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Hotel Ruby Marie

524 E. Wilson Street, Madison, WI 53703
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  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4.5 of 5 stars
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Chicago, Illinois
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 29, 2015

We recently stayed at Hotel Ruby Marie and as I tend to shy away from chain hotels, it seemed to check all the major boxes for what I look for. Character, location, ease of booking. We happened to be in Madison on an evening of a festival that culminated in fireworks, which were directly across the road from the hotel.... More 

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Alkmaar, The Netherlands
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 20, 2015

You will find yourself back in 1900 when you stay, down to the taps in the bathroom. But everything has been lovingly restored and is in excellent shape. There are wonderful beds and a spacious bathroom and the receptionists are more than friendly. Twice nightly you will get a train passing by with a mournful trainwhistle . Enjoy. There might... More 

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Chicago, Illinois
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 9, 2015 via mobile

I've stayed at the Ruby Marie twice now, and I love it! They have a quick and easy check in/out process. The staff is friendly and helpful. It's quiet at night so you can get some quality sleep, and the beds are super comfortable. My room was very clean, and it looked out onto a little courtyard below with other... More 

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Wisconsin Dells, Wisconsin
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 30 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 6, 2015

First, the staff is extremely helpful and friendly. However, the room we stayed in was so small and trying to sit on the ONLY chair in the room was a challenge!! it was so old, that the cushion sagged giving the feeling of it possibly breaking through. The mattress was also old and worn out. We had a courtyard view... More 

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Atlanta, Georgia
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 5, 2015

This is a fantastic property. It has that as true Wisconsin charm that I love.The management and staff are always friendly and helpful.. The hotel is very warm and always well maintained. It has a very distinct personality which separates it from all those generic brand hotel chains..I have referred numerous associates to the Ruby Marie and would recommend this... More 

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Chicago, Illinois, United States
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 1, 2015

Loved this hotel! It's cute and charming and everything's at arm's reach. This was my first stay and Madison and I was glad I got a view right on the lakefront. There were 3 places to eat (and drink!) right on the hotel grounds and even more great options a short walk away. I was in town performing at the... More 

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New York City, New York
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 21, 2015

Booked a last minute Hotel down town Madison, with hopes to stay in a familiar name. And ended up falling in love with this place. I was soon comfortable, I ended up emptying my suitcase into the draws and i was only staying for one day. Such a comfy stay!!!! I love the Antique and modern feel Hotel Ruby has... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 6, 2015

 I had a great stay in this historic hotel in Madison, Wisconsin.  I had a late check in and found everything ready for me upon my arrival.  The hotel is over 150 years old and possesses a classic yet modern feel.  There is a bar within the hotel where a live band was playing.  Also, there is a great restaurant... More 

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Oakfield, Wisconsin
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 21, 2015

We needed 6 rooms during a difficult time to find downtown Madison accommodations and the Ruby Marie was please to help us out. We all were a bit frustrated by the noise from the neighboring establishments and the train noises at all hours of the night. But we stayed 3 nights and the place really grew on us. We all... More 

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Chicago, Illinois
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 13, 2015

I just stayed at Hotel Ruby Marie, and it was perfect. The hotel is right on a corner in a quieter area with a bar and restaurant connected to it. It's walking distance to the campus, bars, restaurants, and shopping. Our room was very clean and looks exactly like the pictures. It also had a balcony looking out to a... More 

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