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Larchmont, New York
Reviewed 2 days ago NEWvia mobile

We spent two nights here for a wedding. Fabulous spot. Hotel is located on the lake. We had a beautiful room looking out on the water on the 1st floor, which is lake level. There are many public spaces with beautiful lake views, including outdoor terraces on the 5th level and rooftop. The reception was held in the hotel, as...

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

Dear LarchFoodie, Thank you for your wonderful review. We are so pleased to hear you enjoyed your recent visit to The Edgewater to attend a wedding. It is truly fortunate that we are centrally located to the Capitol, UW Madison, State Street and all Downtown Madison has to offer so wedding guests such as yourself can enjoy a real Madison...

Chicago, Illinois
Reviewed 6 days ago NEWvia mobile

Stumbled upon this place in my corporate travel website. My standard Hilton/Marriott hotels were unavailable and I am so glad they weren't! One of the best nights sleep I have had at a hotel in a long time. I will definitely return.

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

Dear Lizmmomof3, We greatly appreciate you taking the time to leave your feedback. It is wonderful to hear you enjoyed your recent stay after deciding to give us a try! 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

Sussex, Wisconsin
Reviewed 1 week ago

A very well maintained property with an exceptional staff. Everyone we met was very friendly, polite and professional. The rooms are luxurious and those with a lake view are spectacular. We will always try to stay at this property on future visits, and it is within easy walking distance of the capitol and excellent dining and entertainment venues.

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

Dear wesparker, Thank you for your wonderful feedback. We are so happy to hear you enjoyed your stay and were warmly welcomed by our staff. Our location is truly prime being so close to the UW campus, all downtown Madison has to offer, and right on the shore of beautiful Lake Mendota. We look forward to welcoming you again soon!...

Wisconsin
Reviewed 1 week ago

Husband and I live about 100 miles away, but actually come to Madison several times a year for sporting events. We usually stay on the east side, but this time decided to stay downtown. We really liked the Edgewater. The location is great, and the views of the lake are spectacular. Downtown is very walkable, and we were able to...

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

Dear marily21, Thank you for taking the time to provide us with your feedback. We are pleased to hear you enjoyed your recent stay at The Edgewater and were able to take advantage of all downtown Madison has to offer. Our resort fee covers a number of amenities including complimentary shuttle, high-speed wifi access, and water bottles in each room...

Reviewed 1 week ago

I was amazed at the loveliness of this hotel. The room was incredibly spacious with sitting area, three huge windows overlooking the lake, huge bathroom. I especially appreciated the spa - including relaxing pool and steam room - and the fitness center was very modern with new machines, also overlooking the lake, stretching equipment, weights, and balls. Onsite food is...

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

Dear Kasha H, Thank you for your wonderful comments. We are so happy to hear you enjoyed your stay and that our staff and accommodations made you feel special. We want every guest we welcome to leave feeling the same way! When your travels bring you back to Madison, we hope you will stay us again on the shores of...

Minneapolis, Minnesota
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

I just came back from the Edgewater. The hotel is lovely and well maintained with beautiful decor in the common areas, hotel rooms and great views of the lake. I would stay there again. We had lunch at Augies Tavern, which was great. The lobster bisque and the meatball flatbread were very nice. We stayed in a room with beautiful...

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

Dear Ann H, Thank you for your feedback. We are so happy to hear you enjoyed your recent visit to The Edgewater. It is wonderful to hear you were able to relax with a massage from Dylan at The Spa. Your concerns regarding your guest services interaction have been addressed, we strive to provide each and every guest with the...

Cambridge, Massachusetts
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This hotel has great views of the lake, but if you're in the Langdon Building you have to take a long tunnel to get to the dining room (with one of the most spectacular views)--a tunnel reminiscent of the Pentagon or a missile silo. The rooms are well appointed with adequate outlets for all your devices (a prime requirement these...

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

Dear FineGueule46, We greatly appreciate you taking the time to leave us your feedback regarding your recent stay. I apologize for the confusion regarding your wifi device access, we certainly do allow more than one device to be connected during your stay. We will be addressing this matter with our reservations and front desk staff so they can properly inform...

Provo, Utah
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Really enjoyed my stay here. Great value. Perhaps it’s because it is a little smaller market, but the room was first class at a very reasonable rate. Quiet. Lovely view of the lake. Location is very nice—about a three-block walk to the capitol building and other downtown restaurants. Will return.

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

Dear Jack H, Thank you for feedback. We are so happy to hear you enjoyed your recent visit to The Edgewater. We are truly fortunate to be within walking distance of all downtown Madison has to offer. Please let us know if there is ever anything we can do to make your stay more comfortable. We hope you will stay...

Chicago, Illinois
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

great place to stay! very nice and clean rooms, nice staff, walking distance to a lot of places, and great views. The only complaint that I have is that it is a little difficult to find the street it is on (but just plug it into the GPS!)

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

Dear mmm473, Thank you for leaving us your feedback. We are thrilled to hear you enjoyed your stay! Your comment regarding the GPS location of the hotel is already being addressed so GPS units, phones and map searches are all updated with our new address. We hope to see you again soon at The Edgewater. All Our Best, Amy Supple,...

Burlington, Canada
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

5-STAR Hotel... We loved the location with such an incredible view of the lake. Being our first visit to Madison and staying at such a great hotel has made this trip that much more memorable for us. We would definitely return back for so many reasons, the lakeside king bed view was amazing and the comfort of the room was...

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Dear travelfoodieandfun, Thank you for your glowing feedback! We are so happy to hear you enjoyed your recent stay at The Edgewater and all of our in-room amenities. Our hotel was built with the guest in mind, from our sumptuous bathtubs and spacious showers to our complimentary shuttle for guests to utilize during their stay. We look forward to welcoming...

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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
  • Wheelchair Access
  • Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly )
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
Food & drink at the hotel
The Statehouse
The Statehouse
Cuisines: American
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  • Restaurant
  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Spa
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  • Accessible rooms
  • Kitchenette
  • Family Rooms
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  • Air Conditioning
  • Refrigerator in room
Internet
  • Paid Wifi
  • Free Internet
  • Public Wifi
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  • Paid Internet
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  • Meeting Rooms
  • Business Centre with Internet Access
  • Children Activities (Kid / Family Friendly)
  • Dry Cleaning
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  • Concierge
  • Banquet 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 Pl, Madison, WI 53703-1302
Region: United States > Wisconsin > Madison
Price Range: $202 - $564 (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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