GRADUATE RICHMOND

301 West Franklin St., Richmond, VA 23220 United States (USA)
View Map Reservations: 1-800-230-4134
3 Star Downtown Hotel in Richmond City County
37.5453621 -77.4466474
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  • Has outdoor swimming pool
  • Fitness + Health Center
  • 205 rooms in property
  • 16 floors in property
  • 27 suites in property
  • Check-out: 11:00am
  • Hotel has an eco-friendly policy
  • Groups/Meetings rating of 7.5/10
  • 4 conference rooms in property

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Local Attractions

VCU School of Business 0.1 to VCU Health 1.1 MI City Center 0.6 MI Altria Theater 0.4 MI Hollywood Cemetary 0.5 MI Richmond Convention Center 0.6 MI Black History Museum and Cultural Center of VA 0.6 MI Dominion Arts Center/Centerstage 0.7 MI Maggie L. Walker House 0.7 MI Richmond Coliseum 1.0 MI John Marshall House 1.0 MI Robert E. Lee Memorial & Monument Ave 1.0 MI Virginia Capitol 1.1 MI Science Museum of VA 1.2 MI The American Civil War Museum- White House and Museum of the Confederacy 1.2 MI American Civil War Museum 1.2 MI Edgar Allen Poe Museum 1.7 MI Branch Museum of Architecture and Design 1.9 MI Shockoe Bottom 2.0 MI VA Historical Society 2.0 MI Maymont Park 2.1 MI Virginia Museum of Fine Arts 2.2 MI Virginia Holocaust Museum 2.2 MI Chimborazo Medical Museum 2.4 MI Carytown 2.7 MI Agecroft Hall 4.5 MI Lewis Ginter Botanical Gardens 4.6 MI International Raceway 4.6 MI Wilton House Museum 4.9 MI Richmond International Raceway 5.0 MI University of Richmond 5.5 MI Paramou

Property Description

Opening May 2017! To be a Graduate, is to be part of a well-curated, well-crafted collection of hotels that reside in the most dynamic University towns across the country. Every site and property celebrates and commemorates the youthful optimism of school days and cultivates the spirit of each community in a bright new way. Every smart cultural nod in the place winks at the heritage and history of each unique town. Bask in the unexpected, where little moments of surprise and discovery will meet you down every corridor and around each corner. Our warm, friendly and whip smart staff can guide you in and around so that you feel like a local, at home again – even if it's your first time in town. So, expect the unimagined, but know that the luxury of a getaway (or just getting down to business) are all part of the charm and soul that make staying here a smart choice. Sure, we could go on about our comfy beds and five-star touches and all, but rest assured you've never had a night quite like this before. In other words, we've done our homework. We're glad you came to stay after school. Graduate Hotels -- where smart never goes out of style.

Green Sustainability

Go Green! We cheer on our guests that help us stay green by reusing their towels and keeping their linens. Just follow our program card in your room.

Details / Other Expenses

Check In: 4:00pm
Check Out: 11:00am
Year of Last Renovation: 2017
Floors: 16
Rooms: 205
Corridors: All Rooms Have Interior Hallways
Non Smoking Rooms: 205
Handicap Rooms: 9
Rooms with 1 Bed: 98
Rooms with 2 Beds: 80
Suites: 27
Room Windows: Windows Don't Open
Cleaning Frequency: Daily
Meeting Rooms: 4 View Spaces
Meeting Space: 3200 sq. feet
Banquet Space: Holds 100 people
Dist. to Food/Bars: On-site
Dist. to 24hr Restaurant: 0.5 Mi
Dist. to Nearest Gym: On-site
Lounge/Bar Hours: 4PM TO 10PM
FEMA Approved: Yes
Pool Info:
Our outdoor pool is located on the 16th floor roof-top. Yes, you read that correctly. Open seasonally and weather permitting, get ready to enjoy swimming while soaking in the sun and the city views!
Ownership: AJ Capital Partners
Policies / Expenses
Cancellation:
Group policy dependent upon contractual terms. Individual reservation cancellation is 4pm 72 hours prior to day of arrival unless otherwise noted on Reservation.
Nightly Parking: 20.0
Typical Group Deposit: varies
Total Taxes: 13.30%
Total Misc Fees: $0.00 USD
(mandatory resort fees/taxes)
State Tax: 5.30%
Occupancy Tax: 8.00%
Food and Beverage Tax: 5.30%
Audio Visual Tax: 5.30%
Parking Fee: 20.00 Per Night
Food and Beverage Service Charge: 20.00%
Audio Visual Service Charge: 20.00%

Amenities / Features


Pet Friendly? Yes! Pets are allowed.
We love pets! So bring your companion and let us know at the front desk. There is an additional $50 per night fee and you will be placed on a pet friendly floor. Hang our pet pendant on your door to let us know you have a special guest.


  • Air conditioning
  • Alarm clock
  • ATM
  • Baggage storage facilities
  • Bus parking
  • Central location
  • Concierge service
  • Conference facilities
  • Credit card accepted: Mastercard/Visa
  • Credit card accepted: American Express
  • Credit card accepted: Discover
  • Credit card accepted: Diners Club
  • Dinner available
  • Electronic key card
  • Elevator
  • Facilities for the disabled
  • Fax available
  • Fitness and health center
  • Free local calls
  • Garage
  • Hairdryer available
  • Handicap accessible
  • Ice Maker
  • Internet - wireless
  • Free WiFi Internet
  • Ironing facilities
  • Laundry valet service
  • Licensed bar
  • Movies in room
  • Non-smoking rooms
  • 24 hours opened
  • Pets allowed
  • Private bathroom in room
  • Quiet location
  • Radio in room
  • Refrigerator
  • Restaurant
  • Safe in rooms
  • Self controlled heating/cooling system
  • Shower
  • Swimming pool - outdoor
  • Tea and coffee making facilities
  • Telephone
  • Telephone in all rooms
  • Telephone - Free local calls
  • Television
  • TV - Free Cable
  • Terrace
  • Valet Parking
  • Voicemail

Airport & Shuttle Information

Richmond International Airport (RIC): Approximate driving time is 15-25 minutes depending on traffic, which can vary, and distance is 11 miles. Taxi and shuttle service are readily available at the airport. Rental cars are available online. Follow the airport signs to reach all transportation.

Local Shuttle Info: COMPLIMENTARY SHUTTLE WITHIN 2 MILE RADIUS OF HOTEL SHUTTLE AVAILABLE FORM 6AM TO 11PM

Airport Shuttle? Sorry, no airport shuttle available.

Breakfast Information

We are not yet open, so we do not have our menus, nor do we have a name for our coffee shop that will have grab and go items available along with La Columbe coffee. Expect a la carte local fare and varied options served out of our restaurant in our lobby.

Internet / WiFI

We embrace our hi-tech community and offer Complimentary Wi-Fi throughout our hotel. If that wasn't enough, we also have power stations built in to our curated furniture located throughout the lobby.

Previously known as:
Doubletree, Doubletree Downtown Richmond, Doubletree Hotel, Doubletree Hotel Downtown Richmond, Doubletree Hotel Richmond, Doubletree Hotel Richmond Downtown, Doubletree Richmond Downtown

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Meeting Rooms and Banquet Rooms at Graduate Richmond

Below are the meeting, banquet, conference and event spaces at Graduate Richmond.

Feel free to use the Graduate Richmond meeting space capacities chart below to help in your event planning. Hotel Planner specializes in Richmond event planning for sleeping rooms and meeting space for corporate events, weddings, parties, conventions, negotiated rates and trade shows.

Meeting Room Name L x W x H
(Feet)
Size
(sqft.)
Banquet
5'/6'
Banquet Space Layout
Crescent
Crescent Tables Layout
Classroom
Classroom Meeting Layout
Hollow
Square
Hollow Square Table Layout
U-Shape
U Shape Meeting Layout
Boardroom
Boardroom Meeting Space
Convention
8'/10'
Convention Booth Layout
Theater
Theater Layout
Reception
Reception Desk for Meeting
Regist.
Desk
Registration Desk for Meeting
Richmond 30 x 70 x 10 2100 112/-- -- 87 50 60 50 13/-- 180 250 210
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Richmond

Room Type:
General Meeting Room
Total Size:
2100 Sq. Mi
Dimensions:
30 x 70 x 10 Ft.
Floor Level:
3
Power Outlets:
4
Columns:
3
Windows:
3
Natural Light?:
Yes
Obstructions?
No
Built In Screens?
No
Built In Stage?
No
Built In A/V?
No
Amenities Available
  • Coffee/Tea Setup
  • Food/Beverage
  • Projection Equip.
  • TV/VCR/DVD
  • WIFI Internet
  • Podium
  • LAN Internet
  • Microphone
  • Teleconferencing
  • White Board
  • Video Conference
  • Flip Chart
  • Air Conditioning
  • Computer Rentals
  • Simultaneous Interpretation
  • Sound System
Charlottesville 20 x 23 x 10 460 32/-- -- 20 11 13 11 3/-- 40 40 46
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Charlottesville

Room Type:
General Meeting Room
Total Size:
460 Sq. Mi
Dimensions:
20 x 23 x 10 Ft.
Floor Level:
3
Power Outlets:
3
Columns:
0
Windows:
2
Natural Light?:
Yes
Obstructions?
No
Built In Screens?
No
Built In Stage?
No
Built In A/V?
Yes
Amenities Available
  • Coffee/Tea Setup
  • Food/Beverage
  • Projection Equip.
  • TV/VCR/DVD
  • WIFI Internet
  • Podium
  • LAN Internet
  • Microphone
  • Teleconferencing
  • White Board
  • Video Conference
  • Flip Chart
  • Air Conditioning
  • Computer Rentals
  • Simultaneous Interpretation
  • Sound System
Petersburg 18 x 20 x 10 360 24/-- -- 20 9 10 9 2/-- 20 30 36
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Petersburg

Room Type:
General Meeting Room
Total Size:
360 Sq. Mi
Dimensions:
18 x 20 x 10 Ft.
Floor Level:
3
Power Outlets:
3
Columns:
1
Windows:
2
Natural Light?:
Yes
Obstructions?
No
Built In Screens?
No
Built In Stage?
No
Built In A/V?
Yes
Amenities Available
  • Coffee/Tea Setup
  • Food/Beverage
  • Projection Equip.
  • TV/VCR/DVD
  • WIFI Internet
  • Podium
  • LAN Internet
  • Microphone
  • Teleconferencing
  • White Board
  • Video Conference
  • Flip Chart
  • Air Conditioning
  • Computer Rentals
  • Simultaneous Interpretation
  • Sound System
Thomas Jefferson Boardroom 13 x 20 x 10 260 --/-- -- -- -- -- 12 --/-- -- -- --
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Thomas Jefferson Boardroom

Room Type:
Boardroom
Total Size:
260 Sq. Mi
Dimensions:
13 x 20 x 10 Ft.
Floor Level:
3
Power Outlets:
2
Columns:
0
Windows:
1
Natural Light?:
Yes
Obstructions?
No
Built In Screens?
No
Built In Stage?
No
Built In A/V?
Yes
Amenities Available
  • Coffee/Tea Setup
  • Food/Beverage
  • Projection Equip.
  • TV/VCR/DVD
  • WIFI Internet
  • Podium
  • LAN Internet
  • Microphone
  • Teleconferencing
  • White Board
  • Video Conference
  • Flip Chart
  • Air Conditioning
  • Computer Rentals
  • Simultaneous Interpretation
  • Sound System

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