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Graduate Athens

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295 East Dougherty Street, Athens, GA 30601 (Formerly Foundry Park Inn and Spa)
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Rating summary
  • Sleep Quality
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4.5 of 5 stars
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5 reviews 5 reviews
3 hotel reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

Great experience...nice room and service....extra benefit was a performance at The Foundry Club coonnected with the hotel...If you can catch a performer you like (or are up to taking a flyer) the venue is very nice...the normal cover charge was waived as we were staying at the hotel...Bar food type menu but it was really good fun as a bit... More 

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Macon, Georgia
1 review
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

The rooms have been updated with a more modern funky design. Still need to work on maintenance and customer services. Friendly staff, restaurant is noisy when a band is playing. Interesting menu is a hit or miss affair.

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Jamie W, Guest Relations Manager at Graduate Athens, responded to this review

Good Afternoon, GarySheck We greatly appreciate you taking the time to share your thoughts and experience with us! Thank you for honesty and candor in your response. I'm happy to see that you enjoyed your overall experience at Graduate Athens! We appreciate your constructive criticism regarding the services offered and our food options. I have forwarded your response to the... More 

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5 reviews 5 reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

Stayed one night for the Athens Beer Festival. The pictures don't lie for this place. The rooms are very nice and clean. They have some interesting lotions in the bathroom, including cilantro shampoo. A lot people taste soap when they eat cilantro, so I guess the combination makes sense. Location is an easy walk from all the bars and restaurants.... More 

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Jamie W, Guest Relations Manager at Graduate Athens, responded to this review

Good Afternoon, Adam B Thank you for such a thoughtful review! We are so delighted you enjoyed your time with us! We really appreciate you taking the time to share your experience with us. I think you picked one of the best days of the year to stay with us; Brewfest Day! We always look forward to that event and... More 

Anniston, Alabama
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4 reviews 4 reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

We really enjoyed our stay at the Graduate. The room was very clean, and housekeeping did a great job each day. The new renovations were a nice touch. There is a shuttle that will take you to town and pick you up when you call them. That was a very nice perk. Every employee we encountered was friendly and attentive.... More 

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Jamie W, Guest Relations Manager at Graduate Athens, responded to this review

Good Afternoon, Anniston A Wow, thanks for such a kind review! We are so thrilled you enjoyed your time spent with us at Graduate Athens! We greatly appreciate you taking the time to share your experience with us. We're very grateful for your kind words! I will happily pass along the compliments; Aaron will be so excited he was recognized... More 

Fortson
1 review
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

Very clean and comfy! Location was great! Service was outstanding! looking forward to our next stay and visit to Athens. Very convenient to the downtown area and campus. Highly suggested, will defiantly stay again. Go Dawgs!

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Jamie W, Guest Relations Manager at Graduate Athens, responded to this review

Good Afternoon, Robert R Thank you for taking the time to share your experience with us! I am so thrilled to hear that you enjoyed your time with us at Graduate Athens. We greatly appreciate your kind words about our property. I'll be sure to pass on your compliments! I hope you got to partake in some of the awesome... More 

Hong Kong, China
1 review
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
2 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Potential to be real good but staff needs training on local knowledge and how to be more friendly while found them condescending . Coffe bar had no express breakfasts ready on time. Bar looked fun but was closed for some unclear reason that NITE. Gym was horrible - no maintenance , no cleaning and equipment was 20 years old. Room... More 

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Jamie W, Guest Relations Manager at Graduate Athens, responded to this review

Good Afternoon, Robert G Thank you for your comments regarding your recent stay. We very much appreciate your honesty and candor in your comments. It is our goal that we exceed your expectations and I do regret that we failed you in this regard. I would like to apologize for the series of unfortunate events that you encountered during your... More 

Waleska
1 review
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

The front desk staff was exceptionally helpful during my stay at the Graduate. The shuttle bus was very helpful while we were in the downtown area for lunch and shopping. I love the décor in the rooms, very modern and well Bulldog friendly, duh! I would definitely stay here again next time I visit Athens.

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Jamie W, Guest Relations Manager at Graduate Athens, responded to this review

Good Afternoon, Lindsey T Thanks for such a gracious response to your stay with us! We really appreciate you taking the time to share your experience with us! I am so thrilled to hear that you enjoyed your time with us! Thanks to you for your kind compliments! I'll be sure to pass them on, I know the Front Desk... More 

Lilburn
1 review
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We attended a wedding there and everything was perfect. The facilities are great, the staff well prepared and personable. The rooms have interesting decor- fun place to stay. I'll definitely stay there again. Highly recommend this place.

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Jamie W, Guest Relations Manager at Graduate Athens, responded to this review

Good Afternoon, Nancy B Thanks for taking the time to share your thoughts with us! We appreciate your feedback about your recent stay with us! I'm so delighted you had a great time with us! We truly appreciate your gracious compliments regarding our property and staff! I'll be sure to let everyone know how well they did. I'm so glad... More 

2 reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Wonderful friendly staff, love the retro decor. Can't beat the great location, it is close to everything in downtown Athens which has tons of choices for eating and shopping. It was quiet and the bed was super comfy. Great spot, we will definitely stay again!

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Jamie W, Guest Relations Manager at Graduate Athens, responded to this review

Good Afternoon, Keira S Wow, thank you for such a great review! We greatly appreciate you taking the time to share your feedback with us. Thank you so much for your kinds words. I'm so delighted to hear that you enjoyed your time with us at Graduate. You're right, you can't really beat our location and our beds are top... More 

Macon, Georgia
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16 reviews 16 reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I stayed at this hotel when I came up for to speak at UGA. It is where the Foundry used to be and I was able to walk to almost everywhere. It rained a good bit and the hotel offered one of their large umbrelmas for me to use during my stay. I loved the decor and the coffee shop... More 

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Jamie W, Guest Relations Manager at Graduate Athens, responded to this review

Good Afternoon, Courtney C Thank you for such a gracious review! We truly appreciate you taking the time to share your experience with us on TripAdvisor. I am so pleased to see that you enjoyed your time spent with us. Thank you so much for your kind words about our property and staff. I'm excited to hear that you spent... More 

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