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The Speckled Hen Inn

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Roscoe, Illinois
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You will not be disappointed. A rural setting just 7 minutes from downtown Madison! All of the rooms very wel appointed and comfortable. Relax in your room with a glass of wine while watching TV or movies from the flat screen TV provided in each room. Or go to the theater room to watch a movie on the big screen....

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This was my first stay at the Speckled Hen Inn and I'm already thinking of excuses to book another stay. It's only 10 minutes from my home but looked so appealing when driving past that I booked a night for Valentine's Day. The interior is amazingly homey and comfortable with several common areas where guests can relax and feel at...

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Hortonville, Wisconsin
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From start to finish this was a delightful stay! We were warmly greeted by Heather and were made right at home. The accommodations are wonderful with a fireplace and whirlpool tub in the room and extra amenities like hot drinks and soda available any time, fruit, snacks, and homemade cookies always available too. Tom and Heather and kind, thoughtful, inviting,...

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Thank Lisa B
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This is a delightful place to get away and Heather and Tom are wonderful innkeepers. Their farm is beautiful and relaxing, breakfast was delicious, and the chance to meet their sheep, llama, and lambs was an added treat. And the fact that they are only about 15 minutes from downtown Madison means you can balance country and city activities in...

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Marquette, Michigan
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This was my second stay here in the last year. I loved it so much the first time i had no hesitation making a last minute reservation on my way for a trip. Once again, lovely hosts, very lovely rooms, privacy, sheep and a Llama- what more could you want? The breakfast was so delicious!! I wish we could have...

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Thank beyerpa
Edgerton, Wisconsin
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Went there for our anniversary and was not disappointed. Wonderful room, wonderful breakfast, wonderful host, did I say wonderful. Looking forward to going back when everything is green. Rooms are much bigger than what the photos can show on website. All the rooms are different and looking forward to trying a different room next time

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Thank khagen58
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We stayed at the Speckled Hen Inn recently for our anniversary. Loved our time there! The innkeepers were so friendly and offered warm hospitality. They seem to really enjoy what they are doing and offering for their guests! Our room was clean, comfortable and just as nice as we expected. The breakfast was delicious. We felt as if we had...

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Thank Trish K
Saint Louis, Missouri
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

quiet,beautiful surroundings,gorgeous house, great hosts, great food. Set on a farm with a llama,goats and chickens---fresh eggs, most products grown nearby(farm--->table),very comfortable room with U.Wisconsin theme,clean,welcoming

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Chicago, Illinois
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We had a great experience at the Speckled Hen Inn, which was our first ever stay at a bed and breakfast. The pleasant experience started from the time we booked our stay and received some great recommendations for local area restaurants (highly reco Tornado Steak House in Madison). We stayed in the Madison Lakes room, which was connected to the...

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Milwaukee, Wisconsin
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We have been coming to the Speckled Hen for approximately 10 years and they NEVER disappoint. It has become our home away from home. It's a welcoming and relaxing home where there are so many things to do both on the property and nearby!! The rooms are awesome and the whole home is very clean and cozy!! And the breakfasts....you...

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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Free Parking
  • Breakfast included
GreenLeadersPlatinum level
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  • Non-Smoking Hotel
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  • Suites
  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Family Rooms
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  • Air Conditioning
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  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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  • Free Parking
  • Breakfast included
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
The Speckled Hen is just outside the city of Madison and has 5 spacious guest rooms. The 20-acre property features gardens, trails, wetlands and meadows where the Inn's sheep and llamas graze. The Inn is recognized for their fine breakfast cuisine featuring locally produced eggs, dairy, fruits and vegetables. The Innkeeper's knowledge of the area provides guests with valued guidance in things to enjoy while visiting the Inn. Here you will find Life and Lodging in Sustainable Style. ... more   less 

Additional Information about The Speckled Hen Inn

Address: 5525 Portage Road, Madison, WI 53704
Location: United States > Wisconsin > Madison
Price Range: $135 - $225 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Number of rooms: 5
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“I'd get a suite, its worth it for the jacuzzi”
 of 5 bubbles henryp223, Jan 13, 2017 | Read review
“Starkweather has a great view of the pasture and stars and is very spacious”
 of 5 bubbles meetran2016, Dec 17, 2016 | Read review
“some rooms have a great view of their llama and sheep, Heywood Hardy is great - dual showers and jet tub.”
 of 5 bubbles V8423FBjameso, Dec 8, 2016 | Read review
“stayed in a room decorated in U of Wisconsin theme”
 of 5 bubbles 485raymondl, Dec 2, 2016 | Read review
“We have stayed in Madison Lakes and Token Creek, between the two Madison lakes was larger and more private.”
 of 5 bubbles christY204JX, Nov 29, 2016 | Read review
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