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Downtown Madison Arts and Crafts Home

2 reviews
Master bedroom
Master Bedroom
Master Bedroom
Master Bedroom
Master Bath
Master Bedroom bath
Bedroom 2
Bedroom 2
Bedroom 2
Bedroom 2
2nd floor deck off bedroom 2
2nd floor deck off bedroom 2
2nd floor deck off bedroom 2
Bedroom 2 ensuite bath
Bedroom 3
Bedroom 3
Bedroom 3
2nd floor deck off Bedroom 3
Bedroom 3 ensuite bath
Bedroom 3 ensuite bath
Bedroom 4
Bedroom 4
Bedroom 4
Bedroom 4
Bedroom 4
Bedroom 4 ensuite bath (clawfoot tub/shower not shown.)
Bedroom 4 (note, small kitchenette scheduled to be removed.)
Bedroom 5
Bedroom 5
Bedroom 5 ensuite bath
Bedroom 5 ensuite bath
fall colors are stunning
Lush gardens to wander. The house sits inside a downtown city park with a beach and volleyball.
Sunsets from the house are breathtaking!
View towards campus.  Seagull meeting in progress.
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Private Room , 6 Bathrooms , Sleeps 10
Madison, Wisconsin
Welcome to the Mendota Lake House, a beautiful 1911 arts and crafts B&B located on the lakeshore in downtown Madison. This stunning home has 5 bedrooms each with ensuite bath. This is a big house, more than 5300 square feet! We are located inside a downtown city park, right on the lake. There is a beach, volleyball pit, children's play structure, large grassy recreation areas, basket ball courts and rowing club in the park

We are a short walk to the Capitol and a short hike to the University of Wisconsin campus (1 mile.) Our home is on a hill with stunning vistas over the lake. We are in a vibrant, walkable neighborhood with great restaurants nearby.

We believe in all natural products, from hair care and hand soap to the cleaning products we use.

Note, because we are a bed and breakfast in addition to a home rental, ou...
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About the Owner, David W
Languages spoken: English
Response Rate: 100 %
Response Time: Within a few hours
Calendar Updated: 3 days ago
Listed since : Mar 2014
Overall rating: 5.0 / 5.0
Based on 2 reviews and 1 property
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Owners have a private apartment in the lower level of the home with their own entry.
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Darren S
Kent, United Kingdom
Level 3 Contributor
13 reviews
10 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
Reviewed 10 October 2016 for a stay in September 2016
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I stayed here for 3 nights along with my parents and we have a wonderful stay. Lovely rooms (My parents had a room overlooking the lake and it was so beautiful)

Very clean and so much character I felt like I was going back in time and I just loved the experience. The fresh Lemon and Blueberry scones were a delight and the owners are friendly and overall I would recommend this location to anyone wishing to stay in Madison for a few days. Just a short walk into the main shopping area and the view of the lake as I say is a real highlight.

Beds are very comfortable and a big thumbs up from me.

Management response:

Great having you folks and thanks for taking the time to send in this nice review!


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Toronto, Canada
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Reviewed 24 May 2016 for a stay in May 2016
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Mendota Lake House was the perfect place for our large group of extended family members to stay for my niece's graduation from the University of Wisconsin. The place is a B&B but we filled it. The owners made us comfortable and happy, providing delicious food and drink for breakfast, including organic milk for the coffee and tea. They had the pleasant knack of appearing when needed but disappearing when not. The whole place has a welcoming and homey air, tasteful furnishings in mostly arts and crafts style, lots of sofas, and stunning views of the lake.All the bedrooms were nicely organized and spacious, and each has its own large bathrooms. I felt lucky to stay there.

Management response:

Thanks so much, we were so glad that you were able to provide a space where you could really connect with family. And you all were so great to work with!


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  • Air Conditioning
  • Full Baths (6)
  • Internet Access
  • King Beds:(1)
  • Parking
  • Private Garden
  • Queen Beds:(4)
  • Wi-Fi
House rules
    Ask about kids
    Pets not allowed
    Smoking not allowed
    6 Full baths
    4 Kings
    1 Super King
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  • Damage Deposit: €407 / stay - Deposit
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