3 star hotel
Area: Downtown Middleton, Middleton
7.10 mi from city center
Best Rooms: Even-numbered rooms ending in *02 - *12 offer views of the courtyard (e.g. 104, 208, 310), while all other rooms face the parking lot or street.
Best Rooms: For a good view of the surrounding trees and buildings, consider requesting a room facing Hayes Rd. on any floor.
Best Rooms: The views aren't really special, but from the west facing rooms on floor 3, you might be able to see the Capitol building.
Best Rooms: Rooms facing away from East Washington Ave. on all floors offer a nice view of the trees.
3 star hotel
Area: Hatchery Hill Condominiums, Fitchburg
4.16 mi from city center
Best Rooms: Quality Inn Madison is located next to Fish Hatchery Rd. and has a view of the trees from rooms facing Capital City Trail.
3.5 star hotel
Area: Downtown Madison
0.52 mi from city center
Best Rooms: The hotel is located one block away from the Capitol building, and a variety of rooms facing east offer great views. Of course, the higher the floor, the better the view. The west facing rooms offer views of Lake Mendota from floor 3 and higher.
Best Rooms: Most views are obstructed by surrounding buildings, but rooms facing west towards Broom St. offer lovely views of the University of Wisconsin-Madison campus, from floors 6 - 11.