Get an overview of this hotelFamily-friendly hotel with free breakfast and free airport shuttle


This family-friendly Madison hotel is within 1 mi (2 km) of Madison Area Technical College and East Towne Mall. Olbrich Botanical Gardens is 2.4 mi (3.9 km) away.

Hotel Features

Along with a restaurant, this smoke-free hotel has an indoor pool and a 24-hour fitness center. Free buffet breakfast is provided, as well as free WiFi in public areas, free self parking, and a free airport shuttle. Other amenities include a bar/lounge, a spa tub, and conference rooms.

Room Amenities

All 197 rooms offer free WiFi, room service, and digital TV. Other amenities available to guests include coffee makers, free local calls, and hair dryers.

Hotel Amenities

Hotel Amenities

In addition to an indoor pool, Howard Johnson Plaza Hotel Madison provides a spa tub and a 24-hour fitness center. The hotel offers a restaurant. A bar/lounge is on site where guests can unwind with a drink. Guests can enjoy a complimentary breakfast each morning. Public areas are equipped with complimentary high-speed wireless Internet access.

This family-friendly hotel also offers barbecue grills, an arcade/game room, and a picnic area. A roundtrip airport shuttle is complimentary to guests (available on request). Onsite self parking is complimentary.

Howard Johnson Plaza Hotel Madison is a smoke-free property.

  • 24-hour fitness facilities 
  • 24-hour front desk 
  • Free airport transportation 
  • Arcade/game room 
  • Bar/lounge 
  • Barbecue grill(s) 
  • Conference space 
  • Conference space size (feet) - 5,000 
  • Dry cleaning/laundry service 
  • Elevator/lift 
  • Express check-out 
  • Fireplace in lobby 
  • Free breakfast 
  • Free self parking 
  • Free WiFi 
  • Indoor pool 
  • Laundry facilities 
  • Number of floors - 2 
  • Picnic area 
  • Restaurant 
  • Smoke-free property 
  • Spa tub 
  • Television in common areas 
  • Total number of rooms - 197 
  • Wedding services 

Family Friendly Amenities

  • Arcade/game room  
  • Cribs/infant beds (complimentary)  
  • Free Wi-Fi  
  • Indoor pool  
  • Laundry facilities  
  • Rollaway/extra beds available  


Available in all rooms: Free WiFi

Available in some public areas: Free WiFi


Free self parking

Room Amenities

  • Air conditioning 
  • Climate control 
  • Coffee/tea maker 
  • Free toiletries 
  • Connecting/adjoining rooms available 
  • Free cribs/infant beds 
  • Daily housekeeping 
  • Desk 
  • Digital TV service 
  • Free local calls 
  • Free WiFi 
  • Hair dryer 
  • Iron/ironing board 
  • Phone 
  • Premium TV channels 
  • Private bathroom 
  • Rollaway/extra beds available 
  • Room service (limited hours) 
  • Shower/tub combination 

Where to Eat

Guests are offered a complimentary hot/cold buffet breakfast each morning.

Northwoods Bar and Grill - This restaurant serves dinner only. Open select days.

Room service (during limited hours) is available.

Nearby Things to Do

An indoor pool and a spa tub are on site. Other recreational amenities include a 24-hour fitness center.


To make requests for specific accessibility needs, complete the “Special or Accessibility Requests" section of “Trip Preferences" when you book your hotel.

  • Accessible bathroom 
  • Accessible path of travel 
  • Accessible parking 
  • In-room accessibility 

Hotel Policies


Minimum check-in age is 21

Check-in time starts at 4 PM


Check-out time is Noon

Payment types

Children and extra beds

  • Children are welcome.
  • Kids stay free! Children under 17 years old stay free when using existing bedding.
  • Rollaway/extra beds are available for USD 15 per night.
  • Free cribs (infant beds)!


Pets allowed, Only dogs and cats are allowed, Maximum number of pets per room 2, Pet maximum weight in lb is 35

You need to know

Extra-person charges may apply and vary depending on hotel policy.

Government-issued photo identification and a credit card are required at check-in for incidental charges.

Special requests are subject to availability upon check-in and may incur additional charges. Special requests cannot be guaranteed.

Service animals exempt from fees/restrictions

Parking is complimentary only during guests' stay (extended parking is not available to guests booking via this website). For more details, please contact the office using the information on the reservation confirmation received after booking.

This property's restaurant is closed on Sundays. For more details, please contact the office using the information on the reservation confirmation received after booking.


Optional extras

The following fees and deposits are charged by the property at time of service, check-in, or check-out.
  • Pet fee: USD 25 per pet, per stay
  • Rollaway bed fee: USD 15 per night
The above list may not be comprehensive. Fees and deposits may not include tax and are subject to change.

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We should mention

This property offers transfers from the airport. Guests must contact the property with arrival details 72 hours prior to arrival, using the contact information on the booking confirmation. Children 17 years old and younger stay free when occupying the parent or guardian's room, using existing bedding. The property has connecting/adjoining rooms, which are subject to availability and can be requested by contacting the property using the number on the booking confirmation. Guests can arrange to bring pets by contacting the property directly, using the contact information on the booking confirmation (surcharges apply and can be found in the Fees section).

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