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Holiday Inn Milwaukee Riverfront

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4700 N Port Washington Road, Milwaukee, WI 53212 (Formerly Milwaukee River Inn)
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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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2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 23, 2013

We enjoyed our stay at this hotel. It has a beautiful view of a river from the restaurant. The food in the restaurant was a bit pricey, but was excellent and the staff helpful. The banquet facilities, staff, and food was beyond my expectations. The ease of check in and checkout was surprising. I would definitely recommend this hotel.

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

Thank you so much for your comments about our hotel, and in particular, the dining and catering capabilities shown by our signature restaurant, The Anchorage! Many events hosted here at our Hotel can trace their success to the quality, attentiveness, and setting of our facility and The Anchorage. We are quite proud of their efforts, and are glad to read... More 

Dallas, Texas, Usa
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 22, 2013

the folks at the Anchorage are the best - Sandy, Ray, Jill and Brian make you feel right at home when you are away from your own family - I would highly recommend a stay here sometime. The hotel is also a great location from Bayshore and close to downtown as well.

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

Thank you so very much for your warm comments about our signature restaurant at our hotel, The Anchorage. As we are about to celebrate our 40th anniversary, we are very proud of both the ambiance and quality within the restaurant itself, as well as the dedicated staff members that make dining there a positive experience! You join the many other... More 

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 22, 2013

Just north of downtown and conveniently located off the expressway, the hotel was very reasonably priced ($137 included 2 buffet breakfasts) for a Hilton branded property. Made me a little suspicious. I'm sure the price has something to do with location (not downtown) as well as being long-in-the-tooth on decor. We had a first floor room and had to go... More 

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

Thank you very much for your comments! Our Hotel does enjoy the location benefits of being very near the Bayshore Town Center in Glendale, as well as to Milwaukee's downtown, lakefront, and ward districts. It also gives year-round views of the Milwaukee River / Estabrook Park banks which many other guests truly appreciate compared to urban locations. We also offer... More 

Eau Claire, Wisconsin
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 20, 2013

I'm at the Hilton Milwaukee River as I write this. It's what you expect. It's clean, updated, nice bed and all the other good stuff. Food in pub was good and it's easy access to interstate. Friendly staff and service. I came in on a Sunday night so hard to tell what's nearby but it's serving my work purposes with... More 

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

Thank you for your comments following your recent stay with us. I'm glad to read that the combination of our clean and refurbished accommodations, our friendly staff, and our signature restaurant / lounge, The Anchorage, all combined to make for a productive work trip! With our location and interstate access, guests staying with us are within minutes of the businesses... More 

Naperville, Illinois
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51 helpful votes 51 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 17, 2013

We were attending a family wedding during Summerfest so this hotel was a more reasonable location than downtown Milwaukee. The hotel is on the river which provides a pleasant view and area to walk. The common area has a bit of that stale smoke and mildew smell. The rooms are standard and the parking lot is free. At first we... More 

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

Thank you for providing your comments. Like you, we are proud of our location that affords guests unique views of the river while being close to Downtown Milwaukee and Glendale's Bayshore Town Center Mall, as well as the recent upgrades that we have done to the property that included new carpeting and wallpaper. Reading that you detected a smoky/mildew smell... More 

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 13, 2013

I was there for a coaching clinic at Marquette University. I had a great dinner & the hotel was quiet & comforting. I was on the 1st floor & there seemed to be bugs flying around the room. Im not sure if thats because of the river or not. Im a Gold member & love Hilton. I was displeased though... More 

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

Thank you for your comments here on Trip Advisor! Very appreciated! While I am glad to read that your stay was highlighted by our fantastic restaurant, The Anchorage, and by our quaint location accented with a helpful staff, I am embarrassed about the linen conditions you experienced! Your point is quite valid.....this is not up to Hilton standards, nor mine.... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 12, 2013 via mobile

I was pleased with my stay at the Hilton Milwaukee River. The hotel is smaller and quieter than a lot of "big deal" Hilton properties, but that was just fine with me. Located along the scenic Milwaukee River in a suburban neighborhood, this hotel offers a nice escape from the city, but is just a quick drive from downtown especially... More 

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

Thank you very much for your comments and compliments about our unique Hotel! We continue to make improvements and enhancement to our property, having recently completed projects such as new wallpaper, carpeting, and lighting in our guestroom corridors, new TVs, and a refreshed lobby area. These all have earned praise from many of our guests. The two primary items that... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 11, 2013

Great food and great service in Glendale, just north of downtown. Kelly our server was great, and Sandy the hostess was super attentive to our group which had 1 energetic 2 year old. We will come back to this "hidden" jewel for many more visits!

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

Thank you so much for your comments, especially as they related to our restaurant, The Anchorage, and to a few of our waitstaff members and managers. Both very appreciated! We are quite proud that the combination of our signature restaurant (which also has its own Trip Advisor listing for your commentary), our convenient location to both Glendale / Northshore and... More 

Minneapolis, Minnesota
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29 helpful votes 29 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 11, 2013

The biggest plus here is the staff who are very efficient and friendly. The hotel is well located just off the interstate. The decor is quite dated but the beds are super comfortable. I would stay here again for sure!

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

Thanks for your review, as well as the comments on our staff! They do strive to make guests' stays as pleasant as possible. We have completed a number of enhancement projects, which have included new hallway carpeting and wallpaper, new guestroom TVs and safes, new bedding and linens, and a remodeled restaurant. Future projects will certainly follow! Glad to welcome... More 

Neenah
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5 hotel reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 9, 2013

Good night sleep before Brewer half marathon. I would stay at this hotel anytime I visit the Milwaukee area, service friendliness is top notch. Check in was quick, there was a college soccer team in the hotel and if I would not have seen them at check in I would have never known. Service was remarkable.

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

Glad to read that our service levels at the Hilton Milwaukee River made for a comfortable night's rest before your Brewer Marathon! (I had friends that ran in that event as well.....maybe they should have stayed over here too, as they only did so-so at Miller Park!!) In all areas of our facility, I am quite proud of our staff... More 

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