Conveniently located off I-95, the Country Inn & Suites By Carlson®, Chester, VA places you only 10 minutes from Dutch Gap Conservation Area and 20 minutes from Richmond International Airport (RIC). We’re just over 10 miles north of Fort Lee Army Base and Virginia State University, whose campus sits along the lovely Appomattox River. If you’d like to visit the attractions of the state capital, Richmond is a 20-minute drive north on I-95. To add to an appealing interstate location, our hotel offers welcoming amenities such as a heated pool and fitness center. We also invite you to enjoy free coffee, tea and cookies in the lobby.
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Please note: Our hotel is currently renovating the lobby, breakfast room, corridors and select guest rooms starting May 1, 2017 with an expected completion date of June 30, 2017. We thank you for your understanding during this time.
Hotel Amenities & Services
If you left anything at home during the chaos of packing up the family, we can help. Our Did You Forget? Program was designed just for this purpose, and we have a variety of items to get you through your stay. Additional amenities include:
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Our Rooms & Suites
There’s plenty of space for the whole family in our large rooms and suites, and we offer cribs and rollaway beds if you need them. Additional highlights include:
For added space, reserve our One-bedroom Suite with a king bed and these extras:
Where to Eat While You’re Here
Sit at a table in our breakfast room and fuel up with our complimentary, hot Be Our Guest Breakfast, serving items like muffins, fresh fruit, eggs and Belgian waffles. For lunch and dinner, walk to several nearby dining options, including Rosa’s Italian Ristorante Pizzeria for a delicious bowl of pasta and your choice of 14 different sauces.
Things to Do in Chester, VA
Be sure to check out the area’s notable historic landmarks, such as Castlewood Plantation and Magnolia Grange. Don’t miss these other nearby attractions:
Dutch Gap Conservation Area – Outdoor enthusiasts love exploring this region of over 800 acres of forests, wetlands and wildlife located just 10 minutes from the hotel. Several trails give you the chance to observe animals in their natural habitat while you hike, bike or ride horseback. You can also fish and kayak on the James River, which wraps around the park.
Henricus Historical Park – Located in the Dutch Gap Conservation Area, this living museum honors 300 colonists who settled here in the 1600s and built the Citie of Henricus. Watch historical reenactments of daily life for Native Americans and English settlers, from canoe building to blacksmithing.
Ironbridge Sports Park – Grab the kids and head to this delightful park with a driving range, batting cages and mini golf course. Challenge your family to a game of laser tag in a 37,000-square-foot outdoor arena, or race them on the go-kart tracks. A fun time for all is just five miles away.
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Groups & Meetings
For a convenient venue 20 minutes from Richmond International Airport, reserve our meeting room for up to 30 attendees. The space is suitable for business and social gatherings, and our professional staff is happy to assist with audiovisual equipment, catering and even setting up a customized Web page for your event.
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