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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

The Graduate is a wonderful addition to the Corner. Right in the middle of the action which is nice for walking and going to restaurants. The decor of the hotel is very neat as it revolves around UVA-themes. The cafe in the lobby of the hotel is delicious and very convenient. Would highly recommend as an all-around great hotel!

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Having recently had valuable items stolen from my car while it was under the "watchful eye" of this establishment's valet service, I would be careful to secure any and all valuables before allowing your vehicle out of your sight. Suffice it to say I will not be staying at this hotel on any future occassion.

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Darien, Connecticut
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6 hotel reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Our son was married in Charlottesville and we selected The Graduate, not only to put up guests, but also for the rehearsal dinner and welcome party. Shanendoah Spier was a superb event manager, bringing the big picture and all the details together for a fabulous weekend! For guests, mostly young people, the accommodations were fun, the location full of life... More 

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Winston Salem, North Carolina
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The Graduate has an excellent location. It's basically right across the street from UVA. It shares a block with The Corner, which pretty much has anything you could want/need, from bars and restaurants to coffee shops and convenience stores. The hotel itself was pretty interesting. Really enjoyed the complimentary valet. The décor of the hotel was...unique. It's a combination of... More 

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

Dear blamertroy, Thank you for taking a moment to share your review. We’re delighted to know our location helped make your stay so enjoyable. We’re proud to show our Cavalier spirit, so we’re glad you noticed the décor that aims to set us apart from typical hotels. If your travels bring you back to Charlottesville, we would be pleased to... More 

greensboro, NC
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

I choose the hotel for the great location. Adjacent to UVA Grounds, the location is perfect. I don't really care for cutesy themed decor, and for the most part I found the hotel beautifully appointed. It does remind me of Ralph Lauren with a dose of whimsey. Lots (lots) of plaid and lots (lots) of patterns but well done. I... More 

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

Dear sail2there, Thank you for choosing our hotel for your trip to Charlottesville. We’re so pleased that our central location served you well, and that you found our décor to be Ralph Lauren-esque. The Deviled Eggs have been a popular dish. It’s great to hear you could have a meal with us on the rooftop! Your recommendation is very much... More 

Washington DC, District of Columbia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We had a very comfortable weekend in the hotel. Its situated among a bunch of University buildings, and is just a short walk from the historic center. The hotel belongs to the University. It has a number of whimsical features, such as room keys that look like Student Union cards for well known former students (we have Tina Fey); Do... More 

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

Dear Matthew, Thank you for mentioning all the fun details that you loved as part of your stay at Graduate Charlottesville. We’re proud to host so many Cavaliers, and we hope you had a great time enjoying views of campus from Heirloom. The next time you plan on traveling to the area, we hope you will keep our hotel in... More 

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

SECURITY CONCERN. DO NOT STAY HERE!!!I I stayed here for a wedding and a hotel construction worker contracted broke into my hotel room in April. I averted an attack but the hotel has still not responded to legal inquiries. Just because I was not physically harmed does not mean it didn't happen. There is almost nothing scarier than waking up... More 

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

Dear AJONyc, We are very sorry that your experience was affected in such a way. We understand that our risk department has been in touch with you. We are continuing to monitor this situation and look forward to reaching a mutual resolution. Thank you. Sincerely, Yolunda Harrell General Manager More 

Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
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5 hotel reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Creative "graduate" themed hotel. Boutique feel and decor. Service was good. Room was clean and nicely appointed. Spacious room, very comfortable queen beds. Would stay again. Good location for UVA visit. Valet parking.

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

Dear travelup1, Thank you for your review! It’s great to hear you enjoyed our unique style that sets us apart from typical hotels. If you do find yourself in Charlottesville again, we would love to be your hotel of choice. Sincerely, Yolunda Harrell General Manager More 

Locust Grove, Virginia, United States
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 28 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We stayed at the graduate the night before my teenage sons surgery. It is a wonderful hotel. The awesome game room kept him amused and his mind off the surgery! The rooms are clean and comfortable. Lots of wonderful places to eat surrounding the Graduate. UVA hospital is across the street in walking distance. Will be back! Great affordable hotel!

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Thank Adam C
GraduateGM, General Manager at Graduate Charlottesville, responded to this review

Dear Adam C, Thank you for sharing your review with us. It means the world to hear your son had such a great time in our game room, and that you found our location easily accessible to UVA Health System. We wish your family all the best and would love the opportunity to accommodate you again. Sincerely, Yolunda Harrell General... More 

Petaluma, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We stayed at the Graduate for 5 days while visiting family. Their location makes it very easy to get in and out of town. We happened to be there during freshman move-in weekend. Even though they were incredibly busy, the staff was always attentive & responsive. The rooms are spacious, updated & clean. Having the cafe in the lobby for... More 

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

Dear Katie W, It is great to hear you encountered such great service over a weekend that is certain to be one of the busiest for us. Thank you for letting us know about your stay! We hope you found some time to relax with La Colombe coffee despite the bustle around you. We would love to have you again... More 

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Amenities

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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Fitness Center with Gym / Workout Room
About the property
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
  • Wheelchair access
  • Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly )
Things to do
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Fitness Center with Gym / Workout Room
Room types
  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Family Rooms
  • Suites
In your room
  • Air Conditioning
  • Refrigerator in room
Internet
  • Free Internet
  • Public Wifi
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
Services
  • Meeting Rooms
  • Business Center with Internet Access
  • Banquet Room
  • Self-Serve Laundry
  • Conference Facilities
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
Location: United States > Virginia > Charlottesville
Price Range: $123 - $389 (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
Hotel Style:
#11 Romantic Hotel in Charlottesville
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