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The Lowell Center

610 Langdon Street, University of Wisconsin-Extension, Madison, WI 53703
The Lowell Center
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    5 of 5 stars
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    4 of 5 stars
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    4 of 5 stars
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    4 of 5 stars
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    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4.5 of 5 stars
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7 hotel reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

I stayed here while attending a UW Extension Course. The location is fantastic. It is so easy to walk to restaurants, the lake, and the University. The rooms are a bit small, but were clean and the wifi was fast. The hotel is old and certainly not luxurious. However, it is a fine if you are in town for just... More 

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Columbia, Missouri
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16 hotel reviews
66 helpful votes 66 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I was in cold, rainy, windy snowy Madison for a conference recently, and stayed in the Lowell -- initial impressions not great, a tall narrow modern-ish building that looked suspiciously like an old dorm. Narrow hallways. Low ceilings. But once I got upstairs, the room was on the small size yes, but quite nicely furnished. You can't beat the location,... More 

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Murcia, Spain
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11 hotel reviews
35 helpful votes 35 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 8, 2015

Big rooms, some with nice views. Very comfortable beds and clean service. Good wifi internet connection from the rooms. There is small swimming-pool downstairs, a sauna and also a fitness center (all for free). Perfect location for working at UW, in the heart of State Street, with many restaurants and other attractions within walking distance. Breakfast includes some healthy choices,... More 

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The Lowell C, Manager at The Lowell Center, responded to this review

Dear gustavo g, Thank you so much for sharing your positive experience on TripAdvisor. I'm delighted to hear you had a nice stay. Hope to see you here at the UW campus again soon. If you have any additional feedback, please give us a call! Sincerely, Lowell Center More 

Albuquerque, New Mexico
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5 reviews 5 reviews
5 hotel reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 26, 2015

I stayed here for a UW Extension course that was taking place at the Pyle center just a block and a half down the street. The day I got there it was an unusually warm day (in the 70's in mid march) and when I got to my room, it was hot and stuffy. I did not see any room... More 

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The Lowell C, Manager at The Lowell Center, responded to this review

Dear AlwaysOnABudget, We are happy that you enjoyed your stay with us at Lowell Center and we are also very appreciative of your feedback. We hope to see you in Madison @ Lowell again soon! Sincerely, Lowell Center More 

japan
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24 reviews 24 reviews
9 hotel reviews
17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 18, 2015

The facility is currently being renovated, and the room that I was assigned to was on a floor that was being redone. Should not have put people on that floor. Hallways and carpets littered with construction materials, tools and debris. Hot water was also not really working well, and had a brownish rusty color. Am a government worker and have... More 

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The Lowell C, Manager at The Lowell Center, responded to this review

We are certainly very sorry you had a less-than-excellent experience with us this time. We hear your frustration around the remodeling work on-site and would like to apologize for any inconvenience we caused with our minor construction projects. Remodeling work was scheduled to begin after 8am. Unfortunately our subcontractor started earlier, which caused some noise complaints. We gave credits to... More 

Marinette, Wisconsin
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25 reviews 25 reviews
3 hotel reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 1, 2015

The Lowell Center is my go-to hotel when traveling to Madison to visit the UW-Madison campus or anything on State street. The location absolutely can't be beat. The bonus for me is that at state-rates, the pricing is perfect and they throw in a fabulous hot breakfast as well. If you can get a room on the newly renovated side... More 

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The Lowell C, Manager at The Lowell Center, responded to this review

Dear Snow B, We are so thankful that we are your go-to place to stay in Madison, and thank you for taking the time to share your review on TripAdvisor! Hope to see you again soon. Sincerely, The Lowell center More 

Appleton, Wisconsin
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23 reviews 23 reviews
4 hotel reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 4, 2015

An affordable hotel that family can stay at and be walking distance to any activities related to UW Madison. We all stayed for our nieces graduation and were able to walk to everything and stay together. A full breakfast is included which was great. The rooms not fancy but very clean and comfortable. Near the Union Memorial which is nice... More 

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The Lowell C, Manager at The Lowell Center, responded to this review

Dear jschlais, Thank you for taking the time to share your experience at the Lowell Center. I'm happy to read that you had a great experience with us. Hope to see you again next time you are in Madison, WI. Congrats to your niece on graduating, and thank you again for you review! Sincerely, The Lowell Center More 

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3 reviews 3 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 4, 2014 via mobile

Perfect location, just besides the lake and takes 1 minute walk to memorial union, State street and campus. Big indoor swimming pool, delicious breakfast, and extremely comfortable mattress for good deep sleep. Good price too.

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The Lowell C, Manager at The Lowell Center, responded to this review

Dear bensonkong, We want to thank you for taking your time to give us your feedback on your stay with us! We are always looking for ways to improve our guests’ stay here at the Lowell Center. Please give us a call at our front desk if you would like to give us any more feedback! We look forward to... More 

Washington DC, District of Columbia
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123 reviews 123 reviews
15 hotel reviews
49 helpful votes 49 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 3, 2014

The Lowell Center is an affiliated with the University of Wisconsin Extension program. If you travel to Madison for a meeting or activities related to or affiliated with the university, consider staying here. The rate include good breakfast, It is located near the Union Memorial and State street which is the night life of Madison. It is very easy to... More 

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The Lowell C, Manager at The Lowell Center, responded to this review

Dear PrawetJ, Thank you so much for taking the time to give us your feedback! We enjoyed hosting you, and we look forward to hosting you next time! If you would like to give us more feedback, please give us a call at our front desk. We look forward to hosting you again next time you’re in Madison! Thank you... More 

prairie du chien, WI
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4 reviews 4 reviews
3 hotel reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 12, 2014

Stayed there for one night for a Sabeel Conference at the Pyle Center..The location was perfect with parking right on site. The staff, especially Mary and a young college student, (did not get his name) were very helpful! The room was super clean and the breakfast was delicious. The price was very reasonable! Thanks so much! The only setback is,... More 

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The Lowell C, Manager at The Lowell Center, responded to this review

Dear acamx, Thank you so much for taking time to give us your feedback! We are beyond thrilled that you enjoyed your stay with us, and we hope to host you again during your next visit. We will keep an eye out for your GPS, and return it to you should we find it! ☺ Sincerely, The Lowell Center More 

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