Graduate Richmond

301 W Franklin St, Richmond, VA, USA
Downtown

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Hotel Description

The idea behind the Graduate hotels is a simple enough one: boutique hotels in university towns that are fun enough to remind you of your college days but fine enough to attract visitors who’ve become accustomed to a bit more luxury than typical student digs. Each one is tailored to its location, but avoids obvious references like the school colors or mascot — the Graduate Richmond, next door to Virginia Commonwealth University, pays specific tribute to Richmond by honoring the pathbreaking tennis star Arthur Ashe.

The style throughout is an eclectic blend of preppy Americana and mid-century modernism, and the rooms particularly recall the optimism of the glory days of American higher education. Of course in those days nobody had Malin + Goetz bath products, to say nothing of free wi-fi, and these rooms, with their king and queen beds, are palatial by student standards.

So far, so good — but these hotels are about more than sleeping accommodations. Brookfield, the lobby café and bar, makes much of its tennis-club vibes, while Byrd House, the rooftop bar named for city founder William Byrd, is the Graduate Richmond’s headline attraction. Complete with a guests-only swimming pool, it serves beers and cocktails alongside a Southern-inspired menu of locally sourced fare.

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Hotel Criteria

  • 205 Rooms
  • Style: Modern Design
  • Atmosphere: Lively

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Hotel Amenities and Services

  • 100% non-smoking hotel
  • 24 hour front desk
  • 24 hour gym
  • Adjoining rooms
  • ATM/bank office
  • Bar
  • Bicycle rentals nearby
  • Boardroom
  • Central air conditioning
  • Free wi-fi
  • Game room
  • Golf nearby
  • Luggage storage
  • Outdoor swimming pool
  • Pet Friendly
  • Restaurant
  • Rooftop terrace bar
  • Shopping area nearby
  • Valet parking (charges apply)
  • Wine tours nearby

Need to Know

Please note: The minimum age to check in is 21 years old. Valet parking is available for USD 26 per night.

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Check in:

4pm,

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11am

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  • Graduate Queen

    • Fits 2 people
    • 1 Queen Bed
    • 264 ft²/24 m².
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    This room includes:

    • arm chair
    • carpeted floor
    • central air conditioning
    • central heating
    • coffee/tea
    • flat panel television
    • hairdryer
    • iron
    • laptop safe
    • Malin & Goetz bath amenities
    • minifridge
    • phones
    • stand up shower
    • working desk
  • Graduate Queen Queen

    • Fits 2 people
    • 2 Queen Beds
    • 300 ft²/27 m².
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    Views: city.

    This room includes:

    • arm chair
    • bathtub/shower combo
    • carpeted floor
    • central air conditioning
    • central heating
    • coffee/tea
    • flat panel television
    • hairdryer
    • iron
    • laptop safe
    • Malin & Goetz bath amenities
    • minifridge
    • phones
    • working desk
  • Graduate King

    • Fits 2 people
    • 1 King Bed
    • 300 ft²/27 m².
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    Views: city.

    This room includes:

    • arm chair
    • carpeted floor
    • central air conditioning
    • central heating
    • coffee/tea
    • flat panel television
    • hairdryer
    • iron
    • laptop safe
    • Malin & Goetz bath amenities
    • minifridge
    • phones
    • stand up shower
    • working desk
  • Graduate Deluxe Corner King

    • Fits 2 people
    • 1 King Bed
    • 360 ft²/33 m².
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    This room includes:

    • arm chair
    • carpeted floor
    • central air conditioning
    • central heating
    • coffee/tea
    • flat panel television
    • hairdryer
    • High Floor, Corner Unit
    • iron
    • laptop safe
    • Malin & Goetz bath amenities
    • minifridge
    • phones
    • stand up shower
    • working desk
  • Graduate King Suite

    • Fits 2 people
    • 1 King Bed & 1 Queen Bed
    • 576 ft²/53 m².
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    Views: city.

    This room includes:

    • arm chair
    • carpeted floor
    • central air conditioning
    • central heating
    • coffee/tea
    • flat panel television
    • hairdryer
    • iron
    • laptop safe
    • Malin & Goetz bath amenities
    • minifridge
    • phones
    • separate bedroom
    • separate living room
    • stand up shower
    • working desk
  • Graduate Family Suite

    • Fits 2 people
    • 1 King & 2 Single Beds
    • 576 ft²/53 m².
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    Views: city.

    This room includes:

    • arm chair
    • bathtub/shower combo
    • carpeted floor
    • central air conditioning
    • central heating
    • coffee/tea
    • flat panel television
    • hairdryer
    • iron
    • laptop safe
    • Malin & Goetz bath amenities
    • minifridge
    • phones
    • separate bedroom
    • separate living room
    • sofa sleeper
    • stand up shower
    • working desk
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Hotel Amenities and Services

  • 100% non-smoking hotel
  • 24 hour front desk
  • 24 hour gym
  • Adjoining rooms
  • ATM/bank office
  • Bar
  • Bicycle rentals nearby
  • Boardroom
  • Central air conditioning
  • Free wi-fi
  • Game room
  • Golf nearby
  • Luggage storage
  • Outdoor swimming pool
  • Pet Friendly
  • Restaurant
  • Rooftop terrace bar
  • Shopping area nearby
  • Valet parking (charges apply)
  • Wine tours nearby

Need to Know

Please note: The minimum age to check in is 21 years old. Valet parking is available for USD 26 per night.

Credit cards accepted:

Visa, MasterCard, American Express, Discover, Diner's Club

Check in:

4pm,

Check out:

11am

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