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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 #20 of 52 hotels in Milwaukee
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 1, 2013
BonnieC91 Holden, MA
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  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4 of 5 stars
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    4 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4 of 5 stars
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Holden, MA
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 1, 2013

We had an excellent experience, the room was clean and newly renovated with all the comforts I would expect of a Hilton hotel. When I contacted the hotel because the reservation issued through H.O.G. was wrong, Kathy worked with me to ensure it was corrected so that my friend with a bad back would be accommodated and comfortable. The restaurant... More

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Michael D, General Manager at Milwaukee River Inn, responded to this review

Thank you so very much for your kind comments following your stay with us during the massive Harley-Davidson 110th Anniversary Celebration! You highlighted two areas that we are very proud of here at the Hilton Milwaukee River......our staff members and our restaurant, The Anchorage (which also has a Trip Advisor listing for your direct comments). Both facets work hard to... More

Dallas, Texas
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 26, 2013

Great service from the time you check in until you check out. They have an outstanding restaurant and the service there is exemplary. Everyone from the front desk to the restaurant always remembers your name and greets you with a smile.

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Michael D, General Manager at Milwaukee River Inn, responded to this review

Thank you very much for your kind comments, especially as they pertain to both our staff members, as well as to our signature restaurant, The Anchorage! (We also have a dedicated Trip Advisor listing for The Anchorage for your comments.) We all work very hard to create a positive hospitality experience for our guests who stay with us. The same... More

Chicago, IL
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30 reviews 30 reviews
22 hotel reviews
44 helpful votes 44 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 24, 2013

As usual, I was put in a comfortable, good size room; and I appreciated the upgrade to a river view. Kathy at the Front Desk was very helpful in advising me how to get my Hilton Passport (which I had misplaced) in order to secure my industry rate. It worked! I was able to make use of the business center.... More

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Michael D, General Manager at Milwaukee River Inn, responded to this review

Thank you for your continued patronage of the Hilton Milwaukee River and our popular restaurant, The Anchorage! Greatly appreciated! From our levels of customer service to our full-range of unique amenities and services, we are glad that they were positively noted during your recent visit! Hope to welcome you back here soon! -- Michael Dietrich General Manager Hilton Milwaukee River More

Saint Louis, Missouri
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 22, 2013

I have never stayed at a hotel where all the employees were extremely helpful, congenial and just so nice. Always a smile and friendly greeting. Highly recommend. Also, the restaurant connected with the hotel, The Anchorage, had delicious food and excellent service.

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Michael D, General Manager at Milwaukee River Inn, responded to this review

Thank you for taking the time to provide your glowing comments about our Hotel, about our staff members, and especially about our noted restaurant, The Anchorage! All very appreciated! We pride ourselves on the levels of hospitality, friendliness, and customer service shown to our guests. But we are especially proud of the fact that The Anchorage is not your typical... More

Chicago, Illinois
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14 reviews 14 reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 20, 2013

Our stay was very clean and comfortable. the location is just north of Milwaukee but easy access by car and out of the crowds and chaos of activities. Peaceful setting and very helpful staff. Free breakfast had a wonderful array of choices that were fresh and plentiful. I would return whenever we are in the area again.

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Michael D, General Manager at Milwaukee River Inn, responded to this review

Glad to read that we can welcome you back for a return visit! Our unique setting in the Glendale / Northshore area places guests within proximity to Downtown Milwaukee, but also to the wonderful attractions, shopping, and business attractions in the immediate area, highlighted by the Bayshore Town Center. And all within a unique, pastoral setting along the Milwaukee River... More

New York, City, United States
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 19, 2013

This Hilton in location near many business in a City that has so much culture and yet no traffic. The Restaurant on the River is fantastic with outside deck seating right on the river. The staff is great on making sure the stay was carefree so I could just get the business I was doing done. Thank you all.

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Michael D, General Manager at Milwaukee River Inn, responded to this review

Thank you for your commentary here on Trip Advisor! While we tout many of our amenities such as our outstanding restaurant, The Anchorage, or our complimentary WI-FI service, or our levels of customer service, we sometimes overlook our unique setting as an important amenity as well. It places us near the primary attractions within the Glendale / Northshore communities such... More

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 19, 2013

I was in town to race in triathlon and I found the location of this hotel to be convenient for my preparation.The location of this hotel is not downtown but near by the local stores, restaurants and parks. This help avoid all the construction delays. I even was told of a back way to get to downtown, which helped me... More

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Michael D, General Manager at Milwaukee River Inn, responded to this review

Thank you for your comments, as well as allowing us to be your local host for the recent Triathlon hosted in the area! Yes, our fantastic location places guests within proximity to all of Downtown Milwaukee's attractions, venues, and Lakefront areas. But it also gives you great access to the Glendale area's primary attractions such as the Bayshore Town Center,... More

Cleveland, United States
1 review
2 of 5 stars Reviewed August 15, 2013

When we arrived there was a very visible stain or something on one of the beds. After calling to ask for new bedding they only brought a comforter, no sheet to cover it which was actually the problem. After going to the front desk they actually took care of the problem and ensured that all of the bed linen was... More

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Michael D, General Manager at Milwaukee River Inn, responded to this review

Thank you for your comments, as pro or con, they assist us in making sure our standards are maintained. While pleased to read of the positive response you received from our front desk staff, I was naturally disappointed to read your comments about our housekeeping staff / linens. I can assure you that this is certainly not to our standard... More

Falls Church, Virginia
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67 reviews 67 reviews
28 hotel reviews
24 helpful votes 24 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 12, 2013

Checked in very late with reservation but staff was very helpful. Ended up with bottom floor near service hallway as they were full. Business center still open and well equipped. Room adequate but bed/pillows too soft. Restaurant breakfast buffet was fast and sufficient, allowed us to work at the table a while. Not much of a river here, but it... More

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Michael D, General Manager at Milwaukee River Inn, responded to this review

Thank you for your comments! I'm glad to read that you enjoyed the assistance of our staff members, our 24-hour business center, and our Anchorage restaurant. All signature features of our Hotel! Sorry that our primary signature feature, the Milwaukee River (hence our name!!) did not cooperate! Opposed to other summers, we have been recently very dry, and that affected... More

Calimesa, California, United States
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 10, 2013

Outstanding hotel and the staff was incredibly friendly and helpful. Everyone who worked there was professional and friendly! Food at the Anchorage was great! The hotel bar was very nice with wonderful bartenders! The manager, Kathy, was amazing! She helped us with everything we needed! We would highly recommend the Hilton Milwaukee River!

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Michael D, General Manager at Milwaukee River Inn, responded to this review

Thank you for your glowing comments following your stay with us! From the front desk to housekeeping to the restaurant, I do stress high levels of customer service presented to our guests. We are also very proud of our restaurant, The Anchorage, and their specific service levels, entrée selections, and river-view ambiance. (The Anchorage also has their own dedicated Trip... 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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Also Known As:
Hilton Milwaukee River Hotel Milwaukee
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Amenities

Bar / Lounge Business Center with Internet Access Fitness Center with Gym / Workout Room Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi ) Free Parking Restaurant Room Service Shuttle Bus service Swimming Pool Wheelchair access
Hotel Style
#17 Family Hotel in Milwaukee #17 Romantic Hotel in Milwaukee #17 Business Hotel in Milwaukee
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
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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