Visit Norfolk

CVB or DMC
Hotels35
Convention Center5,574 sq. m
Guest Rooms5,000
Guest Rooms at 1 Hotel
Special Event Venues92
Average Room Rate$130.00
Restaurants335
Daily Food Cost$61.00
Occupancy Rate
Tax Rate5.3%

Visit Norfolk

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Norfolk, the Heart of the Virginia Waterfront.

Named one of 50 Best Places to Travel in 2017 by a well-known travel publication, Norfolk is a city with vibrant entertainment and culture, delicious cuisine and 144 miles of beautiful shoreline. Groups staying in Norfolk are accommodated in a wide variety of hotels, most of which are located within walking distance of the city’s downtown meeting venues, shops, restaurants, attractions, and nightlife options.

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Distance from Airport

  • Norfolk International Airport

    16.09 km from City Center

Nearby


Local Attractions

Interactive Dining Guide

If you’re looking for world-class cuisine, you’ll find it right here in Norfolk! From traditional Southern faire to a wide range of nouveau and international offerings – many of which are whipped up by award-winning chefs, Norfolk’s eclectic collection of eateries offers something for everyone – and every appetite. Norfolk recently welcomed the new Waterside District, a dining and entertainment district, located on the Elizabeth River. Waterside houses eateries such as Guy Fieri’s Smokehouse, Rappahannock Oyster Company, Cogan’s Pizza, Blue Moon Taphouse and many more.

Performing Arts & Museums

Norfolk is the Mid-Atlantic’s cultural cornerstone, with an array of fine and performing arts centers, great museums, galleries, live music and working artist studios. By day, stay cool inside the world-class Chrysler Museum of Art or The MacArthur Memorial. By night, try summer concerts on the harbor, a play at the Wells Theatre, live music at the NorVa or a stylish evening at the Virginia Opera or Virginia Symphony. And Norfolk is home to the Virginia Arts Festival, an annual two-month long regional presentation of world-class performing arts, such as concerts, ballet, symphony performances, opera, festivals, the Virginia International Tattoo, and more.

Attractions & Historic Places

Sail on a majestic tall ship. Explore the power of the sea at Nauticus and The Hampton Roads Naval Museum, or aboard the Battleship Wisconsin. Enjoy a harbor tour, a sunset dinner cruise, a paddlewheel ferry ride, a Naval base tour, or a day at the beach.

Shopping

Norfolk’s urban shopping centers feature everything from popular national retailers at MacArthur Center and The Gallery at Military Circle to trendy specialty shops and antiquing in Ghent. Norfolk is also home to the recently opened Norfolk Premium Outlets, which offers amazing deals on name brand and designer fashion.

Sports

Go fishing, kayak, learn how to sail, bike along the Elizabeth River, or take a few swings at one of Norfolk’s three golf courses. Enjoy great professional sports on a shoestring budget. Take in exciting AAA baseball action with the Norfolk Tides at downtown’s Harbor Park, or an ECHL hockey game with the Norfolk Admirals at the Scope. Norfolk is also home to major college sports including the Old Dominion University Monarchs (CAA / Conference USA), the Norfolk State University Spartans (Mid-Eastern Athletic Conference) and Virginia Wesleyan Marlins (Old Dominion Athletic Conference).