Madison Area Accommodations
Below are informal descriptions of hotels and B&Bs that are frequently used by visitors to our Department, to help you choose one for your visit with us.
When making reservations at any hotel in Madison, be sure to mention you are visiting the university in case there is a discounted rate. Specific rates listed below were obtained as of March 2004 and do not include taxes or other fees. All rates listed are subject to change.
The CS Department is just east of Union South, slightly below and to the left of center on this Locator Map. The two closest hotels are the Doubletree (previously Howard Johnsons, to the East) and the Best Western InnTowner (to the West), but several other hotels and B&Bs described below can also be found on this map.
Bed & Breakfast Inns
Mansion Hill Inn, 424 N. Pinckney St, Madison 53703
$145-$350 (608) 255-3999 • (800) 798-9070
This B&B is an 1858 Romanesque Revival Mansion with themed Guest Rooms and lavish baths. All rooms have private bath, telephone, CD player, and cable television. Free valet parking. Free wireless internet.
Arbor House - An Environmental Inn, 3402 Monroe St, 53711
$110-$230 (608) 238-2981
This B&B is on the edge of the University Arboretum. They have fireplaces, whirlpools, free canoeing and use of bicycles. 5 minute drive to Computer Sciences. Free parking. Free wireless internet.
Best Western InnTowner, 2424 University Ave, Madison 53726
$89-$149 (608) 233-8778 • (800) 258-8321
The Inntowner is a 20 minute walk west of the CS Dept. Nice hotel with indoor pool and small fitness room. Their courtesy van will pick you up at the airport and also bring you to the Computer Sciences Department. Free parking. Free wireless internet.
Concourse Hotel, 1 West Dayton St, Madison 53703
$109-$129 (608) 257-6000 • (800) 356-8293
The Concourse Hotel is 1/2 block north of the Capital Square, a 25 minute walk from the CS Dept. Convenient to bookstores, coffee shops, restaurants, etc. Their courtesy van will pick you up at the airport and (when the driver is avialable) also bring you to the CS Dept. Nice hotel, indoor pool, small fitness room. Free parking. Free wireless internet.
Doubletree, 525 W. Johnson St, Madison 53703
$79-$250 (608) 251-5511
The Doubletree is a 10 minute walk east of the CS Dept. It is not far from the Capitol Square and close to downtown State Street shopping and dining. Their courtesy van will pick you up at the airport and (when the driver is available) bring you to the CS Dept. Nice hotel with indoor pool and small fitness room. Free parking.
The Edgewater, 666 Wisconsin Ave, Madison 53703
$119-$399 (608) 256-9071 • (800) 922-5512
Located on beautiful Lake Mendota, this spacious hotel includes a roof level promenade, observation deck with a lake view, and a boat dock. Continental dining can be had in The Admirality. Free parking.
Best Western Inn on the Park, 22 South Carroll St, Madison 53703
$69-$189 (800) 279-8811
Located right on the Capital Square. There is a restaurant for casual dining, an indoor pool, fitness center, and free shuttle service to the airport and University. Complementary valet parking. There is a free business center on the lobby level. Room includes free local and toll-free calls. Free high-speed internet.
The Campus Information and Visitor Center maintains list of overnight accommodations on the UW-Madison campus. The Greater Madison Convention & Visitor Bureau maintains a more complete list of the downtown Madison hotels and B&Bs many of which are also within walking distance of the CS Dept.