If you’re visiting from out of town, the following resources for lodging are provided so that you may enjoy not just the Great Taste but all of the wonderful sightseeing, dining, and activities in and around Madison.
- Nearby Hotels
- Downtown Hotels
- Hotels Near Shuttle Stops
- Other Hotel Options
- Further Afield
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|Holiday Inn Express
610 John Nolen Dr.
706 John Nolen Dr.
(608) 251-2300 (local)
(866) 716-8103 (reservations)
Comfort Inn Madison – Downtown
722 John Nolen Drive
|Clarion Suites Madison Central
2110 Rimrock Rd
1001 Wisconsin Place
If you want to stay downtown for some easy walking, pre-/post-festival fun then these hotels might be right for you:
|Doubletree Hotel Madison
525 W. Johnson St.
|Hilton Madison Monona Terrace
9 E. Wilson St.
|Hyatt Place Madison
333 West Washington Avenue
|Inn on the Park (Capitol Square)
22 S. Carroll St.
1 West Dayton Street
You can also find hotels near our shuttle stops such as:
Staybridge Suites Middleton/Madison West
7790 Elmwood Avenue
|Best Western PLUS InnTowner
2424 University Avenue
For information about more of Madison’s hotels, motels, B&B’s, etc., try these resources:
|Greater Madison Convention & Visitors Bureau Accommodations||Madison Small Inn and Bed & Breakfast Association|
The Madison Hostel is about a block away from The Great Dane Pub and Brewery, where you can catch a shuttle to the festival. Walking two blocks in the other direction will get you to the Essen Haus (German restaurant and bar) and the Come Back Inn (good micro selection).
You do not need to be a hostel member to stay there!
141 S. Butler Street
For the campers (with designated drivers) out there:
|Wisconsin State Parks
There’s camping available at nearby Lake Kegonsa State Park.
|Devil’s Lake State Park
More nearby camping, though a little further away.
|New Glarus Woods State Park
Take a New Glarus Brewing tour!
|Dane County Parks Department
Follow the Park Descriptions link to see which ones have campsites.
Janesville, South Beloit, Rockford & beyond
True beer enthusiasts are resourceful people who aren’t deterred by little obstacles. If Madison’s lodging alternatives are sold out, VanGalder Bus Company runs buses between Madison and Chicago’s O’Hare airport with stops in Janesville, South Beloit, and Rockford, Illinois.
There are several hotels within walking distance of the bus depot at all three stops:
|Best Western Legacy Inn & Suites
5910 Technology Dr.
South Beloit, IL 61080
|Best Western Clock Tower Resort
7801 E State St
Rockford IL 61108
There are many other hotels near the Clock Tower bus stop in Rockford. See www.gorockford.com for more hotel options in the area.
New Glarus, Wisconsin
If you have a designated driver available, New Glarus is also not far from Madison:
New Glarus Hotel
100 6th Avenue
New Glarus, Wisconsin 53574