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Valentine’s Day at The Hen!

Thinking about Valentine’s Day yet?  Why not surprise your special someone with a night at The Speckled Hen Inn to celebrate in style?  We offer beautiful suites with fireplaces and jetted tubs for an unforgettable romantic evening.  Add on a Romance Package or Enchanted Evening Package and we’ll have it waiting in your suite when you arrive.   And since Valentine’s Day falls on a Wednesday this year, you can celebrate anytime between February 9th to the 18th.   Reserve a room now and make your Valentine’s Day unforgettable!

Winter Getaway Specials – Double your fun at half the cost!

Winter traditions can begin anywhere. Start your tradition with us here at The Speckled Hen Inn and take advantage of our Winter Getaway Specials.  From Nov 5 – Feb 5, enjoy a stay at The Hen, where rooms come complete with fireplaces, jetted tubs and luxury bathrobes, and with a 3 course gourmet breakfast each morning, it is an escape worth savoring.   Book a 2 night stay that includes a Sunday or a Thursday night and automatically get the 2nd night at 50% off OR book a 3 night stay at the Inn ANY night of the week and automatically get the 3rd night at 50% off!   Hurry because offer may end at any time.   **Does not apply to existing reservations and cannot be used with
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It’s Lambing Season!

If you love animals like we do, then you may want to consider a stay in the near future at The Hen to get an up close and personal look at the lambs that are coming.  For all our repeat guests, Buster is well known.  He’s the lamb that was bottle fed (by many of our guests!) last winter and now he thinks he’s a dog.   He’s had quite an adventurous life here so far and we’re even working on a children’s book about him.  After all, he did have 834 followers last year on Facebook when we recorded his sad story, but it’s turned out well for him in the end!    Tom even considered changing our name to “The Speckled
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Last Minute Deals

If you’ve always wanted to visit or maybe you want to return – now there’s an incentive.   You can either call us directly at (608) 244-9368 or look at our reservation calendar under calendar search mode and if you find in the upcoming week that we still have openings, click on the date(s) and suite of your preference.  Scroll down to enter 1NightDeal or 2NightDeal in the Optional Discount Code of your reservation.  Then click “apply discount” and you will see what your deal will give you!   For availability 1&2 days ahead, you will have to call as it will not show on the reservation calendar.   These incentives are only posted up to 7 days in advance each week so when you see availability, you’ll want to move quickly!   But it might just be
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Suites, Whirlpool Tubs, and Fireplaces, OH MY!

How many lodging choices do you know of that have suites that come with a whirlpool tub AND fireplace?   We were recently told by some very happy guests that they searched to find a place that had a whirlpool tub and fireplace in the room to celebrate their special occasion.  They said we didn’t originally come up in the search online, so here we are writing a blog to let everyone know that YES – we have them!  And in 4 out of 5 of our suites!  Not only do have a whirlpool tub and fireplace in the rooms, there are many common spaces – like a theatre room, a guest galley kitchen, a game area, sitting rooms, balconies, a gazebo, and 20 beautiful acres outdoors
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Epic Conferences 2018

Are you attending an Epic Conference in 2018?  You probably already know it’s important to reserve a room early because rooms fill fast!  The Speckled Hen Inn caters to Epic Conference attendees with early breakfast times, high protein farm to table breakfasts that will keep you going all day, and an amazing suite that awaits you upon your return at the end of a long day.  Since we block off rooms specifically for Epic Conference attendees, you’ll need to call us to make your reservation.  But don’t wait too long!

CrossFit Games 2018

Madison is excited to again host the National CrossFit Games for 2018!  The Speckled Hen Inn has blocked out rooms exclusively for CrossFit attendees so you’ll need to call us to reserve a room.  If it’s your first time to Madison or attending the CrossFit Games, you won’t be disappointed.  Madison has so much to offer – from food to fitness – and was named America’s Fittest City by FitBit last year.   It’s important to reserve a room well in advance – because once the dates are announced, lodging books up fast!  The Speckled Hen Inn is again catering to the CrossFit Games attendees with early breakfast times, healthy choices at breakfast with our farm to table cuisine, and a beautiful country
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The Badger Den Gets a Make-Over

Well, it’s sad to say, but the Badger Den’s University of Wisconsin Badger Theme wasn’t a hit with the ladies.  Yes, the guys really liked it, especially with all the UW memorabilia, but it’s the gals that make the decision on the room, right?  So, in listening to our guests, we have given the Badger Den a make-over – and so far comments are favorable! There’s still the beautiful, large bath with a claw tub & a separate shower, and the room still has the great pasture view and window seat along with a fireplace and large flatscreen TV – so it’s a win-win for the guys and the gals.

Mineral Point Day Trip

Wisconsin has not only unsurpassed beauty and charm in every season, there is a rich history here that we have only begun to explore and enjoy passing along to our guests.   Madison is a central point for those passing through on a trip north, south, east, or west and The Speckled Hen Inn has become a favorite stopover due to the great location we have in relation to the airport, highways, and downtown.  So when our guests have a day or two to enjoy the area while they are with us, we love to share suggestions of memorable sights that are easily done in a day.   One of the day trips we recommend includes Mineral Point, a town that attracted experienced miners
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New Glarus Day Trip

If  you love beer, you’ve no doubt heard of Spotted Cow, the legendary beer that is so good you can’t buy it across the State line because it’s illegal.  Yep, it’s true – Wisconsin State pride runs deep here.  So if you’re visiting Madison, it’s so worth a day trip to visit the New Glarus Brewery, where the legend began.   You can take a free self-guided tour Mon-Sat 10am-5pm and Sun 12pm-5pm.  Tasting room samples are available and we love the 3 samples for only $8.00 which include a commemorative tasting glass.  This Wisconsin brewery has an amazing story, a first class facility, and a rich variety of the finest beer around.  A great stop along the way is the little town of Paoli which hosts a variety
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