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The Oread

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11/06/2017 12/06/2017
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San Diego, California
Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

As KU alumni, we looked forward to staying at The Oread. The hotel was clean, the bar was vibrant, the bed was comfortable. We booked 8 months in advance, and the charge for the king deluxe was $169/night. It was nice to have the extra, albeit not the most comfortable, sitting area. We had a bathroom, sitting area, and the...

Thank Viaggiante118
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Over night stay for a short business trip, on the campus of KU beautiful views. The hotel staff was really helpful and very pleasant. Went above to make sure all was good for my short stay. Room I stayed in had a really nice view of the campus, very comfortable room.

Thank machandler82
Wichita, Kansas
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

A very unique hotel on the KU campus with great room service, valet parking, nice meeting rooms, and wonderful friendly staff! I will stay there again. The room was very quiet and comfortable and relaxing.

Thank sas032016
Oklahoma City, Oklahoma
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

High school junior day brought our family to the Oread it's on the beautiful KU campus and convenient to everything on campus. Parking at the Oread should be free during junior at KU. I would stay at the Oread again the bed was comfortable.

Thank rlekeda
Colorado Springs, Colorado
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

There was nothing really "wrong" with the Oread when I stayed there but I never really warmed up to the place. I had an extremely large clean room that was, rather awkwardly, bordered on two sides by hallways, on one side by a lounge area and on the forth side, by the window wall in my room facing to the...

Thank Janet W
Reviewed 16 April 2017

Imagining Lawrence as a college town, this hotel far exceeded my expectations. Great lobby with a nice bar on the lower level. The rooftop was also open when we were there which provided a great view of Lawrence. There are several food options located either in the hotel or a very short walk away. I stayed in room 422 with...

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Los Angeles, California
Reviewed 11 April 2017

I love staying at The Oread and will continue to do so throughout my daughter's 4 years at the University of Kansas. The hotel is ideally situated on campus. It's architecture and decor are beautiful. The rooms are spacious and clean and food is very good. The amazing Crow's nest balcony on top of the hotel affords a beautiful view...

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Maple Grove, Minnesota
Reviewed 10 April 2017

Hotel is nice, a bit like an "old castle" that they have updated. Rooms and bathrooms were nice, roomy, and clean. It was fun to look out your window and see the stadium! Also fun to go up on the roof and see all of campus. We parked on the street which is free on Saturday nights/Sunday rather than use...

Thank tuli763
Reviewed 6 April 2017 via mobile

We stayed at the hotel for one night while in town. What an experience! The hotel is amazing, the staff was very helpful and the Bird Dog bar and grill was a wonderful place to eat and watch the basketball game. If you are in Lawrence, stay here at least one night! You'll be glad that you did! Oh, and...

Thank Rpmurph50
Minneapolis, Minnesota
Reviewed 29 March 2017

I stay at this hotel every time I come to Lawrence and don't plan to stay anywhere else in the future. Friendly/helpful staff. One of my favorite hotels bars. The rooms are always clean and the bathrooms are spacious.

Thank JRK1981

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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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  • Non-Smoking Hotel
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
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. ... more   less 

Additional Information about The Oread

Address: 1200 Oread Ave, Lawrence, KS 66044-3142
Region: United States > Kansas > Lawrence
Price Range: $221 - $286 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3.5 star — The Oread 3.5*
Number of rooms: 99
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Also Known As:
The Oread Hotel Lawrence
Hotel Style:
#4 Business Hotel in Lawrence
#7 Family Hotel in Lawrence
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“I was in either 221 or 227 - having a tub would've made a world of difference.”
JanetW971, 1 May 2017 | Read review
“higher floors have better views”
tuli763, 10 Apr 2017 | Read review
“Upper room obviously, for a view.”
JulesPAL, 14 Feb 2017 | Read review
“You can get one that looks over the stadium if you play your cards right!”
NomAdam-B, 22 Dec 2016 | Read review
“Do not choose a room overlooking the stadium as they are below the roof side bar.”
OttawaCurler, 15 Nov 2016 | Read review
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