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Wisconsin Union Hotel

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1308 West Dayton Street, Madison, WI 53715
Wisconsin Union Hotel
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  • Location
    5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    5 of 5 stars
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near Milwaukee, WI
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84 reviews
19 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 31 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Our son was getting married in Varsity Hall at Union South, and it was very convenient to stay in there. We had a suite, with a full size kitchen and a separate bedroom. Other wedding guests had regular rooms, and all the rooms were clean, attractively furnished, with UW-Madison art and pillows. Available in the building were several restaurants plus... More 

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Bellingham, Washington
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28 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 42 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I spent two nights in this renovated Union South. The room was comfortable with a huge bed decked out with Bucky Badger and "On Wisconsin". You know where you are, with views of the football stadium at Camp Randall to the west. It is located in the heart of the bio-tech side of campus- the College of Agriculture. Downstairs the... More 

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Madison, Wisconsin
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14 hotel reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I've stayed at Union South on several occasions over the past several years. The property sits atop of the new union, so you're pretty much in a centralized location on the UW campus. There are food options downstairs, as well as a coffee shop and convenience store. The rooms are nicely appointed, but are beginning to show a little wear.... More 

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Wisconsin
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52 reviews
7 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 31 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

My wife and I stayed here recently. The facility is beautiful. Lots of Wisconsin touches from the pictures on the wall to the pillows on the bed. The facility is modern and clean. We had a king room with a nice walk-in shower. The room included a flat screen TV, fridge, and coffee maker. The facility itself has lots to... More 

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Minnetonka, Minnesota
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 23, 2015

Great stay while visiting my daughter at Madison. The bedding was awesome (I ended up purchasing some to take home)! Expensive hotel if you don't catch a discount deal. The bar is very nice and staff was friendly.

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Los Angeles, California
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12 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 31, 2015

This hotel is right on campus - so convenient if you are touring the school. A few issues - if you sleep late and miss maid service - you are out of luck for the day - they slip a note under your door telling you that you can call down for towels. The other thing that bothered me was... More 

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White Plains, New York
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4 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 26, 2015

Great place to stay. Nice rooms, friendly people. Well designed rooms. Convenient parking. Lots of recreational opportunities. Close to Camp Randall Stadium. I do have a few suggestions: More flexible breakfast hours, and more people working in the food service areas during peak periods to reduce lines. But all in all a great place to stay in Madison.

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Scarsdale, New York
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11 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 29, 2015

Super-convenient for visiting UW, a nice place at a reasonable value. Front desk is very attentive and efficient. Rooms are nice; possibly a little small, but clean. Plenty of power at desk and at bed-side. Water-pressure good. Nice that it is adjacent / annexed to Student Union. Front desk manager Andrew Wetzel is friendly and highly professional. Fitness accommodations a... More 

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wishotel, Front Office Manager at Wisconsin Union Hotel, responded to this review

Hi, Gibbins_T-AP-183— I am so glad you found our rooms clean and convenient! Andrew will be happy to hear about his “shout out”! Thanks, Eric More 

Madison, Wisconsin
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19 reviews
7 hotel reviews
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 28, 2015

My partner and I are staying a week for business purposes. The refrigerator makes terrible noise and we were told it's fine after I had to follow up on my original request twice. We've been unplugging it at night because it makes a terrible whining noise. We have food and meds in it so we have to plug it in... More 

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wishotel, Front Office Manager at Wisconsin Union Hotel, responded to this review

Hi, Chica V— Thank you for taking the time to let me know about your stay. I apologize for the inconvenience the refrigerator in your room may have caused. We have since replaced it. It is unfortunate that you did not find the students who work here in the Student Union as professional as you would have liked. I will... More 

Elkins Park
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38 reviews
8 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 21, 2015

We were in town for a family event and stayed 2 nights at the Wisconsin Union hotel. Nice and modern but we couldn't get the AC to cool the room as much as we wanted. The hotel is located right on the University of WI campus which is beautiful. Only a short walk to the lake which also has a... More 

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wishotel, Front Office Manager at Wisconsin Union Hotel, responded to this review

Hi, Barbara R— Thanks so much for the review! I’m glad you enjoyed Wisconsin’s campus. Due to our facility being environmentally friendly, our a/c units only drop down to a predetermined temperature, but I do apologize for any discomfort this may have caused. In regards to the dining options in the Union, they are mainly “grab-and-go” options to match the... More 

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