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4.6 out of 5

"It was one of the best hotels I have ever stayed in. They gave us a ride to the concert and picked us up we I’m not from Lincoln but they made thins c ... " More

By a verified traveler on Sat 16 Dec 2017

Hotel Description

4-star hotel near Lied Center

Central Lincoln getaway

Within a 10-minute walk of this Downtown Lincoln hotel, you'll find Lied Center and Sheldon Museum of Art. Memorial Stadium and University of Nebraska-Lincoln are also within half a mile (1 km).

Renovated in 2017

This hotel features an indoor pool, a fitness center, and a restaurant. Traveling on business? Take advantage of the 24-hour business center, free WiFi in public areas, and free airport shuttle. Unwind with a drink at the bar/lounge and enjoy perks like a free area shuttle.

Free WiFi, refrigerators

Featuring conveniences like refrigerators and coffee/tea makers, the 231 guestrooms also offer free WiFi and flat-screen TVs with cable channels. Other amenities include premium bedding, free local calls, and hair dryers.

Room, 1 King Bed, Accessible (Graduate)

Bed Count 1 King Bed Maximum Occupancy 3 Max
$69* Per night/room Jan 2 - Jan 3

Room, 2 Queen Beds, View (Capital View - Graduate)

Bed Count 2 Queen Beds Maximum Occupancy 4 Max

Room, 1 King Bed, View (Capital - Graduate)

Bed Count 1 King Bed Maximum Occupancy 3 Max

Room, 2 Queen Beds, Accessible (Graduate)

Bed Count 2 Queen Beds Maximum Occupancy 4 Max

Room, 2 Queen Beds, View (Stadium View - Graduate)

Bed Count 2 Queen Beds Maximum Occupancy 4 Max

Room, 1 King Bed, View (Stadium View - Graduate)

Bed Count 1 King Bed Maximum Occupancy 3 Max

Graduate Lincoln ratings based on 19 Verified Reviews

Review Summary
4.6 out of 5 4.5 out of 5.0
Room cleanliness 5.0 out of 5.0
Service & staff 4.5 out of 5.0
Room comfort 5.0 out of 5.0
Hotel condition 4.5 out of 5.0

Guest reviews for Graduate Lincoln

Everyone (10) Couples (5) Family (7)
5 out of 5
Only thing bad was the lack of a free breakfast.............................................................................

Posted by on Dec 3, 2019

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5 out of 5
The university-themed property was a refreshing change for a hotel stay. The adjoining bar offers a happy hour from 4:30-6:00 with complementary local beers and wines plus 50% discount on their appetizers. The service in the bar as well as by the hotel staff was excellent. Everything was clean and well maintained. The location of this hotel is right in the middle of the action of the Haymarket and downtown Lincoln.

Posted by on Nov 27, 2019

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1 out of 5
It’s a very basic hotel but clean and everything is in good shape - nothing is broken or has holes. The beds are great. We only stayed overnight so didn’t need a lot of amenities.

Posted by on Nov 24, 2019

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4 out of 5

Posted by on Nov 5, 2019

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5 out of 5
liked the flashes of history in rooms. the restaurant staff, one young waitress listened to us ask for service said ok the walked away and ignored us, we got another's attention and she helped us, I wish I would have gotten their names but did not.

Posted by on Sep 16, 2019

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Comment from Hotel Management

Sep 19, 2019 by Troy

Thank you for staying with us and taking the time to fill out a review. We apologize for the first waitress in the bar. That is unacceptable.

5 out of 5

Posted by on Sep 2, 2019

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Comment from Hotel Management

Sep 19, 2019 by Troy

Thank you for staying with us.

5 out of 5
Comfortable,convenient and clean. Just what we needed after a long day.

Posted by on Aug 7, 2019

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Comment from Hotel Management

Aug 13, 2019 by Troy

Thank you for staying with us and filling out a review. We appreciate the kind words and look forward to seeing you again.

5 out of 5
This was a very fun hotel stay at a great price in a great location. We loved our time in Lincoln, NE.

Posted by , from Minneapolis on Jul 23, 2019

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Comment from Hotel Management

Aug 22, 2019 by Troy

Thank you for staying with us. We look forward to having you come back.

4 out of 5
The Graduate was clean and comfortable. The location is great and the hotel has many amenities. It seemed they could have used more help at the desk.

Posted by , from Brighton, IL on Jul 21, 2019

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Comment from Hotel Management

Aug 22, 2019 by Troy

Thank you for staying with us. We appreciate the review and hope to see you again soon.

3 out of 5
Sheets were not changed every night we were there.

Posted by on Jul 15, 2019

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Comment from Hotel Management

Aug 22, 2019 by Troy

Thank you for staying with us. We apologize about the lack of stay over service in your room.

Property Features

Graduate Lincoln offers its guests an indoor pool, a fitness center, and complimentary bicycles. There's a restaurant on site. You can enjoy a drink at the bar/lounge. Public spaces have free WiFi. There's an onsite 24-hour business center. The business-friendly Graduate Lincoln also features an arcade/game room, concierge services, and dry cleaning/laundry services. A roundtrip airport shuttle (available 24 hours) and an area shuttle are free. For a fee, parking is available. A complete renovation of Graduate Lincoln was completed in June 2017. This 4-star Lincoln hotel is smoke free.

  • 1 building
  • 231 guestrooms or units
  • 16 levels
  • Built in 1974
  • Dining venue
  • Bar or lounge
  • Business center (24 hours)
  • Breakfast available (surcharge)
  • Dry cleaning
  • Front desk (24 hours)
  • Storage area for luggage
  • Front-desk safe
  • Concierge
  • Game room or arcade
  • ATM
  • Elevator
  • No smoking on site

Family Friendly Amenities

  • Family property
  • Indoor pool
  • Free WiFi
  • Free area shuttle
  • Laundry facilities
  • Arcade/game room
  • Refrigerator

Internet

Available in all rooms: Free WiFi

Available in some public areas: Free WiFi

Parking

Self parking (surcharge) , Valet parking (surcharge)

Transport

  • Airport: Lincoln, NE (LNK) (8.3 km / 5.1 mi)
  • Train station: Lincoln Station (1 km / 0.6 mi)
  • Property shuttles: Free airport shuttle and area shuttle
  • Parking: Valet parking and self parking available for a surcharge

Room Amenities

Graduate Lincoln offers 231 air-conditioned accommodations with laptop-compatible safes and coffee/tea makers. Beds feature premium bedding. Flat-screen televisions come with premium cable channels. Bathrooms include shower/tub combinations, complimentary toiletries, and hair dryers. Guests can surf the web using the complimentary wireless Internet access. Business-friendly amenities include desks and phones; free local calls are provided (restrictions may apply). Housekeeping is provided daily.

  • Flat-screen television
  • Cable channels
  • Premium channels
  • Refrigerator
  • Coffee maker
  • Luxury bedding
  • Shower and tub combination
  • Housekeeping (daily)
  • Local calls (free)
  • Hair dryer
  • Laptop safe
  • Toiletries (free)
  • Telephone
  • Iron and ironing board
  • Desk
  • Climate control (heating)
  • Ensuite bathroom
  • Connecting rooms available

Food & Drink

Guests can enjoy full breakfast for a fee.

Graduate Lincoln has a restaurant serving breakfast, brunch, and dinner.

Nearby Activities

Recreational amenities at the hotel include an indoor pool, a fitness center, and complimentary bicycles.

  • Free bicycles on site

Accessibility

If you have requests for specific accessibility needs, please note them in the special requests field on the booking page after selecting your room.

  • Wheelchair accessible path of travel
  • Accessible bathroom
  • Roll-in shower
  • Wheelchair accessible parking
  • In-room accessibility
  • Assistive listening devices available
  • Braille or raised signage

Hotel Policies

Check-in

  • Check-in time starts at 4:00 PM
  • Check-in time ends at midnight

Special check-in instructions:

24-hour airport shuttle service is available on request. Fees may apply. Contact the property in advance to make arrangements.

Airport transportation is offered on request 24 hours a day. Fees may apply. Please make arrangements in advance by contacting the property.

Check-out

  • Check-out by 11 AM

Payment types

Children and extra beds

  • Children are welcome.
  • Kids stay free! Children stay free when using existing bedding.
  • Rollaway/extra beds are available for USD 20 per night.

Pets

  • Pets are welcome and stay free
  • Maximum 2 per room

Policies

Extra-person charges may apply and vary depending on property policy.

Government-issued photo identification and a credit card, debit card, or cash deposit are required at check-in for incidental charges.

Special requests are subject to availability upon check-in and may incur additional charges. Special requests cannot be guaranteed. Please note that cultural norms and guest policies may differ by country and by property. The policies listed are provided by the property.

Charges for extra guests may apply and vary according to property policy.

A cash deposit, credit card, or debit card for incidental charges and government-issued photo identification are required upon check-in.

Special requests are subject to availability at the time of check-in. Special requests can't be guaranteed and may incur additional charges.

  • Debit cards not accepted
  • UnionPay
  • No rollaway/extra beds available
  • Pets allowed (no fees)

Fees

Optional extras

The fees and deposits listed below will be charged at the time of service, check-in, or check-out.

  • Breakfast fee: between USD 8 and USD 20 per person (approximately)
  • Self parking fee: USD 15 per night
  • Valet parking fee: USD 17 per night
  • Rollaway bed fee: USD 20 per night

This may not be a comprehensive list. Fees and deposits are subject to change and might not include tax.

Hotel Names

  • Graduate Lincoln Hotel
  • Holiday Inn Downtown Lincoln
  • Lincoln Holiday Inn
  • Graduate Lincoln Hotel
  • Graduate Lincoln Lincoln
  • Graduate Lincoln Hotel Lincoln
  • Holiday Inn Lincoln - Downtown Hotel Lincoln

You should know

  • Graduate Lincoln offers transfers from the airport. Please contact the property at the number on the booking confirmation with your arrival details prior to travel.
  • Connecting/adjoining rooms are subject to availability and can be requested by contacting the property at the number on your booking confirmation.
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