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Milwaukee River Inn

3.5 of 5 Hotel   |   4700 N Port Washington Road, Milwaukee, WI 53212 (Formerly Hilton Milwaukee River)
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Ranked #22 of 52 hotels in Milwaukee
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3 of 5 stars reviewed 2 days ago
E S Oswego, Illinois
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  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4 of 5 stars
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Oswego, Illinois
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10 reviews 10 reviews
3 hotel reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

We have stayed at the hotel many, many times under the Hilton name. It has recently been sold to the Holiday Inn chain and is in the state of switchover. The room that we occupied had not been redone yet. Although it was clean, it was in sorry need of remodel. The top two floors were being refurbished during our... More

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1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
2 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

This is the second time I have stayed at this hotel. It used to be a estHilton property. It is no longer. The biggest problem I see is they are doing a major renovation and we did not know until we arrived. I spoke with someone from maintenance who told me that there should be a notice about the renovation... More

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Lexington, MA
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6 reviews 6 reviews
5 hotel reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

Perhaps the worst night I ever spent in a hotel. Dilapidated structure that is under construction. It seems like they should just close it, finish the remodel and reopen it (or perhaps better yet, close it once and for all and be done with it). Rooms are dated, dingy and my particular room smelled mildewy. The toilet ran intermittently. The... More

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22 reviews 22 reviews
11 hotel reviews
20 helpful votes 20 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

I purchased the room through an online discount travel agency. When I was ready to check in, the hotel didn't have my name. I started to panic, but the gal at the front desk went above and beyond to contact the agency and get the issue straightened out. We we able to get our room after all and really appreciate... More

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We used to love coming here when it was a Hilton property, but it remains under construction with dust and noise, narrow ground halls , understaffed, and a front desk that just says, " Sorry about that"! Definitely Not a value! We will be looking elsewhere , as this is evidence of things to come.

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Indianapolis, Indiana
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Milwaukee River Inn has an indoor pool and a small intimate 24-hour fitness center. Complimentary wireless Internet access is available in public areas and a computer station is located on site. There is a 24-hour business center on site. Dining options include a restaurant on property, however, there are plenty of options in the surrounding community including a select variety... More

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New London, Wisconsin
5 reviews 5 reviews
3 hotel reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

While it's true one must overlook many things going on at the Milwaukee River Inn during remodeling, we experienced many good things also. The beds were clean and very comfortable. We found the staff to be polite and very helpful. The highlight of our stay was the bartender, Brian, who not only entertained us, but served our very delicious dinner... More

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Chicago, Illinois
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95 reviews 95 reviews
13 hotel reviews
140 helpful votes 140 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I made reservations in February for two rooms for the 4th of July weekend. At the time I made the reservations this was a Hilton property. We had stayed here before and loved it. A few weeks before our trip I went to my Hilton account to double check my reservations and saw that it had disappeared. I called the... More

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Attica, Indiana
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29 reviews 29 reviews
9 hotel reviews
84 helpful votes 84 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

arrived at 2:00 in the afternood august 2nd-younger girl at desk said our room was not ready--other people were told the same-asked 1/2 hour later if room was ready she said no-asked again at 3:00 she said it was ready i forgot to tell you-room is dated badly- we had a river view room-not worth the extra money--room was clean... More

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24 hotel reviews
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

It's difficult to truly rate this hotel becaue it is under construction and in transition from a Hilton to apparently a Holiday Inn. I stayed here for business at a client's recommendation but it was not the caliber of hotel I would typically stay in and I would not stay here again. One thing that irritated me is that most... More

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Shalen L, Director of Sales at Milwaukee River Inn, responded to this review

Thank you for your feedback! I apologize that your stay was not to your expectations. Yes, we are going through an extensive renovation which will make the property brand new from top to bottom. In regards to the cable, we did have an issue on one of the evenings and I am so sorry that it happened to be the... More

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Address: 4700 N Port Washington Road, Milwaukee, WI 53212 (Formerly Hilton Milwaukee River)
Location: United States > Wisconsin > Milwaukee
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$
Hotel Class:3.5 star — Milwaukee River Inn 3.5*
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Hilton Milwaukee River Hotel Milwaukee
Hilton Hotel Milwaukee River
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The Milwaukee River Inn is a full-serviced hotel and conference facility located near the corner of Port Washington Road and Hampton Avenue. Overlooking the banks of the scenic Milwaukee River, our Hotel is only minutes away from the major attractions, businesses, and social venues within the greater Milwaukee area. Combined with our convenient freeway access and our complimentary open-air guest parking, your guests and clients should have very easy access to our facility for your events! Proudly featuring 161 guestrooms featuring complimentary High-Speed Wireless Internet, along with nearly 4,500 square feet of unique and flexible meeting / dining space, the Milwaukee River Inn is also able to professionally host and cater events in our various salons totaling up to 225 attendees! Additionally, our corporate-styled Hotel facility will present your guests with all of the formalities of a full-serviced hotel property! Your attendees' leisure time can be conveniently spent with our proximity to shopping and entertainment at the elegantly remodeled Bayshore Town Center, attractions of different styles and tastes, and county parks and golf courses. This is all in addition to our own numerous in-house amenities, our highly-acclaimed restaurant, The Anchorage, celebrating 40 years of dining excellence, and other specialized guest services! ... more   less 
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