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Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

All of Charlottesville is just lovely. The fun and quirky vintage style of this hotel was so much more interesting than most cookie cutter chains. Comfortable, clean and quiet. Friendly and helpful staff.

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Garrison, New York
Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

This place is pretty near perfect. Great coffee counter and bar in the lobby, incredibly friendly and helpful staff -- thanks Chaunte and Don -- excellent rooftop bar with friendly bartender and great views and the rooms were top notch. All-around just superb.

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

Dear paulfitzgerald12017, Thank you for sharing such a wonderful review. We are so pleased that Chaunte and Don made such a great impression on you. Paired with visits to Heirloom and Sheepdog, you had a quintessential Graduate experience. We would love to welcome you back for another memorable stay in the future. Sincerely, Modi Ahmed General Manager

Alexandria, Virginia
Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

The location is so wonderful. Easy access to UVA. Fun and unique restaurants/bars right outside the front door. And how much fun is the décor!? Love it. Such a relief from the average of most hotels. The valet attendants were prompt and personable. The café barista could not have been better. There was one issue that was not resolved to...

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

Dear Lisa, Thank you for sharing such a thoughtful review. When visiting the UVA campus, we hope our prime location and college-themed décor have a positive impact on your stay. That being said, we regret that you ran into some issues with your room and, subsequently, service. You are correct that your satisfaction is of the utmost importance. We will...

Lewisburg, West Virginia
Reviewed 1 week ago

We have watched this hotel being built, renovated,anticipating the roof top bar and restaurant. I would not recommend this to anyone . The service was terrible tonight. The food was not good. Go somewhere else. The hotels good.

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

Dear Judith, Thank you for your review. As locals, we are disappointed to hear that your experience at Heirloom failed to impress. If you have any specific feedback on how service was lacking or why you did not enjoy your dishes, we would love to hear it. Feel free to contact Assistant GM Pamela Willingham at 434-295-4333 x 4170 to...

Tel Aviv, Israel
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Visited this place for 4 nights with our baby girl (1.3 y/o). Had great time. Rooms are spacious, also bathroom. Comfortable beds and amenities. Provided with pack n' play (yet no quilts). The coffee place at the lobby floor and bar at the rooftop are aldo nice. Location is really good (20 minutes walk to the downtown mall, 3 minutes...

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

Dear Amitm82, We are glad we had the chance to accommodate your family during your stay in Charlottesville. Location is important when traveling with an infant, and we are pleased to know ours worked out well for you. We do apologize for the delay with the valet service. While we want this to be a convenient service for our guests,...

Charleston, West Virginia
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Booked one night for girls' trip to see a concert at UVA. Location is perfect-within walking distance of campus and the concert venue. What could be a perfectly ordinary property is made memorable by the decor and the staff. Word is, this used to be a Howard Johnson hotel (!). I would never have guessed that! Modern, without being austere....

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

Dear Jen S, We are so glad to hear that our unique, throwback décor did not go unnoticed! We pride ourselves on being a part of the UVA community, and showing that pride in our design was all part of the plan. It’s also wonderful to hear that our location and comfortable accommodations made your visit all the more enjoyable....

Secaucus, New Jersey
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I had a client staying at the Graduate Hotel - car transportation fell through but the Front Desk staff (Tiffany specifically!!) was extremely helpful. She was able to contact another car service, which arrived at the hotel within 15 minutes. The hotel staff was also very patient and kind, even though I kept putting her on hold and calling her...

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

Dear JerseyGirl8181, Thank you for taking the time to share this experience with us. We know how frustrating it can be when plans fall through outside of your control, and I speak on Tiffany’s behalf when I say it was no problem at all to assist. She will be so pleased to hear these kind words. If your travels do...

New York
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We visit Charlottesville often, and all the time stay in the Graduate hotel. The location is excellent. Nicely decorated rooms with extremely comfortable beds, nice and helpful workers -all that makes you feel home away from your home! Special thanks to Kristina! When we visit she treats us like her family, always there for the guests when they need help....

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

Dear gordonlana, Thank you for making Graduate Charlottesville your home away from home. We will let Kristina know that she’s helped to make each of your stays comfortable and fun. The pleasure is all ours in accommodating you, and we hope your next visit comes soon! Sincerely, Modi Ahmed General Manager

Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

The rooms were super comfortable and reasonably quiet. (A room near us had a dog that barked incessantly while it's owners were out during the afternoon.) The hotel rooftop bar was a perfect place to meet up with friends and enjoy the beautiful weather and a local libation. The lobby coffee shop also served excellent coffee, drinks and nibbles. We...

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

Dear Cathy H, Thank you for sharing your review. We’re delighted to know you loved your stay, thanks to our comfortable rooms, unique décor and surprising amenities like a rooftop bar. We do apologize for the disruption you experienced. Next time, please let us know and we would be happy to help out. Thanks again, and we hope our next...

Central Arizona, Arizona
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This is a little late but -- She was phenomenal, i was surprising my girlfriend for our 1 year anniversary and i have never done this before so i had Tiffany set this up for me. She had the flowers in the room prior to our check-in, along with a set up of strawberries delivered to the room as well...

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

Dear ashberg107, Congratulations! How wonderful that we could have a hand in such a special occasion. Thank you so much for sharing all these kind words about Tiffany’s service. She is an asset to our team and we’re so pleased to read that she could help you celebrate! On behalf of our team, we wish you all the best and...

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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
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  • Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly )
  • Wheelchair Access
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
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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 West Main Street, Charlottesville, VA 22903-2825
Region: United States > Virginia > Charlottesville
Price Range: $229 - $608 (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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