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Hotel Ruby Marie

524 E. Wilson Street, Madison, WI 53703
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Ranked #19 of 63 hotels in Madison
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5 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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Wis. Rapids, Wi
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44 reviews 44 reviews
9 hotel reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We stayed at Hotel Ruby Marie for one night and had a wonderful stay. We went for a romantic get away....and this hotel fit the bill! We had a beautiful king room with a sitting area, fireplace and jacuzzi tub. And...we didn't see a single child in the building! :) We were given two free drinks at the bar downstairs,... More

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East Quogue, New York
3 reviews 3 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Nice hotel and very friendly staff, especially Travis in the bakery downstairs. This hotel is an easy walk to the downtown and capital area. The only downside is the train horn that blows at 7:30 am! There is a lively bar in the ground floor with a cast of local madison characters.

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Indianapolis, Indiana
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98 reviews 98 reviews
11 hotel reviews
23 helpful votes 23 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The rooms our group stayed in were large. It is a vintage hotel, but has been well maintained. It exudes a classic quality you just don't find in a more modern building. The staff treated our group well. You're near the lake, the train tracks, plenty of shops and restaurants, and a bike/walking trail. Luckily the train doesn't go by... More

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Bloomington, Indiana
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6 reviews 6 reviews
6 hotel reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

For several reasons, staying at the Ruby Marie felt great. One was the satisfaction of supporting a local outfit. Beyond that were several other pleasures. One, the hotel was totally lovely, quirky, fun, reasonably priced. People were friendly, and the place was cozy and tastefully done. Two, location! Right on the lake, and across the street from one of Madison's... More

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Lodi, Wisconsin
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9 reviews 9 reviews
5 hotel reviews
17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The hotel is old and kept up pretty well, although they could clean a little better. I don't they have a crevice tool to use when vacuuming. We stayed 2 nights and the staff was very friendly and helpful. We would stay again.

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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 July 22, 2014

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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55 reviews 55 reviews
9 hotel reviews
25 helpful votes 25 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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46 reviews 46 reviews
17 hotel reviews
20 helpful votes 20 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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Address: 524 E. Wilson Street, Madison, WI 53703
Location: United States > Wisconsin > Madison
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