The Hotel Roanoke dates back to when railroads were king. The hotel originally belonged to the Norfolk Southern Railroad (and many others before them) and was a short walk up the hill from the train station (now a railroad museum interesting in its own right). The hotel sported a 5 star restaurant. Remodeled 20 years ago (after being closed down for several years, the hotel belongs to Virginia Tech (managed by Doubletree) and is attached to a conference center shared with the city of Roanoke. The rooms have been remodeled to create space closer to today's standards. Bathrooms are still small. The furniture is a vintage look and indeed in places, is vintage. The service is very good, the staff friendly and helpful. Self parking is available but a walk uphill to the hotel. Valet service is available. The hotel has a lot of nooks and crannies to meet in. The conference center can hold smallish (400 - 600) conferences (although not that many can be housed in the hotel itself). Roanoke's art museum, The Taubman, is within a few hundred meters walk from the hotel and the Roanoke Market area just across the walkway over the railroad tracks. Good food and things to see and do.
- Official Description (provided by the hotel):
- Built in 1882, the fully-restored Tudor-style Hotel Roanoke is proudly listed on the National Register of Historic Places. As a member of IACC (International Association of Conference Centers), Hotel Roanoke is pleased to offer world-class lodging facilities, including newly renovated guest rooms and 63,000 square feet of state-of-the-art conference space. The hotel's business facilities include 35 meeting rooms, a fixed-seat lecture hall, two boardrooms, conference center lounge and an elegant hotel ballroom which can accommodate up to 1,400 guests. ... more less
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- Also Known As:
- The Hotel Roanoke And Conference Center, a Doubletree By Hilton Hotel
- Hotel Roanoke Doubletree