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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Omni Richmond Hotel
Omni Richmond Hotel
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8.4
Excellent
100 S 12th St, Richmond
from $103
Americas Best Value Inn Richmond
Americas Best Value Inn Richmond
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6.5
Good
100 Greshamwood Place, Richmond
from $43
Linden Row Inn
Linden Row Inn
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8.6
Excellent
100 E Franklin St, Richmond
from $103
Quality Inn North
Quality Inn North
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5.9
Fair
801 E Parham Road, Richmond
from $46
Four Points by Sheraton Richmond Airport
Four Points by Sheraton Richmond Airport
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7.6
Good
4700 S Laburnum Avenue, Richmond
from $79
Hampton Inn and Suites Richmond/Glenside
Hampton Inn and Suites Richmond/Glenside
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9.1
Excellent
5406 Glenside Dr, Richmond
from $92
Commonwealth Park Suites Hotel - Richmond
Commonwealth Park Suites Hotel - Richmond
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8.4
Excellent
901 Bank St, Richmond
from $118
Days Inn Richmond West Broad
Days Inn Richmond West Broad
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9.1
Excellent
2100 Dickens Rd, Richmond
from $55
The Westin Richmond
The Westin Richmond
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9.0
Excellent
6631 W Broad Street, Richmond
from $154
Clarion Hotel Central
Clarion Hotel Central
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6.4
Good
3207 N Boulevard, Richmond
from $44
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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