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The Pfister Hotel

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Chicago, Illinois
Reviewed yesterday NEWvia mobile

As soon as you enter the Pfister Hotel you immediately walk back in time with the opulence of their lobby. While soaking up the intricately carved wood to the mural at the ceiling I immediately felt I had arrived. So much to absorb before checking in at Victorian front desk with a staff that is courteous and professional. My room...

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Valparaiso, Indiana
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The Pfister was a unique and classy experience. This is a beautiful hotel with all the amenities you could desire. It is located in the heart of downtown Milwaukee - a short walk to many museums and attractions. The staff was highly attentive and we had a wonderful stay!

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San Francisco, California
Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

This is probably the nicest hotel in Milwaukee. I was in town for the weekend and spent one night here with my friends while attending a reunion. The lobby is beautiful and the rooms are quite nice. I think they tend to be fairly pricey but we scooped up a deal which made it much more affordable. The location is...

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Key West, Florida
Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

We always come to Milwaukee for Christmas and always stay with our kids. This year (2016) we decided to do the formal hotel experience. We have stayed at hotels all over the world, and it was a real treat to have this fantastic hotel in Milwaukee, my home town. Our room had a fantastic lake view on one of the...

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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I love the old building and renovated rooms. The lobby is like entering a palace and the staff treat you first class too. Granted the Pfister is expensive but it's worth it. Also, try the steakhouse downstairs, it deserves its own review but it's excellent too.

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Reviewed 1 week ago

We stayed at the Pfister late February to celebrate our anniversary. This is definitely a great place to stay. Check-in was quick and easy, front desk clerk was very nice, and the lobby is gorgeous. Rooms are spacious, very clean and nicely decorated. Parking in hotel’s garage (which is also a public garage) is pricey. If you don’t use any...

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Waukesha, WI
Reviewed 1 week ago

We like the bars and restaurants in downtown Milwaukee, so decided to do a "staycation" for our anniversary. We also have to travel with an elderly dog, so pet-friendly was a must. The Club Lounge was a welcome perk, we greatly enjoyed Blu and the room was so comfortable But most of all, the staff was exemplary! We've never been...

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Chicago, Illinois
Reviewed 1 week ago

This was the perfect hotel with a perfect location in the heart of downtown Milwaukee. Elegant accommodations. Was here for our anniversary weekend and they made us feel right at home. Was a very romantic place. Hung out in the lobby by the fire place in the evening. Great night sleep. When for an early morning swim. Had a wonderful...

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Sheboygan
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We had a relaxing afternoon by the pool enjoying a spectacular view of Lake Michigan and city architecture. Later drinks on the 23rd floor with live band, then a four block walk to the Riverside theater to see Jerry Seinfeld. Good times!

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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

The hotel is luxury at its best. The rooms are gorgeous but the amenities are even better. Full service salon, bars, resteraunts, valet parking and an amazing staff. Very relaxing warm welcoming close to lots of attractions. Can't wait to come back.

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Amenities

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  • Pool
  • Room Service
  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Spa
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  • Wheelchair Access
  • Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly )
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
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  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
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  • Family Rooms
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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
Region: United States > Wisconsin > Milwaukee > Downtown
Price Range: RM819 - RM1,280 (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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“Ask for a room with a lake view.”
 of 5 bubbles Kittylover, 19 Mar 2017 | Read review
“Ask for a room in the old building and spend the extra for the Pfister Club - the breakfasts and evening snacks are worth it!”
  • We spent Valentine's Day at the hotel!
 of 5 bubbles John_JLP9, 5 Mar 2017 | Read review
“A stay in the historic part of the hotel is great.”
 of 5 bubbles 274randyw, 1 Mar 2017 | Read review
“high floors facing lake”
 of 5 bubbles mmccoy711, 1 Mar 2017 | Read review
“We love staying in the older part of the hotel.”
 of 5 bubbles zelzorch, 9 Feb 2017 | Read review
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