Lodging

Discounted blocks have been reserved at the below lodging locations with various cut off dates. Please see below for specific cut off dates. All rooms are subject to availability and regular rates.

Please use the direct links and/or access codes to receive the conference rate. Booking accommodations does not register you for the conference. Please register via the conference Fees & Payment page.

Hotel reservations are only possible via the below links or by contacting the hotel directly. No one will contact you directly to book your hotel room or offer you a “special discounted conference rate.” If you receive one of these calls or emails, it is a scam.


University Housing – Witte Hall

Single occupancy room: $75.65
Double occupancy room: $50.90

*To be paired with a preferred roommate, both parties must request the other person. If you select a double occupancy room and do not submit a roommate request, University Housing will pair a person with you.

To reserve a room with University Housing click here, please complete your online reservation no later than Thursday, July 16, 2020.

All guest rooms will be air conditioned with a small refrigerator, complimentary WiFi and wired Internet access, digital and cable television connections, bed linens, blankets, pillows, towels, washcloths and drinking glasses. Daily housekeeping services are included. Daily breakfast will be provided in Gordon Commons. Witte Hall provides a spacious main lounge with a large-screen TV and several rooms for meetings and social activities. Guests may use the kitchen and laundry facilities at their convenience. An in-house tech center is available for computer use.

The 24-hour desk serves your check-in and check-out needs.


The Graduate

Room Rate:$189.00/night

To make a reservation call the hotel at (608) 257-4399 or book online here.

Please let them know you are with the Phages Conference when making your reservation. All reservations must be made by Saturday, July 4, 2020 in order to receive the discounted rate.

The Graduate Madison is located just steps from Madison’s iconic State Street district’s dining and shopping, and a stone’s throw from the Memorial Union. The Graduate offers unique amenities near the heart of UW-Madison’s campus.  Enjoy Camp Trippalindee, a summer camp themed rooftop bar with breathtaking views of the State Capitol and picturesque Lake Mendota, a café serving coffee and all-day breakfast in the lobby, and a 24-hour onsite gym.  Enjoy a room design inspired by the lakeshore and college lifestyle complete with cozy beds, workstations, an HD TV, docking stations, and a lounge chair.  Valet parking is available, and pets stay free!


DoubleTree Hotel

Rate: $179/night

To book at the DoubleTree Hotel please call (608) 251-5511 and use the code “MGB” or book online here. All reservations must be made by TBD to receive the discounted rate.

The Doubletree is located on the east side of campus and downtown between lakes Monona and Mendota.  Offering several amenities, including complimentary parking, a business center, and the Badgerland Bar & Grill; all just a 10-minute walk from the Memorial Union.  Each room features a refrigerator, microwave, 42-inch HDTV, and an executive desk.  Enjoy the nearby bars and restaurants, including local favorites like the Nitty Gritty, Ian’s Pizza, and Wando’s.  Take advantage of their courtesy local and airport shuttle, Wi-Fi, and a 24-hour pantry market.


Lowell Center

Standard Room Rate: $120/night
Deluxe Room Rate: $130/night

To book a room at the Lowell Center, please call (608) 256-2621 or 1 (866) 301-1753 or book online here. All reservations must be made by Friday, July 3, 2020 in order to receive the discounted rate. 

The Lowell Center is just three blocks from the Memorial Union with beautiful views of Lake Mendota.  Located a block from State Street’s restaurants and shops, as well as close proximity to UW-Madison’s historic campus. Each room comes equipped with a Keurig coffee maker, a mini-refrigerator, and a flat screen TV with cable.  Enjoy the complimentary breakfast buffet, Wi-Fi and a large fitness center.


Hampton Inn & Suites

Room Rate:  $174/night

Reservations may be made by calling the Hampton Inn & Suites Madison Downtown direct at (608) 255-0360 and use the code or book online here. All reservations must be made by Sunday, July 5, 2020 in order to receive the discounted rate.

The Hampton Inn & Suites sits blocks from the heart of downtown Madison, located within walking distance of the Memorial Union and many great local restaurants, shops and other attractions.  Rooms include a 42-inch LCD TV, microwave, a mini-refrigerator, and many additional comfort amenities.  Take advantage of the free Wi-Fi and on-site business center to keep you connected.  Take a swim no matter the season in the indoor pool, and stay in shape in the fitness center.  Free hot breakfast is available, or try Basset Street Brunch Club, a local favorite attached to the hotel.