Lodging & Food

Looking for some guidance on where to sleep and eat while you're in Lawrence for an individual visit or an open house? The list below, while not exhaustive, provides a good variety of options at a range of prices for lodging and dining. The eating establishments skew toward downtown because we think you should experience its unique charm. A few of the hotels and most of the restaurants are local and one-of-a-kind.

The Oread hotel

Where to Stay

Where to Eat

Genovese, a restaurant in downtown Lawrence

Check out other hotels and restaurants at VisitLawrence.com

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  • 2 KU law faculty were U.S. Supreme Court clerks
  • KU’s Project for Innocence: 33 conviction reversals since 2009
  • 7,300+ alumni live in all 50 states and 18 foreign countries
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