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Graduate Athens

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Weaverville, North Carolina
Reviewed 14 May 2016 via mobile

we had 2 rooms for graduation weekend...one room had hair on sheet...lots of hair but too late to change sheets...slept on towel..asked nicely to change in am...came back to room and hair covered sheets still there..now asked not so nicely and got the sheets changed...housekeeping is pathetic especially at the jacked up rates we paid..no dusting,garbage removal ,didn't even wipe...

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boulder
Reviewed 10 May 2016

Based on the photos and reviews I thought this hotel would be 'cooler' than it was. The lobby is hip, the rooms are average. Clean and fine, but nothing amazing. Ours were facing the road, and it was noisy. Ask for rooms away from the road. A basic gym. Decent location... we walked to dinner in the main area of...

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FoundryAthens, General Manager at Graduate Athens, responded to this review

Dear emrm, Thank you so very much for sharing your experience with us! We do appreciate you doing so. We are thrilled that you decided to stay with us during your visit to Athens, we do apologize that we were not able to provide that 'wow' experience for you! We are delighted that you found our lobby to be hip,...

Reviewed 4 May 2016

Really fun decor and staff are super nice and friendly. It's nice to see the cleaning staff in the mornings as well, they will say hi to you. Southern Hospitality for you there I guess. The layout is like a motel but is very much like a boutique hotel.

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FoundryAthens, General Manager at Graduate Athens, responded to this review

Dear solotrekker101, Thank you so much for sharing your comments with us! We are delighted that you enjoyed our fun decor and that our staff are super nice and friendly! We will be sure to share your comments with our team! Thank you again for so many kind words about our staff! We do hope to see you again the...

Newport Beach
Reviewed 4 May 2016

We love this boutique hotel for it's charm, service, and room quality. It feels like home away from home when we come to Athens. Now that my daughter will be attending UGA we will be staying at the this hotel even more.

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FoundryAthens, General Manager at Graduate Athens, responded to this review

Dear Kelly G, We are thrilled to hear that you love our boutique hotel for it's charm, service and room quality! We are delighted that you consider us your home away from home! This is our a compliment of the highest honor. We are so pleased that your daughter will be attending UGA and would love for you continue staying...

Denver, Colorado
Reviewed 2 May 2016

My son and I stayed at the Graduate during a UGA college visit. The hotel was clean comfortable and very conveniently located close to UGA and the restaurants and shops in Athens. The staff was friendly, we enjoyed a nice breakfast in the coffee shop and the rooms were very comfortable (great beds) and decorated with a "cool/quirky" vibe. We...

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FoundryAthens, General Manager at Graduate Athens, responded to this review

Dear Lynne R, Thank you so very much for sharing your comments with us! We appreciate you doing so! We are delighted you and your son stayed during a UGA college visit! We are pleased that you found our hotel to be clean and comfortable and conveniently located close to UGA and the restaurants and shops in downtown Athens! We...

Fleming Island, Florida
Reviewed 1 May 2016

Decent place to stay, fair prices, and clean. Mid century, student decor. A little pretentious but okay. Stayed there because I attended a concert at their music venue called the Foundry which is co-located with the hotel.

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FoundryAthens, General Manager at Graduate Athens, responded to this review

Dear Eliot60805, Thank you so much for sharing your thoughts with us about your recent stay! We are thrilled that you stayed with us and attended a live music show in the Foundry Bar & Mill, located on the grounds of Graduate Athens! Thank you again and we look forward to your next visit to Athens! Best Regards, Devin H....

Atlanta
Reviewed 1 May 2016

We decided last minute to stay in Athens overnight after a concert. The room was great, very conveniently located. They even shuttled us to the concert after we checked in and offered to come back and get us. Decor is fabulous.

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FoundryAthens, General Manager at Graduate Athens, responded to this review

Dear jenniferwS6105KU, We are thrilled you were able to stay with us for a quick trip when visiting Athens for a concert! We are delighted that you thought the room was great and very conveniently located. We are pleased that you used our complimentary shuttle to the event. We look forward to your next stay in Athens and do hope...

Reviewed 27 April 2016 via mobile

I was in the Athens to see some musician friends were playing at the former melting point now call the foundry. This is a complex of a hotel, music Club, meeting spaces, restaurant, and coffee / light breakfast lunch brunch Fair. All the Northeast friends of the Athens Georgia downtown area, it's about 10 to 12 blocks from the Georgia...

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FoundryAthens, General Manager at Graduate Athens, responded to this review

Dear Kirk A, We deeply appreciate that you took the time to share the details of your stay with us! We were delighted to see your description of our amenities, hotel rooms, music venue, meeting spaces and our location to downtown are and local UGA favorite spots! We will be thrilled to share your comments that the staff at the...

Watkinsville
Reviewed 26 April 2016

A little disappointed at check in when the girl said for future reference that we could of had free tickets to the show but not this time cause the price was already set.they should of mentioned that when I called for a reservation

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FoundryAthens, General Manager at Graduate Athens, responded to this review

Dear Debra C, Thank you so much for sharing your feedback with us from your recent stay, we greatly value all of our guests comments! We do want to apologize for the confusion about purchasing tickets to events at The Foundry Bar and Mill and staying with us. If you do purchase tickets to any show in advanced, you are...

Illinois
Reviewed 25 April 2016

this is my second Graduate Hotel experience (daughter looking at colleges) and I must say I really like the brand. They are very unique hotels that offer great service and a twist in each different hotel. I was impressed by the upkeep of the property and the entertainment venue, The Foundry. Very ice spa also, small but again unique with...

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FoundryAthens, General Manager at Graduate Athens, responded to this review

Dear Rebel82, Thank you so much for sharing your comments with us! We are thrilled to hear that you really like the Graduate Brand. All of the Graduate Hotels are amazing and offer great service and showcases Graduate brand and their special nods to their local city and university. We are delighted that you were impressed by the upkeep of...

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Welcome to Graduate Athens - where your intellectual curiosity meets your favorite place to stay. We are located a short walk from the UGA campus and downtown Athens. Whether you're dropping in for a show at the Foundry, our multi-tiered music venue, or in town showing off the Alma Mater, our warm, friendly whip smart staff will be your compass guide - so you can feel like a local, even if it's your first time in town. Get ready for a night like you've never had before. Get ready to be inspired. Here at Graduate Athens, we believe life is a timeless journey filled with memory making stops, extraordinary rites of passage and all of the courageous leaps of faith that get us where we're going. Just beyond the historic brick facade lies our very own Southern village. While Graduate tips a hand to its historic roots, it has fully embraced the southern Renaissance in all of its artistic edge and glory. Everything you need is right here-whether you're in town to wind up or unwind. Our rooms are ready for a night like you've never had before, where little moments of surprise and discovery will meet you down every corridor and around each corner including Malin & Goetz amenities and complimentary Wi-Fi. The hotel lobby is caffeinated with just the right blend of grab and go goodness. Think home baked eats and a selection of the best brews. We've got just the right shot of espresso to pair with your morning news at Iron Works Coffee. The Foundry, our historic music venue served as the original iron foundry, and was reimagined to honor the site's roots and preserve this piece of Athens' fine past. The multi-tiered structure and soaring beams welcome crystal clear views, stellar acoustics and a place to celebrate the detail and dedication to craft. The Foundry Bar & Grill stocks every local beer imaginable and offers fun fresh fare whether you are catching a new artist or you're just looking for a place in town to hang out and make some history of your own. At Graduate we are all about the R&R and making your acquaintance. Melt away your stress, unplug from the world and indulge in a few hours of off the grid me time. Let us know which spa service serves you best, and we can make it happen. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Graduate Athens

Address: 295 E Dougherty St, Athens, GA 30601-2610
Region: United States > Georgia > Athens
Price Range: €118 - €263 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:4 star — Graduate Athens 4*
Number of rooms: 122
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Also Known As:
Foundry Park Hotel Athens
Foundry Park Inn
Park Inn Athens
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#1 Family Hotel in Athens
#1 Romantic Hotel in Athens
#3 Business Hotel in Athens
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“2nd floor and in section 232-259”
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“2nd floor rooms require a walk up the stairs, but no one is above you.”
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  • Bedside table with 50s style phone
  • Desk in corner of room with retro radio, chair, and chalkboard
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