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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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Melbourne, Australia
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13 reviews
10 hotel reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

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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46 reviews
6 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

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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4 reviews
3 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

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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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 34 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

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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7 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 weeks ago

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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65 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 86 helpful votes
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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6 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
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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Kansas City, Missouri
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 26, 2015

Beautiful old hotel, with very updated fixtures and Wi-Fi in rooms, free! People were terrific! Restaurant GREAT! I would drive around town to see the great old houses if you get a chance. Will definitely go back.

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Bradenton, Florida
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6 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 25, 2015 via mobile

The hotel is a great historic hotel and in a great location to restaurants, shops and downtown but the suites are odd. Big living area, okay bedrooms but small bathrooms. Sidebar in room has small fridge and microwave but no coffee maker. For the price wld have appreciated a daily paper as well. Need a few more amenities to up... More 

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United States
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47 reviews
14 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 30 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 11, 2015

The Eldridge has an excellent staff and great ambiance. All facilities meet 21st century expectations while the renovations have carefully captured the historic nature of the hotel. It was like stepping into the past in the most positive way. Well done.

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