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

Wingate by Wyndham Richmond Short Pump
Wingate by Wyndham Richmond Short Pump
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8.4
Excellent
13991 N Gayton Rd, Richmond
from $75
Four Points by Sheraton Richmond
Four Points by Sheraton Richmond
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7.7
Good
9901 Midlothian Tpke, Richmond
from $92
Best Western Executive Hotel
Best Western Executive Hotel
7007 W Broad St, Richmond
from $74
Americas Best Value Inn Richmond
Americas Best Value Inn Richmond
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5.7
Fair
100 Greshamwood Place, Richmond
from $43
Red Roof Inn Richmond South
Red Roof Inn Richmond South
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6.6
Good
4350 Commerce Rd, Richmond
from $61
The Westin Richmond
The Westin Richmond
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8.9
Excellent
6631 W Broad Street, Richmond
from $159
Hampton Inn and Suites Richmond/Glenside
Hampton Inn and Suites Richmond/Glenside
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9.2
Excellent
5406 Glenside Dr, Richmond
from $101
Crowne Plaza Richmond Downtown
Crowne Plaza Richmond Downtown
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8.0
Excellent
555 E Canal Street, Richmond
from $93
Candlewood Suites Richmond Airport
Candlewood Suites Richmond Airport
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8.1
Excellent
5400 Audubon Drive, Richmond
from $87
Linden Row Inn
Linden Row Inn
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8.4
Excellent
100 E Franklin St, Richmond
from $103
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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.

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