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The Livingston Inn

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Madison, Wisconsin
Reviewed 24 March 2016

Can't recommend it highly enough - from the warm greeting to the farewell hug. Peggy does it right! Beautiful, clean rooms, a glass of wine welcome and a delicious breakfast made for a great getaway. Walking distance to some wonderful neighborhood restaurants and bars for an added bonus.

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

We're so glad you enjoyed your stay and all the little extras we offer. Our neighborhood has transformed in a wonderful little place, and it's always nice to hear how much guests enjoy it. Thank you so much for writing a review! Warm regards, Peggy and Dave

Boston, Massachusetts
Reviewed 15 March 2016

The Livingston Inn is the perfect home if you visit Madison. I spent three days there and could not have been happier with my choice. Peggy and her husband are the best hostess and host you could ask for. The breakfasts are phenomenal and the warmth and hospitality of the owners made my stay one I will never forget! The...

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

Thank you so very much for your kind words and taking the time to write a review. We had such a fun weekend with you and your other family members! So many great laughs! To us, it's such a pleasure to meet such interesting and wonderful people and welcome them to both Madison and our B&B. We are so glad...

Chicago, Illinois
Reviewed 8 March 2016

My husband had business in Madison so I tagged along, and we went early and explored the city some. The Livingston Inn was the perfect home base. The house is stunningly beautiful but comfortable and homey too. It's convenient to the capitol area, the University and shopping. Our room was charming with a cozy fire, and the bed was quite...

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

We are so glad you enjoyed our inn and all the nearby places on the isthmus. Whatever the season, it's wonderful when guests take advantage of our location and discover the many things to do in Madison. We look forward to a return visit, and thank you for taking the time to write a review! Warm regards, Peggy and Dave

Reviewed 3 March 2016

Stayed for 2 nights with my wife and enjoyed the warmth and hospitality in the perfect setting. We felt like home, loved our room with a very comfortable bed and a fireplace, met very nice people, enjoyed delicious breakfasts. Thank you Peggy!

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

Thank you as well, Boris, for staying with us and writing a review on TripAdvisor! We are so glad you enjoyed our B&B as well as meeting our other guests over the weekend. We definitely enjoyed your company and hope you had a very nice time in Madison. Warm regards, Peggy and Dave

Lake Villa, Illinois
Reviewed 19 February 2016

Great location near downtown Madison. The Inn is beautiful and just feels comfortable. Our room was really nice, with a large bathroom, view of the lake, and a fireplace, which we used since it was very cold while we were there. Our hosts were fun to talk to and helpful with ideas of where to eat or directions to locations....

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

A belated thank you for writing you review on TripAdvisor! We are so glad you enjoyed your visit and it was such a pleasure to meet such wonderful people. We hope you enjoyed everything our B&B and Madison offer during the winter and look forward to seeing you again during a different season. Warm regards, Peggy and Dave

Madison, Wisconsin
Reviewed 7 February 2016

My husband and I really enjoyed our stay at the Livingston Inn. We had a choice to stay in the Harman Hideaway or the Lake Mendota rooms and choose the Harman Hideaway because the bathroom was really nice with a rainfall shower. We also enjoyed having a fireplace and tv in our room. When we stayed, the weather was nice...

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Rockford, Illinois
Reviewed 25 January 2016

You will notice a common theme in the numerous preceding reviews: The Livingston Inn will exceed whatever expectations you might have. What sets it apart from the moment you arrive is the hospitality of Peggy and Dave. Instead of “checking in”, you sit and visit and become acquainted. A tour of the home and your accommodations follows, and by the...

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

Thank you so much for your very kind words and for writing a review. We read each one and take in what we are doing right while seeing how we can make the experience all the better for future guests. We do believe there is something very special about a B&B stay, and we're glad you enjoyed your time with...

Cornell, Michigan
Reviewed 5 January 2016

Had a wonderful time here spending the night on New Year's Eve. The experience was everything I hoped for and more. A gorgeous, spacious home--yet very charming and intimate. Peggy made us feel very welcome and she provided excellent recommendations on local attractions and restaurants--but one of the best meals we got was the meal Peggy and her staff provided...

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

Thank you so much for taking a time to write a review on TripAdvisor. We really enjoy New Year's Eve each year with our guests, and we are so glad you were part of it this year. We certainly enjoyed our time with you, and we wish you all the best for 2016. Warm regards, Peggy and Dave

Warrenville, Illinois
Reviewed 18 November 2015

We spent 2 nights in the Lake Mendota room. The room is pleasantly decorated, comfortably furnished, spacious, and clean. The breakfasts were very good and accommodated vegetarian and dairy-free requests. The owners, Peggy and Dave, are friendly, helpful, and gracious. The experience exceeded our expectations for a relaxing weekend getaway.

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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! We're glad you enjoyed your stay, and we really strive to take care of all the details to provide those great weekend getaways so important in a busy lifestyle. Warm regards, Peggy and Dave

Milwaukee, Wisconsin
Reviewed 28 October 2015

I heard about the Livingston Inn from a friend who has stayed there several times, and after visiting for a night in October, I can understand the appeal. The house is gorgeous inside and out, and it was an easy walk to the farmers' market, wonderful restaurants and other attractions near campus and the State Capitol. Peggy and Dave were...

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

We're very happy to hear you enjoyed your anniversary getaway at our B&B and the various little special items we offer to our guests. Breakfast conversations are always interesting here, so we're glad you had that experience as well. Many thanks for your review! Warm regards, Peggy and Dave

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  • Breakfast included
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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 St, Madison, WI 53703
Region: United States > Wisconsin > Madison
Price Range: ₹ 12,530 - ₹ 18,084 (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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“Ask the owners about each room's features, as each room is distinctive.”
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“Each room is unique. Pick from the photos on the website.”
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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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