Finding accommodations in Madison, WI is an easy task, with hotels grouped out at the airport, clustered near the city core on the isthmus between Lakes Mendota and Monona, or out west of town near Middleton. Prices range from very affordable to reaching well into three digits per night, depending on the individual properties. You will find a good selection in all price ranges both at the airport and city center, with Middleton area prices trending a bit higher.
Whether you’d like to be pampered in high style or just find a comfy pillow to rest your head, there are hotels in Madison that will meet your preferences. Many of the nationally branded chain hotels have a presence here, so if you have a favorite, it is likely you’ll be able to check in with a familiar brand. If you’d like to experience some of Madison’s poshest spots, go for one of the mansions turned bed and breakfast inns. There are many, and they are delightful, and priced about the same as the upper end hotels.
There is also a European-style hostel near the University of Wisconsin at Madison that is clean, affordable, and conveniently located. If you have business with the University, there are some affordable options made available at the University Union.
If your trip to Madison falls on a University of Wisconsin football weekend, be prepared to make your reservations well in advance. Despite the abundance of hotels throughout the area the city’s hotels do fill up with fans, making it very challenging to find an open room.