The Hotel Ruby Marie Bed and Breakfast is conveniently located across from the majestic Lake Monona, where the cool lake breeze will greet you on a bike ride, or a walk along the lake path. Also, the Hotel Ruby Marie is within easy walking distance from Capitol Square, where not only will you find our beautiful State Capitol building, but you'll also find many restaurants, a Saturday morning Farmers Market, and on Wednesday night Concerts on the Square. Or, check out the famous architecture of the Frank Lloyd Wright Monona Terrace Convention Center, the busy shops of State Street, or the active UW campus, all located near the inn.
When you stay at the Hotel Ruby Marie Bed and Breakfast, you are in the heart of the exciting nightlife district of Madison. Downstairs from the inn is the Up North Saloon, which is a former railroad saloon of decades past. There you can enjoy old wilderness atmosphere and service. Or, head next door for a little taste of Germany at the famous Essen Haus, a bustling beer hall that has everything from weinerschnitzel to authentic polka bands. Then stop by the Come Back In, where the beer selection is extensive, the popcorn is free, and the people are always friendly.