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Writing desk overlooking the lakeprivate full bath within the room
Private room in house

Gore Vidal-downtown-private bath

Gore Vidal-downtown-private bath

2 guests
1 bedroom
1 bed
1 bath
2 guests
1 bedroom
1 bed
1 bath

Large arts and crafts home on Lake Mendota close to downtown and campus. This large room has an ensuite full bath and stunning views of the lake. There is 2400 sq. feet of first floor living spaces including kitchen and living room with fireplace.


Free parking on premises
Wireless Internet

House Rules

No smoking on the premises and no pets allowed as we have 2 labradors living with us in a private section of the house.


5 Reviews

Hayley User Profile
March 2017
David and Bob were very welcoming hosts and made us feel at home. Being new to living in the US, they gave us helpful tips and guidance, for which we are really grateful. The house itself is beautiful, with well thought out furnishings and beautiful view of the lake. Our room wa…
Joel User Profile
April 2016
Can't recommend Mendota Lake House highly enough: perfectly located on the shore of scenic Lake Mendota, mere blocks from Capitol Square, State Street and tons of restaurants & shops. David & Bob are wonderful innkeepers--friendly & helpful. The house itself is an architectural …
Terry User Profile
July 2014
From the moment I walked into this older home on Lake Mendota I felt at home with the style and decor. The room was well furnished in every way, including a very comfortable mattress. Fine view of the lake. Both guests and hosts were always pleasant, and the Continental Breakf…
Margarita User Profile
July 2014
Incredible amazing neighborhood, extremely beautiful house, very quiet and well located. The view is also breathtaking. The house is old, but pretty well decorated. House guest are easy going and kind people. Definitely a good place to stay.
Rachel User Profile
December 2013
My three week stay with Bob and David was fabulous! The Gore Vidal Room is tucked away on the third floor of the B&B, so it is quiet and cozy and has a beautiful view of Lake Mendota. The bed was one of most comfy I've ever slept in. Every morning there was a lovely continental b…

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Hosted by David & Bob

Madison, Wisconsin, United StatesJoined in October 2012
David & Bob User Profile
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David & Bob is a SuperhostSuperhosts are experienced, highly rated hosts who are committed to providing great stays for guests.
Hi there, my husband and I have lived in Madison for 30 years. We are historic preservation buffs and love historic buildings. We currently operate the Mendota Lake House Inn, which is available for individual room rentals or whole house rentals. We also own the historic Gover…
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