Hotels in Richmond, Virginia

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Richmond overview

Richmond is a friendly locale distinct for its historical sites and gardens, and known for its library and college atmosphere. You'll enjoy the area's dancing, live music, and museums. Take in some local culture at popular places like Museum of the Confederacy and Edgar Allan Poe Museum. Virginia State Capitol and Greater Richmond Convention Center are popular places to visit. Richmond is a family- and business-friendly destination with something for everyone.

Where to stay in Richmond

Whether you're planning to stay for a night or for the week, the area around Richmond has accommodations to fit every need. Search for hotels in Richmond with Hotels.com by checking our online map. Our maps display the areas and neighborhoods around all Richmond hotels so you can see how close you are from landmarks and attractions, and then refine your search within the larger area. The best Richmond hotel deals are here with our lowest price guarantee.

How to get to Richmond

Fly in to Richmond, VA (RIC-Richmond Intl.), 6 mi (9.7 km) from downtown Richmond.

Train stations include:
  • • Richmond Main Street Station
  • • Richmond Staples Mill Station

What to see around Richmond

Fun activities like biking and sporting events are on hand, along with attractions such as:
  • • Capitol Square
  • • Richmond Coliseum
  • • Libby Hill Park
  • • Hovey Field
  • • Ancarrow’s Landing
Live music and museums are top draws with cultural places to visit like:
  • • The National
  • • Richmond CenterStage
  • • Valentine Richmond History Center
  • • Museum of the Confederacy
  • • Elegba Folklore Society’s Cultural Center
Take in the collegiate vibe with a visit to:
  • • Virginia Commonwealth University
  • • Virginia Commonwealth University Monroe Park Campus
  • • Virginia Union University
  • • University of Richmond
  • • Randolph-Macon College
Some top sights in the area include:
  • • Virginia State Capitol
  • • Greater Richmond Convention Center
  • • Edgar Allan Poe Museum
  • • St. John's Episcopal Church
  • • Science Museum of Virginia

When to visit Richmond

Wondering when's the best time to visit? Here are seasonal norms to help you plan your trip:

Seasonal temperature averages
  • January-March: 65°F day, 28°F night
  • April-June: 89°F day, 42°F night
  • July-September: 90°F day, 54°F night
  • October-December: 76°F day, 29°F night
Seasonal rainfall averages
  • January-March: 9.96 inches
  • April-June: 10.98 inches
  • July-September: 13.31 inches
  • October-December: 9.49 inches