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The Pfister Hotel

4.5 of 5 424 E Wisconsin Ave, Milwaukee, WI 53202
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    5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4.5 of 5 stars
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    4.5 of 5 stars
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3 reviews 3 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

The architecture and décor of the Pfister are amazing! Of all the hotels I have visited, this one by far is my favorite. I would highly recommend the Sunday Brunch(make a reservation!). If you are into history, check out the beautiful hard bound book in your room(also at the Front Desk) that showcases the history and magnificent works of Art... More 

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

Thank you 'S M' for allowing us to host you during your recent Milwaukee visit. It was great to hear that you were able to take advantage of our great Sunday brunch prior to your departure. I look forward to a future stay! Warm Regards, Brandon Drusch More 

Chandler, Arizona
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29 reviews 29 reviews
3 hotel reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Pfister has a reputation for excellence and it is well deserved. From check in to check out, the staff could not have been more courteous and professional. The amenities are vast and the service is exceptional.

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

Thank you Linda for your kind words regarding the staff and your experience here at the Pfister. The staff takes great pride in creating authentic experiences during each interaction. We can't wait to have you back! More 

Atlanta, Georgia
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12 reviews 12 reviews
4 hotel reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

About three years ago we moved from Wisconsin to Atlanta. I have business and family in Milwaukee. When we are in town, my husband and I stay at The Pfister. This Gem among hotels is wonderful for many reasons. The architecture and decor is lovely and has character. The staff provides exemplary service. They are professional, and warm and friendly... More 

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

Thank you Veronica for making the Pfister your hotel of choice when coming back home. We hope to see you back soon! More 

Chicago
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5 reviews 5 reviews
3 hotel reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We have been to the Pfister several times over the past 10 years and have loved it. We recently went on January 2, 2015 - booked a suite and upgraded to access the Club Level services. The hotel, as usual, was beautifully decked out in it's Christmas finery. We had manicures at the spa and that was fun. Our suite... More 

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

Thank you for taking the time to share your experience from your recent visit. I am pleased to see that a member of my management team was able to speak with you directly and has since remedied the challenges you had brought forth. I want to apologize that your time with us was anything but perfect. I look forward to... More 

St. Louis, Mo
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65 reviews 65 reviews
34 hotel reviews
51 helpful votes 51 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I have been hoping for a way to NOT write this review. I have called The Pfister to tell them about this experience and was told I would get a call-back from management - but that call never came. My family (me especially) has had a love-affair with The Pfister for 30 years. Please see my many previous reviews to... More 

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BrandonDrusch1, Manager at The Pfister Hotel, responded to this review

Dear GoGirl51- Thank you for taking the time to review your stay with us. I want to apologize that your most recent experience seems to have been far from delivering the service that we pride ourselves on for each guest interaction. As a frequent guest to the Pfister Hotel I hope to be able to speak with you personally to... More 

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4 reviews 4 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

In planning a getaway for myself and kids over the holidays, I was debating between staying at the Pfister, and a slightly less expensive hotel in Milwaukee. Two of my friends who have children highly recommended the Pfister, but I wasn't sure I could afford the room, plus meals, and museum tickets. While researching hotel packages I came across the... More 

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

Good Day Oteats! Thank you for the great note and for staying with us during your recent Milwaukee adventure. I was thrilled to see that you were able to take advantage of one of our great Museum packages. Milwaukee is a great place to visit and we hope to see you back soon! More 

Three Lakes, Wisconsin
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8 reviews 8 reviews
6 hotel reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We had a lovely getaway weekend at this hotel because of a fantastic deal on hotwire. The room was lovely, and had all the amenities we could want. Staff is professional and helpful. On site restaurant is pretty pricey and the parking fees were a nasty surprise, but otherwise lovely. Make sure to stop in at the top floor lounge.

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BrandonDrusch1, Manager at The Pfister Hotel, responded to this review

Hello DeniseK59- Thank you for staying with us at the Pfister and for taking the time to review your stay on Tripadvisor. It was great to hear that you were able to enjoy the wide variety of amenities the hotel offers. Our attached parking is an additional fee- as noted; but is comparable to other area parking garages in downtown.... More 

Wildwood, Missouri
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38 reviews 38 reviews
7 hotel reviews
44 helpful votes 44 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I thought long and hard about taking a star away from the Pfister. It is a beautiful, historic hotel in the heart of a rejuvenated Milwaukee. I lived in Milwaukee for 25 years, but never had a reason to stay at the Pfister. Now that I live in St. Louis and still have family in Wisconsin, I come back to... More 

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Kenneth W, Front Office Manager at The Pfister Hotel, responded to this review

For starers id like to say many thanks for sharing with us about your experience and for choosing the Pfister. Its so great to hear that overall you had a lovely experience. And secondly I would like to extend a sincere apology on our behalf regarding the club experience. It sounds as though we fell short of our standard and... More 

Chicago, Illinois
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12 reviews 12 reviews
10 hotel reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

My husband and I visited here from Chicago on a weekend away from the kids. Oh how I love this building. The Pfister Hotel is elegant, with expansive hallways and for those of us who are fans of vintage architecture, excellent service, beauty in general and a comfortable stay, this is the place for you. We stayed in the original... More 

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Kenneth W, Front Office Manager at The Pfister Hotel, responded to this review

Thank you so much!! We are so thrilled and humbled to receive such high marks and kind words. It truly is a special place that we get the privilege to be stewards of. And Yes, i would be more than happy to ensure for your next visit you are in the Historic section of the hotel. Please feel free to... More 

St. Louis, MO
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32 reviews 32 reviews
8 hotel reviews
24 helpful votes 24 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

My family spends part of the Christmas holidays at the Pfister. I love this hotel. Before arriving at the Pfister, my wife and I stayed at the Drake in Chicago for Christmas. This too is a classic hotel, but I must say, I think the Pfister is better. This year we had four rooms, 3 of which adjoined. All the... More 

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Kenneth W, Front Office Manager at The Pfister Hotel, responded to this review

Wow!! Great company mentioned along side. We cant thank you enough for your kind words. And, it goes without saying, but again our upmost apologies for the service levels received while visiting Blu. I can assure you levels such as these are not typical nor tolerated here at the Pfister. And of course if you would like to discuss the... 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*
Number of rooms: 307
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Also Known As:
Pfister Hotel Milwaukee
Hotel Style:
#2 Luxury Hotel in Milwaukee
#2 Family Hotel in Milwaukee
#2 Spa Hotel in Milwaukee
#3 Romantic Hotel in Milwaukee
#4 Business Hotel in Milwaukee

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