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The Edgewater

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07/05/2017 08/05/2017
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Racine, Wisconsin
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We went to UW Band concert and stayed here overnight. They had a free shuttle to the Kohl center. We walked back. The restaurant in the morning was very good. Very clean and nice room looking over the lake.

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Minneapolis, Minnesota
Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

My daughter and I were only here for a short stay during a college tour of UW Madison. We arrived late in the evening and were upgraded to a corner room, which had fantastic views of both the lake and the capitol and two balconies. Pay the extra if you can for the lake view rooms. Every single staff member...

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Racine, Wisconsin
Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

As a UW alumnus, I always wanted to stay at the Edgewater. I had the opportunity with my family to do so, and we thoroughly enjoyed our stay. The bell staff was courteous, as was the front desk staff. Parking is underground, with an indoor tunnel to the hotel. Although not cheap, the parking fee was reasonable given the parking...

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asupinmadison, General Manager at The Edgewater, responded to this review

Dear Jeff G, Thank you for your feedback. It is always wonderful to hear from a UW Alumni and we are pleased to hear you enjoyed your recent stay at The Edgewater. We are fortunate to be so centrally located close to the UW campus and all downtown Madison has to offer. We hope you will visit us again when...

New York City, New York
Reviewed 2 days ago NEWvia mobile

I recently went to Madison, WI which is the type of location I rarely visit. It's located at the University of Wisconsin. We were so lucky to stay at this hotel. It is right on the edge of a pristine lake (hence the name) and it is significantly better in every possible way from the 2.5 to 3 star properties...

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asupinmadison, General Manager at The Edgewater, responded to this review

Dear Alexandra M, Thank you so much for your wonderful review. We are so happy to hear you enjoyed your stay and that your expectations were exceeded. Every room and amenity has been hand-selected to ensure a luxurious and relaxing stay for our guests. We sincerely hope to see you again soon when your travels bring you back to Madison....

Antioch, Illinois, USA
Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Enjoyed a weekday overnight in a gorgeous king room with huge windows overlooking Lake Mendota. Every item in the room and bath was "the best"! The location is excellent--walking distance to the Capitol and restaurants.

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asupinmadison, General Manager at The Edgewater, responded to this review

Dear 91paulkat, Thank you for taking the time to leave us your feedback. We are so pleased to hear you enjoyed your stay. Our favorite feature of our property is beautiful Lake Mendota, which is why we designed our property to accentuate the views of the lake for our guests and the public to enjoy all year long! We hope...

Larchmont, New York
Reviewed 4 days ago NEWvia mobile

We spent two nights here for a wedding. Fabulous spot. Hotel is located on the lake. We had a beautiful room looking out on the water on the 1st floor, which is lake level. There are many public spaces with beautiful lake views, including outdoor terraces on the 5th level and rooftop. The reception was held in the hotel, as...

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asupinmadison, General Manager at The Edgewater, responded to this review

Dear LarchFoodie, Thank you for your wonderful review. We are so pleased to hear you enjoyed your recent visit to The Edgewater to attend a wedding. It is truly fortunate that we are centrally located to the Capitol, UW Madison, State Street and all Downtown Madison has to offer so wedding guests such as yourself can enjoy a real Madison...

Chicago, Illinois
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Stumbled upon this place in my corporate travel website. My standard Hilton/Marriott hotels were unavailable and I am so glad they weren't! One of the best nights sleep I have had at a hotel in a long time. I will definitely return.

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asupinmadison, General Manager at The Edgewater, responded to this review

Dear Lizmmomof3, We greatly appreciate you taking the time to leave your feedback. It is wonderful to hear you enjoyed your recent stay after deciding to give us a try! We look forward to welcoming you again soon when your travels bring you back to Madison. All Our Best, Amy Supple, COO The Edgewater Team

Sussex, Wisconsin
Reviewed 1 week ago

A very well maintained property with an exceptional staff. Everyone we met was very friendly, polite and professional. The rooms are luxurious and those with a lake view are spectacular. We will always try to stay at this property on future visits, and it is within easy walking distance of the capitol and excellent dining and entertainment venues.

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asupinmadison, General Manager at The Edgewater, responded to this review

Dear wesparker, Thank you for your wonderful feedback. We are so happy to hear you enjoyed your stay and were warmly welcomed by our staff. Our location is truly prime being so close to the UW campus, all downtown Madison has to offer, and right on the shore of beautiful Lake Mendota. We look forward to welcoming you again soon!...

Wisconsin
Reviewed 1 week ago

Husband and I live about 100 miles away, but actually come to Madison several times a year for sporting events. We usually stay on the east side, but this time decided to stay downtown. We really liked the Edgewater. The location is great, and the views of the lake are spectacular. Downtown is very walkable, and we were able to...

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asupinmadison, Reservations Manager at The Edgewater, responded to this review

Dear marily21, Thank you for taking the time to provide us with your feedback. We are pleased to hear you enjoyed your recent stay at The Edgewater and were able to take advantage of all downtown Madison has to offer. Our resort fee covers a number of amenities including complimentary shuttle, high-speed wifi access, and water bottles in each room...

Reviewed 1 week ago

I was amazed at the loveliness of this hotel. The room was incredibly spacious with sitting area, three huge windows overlooking the lake, huge bathroom. I especially appreciated the spa - including relaxing pool and steam room - and the fitness center was very modern with new machines, also overlooking the lake, stretching equipment, weights, and balls. Onsite food is...

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asupinmadison, General Manager at The Edgewater, responded to this review

Dear Kasha H, Thank you for your wonderful comments. We are so happy to hear you enjoyed your stay and that our staff and accommodations made you feel special. We want every guest we welcome to leave feeling the same way! When your travels bring you back to Madison, we hope you will stay us again on the shores of...

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  • Restaurant
  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Room Service
  • Spa
About the property
  • Wheelchair Access
  • Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly )
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
Food & drink at the hotel
The Statehouse
The Statehouse
Cuisines: American
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  • Restaurant
  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Spa
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  • Accessible rooms
  • Kitchenette
  • Family Rooms
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  • Refrigerator in room
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  • Free Internet
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  • Business Centre with Internet Access
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
As Madison's first and only AAA Four Diamond property, The Edgewater is the proud revival of an historic hotel, right on the shores of Lake Mendota, adjacent to the University of Wisconsin and steps from the state Capitol, in the heart of downtown Madison. The restored property maintains the classic facade of its predecessor, now called The Langdon Building, and a new tower, The Wisconsin Building, all with completely new interiors, several restaurants, a magnificent spa, ballrooms, and a large plaza that connects both hotel guests and the public with the beautiful waters of the lake. The hotel has 202 guest rooms, the majority offering gorgeous lake views, including presidential suites and studios with kitchenettes. The Edgewater Spa provides fitness and personal training overlooking Lake Mendota, as well as full service, customized hair, makeup, nail services and relaxing massage. Restaurant options range from The Statehouse for distinctive dining, to The Boathouse, a bar and restaurant in the great Wisconsin tradition of casual waterfront spots, The Icehouse for very casual dining, and The Cafe, for coffee and lighter fare throughout the day. Meeting and banquet facilities range from The Grand Ballroom and Mendota Ballroom, both in the Wisconsin Building, to The Red Crown Club on top of the Langdon Building, offering versatility and spectacular views of Lake Mendota. The Plaza lies at the heart of The Edgewater between The Langdon Building and the Wisconsin Building, almost an acre, open to the public with regularly scheduled outdoor events, concerts and celebrations, converting in winter to a skating rink. ... more   less 

Additional Information about The Edgewater

Address: 1001 Wisconsin Pl, Madison, WI 53703-1302
Region: United States > Wisconsin > Madison
Price Range: $206 - $574 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:4.5 star — The Edgewater 4.5*
Number of rooms: 202
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“Upper floors with view of lake. Underground parking for $18 a day”
kenracine, 26 Apr 2017 | Read review
“Ask for a higher floor with a lake view, you won't regret it.”
wesparker, 17 Apr 2017 | Read review
“I stayed in Langdon and had an excellent view.”
FineGueule46, 8 Apr 2017 | Read review
“Request lakeside access for the best views!”
OntheG0727, 2 Apr 2017 | Read review
“Ask for a lake view room on an upper floor in either building.”
mbtelluride, 25 Mar 2017 | Read review
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