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Thank you for choosing The Jefferson Hotel! This summer we will completing the final phase of our renovation project. While enjoying our beautiful, newly-constructed guest rooms, you will see first-hand the magnificent restoration occurring in the Rotunda lobby to maintain its historic beauty and preserve it for generations to come.

The indoor pool will also be closed through August 26, 2016. Pool and guest privileges will continue to be available at the Greater Richmond YMCA directly across the street.

Lemaire will be providing dinner service from their summer menu in TJ's Restaurant while the Lemaire kitchen and dining rooms are being refreshed. Sunday Champagne brunch service will resume on September 11.

We look forward to your visit! Please call our
reservations team at 800-424-8014
for immediate assistance.

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Did You Know?

  • The Jefferson Hotel was supposed to open on November 1, 1895, but at the last minute it was realized that November 1 was a Friday, and it was considered bad luck to start anything on a Friday. So the hotel was opened on Halloween instead.

  • From the time the hotel opened until 1937, rooms were just $1.50 per night.  A room with a private bath was $1 more per night.

  • The Thanksgiving Day Dinner at the hotel in 1949 cost $2.50.

  • When Elvis stayed at the hotel in 1956, he brought his own television and the hotel manager was shocked that Elvis ate his bacon with his fingers.

  • In the mid 1950s, the hotel had a pink limousine to drive guests throughout the city.

  • The Jefferson has been in several movies including My Dinner with Andre (1981), First Kid (1996), HBO's Ironed Jawed Angels (2004), The American President (1995) and the recently discovered Rock and Roll Hotel (early 1980's).

  • Alligators once resided in marble pools in the Palm Court Lobby.  Richmonders would vacation in Florida and bring the baby alligators home as pets.  As they outgrew sinks and bathtubs, residents would bring them to live at The Jefferson.  Tour the hotel’s public area and see how many alligators you can find today!

  • Thirteen US Presidents, including Harrison, McKinley, Wilson, Coolidge, Taft, both Roosevelts (Theodore and Franklin Delano), Truman and Reagan, both Bushes (George H. W. and George W.), Clinton and Obama have been guests at The Jefferson Hotel.

  • Legend says that Bill "Bojangles" Robinson was discovered by his life-long agent while dancing across the dining room at The Jefferson Hotel. 

  • Frank Sinatra once entertained guests in Lemaire at The Jefferson Hotel with an impromptu performance after enjoying his dinner.

  • Artifacts from over a century of the hotel’s history are housed in a museum at the bottom of The Grand Staircase, including a photo of Elvis at the hotel's old lunch counter.

  • The priceless statue of Thomas Jefferson that stands watch over the Palm Court lobby has only left his post on one occasion.  In the 1902 hotel fire, he was rescued from the building only to have his head bumped on the cobblestones.  He took a brief vacation to Edward Valentine’s art studio where his head was reattached.

  • The Grand Staircase at The Jefferson Hotel has long been rumored to be the staircase featured in the iconic film, Gone with the Wind.

  • The Jefferson Hotel is often cited as one of the finest examples of Beaux Arts architecture still in existence today.

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Morning Break

Menu

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AM Barista Break
"Perfect for Mid Morning"
Coffee Cake and Biscotti
Freshly Brewed Coffee, Decaffeinated Coffee and Tea
$9

The Continental
Mini Bundt Cakes and Assorted Muffins
Preserves and Butter
Diced Fresh Fruit
Apple, Cranberry and Freshly Squeezed Orange Juice
Freshly Brewed Coffee, Decaffeinated Coffee and Tea
$18

The New Yorker
Assorted Bagels with Plain and Herbed Cream Cheeses
Diced Fresh Fruit
Apple, Cranberry and Freshly Squeezed Orange Juice
Freshly Brewed Coffee, Decaffeinated Coffee and Tea
$19
Add Smoked Salmon with Traditional Accompaniments - $29

Power Break
Assorted Bagels with Plain and choice of Berry or Herbed Cream Cheeses
Diced Fresh Fruit
Granola Bars
Apple, Cranberry and Freshly Squeezed Orange Juice
Freshly Brewed Coffee, Decaffeinated Coffee and Tea
$22

The Monticello
Soft Breakfast Roll with Hard Fried Egg, Bacon and Cheddar Cheese
Soft Breakfast Roll with Hard Fried Egg, Virginia Ham and Cheddar Cheese
Diced Fresh Fruit
Apple, Cranberry and Freshly Squeezed Orange Juice
Freshly Brewed Coffee, Decaffeinated Coffee and Tea
$22

Morning Health Break
Multigrain Breads for Toasting, Butter and Olive Oil Spread
Diced Fresh Fruit
Assorted Yogurts
Granola and Individual Cereals
Instant Oatmeal and Accompaniments
Apple, Cranberry and Freshly Squeezed Orange Juice
Freshly Brewed Coffee, Decaffeinated Coffee and Tea
$22

The Virginian
Country Sausage and Crispy Chicken Biscuits with Honey and Hot Sauce
Diced Fresh Fruit
Apple, Cranberry and Freshly Squeezed Orange Juice
Freshly Brewed Coffee, Decaffeinated Coffee and Tea
$22
Add Egg and Cheese to Biscuits
$24

All About Eggs
Fluffy Scrambled Eggs with choice of Three Toppings:
Crisp Bacon Bits, Diced Ham, Shredded Cheese, Chives, Diced Tomato, Salsa
or
Jefferson Frittata with Diced Virginia Ham, Bacon, Spinach, Mushrooms and Asparagus
or
Sausage, Egg and Cheese Strata

Sliced Biscuits and Whipped Butter
Apple, Cranberry and Freshly Squeezed Orange Juice
Freshly Brewed Coffee, Decaffeinated Coffee and Tea
$22

Please refer to the a-la-carte menu for additional options and enhancements.


Minimum of 10 guests.
Additional $3 charge per guest if guarantee is fewer than 10 guests.
Breaks are refreshed on a complimentary basis for 30 minutes.
Prices do not include Applicable Taxes and Service Charge.