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The Speckled Hen Inn

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Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

Went here with my girlfriend a couple days ago, I couldn't have been happier with the experience. The property is beautiful (I can only imagine what its like in the summer), the husband and wife were so friendly and accommodating, the room/suite was a perfect combination of rustic atmosphere with all the possible amenities for which you could ask. And...

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Thank Henry P
Minneapolis, Minnesota
Reviewed 1 week ago

Yes this home is set on a small farm but it isn't an old farmhouse turned into a B&B. It is a luxurious home, beautifully furnished, and modern. Although it is located convenient to Interstate 90 we heard no road noise. The rooms and suites are large and comfortable. The room we used had a jet tub and large shower...

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Thank Robert B
Madison, Wisconsin
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The Speckled Hen Inn is truly a remarkable place. My fiancee and I went there the weekend of our engagement and had an amazing experience. Beautiful property, very well kept, and very delicious home made food! The room we stayed in Starkweather Creek was absolutely cozy and stunning, we had our own fireplace as well as had a patio which...

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Thank Meetra N
Reviewed 8 December 2016

We returned to the Speckled Inn for a romantic weekend getaway after having been there 11 years ago. It is one of the most memorable places to stay with their own organic food, 20 acres to roam, llama and sheep, comfortable beds and sheets, and rooms with such character and warmth that you never really want to leave. Being on...

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Thank James O
Reviewed 6 December 2016

The Speckled Hen Inn is just far enough away from the sights and sounds of Madison that you can relax and spend some quiet time. On the other hand, it's close enough to said sights and sounds so that you can easily enjoy all the area has to offer. We stayed in The Token Creek room and loved the fireplace,...

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Thank lgandbe
Saint Louis, Missouri
Reviewed 2 December 2016

on a farm with animals, modern, great accomodations, phenomenal food---i know i'll be back and you'll say the same if you stay there. Convenient location for me, beautiful grounds and walk----amenities were over the top----friendly owners---easy to talk to

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Thank Raymond L
Reviewed 29 November 2016

It was our second visit there (our first with the new owners) we were pleased to see very little has changed with the new owners. They were very nice, the atmosphere is still a quiet country get away while being less than 10 miles away from downtown.

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Thank Chris T
Reviewed 28 November 2016

I love this place! This was my second time here and it was a wonderful choice both times. This visit, the Speckled Hen served as the middle point for my very pregnant best friend and I to "meet in the middle" and have a girls night. Comfortable, beautiful, room to spread out. I love walking the grounds on this hobby...

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Thank Melinda P
Chicago, Illinois
Reviewed 21 November 2016

What a lovely inn, with great rooms, a beautiful setting and very friendly innkeepers. There are many extra thoughtful touches like pretzels and cookies in a jars. Breakfast was amazing! We really enjoyed watching the llama and sheep in the field across from the inn. This is a place I will definitely return to and recommend to friends.

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Reviewed 21 November 2016 via mobile

Heather and Tom were very nice hosts their place is super quaint and very convenient to events in Madison we had a very comfortable stay. The morning breakfast was very very good. I would recommend to anyone to stay here when visiting Madison

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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Free Parking
  • Breakfast included
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  • Non-Smoking Hotel
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  • Suites
  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Family Rooms
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  • 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, 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 Road, Madison, WI 53704
Region: United States > Wisconsin > Madison
Price Range: $177 - $295 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Number of rooms: 5
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“I'd get a suite, its worth it for the jacuzzi”
 of 5 bubbles henryp223, 13 Jan 2017 | Read review
“Starkweather has a great view of the pasture and stars and is very spacious”
 of 5 bubbles meetran2016, 17 Dec 2016 | Read review
“some rooms have a great view of their llama and sheep, Heywood Hardy is great - dual showers and jet tub.”
 of 5 bubbles V8423FBjameso, 8 Dec 2016 | Read review
“stayed in a room decorated in U of Wisconsin theme”
 of 5 bubbles 485raymondl, 2 Dec 2016 | Read review
“We have stayed in Madison Lakes and Token Creek, between the two Madison lakes was larger and more private.”
 of 5 bubbles christY204JX, 29 Nov 2016 | Read review
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