How do I get to Lemaire?

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Lemaire is located in The Jefferson Hotel, just off the main “Palm Court” area of the hotel. The downtown Richmond location makes Lemaire and The Jefferson easily accessible by both private transportation and on foot. The restaurant (and hotel) is just nine miles from Richmond International Airport and close to Interstates 64 and 95. Since Richmond is a mid-size U.S. city, taxis are readily available to you get to the restaurant. If you drive yourself, The Jefferson offers both guests staying at the property and those visiting for a meal the option of valet at the Franklin Street entrance and self-park at the Main Street entrance. Although Richmond has some forms of public transportation, such as the Greater Richmond Transit Company (GRTC) bus system, we think your best bet is to make your way to Lemaire via car or by foot if you’re in the neighborhood.

Lemaire is located in The Jefferson Hotel at 101 West Franklin Street in downtown Richmond, Va., and is easily accessible from Interstate 95 and from anywhere in the city. Driving directions are as follows:

From North: Take I-95 south and take Exit 76B (Belvedere Street Exit). At the first light, turn left onto Leigh Street. Then at the next light, turn right onto Belvedere Street; at the fifth light, turn left onto Franklin Street. The hotel is four blocks on the right.

From South: Take I-95 north and take Exit 74A to the Downtown Expressway. Travel approximately three-quarters of a mile and exit at Belvedere Street ($.35 toll). Continue up the street to the first traffic light. At the light, turn right onto Belvedere Street. Go to the third light and turn right onto Franklin Street. We are four blocks on the right.

From East (airport): Take I-64 West and take Exit 190 (Fifth Street/Coliseum Exit). Stay on Fifth Street and turn right onto Main Street. Go eight blocks, turn right onto Jefferson Street and then turn right onto Franklin Street.

From West: Take I-64 East to merge with I-95; take I-95 South. Take Exit 76B (Belvedere Street Exit). Turn left onto Leigh Street. At the first light, turn right onto Belvedere Street. Then at the fifth light, turn left onto Franklin Street. The hotel is four blocks on the right.

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