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The Edgewater

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1001 Wisconsin Place, Madison, WI 53703
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  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    5 of 5 stars
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Vail, Colorado
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

Aspirational tour that included stay at the Edgewater. Staff went out of their way to make dream happen. Great bar, great room, great place for Wisconsin native trying to live the dream. Thank you. There was an attention to cleanliness - even in the parking garage. Loved the photo wall, especially the photos that changed. Interesting to see Wisconsin history

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Green Bay, Wisconsin
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

My friends and I drove down from Green Bay to have a bachelorette weekend in Madison. We didn't want to leave because our stay at The Edgewater was that great! The hotel staff was very friendly and helpful. Our beds were very comfortable and the view of the water from our room (even the bathroom) was breath taking. I would... More 

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Midwest
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8 reviews 8 reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Booked a lakeview room at the edgewater hotel in Madison, wi. I paid full price for this. Room was not a lakeview room. When I called front desk and pointed out the discrepancy, there was no argument from their side. Initially, she offered me a $14 waiver of some sort of fabricated fee they had. I told her that this... More 

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Chicago, Illinois
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

Our recent stay at the Edgewater Hotel during UW Madison graduation weekend was absolutely perfect. Our rooms were beautiul, not all had balconies but we did reserve one room with a spacious balcony and we especially enjoyed sitting out in the evening before and after dinner. Our dinner at the Statehouse was lovely and the food has significantly improved since... More 

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Hudson, Wisconsin
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213 reviews 213 reviews
36 hotel reviews
98 helpful votes 98 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

I had the wonderful privilege of staying here during a recent business trip to Madison. I had a couple of days in between meetings and had two colleagues recommend this hotel. With my AAA discount the rates were a little more reasonable. I had a beautiful, spacious room with a view of the lake. I enjoyed some in-room dining, used... More 

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Washington, DC
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12 hotel reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

I had the pleasure of staying in this classic, beautifully appointed hotel. What a view! Every room has a balcony with gorgeous views over the lake. The rooms are so luxurious. The service on site is first rate. My only issue is the registration policy. They charge you one full night's lodging plus taxes upon making your reservation. A little... More 

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Jason S, Guest Relations Manager at The Edgewater, responded to this review

Good Day TravelDiva411, Thank you for taking the time to review The Edgewater. We confirm all reservations with a one night room and tax taken at the time of booking. This ensures your reservation and room type are guaranteed and we can prepare for your arrival. On your next travels to Madison, we would love to welcome you back to... More 

Chicago, Illinois
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4 hotel reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

As a UW Madison alum from the late 90s, I remembered this hotel as a tired old lady and never thought to stay there again until recently when I happened on a picture of it. I have stayed at every hotel in downtown Madison, and this is by far my new favorite. The new tower is absolutely gorgeous and the... More 

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Jason S, Guest Relations Manager at The Edgewater, responded to this review

Good Day NLCHI, I'm thrilled to hear how enjoyable your time was at The Edgewater. The Management and staff are here to ensure your upmost satisfaction, with that said I'm glad we did. When your travels bring you to Madison, consider The Edgewater as your lodging accommodations. Guest Relations & VIP Manager Jason Slagle More 

Manchester, MD
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12 reviews 12 reviews
3 hotel reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Your welcome at The Edgewater begins at the hotel entrance, with a most attentive valet crew. We were greeted enthusiastically and escorted into the lobby to register. Registration was fast and again, very attentive. We had requested a premium lakeside view room, and it was very lovely. Well appointed and scrupulously clean. All was well until day 2 when we... More 

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Jason S, Guest Relations Manager at The Edgewater, responded to this review

Good Day Nancy C, Thank you for the wonderful review. I do apologize about the coffee not being replenished; thank you for bringing that to my attention. On your next travels to Madison, consider The Edgewater as your lodging accommodations. Guest Relations & VIP Manager Jason Slagle More 

Margate, Florida
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39 reviews 39 reviews
12 hotel reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Luxurious hotel facing the water with an enchanting terrace, top notch restaurant, comfortable rooms and friendly staff. From top to bottom, this place is immaculate. Everything you would hope for in a hotel, top class!!!

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Jason S, Guest Relations Manager at The Edgewater, responded to this review

Good Day jwessma, Thank you for the wonderful review. I'm glad you were able to Experience all The Edgewater has to offer. Relaxing on our terrace with food and drinks and watching the summer sun set over lake Mendota is a memorable experience that urns all to return. When your travels bring you back to Madison, we would love to... More 

Maple Glen, Pennsylvania
1 review
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Great view of the lake and beautiful terraces. The rooms are all very new and clean. We chose a studio and found the extra space and the kitchen area very useful. Very convenient to the capital and UW Madison.

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Jason S, Guest Relations Manager at The Edgewater, responded to this review

Good Day jag148, I'm happy to hear how you were able to enjoy the amenities the Studio Kings offer. With the sweeping views to the kitchenette to the claw foot bathtub the Studio Kings are a great choice. When your travels bring you to Madison, Consider The Edgewater for we would love to welcome you back. Guest Relations & VIP... More 

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