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The Oread

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Certificate of Excellence


#5 of 20 hotels in Lawrence
Certificate of Excellence
Lawrence's Premier Multi-purpose Venue!The Oread is the most unique and complete center for lodging, hospitality, business and social leisure activities in the region - all at one extraordinary location. Perched atop Mount Oread at the north gate of The University of Kansas, The Oread's spectacular views look out over the Kaw River Valley and across campus to the Campanile and KU Football Stadium. The beautifully constructed limestone building is the perfect combination of the traditional architecture of the KU campus with the contemporary elegance of The Oread's spacious public and private areas. The Oread's 10 above-ground floors and five below ground levels contain two large banquet rooms perfect for weddings and large business and social gatherings, a business center with meeting and breakout rooms, a theater with state of the art audio/video equipment and wireless Internet access throughout the building. There are 99 beautifully appointed guest rooms and suites, each with granite bathrooms and featuring individually controlled air, 50 inch flat screen televisions, laptop docking stations and complimentary Wi-Fi. The Oread's lifestyle amenities include a tanning salon and fitness center, a variety of restaurants and bars on six levels, including upper-level outdoor terrace bars and observation decks with breath-taking views. The Oread also offers convenient underground valet parking for easy access in every kind of weather.
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Property amenities
Fitness Center with Gym / Workout Room
Room service
Free High Speed Internet (WiFi)
Banquet Room
Business Center with Internet Access
Conference Facilities
Dry Cleaning
Laundry Service
Meeting rooms
Non-smoking hotel
Public Wifi
Wheelchair access
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Air conditioning
Refrigerator in room
Accessible rooms
Family Rooms
Non-smoking rooms
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Centrally Located
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The room is a little dark - the window was covered by wooden shutters and the room is decorated in dark colors. The bedside tables are separated from the bed by about 6 inches, which is more than I like, but OK. The electrical outlet under each bedside table was full of plugs,
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I booked a two night stay at the Oread Hotel for St Patty’s Day. The front desk attendant made it very easy for me to book these days and the customer service was superb. My stay was very pleasant and the room was warm and inviting with large windows overlooking the KU campus.
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If you are visiting the University of Kansas, the location of this hotel is superb! The staff is super friendly and have great customer service skills, especially the valets! The lobby and The Bird Dog Cafe decor is beautiful and the food at the Bird Dog is good! But that is
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The hotel is beautiful and historic and it's a short walking distance to the center of campus. The food is excellent, clean/modern rooms, WiFi coverage throughout the hotel and a super friendly staff. It's only half a mile from Mass Street in downtown Lawrence where you can
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Our only place to stay in Lawrence is the Oread. The facilities, service, and people are all world-class! The location is absolutely ideal for all things KU! The Bird Dog bar is our favorite spot for both lunch and a casual dinner. Our servers Max and Julia were very
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$173 - $212 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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