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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Hyatt Place Richmond Airport
Hyatt Place Richmond Airport
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8.0
Excellent
4401 S Laburnum Avenue, Richmond
from $124
Wingate by Wyndham Richmond Short Pump
Wingate by Wyndham Richmond Short Pump
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8.4
Excellent
13991 N Gayton Rd, Richmond
from $75
Commonwealth Park Suites Hotel - Richmond
Commonwealth Park Suites Hotel - Richmond
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8.3
Excellent
901 Bank St, Richmond
from $118
Jefferson Hotel
Jefferson Hotel
Franklin & Adams Streets, Richmond
from $265
Embassy Suites by Hilton Richmond
Embassy Suites by Hilton Richmond
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7.7
Good
2925 Emerywood Pkwy, Richmond
from $119
Best Western Plus Governor's Inn
Best Western Plus Governor's Inn
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8.4
Excellent
9826 Midlothian Tpke, Richmond
from $76
Hilton Richmond Downtown
Hilton Richmond Downtown
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8.8
Excellent
501 E Broad St, Richmond
from $103
Super 8 Richmond Midlothian Turnpike
Super 8 Richmond Midlothian Turnpike
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6.8
Good
8260 Midlothian Turnpike, Richmond
from $45
Quality Inn & Suites Richmond
Quality Inn & Suites Richmond
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5.7
Fair
3200 West Broad Street, Richmond
from $59
Red Roof Inn Richmond South
Red Roof Inn Richmond South
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6.5
Good
4350 Commerce Rd, Richmond
from $56
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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