Hotels in Madison, Wisconsin

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Madison overview

Madison is special for its museums, sports, and theaters, and known for its college atmosphere and shops. You're sure to appreciate the ample coffee and bar options. Take in some local culture at popular places like Wisconsin Historical Museum and Chazen Museum of Art. Popular attractions like Wisconsin State Capitol and Monona Terrace Community and Convention Center are sure to leave an impression. A family- and business-friendly area, Madison also has something for everyone.

Where to stay in Madison

Whether you're planning to stay for a night or for the week, Madison has accommodations to fit every need. There are 126 hotels in the Madison area and you can shop as many as 27 deals for rooms on, some with discounts of up to 30%.
  • • 47 2-star hotels with an average price of $54 per night
  • • 65 3-star hotels with an average price of $72 per night
  • • 11 4-star hotels with an average price of $119 per night

Here are the top hotels based on 19724 user reviews of Madison hotels:
  • • The Livingston Inn (Downtown Madison)
  • • Hampton Inn & Suites Madison / Downtown (Downtown Madison)
  • • Mansion Hill Inn (Downtown Madison)
  • • Holiday Inn Express & Suites Madison Central (South Madison)
  • • Cambria hotel & suites

How to get to Madison

Fly in to Madison, WI (MSN-Dane County Regional), 4.8 mi (7.8 km) from downtown Madison.

What to see around Madison

Fun activities in the area include these attractions:
  • • Kohl Center
  • • Camp Randall Stadium
  • • Wisconsin Field House
  • • Warner Park
  • • Vitense Golfland
Known for its family-friendly sights such as:
  • • Memorial Union Terrace
  • • Allen Centennial Gardens
  • • Henry Vilas Zoo
  • • Vilas Park
  • • Aldo Leopold Nature Center
Museums and theaters are top draws with cultural places to visit like:
  • • Madison Museum of Contemporary Art
  • • Wisconsin Veterans Museum
  • • Wisconsin Historical Museum
  • • Madison Children's Museum
  • • Chazen Museum of Art
Below are some favorite shopping areas to find that perfect souvenir:
  • • Hilldale Shopping Center
  • • East Towne Mall
  • • West Towne Mall
Take some time to explore campus or the area surrounding:
  • • Madison Area Technical College Downtown Campus
  • • University of Wisconsin-Madison
  • • Edgewood College
  • • University Research Park
  • • Madison Area Technical College
Some top places to visit in the area include:
  • • Wisconsin State Capitol
  • • Monona Terrace Community and Convention Center
  • • Olbrich Botanical Gardens

When to visit Madison

Curious about when's the best time to visit? Here are the seasonal norms to help with your planning:

Seasonal temperature averages
  • • January-March: 50°F day, 11°F night
  • • April-June: 81°F day, 30°F night
  • • July-September: 82°F day, 44°F night
  • • October-December: 65°F day, 12°F night
Seasonal rainfall averages
  • • January-March: 4.9 inches
  • • April-June: 11.5 inches
  • • July-September: 11.6 inches
  • • October-December: 6.5 inches

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