June 8-9, 2017


We have reserved a block of rooms at the brand new Graduate Richmond for out of town guests or anyone that would prefer to stay downtown. The rate is $139/night (which does NOT include parking).

You can either book online or call the hotel.

When you call (413-821-3323) the hotel please tell mention the block “RVAsec” to get the special rate.

  • Valet only parking is available for $22.00 per vehicle per night with in/out privileges.


301 West Franklin Street
Richmond, Virginia 23220

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Located in Downtown Richmond, the Graduate Richmond is within walking distance to many unique dining options, theaters, museums, the James River, and historic Broad Street andMonument Avenue.

  • Come on up to the Byrd House – our 16th floor roof-top bar serving light fare and spectacular views of the James River and city of Richmond
  • Grab a bite and spirits in Brookfield, our lobby café and lounge
  • Take a dip in our 16th floor roof-top seasonal outdoor pool
  • Work it out in our 24-hour fitness center located on our 2nd floor
  • Complimentary shuttle within a 2-mile radius, based on availability
  • Complimentary bicycle rental for cruising the town
  • Room Amenities: Flat Screen HDTV, free Wi-Fi, local and long distance calls in the continental U.S., refrigerator, safe, triple sheeting, docking station, single serve coffee maker, iron w/board, hairdryer, Malin & Goetz Toiletries and working desks.


If for any reason you are unable to get the RVAsec rate or the block of rooms has been filled, please let us know so we can contact the hotel!

With the hotel being so new we are not sure if we can extend the block when it is full or expires.

Make sure you check out information on getting to the conference.


*** After the hotel block at the Crown Plaza has sold out ***

The Jefferson Hotel (very close to Graduate)
101 West Franklin Street
Phone: (804) 788-8000
Cost: $235-345 a night

Quirk Hotel
201 W Broad Street
Phone: 844-757-8475
Cost: $242 a night
Linden Row Inn
100 East Franklin Street
Phone: (804) 783-7000
Cost: $109 a night

Doubletree Richmond Downtown
301 West Franklin Street
Phone: (804) 644-9871
Cost: $159-$279 a night

Holiday Inn Express
201 East Cary Street
Phone: (804)788-1600
Cost: $149 a night

Hotels on the Bus Line or by Taxi

Comfort Inn Conference Center, Midtown
3200 West Broad Street
Phone: (804) 359-4061 or (800) 866-0553
Cost: $89-95 a night

Richmond Crowne Plaza
555 East Canal Street
Phone: (804) 788-0900 or 1-800-2-CROWNE
Cost: $125 a night

Richmond Marriott Hotel
500 East Broad Street
Phone: (804) 643-3400 or (800) 228-9290
Cost: $269 plus taxes a night

*Hotel prices are subject to change and do not include hotel tax.



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