THE COMMONWEALTH

901 Bank St., Richmond, VA 23219 United States (USA)
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4.0 Star Downtown Hotel in Richmond City County
37.53873-77.4358
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4.5/5

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  • Fitness + Health Center
  • 59 rooms in property
  • 11 floors in property
  • 47 suites in property
  • Check-in: 3:00 pm
  • Check-out: 12:00 pm
  • Group booking rating of 7.4/10
  • 5 conference rooms in property

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Local Attractions

Virginia State Capitol Shockoe Slip/Shockoe Bottom Greater Richmond Convention Center River/Canal Walk Brown's Island Maymont Park Lewis Ginter Botanical Gardens Museum of the Confederacy Valentine Museum Holocaust Museum Tredegar Iron Works Civil War Musuem, Richmond Raceway

Customer Reviews of The Commonwealth

4.5 out of 5. Based on 30 guest reviews, Very Good

Property Description

Location, Location, Location - historic boutique hotel reconstructed in 1912 in the heart of downtown, across the street from the State Capitol. Unique and charming spacious rooms that are perfect for individual, families, or group travel. Rueger's full service restaurant and bar onsite. We are located within walking distance to restaurants, museums, shopping, entertainment and more. Bus parking available - hotel will arrange for parking permit with advance notice. Almost 3,000 square feet of functional meeting space - largest room is approximately 900 square feet - to accommodate meetings of as few as 4 people up to meetings and banquets of as many as 75 attendees. Pet friendly hotel - non-refundable fee of $50.00 per pet per night

Details / Other Expenses

Check In: 3:00 pm
Check Out: 12:00 pm
Year of Last Renovation: 2017
Floors: 11
Rooms: 59
Corridors: All Rooms Have Interior Hallways
Non Smoking Rooms: 59
Handicap Rooms: 4
Suites: 47
Room Windows: Windows Don't Open
Cleaning Frequency: Daily
Meeting Rooms: 5 View Spaces
Meeting Space: 3127 sq. feet
Banquet Space: Holds 75 people
Dist. to Food/Bars: On-site
Dist. to 24hr Restaurant: 0.5 Mi
Dist. to Nearest Gym: On-site
Lounge/Bar Hours: 2:00pm - 10:00pm
FEMA Approved: Yes
Policies / Expenses
Cancellation:
24 hours prior to arrival
Nightly Parking: 25.0
Typical Group Deposit: 25%
Total Taxes: 13.30%
Total Misc Fees: $0.00 USD
(mandatory resort fees/taxes)
State Tax: 5.30%
Occupancy Tax: 8.00%
Food and Beverage Tax: 6.00%
Audio Visual Tax: 5.30%
Parking Fee: 25.00 Per Night (Valet Only - per vehicle)
Porterage Fee: 8.00 Per Stay (Per person round trip)
Gym Fee: 0.00 Per Day
Additional Person Fee: 0.00 Per Person (per night)
Rooms Wireless Internet Fee: 0.00 Per Day
Meeting Wireless Internet Fee: 0.00 Per Hour
Food and Beverage Service Charge: 20.00%
Audio Visual Service Charge: 20.00%
Banquet Labor Fees: 20.00 Per Person/Per Hour (2 hour minimum)
Banquet Bartender Fees: 25.00 Per Hour (2 hour minimum)
Chef Attendant Fees: 25.00 Per Hour (2 hour minimum)
Avg. Continental Breakfast Cost: 10.00 Per Person (Plus tax and gratuity)
Avg. Plated Breakfast Cost: 12.95 Per Person (Plus Tax and gratuity)
Avg. Buffet Breakfast Cost: 12.95 Per Person (Plus tax and gratuity)
Avg. Buffet Lunch Cost: 15.00 Per Person (Plus tax and gratuity)
Avg. Boxed Lunch Cost: 9.00 Per Person (Plus tax and gratuity)
Avg. Buffet Dinner Cost: 25.00 Per Person (Plus tax and gratuity)
Morning Break Cost: 9.50 Per Person (Plus tax and gratuity)
Afternoon Break Cost: 10.00 Per Person (Plus tax and gratuity)
Banquet Gallon of Coffee: 40.00 Per Item (Plus tax and gratuity)
Banquet Soda: 3.00 Per Item (Plus tax and gratuity)
Banquet Bottled Water: 3.00 Per Item (Plus tax and gratuity)
Banquet Reception w Hors d'oeuvres: 27.00 Per Person/Per Hour (Plus tax and gratuity)

Amenities / Features


Pet Friendly? Yes! Pets are allowed.
We are pet friendly- call for details as individual needs vary.


  • Air conditioning
  • Alarm clock
  • Baggage storage facilities
  • Central location
  • Clothes drying
  • Complimentary newspaper
  • Concierge service
  • Conference facilities
  • Credit card accepted: Mastercard/Visa
  • Credit card accepted: American Express
  • Credit card accepted: Discover
  • Credit card accepted: Diners Club
  • Dinner available
  • Electronic key card
  • Elevator
  • Express Check-Out
  • Facilities for the disabled
  • Fax available
  • Fitness and health center
  • Free local calls
  • Garage
  • Handicap accessible
  • Ice Maker
  • Internet - wireless
  • Free WiFi Internet
  • Ironing facilities
  • Laundry facilities
  • Microwave in room
  • Non-smoking rooms
  • 24 hours opened
  • Office or business center
  • Pets allowed
  • Private bathroom in room
  • Private car parking
  • Radio in room
  • Refrigerator
  • Restaurant
  • Self controlled heating/cooling system
  • Shower
  • Tea and coffee making facilities
  • Telephone
  • Telephone in all rooms
  • Telephone - Free local calls
  • Television
  • TV - Free Cable
  • TV Channel: HBO
  • Travellers cheques accepted
  • Valet Parking
  • Voicemail

Airport & Shuttle Information

Taxi charges about $45.00 each way. Uber Lyft

Local Shuttle Info: No hotel shuttle Local taxis Uber Lyft

Airport Shuttle? Sorry, no airport shuttle available.

Breakfast Information

Rueger's Restaurant is open for breakfast, lunch, and dinner.

Parking Info

Valet parking only - standard parking fee is $25.00 per vehicle per day with unlimited in/out privileges.

Internet / WiFI

Complimentary wireless Internet access throughout the hotel. Complimentary wired and wireless Internet in all guest rooms.

Previously known as:
Commonwealth Park Suites Hotel at Capitol Square, The Commonwealth Park Suites Hotel

Seasonality of Hotel Rates at The Commonwealth

Rate fluctuations of The Commonwealth

Above shows seasonality of room prices for both group rates and the lowest individual traveler rates we could find at the time the group/meeting bid was placed. The lowest group rate shown is 30.2% in February 2018 and the highest average individual rate is $211 in the month of July 2018. This chart will show past seasonality and also project future months. If you are flexible with dates, you may want to consider staying at The Commonwealth in a month when rates are lower.

Meeting Rooms and Banquet Rooms at The Commonwealth

Below are the meeting, banquet, conference and event spaces at The Commonwealth.

Feel free to use the The Commonwealth meeting space capacities chart below to help in your event planning. Hotel Planner specializes in Richmond event planning for sleeping rooms and meeting space for corporate events, weddings, parties, conventions, negotiated rates and trade shows.

Meeting Room Name L x W x H
(Feet)
Size
(sqft.)
Banquet
5'/6'
Banquet Space Layout
Crescent
Crescent Tables Layout
Classroom
Classroom Meeting Layout
Hollow
Square
Hollow Square Table Layout
U-Shape
U Shape Meeting Layout
Boardroom
Boardroom Meeting Space
Convention
8'/10'
Convention Booth Layout
Theater
Theater Layout
Reception
Reception Desk for Meeting
Regist.
Desk
Registration Desk for Meeting
Capitol Boardroom 23 x 14 x 9 322 --/-- -- -- -- -- 12 --/-- -- -- --
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Capitol Boardroom

The Capitol Boardroom seats up to 12 guests at a conference table with wheeled office chairs. This room is perfect for training, business meetings and interviews.
Room Type:
Boardroom
Total Size:
322 Sq. Mi
Dimensions:
23 x 14 x 9 Ft.
Floor Level:
Ground Level
Power Outlets:
4
Columns:
0
Windows:
0
Natural Light?:
No
Obstructions?
No
Built In Screens?
No
Built In Stage?
No
Built In A/V?
Yes
Amenities Available
  • Coffee/Tea Setup
  • Food/Beverage
  • TV/VCR/DVD
  • WIFI Internet
  • Teleconferencing
  • White Board
  • Video Conference
  • Flip Chart
  • Air Conditioning
depending on the date of your event discounts may apply.
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Governor Room 38 x 23 x 9 807 40/-- 25 10 -- -- -- --/-- 40 75 --
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Governor Room

The Governor Room can be used for many types of events from meetings to cocktail parties or as over flow for groups needing to occupy the entire lower level and for small lounge gatherings.
Room Type:
General Meeting Room
Total Size:
807 Sq. Mi
Dimensions:
38 x 23 x 9 Ft.
Floor Level:
1 Below Ground
Power Outlets:
4
Columns:
1
Windows:
0
Natural Light?:
No
Obstructions?
Yes
Built In Screens?
No
Built In Stage?
No
Built In A/V?
No
Amenities Available
  • Coffee/Tea Setup
  • Food/Beverage
  • Projection Equip.
  • TV/VCR/DVD
  • WIFI Internet
  • Podium
  • Microphone
  • White Board
  • Flip Chart
  • Air Conditioning
  • Computer Rentals
  • Simultaneous Interpretation
  • Sound System
depending on the date of your event discounts may apply.
Senate Room 1 x 1 x 0 646 48/-- 38 20 -- 25 25 --/-- 75 80 --
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Senate Room

The Senate Room is the largest of the meeting rooms.
Room Type:
General Meeting Room
Total Size:
646 Sq. Mi
Dimensions:
1 x 1 x 0 Ft.
Floor Level:
1 Below Ground
Columns:
0
Windows:
0
Natural Light?:
No
Obstructions?
Yes
Built In Screens?
Yes
Built In Stage?
No
Built In A/V?
No
Amenities Available
  • Coffee/Tea Setup
  • Food/Beverage
  • Projection Equip.
  • TV/VCR/DVD
  • WIFI Internet
  • Podium
  • Microphone
  • White Board
  • Flip Chart
  • Air Conditioning
  • Computer Rentals
  • Simultaneous Interpretation
  • Sound System
depending on the date of your event discounts may apply.
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House of Delegate Room 1 x 1 x 0 504 24/-- 18 12 24 18 -- --/-- 15 70 --
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House of Delegate Room

The House of Delegates Room was originally the formal dining for the hotel years ago.
Room Type:
General Meeting Room
Total Size:
504 Sq. Mi
Dimensions:
1 x 1 x 0 Ft.
Floor Level:
1 Below Ground
Columns:
1
Windows:
0
Natural Light?:
No
Obstructions?
Yes
Built In Screens?
No
Built In Stage?
No
Built In A/V?
No
Amenities Available
  • Coffee/Tea Setup
  • Food/Beverage
  • Projection Equip.
  • TV/VCR/DVD
  • WIFI Internet
  • Podium
  • Microphone
  • White Board
  • Flip Chart
  • Air Conditioning
  • Computer Rentals
  • Simultaneous Interpretation
  • Sound System
depending on the date of your event discounts may apply.
Photo of House of Delegate Room
Rueger's 1 x 1 x 0 0 --/-- -- -- -- -- -- --/-- -- -- --
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Rueger's

Rueger''''s is our full service restaurant and bar that serves Breakfast, Lunch, and Dinner on weekdays and Breakfast and Dinner on weekends. This part of The Commonwealth pays homage to the original eatery that was established on this same site in 1846.
Room Type:
Restaurant / Lounge
Total Size:
0 Sq. Mi
Dimensions:
1 x 1 x 0 Ft.
Floor Level:
Ground Level
Columns:
0
Windows:
4
Natural Light?:
Yes
Obstructions?
No
Built In Screens?
No
Built In Stage?
No
Built In A/V?
No
Amenities Available
  • Coffee/Tea Setup
  • Food/Beverage
  • TV/VCR/DVD
  • WIFI Internet
  • Air Conditioning
depending on the date of your event discounts may apply.
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