Chester Hotel is near Virginia State University
Tourists interested in natural and national history will find something to enjoy in Chester. The hotel is less than 10 miles from the Henricus Historical Park, the Dutch Gap Conservation Area and the R. Garland Dodd Park. Virginia State University, founded in 1882, is equally nearby down Highway 1. Civil War battle sites, such as the Petersburg National Battlefield, and museums and model plantations are not much farther away. Chester is also home to excellent restaurants, shopping centers and golf courses.
While staying at this Chester hotel, you’ll be near the following attractions:
- Castlewood Plantation House (6.5 miles)
Visit one of the finest Federal-period houses in Chesterfield County. This home is also the headquarters for the Chesterfield Historical Society.
Phone: +1 (804) 777-9663
- Fort Lee Military Base (10 miles)
This US Army base is just a short drive from the hotel’s location.
- Henricus Historical Park (3.9 miles)
Just minutes from the Country Inn & Suites, Henricus Historical Park and The Dutch Gap Conservation Area provide the perfect mix of history and nature. Recreated homes and costumed reenactors bring the story of the Citie of Henricus alive, while the Conservation Area features gorgeous woodlands, diverse wildlife and beautiful waterways across 810 acres, including a four-mile hiking and bike trail.
Phone: +1 (804) 706-9690
- Iron Bridge Sports Park (5.4 miles)
Perfect for spending time with the family, Iron Bridge Sports Park has mini golf, batting cages, a driving range, go-karts and laser tag. The hotel offers discount coupons at the front desk.
Phone: +1 (804) 748-7770
- Magnolia Grange (6.9 miles)
This historic home is featured on the National Register of Historic places. A Federal-style plantation home, Magnolia Grange offers visitors a glimpse into early 19th-century life.
Phone: +1 (804) 796-1479
- R. Garland Dodd Park at Point of Rocks (6.3 miles)
This 188-acre park features trails and a boardwalk through a freshwater tidal marsh, as well as a picnic area. Spend the day at this local favorite during your stay.
Phone: +1 (804) 530-2459
- Richmond, Virginia (17 miles)
The vibrant capital of Virginia is only a short 20 minutes north of the hotel. One of the most historically significant cities in America, Richmond boasts beautiful architecture, statues, parks, pre-Revolution and Civil War historic sites, museums and galleries as well as festivals and events throughout the year.
Phone: +1 (804) 782-2777
- Virginia State University (9 miles)
The first fully state-supported four-year institution of higher education for African-Americans in the country, Virginia State University’s beautiful campus is only ten minutes from our hotel.
Phone: +1 (804) 524-5200