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Perched on an isthmus between 2 shimmering lakes, Madison's charming capital offers a winning combination of big city bustle and natural spectacle. A sizeable student population ensures a youthful, cosmopolitan vibe, and the ever-bustling Downtown district is awash with tempting boutiques, thriving live music venues, cavernous museums, and a dizzying array of eateries, serving everything from decadent New York-style pizza to elegant European cuisine made with locally-sourced ingredients. Downtown Madison hotels tend to be in higher demand during the sunny summer vacation season, so book early to secure the best deals. Discounted room rates are more readily available in winter, particularly after Christmas and New Year.

What are the Top Hotels in Downtown Madison?

The Edgewater is a dazzling luxurious hotel, boasting a spectacular lakefront location, a choice of alluring restaurants and bars, and a decadent full-service spa where you can treat yourself to a deep-tissue massage and a long soak in a bubbling hot tub. The Best Western Premier Park Hotel is a stylish mid-range hotel with a heated indoor pool, state-of-the-art business and conference facilities, and a warmly welcoming restaurant serving cooked-to-order breakfasts and all-American classics. Operated by the same leading hotel group, the Best Western Plus InnTowner Madison offers elegant guestrooms packed with home comforts like flat-screen TVs, hot drink makers, and refrigerators.

Where are the best areas for Hotels in Downtown Madison?

Downtown Madison is compact and very pedestrian-friendly, so wherever you choose to base yourself you'll be within easy reach of chilled-out cafes, gourmet food carts, hip fusion restaurants, and German-style beer bars. Many of the city's blockbuster attractions, like the Madison Museum of Contemporary Art and the Madison Children's Museum, are also located in Downtown. A few hotels can be found towards Shorewood Hills, an affluent residential district renowned for its village-style ambience, cozy restaurants, and upscale shops.

What are Hotels like in Downtown Madison?

Downtown Madison boasts an appealingly diverse array of hotels. No-frills hotels are thin on the ground, but at the lower end of the price spectrum you'll find independent guesthouses offering a home-away-from-home vibe and freshly cooked breakfasts, and larger modern hotels operated by top international chains. The majority of Downtown hotels would be classed as mid-range or upscale, catering to the needs of vacationers and business travelers alike, with first-rate facilities like stylish lounge bars, shimmering swimming pools, and sleek fitness centers. If you're looking to splash out on a romantic getaway, there are also luxury hotels housed in opulent historic mansions.

How much do Hotels typically cost in Downtown Madison?

If you book early or keep an eye out for last-minute deals, you may be able to land a room in a Downtown Madison hotel for as little as $80. However, such bargains are often thin on the ground. More typically, the majority of the neighborhood's most sought-after hotels will set you back in the region of $150 a night, and often a little more during peak periods. If you can stretch to $200 or $250 a night, you'll generally have your pick of the city's most luxurious hotels.

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