This hotel is located within a 3-minute drive of Highway 12/14, west of the town area of Madison. Offering convenient highway access, this property is well suited for guests looking to explore the area by car.
This property is smoke free and all rooms include free Wi-Fi, free local calls, a TV, a coffeemaker, a microwave, a mini-fridge, a hair dryer, an iron and ironing board, a safe and air conditioning. Accessible rooms are also available. Suites provide more spacious accommodations and also include a sofabed.
Free parking is available on site and this hotel offers a free airport shuttle service that operates on demand and should be booked in advance with the front desk. Pets are permitted in select rooms at no additional fee.
A free breakfast is served daily from 6:30 am to 9:30 am. The Old Sauk Lounge serves drinks and light meals.
Other on-site amenities include an indoor heated pool, a fitness centre, a sauna, a business centre, meeting rooms, a games room, an ATM, a BBQ, laundry facilities and ice/vending machines.
The West Towne Mall is 8 minutes away by car, while the University Ridge Golf Course is a 14-minute drive away. The University of Wisconsin-Madison is 17 minutes away by car, while Camp Randall Stadium, home of the University of Wisconsin Badgers, is 20 minutes away by car. The Cave of the Mounds is a 30-minute drive away.
Dane County Regional Airport (MSN) is 30 to 35 minutes away by car. (All driving time estimates: Google Maps)
Verified by a front desk agent on November 13, 2013: Free breakfast hours.
Among the reviews used for this analysis, most guests seemed generally satisfied with their stay at the hotel.
Many guests described their rooms as clean and generally comfortable. However, there were a few room-related complaints (see below).
The staff were frequently complimented for their friendly and helpful service. One couple said, "we were going to check out other hotels near by, but after such a caring customer service like that we booked the rooms on the spot!"
Several reviewers found the location convenient for exploring the area by car, while several other guests enjoyed the on-site pool area.
Several guests thought that the room rates were reasonable and that the hotel offered good value for the money they spent. However, a couple of guests disagreed (see below).
A few reviewers praised the food at the free breakfast.
There were a few common concerns found for this hotel, among the reviews sourced for this editorial.
A few guests complained about noise from the neighbouring pool area and from a nearby laundry room.
A few reviewers described their rooms as dated, while a couple of guests noted an unpleasantly strong smell of cleaning solution in their room.
While several guests thought that this hotel offered good value, as mentioned above, a couple of other reviewers thought that the room rates were too expensive.
gave this hotel an average score of 4.2 out of 5, with 93% of 1,181 guests recommending the property.
TripAdvisor.ca ranked this hotel #36 out of 63 hotels in Madison, with an average score of 3.5 out of 5, from 242 reviews.
The author called the hotel on November 13, 2013 to verify some information.