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Reviewed 25 November 2016 via mobile

Had a great time at this nice hotel. Great price and very friendly staff just down the street from the rotunda. Staff at front desk were a delight. We will certainly be back again to spend more time here.

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

Dear Jasax, Thank you for your review! It’s wonderful to hear that our staff service was a highlight of your stay. Until next time, please take care! Sincerely, Yolunda Harrell General Manager

Washington DC, District of Columbia
Reviewed 22 November 2016

Had a great experience staying at the Graduate. Hotel was clean and had a few perks like the rooftop restaurant, game room and ground level coffee shop. The staff members were great - you can even check out a bike to get around town or campus! I would highly recommend this hotel to anyone looking to stay in the area.

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

Dear AdventureswithGato, Thank you for taking a moment to review your experience at our hotel. We’re so pleased you had time to explore what we have to offer, from our rooftop restaurant Heirloom to our Game Room with foosball, Ping-Pong and more. We appreciate your recommendation and hope to have the pleasure of serving you again soon. Sincerely, Yolunda Harrell...

Atlanta, Georgia
Reviewed 16 November 2016

My daughter and I had such a fun weekend in Charlottesville and the hotel made it more enjoyable. Very comfortable room, we loved the mid-century modern eclectic decor. UVA is an easy walk and historic downtown was very close by. Friendly staff, great common areas, and easy parking. I will definitely stay here the next time I'm in Charlottesville.

Thank bluehighways2014
GraduateGM, General Manager at Graduate Charlottesville, responded to this review

Dear bluehighway2014, We are thrilled to hear you and your daughter had such a fun time in Charlottesville, partly in thanks to our unique décor, prime location, and friendly service. We look forward to serving you the next time you’re in town! Sincerely, Yolunda Harrell General Manager

Laredo, Texas
Reviewed 7 November 2016

This used to be the Red Roof Inn which we never stayed at, but had passed by many times given that it's on Main St. Very eclectic decor. Cute that the a Card Catalog was part of the main desk......something my college student was unfamiliar with! Location and the Roof Top Bar / Restaurant were the best aspects of this...

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

Dear Li C, Thank you for taking a moment to review your experience. As frequent travelers to the Charlottesville area, we are pleased we had a chance to accommodate you. It’s wonderful to know you enjoyed the views from Heirloom and our location close to campus. In terms of our Game Room, this is open to all guests as a...

Reviewed 4 November 2016

The room was very nice immediately. This whole hotel has a cool design and it's located just in front of the UVA, on Main Street, which means you can walk everywhere in Charlottesville from here. Nonetheless, it offers free bicycles to its guests. I never been there, but it has a cool looking rooftop restaurant. Staff was super nice. There...

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

Dear Francis_Law, We appreciate your feedback and choice in hotel. It’s great to hear you enjoy our unique décor, free bike program, and prime location. Next time, you’ll have to be sure to visit Heirloom—our guests love the views and cocktails! Until then, please take care. Sincerely, Yolunda Harrell General Manager

Vienna, Virginia
Reviewed 4 November 2016

I have been a regular guest of the Graduate Charlottesville since early August 2015. In total spending upwards of 6 weeks total since last year. My time here has been for UVA parents weekends, sporting events and long term stays due to family health emergencies at UVA hospitals. The staff, through it all have been outstanding. From the moment I...

Thank cityroamer2016
GraduateGM, General Manager at Graduate Charlottesville, responded to this review

Dear cityroamer2016, We cannot thank you enough for all of the kind words you have shared here. While it is wonderful to know that you continue to choose our hotel, we are especially delighted to hear that it is due to our personalized service. We will certainly be sharing your thoughtful review with our team. Thank you for providing us...

Tampa, Florida
Reviewed 3 November 2016

It was quiet and comfortable and within walking distance of what we were doing at the University (game, lawn, Corner, etc.). For the price, I'd expect a little higher end experience, but the cost in CVille is more a function of demand. Overall the decor is very nice, if a little worn in places, and the bathroom shower was a...

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

Dear darrenhydro, Thank you for taking a moment to review your stay. We’re pleased to hear our location worked out well for visiting The Corner and the UVA campus. Along with school spirit décor, some of the worn edges were meant to give our rooms a feeling of being a bit “lived in,” like an upscale dorm room. We’ve made...

Kansas City, MO
Reviewed 2 November 2016

I was in town to visit family that lives not far out of town. After getting flights I checked motel rooms and all were extremely expensive and I found out why, the college had a home football game. Also most of the hotel/motels in the area were already full. There were not many options. The Graduate was one of the...

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

Dear ajayhawkfan, Thank you for sharing your feedback with us. When it’s game day at UVA, things tend to get busier here in Charlottesville, and it’s great to hear we were able to accommodate you. While nothing feels better than a Cavalier win, spending time on our rooftop or sleeping in our comfortable beds is a close second. We appreciate...

DeWitt, Michigan
Reviewed 31 October 2016

I recently stayed at the Graduate Charlottesville for a conference that was happening at the Pedestrian Mall, about 1 mile down the road. It was a nice place. It was clean and well kept. It has a game/study room with comfy couches & a small, but functional exercise room. The wifi worked fairly reliably. It did occasionally drop my connection,...

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

Dear ksattler, Thank you for reviewing your stay at Graduate Charlottesville. For a stay on business, we’re glad you still had time to relax in our Game Room and take advantage of our close proximity to The Corner. Thanks for sharing the tip you found out, as well—future travelers will be happy to know our secret! If your travels bring...

Virginia Beach, Virginia
Reviewed 31 October 2016

The Graduate is in the heart of Charlottesville, right across from the UVA Medical Center. Even though Graduate is a chain, it has such individual charm, from the decor to even your keycard...all like you are stay on campus in any college USA. The Front Desk Staff was friendly and helpful. The Valet Staff took good care of my car....

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

Dear Lisa P, Thank you for your review! It’s wonderful to see how much you enjoy Graduate Hotels and the college spirit that is unique to our brand. Even more so, we are pleased that our friendly service, from Won in particular, was such a memorable part of your stay. Along with our environmentally friendly practices and the beautiful views...

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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 W Main St, Charlottesville, VA 22903-2825
Region: United States > Virginia > Charlottesville
Price Range: ₹ 7,284 - ₹ 17,359 (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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“1-3 floors for easy parking access, 4-9 floors for views of the city.”
  • lamp base in our room
  • our room with plaid carpeting
  • welcome
  • very nice bathroom
  • in our room booklet
  • fish over the bed
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“Rooms there are amazing!!!”
 of 5 bubbles 433sailyg, 21 Dec 2016 | Read review
“Rooms away from the elevator are quieter”
 of 5 bubbles bluehighways2014, 15 Nov 2016 | Read review
“The higher floors are probably quieter - ours was great. Valet parking is convenient and reasonable.”
 of 5 bubbles darrenhydro, 3 Nov 2016 | Read review
“we stayed on 7th floor face main street, was not noisy at all.”
 of 5 bubbles LPinVA, 31 Oct 2016 | Read review
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