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Reviewed 1 June 2015

Stayed here for a recent University function. The rooms still have their sense of the former dorm that was in this building, but our room was not bad. Had to turn the faucet/shower knobs all the way to get fairly hot water. Room was looking a bit tired, but the price was very reasonable, free wireless internet, and the included...

Thank Fuzby
The Lowell C, Manager at Lowell Center, responded to this review

Thank you for sharing your experience with us! Hope to see you again next time you visit Madison!

Reviewed 13 May 2015

I stayed here while attending a UW Extension Course. The location is fantastic. It is so easy to walk to restaurants, the lake, and the University. The rooms are a bit small, but were clean and the wifi was fast. The hotel is old and certainly not luxurious. However, it is a fine if you are in town for just...

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The Lowell C, Manager at Lowell Center, responded to this review

Dear Kevin R We appreciate your feedback! We are always bringing improvements to areas that are necessary, thank you for sharing your concerns. hope to see you in Madison @ Lowell again soon! Lowell Center

Columbia, Missouri
Reviewed 24 April 2015

I was in cold, rainy, windy snowy Madison for a conference recently, and stayed in the Lowell -- initial impressions not great, a tall narrow modern-ish building that looked suspiciously like an old dorm. Narrow hallways. Low ceilings. But once I got upstairs, the room was on the small size yes, but quite nicely furnished. You can't beat the location,...

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The Lowell C, Manager at Lowell Center, responded to this review

Thank you for sharing your experience! We are glad you enjoyed your stay. Hope to see you again in Madison!

Murcia, Spain
Reviewed 8 April 2015

Big rooms, some with nice views. Very comfortable beds and clean service. Good wifi internet connection from the rooms. There is small swimming-pool downstairs, a sauna and also a fitness center (all for free). Perfect location for working at UW, in the heart of State Street, with many restaurants and other attractions within walking distance. Breakfast includes some healthy choices,...

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The Lowell C, Manager at Lowell Center, responded to this review

Dear gustavo g, Thank you so much for sharing your positive experience on TripAdvisor. I'm delighted to hear you had a nice stay. Hope to see you here at the UW campus again soon. If you have any additional feedback, please give us a call! Sincerely, Lowell Center

Albuquerque, New Mexico
Reviewed 26 March 2015

I stayed here for a UW Extension course that was taking place at the Pyle center just a block and a half down the street. The day I got there it was an unusually warm day (in the 70's in mid march) and when I got to my room, it was hot and stuffy. I did not see any room...

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The Lowell C, Manager at Lowell Center, responded to this review

Dear AlwaysOnABudget, We are happy that you enjoyed your stay with us at Lowell Center and we are also very appreciative of your feedback. We hope to see you in Madison @ Lowell again soon! Sincerely, Lowell Center

Reviewed 18 March 2015

The facility is currently being renovated, and the room that I was assigned to was on a floor that was being redone. Should not have put people on that floor. Hallways and carpets littered with construction materials, tools and debris. Hot water was also not really working well, and had a brownish rusty color. Am a government worker and have...

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The Lowell C, Manager at Lowell Center, responded to this review

We are certainly very sorry you had a less-than-excellent experience with us this time. We hear your frustration around the remodeling work on-site and would like to apologize for any inconvenience we caused with our minor construction projects. Remodeling work was scheduled to begin after 8am. Unfortunately our subcontractor started earlier, which caused some noise complaints. We gave credits to...

Marinette, Wisconsin
Reviewed 1 February 2015

The Lowell Center is my go-to hotel when traveling to Madison to visit the UW-Madison campus or anything on State street. The location absolutely can't be beat. The bonus for me is that at state-rates, the pricing is perfect and they throw in a fabulous hot breakfast as well. If you can get a room on the newly renovated side...

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The Lowell C, Manager at Lowell Center, responded to this review

Dear Snow B, We are so thankful that we are your go-to place to stay in Madison, and thank you for taking the time to share your review on TripAdvisor! Hope to see you again soon. Sincerely, The Lowell center

Appleton, Wisconsin
Reviewed 4 January 2015

An affordable hotel that family can stay at and be walking distance to any activities related to UW Madison. We all stayed for our nieces graduation and were able to walk to everything and stay together. A full breakfast is included which was great. The rooms not fancy but very clean and comfortable. Near the Union Memorial which is nice...

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The Lowell C, Manager at Lowell Center, responded to this review

Dear jschlais, Thank you for taking the time to share your experience at the Lowell Center. I'm happy to read that you had a great experience with us. Hope to see you again next time you are in Madison, WI. Congrats to your niece on graduating, and thank you again for you review! Sincerely, The Lowell Center

Reviewed 4 December 2014 via mobile

Perfect location, just besides the lake and takes 1 minute walk to memorial union, State street and campus. Big indoor swimming pool, delicious breakfast, and extremely comfortable mattress for good deep sleep. Good price too.

Thank bensonkong
The Lowell C, Manager at Lowell Center, responded to this review

Dear bensonkong, We want to thank you for taking your time to give us your feedback on your stay with us! We are always looking for ways to improve our guests’ stay here at the Lowell Center. Please give us a call at our front desk if you would like to give us any more feedback! We look forward to...

Washington DC, District of Columbia
Reviewed 3 December 2014

The Lowell Center is an affiliated with the University of Wisconsin Extension program. If you travel to Madison for a meeting or activities related to or affiliated with the university, consider staying here. The rate include good breakfast, It is located near the Union Memorial and State street which is the night life of Madison. It is very easy to...

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The Lowell C, Manager at Lowell Center, responded to this review

Dear PrawetJ, Thank you so much for taking the time to give us your feedback! We enjoyed hosting you, and we look forward to hosting you next time! If you would like to give us more feedback, please give us a call at our front desk. We look forward to hosting you again next time you’re in Madison! Thank you...

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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Pool
  • Free Breakfast
  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
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  • Wheelchair Access
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  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Experience The Lowell Center Lodging in Madison Wisconsin! If you need campus lodging in Madison, Wis., Check us out. Overnight accommodations at The Lowell Center are ideal for persons attending conferences or other events associated with the University of Wisconsin, State of Wisconsin agencies, and other educational and governmental groups. Alumni and parents or family of students are also welcome. Conveniently located at 610 Langdon Street, The Lowell Center Conference & Lodging Facility offers 137 guest rooms,and an indoor swimming pool (the largest hotel pool in the area) and sauna. You'll also find several classrooms, boardroom and break-out areas, a large dining room, and two beautiful reception areas. Our sister facility, The Pyle Center, is located nearby with even more conferencing space available. An expanded continental breakfast is included in the room rate. Guest parking for one vehicle is available on-site for $10 per night, or off-site (three blocks away) at no charge. Additional vehicles are charged $8 per night at either site. Parking reservations should be made in advance of your visit, and reservations are based on availability. This is a non-smoking facility. As a Madison hotel located on the UW campus, we are situated only one block from The Pyle Center and close to vibrant State Street - providing easy access to the best of downtown Madison and UW-campus activities. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Lowell Center

Address: 610 Langdon St, University of Wisconsin-Extension Conference Centers, Madison, WI 53703-1104
Region: United States > Wisconsin > Madison
Price Range: $118 - $187 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Number of rooms: 137
Also Known As:
The Lowell Hotel Madison
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“7th Floor is best”
 of 5 bubbles holzmansarah, 22 Jul 2016 | Read review
“There is no individual control over AC. Apparently the -01 and -02 rooms are all very cold. The -12 rooms are very hot.”
  • The mildew on the shower curtain in my room at the Lowell Center.
  • The photo is poorly lit because the room is poorly lit. Note the space heater in the corner.
  • Dorm-style institutional bathroom.
  • Institutional bathroom with no style or comfort. Cleaning supplies left by staff.
 of 5 bubbles WhoAmIToday, 22 Jun 2016 | Read review
“If possible, get a lake view.”
 of 5 bubbles pmlk82212, 4 Apr 2016 | Read review
“Great location - near State Street and Memorial Union”
 of 5 bubbles briansL2801YS, 8 Feb 2016 | Read review
“Stay on the top floor for less noise.”
 of 5 bubbles 644davida644, 26 Aug 2015 | Read review
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