Enjoy kayaking and fishing on the James River near our hotel in Chester

Situated about 15 minutes south of downtown Richmond, the Country Inn & Suites by Radisson, Chester, VA puts you near historical sites, outdoor recreation, and cultural institutions like the Virginia Museum of Fine Arts. Within six miles of the hotel, you and your kids can explore the tidal marshes at R. Garland Dodd Park at Point of Rocks, learn about regional history at Magnolia Grange House Museum, or enjoy an afternoon of mini golf at Ironbridge Sports Park. Here to visit loved ones at Fort Lee or Virginia State University? We’re roughly 20 minutes away.

To work off some energy after a day on the road, use the cardio equipment in our fitness center or splash around with your kids in our indoor pool and hot tub. You can keep your swimsuits or gym clothes fresh thanks to our laundry facilities and recharge with complimentary cookies and coffee from the lobby. Before you head out in the morning, visit our dining area for a free, hot breakfast featuring our signature waffles. You can stop by our business center to check your email or print attraction passes. If you left necessary items at home, we offer toiletries through our Did You Forget? Program.

Store drinks and snacks for outdoor excursions in your room’s fridge

Amenities like free Wi-Fi and a mini fridge help you and your family feel at home in our inviting rooms and suites. If you’ve got some downtime, you can watch a movie together on the flat-screen TV with premium cable channels. Need extra energy for your tours and hiking trips? Brew fresh coffee in your room and warm a snack in the microwave before you head out.

King Bed

  • 1 king
  • 2 adults
Choose this standard room with free Wi-Fi, a coffeemaker, and a work desk for your business trip.

2 Queen Beds

  • 2 queen
  • 4 adults, 1 child
Traveling with your kids? This standard room offers a mini fridge for snacks and free Wi-Fi to keep everyone entertained.

Whirlpool Suite-King Bed

  • 1 king
  • 2 adults, 2 children
If you’re planning a romantic getaway with a loved one, book this upgraded suite with a private whirlpool for two.

Studio Suite-King Bed

  • 1 king
  • 3 adults, 1 child
Enjoy an expanded seating area with a sleeper sofa when you choose this open-concept suite.

1 Bedroom Suite-King Bed

  • 1 king
  • 4 adults
Families can spread out in this one-bedroom suite featuring separate living and sleeping quarters.

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Outdoor adventure abounds in Chester, where you can angle for bluegill in the James River, observe bald eagles at the Dutch Gap Conservation Area, or pore over the past at Parkers Battery. Want a taste of local culture? Learn about Virginia history at destinations like Magnolia Grange House Museum or head into vibrant downtown Richmond to explore the city’s shopping and dining. If you’re traveling with your kids, you won’t want to miss the Metro Richmond Zoo, the State Capitol Building, and the popular riverfront. Make time to visit these standouts while you’re here:

Downtown Richmond

12.9 mi / 20.75 km from the hotel
A visit to downtown Richmond provides the opportunity to browse through eclectic shops, dine in charming restaurants, and stroll along the scenic riverfront.

James River Cellars Winery

24.02 mi / 38.66 km from the hotel
You can stop by the tasting room to enjoy a flight of Virginia-made wines at this popular winery. Be sure to check the calendar for upcoming events, including live music.

Children’s Museum of Richmond

14.58 mi / 23.47 km from the hotel
Sure to bring a sparkle to your kid’s eyes, this discovery center encourages kids to take an active role in stations like the Hospital, The Bank, The News Studio, and Water Play.

Dutch Gap Conservation Area

2.43 mi / 3.91 km from the hotel
Take a hike or bike ride through 810 acres of scenic woods and wetlands surrounded by the James River.

Henricus Historical Park

2.83 mi / 4.56 km from the hotel
Nestled among miles of scenic wildlife trails, this museum provides an interactive look at the Citie of Henricus settlement, which was originally established in 1611.

Howlett Line Park Civil War Site

2.15 mi / 3.47 km from the hotel
Named for the artillery walls that stretched from the James River to the Appomattox River, the Howlett Line played a crucial role in the defense of the Confederacy.
2406 W Hundred Road, Chester, Virginia 23831, United States

The Country Inn & Suites in Chester is located just off I-95 midway between downtown Richmond and central Petersburg, both roughly 15 minutes away. The hotel is surrounded by eateries and retailers, many within easy walking distance. You can also hop on a public bus operated by the Greater Richmond Transit Company (GRTC) to reach some destinations. Flying into the area? Richmond International Airport (RIC) is just 16 miles north of the hotel.