Hipmunk Hotels: The Very Best Boutique Stays in Richmond

The capital of Virginia, Richmond is one of the oldest and most interesting cities in the U.S. The Confederate States Army headquarters is situated there, and it’s now a museum which attracts a steady number of visitors each year. Even though Richmond is the capital of Virginia, its population is only just over 200,000 people, and it’s often overlooked as a tourist destination, making it a lot less crowded than popular cities like New York and Los Angeles. So, whether you’re into history, art, shopping or nature, Richmond is a low-key city full of historical stories that have something for everyone.

Best Richmond Boutique Hotels

Americas Best Value Inn

Ideal for those on a tight budget, Americas Best Value Inn has everything a hotel needs. Each room features complimentary WiFi, cable television, a refrigerator and a microwave, and the hotel provides guests with a 24-hour desk with friendly staff to assist or answer any queries. Close to all of Richmond’s main attractions, this budget hotel offers lots of conveniences and good value without the added frills.

Best Richmond Boutique Hotels: Skyline Richmond Virginia
Skyline Richmond Virginia: Photo Jim / CC BY-SA 2.0

Richmond Magnuson Grand Hotel

The Richmond Magnuson Grand Hotel is a business hotel situated not far from the University of Richmond, with all the amenities a guest could need. This hotel provides guests with complimentary WiFi, free parking, and breakfast each morning included in the price. The newly renovated indoor pool has also proved to be popular, along with the fitness facilities and spa tub.

Best Richmond Boutique Hotels:  Richmond Virginia Canal Cruise
Richmond Virginia Canal Cruise: Photo Eli Christman / CC BY 2.0

Days Inn Richmond West Broad

This super-affordable hotel is situated in downtown Richmond, close to the airport. Guests can take advantage of the free parking, complimentary breakfast, and WiFi in the rooms to keep in touch with friends and family. The hotel also proudly features a pool, a spa tub, a fitness center and a business center, ideal for those traveling on business. Each room is pet-friendly and includes cable television with premium channels.

Best Richmond Boutique Hotels:  Farmers Market Downtown Richmond, Virginia
Farmers Market in Downtown Richmond, Virginia: Photo Doug Kerr / CC BY-SA 2.0

Red Roof Inn Richmond South

The Red Roof Inn Richmond South is ideal for those who can’t get enough of modern, sophisticated and well-decorated hotel rooms when they travel. Each of the 108 rooms features air conditioning, free WiFi, and 37″ flat screen televisions. Some rooms include a tea/coffee maker and a microwave and refrigerator for those who prefer to eat in their rooms. The hotel’s amenities include an on-site snack center, a free coffee service in the lobby, and a 24-hour front desk.

Best Richmond Boutique Hotels:  Red Roof Inn
Red Roof Inn: Photo Mike Mozart / CC BY 2.0

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About Lauren Davidson

Since 2013, Lauren has been writing for various travel and lifestyle websites. Her first piece of writing was a travel guide on the Algarve region of Portugal, where she lived for over a year. Currently residing in Sheffield, England, she is studying Journalism and has a blog at www.natteringblonde.com. You can follow her on Twitter at @Lozikinz.

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