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Hotel Ruby Marie

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#33 of 61 Hotels in Madison
Certificate of Excellence
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Asheboro, North Carolina
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I had a wonderful stay at the Ruby Marie. This is not your average hotel. This hotel is decorated with a Victorian theme, you almost feel like you've gone back in a time machine. It's absolutely charming. The hotel is located in the heart of Madison and offers food options just an elevator ride downstairs. There's both a sports bar...

Thank BenJonesComedy
Houston, Texas
Reviewed 13 December 2016 via mobile

Officially the coolest little hotel ever! Originally built in the 1800s this place has so much style. Of course they have made modern updates since then, but still hold onto an 1800s atmosphere. Classic wooden doors, wooden furniture, large vintage mirrors in the stairwell, and several sitting rooms. Even the curtains and the lamp fixtures in my room take me...

Thank Jim H
Hinckley, Illinois
Reviewed 27 September 2016

This is really a cool hotel. It is really beautiful and the staff does a great job in maintaining it. I could not give it an excellent rating only because of a couple quirky things. First the bed in our room is one of those antique beds, so just getting into bed the headboard would literally hit the wall. We...

Thank Micki B
Hartland, Wisconsin
Reviewed 25 September 2016

Easy to find, easy check-in, good eats at the Come Back In (complimentary breakfast(s) included with your stay), complimentary drink(s) at hotel bar. The decor is vintage and charming. The room size was perfect for the two of us (mid level room), and the bathroom large with jetted tub. There were two bottles of water in the fridge, as well...

Reviewed 12 September 2016 via mobile

Always a pleasure. If you are a light sleeper bring ear plugs for the train going by and its horn. Breakfast is tasty from the deli downstairs during the week or the restaurant next door on the weekends.

Thank Linda L
Sun Prairie
Reviewed 24 August 2016

If you love B and Bs' and historical buildings then you will love the Hotel Ruby Marie. very Clean and historical. Lacked nice seating options in room but pretty cool. Would definitely stay again. Great breakfast at comeback in.

Thank Scott B
Reviewed 16 July 2016 via mobile

I've stayed at a lot of hotels but none have made me feel like I'm about to go on an impromptu ghost adventure quite like Hotel Ruby Marie. And I mean that in the most positive way possible. They even embrace it in the decor a little bit. It's fun. It looks immaculately restored from 150 years ago which gives...

Thank Dave L
Chesapeake, Virginia, United States
Reviewed 4 July 2016 via mobile

The hotel is an old railroad hotel it is been converted to a boutique hotel with about 20 rooms. It's it's a top several businesses that share space and very convenient for dining. It is also extremely convenient to downtown and to the lake. Each room is different and has a different view. We stayed in the largest room 23...

1Thank WilliamA56
Reviewed 22 June 2016

Hotel Ruby is really not your typical B&B, it's more of a hotel even though it's advertised as a B&B. Our breakfast was in a restaurant next door and we were allowed to order anything off the menu. We had a nice lakeview room. Free convenient parking. Able to walk to numerous restaurants and bars.

1Thank ChicagoSlats
Sawyer, Michigan
Reviewed 21 May 2016 via mobile

We wanted to be close to the Overture Center. We were so happy to find this. We had a room full of antiques. It is close to the lakefront and Capitol. There are plenty of restaurants to chose from. They do provide a continental breakfast with fresh bakery goods. Great coffee!

1Thank Karen B

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  • Restaurant
  • Free Parking
  • Breakfast included
  • Room Service
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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  • Wheelchair Access
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  • Bar/Lounge
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  • Non-Smoking Rooms
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  • Air Conditioning
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Free Parking
  • Breakfast included
  • Room Service
  • Meeting Rooms

Additional Information about Hotel Ruby Marie

Address: 524 E. Wilson Street, Madison, WI 53703
Region: United States > Wisconsin > Madison
Price Range: €78 - €122 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:2 star — Hotel Ruby Marie 2*
Number of rooms: 15
Also Known As:
Ruby Marie Hotel
Hotel Style:
#4 Romantic Hotel in Madison
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“Do not stay in a 2nd floor room near the lobby. Recommend 3rd floor for maximum quietness. Tavern next door the noise goes on quite late.”
 of 5 bubbles 472mickib, 27 Sep 2016 | Read review
“The rooms facing the lake do also face a railway line, no issue for us, but may be an issue for light sleepers.”
 of 5 bubbles hannypops, 1 Nov 2015 | Read review
“Prices range based on size of room. I'd prefer room not on same side as train tracks.”
 of 5 bubbles rebeccalbauer, 30 Oct 2015 | Read review
“They give you an optoin of amenities paired with the budget you have”
 of 5 bubbles elizabethj255, 15 Oct 2015 | Read review
“#27 is one of the quieter rooms in the hotel.”
 of 5 bubbles rachelrenee_80, 29 Jun 2015 | Read review
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