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Located in the heart of Richmond, just across from the Virginia State Capitol, The Commonwealth is a city landmark in its own right. The hotel rests in the city’s Main Street Banking Historic District, a neighborhood listed on the National Register of Historic Places and known for its Late Victorian and International Style architecture. It is also just an easy walk from other historic neighborhoods like Shockhoe Slip and Church Hill, the oldest district in Richmond, and the James River waterfront. This convenient location makes The Commonwealth an ideal base for exploring some of the city’s must-see sights.

Nearest Airport

Richmond International Airport (RIC) / 1 Richard E Byrd Terminal Dr, Richmond, VA 23250 / Roughly a 12- to 22-minute drive

Hotel Address

901 Bank Street, Richmond

Virginia, United States 23219

Historic Hotels of America Recommended Points of Interest

  • Children's Museum Of Richmond

    Children's Museum of Richmond

    Experience kid-friendly activities at the Children's Museum of Richmond.

  • Fourth Baptist Church's Educational Wing

    Fourth Baptist Church's Educational Wing

    Visit the mid-century modern wing at this historic African American church.

  • Historic Evergreen Cemetery

    Historic Evergreen Cemetery

    Explore the historic graves of the Evergreen Cemetery, founded in 1891. 

  • Hollywood Cemetary

    Hollywood Cemetary

    Hollywood Cemetery is a large, sprawling cemetery located next to Richmond, Virginia's Oregon Hill neighborhood at 412 South Cherry Street.

  • Lewis Ginter Botanical Garden

    Lewis Ginter Botanical Garden

    Lewis Ginter Botanical Garden is a 50 acres, botanical garden in Richmond, Virginia's Lakeside neighborhood. It features a conservatory, library cafe and tea house restaurant.

  • Maggie L. Walker National Historic Site

    Maggie L. Walker National Historic Site

    Explore the historic home of Maggie L Walker, the first woman who was the president of a bank in the United States.

  • Maymont


    Explore this 100-acre Victorian estate and public park.

  • Science Museum Of Virginia

    Science Museum of Virginia

    Discover interactive science exhibits at the Science Museum of Virginia.

  • Sherwood Forest Plantation Foundation

    Sherwood Forest Plantation Foundation

    Explore the home of former U.S. President John Tyler.

  • Shockoe Bottom

    Shockoe Bottom

    Experience the legacy of the American slave trade in Richmond.

  • St. John’s Episcopal Church

    St. John’s Episcopal Church

    Explore St. John's Episcopal Church, which is a U.S. National Historic Landmark.

  • Virginia Museum Of Fine Arts

    Virginia Museum of Fine Arts

    Explore some of the finest art in the country at the Virginia Museum of Fine Arts.

  • Virginia Museum Of History & Culture

    Virginia Museum of History & Culture

    The Virginia Historical Society, founded in 1831 as the Virginia Historical and Philosophical Society and headquartered in Richmond, Virginia, is a major repository, research, and teaching center for Virginia history.

  • Virginia State Capitol Building And Executive Mansion

    Virginia State Capitol Building and Executive Mansion

    View this structure that serves as the official residence of the Governor of the Commonwealth of Virginia.