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Top 6 Airbnbs in Madison, Wisconsin

Madison, Wisconsin is a hip and outdoorsy college town with an awesome food and craft beer scene. This is also a great place to bring your family for museums, trails, and charming shops to explore. To make your trip to the city even more memorable, you can choose to stay in an Airbnb property to get a local vibe and enjoy a more authentic experience in a local neighborhood. Here are some of the top Airbnbs in Madison to choose from.

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Clean and Cute Downtown Cottage

You’ll also love staying at this cute downtown cottage that has two bedrooms and one bath in Madison. Guests have this entire cottage to themselves and enjoy the historic vibe and being just three blocks from the Capitol. You’ll also be close to the Lake Monona shoreline path, State Street, the UW-Madison campus, and the Kohl center when you stay here. Use the well-equipped kitchen, living and dining rooms, and enclosed three-season porch as Airbnb guests. Parking is available for one car in the driveway and on the street for additional cars. It’s also nice to know that your Airbnb host here provides shampoo, razors, toothbrushes, towels, a hairdryer, and other bathroom essentials. This is a quiet place to stay that has a two-night minimum on weekends.

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Boutique Eco Hideaway

This boutique eco hideaway is a popular Airbnb property for up to four guests and that has two beds and one bath. This stylish space is a one-bedroom, renovated casita behind a historic property that is near Lake Monona. From here, you can walk to Willy Street and the Atwood neighborhood. There’s a kitchenette on site with a small fridge/freezer, microwave, electric kettle, sink, and toaster oven. Guests also enjoy the complimentary coffee and tea and welcome basket with local chocolates and cheese.

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1930's Cape Cod Suite

Two guests can stay in this Airbnb guest suite on Madison’s East Side, which has a separate entrance and includes basic amenities. Guests here have access to half of the second floor of this home. It is a small space about 150 square feet in size and in a convenient location that’s near Dane County Airport, the State Capitol, and Ulbrich Botanical Garden. Included in your stay are a coffeemaker, French press and kettle, small desk, 40-inch smart TV, high-speed Wi-Fi, and a mini fridge/freezer. The host makes two bikes available for guests to use on a first-come, first-served basis.

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House Near the Lake

For larger groups up to eight guests, plan to stay in this house with three bedrooms and 1.5 baths. This is a house you’ll have all to yourselves while being just a block from Lake Morona and the Lake Loop bike path. It’s easy to get to downtown and all the attractions in the city from here. You’ll be in a quiet neighborhood at the same time and have access to a full kitchen, formal dining area, electric fireplace, and a peaceful backyard with a gas grill.

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Private Guest Suite with Jacuzzi

This guest suite is a good option if you want to be able to walk to hospitals, the farmer’s market, State Street, museums, and other city attractions. It is in downtown Madison and home to a friendly cat and dog. The home was built in 1916 and is ideal for a couple or solo traveler. It has one bed and one bath on lovely Morona Bay. Guests here enjoy the Jacuzzi tub, shared laundry facilities, and garden-level access.

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State Street Apartment

Another excellent choice is this apartment on State Street, which you can have all to yourself for up to five guests. This is a large 750-square-foot apartment in the heart of Madison that is above Michelangelo’s Coffee House. The building was erected in 1905 and has both historic charm and modern conveniences. Guests enjoy the queen-size bed and being in close walking distance of groceries and public transportation. The space is on the third floor and requires climbing stairs.

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