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Ellicott City, Maryland
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

A great hotel within easy walking distance of the UVa campus. Spent a night while visiting my son at school, staff was great, friendly, welcoming and attended to special requests. Had snacks & drinks at rooftop bar while watching college football, cool atmosphere, met several other families, a really fun evening. The room was clean and had collegiate decor, kind...

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GraduateGM, General Manager at Graduate Charlottesville, responded to this review

Dear Jtcampbell87, Thank you for your visit and your review. During home game weekends, Charlottesville really comes alive, and we are thrilled you had a chance to enjoy the game with some fellow fans! And, as you note, our spirit doesn’t stop there—it’s weaved throughout our décor. We hope you had a wonderful time and we look forward to accommodating...

Windsor, California
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Where do I start? Lamps not working in the room? (plugs had been pulled out of the outlet behind the heavy TV cabinet.) Fire alarm going off early in the morning, necessitating soaking wet from shower people standing outside on the 30-degrees sidewalk with the wind blowing? (Never got an explanation, or apology, and there was no fire!) No hot...

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GraduateGM, General Manager at Graduate Charlottesville, responded to this review

Dear MoreBounceInCA, We appreciate the time you have taken to share your feedback. While we’re pleased that our décor was to your liking, we are disappointed that you ran in to these issues while staying with us. The fire alarm was a non-emergency, and we apologize for not better explaining this to you in the moment. In terms of the...

Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Had a great time at this nice hotel. Great price and very friendly staff just down the street from the rotunda. Staff at front desk were a delight. We will certainly be back again to spend more time here.

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GraduateGM, General Manager at Graduate Charlottesville, responded to this review

Dear Jasax, Thank you for your review! It’s wonderful to hear that our staff service was a highlight of your stay. Until next time, please take care! Sincerely, Yolunda Harrell General Manager

Washington DC, District of Columbia
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Had a great experience staying at the Graduate. Hotel was clean and had a few perks like the rooftop restaurant, game room and ground level coffee shop. The staff members were great - you can even check out a bike to get around town or campus! I would highly recommend this hotel to anyone looking to stay in the area.

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GraduateGM, General Manager at Graduate Charlottesville, responded to this review

Dear AdventureswithGato, Thank you for taking a moment to review your experience at our hotel. We’re so pleased you had time to explore what we have to offer, from our rooftop restaurant Heirloom to our Game Room with foosball, Ping-Pong and more. We appreciate your recommendation and hope to have the pleasure of serving you again soon. Sincerely, Yolunda Harrell...

Atlanta, Georgia
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

My daughter and I had such a fun weekend in Charlottesville and the hotel made it more enjoyable. Very comfortable room, we loved the mid-century modern eclectic decor. UVA is an easy walk and historic downtown was very close by. Friendly staff, great common areas, and easy parking. I will definitely stay here the next time I'm in Charlottesville.

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GraduateGM, General Manager at Graduate Charlottesville, responded to this review

Dear bluehighway2014, We are thrilled to hear you and your daughter had such a fun time in Charlottesville, partly in thanks to our unique décor, prime location, and friendly service. We look forward to serving you the next time you’re in town! Sincerely, Yolunda Harrell General Manager

Laredo, Texas
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This used to be the Red Roof Inn which we never stayed at, but had passed by many times given that it's on Main St. Very eclectic decor. Cute that the a Card Catalog was part of the main desk......something my college student was unfamiliar with! Location and the Roof Top Bar / Restaurant were the best aspects of this...

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GraduateGM, General Manager at Graduate Charlottesville, responded to this review

Dear Li C, Thank you for taking a moment to review your experience. As frequent travelers to the Charlottesville area, we are pleased we had a chance to accommodate you. It’s wonderful to know you enjoyed the views from Heirloom and our location close to campus. In terms of our Game Room, this is open to all guests as a...

Reviewed 4 November 2016

The room was very nice immediately. This whole hotel has a cool design and it's located just in front of the UVA, on Main Street, which means you can walk everywhere in Charlottesville from here. Nonetheless, it offers free bicycles to its guests. I never been there, but it has a cool looking rooftop restaurant. Staff was super nice. There...

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GraduateGM, General Manager at Graduate Charlottesville, responded to this review

Dear Francis_Law, We appreciate your feedback and choice in hotel. It’s great to hear you enjoy our unique décor, free bike program, and prime location. Next time, you’ll have to be sure to visit Heirloom—our guests love the views and cocktails! Until then, please take care. Sincerely, Yolunda Harrell General Manager

Vienna, Virginia
Reviewed 4 November 2016

I have been a regular guest of the Graduate Charlottesville since early August 2015. In total spending upwards of 6 weeks total since last year. My time here has been for UVA parents weekends, sporting events and long term stays due to family health emergencies at UVA hospitals. The staff, through it all have been outstanding. From the moment I...

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GraduateGM, General Manager at Graduate Charlottesville, responded to this review

Dear cityroamer2016, We cannot thank you enough for all of the kind words you have shared here. While it is wonderful to know that you continue to choose our hotel, we are especially delighted to hear that it is due to our personalized service. We will certainly be sharing your thoughtful review with our team. Thank you for providing us...

Tampa, Florida
Reviewed 3 November 2016

It was quiet and comfortable and within walking distance of what we were doing at the University (game, lawn, Corner, etc.). For the price, I'd expect a little higher end experience, but the cost in CVille is more a function of demand. Overall the decor is very nice, if a little worn in places, and the bathroom shower was a...

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GraduateGM, General Manager at Graduate Charlottesville, responded to this review

Dear darrenhydro, Thank you for taking a moment to review your stay. We’re pleased to hear our location worked out well for visiting The Corner and the UVA campus. Along with school spirit décor, some of the worn edges were meant to give our rooms a feeling of being a bit “lived in,” like an upscale dorm room. We’ve made...

Kansas City, MO
Reviewed 2 November 2016

I was in town to visit family that lives not far out of town. After getting flights I checked motel rooms and all were extremely expensive and I found out why, the college had a home football game. Also most of the hotel/motels in the area were already full. There were not many options. The Graduate was one of the...

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GraduateGM, General Manager at Graduate Charlottesville, responded to this review

Dear ajayhawkfan, Thank you for sharing your feedback with us. When it’s game day at UVA, things tend to get busier here in Charlottesville, and it’s great to hear we were able to accommodate you. While nothing feels better than a Cavalier win, spending time on our rooftop or sleeping in our comfortable beds is a close second. We appreciate...

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  • Bar/Lounge
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
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  • Non-Smoking Hotel
  • Wheelchair access
  • Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly )
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  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
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  • Business Centre with Internet Access
  • Banquet Room
  • Self-Serve Laundry
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Allow yourself to be taken back in time while enjoying your stay at Graduate Charlottesville. Our hotel is located in the heart of this history rich city, walking distance from the University of Virginia, the Rotunda and the Lawn. Its convenient Main Street location allows you easy access to all the restaurants, shops, galleries and more. The fun will continue back at the hotel at our cafe and open-air bar. Maybe challenge your friends to a game of Foosball or Ping Pong in our game room. Come experience this bustling city with us as well as relax in your room with HD TV, complementary Wi-Fi, docking stations, refrigerator, coffee maker, Malin and Goetz amenities, and more! This is Graduate - get ready to be in ... more   less 

Additional Information about Graduate Charlottesville

Address: 1309 W Main St, Charlottesville, VA 22903-2825
Region: United States > Virginia > Charlottesville
Price Range: £87 - £184 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3 star — Graduate Charlottesville 3*
Number of rooms: 135
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Also Known As:
Red Roof Inn Charlottesville Hotel Charlottesville
Charlottesville Red Roof Inn
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#11 Romantic Hotel in Charlottesville
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“Rooms away from the elevator are quieter”
 of 5 bubbles bluehighways2014, 15 Nov 2016 | Read review
“The higher floors are probably quieter - ours was great. Valet parking is convenient and reasonable.”
 of 5 bubbles darrenhydro, 3 Nov 2016 | Read review
“we stayed on 7th floor face main street, was not noisy at all.”
 of 5 bubbles LPinVA, 31 Oct 2016 | Read review
“Do not get a room by the elevator.”
 of 5 bubbles Shampeu, 25 Oct 2016 | Read review
“Request a pet-free, upper floor room”
 of 5 bubbles Vic120, 16 Oct 2016 | Read review
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