Planning Commission conditionally recommends Days Inn dorm, cuts occupancy by more than half

(Andrew Harris/WYDaily)

During a meeting Wednesday, the Williamsburg Planning Commission voted to recommend the William and Mary Real Estate Foundation’s proposal to turn a Days Inn into a student dorm, but with several key conditions. The WMREF agreed to purchase the Days Inn on Richmond Road in August, under the condition Williamsburg’s City Council approve the proposal […]

‘Sea of plastic cups,’ City residents criticize W&M plan to move dorm to Midtown

The two-story Days Inn, owned by Jalaram of Williamsburg, Inc., is approximately 38,600 square feet (plus a 3,800-square-foot basement) and sits on 1.609 acres.  (Stephen Salpukas/W&M)

An upcoming decision by the City of Williamsburg could place up to 180 William and Mary students into a new dormitory just south of Midtown.  Williamsburg’s Planning Commission will host a public hearing Wednesday before voting on whether to recommend the William and Mary Real Estate Foundation’s proposal to redesign a Days Inn on Richmond […]

City EDA issues demolition grant to raze vacant Days Inn

The former Days Inn has sat vacant and idle since closing four years ago. (Andrew Harris/WYDaily)

A building that has stood along Richmond Road since 1964 will soon be demolished. Williamsburg’s Economic Development Authority voted unanimously at its Wednesday meeting to approve a demolition grant application submitted by the owners of the former Days Inn on Richmond Road. The Days Inn, sandwiched between Red Lobster and the Hampton Inn and Suites, […]

Site plans released for student dorms proposed for Days Inn property

The two-story Days Inn, owned by Jalaram of Williamsburg, Inc., is approximately 38,600 square feet (plus a 3,800-square-foot basement) and sits on 1.609 acres.  (Stephen Salpukas/W&M)

The City of Williamsburg Planning Commission has released renovation plans for proposed William & Mary student dorms at the Days Inn on Richmond Road. The Feb. 15 Planning Commission meeting agenda packet includes memos dated Jan. 26 with site plans for the hotel-to-dormitory renovation and details about what modifications will be made to the hotel. At […]