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Arbor House, An Environmental Inn

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3402 Monroe Street, Madison, WI 53711
Arbor House, An Environmental Inn
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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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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

My wife and I enjoyed our stay here. They have excellent amenities. The central location work out well. Restaurants within walking distance provided excellent fair. Activities on lake also within walking distance.

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Chicago, Illinois
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I stayed here overnight on a business trip. The service was awesome and location was great. It's close to biking and hiking trails and not far from the lake. The breakfast is amazing and not to be missed. It's so much better than staying in a corporate hotel. Quilts, books, artwork, etc. All make Arbor House a unique and wonderful... More 

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Hobart, Indiana
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Wonderful stay for the entire family. A charming bed and breakfast. My family was very impressed with the accommodations that were also environmentally friendly. Breakfast in the morning was an interesting spread. Bikes are available on site. Canoe rentals are also included in your stay. The Arbor House is very close to all of our favorite Madison stops.

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Cuntis, Spain
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

What a great find. A wonderfully cozy place, very unique. We stayed in the John Nolen room and had a thoroughly enjoyable experience. The inn is set inn a neighborhood of Madison, about a 5-minute drive from downtown. There is a forest preserve with some short hiking trails right across the street. The fresh-made breakfast is great, and there is... More 

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Saint Paul, Minnesota
2 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 10, 2015

My sister and I had the pleasure of staying here for a special birthday weekend getaway. We arrived on Friday and were impressed as we drove up to the Arbor House. I liken it to a Italian Villa amongst a little haven of peace and quiet on busy Monroe St. The location is more than ideal - the arboretum is... More 

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Madison, Wisconsin
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 16, 2015

We stayed at this charming B&B on Madison's West side. Located close to Lake Wingra and within walking distance of Monroe Street shops and restaurants, it was the perfect get-away. We felt pampered with soft towels and plush robes. A lovely breakfast in a garden room by the fireplace filled the bill! A late afternoon wine and cheese tray made... More 

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Wausau, Wisconsin
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 12, 2015

I am a well travelled B & B user- and I was amazed at the lovely customer service and flexibilty of this inn and the staff. Wonderfully "luxurious" and comfortable bedding- nicely appointed and fabulous location in Madison. My new 'go to ' place to stay in Madison!!! Amazingly gracious host(s).

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Fairfax County, Virginia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 17, 2015

I stayed at the Arbor House for three nights and Kathy, the host, was the most cordial and kind-hearted lady I've ever met. She owns the place and treats every guest like her own family. She is the queen at cooking healthy food and will make you the most delicious breakfast each morning. The room is warm and very spacious.... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 2, 2014

Arbor House is where I stay whenever I come to Madison. This trip I stayed for 4 nights in the Aldo Leopold Room overlooking the beautiful Arboretum. Each morning Cathie, the innkeeper, made a delicious healthy homemade breakfast and in the evening there was tea and an evening treat or homemade dessert waiting for me. Looking forward to my next... More 

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York, PA
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 22, 2014 via mobile

Very nice. We had the tavern room which, appropriately, used to be a tavern in the 1800s. It was a spacious room with a cozy upstairs, where there was a fresh cranberry-walnut tart waiting for us. Breakfast was hearty. If you're interested in the outdoors this Eco friendly place near the arboretum is good for you.

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