5 BEST Hotels near Christopher Newport University

These are our favorite hotels near Christopher Newport University – we cover one hotel for every type of budget!

#1 – Newport News Marriott at City Center

Newport News Marriott at City Center

– $$$

– Newport News, VA

– 6 minute drive to Christopher Newport University

Classy yet modern. Beautiful yet affordable. Newport News Marriott Center is a great hotel for all types of travelers!

While we appreciate the big, spacious rooms and comfortable beds, it’s the little things like the outside patio and local jogging trail that we love. That, plus it’s close proximity to the university, make this hotel a no-brainer.



#2 – Holiday Inn Express & Suites Newport News

Holiday Inn Express & Suites Newport News

– $$

– Newport News, VA

– 8 minute drive to Christopher Newport University

Our favorite hotel near Christopher Newport University, Holiday Inn & Express has a lot going for it.

The rooms are big and clean, and we love the funky and colorful decorations. Be sure to save some extra money by using the free airport shuttle service and grabbing some of the free continental breakfast.



#3 – Best Western Plus Holiday Sands Inn & Suites

Best Western Plus Holiday Sands Inn & Suites

– $$$

– Norfolk, VA

– 25 minute drive to Christopher Newport University

While it’s a bit further to the university, we figured some people wouldn’t mind sacrificing a few extra minutes driving to be able to stay on Chesapeake Bay.

But this hotel is more than just a location. Free HBO, free wifi, and free breakfast, plus not to mention beach-views from select rooms.


#4 – The Lodge at Kiln Creek

The Lodge at Kiln Creek

– $$$$$

– Newport News, VA

– 12 minute drive to Christopher Newport University

Love to golf? Then you’ve found the hotel for you.

This beautiful hotel boasts huge rooms, comfy beds, and a delicious on-site restaurant. And after a round of golf you can keep your heart rate up by playing a match on the tennis court or basketball court.



#5 – Hampton Inn & Suites Smithfield

Hampton Inn & Suites Smithfield

– $$$

– Smithfield, VA

– 22 minute drive to Christopher Newport University

Located in neighboring Smithfield, the Hampton Inn & Suites rounds off our list.

Enjoy cozy beds, comfy pillows, and a nice quiet location. This is a great hotel for anyone looking for a great night’s rest.



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About the Author Aaron Hovanesian

Born in Los Angeles, Aaron Hovanesian is one of the original staff writers for Hotel Jules. Having backpacked the world as a young man, Aaron now prefers to travel the world in luxury, proudly staying in the world's most amazing hotels and properties. When Aaron is not traveling he lives in Western Colorado he can be found brewing his own beer (probably an IPA) or spending time with his two amazing golden retrievers.