It’s everything you love about Graduate Hotels — creative interiors, storytelling, college nostalgia — captured in 272 beautifully designed pages. Pick up a copy at the front desk the next time you’re in town. Or order our coffee table book from Graduate Bookstore.
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Welcome to Graduate Chapel Hill
Just a short walk from the scenic UNC Chapel Hill campus, our hotel (formerly The Franklin) mixes classic style and campus spirit. Feel at home in our Carolina retreat, located right on Franklin Street.Learn More
Take a peek behind the Graduate Hotels curtains with Handcrafted Hotels, a new Magnolia Network original series showcasing designs in four of our unique properties. Episode three is all about incorporating Chapel Hill’s rich history into the creation of Graduate Chapel Hill. Graduate hotels. Get the full scoop on the series.
Rooms Worth Writing Home About
Guest rooms are dressed in shades of Carolina Blue, with touches of Greek Revival and nods to the region’s natural beauty.
A Stay Like You've Never had Before
Graduate Chapel Hill is more than just a place to lay your head. Make yourself at home in our restaurant, get moving in the gym and tour town on complimentary bikes. Malin + Goetz amenities, complimentary wi-fi, RightWater canned water and other little luxuries enhance your stay. And feel free to bring your pup — we’re pet-friendly.Learn More
Food + Drink
Whether you’re a hotel guest, student or Chapel Hill local, stop by for coffee, cocktails or dinner at Trophy Room, our lobby-level restaurant and bar.Learn More
Meetings + Events
Located in the heart of downtown, our hotel is an ideal venue for your next celebration. With 2,400+ square feet of flexible meeting and event space — both indoors and out — we offer a variety of distinct settings to host groups of up to 175 guests.Learn More
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