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Hotel Ruby Marie

524 E. Wilson Street, Madison, WI 53703
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Ranked #20 of 63 hotels in Madison
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4 of 5 stars reviewed 1 week ago
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  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
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    4 of 5 stars
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    4.5 of 5 stars
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    4 of 5 stars
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    4.5 of 5 stars
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    4.5 of 5 stars
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Minneapolis, Minnesota
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52 reviews 52 reviews
52 hotel reviews
22 helpful votes 22 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

The hotel had a older classic look and feel. It seemed a little worn around the edges, but not too bad, and was very clean. Access to the hotel was only through an elevator that could be entered either through the back by the parking lot or through the Up North bar, which was located below the hotel. Desk staff... More

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Glendale, New York
4 reviews 4 reviews
4 hotel reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 22, 2014

We stay 4 nights. What a great hotel to stay at. The staff was super friendly. Room was nice and clean. The bed was like sleeping on a cloud. To top it off the location was a walk to down town. Don't miss breakfast at the bakery down stairs, great bake goods and even better staff. So if in Madison... More

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Wausau, Wisconsin
3 reviews 3 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 20, 2014

Our third stay here, we enjoy the historic charm, wonderful beds and linens, fluffy generous towels, wet bar, fireplace and lakeview (some rooms), proximity to walking/biking trail along Lake Monona (across the street), interesting area restaurants and most certainly the welcoming, personable staff. Enjoy complimentary breakfast (hot on weekends), happy hour drink coupons at the on-site Up North Pub and... More

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51 reviews 51 reviews
8 hotel reviews
19 helpful votes 19 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 13, 2014

While attending a concert at the Majestic Theatre we found the Ruby Marie a perfect place to stay as it is within walking distance of the theatre and several great restaurants. Clean comfortable rooms decorated in vintage furniture are charming. Breakfast served at the deli downstairs was lovely. We'll return here.

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44 reviews 44 reviews
15 hotel reviews
18 helpful votes 18 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 11, 2014

This place was awesome. Very welcoming, very nicely decorated, etc. Loved getting free drinks at up north pub and breakfast at come back Inn. It was a tad noisy but definitely manageable!! I'd definitely go back to all three places!

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U.P. Michigan
5 reviews 5 reviews
3 hotel reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 30, 2014

I loved everything about this hotel. The old fashioned decor and style was a treat and the bed linens very posh and luxurious. The shower head was huge and water pressure fantastic. There was also a mini fridge and a wet bar. For only $102/night (stayed on a Sun & Mon) you get a beautiful breakfast selection of assorted pastries... More

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Rochester, MN
19 reviews 19 reviews
3 hotel reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 27, 2014

Our group had 5 of the 7 rooms on the top floor for two nights. Rooms are great, spacious and well furnished, not as antique stuffed and frilly as many bed and breakfasts, which was fine. Parking is convenient, and while elevator access is somewhat confusing, it was such a Wisconsin experience to take the free drink tickets to the... More

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Twin Cities
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26 reviews 26 reviews
16 hotel reviews
33 helpful votes 33 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 13, 2014

Hesitant about submitting this review. It is a hidden gem and would stay here again. I read the reviews and was able to secure lodging here for a sold out parents weekend throughout the city. Often stay at historic hotels in US and this is on par with them. Very cool historic feel in old Madison. Often overlooked from the... More

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Bloomington, Indiana
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48 reviews 48 reviews
16 hotel reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 3, 2014

If you’ve read any of the other reviews on the Hotel Ruby Marie then by now you've gathered it's "different" but in my mind in a good way. The people are super friendly, not the least bit stuffy and very helpful. This is not a full service hotel but nor are they pretending to be. It's a clean, comfortable hotel... More

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George Town, Grand Cayman
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44 reviews 44 reviews
14 hotel reviews
21 helpful votes 21 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed November 24, 2013 via mobile

The building was great, excellent location, room was nice...UNTIL we realized that our room (#16) was right above the bar. No one told us this when we checked in, so we didn't 'get the memo' until we tried to go to bed at 11pm, and the music was still going and every conversation of the drunk people below could be... More

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Address: 524 E. Wilson Street, Madison, WI 53703
Location: United States > Wisconsin > Madison
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