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Silver Spring, Maryland
Reviewed 28 September 2016

Extremely comfortable (great bed and pillows!), very professional and courteous. Front desk service is efficient and friendly. This was my second stay here but I hope to return. There are beautiful walking paths along the lake in nice weather, but underground passages helped during the rain.

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asupinmadison, Chief Operating Officer at The Edgewater, responded to this review

Dear nseigel22, Thank you for the wonderful review of you recent stay. We take great pride in giving our guests a friendly experience from check-in to check-out and ensuring a wonderfully relaxing stay. We look forward to welcoming you to The Edgewater again soon! All Our Best, Amy Supple, COO The Edgewater Team

Reviewed 25 September 2016 via mobile

Amazing view over the lake easy access to state Street where the bars are at. The rooms are spacious. The showers and bathrooms brand new and clean. The king size bed was amazing. Lobby and the entire are around the hotel was amazing.

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asupinmadison, General Manager at The Edgewater, responded to this review

Dear Ivan Y, Thank you so much for your review of The Edgewater. I am happy to hear that you enjoyed your stay with us here! We love that we are just a quick hop from everything in downtown Madison. If you're feeling a little more classy and want to enjoy an evening by the Capitol or wanting to be...

Chicago, Illinois
Reviewed 23 September 2016

My wife and I stayed three nights, mix of business and pleasure - including football game. Great location on Lake Mendota with fantastic views. Rooms were spacious. Great food options throughout. Service was terrific.

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asupinmadison, General Manager at The Edgewater, responded to this review

Dear mbuth, Thank you for your review on your stay here at The Edgewater. I am glad that you had a relaxing time during your three night stay with us and was able to enjoy the football game here at well!! I am happy to hear that you were able to enjoy all the amenities that our hotel has to...

Tenafly, New Jersey
Reviewed 23 September 2016

It was our 1st official time visiting our freshman daughter at University of Wisconsin--Madison, and while this hotel came highly recommended by "reliable sources," it truly was a great place to stay! We loved the overall ambiance; it's in a convenient location; the room was perfect and the service was also great. We would definitely recommend the Edgewater and we...

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asupinmadison, General Manager at The Edgewater, responded to this review

Dear bonkon22, Thank you for your review on your recent stay here at The Edgewater. First I wanted to congratulate your daughter on such an amazing accomplishment and becoming apart of the Badger family. That aside, I am happy to hear that your friends/family that had recommended The Edgewater for your stay was well used. We can't wait for you...

Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
Reviewed 22 September 2016 via mobile

My child goes to university of Wisconsin and the Edgewater is our favorite place to stay when we visit. We have been there several times. The view is spectacular. Right on the lake. It is a short walk to the capital area or the campus. Rooms are very clean and nice. Recently on our stay we had issues with the...

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asupinmadison, General Manager at The Edgewater, responded to this review

Dear 165vacationmom123, Thank you so much for you review on your stay here at The Edgewater. First I'd like to thank you for your many stays here with us, but I will be forwarding this to our management team on how to move forward. I do apologize for any inconvenience and we will work on this for the future. Thank...

Glenview, Illinois
Reviewed 22 September 2016

The Edgewater in Madison, Wi is truly a world class hotel with the utmost attention to detail. The location is exquisite, the entire staff is professional, the service is top notch, the restaurants are amazing, and the car service is a total plus. I can not compliment enough the thought and care that they give to everyone who stays there....

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asupinmadison, General Manager at The Edgewater, responded to this review

Dear sadavies1, Thank you for your review on your stay at The Edgewater. Thank you for your many compliments on your stay here, we cannot say it enough. I am happy that you were able to enjoy every aspect of our hotel and enjoyed the amenities that we have to offer. We hope that you can stay with us again...

Reviewed 20 September 2016

Our stay at The Edgewater was wonderful..... the wide variety of lush amenities, it cleanliness, the beautiful views of Lake Mendota from our room and the amazing staff. Highly recommend this hotel and look forward to going back.

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asupinmadison, General Manager at The Edgewater, responded to this review

Dear Ben C, Thank you so much for your review on your stay at The Edgewater. I am glad that you enjoyed your stay while visiting Madison and highly recommend our hotel. I have to say our views are spectacular, from one end of the hotel you have the gorgeous views of the lake to the magnificent Capitol Building on...

Urbandale, Iowa
Reviewed 16 September 2016

My husband and I stayed at the Edgewater for 3 nights and absolutely loved it! Our room was spacious, clean and had a stunning view of the lake. The kitchenette with cook top, microwave and refrigerator was perfect for our needs. The bathroom had a beautiful tiled shower and claw foot tub. My favorite was the tv in the mirror!...

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asupinmadison, General Manager at The Edgewater, responded to this review

Dear _julieroethler, Thank you so much for your amazing review on your stay here at The Edgewater. I am so happy that you guys could enjoy so many different amenities while you were here in Madison. Congrats to your husband in participating in the Ironman! It sounds like you guys had everything you needed in order to fully enjoy your...

Nebraska
Reviewed 13 September 2016

Pros: Beautiful hotel, nice rooms/especially the bathrooms, very high quality Cons: Only negative is that the hotel was a little liberal with the term "Lake View" when it came to our room. Still a great experience and a beautiful place though.

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asupinmadison, General Manager at The Edgewater, responded to this review

Dear JakeinNebraska, Thank you for your review on your recent stay at The Edgewater. We are happy that you enjoyed the hotel and the rooms/bathroom were up to standard. I do apologize that you felt as if the lake view was a little misleading in some of our descriptions, next time this happens please do not hesitate to ask! We...

Milwaukee, Wisconsin
Reviewed 12 September 2016

This was the first stay for myself and my wife. We celebrated her birthday. Room and view was excellent. Mentioned the reason we were staying and the hotel has a wonderful treat waiting in our room upon arrival. Will definitely stay there again and try to take advantage of the restaurant and spa. Would recommend.

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asupinmadison, General Manager at The Edgewater, responded to this review

Dear d2770, Thank you for your comment on your recent stay at The Edgewater. I am so happy that your wife was able to celebrate her birthday with us! I am also glad to hear that we went one extra step to make both your stay more enjoyable but also her birthday! We can't wait to have you stay with...

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Amenities

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  • Room Service
  • Restaurant
  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Spa
About the property
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
  • Wheelchair Access
  • Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly )
Food & drink at the hotel
The Statehouse
The Statehouse
Cuisines: American
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  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Spa
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  • Accessible rooms
  • Kitchenette
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  • Refrigerator in room
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  • Business Centre with Internet Access
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
As Madison's first and only AAA Four Diamond property, The Edgewater is the proud revival of an historic hotel, right on the shores of Lake Mendota, adjacent to the University of Wisconsin and steps from the state Capitol, in the heart of downtown Madison. The restored property maintains the classic facade of its predecessor, now called The Langdon Building, and a new tower, The Wisconsin Building, all with completely new interiors, several restaurants, a magnificent spa, ballrooms, and a large plaza that connects both hotel guests and the public with the beautiful waters of the lake. The hotel has 202 guest rooms, the majority offering gorgeous lake views, including presidential suites and studios with kitchenettes. The Edgewater Spa provides fitness and personal training overlooking Lake Mendota, as well as full service, customized hair, makeup, nail services and relaxing massage. Restaurant options range from The Statehouse for distinctive dining, to The Boathouse, a bar and restaurant in the great Wisconsin tradition of casual waterfront spots, The Icehouse for very casual dining, and The Cafe, for coffee and lighter fare throughout the day. Meeting and banquet facilities range from The Grand Ballroom and Mendota Ballroom, both in the Wisconsin Building, to The Red Crown Club on top of the Langdon Building, offering versatility and spectacular views of Lake Mendota. The Plaza lies at the heart of The Edgewater between The Langdon Building and the Wisconsin Building, almost an acre, open to the public with regularly scheduled outdoor events, concerts and celebrations, converting in winter to a skating rink. ... more   less 

Additional Information about The Edgewater

Address: 1001 Wisconsin Place, Madison, WI 53703-1302
Region: United States > Wisconsin > Madison
Price Range: $200 - $471 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:4.5 star — The Edgewater 4.5*
Number of rooms: 202
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“Avoid room 201 or 202 in the summer as they will be very loud”
 of 5 bubbles BadgerTripper, 22 Feb 2017 | Read review
“Our first time and we were on the first floor. Great in the winter.. Maybe noisy in the summer”
 of 5 bubbles 845kathleenb, 20 Feb 2017 | Read review
“1181 Has outstanding views”
 of 5 bubbles 85bears4life730, 7 Feb 2017 | Read review
“Can't go wrong at this place from what we saw”
 of 5 bubbles dions679, 1 Feb 2017 | Read review
“any room is good, the lake view king is awesome”
 of 5 bubbles adamf654, 30 Jan 2017 | Read review
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