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Graduate Madison

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#26 of 63 Hotels in Madison
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14/05/2017 15/05/2017
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Reviewed 11 April 2016

Absolutely loved this place! The lobby, room & location were fantastic! Friendly staff & busy lobby vibe was great! The Portage Pi was good, fast & friendly too! It was a quick visit for us so we didn't get enough time here, our only complaint.

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Bill W, General Manager at Graduate Madison, responded to this review

I'm so glad you enjoyed your stay! Thanks for taking a few minutes to write such a nice review. Hopefully we can see you for a little longer next time but we're glad you had a chance to see you, even if it was quick. Please let us know how we can make your next visit even more memorable. Sincerely,...

Reviewed 9 April 2016

I have being staying at this hotel under either this management, or previous, for nearly 30 years. All of my previous stays have been enjoyable. Last year the hotel was remodeled under new management. Under its previous management, the hotel was called the Campus Inn. I always found it to be reasonably priced and the rooms very comfortable. A year...

Thank JosephL180
Bill W, General Manager at Graduate Madison, responded to this review

Dear Joseph L, Thank you for taking the time to share the details of your stay. I'm always glad to hear from our long-time loyal guests and hear their impressions of our changes. While I'm glad you enjoyed the friendly interactions with our staff, I'm sorry that they did not facilitate a prompt response to the issue with your thermostat....

Madison, Wisconsin
Reviewed 6 April 2016

I stayed in this hotel when it was under different ownership and it was always comfortable and homey. It was recently bought and renovated. Whoever did the decor and design is very talented. It is just awesome! Someone knows what they are doing here. They even have the right scents in the air. The design is 60's -mod- cottage-hip- college...

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Bill W, General Manager at Graduate Madison, responded to this review

Dear landp3, Thank you for staying with us! I'm so glad you enjoyed your stay and took the time to submit such a nice review of your experience. Your loyalty over the years is appreciated - we're excited about all of our changes too, and happy that you found so much to your liking. I'll be sure to pass along...

Rockford, Illinois
Reviewed 4 April 2016 via mobile

Loved the decor and feel of the hotel. The room is on the small side, but was fine for a one night stay. The towels and linens were good quality and the beds were comfy. Good location but it is right on frat row and there was a lot of hoopla until the wee hours on the street below. The...

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Bill W, General Manager at Graduate Madison, responded to this review

Thank you for staying with us and for sharing your experience. I'm so glad you enjoyed your visit and found our staff, our rooftop lounge, and our location to your liking. Please accept my apologies for the local noise disruption - it is a wonderful but very lively area. We'd be happy to help you find a room that might...

Minneapolis, Minnesota
Reviewed 25 March 2016

A very nice place to look at. Rooms were modern and fairly comfortable. However, the amenities were poorly kept. Upon arriving, both the cable box in my room and the mini fridge were unplugged. The mini fridge as a true mini fridge. You might be able to fit a brown bag lunch into it and that would be about it....

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Bill W, General Manager at Graduate Madison, responded to this review

Dear WearyTraveler612, Thank you sofor staying with us and for taking the time to share your concerns. While I appreciate your nice comments regarding our staff, some of these issues are not our standard and I'm sorry that overall we did not meet your expectations. Please contact me by phone or email (noted below) to discuss your stay as soon...

Cedarburg, Wisconsin
Reviewed 20 March 2016

I stayed at the Graduate Hotel to celebrate my sister's 60th birthday over the coldest weekend of the year in February. Despite the weather, staying at the Graduate made it a weekend of warm and wonderful memories. The fun, fresh decor reminiscent of the 60's made us think of summer vacations and hanging out with college friends. The front desk...

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Bill W, General Manager at Graduate Madison, responded to this review

Dear LilyMia, Thank you for taking the time to write such a wonderful and vivid review of your stay! You've captured the essence of what we hope our guests will experience when staying with us and I'm glad you found so many opportunities to immerse yourself in the culture of the hotel and our surrounding neighborhoods. Your loyalty and tips...

Delanco, New Jersey
Reviewed 19 March 2016 via mobile

Spencer and his staff were amazing. I've never stayed at a hotel where each and every staff member were nice and helpful!! I absolutely loved my stay and will definitely return. My room was immaculate, cozy and roomy! The location is perfect for any type of food or entertainment. Love, love, loved it!

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Bill W, General Manager at Graduate Madison, responded to this review

Dear Lovelessmom2, I'm glad you had a great visit to Madison and found so much to love about the hotel! Your compliments of Spencer, our front desk staff and the service of all of our employees is much appreciated and I'll make sure to pass along what a great job they're all doing. Thanks for staying with us and sharing...

New Jersey
Reviewed 18 March 2016

Collegiate feel - giving you a sense and vibe of an upscale "dorm" room without the gloom. Students hang out in the 1st floor coffee shop. All staff encountered were very friendly and hard working, striving to make your stay a pleasant one. Room was clean and maintained. Green conscious. Shuttle services available. Nice roof top bar/restaurant.

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Bill W, General Manager at Graduate Madison, responded to this review

Dear dvie2015, I'm glad you had a great stay with us! Your review does a great job capturing the essence of the Graduate Madison experience and I appreciate your sharing it with the Trip Advisor community. We're looking forward to welcoming you back very soon. Sincerely, Bill Wellman General Manager Graduate Madison 608-257-4391 bwelllman@graduatemadison.com Graduate Madison is a part of...

Reviewed 16 March 2016

Very cool decorations and ambiance. Lots of students after hours in the lounge and in the upstairs bar/restaurant. Very small exercise room (1 recumbent, 1 treadmill, 1 elliptical, a few weights) that has a single TV. The equipment is workable, but in poor repair. Rooms are very nice. Shuttle to airport is 20 minutes. Shuttle to epic is 20 minutes...

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Bill W, General Manager at Graduate Madison, responded to this review

Dear Arjun, Thank you for taking a few minutes to share your impressions of our hotel. We sincerely appreciate your selecting us to host your visit to Madison and so glad you enjoyed the convenience of our location to the airport and Epic and found the ambiance of property so much to your liking. Please accept my apologies for any...

West Chester, Pennsylvania, United States
Reviewed 15 March 2016

Situated right near campus and with a coffee shop in the lobby that appears to be popular for students to study in, the Graduate has a lively, fun feel to it. The room decor adds to that collegiate feel. Friendly staff. Only downsides are that the bathrooms are tight compared to typical chain hotel rooms, and the fitness room isn't...

Thank Jim H
Bill W, General Manager at Graduate Madison, responded to this review

Dear Jim, Thanks so much for making us your home away from home in Madison. I'm glad you had such a fun stay and found our staff to be so friendly. They do enjoy taking good care of our guests! I'm sorry you found our bathrooms a bit small but hopefully you found our bath amenities adding a bit of...

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  • Bar/Lounge
  • Restaurant
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
About the property
  • Wheelchair Access
  • Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly )
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
Things to do
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Restaurant
  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
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  • Suites
  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Family Rooms
  • Accessible rooms
In your room
  • Air Conditioning
  • Refrigerator in room
  • Free Internet
  • Public Wifi
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Shuttle Bus Service
  • Airport Transportation
  • Dry Cleaning
  • Meeting Rooms
  • Laundry Service
  • Banquet Room
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Welcome to Graduate Madison- where your intellectual curiosity meets your favorite place to stay. The Graduate Hotel in Madison is just a block from campus, ideally set alongside Lake Mendota on historic Langdon Street, and around the way from Memorial Union Terrace. Our Madison hotel is nestled between the bustling shops and stops on State Street and majestic Capitol Square- the perfect spot for a campus visit, company meet up or place to pop by for a fresh pressed juice, signature brew or inspired rooftop view. Come on over and linger in the lobby with a copy of The Badger Herald, enjoy a sweet or treat at our coffee & juice bar, Portage Pi, and get your consummate collegiate on in our Mad-for-plaid digs. So whether you're dropping in for a show at the Overture Center, in town for a meeting, or gearing up to "Jump Around" at Camp Randall, we're here to make it memorable. Our rooms are ready for a night like you've never had before, where little moments of surprise and discovery will meet you down every corridor and around each corner. This is Graduate- get ready to be inspired. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Graduate Madison

Address: 601 Langdon St, Madison, WI 53703-1103 (Formerly Dahlmann Campus Inn)
Region: United States > Wisconsin > Madison
Price Range: $208 - $564 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3.5 star — Graduate Madison 3.5*
Number of rooms: 75
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Also Known As:
Campus Hotel Madison
Hotel Style:
#14 Business Hotel in Madison
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“I requested a lake view king.”
459SharonH, 2 Apr 2017 | Read review
“Get a corner room”
JensenDavis, 25 Mar 2017 | Read review
“Not ideal for Epic training due to loud noise from rooftop bar”
kira363, 6 Mar 2017 | Read review
“Stay away from the 6th floor.”
arnof138, 12 Feb 2017 | Read review
“Don't rent a room that faces Frances Street.”
Calicoboy, 18 Jan 2017 | Read review
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