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Experience The Lowell Center Lodging in Madison Wisconsin! If you need campus lodging in Madison, Wis., Check us out. Overnight accommodations at The Lowell Center are ideal for persons attending conferences or other events associated with the University of Wisconsin, State of Wisconsin agencies, and other educational and governmental groups. Alumni and parents or family of students are also welcome. Conveniently located at 610 Langdon Street, The Lowell Center Conference & Lodging Facility offers 137 guest rooms,and an indoor swimming pool (the largest hotel pool in the area) and sauna. You'll also find several classrooms, boardroom and break-out areas, a large dining room, and two beautiful reception areas. Our sister facility, The Pyle Center, is located nearby with even more conferencing space available. An expanded continental breakfast is included in the room rate. Guest parking for one vehicle is available on-site for $10 per night, or off-site (three blocks away) at no charge. Additional vehicles are charged $8 per night at either site. Parking reservations should be made in advance of your visit, and reservations are based on availability. This is a non-smoking facility. As a Madison hotel located on the UW campus, we are situated only one block from The Pyle Center and close to vibrant State Street - providing easy access to the best of downtown Madison and UW-campus activities.
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Property amenities
Free High Speed Internet (WiFi)
Breakfast included
Fitness Center with Gym / Workout Room
Business Center with Internet Access
Conference Facilities
Indoor pool
Laundry Service
Meeting rooms
Wheelchair access
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Centrally Located


Full view
100Great for walkers
Grade: 100 out of 100
118Restaurantswithin 0.3 miles
17Attractionswithin 0.3 miles
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A very basic hotel which is fine for a one day visit. Check in was slow and most of the staff were students in hotel uniform. No charm or training there. Rooms are small and basic.Coffee machine didn't work. I would check other options first
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I was skeptical to stay in a “renovated dormitory” but once you are in the lobby it feels like any other hotel. Large, comfortable lobby area with plenty of seating and a cozy fireplace. Rooms are of average size and decor, but are clean and comfortable. Parking in small
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Yes, this is a former dorm. Never does this seem more so than during breakfast, which is in the large former cafeteria. Brought back memories of freshman year. Try the caramel french toast....really tasty! As for the hotel, yes, rooms and bathrooms are a bit small, but as a solo
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Response from Lowell C, Manager at Lowell Center
Responded 4 weeks ago
Dear JohannesSilentio: We are glad you enjoyed our made-to-order breakfast! It seems you got to know us really well in the short time you stayed with us, and are happy that you tasted the close proximity to campus Lowell Center offers, as well as dining on State Street. We hope to see you again soon! Sincerely, Lowell Center
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Considering this is a former college dormitory turned into a several-story-high hotel just northeast of the UW campus, it is a suprisingly pleasant place to stay. The rooms have been nicely remodeled, though the room I stayed in was about average hotel size. The bed mattress
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Response from Lowell C, Manager at Lowell Center
Responded Jan 23, 2019
Dear goldenseal2016: Thanks for reviewing us! We are happy that you had a pleasant stay and hope to see you again on your next trip to Madison. Sincerely, Lowell Center
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This is a pretty bare bones place, but it is clean and comfortable. The rooms come with coffee makers and apparently there are gym facilities which I did not explore. I hab a few problems during my two night stay. The room was very cold— I wore my coat indoors. There was no
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Response from Lowell C, Manager at Lowell Center
Responded Nov 7, 2018
Dear TravelLovingProf: Thanks for providing your candid feedback. Your opinion is very important to us and I'm sorry you had such a cold experience during your recent stay with us. I'm sharing your feedback with our management team. Our convenient location is one of our perks as a hotel right on campus, we apologize for your inconvenience and hope you will give us another chance. Regards, Lowell Center
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Standard Double Queen Room
The mildew on the shower curtain in my room at the Lowell Center.
The photo is poorly lit because the room is poorly lit. Note the space heater in the corner.
Dorm-style institutional bathroom.
Institutional bathroom with no style or comfort. Cleaning supplies left by staff.
Pet friendly?
Hi AmyVerna, Thank for your inquiry. I am sorry to inform you that we currently do not allow pets at Lowell Center. Sincerely, Lowell Center
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Hello Paul, The Lowell Center has a check-in time at 3:00 p.m., and a checkout time at 11:00 a.m. Should you have any more questions, check out our website! Thank you for your question!
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"Bring water, shampoo, warm pjs"
"If you care about a lake view, I would request that when you make the reservation."
"Ask for the view you'd like: lake, Capitol dome, etc."
"ask for a high floor or a deluxe room"
"Deluxe rooms are the way to go"
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