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Hotel Ruby Marie

524 E. Wilson Street, Madison, WI 53703
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Ranked #22 of 62 hotels in Madison
Certificate of Excellence 2013
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5 of 5 stars reviewed 2 weeks ago
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  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4.5 of 5 stars
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English first
U.P. Michigan
5 reviews 5 reviews
3 hotel reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

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
18 reviews 18 reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

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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25 reviews 25 reviews
15 hotel reviews
33 helpful votes 33 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

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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40 reviews 40 reviews
11 hotel reviews
19 helpful votes 19 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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Senior Contributor
23 reviews 23 reviews
10 hotel reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed November 21, 2013

I have friends and family in the Madison area. There isn't always room to stay with them, so I have stayed at a few hotels around town -- Madison definitely has some good options. The Ruby Marie had a rocky start, but it grew on me after 3 nights. There's no overnight staff -- if there's an emergency they do... More

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Minneapolis, Minnesota
2 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 21, 2013

The room was nice, comfortable, a bit noisy because of the nearby train tracks and loud bar music from the floor below. The comp'd drink and breakfast tickets were a nice touch, and the breakfast menu was great!

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4 reviews 4 reviews
3 hotel reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 13, 2013

We stayed at the hotel Ruby Marie for seven nights when we visited our son who’s studying at the University of Wisconsin during the fall semester. The first two nights we had a smaller room, after that we had a large room. Both were convenient and nice. The service was very good. We´re from the Netherlands and were to stay... More

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Edina, MN
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8 reviews 8 reviews
4 hotel reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 24, 2013

We made last minute reservations for a campus tour for my daughter and had to scramble for lodging. We could have stayed on the outskirts of town, but parking on campus is crazy and we wanted to leave the car at the hotel and walk if possible. I found Ruby Marie's on TripAdvisor and decided to check to see if... More

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Top Contributor
67 reviews 67 reviews
43 hotel reviews
35 helpful votes 35 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 24, 2013

Old building made new! Our room was good size with small fridge, new TV, jacuzzi type tub/shower. Delicious choices for breakfast - not the factory-made kind. Our room had a view of the lake. We would return to this hotel on another visit to Madison.

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Also Known As:
Ruby Marie Hotel
Address: 524 E. Wilson Street, Madison, WI 53703
Location: United States > Wisconsin > Madison
Free Breakfast Free Parking Restaurant Room Service Wheelchair access
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#2 Best Value Hotel in Madison
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