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Hotel Ruby Marie

524 E. Wilson Street, Madison, WI 53703
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Ranked #21 of 64 Hotels in Madison
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5 of 5 stars reviewed 3 weeks ago
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  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4.5 of 5 stars
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    4.5 of 5 stars
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    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4.5 of 5 stars
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Chicago, Illinois, United States
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

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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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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Chicago, Illinois
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33 helpful votes 33 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 4, 2015 via mobile

My wife and I stayed one night at the Ruby Marie while attending a sporting event. Our room was large with beautiful vintage furnishings. There is a bar downstairs and 2 excellent restaurants next to the bar. I would stay here again!

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 1, 2015

If you want something different than the typical hotel, check out this one. Besides the amenities, like a free drink at happy hour and the breakfast voucher, this hotel offers an adventure without leaving madison, or having to get in your car.. For the price, you can't beat it for a little weekend getaway. We had a fireplace and jetted... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 15, 2015

We love this place. Great location, old-time decor, clean, very comfortable. Great staff and service. We had no problem with noise and would stay here anyway. Free drink at the Up North bar is a nice benefit and the weekend breakfast at the Come Back In, which is included, is wonderful. Full selection from the menu, large portions, great service.... More 

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Indianapolis, Indiana
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7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 7, 2015

Right off the downtown a block from the Lake is the oldest hotel in the city and a very cool place. After 7 p.m. you check in at the very eclectic bar which is next door to get your room key. The rooms are like A really nice bed and breakfast. Speaking of breakfast in the morning you go to... More 

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Delray Beach, Florida
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 19, 2014

Hotel Ruby Marie is an old railroad hotel that is now part of hotel/restaurant/bar combination that includes the Up North Bar, Essen Haus and Come Back In restaurants, and the Lakeview Bakery & Deli. The hotel is a beautiful old red brick building with lovely views of Lake Monona and within walking distance of the Capital Square and State Street.... More 

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