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.

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Neighborhoods near James River and Kanawha Canal
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Richmond Marriott
Richmond Marriott
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8.5
Excellent
500 East Broad Street, Richmond
from $112
Embassy Suites by Hilton Richmond-The Commerce Center
Embassy Suites by Hilton Richmond-The Commerce Center
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8.7
Excellent
2925 Emerywood Parkway, Richmond
from $119
Richmond Magnuson Grand Hotel and Convention Center
from $64
Delta Hotels Richmond Downtown
Delta Hotels Richmond Downtown
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8.6
Excellent
555 E Canal Street, Richmond
from $93
Hilton Richmond Downtown
Hilton Richmond Downtown
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8.8
Excellent
501 East Broad Street, Richmond
from $103
Hilton Richmond Hotel & Spa Short Pump Town Center
from $125
Days Inn West Broad Richmond
Days Inn West Broad Richmond
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8.9
Excellent
2100 Dickens Road, Richmond
from $55
Hyatt Place Richmond Airport
Hyatt Place Richmond Airport
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8.5
Excellent
I-64 & SOUTH LABURNUM AVENUE, RICHMOND
from $124
Hampton Inn and Suites Richmond/Glenside, VA
Hampton Inn and Suites Richmond/Glenside, VA
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8.9
Excellent
5406 Glenside Drive, Richmond
from $100
Jefferson Hotel
Jefferson Hotel
Franklin & Adams Streets, Richmond
from $265
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.