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Alexandria, Virginia
Reviewed 26 March 2014

I frequent Richmond at least six times a year and wish I had stayed at The Jefferson sooner. The rooms are huge with giant bathrooms and tubs - separate shower - all the amenities. We indulged in high tea which was lovely. The Sunday brunch is extravagant but worth it with excellent quality food - fresh! It is now my...

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

We are so glad that you have now discovered The Jefferson Hotel and we look forward to being your "go to" place for your visits to Richmond!

Ashburn, Virginia
Reviewed 25 March 2014

We splurged for our anniversary and stayed two days at the Jefferson. We were impressed with the total service, from the bellmen, to the concierge, to the wait staff. Beautifully appointed room with a most comfortable bed (now that's unusual!). The food and service at the Lemaire restaurant was outstanding; we loved making our own manhattans. Beautiful stained glass and...

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

Thank you for choosing The Jefferson Hotel for your anniversary celebration! We are delighted that you enjoyed your stay and your restful night's sleep. Thanks also for mentioning our new Make Your Own Manhattan. It is great fun!

Salisbury, North Carolina
Reviewed 24 March 2014

If you like historic properties, this is the hotel for you. It is absolutely beautiful. The staff, everyone from the valet, to bellmen, to concierge, to desk staff and transportation were friendly and helpful. I have travelled quite a bit and am always aware I am waking up in a hotel room, but not here. It felt like waking up...

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

Thank you for your review! The Bed & Breakfast package is one of our most popular offerings for all the reasons that you mentioned. The balcony rooms are some of our favorites as well. We have just a few of those so they are always in high demand but we are so pleased that you were able to enjoy one...

Annapolis, Maryland
Reviewed 21 March 2014

Attended a 3 day business meeting here. Pleasant staff and nice accommodations. Best bathrobe ever, and you can buy in gift shop to take home. Very old, historic hotel with lots of pillars, marble and big staircases. We'll preserved, but environs seem cold and lacking in holiness or warmth. Meeting food was very basic and bland. Coffee was absolutely awful....

2Thank Paula S
JenniferCrispPRMgr, Public Relations Manager at The Jefferson Hotel, responded to this review

Thank you for your review. We are glad that you enjoyed our staff, your accommodations, the bathrobes and Lemaire but do apologize that you found the food and the coffee during your meetings less than satisfactory. We hope that we would again have the opportunity to be your host for a leisure trip so that we might improve upon your...

Columbus, Ohio
Reviewed 18 March 2014

The Jefferson is an exquisite historic renovation worth a spcial trip. The lobby is spectacular and our suite was beautifully done in period reproductions. The staff was extraordinarily friendly and helpful. Although the hotel is located a little beyond easy walking distance from the center of Richmond the hotel's limos are available to run guest to dining and shopping ---...

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

Thank you for your review!

Reviewed 2 March 2014

MY family make it a habit now to buy our cars from a specific dealer in Savannah, GA. In June 2013, we all enjoyed ten days a wonderful beach vacation at a great resort in Hilton head, This 1st couple days of March, as my son and I picked up the most powerful wagon in the world, we randomly picked...

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

Thank you for making us aware of the issues you experienced during your recent stay. Please accept our apologizes for the lapses in service that you have described and be assured that we have addressed your concerns with the applicable departments.

Reviewed 25 February 2014

Husband and I stayed at The Jefferson with our in-laws. We booked the Winter Bed and Breakfast package. Highlights: 1. Parking and breakfast were included in our rate. 2. Indoor pool was really great. Probably the best indoor hotel pool we've ever used. 3. Huge, soft towels. 4. Soft pillows made for comfortable sleeping. 5. Friendly, helpful service, including the...

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

Thank you for your review and recommendation to others. We are constantly updating our guest rooms and hope that you and your husband will consider visiting again in the future. The rooms will always maintain their historic character and traditional furnishings but will better satisfy your husband in his tastes for something more contemporary.

Hanover, New Hampshire
Reviewed 21 February 2014 via mobile

Staying at The Jefferson was as memorable an experience of touring Richmond and the environs as any historic or cultural outing we made. The grand old hotel is view back in time, architecturally impressive, but maintaining up to date facilities and a very good restaurant. Excellent staff, indoor pool with roof garden and nice workout facility.

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

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Glen Allen, Virginia
Reviewed 20 February 2014

A friend and I went to the Jefferson about a week before Christmas to hear a band called 'The Offering' play Christmas music. The band was super and the decorations were absolutely beautiful. I've lived in Richmond 8 years wanting to go there every Christmas just to see the elegant decorations and I finally made it and hope to go...

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

We are delighted that you were able to visit during the holidays and do hope that you'll visit again this year. Our schedule for the Music at Midday concerts, in which The Offerings appear each year, will be issued in early fall and we recommend lunch reservations for TJ's well in advance as they are popular and fill quickly. We...

Raleigh, United States
Reviewed 18 February 2014

The Jefferson Hotel offers the experience of staying at a historic fancy hotel at a much smaller cost than Grove Park Inn and the drive to Richmond is an hour shorter than to Asheville for us, so for Valentine's weekend my husband took advantage of this and booked a night at the Jefferson for us with the breakfast package. We...

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

Thank you for choosing The Jefferson and Lemaire for your Valentine's celebration. We are delighted that you enjoyed your overall experience but do apologize for the two instances where we clearly missed the mark on our service standards. Our reservations team has been addressed as it is expected that you would be advised at the time of booking your room...

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  • Non-Smoking Hotel
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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: ₹ 20,288 - ₹ 31,414 (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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#1 Luxury Hotel in Richmond
#1 Romantic Hotel in Richmond
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#4 Business Hotel in Richmond
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