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The Lowell Center

610 Langdon Street, University of Wisconsin-Extension, Madison, WI 53703
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The Lowell Center
Certificate of Excellence 2014
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  • Location
    5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4.5 of 5 stars
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Milwaukee, Wisconsin
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4 reviews 4 reviews
3 hotel reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

We were looking for a reasonably priced hotel close to UW-Madison for a quick weekend visit. Lowell Hall was a very good choice. While the facility resembles an old dormitory (it was), our upgraded room was comfortable with a nice view of Lake Mendota. There was only a shower in the bathroom, but that was fine with us. The location... More

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Brighton, Michigan
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24 hotel reviews
32 helpful votes 32 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 20, 2014

I stayed at the Lowell Center for 2 nights with my husband for my brother's graduation. It's a very convenient location; Camp Randall was the farthest thing I had to go to at about a 25 minute walk. It used to be a dorm, and it definitely took me back to my college days! The rooms are very small, and... More

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Milwaukee, Wisconsin
1 review
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed April 20, 2014

Great location. Just blocks from State Street and all the little shops. Attended a conference there. Close to everything. However, the room thermostat is NOT CONTROLLED by you. Its controlled by the hotel. A beautiful 66 plus degrees outside and our room read 75.5 throughout the day and night. After 7 attempts to get someone to come and fix it,... More

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Dubuque
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14 reviews 14 reviews
6 hotel reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 19, 2014

I stayed at the Lowell center for 3 nights during a UW-Madison sponsored conference. This building was built to be a women's dorm and served that purpose for only 5 years before it became university office space. A few years ago it was remodeled again and now serves as a lodging for people attending campus events. Be aware that the... More

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Chanhassen, Minnesota
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3 reviews 3 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 1, 2014

This is the perfect place to stay if you have anything going on at UW Madison. Clean, pretty, quiet room. Fantastic breakfast... Far superior to most hotel breakfasts. We parked in their lot for a small fee and could walk everywhere we needed to go. Would stay again!

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Appleton, Wisconsin
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17 hotel reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 6, 2014

The hotel appears to be newly renovated and is in a great location right downtown close to everything that you could need on campus. There were a few issues though that account for an average rating. The room was small (works well for one person), there was zero shower pressure, my tv was going in and out, and the continental... More

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Saint Louis, Missouri
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15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 21, 2014 via mobile

The hotel is convenient to the UW campus. The rooms are spacious and televisions have lots of channels. The bathroom is large although there is no tub. But I never take a bath at hotels anyway. The HVAC system was very loud, but did not disturb our sleep. They're is free wi-fi and breakfast. They will make your eggs on... More

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Marinette, Wisconsin
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4 reviews 4 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 15, 2014

The location is excellent. The lobby is spacious and welcoming. The rooms were extremely comfortable. Several other reviewers mentioned the ambient air temperature as a negative, but since I like my room cool, it was perfect. The bathroom is slightly old school, but that isn't a negative either. The water pressure in the shower was great and the center prides... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 8, 2013 via mobile

We stayed at the Lowell center while attending an AP conference at the neighboring Pyle Center. Beds were very comfortable and the room was clean. Breakfast was also a pleasant surprise. We stayed Sunday night and attended our conference on Monday. We walked State street on Sunday afternoon, but it was pretty quiet. Overall, a great stay!

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Napa, California
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5 hotel reviews
17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 13, 2013

This university run "hotel" is conveniently located close to State Street and the campus. Rooms are well appointed, but not too fancy. Rates are very reasonable. Staff are pleasant and very helpful. The included breakfast is well stocked with "to order" eggs now on the menu. Reserve early if you plan to go for a Badger football game.

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Address: 610 Langdon Street, University of Wisconsin-Extension, Madison, WI 53703
Location: United States > Wisconsin > Madison
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $
Also Known As:
The Lowell Hotel Madison

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Business Center with Internet Access Fitness Center with Gym / Workout Room Free Breakfast Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi ) Kitchenette Suites Swimming Pool Wheelchair access
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Experience The Lowell Center Lodging in Madison Wisconsin! If you need campus lodging in Madison, Wis., check us out. Overnight accommodations at The Lowell Center are ideal for persons attending conferences or other events associated with the University of Wisconsin, State of Wisconsin agencies, and other educational and governmental groups. Alumni and parents or family of students are also welcome. Conveniently located at 610 Langdon Street, The Lowell Center Conference & Lodging Facility offers 137 guest rooms,and an indoor swimming pool (the largest hotel pool in the area) and sauna. You'll also find several classrooms, boardroom and break-out areas, a large dining room, and two beautiful reception areas. Our sister facility, The Pyle Center, is located nearby with even more conferencing space available. An expanded continental breakfast is included in the room rate. Guest parking for one vehicle is available on-site for $8 per night, or off-site (three blocks away) at no charge. Additional vehicles are charged $8 per night at either site. Parking reservations should be made in advance of your visit, and reservations are based on availability. This is a non-smoking facility. As a Madison hotel located on the UW campus, we are situated only one block from The Pyle Center and close to vibrant State Street — providing easy access to the best of downtown Madison and UW-campus activities. ... more   less 
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