Graduate Athens

295 East Dougherty St., Athens, GA 30601 United States (USA)
View Map Reservations: 1-800-760-7718
3 Star Property
33.9638217-83.3746401
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  • Has outdoor swimming pool
  • Airport shuttle available
  • Access to gym on-site
  • 122 sleeping rooms in hotel
  • 2 floors in property
  • 8 suites in property
  • Check in: 4:00 PM
  • Groups & Meetings rating of 7.5/10

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Room Types

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Non-Smoking
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Check Rates1228sf Suite King Sofa Bed Refridgerator Keurig Coffee 42in TV Triple Sheeted Beds - Free WiFi Docki
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Check Rates2 Bedroom Suite 1435sqft King and 2 Queen Garden Tub Kitchenette Dining For 6 Refridgerator Coffee M
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Check Rates320 Sqft ADA Accessible King Down Duvet WiFi Refridgerator 42 in TV Docking Station Keurig Brewers
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Check Rates320sqft 2 Queen Down Duvet WiFi Refridgerator 42 in TV Docking Station
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Check Rates375 Sqft King Refrigerator Keurig Coffee 42in TV Triple Sheeted Beds - Free WiFi Docking
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Check Rates635 Suite King Sofa Sleeper Refridgerator Living Space 42in TV Triple Sheeted Bed - Free WiFi Dockin
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Check Rates915 Sqft King Bed and Sofa Sleeper WiFi Living Room Hardwood Floors Refridgerator Coffee Maker
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Check RatesAll Business Package 1228sf Suite King Sofa Bed Refridgerator Keurig Coffee 42in TV Triple Sheeted B
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Check RatesAll Business Package 320 Sqft ADA Accessible King Down Duvet WiFi Refridgerator 42 in TV Docking Sta
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Check RatesAll Business Package 375 Sqft King Refrigerator Keurig Coffee 42in TV Triple Sheeted Beds - Free WiF
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Check RatesAll Business Package 635 Suite King Sofa Sleeper Refridgerator Living Space 42in TV Triple Sheeted B
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Check RatesAll Business Package 915 Sqft King Bed and Sofa Sleeper WiFi Living Room Hardwood Floors Refridgerat
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Check RatesBar 2 Bedroom Suite 1435sqft King and 2 Queen Garden Tub Kitchenette Dining For 6 Refridgerator Coff
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Check RatesBar 320 Sqft ADA Accessible King Down Duvet WiFi Refridgerator 42 in TV Docking Station Keurig Brewe
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Check RatesBed Breakfast 1228sf Suite King Sofa Bed Refridgerator Keurig Coffee 42in TV Triple Sheeted Beds - F
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Check RatesBed Breakfast 375 Sqft King Refrigerator Keurig Coffee 42in TV Triple Sheeted Beds - Free WiFi Docki
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Check RatesBed Breakfast 635 Suite King Sofa Sleeper Refridgerator Living Space 42in TV Triple Sheeted Bed - Fr
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Check RatesBed Breakfast 915 Sqft King Bed and Sofa Sleeper WiFi Living Room Hardwood Floors Refridgerator Coff
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Check RatesConsortia 1228sf Suite King Sofa Bed Refridgerator Keurig Coffee 42in TV Triple Sheeted Beds - Free
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Check RatesConsortia 320 Sqft ADA Accessible King Down Duvet WiFi Refridgerator 42 in TV Docking Station Keurig
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Check RatesConsortia 320 Sqft King Down Duvet WiFi Refridgerator
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Check RatesConsortia 320sqft 2 Queen Down Duvet WiFi Refridgerator 42 in TV Docking Station
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Check RatesConsortia 375 Sqft King Refrigerator Keurig Coffee 42in TV Triple Sheeted Beds - Free WiFi Docking
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Check RatesConsortia 635 Suite King Sofa Sleeper Refridgerator Living Space 42in TV Triple Sheeted Bed - Free W
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Check RatesConsortia 915 Sqft King Bed and Sofa Sleeper WiFi Living Room Hardwood Floors Refridgerator Coffee M
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Check RatesGraduate King
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Check RatesGraduate King ADA Accessible Guest Room
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Check RatesGraduate Queen Queen Guest Room
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Check RatesStandard Double Room 1 King Bed (Graduate)
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Check RatesStandard Room, King or Two Doubles
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Check RatesSuperior Suite 1 King Bed (Graduate)
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Check RatesWorld Rainbow Hotels Bar 2 Bedroom Suite 1435sqft King and 2 Queen Garden Tub Kitchenette Dining For
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Check RatesWorld Rainbow Hotels Bar 320 Sqft ADA Accessible King Down Duvet WiFi Refridgerator 42 in TV Docking
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Check RatesWorld Rainbow Hotels Bar 320sqft 2 Queen Down Duvet WiFi Refridgerator 42 in TV Docking Station
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Property Description

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. Welcome to Graduate--where your intellectual curiosity meets your favorite place to stay.Graduate Athens is a premier boutique inn built on the location of one of Athens' oldest historic sites and is centrally located in Downtown Athens at the Thomas and Dougherty cross streets. Graduate Athens is within walking distance of the Classic Center, as well as the business district, shopping, dining, entertainment and the University of Georgia. This newly renovated property features a 122-room boutique Inn, including Suites, a Conference Center, The Foundry music venue and a Day Spa. Hotel guests enjoy free entry to every show at The Foundry every Tuesday-Saturday The hotel's accommodations feature pillow top mattress, triple sheeted beds, HD TV's, docking stations, refrigerators and Keurig Coffee makers. The 9,000 square foot space features nine separate & unique conference rooms, including an open air Pavilion, to accommodate groups of 10 to 425. We offer full-service event planning to assist you with all your event details from food to flowers. Our expert culinary staff can create meals to dazzle your conference attendees. Our Spa showcases a wide variety of available treatments including massage therapy (Swedish, Hot Stone, Therapeutic, and Sports), body exfoliations, wraps, facials, nail care, and much more. Iron Works Coffee, located in our lobby, is a walk-up juice and coffee bar with grab-n-go eats. Additionally, Graduate Athens is home to The Foundry, our historic music venue that 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.

Details / Other Expenses

Check In: 4:00 PM
Check Out: 11:00 AM
Year of Last Renovation: 2014
Floors: 2
Rooms: 122
Corridors: Both Interior and Exterior Hallways
Non Smoking Rooms: 122
Handicap Rooms:
Suites: 8
Room Windows: Windows Don't Open
Cleaning Frequency: Daily
Meeting Rooms: 1 View Spaces
Meeting Space: 2590 sq. feet
Banquet Space: Holds 300 people
Dist. to Food/Bars: On-site
Dist. to 24hr Restaurant: 1.0 Mi
Dist. to Nearest Gym: On-site
Lounge/Bar Hours: 3pm - 11:30pm
Pool Info:
Outdoor pool - opened from Memorial Day to Labor Day
Ownership: Graduate Hotels
Policies / Expenses
Cancellation:
24 hour
Nightly Parking: 0
Typical Group Deposit: 25%
Total Taxes: 14.00%
Total Misc Fees: $0.00 USD
(mandatory resort fees/taxes)
State Tax: 7.00%
Occupancy Tax: 7.00%
City Tax: 0.00%
Country Tax: 0.00%
VAT: Value Added Tax: 0.00 VAT % Inclusive
GST: Goods and Services Tax: 0.00 GST %
PST: Provincial Sales Tax: 0.00 PST %
Food and Beverage Tax: 7.00%
Audio Visual Tax: 7.00%
Resort/Hotel Fee: 0.00 Per Night
Parking Fee: 0.00 Per Night
Cleaning Fee: 0.00 Per Night
Porterage Fee: 3.00 Per Item
Gym Fee: 0.00 Per Day
Rooms Wireless Internet Fee: 0.00 Per Day
Rooms Wired Internet Fee: 0.00 Per Day
Meeting Wireless Internet Fee: 0.00 Per Day
Meeting Wired Internet Fee: 0.00 Per Day
Meeting Power Surcharge Fee: 0.00 Per Night
Food and Beverage Service Charge: 20.00%
Audio Visual Service Charge: 20.00%
Banquet Bartender Fees: 35.00 Per Hour
Chef Attendant Fees: 75.00 Per Night
Avg. Continental Breakfast Cost: 10.00 Per Person
Avg. Plated Breakfast Cost: 12.00 Per Person
Avg. Buffet Breakfast Cost: 14.00 Per Person
Avg. Plated Lunch Cost: 16.00 Per Person
Avg. Buffet Lunch Cost: 18.00 Per Person
Avg. Boxed Lunch Cost: 15.00 Per Person
Avg. Plated Dinner Cost: 26.00 Per Person
Avg. Buffet Dinner Cost: 28.00 Per Person
Morning Break Cost: 8.00 Per Person
Afternoon Break Cost: 8.00 Per Person
Banquet Gallon of Coffee: 24.00 Per Person
Banquet Soda: 2.00 Per Person
Banquet Bottled Water: 2.00 Per Person

Amenities / Features


  • Air conditioning
  • Airport Shuttle
  • Alarm clock
  • ATM
  • Baby facilities in room
  • Breakfast in room
  • Central location
  • Complimentary newspaper
  • Conference facilities
  • Credit card accepted: Mastercard/Visa
  • Credit card accepted: American Express
  • Credit card accepted: Discover
  • Credit card accepted: Diners Club
  • Credit card accepted: JCB
  • Dinner available
  • Electronic key card
  • Facilities for the disabled
  • Fax available
  • Fitness and health center
  • Free local calls
  • Generator for sleeping rooms
  • Hairdryer available
  • Handicap accessible
  • Central heating
  • Ice Maker
  • Internet - wireless
  • Internet - ethernet
  • Free WiFi Internet
  • Ironing facilities
  • Licensed bar
  • Microwave in room
  • Non-smoking rooms
  • 24 hours opened
  • Office or business center
  • Pets allowed
  • Private bathroom in room
  • Radio in room
  • Refrigerator
  • Restaurant
  • Self controlled heating/cooling system
  • Shower
  • Shows or evening entertainment
  • Spa
  • Swimming pool - outdoor
  • Tea and coffee making facilities
  • Telephone in all rooms
  • Telephone - Free local calls
  • Television
  • TV - Free Cable
  • Terrace
  • TV room
  • Voicemail

Airport & Shuttle Information

Groome Transportation provides Atlanta airport shuttle at a charge of $34 each way. Round trip is $63.00 - Shuttle may pick up from hotel and go to Atlanta’s Hartsfield-Jackson airport 4:25 a.m. until 9:45 p.m. - Please call Groome Transportation to schedule service. Children 12 and under ride for free. (One child per each paying adult) All children under the age of 16 must be accompanied by an adult. All children under age 8, less than 57 inches tall and under 50 lbs. must be in an age-appropriate child restraint.

Local Shuttle Info: Complimentary shuttle available with a 10 mile radius.Complimentary shuttle available to Athens Ben Epps airportThere is a charge of $45.00 for shuttles outside the 10 mile radius or if shuttle is requested for one hour or longer.

Breakfast Information

Iron Works Cafe is located in our hotel lobby, and offers fresh hot coffee, latte, espresso, and cappucino.Also, assorted muffins and pastries, juices, breakfast sandwiches.Typical cost: $5 - $10

Pet Friendly?

Service animals complying with ADA Title lll regulations are allowed.

Yes! Pets are allowed.
COMPLIMENTARY - Pets allowed under 25 lbs - max of 2 pets. Additional pet cleaning fees may apply. Includes complimentary use of pet bed, pet dish & pet treats!

Parking Info

Overnight parking is available for $10 per night

Previously known as:
Foundry Park Inn & Spa, Graduate Athens (Formerly Foundry Park Inn & Spa), Foundry Park Inn

Group vs. Individual Rates at Graduate Athens

Rate fluctuations of Graduate Athens

This chart illustrates trends of sleeping room prices for both group/meeting rates and the best online individual traveler prices our system could find at the time the group bid was placed. The most competitive group/meeting rate displayed is 85.1% in the month of April 2019 and the highest average individual rate is $999 in the month of April 2019. This chart will show past seasonality and also project future months. If you are flexible with dates, you may want to consider staying at Graduate Athens in a month when rates are lower.

Meeting Rooms and Banquet Rooms at Graduate Athens

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

Feel free to use the Graduate Athens meeting space capacities chart below to help in your event planning. Hotel Planner specializes in Athens 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
The Foundry Ballroom 70 x 37 x 35 2590150/18012610862746214/11287220--
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The Foundry Ballroom

Room Type:
Ballroom
Total Size:
2590 Sq. Mi
Dimensions:
70 x 37 x 35 Ft.
Floor Level:
Ground Level
Power Outlets:
12
Columns:
0
Windows:
14
Natural Light?:
Yes
Obstructions?
No
Built In Screens?
Yes
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
Photo of The Foundry Ballroom

FAQs about Graduate Athens

What time is check in?

Check in time is 4:00 PM based on the hotel's local time. Early check in may be available if requested at the front desk on the day of check-in.

What time is check out?

Check out time is 11:00 AM based on the hotel's local time. Late check out may be available if requested at the front desk during your stay.

How many rooms does Graduate Athens have?

There are 122 sleeping rooms in the hotel.

Is there any meeting space at Graduate Athens?

Yes, they have 1 meeting room that can support various table layouts.

What kind of breakfast is at Graduate Athens?

Iron Works Cafe is located in our hotel lobby, and offers fresh hot coffee, latte, espresso, and cappucino.Also, assorted muffins and pastries, juices, breakfast sandwiches.Typical cost: $5 - $10

What parking is available at Graduate Athens?

Overnight parking is available for $10 per night

Can I get a AAA rate at Graduate Athens?

Yes, they have stay dates that support AAA hotel discounts. Example room type: AAA Rate - 1228sf Suite King Sofa Bed Refridgerator Keurig Coffee 42in TV Triple Sheeted Beds - Free

Can I get a Senior or AARP rate at Graduate Athens?

Sorry, this hotel does not offer senior hotel discounts at this time.

Is there a gym at Graduate Athens?

Yes, there is a gym/fitness area available on-site at the property.

Is there a pool at Graduate Athens?

Yes, there is a pool on-site at the property. Outdoor pool - opened from Memorial Day to Labor Day.

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