Hotels near Church Hill Tunnel
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Situated beneath Jefferson Park in Richmond, Virginia’s Church Hill neighborhood, Church Chill Tunnel’s opening is hidden behind jagged terrain and green thickets. While the tunnel collapsed in the 1920s, visitors can still view the exterior or marvel at exhibits at the nearby Edgar Allen Poe Museum.

Hipmunk's Best Hotels near Church Hill Tunnel

Days Inn Richmond West Broad
Days Inn Richmond West Broad
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8.8
Excellent
2100 Dickens Rd, Richmond
from $55
Best Western Plus Governor's Inn
Best Western Plus Governor's Inn
|
8.6
Excellent
9826 Midlothian Tpke, Richmond
from $76
Jefferson Hotel
Jefferson Hotel
Franklin & Adams Streets, Richmond
from $265
Linden Row Inn
Linden Row Inn
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8.7
Excellent
100 E Franklin St, Richmond
from $103
Red Roof Inn Richmond South
Red Roof Inn Richmond South
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6.8
Good
4350 Commerce Rd, Richmond
from $58
Hampton Inn Richmond - South
Hampton Inn Richmond - South
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7.9
Good
4300 Commerce Rd, Richmond
from $118
The Westin Richmond
The Westin Richmond
|
9.0
Excellent
6631 W Broad Street, Richmond
from $159
Richmond Magnuson Grand Hotel and Convention Center
from $64
Holiday Inn Express Richmond Downtown
Holiday Inn Express Richmond Downtown
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7.8
Good
201 E Cary St, Richmond
from $108
Hyatt Place Richmond Airport
Hyatt Place Richmond Airport
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8.3
Excellent
4401 S Laburnum Avenue, Richmond
from $124
More About Hotels near Church Hill Tunnel...

Stay Near the Tunnel

Cheap hotels less than 8 miles from the tunnel include America’s Best Value Inn and Knights Inn Glen Allen Va. Pay a little more and stay closer to the landmark at higher-end hotels such as DoubleTree by Hilton Hotel Richmond Downtown and Crowne Plaza Richmond Downtown which are less than 2 miles away.

Check It Out

Visitors can see the western end of the tunnel at 18th and Marshall Streets. For a fun haunt, ghost tours of the area are hosted by Haunts of Richmond for less than $15 on Saturday nights.

A Brief History

In 1875, the Church Hill Tunnel was constructed to connect the C&O Railroad with the Shockoe area. In 1922, the tunnel
collapsed, burying a train engine beneath it and killing four people. While efforts were underway to restore the tunnel, the western end collapsed, burying another train engine and 10 flat cars.  It was soon determined that the tunnel would be closed permanently.