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The Speckled Hen Inn

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04/06/2017 05/06/2017
1 room 2 adults 0 children
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Chicago, Illinois
Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

I am a multiple-repeat visitor to the Inn; my early-May 2015 stay is my first since Heather and Tom took over running the Speckled Hen. I am delighted that everything I've enjoyed during prior visits...sumptuous rooms, excellent food, warm, friendly service from the hosts and a peaceful, quiet setting on the farm...remain as present and high-quality as before. Lovely, week,...

Thank F929Erich
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We had an amazing time at the Speckled Hen Inn. The grounds are beautiful and Heather and Tom are gracious and kind hosts. We stayed in the Madison Lakes room and it had the most comfortable bed. The vibe is peaceful and relaxing. Breakfast was delicious. Can't wait for our next trip!

Thank Cortney K
Rock County
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This was the second time my husband and I stayed at The Speckled Hen Inn ... each time it felt like home, like just the right place to get away. Tom and Heather are amazing. They take the extra step in everything they do. We always enjoy listening to Tom talk about all the things on the farm and with...

Thank Margaret P
Janesville, Wisconsin
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

This is the second stay at The Speckled Hen Inn. Heather and Tom are an amazing pair of hosts. They are so blessed with the gift of hospitality. The B&B is located just outside of Madison. The views are amazing. The B&B has so much to offer. My wife had a chance to feed a very young goat from a...

Thank IMFletcher06
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

My wife & I had looked at booking the Speckled Hen last Fall, but dates and availability never seemed to work for us. This Spring we planned on trying to get a room and after looking over their informative website, we fell in love with the Madison Lakes room.We booked our room in February, and I would advise other to...

1Thank Tucker T
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The Speckled Hen Inn hosted my wedding--it was a very small wedding, only thirteen people--and everyone was very pleased. They offered a wine and cheese tasting after the ceremony, and even cooked a special dinner for us. The dinner was wonderful, and so were the breakfasts. My vegetarian friends were pleased, and so were the meat-lovers. Everyone enjoyed the views,...

Thank Mildred O
Toronto, Canada
Reviewed 13 April 2017 via mobile

We love this place. The owners are wonderful and make a delicious breakfast. The rooms are well appointed and comfortable. The scenery is the cherry on top with cute lambs and a llama just outside the doors. I definitely recommend this bed and breakfast for anyone looking for a relaxing getaway. :)

Thank WinBinsMom
Big Rock, Illinois
Reviewed 5 April 2017

The room actually had a TV room with comfy couch and chairs. The decorations were immaculate, and there were many "chicken" pictures around to highlight the overall mood. We were "blown away." We will be returning in the next few months.

Thank LC1945
Reviewed 26 March 2017

The perfect birthday retreat! Peaceful, clean, friendly, accommodating, and magnificent breakfast! Looking forward to returning in warmer weather and see the flourishing grounds. Heather and Tom were very friendly and it was a treat feeding the new member of the farm family...Buster!

Thank Sofia R
Reviewed 19 March 2017

My wife and I stayed at the Speckled Hen Inn this weekend and again it was a great stay. We had previously stayed in the fall of last year and enjoyed our stay so much, we decided to book again for this St. Patrick's Day weekend. Once again Tom and Heather were wonderful hosts and made us feel welcome. The...

Thank dwraff

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  • Free Parking
  • Breakfast included
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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  • Non-Smoking Hotel
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  • Suites
  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Family Rooms
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  • Air Conditioning
  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Free Parking
  • Breakfast included
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
The Speckled Hen is just outside the city of Madison and has 5 spacious guest rooms. The 20-acre property features gardens, trails, orchards, vineyard, wetlands and meadows where the Inn's sheep and llamas graze. The Inn is recognized for their 3 course farm to table breakfast cuisine featuring owner and locally produced eggs, dairy, fruits and vegetables. Here you will find Life and Lodging in Sustainable Style. ... more   less 

Additional Information about The Speckled Hen Inn

Address: 5525 Portage Rd, Madison, WI 53704-2756
Region: United States > Wisconsin > Madison
Price Range: $182 - $304 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Number of rooms: 5
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See which rooms travellers prefer

“All the rooms are great. Madison Lakes room, which is off to the side of the house is a bit quieter and with a fabulous shower and tub.”
F929Erich, 16 May 2017 | Read review
“All of the rooms are beautiful, clean and very comfortable. You can't go wrong with any room.”
margaretpQ6278MD, 3 May 2017 | Read review
“EVERY room looked incredible, it is so hard to choose!”
608tuckert, 24 Apr 2017 | Read review
“My wife was very pleased with the Heywood Hardy Suite for the two nights - as was I.”
LC1945, 5 Apr 2017 | Read review
“The Starkweather Creek Room is a great room. We have stayed in it twice. Very spacious.”
dwraff, 19 Mar 2017 | Read review
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