. Get a great workout at the fitness center, and go for a swim in the indoor pool. Explore Richmond with the free area shuttle.For one of Richmond's most unique upscale hotels, stay at the Quirk Hotel, located just minutes from Virginia Commonwealth University, the Landmark Theater, and the Greater Richmond Convention Center. All of the 74 rooms have minibars and LED TVs, and the pillow-top beds ensure a restful night's sleep. Take in the view from the rooftop terrace, have a meal at the on-site restaurant, and indulge in a drink or two at the hotel's bar and lounge.

4 Star Hotel Prices in Richmond

Affordable Hotels in Richmond, Virginia

3 Star Average Prices: $110.68

You'll be hard-pressed to find a great budget hotel in central Richmond, but that doesn't mean you can't find affordable accommodations in the area. Look further out in the Richmond metro area, and you'll find numerous clean and highly-rated budget hotels.Just north of Richmond in Glen Allen, the Knights Inn Glen Allen VA includes all the basics and much more. Choose from rooms with two double beds or one king bed, and make yourself right at home with in-room refrigerators and microwaves. The hotel offers a free continental breakfast, so you can start the day off right. Guestrooms also include cable programming and complimentary Wi-Fi, so you'll never miss a thing. Use the free self-parking and ticket and tour assistance to get even more value out of this budget hotel.South of Richmond, the Loyalty Inn Petersburg is one of the cheapest hotels in the area. Single, double, and king rooms are affordable for business and leisure travelers on even the smallest budgets. Rooms feature convenient amenities like microwaves and refrigerators, and the blackout drapes will help you get a great night's sleep. Get even more on a small budget with free Wi-Fi and complimentary self-parking.Another great deal in Petersburg, the Econo Lodge Petersburg has some of the lowest rates around for double, queen, and king rooms. If you're traveling on business or for a longer family vacation, save even more with the hotel's weeklong rates. No matter how long you stay, though, you'll enjoy the free continental breakfast each morning, the convenient on-site laundry facilities, and the complimentary Wi-Fi. Visit in the summer to take advantage of the seasonal outdoor pool and barbecue area.Ideal for military members and leisure travelers who want to stay away from Richmond's city lights, the Super 8 Chester/Richmond Area is just a short drive from the U.S. Army Reserve, the U.S. Army Department, and Virginia State University. In all of the 41 rooms, you'll find conveniences like microwaves, coffee makers, and refrigerators. Save with the free breakfast each morning and the complimentary high-speed Internet access, and stay on top of work or trip planning in the 24-hour business center.

3 Star Hotel Prices in Richmond

2 Star Average Prices: $66.89

2 Star Hotel Prices in Richmond

Richmond, VA Hotels with Discounts

No matter what tier of hotel you're looking for, you're bound to find great discounts for several different groups. At the Knights Inn Glen Allen VA and the Comfort Suites at Virginia Center Commons, seniors and AARP members save about 10 percent on each stay.Military members and government employees get special rates at the Super 8 Chester/Richmond Area and Country Inn & Suites by Carlson, Doswell (Kings Dominion). AAA members can look forward to 5 or 10 percent discounts at The Westin Richmond and the Best Western Plus Glen Allen Inn.

Best Value Options in Richmond, Virginia

Meet luxury and affordability right in the middle at Richmond's value-focused hotels. These spots offer comfortable accommodations, easy access to top area attractions, and amenities the whole family will love.Just north of Richmond, the Comfort Suites at Virginia Center Commons offers spacious suites and amenities that add welcome value. Spread out in a one-bedroom suite with a separate seating area and sofa bed, and stay entertained with movies and shows on the 42-inch flat-screen TV. Use the hotel's free Wi-Fi to plan excursions, and get a great workout at the on-site fitness center. Fuel up for the day with the complimentary breakfast buffet, and splash around in the year-round indoor pool.Located in suburban Ashland, the Quality Inn & Suites offers a quiet stay at a great rate. Just a few miles from Kings Dominion, Scotchtown, and the Lewis Ginter Botanical Garden, the hotel is only a short drive from some of the area's best destinations. Stay connected with the hotel's free Wi-Fi, start the morning with the free continental breakfast, and make even the youngest members of the family comfortable with cribs on request.If you're planning a fun-filled trip to Kings Dominion, stay just a half-mile away at the Country Inn & Suites by Carlson, Doswell (Kings Dominion). Make yourself at home with in-room conveniences like refrigerators, microwaves, and coffee makers. Leave the car behind and hop on the complimentary shuttle to have a stress-free day at Kings Dominion. After a fun day at the amusement park, relax by the indoor pool and spa tub. Free self-parking adds to this hotel's unbeatable value.For a family-friendly stay on the north side of Richmond, look no further than the Best Western Plus Glen Allen Inn. Get comfortable in the large rooms, catch a movie on the 37-inch LCD TV, and stay in shape at the on-site fitness center. Have a blast at the outdoor pool, and start the day on a healthy note with the complimentary hot and cold breakfast buffet.

Can’t-Miss Attractions in Richmond, Virginia

Get to know Richmond with a visit to the city's Museum District. To learn more about the area's Revolutionary War and Civil War history, stop by the Virginia Historical Society and explore the vast collection of memorabilia. Uncover more Civil War history at the Museum of the Confederacy, which has a fascinating collection of Confederate artifacts. Next door, check out the city's most impressive art collection at the Virginia Museum of Fine Arts.On a nice day, head outdoors and take a stroll through the Lewis Ginter Botanical Garden, which is packed with colorful blooms and family events. Take a leisurely walk through Maymont, a large park that includes a petting zoo, arboretum, and gorgeous gardens. Just outside of town, treat the kids to a day they'll remember at Kings Dominion, a theme park with rides and games for all ages.Whether you're a history buff or a fan of the great outdoors, make Richmond your destination. The capital city of Virginia has something to delight visitors of all types.

Government Per Diem Rates in Richmond, VA Chart

Below are the GSA reimbursement limits for hotel spending in Richmond, VA excluding taxes per night. See for more details.

Applies to City of Richmond

Season BeginSeason EndLodging RateMeals & Incidentals
January 1, 2019December 31, 2018$147.00$66.00

Verified reviews of the city: Richmond, VA

Below are reviews of the city of Richmond, VA from an actual visitor's perspective.

"Great Stay!"
Score 4.0 / 5

Clean and very accommodating rooms and great staff service.

Chanel R., from 13-Jan-2018
"Awesome Hotel!"
Score 4.0 / 5

We loved the great restaurants and beautiful parks on the river!

Brianne B., from 17-Dec-2017
"Good Stay!"
Score 5.0 / 5

Good rooms and hotel accommodations.

Vernon G., from 22-Oct-2017
"Great hotel!"
Score 5.0 / 5

Nice hotel rooms and accommodations.

Branden H., from 30-Jul-2017
"Nice hotel and location!"
Score 5.0 / 5

It was a great place to visit.

Tanisha B., from 26-Jun-2017
Score 5.0 / 5

Never again

Amber Davidson D., from 30-Aug-2016
"Great Location"
Score 5.0 / 5

You can get anywhere in 15-20 minutes and there there is plenty of shopping near the hotel.

Tammy P., from 24-Jul-2016
"Love It"
Score 5.0 / 5

I love Richmond. I lived in a neighborhood close to the Arboretum business park. The Extended Stay America hotel does live up to the expectations associated with the Arboretum professional park.

Judy C., from 24-Mar-2016
"Love It"
Score 4.0 / 5

I love Richmond. I lived in a neighborhood close to the Arboretum business park. The Extended Stay America hotel does live up to the expectations associated with the Arboretum professional park.

Judy C., from 24-Mar-2016
"Historic, Charming, Beautiful "
Score 4.0 / 5

Richmond is a very nice, peaceful place. It is full of history and charm.

Vincent Falana., from 21-Dec-2015
"Be Sure To Take A Tour"
Score 5.0 / 5

We did not have much time for sightseeing, but on Sunday afternoon we were able to go into Richmond and tour the capital. The tour was fantastic. We wished we had allowed more time to tour the grounds and if I can ever take my family to Richmond, we will tour the capital and plan to spend an extra hour touring the outside displays.

Mona C., from 18-Sep-2015
"A Beautiful Place To Be Period"
Score 4.0 / 5

I love Richmond because of the friendly people, quality service, and they respect boundaries.

Tahirah H., from 19-Aug-2015
"Very Clean"
Score 4.0 / 5

The people were very helpful and we had a good time. Will be back in two weeks.

Tammy D., from 05-Aug-2015
"Simply Amazing"
Score 4.0 / 5

We loved everything about Richmond especially Maymount Park, the American Civil War Museum, and Ironworks!

Aliceyn A., from 01-May-2015
"Great City. Great History."
Score 4.0 / 5

A trip to Richmond isn't complete without visiting the city's historical roots. Visit the Edgar Allen Poe Museum, historic downtown homes, or take one of many local tours from river cruises to Segway tours.

Jo F. S., from 09-Apr-2015
"Beautiful, Clean City"
Score 5.0 / 5

We were there participating at the Virgina FIRST Robotics Competition for 3 days. I was a student at Richmond Professional Institute back in the early 60"s before it became VCU. I am amazed at the changes, not the quaint campus I remember. Still a beautiful clean city going through a rebirth.

Stephen Brown C., from 25-Mar-2015
"In the center of it all."
Score 4.0 / 5

Convenience of business and leisure access.

Robin M., from 07-Apr-2014
"Rough Roads"
Score 5.0 / 5

Roads could be a little more enoyable to pass on with a vehicle due to a lot of potholes, but over all a great experience in the area.

Cheryl T., from 04-Apr-2014
"Workforce Development & Conference Center"
Score 5.0 / 5

Was there for a one-day training at the Workforce Development and Conference Center. Excellent facility! Nice, large mall nearby with a wide variety of dining options.

Norine S., from 03-Apr-2014
"Running in Richmond"
Score 4.0 / 5

I love running in Richmond, pipeline and the Belle Isle trail. I don't go to a city (for fun) without running trails. We want to ride the Capital to Capital Trail. Love the museums and ethnic restaurants, love Cary Street, Maymont AND we love MEKONG's #1 beer bar in the nation. We always make time to go there. We want to go to the folk music festival next year.

Anna D., from 02-Dec-2013
"Loved it"
Score 4.0 / 5

Loved it

Karen B., from 27-Oct-2013
The average traveler rating of the city of Richmond, VA shown above is 4.5 out of 5 based on 22 reviews
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