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San Antonio, Texas
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Our Livingston Inn experience can be echoed in the positive comments of others: *Beautiful, historic home *Lovingly restored *Cozy, not stuffy *Clean *Spacious bedrooms, comfy beds, wonderful linens *Air-conditioned bedrooms *Crisp/cool at night *Inviting, spacious common areas *Lovely gardens, charming grounds *Private pier on Lake Mendota *Complimentary wine and beer *Yummy breakfasts *Mouth-watering evening treats *Great location, near Capitol Square... More 

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Winchester, United Kingdom
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

I was initially a little sceptical, the reviews were great but a B&B at 5 star hotel prices, really, how could it be? The photos looked, depending on your point of view either very quaint or a little scary, we were not sure what to expect. The experience proved so memorable and enjoyable that i would now not dream of... More 

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Okatie, South Carolina
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7 hotel reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Once a year we go back to our home state to visit brothers, sisters, nieces and nephews. We alway stay at the Livingston Inn to "centralize" our visits in the area. Peggy and Dave, the owners, have always been exceptional hosts. The morning breakfast table is a great start to your day with a variety of eggs, bacon, fruit, muffins,... More 

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2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

The inn is a gem of a B and B, lovingly and historically restored by the on-site owners. Rooms are well equipped with creature comforts, showers are forceful and almost instantly hot, breakfast is plentiful and healthful, and access path to the lake from the house is easy and wonderful. Perfectly located, the inn is an easy walk to the... More 

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Peggy and Dave F, Owner at The Livingston Inn, responded to this review

Susan, thank you so much for taking the time to write a review. We are so glad you enjoyed your stay and all that we offer at our B&B. We love our location on the isthmus and it's wonderful when guests discover the same thing! Warm regards, Peggy and Dave More 

Minneapolis, Minnesota
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The attention to detail made our stay perfect! Pinot Noir decanted with wine glasses sitting in the living room, beer and white wine in the wine fridge in the dining room, Aveda Shampoo in our bathroom and dark chocolate/carmel waiting for us when we got home in the evening. Peggy was warm and inviting and her knowledge of Madison helped... More 

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Peggy and Dave F, Owner at The Livingston Inn, responded to this review

Thank you for your review and noticing all those extra little things we provide to make everyone's stay comfortable and memorable. We're very glad to hear you enjoyed our B&B and its proximity to all the fun and excitement in downtown Madison! Warm regards, Peggy and Dave More 

West Bloomfield, Michigan
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 19, 2016 via mobile

We loved this place the moment we walked through the wrought iron gate on to the inviting front lawn. The house is as pretty in reality as it looks in the pics. Peggy and Dave were wonderful hosts. They made us feel comfortable and at home very quickly. Our room was very large and comfortable with a view of both... More 

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Peggy and Dave F, Owner at The Livingston Inn, responded to this review

We're very glad to hear you enjoyed your stay with us at our B&B. We try to make every part of it special, and it's very rewarding when we hear that people appreciate it. Thank you for writing a review and enjoy the rest of your summer! Warm regards, Peggy and Dave More 

Boston, Massachusetts
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 9, 2016

Location is great for walking or biking all around Madison. Room was very comfortable and quiet. I appreciated the complimentary beverages and sitting by the pier to watch the sunsets. Peggy is the perfect host and really helps bring people together over a deicious breakfast each morning. As a single traveler, it was everything I had hoped for.

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Peggy and Dave F, Owner at The Livingston Inn, responded to this review

We're very glad you enjoyed your time with us, including our location by the lake and breakfast together. We want everyone here to feel comfortable, whether business, leisure, couples, or solo travelers. So it's very nice to hear that you felt welcome. Thank you for your review and enjoy the rest of your summer! Warm regards, Peggy and Dave More 

Wausau, Wisconsin
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 4, 2016 via mobile

My husband and I visited Madison for a quick getaway to attend the Concert at the Capital. We were greeted warmly by Peggy who spent time with us to share some insights into Madison and to share the history of this magnificent home. She then took us up to General Pickering Room. It was a beautiful room and I loved... More 

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Peggy and Dave F, Owner at The Livingston Inn, responded to this review

Thank you so much for taking the time to write all these wonderful things in your review! It make us very happy when we hear guests enjoy all of the different services and special touches we incorporate in all parts of their stay. We are both very glad you enjoyed your time at our B&B and your visit to Madison!... More 

Houston, Texas
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6 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 31, 2016

The Livingston Inn is a gem. Perfectly situated along the lake, within a short walking distance of nearly everything in town. My friend and I stayed in the William T. Leitch and Harman Hideaway rooms, which to our surprise adjoined through a secret door! The rooms are large and comfortable. Peggy was the perfect host, full of recommendations for activities... More 

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Peggy and Dave F, Owner at The Livingston Inn, responded to this review

Thank you so much for taking the time to write this review. We are so happy you enjoyed the rooms and that secret door -- not too many people get to take advantage of it! We're very glad your experience at our B&B was a pleasant one and that your stay included the lake and all the wonderful things to... More 

Milwaukee, Wisconsin
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 23, 2016

If there were 4.5 stars, that's what I would give the Livingston Inn. Did not meet Dave, but Peggy is a very friendly, helpful and easy-to-talk-to owner. The house is beautiful and kept up very well. The location, near the water and a walking / bike path close to downtown, is perfect. The only reason I didn't give it 5... More 

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Peggy and Dave F, Owner at The Livingston Inn, responded to this review

We're glad you enjoyed your stay at our B&B as well as the lake and our location in a wonderful and dynamic downtown area. We appreciate the insight on the rooms -- while we think each one is special and complete in its own way, it is so helpful to get a different perspective that we might not see. So... More 

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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Experience the history of a 160-year old Gothic revival mansion in one of the most eclectic cities in North America. Feel at home on your next getaway or business trip with the warmth and charm of Midwestern hospitality. Discover The Livingston Inn -- a Madison bed & breakfast as unique and friendly as the city itself. ... more   less 

Additional Information about The Livingston Inn

Address: 752 E Gorham St, Madison, WI 53703-1522
Location: United States > Wisconsin > Madison
Price Range: $199 - $257 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3.5 star — The Livingston Inn 3.5*
Number of rooms: 5
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