Hotels Near John Paul Jones Arena

If you’re driving from out of town to see a show, or you’re a UVA student and your family is visiting to see the big game or concert at JPJ, you’re probably wondering about hotels in the area. Here are three hotels, each with style, hospitality and convenience, within two miles of  John Paul Jones Arena. Check in and relax before making your way to the show or game!

Charlottesville Residence Inn by Marriott

Less than 5 minutes up the road from John Paul Jones Arena is the Residence Inn. It’s a cozy little hotel perched above Barracks Road Shopping Center and offering wonderful amenities like a full kitchen, luxury bedding, and a comfy living room. This place is the perfect way to unwind after cheering on an adrenalin-pumping basketball game at JPJ. Also, no matter the size of your group, the Residence Inn will have more than enough space to house every guest comfortably.

English Inn

Also close to JPJ is the English Inn, located on Morton Drive near Emmet St. Locally owned by anglophiles, British tradition in hospitality finds quaint expression here, from Tudor-style furnishings, homemade cookies, to English tea. The high-quality and independent hotel with country charms and warm hospitality. A nice place to retreat after big event at the arena. Extra bonus: World-famous Bodo’s Bagels is right next door!


Hyatt Place at Stonefield Commons

Opened in 2018 and managed by one of Charlottesville’s top hospitality teams, it’s no wonder cast and crew of many of JPJ’s shows also stay here. Located in the popular Stonefield Center, Hyatt Place exudes a chic-casual ambiance. Just beyond the front door are several excellent dining options, including Champion Brewery, Burger Bach, Matchbox and Burton’s Grill.   


Graduate Charlottesville

It was an exciting day in 2016 when this boutique hotel with an affinity for college towns chose Charlottesville. Located at the east end of The Corner, Graduate Charlottesville exudes college esprit with vintage art on the walls and espresso and in the air in a bustling lobby. Upstairs enjoy bistro dining. indoors or out, while overlooking the earnest street activity on block from the hospital and dozens of corner restaurants. Be sure to visit the famous rooftop bar for gorgeous night skies and a craft cocktail.

John Paul Jones Arena is just over a mile away. Consider an Uber to the venue, and a pleasant stroll back to Graduate Charlottesville. 


Finally, don’t forget to check out Parking Near John Paul Jones Arena when you’re planning for your visit.