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Reviewed 5 days ago

Very nice hotel in a great location. It is right on campus and an easy walk to Mass Street. I would give it 5 stars except for a couple of things that I'm not crazy about. The fan on the ac unit can not be...More

Thank Chris N
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

It's a great, old building. A classic, almost castle-like property, despite which doesn't feel dark or gloomy. Plenty of amenities, from the sublime (a great lobby bar), to the ridiculous (a tanning salon?), to keep you busy. And it seemed like a bit of a...More

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Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

An iconic hotel on KUs campus that is run so poorly it’s an embarrassment to the university. Horrible service at the front desk, at valet, cold food and warm drinks in the restaurant and non existent management. Dirty rooms. Craziness in the bar with college...More

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Response from Nancy L, General Manager at The OreadResponded 4 weeks ago

We are sincerely sorry for your experience at The Oread. We normally receive great reviews, and are shocked by your experience with us. If you would like to reach out to our general manager, she would be happy to speak with you. nancy@oliviacollection.com

Reviewed 12 April 2018

I always look forward to my stay at The Oread Hotel. It's got a wonderful atmosphere, professional staff, beautiful clean rooms and delicious dining and drinks. I especially enjoy the "late night" fresh from the oven baked assorted cookies at Hot Box located in the...More

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Reviewed 16 March 2018

Huge nice updated rooms. A bunk bed would fit in the bathroom. Seems to be a great business hotel with downstairs bar being a good meeting place. Rooftop would be nice in warmer season. Only morning coffee service is for pay.More

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Response from Nancy L, General Manager at The OreadResponded 5 April 2018

Thank you for taking the time to share your experience with The Oread and for being our guest! We agree that we are a great hotel for business meetings and conferences, as we have large meeting spaces throughout the hotel. The Nest is a great...More

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Business Centre with Internet Access
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US$154 - US$219 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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#4 Business Hotel in Lawrence
#6 Family Hotel in Lawrence
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Suites, Non-Smoking Rooms, Accessible rooms, Family Rooms
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US$154 - US$219 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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#4 Business Hotel in Lawrence
#6 Family Hotel in Lawrence
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brendawarner
5 February 2017|
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Response from OttawaCurler | Reviewed this property |
Have to call and see if it is available.
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BambinoPhilippines
24 February 2015|
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Response from Nancy L | Property representative |
The Oread hotel does not provide a shuttle service. There are shuttle and limousine services we can refer you to that cost approximately $100 one way.
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BambinoPhilippines
24 February 2015|
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Response from Nancy L | Property representative |
Yes! Unless a person has an issue that makes it hard for them to walk, it is a nice and easy walk from our hotel to almost everywhere on campus.
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"Higher floors have the best views obviously and worth seeing."
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"Double kings have best campus view. More expensive, but if view is key, go with king (rooms 508/9/10/11 from..."
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"Rooms on the west are above the football stadium but KU games aren't too rowdy. No other restaurants..."
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"Higher levels would have less noise from the street. Saturday night was a little loud from the outside..."
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