Monona Terrace

Lodging, Travel & Venue

The Lowell Center

Please make your lodging reservation directly with the hotel.

Conference hotels and rates are listed below.

Walking to/from the Monona Terrace

All of the conference hotels are within walking distance of Monona Terrace. Madison is a walking city. Bring comfortable shoes, layers, and an umbrella so that you can enjoy walking in Madison regardless of the weather. 

Conference Shuttle

A small shuttle will run between The Lowell Center, The Hyatt, and The Concourse hotels each morning and at the end of each conference day for attendees who can't walk..  The shuttle is not wheelchair accessible.  If you require accessible transportation or other accommodations, contact Deb Curry at (608) 890-1309, 711 for Wisconsin Relay (TDD), or deborah.curry@ecc.uwex.edu

Wednesday Luggage Storage and Airport Shuttle

Attendees who check out of their hotel rooms on Wednesday morning may store their luggage at Monona Terrace until their departure for the airport.  A conference sponsored airport shuttle will depart from Monona Terrace for the Dane County Regional Airport at 2:00 p.m. following the final keynote speaker.   Please sign up for the airport shuttle on the conference message board near the registration desk.

 

Conference Hotels (Scroll down for many options for locations around the local downtown Madison area, pocket books, and amenities)

Best Western Inn on the Park

22 South Carroll Street (map)

Madison, WI 53703

Front Desk: 800-279-8811

Fax: 608-257-5995

Email: reservations@innonthepark.net

The Inn on the Park is located on the Capitol Square, three blocks from the Monona Terrace.

The Inn on the Park features well appointed guest rooms, some with views of the Capitol Square; complimentary high-speed Internet and business center; an indoor swimming pool and fitness center; an on-site restaurant serving breakfast, lunch and dinner; and a bar/lounge. 

For complimentary airport shuttle service, call the hotel from the baggage claim area of the airport upon arrival.

One free parking is available per guest room.

The room block has a cut off date of March 8, 2011.

Conference Rates:   The entire Best Western Inn on the Park room rates are the federal rate.

$88.00 (1 person), $108.00 (2 people), $118.00 (3 people) and $128.00 (4 people)

Hilton Madison

9 E. Wilson Street (map)

Madison, WI 53706

Front Desk: 608-255-5100

Reservations (Toll Free): 866-403-8838

Email: info@hiltonmadison.com

Online Booking:

Non-Federal Government Booking--General Public Conferees

Conference Rate $119 per night

http://www.hilton.com/en/hi/groups/personalized/MSNMHHF-SBIR-20110408/index.jhtml?WT.mc_id=POG

Federal Government Booking: THE FEDERAL RATE ROOM BLOCK IS SOLD OUT!  PLEASE VISIT BEST WESTERN INN ON THE PARK FOR THE FEDERAL RAT ROOM BLOCK

The Hilton Madison is located adjacent to the Monona Terrace and is connected by a sky walk.  The Hilton Madison features elegant guest rooms, all overlooking Lake Monona and the Monona Terrace, or the State Capitol; a fitness center and a small indoor pool; 24 hour a day room service; two bar/lounges; and a restaurant serving breakfast, lunch, and dinner; complimentary business center; Internet service is available in guest rooms for a fee. Parking is $13 per night.

The Hilton Madison offers a complimentary airport shuttle service from of 7:00 am-10:00 pm. Call the hotel concierge to make arrangements.

The room block has a cut off date of March 11, 2011.

Lowell Hotel and Conference Center

610 Langdon Street (map)
Madison, WI 53703-1104

608-256-2621
866-301-1753
Fax: 608-262-5445
TTY: 800-947-3529
lowell@ecc.uwex.edu

Online booking:  https://lowellirm.uwex.edu/irmnet/login.ASPX

Use the option for "Conference or Event block reservation"

Code: SBIR 

Password: Lowell

(Note: if you are a federal employee booking online, please add a note in the comments section that you require the government rate and the rate will be adjusted by the hotel upon receipt of your reservation)

The Lowell Inn and Conference Center is located 1.4 miles from the Monona Terrace. It is owned and operated by the University of Wisconsin-Extension and offers 137 nicely appointed private guest rooms, free wireless internet service, an indoor swimming pool, sauna, exercise room, and a deluxe continental breakfast (with hot entrees and meats each day). A limited business center is available for guests.

The Lowell Center is ideally located on the shore of beautiful Lake Mendota, and just one short block from State Street and the University of Wisconsin Memorial Union. Parking (one off-site parking space per guest room) is included in the room rates. On-site parking costs $8 per night.

The room block has a cut off date of March 9, 2011.

Conference Room Rates:

Standard Room

Single occupancy: $89 per night

Double occupancy: $101 per night

Deluxe Room

Single occupancy: $105 per night

Double occupancy:$117 per night

Federal Rate: 

Single occupancy: $70 per night (will be the State of Wisconsin Rate)

Double occupancy:$82 per night

 

Hyatt Place

333 West Washington Ave (map)

Madison, WI 53703

Front Desk: 608-257-2700

Fax: 608-257-1660

Online Booking: 

http://hyattplace.lodgeworks.com/?id=SBIR

Hyatt Place is located just off the Capitol Square, 0.6 miles from the Monona Terrace.

Hyatt Place features well appointed guest rooms; complimentary high-speed Internet; business center with public computers and printer; an indoor swimming pool and fitness center; complimentary breakfast; and 24/7 guest kitchen. 

For complimentary airport shuttle service, call the hotel from the baggage claim area of the airport upon arrival. Parking is available for $10 per day.

The room block has a cut off date of March 11, 2011.

Conference Room Rates:

Conference Rate $109

There are no Federal Rate Rooms Available in our block at this hotel (per the hotel)

The Madison Concourse Hotel 

1 West Dayton Street (map)

Madison, WI 53703

Front Desk: 800-356-8293

Email: info@concoursehotel.com

The Madison Concourse Hotel is located five blocks from Monona Terrace, across the north side of the Capitol Square just off State Street.  Walking time between the Concourse and Monona Terrace is about 15 minutes.

The Concourse offers complimentary wireless Internet and wireless printing from your guest room, and a complimentary business center; an indoor pool,sauna and fitness center; a restaurant serving breakfast, lunch and dinner; and a bar/lounge.

For complimentary airport shuttle service, please call the hotel from the baggage claim area of the airport upon arrival. Underground Parking is $7 per night (low clearance).

The room block has a cut off date of March 11, 2011.

Conference Room Rates:

Conference Rate $119 per night ($129 double)

Federal Rate $88 (+$10 per extra person)

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