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4.3 out of 5

"Great stay! Will stay at other Graduate hotels! " More

By a verified traveler on Mon 12 Sep 2022

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Hotel Description

4-star hotel near University of Nebraska-Lincoln

Heart of Lincoln

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

Renovated in 2021

This hotel features a restaurant, an indoor pool, and a bar/lounge. Traveling on business? Take advantage of the 6 conference rooms, free WiFi in public areas, and valet parking. There's a gym on site, and a 24-hour front desk and dry cleaning are also provided.

Standard Room, 1 King Bed (GRADUATE KING)

Bed Count 1 King Bed Maximum Occupancy 4 Max
$105* Per night/room Oct 9 - Oct 10

Deluxe Room, 2 Queen Beds (Graduate Capitol View Queen Queen)

Bed Count 2 Queen Beds Maximum Occupancy 4 Max

Standard Room, 2 Queen Beds (GRADUATE QUEEN QUEEN ACCESSIBLE)

Bed Count 2 Queen Beds Maximum Occupancy 4 Max

Standard Room, 1 King Bed (GRADUATE KING ACCESSIBLE)

Bed Count 1 King Bed Maximum Occupancy 4 Max

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

Bed Count 2 Queen Beds Maximum Occupancy 4 Max

Standard Suite, 1 King Bed (Graduate King with Balcony)

Bed Count 1 King Bed Maximum Occupancy 4 Max

Graduate Lincoln ratings based on 22 Verified Reviews

Review Summary
4.3 out of 5 4.5 out of 5.0
Room cleanliness 4.5 out of 5.0
Service & staff 4.5 out of 5.0
Room comfort 0.0 out of 5.0
Hotel condition 4.0 out of 5.0

Guest reviews for Graduate Lincoln

Everyone (8) Couples (5) Family (9)
5 out of 5
Great stay! Will stay at other Graduate hotels!

Posted by on Sep 12, 2022

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Sep 17, 2022 by Erica

Thank you for the feedback! I'm happy to hear that your stay was enjoyable!

5 out of 5
Fun energy with the decor

Posted by on Aug 23, 2022

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Aug 24, 2022 by Erica Wagner

Thank you for the feedback! Glad to hear you enjoyed your stay!

4 out of 5
The property theme is fun and played out well throughout the hotel. They seemed to be short staffed and rooms needed a good cleansing. Had vomit on the floor in a room and mold growth in the bathroom. We were offered another room. It is very centrally located. That was nice.

Posted by , from Oklahoma City on May 21, 2022

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Comment from Hotel Management

Jun 11, 2022 by Josh

Oh my! I'm so sorry you experienced this! I will pass along this information to the housekeeping department. Thank you so much for the feedback.

1 out of 5

Posted by on May 10, 2022

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5 out of 5
Great location and old school funky!

Posted by , from Corning on May 5, 2022

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May 5, 2022 by Josh

That's great to hear! Hope to see you again soon!

5 out of 5
Michael at the front desk was terrific. And the property is solid. Very unique and you gotta appreciate retro to really enjoy it. Could use some touch ups here and there though. More of a 3 1/2 star hotel in my opinion.

Posted by on Sep 6, 2021

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Comment from Hotel Management

Sep 8, 2021 by Josh

Thank Julie! I will ensure Michael sees your feedback!! Thank you again!

4 out of 5

Posted by on Aug 21, 2021

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3 out of 5
Great theme and feel but as a boutique hotel it fell flat. It shows its age in areas of peeling paint, rust, etc. A little extra upkeep and it could be phenomenal but as it is now, we'll pass next time.

Posted by on Jul 13, 2021

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Jul 16, 2021 by Andrea

Thank you for staying with us and for your feedback.

4 out of 5
Fun decor throughout property, very convenient location to restaurants, shopping and arena. Enjoyed our stay!

Posted by on Mar 1, 2021

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Mar 2, 2021 by Anthony

Thank you for staying with us and for your feedback! I'm happy to hear that your stay was so enjoyable. We wish you well, and hope to have you again soon!

5 out of 5
Decor was unique! Setting for Nebraska included ears of corn in the wallpaper and drapes. With current COVID19 precautions, no contact deliveries were available.

Posted by , from Larned, KS on Oct 28, 2020

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Comment from Hotel Management

Oct 29, 2020 by Andrea

Hi Kim! We appreciate your feedback. Thank you for staying with us!

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. Event space at this hotel measures 14082 square feet (1308 square meters) and includes conference space. The business-friendly Graduate Lincoln also features an arcade/game room, laundry facilities, and dry cleaning/laundry services. For a fee, parking is available. A complete renovation of Graduate Lincoln was completed in March 2021. This 4-star Lincoln hotel is smoke free.

  • 1 building
  • 231 guestrooms or units
  • 16 levels
  • 14082 sq ft of conference space
  • 1308 sq m of conference space
  • Built in 1974
  • Conference space
  • Breakfast available (surcharge)
  • Dry cleaning
  • Self-service laundry
  • Front desk (24 hours)
  • Storage area for luggage
  • Front-desk safe
  • Game room or arcade
  • ATM
  • Elevator
  • No smoking on site
  • Bar or lounge
  • Dining venue

Family Friendly Amenities

  • Family property
  • Number of indoor pools - 1
  • Free WiFi
  • 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

  • Train station: Lincoln Station (1 km / 0.6 mi)
  • Parking: Valet parking and self parking available for a surcharge

Room Amenities

Graduate Lincoln offers 231 air-conditioned accommodations with laptop-compatible safes and hair dryers. Beds feature premium bedding. Flat-screen televisions come with premium cable channels. Bathrooms include shower/tub combinations and complimentary toiletries. 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).

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

Food & Drink

For a fee, guests can enjoy self-serve breakfast on weekdays from 7:00 AM and 10:00 AM.

Single Barrel - This restaurant serves breakfast, lunch, dinner, and light fare. Guests can enjoy drinks at the bar.

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 contact the property using the information on the reservation confirmation received after booking.

  • 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:

Front desk staff will greet guests on arrival.

Front desk staff will greet guests on arrival.

Check-out

  • Check-out by 11 AM

Payment types

Children and extra beds

  • Children are welcome.
  • Kids stay free! Children 17 years old and younger stay free when using existing bedding.

Pet Policy

  • Pets: USD 35 per accommodation, per night
  • Only dogs and cats are allowed
  • Maximum 2 per room
  • Food and water bowls are available
  • Service animals are exempt from fees

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 may be 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

This property accepts credit cards; cash is not accepted

Be prepared: check the latest COVID-19 travel requirements and measures in place for this destination before you travel.

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 may be 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.

This property is managed by a professional host. The provision of housing is linked to their trade, business, or profession. This property accepts Visa, Mastercard, American Express, Diners Club, JCB International, and Union Pay. Cash is not accepted. This property advises that enhanced cleaning and guest safety measures are currently in place. Commonly-touched surfaces are cleaned with disinfectant between stays. Guests are provided with hand sanitizer.

  • Service animals are allowed
  • Service animals are exempt from fees/restrictions
  • UnionPay
  • Commonly-touched surfaces are cleaned with disinfectant
  • Property confirms they are implementing guest safety measures
  • Car not required
  • Debit cards not accepted
  • Guests are provided with free hand sanitizer
  • Staffed front desk
  • Children stay free - maximum age 17
  • LGBTQ friendly
  • Property confirms they are implementing enhanced cleaning measures
  • Children stay free

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 15 and USD 25 for adults, USD 10 and USD 15 for children (approximately)
  • Self parking fee: USD 20 per night (in/out privileges)
  • Valet parking fee: USD 25 per night (in/out privileges)
  • Pet fee: USD 35 per accommodation, per night
  • Service animals are exempt from fees

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

  • Children 17 years old and younger stay free in the same room as the parent or guardian when using existing bedding.
  • Connecting/adjoining rooms are subject to availability and can be requested by contacting the property at the number on your booking confirmation.
  • This property welcomes guests of all sexual orientations and gender identities (LGBTQ friendly).
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Frequently Asked Questions

*Price based on the lowest price found within past 24 hours and based upon one night stay for two adults over the next thirty days. Prices and availability subject to change. Additional terms may apply.