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HotelRED

3.5 out of 5.0

Recent guest reviews

Thankful to be staying at Hotel Red......no traffic, no road time after night-time Badger game. Just a walk across the street to a warm and comfy room!

Elevator was inop. We had to carry our luggage from bottom parking up 4 flights of stairs. There were no sheets on bed. I called down and was told they don't keep sheets in the room for sanitary reasons. It was 1130 at night when I checked in so very annoying to have to not only wait for sheets but make the bed. There was dog hairs on the pull out sofa. There are no doors to the bathroom, the shower or the toilet. If you are in any of these and the room door is opened, you are exposed. There is absolutely no privacy. It is the strangest thing I've ever seen. The next morning the elevator was working, but when I stepped into it there was a woman in there with 2 huge dogs that had just come in from a rainy walk and I could hardly breathe. I guess it's a barn as well. I will not pick this hotel again when I return.

Great hotel, awesome location! I'll stay here again!

The location is right across from Camp Randall, so if you're into UW football, this is the spot. I was here for Epic training, so I will focus on that. The van leaves in the morning at 7:30. We got there on time, every time, and left at 5 on the dot. Be sure to tip your drivers, people! (seriously, tip them!) Pros: 1.The Wise restaurant is delicious. I only ordered a couple things from room service, but everything was fresh, and tasty. 2. Shuttle to/from Epic is prompt and drivers are nice. They will also drive you to the airport from epic at random times if needed. Really appreciated this!4 3. Rooms are so nice! Very industrial/ modern, without being cold. Even with the king bed, there was still enough room for 2 desks, a sitting area, and a kitchenette/ wetbar. 4. The staff. Almost every person I came in contact with was friendly and accommodating. 5. The honor bar! Lots of yummy local treats- toffee, jerky, candy. I ate some because, hey, work is paying. There was also cold beer and wine in the fridge, and tons of airplane bottles of nice-looking alcohol. 6.The shower is this complicated thing that has about 4 different choices for how you want water to spray on you. Cons: 1. The shower: I couldn't figure out how to adjust the temp very much. Very minor, but it is a pretty complicated shower. 2. The floors: the floors are concrete. Ask for the slippers! They should really just put them in the rooms. 3. Blow dryers are weak sauce.

More lighting in the room and increase the rug coverage in the bedroom.

Very cool Mod design! The room sees a lot of traffic, the shower was moldy and tiles were broken. The dishes weren't entirely clean and the linens had dark hairs on them. The available snacks were expired. Parking is available but behind the building and underneath. Limited signage and akward to get to.

We had an opportunity to stay here after visiting other hotels in the area. The front desk accommodated an early arrival quite well and the staff was awesome. We enjoyed the lounge/restaurant during the day and night and the gym was loaded with the latest equipment. Besides the people, the facility was exceptionally spotless so there is clearly attention to detail. Parking was very easy and we're making our plans now to stay for football weekends this fall.

This hotel far exceeded our expectations. Upon our arrival, we were upgraded to a larger suite overlooking the football stadium and given gourmet chocolates. The room was very clean and comfortable. The jetted waterfall shower was amazing, and the bed and couch were both so comfy. We will definitely stay at HotelRed during our next stay in Madison.

They charge much more for than it should be compared to other hotels. This is one of the most expensive hotels in the area and I was expecting much more. Assuming hotel is new, their "fancy" shower is IMPOSSIBLE to operate - handles are rusted in the inside and really hard to turn. Concrete floors are ice cold, but they wont bother provide slippers - you have to call them to get a pair! No way I'm coming back.

HotelRED is a bit pricier than most other Madison hotel options, but it's well worth the expense. The rooms are sleek and modern, yet welcoming and comfortable. The suites are spacious, and the patio with the Camp Randall view is worth the price alone. Next time I need to book a room in Madison, I'll be back.

HotelRED was in the perfect location for meetings at the University of Wisconsin, located across from the Camp Randall Stadium. Helpful staff picked us up from the airport in the hotel's courtesy shuttle and took us to a number of other locations throughout our stay. The hotel was elegant and modern. We enjoyed the happy hour at the bar downstairs and the location of the hotel close to other restaurants and bars. The room was well equipped with a comfortable king-sized bed, free Wifi access, and a kitchenette complete with coffee maker, wet bar, refrigerator, and even a dishwasher. There were complimentary Aveda toiletries and the shower was to die for! I could have stayed in there all day. All the staff were great and I would definitely stay here again on my next trip to Madison.

Super friendly staff, across the strew from the football stadium, great restaurant (and i'm a super picky foodie!) and all at a reasonable price. What more could you ask for. Loved it!

Wonderful hotel -- contemporary, attractive, airy and very clean. Located directly across the street from Randall Stadium. Parking is easy. Staff is friendly and accommodating. Enjoyed a very nice breakfast at the hotel restaurant. I highly recommend this hotel, but watch for changing rates. They rise as vacancies drop and they skyrocket during certain UW events.

1501 Monroe Street Madison WI

Hotel highlights

  • Walking distance to Camp Randall Stadium
  • Free WiFi and wired Internet in rooms and public areas
  • Free parking
  • Onsite dining

Located in Downtown Madison within a short walk of Camp Randall Stadium, HotelRED is within a mile (2 km) of other popular sights such as Chazen Museum of Art. This 48-room, 3.5-star hotel has a 24-hour fitness center along with free in-room WiFi and free self parking. Also close to this Madison hotel are Henry Vilas Zoo and University of Wisconsin-Madison.


Dining

Enjoy a bite to eat at the hotel's restaurant, or relax with a drink at the bar/lounge. Satisfy your hunger from the comfort of your room with room service. Cooked-to-order breakfast is offered for a fee weekdays from 7:00 AM to 10:30 AM.


Rooms

The 48 air-conditioned rooms feature kitchenettes. 42-inch LCD TVs come with cable channels, and guests can stay connected with free WiFi and wired Internet. Bathrooms offer free toiletries, bathrobes, and slippers. Other standard amenities include minibars, coffee makers, and safes.


Property features

Guests of HotelRED enjoy a 24-hour fitness center, free WiFi in public areas, and 2 meeting rooms. There's free parking, as well as a free airport shuttle (available on request). The front desk is staffed 24 hours a day to help with dry cleaning/laundry and luggage storage. Additional amenities include a 24-hour business center, coffee/tea in a common area, and a free grocery shopping service.

Room options

Studio Suite

King 1 | Full 1 | Sleeps 4

Guest reviews for HotelRED

Everyone (3) Business (2) Couples (7) Family (1)
5

perfect stay for badger football game.

Everyone

Thankful to be staying at Hotel Red......no traffic, no road time after night-time Badger game. Just a walk across the street to a warm and comfy room!

By , from Wausau, WI on Sep 5, 2017

Review comment responded on Sep 9, 2017

Thanks for your feedback, Karen! We were happy to have you here and look forward to welcoming you back for the next Badger game!

3

warehouse review

Everyone

Elevator was inop. We had to carry our luggage from bottom parking up 4 flights of stairs. There were no sheets on bed. I called down and was told they don't keep sheets in the room for sanitary reasons. It was 1130 at night when I checked in so very annoying to have to not only wait for sheets but make the bed. There was dog hairs on the pull out sofa. There are no doors to the bathroom, the shower or the toilet. If you are in any of these and the room door is opened, you are exposed. There is absolutely no privacy. It is the strangest thing I've ever seen. The next morning the elevator was working, but when I stepped into it there was a woman in there with 2 huge dogs that had just come in from a rainy walk and I could hardly breathe. I guess it's a barn as well. I will not pick this hotel again when I return.

By on Jul 21, 2017

Review comment responded on Jul 30, 2017

Thank you for taking for taking the time to leave a review and provide feedback! We're sorry that you had to wait for sheets for the sleeper sofa, but local health code dictates that we cannot have them in the room prior to your request, but if you do decide to stay with us again, you can request to have the sleeper sofa made up for you prior to check-in, so there would be no wait when it's time for bed. Thank you again for staying with us and taking the time to provide feedback, and I'll be sure to speak with housekeeping to make sure they pull forward the sliding bathroom doors enough to make sure they're immediately visible and minimize confusion for future guests. Enjoy the rest of your weekend!

5

swanky

Everyone

Great hotel, awesome location! I'll stay here again!

By on May 16, 2017

5

once you go red....

BusinessTravelers

The location is right across from Camp Randall, so if you're into UW football, this is the spot. I was here for Epic training, so I will focus on that. The van leaves in the morning at 7:30. We got there on time, every time, and left at 5 on the dot. Be sure to tip your drivers, people! (seriously, tip them!) Pros: 1.The Wise restaurant is delicious. I only ordered a couple things from room service, but everything was fresh, and tasty. 2. Shuttle to/from Epic is prompt and drivers are nice. They will also drive you to the airport from epic at random times if needed. Really appreciated this!4 3. Rooms are so nice! Very industrial/ modern, without being cold. Even with the king bed, there was still enough room for 2 desks, a sitting area, and a kitchenette/ wetbar. 4. The staff. Almost every person I came in contact with was friendly and accommodating. 5. The honor bar! Lots of yummy local treats- toffee, jerky, candy. I ate some because, hey, work is paying. There was also cold beer and wine in the fridge, and tons of airplane bottles of nice-looking alcohol. 6.The shower is this complicated thing that has about 4 different choices for how you want water to spray on you. Cons: 1. The shower: I couldn't figure out how to adjust the temp very much. Very minor, but it is a pretty complicated shower. 2. The floors: the floors are concrete. Ask for the slippers! They should really just put them in the rooms. 3. Blow dryers are weak sauce.

By , from SoCal on Sep 3, 2016

3

close to my family

Couples

More lighting in the room and increase the rug coverage in the bedroom.

By on Dec 2, 2015

3

modern but messy

Couples

Very cool Mod design! The room sees a lot of traffic, the shower was moldy and tiles were broken. The dishes weren't entirely clean and the linens had dark hairs on them. The available snacks were expired. Parking is available but behind the building and underneath. Limited signage and akward to get to.

By on Jun 17, 2015

5

college visit

BusinessTravelers

We had an opportunity to stay here after visiting other hotels in the area. The front desk accommodated an early arrival quite well and the staff was awesome. We enjoyed the lounge/restaurant during the day and night and the gym was loaded with the latest equipment. Besides the people, the facility was exceptionally spotless so there is clearly attention to detail. Parking was very easy and we're making our plans now to stay for football weekends this fall.

By on May 30, 2015

5

wonderful getaway

Couples

This hotel far exceeded our expectations. Upon our arrival, we were upgraded to a larger suite overlooking the football stadium and given gourmet chocolates. The room was very clean and comfortable. The jetted waterfall shower was amazing, and the bed and couch were both so comfy. We will definitely stay at HotelRed during our next stay in Madison.

By on Mar 19, 2015

2

way too overpriced

Couples

They charge much more for than it should be compared to other hotels. This is one of the most expensive hotels in the area and I was expecting much more. Assuming hotel is new, their "fancy" shower is IMPOSSIBLE to operate - handles are rusted in the inside and really hard to turn. Concrete floors are ice cold, but they wont bother provide slippers - you have to call them to get a pair! No way I'm coming back.

By on Sep 15, 2014

4

best hotel in madison

Couples

HotelRED is a bit pricier than most other Madison hotel options, but it's well worth the expense. The rooms are sleek and modern, yet welcoming and comfortable. The suites are spacious, and the patio with the Camp Randall view is worth the price alone. Next time I need to book a room in Madison, I'll be back.

By on Jul 1, 2014