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    The Speckled Hen Inn

    5525 Portage Rd, Madison, WI 53704-2756
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    May 7
    May 8
    1 room, 2 adults, 0 children
    Traveller (225)
    Room & Suite (53)
    Dining (21)
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    Overview

    • Excellent95%
    • Very good3%
    • Average1%
    • Poor1%
    • Terrible0%
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    Free Wifi
    Free Parking
    Breakfast included
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    The Livingston Inn
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    #3 of 7 B&Bs / Inns in Madison
     
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    Reviewed 7 July 2015

    Our stay The Speckled Hen Inn was everything we had hoped. The room had absolutely everything we needed, the breakfast was delicious and artfully presented. The grounds were spectacular and provided a peaceful respite from the city. We were totally comfortable because Bob and Pat...More

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    Response from Speckled_Hen_Inn, Owner at The Speckled Hen Inn

    Thank you for letting us know that our stay at the Speckled Hen inn met your expectations. We aim to please. Also, we are glad that we “surpassed all others” and that you look forward to returning. Making breakfast that are directly from our gardens...More

    Reviewed 6 July 2015

    After visiting a few different B&B's, we booked a stay at the Speckled Hen.Let me tell you it felt more like a private resort! Our room was awesome;beautifully decorated, fireplace, king size bed, double whirlpool tub, and double shower. There were wines and champagne available,...More

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    Response from Speckled_Hen_Inn, Owner at The Speckled Hen Inn

    We have tried to “set the bar” high and we are pleased that you agree. Thank you. When we started building the “estate” in 1984 (starting with a corn field), we always wanted it to turn out like a “resort”. It has taken us over...More

    Reviewed 6 July 2015

    My wife and I stayed for 2 nights in the Starkweather Creek room. Everything was wonderful, from the friendly service when we arrived to Bob & Pat's generous flexibility at check out. They were extremely helpful and friendly without being intrusive - a great balance...More

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    Response from Speckled_Hen_Inn, Owner at The Speckled Hen Inn

    We are happy that you spent time researching The Speckled Hen Inn and that the actual experience “blew you away”. Perfect! Thank you also for mentioning that we are helpful, flexible and not intrusive. We agree that “balance” is important. We are glad that you...More

    Reviewed 2 July 2015

    My girlfriend and I spent a couple of nights here end of June after dropping my son off for camp in Madison. We were both kid free and what a fantastic way to celebrate our time alone together! First - the grounds are amazing. There...More

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    Response from Speckled_Hen_Inn, Owner at The Speckled Hen Inn

    Thank you for such a lovely review. We appreciate the time you spent detailing the amenities of the Inn. We really enjoyed meeting you and hope that you will return. Enjoy the sheets…they will last a long time. Bob and Pat

    Reviewed 30 June 2015

    I've been to The Speckled Hen Inn twice now, and it's been excellent both times. We stayed in the Starkweather Creek room a few weeks ago, which is roomy and has an actual fireplace and a private balcony (which we utilized to watch the sunset...More

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    Response from Speckled_Hen_Inn, Owner at The Speckled Hen Inn

    Thank you for picking us as “the best place to stay in Madison”. That is quite a complement and is really appreciated. I am glad that you found us “gregarious” yet “unobtrusive”…balance is everything. We so enjoy meeting guests like you; it makes it all...More

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    About
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    • Top amenities
    • Free Parking
    • Breakfast included
    • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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    • Free Parking
    • Breakfast included
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    • Air Conditioning
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    • Price range
    • US$135 - US$225 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
    • Room types
    • Suites ,
    • Non-Smoking Rooms ,
    • Family Rooms
    • Number of rooms
    • 5
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    Questions & AnswersAsk a question
    NYCris
    Hi Heather and Tom, I'm trying to figure out how to change the ratings at the bottom of my review, which I must have overlooked when I wrote it. The should all be 5 stars, of course! I'll keep trying... at least the headline rating is right.
    6 September 2016|
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    Response from SusieO1957 | Reviewed this property |
    You sent this to the wrong person, sorry.
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    "EVERY room looked incredible, it is so hard to choose!"
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    "My wife was very pleased with the Heywood Hardy Suite for the two nights - as was I."
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    "The Starkweather Creek Room is a great room. We have stayed in it twice. Very spacious."
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    "Choose a room with a view of the pasture."
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