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HotelRED

3.0 of 5 Hotel   |   1501 Monroe Street, Madison, WI 53711
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Ranked #11 of 63 hotels in Madison
Certificate of Excellence 2014
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4 of 5 stars reviewed 4 days ago
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    4.5 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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    4 of 5 stars
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    4.5 of 5 stars
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Saline, Michigan
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7 reviews 7 reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

A very nice hotel. Very contemporary, so if you want typical "mid west" don't stay here. But we loved it. Large rooms, very comfortable bed, and absolutely fantastic shower. Service good but just lacking something - not sure what. But saying that, I will definitely stay here again if I return to Madison.

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Guelph, Canada
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31 reviews 31 reviews
28 hotel reviews
35 helpful votes 35 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

I stayed at HotelRED for a personal getaway of a few days in Madison. This boutique hotel was everything I had hoped it would be, and even a bit more. I had a king executive room, which was extremely spacious, and had a well-equipped kitchenette and a fantastic bathroom. The multi-jet shower really is worth raving over. The bed was... More

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STILLWATER
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25 reviews 25 reviews
7 hotel reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Don't be deceived by the exterior. This boutique contemporary hotel is delightfully warm. We were greeted by charming staff who treated all four of us to local gourmet chocolates. The rooms were quiet, and perfect location for us to explore the campus. I imagine during a football game the ambience is different as it sits next to the stadium.

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Jason I, General Manager at HotelRED, responded to this review

Thank you so much for staying with us at HotelRED. I’m happy to hear you enjoyed the Maurie’s chocolates. We’re very lucky to have such a great local chocolatier so close. I also hope your exploration of UW was successful. If I can ever help with anything in the future please let me know. Thank you again and I hope... More

Bloomington, IL
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6 reviews 6 reviews
5 hotel reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We (two couples) came to Madison for the weekend and stayed here. What a great find. The staff couldn't have been more welcoming and helpful, including Ethan, one if the chefs, who helped us with our bags and gave us some yummy strawberry cake to sample. Free biking and boating. Comfortable rooms.

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Jason I, General Manager at HotelRED, responded to this review

Thank you very much for your kind review of HotelRED. We are very thankful for both the review and your choice of hotels. I was very excited to read the nice comments about Ethan. We are very luck y to have him as part of the team. He has been with us since opening and his joy has not quite... More

Dublin, Ohio
2 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Nice staff, nice room, great shower, good location...if only the room didn't smell like a damp basement. Not sure if it was due to the rainy days, or the fact that the shower opened to the room, but there was a definite musty odor. I thought maybe it was just the price of staying in a concrete room, but the... More

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Jason I, General Manager at HotelRED, responded to this review

Thank you very much for staying with us at HotelRED. We are very appreciative you stayed with us. Thank you as well for letting me know about the smell in your room. I am personally sorry. Every room should smell fresh. With the help of your comments we have checked all possible causes including our AC units and possible leaks... More

Saint Louis, Missouri
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17 reviews 17 reviews
13 hotel reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This was my second stay and decided to get a one bedroom capitol suite this time as I was staying for a few days. The upgrade was worth the extra money. Had a nice kitchen area but with so many good places to eat in Madison did not use it. Great sun-filled room with modern furniture that not only looks... More

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chicago, IL
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31 reviews 31 reviews
16 hotel reviews
19 helpful votes 19 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Great hotel, great location. Staff is so nice and helpful. Great location. Free parking and internet. Loft style hotel. Very contemporary. Super clean and bed are very comfortable. I would go back. We were visiting the University.

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Jason I, General Manager at HotelRED, responded to this review

Thank you so much for staying with us while you were visiting the university. I also want to thank you for taking the time to write a review. We are very appreciative. I will certainly pass on your kind words to the entire team. If you’re ever in Madison again, please don’t hesitate let me know. We’d love to help... More

Chicago, Illinois
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6 reviews 6 reviews
5 hotel reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 26, 2014

Booked the HotelRED for two nights this past week as part of a short vacation from Chicago. Below find the text of my message to the hotel after checking out: "Please allow me to thank you for a particularly excellent stay at your property...The warmth of the staff, fantastically user-friendly and luxurious room layouts, and overall intelligently thought-out design made... More

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Jason I, General Manager at HotelRED, responded to this review

Thank you so much for your review of HotelRED. We are truly appreciative that you took the time to write about your stay. I am happy to hear that you enjoyed yourself. I’m sorry to hear about your restaurant experience being mediocre. We are on track for some major changes in the next few months. We recently hired a new... More

Northbrook, Illinois
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7 reviews 7 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 20, 2014

We were in Madison for Graduation -stayed at another property with our party of 20. We decided to move UP and spent Sunday night at the Hotel Red just before we went home. It does look and feel like a downtown New York boutique hotel! I am in the hotel industry and am highly aware of the good, bad and... More

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Jason I, General Manager at HotelRED, responded to this review

Thank you very much for deciding to stay with us after graduation. It sounds like you had a great time! We are very happy you made the switch. I hope you had a wonderful graduation weekend. If you’re ever in Madison again please let me know, we’d love to host you again. Thanks again and have a wonderful summer. Sincerely,... More

Chicago, Illinois
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12 reviews 12 reviews
6 hotel reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 20, 2014 via mobile

I booked 3 nights at this hotel for graduation weekend. With UW holding the ceremony at Camp Randall, the location of the hotel was perfect. Our room was clean, the shower was the best ever, and having a coffee maker and kitchen supplies in the room was great. The front desk personnel were friendly and helpful. Parking was a breeze.... More

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Jason I, General Manager at HotelRED, responded to this review

Thank you very much for stay with us over Graduation. We are appreciative that you stayed for such an important event. I’m excited to hear that you’re stay went well. We were very happy when they announced that Graduation was returning to Camp Randall since it makes our guest experience even better. Thank you as well for the nice note... More

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Address: 1501 Monroe Street, Madison, WI 53711
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Location: United States > Wisconsin > Madison
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$
Hotel Class:3 star — HotelRED 3*
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Bar / Lounge Fitness Center with Gym / Workout Room Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi ) Free Parking Kitchenette Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly ) Restaurant Room Service Shuttle Bus service Suites Wheelchair access Airport Transportation
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#2 Romantic Hotel in Madison #8 Business Hotel in Madison #10 Family Hotel in Madison
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Stay, work, and play in one of 48 modern guestrooms and suites at HotelRED, Madison’s newest and most contemporary full-service urban boutique hotel. With vivid colors and sleek Euro-design, HotelRED surrounds guests in absolute indulgence and comfort. Join us for a cocktail, Wisconsin micro-brew, and appetizers at our lobby bar and bistro TheWise, the smoothest place to chill in town. Business meetings, private parties, and banquet facilities are available. Enjoy the local color! ... more   less 
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