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1308 West Dayton Street, Madison, WI 53715
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Wisconsin Union Hotel
Certificate of Excellence 2014
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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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Madison, Wisconsin
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116 reviews 116 reviews
24 hotel reviews
26 helpful votes 26 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

The Wisconsin Union Hotel, located within UW's Union South, is an excellent experience and even better value (especially as a Union Member). Everything is UW branded, great on-campus experience. The rooms are modern and very comfortable. The beds, pillows and linens are top-notch. The room is very quiet, no outside noise or noise from other rooms. Free super-speed wifi. On-site... More

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Plainfield, Indiana
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5 reviews 5 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Very pleased with our stay. The staff was gracious and their service was given with a smile. The room was comfortable and the lights were controlled by inserting your room key into an energy efficient control. Very cool! Parking is underground which would be great in the winter. Though breakfast is not included the Union Grill downstairs made delicious breakfast... More

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Sheboygan, Wisconsin
1 review
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 12, 2014

Our family of five stayed at the Union Hotel king suite for a week. We brought sleeping bags (kid preference) and enjoyed the kitchenette and dual televisions. The bedding was new and comfortable. There was plenty of space for coats and clothing on hangers. We were offered maid service daily, but did not always need it. Parking accommodated our (7... More

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Northampton, Massachusetts
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55 reviews 55 reviews
20 hotel reviews
25 helpful votes 25 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 19, 2014

Our room was not perfect but what is nice is that this staff did all they could to make it right. Then, the manager credited my card for almost all of the cost of the room with some apologies too. I would really recommend this hotel for visiting U of Wisconsin. It is clean, new, and located in the same... More

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Chesapeake, Virginia
2 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 4, 2014

We weren't sure where to stay when visiting last summer. We'll never have to wonder again. This is the place every time! Careful if SOAR is going on, because it will be swamped, especially the parking area. We got in early the first day and never had to move our car again during the days. The evenings and early mornings... More

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26 reviews 26 reviews
3 hotel reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 30, 2014

Great room, comfortable bed, super location at Union South. The construction for the new facilities took some time, but WOW was it worth it. If you're an alumnus or alumna, do yourself a favor and stay at Union South next time you're in Madison. You won't regret it!

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

Dear David— It’s always great to hear that our guests find our rooms so comfortable! As a big addition to the University just three years ago, it’s always a pleasure knowing the hotel is full of fellow Badgers! Thank you for the review; we hope to see you again soon! On, Wisconsin! Eric More

Hammond, Louisiana
Top Contributor
107 reviews 107 reviews
20 hotel reviews
34 helpful votes 34 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 28, 2014

Clean, spacious room. Spectacular quality of sleep. Silent, in spite of University Avenue nearby, perfect access to the University of Wisconsin. Staff was courteous and thoughtful. Free Wi-Fi internet worked well in my third floor room. Thumbs up for Union South Hotel!

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

Dear vini00— I am pleased to hear you found our accommodations comfortable and our staff friendly and helpful. We appreciate the thumbs-up! On, Wisconsin! Eric More

Morton Grove, Illinois
1 review
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 23, 2014

Our second stay at Union South was last weekend for Graduation Weekend. Our first stay was 2 years ago, and we had a very pleasant stay in the (then) new Union South Hotel. This time upon arrival there were some problems with the room, which we brought to the hotel's attention. The problems were immediately attended to, professionally and cheerfully.... More

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

Dear ahofeld— Thank you for taking the time to review our hotel. I’m sorry you experienced problems with your stay, however, as Front-Desk Manager, I am pleased to hear my staff was able to turn your experience into a pleasant and memorable one! Thanks again for your recommendation, and we look forward to seeing you again. On, Wisconsin! Eric More

Madison, Wisconsin
1 review
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 10, 2014

Being that I arrived in Madison for a research project to help educative people further on the aspects of TBI & brain damage like I have imposed I continuously run into side roads. The desk help I received from the Wisconsin Union Hotel front desk was first rate on a grand scale. Not only was I given the written instructions... More

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

Dear Douglas— Thank you so much for acknowledging our Front-Desk staff here at the Union! As students and facility of the University, we feel a personal connection with UW-Madison and are thrilled to share that passion with our guests. Whether it is helping you navigate our large campus or handing out recommendations, we do our best to make every guest... More

Forest Park, Illinois
1 review
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 29, 2014

Went to Madison this past weekend for a wedding and stayed here. The room was beautiful with a HUGE extremely comfortable bed, walk in shower with shampoo, conditioner and body wash that actually got me clean and smelled good, a Keurig machine with K-cups, a mini fridge, plenty of towels for the two of us, complementary parking and wifi and... More

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

Dear daisygirl7950— As a recent addition to the Wisconsin Union, we strive to provide excellent accommodations for any occasion! Although we do not have a pool on-site, hotel guests are able to use the University’s recreational facilities, including two pools on campus. We’re glad you enjoyed your stay for the big day as well as some of our eco-friendly amenities.... More

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Address: 1308 West Dayton Street, Madison, WI 53715
Location: United States > Wisconsin > Madison
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The Wisconsin Union Hotel - Madison at Union South offers a warm, inviting oasis of ‘green’ hospitality, welcoming you to one of the nation’s most livable cities with peaceful ambiance, artful decor, and unsurpassed service. This brand new 60 room boutique hotel is sure to please. Set in the heart of a vibrant Madison neighborhood, the new Union South is nestled between the Computer Sciences & Statistics Building and Engineering Hall on the south side of the UW-Madison campus, just across Campus Drive from the Wisconsin Institutes for Discovery. ... more   less 
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