Coming Soon: Bo Jackson’s Beans in Auburn’s Graduate Hotel

Bo Jackson's Beans in Auburn's Graduate Hotel

There’s something brewing in downtown Auburn. News of Bo Jackson’s Beans in Auburn’s Graduate Hotel is out!

About Bo Jackson’s Beans

Add one more thing to the list of what Bo knows—coffee! Bo Jackson’s Beans in Auburn’s Graduate Hotel is an exciting new partnership for the legendary Heisman Trophy winner, who played football and baseball at Auburn University from 1982 to 1985.

Actually, you might want to add yet another thing Bo knows to the list. This time, it’s community. According to reports, part of what appealed to Bo about the partnership with the Graduate Auburn was the chance to create a warm, inviting space tailor-made for the Auburn family.

For the time being, not much else is known about the future coffee shop and bar that will be serving up its own brand of Auburn spirit once the hotel opens in 2024.

More about the Graduate Auburn

Construction is currently underway at the site of the Graduate Auburn on West Magnolia Avenue in downtown Auburn. In fact, you may have noticed a flurry of activity at the large lot opposite of SkyBar, which is where the new hotel and Bo’s new venture will be.

In the end, the five-story hotel will feature 177 rooms, a rooftop deck, a dining area and more than 10,000 square feet of meeting and event space.

More about Graduate Hotels

In their own words, “Graduate Hotels is a collection of handcrafted hotels in university-driven towns around the globe. From the instant you walk through our doors, you’ll be immersed in local culture and charm unique to each city.”

Are you ready to be immersed in orange and blue? Get to know more about the lovely retreat that will soon open in The Plains by connecting on Facebook, Twitter and Instagram.


Bo Jackson’s Beans in Auburn’s Graduate Hotel will be located at 202 West Magnolia Ave., across the street from Auburn University. The corner lot was once home to Anders Bookstore, which closed in March 2022.


Did you know Auburn’s Graduate Hotel, and therefore Bo Jackson’s Beans, will be about a mile away from Summer Brooke? It’s true! Learn more about our apartment community and life in Auburn when you keep reading our blogs.