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Boston, Massachusetts
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4 reviews
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Reviewed 11 October 2015

The Livingstone Inn is a reminder of why it is so more enjoyable to stay overnight in a B&B compared to a hotel. Peggy is a welcoming host and offers complimentary wine, beer, and evening chocolates. The rooms are spacious, clean and very quiet. The location is perfect for getting around town and onto the campus. There is a bike... More 

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Peggy and Dave F, Owner at The Livingston Inn, responded to this review

It's so wonderful to hear you enjoyed your stay. Dave and I really appreciate that you wrote a review as well, and I'm glad you enjoyed time at the breakfast table. As the years go by, that time together has become such as welcoming part of the day for us because every guest has something interesting to contribute. Warm regards,... More 

Melbourne, Australia
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25 reviews
21 hotel reviews
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Reviewed 8 October 2015

We only stayed one night on our way from St Paul to Chicago but Peggy was extremely generous with her hospitality and her time. (We didn’t meet Dave.) The extra treats, such as the availability of wine and beer, and chocolates in the hall later, made us feel very pampered. Peggy’s suggested restaurant for a light meal (Forequarter in the... More 

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Peggy and Dave F, Owner at The Livingston Inn, responded to this review

Thank you so much for your review. It means so much to me and Dave. I'm so glad you stopped here during your travels and you got to enjoy our city and neighborhood even for a short stay. Warm regards, Peggy More 

Putnam Valley, New York
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4 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 October 2015

This is an extraordinary vintage home in Madison, tastefully decorated, and staying here was an absolute pleasure. Our room was comfortable, and there were so many thoughtful touches throughout the inn, like a decanter of fresh water in the room each day, a plate of chocolates in the front hall each night. Breakfast was well prepared and delicious. Guests breakfasted... More 

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Peggy and Dave F, Owner at The Livingston Inn, responded to this review

Thanks so much for writing a review! We're very glad you enjoyed all those extra touches. We really had a great time getting to know you and sharing stories about our lives. Warm regards, Peggy and Dave More 

Chicago
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10 reviews
4 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
Reviewed 14 September 2015

This B & B is a beautiful historical house near downtown Madison The house is majestic on the outside and very tastefully decorated on the inside. It is close to many parks going north or south on Gorham and only a 10 min walk to the Capitol. We liked the fact that many of the restaurants and places we visited... More 

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Peggy and Dave F, Owner at The Livingston Inn, responded to this review

Thank you for sharing many helpful insights in your review! We do wonder how often people actually use the TV in their rooms, but sometimes it's nice to have when there's a little down time. We're glad you enjoyed your stay and wish you all the best. Peggy and Dave More 

Cleveland
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11 reviews
3 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
Reviewed 9 September 2015

This beautiful, old house was very comfortable. It is located a short walk to the main part of Madison. We found the walk to be a nice interlude after dinner. The room we stayed in was reasonably sized and very comfortable. Peggy & Dave are very personable. They are willing to share their knowledge of the area and help with... More 

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Peggy and Dave F, Owner at The Livingston Inn, responded to this review

Thank you for taking the time to write a review on TripAdvisor. We're so glad you enjoyed your room, the house, and our Madison neighborhood! Warm regards, Peggy and Dave More 

Los Osos, California
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11 reviews
4 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
Reviewed 30 August 2015

This is a wonderful and historic B and B in Madison. The rooms were tastefully decorated with period antiques and wallpaper. The beds were comfortable and it was quite clean. Our room had a large bathroom which with a tub-sized shower. Breakfast was quite good with fresh fruit, yogurt, an egg dish, bacon, and muffins. Beverages, including beer and wine,... More 

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Peggy and Dave F, Owner at The Livingston Inn, responded to this review

What a wonderful and thoughtful review. We work hard every day, year round to make our B&B a special place for each and every guest. So thank you for all that you shared. We really enjoyed your time with us and wish you all the best. Warm regards, Peggy and Dave More 

Milwaukee, Wisconsin
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10 reviews
5 hotel reviews
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Reviewed 29 August 2015

We visit Madison at least once a year for a getaway. The Livingston Inn is a new find for us and we couldn't have been happier with our stay. Peggy warmly greeted us upon our arrival, offered us a glass of wine and familiarized us with the house. We stayed in the Mendota Room and enjoyed the large room with... More 

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Peggy and Dave F, Owner at The Livingston Inn, responded to this review

Thank you for your review. It makes us very happy to provide a special place for those getaways that are so important in life. We look forward to welcoming you back sometime soon! Warm regards, Peggy and Dave More 

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Reviewed 27 August 2015

Our hosts, Peggy and Dave were wonderful provided good attraction and restaurant recommendations. A glass of wine and chocolates were always available. Friendly, breakfast conversation. just a treasure..

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Peggy and Dave F, Owner at The Livingston Inn, responded to this review

We're so glad you enjoyed your stay, the little treats, and the special times we have at breakfast! We appreciate you took time to write a review and wish you all the best. Warm regards, Peggy and Dave More 

2 reviews
Reviewed 24 August 2015

Great experience from start to finish - beautiful historic house with modern touches, quiet rooms with the most comfortable sheets, gracious hosts, delicious food and a private pier over the lake. Loved it!

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Peggy and Dave F, Owner at The Livingston Inn, responded to this review

Thanks so much for your review! We had a beautiful August here in Madison and were glad you could be here to enjoy it. Warm regards, Peggy and Dave More 

Boston, MA
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61 reviews
24 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 79 helpful votes
Reviewed 21 August 2015

If you like B&Bs, you can't do better than the Livingston Inn. The house is absolutely lovely, with beautiful grounds and lake access in a central, yet quiet location. No parking, but we had no problem finding on-street spaces. The owners, Peggy and Dave, are simply charming. They make running the place seem effortless to their guests and are always... More 

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Peggy and Dave F, Owner at The Livingston Inn, responded to this review

We had such a wonderful time hosting your family at our B&B! Truly a fun, interesting, smart, and engaging group of people. Thank you for taking the time to write a review, and all our best to everyone. Warm regards, Peggy and Dave More 

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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Experience the history of a 160-year old Gothic revival mansion in one of the most eclectic cities in North America. Feel at home on your next getaway or business trip with the warmth and charm of Midwestern hospitality. Discover The Livingston Inn -- a Madison bed & breakfast as unique and friendly as the city itself. ... more   less 

Additional Information about The Livingston Inn

Address: 752 E. Gorham Street, Madison, WI 53703
Region: United States > Wisconsin > Madison
Price Range: RM987 - RM1,245 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3.5 star — The Livingston Inn 3.5*
Number of rooms: 5
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