Hotel and Travel

Hotel Information

The training program has negotiated a reduced rate at the Doubletree Hotel in downtown Richmond. While candidates are welcome to make alternative accommodations, the program recommends staying at the preferred hotel facility where shuttle services have been arranged to assist in making your visit to our program as convenient aspossible. Reservations are made by the applicant with the hotel directly.

Preferred Hotel Facility:

Doubletree Hotel Richmond Downtown
301 West Franklin Street
Richmond, Virginia 23220
Phone: (804) 644-9871

The negotiated rate at the Doubletree is $114 a night plus taxes and parking (if necessary). For categorical and physician-scientist applicants, the program will offset $50 of this expense for reservations at the Doubletree. The program has made arrangements with the hotel to provide shuttle service to/from the dinner with the housestaff on the evening before the interview as well as to/from the interview day at the VCU Medical Center. A block of rooms is reserved for VCU internal medicine residency candidates. However, to assure room availability, we encourage you to book early. The program cannot guarantee room or rate availability for last minute reservations.

Pre-Interview Reception

For applicants applying to our three-year programs, we invite you to join our faculty, residents and fellowship trainneeds to a reception the evening before your interview.

Driving Directions

If you are arriving by car on the day of your interview, you can park in Patient/Visitor Parking Deck (E and S) located at 1220 E. Clay St. We will validate parking.

Arrivingby Interstate 64 West – coming from Virginia Beach, Williamsburg, etc.
  1. Take Exit No. 190 for 5th Street and Downtown/Coliseum.
  2. Turn left at the fourth traffic light onto Marshall Street.
  3. Drive six blocks and turn left onto 11th Street.
  4. Drive one block and turn right onto Clay Street.
  5. Go one and one-half blocks to the Patient/Visitor Parking Deck (E and S).
Arriving by Interstate 64 East – coming from Charlottesville, I-81, etc.
  1. Follow I-64 east, which merges with I-95 south.
  2. Remain on I-95 south to Exit No. 74C for West Broad Street.
  3. Proceed west on Broad Street and follow directions given under “arrive by Interstate 95 North” below.
Arriving by Interstate 95 North – coming from Petersburg, North Carolina,etc.
  1. Take Exit No. 74C for West Broad Street.
  2. Proceed west on Broad Street for three blocks to 11th Street, take right.
  3. Drive two blocks to Clay Street and turn right.
  4. Proceed one and one-half blocks to the Patient/Visitor Parking Deck (E and S).
Arriving by Interstate 95 South – coming from Washington, Fredericksburg, etc.
  1. Take Exit No. 74C to West Broad Street.
  2. Follow directions given under “Arriving by Interstate 95 North” above.
Arriving by U.S. Route 60 – coming from Lexington, etc.
  1. Follow U.S. Route 60, which merges with 9th Street.
  2. Remain on 9th Street and go one block past Broad Street to Marshall Street and turn right.
  3. Drive two blocks and turn left onto 11th Street.
  4. Drive one block and turn right onto Clay Street.
  5. Go one and one-half blocks to the Patient/Visitor ParkingDeck (E and S).