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Wisconsin Union Hotel

Certificate of Excellence
1308 West Dayton Street, Madison, WI 53715
Wisconsin Union Hotel
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Rating summary
  • 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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Scarsdale, New York
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16 reviews 16 reviews
9 hotel reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

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 19 reviews
7 hotel reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

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 38 reviews
8 hotel reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

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 

Midland, Michigan
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44 reviews 44 reviews
13 hotel reviews
39 helpful votes 39 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 7, 2015

This is certainly the place to stay if you have business at the University of Wisconsin. There is nothing closer. My business was with the Engineering School and it is right across the street. Union is quite busy in the evening with students studying and activity in the restaurants. While the location puts you near the university, it is not... More 

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Lares, Puerto Rico
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13 reviews 13 reviews
10 hotel reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 16, 2015

Wonderful place to spend a couple of nights while on interviews. Union Station have several places to eat, drink and have fun. It is close to everything. The hallways and room were very clean. The amenities of the room were very up to date and working properly. The beds were very comfy and the rooms were quiet. I will definitely... More 

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Waukesha, Wisconsin
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 29, 2014

What a wonderful experience we had at this hotel. Our son got married at Union South and we stayed in the attached Union Hotel. We have nothing but wonderful memories. The staff was amazing, the rooms clean, the beds comfortable..the decorating? All I can say is Go Bucky!! We loved every minute of our stay. Thank you Union Hotel and... More 

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Scandia, Minnesota
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11 reviews 11 reviews
5 hotel reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 7, 2014

We stayed at the hotel for a college visit to Madison. The hotel is new and very clean. Nice touch was the "On Wisconsin" pillow in the room. The college tour started in the lobby the next day - super easy! With that said, it was very spendy for a mid week/one night stay at $144, with no pool or... More 

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Wauwatosa, Wisconsin
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99 reviews 99 reviews
27 hotel reviews
25 helpful votes 25 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 5, 2014

Recently stayed there while attending a wedding reception at the Union South. I wasn't even aware that there was a hotel as part of the property. I am really glad we decided to stay there. The staff was very warm, friendly and accommodating, starting with remembering that I had requested to be put on the "wait list" for a King... More 

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Annapolis, Maryland
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72 reviews 72 reviews
7 hotel reviews
24 helpful votes 24 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 3, 2014

As a business traveler coming through Madison for a few days, this hotel offered nice and clean amenities, a comfortable room, and a good value for the stay. The hotel sits atop one of the student unions, so there are several places to eat on the first floor (if you aren't up to wandering down to State Street) as well... More 

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Barrington, Illinois
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66 reviews 66 reviews
25 hotel reviews
27 helpful votes 27 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 14, 2014

If you are going to stay on campus there is no place better than Union South Hotel. The rooms are clean, free Wi Fi, quiet, except on Football mornings when you are in the center of it all. Greatest location to watch the University of Wisconsin Marching Band that plays literally outside your window. There is no breakfast but plenty... More 

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