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Residence Inn Milwaukee Downtown

3.0 of 5 Hotel   |   648 North Plankinton Avenue, Milwaukee, WI 53203
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Ranked #11 of 52 hotels in Milwaukee
Certificate of Excellence 2014
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5 of 5 stars reviewed 1 week ago
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  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
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    4.5 of 5 stars
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    4.5 of 5 stars
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    4.5 of 5 stars
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    4.5 of 5 stars
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    4.5 of 5 stars
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28 reviews 28 reviews
10 hotel reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Had an excellent stay at the Residence Inn Milwaukee right in the heart of downtown. The suites are big and comfortable. The bathroom is a little out dated, but was still in nice condition and clean. The river side views are outstanding, and on a clear day/night, you can see Lake Michigan. Parking is underground and very secure, which I... More

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Phillips, Nebraska
13 reviews 13 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Right in the heart of downtown, ON the river. I'd say it's about average with most hotels in the $150ish range. I've had one decent room, and one awesome room. The 6th floor room I was in had probably a 15 foot ceiling! It made the room feel huge! Parking is a pain, and expensive - $17/day on top of... More

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Staten Island, New York
13 reviews 13 reviews
3 hotel reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Stayed here for a wedding weekend. We got to the hotel around 11am and thought we were going to have to leave our luggage and walk around before a room was ready but they had our room ready to go so we were able to relax after traveling. The room itself was gigantic! Nice size kitchen, beautiful floor to ceiling... More

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We were on a weekend get away and wanted to be downtown. The location of the hotel is it's best feature. It is on the river, and if you're lucky you may get a view-we did not. The parking is a bit of a pain on the one way streets below the hotel, but we didn't use it once we... More

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21 reviews 21 reviews
13 hotel reviews
27 helpful votes 27 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed July 26, 2014

We had a horrible stay at this hotel. To start off with the rooms don't start until the 5th floor. When you get out of the show at the Riverside/Pabst Theater, there is a full hotel worth of people trying to get up the elevators. The elevators fill up and get overloaded and then the alarm goes off. Nobody will... More

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8 hotel reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 19, 2014

I stayed during 4 night for Summerfest, the hotel was sold out, and they gave me an updated suite as an elite gold member, corner view high ceilings, with a great riverview view, I was in the 5th floor the hotel is really big and nice, and the noise of the train tracks and boats didn't bother . the breakfast... More

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Chicago, Illinois
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27 reviews 27 reviews
14 hotel reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 16, 2014

My gf and I went here in January to enjoy a weekend stay in Milwaukee. I was pleasantly surprised by the amount of space in the room (Studio, 1 King Bed With Sofabed). The kitchenette in the room was convenient and the view of the river closeby was fantastic too. There are enough restaurant and bars nearby to visit as... More

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Chicago, Illinois
5 reviews 5 reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 8, 2014

We just returned from our 2 night stay here and were really happy we chose this place, the room was very clean, we had no problems with noise, we had a river view room on the 6th floor where we could also see some of the lake, the kitchen in the room was very convenient and the buffet breakfast was... More

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21 hotel reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 7, 2014

Just back from staying here for a girls trip to Summerfest. Hotel is very clean. Bed was comfortable. The shower was very nice as were the fluffy towels. It was nice that the sink area was separate from bathroom so 1 could get ready while other showering--nice Paul Mitchell products too. Full size fridge wasn't needed for nite but handy... More

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Saint Paul, Minnesota
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4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 22, 2014

For our son's wedding in Milwaukee, we needed about 15 rooms for out-of-town guests. Residence Inn's sales staff was extremely accommodating, per-room group price was better than just about any in or around downtown, rooms were big, sales staff made adjustments without complaint in run up to the event ... a very positive experience and I would recommend to anyone... More

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Address: 648 North Plankinton Avenue, Milwaukee, WI 53203
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Location: United States > Wisconsin > Milwaukee
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Hotel Class:3 star — Residence Inn Milwaukee Downtown 3*
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Housed in the historic Marshall Fields building, the Residence Inn Milwaukee Downtown blends old-world splendor with modern amenities. Recently renovated, our downtown Milwaukee hotel is an all-suites hotel offering an incredible location. We're connected to the Shops of Grand Avenue and within walking distance to Midwest Airlines Center, the theatre district and Bradley Center. Whether relocating to Milwaukee or looking for a Milwaukee extended-stay hotel, you'll feel right at home. Choose from studio, one- or two-bedroom suites with full kitchens, luxurious bedding, flat-screen TV, wireless Internet, and separate living areas. At any time, visit our market, business center, and fitness center, all open 24-hours. Enjoy a complimentary daily breakfast buffet and social hour with food and beverages (Mon-Wed). Surrounded by many businesses and cultural attractions, the Residence Inn offers first-class service and friendly staff. ... more   less 
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