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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

Feels better than it is. Which is not to say it's a bad place to stay. I'd say it's the most upscale and best service within 30 miles. It just about manages 4 star, mainly due to the character of the building and quality of the staff, then there is a lot of effort in keeping the rooms fresh. Downers... More 

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Tulsa, Oklahoma
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I love the Eldridge Hotel. The history of Lawrence and the Civil War clearly collide at the Eldridge Hotel. The history of the hotel, and it being burned by Quantrill's Raiders (more than once)is amazing and truly a sad story of the division of the States. The fact that the Eldridge survived and lives on is testament to the resolve... More 

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Napa Valley, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Great service from the time of booking and throughout our stay. I would personally like to thank Brad that assisted me after I made an error on our reservation. He was very helpful and understanding. We stayed in the famous 506 room, it's beautiful! With a luxurious bedding, a sitting room, and a view of Massachusetts St. It exceeded expectations!... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 18, 2016 via mobile

I was on a last minute trip and the only room left was in the extension. It was a little pricy, and the building looks run down from the outside, but the lobby and rooms are nice. Big wooden shutters close the windows, making it dark and quiet to sleep. The location a block of Mass helps that also. Exterior... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 18, 2016

Room service breakfast was really good! Food and drinks at Jayhawker were fantastic. Room was spotless and super comfortable. Perfect Location, only 1 parking ticket. Only complaint is not seeing the ghost :(

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Chippewa Falls, Wisconsin
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 16, 2016

My daughter and I stayed at the Eldridge Hotel for Clarinet Fest from August 4-7, 2016. The hotel, although old, was well maintained and the service was excellent. The food in the 10 Restaurant was fabulous. The only negative was the $10 valet fee for parking the car, as we had to come and go a lot for Clarinet Fest.... More 

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2 of 5 stars Reviewed August 16, 2016

The hotel rooms have air conditioning units that are very loud. Room 210 is particularly awful. The air conditioner sits in the wall directly next to the bed. Room 203 is a bit, but not much better. My stay: I stayed, for business, on a weeknight and originally got the dreaded room 210. On check-in, the nice desk clerk apologized... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 11, 2016 via mobile

The other downtown Lawrence hotels cannot compete with the personal touch of the Eldridge staff. We've been staying at the Eldridge for several years now and the staff always welcomes us like honored guests. The bar serves the best drinks and the daily specials are very fun. The breakfast is not included but the experience in the hotel restaurant is... More 

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

Thanks for the review! We do pride ourselves on those special touches. We are so glad to have you as a loyal guest. Our front desk staff is very talented at attending to the needs of guests quickly and professionally. Our restaurant is about to revamp our menu, so on your return trip you may get to experience a new... More 

Norman, Oklahoma
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 11, 2016

The Eldridge is definitely a place worth staying. Not only its historical significant in Lawrence but the comfort and amenities are superb. This was my second stay at the Eldridge and have nothing but praise. The entire staff and the great care they give to each guest was amazing. Also many wonderful restaurants and shopping all within walking distance.

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

Thank you so much. We pride ourselves on excellent customer service. Glad it was noted on this review. We look forward to your return, Kristin. We are glad you love the history and legacy of The Eldridge as much as our locals do. See you soon. More 

Kansas City, Missouri
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 8, 2016 via mobile

We stay at the Eldridge every year for our annual girls' weekend trip, and it is always wonderful. It is a great hotel, comfortable and well appointed, with the perfect location in the middle of downtown Lawrence. Love everything about it, and don't want to stay anywhere else.

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

Thank you so much. We look forward to your return. We love when you visit! More 

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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
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  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Fitness Center with Gym / Workout Room
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  • Suites
  • Non-Smoking Rooms
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  • Air Conditioning
  • Refrigerator in room
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  • Free Internet
  • Public Wifi
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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  • 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: $158 - $170 (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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