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Featured Motels in Harrisonburg

Super 8 by Wyndham Harrisonburg
2 out of 5
3330 S. Main, I-81 Exit 243, Harrisonburg, VA
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The price is $68 per night from Mar 9 to Mar 10

Situated in Harrisonburg, this motel is 0.9 mi (1.5 km) from Shenandoah Heritage Market and within 3 mi (5 km) of Rockingham Fairgrounds and Dayton Farmers Market. ...

2.8/5 (908 reviews)

"Convenient to highways.Other motels even during covid offer coffee and packaged breakfast.No one available for checkout."…"

Reviewed on Feb 22, 2021

Super 8 by Wyndham Harrisonburg
Motel 6 Harrisonburg, VA - South
2 out of 5
3210 South Main Street, Harrisonburg, VA
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The price is $55 per night from Mar 3 to Mar 4

Situated in Harrisonburg, this motel is 1.3 mi (2.1 km) from Shenandoah Heritage Market and 2.9 mi (4.7 km) from James Madison University. Rockingham Fairgrounds ...

3.3/5 (461 reviews)

"Large bathroom. Clean room. Bed mattresses do tend to slide off the foundation easily. TV is not HD."…"

Reviewed on Feb 22, 2021

Motel 6 Harrisonburg, VA - South
Howard Johnson by Wyndham Harrisonburg
2 out of 5
10 Linda Ln, Harrisonburg, VA
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The price is $58 per night from Mar 9 to Mar 10

Situated in Harrisonburg, this motel is 1.3 mi (2.2 km) from Edith J. Carrier Arboretum and 2.1 mi (3.4 km) from James Madison University. A Dream Come True ...

3/5 (248 reviews)

"Everything was good except the floor was not clean. My socks turned black after a few minutes walking in them"…"

Reviewed on Oct 25, 2020

Howard Johnson by Wyndham Harrisonburg
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Econo Lodge Harrisonburg near University
2 out of 5
1703 E Market St, Harrisonburg, VA
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The price is $65 per night from Mar 4 to Mar 5

Located in the heart of Harrisonburg, this motel is 1.4 mi (2.3 km) from A Dream Come True Playground and 2.2 mi (3.6 km) from James Madison University. Edith ...

3/5 (519 reviews)

"The room is sufficient for a temporary stay, as what motels are designed for. It's not a high end resort, so don't expect mints on the pillows. It's right in the middle of everything. I'd stay again."…"

Reviewed on Jul 16, 2020

Econo Lodge Harrisonburg near University
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Doubletree by Hilton Harrisonburg

Doubletree by Hilton Harrisonburg

3.5 out of 5
1400 East Market Street, Harrisonburg, VA
The price is $110 per night from Mar 3 to Mar 4
4.2/5Excellent! (555 reviews)

"Location, ease of access to many areas. The view was nice and the hotel was quiet."…"

Reviewed on Feb 16, 2021

Doubletree by Hilton Harrisonburg
Hotel Madison & Shenandoah Conference Ctr

Hotel Madison & Shenandoah Conference Ctr

3.5 out of 5
710 S. Main Street, Harrisonburg, VA
The price is $109 per night from Mar 3 to Mar 4
4.5/5Wonderful! (941 reviews)

"Great hotel that was centrally located. I was glad the room had a mini fridge but would have appreciated a microwave as well. The only negative was how dirty the pool was. There was a layer of dirt around the edge and the bottom had dirt in it."…"

Reviewed on Feb 16, 2021

Hotel Madison & Shenandoah Conference Ctr
Microtel Inn & Suites by Wyndham Harrisonburg

Microtel Inn & Suites by Wyndham Harrisonburg

2 out of 5
85 Pleasant Valley Rd, Harrisonburg, VA
The price is $60 per night from Mar 16 to Mar 17
4/5Very Good! (981 reviews)

"This hotel was a great value. I would stay here again! The only thing I was not very happy about was the breakfast. On the website it said there was a continental breakfast. Upon check-in, we were told that breakfast was going to be grab and go instead of a warm breakfast because of COVID. That was ..."…"

Reviewed on Feb 8, 2021

Microtel Inn & Suites by Wyndham Harrisonburg
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Harrisonburg Motels for the Frugal Traveler

You can select from more than 101 hotels and other lodging options in Harrisonburg, though there are only 4 economical motels. When you pick one of these budget accommodations, you might not have many of the amenities found in a traditional hotel but you'll save more money for your trip.

When you save on your room price, you can experience more of the activities in Harrisonburg. Top sights include Massanutten Water Park and George Washington National Forest.

Fun fact: Motels became more prevalent in the U.S. at the end of the 1940s with the popularity of car travel and road trips, peaking in the mid-1960s with more than 60,000 properties. When you stay at a motel property, you'll usually access your room from an outside corridor overlooking the parking lot.

Below are a few of our customers' recommended Harrisonburg motels to select from:

Howard Johnson by Wyndham Harrisonburg

  • Stay within a short 8-minute drive of James Madison University.
  • Enjoy access to the outdoor pool, and freebies including breakfast, WiFi, and parking.

Super 8 by Wyndham Harrisonburg

  • A 24-hour front desk along with freebies like breakfast, WiFi, and parking are available during your stay.
  • It's located within a short 9-minute drive of James Madison University.

Motel 6 Harrisonburg - South VA

  • Enjoy access to the laundry facilities, and freebies including WiFi and parking.
  • If driving, you'll be within 12 minutes of George Washington National Forest.

Econo Lodge Harrisonburg

  • It's located within a 20-minute drive of Massanutten Water Park and George Washington National Forest.
  • A 24-hour business center along with freebies like breakfast, WiFi, and parking are available during your stay.

Things to Do in Harrisonburg

As you explore the area, you can check out the college campus and take time to enjoy the top-notch restaurants. People visiting Harrisonburg love its shops.

Must-see local attractions include:

  • Massanutten Water Park
  • George Washington National Forest

These are some of the parks and outdoorsy places:

  • Edith J. Carrier Arboretum
  • Grand Caverns
  • Showalter Orchard & Greenhouse

You'll find these family-friendly attractions:

  • A Dream Come True Playground
  • Rockingham Fairgrounds
  • Back Home on the Farm

Harrisonburg is also notable for its:

  • Live music
  • Flowers
  • Theater
  • Sports
  • Museums

Best Time to Visit Harrisonburg

Decide when you'd like to visit Harrisonburg by checking these seasonal weather details:
  • The hottest months are typically July and August, while January and February are the coldest months
  • January-March: Daytime temperatures average 58° F and nighttime temperatures average 20° F
  • April-June: 84° F is the daytime average and 34° F is the nighttime average
  • July-September: Daytime averages are around 85° F and nighttime averages are around 47° F
  • October-December: The average temperatures are 71° F during the day and 21° F at night
  • Average rainfall is 36.42 inches in a year

How to Get to Harrisonburg and Around the Area

Harrisonburg Transportation
NameTypeDistance
Weyers Cave, VA (SHD-Shenandoah Valley Regional) Airport 12.9 mi (20.8 km)
Charlottesville, VA (CHO-Charlottesville-Albemarle) Airport 31.5 mi (50.7 km)

Frequently asked questions

What can I expect from a motel trip to Harrisonburg?
Because you’ll save on your room, you can make the most of what Harrisonburg has to offer. Top sights include Massanutten Water Park and Masanutten Ski Resort.
What are motels like?
Motels often have free parking, and many also feature an outdoor pool. Often one or two stories tall, motel properties usually have outdoor access to guestrooms from the parking lot. In the U.S., motels became more commonplace at the end of the 1940s with the popularity of car travel and road trips, peaking in the mid-1960s with more than 60,000 properties.
What are the best motels in Harrisonburg?
Motel 6 Harrisonburg, VA - South: Stay within a short 6-minute drive of James Madison University. Enjoy access to the laundry facilities, and freebies including WiFi and parking. Super 8 by Wyndham Harrisonburg: A 24-hour front desk along with freebies like breakfast, WiFi, and parking are available during your stay. It’s located within a short 8-minute drive of James Madison University. Howard Johnson by Wyndham Harrisonburg: Enjoy access to the 24-hour business center, and freebies including breakfast, WiFi, and parking. Stay within a quick 5-minute drive of James Madison University. Econo Lodge Harrisonburg near University: It’s located within a short 6-minute drive of James Madison University. A seasonal outdoor pool and free WiFi are available during your stay, along with room amenities like a microwave.
What things can I to do in Harrisonburg?
As you explore the area, you can check out the college campus and take time to enjoy the top-notch restaurants. People visiting Harrisonburg love its shops. Must-see local attractions include Massanutten Water Park and Masanutten Ski Resort. These are some of the parks and outdoorsy places: Edith J. Carrier Arboretum, Grand Caverns, and George Washington National Forest. You’ll find these family-friendly attractions: Explore More Discovery Museum, A Dream Come True Playground, and Rockingham Fairgrounds.
What's the seasonal weather like in Harrisonburg?
Weather can make or break a roadtrip, so we’ve gathered some data about year-round temperatures in Harrisonburg to help you plan yours. The hottest months are usually July and August with an average temp of 70°F, while the coldest months are January and February with an average of 35°F. Average annual precipitation for Harrisonburg is 37 inches.
What are my options for getting around Harrisonburg when staying in a motel?
We’ve gathered some information about local transportation options in Harrisonburg to help you navigate your stay: Fly into Weyers Cave, VA (SHD-Shenandoah Valley Regional), which is located 12.9 mi (20.8 km) away. Otherwise, look for flights into Charlottesville-Albemarle Airport (CHO), which is 31.5 mi (50.7 km) away. If you’d like to venture out around the area, consider renting a car to take in more sights.

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