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Chicago, Illinois
Reviewed 13 February 2017

Located on the shores of the lake, a few blocks from the Capitol and a few blocks from UW, this renovated hotel offers everything you would want. With well-appointed views and a friendly staff, we had a delightful two day stay.

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

Dear bretjina, Thank you for providing your feedback. We are happy to hear you enjoyed your recent stay at The Edgewater and hope to welcome you again soon! All Our Best, Amy Supple, COO The Edgewater Team

Chicago, Illinois
Reviewed 7 February 2017

I had booked a trip for my father's 70th Birthday and the service was outstanding. I called directly to the hotel (which I would recommend doing if you have specific times or ideas) to book our rooms as well as spa services for my parents. They were not only kind enough to reserve breakfast for the next morning with fabulous...

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

Dear 85bears4life730, Thank you for taking the time to provide us with your feedback. We are so happy to hear you and your family enjoyed your Edgewater experience. We a fortunate to offer an abundance of things to do while staying at The Edgewater, including our restaurants, Ice Rink in the winter, and expansive views of beautiful Lake Mendota all...

Victoria, Minnesota
Reviewed 6 February 2017 via mobile

What a beautiful hotel! Had no idea all the amenities on site, like spa, restaurant choices, and incredible setting on the water. Neat skating rink right outside the hotel. Room was exactly as it looked in the pictures, and the bedding was super comfy. Wish we had more than one night to enjoy the property!

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

Dear VicMom3, Thank you for your wonderful review. I am so happy to hear you enjoyed your recent stay and hope to see you again soon! All Our Best, Amy Supple, COO The Edgewater Team

Reviewed 1 February 2017

We stayed at The Edgewater on a Tuesday evening when in Madison to see Phantom of the Opera. The staff was very accommodating, including the valets. They took us to and picked us up from the nearby Overture (performance venue). The hotel was well-appointed, clean, quiet, big rooms, and comfortable beds. It is located on the lakeshore and the views...

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

Dear Dion S, Thank you for your feedback. I am so happy to hear you enjoyed your recent visit and that you were able to utilize our car service to attend Phantom of the Opera! We hope you will stay with us again on the shores of Lake Mendota. All Our Best, Amy Supple, COO The Edgewater Team

San Francisco
Reviewed 31 January 2017

We were on a Wisconsin road trip and stayed here for two nights. The hotel is beautiful and we were upgraded to a gorgeous lake view room. The bathroom was so luxurious and the furnishings were tasteful. It was nice to enjoy the sunset over the lake. The hotel is just a few blocks from the capitol building, restaurants, bars...

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

Dear TravelSneak, Thank you for taking the time to leave your feedback. I am so happy to hear you enjoyed your recent stay with us. We are truly fortunate to be so centrally located within walking distance of the Capitol, UW Madison, and all downtown Madison has to offer. The famous sunsets over Lake Mendota are a real treat too....

Reviewed 30 January 2017

Truly the best hotel in Madison. The staff are awesome. They greet you with a smile and go out of their way to take care of their guests. you won't want to leave. If you can make sure you get to the Spa and take advantage of the awesome views.

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

Dear Adam F, Thank you for your wonderful review. We work hard to ensure all our guest, both new and returning, are warmly welcomed and made to feel at home during your stay. We hope to welcome you again soon to The Edgewater on the shores of beautiful Lake Mendota! All Our Best, Amy Supple, COO The Edgewater Hotel

Birnamwood, Wisconsin
Reviewed 30 January 2017

Stayed overnight to go to the Womans March with my sister. Excellent customer service, very comfortable beds, and very quiet! Our window faced the lake-too bad it was foggy, cloudy, oh, and winter! They are doing renovations so finding the restaurant was a bit confusing. Had fish fry -generous portions and delicious! Watched the ice skaters from Augies Tavern. Walking...

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

Dear anne d, Thank you for taking the time to leave us your feedback regarding your recent stay. We are so happy you enjoyed the room accommodations and appreciate your patience while we make improvements. When your travels bring you back to Madison, we hope you will stay with us again at The Edgewater - hopefully in the summer so...

Milwaukee, Wisconsin, United States
Reviewed 29 January 2017

The Edgewater is a great place to stay. Perfect all year round with set on the beautiful lake. Rooms are very clean, great service. Top notch hotel....hope to take advantage of the spa next time...can't wait to go back!

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

Dear Sally W, Thank you for taking the time to provide us with your feedback. We are happy to hear you enjoyed your stay. Our Spa provides many opportunities to completely relax, whether it is a soak in our warm Relaxation Pool, a rejuvenating facial or a quick mani pedi - we offer so much to enjoy! We hope to...

New Glarus, Wisconsin
Reviewed 25 January 2017

Excellent service and beautiful view of the lake. We ate breakfast on Sunday and it was excellent. Our housekeeping did a great job of cleaning our room. All help was excellent in serivice. Had drinks at the bar and the help was excellent and welcoming.

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

Dear ganshert2, Thank you for your feedback. We are happy to hear you enjoyed your recent stay and your service was excellent throughout the property. We greatly appreciate our guests choosing to stay at The Edgewater and look forward to welcoming you again soon! All Our Best, Amy Supple, COO The Edgewater Team

Reviewed 24 January 2017 via mobile

I recently stayed at the Edgewater during my first visit to Madison on a business trip and was BLOWN AWAY by the incredible customer service. The staff provided world class service from start to finish and the hotel room and amenities FAR exceeded my expectations. The location is perfect and I was within walking distance of over 40 restaurants and...

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

Dear Brittany C, Thank you for your wonderful comments. We are so pleased you enjoyed your recent visit. We are very fortunate to be so close to all the fantastic offerings of downtown Madison. When your business travel brings you back to Madison, we hope you will stay with us again. All Our Best, Amy Supple, COO The Edgewater Team

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  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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  • Spa
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The Statehouse
The Statehouse
Cuisines: American
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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: €127 - €343 (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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