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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8.3
Excellent
100 S 12th St, Richmond
from $103
Embassy Suites by Hilton Richmond
Embassy Suites by Hilton Richmond
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8.2
Excellent
2925 Emerywood Pkwy, Richmond
from $119
Quality Inn North
Quality Inn North
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6.3
Good
801 E Parham Road, Richmond
from $50
Days Inn Richmond West Broad
Days Inn Richmond West Broad
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8.9
Excellent
2100 Dickens Rd, Richmond
from $55
Hampton Inn Richmond - South
Hampton Inn Richmond - South
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8.0
Excellent
4300 Commerce Rd, Richmond
from $118
Hyatt Place Richmond/Arboretum
Hyatt Place Richmond/Arboretum
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8.5
Excellent
201 Arboretum Place, Richmond
from $95
The Berkeley Hotel
The Berkeley Hotel
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8.7
Excellent
1200 E Cary St, Richmond
from $116
The Jefferson Hotel
The Jefferson Hotel
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9.5
Excellent
101 West Franklin Street, Richmond
from $275
Holiday Inn Express Richmond Downtown
Holiday Inn Express Richmond Downtown
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7.8
Good
201 E Cary St, Richmond
from $108
Richmond Magnuson Grand Hotel and Convention Center
from $64
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.