The Craddock Terry Hotel
A former life as a shoe factory and tobacco warehouse imbues The Craddock Terry Hotel with a real sense of historic charm. Set on the banks of the James River in downtown Lynchburg, the hotel charms with the best of its original architecture — with exposed brick walls and wood-beamed ceilings — while whimsical shoe memorabilia pays homage to the building’s origins. Close to Lynchburg's central business district, The Craddock Terry Hotel's 44 guestrooms and suites are perfect for a boutique stay with plenty of local character in the City of Seven Hills.
- The scenic riverfront location puts you in the heart of historic Lynchburg
- Request a rose-petal turndown service or a welcome bouquet of a dozen red roses
- Guestrooms come with views of the Blue Ridge Mountains, the James River, or downtown Lynchburg
- The hotel is also a renowned event center, with function spaces for up to 200 people
- Take the hotel's canine mascot, Buster Brown, for a walk around town
With special touches and nods to the hotel's history, such as the breakfast delivered to your room in a shoeshine box, The Craddock Terry Hotel prioritizes its attention to detail. Enjoy superb service in a beautiful riverfront location, and explore historic Lynchburg with a luxurious base.
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With nine-foot-high windows, exposed brickwork, and wooden ceiling beams, the 44 guestrooms are inspired by the hotel’s past. Take in the views over the James River, the Blue Ridge Mountains, or downtown Lynchburg. Luxuriate in a bespoke Kingsdown mattress and fine linens, start your morning with a freshly brewed coffee from your Keurig coffee machine, or mix yourself something stronger from the in-room bar.
Room service is available, and the concierge team is dedicated to making your stay as seamless as possible. As a play on the hotel's past life, there are also various shoe-themed services available. For something different, inquire about taking Buster Brown, the in-house dog, for a walk around the area.
Start off your Virginian culinary adventure at the hotel, home to two award-winning restaurants. You can also explore the city’s numerous eateries easily, thanks to the hotel's downtown location.
Shoemakers – Sample some fine cuisine at the hotel’s signature restaurant, with its fashionable urban-industrial vibe courtesy of exposed brick walls and iron girders, softened by low lighting and warm leather seating. When the weather permits, sit on the sunny patio and enjoy a glass of chilled California chardonnay while you browse the menu that focuses on steaks and seafood classics, with specialty surf-and-turf combinations.
Waterstone Fire Grilled Pizza – Hand-tossed pizza and craft beer are the order of the day at this casual restaurant adjacent to the hotel's main building. Try beers from local Virginia breweries alongside a menu of classic and inventive toppings, from margherita to spicy Thai — gluten-free bases are also available, as well as salads, sandwiches, and pasta dishes.
Enjoy views of the city, the James River, or the Blue Ridge Mountains from the comfort of your guestroom, head to the 24-hour gym for some exercise, or relax with a local craft beer at Waterstone pizzeria. The hotel is a pleasant place to relax, with its classy décor and touches of shoe-themed whimsy playing on the building's history.
Discover Lynchburg’s fascinating history, all just moments away from The Craddock Terry Hotel. Tour Lynchburg’s dozen sites along the Civil War Trails, visit local plantations, or explore Poplar Forest — Thomas Jefferson’s personal retreat. Stretch your legs with a hike along the James River Heritage Trail that takes you through downtown Lynchburg and along old railroads into lush forests.
The Craddock Terry Hotel
The Amtrak train station, buses, and the airport, are all nearby.
Lynchburg Regional Airport is 7 mi / 11 km from the hotel.
Roanoke Regional Airport is 45 mi / 72 km away.
The hotel also offers a complimentary luxury sedan service to both the Amtrak station and Lynchburg Regional Airport.
The hotel is 1.5 mi / 2.4 km from Kemper Street station.
Complimentary car parking is available at the hotel, with easy access from routes 29 and 460.