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01/12 Last chance for hotel rooms at group rate

This is just a reminder that today is the cutoff for booking Madison hotel rooms at the group rate. After 10 pm tonight, all reserved rooms will be released.

Please share this message and the detail below with anyone you know who may need overnight accommodations.


Doug Ritchie's Celebration of Life will be held Saturday, January 17 at Cherokee Country Club in Madison from 9 am-12:30 pm. Below please find information on a hotel room block for those visiting from out of town. We hope you will share this information with anyone you know who may need overnight accommodations.

A block of rooms has been held at the Hampton Inn & Suites Downtown for guests arriving between Thursday and Sunday, January 15-18 at the group rate of $139/night for a single or double room. Suites may also be available.

Reservations may be made by calling the hotel directly at 608-255-0360 and mentioning the “Ritchie” group block. Rooms will be held for reservations through Monday, January 12 at 10 pm CST. After that time, any remaining rooms will be released.

Hampton Inn & Suites Madison / Downtown
440 W Johnson St, Madison, WI 53703
Phone: 608-255-0360

Located in the heart of downtown Madison and steps from State Street shopping, dining, recreation and more, the Hampton Inn & Suites offers complimentary wireless internet, a complimentary hot breakfast, 24-hour business center, fitness center and indoor swimming pool. Check in time is 3:00 pm and check out at 12:00 pm.