by Sarah J.F. Braley | October 01, 2015

Local Update
 The renovated restaurant at the 323-room Williamsburg Lodge debuts this fall, along with an upgraded courtyard with outdoor seating, fire pits and live music.

Meeting Hotels: Group properties in this historical town include the 323-room Williamsburg Lodge and the 300-room Williamsburg Woodlands.

To find and compare hotels, and send RFPs, visit

Airport Transit: Newport News/Williamsburg International Airport, approximately 20 miles south of Colonial Williamsburg. Transfer cost by taxi, about $60

Richmond International Airport, about 25 miles northwest of Colonial Williamsburg. Transfer cost by taxi, $130

Taxes: Room tax, 5%; sales tax, 6%; city tax, $2 per room night; total tax on hotel rooms, 13% plus $2 per room night

Group Venue: The village features four outdoor venues perfect for special evening events. The Fountain Garden holds up to 200 people; the Oval Garden accommodates 800; the Virginia Lawn can be tented for up to 600, and the Colony Terrace holds 200. (757) 220-7600;

Contact: Colonial Williamsburg Foundation, (757) 220-7600