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The Oread

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1200 Oread Ave, Lawrence, KS 66044
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Ranked #4 of 18 Hotels in Lawrence
Certificate of Excellence 2014
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4 of 5 stars reviewed 3 weeks ago
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  • Location
    5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4.5 of 5 stars
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    4.5 of 5 stars
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    4 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4.5 of 5 stars
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Chicago, Illinois, United States
17 reviews 17 reviews
4 hotel reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We stayed for the recent Texas @ KU Basketball weekend. Staff was friendly and helpful, in particular, Dave at the Front Desk. The room was a nice corner room on 5 with a view of the Football Stadium. The room needs a bit of work as a hook is off the wall and only the hardware is showing plus under... More 

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Keynsham, United Kingdom
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62 hotel reviews
63 helpful votes 63 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I stayed here in business from the UK and the hotel ideas charming. It's small and friendly with a great bar for coffee/beer* (delete as appropriate). Would definitely recommend to anyone coming to Lawrence - the Starbucks coffee in the lobby is also very welcome!

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8 reviews 8 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 22, 2015

This place is great from the minute you pull into the oval drive till the moment you get back in your car to leave. Staff is very friendly and willing to answer any questions you may have. They even will remember and call you by name. There are a couple different restaurants inside the hotel. We ate at the 521... More 

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Newport Beach, California
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4 hotel reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 18, 2014

Lawrence , Kansas is a great college town, but most of the hotels are just your basic chain motels. The Oread is a beautiful gem overlooking the campus and football stadium. The building itself is beautiful and constructed of the local stone. Dining options are really good. There is a Starbucks in the lobby! The other nicer establishment is The... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 11, 2014

Clean, nice staff, reasonable nightly rate, good food and drink, plenty of tv's to watch sports in The Bird Dog bar,easy check-i and check out, plenty of options to eat at in the hotel and within walking distance, overall a very nice weekend!!

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Atlanta, Georgia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 9, 2014

I stayed at The Oread for a week, while visiting KU for a leadership seminar. The location was not only convenient to the KU campus, but was within easy walking distance to restaurants located in Lawrence (Mass. Ave.). The staff was extremely helpful and the accommodations were exceptional. I will stay at the The Oread on subsequent visits to Lawrence... More 

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Saint Peters, Missouri
5 reviews 5 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 3, 2014 via mobile

The Oread is a hotel with lots of character, very comfortable king size beds, and lots of restaurants. The staff was knowledgeable and friendly. It is close to the stadium and right on campus. Downtown offers many shops and places to eat, but you don't have to leave the hotel at all if you don't want to.

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Nuremberg, Germany
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18 helpful votes 18 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 24, 2014

To start with: I did like the Oread and would probably stay there again, when I come to the Region next time. It's quite unique in its architectural style and its collection of restaurants and bars on the ground floor. It feels more like a cool, lively hang-out place than a typical hotel - quite appropriate in the neighborhood of... More 

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9 reviews 9 reviews
6 hotel reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 24, 2014

The Oread is a first class place to stay in Lawrence, Kansas. As you approach you will find the building itself to be striking in appearance. When you enter the "castle" feeling continues. The rooms are well appointed and very comfortable. Every thing you need is here - food, drinks. The Nest on the top of the building gives you... More 

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16 hotel reviews
22 helpful votes 22 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 13, 2014

Stayed at the Oread for three nights. First of all...the staff is wonderful. Well, you are in Lawrence so you sort of expect that. But....they are really nice. Rooms are quiet. They are clean and functional. And, you have all the KU stuff in a store in a lobby. What else could you want. Restaurants are good. Not fancy. But... More 

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