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Eldridge Hotel

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701 Massachusetts St., Lawrence, KS 66044
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  • Location
    5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4.5 of 5 stars
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Durango, Colorado
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5 reviews
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

The Eldridge is a lovely building and in a perfect location however it seems like a pretty package with nothing inside. We had Sunday brunch there and were never offered a mimosa (which was included). The waiter was indifferent and the meal was lack luster. We also had dinner in the restaurant and it was just okay. Again the staff... More 

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Mesa, Arizona
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13 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The hotel was very clean and the staff friendly and accommodating. I enjoyed reading about the history of the hotel and it's restoration. The location is downtown within walking of interesting shops and restaurants. I had a front room with a view of Mass and it was fun to watch the activity on the street. The room was spacious and... More 

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Manhattan, Kansas
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We stayed for one night while our daughter attended orientation at KU. Rock Chalk! We normally stay in chain hotels, but wanted to have something with a bit more character, and be downtown. The Eldridge was a nice change from our norm. Hotel has been recently remodeled, and it was clean and pleasant. The decor is not to my taste,... More 

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Melbourne, Australia
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2015

This is a a lovely old, but well maintained property. The public areas: foyers, bar are all excellent. The room was large and with good features. The environs of the hotel with lots of interesting shops was also a strong point. We booked and arrived fairly late for a one night stay and the check-in service experience wasn't entirely charming,... More 

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Ottawa, Canada
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 26, 2015

The Eldridge Hotel is a gracious and welcoming landmark in downtown Lawrence. It has a fascinating history intertwined with that of the city itself - it was established by anti-slavery businessmen, but burned down at one point by pro-slavery "law men" - but today it serves as a quiet oasis in a small but bustling college town. If you have... More 

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Indianapolis
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 22, 2015

Planned to spend 3 days. Our stay coincided with NHL playoffs and we planned to watch late night games. Television package very limited in rooms--no NBC sports station. Decided to leave--every other hotel/inn in town we investigated had coverage. Paid for our one night--but they charged us for an additional night based on lack of notice of cancellation. Bar had... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 18, 2015

Hands down best service. We came in for a few nights and this was our first visit and we were very impressed with the friendly service and beautiful hotel. The rooms are clean, and the location is perfect. Easily walk to everything in town.

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Elmhurst, Illinois
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 2, 2015

We have stayed here a few times while traveling for business. I've always gotten a room facing the street which is fine. It's a college town so it can get loud, but they've thoughtfully added white noise machines in the rooms. I've never needed one. My companions were not so lucky facing the alley and with birds nesting in their... More 

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Oklahoma City, Oklahoma
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 1, 2015

Been wanting to stay here a long time so I finally decided to make it happen on the way home from a road trip. Great experience from beginning to end. Check-in was a breeze. We got there minutes from the restaurants closing but you couldn't tell from the service. The hotel is very old from far from dated. The top... More 

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Boston, Massachusetts
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 26, 2015

The choice was between a new Marriot in Lawrence and the Eldridge. I made the right choice for us. The hotel is newly renovated and very comfortable. The room, 507, was a standard king. It was a corner room with great views. Kind of funny that there are 2 TVs for this "suite" since there was no wall between the... More 

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