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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Quality Inn & Suites Richmond
Quality Inn & Suites Richmond
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2.9
3200 West Broad Street, Richmond
from $59
HYATT house Richmond-West
HYATT house Richmond-West
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4.5
11800 W Broad Street, Richmond
from $95
Embassy Suites Richmond - The Commerce Center
Embassy Suites Richmond - The Commerce Center
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4.3
2925 Emerywood Pkwy, Richmond
from $119
Hampton Inn and Suites Richmond/Glenside
Hampton Inn and Suites Richmond/Glenside
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4.5
5406 Glenside Dr, Richmond
from $92
Candlewood Suites Richmond Airport
Candlewood Suites Richmond Airport
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4.1
5400 Audubon Drive, Richmond
from $71
Four Points by Sheraton Richmond
Four Points by Sheraton Richmond
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3.9
9901 Midlothian Tpke, Richmond
from $89
Hyatt Place Richmond/Arboretum
Hyatt Place Richmond/Arboretum
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4.3
201 Arboretum Place, Richmond
from $83
Commonwealth Park Suites Hotel - Richmond
from $118
Springhill Suites by Marriott Richmond Northwest
Springhill Suites by Marriott Richmond Northwest
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4.4
9960 Independence Park Drive, Richmond
from $95
Holiday Inn I 64 West End
Holiday Inn I 64 West End
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3.8
2000 Staples Mill Rd, Richmond
from $77
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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