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Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
Reviewed yesterday NEW

Really enjoyed my stay at the Edgewater. Fantastic staff (Liz, Mike, and Terri were great hosts at Augie's) and my guests and I were blown away by the rooms and view. Really amazing place, we will always stay here will on business in Madison!

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Milwaukee, Wisconsin
Reviewed 2 days ago NEWvia mobile

Perfect location close to the capital and there is lots to do when stuck in a hotel with kids(stairs and lake access, a piano and ice skating rink, etc.) super helpful staff- will ice skate next time!

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Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Went as a family to Madison to spend the weekend. The hotel is always nice. Really weird event at check in. My wife was not allowed to check in without me. I didn't really understand that. The front desk guy was kind of rude about it with my wife. We also had friends that ran into the same situation but...

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New York
Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

We attended a wedding in Madison and the wedding was held at the hotel so we stayed for two nights. The hotel and grounds are new, well kept, clean. Our bed was very comfortable. Our room was in the tower where the spa is and the rooms are clean and new but the decor is traditional. The wedding was great...

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Madison, Wisconsin
Reviewed 1 week ago NEWvia mobile

It was amazing. Beautiful room. Classy hotel. Friendly staff. Clean. Comfortable. Awesome. Definitely recommend staying here. It's pricey, but it's worth it for then luxury and class. Loved the bed and bathroom.

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asupinmadison, General Manager at The Edgewater, responded to this review

Dear april88us, Thank you for your wonderful feedback. We are so happy to hear you enjoyed your recent stay. Our mattresses are custom built to specification to ensure our guests enjoy a luxurious night's sleep. We hope to welcome you again to The Edgewater soon! All Our Best, Amy Supple, COO The Edgewater Team

Madison, Wisconsin
Reviewed 1 week ago

We stayed overnight for a night out close to home to celebrate our anniversary. We arrived and parked (free) in the attached parking garage (spaces were super tight, but that's Madison). We entered the hotel and check in was quick and painless. Every staff member we encountered was polite, smiled and greeted us warmly, we felt very welcome. The hotel...

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asupinmadison, General Manager at The Edgewater, responded to this review

Dear home2much, Thank you for your feedback. I am so happy to hear you enjoyed your recent visit to The Edgewater. We have already begun work on improving our signage and way-finding to help navigate our expansive property. We greatly appreciate you taking the time to inform us of your stay and look forward to welcoming you again to The...

Madison, Wisconsin
Reviewed 1 week ago

Booked for Madison Hotel week for a rate of $125 a night. Reservation came back as ADA room, I immediately called the hotel requesting a regular room. The women said she would send the request over immediately and they would get back with me. They did not. I called sent an e-mail the next day and was ignored. I called...

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asupinmadison, General Manager at The Edgewater, responded to this review

Dear doozerkitty, We appreciate you leaving your feedback regarding your recent reservation experience. I apologize for the issues you experienced during your reservation booking and have forwarded your concerns to our reservations department so they may be immediately addressed. If you are still interested in staying at The Edgewater during Hotel Week, please contact our Reservations Manager, Rahne Forbes, at...

Mount Prospect, Illinois
Reviewed 1 week ago

The stay was excellent! The room was clean and tastefully decorated. The food at the reception was wonderful! I would recommend your Hotel to friends traveling in your area. A slight TV problem was attended to mere moments after contact with the front desk.

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asupinmadison, General Manager at The Edgewater, responded to this review

Dear jgasket, Thank you for taking the time to leave your feedback. We are so happy to hear you enjoyed your stay and the banquet during the wedding you attended. I am glad to hear your TV issue was resolved quickly and hope it was not too much of an inconvenience. When your travels bring you back to Madison, we...

Warrenton, Virginia
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Great hotel. Very friendly staff. The hotel is right on the edge of the lake and the views are amazing. You can walk to the capital building and the university isn't far. There are several restaurants and bars in the hotel. The bed was very comfortable. The rooms are spacious and well decorated . The shower was huge. My room...

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asupinmadison, General Manager at The Edgewater, responded to this review

Dear reese3, Thank you for taking the time to write a review. We are fortunate to be located so close to all Downtown Madison has to offer as well as within walking distance to UW Madison. Our favorite part though, is being right on the shores of beautiful Lake Mendota, which offers stunning views all year long. We greatly appreciate...

Oconomowoc, Wisconsin
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We stay at The Edgewater whenever possible. The location is great, property is beautiful, rooms very comfortable, food is exquisite, and the service beyond compare. As a frequent traveler, this hotel rivals the best of the best.

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asupinmadison, General Manager at The Edgewater, responded to this review

Dear 12216Traveler, Thank you so much for your glowing review. We are so happy you stay with us often and hope your visits meet all your expectations. As always, please let us know if there is anything we can do to make your next stay more comfortable. We look forward to welcoming you again soon to The Edgewater! All Our...

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Amenities

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  • Room Service
  • Restaurant
  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Spa
About the property
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
  • Wheelchair Access
  • Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly )
Food & drink at the hotel
The Statehouse
The Statehouse
Cuisines: American
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  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Spa
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  • Accessible rooms
  • Kitchenette
  • Family Rooms
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  • Refrigerator in room
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  • Paid Internet
  • Free Internet
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  • Meeting Rooms
  • Business Centre with Internet Access
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
As Madison's first and only AAA Four Diamond property, The Edgewater is the proud revival of an historic hotel, right on the shores of Lake Mendota, adjacent to the University of Wisconsin and steps from the state Capitol, in the heart of downtown Madison. The restored property maintains the classic facade of its predecessor, now called The Langdon Building, and a new tower, The Wisconsin Building, all with completely new interiors, several restaurants, a magnificent spa, ballrooms, and a large plaza that connects both hotel guests and the public with the beautiful waters of the lake. The hotel has 202 guest rooms, the majority offering gorgeous lake views, including presidential suites and studios with kitchenettes. The Edgewater Spa provides fitness and personal training overlooking Lake Mendota, as well as full service, customized hair, makeup, nail services and relaxing massage. Restaurant options range from The Statehouse for distinctive dining, to The Boathouse, a bar and restaurant in the great Wisconsin tradition of casual waterfront spots, The Icehouse for very casual dining, and The Cafe, for coffee and lighter fare throughout the day. Meeting and banquet facilities range from The Grand Ballroom and Mendota Ballroom, both in the Wisconsin Building, to The Red Crown Club on top of the Langdon Building, offering versatility and spectacular views of Lake Mendota. The Plaza lies at the heart of The Edgewater between The Langdon Building and the Wisconsin Building, almost an acre, open to the public with regularly scheduled outdoor events, concerts and celebrations, converting in winter to a skating rink. ... more   less 

Additional Information about The Edgewater

Address: 1001 Wisconsin Place, Madison, WI 53703-1302
Region: United States > Wisconsin > Madison
Price Range: €147 - €280 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:4.5 star — The Edgewater 4.5*
Number of rooms: 202
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