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Arbor House, An Environmental Inn

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3402 Monroe Street, Madison, WI 53711
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Arbor House, An Environmental Inn
Ranked #4 of 8 Madison B&B and Inns
Certificate of Excellence 2014
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  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4.5 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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Minneapolis, Minnesota
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8 reviews 8 reviews
3 hotel reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

This was our third stay at Arbor House. Our past visits were fine; comfortable rooms, good food, friendly hosts and staff. This time we were treated well until we had a complaint, then we got the cold shoulder. Instead of appreciating the fact that we were mentioning the relatively minor things before they became a bigger problem for us, the... More

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ArborHouseMadison, Owner at Arbor House, An Environmental Inn, responded to this review

When the guests reported that the DVD in their guest room was not working I offered to take a look at it immediately and resolved it by switching the remote and excused my self from their room when the DVD was playing. When we were contacted three additional times concerning that there was a malfunction mid-way through and that the... More

Cincinnati, Ohio
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5 reviews 5 reviews
4 hotel reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 12, 2014 via mobile

The Arbor House is a beautiful old home on a busy street. We initially were concerned that it may be noisy but traffic died down at night and it was quiet. Stayed in the Parkside room which was ok except for a few things. The knob to pull for the shower was nearly impossible to pull up bit took two... More

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ArborHouseMadison, Owner at Arbor House, An Environmental Inn, responded to this review

Although the Special Beverage Hour is an amenity offered daily, the light appetizer is a feature paired with the beverage on Friday and Saturday evenings only. As midweek guests, we were happy to accommodate the request for an early full breakfast and these folks were included in the 7:30am "corporate quick" service. However, with three other guest rooms filled and... More

Chicago, Illinois
2 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 11, 2014

This has been the third time at the Arbor House and we have never been disappointed. We were there the first weekend in August, 2014, still a busy season, but the service did not suffer. The breakfasts were a delight with some unusual combinations of Quinoa and vegetables, as well as some different kinds of French toasts with nuts. All... More

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Pleasant Prairie, Wisconsin
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8 reviews 8 reviews
6 hotel reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 7, 2014

It was our first time at Arbor House, but we will be back. Cozy, quiet lodging, in spite of being on a fairly busy street. Friendly check-in with lots of suggestions on where to go for dinner, phone number for taxi, etc. We were pleased to learn there were margaritas and nibbles upon check-in; the innkeeper even made a platter... More

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Madison, Wisconsin
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11 reviews 11 reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 2, 2014

We loved "the studio" above the kitchen...smelled great when they baked.Wine and teppenade snd hummas and crackers late afternoon and dessert at 8pm! Breskfasts were lovely. They clearly love to serve people. Location wonderful...very comfy rooms and common areas so pretty.they made us feel very welcome. And a pass to kayak on lake wingra...and bikes to use.This was a gift... More

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Oakland, California
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15 reviews 15 reviews
13 hotel reviews
63 helpful votes 63 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 2, 2014

What a great place to stay in Madison. This was our first time to Madison, and what a treat it was to stay here. Loved the location near the arboretum and a small lake (where we went kayaking) plus LOVED using the bikes to explore the city. Very bike friendly place! Our room was lovely and the breakfasts were delicious.... More

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Toronto, Canada
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33 reviews 33 reviews
10 hotel reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 2, 2014

Arbor House was perfect. The facilities were modern and stylish, while adhering to their mission of being environmental friendly. It seems like a bit of a cross between a B&B style and a boutique hotel. We were upgraded to the John Nolan room, so we had great value for the money. I haven't seen the other rooms. We had a... More

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German Valley, Illinois
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 20, 2014

This was our second visit to the Arbor House and will not be our last! We stayed in the Tap Room which is roomy, clean and quiet. The young women who were our hostesses could not have been more helpful or friendly. Nice extras are the wine and appetizer hour and evening dessert. Breakfast was healthy and delicious. We had... More

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Wauwatosa, Wisconsin, United States
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3 reviews 3 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 17, 2014

Accommodations are quite expensive in Madison but the room in which we stayed was not in any way worth the $175.00 nightly rate. There were two chairs and a desk but only one lamp making it impossible for more than one person to read. The T.V. was situated so that you would have had to perch on the end of... More

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ArborHouseMadison, Owner at Arbor House, An Environmental Inn, responded to this review

In tracking this review we are unable to track and reach out to the guest directly but we are making the assumption that the evening stay fell during a 48 hour, midweek family vacation, but I most certainly worked diligently at the inn full days the remaining 28 days in August. A previous similar but confusing comment came from a... More

Madison, WI
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4 reviews 4 reviews
4 hotel reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 7, 2014

Just stayed here for the first time, after driving by for twenty years thinking, " I should stay there sometime!" Do not wait twenty years! We reserved and stayed in the Aldo Leopold room, filled with a charming, although a bit squeaky in an old fashioned sort of way due presumably to the wooden bed frame, canopy bed covered in... More

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Additional Information about Arbor House, An Environmental Inn

Address: 3402 Monroe Street, Madison, WI 53711
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Location: United States > Wisconsin > Madison
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$
Number of rooms: 8
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