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The Speckled Hen Inn

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Reviewed 7 December 2016

The Speckled Hen Inn is just far enough away from the sights and sounds of Madison that you can relax and spend some quiet time. On the other hand, it's close enough to said sights and sounds so that you can easily enjoy all the area has to offer. We stayed in The Token Creek room and loved the fireplace,...

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Saint Louis, Missouri
Reviewed 3 December 2016

on a farm with animals, modern, great accomodations, phenomenal food---i know i'll be back and you'll say the same if you stay there. Convenient location for me, beautiful grounds and walk----amenities were over the top----friendly owners---easy to talk to

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Reviewed 29 November 2016

It was our second visit there (our first with the new owners) we were pleased to see very little has changed with the new owners. They were very nice, the atmosphere is still a quiet country get away while being less than 10 miles away from downtown.

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Reviewed 29 November 2016

I love this place! This was my second time here and it was a wonderful choice both times. This visit, the Speckled Hen served as the middle point for my very pregnant best friend and I to "meet in the middle" and have a girls night. Comfortable, beautiful, room to spread out. I love walking the grounds on this hobby...

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Chicago, Illinois
Reviewed 22 November 2016

What a lovely inn, with great rooms, a beautiful setting and very friendly innkeepers. There are many extra thoughtful touches like pretzels and cookies in a jars. Breakfast was amazing! We really enjoyed watching the llama and sheep in the field across from the inn. This is a place I will definitely return to and recommend to friends.

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Reviewed 21 November 2016 via mobile

Heather and Tom were very nice hosts their place is super quaint and very convenient to events in Madison we had a very comfortable stay. The morning breakfast was very very good. I would recommend to anyone to stay here when visiting Madison

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Sun Prairie, Wisconsin
Reviewed 17 November 2016

My wife and I recently spent a wonderful evening at the Speckled Hen Inn. We needed a night away from our 4 wonderful young children and the Speckled Hen Inn gave us just that. The innkeepers, Tom and Heather, were very accommodating and the food selection for breakfast was a phenomenal mix of fresh ingredients from their garden. I would...

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Reviewed 14 November 2016 via mobile

Such a beautiful place with some great new innkeepers. This b&b served a delicious breakfast with great pride in their food and hospitality. The grounds were looking well maintained and clean. There is also some great land to walk on and enjoy the views. We can't wait to go back next year!

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Hiawatha, Iowa
Reviewed 13 November 2016

Saw the ratings of this inn on TripAdvisor, and as we were planning a night in Madison it seemed like a good choice. All the reviews were spot on! From a beautiful room to the lovely grounds and common areas, we could not have been more pleased. Tom and Heather could not have been more gracious. Our whirlpool suite room...

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Mammoth Lakes, California
Reviewed 4 November 2016

My sister and I were in Madison for a dear friends wedding and found this B&B on this website. It is a comfortable environment with many amentities. A game room, our room had a fireplace, (wonderful and new wood every night), and a nice opportunity to visit with other travelers at the breakfast served by Tom and Heather.

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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Free Parking
  • Breakfast included
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  • Non-Smoking Hotel
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  • Suites
  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Family Rooms
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  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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  • Free Parking
  • Breakfast included
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
The Speckled Hen is just outside the city of Madison and has 5 spacious guest rooms. The 20-acre property features gardens, trails, wetlands and meadows where the Inn's sheep and llamas graze. The Inn is recognized for their fine breakfast cuisine featuring locally produced eggs, dairy, fruits and vegetables. The Innkeeper's knowledge of the area provides guests with valued guidance in things to enjoy while visiting the Inn. Here you will find Life and Lodging in Sustainable Style. ... more   less 

Additional Information about The Speckled Hen Inn

Address: 5525 Portage Road, Madison, WI 53704
Region: United States > Wisconsin > Madison
Price Range: RM602 - RM1,003 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Number of rooms: 5
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