HI Richmond is located in the historic Otis Elevator Building in downtown Richmond with a mix of 4- and 6- bed dorms and private rooms. The completely renovated hostel retains the charming details of the original building while incorporating the modern features and amenities travelers desire like free WiFi, breakfast, coffee and tea. The shared kitchen, lounge and outdoor patio offer guests the opportunity to mix and mingle and the volunteer-led tours will help you make the most of your stay. With a 24-hour reception desk staffed with friendly and knowledgeable Richmond locals, we can help you discover this eclectic city from top to bottom. The city of Richmond is filled with cafés and restaurants, plenty of nightlife, and a rich American history and the hostel is centrally located to help you explore it all. If you’re an outdoor enthusiast, Richmond is an ideal destination for hiking, biking, kayaking and other outdoor adventures with a river, trails and state and national parks within arm’s reach. Located just two hours from Washington, DC, and a convenient stop as you explore the East Coast from other HI USA cities like Boston, New York, Philadelphia and Baltimore, Richmond is a cosmopolitan city with small town charm that will transport you to a different world. HI Richmond Hostel's Policies & Conditions: Cancellation policy: 24 hours before arrival. Payment upon arrival by cash (USD), credit cards (Visa/Mastercard). This property may pre-authorise your card before arrival. Check in from 15:00 to 23:00 . Check out before 11:00 . Taxes not included - 13.30% lodging tax will be added upon arrival. Breakfast included. General: 24 Hour Reception. No curfew. Non smoking. Secure Luggage storage available for early check-ins prior to bed availability and after check-out. HI Richmond is a Membership organization. Non-Members will be charged an additional $3 per night - this amount will be added upon arrival as needed. We welcome guests from 30 miles or more outside of the metro Richmond area. All guests must present a valid government issued photo identification at check-in. Maximum stay policy: 14 consecutive nights or a total of 14 nights during any 12 month time frame. Guests under 18 must be accompanied by a parent or guardian. Parties of 8 or more should contact the hostel directly as we will not accept group bookings made online. Please note that we try our best to keep people travelling together in the same dorm room. However, sometimes we may not be able to do so due to room configuration or existing bookings. If you have a special request concerning this, please email the hostel directly.
- Hours (General Information): 24 Hour Service
- Attraction Fee: www.hiusa.org/richmond for Fees and Booking
- Handicapped Accessible:
- Student Friendly:
- Attraction Hours: 24
- Distance to Airport: 16 miles
- Maximum Group Size: 58