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The Speckled Hen Inn

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The Speckled Hen Inn hosted my wedding--it was a very small wedding, only thirteen people--and everyone was very pleased. They offered a wine and cheese tasting after the ceremony, and even cooked a special dinner for us. The dinner was wonderful, and so were the breakfasts. My vegetarian friends were pleased, and so were the meat-lovers. Everyone enjoyed the views,...

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Toronto, Canada
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We love this place. The owners are wonderful and make a delicious breakfast. The rooms are well appointed and comfortable. The scenery is the cherry on top with cute lambs and a llama just outside the doors. I definitely recommend this bed and breakfast for anyone looking for a relaxing getaway. :)

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Big Rock, Illinois
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The room actually had a TV room with comfy couch and chairs. The decorations were immaculate, and there were many "chicken" pictures around to highlight the overall mood. We were "blown away." We will be returning in the next few months.

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Thank LC1945
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The perfect birthday retreat! Peaceful, clean, friendly, accommodating, and magnificent breakfast! Looking forward to returning in warmer weather and see the flourishing grounds. Heather and Tom were very friendly and it was a treat feeding the new member of the farm family...Buster!

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Normal
Reviewed 20 March 2017

My wife and I stayed at the Speckled Hen Inn this weekend and again it was a great stay. We had previously stayed in the fall of last year and enjoyed our stay so much, we decided to book again for this St. Patrick's Day weekend. Once again Tom and Heather were wonderful hosts and made us feel welcome. The...

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Thank dwraff
Coon Rapids, Minnesota
Reviewed 16 March 2017

We celebrated our 20th Anniversary by staying at the Speckled Hen Inn. It was right outside of Madison and very close to wonderful dining and shopping. The nice thing was that once on the property, you stepped into a bliss of serenity. Out our room window was a lovely pasture of a lama and sheep. They were fun to watch....

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Eden Prairie, Minnesota
Reviewed 16 March 2017

We stayed at the Speckled Hen Inn B & B in Madison and simply had the nicest experience one could hope for! The Inn is beautiful and spacious, and the hosts were warm and genuine in welcoming us to stay. We loved our suite with a very comfortable king bed, with plenty of room to relax and enjoy the moment....

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Thank mmspicher19
San Antonio, New Mexico
Reviewed 13 March 2017

We were met by the owner as he was bottle feeding a baby lamb rejected by his mother. We were early for check-in and started our visit welcomed as never before. Our second stay here and loved the experience. Gracious hosts with good food, comfortable facility, and country view with grounds to explore. We'll be back

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Elgin, Illinois
Reviewed 13 March 2017

We very much enjoyed being pampered and feeling peaceful when we visited the Speckled Hen Inn on a wintry weekend, to get away and to celebrate a birthday. Our room was lovely, everything was clean but not "disinfectant-y", and the gathering room and other public rooms were welcoming. Our hosts were pleasant but not intrusive, and our breakfasts were a...

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Reviewed 12 March 2017

Tom and Heather were very hospitable. The room was comfy. The breakfast was delicious. We had broiled grapefruit, cinnamon bread, frittata with potato and sasuage, and raspberry peach sorbet. Don't forget to say hi to Lili the llama and Buster the lamb.

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  • Free Parking
  • Breakfast included
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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  • Non-Smoking Hotel
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
The Speckled Hen is just outside the city of Madison and has 5 spacious guest rooms. The 20-acre property features gardens, trails, orchards, vineyard, wetlands and meadows where the Inn's sheep and llamas graze. The Inn is recognized for their 3 course farm to table breakfast cuisine featuring owner and locally produced eggs, dairy, fruits and vegetables. Here you will find Life and Lodging in Sustainable Style. ... more   less 

Additional Information about The Speckled Hen Inn

Address: 5525 Portage Rd, Madison, WI 53704-2756
Region: United States > Wisconsin > Madison
Price Range: $179 - $299 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Number of rooms: 5
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“My wife was very pleased with the Heywood Hardy Suite for the two nights - as was I.”
LC1945, 5 Apr 2017 | Read review
“The Starkweather Creek Room is a great room. We have stayed in it twice. Very spacious.”
dwraff, 19 Mar 2017 | Read review
“Choose a room with a view of the pasture.”
juliebieniek, 16 Mar 2017 | Read review
“Rooms are spacious yet cozy. Pick the bed size you need and enjoy a relaxing stay.”
mmspicher19, 16 Mar 2017 | Read review
“Stayed in an upper suite; spacious and comfortable”
985katep, 9 Mar 2017 | Read review
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