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The Pfister Hotel

4.5 of 5 424 E Wisconsin Ave, Milwaukee, WI 53202
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  • Sleep Quality
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Aurora, Illinois
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Great place to stay if you are trying to catch a Brewers game. You might even ride the elevator with a few players from the visiting team if you time it right. You can catch the #90 right in front of the hotel.

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Milwaukee, Wisconsin
1 review
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

When we checked in the suite in the afternoon, the desk lamp of the living room didn't work. We called the service to have it fixed. It wasn't fixed until we came back in the evening and called them twice.

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Colville, Wa
1 review
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

My Grandfather worked as a room clerk in the Pfister in the 1940's, my mom worked at the Gas Co. down Wisconsin Ave starting in the 70's, I attended college at MATC. I spent many lunches dining with mom at the Pfister in my college days. She took me here for my 18th birthday in 1973. It has been on... More

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Chicago, Illinois
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1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Planned a last minute girls get away at the Pfister Hotel. Needed something convenient and affordable. It went beyond that with an excellent staff, spacious accommodations and a relaxing, friendly spa experience. Would definitely book another get away there again.

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105 reviews 105 reviews
15 hotel reviews
28 helpful votes 28 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW via mobile

The hotel looks like something you would see in an old movie. Also, like something you would see in a museum. It is clean and well kept and has a classy kind of feel to it. I definitely felt better walking around the lobby in my business attire than in my jeans. The room was very roomy and so was... More

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Morgan S, Manager at The Pfister Hotel, responded to this review

Thank you for the amazing review! I certainly appreciate you taking the time to share your experiences with others. The Pfister was built in 1893 and we have tried our best to maintain the old world charm. I’m thrilled you enjoyed your stay and I hope you will visit The Pfister again! More

Lake Bluff, Illinois
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4 reviews 4 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We visited the Pfister with our children for a one night stay. The hotel is extraordinarily beautiful, well located, and the perfect mix of old time elegance with modern facilities. The staff was amazing and attentive to all of us, including our children ranging in age from 15 years to 19 months. The children were even brought cookies in the... More

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Morgan S, Manager at The Pfister Hotel, responded to this review

I’m thrilled to hear that everyone in the family enjoyed staying at The Pfister and the use of the Club Lounge! I will be sure to pass along your remarks about our attentive staff. Thank you for taking the time to share your experiences with others! I hope you will visit The Pfister again soon! More

Tallmadge, Ohio
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8 reviews 8 reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Luxurious hotel in the heart of Milwaukee. Best location, great accommodations, perfect for a weekend away with my husband sans children. We got room service every morning for breakfast and it was fantastic as well. I highly recommend this hotel, and Mason Street Grille attached to the hotel for a great dinner.

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Morgan S, Manager at The Pfister Hotel, responded to this review

Thank you for the fantastic review! I’m pleased to hear that you enjoyed your weekend getaway with your husband! Everyone needs a weekend break every once in a while. Thank you for taking the time to review and I hope you will make it back for another weekend getaway soon! More

Scottsdale, Arizona
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106 reviews 106 reviews
25 hotel reviews
45 helpful votes 45 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We stayed at the hotel because it hosted a fraternity reunion. We had previously stayed there 10 years ago so we knew what to expect, but the hotel surpassed our expectations. It is clean, the employees are very courteous, friendly, and helpful. The food is very good. The ambiance was perfect for our stay.

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Morgan S, Manager at The Pfister Hotel, responded to this review

Thank you for taking the time to share your thoughts and experiences with others. I’m thrilled to hear that we were able to surpass your expectations and that you enjoyed your fraternity reunion. I will pass along your words to my team to let them know that all of their hard work is paying off. Hopefully, it won’t be another... More

Carlsbad, California
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67 reviews 67 reviews
13 hotel reviews
17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

great location, walking distance to the lakefront and the famous art museum and the third ward for boutiques and river for eat and drink places....but the hotel has the mason street grill that I reviewed and loved so you never have to knock yourself out leaving the hotel for dinner out. I love the old section rather than the tower... More

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Morgan S, Manager at The Pfister Hotel, responded to this review

Thank you for taking the time to review and share your experiences with others! The Pfister is in the perfect location to explore Milwaukee. I’m thrilled to hear that you enjoyed Mason Street Grill and everything that The Pfister has to offer. I hope to see you at The Pfister the next time you are in Milwaukee! More

Danville, Pennsylvania
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6 reviews 6 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

The Pfister Hotel is a historic masterpiece close to the painting masterpieces in the Art Museum a short walk down the street. The river walk is close by as well making the Pfister a great location. We stayed in the tower on the 18th floor and had a view of the lake. Upgrade and join the Club Lounge because it... More

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Morgan S, Manager at The Pfister Hotel, responded to this review

Thank you for taking the time to review! I truly appreciate you sharing your experiences and tips with others. The Pfister was built in 1893, and we have tried to keep all the historic charm that you were able to enjoy. I hope you will be able to visit us again soon! More

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Address: 424 E Wisconsin Ave, Milwaukee, WI 53202
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Location: United States > Wisconsin > Milwaukee > Downtown
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$
Hotel Class:4.5 star — The Pfister Hotel 4.5*
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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 
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