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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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Portland, Oregon
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4 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

Excellent stay in a lovely boutique hotel right in the center of Lawrence's beautiful downtown area, filled with locally owned restaurants and stores, art galleries, a stunning new library and a charming, off-beat theater. The room was well appointed, although these old eyes would have appreciated a tad better lighting. Delicious breakfast (NB- not included with room but well worth... More 

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Kansas City, Missouri
2 reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Hotel is in a beautiful old historic building, so the setting is romantic. The rooms were nice and it was a delightful anniversary evening. The only problem I would say is the air conditioning units are loud, but not so loud as to be disturbing...you just notice them. We stayed in the 'haunted' room 506, but did not have any... More 

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Wildwood, Missouri
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 26 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This is a great place to hang out with family and friends at Homecoming or any other event. Lawrence is the quintessential college town with great bars and restaurants all up and down Massachusetts Street, but this place is a cut above. The food is delicious, the beer ice cold and best of all you can walk to your room... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I would highly recommend a stay at The Eldridge. It has a wonderful history and anytime a hotel includes a magnifying mirror in the bathroom, they get a 5-star from me. That said, there were many wonderful amenities the hotel offered. The food was delicious, the staff was so very courteous. The only suggestion I have is that my room... More 

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Durango, Colorado
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks 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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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 17, 2015

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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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 15, 2015

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 10 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 22 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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