This was the first Clarion hotel I've ever stayed in and I must say it was a very pleasant experience! Wonderful staff, upon arrival we had an issue with our bank card and they were very friendly and helpful to get us in our room. Once in the room it was really clean, and spacious. The Fridge was one of the more bigger ones we've ever had in a hotel room. This, for us, was a great thing as we did a lot of "specialty" grocery shopping and it was nice to not have to keep everything in a cooler. The rooms are very quiet despite being located right by an elevator. They have free beer and wine with snacks at night and a selection of local beer to purchase! If you're ever in Wisconsin Try the spotted cow!! Best beer ever! The free breakfast in the morning is really good as well. A lot of options, and the menu changes each day..one day we had sausage with eggs, the next corn beef hash with eggs, and biscuits and gravy! all of which were delicious.
My only complaint the entire 3 night stay was the bed. The pillows are great the comforter and sheets are soft and warm, but the bed is very very firm and we found ourselves shuffling a lot at night to try and get comfortable along aching backs in the morning.. we found ourselves taking ibuprofen and naps on the couch which is surprisingly comfortable to remedy haha.
Overall it was a terrific hotel, friendly staff, very clean and accommodating. Word of advice though to improve this hotel..softer mattresses or at least maybe layer some memory foam or something over the mattress.
- Official Description (provided by the hotel):
- We invite you to stay with us at The Clarion Suites at The Alliant Energy Center in Madison, WI! Our hotel is adjacent to The Alliant Energy Center Campus and connected to The Exhibition Hall. We are conveniently located near downtown Madison, The Monona Terrace, The UW Campus, Camp Randall, The Kohl Center, UW Hospitals, Meriter Hospital and St. Mary's Hospital. Our hotel is also 20 minutes from Epic Systems training facility.Our rooms are spacious with one or two Queen Beds, Sitting Areas with Queen Sofa Sleepers and Microwave Wvens and Refrigerators. All guests recievd a Complimentary Hot Breakfast Buffet and a Complimentary Social Hour (M-Sat. We have an indoor pool/whirlpool, Free WIFI and 32" Flat Screen TV's. Complimentary Shuttle service to/from Dane County Regional Airport is offered from 7am-10pm daily. ... more less
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- Also Known As:
- Clarion Suites Central Hotel Madison
- Clarion Hotel Madison
- Clarion Madison
- Madison Clarion