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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 2 weeks ago
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    4.5 of 5 stars
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

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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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

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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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

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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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

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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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

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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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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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 21, 2014

For the most part, a wonderful hotel in a great location, better than many of the higher end hotels with respect to both. Large spacious rooms with wonderful windows. Air conditioning was quiet and worked great. Breakfast was nicer than many other Residence Inns. Did not get to enjoy the evening receptions. My only complaints are minor. My Marriott elite... More

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 20, 2014

Stayed at the Residence Inn Downtown Milwaukee for a week in June, and my family and I were pleasantly surprised. The 2 bedroom, 2 bath suite was very spacious and clean. Not sure why the large bedrooms didn't have king beds rather than queens though. They do have king-bedded rooms, just not in the 2-bedroom suites. That was definitely a... More

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 18, 2014

Clean, very friendly staff, the rooms are very spacious. We stayed in an apartment that was very well equipped for preparing and cooking consistent meals. The breakfast was also quite reach in food assortments and the breakfast room is very cozy. The hotel is very well positioned. Ask for a room with a river view.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 14, 2014

This place was great! It is probably the best price I’ve paid for the nicest hotel, especially for being in the perfect location - we went to a concert at the Riverside Theater and if you take the stairs, they open to directly in front of it. The ceilings are really high and the windows are huge. I’m not sure... More

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Address: 648 North Plankinton Avenue, Milwaukee, WI 53203
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Location: United States > Wisconsin > Milwaukee
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$
Hotel Class:3 star — Residence Inn Milwaukee Downtown 3*
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Amenities

Business Center with Internet Access Fitness Center with Gym / Workout Room Free Breakfast Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi ) Kitchenette Room Service Suites Wheelchair access
Hotel Style
#11 Romantic Hotel in Milwaukee #13 Business Hotel in Milwaukee #13 Family Hotel in Milwaukee
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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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