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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Days Inn Richmond West Broad
Days Inn Richmond West Broad
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9.0
Excellent
2100 Dickens Rd, Richmond
from $55
Embassy Suites by Hilton Richmond
Embassy Suites by Hilton Richmond
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7.9
Good
2925 Emerywood Pkwy, Richmond
from $119
Springhill Suites by Marriott Richmond Northwest
Springhill Suites by Marriott Richmond Northwest
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8.8
Excellent
9960 Independence Park Drive, Richmond
from $95
The Jefferson Hotel
The Jefferson Hotel
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9.3
Excellent
101 W Franklin St, Richmond
from $275
Four Points by Sheraton Richmond
Four Points by Sheraton Richmond
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7.7
Good
9901 Midlothian Tpke, Richmond
from $92
Commonwealth Park Suites Hotel - Richmond
Commonwealth Park Suites Hotel - Richmond
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8.1
Excellent
901 Bank St, Richmond
from $118
Hilton Richmond Downtown
Hilton Richmond Downtown
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8.7
Excellent
501 E Broad St, Richmond
from $103
Clarion Hotel Central
Clarion Hotel Central
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6.4
Good
3207 N Boulevard, Richmond
from $51
Super 8 Richmond Midlothian Turnpike
Super 8 Richmond Midlothian Turnpike
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6.7
Good
8260 Midlothian Turnpike, Richmond
from $45
Linden Row Inn
Linden Row Inn
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8.4
Excellent
100 E Franklin St, Richmond
from $103
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.

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