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HI - Madison

141 South Butler St, Madison, Wisconsin, 53703, United States

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Overall Rating 85%

From 3 Reviews

Hostel rating (3)

Rating category Satisfaction percentage
Staff 80%
Cleanliness 84%
Location 100%
Security 92%
Service 84%
Comfort 72%
Green rating 72%

HI-Madison is located in the heart of one of the Midwest's friendliest, most exciting, beautiful, and inexpensive cities.

  • Dorm
    From $29.00
  • Private
    From $68.00
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Madison Hostel

Hostel Madison

Hostelling International

Welcome to our hostel

HI-Madison Wisconsin is located in the heart of one of the Midwest's friendliest, exciting, beautiful, and inexpensive cities. An outdoor paradise, with nearly 200 parks, several glacial lakes, and miles of bicycle trails. Travellers can tour the state capital, buy organic goodies at the Farmer's Market, be part of the audience of Wha'd Ya Know radio show, or take the Frank Lloyd Wright Tour.

HI-Madison is a clean and comfortable place to meet visitors from all over the world. If there are no beds available for the date(s) you are looking for, please call the Madison Hostel office to verify availability.

Wisconsin has lots to see including natural wonders such as Cave of the Mounds or the Apostle Islands. Foodies, wine, and beer lovers will delight in discovering Wisconsin’s artisan cheese makers, wineries, and breweries. Golfing, boating, skiing, shopping, and sightseeing are just some of the activities on offer.

Prices

Prices are members' prices

Dorms - Per guest per night

Beds

Private - Per room per night

Rooms

Important info

  • If a cancellation is made within 18 hours of arrival time for a booking of 1 or more nights you will be charged for 1 night.
  • 24-hour check-in is not available
  • Check-in is available between 14:00 and 22:00
  • Please contact hostel if arriving after 22:00
  • Government-issued photo ID is required to check in.
  • A maximum stay of 14 nights applies at this hostel.
  • Children under the age of are unable to be accommodated under all circumstances.
  • Children under the age of 18 must be accompanied by a parent or legal guardian.
  • Children under the age of 1 stay free.
  • Membership can be purchased on arrival at hostel.
  • Rates quoted assume guests are members of Hostelling International or a National Youth Hostel Association.
  • A non-member supplement of USD 4 per person per night is payable on arrival at hostel.
  • Pets are not permitted in the hostel.
  • Only parties of mixed sex may be accommodated in mixed (co-ed) dorms.
  • Accommodations are available only to guests from outside a 30 mile radius of the hostel.
  • Prices and product availability is as accurate as possible but may be subject to change during checkout

Facilities

Facilities

Leisure & Fitness

  • Common room
  • TV room

Accessibility

  • Not suitable for wheelchair users

Food & Drink

  • Self-catering kitchen

Facilities - Internet Access

  • Computers
  • Computer Charges - Free
  • Wifi
  • WIFI Charges - Free
  • Internet Cafe Nearby

Facilities - In-Hostel Services

  • Air Conditioning
  • Air Conditioning Type - In selected areas
  • Car Parking at Hostel
  • Car Parking at Hostel Type - At a cost
  • Laundry Facilities
  • Library / Book Swap
  • Lockers Available
  • Locker Type - In Room
  • Luggage Room
  • Luggage Room Availability - Available during hostel reception times
Opening times

Opening times

Open all year
With exception of 24 Dec to 25 Dec

Reception:
From 08:00 to 22:00
Check-in:
From 14:00 to 22:00

Get in touch

Get in touch

Tel. 1-608-441 0144

Fax. 1-608-441 0144

madison@hiusa.org

Main attractions

Main attractions

  • Capitol Square (Less than 500 m)
  • Gomeroke (500m to 1km)
  • Dane County Farmers Market (Less than 500 m)

See the full list of attractions

Reviews

Reviews

I have stayed here several times. I enjoy the homey situation here, and the fact that this place is near to the central part of Madison.

70%

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Rufin,

Sat 19 Oct 2019

We're happy to be your home away from home when you come and visit our beautiful city! HI Madison is located just steps away from everything that Madison has to offer at an affordable rate. Please come back and see us soon!

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HI Madison, Hostel Manager

Mon 21 Oct 2019

Surprised to see most (all?) air-conditioners turned on at 70 F. It contrasted with the HI pledge on safeguarding the environment, as well as with Madison's weather in late September.

80%

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Francesco,

Sat 28 Sep 2019

Thank you for the feedback. Late September in the Midwestern United States can be a tricky time to manage the internal temperature of a property, as temperatures tend to fluctuate drastically. Our staff is trained to turn off air conditioning units when not in use, however, occasionally we will turn them on while cleaning as it does get warm in the rooms during the day, and in this case we must've have forgotten to turn it off. Being environmentally responsible can have its challenges, but it's feedback like this that helps us stay on top of things, so thank you once again.

Manager avatar

HI Madison, Hostel Manager

Mon 30 Sep 2019

Nice room - Nice staff - Nice bathroom on 1st floor - great price!

100%

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Scott,

Mon 23 Sep 2019

Thank you very much for the kind words! Please and see us anytime!

Manager avatar

HI Madison, Hostel Manager

Wed 25 Sep 2019

Location

Location
Around the hostel

Around the hostel

Nearby attractions

  • Amusement / Theme park (More than 10km)
  • Beach (Less than 500m)
  • Cinema (3 to 5km)
  • City Centre (At or next to the hostel)
  • Cycle trails (Less than 500m)
  • Golf course (2 to 3km)
  • Gym (Less than 500m)
  • Hiking / Walking trails (Less than 500m)
  • Local market (Less than 500m)
  • Mountainous Area (More than 10km)
  • Museums / Art Galleries (Less than 500m)
  • National / State Park (More than 10km)
  • Nightlife (Less than 500m)
  • Parks / Green Area (Less than 500m)
  • Restaurants (Less than 500m)
  • River / Harbour / Lake (Less than 500m)
  • Shopping area / Mall (Less than 500m)
  • Ski area (More than 10km)
  • Swimming pool (1 to 2km)
  • Supermarket / Food store (Less than 500m)
  • Theatre (Less than 500m)
  • Water park (More than 10km)
  • Wooded Area (500m - 1km)
Getting to us

Getting to us

Airport
Mon - Fri take the #20 bus to the North Transfer Point then take #4 bus.
Bus
Bus to Capitol Square exit at Main St. or Pinckney St. Badger Bus Depot walk 1/2 mile to hostel.
Car
From Chicago Milwaukee or the Twin Cities (Interstates 90 and 94) exit onto Route 30 to Madison.
Rail
Amtrak stops close to Madison in Columbus at: 359 North Ludington St. Columbus WI 53925 from there they have a bus that goes to the university. This bus service should be confirmed with Amtrak.
Sports & activities

Sports & activities

  • Athletics
  • Basketball
  • Boating
  • Canoeing
  • Cycling
  • Dance
  • Fishing
  • Football
  • Golf
  • Hockey
  • Ski / Snowboarding
  • Swimming
  • Walking / Hiking
  • Windsurfing

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