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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
  • Rooms
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4.5 of 5 stars
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Melbourne
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38 reviews 38 reviews
21 hotel reviews
34 helpful votes 34 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks 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 

Tel Aviv
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7 reviews 7 reviews
5 hotel reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks 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 

Tupelo, Mississippi
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82 reviews 82 reviews
13 hotel reviews
36 helpful votes 36 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The beauty surrounds in every inch of this hotel. The ironwork in the lobby to the painted ceilings and the message "salve" Latin for welcome was painted and etched in various places. The staff truly make you feel welcome too. The rooms are beatiful and take note of the "servidors" that remain on the hotel doors. I thought it was... More 

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

Thank you RayDunkin35 for the great review! It appears that you were able to take-on all of the great history and architecture that we have just within our lobby alone. We hope you enjoyed a nice nights rest and we look forward to having you back! More 

Bloomington, IN
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15 reviews 15 reviews
5 hotel reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I stayed only 1 night, but was very impressed by all aspects of the hotel. You are greeted with true midwestern hospitality around every turn. The staff was friendly, attentive, and ever so polite and professional. The main entrance is filled with beautiful paintings and murals which shouted class and elegance. I found the check-in/out process very easy and fast,... More 

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

Thank you for taking the time to review the hotel and for sharing the pictures with the TripAdvisor community! As you had mentioned our higher floors (Club Floors as well) do offer great views of Lake Michigan and/or the city skyline. I hope to see you back soon; please let me know if I can ever be of service! More 

Onalaska, Wisconsin
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208 reviews 208 reviews
65 hotel reviews
113 helpful votes 113 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I booked this hotel and told them to place us in the Towers. But low and behold I was put in the older part of the hotel. Loud and noisy rooms. The hotel is very nice but avoid these rooms. Historic hotel is great but people want a modern convenience and quiet room.

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

Thank you RSTT3959 for another review! We find that the hotel offers something for every guest and we work daily to ensure each of our guests have a unique experience based on their preferences and requests. We look forward to having you back soon! I ask that with your next booking you contact me directly so I have the opportunity... More 

Chesterton, Indiana
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6 reviews 6 reviews
3 hotel reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We booked a room at the Pfister at the last minute through a third party booking site. When we arrived, we were surprised and delighted by the old world grandeur of the hotel and impressed with the courteous and friendly front desk staff. There was a minor issue with our reservation which the staff resolved quickly and graciously. We were... More 

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

Thank you HopHeadRed for the great review; and for truly giving the Tripadvisor Traveler an in-depth understanding of what they can look forward to from the Pfister Hotel. From the WELLSpa and Salon to the Victorian Art Collection we find that our building is authentic and one of a kind. We look forward to playing host to you on a... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

It was a last minute reservation for me and I was surprised how fast and professional the hotel found my solution. Once I arrived in the hotel I was amazed how beautiful the hotel was and greatly impressed by Ken at the front desk because he made us feel welcome. I took his advice about the club lounge and I... More 

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

Good Day! Thank you for taking the time to recognize Ken and the service you received throughout your visit. It was great to hear that you took advantage of the Club Lounge upgrade and treated yourself to all of the perks that it offers! We will see you on the next adventure to Milwaukee! More 

Chicago, Illinois
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11 reviews 11 reviews
7 hotel reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

By far, the best hotel I have ever stayed in. This is also the first time I have ever stayed in a five start hotel. Everything there was perfect. From the front desk (Eric and I believe the other lady was named Stephanie) to the concierge (Roc) to the bellman (Coke). First class all the way. I have never had... More 

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

Thank you so much Mr. Banik for allowing us to be part of your 25th wedding anniversary celebration. We take great pride in creating memorable experiences and we were pleased you chose to stay with us. I have taken back your kind remarks to the members of the team mentioned and celebrated your review in our daily briefings. We thank... More 

Cincinnati, Ohio
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175 reviews 175 reviews
95 hotel reviews
409 helpful votes 409 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The Pfister is my favorite hotel in Milwaukee. However, they exhibited a rare lack of ethics and poor service on this last trip. The room was lovely, the bed comfortable, the bathroom large enough, and the location the best. Yet Steve Marcus, the Marcus organization, and my fellow travelers, need to be informed about my issues. I booked and paid... More 

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

Thank you enofile1 for sharing the challenges and concerns stemming from your recent visit. We are in the process of investigating the challenge with the room selection as it relates to the third party booking and look forward to formulating a remedy in the near future. I was pleased to see that our team was able to make up for... More 

Vancouver, Washington, USA
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34 reviews 34 reviews
28 hotel reviews
46 helpful votes 46 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I stayed here for one night after the Brewers baseball game. The young guy that checked me in around 10 pm was very professional and helpful. The one bedroom suite I was assigned was clean, modern and very comfortable. Everything about this hotel was classy and upscale and this was made evident by the fact that the Cincinnati Reds baseball... More 

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

Thank you Justtravel for the great comments from your recent visit. I was pleased to see that you were truly able to enjoy everything the hotel has to offer and have shared the kind remarks with members of our Front Office and Guest Services team. We look forward to having you back! More 

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