Steeped in history, Petersburg is a great place to explore from your home base at the Country Inn & Suites By Carlson®, Petersburg, VA. Our hotel, just off I-95, offers a free, hot breakfast so you can face every adventure on a full stomach. While in the area, tour Berkeley Plantation, visit museums at Fort Lee or browse stores at Southpark Mall. For a day trip, travel about an hour to Colonial Williamsburg. Back at the hotel, you can unwind in the hot tub before retreating to your room to watch a movie.
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Hotel Amenities & Services
Slide into the whirlpool tub while the kids play Marco Polo in the pool. Later, stop by the lobby for free cookies and a book from the Read It & Return Lending LibrarySM, offering reading material for all ages. Amenities and services include:
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Our Rooms & Suites
You can warm leftovers in the microwave and settle back to watch ESPN or HBO on the plasma TV in your guest room or suite. In the morning, tune in to CNN or peruse the free weekday USA TODAY® newspaper before heading down to breakfast. Standard room amenities include:
For a romantic getaway, book the Whirlpool Suite, which features a king bed and a hot tub for two plus all standard amenities.
Where to Eat While You’re Here
Build your favorite morning meal at our complimentary, hot Be Our Guest Breakfast. From waffles and bagels to fruit and cereals, the spread offers something for everyone. You also have plenty of nearby restaurants to choose from for lunch or dinner, including Andrade’s International Restaurant and the Brickhouse Run, a charming British-style pub.
Things to Do in Petersburg, VA
While you’re here, you can glimpse elegant mansions built in the 1700s or pay tribute to fallen Civil War soldiers at battle sites throughout Petersburg, about 25 miles south of Richmond. Don’t miss these sites:
Berkeley Plantation – Drive about 30 minutes to this attraction, the family home of two US presidents: William Henry Harrison and Benjamin Harrison. You can tour the historic mansion that features antiques from the 1700s or stroll through the gardens along the James River.
Pamplin Historical Park – On-site museums, antebellum homes and living history demonstrations provide a vivid image of the life of an American soldier during the Civil War. Listed on the National Register of Historic Places, the park is home to the awe-inspiring National Museum of the Civil War Soldier.
Petersburg National Battlefield – Take a 33-mile driving tour of historic sites, beginning at the Petersburg National Battlefield Visitor Center, located about 15 minutes from the hotel. The park also features 18 miles of nature trails if you prefer hiking.
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Groups & Meetings
If you need a space for a business meeting, wedding shower or family reunion, look no further than the versatile meeting room at the Country Inn & Suites. Accommodating up to 60 guests, the room can be arranged to meet your needs and includes free Internet access, a plasma TV and an 84″ screen for impressive presentations. We can even create a personalized Web page for the event, keeping your guests informed of every detail.
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