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The Speckled Hen Inn

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Chicago, Illinois
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

This is my second time staying at the Speckled Henn & our first under the new owners. Incredible experience. Beautiful grounds, delicious food (that was modified to our vegetarian diet), spacious rooms, & fantastic hosts. I proposed to my girlfriend here for a reason. Highest possible recommendation. Can't wait to return!

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Iowa City, Iowa
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This is our third time staying at the Speckled Hen Inn and we again thoroughly enjoyed our time at this beautiful inn. The new owners, Tom and Heather, are gracious hosts and anticipate guests' needs. The breakfasts that Heather makes are amazing and many of the ingredients are from their garden and hens. They recently added sheep to the property...

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Duluth, Minnesota
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We always like to stop at B&B's as we own a small business ourselves. So we like to support the local folk if we can. Heather greeted us and I had to laugh as she said she had moved to Madison from San Diego! We are from Oregon and moved to the midwest too. I thought she is as loony...

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Roscoe, Illinois
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

You will not be disappointed. A rural setting just 7 minutes from downtown Madison! All of the rooms very wel appointed and comfortable. Relax in your room with a glass of wine while watching TV or movies from the flat screen TV provided in each room. Or go to the theater room to watch a movie on the big screen....

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1Thank Randalea
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This was my first stay at the Speckled Hen Inn and I'm already thinking of excuses to book another stay. It's only 10 minutes from my home but looked so appealing when driving past that I booked a night for Valentine's Day. The interior is amazingly homey and comfortable with several common areas where guests can relax and feel at...

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1Thank Jennifer H
Hortonville, Wisconsin
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

From start to finish this was a delightful stay! We were warmly greeted by Heather and were made right at home. The accommodations are wonderful with a fireplace and whirlpool tub in the room and extra amenities like hot drinks and soda available any time, fruit, snacks, and homemade cookies always available too. Tom and Heather and kind, thoughtful, inviting,...

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1Thank Lisa B
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

This is a delightful place to get away and Heather and Tom are wonderful innkeepers. Their farm is beautiful and relaxing, breakfast was delicious, and the chance to meet their sheep, llama, and lambs was an added treat. And the fact that they are only about 15 minutes from downtown Madison means you can balance country and city activities in...

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Marquette, Michigan
Reviewed 9 February 2017 via mobile

This was my second stay here in the last year. I loved it so much the first time i had no hesitation making a last minute reservation on my way for a trip. Once again, lovely hosts, very lovely rooms, privacy, sheep and a Llama- what more could you want? The breakfast was so delicious!! I wish we could have...

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1Thank beyerpa
Edgerton, Wisconsin
Reviewed 8 February 2017

Went there for our anniversary and was not disappointed. Wonderful room, wonderful breakfast, wonderful host, did I say wonderful. Looking forward to going back when everything is green. Rooms are much bigger than what the photos can show on website. All the rooms are different and looking forward to trying a different room next time

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Reviewed 7 February 2017

We stayed at the Speckled Hen Inn recently for our anniversary. Loved our time there! The innkeepers were so friendly and offered warm hospitality. They seem to really enjoy what they are doing and offering for their guests! Our room was clean, comfortable and just as nice as we expected. The breakfast was delicious. We felt as if we had...

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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Free Parking
  • Breakfast included
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  • Non-Smoking Hotel
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
The Speckled Hen is just outside the city of Madison and has 5 spacious guest rooms. The 20-acre property features gardens, trails, wetlands and meadows where the Inn's sheep and llamas graze. The Inn is recognized for their fine breakfast cuisine featuring locally produced eggs, dairy, fruits and vegetables. The Innkeeper's knowledge of the area provides guests with valued guidance in things to enjoy while visiting the Inn. Here you will find Life and Lodging in Sustainable Style. ... more   less 

Additional Information about The Speckled Hen Inn

Address: 5525 Portage Rd, Madison, WI 53704-2756
Region: United States > Wisconsin > Madison
Price Range: €125 - €209 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Number of rooms: 5
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