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The Edgewater

4.5-star4.5 stars
1001 Wisconsin Place, Madison, WI, 53703, United States of America

Lakefront hotel with spa, near Wisconsin State Capitol
  • Free WiFi
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From 1,013 reviews. TripAdvisor Traveller Rating.

TripAdvisor Traveller Rating

Great location
Great room
Delicious food
Fairly good value for money

The Edgewater

from £135
  • ADA Lakeshore Queen - One Queen Bed
  • ADA Lakeview King
  • ADA Lakeview Queens Suite
  • ADA Langdon Loft King
  • ADA Langdon Studio King
  • Edgewater King
  • Edgewater Queens
  • Lakeshore King
  • Lakeshore Queens
  • Lakeview King
  • Langdon Loft King
  • Langdon Studio King
  • Premium Lakefront King
  • Presidential Suite
  • Terrace King
  • Room, 2 Queen Beds, Terrace

What’s around The Edgewater


  • On the waterfront
  • Wisconsin State Capitol (8-minute walk)
  • Wisconsin Historical Museum (9-minute walk)
  • Monona Terrace Community and Convention Center (14-minute walk)
  • Chazen Museum of Art (15-minute walk)
  • Kohl Center (19-minute walk)
  • Camp Randall Stadium (31-minute walk)
  • University of Wisconsin-Madison (34-minute walk)

Getting around

  • Madison, WI (MSN-Dane County Regional) 8-min drive
  • Free airport shuttle
  • Area shuttle (surcharge)
  • Shopping centre shuttle (surcharge)

At a glance

Key facts

Hotel size

  • This hotel has 202 rooms
  • This hotel is arranged over 12 floors


  • Check-in time 4 PM-midnight
  • Check-out time is noon
  • Express check-in/out
Airport shuttle service is available on request from 7:00 AM to 10:00 PM. Fees may apply. Contact the property in advance to make arrangements.

Required at check-in

  • Credit card deposit required

  • Government-issued photo ID required

  • Minimum check-in age is 21

Travelling with others


  • Up to 3 children stay free when occupying the parent or guardian's room, using existing bedding


  • Pets not allowed (service animals welcome)

  • Pets allowed *

  • Specific rooms only, restrictions apply *

  • 2 per room


  • Free WiFi and wired Internet access in rooms



  • Free airport shuttle from 7:00 AM to 10:00 PM *


  • Valet parking *

  • Extended parking


  • Area shuttle within 2 mi *

  • Shopping centre shuttle *

Payment types at the property

* See small print for additional details or extra charges

In the hotel

Food and drink
  • Continental breakfast daily (surcharge)
  • 2 restaurants
  • 4 bars/lounges
  • Coffee shop/café
  • Snack bar/deli
  • 24-hour room service
Things to do
  • Ice skating on site
  • Pilates classes on site
  • Yoga classes/instruction on site
  • Golfing nearby
  • Hiking/biking trails nearby
  • Downhill skiing nearby
  • Snowboarding nearby
  • Waterskiing nearby
Working away
  • 24-hour business centre
  • Number of meeting rooms - 7
  • Conference space size (feet) - 44977
  • Conference space size (meters) - 4180
  • Computer station
  • 24-hour front desk
  • Concierge services
  • Limo or Town Car service available
  • Dry cleaning/laundry service
  • Hair salon
  • Free newspapers in lobby
  • Luggage storage
  • Wedding services
  • Porter
  • Number of buildings/towers - 2
  • Year Built – 1948
  • Lift
  • ATM/banking
  • Safe-deposit box at front desk
  • Designated smoking areas (fines apply)
  • Terrace
  • Accessible bathroom
  • In-room accessibility
  • Roll-in shower

In the room

Home comforts
  • Air conditioning
  • Coffee/tea maker
  • Bathrobes
  • Iron/ironing board
Sleep well
  • Hypo-allergenic bedding available
  • Blackout drapes/curtains
  • Turndown service
  • Premium bedding
  • Pillowtop mattress
Things to enjoy
  • In-room massage available
Freshen up
  • Private bathroom
  • Rainfall showerhead
  • Shower only
  • Designer toiletries
  • Hair dryer
Be entertained
  • 47-inch flat-screen TV
  • Pay films
  • Premium TV channels
Stay connected
  • Desk
  • Free WiFi
  • Phone
Food and drink
  • Fridge
  • Daily housekeeping
  • In-room safe (laptop compatible)
  • Connecting/adjoining rooms available
  • Access via exterior corridors

Special features


The Edgewater Spa has 8 treatment rooms, including rooms for couples. Services include deep-tissue massages, sports massages, Swedish massages and facials. The spa is equipped with a spa tub and a steam room.


The Statehouse – This fine-dining restaurant specialises in American cuisine and serves breakfast, brunch, lunch and dinner. Guests can enjoy drinks at the bar.

The Icehouse – This restaurant specialises in American cuisine and serves lunch and dinner. Guests can enjoy drinks at the bar.

The Boathouse – This restaurant specialises in American cuisine and serves lunch and dinner. Guests can enjoy drinks at the bar.

The Cafe – This coffee shop specialises in American cuisine and serves breakfast, lunch and light fare.


On Site

  • Fitness facilities
  • Spa tub
  • Steam room
  • Ice skating on site
  • Pilates classes on site
  • Yoga classes/instruction on site


  • Golfing nearby
  • Hiking/biking trails nearby
  • Downhill skiing nearby
  • Snowboarding nearby
  • Waterskiing nearby

The Edgewater’s small print

Also known as

  • Edgewater Hotel Madison
  • Edgewater Hotel
  • Edgewater Madison


The property has connecting/adjoining rooms. These are subject to availability and can be requested by contacting the property using the number on the booking confirmation.

Pet-friendly rooms can be requested by contacting the property on the number on the booking confirmation.

Parking height restrictions apply.

For transfers, guests must contact the property on arrival on the number on the booking confirmation.

Reservations are required for massage services and spa treatments, and can be made by contacting the property before arrival at the number on the booking confirmation.

The name on the credit card used at check-in to pay for incidentals must be the primary name on the guestroom reservation.

Mandatory fees

You’ll be asked to pay the following charges at check in or check out:

  • Resort fee: USD 20.79 per accommodation, per night

Resort fee inclusions:

  • Spa access (may be limited)
  • Spa tub access
  • Health club access
  • Fitness centre access
  • Airport shuttle
  • Shuttle service
  • Business centre/computer access
  • Internet access (may be limited)
  • In-room bottled water

Inclusions may be listed elsewhere on the page as free or for a surcharge.

Optional extras

Self-parking costs USD 18 per night with in/out privileges

Valet parking costs USD 25 per stay with in/out privileges

Breakfast costs between USD 6 and USD 15 per person (approximately)

Pets are allowed for an extra charge of USD 75 per pet, per stay

Area shuttle and shopping centre shuttle service is offered for an extra charge

We have included all charges provided to us by this property. However, charges can vary, for example, based on length of stay or the unit you book.

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Recent reviews

Superb 9.2 From 717 reviews

Good 6.0
The view of the lake from the room was spectacular. Service from front desk was outstanding when I requested additional items we forgot (toothpaste, razor). Also service in the restaurant was outstanding when I told them we were in a hurry due to a business meeting I needed to attend. The condition of the hotel was not sparkling clean like you would expect for a luxury hotel. Examples include, the luggage cart had leaves and debris, stains on carpets in hallway, light fixtures and items on desk were dusty, spider webs and debris on outside of screen door overlooking lake. Also, valet didn’t offer to help us with luggage and we had a time n.
us1 night trip
Exceptional 10.0
Best stay!
Oh my! I had the eleventh floor corner room facing the lake and it was beyond perfect. There was a reservation bobble that the desk manager corrected in spades. I could not have been more grateful for the opportunity to stay in this gorgeous room. Thank you! I look forward to returning soon!
us1 night trip
Exceptional 10.0
Lakeside Comfort, Elegance and Convenience
The Edgewater is beautiful, comfortable, impeccably maintained, and in an excellent location. Far enough away from the bustle of downtown Madison to feel like a private lakeside resort, but close enough to walk to restaurants and shops around the Capitol square. Though walkable, beware it is several hot and hilly blocks to the Capitol Square and State Street/UW campus (or cold, depending on the month). Good news: The hotel has convenient valet parking and a car is available. Our room was facing the lake, just above the dock, and watching the boats and water was wonderful. Service was friendly. Great spot, great town.
Joan, usFamily trip
Exceptional 10.0
Exceptional Property
Truly exceptional property that competes with elite properties like four seasons and ritz Carlton. I hope they improve WiFi as it was very slow but that is the only complaint. Nearly perfect
Jonathan, usFamily trip
Good 6.0
Hotel was pretty. Food and service below average.
The food wasn’t very good and expensive. Portions were small. There was no place in hotel get good cup of coffee. There were no one to take up baggage.
YVETTE, usFamily trip

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