We noticed that you're using an unsupported browser. The TripAdvisor website may not display properly.
We support the following browsers:
Windows: Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome. Mac: Safari.
WINNER WONDERLAND
Win Big When You Book on TripAdvisor

“Very nice!!!” 5 of 5 bubbles
Review of Madison Hotel

Best prices for -
Enter dates for best prices
Check In mm/dd/yyyy Check Out mm/dd/yyyy
Prices are for 1 room, 2 adults
Show Prices
Compare best prices from top travel sites
and 6 more sites!
Madison Hotel
Ranked #9 of 137 Hotels in Memphis
Certificate of Excellence
Level Contributor
3 reviews
3 hotel reviews
“Very nice!!!”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed January 17, 2013 via mobile

I spent just one night and I really want to come back. Did not have time to embrace all the amazing things they have. It was definitely clean, well maintained, friendly. And it is close to everything in Memphis. Perfect location. Looking forward to coming back!

Stayed January 2013, traveled on business
Helpful?
Thank Iryna L
This review is the subjective opinion of a TripAdvisor member and not of TripAdvisor LLC.
lleemadison, Manager at Madison Hotel, responded to this review, April 13, 2013
Thank you for staying with us. We look forward to seeing you on your next visit!
Report response as inappropriate
This response is the subjective opinion of the management representative and not of TripAdvisor LLC.
Write a Review

1,522 reviews from our community

Traveler rating
    883
    380
    144
    66
    49
See reviews for
209
733
65
195
Rating summary
  • Location
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Sleep Quality
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Rooms
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Service
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Cleanliness
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Traveler tips help you choose the right room.   Room tips (298)
Date | Rating
  • English first
  • French first
  • German first
  • Italian first
  • Norwegian first
  • Portuguese first
  • Spanish first
  • Any
English first
Toronto, Canada
Level Contributor
174 reviews
63 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 142 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed January 7, 2013

Booked on a third party discount site. Arrived and two friends sharing who didn't want to share a bed were faced with a $30 'upgrade charge'. Not blaming the hotel, but feel that they should work better with their 'partners' to accommodate guests. $10.95/per night "resort fee" also seemed a bit much.

That being said... service was great. Had a drink on the rooftop bar, in near-freezing conditions, so we could see the view. Felt bad for the staff member manning the booth up there. Staff throughout the hotel were friendly, polite and had solid recommendations. Valet parking made it easy to have a car in Memphis. Close to the trolley. All told... a gem.

Upgraded room was worth it. Very spacious.

Would stay here again, in a heartbeat.

  • Stayed January 2013, traveled with friends
    • 3 of 5 bubbles
      Value
    • 4 of 5 bubbles
      Location
    • 4 of 5 bubbles
      Sleep Quality
    • 4 of 5 bubbles
      Rooms
    • 5 of 5 bubbles
      Cleanliness
    • 5 of 5 bubbles
      Service
Helpful?
1 Thank Ttaylo3
This review is the subjective opinion of a TripAdvisor member and not of TripAdvisor LLC.
lleemadison, Manager at Madison Hotel, responded to this review, January 12, 2013
Thank you for selecting the Madison Hotel. we hold the recommendations of our guest in high esteem and appreciate your endorsement.
Report response as inappropriate
This response is the subjective opinion of the management representative and not of TripAdvisor LLC.
Franklin, TN
Level Contributor
4 reviews
4 hotel reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed January 6, 2013

We booked one of the "Riverview Deluxe King Rooms" recently at the Madison Hotel in Memphis. The room was quite large and although the neighboring building partially obscured our view of the Mississippi River, I was very satisfied. The room was clean and tastefully decorated. The room also had a wet bar and refrigerator and although the contents were over-priced, the refrigerator came in very handy. The staff was very pleasant, remembering us by name. We also greatly enjoyed the penthouse bar on the roof of the Madison. Although it was cold, the view was very nice. The hotel was within easy walking distance of all of the activities of Beale St. Overall, it was an extremely pleasant stay!!

  • Stayed January 2013, traveled as a couple
    • 4 of 5 bubbles
      Value
    • 5 of 5 bubbles
      Location
    • 5 of 5 bubbles
      Sleep Quality
    • 5 of 5 bubbles
      Rooms
    • 5 of 5 bubbles
      Cleanliness
    • 5 of 5 bubbles
      Service
Helpful?
Thank fritz1957
This review is the subjective opinion of a TripAdvisor member and not of TripAdvisor LLC.
lleemadison, Manager at Madison Hotel, responded to this review, January 12, 2013
We are so glad that you enjoyed your stay and had an opportunity to experience the rooftop. You are right, even on cold days with the heaters, a blanket and a cocktail from the bar you can enjoy the view.
Report response as inappropriate
This response is the subjective opinion of the management representative and not of TripAdvisor LLC.
Fort Wayne, Indiana
Level Contributor
9 reviews
3 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed January 5, 2013 via mobile

What a nice stay. I have never been to a hotel and when you need ice they deliver it in a bag with a bow tie. Such great service, such a great bed, such a great view. The only complaint I have is now my wife is spoiled.

  • Stayed December 2012
    • 4 of 5 bubbles
      Value
    • 4 of 5 bubbles
      Location
    • 5 of 5 bubbles
      Rooms
    • 5 of 5 bubbles
      Cleanliness
    • 5 of 5 bubbles
      Service
Helpful?
Thank Johnthemex
This review is the subjective opinion of a TripAdvisor member and not of TripAdvisor LLC.
lleemadison, Manager at Madison Hotel, responded to this review, January 12, 2013
Thank you for your wonderful comments. We look forward to welcoming you and your wife back.
Report response as inappropriate
This response is the subjective opinion of the management representative and not of TripAdvisor LLC.
Memphis, Tennessee
1 review
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed January 5, 2013

I live in Memphis, and my wife and I recently stayed one evening at The Madison to celebrate our anniversary. While, I've been in the hotel, I had never stayed there. It is beautifully appointed throughout. Our queen room was larger than I expected. The bathroom was especially spacious, always nice for a hotel room. Everything was just right. Every staff member that we encountered spoke to us, and some even called us by name.

One particular staff member, the bartender at the amazing roof-top terrace bar, engaged us in just enough conversation while we enjoyed our drinks. He had a great presence. He discovered that we were celebrating our 15th anniversary, and as far as we can tell, notified someone else on staff. When we stopped by our room on our way out of the hotel 20 minutes later, there was a chilled bottle of champagne and some chocolate-covered strawberries waiting for us. He also comped our beverages! Wow. What a nice touch!

We took advantage of a the hotel's winter special and got an amazing experience for a very reasonable rate. If your travels bring you to Memphis, I would highly recommend The Madison.

  • Stayed January 2013, traveled as a couple
    • 4 of 5 bubbles
      Value
    • 4 of 5 bubbles
      Location
    • 4 of 5 bubbles
      Sleep Quality
    • 5 of 5 bubbles
      Rooms
    • 5 of 5 bubbles
      Cleanliness
    • 5 of 5 bubbles
      Service
Helpful?
Thank joshspickler
This review is the subjective opinion of a TripAdvisor member and not of TripAdvisor LLC.
lleemadison, Manager at Madison Hotel, responded to this review, April 13, 2013
Thank you for sharing your special occasion with us. We appreciate your recommendation and look forward to seeing you next year!
Report response as inappropriate
This response is the subjective opinion of the management representative and not of TripAdvisor LLC.
Tulsa, Oklahoma
Level Contributor
5 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed January 2, 2013

Had a very pleasant two-night stay at the Madison for the Liberty Bowl and New Year's Eve. Because of the demand, the rates reflected the demand, but I feel we received a fair value. Certainly at standard rates, this would be a great choice. The staff was very friendly and helpful. The valet parking service was efficient -- it's a bit pricey at $23/night but for convenience and peace of mind, it was fine. Beale Street is about a 10-minute walk down the Main Street trolley corridor, so the location is ideal. I'd stay at the Madison again, especially for special occasion travel.

Room Tip: We booked a small queen room, which was perfectly fine for two. A suite would be a nice option, so d...
See more room tips
  • Stayed December 2012, traveled as a couple
    • 4 of 5 bubbles
      Value
    • 5 of 5 bubbles
      Location
    • 5 of 5 bubbles
      Sleep Quality
    • 4 of 5 bubbles
      Rooms
    • 5 of 5 bubbles
      Cleanliness
    • 5 of 5 bubbles
      Service
Helpful?
Thank edsharrer
This review is the subjective opinion of a TripAdvisor member and not of TripAdvisor LLC.
lleemadison, Manager at Madison Hotel, responded to this review, January 12, 2013
Thank you for staying with us. I am glad you enjoyed your stay while attending the Liberty Bowl. We look forward to your return visit.
Report response as inappropriate
This response is the subjective opinion of the management representative and not of TripAdvisor LLC.
Boston
Level Contributor
4 reviews
3 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed January 1, 2013 via mobile

The average room is small. During our four night stay the rates varied from about 250.00 To about 500.00 because of the Liberty bowl. Room not clean, toiletries not replenished, scale old and 20 pounds off and restaurants divorce and very understaffed for breakfast, 35 minutes to be partially served as I write this. In future I would avoid this place.

  • Stayed December 2012
    • 1 of 5 bubbles
      Value
    • 5 of 5 bubbles
      Location
    • 2 of 5 bubbles
      Rooms
    • 2 of 5 bubbles
      Cleanliness
    • 2 of 5 bubbles
      Service
Helpful?
2 Thank fair-person
This review is the subjective opinion of a TripAdvisor member and not of TripAdvisor LLC.
angiehmemphis, General Manager at Madison Hotel, responded to this review, January 10, 2013
I am truly sorry that we disappointed you during your recent stay. We enjoy a sterling reputation for high quality and exceptional service, clearly in your case we missed the mark. I thank you for you candid feedback and will review your comments with the team. Once again, my sincere apologies. Angie, GM
Report response as inappropriate
This response is the subjective opinion of the management representative and not of TripAdvisor LLC.
Hotels you might also like...
Travelers also viewed these Memphis hotels
The Peabody Memphis
#6 of 137 in Memphis
4.5 of 5 bubbles 2,891 reviews
River Inn of Harbor Town
#1 of 137 in Memphis
4.5 of 5 bubbles 824 reviews
Show Prices
Show Prices
Show Prices
Downtown
Residence Inn Memphis Downtown
Comfort Inn Downtown
#10 of 137 in Memphis
4.0 of 5 bubbles 839 reviews
Show Prices
Show Prices
Show Prices

Been to Madison Hotel? Share your experiences!

Write a Review Add Photos & Videos

Additional Information about Madison Hotel

Property: Madison Hotel
Address: 79 Madison Ave, Memphis, TN 38103-2137
Phone Number:
Location: United States > Tennessee > Memphis
Amenities:
Bar / Lounge Business Center with Internet Access Fitness Center with Gym / Workout Room Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi ) Restaurant Room Service Suites Wheelchair access
Hotel Style:
#4 Luxury Hotel in Memphis
#7 Romantic Hotel in Memphis
#10 Family Hotel in Memphis
#11 Business Hotel in Memphis
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$
Hotel Class:4 star — Madison Hotel 4*
Number of rooms: 110
Official Description (provided by the hotel):
The jazzy spirit of Memphis is brought to life at the Madison Hotel. This boutique luxury hotel dazzles the senses with its striking interiors. Its contemporary style is best defined by its bold use of colors, geometric patterns, and modern furnishings. Sexy yet comfortable, this stylish luxury hotel is the select address for cosmopolitan travelers. It is known as downtown Memphis’ most celebrated luxury venue and the 1st Small Luxury Four Diamond Hotel – The Madison. ... more   less 
Reservation Options:
TripAdvisor is proud to partner with Hotels.com, Booking.com, Expedia, Orbitz, Travelocity, Odigeo, Cheap Tickets and Jetsetter so you can book your Madison Hotel reservations with confidence. We help millions of travelers each month to find the perfect hotel for both vacation and business trips, always with the best discounts and special offers.
Also Known As:
Madison Hotel Memphis

Is This Your TripAdvisor Listing?

Own or manage this property? Claim your listing for free to respond to reviews, update your profile and much more.

Claim Your Listing