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

Richmond Marriott
Richmond Marriott
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8.6
Excellent
500 East Broad Street, Richmond
from $112
Clarion Hotel Central
Clarion Hotel Central
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5.9
Fair
3207 N Boulevard, Richmond
from $50
Jefferson Hotel
Jefferson Hotel
Franklin & Adams Streets, Richmond
from $265
Holiday Inn Richmond-I-64 West End
Holiday Inn Richmond-I-64 West End
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6.1
Good
2000 Staples Mill Rd, Richmond
from $77
HYATT house Richmond West
HYATT house Richmond West
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9.0
Excellent
11800 West Broad Street, Richmond
from $122
Best Western Executive Hotel
Best Western Executive Hotel
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8.0
Excellent
7007 W Broad Street, Richmond
from $68
Omni Richmond Hotel
Omni Richmond Hotel
|
8.5
Excellent
100 South 12th Street, Richmond
from $103
Richmond Magnuson Grand Hotel and Convention Center
from $64
Embassy Suites by Hilton Richmond-The Commerce Center
Embassy Suites by Hilton Richmond-The Commerce Center
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8.8
Excellent
2925 Emerywood Parkway, Richmond
from $119
Hampton Inn Richmond-South, VA
Hampton Inn Richmond-South, VA
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7.8
Good
4300 Commerce Road, Richmond
from $118
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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.