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Motel 6 Madison, WI - East
2 out of 5
4202 E Towne Blvd, Madison, WI
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The price is $34 per night from Nov 25 to Nov 26

Situated in a shopping district, this motel is 0.3 mi (0.5 km) from East Towne Mall and 1.4 mi (2.3 km) from Madison Area Technical College. American Center ...

3.5/5Good! (58 reviews)

"Excellent, quiet and reliable. Very affordable for the location"…"

Reviewed on Oct 3, 2020

Motel 6 Madison, WI - East
Super 8 by Wyndham Madison East
2 out of 5
4765 Hayes Rd, Madison, WI
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The price is $43 per night from Dec 1 to Dec 2

Situated in Madison, this motel is within 1 mi (2 km) of American Center and East Towne Mall. Madison Area Technical College is 2.5 mi (4 km) away.

2.7/5 (991 reviews)
Nice

"Awesome staff and clean room"…"

Reviewed on Jun 19, 2020

Super 8 by Wyndham Madison East
Skyview Motel
2.5 out of 5
S9645 US-12, Prairie du Sac, WI
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The price is $75 per night from Nov 25 to Nov 26

Situated in Prairie du Sac, this motel is 0.9 mi (1.4 km) from Sauk Prairie Healthcare and 3 mi (4.8 km) from Prairie Clinic. Sauk Prairie State Recreation Area ...

4.1/5Very Good! (50 reviews)

"Parking near room was not always possible and some others took more than one spot when they parked. Which is rude. Other than that, things were good. We were visiting family that is in assisted living in Prairie Du Sac. Very convenient."…"

Reviewed on Feb 21, 2020

Skyview Motel
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Rodeway Inn & Suites WI Madison-Northeast
2 out of 5
4845 Hayes Rd, Madison, WI
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The price is $55 per night from Dec 7 to Dec 8

Situated near the airport, this motel is within 1 mi (2 km) of American Center and East Towne Mall. Madison Area Technical College is 2.3 mi (3.7 km) away.

3.2/5 (652 reviews)

"I have nothing negative to report. I loved the king size suite with the jacuzzi. Fair prices and respectful pleasant staff unlike the stealing untrustworthy disrespectful unprofessional staff down the street at the SUPER 8......"…"

Reviewed on Mar 9, 2020

Rodeway Inn & Suites WI Madison-Northeast
Americas Best Value Inn Mayflower
2 out of 5
2509 Perry St, Madison, WI
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The price is $51 per night from Nov 25 to Nov 26

Situated in Madison, this motel is within 3 mi (5 km) of Alliant Energy Center, Kohl Center, and University of Wisconsin Hospital and Clinics. Olin Park and ...

2.9/5 (288 reviews)

"I was greeted by a very friendly, helpful gentleman. The check in process was quick and easy. The building is an older one, but appears to be kept up very well. We checked in around 4 pm and found that the walls are rather thin as we were trying to nap before a concert and the neighbors had their ..."…"

Reviewed on Mar 9, 2020

Americas Best Value Inn Mayflower
Karakahl Country Inn
2 out of 5
101 Perimeter Rd, Mount Horeb, WI
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The price is $50 per night from Dec 1 to Dec 2

Situated in Mount Horeb, this motel is 1 mi (1.6 km) from Mt. Horeb Area Museum and within 6 mi (10 km) of Cave of The Mounds National Natural Landmark and Tyrol ...

3/5 (211 reviews)
Don't let the outside discourage you.

"When I pulled up to the hotel, I was shocked. The grass had not been cut in quite a while and I thought it was falling apart. I was scared then that I had been rooked. I saw the open sign so I went in. The office was very small and there was no one around. A sign told me to call "0" on the phone ..."…"

Reviewed on Jul 6, 2020

Karakahl Country Inn
Super 8 by Wyndham Windsor/Madison North
2 out of 5
4506 Lake Circle, Windsor, WI
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The price is $44 per night from Nov 30 to Dec 1

Situated in the suburbs, this motel is 2.2 mi (3.6 km) from Token Creek Park and within 6 mi (10 km) of East Towne Mall and Pink Elephant. Madison Area Technical ...

3.4/5 (309 reviews)

"Very clean and tidy. Bed was comfy and a quiet room. The continental breakfast was severely lacking. No juice or milk, no bowls for cereal."…"

Reviewed on Dec 16, 2019

Super 8 by Wyndham Windsor/Madison North
Grand View Motel Beaver Dam
2 out of 5
1510 N Center St, Beaver Dam, WI
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The price is $85 per night from Nov 25 to Nov 26

Located in the heart of Beaver Dam, this motel is 1.1 mi (1.8 km) from Beaver Dam Mall and within 3 mi (5 km) of Sunset Hills Golf Course and Beaver Dam Raceway. ...

2.8/5 (17 reviews)

"location location location friendly staff needs ice machine and at least coffee makers"…"

Reviewed on May 28, 2019

Grand View Motel Beaver Dam
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Hilton Madison Monona Terrace

Hilton Madison Monona Terrace

4 out of 5
9 E Wilson St, Madison, WI
The price is $88 per night from Nov 25 to Nov 26
4.2/5Very Good! (979 reviews)

"Great terrace and very clean, parking and wifi are not free"…"

Reviewed on Sep 22, 2020

Hilton Madison Monona Terrace
DoubleTree by Hilton Madison Downtown

DoubleTree by Hilton Madison Downtown

3.5 out of 5
525 West Johnson Street, Madison, WI
The price is $109 per night from Nov 25 to Nov 26
4.6/5Exceptional! (971 reviews)

"Friendly staff, tidy clean room, feels comfortable when walk into the hotel"…"

Reviewed on Oct 26, 2020

DoubleTree by Hilton Madison Downtown
The Madison Concourse Hotel and Governor's Club

The Madison Concourse Hotel and Governor's Club

3.5 out of 5
1 W Dayton St, Madison, WI
The price is $119 per night from Nov 26 to Nov 27
4.6/5Exceptional! (982 reviews)

"Out whirlpool suite was beautifully decorated, beds were very comfy, the hot tub was amazing, and the Governor’s Club perks were phenomenal! Not to mention the staff was amazing, and even gifted us a bottle of champagne!!!!! We will definitely be back!!!!"…"

Reviewed on Oct 21, 2020

The Madison Concourse Hotel and Governor's Club
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Madison Motels for the Frugal Traveler

You'll find 8 affordable motels in Madison among more than 171 hotels and other accommodations. When you pick one of these budget-friendly accommodations, there might not be abundant amenities like you'd find at a traditional hotel but you'll save more cash to use on your vacation.

Because you'll save on your room price, you can enjoy all that Madison has to offer. Not-to-be-missed sights include Wisconsin State Capitol, Wisconsin Historical Museum, and Chazen Museum of Art.

Fun fact: Introduced in the early 1950s, customized neon signs often lit up the roadside motels, and today, examples of these can still be found along historic U.S. Route 66. At most motels, you'll often find free parking and an outdoor pool.

Below are some of Expedia customers' recommended Madison motels to select from:

Super 8 by Wyndham Madison East

  • Stay within a quick 3-minute drive of East Towne Mall.
  • Enjoy access to the outdoor pool, and freebies including breakfast, WiFi, and parking.

Rodeway Inn & Suites WI Madison-Northeast

  • A spa tub along with freebies like breakfast, WiFi, and parking are available during your stay.
  • It's located within a quick 2-minute drive of East Towne Mall.

Rodeway Inn

  • Enjoy access to the free parking and laundry facilities, as well as room amenities like WiFi.
  • Stay within a quick 1-minute drive of East Towne Mall.

Americas Best Value Inn Mayflower

  • It's located within a quick 4-minute drive of Alliant Energy Center.
  • Free breakfast, free WiFi, and parking are available during your stay.

Karakahl Country Inn

  • Stay within a 30-minute drive of Camp Randall Stadium and Alliant Energy Center.
  • Enjoy access to the indoor pool, and freebies including WiFi and parking.

Things to Do in Madison

As you're exploring the area, check out the college campus and enjoy the scenic lakeside. People who've visited Madison love its shops and entertainment.

Here are some popular places:

  • Wisconsin State Capitol
  • Wisconsin Historical Museum
  • Chazen Museum of Art

These are some of the parks and outdoorsy places:

  • Olbrich Botanical Gardens
  • Allen Centennial Gardens
  • Olin Park

You'll find these family-friendly attractions:

  • Henry Vilas Zoo
  • Sun Prairie Ice Arena
  • Memorial Union Terrace

Madison is also known for its:

  • Live music
  • Sports

Best Time to Visit Madison

Determine the perfect time for your visit to Madison by reviewing these seasonal weather details:
  • The hottest months are typically July and June, while January and February are the coldest months
  • January-March: Daytime temperatures average 50° F and nighttime temperatures average 11° F
  • April-June: 81° F is the daytime average and 30° F is the nighttime average
  • July-September: Daytime averages are around 82° F and nighttime averages are around 44° F
  • October-December: The average temperatures are 65° F during the day and 12° F at night
  • Average rainfall is 34.45 inches in a year

How to Get to Madison and Around the Area

Madison Transportation
NameTypeDistance
Madison, WI (MSN-Dane County Regional) Airport 4.8 mi (7.8 km)
Columbus Station Train Station 26.5 mi (42.6 km)

Frequently asked questions

What can I expect from a motel trip to Madison?
When you save on your room price, you can make the most of what Madison has to offer. Not-to-be-missed sights include Kohl Center, Alliant Energy Center, and Overture Center for the Arts.
What is a motel?
At most motels, you’re likely to find an outdoor pool and free parking. When you stay at a motel, you’ll often have access to your room from an outside corridor overlooking the parking lot. In the U.S., motels became more commonplace after World War II with the appeal of road trip vacations, peaking in the 1960s with over 60,000 properties.
What are the best motels in Madison?
Motel 6 Madison, WI - East: Stay within a quick 1-minute drive of East Towne Mall. Enjoy access to the laundry facilities, and freebies including WiFi and parking. Super 8 by Wyndham Windsor/Madison North: A bar along with freebies like breakfast, WiFi, and parking are available during your stay. It’s located within a 10-minute drive of East Towne Mall and Madison Area Technical College. Super 8 by Wyndham Madison East: Enjoy access to the seasonal outdoor pool, and freebies including breakfast, WiFi, and parking. Stay within a quick 3-minute drive of East Towne Mall. Americas Best Value Inn Mayflower: It’s located within a quick 4-minute drive of Alliant Energy Center. A business center along with freebies like breakfast, WiFi, and parking are available during your stay. Rodeway Inn & Suites WI Madison-Northeast: Stay within a quick 2-minute drive of East Towne Mall. Enjoy access to the spa tub, and freebies including breakfast, WiFi, and parking.
How many motels are there in Madison?
Expedia has 7 motels in Madison.
What can I do in Madison?
While you’re sightseeing, check out the college campus and acclaimed theater scene. Those who’ve visited Madison speak highly of its shops and lakeside setting. Some popular places to visit include Kohl Center, Alliant Energy Center, and Overture Center for the Arts. These are some of the parks and outdoorsy places: Olin Park, Lake Mendota, and Olbrich Botanical Gardens. You’ll find these family-friendly attractions: Madison Children’s Museum, Henry Vilas Zoo, and Verona Ice Arena.
What's the weather like in Madison?
Weather can make or break a roadtrip, so here’s some data about year-round temperatures in Madison to help you plan yours: The hottest months are usually July and June with an average temp of 67°F, while the coldest months are January and February with an average of 25°F. The snowiest months in Madison are February, January, October, and November, with each month seeing an average of 14 inches of snowfall.
What are my options for getting around Madison when staying in a motel?
We’ve gathered some information about getting around Madison to help you navigate your stay: Fly into Dane County Regional Airport (MSN), which is located 4.8 mi (7.8 km) away. If you’d like to explore around the area, you may want to rent a car for your trip.