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The Commonwealth

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GreenLeaders Bronze level
You may think you know The Commonwealth, as it has been a landmark hotel in Richmond for over 100 years. And much of what we have been known for—excellent service, spacious suites, and a location that can't be beat—remains. But we have totally reinvented ourselves, and now offer a uniquely Richmond experience. From the tattooed entrance doors on our suites (did you know that RVA is the 5th most tattooed city in America?), to furniture and art hand crafted from some of the area's most talented artisans, to java from Richmond's own Black Hand Coffee Company, The Commonwealth will surprise and delight you at every turn. All guestrooms feature: Handcrafted furnishings and artwork from local Virginia artisans and artists; Beds with Simmons Beautyrest mattresses, luxurious cotton sheeting and your choice of pillow firmness; 50” flat screen TV with HD programming; Complimentary high speed wired & wireless internet; Clock radio with bluetooth music streaming; Refrigerator/freezer & microwave
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Restaurant
Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly )
Free High Speed Internet (WiFi)
Public Wifi
Meeting Rooms
Business Centre with Internet Access
Laundry Service
Banquet Room
Conference Facilities
Non-Smoking Hotel
Bar/Lounge
Dry Cleaning
Multilingual Staff
Self-Serve Laundry
Breakfast Available
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Air Conditioning
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Refrigerator in room
Kitchenette
Family Rooms
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Boutique
Historic Hotel
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Location
Full view
100Great for walkers
Grade: 100 out of 100
271Restaurantswithin 0.5 km
57Attractionswithin 0.5 km
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All reviews state capitol bank street roomy suite hush puppies front desk local art rooms are huge beautiful historic hotel mini fridge general assembly shockhoe slip hotel restaurant the entire staff another guest stay there again walking distance breakfast was delicious
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Reviewed 4 days ago

Nice to be back. Rueger's Restaurant and Bar atmosphere summons me to slow down, take a minute and just be present. The wall of history is a wonderful display that reminds me of entrepreneurial determination. The menus offer classic comforts, as well as some surprises...More

Date of stay: December 2018
Thank ShellieA16
Response from ChristinaN2060, General Manager at The CommonwealthResponded 2 days ago

Welcome back home ShellieA16! We always love to see your smiling face walk back through the front door. Looking forward to your next Richmond adventure.

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Reviewed October 28, 2018

I've stayed here twice - once w/my dog and family, and once w/just my son while we were visiting VCU. Stayed in "roomy suites" both times which I highly recommend, but I do not have knowledge of the other types. Both times the rooms were...More

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Date of stay: October 2018
Thank lisarU4525RU
Response from ChristinaN2060, General Manager at The CommonwealthResponded October 29, 2018

We can't thank you enough for telling the world about us and your continued support of the hotel. We look forward to your next stay when you come back to Richmond

Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

Booked a cozy king, but was upgraded to a suite. It was huge. The living area was fantastic. The room was very comfortable, with a great location right across from the Capitol. There is a fairly cheap pay lot a block down on Main if...More

Date of stay: December 2018
Thank SherylB404
Response from ChristinaN2060, General Manager at The CommonwealthResponded 5 days ago

Thank you so much SheryIB404 for taking the time to review us. We are happy you found us. When possible we love to upgrade our guests so you can get a true feeling of what the Commonwealth is all about. We look forward to your...More

Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

Stayed here during the Diego Snow-pocalypse to be close to VCUHS. Every aspect was wonderful. Lovely decor, helpful staff and yummy food and booze. Hands down the best hotel experience I have ever had!! Highly recommend!!!

Date of stay: December 2018
Thank queenbee1300
Response from ChristinaN2060, General Manager at The CommonwealthResponded 5 days ago

Thank You so much Queenbee1300! The snow-pocalypse was interesting to say the least. We hope next time you come to town the sun will be shinning and you can explore all that Richmond has to offer.

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Great stay at The Commonwealth We had a great stay at the Commonwealth! From the welcome at the front desk to our check out we were treated like royalty! Tracey at the front desk made our stay delightful! Our room was themed and beautiful! Thank...More

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Date of stay: December 2018
Thank Judith R
Response from ChristinaN2060, General Manager at The CommonwealthResponded 2 weeks ago

Welcome home Judith R. We are so happy you found us. I'm very lucky to have such wonderful staff like Tracey to make everyone's stay memorable. I look forward to your next stay and stop by Ruegers located in the lobby and grab a bite.

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sally5353, We look forward to seeing you soon! Our check-in time is 3:00 pm, and check-out time is 12:00 noon. Let us know if you have any other questions.
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There is no free parking for this hotel. I parked on the street (for free) and had to move the car by 08:00. The hotel has valet parking only, under the hotel, for $20 each night.
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"There is a refrigerator but its empty- no mini-bar. We were in room 403 and it was nice and quiet over the..."
ocean88
3 weeks ago
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"505 = a room with a view"
colinej372
5 weeks ago
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"The Manchester suite overlooking the capitol was a treat! Worth the upgrade!"
hoffmanb01
Oct. 16, 2018
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"I personally would stay in the suites again and again! LOVE THEM!"
63kma
Oct. 11, 2018
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PRICE RANGE
US$150 - US$225 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
ALSO KNOWN AS
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LOCATION
United StatesVirginiaRichmond
NUMBER OF ROOMS
59
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