Hotels near James River and Kanawha Canal
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James River and Kanawha Canal was only partly built and never completed. At the time, railroads were overtaking waterways as the more effective means of transportation, although the purpose of the canal was to aid in facilitating shipments of both freight and passengers between Virginia and the rest of the eastern coast.

Hipmunk's Best Hotels near James River and Kanawha Canal

The Westin Richmond
The Westin Richmond
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8.9
Excellent
6631 West Broad Street, Richmond
from $159
Omni Richmond Hotel
Omni Richmond Hotel
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8.5
Excellent
100 South 12th Street, Richmond
from $103
Four Points by Sheraton Richmond
Four Points by Sheraton Richmond
|
8.3
Excellent
9901 Midlothian Tpke, Richmond
from $88
Holiday Inn Richmond-I-64 West End
Holiday Inn Richmond-I-64 West End
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6.0
Good
2000 Staples Mill Rd, Richmond
from $77
Jefferson Hotel
Jefferson Hotel
Franklin & Adams Streets, Richmond
from $265
Hyatt Place Richmond/Arboretum
Hyatt Place Richmond/Arboretum
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8.5
Excellent
201 Arboretum Place, RICHMOND
from $95
Super 8 Richmond Midlothian Turnpike
Super 8 Richmond Midlothian Turnpike
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7.0
Good
8260 Midlothian Turnpike, Richmond
from $45
Embassy Suites by Hilton Richmond-The Commerce Center
Embassy Suites by Hilton Richmond-The Commerce Center
|
8.8
Excellent
2925 Emerywood Parkway, Richmond
from $119
Holiday Inn Richmond South - City Gateway
Holiday Inn Richmond South - City Gateway
|
7.1
Good
4303 Commerce Rd, Richmond
from $83
Days Inn West Broad Richmond
Days Inn West Broad Richmond
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9.2
Excellent
2100 Dickens Road, Richmond
from $55
Neighborhoods near James River and Kanawha Canal
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More About Hotels near James River and Kanawha Canal...

What’s James River and Kanawha Canal?

This canal was originally planned by George Washington in the late 1700s. His vision was to create a water route that could go to the western part of the country which would transform Virginia into a stronger economic force. It started as the James River Company but production halted. James River and Kanawha Canal Company started the project again but constant flooding damaged the work multiple times and the project was never completed.

Which Hotels Have the Best View near James River and Kanawha Canal?

The nearest hotels to this canal are about five miles away, and these include Super 8 Richmond Airport VA, Days Inn Richmond/South, and Microtel Inn & Suites by Wyndham.

What are the Benefits or Drawbacks from Staying at a Hotel Near James River and Kanawha Canal?

One of the main reasons visitors enjoy going to the James River and Kanawha Canal is the Canal Walk, a unique venture that allows beautiful views and places to dine and shop on the canal.

What Do I need to Know About James River and Kanawha Canal?

The Canal Walk tends to get crowded around dinnertime, especially on the weekends.