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 Berkeley Hotel
The Berkeley Hotel
|
8.8
Excellent
1200 E Cary St, Richmond
from $118
Hyatt Place Richmond/Arboretum
Hyatt Place Richmond/Arboretum
|
8.4
Excellent
201 Arboretum Place, RICHMOND
from $95
Hilton Richmond Downtown
Hilton Richmond Downtown
|
8.8
Excellent
501 E Broad St, Richmond
from $146
Omni Richmond Hotel
Omni Richmond Hotel
|
8.5
Excellent
100 S 12th St, Richmond
from $135
Motel 6 Richmond, VA - Midlothian Turnpike
Motel 6 Richmond, VA - Midlothian Turnpike
|
7.2
Good
100 Greshamwood Place, Richmond
from $55
Clarion Hotel Central
Clarion Hotel Central
|
5.7
Fair
3207 N. Arthur Ashe Boulevard, Richmond
from $49
Holiday Inn Express Richmond - Downtown
Holiday Inn Express Richmond - Downtown
|
7.9
Good
201 East Cary Street, Richmond
from $107
Best Western Plus Governor's Inn
Best Western Plus Governor's Inn
|
8.2
Excellent
9826 Midlothian Tpke, Richmond
from $83
Hampton Inn Richmond-South, VA
Hampton Inn Richmond-South, VA
|
8.0
Excellent
4300 Commerce Road, Richmond
from $102
The Commonwealth
The Commonwealth
|
8.9
Excellent
901 Bank St, Richmond
from $139
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.