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The Edgewater

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  • Excellent70%
  • Very good19%
  • Average5%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible2%
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“lake mendota”(96 reviews)
“relaxation pool”(29 reviews)
“resort fee”(28 reviews)
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What's included
Free Internet
Parking
Breakfast Available
Air Conditioning
Non-Smoking Hotel
Restaurant
4 Star 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...
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Location and contact
1001 Wisconsin Pl, Madison, WI 53703-1302
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2 km to Dane County Regional Airport
27 restaurants are within a 0.5 km radius
0.9 km from Wisconsin State Capitol
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All reviewslake mendotarelaxation poolresort feeboathouse restaurantice rinkbeautiful hotelsteam roomfloor to ceiling windowsself parkinggreat view of the lakeroom servicebeautiful roomstate streetrestaurants and barswalk in showerking roomfitness center
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Reviewed 2 days ago

Our experience at The Edgewater, the premier hotel in Madison, was mixed. On the plus side, our room was quite lovely, the hotel has a beautiful setting, we enjoyed the Friday night music while watching the sun set over Lake Mendota from the large deck,...More

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Reviewed 22 January 2018

We were in Madison only one night. But it was enough to realize that Edgewater is terrific--great location near capitol and UW, spacious room, fabulous view of the lake, great bathroom with huge tub, separate sinks, and TV available through the bathroom mirror. The hotel...More

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Response from asupinmadison, General Manager at The EdgewaterResponded 22 January 2018

Dear gartner2016, Thank you for taking the time to leave us your comments. We are so pleased to hear you enjoyed your brief visit at The Edgewater while you were in town for a family occasion and that you were able to utilize our shuttle...More

Reviewed 2 days ago

Presidential Suite was very disappointing. Oversized bathroom is probably 1/3 of suite. Living room, dining room very small rooms. Furnishings are worn and need attention. All furniture wood surfaces have scratch/use marks. Rich upholstered furnishings need cleaning. Chair and sofa had stains. King size bedroom...More

Thank RozeMary
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

We stayed at the Edgewater 4nights. Staff was friendly and helpful. This is the view at sunset from our room-307 in new building. It was very quiet and spacious. Good closet and big bathroom. Even though there was a large wedding at the hotel we...More

Thank BunnyVonWarren
Reviewed 3 days ago

...because you may not be able to see the Lake. We had a beautiful and well appointed, quiet, comfortable Lakeview King Room at the Edgewater. However we were certain the clerk had assigned us to the wrong category. When inquiring, we were assured that some...More

Thank Ken R
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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 ...More 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. Less
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Room Service
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Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
Free Internet
Bar/Lounge
Spa
Air Conditioning
Airport Transportation
Banquet Room
Breakfast Available
Business Centre with Internet Access
Children Activities (Kid / Family Friendly)
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Conference Facilities
Dry Cleaning
Laundry Service
Meeting Rooms
Multilingual Staff
Non-Smoking Hotel
Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly )
Refrigerator in room
Shuttle Bus Service
Wheelchair Access
Pool
Beachfront
Free Parking
Breakfast included
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Patti J
17 March 2018|
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Response from juliakevans | Reviewed this property |
This seems to have conflicting answers. I was charged $18 to park my car one night. Had I known, I would have simply parked on the street (lots of free parking) Definitely ask up front to ensure you know what you’re getting... More
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JWinChicago
12 September 2017|
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Response from asupinmadison | Property representative |
Good Morning JWinChica, Thank you for your wonderful question. The Lakeview King Rooms offer a view of the lake, however a Lakeshore room is a lower-level room closer to the shore and has a full, lake-facing view with... More
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Chelsea T
8 July 2017|
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Response from asupinmadison | Property representative |
Dear Chelsea T, Thank you for your question regarding your future visit to The Edgewater. Our overnight parking garage is located on-site and it is $18 for self-parking or $25 for valet. As we have multiple room types... More
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