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The Edgewater

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1001 Wisconsin Place, Madison, WI 53703
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Chicago, Illinois
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 55 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

We loved this hotel, including the overall ambiance, location, deck off of our room, not to mention dog friendly too. However, both of us couldn't sleep all night due to the very soft beds and pillows. They were so uncomfortable. It was really disappointing. If the beds and pillows would have been firm I would have rated this a 5... More 

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Thank Joy W
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

As a native Texan that travels the area for business, there is no better location for Madison/Central Wisconsin accommodations. The amenities of the Edgewater go above and beyond all other nearby hotels and it really is a full service experience. The staff is friendly, welcoming, and willing to take extra steps to take your stay to the next level. The... More 

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Thank Brad R
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Beautiful room with Great view of the lake! Friendly staff, great outdoor patio for lunch or dinner overlooking the lake. I highly recommend The Edgewater for any type of trip, I will definitely be back.

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Thank Ali Z
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15 reviews
4 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW via mobile

My son and grandson and I had lunch on the beautiful outdoor patio overlooking the lake on Saturday. We started with the crab claws appetizer which was beyond cold and almost frozen when it came. My son had to ask for sugar and cream for his coffee twice and then flag down a bus person to finally get it. Our... More 

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Thank swetmore80
Jessica A, Public Relations Manager at The Edgewater, responded to this review

Dear swetmore80, Thank you for your response of The Edgewater! We truly apologize for the service you received at one of our restaurants here on the property. I will inform the management team and we will try and get this fixed for the future. Thank you again for your response and we hope to see you again on the shores... More 

Buffalo Grove, Illinois
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

A beautiful view of the lake with sunrises and colorful sunsets. The room was perfect in every way complimented with perfect service. The entire staff greets you with a smile when you walk by and are always eager to help. The food was outstanding as was the service of course. OI`m a world traveler so I was pleasantly surprised at... More 

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Thank Michael F
Jessica A, Public Relations Manager at The Edgewater, responded to this review

Dear Michael F, Thank you so much for your response on your recent stay at The Edgewater! We cannot be more pleased that you loved your stay with us! We strive to satisfy every guest on all aspects at our property, from valet, restaurants, house keeping and front desk. We want you to have an unforgettable experience! As someone that... More 

Naperville, Illinois
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79 reviews
13 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 33 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

We are originally from Madison so had never been in the Edgewater, but it was recommended we stay here for a wedding anniversary party, and we were delighted. The view of the lake is wonderful. During the day there was a little hall noise that came thru and some noise from above our room (208). But by night it was... More 

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Thank colduser
Jessica A, Public Relations Manager at The Edgewater, responded to this review

Dear colduser, Thank you for sharing your experience of our hotel with others, we truly appreciate hearing what customers think of our hotel. We are lucky to have an outstanding view of Lake Mendota that can be seen from nearly anywhere in the hotel. We here at The Edgewater are happy to hear that the night was quite and you... More 

Bedford
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44 reviews
14 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 32 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW via mobile

Our stay at the Edgewater was part of a visit to see friends, the setting is beautiful, the staff very accommodating & friendly. While prices seem a little high, you'll be staying in a top Mach hotel, rooms are spacious and very comfortable. Don't be afraid to eat in the restaurant as prices are very reasonable and the quality very... More 

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Thank Barrycoe
Jessica A, Public Relations Manager at The Edgewater, responded to this review

Hi Barrycoe, We are so pleased to hear your positive feedback and that you enjoyed your time here in Madison with us! Our staff is proud to provide a level of service you can't find anywhere else in the area, so I have shared your positive comments with them as well. Thank you again and we look forward to hosting... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

My partner and I where in town on business, and decided to stay here last minute so we could walk around downtown for the evening. Checked in at sunset and enjoyed a drink on the deck before heading downtown. The staff are superb, as well as the grounds and hotel itself. This is a MUST STAY in MADISON PEOPLE!

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Thank Zach L
Jessica A, Public Relations Manager at The Edgewater, responded to this review

Hello Zach L, Thank you for your rave review of our resort! We are so pleased that you enjoyed your time with us, our sunset views and Madison's fabulous downtown. We invite you and your partner (and your business colleagues) back to stay, dine and spa with us whenever your travels bring you to Madison! All our best, The Edgewater... More 

Vienna, Virginia
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3 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

Our family embarked on a mid-west vacation this summer (instead of our usual beach trip) since our two sons had moved to the mid-west. We spent a night in Madison. The Edgewater was the nicest hotel in which we stayed in all of the cities we visited (St. Louis and Chicago). We chose not to pay extra for the rooms... More 

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Thank Trix299
Jessica A, Public Relations Manager at The Edgewater, responded to this review

Dear Trix299, Thank you for your excellent feedback about your stay with us this weekend on the water! We have shared your compliments with our staff. We are so happy that you chose our resort for your travels and invite you to stay with us again when your travels call you back to the Midwest. All our best, The Edgewater... More 

Seattle, Washington
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3 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Traveled from Seattle to Madison to only four star hotel. On arrival the desk clerk says, as if it's routine, that they overbooked the hotel and do not have a room. He'll arrange for someone to walk us 6 blocks down a dark street wheeling our suitcases to a lower class hotel. Asked if the room was then free, he... More 

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Jessica A, Public Relations Manager at The Edgewater, responded to this review

Hello Kevin O, We truly apologize for any inconvenience you experienced with us on Saturday and understand that you are disappointed with the situation. We appreciate your comments and hope that your matter is addressed accordingly after speaking with our COO, Amy Supple. Please know that we are also disappointed when we are unable to accommodate our valued guests and... More 

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Amenities

Highlights
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Room Service
  • Spa
  • Fitness Center with Gym / Workout Room
About the property
  • Wheelchair access
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
  • Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly )
Food & drink at the hotel
The Statehouse
The Statehouse
Cuisines: American
Things to do
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Spa
  • Fitness Center with Gym / Workout Room
Room types
  • Suites
  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Kitchenette
  • Family Rooms
  • Accessible rooms
In your room
  • Air Conditioning
  • Refrigerator in room
Internet
  • Free Internet
  • Public Wifi
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Paid Wifi
  • Paid Internet
Services
  • Meeting Rooms
  • Dry Cleaning
  • Laundry Service
  • Concierge
  • Banquet Room
  • Shuttle Bus Service
  • Room Service
  • Airport Transportation
  • Business Center with Internet Access
  • Conference Facilities
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
As Madison's first and only AAA Four Diamond property, The Edgewater is the proud revival of an historic hotel, right on the shores of Lake Mendota, adjacent to the University of Wisconsin and steps from the state Capitol, in the heart of downtown Madison. The restored property maintains the classic facade of its predecessor, now called The Langdon Building, and a new tower, The Wisconsin Building, all with completely new interiors, several restaurants, a magnificent spa, ballrooms, and a large plaza that connects both hotel guests and the public with the beautiful waters of the lake. The hotel has 202 guest rooms, the majority offering gorgeous lake views, including presidential suites and studios with kitchenettes. The Edgewater Spa provides fitness and personal training overlooking Lake Mendota, as well as full service, customized hair, makeup, nail services and relaxing massage. Restaurant options range from The Statehouse for distinctive dining, to The Boathouse, a bar and restaurant in the great Wisconsin tradition of casual waterfront spots, The Icehouse for very casual dining, and The Cafe, for coffee and lighter fare throughout the day. Meeting and banquet facilities range from The Grand Ballroom and Mendota Ballroom, both in the Wisconsin Building, to The Red Crown Club on top of the Langdon Building, offering versatility and spectacular views of Lake Mendota. The Plaza lies at the heart of The Edgewater between The Langdon Building and the Wisconsin Building, almost an acre, open to the public with regularly scheduled outdoor events, concerts and celebrations, converting in winter to a skating rink. ... more   less 

Additional Information about The Edgewater

Address: 1001 Wisconsin Place, Madison, WI 53703
Location: United States > Wisconsin > Madison
Price Range: $194 - $366 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:4 star — The Edgewater 4*
Number of rooms: 202
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