Local Colleges and Universities

Next Door to University of North Carolina and Other Colleges

Hotels expect big bucks for a location like this, but our city haven is affordable on any budget, whether you’re a prospective freshman, visiting parent or nostalgic alumni. The Asheville branch of the University of North Carolina is only a few miles away, and only a few hotels have this prestigious liberal arts college around the corner. Visit this renowned school of education that was awarded national recognition from the Princeton Review as the third “Best School to Make an Impact” and considered among the best public liberal arts schools in the country from U.S. News and World Report.


Asheville- Buncombe Technical Community College- 2 miles

UNC-Asheville – 3.2 miles
Warren Wilson College – 11 miles
Mars Hill College – 18 miles
Montreat College – 18 miles

Brevard College – 33 miles
Western Carolina University – 51 miles


Asheville-Buncombe Technical Community College

Community colleges provide opportunities for students at any stage of their life, and Asheville-Buncombe Technical is no exception. At only two miles away, this institution is the closest school to Hyatt Place Asheville/Downtown and offers a two-year program with specialty fields like culinary arts, aviation, hospitality, and therapeutic and emergency services.


Warren Wilson College

Hidden in the trees of the Swannanoa Valley is a private four-year liberal arts college. At Warren Wilson, stretch your legs on hilly terrain as you go from one intimate classroom setting to another. Add beautiful mountain views and passionate professors into the mix, and your college experience will be one for the record books.


A Student’s Sanctuary in the City

We have all the essentials for students and faculty returning to school: free Wi-Fi, flexible mealtimes and beds you can sink down into. Our alarm clock radio doesn’t need to be set too early with our ideal location a few miles from local learning facilities. Kick start your love for early morning brews by using our single-serve coffee/tea maker. Prepare for steep campus terrains with our 24-hour fitness center, and fuel up for the mountainous trails with our free a.m. Kitchen Skillet™ breakfast. A quick dip in the indoor pool is a surefire way to end the day right, and our soft, plush Hyatt Grand Beds® will be the icing on the cake.

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