Hotel Madison & Shenandoah Valley Conference Center

A vibrant and thoughtful hotel and conference center that’s as charming as the city that surrounds it.

Steps from downtown Harrisonburg, and right on the doorstep of world-class James Madison University, Hotel Madison is a vital part of the Harrisonburg community. From the moment you enter the grand lobby, with its warm fireplace and centerpiece chandelier, to the second you curl up in plush linens on your cozy bed -- you’ll feel completely comfortable and relaxed. Whether your reason for travel is business or pleasure; whether you’re here to visit JMU or to explore the area’s unique charms — Hotel Madison is a perfect choice.

A refined and modern hotel known for its intuitive services, personalized programs and special attention to details

What it's like

From the moment you enter the Shenandoah Valley, you’ll feel the appeal of this special area. The lobby is welcoming and well-decorated, featuring accents of wood and stone, as well as hints of Virginia’s rich history and culture. As you wind through the property’s hallways, you’ll notice modern amenities to make you feel right at home. Your room is your mini-oasis, with loads of space, plus everything you need to work hard or wind down. Public spaces — including the indoor pool area, fitness center and restaurants — strike just the right balance of comfort and convenience. The meeting and conference facilities are top-notch.

Independent spirit

A modern masterpiece with high-style nods to the nation’s history.

Small touches

Care for a swim? The indoor salt water pool is suitable for all seasons. Your room features custom, upscale furnishings and finishes; as well as free wi-fi, plush linens, spacious bathrooms, Keurig coffee machines and more. For your convenience, complimentary self-service laundry is available. Breathe easy: The facility is 100% smoke-free. If you’re traveling with your pooch, good news — the property is very dog-friendly (limited dog-friendly rooms available).

Eat and drink

Located onsite, Montpelier Restaurant & Bar serves up Southern-inspired cuisine in a rustically elegant atmosphere.  A great place to grab a quick bite or enjoy a leisurely meal with family, friends, and colleagues. Need some liquid fuel? grace+main coffee shop also located onsite features locally roasted coffee blends and a refined yet relaxed atmosphere. Quills Lobby Bar serves food and drinks on select evenings, with unbeatable convenience.

And more

With over 21,000 square feet of function space and an additional 4,500 square feet of pre-function space, The Shenandoah Valley Conference Center at Hotel Madison leads the region in event capabilities. Whether your gathering is social or professional; whether it’s a party of 12 or a group of 1200 -- you’ll find the atmosphere and amenities to host your perfect conference, meeting, wedding and more.

Shenandoah Valley Conference Center

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Rooms & Rates

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Guest Services

  • Self-parking in the on-site garage ($5 per night, per car)
  • Complimentary WiFi
  • Complimentary self-service laundry
  • 100% smoke-free facility
  • Dog-friendly (fees apply and request must be made at time of booking, limited rooms available)

Eat & Drink

  • Quills Lobby Bar
  • Montpelier Restaurant & Bar
  • grace+main coffee shop

Fitness & Recreation

  • Fitness center
  • Indoor salt water pool

Business Services

  • Business center

Meetings & Events

  • Catering and banquet services
  • 21,000 square feet of function space
  • 4,560 square feet of pre-function space
  • 11 meeting rooms
  • Pool-side terrace for outdoor events
  • Airwall partitions to create functional breakout spaces
  • Full audio-visual services

In-room amenities

  • Custom, upscale furnishings & finishes
  • Complimentary WiFi
  • Dedicated workstation
  • 50" Smart TV
  • Plush linens
  • Sofa-sleeper*
  • Spacious bathrooms with walk-in showers*
  • Advanced air-conditioning for quiet comfort
  • Keurig coffee maker
  • Iron and ironing board
  • Hair dryer
  • In-room safe
  • Limited, designated pet rooms on pet floors by request only
  • Extended stay suites with fully equipped kitchens
  • ADA rooms available in multiple room types
  • In-room mini-refrigerators

*Available in select room types 

Cancellation policy

Unless otherwise specified, reservations may be cancelled by 4 PM, 2 days prior to arrival without penalty. Cancellations made after 4 PM, 2 days prior to arrival are subject to a 1 night cancellation penalty charge.
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Meetings + Events

Designed to meet the needs of social and professional events, Hotel Madison & Shenandoah Valley Conference Center is perfect for retreats, conferences and meetings, social events, galas, and weddings.

Function Spaces








Shenandoah Grand Ballroom 8,391 111x75 -- 839 931 349 748
Shenandoah A 2,751 34x75 77 270 300 112 225
Shenandoah B 2,918 38x75 82 285 316 119 237
Shenandoah C 2,827 37x75 79 278 308 116 231
Shenandoah A &B 5,625 75x75 -- 563 624 234 468
Shenandoah B & C 5,700 76x75 -- 570 633 237 474
Appalachian Ballroom 2,739 85x32 83 291 323 121 242
Appalachian A 640 20x32 18 64 71 27 53
Appalachian B 640 20x32 18 64 71 27 53
Appalachian C 1,408 44x32 40 141 156 59 117
Appalachian A & B 1,280 40x32 37 128 142 53 106
Appalachian B & C 2,048 64x32 59 205 227 85 170
Allegheny Ballroom 1,920 60x32 55 192 213 80 160
Allegheny A 608 19x32 17 61 67 25 51
Allegheny B 672 21x32 19 67 75 28 56
Allegheny C 659 20x32 19 65 73 27 55
Allegheny A & B 1,279 39x32 37 128 142 53 106
Allegheny B & C 1,280 40x32 37 128 142 53 106
Blue Ridge Room (can serve as event registration area) 594 22x27 17 59 66 25 49
Madison Board Room 648 18x36 19 65 -- -- --


3 Ballrooms with moveable partitions and various-sized boardrooms | 21,000 sqft | 230 guestrooms

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