Within 30 miles of Madison, WI.
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La Quinta Inn & Suites
Madison American Center

5217 East Terrace Dr
Madison, WI 53718
Phone: 1-608-245-0123
Fax: 1-608-245-1644

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The La Quinta Inn & Suites Madison American Center was recently named a 2014 TripAdvisor Certificate of Excellence award winner!

NEW! Samsung Flat-panel TVs with 30 channels of HD programming. Easy-access Plug-and-Play feature makes it simple to connect electronics.

Adjacent to American Family Insurance in the American Center Business Park, the La Quinta Inn & Suites Madison is close to the Da...see more
Amenities & Services
  • Free Bright Side Breakfast™
  • Free Wireless High-Speed Internet Access
  • Free Local Calls
  • Free Parking
  • Meeting Facilities Available
  • Bright Side Market
  • Guest Laundry Facilities
  • Indoor Swimming Pool
  • Spa
  • Fitness Center
  • Airport Shuttle Available
  • Airport Shuttle Notes: 8am-10pm Daily
  • Pets Welcome
Free Bright Side Breakfast®
  • Waffles
  • Hot and cold cereal
  • Bread and muffins
  • Fresh fruit
  • All-you-can-drink coffee and juice
Additional Breakfast Items:
  • Pastries
  • Bagels
  • Milk

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Hotel Details
100% Non-Smoking HotelTripAdvisor 2014 Certificate of Excellence Winner
  • Floors: 4
  • Rooms: 120
  • Suites: 120
  • Check-In Time: 3:00 PM
  • Check-Out Time: 12:00 PM
Guest Room Amenities
  • NEW! Samsung Flat-panel TVs with 30 channels of HD programming
  • Plug-and-Play TV feature makes it simple to connect electronics
  • Free wireless high-speed Internet access
  • Free high-speed Internet access in all rooms
  • Microwave in some rooms
  • Refrigerator in some rooms
  • Premium Cable Channels
  • Coffee Maker
  • Hair Dryer
  • Iron with Ironing Board
  • Dataport Phones
  • Voicemail
  • Alarm Clock
TripAdvisor Traveler Rating:
  • 4.0 of 5 stars  Location
  • 4.5 of 5 stars  Rooms
  • 4.5 of 5 stars  Service
  • 4.5 of 5 stars  Value
  • 4.5 of 5 stars  Cleanliness
Most Recent Reviews:
"Room Not Ready for Prime Time"
2 of 5 stars Reviewed Jul 29, 2014
robko626 | Nashville, Tennessee
I really wanted to give this hotel a great review. The rooms and facilities are really nice and the staff was professional, but there were a series of problems that made for an unsatisfactory stay. Check in was fine. When I went up to the room, however, there was a used bandaid in front of the door to our room. Not a good start. Upon entering, the room seemed clean. I wanted a glass of water and checked the cupboard for a glass - there was a dunkin donuts bag in there with an old muffin in it. The bathroom counter was absolutley empty - which struck me as a little weird because usually they have a few things laid out there for you. The toilet plugged up immediately after my child used it. The drain in the shower was really slow. There were no kleenex in the room. When I looked out the window, there was a big spotlight pointing directly in it. I like to sleep with the curtains slightly apart so I can see the sun rise - this left the room fairly bright from the spotlight. We were exhausted and needed to eat, so I didn't tell the staff about these problems until the morning. When I did tell the front desk person about our issues, she was very polite and professional...offering to fix the problems immediately. Other than that, the stay was pretty uneventful. It seems to be a business hotel, so it was nice and quiet mostly. Breakfast was OK - it was actually not as good as the Comfort Inn breakfast I had the night before -- so there seems to be some room for improvement here. They had the ubiquitious make-your-own waffle set up...There was a big steel container of cottage cheese on ice - looked kind of gross. I think presentation is important for the breakfast bar. I might stay somewhere else next time I'm in Madison, due to the negative impression of this hotel. When you're travelling with family -- small problems like this can become a bigger deal.  
 
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"pretty good"
3 of 5 stars Reviewed Jul 26, 2014
lovesaroadtrip | Channahon, Illinois
Front desk staff was very nice and professional. We were given the wrong room type initially and the staff was very accommodating and quickly fixed the problem. Was glad to change as the first room was not all that clean. New room was clean and what we had reserved. Rooms are due for an upgrade in my opinion. Breakfast included- nothing special- no eggs or meat. All in all, this was fine for an overnighter- bed was comfortable and room was quiet.  
 
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"Weekend family trip"
3 of 5 stars Reviewed Jul 21, 2014
A TripAdvisor Member | 
This was our second stay here. We enjoyed it last year and that is why we chose it again. We had a two double suite with sofa sleeper. We love the set up with a door for the bedroom, kitchen area and roomy bathroom. We only had four sets of towels for the five us and when my husband asked for more the next day the housekeeper would only give him four. We love the pool. The temperature is not too cold and kids love that it isn't too deep. Our biggest disappointment was our confusion on no hot breakfast. We thought last year there was. With three growing kids the hot breakfast is important to us. Upon checking out, the front desk informed us that the hot breakfast was taken away by corporate to cut costs. That is so unfortunate because I told the clerk we won't be staying there again unless there is hot breakfast.  
 
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"Decent hotel, hard to find"
4 of 5 stars Reviewed Jul 21, 2014
946maureeny | 
Hotel was nice and we noticed on TripAdvisor complaints that it was hard to find without a GPS and that was an accurate statement. With GPS, no problem. The hotel was nice, breakfast was just OK...the basics. Only complaint, the hot tub was working when we checked in but was out of service when we went to use it. Would I use this location again, probably if everything is sold out again in the area. We took a chance with this location and if the situation occurred again, I would probably give them another try.  
 
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"Dirty rooms"
1 of 5 stars Reviewed Jul 12, 2014
shannon k | 
Was told the rooms had just been cleaned. Got into our roon, the fridge was disgusting with stuff poured all over the inside, the microwave was gross, the carpet had not been vacuumed ...I found random towels in the drawers, and orange peel on the floor...just gross. The beds were made but we're so lumpy that I am certain my 5 year could have done better. Definitely will not stay at again.  
 
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Area Attractions & Landmarks
  • Dane County Expo Center, 12 mi.
  • Monona Terrace Convention Center, 12 mi.
  • Wisconsin Dells, 40 mi.
  • Wisconsin State Capitol, 8 mi.
  • Henry Vilas Zoo, 12 mi.
  • Olbrich Botanical Gardens, 15 mi.
  • Truax Military Base, 5 mi.
  • Frank Lloyd Wright/Taliasin, 20 mi.
  • Large Area Lakes, 4 mi.
  • Cave of the Mounds, 20 mi.
Area Companies & Businesses
  • University of Wisconsin, 9 mi.
  • University Hospital/Veteran's Hospital, 10 mi.
  • American Family Insurance, 1 mi.
  • Herzing College (Across the street), .1 mi.
  • Alliant Energy, 9 mi.
  • Wisconsin State Bar, .5 mi.
  • US Cellular, .2 mi.
  • Virchow Krause, .2 mi.
  • St. Mary Hospital, 10 mi.
  • Wisconsin Bankers Association, .5 mi.
Nearby Sports & Recreation
  • Camp Randall Stadium, 10 mi.
  • Kohl Center, 9 mi.
  • Cascade Mountain/Skiing, 30 mi.
  • Tyrol Basin/Skiing, 18 mi.
Nearby Restaurants
  • Uno's Chicago Grill, 0 mi.
  • Erin Scrugg's Irish Pub, .01 mi.
  • Happy Wok, .02 mi.
  • Milio's Sub Sandwiches, .02 mi.
  • Subway, 1 mi.
  • Chipotle, 1.5 mi.
  • Mongolian Grille, 1.5 mi.
  • Pizza Hut, 1.5 mi.
  • Applebee's, 2 mi.
  • Chili's, 2 mi.
  • Olive Garden, 2 mi.
  • Outback Steakhouse, 2 mi.
  • Panera Bread, 2 mi.
  • Red Robin, 2 mi.
  • TGI Friday's, 2 mi.
Entertainment & Shopping
  • Overture Center, 8 mi.
  • East Towne Mall, 2 mi.
  • Fireside Dinner Theatre, 18 mi.
Madison, WI
Local Time: 8:19 AM (Central)
Local Temperature: 61.7°F
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