Area Attractions

Situated at the entrance of River’s Bend Center and Meadowville Technology Parks, our Chester, VA hotel is located near industrial parks, universities, restaurants and exciting Richmond, Virginia things to do. Business travelers and vacationers will find this historic destination is home to the activities they enjoy most, from beer tasting to canoeing. Must-see attractions like Virginia Motorsport Park and Civil War battlefields are located just around the corner.

Hyatt Place Richmond/Chester

13148 Kingston Avenue
Chester, Virginia, United States, 23836

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Local Attractions

Beacon Theatre

Opened in 1928, the Beacon Theatre was originally a home for silent movies and Vaudeville shows. The theater was abandoned in 1981 and after numerous attempts to renovate the historic property, the City of Hopewell brought the Beacon back to life in 2015. Now a concert venue, the Beacon Theatre hosts a wide variety of country and rock acts. Theatre tours are also available by appointment.

Petersburg Sports Complex

A great outdoor venue for family reunions, community outings and other special events. The Complex also hosts weekend softball and baseball tournaments, with all five fields available for rent.

Richmond International Raceway

Considered one of the best short tracks in the country, Richmond International Raceway hosts two races each in the NASCAR Sprint Cup and Xfinity Series’. This unique venue hosts a number of events at night, making for a more dramatic experience than fans may be used to.

Historical Attractions

Berkeley Plantation

The birthplace of Benjamin Harrison and William Henry Harrison, Berkeley Plantation was occupied by General George McClellan’s troops during the Civil War and was where the familiar song “Taps” was first played.

Shirley Plantation

Located on the Saint James River, Shirley Plantation is Virginia’s very first plantation. It chronicles the period in our Nation’s history between the Jamestown settlement in 1607 and American independence from Great Britain in 1776.

Henricus Historical Park

Henricus Historical Park is a living history museum that recreates the 1611 Citie of Henricus. It includes 12 recreated colonial structures and demonstrates history through interactive encounters with period dressed historical interpreters.