• City view
  • Free WiFi
  • Bath
  • Air conditioning
  • 24-hour front desk
  • Key card access
  • Non-smoking rooms
  • Safety deposit box
  • Luggage storage
  • Heating

Set 2 km from Scott Stadium, The Draftsman, Autograph Collection offers 4-star accommodation in Charlottesville and features a fitness centre, a restaurant and a bar. Located around 2.1 km from John Paul Jones Arena, the hotel with free WiFi is also 1.3 km away from Sheridan Snyder Tennis Center. The accommodation offers room service, a 24-hour front desk and luggage storage for guests. The hotel also provides a business centre and guests can use the on-site ATM machine or use the fax machine and photocopier at The Draftsman, Autograph Collection. University of Virginia is 1.3 km from the accommodation, while Virginia Discovery Museum is 1.7 km away. The nearest airport is Charlottesville Albemarle Airport, 13 km from The Draftsman, Autograph Collection.

Couples particularly like the location — they rated it 9.3 for a two-person trip.

The Draftsman, Autograph Collection has been welcoming Booking.com guests since 24 Jan 2018.
Hotel chain/brand:
Autograph Collection

Distance in property description is calculated using © OpenStreetMap

Property highlights

Top location: Highly rated by recent guests (9.4)


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Room type
1 extra-large double bed
1 sofa bed
1 extra-large double bed
1 sofa bed
1 extra-large double bed
1 extra-large double bed
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Travel Sustainable Level 2
This property has told us they’re making considerable investments and efforts towards sustainability by taking steps that can have environmental and social impact. We’ve worked with experts including Travalyst and Sustainalize to create the Travel Sustainable programme – making it easier for you to experience the world more sustainably.
Guest reviews


Value for money
Free WiFi
High score for Charlottesville
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See what guests loved the most:

  • C
    United StatesUnited States
    Alexander at the front desk was very helpful and friendly. He gave us a wonderful introduction to the hotel, excellent restaurant recommendations, a map, and a cold bottle of water for the walk downtown. The level of service was better than that...
  • Lucy
    great breakfast....wonderful staff and employees who respond right away. thank you! would love to come again!
  • Julie
    United StatesUnited States
    So many things to love! Great location, no need to rent a car, walked everywhere. The Restaurant in the hotel!!!! We ate there 5 times in 3 days. Southern cuisine done right!!!! The bar knows what they’re doing too. Our room was very clean, well...
  • Yun
    地理位置相当不错,就在UVA医学院旁边,离corner一步之遥。 房间够大,卫生间也够大。 每天放在房间的清洁小费都没收,是这次美国行唯一一家不收小费的酒店。
  • Carol
    United StatesUnited States
    great location, clean and well appointed rooms, welcoming atmosphere with lovely restaurant attached.
  • Vicki
    United StatesUnited States
    very centrally located. beautiful decor and excellent staff interaction
  • Michele
    United StatesUnited States
    only valet parking was nice and very pleasant staff
  • Elisabeth
    United StatesUnited States
    The front desk couldn't find my reservation, but the manager and they worked to decipher that "Booking.com" had misspelled my name. They found it and we were able to stay.
  • Wendi
    United StatesUnited States
    Love the decor and our room. Like the small sectional in our room too. Restaurant was very good and served the best grits! Convenient location to UVA. Liked the fact that you had housekeeping services too, instead of blaming Covid for a...
  • Teri
    United StatesUnited States
    The employees and the restaurant met all expectations! What a terrific place to stay. Terrific hotel and location!

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Hotel surroundings *

1 restaurant on site

  • The Ridley
    • Cuisine
    • Open for
      Breakfast • Brunch • Lunch • Dinner
    • Ambiance
      Family friendly • Traditional • Modern

Facilities of The Draftsman, Autograph Collection
Great facilities! Review score, 9.1

Most popular facilities
  • Free WiFi
  • Non-smoking rooms
  • Fitness centre
  • Facilities for disabled guests
  • Restaurant
  • Room service
  • Bar
  • Breakfast
Food & Drink
  • Wine/champagne
    Additional charge
  • Bar
WiFi is available in the rooms and is free of charge.
No parking available.
Reception services
  • ATM/cash machine on site
  • Luggage storage
  • Express check-in/check-out
  • 24-hour front desk
Cleaning services
  • Dry cleaning
    Additional charge
Business facilities
  • Fax/photocopying
  • Business centre
  • Meeting/banquet facilities
    Additional charge
Safety & security
  • CCTV outside property
  • CCTV in common areas
  • Smoke alarms
  • Key card access
  • Key access
  • Safety deposit box
  • Pet bowls
  • Designated smoking area
  • Air conditioning
  • Non-smoking throughout
  • Heating
  • Car hire
  • Facilities for disabled guests
  • Non-smoking rooms
  • Room service
  • Visual aids: Tactile signs
  • Toilet with grab rails
  • Wheelchair accessible
  • Fitness
  • Fitness centre
Languages spoken
  • English
  • Spanish

House rules

The Draftsman, Autograph Collection takes special requests - add in the next step!


From 15:00

Guests are required to show a photo identification and credit card upon check-in


Until 12:00



Cancellation and prepayment policies vary according to accommodation type. Please enter the dates of your stay and check the conditions of your required room.

Children and beds

Child policies

Children of any age are welcome.

Children 12 years and above will be charged as adults at this property.

To see correct prices and occupancy information, please add the number of children in your group and their ages to your search.

Cot and extra bed policies

0 - 3 years
Cot upon request

The number of cots allowed is dependent on the option you choose. Please check your selected option for more information.

There are no extra beds available at this property.

All cots are subject to availability.

Age restriction

The minimum age for check-in is 18


Pets are not allowed.

Mastercard Visa UnionPay credit card Discover JCB Diners Club American Express The Draftsman, Autograph Collection accepts these cards and reserves the right to temporarily hold an amount prior to arrival.

The fine print

Guests are required to show a photo identification and credit card upon check-in. Please note that all Special Requests are subject to availability and additional charges may apply.

In the event of an early departure, the property will charge you the full amount for your stay.

Bar is closed from Wed 24 Jun 2020 until Fri 31 Jul 2020

FAQs about The Draftsman, Autograph Collection

  • The Draftsman, Autograph Collection offers the following activities / services (charges may apply):

    • Fitness centre
    • Fitness

  • The Draftsman, Autograph Collection has 1 restaurant:

    • The Ridley

  • The Draftsman, Autograph Collection is 1.1 miles from the centre of Charlottesville. All distances are measured in straight lines. Actual travel distances may vary.

  • The prices at The Draftsman, Autograph Collection may vary depending on your stay (e.g. dates you select, hotel's policy etc.). See the prices by entering your dates.

  • Room options at The Draftsman, Autograph Collection include:

    • Double
    • Suite

  • Check-in at The Draftsman, Autograph Collection is from 15:00, and check-out is until 12:00.