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Hotel Ruby Marie

#34 of 63 Hotels in Madison
Certificate of Excellence
04/06/2017 05/06/2017
1 room 2 adults 0 children
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We had the best stay at the Hotel Ruby Marie in Madison, Wisconsin. The hotel is conviently located in downtown Madison, just blocks from the water. Next store is our favorite restaurante in town, The Essen Haus, a traditonal German establishment with live polka music and fanatasic food. This made for an easy one-stop-shop, especially since a parking space was...

Thank Jack G
Sun Prairie, Wisconsin
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

This was my second time here in several years and a few things have changed. The 2 bedroom suites were far more spacious than I would have expected. The balcony was great. This is truly a room designed to entertain before a game at Camp Randall. The staff was very accommodating given a slight mix-up with a multi-night split reservation...

Thank Rachel B
Reviewed 8 April 2017

What an awesome hotel! Great mixture of old and new here - the charm of a Victorian-style building while offering the expected modern day conveniences of a nicer hotel. Very cool bar downstairs, saloon style. And the hotel has a great location, conveniently located near the Capitol building and downtown. Would stay again!

Thank Wilson G
Reviewed 19 March 2017

We stay here every time we go to Madison. There is a great German restaurant(the Essen House) and bar(Come Back In) and another bar connected to it. So you can just stay there at night and not drive anywhere. When you stay on Fri or Sat you get a free breakfast the next day. During the week you get a...

Thank Dawn G
Reviewed 16 March 2017

This place was awesome. First, the neighborhood is fantastic. So much to do and checkout as the neighborhood appears to be in the heart of Madison, WI. Too cold and don't feel like going out? They got you covered. Just take the elevator down to the "Come Back In" Bar. Warm yourself up with a drink or just take advantage...

Thank Tony D
Sheboygan, Wisconsin
Reviewed 13 March 2017

The hotel occupies the two floors of a building that also has a bar and a cafe. In the same area are the Essen Haus and Come Back In -- both excellent and a lot of fun. You're near the train tracks and the occasional train will blare its horn as it passes through. Aside from that, it was reasonably...

1Thank jdonovan680
Reviewed 12 March 2017

My husband planned an overnight trip to Madison and selected the Hotel Ruby Marie because of its great history and location. Check in time is 3PM but we were in the area at 1PM and stopped in. We were told our room was ready and given the keys. We did not actually go to the room because we had a...

Thank JustmeChicago
Reviewed 10 March 2017 via mobile

The Hotel Ruby Marie is a real charmer! The spacious rooms have a historic feel, but the bathrooms are redone and include jacuzzi tubs (not to mention incredible water pressure in the shower). The location is fantastic, and it's within walking distance to many great restaurants (including the Up North bar downstairs, a relaxing neighborhood pub with live music). Parking...

Thank Kate B
Asheboro, North Carolina
Reviewed 31 January 2017

I had a wonderful stay at the Ruby Marie. This is not your average hotel. This hotel is decorated with a Victorian theme, you almost feel like you've gone back in a time machine. It's absolutely charming. The hotel is located in the heart of Madison and offers food options just an elevator ride downstairs. There's both a sports bar...

Thank BenJonesComedy
Houston, Texas
Reviewed 13 December 2016 via mobile

Officially the coolest little hotel ever! Originally built in the 1800s this place has so much style. Of course they have made modern updates since then, but still hold onto an 1800s atmosphere. Classic wooden doors, wooden furniture, large vintage mirrors in the stairwell, and several sitting rooms. Even the curtains and the lamp fixtures in my room take me...

Thank Jim H

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  • Restaurant
  • Free Parking
  • Breakfast included
  • Room Service
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
About the property
  • Wheelchair Access
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
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  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
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  • Non-Smoking Rooms
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  • Air Conditioning
  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Free Parking
  • Breakfast included
  • Room Service
  • Meeting Rooms

Additional Information about Hotel Ruby Marie

Address: 524 E Wilson St, Madison, WI 53703-3431
Region: United States > Wisconsin > Madison
Price Range: $112 - $174 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:2 star — Hotel Ruby Marie 2*
Number of rooms: 15
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#4 Romantic Hotel in Madison
#6 Best Value Hotel in Madison
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“on weekends the bar on the left gets a little loud, supposed to be quieter after 10.”
82dawng, 19 Mar 2017 | Read review
“Stay on top floor or the floors creaking will drive you nuts!”
JustmeChicago, 12 Mar 2017 | Read review
“Do not stay in a 2nd floor room near the lobby. Recommend 3rd floor for maximum quietness. Tavern next door the noise goes on quite late.”
472mickib, 27 Sep 2016 | Read review
“The rooms facing the lake do also face a railway line, no issue for us, but may be an issue for light sleepers.”
hannypops, 1 Nov 2015 | Read review
“Prices range based on size of room. I'd prefer room not on same side as train tracks.”
rebeccalbauer, 30 Oct 2015 | Read review
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