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:
"So So Hotel"
3 of 5 stars Reviewed Aug 17, 2014
659north | Jammu, India
Definitely not what we're used to for a La Quinta. The pool was closed for maintenance our entire stay and we specifically booked here for a pool. Breakfast was fair at best and the coffee was awful. The drain in our bathtub was running slow and we reported it but nothing was done. Next trip to Madison we won't be staying here. Staff really didn't seem to care about our concerns.  
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"Great experience"
5 of 5 stars Reviewed Aug 16, 2014
Kathleen B | Beardsley, MN
This laQuinta is away from the hustle of Madison. Easy off the interstate. Cannot beat the value of this hotel. My favorite things about LaQuinta is the texting when your room is ready and the fact that they DO NOT have bedspreads. We all know the bedspreads are not washed between customers. LaQuinta has a heavier sheet that resembles a bedspread with a throw built into the sheet along the bottom of the bed. It looks like a spread, but is not. Good for you, LaQuinta! This property, unlike their others, has a Bar in the lobby, which was really nice. Breakfast so, so, but what do we want for less than $100/night  
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"Meets Basic Needs - Easy Access from Highway - Friendly Staff"
3 of 5 stars Reviewed Aug 15, 2014
Frequenttraveler082 | Fox Valley
A decent value for basic, but good. Staff are very friendly. In general the facility is nice, clean. I stayed on the third floor, in a room with king sized bed. It also had a sleeper sofa in the room. Decent cable channels. Clean room - came with a small refrigerator, which was a nice little bonus. Bed was comfortable, linens nice. All rooms are non smoking, thank goodness. Bath tub drain was very sluggish, otherwise, bathroom was clean, basic, adequate. I reported the drain problem to the clerk at the front desk when I checked out, and her response was appropriate - she apologized and said she would report that to maintenance and have it taken care of. Ample towels, decent quality - nothing posh, but also not chintzy either. Breakfast is included with the price of lodging - mostly simple carbohydrates - bagels, doughnuts, make your own waffles, cereals, juice, etc. It's a nice thing to have, but it wasn't for me. I toasted a bagel and had cream cheese, but it did not taste as good as what you can get at the grocery store. I have traveled to Madison frequently, and I've stayed at other hotels. I was in town on business, and the room was provided for me. I was thankful to have lodging provided, and this one suited my basic needs and basic expectations. I think this hotel would be very appropriate for families with children, who would like the type of breakfast food that is offered here, as part of the amenities of the establishment - make your own waffles, fruit salad, juice, milk would be a decent enough basic breakfast for children, and you can get the food and take it back to your room or eat it in their eating area. They also have an indoor pool, although the night I stayed there it was closed due to maintenance issues.  
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"hidden treasure"
5 of 5 stars Reviewed Aug 15, 2014
RES357 | Illinois
Very nice new clean facility. Stayed here before and always very quiet with excellent staff. Excellent value for a facility of this caliber. Staff seem to very helpful if the is any problem. however, we have never had a problem ourselves. We are usually staying on the weekend and would like a 6:30 breakfast time. hard to find.  
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"Poor service"
1 of 5 stars Reviewed Aug 11, 2014
Lori M | Madison, United States
Room wasn't ready at 6:00pm, then when it was, it smelled of vomit. No other rooms available so we moved to a degraded room with pullout couch. Second night, room service did not tidy the room. No clean towells.  
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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: 11:49 AM (Central)
Local Temperature: 78.3°F
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