Unwind at our modern hotel in Lawrence near the University of Kansas

Located between Topeka and Kansas City, the Country Inn & Suites by Radisson, Lawrence, KS offers quick access to area businesses and attractions, such as Lawrence VenturePark and the Douglas County Fairgrounds. If you’re traveling with a prospective college student, you can easily tour the University of Kansas or Haskell Indian Nations University, both less than 10 minutes from the hotel, or Baker University, about 20 minutes away. Looking for a leisurely paced activity? Drive about five minutes to downtown Lawrence for shopping, or see the exhibits at Spencer Museum of Art on the KU campus.

When you aren’t out exploring the area, enjoy a swim in our indoor pool or sit by the firepit on our outdoor patio. Free Wi-Fi allows you to share photos of your travels, and our business center offers a convenient place for corporate travelers to touch base with the office. In the morning, start your day with an invigorating workout in our well-equipped fitness center followed by a free, hot breakfast featuring our signature waffles in our dining area. You can grab complimentary coffee and cookies in the lobby anytime you need a quick pick-me-up, and you can take advantage of our coin-operated laundry facilities to help you look your best during your stay.

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Relax in a comfortable room or suite with free Wi-Fi

Our hotel features 89 rooms and suites, each equipped with free Wi-Fi and a flat-screen TV to help you unwind after a day of touring nearby colleges. If you’re hungry in between meals, you can grab a cold drink you’ve stored in the mini fridge and heat up a snack in the microwave. Traveling with friends or family? Upgrade your stay to a studio suite to enjoy a sitting area with a sleeper sofa.

King Bed

  •  120 ft²
  • 1 king
  • 2 adults
Pour a cup of coffee and connect to free Wi-Fi to buy Jayhawks football tickets from the comfort of this standard room.

2 Queen Beds

  •  120 ft²
  • 2 queen
  • 4 adults
You can enjoy your favorite snacks anytime when you stay in this standard room with a microwave and a mini fridge.

Studio Suite-King Bed

  •  120 ft²
  • 1 king
  • 4 adults
This suite’s comfortable sleeper sofa invites you to stretch out after meeting with clients at Lawrence VenturePark.
Located near the Douglas County Fairgrounds and Lawrence VenturePark, our 775-square-foot meeting room can accommodate your conference or social event for 30 to 70 guests. Arrange the tables and chairs to best meet your needs, bring in your own food and drinks to set up in the designated area, and rent a projector and a screen for a smooth, efficient presentation.


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If you love sports, you can catch a University of Kansas Jayhawks basketball game at Allen Fieldhouse, a football game at Memorial Stadium, or a track meet at Rock Chalk Park—all minutes from our hotel. We’re also less than two miles from Haskell Indian Nations University, a tribal university dedicated to serving Native American students. For a fun family outing, you can enjoy a relaxing bike ride through Perry State Park or experience the thrills of a NASCAR race at Kansas Speedway, both about 30 minutes away. Don’t miss these top attractions:

Allen Fieldhouse

2.52 mi / 4.05 km from the hotel
The largest arena in Kansas and the second-largest in the Big 12 Conference, this iconic venue is the home of the Jayhawks men’s and women’s basketball teams.

Lawrence VenturePark

0.61 mi / 0.98 km from the hotel
Spreading across more than 200 acres, this business park is home to companies such as Amarr, Plastikon, Maximus, Grandstand, and Pretzels, Inc. There are also peaceful walking trails for employees to enjoy.

Spencer Museum of Art

2.26 mi / 3.64 km from the hotel
Located on the campus of the University of Kansas, Spencer Museum of Art features pieces from five continents, including thought-provoking contemporary works.

Douglas County Fairgrounds

0.35 mi / 0.57 km from the hotel
Enjoy exciting rides, tasty carnival food, and fun games at the Douglas County Fair during the summer.

Baker University

11.65 mi / 18.75 km from the hotel
This Christian university is the top-ranked private college in Kansas and takes special pride in its nursing and pre-med programs.

Haskell Indian Nations University

1.38 mi / 2.23 km from the hotel
Haskell provides high-quality academic offerings and cultural programs designed to help Native American students receive an excellent education without sacrificing knowledge of and connection to their cultures.
2176 E 23rd Street, Lawrence, Kansas 66046, United States

Our hotel is located near Highway 10 and I-70, about 30 minutes east of Topeka and 40 minutes west of Kansas City. You can take advantage of our free parking and then walk eight minutes to bus stop 60 at 23rd and Harper, which will take you to attractions like the University of Kansas. For a leisurely way to see the area, rent a bike and ride the 22-mile Lawrence Loop around the city or the Lawrence Levee Trail along the Kansas River.