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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Red Roof Inn Richmond South
Red Roof Inn Richmond South
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3.3
4350 Commerce Rd, Richmond
from $55
Clarion Hotel Central
Clarion Hotel Central
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3.1
3207 N Boulevard, Richmond
from $51
DoubleTree by Hilton Richmond Downtown
DoubleTree by Hilton Richmond Downtown
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3.8
301 W. Franklin Street, Richmond
from $89
Days Inn Richmond West Broad
Days Inn Richmond West Broad
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4.3
2100 Dickens Rd, Richmond
from $55
Richmond Marriott
Richmond Marriott
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4.1
500 E Broad St, Richmond
from $112
Holiday Inn Richmond South - Bells Road
Holiday Inn Richmond South - Bells Road
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3.7
4303 Commerce Road, Richmond
from $86
Hyatt Place Richmond Airport
Hyatt Place Richmond Airport
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3.8
4401 S Laburnum Avenue, Richmond
from $124
Quality Inn North
Quality Inn North
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2.7
801 E Parham Road, Richmond
from $48
Crowne Plaza Richmond Downtown
Crowne Plaza Richmond Downtown
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4.1
555 E Canal Street, Richmond
from $93
Hampton Inn and Suites Richmond/Glenside
Hampton Inn and Suites Richmond/Glenside
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4.5
5406 Glenside Dr, Richmond
from $109
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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