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

Hampton Inn Richmond-South, VA
Hampton Inn Richmond-South, VA
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7.8
Good
4300 Commerce Road, Richmond
from $103
Best Western Executive Hotel
Best Western Executive Hotel
|
8.3
Excellent
7007 W Broad St, Richmond
from $68
Linden Row Inn
Linden Row Inn
|
8.7
Excellent
100 E Franklin St, Richmond
from $103
Super 8 by Wyndham Richmond Midlothian Turnpike
Super 8 by Wyndham Richmond Midlothian Turnpike
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6.9
Good
8260 Midlothian Turnpike, Richmond
from $45
Holiday Inn Richmond South - City Gateway
Holiday Inn Richmond South - City Gateway
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6.6
Good
4303 Commerce Rd, Richmond
from $75
Doubletree By Hilton Richmond Downtown
Doubletree By Hilton Richmond Downtown
|
8.7
Excellent
301 W. Franklin Street, Richmond
from $89
Best Western Plus Governor's Inn
Best Western Plus Governor's Inn
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8.2
Excellent
9826 Midlothian Tpke, Richmond
from $76
Hyatt Place Richmond Airport
Hyatt Place Richmond Airport
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8.6
Excellent
I-64 & SOUTH LABURNUM AVENUE, RICHMOND
from $124
The Commonwealth
The Commonwealth
|
8.8
Excellent
901 Bank St, Richmond
from $118
Hyatt Place Richmond/Arboretum
Hyatt Place Richmond/Arboretum
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8.5
Excellent
201 Arboretum Place, RICHMOND
from $87
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.