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The Pfister Hotel

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424 E Wisconsin Ave, Milwaukee, WI 53202
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  • Location
    5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4.5 of 5 stars
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    4.5 of 5 stars
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    4.5 of 5 stars
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    4.5 of 5 stars
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    4.5 of 5 stars
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82 reviews 82 reviews
19 hotel reviews
32 helpful votes 32 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Very large, comfortable rooms. Exceptional service. Reasonable price. Beautiful historic building. Convenient to all sites. Special package including 23rd floor lounge and breakfast is a deal. Pool on top floor has great view. One of the best places we have stayed in anywhere.

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Des Moines, Iowa
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82 reviews 82 reviews
12 hotel reviews
31 helpful votes 31 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

This certainly is a hidden treasure. This is a grand historic hotel which has been kept in great condition. The rooms were spacious, I had a 2 room suite on the "classic" side (older part of the hotel) Beds very comfortable, linens great, amenities great, staff and service great. The bar in the main lobby was a very nice addition... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

This review is long overdue. The Pfister hotel is one of my favorite hotels. It is centrally located in downtown Milwaukee, absolutely gorgeous, has a very nice swimming pool and a club house, but the best feature of the hotel is customer service. The staff is friendly and for the most part extremely accommodating. I have stayed there at lease... More 

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Minneapolis, Minnesota
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45 reviews 45 reviews
7 hotel reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We recently stayed at the Pfister in Milwaukee and had a great visit. The hotel is beautiful with a great location in the downtown area. You are steps away from the Riverwalk, art museum, public market etc. The hotel is very historic; and amazing restored and maintained. There is a large book available in room and around the hotel that... More 

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DRUSCH_BRANDON, Manager at The Pfister Hotel, responded to this review

Thank you Molly R. for the great review from the recent visit! It was great to play host to your getaway and I was pleased to see that you were able to take in the history and legacy of the Pfister Hotel. We look forward to having you back! More 

Barrington, Illinois
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6 reviews 6 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

I've stayed at a lot of nice hotels over the past 45+ years but this was my favorite all-time, the room was perfect, I loved the setup of the walk-in shower, pocket door to the toilet, the bed was great, the bay window overlooking the lake was awesome, the cafe serving espresso in the morning was excellent, and the club... More 

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DRUSCH_BRANDON, Manager at The Pfister Hotel, responded to this review

Thank you Neil! Our team takes great pride creating memorable Pfister experiences! It was a true pleasure to have you as our guest and we hope you will be back soon for a visit! More 

Zion, Illinois
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32 reviews 32 reviews
9 hotel reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Husband and I stayed at this hotel over Easter Weekend for the fun of it. Must say the decor is awesome and the service it top notch! We had fragile medical equipment that needed to accompany us on our stay and the bell hop was extremely helpful in assisting us in moving the equipment as well as our baggage from... More 

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DRUSCH_BRANDON, Manager at The Pfister Hotel, responded to this review

Thank you scottylover45! It was great to hear about the wonderful stay. We were able to celebrate your kind comments with the staff recently and all involved were thrilled to be recognized. It is a true pleasure to have you stay with us and we thank you for taking the time to complete this review. More 

Jackson, Wisconsin
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12 reviews 12 reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

I stayed 2 nights in this wonderful hotel. Since it's only 35 miles from home I have never had the opportunity to stay here so I was excited to get this chance! The room was comfortable and welcoming with charging docs in at least 2 places. The shower has a few rain faucet and there was lovely marble sink. The... More 

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DRUSCH_BRANDON, Manager at The Pfister Hotel, responded to this review

Thank you Sharon for taking the time to share the experience with us! We hope that you wont wait another 35 years to come and see us again! Remember you can always think of a reason to visit the Pfister... More 

Houston, Texas
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5 reviews 5 reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Let me start this by saying that if my room was Holiday Inn price, this would be a 5-star review all the way. But it wasn't. The room was somewhere in the neighborhood of $300/night, which comes with certain expectations. Was never once offered help with my bags. Several of the staff members (including the valet and the weekend club... More 

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DRUSCH_BRANDON, Manager at The Pfister Hotel, responded to this review

Thank you bradenk415 for taking a minute to share the challenges you encountered throughout your visit. I would like to personally apologize that the stay was anything but perfect. I have reviewed your comments with members of our leadership team and we are looking forward to providing a remedy for these challenges to ensure they do not occur again in... More 

Melbourne
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38 reviews 38 reviews
21 hotel reviews
34 helpful votes 34 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

A very comfortable hotel which has managed to blend the old seamlessly with the new. Good standard of service, quality fittings and perhaps the most comfortable bed I have experienced anywhere. Stayed for a conference and the banqueting facilities and service were of a high standard. Would stay again if I was visiting Milwaukee.

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DRUSCH_BRANDON, Manager at The Pfister Hotel, responded to this review

Thank you keneverywhere for the great review. We work constantly to ensure we maintain our old-world charm and continue to provide world-class service with today's travel industry standards. We hope to see you again soon and thank you again for the review! More 

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7 reviews 7 reviews
5 hotel reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

A historical hotel. Filled with Victorian artwork. Friendly staff. There are rumors that the place is haunted (Google it), but no evidence of that. It is well located. I had a comfortable stay there. Nice ambiance to the place.

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DRUSCH_BRANDON, Manager at The Pfister Hotel, responded to this review

Thank you TNG_1950! It was a pleasure to host you on your recent vacation to Milwaukee. I was pleased to see that you were able to take in our Victorian Art Collection throughout the Hotel. Our Concierge are always willing to take you on a brief tour of the hotel and provide some great historical stories from our past. We... More 

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