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    Mendota Lake House B&B

    704 E Gorham St, Madison, WI 53703-1522
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    1 - 5 of 38 reviews

    Reviewed 22 May 2017 via mobile

    We really enjoyed our 2 night stay here. It's right on the lake with easy access to walk to the university, along the lake for much of the way. Our room, the Orson Welles was spacious, but still needed a little more work to complete...More

    Thank mamahare
    Reviewed 21 November 2016

    We had booked an Air BnB, and it didn't work out. We were in Madison without a place to stay. I called Mendota Lake House, and they told us they had two free rooms. We were so pleasantly surprised to see that the house is...More

    Thank Elizatess
    Response from dpwaugh, Owner at Mendota Lake House B&BResponded 23 November 2016

    Thank you so much! Glad you enjoyed your stay and what we have to offer here. Hope to see you again! Best, David

    Reviewed 26 October 2016

    I'm giving these five stars to David Waugh, co-owner and innkeeper of Mendota Lake House Inn, for his exemplary customer service. My wife and I had recently booked a room there on a very busy Madison weekend for a non-refundable rate. However, due to an...More

    Thank Dan P
    Reviewed 10 September 2016

    I booked this Inn for a 4 day getaway, for my daughter & myself. I read reviews, but thought I'd give it a shot. This is not what you think of as a 'bed & breakfast'. It should be considered a room, with light breakfast....More

    Thank Valerie B
    Response from dpwaugh, Owner at Mendota Lake House B&BResponded 11 September 2016

    Thanks for writing this review. I try hard on our website to indicate we are not a typical bed and breakfast. We are light on service. Yes, you do get soap and towels, but if you need more, you need to ask or help yourself...More

    Reviewed 9 August 2016

    We really enjoyed our stay at Mendota Lake House. The location is ideal-overlooking Lake Mendota and within walking distance to the Capital as well as to campus. We hardly drove our car while we were there. The house is beautiful as are the gardens. The...More

    Thank EllenSo
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    "Go for a room with a view of the lake."
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