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All 8 Madison B&Bs / inns

Arbor House, An Environmental Inn

3402 Monroe Street, Madison, WI 53711
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Arbor House, An Environmental Inn
Ranked #3 of 8 Madison B&B and Inns
Certificate of Excellence 2013
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Rating summary
  • Sleep Quality
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Location
    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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Madison, Wisconsin
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 5, 2014

I have had the chance to escape from every day life right in my own city with several stays at Arbor House. Each time I can relax in a beautiful and historic location, sit and read next to a fireplace, walk through the Arboretum, and eat delicious food prepared by Kathy, a gracious and friendly hostess. I can not wait... More

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Yorba Linda, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 2, 2014

We traveled to Wisconsin to support a family member that was having surgery at the University hospital. we stayed at the Arbor House and loved it . Our host Kathy was an amazing cook the food was fantastic and original. On one occasion we needed a cab to take us to the hospital the wait was going to be around... More

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Chicago, Illinois
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 20, 2014

Overall a great experience. Great location and staff is very accommodating. You have many options to suite your personal taste and all rooms including common room is very open and welcoming. All dietary needs are considered and no need to worry about the portions. Rooms are close but very private and you never notice how many people are here. Staff... More

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Hudson, Illinois
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 14, 2014

Visited our son In Madison, spent one night , wished we could have stayed longer. Very cozy exceptionaly friendly Inn! You can have as much privacy as you want or socialize in the common area, complete w wine and fireplace! Breakfast was excellent & the Inn environment very peaceful. Plan to return in the warm weather as well

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Eureka, Missouri
1 review
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 5, 2014

We have stayed at the Arbor House several times now and it is a wonderful and quaint inn. The location for most Madison visitors is outstanding. The facility is extremely homey. The common areas are roomy and inviting, have fireplaces, local readings available, high sped wireless, snacks, coffee and so on. Each guest room is self sufficient and most of... More

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Charleston, South Carolina, United States
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 28, 2014

We spent 5 days at the Arbor House in November 2013 and absolutely loved it! Cathie, the innkeeper, was friendly and accommodating. We informed Cathie that my husband had to leave by 8am for 3 mornings to get to meetings and she had our breakfast ready by 7:40am in front of a roaring fire. I was expecting a type of... More

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Chicago, Illinois
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 16, 2014

I had the pleasure of staying here over the summer. I have to say...it was amazing! I was traveling to Madison for business and the Inn was recommended by a colleague. Traveling alone can be somewhat lonely and frightening at times...but I felt at home and pampered at the Arbor House. The innkeeper Cathie is a wonderful host and does... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 15, 2013 via mobile

Arbor house is one of the best inns I have visited. The best of historic Madison blended with beautiful modern comforts and design. Breakfasts were delicious and homemade baked treats by the fire made me feel so at home during my 5 day stay. The innkeeper runs a top notch place. I look forward to my next visit.

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Marinette, Wisconsin
1 review
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 24, 2013

An enjoyable 2 day getaway. During our visits, we have only stayed in the Plough House, which has it quirks due to being 160 years old, but that adds charm and character to the experience, it does not detract. it fits our needs and also our budget. Arbor House is not inexpensive, but if we wanted only a cheap room... More

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Forest Ranch, California, United States
1 review
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed November 19, 2013

Our experience of four nights was less than positive. The place was recommended by the people who brought us to Madison for business. The prices seemed high but for a great B and B we decided it might be worth it. It wasn't. There are framed articles of all the prizes the inn has won, but the manager/owner just did... More

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

We contacted the guest directly after reading this. As is the case with an internet sniper review we had no indication the guests were displeased with their stay who did not fill out a comment card or speak to us directly. The harshness is impactful to our operation and things we can change, we did. To clear up anything misleading... More

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Additional Information about Arbor House, An Environmental Inn

Also Known As:
Arbor House, An Environmental Hotel Madison
Arbor House, An Environmental Hotel
Address: 3402 Monroe Street, Madison, WI 53711
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Location: United States > Wisconsin > Madison
Amenities:
Free Breakfast Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi ) Free Parking Kitchenette Suites Wheelchair access
Hotel Style:
Ranked #3 of 8 B&Bs / Inns in Madison
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$
Official Description (provided by the hotel):
National award-winning inn/model for urban ecology. Fireplaces, whirlpools, free canoeing, kayaking, mountain biking, golfing, hiking, cross country skiing. Complimentary special beverage, appetizer and dessert. Travel & Leisure's Inn of the Month, Fine Living Network's Top Ten EcoHotels in the World. Great for retreats and reunions. Just over a mile from Camp Randall stadium and the University of Wisconsin and 3 miles from the Capitol. Walking distance to popular shops and restaurants, urban but just across from UW-Arboretum. ... more   less 

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