With a longstanding reputation for outstanding service, impeccably designed accommodations, and sumptuous dishes lovingly put together from locally sourced ingredients, The Commonwealth has been one of Richmond’s top landmark hotels for over a century. The tattooed entrances to the 59 suites nod to the city’s ink culture, handcrafted furniture pays homage to the local community of talented artisans, and coffee from Richmond’s Black Hand Coffee Company gives a flavor of the thriving café scene. With a central location, moments from Virginia State Capitol monument and gardens, The Commonwealth makes getting to know Richmond effortless.
- Visit nearby Virginia State Capitol to admire the historic building and its amazing grounds
- Benefit from a central location near cultural attractions, historic landmarks, and the James River
- Admire works by local artists in The Commonwealth lobby
- Unique décor in the guestrooms reflect Richmond’s history and culture
- Sample Virginia specialties and Southern fare at Rueger’s restaurant
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With entrance doors tattooed with the name of your suite and handcrafted furniture by local artisans, The Commonwealth’s 59 suites and studios showcase the creative vibrancy of Richmond. All spaces have king or queen-size Simmons Beautyrest beds, a pillow menu, a Keurig coffeemaker, and marble and granite baths. If you are looking for even more space, a one-bedroom Comfy Suite has a separate living room, as well as a large desk. For a home away from home experience, consider the Homey Suite, which comes complete with a kitchen and apartment-style amenities.
The hotel welcomes pets, and has two floors of dog-friendly rooms equipped with plush beds. For assistance during your stay, the approachable front desk team will be happy to help at any time.
Food at The Commonwealth reflects the warm and welcoming style of Richmond, with products sourced from regional suppliers, and craft beers celebrating the town’s rich brewing heritage. You can also dine in the comfort of your studio or suite with the 24-hour in-room dining service.
Rueger's – Paying homage to its predecessor, which originally opened in 1846, this eatery uses locally sourced ingredients in its fresh, nourishing meals. Open for breakfast, lunch, and dinner, expect a refreshingly unique, local experience featuring Virginia craft beers, and coffees courtesy of the Black Hand Coffee Company.
Admire the hotel’s modern art collection in the communal areas, recline on one of the comfy sofas in the lobby, or ask the friendly front desk staff to book a Segway tour of Richmond for a unique perspective of the city. Stroll over to the Virginia State Capitol monument on The Commonwealth’s doorstep to admire its colonial architecture and tranquil gardens, before retiring to your studio or suite and ordering room service.
Named one of the top city destinations in America by Travel + Leisure , as well as a top food destination by National Geographic and the Washington Post, Richmond has plenty to offer travelers. From the history of the American Civil War Museum to the culture of the Virginia Museum of Fine Arts, and its buzzing gastronomic scene, the city is a haven if you like your history, culture, and food. In the fall, Richmond Raceway plays host to the NASCAR races, while the Richmond Jazz Festival takes place in August.
Located in the increasingly trendy city of Richmond, and situated in the heart of its financial district — right across the street from Virginia State Capitol and its landscaped gardens — The Commonwealth is close to numerous museums, theaters, eateries, and bars.
Richmond International Airport is 10.9 mi / 17.5 km away from The Commonwealth, around a 15-minute drive.
The 9th + Main bus stop is located directly in front of the hotel.
Main Street station is a 10-minute walk from the hotel for connections to the wider Virginia area, and other cities in the U.S.
The hotel offers valet parking.