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On the shores of Lake Mendota in Madison, this hotel has a spa and wellness center along with 3 on-site restaurants. University of Wisconsin-Madison is half a mile away.

A flat-screen TV and iPod dock are featured in all rooms at The Edgewater. All rooms also include a tile/marble floor, refrigerator, and a view. Select rooms have a sofa, spa tub, and kitchenette.

At the Madison Edgewater there is a fitness center and meeting facilities. The on-site plaza includes a seasonal ice skating rink and lush gardens.

The fine dining Statehouse offers regionally sourced cuisine with an extensive wine list. The casual dining Icehouse and Boathouse offer pub fare, a great local brew selection, and views of Lake Mendota.

The Madison Area Technical College and Overture Center For the Arts are both just over a quarter mile from the hotel. Camp Randall Stadium is a 7-minute drive away.

Couples in particular like the location – they rated it 9.4 for a two-person trip.

The Edgewater has been welcoming guests since Jul 30, 2014

Property Highlights

Top Location: Highly rated by recent guests (9.5)

Want a great night's sleep? This hotel was highly-rated for its very comfy beds.

Parking available at the hotel


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Property questions and answers
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  • How many aadvantage points for the Terrace King?
    Thank you for your inquiry. Unfortunately, we do not offer advantage here at The Edgewater Hotel. Again, thank you for your inquiry.
    Answered on February 13, 2021
  • Any meals comes with and what’s in the roomes
    Good Morning, Our rooms do not come with meals included. However, we do offer a breakfast package (subject to availability) that does offer a $50 cre..
    Answered on December 2, 2019
  • Is this room pet friendly?
    Thank you for your inquiry. Yes, we do allow up to two pets per room and charge a cleaning fee of $75 which is charged upon check out. Thank you.
    Answered on February 13, 2021
  • Is this a spa as well
    Yes! We have a spa.
    Answered on September 19, 2022
  • is there a balcony in this room? is there an outdoor pool at the Edgewater
    No, there is no balcony with the Edgewater King. Our only room with a balcony is the Terrace rooms. Our on-sight pool is our Relaxation Pool. Howev..
    Answered on May 23, 2022
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Hotel area info *
3 Restaurants On Site

    The Statehouse

    Food: American, Seafood, Steakhouse

    Open for: Lunch, Dinner

    The Boathouse

    Food: American

    Open for: Lunch, Dinner

    Augie's Tavern

    Food: American

    Open for: Lunch, Dinner, Cocktail hour

Amenities of The Edgewater
  • Toilet paper
  • Towels
  • Towels/Sheets (extra fee)
  • Bathtub or shower
  • Private Bathroom
  • Toilet
  • Free toiletries
  • Bathrobe
  • Hairdryer
  • Shower
  • Linens
  • Wardrobe or closet
  • Alarm clock
  • Outdoor fireplace
  • Picnic area
  • Outdoor furniture
  • Sun deck
  • Terrace
  • Coffee machine
  • Cleaning products
  • Refrigerator
Room Amenities
  • Socket near the bed
  • Clothes rack
Pets are allowed on request. Charges may apply.
  • Live sports events (broadcast)
  • Live music/Performance
  • Happy hour Additional charge
  • Movie nights
  • Evening entertainment
  • Water sports facilities on site Additional charge
  • Canoeing Off-site
  • Fishing Off-site
Living Area
  • Desk
Media & Technology
  • iPod dock
  • Flat-screen TV
  • Cable channels
  • Satellite channels
  • Radio
  • Telephone
  • TV
  • Pay-per-view channels
Food & Drink
  • Coffee house on site
  • Fruit Additional charge
  • Wine/Champagne Additional charge
  • Kids' meals Additional charge
  • Special diet meals (on request)
  • Snack bar
  • Breakfast in the room
  • Bar (temporarily closed)
  • Restaurant
  • Tea/Coffee maker
WiFi is available in public areas and charges apply.
Public parking is available on site (reservation is not needed) and costs USD 24.0 per day.
  • Parking garage
  • Electric vehicle charging station
  • Accessible parking
Front Desk Services
  • Invoice provided
  • Lockers
  • Private check-in/out
  • Concierge
  • ATM on site
  • Baggage storage
  • Tour desk
  • Express check-in/out
  • 24-hour front desk
Cleaning Services
  • Daily housekeeping
  • Suit press Additional charge
  • Ironing service Additional charge
  • Dry cleaning Additional charge
Business Facilities
  • Fax/Photocopying Additional charge
  • Meeting/Banquet facilities Additional charge
Safety & security
  • Fire extinguishers
  • CCTV outside property
  • CCTV in common areas
  • Smoke alarms
  • Security alarm
  • Key card access
  • Key access
  • 24-hour security
  • Safe
  • Shuttle service Additional charge
  • Convenience store on site
  • Hypoallergenic
  • Air conditioning
  • Smoke-free property
  • Hypoallergenic room available
  • Wake-up service
  • Tile/Marble floor
  • Heating
  • Private entrance
  • Laptop safe
  • Carpeted
  • Elevator
  • Hair/Beauty salon
  • Ironing facilities
  • Facilities for disabled guests
  • Suit press
  • Airport shuttle Additional charge
  • Airport pickup Additional charge
  • Airport drop-off Additional charge
  • Non-smoking rooms
  • Iron
  • Wake-up service/Alarm clock
  • Room service
  • Upper floors accessible by elevator
  • Locker rooms
  • Fitness
  • Massage chair
  • Spa/Wellness packages
  • Foot bath
  • Spa lounge/Relaxation area
  • Steam room
  • Spa facilities
  • Body wrap
  • Body scrub
  • Body treatments
  • Hairstyling
  • Hair coloring
  • Haircut
  • Pedicure
  • Manicure
  • Hair treatments
  • Makeup services
  • Waxing services
  • Facial treatments
  • Beauty services
  • Massage Additional charge
  • Spa (temporarily closed) Additional charge
  • Fitness center (temporarily closed) Additional charge
Languages Spoken
  • German
  • English
  • Spanish
  • Portuguese
  • Swahili
  • Xhosa
  • Zulu
Sustainability initiatives
This property has taken steps to provide more sustainable and eco-friendly travel

House rules

The Edgewater takes special requests – add in the next step!


From 4:00 PM

Guests are required to show a photo ID and credit card at check-in


Until 12:00 PM


Cancellation and prepayment policies vary according to accommodations type. Please enter the dates of your stay and check what conditions apply to your preferred room.

Children & Beds

Child policies

Children of all ages are welcome.

Children 18 and above are considered adults at this property.

To see correct prices and occupancy info, add the number and ages of children in your group to your search.

Crib and extra bed policies

0 - 2 years
Extra bed upon request
$75 per child, per night
Crib upon request
$50 per child, per night
3+ years
Extra bed upon request
$75 per person, per night

Prices for cribs and extra beds aren't included in the total price. They'll have to be paid for separately during your stay.

The number of extra beds and cribs allowed depends on the option you choose. Check your selected option for more info.

All cribs and extra beds are subject to availability.

Age restriction

The minimum age for check-in is 21


Pets are allowed on request. Charges may apply.

Mastercard Visa Discover Diners Club American Express The Edgewater accepts these cards and reserves the right to temporarily hold an amount prior to arrival.

The fine print

The nightly fee includes:
-Wired and wireless internet
-Transportation to and from Dane County Airport (based on availability)
-Local shuttle service within a 2 mi radius of the hotel (based on availability)
-Two bottles of water daily in your guestroom
-Pandemic preparedness response
-Access to the Edgewater Fitness Club and Spa relaxation pool

- The minimum age for check-in is 21 on this property. ID will be requested upon check-in.
- Self Parking is available $20/per day.

-Rollaways $75/day
-Cribs $50/day
-Self Parking $24/night
-Valet Parking $30/night

In response to the coronavirus (COVID-19), additional safety and sanitation measures are in effect at this property.

Guests are required to show a photo ID and credit card upon check-in. Please note that all Special Requests are subject to availability and additional charges may apply.

The Boathouse: Closed from Fri, May 08, 2020 until Tue, May 26, 2020

Augie's Tavern: Closed from Fri, May 08, 2020 until Tue, May 26, 2020

Bar is closed from Fri, May 08, 2020 until Tue, May 26, 2020

Fitness center is closed from Fri, May 08, 2020 until Tue, May 26, 2020

Spa/wellness center is closed from Fri, May 08, 2020 until Tue, May 26, 2020

FAQs about The Edgewater

  • The prices at The Edgewater may vary depending on your stay (e.g. dates, hotel's policy etc.). To see prices, enter your dates.

  • Room options at The Edgewater include:

    • Double
    • Studio
    • Suite
    • Single

  • The Edgewater has 3 restaurants:

    • The Boathouse
    • Augie's Tavern
    • The Statehouse

  • Check-in at The Edgewater is from 4:00 PM, and check-out is until 12:00 PM.

  • The Edgewater is 2,300 feet from the center of Madison.

  • From the nearest airport, you can get to The Edgewater by:

    • Car 17min

  • The Edgewater offers the following activities/services (charges may apply):

    • Spa
    • Fitness center
    • Massage
    • Fishing
    • Canoeing
    • Evening entertainment
    • Locker rooms
    • Happy hour
    • Movie nights
    • Live music/Performance
    • Water sports facilities on site
    • Beauty services
    • Live sports events (broadcast)
    • Facial treatments
    • Waxing services
    • Makeup services
    • Hair treatments
    • Manicure
    • Pedicure
    • Haircut
    • Hair coloring
    • Hairstyling
    • Body treatments
    • Body scrub
    • Body wrap
    • Spa facilities
    • Steam room
    • Spa lounge/Relaxation area
    • Foot bath
    • Spa/Wellness packages
    • Massage chair
    • Fitness