Our Story Begins in Richmond, Virginia...
Quirk Hotel was inspired by the original Quirk Gallery in Richmond, a beloved Broad Street staple that showcases the work of local artists.
The idea for the art-driven boutique hotel stemmed from a desire by its founders, Katie and Ted Ukrop, to create a place that uses art and history as central design elements to spark curiosity and conversation among its guests. Thus was born Quirk Hotel Richmond, which opened in September 2015 in a landmark 1916 building, originally the J.B. Mosby and Co. dry goods store.
Quirk Hotel Charlottesville is the second hotel to open under the Quirk Hotel brand. The hotel encompasses two adjacent 19th-century homes, relics of Charlottesville’s past that stand in beautiful juxtaposition to the modern art featured inside.