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Graduate Lincoln

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#13 of 61 Hotels in Lincoln
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04/06/2017 05/06/2017
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Waterford, MI
Reviewed 1 December 2016

I am here this week as I have been coming here for 15 years for business trips. The current staff is always friendly, nice, attentive, and helpful. The bartender, Barb, is the best in Lincoln, NE. I have been told that this hotel is closing in 3 weeks for remodel and a new name. If they keep the same staff...

Thank nicemiwoman
Prescott, Arizona
Reviewed 29 November 2016

Two years ago we raved about this place; not now. It's obvious that the football crowd has really done a job here. It is obvious it is in need of a major renovation. The sofa in our room was a bit worn. The furniture looked like it had been banged up a bit. Sure, it's a great location but we'll...

Thank Victoria M
IHGService, Guest Relations Manager at Graduate Lincoln, responded to this review

Hi Victoria M, It is nice to hear from one of our frequent guests. It is unfortunate to read that you found our hotel and some of our amenities a little over the hills. On the other hand, I am happy that you still liked our location as it is convenient for you. Trust that I will have your comments...

Reviewed 12 November 2016

I stayed in the Holiday Inn Lincoln - Downtown on business for about 6 weeks between August and September. The bartender in the attached Red Onion Bistro, Barb, was a highlight of the hotel stay and always had a smile for the strangers taking advantage of the free light beer and wine at the early week Happy Hour. The front...

Thank Matthew E
IHGService, Guest Relations Manager at Graduate Lincoln, responded to this review

Dear Matthew E, Thank you for taking the time to write a review about your stay with us. We are glad to know that you liked the service provided by Barb. However, we would like to apologize for falling below your expectations regarding our rooms, amenities and facilities. We also regret the issues you had with our internet connection. Your...

River Falls, Wisconsin
Reviewed 8 November 2016

Did I mention that Barb was AWESOME!!! She's great with names and even pointed out some great places to visit and hang out on a map, in addition to the Red Onion. Lincoln is a great town and a great place to visit, especially with the BEAUTIFUL fall weather we have experienced!

Thank lukerbreitenbach
Cherry Hill, New Jersey
Reviewed 1 November 2016

Everything about the hotel was fine, except for the bed. I had a single king and it was like sleeping on a wooden board with a mattress pad on top. It must have been a Super Firm mattress, which is exactly what side sleepers with bad backs should not sleep on. But it was a conference so I didn't bother...

Thank Allison G
IHGService, Guest Relations Manager at Graduate Lincoln, responded to this review

Dear Allison G, Your feedback is important and we thank you for staying with our hotel. It is good to learn that you found the location of your room to be ideal and quiet. However, we are sorry that you were not pleased with the firmness of the mattress and that you encountered difficulty with changing the settings of the...

Reviewed 28 October 2016 via mobile

Excellent bartender, always upbeat, never negative vibe from her. Speedy service who makes a perfect cocktail and will pours a perfect beer. Knows all the local restaurant and provides formal info on the city. All around wonderful person and very approachable person! Thanks for a fun few weeks!!!

Thank Christi K
Reviewed 28 October 2016 via mobile

Everyone is friendly. If you want to have a great time head to the bar and make sure Barb is slinging drinks! She made a long business trip stress free. Rooms are clean and well maintained everyday as well.

Thank Seth K
New Braunfels, Texas
Reviewed 21 October 2016

Stayed here for a conference. The meeting rooms were good. Hotel staff were friendly and pleasant. At breakfast at the hotel buffet and it was decent, nothing special. Never took advantage of the omelet bar. Hotel is convenient to Haymarket and downtown.

Thank Todd A
Lincolnshire, Illinois
Reviewed 18 October 2016

We stayed here for three days, a long football weekend, with sister and brother-in-law from Colorado. Decent room, clean, good mattress, OK bathroom. The hotel has the usual amenities; friendly staff. A good value for a football weekend when hotels shoot their prices skyward--the Holidiay Inn was about $100/night less than their competitors.

Thank Steve L
IHGService, Guest Relations Manager at Graduate Lincoln, responded to this review

Dear Steve L, Thank you for taking the time to review our property. We certainly do our utmost to make your stay comfortable and pleasant, so we are very pleased to note that you were satisfied with the cleanliness of the room received and acknowledged our friendly staff. Your comments are important to the success of our organization, as we...

Kearney, NE
Reviewed 18 October 2016

This location is excellent! Whether you are in town for an ever famous football weekend in Lincoln, or just there to visit during the week... great location with close proximity of lots of things to do. I was there for business, but had some free time. Great access to main roads for getting around town quickly (if that's possible in...

Thank Enginedear

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  • Restaurant
  • Room Service
  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Bar/Lounge
About the property
  • Wheelchair Access
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
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  • Pool
  • Restaurant
  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Hot Tub
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  • Microwave
  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Room Service
  • Business Centre with Internet Access
  • Shuttle Bus Service
  • Airport Transportation
  • Meeting Rooms
  • Laundry Service
  • Banquet Room
  • Multilingual Staff
  • Self-Serve Laundry
  • Conference Facilities
  • Dry Cleaning

Additional Information about Graduate Lincoln

Address: 141 N 9th St, Lincoln, NE 68508-1311 (Formerly Holiday Inn Lincoln - Downtown)
Region: United States > Nebraska > Lincoln
Price Range: ₹ 10,986 - ₹ 14,864 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3.5 star — Graduate Lincoln 3.5*
Number of rooms: 230
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Also Known As:
Holiday Inn Lincoln - Downtown Hotel Lincoln
Lincoln Holiday Inn
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#9 Business Hotel in Lincoln
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“Top floor may have rain noise and possible water infiltration. There seems to be less privacy on the floor with the pool.”
matthewe203, 12 Nov 2016 | Read review
“great views of Lincoln”
Enginedear, 18 Oct 2016 | Read review
“Get a room that faces Memorial Stadium”
TrplG, 4 Oct 2016 | Read review
“Rooms on the north get more street noise from below.”
193shawnp, 4 Oct 2016 | Read review
“Get rooms with a with windows, especially during winter, lovely view.”
ralphariel, 15 Sep 2016 | Read review
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