Madison, WI 

The Buckingham Inn

1615 Summit Avenue
Madison, WI 53726 US

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Rates: $160 to $290
Total Rooms: 3
Overall Rating: 5 hearts (42 reviews)


Circa 1911. Enjoy the elegance of a classically restored early-nineteenth century residence alongside the vibrancy of a college campus. The work of Frank Lloyd Wright influenced the Prairie School style building that once served as a three-flat apartment building. Three large suites are waiting to help you relax after a stroll along the lakeside path or a day of shopping on nearby Monroe Street. The second-floor Varsity Suite boasts a gas fireplace, an all-season porch, a king bed, and a corner air-jet tub. The first-floor Mendota Suite is specifically designed to accommodate those with physical disabilities while featuring relaxing marine blue walls, a queen bed, and a roll-in shower. Lastly, sleep well on the king bed amidst the soothing soft-green walls of the University Suite. Seasonal local ingredients are highlighted in the sweet and savory breakfast offerings each morning. Guests have free access to WiFi, in-room refrigerators, and Madisonís bike sharing program.Publicity and Awards:, City/Urban, University campus and historic neighborhood.


Rooms & Rates

Rates: $160 to $290
Payment types accepted include American Express, Diners Club, Discover, Master Card, Visa and JCB card.
Rooms: This property has 3 total guest accommodations with private bath, 1 with fireplace, 3 with hot tubs.
The types of beds available include Queen and King.


Minimum Stay Requirements: 2-night minimum stay is required for special events, including University of Wisconsin home football weekends.
Cancellation: A deposit equal to the first night's stay is required at time of booking. Two-night deposit is required for University of Wisconsin home football weekends and other special events. The remaining amount of the reservation will be charged at check-in. Cancellations more than 14 days prior to arrival will receive full refund of the reservation deposit with no cancellation fee. Cancellations less than 14 days but more than 72 hours prior to arrival will receive 50% refund of deposit. Cancellations or changes within 72 hours of arrival will be charged the full amount of the reservation.
Pets: Pets are not allowed.

Services & Amenities

Meals Included in Rates: Afternoon Tea, Breakfast and Wine.
Types of meals: Vegetarian Breakfast, Early Coffee/Tea, Full Breakfast and Wine.
Amenities In Room: Cable TV, Bath Amenities, Wireless Internet Access, Television, Fireplace, Hair Dryer, Iron/Ironing Board, Heating, Refrigerator, Air Conditioning and Bathrobes.
Amenities On Site: Limited Handicap Access, Computers, Fireplace, Phone, PC, Free parking on premise, Television, Copy Machine and VCR.
Business Traveler Amenities: Daily Newspapers, Flexible Check in/out Times, Hair Dryer, Internet Access, Iron/Ironing Board, Television and Wireless Internet Access.

Historic Interest

Located in one of Madison's historic districts, The Buckingham Inn is a great starting point for a stroll through the architecturally significant University Heights neighborhood. The neighborhood includes homes influenced and designed by Frank Lloyd Wright. The Buckingham Inn, constructed in 1911, stayed true to its original Prairie School style in its 2014 renovation. Period-style furnishings and photos are featured throughout the inn.

Romantic Interest

The Buckingham Inn features elegant common areas and luxury guest quarters. Guest suites offer privacy, nostalgic decor, and contemporary amenities. Guests love the sitting areas, spacious spa-style baths, fine linens, savory breakfasts and attention to detail.