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Minneapolis, Minnesota
Reviewed 23 August 2016

The attention to detail made our stay perfect! Pinot Noir decanted with wine glasses sitting in the living room, beer and white wine in the wine fridge in the dining room, Aveda Shampoo in our bathroom and dark chocolate/carmel waiting for us when we got home in the evening. Peggy was warm and inviting and her knowledge of Madison helped...

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Peggy and Dave F, Owner at The Livingston Inn, responded to this review

Thank you for your review and noticing all those extra little things we provide to make everyone's stay comfortable and memorable. We're very glad to hear you enjoyed our B&B and its proximity to all the fun and excitement in downtown Madison! Warm regards, Peggy and Dave

West Bloomfield, Michigan
Reviewed 19 August 2016 via mobile

We loved this place the moment we walked through the wrought iron gate on to the inviting front lawn. The house is as pretty in reality as it looks in the pics. Peggy and Dave were wonderful hosts. They made us feel comfortable and at home very quickly. Our room was very large and comfortable with a view of both...

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Peggy and Dave F, Owner at The Livingston Inn, responded to this review

We're very glad to hear you enjoyed your stay with us at our B&B. We try to make every part of it special, and it's very rewarding when we hear that people appreciate it. Thank you for writing a review and enjoy the rest of your summer! Warm regards, Peggy and Dave

Boston, Massachusetts
Reviewed 9 August 2016

Location is great for walking or biking all around Madison. Room was very comfortable and quiet. I appreciated the complimentary beverages and sitting by the pier to watch the sunsets. Peggy is the perfect host and really helps bring people together over a deicious breakfast each morning. As a single traveler, it was everything I had hoped for.

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Peggy and Dave F, Owner at The Livingston Inn, responded to this review

We're very glad you enjoyed your time with us, including our location by the lake and breakfast together. We want everyone here to feel comfortable, whether business, leisure, couples, or solo travelers. So it's very nice to hear that you felt welcome. Thank you for your review and enjoy the rest of your summer! Warm regards, Peggy and Dave

Wausau, Wisconsin
Reviewed 4 August 2016 via mobile

My husband and I visited Madison for a quick getaway to attend the Concert at the Capital. We were greeted warmly by Peggy who spent time with us to share some insights into Madison and to share the history of this magnificent home. She then took us up to General Pickering Room. It was a beautiful room and I loved...

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Peggy and Dave F, Owner at The Livingston Inn, responded to this review

Thank you so much for taking the time to write all these wonderful things in your review! It make us very happy when we hear guests enjoy all of the different services and special touches we incorporate in all parts of their stay. We are both very glad you enjoyed your time at our B&B and your visit to Madison!...

Houston, Texas
Reviewed 31 July 2016

The Livingston Inn is a gem. Perfectly situated along the lake, within a short walking distance of nearly everything in town. My friend and I stayed in the William T. Leitch and Harman Hideaway rooms, which to our surprise adjoined through a secret door! The rooms are large and comfortable. Peggy was the perfect host, full of recommendations for activities...

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Peggy and Dave F, Owner at The Livingston Inn, responded to this review

Thank you so much for taking the time to write this review. We are so happy you enjoyed the rooms and that secret door -- not too many people get to take advantage of it! We're very glad your experience at our B&B was a pleasant one and that your stay included the lake and all the wonderful things to...

Milwaukee, Wisconsin
Reviewed 23 July 2016

If there were 4.5 stars, that's what I would give the Livingston Inn. Did not meet Dave, but Peggy is a very friendly, helpful and easy-to-talk-to owner. The house is beautiful and kept up very well. The location, near the water and a walking / bike path close to downtown, is perfect. The only reason I didn't give it 5...

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Peggy and Dave F, Owner at The Livingston Inn, responded to this review

We're glad you enjoyed your stay at our B&B as well as the lake and our location in a wonderful and dynamic downtown area. We appreciate the insight on the rooms -- while we think each one is special and complete in its own way, it is so helpful to get a different perspective that we might not see. So...

Saint Paul, Minnesota
Reviewed 8 July 2016

We had a wonderful visit to Madison and we loved the Livingston Inn. Peggy was so knowledgeable and helpful. When we arrived, she showed us around and suggested that we sit out on the water and enjoy the evening. Chairs and table were out on the dock. What a nice surprise! She gave us several suggestions for dinner within walking...

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Peggy and Dave F, Owner at The Livingston Inn, responded to this review

Thank you for taking the time to write a review and telling us all the little things you appreciated and noticed during your stay here. Taliesin is definitely a great choice for a visit during this time of year, so we're glad you went. And we're glad the post-visit mailing worked out! Enjoy the rest of your summer! Warm regards,...

Texas
Reviewed 7 July 2016

Over the past 2.5 years, I've stayed at The Livingston Inn five times. This small Inn is in an historic house in Downtown Madison, near the state Capitol building and on Lake Mendota. The house is beautifully restored, in a cozy, not stuffy fashion. I've stayed in each of the five rooms. Each room is comfortable and furnished with antiques....

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Peggy and Dave F, Owner at The Livingston Inn, responded to this review

Thank you so very much for writing this review. We are so thrilled you have chosen to stay with us when you visit Madison. It always makes our day when you are here and we can have so many fun and interesting conversations and compare notes about what's going on in Madison and around the world! We are very glad...

San Diego, California
Reviewed 7 July 2016 via mobile

Loved this place. Peggy is so sweet. Great location. Very good breakfast. I look forward to returning! The house is so cool and great history. Loved the free wine and beer and treats out at all times! Very calming house. My husband and I do many B&B's and really this was a treat. Love Madison!

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Peggy and Dave F, Owner at The Livingston Inn, responded to this review

Thank you so much for your review. We really enjoyed your company and are glad you appreciate all that we strive to offer at our B&B. We do try to make it special in our own way, and it's quite a honor to receive compliments from people like you who frequent B&Bs when they travel. We wish you all the...

Columbus, Ohio
Reviewed 28 June 2016

Although there for only one night, we were greeted upon arrival by our host and provided with a great room in a fine old home near downtown Madison. Easy street parking, easy walk to lots of places to eat, and good sunset viewing were all parts of this brief stay. Breakfast was also very good. If I were going to...

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Peggy and Dave F, Owner at The Livingston Inn, responded to this review

Thank you very much for taking the time to write a review. We are glad you enjoyed your short stay with us and hope we can welcome you back to our B&B anytime you're here in Madison! Warm regards, Peggy and Dave

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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Experience the history of a 160-year old Gothic revival mansion in one of the most eclectic cities in North America. Feel at home on your next getaway or business trip with the warmth and charm of Midwestern hospitality. Discover The Livingston Inn -- a Madison bed & breakfast as unique and friendly as the city itself. ... more   less 

Additional Information about The Livingston Inn

Address: 752 E. Gorham Street, Madison, WI 53703
Region: United States > Wisconsin > Madison
Price Range: €210 - €274 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3.5 star — The Livingston Inn 3.5*
Number of rooms: 5
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“My boyfriend and I stayed in the Harman Hideaway near the back of the home. It was nice and quiet and the bathroom was amazing!”
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“Pickering is a sort of suite with an extra room for relaxing. Nice.”
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“Any, there are only four - just make sure you get one of them!”
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“Visit their website and make reservations early!”
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“rooms away from the street with Lake view are great”
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