Welcome to the Howard Johnson, a Lawrence hotel near the University of KansasJust south of Interstate 70 and Highway 59-Iowa Street, this is one of the closest hotels to the University of Kansas. This Lawrence, KS hotel is also situated near Haskell Indian Nations University, the University of Kansas Natural History Museum and Biodiversity Research Center, the Lied Center of Kansas performing arts facility and the Lawrence Arts Center.The University of Kansas has greatly influenced the city of Lawrence, and its close proximity to the Howard Johnson hotel offers easy access to museums, historic buildings, self-guided walking tours and a variety of shopping opportunities. A variety of restaurants and parks are located in the surrounding area.Guests of this Lawrence, KS hotel will appreciate its numerous amenities and features, including- Free Local Calls- Free wireless high-speed Internet access in all rooms - Free USA Today- Free Parking - Free lobby computer workstation Guests traveling on business will appreciate access to copy and fax services. Be sure to take advantage of the on-site exercise room, seasonal outdoor pool, restaurant and sports bar.All rooms have coffee makers, hair dryers, irons, ironing boards and HBO. Some rooms and suites have refrigerators, microwaves, and whirlpool bathtubs. Laundry facilities are located on the property for added guest convenience. This is a pet friendly hotel, a nightly fee is required.Regardless if you are on vacation or a business trip, the Howard Johnson hotel in Lawrence will easily fulfill all your travel needs. Just minutes to all area attractions and businesses.