Lodging

The Madison Concourse Hotel & Governor’s Club

In the heart of downtown Madison, Wisconsin and just steps from the state capitol building, the Madison Concourse Hotel has been hosting the Annual Conference on South Asia for over 15 years!

We are proud to offer our conference attendees preferred room rates in partnership with the Concourse to provide a seamless experience between attending our 150+ panels and exploring all that our city has to offer.

The Concourse Hotel is Sold Out! See Below for Alternative Hotel Options

Reservation deadline: September 10, 2019 (12am CST)
Group identifier: South Asia Conference 2019

1 West Dayton Street, Madison, WI 53703
Phone: +1 (608) 257-6000 or +1 (800) 356-8293 [toll-free]

The below other hotels around Madison reserve rooms at a special rate for attendees of the Annual Conference on South Asia.

Attendees may also seek room shares with other conference participants via the Roommate Board. Fill out the form below to have your ‘ad’ posted for others to contact you (or peruse the already-posted listings to contact others). Roommate Board requests close on October 1, 2019.

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Hotel Room Block Agreements in Madison!

The conference staff has arranged room blocks, some with special group rates, at the following hotels. To obtain these special rates, be sure to identify yourself as part of the Annual Conference on South Asia.

Note: The conference staff CANNOT guarantee room availability and rates. Please contact the hotels with any questions regarding the room blocks and reservations. Please do not contact the Annual Conference on South Asia about hotel reservations.


AC Hotel Madison Downtown

$169 (+ tax) per night – Standard King Room

Reservation deadline: September 10, 2019 (12pm CST)
Group identifier: Conference on South Asia

1 N. Webster St.
Phone: (608) 286-1337
Click Here to Book Online
Distance from Conference venue: 0.3 miles

Best Western Premier Park Hotel

$199 (+ tax) per night – Traditional Room with 1 or 2 beds
$209 (+ tax) per night – Deluxe Room with 1 or 2 beds
$259 (+ tax) per night – Suite

Reservation deadline: September 10, 2019
Group identifier: 48th Annual Conference on South Asia 2019 Block

22 South Carroll Street
Phone: (608) 285-8000 or (800) 279-8811
Click Here to Book Online
Distance from Conference venue: 0.3 miles

Hampton Inn & Suites Downtown

$164 (+ tax) per night – Standard Room

Reservation deadline: September 10, 2019
Group identifier: South Asia Conference 2019

440 W. Johnson St.
Phone: (608) 255-0360
Distance from Conference venue: 0.4 miles

Hyatt Place Madison/Downtown

$179 (+tax) per night – Standard Room

Reservation deadline: September 10, 2019
Group identifier: Center for South Asia (via phone); G-SOSA (online reservation)

333 W. Washington Ave.
Phone: (800) 592-9809
Click Here to Book Online
Distance from Conference venue: 0.4 miles

Hilton Madison Monona Terrace

$179 (+ tax) per night – Single or Double Room

Reservation deadline: September 16, 2019
Group Code: ASIA

9 E. Wilson Ave.
Phone: (877) 510-7465 or (414)-935-5941
Click Here to Book Online
Distance from Conference venue: 0.5 miles

Free shuttle to/from Dane Country Regional Airport
$18 overnight, underground parking

DoubleTree by Hilton Hotel Madison

$179 (+ tax) per night – Single or Double Room

Reservation deadline: September 16, 2019

525 W. Johnson St.
Phone: (608) 251-5511
Click Here to Book Online
Distance from Conference venue: 0.6 miles

Other Accommodations in Madison

The following list of hotels are located in Madison, but please note that room blocks have NOT been arranged at these hotels.


AmericInn Madison West
516 Grand Canyon Drive
Phone: (608) 662-1990 or (800) 396-5007 (toll-free)
Miles to conference venue: 6.8

Best Western West Towne Suites
650 Grand Canyon Drive
Phone: 608-833-4200
Miles to conference venue: 6.9

Sheraton Madison Hotel
706 John Nolen Drive
Phone: (608) 251-2300 or (866) 716-8103 (toll-free)
Miles to conference venue: 3.0

Mansion Hill Inn
(Bed & Breakfast)
424 North Pinckney Street
Phone: (608) 255-3999 or (800) 798-9070 (toll-free)
Miles to conference venue: 0.2

Best Western InnTowner and The Highland Club
2424 University Avenue
Phone: (608) 233-8778 or (800) 258-8321 (toll-free)
Complimentary shuttle service within 2 mi. of the hotel including the conference venue
Miles to conference venue: 2.3

Crowne Plaza Hotel
4402 East Washington Avenue
Phone: (608) 244-4703 or (877) 227-6963 (toll-free)
Miles to conference venue: 5.4

Hostelling International – Madison Hostel
141 South Butler Street
Phone: (608) 441-0144
Miles to conference venue: 0.6

Roommate Board - Find a Roommate!

Have a room reserved through on of our official Hotel Room Block partners or somewhere else in Madison and looking to share the cost? Needing to find someone to stay with during the conference? Submit a Roommate Board Request below and we’ll post your information here so other conference attendees can contact you!


Fill Out a Roommate Board Request


Name: Hannah Carlan
Contact: hannahcarlan@ucla.edu
Nights in Madison: Wednesday-Saturday
Reservation Status: No hotel booked
Roommate Preference: Female-identifying roommate
More Information: Hello! I will be attending the conference from Wednesday to Sunday (leaving during the day on Sunday) and would love to share a room with other attendees. I prefer to room with women, but am open to rooming with anyone


Name: Md. Shahriar Islam
Contact: mislam20@binghamton.edu
Nights in Madison: Friday
Reservation Status: No hotel booked
Roommate Preference: No preference
More Information: I will arrive in Madison around 11am on Friday October 18 and leave by 12pm on Saturday October 19


Name: Zunaid Almamun
Contact: zalmamu@ilstu.edu
Nights in Madison: Friday-Saturday
Reservation Status: I already have a reservation
Roommate Preference: Looking for 3 roommates to split rent cost with. No specific preference
More Information: Hello! I am a graduate student at Illinois State University and I am attending the conference from Friday morning to Sunday afternoon. I have book a “Concourse Premier Double Queen” room that can accommodate 4 people in 2 Queen-size beds. The total rent for 2 nights (18-19 October) is $330 (without V/T). This is the cheapest-priced room for those who are looking for saving some money!


Name: Sharif Wahab
Contact: swahab@indiana.edu
Nights in Madison: Wednesday-Saturday
Reservation Status: No hotel booked
Roommate Preference: No preference
More Information: I am a 2nd-year Ph.D. student from the Dept. of Geography at Indiana University. I will arrive Wednesday, October 16. Looking for affordable options!


Name: Asif Iqbal
Contact: iqbalas2@gmail.com
Nights in Madison: Friday-Saturday
Reservation Status: I’m looking to join someone else’s reservation
Roommate Preference: One roommate


Name: Mehreen Jamal
Contact: mehreen@uark.edu
Nights in Madison: Friday-Sunday
Reservation Status: I’m looking to join someone else’s reservation
Roommate Preference: Female-identifying roommate


Name: Philip McEldowney
Contact: pm9k@virginia.edu
Nights in Madison: Wednesday-Saturday
Reservation Status: I’m looking to join someone else’s reservation
Roommate Preference: No preference; I am a male SA librarian


Name: Zoé Headley
Contact: zoeheadley@gmail.com
Nights in Madison: Friday-Saturday
Reservation Status: I’m looking to join someone else’s reservation
Roommate Preference: No preference
More Information: Hi, I left it to the last minute for my booking…and it is now next to impossible to book a room: I have a room for the Wednesday and Thursday but nothing for the Friday and Saturday. In return to the immense help of letting share the cost and space of your room I can welcome you in return in Paris, my hometown!


Name: Samira Musleh
Contact: musle004@umn.edu
Nights in Madison: Thursday-Saturday
Reservation Status: I’m looking to join someone else’s reservation
Roommate Preference: Female-identifying roommate
More Information: Looking for affordable options; if someone’s interested but doesn’t have a place yet please let me know – I can find a place. I am also flexible about the number of nights to stay.


Name: Madiha Ghous
Contact: ghousmad@msu.edu
Nights in Madison: Friday-Saturday
Reservation Status: I’m looking to join someone else’s reservation
Roommate Preference: Female-identifying roommate
More Information: Hi. I am a graduate student at the Michigan State University. Ill be attending the Conference . I plan to be there from Friday to Sunday Afternoon.


Name: Aman Banerji
Contact: ab2734@cornell.edu
Nights in Madison: Thursday-Saturday
Reservation Status: I’m looking to join someone else’s reservation
Roommate Preference: Male-identifying roommate


Name: Fahmida Zaman
Contact: fahmida.zaman14@gmail.com
Nights in Madison: Thursday-Saturday
Reservation Status: I’m looking to join someone else’s reservation
Roommate Preference: Female-identifying roommate


Name: Salma Siddique
Contact: salmasid9@gmail.com
Nights in Madison: Wednesday-Friday
Reservation Status: I already have a reservation
Roommate Preference: Female-identifying roommate


Name: Katie Lazarowicz
Contact: k.lazarowicz@utexas.edu
Nights in Madison: Thursday-Saturday
Reservation Status: I already have a reservation
Roommate Preference: Female-identifying roommate
More Information: I have a room booked and would like one person to share it with – will consider any gender, etc. I would prefer to join a reservation at a hotel closer to the conference, but I do have this booking reserved (I can cancel it). Days Inn & Suites by Wyndham Madison
4402 E Broadway Srvcs Rd. It is 12 minutes by CAR from the conference, so will have to rely on Uber, etc. unless I rent a car. It is $60/night each, three nights reserved.


Name: Sagnika Chanda
Contact: sac204@pitt.edu
Nights in Madison: Friday-Saturday
Reservation Status: I’m looking to join someone else’s reservation
Roommate Preference: Female-identifying roommate (1 or 2 people)
More Information: My name is Sagnika Chanda and I am a doctoral candidate at the University of Pittsburgh and I will be attending the South Asia conference from October 18-20, 2019. I will be happy to share a room near the conference venue for Friday and Saturday nights with another female conference participant.


Name: Mishal Khan
Contact: mishal@uchicago.edu
Nights in Madison: Thursday-Saturday
Reservation Status: I already have a reservation
Roommate Preference: Female-identifying roommate
More Information: I have a reservation in the Governor’s Club suites at the Concourse Hotel, quite expensive (around $350 each for all three nights), but compared to what’s available not too bad. I am looking for one maybe two people to share this room with.


Name: Preet Virdi
Contact: preet.virdi@gmail.com
Nights in Madison: Wednesday-Thursday
Reservation Status: I already have a reservation
Roommate Preference: Female-identifying roommate