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The Jefferson Hotel

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02/04/2017 03/04/2017
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Richmond, Virginia
Reviewed yesterday NEW

I stayed there after my son's wedding, it was absolutely perfect! The room was luxurious and impeccable decorated. I dream of returning. I have also dined at Lamaire and would give it an outstanding review! It is truly worth a visit. Go at Christmas....unbelievably gorgeous! It is truly worth a visit!

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We spent a weekend in Richmond and stayed at the Jefferson on the recommendation of a friend. Everything about the hotel was as promised: the room was beautiful, service was amazing, and the location is great. We were greeted on arrival by the valet. We wanted to self park, so he gave us suggestions as to where we could best...

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Rio de Janeiro, RJ
Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

The Jefferson is a Classic in everything. How good to see this, nowadays, plenty of “Design Hotels” and other adjectives which, in most cases, are used to hide the simple fact that they do not offer what we expect from a Hotel. This is not the case at the Jefferson where everything, from check in to check out is of...

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

We so appreciate your kind review and love your phrase "Hotel Hotel"! We hope that you will visit with us again soon.

Midlothian, Virginia
Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

Everyone should do this sometime.....what an elegant place to have TEA in the rotunda of the Jefferson. perfect teas, cakes,, scones - extraordinary, pastries and just the ambiance is WORTH IT...........don't wait till Christmas, go now but you must reserve weeks and weeks ahead.......dress up and enjoy an afternoon of delicious FUN

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

Thank you for your review of Afternoon Tea.

Charlottesville, Virginia
Reviewed 1 week ago

This is one of the finest hotels in the South. The main staircase was actually used in the film Gone With The Wind. The various restaurants offer a great dining experience. The rooms are well appointed and maintained. Service at every level is impeccable. Though an old hotel it has been well appointed. It's location is close to everything downtown....

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

Thank you for your review! We would be remiss if we did not let you and other readers know that the Grand Staircase at The Jefferson was not used in the legendary film, Gone with the Wind. It has, however, been a wonderful, long-time rumor. It is very easy to imagine Scarlett and Rhett on the Grand Staircase in those...

Mt. Pleasant, TX
Reviewed 1 week ago

We were staying outside of Richmond, but had heard so much about the lobby in the Jefferson Hotel, that we had to visit it. We were not disappointed. The lobbies are so impressive. When you walk into the upper lobby from the main entrance, you see all these huge marble columns and then in the center of the lobby is...

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Washington DC, District of Columbia
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We loved the hotel. It was super clean, had all the amenities of a high end hotel, and had great customer service. The only reason I didn't give it 5 stars is because there was no duvet cover. They use two sheets to cover the duvet but if you don't have something that completely encases the duvet, you and every...

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

Thank you for your review! We did want to address your concerns regarding the duvet cover as other guests may also wonder why hotels often choose to use 2 sheets to cover a duvet rather than duvet covers. The daily replacement of those sheets allows us to provide the most sanitary environment for our guests. We sincerely apologize, however, that...

Chicago, Illinois
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Everything about the historic Jefferson Hotel in Richmond, Virginia, spells F-I-R-S-T C-L-A-S-S, from the front entrance to the valet service to the friendly greeting at the front desk to the Gilded Age lobby to the luxuriously renovated guest rooms to the AAA Five Diamond restaurant Lemaire to the free shuttle service to the classic architecture to the Thomas Jefferson statue....

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

Thank your for your wonderful review and for continuing to choose The Jefferson when you are visiting Richmond. In all fairness to the other wonderful hotels that are both Forbes Five Star and AAA Five Diamond winners, we did want to note that The Jefferson is one of 51 hotels on that list for 2017. We hope that you will...

Poquoson, Virginia
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

My second time staying here and it is perfect in many ways. The attention to details, cleanliness, comfortable, ease of access and helpful staff make this a 5 star experience! The rooms are well furnished and have every amenity. Had room service and was fast and delivered by friendly server. Food was well prepared and hot.

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

Thank you for your review and your return to The Jefferson. We hope that you will visit again soon!

Bonney Lake, Washington
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

While visiting Richmond, several people recommended that we stop at the historic Jefferson Hotel for food or a drink and we are very pleased we did. This upscale hotel is located just a few blocks from Canal Street and offers a glimpse of the wealth that built Richmond. Stain glass ceilings, marble columns wrapped with decorative metals, stunning finishes,a well...

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

We are so glad that you joined us for lunch in TJ's during your recent visit to Richmond. Thank you also for mentioning that valet parking is complimentary for all guests dining in either TJ's for breakfast and lunch or in Lemaire for dinner. We did want to note for others reading your review that there is a charge for...

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Amenities

Highlights
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Pool
  • Restaurant
  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
  • Room Service
  • Bar/Lounge
About the property
  • Wheelchair Access
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
  • Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly )
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  • Pool
  • Restaurant
  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
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  • Accessible rooms
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  • Air Conditioning
  • Minibar
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  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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  • Business Centre with Internet Access
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  • Children Activities (Kid / Family Friendly)
  • Dry Cleaning
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  • Concierge
  • Banquet Room
  • Conference Facilities
  • Breakfast Available
  • Babysitting
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 newly renovated guest rooms, 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 

Additional Information about The Jefferson Hotel

Address: 101 W. Franklin Street, Franklin & Adams Sts, Richmond, VA 23220
Region: United States > Virginia > Richmond
Price Range: ₹ 20,261 - ₹ 31,438 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:4.5 star — The Jefferson Hotel 4.5*
Number of rooms: 181
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Hotel Style:
#1 Luxury Hotel in Richmond
#1 Family Hotel in Richmond
#1 Romantic Hotel in Richmond
#4 Business Hotel in Richmond
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