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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Holiday Inn Richmond South - City Gateway
Holiday Inn Richmond South - City Gateway
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7.1
Good
4303 Commerce Road, Richmond
from $80
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
Hyatt Place Richmond Airport
Hyatt Place Richmond Airport
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8.3
Excellent
4401 S Laburnum Avenue, Richmond
from $124
Holiday Inn I 64 West End
Holiday Inn I 64 West End
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6.6
Good
2000 Staples Mill Rd, Richmond
from $77
HYATT house Richmond-West
HYATT house Richmond-West
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9.0
Excellent
11800 W Broad Street, Richmond
from $129
Embassy Suites by Hilton Richmond
Embassy Suites by Hilton Richmond
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8.6
Excellent
2925 Emerywood Pkwy, Richmond
from $119
Hilton Richmond Downtown
Hilton Richmond Downtown
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8.8
Excellent
501 E Broad St, Richmond
from $103
Richmond Magnuson Grand Hotel and Convention Center
from $64
Americas Best Value Inn Richmond
Americas Best Value Inn Richmond
100 Greshamwood Place, Richmond
from $43
Richmond Marriott
Richmond Marriott
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8.5
Excellent
500 E Broad St, Richmond
from $112
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.