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Wisconsin
Reviewed yesterday NEW

No issues, shuttle was waiting for us at 4am, and waiting for us at pick up. Room was average, clean, and quiet. Staff was friendly and accommodating

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Merrimac, Wisconsin
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Madison, Wisconsin
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Madison, Wisconsin
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I stayed at your property with my 2 kids, ages 4 and 7, as a little getaway because you all have the pool and game room. I had NEVER stayed at the Madison Howard Johnson ever. Minutes upon arriving and checking in, we went to get baggage out of my vehicle and my daughter brought a dirty drug syringe she...

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Neenah, Wisconsin, United States
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Yusra S, Front Office Manager at Howard Johnson Plaza Hotel Madison, responded to this review

Madison, Wisconsin
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I stayed here overnight by myself as a way to get a bunch of writing work done without distraction. So I cared primarily about a) good internet, b) some relaxation in the pool and hot tub, and c) a decent breakfast. The HoJo Plaza delivered on all three! My internet connection was good (I asked to be in a room...

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Yusra S, Front Office Manager at Howard Johnson Plaza Hotel Madison, responded to this review

Thank you for your kind review and sharing your experience with us. I appreciate your positive feedback about your stay at the Howard Johnson Plaza Madison. I am very pleased to hear that our staff made your stay pleasant. I will pass along your wonderful comments with all the staff. We do take pride in catering to our guests' needs...

Chicago, Illinois
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Basic but clean and comfortable room at a great price (even better if you book in advance). Hotel is quiet. Great free breakfast - Excellent home fries, cinnamon raisin French toast, sausage, and with a singing waiter! It has a restaurant and is next door to a large grocery store if you want to grab a take home dinner.

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Yusra S, Front Office Manager at Howard Johnson Plaza Hotel Madison, responded to this review

Thank you for taking time to review your stay with us. I am very pleased to hear that our staff made your stay pleasant. We do take pride in catering to our guests' needs the best way we can. Our hotel truly enjoys providing a complimentary hot breakfast buffet. We've been working hard on improving all aspects of our property,...

arcadia
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Nice hotel that's easy to get to. Has clean comfortable beds, game room, real nice indoor pool area and restaurant and bar. Morning breakfast was hot and loaded. Was real good. Didn't leave there hungry. I'd take my family there again. Close to other restaurants, malls, and stores.

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Yusra S, Front Office Manager at Howard Johnson Plaza Hotel Madison, responded to this review

Thank you for taking time to review your stay with us. I am very pleased to hear that our staff made your stay pleasant. We do take pride in catering to our guests' needs the best way we can. Our hotel truly enjoys providing a complimentary hot breakfast buffet. We've been working hard on improving all aspects of our property,...

Chippewa Falls, Wisconsin
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I found this hotel last minute. I was hesitant because it was such a good deal. Once I arrived I felt welcomed and was very pleased by the staff and decor. The breakfast was entertaining. I meet the happiest person ever working the breakfast!! Mike was funny and very hospitable!! I highly recommend it!

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Yusra S, Front Office Manager at Howard Johnson Plaza Hotel Madison, responded to this review

Dear Tara, Thank you for taking time to review your stay with us. I am very pleased to hear that our staff made your stay pleasant. We do take pride in catering to our guests' needs the best way we can. Our hotel truly enjoys providing a complimentary hot breakfast buffet. We've been working hard on improving all aspects of...

Madison, Wisconsin
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Clean and economical. Nice breakfast. The decor is pretty dated but good price point. Has pool hot tub and exercise room. No microwave in the room but there is one in the hallway. My room had a small refrigerator

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Yusra S, Front Office Manager at Howard Johnson Plaza Hotel Madison, responded to this review

Dear Guest, Thank you for taking time to review your stay with us. I am very pleased to hear that our staff made your stay pleasant. We do take pride in catering to our guests' needs the best way we can. Our hotel truly enjoys providing a complimentary hot breakfast buffet. We've been working hard on improving all aspects of...

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Amenities

Highlights
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Pool
  • Free Parking
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Free Breakfast
  • Room Service
  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
About the property
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
  • Wheelchair Access
  • Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly )
Things to do
  • Pool
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Hot Tub
  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
Room types
  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Accessible rooms
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  • Air Conditioning
  • Refrigerator in room
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  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Public Wifi
Services
  • Shuttle Bus Service
  • Airport Transportation
  • Free Parking
  • Free Breakfast
  • Meeting Rooms
  • Children Activities (Kid / Family Friendly)
  • Room Service
  • Dry Cleaning
  • Business Centre with Internet Access
  • Banquet Room
  • Self-Serve Laundry
  • Conference Facilities
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
With the largest indoor pool in town and one of the best room rates, our full-service Howard Johnson Madison hotel is located near Dane County Regional Airport with airport shuttle service available. Our Madison, WI, hotel offers easy access to Interstates 39, 90 and 94, with easy access for events at Lake Mendota, UW Madison, the state capitol and Alliant Energy Center. Enjoy our enormous game room, work out in the fitness center, or a soak in the whirlpool during your stay. Guest room amenities include free Wi-Fi Internet access and refrigerators are available upon request. Handicapped-accessible rooms are available at our pet-friendly Madison, Wisconsin, hotel, and there is parking for your truck, bus or RV. Room service is available or you can enjoy a meal at the Northwood's Bar & Grill, our on-site restaurant. After a sound sleep, start fresh with complimentary Rise and Dine continental breakfast with a hot buffet before heading out. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Howard Johnson Plaza Hotel Madison

Address: 3841 E Washington Ave, Madison, WI 53704-3648
Region: United States > Wisconsin > Madison
Price Range: €70 - €104 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:2.5 star — Howard Johnson Plaza Hotel Madison 2.5*
Number of rooms: 197
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“ask for a room near entrance 5, very quiet and away from noisy bar and lobby area.”
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