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Hotel Ruby Marie

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Sun Prairie
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

If you love B and Bs' and historical buildings then you will love the Hotel Ruby Marie. very Clean and historical. Lacked nice seating options in room but pretty cool. Would definitely stay again. Great breakfast at comeback in.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 16, 2016 via mobile

I've stayed at a lot of hotels but none have made me feel like I'm about to go on an impromptu ghost adventure quite like Hotel Ruby Marie. And I mean that in the most positive way possible. They even embrace it in the decor a little bit. It's fun. It looks immaculately restored from 150 years ago which gives... More 

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Chesapeake, Virginia, United States
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 4, 2016 via mobile

The hotel is an old railroad hotel it is been converted to a boutique hotel with about 20 rooms. It's it's a top several businesses that share space and very convenient for dining. It is also extremely convenient to downtown and to the lake. Each room is different and has a different view. We stayed in the largest room 23... More 

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Chicago
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 22, 2016

Hotel Ruby is really not your typical B&B, it's more of a hotel even though it's advertised as a B&B. Our breakfast was in a restaurant next door and we were allowed to order anything off the menu. We had a nice lakeview room. Free convenient parking. Able to walk to numerous restaurants and bars.

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Sawyer, Michigan
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 21, 2016 via mobile

We wanted to be close to the Overture Center. We were so happy to find this. We had a room full of antiques. It is close to the lakefront and Capitol. There are plenty of restaurants to chose from. They do provide a continental breakfast with fresh bakery goods. Great coffee!

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Auburndale, Wisconsin, United States
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 9, 2016

A hotel in the heart of Madison that is as inviting as it is affordable. As romantic as a Bed & Breakfast, with more privacy and luxury. The rooms are individually decorated, spacious, clean and comfortable, and the hotel is quiet-so once in your room you wont be distracted by the bustle outside. Free parking right outside the door. Complimentary... More 

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1 Thank Jenna S
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 17, 2016

My wife and I were there for three nights over valantines weekend and the coldest days of the winter. Great location, a fun bar in the hotel and you get free drink tickets with your stay. A band there pretty much every night. Comes with breakfast as well. Room was great- (#13) has a fireplace. Room didn't warm up much... More 

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3 Thank Anton D
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 13, 2016

Our stay at the historic Hotel Ruby Marie in Madison, WI was a fantastic experience all around. The staff, location, and accommodations were ideal. The most striking feature of this hotel is the atmosphere. The Hotel Ruby Marie is a a beautifully maintained 150 year old building, and the history is palpable. From the lobby, through the corridors, to the... More 

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Indianapolis, Indiana
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 22, 2016

Had another great time at the Ruby Marie. Built in the 1800's, it has style and character you won't find many places. It's not for those who like chain hotels, as it has a bed and breakfast feel--but with a very cool dive bar with live music on the first floor attached. Can't imagine a better setup if you were... More 

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Saint Cloud, Minnesota
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 5, 2016

The hotel is in a great area, it has pretty much everything you need around it. It was very clean and the staff was outstanding. I've never stay at anything like it, and would do it again! Thank you all for a great night!

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Amenities

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  • Free Breakfast
  • Room Service
  • Free Parking
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
About the property
  • Wheelchair access
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  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
Room types
  • Non-Smoking Rooms
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  • Air Conditioning
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  • Free Breakfast
  • Room Service
  • Free Parking
  • Meeting Rooms

Additional Information about Hotel Ruby Marie

Address: 524 E Wilson St, Madison, WI 53703-3431
Location: United States > Wisconsin > Madison
Price Range: $83 - $129 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:2 star — Hotel Ruby Marie 2*
Number of rooms: 15
Also Known As:
Ruby Marie Hotel
Hotel Style:
#3 Best Value Hotel in Madison
#4 Romantic Hotel in Madison
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