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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Springhill Suites by Marriott Richmond Northwest
Springhill Suites by Marriott Richmond Northwest
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8.9
Excellent
9960 Independence Park Drive, Richmond
from $89
Best Western Executive Hotel
Best Western Executive Hotel
7007 W Broad St, Richmond
from $74
HYATT house Richmond-West
HYATT house Richmond-West
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8.9
Excellent
11800 W Broad Street, Richmond
from $121
Super 8 Richmond Midlothian Turnpike
Super 8 Richmond Midlothian Turnpike
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6.8
Good
8260 Midlothian Turnpike, Richmond
from $45
The Jefferson Hotel
The Jefferson Hotel
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9.4
Excellent
101 W Franklin St, Richmond
from $275
Hilton Richmond Downtown
Hilton Richmond Downtown
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8.8
Excellent
501 E Broad St, Richmond
from $103
Four Points by Sheraton Richmond
Four Points by Sheraton Richmond
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7.6
Good
9901 Midlothian Tpke, Richmond
from $89
Holiday Inn Express Richmond Downtown
Holiday Inn Express Richmond Downtown
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7.7
Good
201 E Cary St, Richmond
from $108
Best Western Plus Governor's Inn
Best Western Plus Governor's Inn
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8.5
Excellent
9826 Midlothian Tpke, Richmond
from $76
Wingate by Wyndham Richmond Short Pump
Wingate by Wyndham Richmond Short Pump
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8.4
Excellent
13991 N Gayton Rd, Richmond
from $75
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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