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Graduate Charlottesville

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04/06/2017 05/06/2017
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New York City, New York
Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

This is the closet hotel to the Lawn where UVA graduation takes place, so we ignored the rapacious graduation wknd pricing and booked it early. Great coffee at The sheepdog cafe friendly and helpful front of the house staff staff -- thanks Chaunte -- excellent rooftop bar with friendly bartender and nice views. The room itself was fine: clean, good...

Thank Fasita
Fredericksburg, Virginia
Reviewed 6 days ago NEWvia mobile

Feels like a boutique hotel, completely renovated with new beds, fixtures, etc. parking is a little right if you don't valet, but the location is perfectly located on the Corner for UVA Central Grounds and the hospital. The rooftop bar/restaurant is mighty fine as well.

Thank TheVirginiaRambler
Virginia Beach, Virginia
Reviewed 1 week ago

I have stayed here several times and i must say it is a charming hotel but a little run down as far as upkeep. The rooftop bar/restaurant is nice. But god help you if you book during any event happening at UVA! The rates go from $125 a night to $600 bucks! And believe me when i say this is...

Thank Stone L
GraduateGM, General Manager at Graduate Charlottesville, responded to this review

Dear Stone, Thank you for taking a moment to share your review. We are pleased to know you have stayed here several times and especially enjoyed your time at Heirloom, which offers stunning views of Charlottesville and beyond. In terms of our décor, part of the design was meant to look vintage; as an example, some photos on the wall...

Springfield, Missouri
Reviewed 1 week ago

I was excited to try this boutique hotel. The decor pictured was very interesting and unique. There were pictures missing from the walls in our room, broken light fixtures in the hallways, paint chipped or scraped throughout the room and the hotel, and the quirky furniture was in sad disrepair. I expected much more from a place which sells itself...

Thank SwedebyMarriage529
GraduateGM, General Manager at Graduate Charlottesville, responded to this review

Dear SwedebyMarriage529, Thank you for joining us in Charlottesville. Part of our design aesthetic is for the hotel itself to appear “vintage,” but of course, with every amenity in proper working condition. This may have been what you noticed in regard to our wallpaper, furniture, and light fixtures. We can assure you that we will follow up on your comments...

Sugar Grove, Virginia
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

My husband has frequent appointments at UVA's Medical Center, this hotel is an easy walk for me when he is inpatient. The staff is the greatest asset of this hotel but the rooms are also nice and comfortable. Many food options within walking distance including a good restaurant on the top floor with a rooftop patio.

Thank mclone2001a
GraduateGM, General Manager at Graduate Charlottesville, responded to this review

Dear mclone2001a, We’re so glad that our location makes it easy for you to visit UVA Medical Center. We know how important it is for our guests to come back to comfortable rooms and friendly service, and we’re pleased to hear that’s been the case for you. We wish you and your husband all the best, and we look forward...

Reviewed 4 weeks ago

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.

Thank Amy S
GraduateGM, General Manager at Graduate Charlottesville, responded to this review

Dear Amy, Thank you for joining us for your trip to Charlottesville. We agree—our city is a gem. We are delighted that our vintage-inspired décor was to your liking, as were our comfortable accommodations. We hope you’ll be back soon for another enjoyable stay. Sincerely, Modi Ahmed General Manager

Garrison, New York
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

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.

Thank paulfitzgerald12017
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 4 weeks ago

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...

Thank Lisa M
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 18 April 2017

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.

Thank Judith W
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 17 April 2017 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...

Thank Amitm82
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,...

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  • 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: $196 - $609 (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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