Hotel Overview

Welcome to Best Western Plus West Lawrence!

Opened in October 2018, the Best Western Plus West Lawrence is a beautifully designed 112 guest room hotel located just steps away from Rock Chalk Park, Jayhawk Tennis Center, and the Lawrence Sports Pavilion. With our convenient location just off I-70, we are also just a short drive away from the University of Kansas, Clinton Lake, and many other wonderful Lawrence destinations.

Our spacious facility is 100% smoke-free and features complimentary high-speed internet access, an indoor heated swimming pool, fitness facility, sundry shop, and electric car charging station. Start your morning with an extensive and complimentary full hot breakfast and end your day watching a game with one of our specialty drinks at the bar located in the hotel's lobby.

Guests that visit the Best Western Plus West Lawrence can expect to experience the warm hospitality of our hotel staff, where we take customer service to the highest level and always put the comfort of our guests first. Our guest rooms and extended stay suites are spacious and quiet. Our pet-friendly hotel would be more than happy to work with families, companies, or groups to make your stay as memorable as possible.

Enjoy a basketball game at Allen Fieldhouse and cheer on the University of Kansas Jayhawks. On the University of Kansas campus, you will find the KU Natural History Museum and the Spencer Museum of Art. KU is also home to the 13 Original Rules of “Basket Ball” by Dr. James Naismith, housing his original notes detailing the rules for the game, which are on display at The DeBruce Center by the historic Allen Fieldhouse.

Located minutes from local fine dining such as 6 Mile Chop House and J. Wilson’s, or favorites Johnny’s Tavern West, Salty Iguana, and Morningstar N.Y. Pizza, staying at the Best Western Plus West Lawrence will have you located conveniently to enjoy food, shopping, arts, and more. You are sure to find something for everyone! Free hot breakfast. Heated pool open all year.

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Hotel Amenities

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Cleaning Standards

Industry-Leading Cleaning Standards

Modified Breakfast

Modified Breakfast Service & Selections (varies by hotel)

Low Rate Guarantee

Low Rate Guarantee

Hotel Policies

Pet Policy
We are pet friendly and allow up to two dogs in a rented room. The size limit for any one dog shall be 80 pounds. Other pet types (e.g. cats) may be allowed upon the hotel’s approval prior to arrival. The pet friendly rate is $15.00 per day.
Child Policy
Children 12 And Under Are Free In Room With One Paying Adult In Existing Bedding.


Hotel location and the surrounding area

Nearby Attractions

Area Business

  • 5.1 mile(s) from Berry Plastics, we take great pride in the company we have developed and the products and services we offer. Our ability to support our customers at every stage of the product development process—including expertise in consumer insights, ideation and design, manufacturing and research and development—is what has allowed us to become a leader in the industry.
  • 3.1 mile(s) from Great American Insurance, member companies are subsidiaries of American Financial Group, Inc. (AFG). AFG is a Fortune 500 holding company whose common stock is listed on the New York Stock Exchange.
  • 2.5 mile(s) from Atipa Technologies, is a privately held company in Lawrence, KS and is a Single Location business. Categorized under Computers, Peripherals, and Software. Our records show it was established in 1986 and incorporated in KS.
  • 6 mile(s) from Big Heart Pet - Smuckers, Del Monte Foods Company is a producer, distributor and marketer of branded and private label food and pet products for the retail market. The companys portfolio of brands includes Del Monte, Contadina, StarKist, S&W, College Inn, 9Lives, Kibbles 'n Bits, Pup-Peroni, Snausages, Pounce and Meaty Bone. The company employs more than 17,500 full-time personnel and approximately 9,700 seasonal workers. It operates nearly 15 production facilities and 15 distribution center.
  • 5.6 mile(s) from Standard Beverage Corporation, is your leading distributor of fine wines, spirits and beer, and is the only large distributor that is Kansas owned.
  • 5.9 mile(s) from K-mart Distribution, Sears Holdings company. Warehouse for K-mart and Sears Company.
  • 5.9 mile(s) from Schlumberger, is the world's leading provider of technology for reservoir characterization, drilling, production, and processing to the oil and gas industry. Working in more than 85 countries and employing approximately 113,000 people who represent over 140 nationalities, Schlumberger supplies the industry's most comprehensive range of products.
  • 7 mile(s) from Lawrence Paper Company, from industrial boxes and retail displays to innovative, custom box designs shipped directly from our fulfillment center, Lawrence Paper Company does it all.
  • 6.6 mile(s) from ARRIS/Motor Networking Technologies
  • 5.3 mile(s) from Lawrence Memorial Hospital, operates as a community hospital that provides health and wellness services for the people of Lawrence and the extended community in Kansas.
  • 6.8 mile(s) from Allen Press, aims to inspire your audience with an innovative blend of printing, marketing, publishing and distribution options crafted with the latest technology. We also serve a unique role in assisting the STEM community share ideas that improve the world. Combined with our state-of-the-art equipment and a team of seasoned pros, we provide rapid production and unmatched quality at competitive prices.
  • 13 mile(s) from API Foils, a leading manufacturer and distributor of foils, laminates and holographics. Exceptional brand enhancement for consumer goods and printed media.
  • 14 mile(s) from General Dynamics, a leading manufacturer and distributor of foils, laminates and holographics. Exceptional brand enhancement for consumer goods and printed media.
  • 14 mile(s) from Entrematic, different buildings, different doors. Entrematic is all about helping you find the perfect entrance automation product. We offer the most comprehensive range of automated doors, gates, docking products and accessories on the market.
  • 14 mile(s) from PROSOCO, manufactures commercial construction chemicals that improve the longevity and efficiency of buildings
  • 14 mile(s) from Grandstand Glassware, your partner for top quality custom printed glassware, apparel, promotional items and creative branding. Serving the craft beverage industry since 1988.


  • .5 mile(s) from Rock Chalk Park
  • 5.5 mile(s) from Downtown Lawrence, settled by members of the New England Emigrant Aid Company on August 1, 1854, what is now the town site of Lawrence was forged on the anvil of the Civil War. During its Territorial days, Lawrence was defended by John Brown in the 1855 Wakarusa War, sacked by sheriff Sam Jones in 1856, and was designated the free state capital of the Kansas Territory from 1857-1860.
  • 5.5 mile(s) from Booth Hall of Athletics, the Booth Family Hall of Athletics at the KU Allen Fieldhouse in Lawrence, Kansas is a shrine to sports at the University of Kansas. All though it is devoted to all of the sports at the University, it is a must visit for fans of college basketball.
  • 5.5 mile(s) from Allen Fieldhouse, is an indoor arena on the University of Kansas campus in Lawrence, Kansas. It is home of the Kansas Jayhawks men's and women's basketball teams. The arena is named after Dr. Forrest C. "Phog" Allen, a former coach of the Jayhawks whose tenure lasted 39 years.
  • 5.3 mile(s) from The Robert J. Dole Institute of Politics, celebrates public service and promotes civil discourse and the legacy of Senator Bob Dole by providing public programming, research and educational opportunities, a museum gallery, and other offerings. Museum gallery features include the world’s largest stained-glass American flag, Kansas veterans WWII memory wall and World Trade Center beams. It is home to the Robert J. Dole Archive & Special Collections, which includes over 35 years of congressional papers, as well as objects and materials from the Senator’s entire life.
  • 6 mile(s) from Clinton State Park, is a public recreation area located on the north shore of Clinton Lake at the western edge of Lawrence, Kansas, United States. The 1,500-acre state park lies on the north shore of Clinton Lake, known for its clear water and good channel catfish, walleye, and crappie fishing.
  • 6 mile(s) from Haskell-Baker Wetlands, is a nature preserve and artificially sustained wetland, spanning approximately 640 acres south of Lawrence, Kansas, United States. It is associated with the Wakarusa River and sustained by levees and flood controls built in the 1990s.
  • 9 mile(s) from Lecompton Constitution Hall, also known as Constitution Hall, is a building in Lecompton, Kansas that played a role in the long-running Bleeding Kansas crisis. It is operated by the Kansas Historical Society as Constitution Hall State Historic Site.


  • 4.4 mile(s) from Johnny's West Tavern, Full Service, American, Open for: lunch, dinner, Sports bar and grill.
  • 4.4 mile(s) from Salty Igauna, Full Service, Mexican, Open for: lunch, dinner, Mexican food with a bar.
  • 4.4 mile(s) from 6 Mile Chop House, Full Service, Steak House, Open for: lunch, dinner, Prime steaks to savory seafood and appetizers. Six Mile offers extensive, well-priced wine list, private dining for large parties and seasonal patio dining.
  • 4.4 mile(s) from Blue Moose Bar & Grill, Bar/Lounge, American, Open for: lunch, dinner,
  • 4.4 mile(s) from SPIN Pizza, Full Service, American, Open for: lunch, dinner,


  • 5.6 mile(s) from University of Kansas, also referred to as KU or Kansas, is a public research university in the U.S. state of Kansas. The main campus in Lawrence, one of the largest college towns in Kansas, is on Mount Oread, the highest elevation in Lawrence.
  • 1.7 mile(s) from Lawrence Free State High School, is a public secondary school in Lawrence, Kansas, USA operated by Unified School District 497, and serves students of grades 9 to 12. It is one of two public high schools within the city limits of Lawrence. The current enrollment is approximately 1,825 students. The school colors are hunter green and silver.
  • 6.7 mile(s) from Lawrence High School, is a public secondary school in Lawrence, Kansas, USA operated by Unified School District 497, and serves students of grades 9 to 12. The school is one of the two public high schools located in the city. Lawrence High enrolled 1,260 students in the 2007-2008 school year. The school colors are red and black and the mascot is the "Chesty Lio
  • 8.5 mile(s) from Haskell Indian Nations University, is a federally operated tribal university in Lawrence, Kansas. Founded in 1884 as a residential boarding school for American Indian children, the school has developed as a North Central Association-accredited university that offers both associate and baccalaureate degrees.
  • 21 mile(s) from Baker University, is a private Christian university located in Baldwin City, Kansas, United States. Founded in 1858, it is the first university officially founded in Kansas and is affiliated with the United Methodist Church.
  • 29. mile(s) from Washburn University, is a co-educational, public institution of higher learning in Topeka, Kansas, United States. It offers undergraduate and graduate programs, as well as professional programs in law and business. Washburn has 550 faculty members, who teach more than 6,100 undergraduate students and nearly 800 graduate students.
  • 35 mile(s) from Johnson County Community College, is a 245 acres community college located in Overland Park, Kansas at College Boulevard and Quivira Road. With more than 19,400 credit and continuing education students, JCCC is the largest undergraduate institution of higher education in the st

Nearby Cities

  • 20 mile(s) from Topeka
  • 35 mile(s) from Overland Park
  • 50 mile(s) from Kansas City
  • 35 mile(s) from Olathe
  • 35 mile(s) from Lenexa
  • 85 mile(s) from Manhattan


  • .5 mile(s) from Lawrence Sports Pavilion, 181,000-square-foot facility Courts: 8 full-size basketball or 16 full-size volleyball indoor soccer/sports arena 1/8-mile indoor walking/jogging track. Outdoor walking/jogging trails.
  • 3.0 mile(s) from Lawrence Aquatic Center, indoor aquatic center pools hold 850,000-gallons of water and feature a 10 lane, 50-meter competition pool with diving well and underwater classroom; a separate family pool with zero-depth entry, water slide and interactive children’s play features; meeting rooms; shower/locker rooms and a café-style concession area.
  • 6.0 mile(s) from Clinton State Park, is a public recreation area located on the north shore of Clinton Lake at the western edge of Lawrence, Kansas, United States. The 1,500-acre state park lies on the north shore of Clinton Lake, known for its clear water and good channel catfish, walleye, and crappie fishing.


  • 1.7 mile(s) from Walmart®, department store selling discounted housewares, apparel, and electronics, as well as groceries, health and beauty supplies.
  • 6.0 mile(s) from Weaver's Department Store, Lawrence's department store since 1857. Featuring the best national brands, the best service, and the best value in the area. Located in Historic Downtown.
  • 5.6 mile(s) from Waxman Candles, after 45 years, with the valuable support of numerous past and present staff at both locations, this family business continues to produce superb quality 100% handmade candles. We guarantee that after you experience the performance of a Waxman Candle you will agree that most other candles...just can't hold a flame.
  • 5.9 mile(s) from Wonder Fair, is an Art Gallery, Design Shop, Stationer, and Art Supply located at 841 Massachusetts Street, Lawrence, Kansas.
  • 5.9 mile(s) from Sunflower BIke Shop
  • 7.5 mile(s) from Bed Bath & Beyond, houseware retailer which carries a wide array of home décor, bedding, and kitchen products, as well as small appliances.
  • 7.5 mile(s) from Kohl's®, department store featuring housewares, apparel, jewelry, and small appliances.
  • 7.9 mile(s) from Target®, Department store which sells discounted home decor, electronics, apparel and small appliances.


  • 55 mile(s) from Kansas City International Airport
  • 162 mile(s) from Wichita Mid-Continent Airport
  • 5.9 mile(s) from Lawrence Transit System
  • 5.9 mile(s) from Amtrak Station, train schedule has limited hours and can drop off and leave late
  • 4.4 mile(s) from Lawrence