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Quality Inn
2.0 of 5 Hotel   |   801 Iowa Street, Lawrence, KS 66049   |  
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Ranked #12 of 17 Hotels in Lawrence
Kansas
Senior Contributor
39 reviews 39 reviews
14 hotel reviews
Reviews in 19 cities Reviews in 19 cities
45 helpful votes 45 helpful votes
“Good value”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 7, 2011

I just finished visiting and pricing 5 hotels in this part of Lawrence to black rooms for a wedding. This was by far and way the best value. Others were pricier, one other one was pretty cluttered, some had staff that were hard to understand. This was the best price, best staff overall. So I haven't actually stayed there, but I've blocked rooms and hope it lives up to the impression it gave.

  • Stayed March 2011, traveled solo
    • 5 of 5 stars Value
    • 4 of 5 stars Location
    • 4 of 5 stars Rooms
    • 4 of 5 stars Service
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Rating summary
  • Location
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    3 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    3 of 5 stars
  • Service
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    3 of 5 stars
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77 reviews 77 reviews
35 hotel reviews
Reviews in 42 cities Reviews in 42 cities
31 helpful votes 31 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 16, 2010

Stayed Nov 11-14 2010. Good value for the money. Breakfast was more than expected with sausage gravy & biscuits in addition to make your own waffles and all the usual contentential breakfast items. They apparently have a full time breakfast hostess who kept everything refilled and the area spotless. Had grape juice in the juice machine which is unusual and certainly a treat for kids.. Staff was extremely attentive and friendly. Had one unfortunate experience the last night when electronic door lock malfunctioned but that was not the hotel's or staff's fault. They comped us for that night. Will try to book the Quality Inn first on all our future tiips to Lawrence.

  • Stayed November 2010, traveled as a couple
    • 4 of 5 stars Value
    • 4 of 5 stars Location
    • 4 of 5 stars Sleep Quality
    • 4 of 5 stars Rooms
    • 4 of 5 stars Cleanliness
    • 4 of 5 stars Service
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 1, 2010

We got into town late and went from motel to motel looking for a room that was truly non-smoking rather than a room that was converted into a non-smoking and found a few here. Richard the night manager was very helpful and understanding. The motel is very close to some excellent restaurants. Room was very clean. The mattress was very comfortable. Will definitely stay here the next time we are in town.

  • Stayed October 2010, traveled as a couple
    • 4 of 5 stars Value
    • 4 of 5 stars Location
    • 5 of 5 stars Sleep Quality
    • 5 of 5 stars Rooms
    • 5 of 5 stars Cleanliness
    • 4 of 5 stars Service
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Melbourne, Australia
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16 reviews 16 reviews
14 hotel reviews
Reviews in 14 cities Reviews in 14 cities
36 helpful votes 36 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 25, 2010

Stayed a night here during a road trip, and this motel was everything you want after a long day on the road. Really cheap, quiet, clean comfortable room, with microwave and fridge and tea/coffee facilities. Free wi-fi. Great free breakfast including make your own waffles.

  • Stayed October 2010, traveled with friends
    • 5 of 5 stars Value
    • 5 of 5 stars Location
    • 4 of 5 stars Sleep Quality
    • 4 of 5 stars Rooms
    • 5 of 5 stars Cleanliness
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Mississippi
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164 hotel reviews
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87 helpful votes 87 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 15, 2010

Pet Friendly Hotel. Pet fee $10. Free Parking. If travelling with a pet, ask for a ground floor room that patio opens up to the park. Great park for the dogs to run. Great value for what you get. Grocery store across the street. Very close to campus. Nice pool area.

  • Stayed August 2010, traveled as a couple
    • 5 of 5 stars Value
    • 4 of 5 stars Location
    • 2 of 5 stars Sleep Quality
    • 3 of 5 stars Rooms
    • 3 of 5 stars Cleanliness
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
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cleveland, ohio, u.s.a.
Top Contributor
57 reviews 57 reviews
17 hotel reviews
Reviews in 32 cities Reviews in 32 cities
59 helpful votes 59 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 6, 2010

Before you let the negative reviews scare you off, notice that newer ones tend to be pretty good. Seems like things have changed. The nightclub next door that caused problems for one traveler is no longer open.

Keep in mind this is a budget hotel/motel with a few miles on the odometer. It's not sparkling and showy, but still for $60/night I was very pleased. My room was spacious and had a small balcony with table and two chairs.

When you check in, ask for a room facing the lovely park on one side. I didn't even notice it until a day later (I checked in at 1 a.m.) so my room face the parking lot, typical motel fashion. But since most rooms have balconies it would be great to be overlooking the park, and I'm sure quieter, although highway noise was only typical for a motel on a major highway.

The continental breakfast with added hot biscuits & gravy and make-your-own Belgian waffles was more than I expected at this price.

As others have noted, all the staff were helpful, cheerful and friendly.

If you're realistic with your expectations - it is, after all, an older budget motel on a major highway - you'll be satisfied. If you get a room overlooking the park you may be more than satisfied.

  • Stayed June 2010, traveled on business
    • 5 of 5 stars Value
    • 4 of 5 stars Location
    • 5 of 5 stars Sleep Quality
    • 4 of 5 stars Rooms
    • 4 of 5 stars Cleanliness
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
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GMQuality1, General Manager at Quality Inn, responded to this review, September 27, 2010
Thank you so much for your review of our property in Lawrence KS. We are happy to hear you had a great stay and look forward to seeing you for a repeat visit. Again, thank you for taking the time to submit your review!
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Minneapolis, Minnesota
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7 reviews 7 reviews
5 hotel reviews
Reviews in 4 cities Reviews in 4 cities
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 31, 2010

Comfortable beds, good AC, and quiet for a good night's sleep. Clean room. Decent fast breakfast included. Pleasant staff. Pool was not ready, but early in the season. I didn't notice the workout room with 4 large pieces of exercise equipment until last day, maybe next time. PC, internet connection, and printer in the lobby worked fine.

  • Stayed May 2010, traveled as a couple
    • 3 of 5 stars Value
    • 4 of 5 stars Sleep Quality
    • 4 of 5 stars Rooms
    • 4 of 5 stars Cleanliness
    • 4 of 5 stars Service
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GMQuality1, General Manager at Quality Inn, responded to this review, September 27, 2010
Thank you for your review! We are very happy to hear that we satisfied your needs during your visit to our property. We look forward to seeing you again.
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Address: 801 Iowa Street, Lawrence, KS 66049
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Location: United States > Kansas > Lawrence
Amenities:
Business Center with Internet Access Fitness Center with Gym / Workout Room Free Breakfast Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi ) Free Parking Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly ) Suites Swimming Pool Wheelchair access
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Ranked #12 of 17 Hotels in Lawrence
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $
Hotel Class:2 star — Quality Inn 2*
Number of rooms: 68
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