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Livingston Inn

752 E. Gorham Street, Madison, WI 53703
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Livingston Inn
Ranked #2 of 8 Madison B&B and Inns
Certificate of Excellence 2014
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  • Sleep Quality
    5 of 5 stars
  • Location
    5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    5 of 5 stars
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Colgate, Wisconsin, United States
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6 reviews 6 reviews
4 hotel reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

We have been to Madison many times, but feel very lucky to have discovered this wonderful historic house with a charming hostess. We were in the maid's room and had our own little sitting room just outside the bedroom. The atmosphere is very welcoming and the breakfast scrumptious. One could easily walk to Lake Mendota or downtown for the Concerts... More

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20 reviews 20 reviews
17 hotel reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

We stayed at the Livingston Inn in early July for four nights in the William T. Leitch room. It faces the front and the street but it was very quiet inside the room. The bathroom with shower was very clean and the Aveda products provided were a nice touch. Fun to watch Ella the house dog run around in the... More

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Indianapolis, Indiana
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

My wife and I spent two nights at the Livingston in July 2014, our first visit to Madison. The inn itself is lovely, with beautiful grounds and tastefully decorated rooms. It is close to downtown, a longish walk to campus, one block from Lake Mendota, and just a couple of blocks from a rack of B-cycles, which are very convenient... More

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Milwaukee, Wisconsin
4 reviews 4 reviews
3 hotel reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This is a great place to stay if you enjoy historic homes, comfortable rooms and a great host. We spent a weekend there in July and had a wonderful time. From the moment we walked in, we felt welcome and very comfortable. Our room was outstanding and very quiet. Peggy was very accommodating and even invited our kids, who live... More

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Chicago, Illinois
4 reviews 4 reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

My Husband and I stayed at the Livingston Inn for a couple of days over the 4th of July weekend. Peggy was warm, gracious and ready with suggestions for things to do and restaurants to visit. We have done a lot of traveling in Madison and thus know the area and had our plans which were accommodated by the location.... More

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Madison, Wisconsin
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35 reviews 35 reviews
4 hotel reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We stayed one night and would go back again. Just a few blocks from the Caitol square and a few steps from Lake Mendota, the Livingston is right in the heart of Madison but feels like you're in a small community. The owners were very gracious and friendly, offering us a glass of wine before showing us our beautiful room.... More

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United States
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44 reviews 44 reviews
12 hotel reviews
37 helpful votes 37 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 17, 2014

My husband and I had a truly delightful stay at the Livingston Inn. We stayed in the Willow room and it was quiet, super comfortable and had everything that we needed. Peggy couldn't have been more gracious and accommodating down to cooking me the most delicious vegetarian and gluten free breakfasts. We were able to walk everywhere in Madison from... More

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Chicago, Illinois
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 12, 2014

My husband and I stayed overnight at the Livingston Inn while in town to see a performance at the Overture Center in downtown Madison. We were very pleased with the location of this B&B which is located right on the lake in a quiet residential neighborhood that is a short walk to the Capitol building, restaurants and shopping. The inn... More

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Madison, Wisconsin
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 2, 2014

Thanks to Peggy and Dave, my mom and family had a wonderful time on their first visit to Madison for my wedding. Peggy was very accommodating in arranging for everyone to stay in adjacent rooms in the same wing; flexible in providing delicious breakfasts and generally excellent service, and knowledgeable about the city and environs. Because my family was comfortable,... More

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Evanston, Illinois
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 26, 2014

What a find and what luck! On a last minute lark we decided to overnight in Madison and had the good fortune to stay at the Livingston Inn. Dave could not have been more welcoming and hospitable. Our room and the house were luxurious Victorian and a real retreat from our busy week. Dave knows his town and was extremely... More

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Address: 752 E. Gorham Street, Madison, WI 53703
Location: United States > Wisconsin > Madison
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$
Also Known As:
Livingston Hotel Madison

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Experience the history of a 160-year old Gothic revival mansion in one of the most eclectic cities in North America. Feel at home on your next getaway or business trip with the warmth and charm of Midwestern hospitality. Discover The Livingston Inn -- a Madison bed & breakfast as unique and special as the city itself. ... more   less 
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