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Chicago, Illinois
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

My wife and I stayed three nights, mix of business and pleasure - including football game. Great location on Lake Mendota with fantastic views. Rooms were spacious. Great food options throughout. Service was terrific.

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Tenafly, New Jersey
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

It was our 1st official time visiting our freshman daughter at University of Wisconsin--Madison, and while this hotel came highly recommended by "reliable sources," it truly was a great place to stay! We loved the overall ambiance; it's in a convenient location; the room was perfect and the service was also great. We would definitely recommend the Edgewater and we... More 

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Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 26 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

My child goes to university of Wisconsin and the Edgewater is our favorite place to stay when we visit. We have been there several times. The view is spectacular. Right on the lake. It is a short walk to the capital area or the campus. Rooms are very clean and nice. Recently on our stay we had issues with the... More 

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Glenview, Illinois
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

The Edgewater in Madison, Wi is truly a world class hotel with the utmost attention to detail. The location is exquisite, the entire staff is professional, the service is top notch, the restaurants are amazing, and the car service is a total plus. I can not compliment enough the thought and care that they give to everyone who stays there.... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

Our stay at The Edgewater was wonderful..... the wide variety of lush amenities, it cleanliness, the beautiful views of Lake Mendota from our room and the amazing staff. Highly recommend this hotel and look forward to going back.

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asupinmadison, General Manager at The Edgewater, responded to this review

Dear Ben C, Thank you so much for your review on your stay at The Edgewater. I am glad that you enjoyed your stay while visiting Madison and highly recommend our hotel. I have to say our views are spectacular, from one end of the hotel you have the gorgeous views of the lake to the magnificent Capitol Building on... More 

Urbandale, Iowa
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

My husband and I stayed at the Edgewater for 3 nights and absolutely loved it! Our room was spacious, clean and had a stunning view of the lake. The kitchenette with cook top, microwave and refrigerator was perfect for our needs. The bathroom had a beautiful tiled shower and claw foot tub. My favorite was the tv in the mirror!... More 

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asupinmadison, General Manager at The Edgewater, responded to this review

Dear _julieroethler, Thank you so much for your amazing review on your stay here at The Edgewater. I am so happy that you guys could enjoy so many different amenities while you were here in Madison. Congrats to your husband in participating in the Ironman! It sounds like you guys had everything you needed in order to fully enjoy your... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Pros: Beautiful hotel, nice rooms/especially the bathrooms, very high quality Cons: Only negative is that the hotel was a little liberal with the term "Lake View" when it came to our room. Still a great experience and a beautiful place though.

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asupinmadison, General Manager at The Edgewater, responded to this review

Dear JakeinNebraska, Thank you for your review on your recent stay at The Edgewater. We are happy that you enjoyed the hotel and the rooms/bathroom were up to standard. I do apologize that you felt as if the lake view was a little misleading in some of our descriptions, next time this happens please do not hesitate to ask! We... More 

Milwaukee, Wisconsin
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

This was the first stay for myself and my wife. We celebrated her birthday. Room and view was excellent. Mentioned the reason we were staying and the hotel has a wonderful treat waiting in our room upon arrival. Will definitely stay there again and try to take advantage of the restaurant and spa. Would recommend.

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asupinmadison, General Manager at The Edgewater, responded to this review

Dear d2770, Thank you for your comment on your recent stay at The Edgewater. I am so happy that your wife was able to celebrate her birthday with us! I am also glad to hear that we went one extra step to make both your stay more enjoyable but also her birthday! We can't wait to have you stay with... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

I recently stayed at The Edgewater for my friend's wedding weekend. The rehearsal dinner was held at the Sky Bar and it was beautiful! Plenty of space for everyone with additional room on the huge balcony/rooftop overlooking the lake. The food was very tasty and a ton of options with a carving station and a fajita station. Our stay was... More 

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asupinmadison, General Manager at The Edgewater, responded to this review

Dear Hannah S, Thank you for your review on your stay and also the wedding experience that you had with us here at The Edgewater. I am so happy to hear that our staff went out and beyond to provide the bride with slippers when she had forgotten her flip flops, a necessity when getting ready for the big day!... More 

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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 38 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

If your budget allows this is the best place to stay in Madison. A few blocks from State Street, on Campus and close to just about everything else. Stayed in the new tower and was upgraded to a lake front room. Nothing like waking up to the view of Lake Mendota. Just don't think you will get a room on... More 

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asupinmadison, General Manager at The Edgewater, responded to this review

Dear Peter L, Thank you for your review on The Edgewater. We here at The Edgewater take great pride in the location of our property and love how we get the best of all worlds here. Being a quick hop to anything you need in Madison. I am happy that our front desk was able to upgrade you during your... More 

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Amenities

Highlights
  • Room Service
  • Restaurant
  • Fitness Center with Gym / Workout Room
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Spa
About the property
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
  • Wheelchair access
  • Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly )
Food & drink at the hotel
The Statehouse
The Statehouse
Cuisines: American
Things to do
  • Restaurant
  • Fitness Center with Gym / Workout Room
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Spa
Room types
  • Suites
  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Accessible rooms
  • Kitchenette
  • Family Rooms
In your room
  • Air Conditioning
  • Refrigerator in room
Internet
  • Paid Wifi
  • Paid Internet
  • Free Internet
  • Public Wifi
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
Services
  • Room Service
  • Meeting Rooms
  • Children Activities (Kid / Family Friendly)
  • Dry Cleaning
  • Laundry Service
  • Concierge
  • Banquet Room
  • Shuttle Bus 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 53703-1302
Location: United States > Wisconsin > Madison
Price Range: $182 - $2,839 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:4 star — The Edgewater 4*
Number of rooms: 202
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