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Madison’s Place to
Stay & Play Since 1948

The Edgewater is Celebrating its 75th Anniversary

Welcome to The Edgewater Hotel in Downtown Madison, Wisconsin

Located in the heart of downtown Madison, next door to the University of Wisconsin-Madison, and within walking distance of the Capitol Square and downtown, The Edgewater Hotel in Madison, Wisconsin serves as an urban resort steps away from eclectic shops and Madison institutions that make the downtown scene so vibrant.

We offer 202 rooms and the finest in luxury hotel services and amenities, and you’ll be mesmerized by our legendary and breathtaking location on the water’s edge of Lake Mendota, which is visible from a large variety of viewpoints and venues throughout the hotel, including most of the elegant guest rooms.

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75 Years

The Edgewater is Madison’s Place to Stay & Play

The Edgewater is your place for fun family events, holiday meals with your loved ones, and gatherings with colleagues and friends!

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Our Best Rate, Guaranteed

Exclusive rates available when you book online. Book today to reserve your room today for the best available rate.

Views & Vistas

As the only hotel with a AAA Four Diamond Rating in Madison or Dane County, the property consistently ranks as one of the top hotels in the region, and most recently, was ranked one of the best hotels in the Midwest in Condé Nast Traveler’s Readers’ Choice Awards.

Residents and guests alike gather for the year-round community events, the exceptional restaurants, world-class meetings and event facilities, memorable venues for weddings and celebrations and best-in-class spa and wellness facilities. If you’re looking for a hotel that’s as welcoming and fun as the people who inhabit this great city, this is the place.

Featured Packages

Whether it’s a much needed spa treatment, or a local shopping excursion with friends, or a family-fun packed weekend – you can enjoy our multi-faceted property and the city we love, Madison, Wisconsin. Experience the very best that we have to offer by reserving one of these exclusive packages for your next escape.

75th Diamond Getaway Package

Experience the very best at The Edgewater, Madison’s Place for the last 75 years! In honor of our diamond year, we’ve curated the finest amenities throughout our historic property.

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75th Celebration Package

We’re celebrating 75 years of being Madison’s Place! Join us for an overnight stay and experience our historical property in the heart of beautiful downtown Madison.

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UW Alumni Package

Stay and save off of our best available rate, plus receive special amenity upon arrival!

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Self-Care Spa Day

Everyone needs a bit of self-care right now! Enjoy two hours of relaxation with your choice of a 60 minute massage or facial and our highly popular express manicure and pedicure combo. Enjoy a glass of champagne or beer, two hours of parking, use of all spa amenities and 10% off additional services.

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Body & Soul

Schedule this two hour experience to renew the mind, body and soul. Includes a 60 minute massage and a 60 minute facial. Enjoy a glass of champagne or beer, two hours of parking, use of all spa amenities and 10% off additional services.

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Urban Renewal

This three hour experience offers a 60 minute massage, 60 minute seasonal body treatment and 60 minute signature pedicure—sure to refresh your entire being! Enjoy a glass of champagne or beer, two hours of parking, use of all spa amenities and 10% off a

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Rejuvenate & Relax

Includes your choice of a 60 minute massage or facial, and a 60 minute Edgewater Signature Pedicure. Perhaps the perfect prep for Spring! Enjoy a glass of champagne or beer, two hours of parking, use of all spa amenities and 10% off additional services.

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Signature Spa Day

This Spa Day includes four hours of treatments featuring our Edgewater Massage, Facial and Pedicure. Come early or stay late to use our relaxation pool while you enjoy a glass of champagne or beer.

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The Latest From Madison’s Place

Learn more about special events and offerings from The Edgewater, Madison’s Place for traditions, celebrations and lasting memories.

Frozen Assets Festival Schedule

Join Clean Lakes Alliance at The Edgewater for the Frozen Assets Festival! We’ll have FREE, family-friendly activities on frozen Lake Mendota! Thank you to our platinum hosting sponsor The Edgewater,…

Special Skate Dates

Time for an ICE DAY! We can’t think of a better way to spend a weekend than  ice skating at the best spot in Madison.  Check out our special skate…

The Ice Rink is Open

No matter if you’re an enthusiast or a first-timer, there’s no better place to skate than the our Grand Plaza ice rink. We’re celebrating our 75th anniversary and the ice rink has become one of our most memorable traditions. Lace up those skates and celebrate with us.