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The Jefferson Hotel

101 W. Franklin Street, Franklin & Adams Sts, Richmond, VA 23220
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Ranked #1 of 81 hotels in Richmond
Certificate of Excellence 2014
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5 of 5 stars reviewed 4 days ago
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Miami, Florida
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43 reviews 43 reviews
12 hotel reviews
31 helpful votes 31 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

The service we experienced was top notch. Yes, the rooms vary in size is this truly is a historic property. Our room had a curved wall, good windows and was simply divine. Other reviews are simply unfair to compare this to a hotel built within the last five or 10 years. Housekeeping and maintenance were well above average and certainly... More

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JenniferCrispPRMgr, Public Relations Manager at The Jefferson Hotel, responded to this review

Thank you for your review! The Jefferson does have a rich and fascinating history and we love to share it with our guests, so thank you for that recommendation to others. On Halloween, the hotel will reach its 120th year! More

Rochelle, Illinois
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33 reviews 33 reviews
3 hotel reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

It is a grand hotel!! The restaurant inside is good, a bit pricey but it is worth not having to go outside and find some place to eat. The lobby takes you back in time and thinking what it would have been like during the grand balls etc. The staff is very friendly and helpful

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JenniferCrispPRMgr, Public Relations Manager at The Jefferson Hotel, responded to this review

Thank you for your review! We hope that you'll visit again this fall. More

Dallas
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83 reviews 83 reviews
74 hotel reviews
78 helpful votes 78 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

We had only one night in Richmond, and the Jefferson ended up being the highlight. The staff is quite friendly and highly competent at all levels. The hotel itself is a wonderfully restored Victorian treasure. I don't think I've seen anything like the two story atrium lobby. The bar is very pleasant and the Lemaire restaurant is a truly beautiful... More

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JenniferCrispPRMgr, Public Relations Manager at The Jefferson Hotel, responded to this review

Thank you for your review. We are delighted that you found your stay to be a great experience and do appreciate your gracious comments regarding our rooms. We are quietly working in our guestrooms and look forward to providing our guests with a "new" Jefferson guestroom experience in the months ahead. More

Chicago, Illinois
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5 reviews 5 reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

This is the Grandest of Grand Hotels. We loved hearing the stories of alligators traveling up north from Florida. We loved cocktailing in the grand lobby. The staff was very friendly and professional. If your travels take you close to Richmond you must make this a stop. You will not be disappointed.

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Thank you for choosing The Jefferson and recommending it to others. We are glad that you enjoyed your stay! More

Bury St. Edmunds, United Kingdom
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143 reviews 143 reviews
36 hotel reviews
80 helpful votes 80 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Stayed three days on the "summer at the Jefferson" offer. Nice idea to send an email requesting preferences before we arrived, although the results were slightly odd; our daughter stayed with us so we requested non-allergy bedding, but this resulted in the complete removal of the feather "comforters" on the beds with no replacements, so strangely the first night we... More

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Washington, DC
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82 reviews 82 reviews
36 hotel reviews
44 helpful votes 44 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Our three day stay in the Governor's Suite (Room 150) was wonderful from the moment we stepped into the grand lobby to the moment we drove away. The friendly and professional staff throughout the hotel made our time there all the more enjoyable - everyone seemed to genuinely care that our experience would be a good and memorable one. Lemaire... More

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JenniferCrispPRMgr, Public Relations Manager at The Jefferson Hotel, responded to this review

Thank you for your review and for choosing The Jefferson! We do appreciate your humor in your mention of Southern Comfort but do apologize that we did not have your husband's favorite whiskey blend on hand. We hope that he found another brand to be to his liking. Maybe we'll just surprise everyone with a throwback Southern Comfort cocktail this... More

Ho Ho Kus, New Jersey
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7 reviews 7 reviews
6 hotel reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This beautiful Grand hotel built in 1895 was one of the best we have stayed at with our dog. Stained glass ceiling in the lobby, marble floors and spacious, well appointed rooms. Gracious, helpful & friendly staff.

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San Francisco
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21 reviews 21 reviews
17 hotel reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This is one of the most grand hotels I've been to in my travels. It was absolutely stunning; I found myself taking pictures of its many details. I stayed on the top floor in a corner room. To my surprise, it was quite large, comfortable, and had a nice view! I have no complaints - the bed was comfortable, shower... More

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JenniferCrispPRMgr, Public Relations Manager at The Jefferson Hotel, responded to this review

Thank you for your review and your observations regarding our complimentary downtown transportation service. Our staff does try to mention it frequently to guests as it is such an enjoyed service. We also want to encourage guests to make advance reservations so that it is available as when they need it. Your feedback is helpful in assisting us to alter... More

Middletown, NJ
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67 reviews 67 reviews
9 hotel reviews
22 helpful votes 22 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

When we arrived at The Jefferson Hotel all of the staff were welcoming from the valet to the bellman to the desk clerk. They upgraded us to a suite, absolutely fabulous. Everything was perfect and immaculate. The decor was grand. We had a driver take us to Carytown and he was so personable, a joy to ride with. The views... More

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Alton, Illinois
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97 reviews 97 reviews
31 hotel reviews
43 helpful votes 43 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 weeks ago

The public areas of the hotel are exceptionally beautiful. Every aspect of the hotel are first rate from the staff to the room and amenities. The courtesy transportation to the dining/entertainment district was a nice touch and the driver couldn't have been more friendly. We thoroughly enjoyed our stay. The only disappointment was that the bar in the lower grand... More

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JenniferCrispPRMgr, Public Relations Manager at The Jefferson Hotel, responded to this review

Thank you for your review. We do apologize that TJ's was not available beyond 4:00pm during your stay due to their summer hours but we do hope that you were able to enjoy a beverage in Lemaire Bar or on the Lemaire Patio. More

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Address: 101 W. Franklin Street, Franklin & Adams Sts, Richmond, VA 23220
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Location: United States > Virginia > Richmond
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$$
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Amenities

Bar / Lounge Business Center with Internet Access Fitness Center with Gym / Workout Room Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi ) Children Activities ( Kid / Family Friendly ) Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly ) Restaurant Room Service Spa Suites Swimming Pool Wheelchair access
Hotel Style
#1 Romantic Hotel in Richmond #3 Business Hotel in Richmond #3 Family Hotel in Richmond
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Since 1895, The Jefferson Hotel has been recognized for its genuinely friendly service, luxurious guestrooms, breathtaking architecture and elegant decor. Guests of The Jefferson enjoy two award-winning restaurants, 24-hour room service, a complimentary on-site health facility,indoor swimming pool, and complimentary wireless internet access and local calls. Located in the heart of downtown, all of the city's most popular destinations can be reached using the hotel's complimentary transportation. ... more   less 
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