Partially dating to 1871, this traditional hotel sits across the street from the Wisconsin State Capitol. It’s a 5-minute walk from the Orpheum Theatre and 1.2 miles from the University of Wisconsin’s Chazen Museum Of Art.
Relaxed rooms feature free WiFi and flat-screen TVs, plus minifridges and coffeemakers. Some have capitol or lake views; suites add separate living areas with pull-out sofas.
Amenities include a classic American restaurant and a lounge bar, as well as an indoor pool, a fitness room and a 24/7 business center. There’s a free shuttle serving the airport and the University of Wisconsin campus. Parking is available for a charge.