Welcome to the Governor’s Mansion Inn.  Our historic boutique hotel is located in beautiful downtown Madison, Wis. on the shore of Lake Mendota.   We are in the Mansion Hill district  just a short walk to the State Capitol, to the State Street shopping district and the UW Madison campus.  We have a range of guest rooms to suit a variety of lodging needs and price points along with complimentary coffee and scones each morning. We have free onsite parking.  The lowest rates are available only if you book directly from our website.

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Note on coronavirus (COVID):    All staff have been vaccinated and boosted.    F0r your safety we offer express contactless check in.

Media Articles:
History preserved, along with Walter Kohler’s bathtubs, in Madison’s Mansion Hill District
Downtown Madison’s Knapp House receives zoning approvals to become hotel”
Milwaukee Journal Sentinel article


Knapp House era: article
Executive Residence History
Ole Bull lived here, 1921 article from the Wisconsin State Journal

Our other downtown lakefront inn:
Mendota Lake House at 704 E. Gorham (6 rooms)

Governor’s Mansion Inn
130 E. Gilman St.
Madison, WI  53703
(608) 390-6463, info@governorsmansioninn.com