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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Crowne Plaza Richmond Downtown
Crowne Plaza Richmond Downtown
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8.1
Excellent
555 E Canal Street, Richmond
from $93
Linden Row Inn
Linden Row Inn
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8.4
Excellent
100 E Franklin St, Richmond
from $103
Candlewood Suites Richmond Airport
Candlewood Suites Richmond Airport
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8.0
Excellent
5400 Audubon Drive, Richmond
from $71
Four Points by Sheraton Richmond Airport
Four Points by Sheraton Richmond Airport
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7.5
Good
4700 S Laburnum Avenue, Richmond
from $79
Best Western Plus Governor's Inn
Best Western Plus Governor's Inn
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8.4
Excellent
9826 Midlothian Tpke, Richmond
from $71
Days Inn Richmond West Broad
Days Inn Richmond West Broad
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9.1
Excellent
2100 Dickens Rd, Richmond
from $55
Holiday Inn Richmond South - Bells Road
Holiday Inn Richmond South - Bells Road
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7.5
Good
4303 Commerce Road, Richmond
from $89
Americas Best Value Inn Richmond
Americas Best Value Inn Richmond
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5.3
Fair
100 Greshamwood Place, Richmond
from $43
Hyatt Place Richmond/Arboretum
Hyatt Place Richmond/Arboretum
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8.5
Excellent
201 Arboretum Place, Richmond
from $111
The Hilton Richmond Hotel & Spa / Short Pump
The Hilton Richmond Hotel & Spa / Short Pump
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8.9
Excellent
12042 West Broad Street, Richmond
from $125
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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