During your vacation to Charlottesville, you can visit several historical attractions such as the home of James Madison. Located in Orange-Montpelier, the Madison home is just over 3 miles from Comfort Inn and Suites. The home of Thomas Jefferson (called Monticello) and Michie Tavern (an historical landmark) are also interesting places to visit. These landmarks are within minutes of each other and less than four miles from Country Inn & Suites, the English Inn and Omni Hotel.
Wine lovers will find many vineyards and wineries in and around Charlottesville. There is Bleinheim Vineyards, Jefferson Vineyards and Pippin Hill Farm & Vineyards, just to name a few. If you are a true connoisseur, you can also stay at a winery hotel like Albemarle Estate at Trump Winery or the Inn at Sugar Hollow Farm.
Spend an afternoon strolling the Downtown Mall. It is home to several trendy shops, art galleries and chic boutiques such as Derriere De Soie and Angelo Jewelry. Hotels in Charlottesville that are within walking distance of this attraction include the Residence Inn, Home 2 Suites and Fairfield Inn.
Charlottesville is about a 40-minute drive from Shenandoah National Park. Drive or walk the trails to enjoy bird watching or get a look at many wild animals. The park also has numerous waterfalls, picnic areas, campgrounds, dining facilities and park rangers. If you want to lodge close to the park, consider staying at Day’s Inn, Quality Inn or Mimslyn Inn in Harrisonburg.
Although Charlottesville is not a very large city, it has a number of luxurious, 4-star hotels. These offer a variety of amenities from on-site dining to tennis courts. This includes the historic Oakhurst Inn, Clifton Inn (European inspired) and Boar’s Head Resort.
What hotels in Charlottesville are close to the UVA Campus?
There are several parks, gardens and museums to enjoy on the University of Virginia’s campus. UVA sporting events such as football, basketball and hockey competitions will also make a perfect addition to your vacation plans. Hotels within walking distance of the campus include the Inn at Darden, Collonade Club and Hampton Inn.
What sports or activities are popular in Charlottesville?
Charlottesville is close to the forest and nature preserves. Therefore, if you’re into outdoor sports, you can kayak on the river or go snowboarding in the winter months. If you want to stay off the beaten path and close to the mountains for hiking or skiing, consider staying at Wintergreen Resort or the Fenton Inn.
Are there any budget-friendly hotels in Charlottesville?
If traveling to Charlottesville on a budget, you’ll find a number of affordable hotels around the city. There is a Sleep Inn & Suites in the Monticello neighborhood and an Econo Lodge North off of U.S. Route 29.
What hotels provide a shuttle to the Charlottesville Abamarle Airport?
The airport is only 10 minutes away from the heart of the city. Therefore, a number of hotels have their own shuttles that will take you to and from the airport. This includes the Omni Charlotte, the Hampton Inn at the University and the Hyatt Place.