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1501 Monroe St., Madison, WI 53711-2020
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#17 of 67 hotels in Madison
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Stay, work, and play in one of 48 modern guestrooms and suites at HotelRED, Madison’s newest and most contemporary full-service urban boutique hotel. With vivid colors and sleek Euro-design, HotelRED surrounds guests in absolute indulgence and comfort. Join us for a cocktail, Wisconsin micro-brew, and appetizers at our lobby bar and bistro, The Wise, the smoothest place to chill in town. Business meetings, private parties, and banquet facilities are available. Enjoy the local color!
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Free parking
Free High Speed Internet (WiFi)
Fitness Center with Gym / Workout Room
Bar / lounge
Bicycle rental
Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly )
Airport transportation
Business Center with Internet Access
Wifi
Restaurant
Special diet menus
Shuttle bus service
Meeting rooms
Baggage storage
Concierge
Newspaper
Non-smoking hotel
Shared lounge / TV area
24-hour front desk
Express check-in / check-out
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Air conditioning
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Kitchenette
Microwave
Flatscreen TV
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BobsyW wrote a review Dec 2019
Milwaukee, Wisconsin244 contributions49 helpful votes
We’ve stayed here multiple times and loved it in the past. This recent stay was sooo noisy though! Dogs barking/whining and people shouting in the halls at 1am. Also now there are parking passes, which was inconvenient with our late check-in.
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Date of stay: December 2019Trip type: Traveled as a couple
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Response from AllieS335, Marketing Manager at HotelRED
Responded Dec 31, 2019
Hi BobsyW, Thanks for leaving a review about your recent stay with us. We do apologize for your less than satisfactory stay - we do have higher standards for the guest experience. I hope we have the opportunity to make this right for you with a return visit one day.
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RefusesToCheckBags wrote a review Dec 2019
5 contributions4 helpful votes
We found HotelRED to be very hit and miss. Pluses: Great location, wonderful shower (except for not being fully walled off, see below), very nice bath towels, the kitchenette was handy, lovely Aveda products and the bed itself was very comfortable. There were, however, a number of things we thought were subpar, particularly given the price range for this hotel. There is almost no bathroom privacy, as the wall to the bathroom only goes up 3/4 of the way; I even managed to spray water from the handheld shower into the room when I grabbed it wrong. The sliding door to the toilet doesn't give any privacy either, so every bathroom noise your body emits echoes throughout the room. Toilet paper & kleenex are the very scratchy, generic kind. About half of the television stations don't come in. The concrete floors sound cool when you read it on the website, but the reality is that they're cold and hard, and they only bring you slippers if you specifically ask for them. Even though there were 2 of us in the room and on the reservation, we were only given 1 mug and 1 bathrobe. The bed pillows were dismal - flat and small with no support, even with 2 piled together. I've had much nicer pillows at much cheaper places. Front desk service was "meh". Overall the location was great for us but we won't be back again.
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Date of stay: November 2019
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Room Tip: The concrete walls seem to make it very quiet throughout.
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Response from AllieS335, Marketing Manager at HotelRED
Responded Dec 10, 2019
Thank you for the review about your recent stay with us. Even though it sounds like we missed the mark we with your stay, we do appreciate your feedback. We will definitely keep your comments in mind as we continue to make changes and improvements at our property.
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Megan P wrote a review Nov 2019
Milwaukee, Wisconsin30 contributions1 helpful vote
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I recently stayed at HotelRed for two nights - chose it mainly due to proximity to my daughter's dorm and a last minute discounted rate. While the staff was pleasant, and the location good for my needs, there were several issues and it felt like everyone just shrugs their shoulders. As it was cold, and I was spending a fair amount of time in my room, I wanted to watch tv. However, the satellite/cable repeatedly lost signal. When I asked about this, I was told it was a known issue.. apparently nothing could be done, as nothing was offered to be done about it. Coffeemaker did not work. When I asked for a replacement, I was told they would put a work order in, and I could come down to the bar for coffee. (coffee at bar from around 7am or slightly before, so SOL if you want coffee earlier or didn't want to get dressed in order to have it.) The woman working at the bar said that the Keurigs are always broken. But the main issue was the lack of cleanliness in the room, also in the hallway. I noticed stains on the carpet area and on the chair right away. However, as the floor is concrete and the cabinets grey, I didn't notice how dirty they were until the day of check out due to the lighting. Also opened the dishwasher that morning to find dishes and food particles; everything from the cover of the hotel guide to the hair dryer was dirty.
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Date of stay: November 2019
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Response from AllieS335, Marketing Manager at HotelRED
Responded Nov 25, 2019
Thanks for staying with us at HotelRED! We do apologize for some of the inconveniences you encountered during your stay. We do take the issues you encountered seriously and hope to make some improvements for the future.
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j916802 wrote a review Sep 2019
Carrollton, Texas93 contributions29 helpful votes
First off, you will not have Camp Randall views - you may look at the Fieldhouse (and a million wires) or the ramps, but you will not "see Camp Randall. Parking is very limited and first-come, first-served - so we left our car there and just walked to dinner. Rooms are more modern - concrete floors, very low beds. Nice little kitchen area. Bathroom is okay - you need the directions to use the shower, but once you figure it out, it's nice. There was some mold starting to grow in the caulk. Staff was nice, but when I asked them about the free breakfast offered for booking on their website they seemed clueless. I showed them the offer and they said "we have no way of knowing where you booked". That's fine, but it's also not my problem as a guest. Figure it out, HotelRED. Staff (and I use that term loosely) at restaurant, The Wise, left a LOT to be desired - good thing it was free. Glad we tried it, probably won't be back.
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Date of stay: September 2019
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Response from AllieS335, Marketing Manager at HotelRED
Responded Oct 8, 2019
Hi j916802, Thanks for leaving a review about your recent stay with us. We appreciate your feedback regarding various aspects of the hotel experience. All of the things you pointed out are completely valid and we will do our best to constantly make improvements to our property. As far as your interactions with our staff our concerned, we will do some training and education to make sure they are aware of our amenities. We do hope you visit again next time you visit Madison.
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SteveP wrote a review Sep 2019
West Palm Beach, Florida2 contributions
I travel nearly every week on business and was incredibly impressed with Hotel Red. The rooms was spacious, bed comfortable, shower amazing (you'll likely never see a shower like this), work space sensible (nice size desk, lots of charging apparatus), perfect balcony (overlooking Camp Randall Stadium). Service was friendly as I needed to store my bag for a period and the restaurant was great (good food, wifi, service). Conveniently located, I will definitely be back!
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Date of stay: September 2019
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PRICE RANGE
$134 - $357 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
LOCATION
United StatesWisconsinMadison
NUMBER OF ROOMS
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Frequently Asked Questions about HotelRED
Which popular attractions are close to HotelRED?
Nearby attractions include Camp Randall Stadium University of Wisconsin (0.2 miles), Monroe Street Madison (0.2 miles), and Camp Randall Memorial Park (0.3 miles).
What are some of the property amenities at HotelRED?
Some of the more popular amenities offered include free wifi, an on-site restaurant, and a lounge.
Which room amenities are available at HotelRED?
Top room amenities include a kitchenette, air conditioning, and a flat screen TV.
What food & drink options are available at HotelRED?
Guests can enjoy an on-site restaurant and a lounge during their stay.
Is parking available at HotelRED?
Yes, free parking is available to guests.
What are some restaurants close to HotelRED?
Conveniently located restaurants include Mickies Dairy Bar, Pizza Brutta, and Greenbush Bakery Inc.
Are there opportunities to exercise at HotelRED?
Yes, guests have access to a fitness center during their stay.
Does HotelRED have an airport shuttle?
Yes, HotelRED offers an airport shuttle for guests. We recommend calling ahead to confirm details.
Are any cleaning services offered at HotelRED?
Yes, dry cleaning and laundry service are offered to guests.
Are pets allowed at HotelRED?
Yes, pets are typically allowed, but it's always best to call ahead to confirm.
Does HotelRED offer any business services?
Yes, guests have access to a business center and meeting rooms during their stay.