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Jefferson Hotel

A Luxury Hotel in Richmond, Virginia


Jefferson Hotel
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Known for its breathtaking architecture and elegant decor, The Jefferson Hotel dates back to 1895 and has been recognized as Richmond's grandest hotel. The luxury hotel is centrally located in the heart of downtown Richmond, Virginia and is home to Lemaire Restaurant, TJ’s Restaurant, The Salon at The Jefferson, Blooms at The Jefferson and Sunday Champagne Brunch.

From 1901 until 1948, live alligators lived in the hotel’s Palm Court fountains. It is rumored that the alligators were left in the hotel by travelers, who originally purchased the gators as pets while on vacation in Florida. Today, the fountains are decorated with bronze alligators to remind visitors of the hotel's interesting history.

Jefferson Hotel
101 West Franklin Street
Richmond, VA
Website: www.jeffersonhotel.com
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