The Commonwealth

The Commonwealth

901 Bank Street, Richmond, VA 23219, United States
+1 804 343 7300

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The Commonwealth
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About The Commonwealth

  • Hotel Room
    You’ll have a private room with all the hotel’s amenities
  • Clean and Tidy
    This stay has listed several different cleanliness practices.
  • Freebies
    This stay includes Wi-Fi for free

There are many historical places that tourists love to see. One of these places is Richmond, Virginia. Known for the Civil war history and the influence of Edgar Allan Poe, this city is rich in culture and urban legends too. When tourists are looking for a historic place to stay, the Commonwealth is a hotel that has been around in Richmond for 100 years. It is a luxury hotel that gives guests what they need. There are suites and studios available.

The rooms here are exceptional, and when guests check in, they will see their name tattooed on the front door, there are handcrafted furnishings in each room, bedding is by Simmons Beautyrest, and each room has a flat- screen television. Rooms also feature WiFi, clock radio with Bluetooth, mini-fridge, microwave, in-room safe, USB charging ports, coffee maker, and marble and granite baths. The rooms here are luxurious, and guests will fall in love with their appeal. There is on-site dining as well at Reuger’s.

With all of the history that is in Richmond, there is a lot to see. Hollywood Cemetery has the gravesites of many presidents and famous historians, St. John’s Church is where the famous “give me liberty or give me death” speech was made, and Elizabeth Poe is said to be buried here. The Edgar Allan Poe Museum is downtown, along with the American Civil War Museum, the Virginia Museum of Fine Arts, and Riverside Outfitters. Guests of this historic city will find a grand suspension bridge to tour as well.

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Amenities at The Commonwealth

  • Fitness center
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Room service
  • Free Wi-Fi
  • Tea/coffee maker
  • Coffee machine
  • Valet parking
  • Business center
  • Wi-Fi available in all areas

Health and safety

  • Daily housekeeping
  • Contactless check-in/check-out
  • Face masks for guests available
  • Physical distancing in dining areas
  • Physical distancing rules
  • CCTV in common areas
  • CCTV outside property
  • Hand sanitizer in guest accommodation and key areas
  • Use of cleaning chemicals that are effective against coronavirus
  • Guest accommodation is disinfected between stays
  • All plates, cutlery, glasses and other tableware have been sanitized
  • Guests can opt-out of accommodation cleaning
  • Staff follow all safety protocols as directed by local authorities
  • Disinfection of high-touch surfaces
  • First-aid kit
  • Enhanced cleaning
  • Safe

Accessibility and suitability

  • Entire unit wheelchair accessible
  • No smoking
  • Lowered sink
  • Non-feather pillow
  • Designated smoking area
  • Pets allowed on request. Charges may apply.
  • Increased accessibility
  • Roll-in shower
  • Elevator
  • Accessible by elevator
  • Adapted bath
  • Toilet with grab rails
  • Upper floors accessible by elevator


  • Wi-Fi available in all areas
  • Internet
  • Free toiletries
  • Smoke alarms
  • Heating
  • Air-conditioned
  • Free Wi-Fi
  • Linens
  • Towels
  • Shampoo
  • Body soap
  • Trash cans
  • Conditioner

Services and conveniences

  • ATM on-site
  • Business center
  • Wake-up service
  • Meeting/Banquet facilities
  • Room service
  • Key card access
  • Express check-out
  • 24hr front desk
  • Conference rooms
  • Bottle of water


  • Hairdryer
  • Private bathroom
  • Raised toilet
  • Shower
  • Additional toilet
  • Bathtub
  • Toilet
  • Toilet paper
  • Walk-in shower


  • Kitchenware
  • Kitchenette
  • Microwave
  • Tea/coffee maker
  • Refrigerator
  • Coffee machine


  • Extra-long beds (> 2 meters)
  • Feather pillow
  • Socket near the bed
  • Alarm clock
  • Sofa bed
  • Wardrobe or closet

Media and entertainment

  • Flat-screen TV
  • Cable or satellite TV
  • Radio
  • Smartphone dock
  • TV


  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Snack bar
  • Vending machine (drinks)
  • Vending machine (snacks)


  • Storage available
  • Seating area
  • Sofa
  • Telephone
  • Carpeted


  • Computer use available
  • Fax/photocopying
  • Laptop safe
  • Desk

Parking and transportation

  • Parking
  • Private parking
  • Valet parking


  • Laundry facilities
  • Laundry service
  • Iron and ironing board

Family friendly

  • Kids meals


  • Fitness center


  • Sauna

Reviews of The Commonwealth

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10.0 Wonderful
Pros:Service was excellent and staff was friendly!
Cons:Phone wasn’t working
10.0 Wonderful
Pros:Everything except there no being robes.
Cons:No robes.


901 Bank Street, Richmond, VA 23219

What's nearby

  • Virginia State Capitol212 yd
  • Richmond Old City Hall314 yd
  • John Marshall House0.3 mi
  • Museum of the Confederacy0.4 mi
  • American Civil War Center at Historic Tredegar0.6 mi
  • Edgar Allan Poe-Museum0.7 mi
  • Virginia Holocaust Museum0.8 mi
  • St. John's Episcopal Church1 mi
  • Hollywood Cemetery1.1 mi
  • Maymont Park2.2 mi
  • Jefferson Davis Monument2.2 mi
  • Science Museum of Virginia2.3 mi



Check in anytime after 3:00 PM, check out anytime before 12:00 PM


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Top tips for your stay at The Commonwealth

  • If you’re after a cheap room at The Commonwealth, then you should consider staying during the low season. The cheapest deals can generally be found in December and August.
  • Prices can also vary depending on which day of the week you stay. For the best room deals at The Commonwealth, plan to stay on a Sunday or Tuesday. The most expensive day is usually Thursday.
  • The cheapest price a room at The Commonwealth was booked for on KAYAK in the last 2 weeks was $180, while the most expensive was $311.
  • How long should you stay at The Commonwealth? KAYAK users usually book their rooms here for 2 days.

FAQs when booking at The Commonwealth

  • Where is The Commonwealth located?

    The Commonwealth is located at 901 Bank Street, 0.2 miles from the center of Richmond. Virginia State Capitol is the closest landmark to The Commonwealth.

  • When is check-in time and check-out time at The Commonwealth?

    Check-in time is 3:00 PM and check-out time is 12:00 PM at The Commonwealth.

  • Does The Commonwealth offer free Wi-Fi?

    Yes, The Commonwealth offers free Wi-Fi.

  • How far is The Commonwealth from the airport?

    The Commonwealth is 6.7 miles from Richmond Byrd Intl. The Commonwealth is 58.8 miles from Newport News Intl.

  • How does KAYAK find such great The Commonwealth hotel deals?

    KAYAK scours the web for all room deals available at The Commonwealth in Richmond and lets you compare them to find the best rate for your stay. Many different travel sites will offer discounts or deals at different times for rooms at The Commonwealth and KAYAK will provide you with prices from a huge range of travel sites. That means that you can always find a great deal for The Commonwealth.

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Distance to city center

0.2 mi

Nearest Airport

Richmond Byrd Intl

Distance to airport

6.8 mi