Located on the shores of Lake Mendota, The Edgewater is a luxurious hotel in the heart of downtown Madison. Situated right next to the University of Wisconsin-Madison, home of the Wisconsin Badgers and a short walk from the Capitol Square, The Edgewater is an ideal base for both business and leisure travelers who want to explore the city. The award-winning hotel offers over 200 well-appointed guest rooms, several acclaimed restaurants and lounges, a full-service spa and wellness center, exceptional facilities for private events and functions, and a community-focused plaza and pier.

Guest Accommodations

The Edgewater features more than 200 beautifully appointed guest rooms and luxury suites located in two buildings, namely the Wisconsin Building and the historic Langdon Building. All guest rooms and suites boast stylish décor and contemporary furnishings, king or queen-size beds in designer linens, en-suite bathrooms with spa showers, soaking tubs, plush bathrobes and deluxe bath products, and stunning views of the surrounding cityscapes.

The Presidential Suites are the hotel’s most luxurious accommodations with floor-to-ceiling windows boasting magnificent views of Lake Mendota. These luxurious corner multi-room suites feature gleaming wooden floors, richly upholstered furnishings, spacious king bedrooms have king-size beds with luxury linens, and over-sized en-suite bathrooms with designer dual stone vanities, spa rain showers, and soaking tubs. Separate living areas have comfortable sofas and armchairs, executive work desks and chairs, six-seater dining rooms with wet bars, and guest bathrooms. Modern amenities include 60” HD living room televisions, 47” HD bedroom televisions, refrigerator/freezers, Keurig coffee makers, in-room safes, iHome clock radios, and telescopes for stargazing.

Premium Lakefront King Rooms are located on the lake-facing side of The Wisconsin Building and feature floor-to-ceiling windows and spectacular views of Lake Mendota. These rooms have custom designer furnishings and separate living areas, king-size beds in luxury linens, en-suite bathrooms with large spa showers, and designer bath products, and first-class amenities such as 47” HD televisions, and executive work desks with multimedia hubs.

Other accommodations include Langdon Studio King Rooms, Langdon Loft King Rooms, Terrace, Lakeshore and Edgewater King and Queen Rooms, all of which feature custom designer décor and furnishings, private bathrooms and modern amenities.


The Edgewater features no less than five outstanding dining establishments serving an array of international cuisine, as well as private dining for more intimate affairs.

The Statehouse is the hotel’s flagship restaurant and serves a menu of Modern Midwestern cuisine created from thoughtfully sourced ingredients and served against a backdrop of beautiful Lake Mendota views.

Named after the Augie’s Tavern the first owner of The Edgewater Hotel, Augie Faulkner, Augie’s Tavern celebrates his legacy with a menu of classic and creative offerings with international inspiration and excellent service.

Overlooking the tranquil waters of Lake Mendota, The Boathouse is a casual waterfront dining spot that celebrates the long-standing tradition of waterfront dining in Wisconsin and serves a menu of classic All-American fare such as brats, burgers and cheese curds with a Modern Midwestern twist.

The Icehouse is a bustling food hall based at the bottom of The Plaza’s grand staircase that serves a variety of grab-and-go options like pizza, snacks and a wide selection of Wisconsin-brewed beers. One of the region’s most magical public spaces, The Plaza boasts sweeping views of Lake Mendota and the State Capitol and offers an array of outdoor activities and lakeside relaxation, including ice skating in winter.

The Café at The Edgewater is a casual corner spot that offers freshly brewed coffee and tea, house-made pastries and lighter fare in a relaxing indoor or outdoor locale.


First-class amenities at The Edgewater include a full service spa and wellness center that offers hair and makeup styling, manicures and pedicures, massages, skin care and waxing, and fitness training and yoga. The Edgewater fitness center has state-of-the-art Synergy360 resistance training equipment and cardio machines, as well as a relaxation pool, yoga studio, and a steam room.

Weddings & Events

The Edgewater is one of Madison’s most sought-after special events spaces, boasting both indoor and outdoor venue for a variety of functions and events from weddings, receptions and grand balls to corporate meetings, conferences, and business functions. Sites range from grand ballrooms, the beautiful Plaza, and intimate private dining areas, to two luxurious top floor penthouses in each of our hotel towers. The hotel presents an array of unique packages for both social and corporate events, which include professional event planning and management teams to take care of every detail.

1001 Wisconsin Place, Madison, Wisconsin, 53703, website, Phone: 608-535-8200

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