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The Pfister Hotel

4.5 of 5 Hotel   |   424 E Wisconsin Ave, Milwaukee, WI 53202 (Downtown)
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Ranked #2 of 52 Hotels in Milwaukee
Certificate of Excellence 2014
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 10, 2013
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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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Crystal Lake, IL
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17 reviews 17 reviews
8 hotel reviews
19 helpful votes 19 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 10, 2013

On January 26, 2013, we had our Daughters Wedding at the Pfister. What a perfect day it was! From the 1st process, which is the financial end of it made 5 months ago, to the end of the reception, everything was perfect. And the Pfister made sure of it. You might think that this hotel is too expensive to have... More

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Wisconsin
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22 reviews 22 reviews
9 hotel reviews
31 helpful votes 31 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 10, 2013

We stayed at The Pfister Hotel on 2/9. Our hotel stay was a gift from our daughter and brand new son-in-law, it was their way of thanking us for assisting with their recent wedding. We arrived at the hotel at 1pm expecting to be told that check-in wouldn't be until 3pm, we were pleasantly surprised to be told that our... More

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

Thank you so much for sharing about your experience here with us!! And we are so glad that your daughter and son in law decided to give this to you as a gift. Aside from the breathtaking ascetics, as you mentioned the people here really are what make the difference. Again thank you for staying with us and we truly... More

DeKalb
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16 reviews 16 reviews
7 hotel reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 5, 2013

My husband and i came to Milwaukee to celebrate our Wedding Anniversary. This hotel was beautiful. Historic and ornate. We checked in rather late and they showed us to our room, we were suppose to be in the tower with a room facing the lake. The showed us to a room NOT in the tower with a room facing a... More

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

Thank you so much for taking the time to share about your experience. We are so thrilled that you chose to spend your special weekend with us and that we were able to add to that special time. We are very luck to get to work in a great hotel in a great city, and we truly hope that we... More

Michigan
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35 reviews 35 reviews
18 hotel reviews
25 helpful votes 25 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 4, 2013

My company booked me here for a function and I had some reservations at first. However, from the moment I walked into the lobby I felt at home. The staff is top notch and the accomodations very nice. The attitude of everyone from the front desk, bell staff and cafe was terrific. Beyond professional in that everyone interacted with the... More

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

Thank you so very much!! We are truly blessed to get to work with such great here that love what they do. And as for the Lions and "Tribal Warriors", the lions are named Dick and Harry and the Tribal Warriors are called the Pike Men. Both were gifts from Chapmans when they closed in the first half the 1980's.... More

Wausau, Wisconsin
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94 reviews 94 reviews
25 hotel reviews
55 helpful votes 55 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 3, 2013

First stay at the Pfister- excellent experience. When you walk into the lobby you enter another time- gorgeous mural ceiling, sweeping staircases, a beautiful hotel. We had some drinks in the lobby bar. Friendly bartenders and they seem to know their stuff. Other guests at the bar were also friendly and outgoing. Many restaurants wihin walking distance, as is the... More

Was this review helpful? Yes 5
Kenneth W, Front Office Manager at The Pfister Hotel, responded to this review

Thank you so mcuh for taking the time to share about your experience here at the Pfister as well as in Milwaukee. Being 120 njow we are so lucky that a lot of the city has grown up around us. We are so glad that you enjoyed your first stay with us and we hope it will become more and... More

Crown Point, Indiana
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35 reviews 35 reviews
6 hotel reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 3, 2013

Decided to spend a weekend close to home (Chicago to Milwaukee) and because of Trip advisor, selected The Pfister Hotel, to spend the couple days. It was cold, but that was okay,it was February, so what do you expect, but the hotel was warm and welcoming. Staying at a one of the oldest hotels that has been remodeled is always... More

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

Thank you so much for your post and for taking the time to tell us about your stay!! We are so glad you had such a wonderful time and were able to enjoy so many facets of the hotel. We truly do hope to see you again and welcoming you back. Safe travels and best wishes. Thank You More

Ann Arbor, Michigan
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4 reviews 4 reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 1, 2013

Our three-night stay at the Pfister in early Jan. was a great getaway. We loved the spacious suite, hallway art galleries, swimming pool and views, Victorian tea, Mason Grill, and Wellness Spa. It was a birthday celebration for us, and they brought us chocolate covered strawberries and champagne, and a box of Swiss chocolates. The attentive and friendly staff was... More

Was this review helpful? Yes 5
Kenneth W, Front Office Manager at The Pfister Hotel, responded to this review

Thank you so much for taking the time to share about your experience with us!! And we are so glad that you were able to enjoy so many aspects of the hotel while you were here. Its always so great us to be able to be a part of special occasions such as these and even more rewarding that you... More

Madison, Wisconsin
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20 reviews 20 reviews
13 hotel reviews
33 helpful votes 33 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 31, 2013

Spent our 35th wedding anniversay at the hotel. This is a beautiful hotel that is a tribute to a time when hotels were elegant and romantic. Yet the rooms are updated and have all you need. The staff from check in to check out were wonderful and so accomadating. My first stay at the Pfister was over 35 years ago... More

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

Thank you so much!! Its very humbling a great pleasure to be a part of such a special occasion and to be able to celebrate that with you both. We are thrilled that you had such a wonderful time and we hope to see you both for many more anniversaries to come. Thank You More

Destin, Florida
1 review
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 26, 2013

We travel to a city every year for our Christmas get away which includes staying at one of the historic hotels on the Register. This by FAR was our favorite historic hotel for Christmas. When you walk through the door your whole world changes! The Lobby was out of this world decorated for the season with a huge gorgeous Christmas... More

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

Thank you so very much!! Your kind words truly inspire even those of us that get the pleasure of working in such a special place every day. As you touched on it truly is the people that make the difference. From the numerous staff members you can find here that have been here 10, 20 , and even 30 years.... More

New York City -- Greatest City in the World
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26 reviews 26 reviews
25 hotel reviews
17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 25, 2013

It was a short stay at The Pfister but very enjoyable. The hotel was convenient to my client downtown. I was given a nice suite with a roomy bathroom. The rooms are well decorated in a classic style. Internet works well and room service (breakfast and dinner) was solid.

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

Thank you so much for choosing the Pfister as well as taking the time to share about your experience. While short it is sooo great to hear that time hear an impression, and a positive one at that. We certainly hope you will return and hopefully for an even longer visit next time. Thank You 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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