The Virginian Hotel

Lynchburg, VA
Verified Venue

A Grand Downtown Hotel

Embrace timeless luxury and immaculate style at this 1913 Lynchburg icon. The Virginian, part of the Curio Collection by Hilton, invites couples into stately suites with fine linens, palatial ceilings and sparkling bath fixtures, culminating in a fairytale celebration among gracious ballrooms and three onsite restaurants.

Plan a breathtaking ceremony and reception in the 1910s-era ballroom, descending from the gorgeous marble staircase beneath a soaring 32-foot ceiling. Restored to its original magnificence, the Grand Ballroom offers more than 4,000 square feet of spectacular party space. The customizable mid-sized Eleanor Rose Madison Room is available for receptions and welcome parties with high ceilings and fine design fixtures.

Pull on a plush robe, soak in luxurious Gilchrist & Soames bath salts, and relax in stylish art deco spaces among the hotel's 115 guest rooms and suites. Wedding packages include tables, linens, food and more. Call on this historical gem for modern amenities, personalized service, onsite catering and built-in romance. See why presidents and celebrities have frequented this four-diamond luxury hotel and why USA Today named The Virginian one of the 10 Best Romantic Hotels in America.

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The Location


Opened as a grand Beaux-Arts-style hotel in 1913, The Virginian is a historic centerpiece in downtown Lynchburg.

Things To Do

Charlottesville is home to thriving orchards, farms, and more than 40 wineries that inspire unforgettable restaurant experiences. Hiking in Shenandoah National Park, renowned river kayaking, and championship golf offer thrills while a celebrated theater and local live music scene entertain. Our stages are well stocked with highly coveted acts. In fact, Charlottesville is where Dave Matthews Band and Coran Capshaw's Red Light Management — the largest independent music management company in the world — got their start. For a taste of history, Thomas Jefferson’s Monticello, James Madison’s Montpelier, and James Monroe’s Highland offer guided glimpses into the Founding Fathers’ legacies.


73 mi to Charlottesville–Albemarle Airport
68 mi to Downtown Mall
68 mi to Monticello
63 mi to UVA
59 mi to Shenandoah National Park

712 Church St., Lynchburg, VA 24504

The Details

Amenities & Services

  • Onsite catering
  • Three restaurants
  • Two exquisite ballrooms
  • All-inclusive wedding packages
  • Event planning team
  • Marble staircase

By the Numbers

  • 500 seated guest capacity for indoor ceremony
  • 294 seated guest capacity for Grand Ballroom reception

Make it Yours

  • Plan a first look photo shoot on the breathtaking iconic marble staircase
  • Spend the weekend prepping and relaxing in your private hotel suite, complete with plush robes, luxurious Gilchrist & Soames bath salts and stylish art deco design
  • Work with the talented onsite catering team to craft a menu featuring your favorite dishes and wow guests with dinner and dancing in the state-of-the-art Grand Ballroom

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