$275 Avg/night
Rate based on Check-in: Oct 31, 2014 Check-out: Nov 1, 2014

The Jefferson Hotel Preferred Hotels and Resorts

5 stars
101 West Franklin Street, Richmond, VA 23220
Hotel Overview
Reviewer score
4.5
out of 5
17 reviews
Most Outstanding hotel stay ever!

We were awestruck when we entered the lobby. Registration was flawless. An upgrade to a Studio... See full review

  • Ramel
  • Oct 25, 2013
Jefferson in Richmond

Amazing staff at this historical landmark in Richmond. Free shuttle service to local attractions. See full review

  • Marc Dale
  • Apr 29, 2013
History meets modern comforts at this Richmond hotel

The Jefferson Hotel, one of only 37 hotels in North America awarded both the Forbes Five-Star and AAA Five Diamond ratings, earns its status from friendly service, spacious guestrooms, and elegant interior design. Lewis Ginter, once the wealthiest citizen in Richmond, opened the hotel in 1895. Today guests enjoy two restaurants, a fitness club, indoor pool, spa, salon, concierge service, a business center, and free shuttle service around Richmond. The Jefferson is just blocks from the state capital, historic Shockoe Slip, and the convention center.

Highlights
  • Elegant decor
  • Convenient downtown locale
  • Free shuttle around town


Rooms

The hotel features 262 guestrooms, including 36 suites. Each room provides bathrobes, evening turndown service, mini-bar, safe, marbled bath, hairdryer, lighted make-up mirror, high definition cable television with on-command movies, complimentary Wi-Fi service, and iron/ironing board.  

Features

Richmond native, Chef Walter Bundy features Virginia-grown ingredients and Southern influences in his dishes at Lemaire, one of two restaurants at Lemaire. The cocktail list features the same farm-to-table influences seen in the menu. TJ's, a Southern bistro, provides a relaxed atmosphere for a business lunch, pre-theater dinner, family celebration, romantic evening, or a relaxing mid-week dinner. The menu features modern interpretations of regional specialties and comfort food. Whenever possible, local produce, naturally raised meats, and sustainable seafood are featured.

The Jefferson also offers
morning newspaper delivery, morning coffee service, and afternoon cider and cookies in the lobby daily, and access to a fitness facility with indoor pool and the full-service business center.

Transportation
  • Richmond International Airport (9 mi/14.5 km)
Nearby attractions
  • Shockoe Slip (1.4 mi/2.3 km)
Business
  • Flexible meeting space
  • A/V Support
  • Full catering staff
  • High-speed Internet access is available through the hotel

Hotel Map

37.5443 -77.4453
Nearby airports
Newport News, (NPN), 75.00, MI, W; Byrd Field/Richmond International Airport, (RIC), 9.00, MI, W;
Area description
City Center

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The Jefferson Hotel Preferred Hotels and Resorts Rooms

Premier King Guestroom
These newly renovated rooms range from 400-500 square feet and offer one king size bed.
Studio Suite
Studio Suite one king bed and sitting area including sofa bed.
Living Room Suite
One bedroom suite with King bed and separate living room including sofa bed.
Executive Suite
These suites are approximately 550 square feet and provide separate living and bedroom areas.
Superior Room Double Beds
Spacious guestroom with two double beds.
Studio Double Suite
Studio suite with two double beds and a sofa bed in living area.
Governors Suite
Governors Suite offers one King bed and a separate large living/ dining room.
Grand Premier Queen Guestroom
These rooms are the largest of our guestrooms and are all newly renovated with two queen beds
Traditional King Room
One king bed-perfect for corporate travelers
Traditional Double
Two double beds-perfect for corporate travelers
Richmond Suites
These new suites are square feet and feature a king size bed and separate living area.
Grand Premier King Guestroom
These rooms are the largest of our guestrooms and are all newly renovated with one king bed.
Parlor Suites
Our lovely two room Parlor Suites are between 700-800 square feet in size.
Superior Room King Bed
Spacious guestroom with one King bed.
Deluxe Room King Size Bed
Oversized guestroom offers King bed.

Amenities

  • High-speed internet
  • Indoor pool
  • No smoking rooms/facilities
General
Air conditioned
No smoking rooms/facilities
Pet friendly
Free local telephone calls
24 hour security
Activities
Indoor pool
Fitness center or spa
Fitness Center
Sauna
Children's activities
Golf
Jogging track
Tennis
Racquetball courts
Fishing
Dining
Bar/Lounge
Continental breakfast
Restaurant
Coffee shop
Services
24 hour front desk
Business center
Maid service
Laundry service
Express checkout
Childcare Service
Concierge desk
ATM/Cash machine
Security
Wake-up service
Tour desk
Meeting/Banquet facilities
Car rental desk
Barber shop
Porters
Conference facilities
Gift shop
Copy service
Audio visual equipment
Conference suite
Cellular telephone rental
Computer rental
Internet
High-speed internet
Parking
Parking
Valet parking
Accessibility
Handicapped rooms/facilities
Accessible facilities
Accessible parking
Room
Television with cable
Radio
Safe
Phone with speaker
Telephone
AM/FM alarm clock
Desk with lamp
Mini bar
Hairdryer in room
Outlet adapters
Turndown service
Bathroom telephone
In room movies
Temperature control
Iron
Ironing board
Sprinklers in rooms

Nearby points of interest

  • Landmark Theater: 0.4 mi
  • Virginia War Memorial: 0.5 mi
  • Maggie L. Walker National Historic Site: 0.5 mi
  • Richmond Coliseum: 0.6 mi
  • American Civil War Center at Historic Tredegar: 0.6 mi
  • Stuart C. Siegel Center: 0.7 mi
  • Virginia Capitol Building: 0.7 mi
  • Hollywood Cemetery: 0.8 mi
  • The Museum of the Confederacy: 0.9 mi
  • Canal Walk: 1.1 mi
  • Edgar Allan Poe Museum: 1.3 mi
  • Virginia Holocaust Museum: 1.4 mi
  • St. John's Episcopal Church: 1.6 mi
  • Maymont: 1.6 mi
  • Science Museum of Virginia: 1.7 mi
  • Landmark Theater: 0.4 mi
  • Virginia War Memorial: 0.5 mi
  • Maggie L. Walker National Historic Site: 0.5 mi
  • Richmond Coliseum: 0.6 mi
  • American Civil War Center at Historic Tredegar: 0.6 mi
  • Stuart C. Siegel Center: 0.7 mi
  • Virginia Capitol Building: 0.7 mi
  • Hollywood Cemetery: 0.8 mi
  • The Museum of the Confederacy: 0.9 mi
  • Canal Walk: 1.1 mi
  • Edgar Allan Poe Museum: 1.3 mi
  • Virginia Holocaust Museum: 1.4 mi
  • St. John's Episcopal Church: 1.6 mi
  • Maymont: 1.6 mi
  • Science Museum of Virginia: 1.7 mi
  • Children's Museum of Richmond: 1.8 mi
  • Virginia Museum of Fine Arts: 1.9 mi
  • Byrd Theater: 1.9 mi
  • Virginia Historical Society: 1.9 mi
  • Richmond National Battlefield Park: 2.1 mi
  • Carytown: 2.2 mi
  • Virginia House: 3.2 mi
  • Agecroft Hall: 3.3 mi
  • Monument Avenue: 3.4 mi
  • Richmond International Raceway: 3.6 mi
  • Virginia Aviation Museum: 6.4 mi
  • Cinebistro at Stony Point Fashion Park: 7 mi

Dining

Lemaire Restaurant
Lemaire is a New American restaurant offering a fresh modern culinary experience. The menu features extraordinary Virginia grown ingredients and the Southern influences of Richmond native Chef Walter Bundy.
TJ*s
TJs is a Southern bistro providing a relaxed atmosphere. The menu features modern interpretations of regional specialties and comfort food.

Hotel Policies

Check-in:
04:00 PM
Check-out:
12:00 PM

Terms and conditions

Rates quoted in currencies other than the hotel's base currency are subject to the rate of the international exchange. Rate may change throughout stay. Rate may reflect average nightly rate. Extra charges may apply. Incidental charges, such as room service, are not included in the rate.

The amenities and/or facilities may not be located at the hotel, but within a reasonable distance, and additional charges may apply for use.

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Guest Reviews (17)

Ratings and reviews for The Jefferson Hotel Preferred Hotels and Resorts

Overall score

4.5 / 5
5.01.0
17 out of 17
Amenities:
4.6
Room cleanliness:
4.9
Hotel staff:
4.6
Room comfort:
4.8
Location:
4.2
Value:
4.4

94% would recommend to a friend.

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Reviewer score

5
5.01.0
Ramel
Business
pittsbugh
Oct 25, 2013

Most Outstanding hotel stay ever!

We were awestruck when we entered the lobby. Registration was flawless. An upgrade to a Studio Suite was quite a surprise. Very relaxing indoor salt water pool. Quiet Comfortable Elegant room. Pleasant, courteous staff and exquisite dining. Not use to spending so much for a room. but this will be a lasting memory.

Hotel features (5 = best, 1 = worst):
Amenities:
5
Room cleanliness:
5
Hotel staff:
4
Room comfort:
5
Location:
3
Value:
4
Trip purpose:

Business

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Reviewer score

4
5.01.0
Mermaidshell
Business
Tampa,Florida
Aug 28, 2013

GORGEOUS

The jefferson was absolutely gorgeous.Valet was on point,the gentlemen who checked me in were so gracious. The decor was so unique and historical.I live in florida and when i heard about the gator story,felt like i was back home.The replica was so real and perfect.Definatley would return.

Hotel features (5 = best, 1 = worst):
Amenities:
4
Room cleanliness:
5
Hotel staff:
5
Room comfort:
5
Location:
4
Value:
4
Trip purpose:

Business

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Reviewer score

5
5.01.0
Marc Dale
Business
Las Vegas
Apr 29, 2013

Jefferson in Richmond

Amazing staff at this historical landmark in Richmond. Free shuttle service to local attractions.

Hotel features (5 = best, 1 = worst):
Amenities:
4
Room cleanliness:
5
Hotel staff:
5
Room comfort:
5
Location:
4
Value:
4
Trip purpose:

Business

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Review of The Jefferson Hotel Preferred Hotels and Resorts

Reviewer score

5
5.01.0
Paul from Charleston
Business
Charleston, SC
Mar 1, 2013

In the spirit of Jefferson

This is a great hotel. Next time I am in Richmond, I will definitely stay there.

Hotel features (5 = best, 1 = worst):
Amenities:
5
Room cleanliness:
5
Hotel staff:
5
Room comfort:
5
Location:
5
Value:
5
Trip purpose:

Business

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Reviewer score

4
5.01.0
JimnAr
Business
LRAR
Nov 1, 2012

quick trip

Dining room was good, but not great - staff was wonderful, warm and welcoming - breakfast had a creative menu

Hotel features (5 = best, 1 = worst):
Amenities:
4
Room cleanliness:
4
Hotel staff:
5
Room comfort:
4
Location:
4
Value:
3
Trip purpose:

Business

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Reviewer score

5
5.01.0
Acat
Business
Washington d.c.
Oct 26, 2012

Great getaway

Upscale and friendly. The food was delicious and such nice atmosphere.

Hotel features (5 = best, 1 = worst):
Amenities:
5
Room cleanliness:
5
Hotel staff:
5
Room comfort:
5
Location:
5
Value:
5
Trip purpose:

Business

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Review of The Jefferson Hotel Preferred Hotels and Resorts

Reviewer score

5
5.01.0
wefjd
Business
Orange, VA
Jun 18, 2012

fantastic aniversary

The service and accommodations we great. We had one meal in the hotel which was excellent. All in all in was a great experience. I would recommend the hotel to anyone planning to stay in Richmond.

Hotel features (5 = best, 1 = worst):
Amenities:
4
Room cleanliness:
5
Hotel staff:
5
Room comfort:
5
Location:
4
Value:
5
Trip purpose:

Business

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Review of The Jefferson Hotel Preferred Hotels and Resorts

Reviewer score

5
5.01.0
vpprel
Business
Boise, Idaho
Jun 15, 2012

Great hotel

We stayed two days to see a little of Richmond. This hotel is lovely, well maintained, has an on-call car service that was great for easy transportation around town. Food at he hotel's restaurant was very good, service excellent, etc.

Hotel features (5 = best, 1 = worst):
Amenities:
4
Room cleanliness:
5
Hotel staff:
5
Room comfort:
5
Location:
5
Value:
5
Trip purpose:

Business

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Review of The Jefferson Hotel Preferred Hotels and Resorts

Reviewer score

4
5.01.0
Anonymous
Business
San Francisco, CA, USA
Nov 9, 2011

Very nice hotel

Free local car service is good feature. Beautiful lobby. Nice gym, and free access to Y across street.

Hotel features (5 = best, 1 = worst):
Amenities:
5
Room cleanliness:
4
Hotel staff:
4
Room comfort:
4
Location:
3
Value:
4
Trip purpose:

Business

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Reviewer score

5
5.01.0
ABCl
Business
Goochland Viriginia
Oct 9, 2011

The place to stay in Downtown Richmond

Roomy rooms, upscale accommodations. Great ambiance in this late 1800's hotel. Great tradition and southern charm is apparent.

Hotel features (5 = best, 1 = worst):
Amenities:
5
Room cleanliness:
5
Hotel staff:
5
Room comfort:
5
Location:
5
Value:
4
Trip purpose:

Business

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