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The Speckled Hen Inn

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Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

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...

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Coon Rapids, Minnesota
Reviewed 1 week ago

We celebrated our 20th Anniversary by staying at the Speckled Hen Inn. It was right outside of Madison and very close to wonderful dining and shopping. The nice thing was that once on the property, you stepped into a bliss of serenity. Out our room window was a lovely pasture of a lama and sheep. They were fun to watch....

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Eden Prairie, Minnesota
Reviewed 1 week ago

We stayed at the Speckled Hen Inn B & B in Madison and simply had the nicest experience one could hope for! The Inn is beautiful and spacious, and the hosts were warm and genuine in welcoming us to stay. We loved our suite with a very comfortable king bed, with plenty of room to relax and enjoy the moment....

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San Antonio, New Mexico
Reviewed 1 week ago

We were met by the owner as he was bottle feeding a baby lamb rejected by his mother. We were early for check-in and started our visit welcomed as never before. Our second stay here and loved the experience. Gracious hosts with good food, comfortable facility, and country view with grounds to explore. We'll be back

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Elgin, Illinois
Reviewed 1 week ago

We very much enjoyed being pampered and feeling peaceful when we visited the Speckled Hen Inn on a wintry weekend, to get away and to celebrate a birthday. Our room was lovely, everything was clean but not "disinfectant-y", and the gathering room and other public rooms were welcoming. Our hosts were pleasant but not intrusive, and our breakfasts were a...

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Reviewed 1 week ago

Tom and Heather were very hospitable. The room was comfy. The breakfast was delicious. We had broiled grapefruit, cinnamon bread, frittata with potato and sasuage, and raspberry peach sorbet. Don't forget to say hi to Lili the llama and Buster the lamb.

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Munich, Germany
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

A wonderful place to relax and recharge! I spent 5 days here over Christmas while visiting my mom at her assisted living facility and the morning and evening hours I spent at the Speckled Hen Inn were so relaxing. I had several comfortable and inviting lounge areas to choose from and could sip a cup of cocoa or coffee (and...

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Chicago, Illinois
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Stayed for 2 nights last August for a Mother-Daughter weekend. Had a wine&cheese tray the first night and it was delicious. The room was wonderful; clean, luxurious, private, beautiful outdoor environment. The breakfasts were gourmet and enjoyable. But our favorite part was enjoying an evening sunset in the freestanding cedar-lined gazebo with wine, enjoying the pleasant peaceful farm atmosphere.

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Blue Mounds, Wisconsin
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The rooms and public areas were gorgeous yet comfortable. Loved all the windows overlooking the pasture and barn. Breakfast was delicious and so much food that you won't need lunch! Hosts are new this year, friendly and enthusiastic. And who doesn't love seeing lambs scamper around on their vacation?

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Wheaton, Illinois
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

This is the best B&B we have ever stayed at! Tom and Heather were warm, inviting and wonderful in every way. The food was delicious and the bedroom was clean and beautifully decorated. The property is lovely, peaceful and the perfect weekend getaway. We could not have asked for a better home away from home.

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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Free Parking
  • Breakfast included
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  • Non-Smoking Hotel
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  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Family Rooms
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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, wetlands and meadows where the Inn's sheep and llamas graze. The Inn is recognized for their fine breakfast cuisine featuring locally produced eggs, dairy, fruits and vegetables. The Innkeeper's knowledge of the area provides guests with valued guidance in things to enjoy while visiting the Inn. 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: $180 - $300 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Number of rooms: 5
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“The Starkweather Creek Room is a great room. We have stayed in it twice. Very spacious.”
 of 5 bubbles dwraff, 19 Mar 2017 | Read review
“Choose a room with a view of the pasture.”
 of 5 bubbles juliebieniek, 16 Mar 2017 | Read review
“Rooms are spacious yet cozy. Pick the bed size you need and enjoy a relaxing stay.”
 of 5 bubbles mmspicher19, 16 Mar 2017 | Read review
“Stayed in an upper suite; spacious and comfortable”
 of 5 bubbles 985katep, 9 Mar 2017 | Read review
“The Starkweather Creek room was spacious and bright and the view and porch access well worth it.”
 of 5 bubbles Corabells, 8 Mar 2017 | Read review
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