AJ Capital Partners opened Graduate Madison. Joining Graduate Athens in Georgia and Graduate Tempe in Arizona, the hotel collection targets college markets across America that celebrate each respective town’s culture and history. The 72-room hotel, formerly the Campus Inn, is located alongside Lake Mendota on historic Langdon Street, adjacent to the State Street dining and entertainment area and two blocks from the University of Wisconsin-Madison’s campus. The hotel will also have two food and beverage concepts: Portage π and The Madison Blind.
Additional locations including Charlottesville, Va.; Oxford, Miss. and Richmond, Va. are slated to open over the next year.
The hotel’s café will offer coffee, pressed juices, salads and sandwiches, as well as sweet and savory hand pies. Located off the main lobby, The cafe will house a long communal table made from reclaimed wood.