Starting Feb 28,2020
Cafe Hours:  Daily 7:00AM-5PM

Welcome to the Governor’s Mansion Inn and Cafe.  Our historic boutique hotel is located in beautiful downtown Madison, Wis. on the shore of Lake Mendota.   Our hotel is located in the Mansion Hill district and is 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.

Book Online

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”


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

Our other Inns:
Mendota Lake House at 704 E. Gorham (5 rooms)
Canterbury Inn at 311 w. Gorham (corner of State and Gorham) (6 rooms)

Governor’s Mansion Inn and Cafe
130 E. Gilman St.
Madison, WI  53703
608-571-2866 ,