Rooms

The Governor’s Mansion Inn features  8 guest rooms, each with ensuite private bath.  Six rooms  feature queen beds and the remaining 2 rooms feature 2 single beds.   There is one fully ADA accessible room on the first floor.  Onsite parking is available at $10/night.

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200 Kohler Room $150-$200  Features ensuite private bath and one queen bed. This room is named after Wisconsin Governor Walter Kohler Sr, who lived in the house as Governor from 1929-1931. Governor Kohler installed the original Kohler bath tub in the ensuite bathroom. This room has a working gas fireplace.

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    Kohler Room

201  La Follette Room $150-$200  Features ensuite private bath and one queen bed. This room is named after Wisconsin Governor Robert M. Lafollette Sr, who lived in the house as Governor from 1900-1905. He ran for President of the United States as the nominee of his own Progressive Party in the 1924 presidential election.
  • LaFollette Room

202 Ole Bull Room $150-$200  Features ensuite private bath and one queen bed. This room is named after famous Norwegian violinist, Ole Bull, who lived in the house from 1870-1880. This room has a working gas fireplace.
  • Ole Bull Room

203 Julius White Room $150-$200 Features ensuite private bath and one queen bed. This room is named after Julius T. White who built the house around 1854 and later became a general in the US Civil War. This room has a working gas fireplace.
  • Julius White Room

205 Thorpe Room $150-$200  Features ensuite private bath and one queen bed. This room is named after the Thorpe family who lived in the home from 1868-1880. Daughter Sara Thorpe at the age of 20 married famous Norwegian violinist, Ole Bull, who was 60 at the time. 
  • Thorpe Room

207  Rusk Room $115-$160 Features ensuite private bath and a queen bed. Named after Wisconsin Governor Jeremiah Rusk who bought the house for $15,000, but then sold the house in 1885 to the State of Wisconsin to become the state’s first Executive Residence. Rusk was Governor of Wisconsin from 1882-1889. 
  • Rusk Room

209 Servant Quarters $95-$150 Features ensuite private bath and two twin beds (twin beds may not be suitable for very tall people.) This small formerly servants room honors the many Wisconsin residents who lived and worked as servants in the home.
  • Servant's Quarters Room

109  Knapp Scholar $95-$150 (first floor ADA accessible room)Features ensuite private bath and two twin beds (twin beds may not be suitable for very tall people.) This small formerly servants room is on the first floor and is the only ADA accessible guest room. This room is named for the UW Knapp scholarship program that housed PhD students in this historic home from 1950-2014.
  • Knapp Scholars

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