There are a number of other hotels in Lawrence. You can find a listing here. Please note that some of these hotels are not within walking distance of the KU campus or the downtown area. There are several hotels close to the KU Campus that meet the varying needs of attendees, for example: The Oread, TownePlace Suites, and SpringHill Suites. Public bus transportation and services, such as Uber and Lyft, are available in Lawrence, and participants can coordinate sharing rides. Please note, the KU campus is on a hill, and thus, walking to and from hotels in the downtown area may include walking uphill and downhill.
SpringHill Suites by Marriott
1 Riverfront Plaza
SpringHill Suites is located in the Riverfront Plaza next to the Kansas River. It is within a 2-3 minute walk of downtown Lawrence and the many restaurants located on Massachusetts Street. Walking from the hotel to Kansas Memorial Union and Spencer Museum of Art in Spooner Hall takes approximately 30 minutes.
All rooms are available for $110.00 per night (plus tax)
Standard check-in is 3:00 pm and standard check-out is 12:00 pm.
1200 Oread Ave
The Oread is located on the KU campus and is a 2-minute walk to the Kansas Memorial Union and Spencer Museum of Art, where some conference panels will take place. It is a 20-minute walk from the hotel to downtown Lawrence.
- King Classic Rooms are available for $125 per weeknight and $179 per night on the weekend (plus tax)
- Double Rooms are available for $125 per weeknight and $209 per night on the weekend (plus tax)
Standard check-in time is 4:00 pm and standard check-out time is 11:00 am.
TownePlace Suites by Marriot
900 New Hampshire St.
TownePlace Suites is located in downtown Lawrence. It is within 2-3 minutes walking distance of many restaurants located on Massachusetts Street, the downtown area’s main thoroughfare.
- King Studio Rooms are available for $179.00 per night (plus tax)
- One-bedroom Suites are available for $179 per night (plus tax)
Standard check-in time is 4:00 pm and standard check-out time is 12:00 pm.
The Lawrence Transit bus system, taxis, and car services, such as Uber and Lyft, are available in Lawrence, and participants can coordinate rides by carpooling.