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1 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

We made our reservation several weeks in advance however when we arrived after driving 650 miles, we were told the inn was sold out due to remodeling delays. We were advised to go to the nearby Doubletree where a reservation was made on our behalf. When we arrived at the Doubletree, they could not find the reservation and had to... More 

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Jim J, Guest Relations Manager at Holiday Inn Express Lawrence, responded to this review

We are so sorry we were sold out , no one likes to have issues like this , especially us. We can not wait to be finished with our renovation. We will make it up to you if you give us another chance. Contact the GM when you come back for more details. Sincerely, Jim Jacobs Guest Relations Manager More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This hotel was cute, and cozy. The fitness center was a bit tricky to find, add you had to enter these pool to get to the fitness center. Good breakfast. Friendly staff. Loved the giant cardboard Hathaway add we came into the lobby. Parking was easy. Room was clean.

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Jim J, Guest Relations Manager at Holiday Inn Express Lawrence, responded to this review

Thank you for taking the time to post your comments. We love to hear the good things especially while our renovation is going on. We will be done soon and you will love the new look! Rock Chalk Jayhawk ! Sincerely, Jim Jacobs Guest Relations Manager More 

Cary, Illinois
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We stayed at Holiday Inn Express this past weekend while visiting KU. We were on the third floor in a newly renovated room. It did smell of fresh paint, but overall the room was very comfortable. Bedding was very nice. All amenities that you would need for a stay. Quiet place to spend the night! Close to shopping but a... More 

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Jim J, Guest Relations Manager at Holiday Inn Express Lawrence, responded to this review

Thank you for taking the time to post your review, we know you will love the new look ! We should be finished in a few more weeks , then it will be awesome. We hope to see you often as you come visit your Jayhawks! Sincerely, Jim Jacobs Guest Relations Manager More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

I rarely get to travel, but when I do, its always a big deal for me. Kaitlyn, who was new, upon check in was very cheerful and let me know the basics right off the bat. She even gave me a little amenity bag with nuts and water I thought only high priority guests got(I'm just a club member). Definitely... More 

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Jim J, Guest Relations Manager at Holiday Inn Express Lawrence, responded to this review

So happy to hear you had a great experience, even during our renovation. We should be finished in about a month. You will love our new look even more when we are finished ! We look forward to seeing you in your future travels. Sincerely, Jim Jacobs Guest Relations Manager More 

Atlanta, Georgia
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

When we booked, we asked for and were told we would have a non-smoking room, but when we walked into the room we were assigned, the stale smell of smoke was overwhelming. When my husband returned the cart we used to bring in our luggage, he asked the person behind the desk why we were not given a non-smoking room... More 

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Jim J, Guest Relations Manager at Holiday Inn Express Lawrence, responded to this review

We are so sorry we are under renovation, we are a non smoking hotel and we do try to catch the smokers , so I apologize we missed one of the rooms. The front desk response is totally unacceptable, we have addressed that and he is no longer at the front desk. If you contact me at the hotel I... More 

Oklahoma City, Oklahoma
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 6, 2016 via mobile

Our family stayed in this hotel & loved it. We were on a newly renovated floor and in suite. It was beautiful, clean and very spacious. It even had a Keurig machine for that first cup of coffee and had an awesome showerhead. The breakfast was great with plentiful hot & cold choices available. The breakfast hostess was helpful and... More 

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Stillwater, Oklahoma
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 23, 2016 via mobile

We stayed here last night, and it's a typical Holiday Inn Express. The room and bed were comfortable, very nice sized room. The hotel carpet, upholstery, bedding, etc. are in good condition. Nice breakfast area. Good service. If you are in town for anything at the university, the location isn't ideal, compared to other options which are closer. I prefer... More 

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Jim J, Guest Relations Manager at Holiday Inn Express Lawrence, responded to this review

Thank you for taking the time to post your comments. We do know there are many options closer to beautiful downtown Lawrence , but even our location is only 15 minutes away and we are 5 minutes to KU campus which is at 15th, we are at 34th St. Our bike trail and free bikes make it easy to enjoy... More 

West Palm Beach, Florida
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 21, 2016

I thought this place was quite nice for a pet friendly hotel. But als, it was not. Town suites moves me here due to the fact that someone smoked in the room the evening before, so for comfort level, they moved me to this venue and said it was pet friendly. We checked in late in the evening. The night... More 

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Jim J, Guest Relations Manager at Holiday Inn Express Lawrence, responded to this review

Unfortunately due to past pet issues, we have had to implement a new policy of no pets. We have had the information online since January but some copy sites do not update their information. We are very sorry but any pets need to be on a lease and are not allowed in the breakfast area, this is one of the... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 17, 2016

This Holiday Inn Express was really nice when we stayed there last July. I was able to bring my dog into the room, and he was much more respectful than some of the guests hanging out tailgating after a softball competition in the parking lot, as well as the same people inside at the breakfast area. I would love to... More 

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Jim J, Guest Relations Manager at Holiday Inn Express Lawrence, responded to this review

Thank you so much for taking the time to post your comments. We are so sorry we can not longer accept pets. You are right, there were some who did not respect the rules or the rooms , so unfortunately we are not longer accepting pets. We wish you safe travels . Sincerely, Jim Jacobs Guest Relations Manager More 

Colorado Springs, Colorado
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 10, 2016 via mobile

We stayed here for two nights while visiting family. The room was clean. We liked the multiple options for pillows on the bed. Breakfast was good with a very nice hostess making sure we had everything we needed. Very convenient to K10 highway. Also plenty of parking for a 20 foot trailer.

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Jim J, Guest Relations Manager at Holiday Inn Express Lawrence, responded to this review

Thank you for taking the time to post your kind remarks. We know you have many choices and love to see that you had a great experience at the Holiday Inn Express in Lawrence. The new bypass will make your trip even better in the near future. We hope to see you again in your future travels. Sincerely, Jim Jacobs... More 

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Amenities

Highlights
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Pool
  • Fitness Center with Gym / Workout Room
  • Free Breakfast
  • Free Parking
About the property
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
  • Wheelchair access
Things to do
  • Pool
  • Fitness Center with Gym / Workout Room
  • Hot Tub
Room types
  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Suites
  • Kitchenette
  • Family Rooms
  • Accessible rooms
In your room
  • Microwave
  • Air Conditioning
  • Refrigerator in room
Internet
  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
Services
  • Business Center with Internet Access
  • Free Breakfast
  • Meeting Rooms
  • Self-Serve Laundry
  • Free Parking
  • Dry Cleaning
  • Laundry Service
  • Banquet Room
  • Conference Facilities
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
The Holiday Inn Express Hotel & Suites takes pride in its clean, comfortable, spacious rooms and friendly staff. Our hotel is the place to stay in Lawrence, Kansas.Our hotel is only 5 minutes from the University of Kansas , Rock Chalk Park and the Soccer and Softball Fields, Lied Center, Dole Institute of Politics, Haskell University, Alvamar Golf Course, and the historic downtown of Lawrence, Kansas. The hotel offers complimentary high speed Internet and a meeting facility that accommodates 50 to 80 people depending on set-up.Must be 21 and have a valid credit card to rent a room. We are sorry but we are no longer allow pets. We are a non smoking hotel. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Holiday Inn Express Lawrence

Address: 3411 S Iowa St, Lawrence, KS 66046-5231
Location: United States > Kansas > Lawrence
Price Range: $133 - $229 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:2.5 star — Holiday Inn Express Lawrence 2.5*
Number of rooms: 78
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Also Known As:
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#3 Business Hotel in Lawrence
#5 Family Hotel in Lawrence
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