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Chicago, Illinois
Reviewed yesterday NEW

If you enjoy history mixed with top notch accommodations you'll love The Pfizer. We were there for an overnight/getaway. The rooms are well appointed. I especially liked the sheets which were white and soft. The bed had lots of pillows. Good sized bathroom with guest robes. Upgrade to get The Club access on the 23rd floor. They had appetizers in...

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Boston, Massachusetts
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The Pfister, with both the original historic and newer sections, was a welcome retreat during the NJ to WI drive. The staff were lovey, the spa delightful, the food was delicious, and the beds comfortable. You couldn't ask for better. The art collection and artist in residence were pleasant surprises.

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Fort Lauderdale, Florida
Reviewed 4 days ago NEWvia mobile

We spent 2 nights here for our daughter's wedding. We also had a room block for out of town and in town guests. The service here from being greeted at the door, check in and the lounge area is hard to beat. Everyone is so friendly and helpful! Would recommend to anyone!

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Lafayette, Indiana
Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

We had a wonderful experience from the time we walked in until we left. We had great views of the lake from our tower room. We had club access so we were able to enjoy Blu that evening, nothing better after a long drive than complimentary snacks and drinks. The breakfast was perfect and offered far more than a typical...

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Milwaukee, Wisconsin
Reviewed 1 week ago

We went here on our wedding night and they treated us like kings! first they gave us a free room upgrade. the breakfast down stairs was amazing and they ended up giving us that for free as well! The waitress was so kind she wouldn't even let us tip her. The room and view were amazing, very quiet and private....

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West Bloomfield, Michigan
Reviewed 1 week ago

The Pfister is hands down the most beautiful hotel in Milwaukee. From the momen you step into the lobby, you feel special. The staff, the rooms, restaurants were all superb. Great location, walking distance to many great restaurants, the lake, downtown. Having a spa on location was definitely a plus!

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Elmhurst, Illinois
Reviewed 1 week ago

The tower room provided a great view of the lake. The location was walking distance to fine restaurants.The concierge Mortenson was very helpful in many ways. The historic hotel lobby provides a warm friendly atmosphere. It's just a great place to stay in Milwaukee..

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Toms River, New Jersey
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

The Pfister is an absolutely beautiful historic hotel built in 1893. The lobby is stunning with several original works of art and the original gas fireplace. Everyone of the staff we interacted with were friendly, helpful, & professional. Demarco was great, funny, and an all around nice guy! Our room was immaculate and very comfortable. Included with our room was...

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MO
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

What a unique experience! The lobby is gorgeous and has been very well maintained. The ornate ceilings, wrought iron staircase, and other period-correct items are beautiful. The staff is first-rate and provides first-class service with a smile. We stayed in the "new" section and our room was great. We were on the 21st floor and had a great view of...

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Chicago's North Shore, Illinois
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Charming and comfortable rooms in a great downtown location with walkable shops and restaurants, above and beyond front desk service and very reasonable prices at the Blu lounge. We like it here and will be back!

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  • Pool
  • Room Service
  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Spa
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  • Wheelchair Access
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
  • Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly )
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  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
The Pfister Hotel, built in 1893 has been the premier downtown Milwaukee hotel for over a century, and continues to celebrate a tradition of gracious service and impeccable style. From the moment you arrive, you'll notice the extraordinary architecture, and a welcoming ambiance marked by a priceless Victorian art collection which rivals that of any hotel in the world. The Pfister Hotel in Milwaukee has received accolades as being the best of downtown Milwaukee hotels since it opened. We are proud of our AAA Four-Diamond Award and membership in two of our industry's leading organizations: Historic Hotels of America and Preferred Hotels & Resorts Worldwide. ... more   less 

Additional Information about The Pfister Hotel

Address: 424 E Wisconsin Ave, Milwaukee, WI 53202-4436
Region: United States > Wisconsin > Milwaukee > Downtown
Price Range: RM636 - RM1,342 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:4.5 star — The Pfister Hotel 4.5*
Number of rooms: 307
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Also Known As:
Pfister Hotel Milwaukee
Hotel Style:
#1 Family Hotel in Milwaukee
#2 Luxury Hotel in Milwaukee
#2 Spa Hotel in Milwaukee
#3 Romantic Hotel in Milwaukee
#7 Business Hotel in Milwaukee
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“The club access rooms are 100% worth the additional charge”
 of 5 bubbles hollyi850, 2 Dec 2016 | Read review
“Get a lake view on a higher floor before it (the view) disappears with all the new building going on.”
 of 5 bubbles kgf729, 22 Nov 2016 | Read review
“My room on the fifth floor was cozy and quiet. I slept well.”
 of 5 bubbles edwardmccain, 11 Nov 2016 | Read review
“Higher room have better views but ask for the older section for all of the charm”
 of 5 bubbles Susancvetkovic, 10 Nov 2016 | Read review
“Insist on a room with an actual view - and not of the adjacent wall!”
 of 5 bubbles Ciao01, 5 Nov 2016 | Read review
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