The Draftsman, Charlottesville, University, Autograph Collection Hotel

1106 West Main Street

Charlottesville, Virginia 22903 USA

Phone:+1 434-984-8000

Fax:+1 434-481-8005

Toll-free:+1 877-268-4270

Sales:+1 434-984-8006

Sales fax:+1 434-481-8005

Services & Amenities

All public areas non-smoking

Car Rental

Coffee/tea in-room

Cash machine/ATM

Local restaurant dinner delivery

Mobility accessible rooms

Newspaper in lobby

Room service

Safe deposit boxes, front desk

Valet dry-cleaning

Guest Room Information

General Room Amenities

  • Air conditioning
  • Alarm clock
  • Bottled water: Fee
  • Coffee maker/tea service
  • Crib/Play Yard
  • Electrical adapters
  • Individual climate control
  • Iron and ironing board
  • Mini fridge
  • Pillows: down/feather
  • Pillows: foam
  • Pull-out sofa bed
  • Safe

Bathroom Amenities

  • Bathrobe
  • Bathroom amenities
  • Hair dryer
  • Separate tub and shower

Room Entertainment

  • Cable channel: CNN
  • Cable channel: ESPN
  • Cable channel: HBO
  • Cable/satellite TV
  • Color TV
  • Internet TV
  • Mini Bar - fee

Business Amenities

  • Electrical outlet: desk level
  • Phone feature: voice mail
Visit the Guest Rooms page for more information


Dining Services

Local restaurant dinner delivery

Room service


Renewal Tavern

Renewal Tavern reflects Charlottesville’s farm and wine country heritage with a French influence. Featuring a rotating selection of local wines, beers and cuisine from local farms, this downtown restaurant offers all-day dining and weekend brunch.

Open for breakfast, lunch and dinner Dress code: Smart Casual

Fitness & Recreation


Horseback riding (14.3 miles)

River rafting (19.9 miles)

Snow skiing (40 miles)

Tennis (3.4 miles)

Tennis (3.4 miles)


Fitness center on-site


(15.5 miles)

Local Attractions

University of Virginia

400 Emmet Street South


931 Thomas Jefferson Parkway

The Rotunda

1826 University Avenue


2050 James Monroe Parkway

James Madison's Montpelier

11407 Constitution Highway

King Family Vineyards

6550 Roseland Farm

Barboursville Vineyards

17655 Winery Road

Afton Mountain Vineyards

234 Vineyard Lane

James River Reeling & Rafting

265 Ferry Street

Virginia Museum of Natural History

104 Emmet Street North

Visit Local Area page for more information

Airport Information

Charlottesville Albermarle Airport (CHO)


Airport Phone: +1 434-973-8342

Hotel direction: 10 miles SW

This hotel does not provide shuttle service.

  • Alternate transportation: Yellow Cab of Charlottesville; fee: 25 USD (one way) ;on request
  • Estimated taxi fare: 25 USD (one way)
Visit CHO airport website
Driving directions

Travel northwest on Airport Road and at the first cross street turn left onto Timberwood Boulevard. At the two traffic circles, continue straight to stay on the boulevard and proceed to US-29 South. Turn right onto US-29 South. Travel 3.7 miles and keep left to stay on the highway. Travel 2.2 miles and continue onto North Emmet Street. Turn left at Barracks Road. Travel 0.5 miles and continue onto Rugby Road then onto Preston Avenue. Travel 0.5 miles and turn right at 10th Street NW. Travel straight ahead to West Main Street and turn right to the hotel.

Richmond International Airport (RIC)


Airport Phone: +1 804-226-3000

Hotel direction: 81 miles NW

This hotel does not provide shuttle service.

  • Alternate transportation: Virginia Airlink; fee: 112.5 USD (one way) ;reservation required
Visit RIC airport website
Driving directions

Travel 0.6 miles east on Federal Road/Richard E Byrd Terminal Drive and make a slight right onto South Airport Drive. Use the right lane to merge onto Interstate 64 West via the ramp to Interstate 95/Richmond. Travel 6.8 miles and keep right to stay on Interstate 64 West following signs for Interstate 95 North/Charlottesville/Washington. Travel 3.5 miles. Keep right at the fork in the road to stay on Interstate 64 West and follow signs for Interstate 64 West/Interstate 195 South/Powhite Parkway/Charlottesville. Travel 65.1 miles and take exit 121 for VA-20 toward Charlottesville/Scottsville. Turn right onto VA-20 North then left onto Elliott Avenue. Travel 0.8 miles and continue onto Cherry Avenue. Travel 0.4 miles and turn right onto Roosevelt Brown Boulevard. Travel 0.3 miles to West Main Street and turn left to the hotel.

Washington Dulles International Airport (IAD)


Airport Phone: +1 703-572-2700

Hotel direction: 102 miles SW

This hotel does not provide shuttle service.

  • Alternate transportation: Washington Sedan Service; fee: 250 USD (one way) ;reservation required
Visit IAD airport website
Driving directions

Travel west on Saarinen Circle using the two middle lanes and continue straight onto Dulles Access Road. Use the second lane from the right to take exit 9A. Stay in that lane and keep left at the fork toward VA-28 S/Sully Rd. Move to the right lane. Keep right and follow signs for VA-28/VA-7/US 50/Sterling/Centreville. Keep right and follow signs for Sully Rd. Merge onto VA-28 S/Sully Rd. Travel 8.3 miles and use the right lane to take the Interstate 66 West ramp to Front Royal. Travel 9.6 miles and use the right two lanes to take exit 43A toward US-29 S. Keep left and merge onto US-29 S. Travel 10.7 miles. Keep left to continue on US-29 S and follow signs for US-17 S/Culpeper/Fredericksburg. Travel 66.3 miles. Keep left to stay on US-29 S. Travel 2.2 miles and onto N Emmet St in Charlottesville. Turn left at Barracks Rd. Travel 0.5 miles and continue onto Rugby Rd then onto Preston Ave. Travel 0.5 miles and turn right at 10th St NW. Travel straight ahead to W Main St and turn right to the hotel.

Business Services

Copy service

Fax service

Network/Internet printing



For more information about the physical features of our accessible rooms, common areas, or special services relating to a specific disability, please call +1 434-984-8000+1 434-984-8000.

Accessible Areas with Accessible Routes from Public Entrance

  • Business Center
  • Fitness Center
  • Meeting spaces and ballrooms
  • Public entrance alternative
  • Registration Desk Pathway
  • Registration desk
  • Restaurant(s)/Lounge(s)

Accessible Hotel Features

  • Service animals are welcome
  • Elevators

Guest Room Accessibility

  • Accessible guest rooms with 32” wide doorways
  • Accessible route from public entrance to accessible guest rooms
  • Alarm clock telephone ringers
  • Bathroom grab bars
  • Bathtub grab bars
  • Bathtub seat
  • Deadbolt locks, lowered
  • Door night guards, lowered
  • Doors with lever handles
  • Electrical outlets, lowered
  • Flashing door knockers
  • Hearing accessible rooms and/or kits
  • Roll-in shower
  • Shower wand, adjustable
  • TTY/TTD available
  • TV with close-captioning
  • Toilet seat at wheelchair height
  • Transfer shower
  • Vanities, accessible
  • Viewports, lowered
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