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The Livingston Inn

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752 E. Gorham Street, Madison, WI 53703
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  • Location
    5 of 5 stars
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    5 of 5 stars
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    5 of 5 stars
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    5 of 5 stars
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    4.5 of 5 stars
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Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania
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4 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

This was our second visit to Madison to see our daughter who is in graduate school at the University of Wisconsin. The best things about this B and B are its proximity to everything (restaurants, the capitol, the waterfront park), its homey atmosphere and Peggy who is a wonderful hostess. We were celebrating our daughter's brthday and we had bought... More 

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Peggy and Dave F, Owner at The Livingston Inn, responded to this review

It it such a pleasure for Dave and I to welcome back guests for a return visit! We're so glad you had a nice time. We very much enjoy when guests invite family or friends over for a special celebration or gathering. It makes it feel that much more like home! Many thanks for your review, Peggy More 

Milwaukee
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43 reviews
7 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

I spent a whole week at the Livingston while at a course at UW Madison. I am so glad I opted to do this rather than to stay at one of the local hotels. The Inn was a perfect home away from home. Peggy was a lovely hostess and made me feel like I had a friends in Madison from... More 

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Peggy and Dave F, Owner at The Livingston Inn, responded to this review

It was a such a nice week together and thank you for your review and appreciation of the extra little effort we put into everything. Hopefully, we'll see you again sometime soon, but regardless, Dave and I wish you all the best in health and happiness! More 

New York City, New York
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

My husband and I enjoyed our stay at The Livingston Inn over Memorial Day weekend. We live in NYC and came to Madison to celebrate an anniversary and visit the city where my husband lived through college and where his parents lived for many years. Peggy was most helpful suggesting places to see, dine and stroll. She is knowledgeable about... More 

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Peggy and Dave F, Owner at The Livingston Inn, responded to this review

We always enjoy sharing stories of Madison past and present, and we appreciate you being part of that experience. The time together was so interesting, and we are very glad you enjoyed your visit to the area. More 

Denver, Colorado
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4 reviews
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I only stayed one night but left wishing I could stay the entire week. My room was gorgeous and very comfortable. Peggy is a wonderful host. The house is gorgeous and feels very authentic. The conservatory and access to their pier is a nice plus. Peggy gave us a fantastic restaurant recommendation just down the street for dinner, and I'm... More 

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Peggy and Dave F, Owner at The Livingston Inn, responded to this review

It was such a pleasure to have you here even for one night! We are so glad you had an opportunity to get down to the lake and enjoy the pier. It just gets better as the summer goes on, so hopefully we will see you again soon! More 

Okatie, South Carolina
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24 reviews
3 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 22, 2015

Peggy and Dave have always made our stay at their B&B a great pleasure. We count them among our small circle of close friends. The breakfast is great, the surrounding yard beautiful. The Inn provides a peaceful get away. The location is within walking distant to the Capitol building downtown. Don't miss the Saturday Farmer's Market which is set up... More 

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Peggy and Dave F, Owner at The Livingston Inn, responded to this review

When we started our B&B nearly fours year ago, we had in mind to provide a special place and meet wonderful people just like you. We feel so fortunate to have guests like you as part of the history of this special home. Thank you for your return visit. We enjoyed every minute of it! More 

Seattle, Washington
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 5, 2015

Peggy & Dave were incredibly generous, accommodating hosts. Staying with them was the highlight of our visit. They put out an amazing organic breakfast every morning with good, strong coffee. Their beds were so comfortable. Their conversation was riveting. Their restaurant recommendations were fantastic. The Inn is right by the lake, a short drive to the capital, and close to... More 

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Peggy and Dave F, Owner at The Livingston Inn, responded to this review

It was such a pleasure to welcome your group to our B&B. You are all welcome back anytime, of course! We wish you many years of success. More 

Arlington
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133 reviews
35 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 82 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 27, 2015

We had a wonderful stay in the Livingston Inn. The accommodations are first-rate, the breakfast is excellent, and the hospitality is unsurpassed. Peggy and Dave are great hosts. We heard the history of the building, one of the oldest in Madison. The location is also good, within walking distance of the capitol, university, and restaurants. We stayed in the William... More 

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Peggy and Dave F, Owner at The Livingston Inn, responded to this review

We had so much fun getting to know you, share stories, and chat about all sorts of things! Thank you for choosing our B&B for your visit to Madison. More 

Evanston, Illinois
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 11, 2015

Peggy was a most gracious hostess and makes an AWESOME breakfast! We enjoyed the beautiful period decor with modern touches--especially the updated rainfall showers & super comfy beds. It was an easy walk into town & campus, and we meandered back along the lake--just steps from their back door. We hope to return!

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Peggy and Dave F, Owner at The Livingston Inn, responded to this review

We are so glad you enjoyed our home and your stay in Madison! We work hard to provide all those little extra touches. Thank you so much for your review and kind words. More 

Starkville, Mississippi
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 25, 2015

I've stayed at the Livingston Inn twice now; both times I was a visiting researcher at the University. The first trip was considerably longer than the second (2 months vs. 1 week), but both times I experienced such fantastic hospitality. The food is excellent, the accommodations are as breathtaking as the beautiful home, and the company was splendid. The family... More 

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Peggy and Dave F, Owner at The Livingston Inn, responded to this review

We were so very, very happy to have you return to Madison! It's such a pleasure to have you in the house and you are such an interesting, smart, and kind person. You deserve nothing but tons of success in your research and career! Peggy and Dave More 

Round Lake, United States
2 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 23, 2015

This is a place that is worth to stay in. It may seem a little pricy but it is very much worth it. Peggy has decorated the home in a beautiful way. The house also has a lot of history. The first thing that came up to our minds when we saw the house was "the House of the Seven... More 

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Peggy and Dave F, Manager at The Livingston Inn, responded to this review

Thank you so much for your review. We're glad you took advantage of our changing spring weather and could enjoy a walk along the lake as well as the fireplace in the room! More 

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