Attractions and destinations near our UVA hotel
Situated on the scenic grounds of the UVA Darden School of Business, Kimpton The Forum Hotel is in harmony with its stunning surroundings. The hotel's backyard is a sweeping arboretum with botanical gardens that extends to the 25-mile long Rivanna Trail and connects UVA’s North Grounds to the larger Charlottesville community. A short stroll up the hill from the hotel, Darden's main buildings surround bustling Flagler Court. Other appealing destinations, including UVA sports complexes and UVA Health facilities, not to mention downtown Charlottesville, are nearby. University destinations are also accessible via the free UVA Transit system. At The Forum Hotel, the charm of its environs is rivaled only by its convenient location.
University of Virginia Darden School of Business
Located on the North Grounds at the picturesque University of Virginia, the prestigious Darden School of Business welcomes top students, world-renowned faculty and business titans. It's also steps from The Forum Hotel.
UVA Central Grounds
A leisurely 1.5 mile walk from The Forum Hotel will take you to UVA's beautiful Central Grounds, designed by Thomas Jefferson himself, featuring historical buildings like the famed Rotunda, as well as gardens and The Lawn, a meticulously kept greenspace.
Several UVA Health facilities, including the flagship Hospital, are on the Grounds of the University of Virginia, just a short drive from The Forum Hotel.
John Paul Jones Arena
John Paul Jones Arena is home to the UVA men's and women's basketball teams and also hosts a variety of events such as concerts, circuses, monster truck shows and more. The arena is an approximately 10-minute walk from the hotel.
The home of UVA's football team, Scott Stadium accommodates more than 60,000 spectators and hosts not only football home games, but other sporting events, and large concerts by major acts.
A must-see for Charlottesville visitors, this tree-lined pedestrian promenade offers more than 150 restaurants, bars, shops, galleries and performance venues, all housed in historic buildings.