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Eldridge Hotel

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Great Bend
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8 reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW via mobile

Nice older hotel that's in the middle of the downtown scene. 2 blocks from city pool was a big plus. Everything was within walking distance which offset the hefty price tag for a nights stay. Parking is limited, so plan to valet.

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Lisa K, Public Relations Manager at Eldridge Hotel, responded to this review

Thank you so much for your feedback. That helps us and it helps others make their lodging decisions in Lawrence, KS. We hope it's an easy decision to stay at our full-service hotel, which is conveniently located, as you mentioned, within walking distance of so many attractions, shops and restaurants. Thanks again and we look forward to your return. More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW via mobile

Beautiful room, comfortable bed, it was perfect! The front desk clerk was super nice, the valet parking was quick and easy to do, the area is so beautiful and full of fun things to do. Yes, there is talk of a ghost.... we did not hear it, but then again we were on the 4th floor

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Derby, Kansas, United States
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6 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

I selected this hotel for a birthday treat/get-a-way in the beautiful town of Lawrence. The hotel was everything other viewers have said, beautiful, roomy, comfortable. The air conditioning was loud, but I knew this before booking due to other's comments. The room was very comfortable, great bed, cool temperature even during a hot summer day. We slept very well! I... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

I stayed at the elderidge this past weekend for a wedding. Not only is the hotel great, but the location, right in the heart of the downtown area, was perfection. Everything is right outside the door. We valet parked the car (recommended) and didn't need it again until we checked out. The room was huge. I loved that we could... More 

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Lisa K, Public Relations Manager at Eldridge Hotel, responded to this review

Thank you! We love being in the heart of Downtown Lawrence! Congratulations to your friend or family member. We look forward to your return. More 

Macon, Georgia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The lobby in this hotel is just beautiful and very inviting. There is a restaurant and a bar, which are both pricey but accommodating. The bartender gladly opened our wine and let us drink it at the bar (it was a weeknight, so it wasn't too crowded). The room was large and inviting, with a separate sitting area with mini... More 

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Lisa K, Public Relations Manager at Eldridge Hotel, responded to this review

Thank you for your feedback. We pride ourselves on a fine wine selection and wine service. Our bartenders have been serving up wine, beer and cocktails at our Jayhawker bar for years. Thanks for your kind words about our rooms too. Travel well and see you soon. More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We didn't spend much time in the hotel, but it was quiet and clean and the staff were polite and helpful. The location was fantastic; right in the middle of just about everything. Food, drinks, and entertainment were all within just a few blocks and we didn't even use our car for our entire visit.

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Lisa K, Public Relations Manager at Eldridge Hotel, responded to this review

Thank you! You can't beat the vibe of Downtown Lawrence, well, except for maybe the vibe of the University on game days! We also appreciate our attentive housekeeping and facilities crew who keeps this historic property shiny and clean! Thanks for taking notice of these things and mentioning them here. Travel well. More 

Hays, Kansas
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 11, 2016

Dear Ladies and Gentlemen: I thought the Eldridge Hotel was great! The room was perfectly clean, the carpeting was new, the leather upholstery on the chairs in the room was nice, the tile in the bathroom and at the sink was flat, well-laid, new, attractive, firmly set and the seams between the tiles were tight. The bedroom had no windows.... More 

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Seattle, Washington
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 22, 2016

My daughter is a track athlete for KU. We have been spending a lot of time visiting her for track meets. The Eldridge is my first choice when coming to town. One thing about this hotel that kind of bugs me is the coffee is downstairs. I always like a cup before I leave my room so getting up and... More 

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Boulder, Colorado
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6 reviews
3 hotel reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 17, 2016

Historic, great location, great restaurant with a nice wine list. Rooms are well-appointed and staff has been welcoming and responsive. I do agree with Mike R. about the cooling system being noisy (not an issue in the winter, obviously). Still, it's our first choice when we go to Lawrence. Have stayed here 3x and have stayed in 3 other hotels.... More 

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Lincoln, Nebraska, United States
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26 reviews
4 hotel reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 16, 2016

My wife and I have chosen to stay at the Eldridge over the years for it's proximity to downtown Lawrence and it's historic charm. Our most recent trip was the first time in the late spring. It was an unseasonably warm day so the air conditioner was running. It was so noisy that we had to turn it off.

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Amenities

Highlights
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Room Service
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Fitness Center with Gym / Workout Room
About the property
  • Wheelchair access
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
Things to do
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Fitness Center with Gym / Workout Room
Room types
  • Suites
  • Non-Smoking Rooms
In your room
  • Air Conditioning
  • Refrigerator in room
Internet
  • Free Internet
  • Public Wifi
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
Services
  • Meeting Rooms
  • Room Service
  • Dry Cleaning
  • Business Center with Internet Access
  • Laundry Service
  • Banquet Room
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Located in the heart of historic downtown Lawrence, the hotel is surrounded by an abundance of unique shops, galleries and dining and entertainment venues. The hotel is a member of the prestigious Historic Hotels of America. The 48 room, all-suite property reopened in May of 2005 after undergoing a complete restoration. The hotel features a full service restaurant and lounge, exquisite banquet space, room service and valet parking. Occupying the "most historic corner in Kansas," The Eldridge is truly the place where history and hospitality converge. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Eldridge Hotel

Address: 701 Massachusetts St, Lawrence, KS 66044-2345
Location: United States > Kansas > Lawrence
Price Range: $142 - $194 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3 star — Eldridge Hotel 3*
Number of rooms: 48
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Also Known As:
Eldridge Hotel Lawrence
Hotel Style:
#1 Business Hotel in Lawrence
#2 Romantic Hotel in Lawrence
#6 Family Hotel in Lawrence
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