Hotel Information

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  • WisCon 41 deadline to get our room rate:  April 25, 2018

Reserve a room for WisCon

You can reserve a room at the Concourse, our convention hotel, by:

  • Visiting the Concourse’s front desk
  • Using the Concourse’s reservations link for WisCon
  • Calling the Concourse: 1-800-356-8293 — Note that if you have a hard time getting our room rate via the web reservation system, and it’s not past the deadline above, PLEASE call the Concourse to see if rooms are still available.

WisCon has a room block with special rates at the Concourse that lasts through the date given at the top of the page.  The Concourse has two types of rooms, the Governor’s Club level being a little fancier and coming with access to the Governor’s Club lounge.

Concourse level:

  • $117/single
  • $127/double
  • $137/triple
  • $147/quad

Governor’s Club:

  • $199/single
  • $209/double
  • $219/triple
  • $229/quad

Want roommates?

Try looking online at the Wiscon Dreamwidth Community, the Wiscon Livejournal Community, and the Google Group “Wiscon Talk” for room share or room transfer opportunities.

The Concourse hotel is accessible to those with disabilities. For detailed information on accessibility, please see our Access page. All hotel rooms in Wisconsin are smoke-free by law. Check-in time is 3pm; check-out time is 11am. The Concourse has a swimming pool (open till 1am!) so bring your suit. There is also a whirlpool and steam room.

The Concourse has an underground parking garage, but it is not free; currently, overnight guests pay $10.00 a night, and day users can pay up to $17.00 a day. A much less expensive public parking ramp is available just across the street from the Concourse.

Circ, the hotel restaurant, is open for breakfast and lunch from 6:30 a.m. to 2 p.m. and from 5 p.m. to 10 p.m. for dinner. The bar (also known as The Bar) is open from 2 p.m. to 1 a.m. Monday-Friday and 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. Saturday and Sunday. Room service operates from 6:45 a.m.-11 p.m. Monday-Friday and 7 a.m.-11 p.m. Saturday and Sunday. There are many other places to eat within easy walking distance of the Concourse. A dining guide can be found at Registration along with suggestions for restaurants that meet your specific needs.

Other places to stay

Here are some nearby alternatives to consider if the Concourse is booked up:

Nearby Alternatives

The Inn on the Park; 22 S Carroll St.; (608) 285-8000;

The Edgewater; 666 Wisconsin Ave.; 800-922-5512 or 608-256-9071;

* Lowest Price * The Madison Hostel (a Hostel International member); 141
South Butler St.; seven blocks from the Concourse
Hotel; 608-441-0144. Email:; on the web at

Hampton Inn & Suites; 440 West Johnson St.; 608-255-0360;

DoubleTree by Hilton Madison; 525 W. Johnson; 608-251-5511

Hotel Ruby Marie; 524 E. Wilson; 608-327-7829

The Dahlman Campus Inn (formerly The Madison Inn); 601 Langdon St.; 800-589-6285

Madison/Downtown Hyatt Place; 333 West Washington Ave.; 608-257-2700

More Distant Alternatives

Hotel RED; 1501 Monroe St.; 608-819-8228

Best Western PLUS InnTowner & the Highland Club; 2424 University Ave. ; 608-233-8778;

Sheraton Hotel; 706 John Nolen Drive; 608-251-2300 or (800)325-3535

Map of Hotel Options