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Telluride, Colorado
Reviewed yesterday NEW

Completely renovated, The Edgewater Hotel in Madison is a great representative of Historic Hotels of America. Serious attention to detail at every turn. The room was spacious with a beautiful view over the lake. Every detail imaginable in the room and a very upscale and large bathroom. High end finishes, clean and well thought out. Dinner and breakfast at their...

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Reviewed 5 days ago NEWvia mobile

Lovely location on lake with exceptional views, if you get the right room, of course. We had 2 rooms, a king and a double queen bed. Rooms were very spacious and clean the double queen beds room was larger than the king bed room and had a suite type layout. Bathrooms were large. Self parking available for $19 per night....

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asupinmadison, General Manager at The Edgewater, responded to this review

Dear adelZman, Thank you for your feedback regarding your recent visit to The Edgewater. We are so happy to hear you enjoyed your room and the beautiful view of Lake Mendota. We look forward to welcoming you again soon when your travels bring you back to Madison. All Our Best, Amy Supple, COO The Edgewater Team

Milwaukee
Reviewed 1 week ago

The Edgewater is, I believe, an old hotel that has gone through extensive renovation. And it shows. We stayed one night and were surprised and delighted by the room. High quality sheets and duvet, excellent selection of pillows, lovely marble bathroom with nice amenities and towels. We appreciated the ease of manipulating the temperature controls (not always the case even...

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asupinmadison, General Manager at The Edgewater, responded to this review

Dear MilwaukeeRuby, Thank you for leaving us your feedback. We are so happy you enjoyed your recent stay. Our location on Lake Mendota is truly our favorite asset, even during winter it provides beautiful expansive views and amazing sunsets. During the summer, it only gets better with the warm weather, boats pulling up to our Pier and delicious lake food...

Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

The Edgewater is in such a beautiful location right next to Greek row and directly North of the Capital. The staff is friendly. The architecture is beautiful. Make sure to take advantage of the spa it is wonderful. Only downside this stay was that the therapy pool was ice cold. Would be 5 stars but the restaurant is lacking quality...

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asupinmadison, General Manager at The Edgewater, responded to this review

Dear Wyatt C, Thank you for taking the time to provide us your feedback. We are happy to hear you enjoyed your recent visit to the hotel and Spa. Your concerns regarding your restaurant experience have been forwarded to our Statehouse management. We hope you will consider staying with us again when your travels bring you back to Madison. All...

Madison, Wisconsin
Reviewed 1 week ago

I live in Madison but was looking for a place to stay downtown for a special occasion. The staff was incredibly friendly and helpful at check-in as I arrived before my room was ready and they were able to hold a bag, and later called when the room was ready. The room was beautiful, above and beyond what I expected,...

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asupinmadison, General Manager at The Edgewater, responded to this review

Dear 190kristenem, Thank you for your feedback. We are so happy you enjoyed your recent visit to The Edgewater and the service received during your stay. When your travels bring you back to Madison, we look forward to welcoming you again. All Our Best, Amy Supple, COO The Edgewater Team

White Bear Lake, Minnesota
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We planned a mid-February trip to Madison in honor of my hubby's birthday; our daughter ( a former hockey goalie), son-in-law and grandsons live there, and they enjoy skating as a family at the Edgewater. We booked a two-night stay at the hotel, expecting to enjoy the wonderful ice rink and other outdoor amenities with our family.....but, Mother Nature had...

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asupinmadison, General Manager at The Edgewater, responded to this review

Dear Katrina208, Thank you for your wonderful review. I am so happy to hear you enjoyed your recent visit and the time spent with family at our property and in Madison. We are fortunate to be within such easy walking distance of the Capitol Square and all downtown Madison has to offer. During the summer, the sunset views from The...

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

A bit pricey whether it's drinks, food, or the room. The Edgewater does indeed offer a lot to Madison in the from skating in the winter to great patio seating at the lake side restaurant. It's just hard to justify the $$ when there are other options

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asupinmadison, General Manager at The Edgewater, responded to this review

Dear MtNative1025, Thank you for leaving us your feedback regarding your recent stay. I hope your visit to The Edgewater was enjoyable and relaxing. Please let us know if there is anything further we could have done to make your stay more enjoyable. You are welcome to reach out to Rahne Forbes, our Reservations Manager, at 608-535-8200 if you would...

Dubuque, Iowa, usa
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

My wife commented that the hotel reminded her of a Nicholas Sparks book setting, beautiful ,waterfront and romantic.We collect resort hotel experiences and we're shocked to discover this gem so close to home.The food and service was excellent. The hotel will shuttle you to restaurants and other attractions within two miles . The spa experience was outstanding. The lake shore...

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asupinmadison, General Manager at The Edgewater, responded to this review

Dear IslandJim62, Thank you for your wonderful comments. We are so happy to hear you enjoyed your picturesque romantic getaway with your wife and that your experience in the Spa was enjoyable. We hope you will visit us again soon on the shores of beautiful Lake Mendota. All Our Best, Amy Supple, COO The Edgewater Team

Chicago, Illinois
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The room, bathroom & closet were clean and very spacious. Appreciated the valet parking as well as the shuttle service very much. Good location, nice staff. My only wish was a spot to grab a free fresh-brewed coffee other than out of the keurig in the room.

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asupinmadison, General Manager at The Edgewater, responded to this review

Dear elisevh, Thank you for taking the time to provide your feedback regarding your recent stay. I apologize that our staff did not direct you to The Statehouse restaurant for a complimentary cup of freshly brewed coffee, this will certainly be addressed by our managers. We are glad to hear you enjoyed your stay and hope you will visit us...

Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We had been to the Edgewater in April of 2016 and immediately fell in love with the luxury and beauty of the hotel. My wife Katie & I were looking for a long weekend getaway, and I suggested heading back to the Edgewater. Katie thought it over for perhaps 2 seconds, and loved the idea. We booked a "Premium Lakefront...

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asupinmadison, General Manager at The Edgewater, responded to this review

Dear Katie and Tucker, Thank you for your wonderful review. We are so happy to hear you enjoyed your recent visit to Madison and your stay at The Edgewater. It sounds like you both had a fun, exciting, and relaxing weekend! We are very fortunate to offer so many amenities and services to our guests, but our very favorite Edgewater...

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Amenities

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  • Restaurant
  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Room Service
  • Spa
About the property
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
  • Wheelchair Access
  • Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly )
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The Statehouse
The Statehouse
Cuisines: American
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  • Spa
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  • Kitchenette
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  • Refrigerator in room
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
As Madison's first and only AAA Four Diamond property, The Edgewater is the proud revival of an historic hotel, right on the shores of Lake Mendota, adjacent to the University of Wisconsin and steps from the state Capitol, in the heart of downtown Madison. The restored property maintains the classic facade of its predecessor, now called The Langdon Building, and a new tower, The Wisconsin Building, all with completely new interiors, several restaurants, a magnificent spa, ballrooms, and a large plaza that connects both hotel guests and the public with the beautiful waters of the lake. The hotel has 202 guest rooms, the majority offering gorgeous lake views, including presidential suites and studios with kitchenettes. The Edgewater Spa provides fitness and personal training overlooking Lake Mendota, as well as full service, customized hair, makeup, nail services and relaxing massage. Restaurant options range from The Statehouse for distinctive dining, to The Boathouse, a bar and restaurant in the great Wisconsin tradition of casual waterfront spots, The Icehouse for very casual dining, and The Cafe, for coffee and lighter fare throughout the day. Meeting and banquet facilities range from The Grand Ballroom and Mendota Ballroom, both in the Wisconsin Building, to The Red Crown Club on top of the Langdon Building, offering versatility and spectacular views of Lake Mendota. The Plaza lies at the heart of The Edgewater between The Langdon Building and the Wisconsin Building, almost an acre, open to the public with regularly scheduled outdoor events, concerts and celebrations, converting in winter to a skating rink. ... more   less 

Additional Information about The Edgewater

Address: 1001 Wisconsin Place, Madison, WI 53703-1302
Region: United States > Wisconsin > Madison
Price Range: ₹ 8,902 - ₹ 24,021 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:4.5 star — The Edgewater 4.5*
Number of rooms: 202
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“Ask for a lake view room on an upper floor in either building.”
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