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4.5 out of 5

"A beautiful building, tastefully renovated. Very large suites great for larger families. Friendly staff. Was really sad we could only spend one nig ... " More

By a verified traveler on Sat 21 Dec 2019

Hotel Description

4-star Colonial hotel near Broad Street

Central Richmond getaway

At this Downtown Richmond hotel, you'll be well placed to visit Broad Street and Shockoe Slip, both within a 5-minute walk. Greater Richmond Convention Center and The National are also within half a mile (1 km).

Renovated in 2018

This hotel features a restaurant, a 24-hour fitness center, and a bar/lounge. Traveling on business? Take advantage of the 24-hour business center, free WiFi in public areas, and valet parking. A snack bar/deli, express check-out, and a computer station are also on offer.

Free Internet, comfy beds

Boasting comforts like pillowtop beds and Egyptian cotton sheets, the 59 guestrooms offer free WiFi and free wired Internet, as well as flat-screen TVs with cable channels. IPod docks, sitting areas, and microwaves are also available. Change of towels is available on request.

Studio, 1 King Bed (Cozy)

Bed Count 1 King Bed Maximum Occupancy 3 Max
$103* Per night/room Apr 13 - Apr 14

Suite, 1 King Bed with Sofa bed (Roomy)

Bed Count 1 King Bed Maximum Occupancy 4 Max

Studio Suite, 1 King Bed with Sofa bed, Accessible (Comfy)

Bed Count 1 King Bed Maximum Occupancy 3 Max

Suite, Multiple Beds (Roomy)

Bed Count 2 Queen Beds Maximum Occupancy 4 Max

Suite, 1 King Bed with Sofa bed, Kitchenette (Homey)

Bed Count 1 King Bed Maximum Occupancy 3 Max

Suite, Multiple Beds, Kitchenette (Homey)

Bed Count 2 Queen Beds Maximum Occupancy 5 Max

The Commonwealth ratings based on 14 Verified Reviews

Review Summary
4.5 out of 5 4.5 out of 5.0
Room cleanliness 4.5 out of 5.0
Service & staff 5.0 out of 5.0
Room comfort 5.0 out of 5.0
Hotel condition 4.5 out of 5.0

Guest reviews for The Commonwealth

Everyone (8) Couples (2) Family (3)
3 out of 5

Posted by on Feb 23, 2021

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Mar 5, 2021 by Christina Norton-General Manager

Thank you for staying with us. I would love to learn more about your stay to see how we can be better for future stays.

5 out of 5

Posted by on Feb 7, 2020

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Feb 10, 2020 by Tiffany

Thank you for taking the time to rate The Commonwealth. Please come see us again soon!

5 out of 5
A beautiful building, tastefully renovated. Very large suites great for larger families. Friendly staff. Was really sad we could only spend one night here.

Posted by on Dec 21, 2019

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Dec 21, 2019 by Front Desk

Thank you for your feedback! We are happy that your stay was pleasant, we hope to see you again!

5 out of 5
Good location. Awesome murals on the hallway walls

Posted by on Dec 16, 2019

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Dec 16, 2019 by Christina Norton-General Manager

Thank you for staying with us

3 out of 5

Posted by on Nov 8, 2019

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Nov 8, 2019 by Christina Norton- General Manager

Thank you for staying with us

4 out of 5

Posted by on Sep 22, 2019

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Sep 23, 2019 by Christina Norton- General Manager

Thank you for staying with us

5 out of 5
Great location, within walking distance from Richmond's Main Street Station. Hotel staff was attentive and courteous. Was extremely happy they allowed us to check-in much earlier.

Posted by on Sep 3, 2019

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Sep 4, 2019 by Tiffany

Thank you for taking the time to rate and review The Commonwealth. We appreciate you being our guest and you providing feedback. We hope you will choose to stay with us again soon!

4 out of 5

Posted by on Jul 15, 2019

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Jul 15, 2019 by Tiffany

Thank you for taking the time to rate The Commonwealth. We hope you will come stay with us again soon!

5 out of 5
I love everything about this charmer. Decor, comfort, location, size, food, ease of use. Quiet, cool and hip

Posted by , from Staunton on Jul 6, 2019

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Jul 8, 2019 by Christina Norton- General Manager

Thank you for staying with us

5 out of 5
Fantastic small hotel very conveniently located within Richmond center city. Wonderful and extremely helpful service. Wonderful large suites. Will be back again as soon as we can!

Posted by on May 13, 2019

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May 14, 2019 by Tiffany

Thank you for taking the time to rate and review The Commonwealth. We appreciate your positive feedback and kind words. Our staff looks forward to welcoming you home on your next trip to Richmond!

Property Features

There's a restaurant on site, as well as a snack bar/deli. You can enjoy a drink at the bar/lounge. There's an onsite 24-hour business center. A computer station is on site, and both WiFi and wired Internet are free in public spaces. The business-friendly The Commonwealth also features a 24-hour fitness center, complimentary newspapers in the lobby, and laundry facilities. For a fee, parking is available. A complete renovation of The Commonwealth was completed in January 2018. This 4-star Richmond hotel is smoke free.

  • 1 building
  • 59 guestrooms or units
  • 11 levels
  • Built in 1912
  • Dining venue
  • Bar or lounge
  • Deli
  • Business center (24 hours)
  • Conference space
  • Dry cleaning
  • Self-service laundry
  • Front desk (24 hours)
  • Express check-out
  • Storage area for luggage
  • Newspapers in lobby (free)
  • Television in lobby
  • ATM
  • Bellhop
  • Elevator
  • No smoking on site

Family Friendly Amenities

  • Family property
  • Free WiFi
  • Snack bar/deli
  • Laundry facilities
  • Microwave

Internet

Available in all rooms: Free WiFi , Free wired Internet

Available in some public areas: Free WiFi , Free wired Internet

Parking

Valet parking (surcharge)

Transport

  • Train station: Richmond Main Street Station (0.7 km / 0.4 mi)
  • Parking: Valet parking available for a surcharge

Room Amenities

The Commonwealth offers 59 accommodations with iPod docking stations and MP3 docking stations. Accommodations offer separate sitting areas. Pillowtop beds feature Egyptian cotton sheets and premium bedding. 50-inch flat-screen televisions come with premium cable channels. Microwaves and coffee/tea makers are provided. Bathrooms include bathrobes, designer toiletries, complimentary toiletries, and hair dryers. This Richmond hotel provides complimentary wired and wireless Internet access. Business-friendly amenities include desks and laptop-compatible safes, as well as phones; free local calls are provided (restrictions may apply). Additionally, rooms include complimentary bottled water and irons/ironing boards. Change of towels and change of bedsheets can be requested. Housekeeping is provided daily.

  • Sitting area
  • Pillowtop beds
  • IPod dock
  • In-room dining (limited hours)
  • Flat-screen television
  • Cable channels
  • Premium channels
  • Microwave
  • Coffee maker
  • Egyptian cotton linens
  • Housekeeping (daily)
  • Local calls (free)
  • Hair dryer
  • Laptop safe
  • Bathrobes
  • Designer toiletries
  • Telephone
  • Iron and ironing board
  • Desk
  • Blackout drapes
  • Climate control (air conditioning)
  • Connecting rooms available
  • Wardrobe or closet
  • Toothbrush and toothpaste available
  • Change of towels (on request)
  • Change of bedsheets (on request)

Food & Drink

Rueger's - This restaurant specializes in southern cuisine and serves dinner only. Guests can enjoy drinks at the bar.

Room service (during limited hours) is available.

Nearby Activities

Recreational amenities at the hotel include a 24-hour fitness center.

Accessibility

If you have requests for specific accessibility needs, please contact the property using the information on the reservation confirmation received after booking.

  • Accessible bathroom
  • Roll-in shower
  • Wheelchair accessible parking
  • In-room accessibility
  • Assistive listening devices available
  • Wheelchair accessible (may have limitations)

Hotel Policies

Check-in

  • Check-in time starts at 3 PM
  • Check-in time ends at 1 AM
  • Minimum check-in age is: 21

Special check-in instructions:

Front desk staff will greet guests on arrival.

Front desk staff will greet guests on arrival.

Check-out

  • Check-out by noon

Payment types

Children and extra beds

  • Children are welcome.
  • Kids stay free! Up to 3 children stay free when using existing bedding.
  • Rollaway/extra beds are not available.
  • Cribs (infant beds) are not available.

Pet Policy

  • Pets: USD 100.00 per pet, per stay
  • Only dogs are allowed
  • Maximum 1 per room
  • Food and water bowls are available
  • Certain rooms only
  • You can request a pet-friendly room by reaching out to the property at the number on the booking confirmation
  • Service animals are exempt from fees

Policies

Extra-person charges may apply and vary depending on property policy

Government-issued photo identification and a credit card, debit card, or cash deposit may be required at check-in for incidental charges

Special requests are subject to availability upon check-in and may incur additional charges; special requests cannot be guaranteed

This property accepts credit cards; cash is not accepted

Safety features at this property include a smoke detector and window guards

Please note that cultural norms and guest policies may differ by country and by property; the policies listed are provided by the property

Charges for extra guests may apply and vary according to property policy.

A cash deposit, credit card, or debit card for incidental charges and government-issued photo identification may be required upon check-in.

Special requests are subject to availability at the time of check-in. Special requests can't be guaranteed and may incur additional charges.

This property accepts credit cards. Cash is not accepted. For guests' safety, the property includes a smoke detector and window guards in each accommodation. This property advises that enhanced cleaning and guest safety measures are currently in place. Disinfectant is used to clean the property; commonly-touched surfaces are cleaned with disinfectant between stays; bed sheets and towels are laundered at a temperature of at least 60°C/140°F. Personal protective equipment, including masks, will be available to guests. Social distancing measures are in place; staff at the property wear personal protective equipment; a shield is in place between staff and guests in main contact areas; guests are provided with hand sanitizer; cashless payment methods are available for all transactions; masks are required in public areas. Contactless check-out is available. Individually-wrapped food options are available for breakfast. This property affirms that it adheres to the cleaning and disinfection practices of SafeStay (AHLA - USA).

  • Service animals are allowed
  • Service animals are exempt from fees/restrictions
  • Guest accommodation is not sealed after cleaning
  • Electrostatic spray is not used for disinfection
  • Cashless transactions are available
  • Masks are compulsory at the property
  • Staff temperature checks are not conducted regularly
  • Bed sheets and towels are washed at a temperature of at least 60°C/140°F
  • Commonly-touched surfaces are cleaned with disinfectant
  • Property confirms they are implementing guest safety measures
  • Contactless check-out is available
  • Property is cleaned with disinfectant
  • Staff wears personal protective equipment
  • Property follows sanitization practices of SafeStay (AHLA - USA)
  • Protective clothing is available to guests
  • Masks are available to guests
  • Debit cards not accepted
  • Shield between guests and staff in main contact areas
  • Guests are provided with free hand sanitizer
  • Staffed front desk
  • Social distancing measures are in place
  • Contactless check-in is not available
  • No rollaway/extra beds available
  • No cribs (infant beds) available
  • LGBTQ friendly
  • Property confirms they are implementing enhanced cleaning measures
  • Individually-wrapped food options are available
  • Individually-wrapped food options are available for breakfast
  • Parking height restrictions apply
  • Number of children who can stay free - 3

Fees

Optional extras

The fees and deposits listed below will be charged at the time of service, check-in, or check-out.

  • Covered valet parking fee: USD 28.00 per night (in/out privileges)
  • Pet fee: USD 100.00 per pet, per stay
  • Service animals are exempt from fees

This may not be a comprehensive list. Fees and deposits are subject to change and might not include tax.

Hotel Names

  • Commonwealth Park Suites
  • Commonwealth Park Suites Hotel
  • Commonwealth Park Suites Hotel Richmond
  • Commonwealth Park Suites Richmond
  • Commonwealth Park Hotel Richmond
  • Commonwealth Park Richmond
  • Commonwealth Hotel Richmond
  • Commonwealth Richmond
  • The Commonwealth Hotel
  • The Commonwealth Richmond
  • The Commonwealth Hotel Richmond

You should know

  • Registered guests are the only ones allowed to be in guestrooms.
  • Connecting/adjoining rooms are subject to availability and can be requested by contacting the property at the number on your booking confirmation.
  • Certain facilities might have restricted access. For details, you can contact the property at the number on the booking confirmation.
  • Pets are welcome in specific rooms only, which can be requested by contacting the property directly at the number on your booking confirmation (please see the Fees section for related charges).
  • This property welcomes guests of all sexual orientations and gender identities (LGBTQ friendly).

Awards & Affiliations

The property is a member of Preferred Hotels & Resorts.

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Frequently Asked Questions

*Price based on the lowest price found within past 24 hours and based upon one night stay for two adults over the next thirty days. Prices and availability subject to change. Additional terms may apply.