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Mendota Lake House Inn

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Exterior
Beach nearby
Hypo-allergenic bedding, desk, laptop workspace, iron/ironing board
Hypo-allergenic bedding, desk, laptop workspace, iron/ironing board
Hypo-allergenic bedding, desk, laptop workspace, iron/ironing board

Overview of Mendota Lake House Inn

Mendota Lake House Inn

3.0 star property

9.2/10 Wonderful

Popular amenities

  • Free WiFi
  • Breakfast included
  • Parking included
  • Air conditioning
  • Business services
Map
704 East Gorham, Madison, WI, 53703

Explore the area

  • Popular LocationLake Mendota4 min walk
  • Popular LocationCapitol Square10 min walk
  • Popular LocationWisconsin State Capitol13 min walk
  • AirportMadison, WI (MSN-Dane County Regional)7 min drive

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About this area

Madison

Located on a lake, Mendota Lake House Inn is in Tenney-Lapham, a neighborhood in Madison. Goodspeed Pier and Lake Monona Shoreline Run are worth checking out if an activity is on the agenda, while those looking for area attractions can visit Madison Children's Museum and University of Wisconsin Geology Museum. Washburn Observatory and Allen Centennial Gardens are also worth visiting. Guests appreciate the guest house's quiet location.

What's nearby

  • Lake Mendota - 4 min walk
  • James Madison Beach - 5 min walk
  • Capitol Square - 10 min walk
  • Madison Area Technical College Downtown Campus - 11 min walk
  • Wisconsin State Capitol - 13 min walk

Getting around

  • Madison Station - 3 min drive
  • Dane County Regional Airport (MSN) - 7 min drive

Restaurants

  • Johnson Public House - 6 min walk
  • Salvatore's Tomato Pies - 7 min walk
  • Bradburys - 9 min walk
  • Naples 15 - 10 min walk
  • Heritage Tavern - 10 min walk

About this property

Mendota Lake House Inn

3-star historic guesthouse located in Tenney-Lapham
Free breakfast (local cuisine), a garden, and a library are just a few of the amenities provided at Mendota Lake House Inn. In addition to a fireplace in the lobby, guests can connect to free in-room WiFi.
Other perks at this guesthouse include:
  • Free self parking
  • Multilingual staff, a computer station, and a TV in the lobby
  • Tour/ticket assistance, coffee/tea in the lobby, and concierge services
  • Guest reviews give good marks for the quiet location and helpful staff
Room features
All guestrooms at Mendota Lake House Inn offer thoughtful touches such as laptop-friendly workspaces and air conditioning, in addition to amenities like free WiFi.
Extra conveniences in all rooms include:
  • Tubs or showers and hair dryers

Languages

English

Cleaning and safety practices

Enhanced cleanliness measures

Disinfectant is used to clean the property
High-touch surfaces are cleaned and disinfected
Sheets and towels are washed at 60°C/140°F or hotter

Social distancing

Contactless check-in and check-out
Cashless transactions are available for all charges at the property
Social distancing measures in place

Safety measures

Personal protective equipment worn by staff
Temperature checks given to staff
Masks available
Masks are required at the property
Hand sanitizer provided
This information is provided by our partners.

Property amenities

Internet

  • Available in all rooms: Free WiFi and wired internet
  • Available in some public areas: Free WiFi

Parking and transportation

  • Free self parking on site
  • Limited onsite parking (max 1 space per unit)

Food and drink

  • Free local cuisine breakfast available daily 7:00 AM–10:00 AM
  • Coffee and tea in common areas

Things to do

  • Library
  • TV in common areas

Guest services

  • Concierge services
  • Multilingual staff
  • No housekeeping
  • Tour and ticket assistance

Business services

  • Computer station

Outdoors

  • Garden
  • On a lake

Accessibility

  • If you have requests for specific accessibility needs, please contact the property using the information on the reservation confirmation received after booking.
  • This property does not have elevators

More

  • Fireplace in lobby
  • Smoke-free property

Room amenities

Bedroom

  • Hypo-allergenic bedding

Bathroom

  • Bathtub or shower
  • Hair dryer
  • Towels

Entertainment

  • 32-inch TV

More

  • Air conditioning
  • Desk
  • Iron/ironing board on request
  • Laptop workspace

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Policies

Check-in

Check-in from 3:00 PM - anytime
Minimum check-in age - 21

Check-out

Check-out before 11:00 AM

Special check-in instructions

There is no front desk at this property
Guests can access their accommodation through a private entrance

Renovations and closures

This property will be closed from October 2 2023 to May 1 2024 for renovations and will resume operation once the renovation is complete (completion date subject to change).
 

Access methods

Private entrance

Pets

No pets or service animals allowed

Children and extra beds

Children 12 and younger are not allowed at this property; All guests older than 12 are welcome

Property payment types

Important information

You need to know

This property is managed by a professional host. The provision of housing is linked to their trade, business, or profession
Extra-person charges may apply and vary depending on property policy
Government-issued photo identification and a credit card, debit card, or cash deposit may be 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
Safety features at this property include a smoke detector
Be prepared: check the latest COVID-19 travel requirements and measures in place for this destination before you travel.

We should mention

This property does not have elevators
Children 12 years old and younger are not permitted at this property
No pets and no service animals are allowed at this property

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Frequently asked questions

Is Mendota Lake House Inn pet-friendly?

No, pets are not allowed at this property.

How much does it cost to stay at Mendota Lake House Inn?

As of Jan 27, 2023, prices found for a 1-night stay for 2 adults at Mendota Lake House Inn on Jan 29, 2023 start from $124.0, excluding taxes and fees. This price is based on the lowest nightly price found in the last 24 hours for stays in the next 30 days. Prices are subject to change. Choose your dates for more accurate prices.

How much is parking at Mendota Lake House Inn?

Self parking is free at this property.

What time is check-in at Mendota Lake House Inn?

Check-in is from 3:00 PM - anytime.

What time is check-out at Mendota Lake House Inn?

Check-out is at 11:00 AM.

Where is Mendota Lake House Inn located?

Located in Tenney-Lapham, this historic guesthouse is within 1 mi (2 km) of Lake Mendota and University of Wisconsin-Madison. James Madison Beach and Breese Stevens Field are also within 10 minutes. Madison Station is 24 minutes by foot.

Reviews

9.2

Wonderful

Rating 10 - Excellent. 117 out of 166 reviews" "
" "10 - Excellent 70%
Rating 8 - Good. 35 out of 166 reviews" "
" "8 - Good 21%
Rating 6 - Okay. 10 out of 166 reviews" "
" "6 - Okay 6%
Rating 4 - Poor. 2 out of 166 reviews" "
" "4 - Poor 1%
Rating 2 - Terrible. 2 out of 166 reviews" "
" "2 - Terrible 1%

9.3/10

Cleanliness

9.3/10

Staff & service

8.8/10

Amenities

8.6/10

Property conditions & facilities

9.5/10

Eco-friendliness

Reviews

6/10 Okay

Steven

Traveled with family
Liked: Cleanliness, staff & service
Loved the native gardens and close walking proximity downtown and coffee shops. Liked masks required
Stayed 3 nights in Oct 2022

10/10 Excellent

Dennis

Traveled with partner
Liked: Cleanliness, staff & service, amenities, property conditions & facilities
Great view. Great location.
Stayed 2 nights in Oct 2022

10/10 Excellent

Stephen

Liked: Cleanliness, staff & service, property conditions & facilities, room comfort
Great stay
Great setting in lovely old house with incredible views over the lake and easy walk into capital square and university. Friendly hosts and good inclusive breakfast.
Stayed 1 night in Oct 2022

10/10 Excellent

Greg

Liked: Cleanliness, staff & service, property conditions & facilities, room comfort
A Slice of Sanity in Mad Town
Stayed 2 nights in Sep 2022

10/10 Excellent

Morgan

Business traveler
Liked: Cleanliness, staff & service, property conditions & facilities, room comfort
Stayed 2 nights in Sep 2022

10/10 Excellent

Verified traveler

Liked: Cleanliness, staff & service, property conditions & facilities, room comfort
Stayed 1 night in Sep 2022

10/10 Excellent

sherri

Stayed 1 night in Sep 2022

10/10 Excellent

Duke

Liked: Cleanliness, staff & service, amenities, property conditions & facilities
Stayed 1 night in Sep 2022

10/10 Excellent

Jamie

Traveled with partner
Liked: Cleanliness, staff & service, property conditions & facilities
What a gorgeous place to stay! Our room overlooked the lake, it was walkable to downtown, and the breakfast was divine
Stayed 2 nights in Sep 2022

10/10 Excellent

Sarah

Traveled with partner
Liked: Staff & service, amenities, property conditions & facilities
Gracious craftsman building with gorgeous views and gardens! Elegant, comfortable lobby and common areas, beautiful rooms.
Stayed 2 nights in Sep 2022