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4.5 out of 5

"The house is beautiful, but I never saw either owner which is a first for me. I did not have any problems, but was just surprised! I could not get an ... " More

By a verified traveller on Wed 31 Jul 2019

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Hotel Description

3-star historic B&B near Kohl Center

In Madison

Within a 15-minute walk of this Tenney-Lapham B&B, you'll find Capitol Square and Wisconsin State Capitol. Kohl Center and Overture Center for the Arts are also within 2 miles (3 km).

Free breakfast

Free WiFi in public areas, a fireplace in the lobby, and a library are available at this bed & breakfast. Free breakfast is served. A computer station and concierge services are also provided.

Free Internet

The 7 guestrooms offer free WiFi and free wired Internet, TVs, and desks. Housekeeping is not available.

Economy Double Room, Ensuite (Tennessee Williams)

Bed Count 1 Queen Bed Maximum Occupancy 2 Max
C$161* Per night/room 28 Jun. - 29 Jun.

Premium Double Room, Ensuite, Lake View (Walt Whitman)

Bed Count 1 Queen Bed Maximum Occupancy 2 Max

Standard Double Room, Ensuite, Lake View (James Baldwin)

Bed Count 1 Queen Bed Maximum Occupancy 2 Max

Standard Double Room, Ensuite, Lake View (Gore Vidal)

Bed Count 1 Queen Bed Maximum Occupancy 2 Max

Premium Double Room, Ensuite, Lake View (Oscar Wilde)

Bed Count 1 King Bed Maximum Occupancy 2 Max

Mendota Lake House Inn ratings based on 4 Verified Reviews

Review Summary
4.5 out of 5 4.5 out of 5.0
Room cleanliness 5.0 out of 5.0
Service & staff 4.5 out of 5.0
Room comfort 5.0 out of 5.0
Hotel condition 4.0 out of 5.0

Guest reviews for Mendota Lake House Inn

Everyone (3) Couples (1)
4 out of 5
The house is beautiful, but I never saw either owner which is a first for me. I did not have any problems, but was just surprised! I could not get any hot water from the sink in the bathroom, but my showers were fine. The front curtains could not be closed all the way because the air conditioner was running and I did not want to mess with it. Otherwise, the breakfast was lovely and it was a beautiful stay. I would love to see the other rooms!

Posted by on 31 Jul. 2019

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4 out of 5
Beautiful old Arts & Craft style house on Lake Mendota. Decorated beautifully with many authentic appearing lamps, rugs, etc. We stayed in the James Baldwin room on the 3rd floor, which was quite warm and we ended up opening a window on a cold, wintery day. Bed was comfortable and linens good. Breakfast was continental style and fairly basic, coffee was poor.

Posted by on 18 Feb. 2019

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5 out of 5

Architecturally rich prairie style B&B

Beautiful lake-front vista, even in the winter-time! I loved the prairie architecture and the woodwork and how glass doors and windows left the first floor visually open but with lots of semi-private spaces for reading and conversation. It feels like home away from home, and I will definitely come back with my husband to visit our daughter when she goes to school in Madison. It’s very convenient to the university and to some excellent restaurants.

Posted by , from Milwaukee, WI on 10 Mar. 2018

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5 out of 5

First B&B stay

Great place, nice people, was on business wish I had more time to hang out. There is a third story so stairs could be a problem for some. Just ask in advance. I stayed on the 3rd floor, GREAT view.

Posted by on 19 Jan. 2018

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About the Mendota Lake House Inn

Location 704 East Gorham, Madison, WI 53703

Property Features

Free breakfast is served daily. A computer station is on site and WiFi is free in public spaces. A library, tour/ticket assistance, and multilingual staff are also featured at the business-friendly Mendota Lake House Inn. This 3-star Madison bed & breakfast is smoke free.

  • 1 building
  • 7 guestrooms or units
  • 3 levels
  • Built in 1911
  • Breakfast available (free)
  • Coffee in lobby
  • Staff is multilingual
  • Tour and ticket information
  • Concierge
  • Library
  • Computer for guest use
  • Fireplace in lobby
  • Television in lobby
  • No smoking on site

Internet

Available in all rooms: Free WiFi , Free wired Internet

Available in some public areas: Free WiFi

Transport

  • Airport: Madison, WI (MSN-Dane County Regional) (7.2 km / 4.5 mi)

Room Amenities

Mendota Lake House Inn offers 7 accommodations with air conditioning. Guests can surf the web using the complimentary wired and wireless Internet access.

  • Television
  • Hypo-allergenic bedding
  • Desk
  • Air conditioning
  • Ensuite bathroom

Food & Drink

Guests are served free breakfast daily from 7 AM to 10 AM.

Hotel Policies

Check-in

  • Check-in time ends at anytime
  • Minimum check-in age is: 21

Special check-in instructions:

There is no front desk at this property.

This property does not have a front desk.

Check-out

  • Check-out by 11:00 AM

Payment types

Children and extra beds

  • Children 12 and younger are not allowed at this property. All guests older than 12 are welcome.

Pet Policy

  • No pets allowed

Policies

Charges for extra guests may apply and vary according to property policy.

A cash deposit, credit card, or debit card for incidental charges and government-issued photo identification may be required upon check-in.

Special requests are subject to availability at the time of check-in. Special requests can't be guaranteed and may incur additional charges.

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You should know

  • Children 12 years old and younger aren't allowed at this property.
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