Frequently asked questions
What is the Fluno Center?
Located on the UW-Madison campus and in the heart of the bustling downtown and cultural center of Madison, WI, the Fluno Center is a full-service event destination and conference center with well-appointed guest rooms. With our variety of meeting rooms, event spaces, and guest rooms, we offer a total-immersion learning environment for individuals, professional groups, and corporate teams.
Who can stay at the Fluno Center?
The Fluno Center has 100 well-appointed guest rooms providing program participants, UW-Madison alumni, UW Foundation donors, parents of past, current, and future students, corporate partners, and UW-sponsored guests with convenient and comfortable overnight accommodations.
Who can rent space?
Program participants, UW-Madison alumni, UW Foundation donors, parents of past, current, and future students, corporate partners, and UW-sponsored guests can rent space at the Fluno Center.
What is the process for the parking lot below the building?
Lot 83, owned and operated by UW Transportation Services, can be accessed from Frances Street. Parking is an additional $12.00 for a full day of parking, or $1.00 every half hour for the first two hours, and $1.00 per hour after the first two hours. Please take a ticket from the automated parking system upon entering and pay at either the pay station by the elevator or the pay station at the exit.
The Fluno Center now offers reserved parking for $12 per night. Please note in the comment section of your online reservation or when you reserve a room by calling the front desk if you would like to reserve a parking space.
Reserved parking is subject to availability.
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Does the facility have internet available?
The Fluno Center offers both complimentary wireless and ethernet cable internet access. The wireless network is called "Fluno" and there is no password required to connect to our network. To use the ethernet connection, plug your ethernet cable (located in the desk drawer) into the empty wall jack above the desk labeled "Ethernet."
How do I print from my laptop?
Save your documents on a USB flash drive and bring the drive to the Front Desk (open 24 hours). Or, you can email your document to for printing. The first 10 pages are complimentary. After that, copies are $0.15 for black and white and $0.75 for color, per page.
Where are the extra pillows and blankets in the room?
An extra blanket and foam pillow are available on the top shelf of your guest room closet.
Is there a pool or fitness facility?
The Fitness Center is available from 5:00 am to 11:00 pm and is located on the first floor. A variety of equipment is available including a compact trainer, free weights, yoga mats, elliptical trainer, treadmills, a Stairmaster and a stationary bicycle. Towels are located in the Fitness Center, as well as daily newspapers and periodicals.
Do you provide luggage assistance?
Yes. We have luggage carts and/or bellmen upon request. Please dial "0" to arrange for luggage service. Additionally, we have a secure bell closet located behind the Front Desk for storage of guest luggage on the day of departure.
Do you have a Business Center?
Yes. The Business Center is located on the 2nd floor near the break area. It is open throughout the day and can be accessed 24 hours a day with your room key.
Do you have room service available? Do you have vending machines for snacks?
The Fluno Center has in-room dining available every evening from 4:30 pm – 10:00 pm. The menu is in every guest room or here: In-Room Dining Menu. Beverage and Snack vending machines are located on floors four through seven next to the ice machines on the east side of the building alternating by floor – Snacks are on floors five and seven while Beverages are on floors four and six.
Can you give me information about local restaurants and attractions?
The Fluno Center Front Desk can provide you with an updated list of area restaurants and attractions upon request, including those that deliver. The Greater Madison Convention and Visitor Bureau restaurant finder is also an excellent resource for determining where you would like to dine in Madison. Also check our City of Madison page for an abundance of information about culture, dining, entertainment and attractions.