5 BEST Hotels near Norfolk State University

Hotels in Norfolk are surprisingly expensive, so to help you save some money we’ve put together this ultimate guide of our favorite hotels in the area – one for every type of budget!

#1 – Courtyard by Marriott Norfolk Downtown

SpringHill Suites by Marriott Norfolk Virginia Beach

– $$$$$

– 5-minute drive to Norfolk State University

One of Norfolk’s more popular (and expensive) hotels, Courtyard by Marriott has it all!

Right in downtown, you can’t beat the location, and the amenities are also top-notch. We are talking about an on-site restaurant, indoor pool, a rooftop terrace, and a small but modern fitness center. And the cherry on top? Free high-speed internet for all!



#2 – SpringHill Suites by Marriott Norfolk Virginia Beach

SpringHill Suites by Marriott Norfolk Virginia Beach

– $$$$

– 6-minute drive to Norfolk State University

If you prefer a nice hotel that is closer to Virginia Beach, then SpringHill Suites by Marriott is perfect for you.

Rooms in this hotel are big and bright, and feature comfortable beds and pillows. Stop by the on-site convenience shop if you need a quick snack, and be sure to grab the free breakfast that is served every morning.



#3 – TownePlace Suites Virginia Beach

TownePlace Suites Virginia Beach

– $$$

– 8-minute drive to Norfolk State University

The suites at TownePlace are really nice, and a great way to save some money.

All rooms are equipped with dishwashers, a new fridge, and a full kitchen – making this feel more like a home than a boring hotel room! Guests also love the laundry facilities and access to the fitness center.



#4 – Quality Inn & Suites Olde Town

Quality Inn & Suites Olde Town

– $$

– 7-minute drive to Norfolk State University

While it’s basic, the Quality Inn is a great budget hotel near Norfolk University.

Super clean and tidy, you’ll love the big rooms and the free continental-style breakfast. The staff are some of the nicest in the area, and are always willing to help and answer any questions you may have. The pool is outdoors and only open seasonally.



#5 – Surfbreak Oceanfront Hotel, Ascend Hotel Collection

Surfbreak Oceanfront Hotel, Ascend Hotel Collection

– $$$$$

– 20-minute drive to Norfolk State University

A bit further of a drive, this is a great option for anyone who wants to stay at a beautiful hotel on the beach.

Located right on the beach, Surfbreak is one of Virginia Beach’s most premier hotels. We love the way it is decorated – both modern and beachy, and the rooms are truly beautiful. But the best part? The on-site restaurant facing the beach.



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About the Author Nicola Smart

Gin lover. Coffee addict. Nicola has traveled the world for 7 years and is a staff writer for Hotel Jules. Born in London, Nicola first got the taste of travel studying abroad in Barcelona. Since then she's been hooked - traveling the world non-stop. Passionate about green travel and vegan lifestyle, Nicola spends more of her free time staring at maps wondering where she will head to next!