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.

All accommodations should be booked directly on the hotel website or by calling them directly. No hotels or third party brokers will contact you directly for a reservation.


Univeristy Housing

Location: Ogg Hall
Single Occupancy: $76.91
Double Occupancy: $51.91

*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.

Complimentary WiFi and wired Internet access is available through the facility. Daily breakfast will be provided in Gordon Commons. Kitchens and spacious lounges are located on every floor and laundry facilities are on the first floor. An in-house tech center is available for guests to utilize.

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


Hampton Inn and Suites

Room Rate: $169/night plus taxes

To make a reservation, please call (608) 255-0360 and mention you are with the Microbes group block or book online here. All reservations must be made by Friday, June 10, 2022 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.


DoubleTree Hotel

Room Rate: $169/night plus taxes

To make a reservation, please call (608) 251-5511 and use the group code ‘MIC’ or book online here. All reservations must be made by Thursday, June 16, 2022 to receive the discounted rate.

The DoubleTree hotel 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.


The Graduate

Room Rate: $179/night plus taxes

To make a reservation, please call (608) 257-4391 or (800) 589-6285 and mention you are with the Microbes group block or book online here.

The Graduate Madison is located in the heart of downtown Madison on the University of Wisconsin campus, steps from State Street dining and shopping. As a guest of the Graduate, you are invited to enjoy all of the following services and amenities: Poindexter Coffee, Camp Trippalindee, a rooftop bar with sweeping views of the Capitol and Lake Mendota, a 24-hour fitness center, and complimentary shuttle service.

Valet parking is $25/night.


Photo of Hotel at dusk.

Hilton Garden Inn

Room Rate: $159/night plus taxes

To make a reservation, please call (608) 251-9588 and mention you are with the Mircobes block or book online here. All reservations must be made by Friday, June 10, 2022 to receive the discounted rate.

Located downtown, close to campus and the State Capitol. As a guest, amenities will include free Wi-Fi, a fitness center, business center, and cooked-to-order breakfast.