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Residence Inn Milwaukee Downtown

3.0 of 5 648 North Plankinton Avenue, 648 N. Plankinton Ave, Milwaukee, WI 53203
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  • Sleep Quality
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4.5 of 5 stars
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Bristol, Wisconsin
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16 reviews 16 reviews
7 hotel reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 15, 2014

Right by the Pabst and Riverside....Moe's Steakhouse, Moe's Irish pub. Good, free breakfast. Clean, comfortable rooms. Walkway into mall. I think this is a great Hotel to stay at if you have plans in Milwaukee and need a great place to stay. Right on the river too.

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Port Washington, Wisconsin
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9 reviews 9 reviews
5 hotel reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 10, 2014

We stayed at the Residence Inn on a Saturday evening to celebrate my 30th birthday - we were going on downtown Milwaukee and didn't want to drive home. We had everyone meet us for appetizers in the room (about 13 people total) and there was PLENTY of room for all of us in the hotel room. We had a 1-room... More 

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Channahon, Illinois
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4 reviews 4 reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 27, 2014

We stayed one night and while it's very convenient as far as location, it did have a few drawbacks. It was clean, but the furniture is a little beat up. The bathroom is dated. The parking is inconvenient and $17. It's described as a category 6 hotel, but I also stay at a level 5 hotel in Iowa that is... More 

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Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
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131 reviews 131 reviews
51 hotel reviews
60 helpful votes 60 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 15, 2014

This is a solid property with great location for downtown amenities, restaurants, theater, etc. Very short drive to Harley-Davidson Museum and Milwaukee Art Museum, two highlights. Helpful and friendly front desk staff. Complimentary breakfast and light dinner buffet. Room had full kitchen, desk, sitting area. Some areas in need of upgrades; time for a major renovation (otherwise would be five... More 

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Madison, Wisconsin
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64 reviews 64 reviews
14 hotel reviews
44 helpful votes 44 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 3, 2014

We were getting away for three nights without our child for the first time in nine years. We were looking for quiet and comfort. Since my husband often snores, we appreciate whenever we can get a suite with a separate bedroom. This place was quiet. It is in an old department store in downtown Milwaukee. I assume the walls are... More 

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Maple Grove, Minnesota
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5 reviews 5 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
2 of 5 stars Reviewed September 28, 2014

Due to the great location I've always stayed here in the past, however, on my recent trips the rooms are in desperate need of repair and updates. Last spring when we stayed the pull out sofa bed was blood stained and extremely uncomfortable and we asked for a roll away that was also in bad shape. On that occasion the... More 

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Andi S, Manager at Residence Inn Milwaukee Downtown, responded to this review

Dear Paula, Thank you for taking the time to share your recent experience at the Residence Inn Milwaukee Downtown with us. As the cleanliness and functionality of our hotel is a key priority, I am very sorry that your guestroom fell short of your expectations. Please rest assured that your comments have been shared with the housekeeping team in an... More 

Top Contributor
54 reviews 54 reviews
3 hotel reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 28, 2014

We stayed in 708 and it was a very nice room with a great view of the city. Need was very comfortable. Our room also has a full fridge with two burner stove top. Breakfast had a large variety of food. Inside parking was easy to use and nice. We went for a walk on the Riverwalk in the morning... More 

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Walla Walla, Washington
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21 reviews 21 reviews
15 hotel reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 24, 2014

This Residence Inn has a lot to like, but there were also a lot of little issues that added up over my eleven night stay. It's worth mentioning that the place is transitioning to new owners, so what changes the next year will bring remain to be seen. To start with the positives, the hotel could hardly be better located.... More 

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Andi S, General Manager at Residence Inn Milwaukee Downtown, responded to this review

Thank you for taking the time to complete a review in regards to your recent stay at the Residence Inn Milwaukee Downtown. As we pride ourselves on delivering a memorable hotel experience during your travels, we have unfortunately fallen short of our goal during your recent stay. Please accept our sincere apology for issues you had during your stay. We... More 

Parker, Colorado
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61 reviews 61 reviews
22 hotel reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 22, 2014

Beautiful old classic building, all the staff I encountered were great and friendly. Parking was a bit of a pain but this is an old building so there is no parking in the same building. Only stayed 1 night and everything was good, just the rooms are tired and in desperate need of a makeover. I felt like I was... More 

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Andi S, General Manager at Residence Inn Milwaukee Downtown, responded to this review

Thank you for taking the time to complete a review in regards to your recent stay at the Residence Inn Milwaukee Downtown. As we pride ourselves on delivering a memorable hotel experience during your travels, we have unfortunately fallen short of our goal during your recent stay. Please accept our sincere apology for falling short of your expectation. We are... More 

San Francisco
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71 reviews 71 reviews
21 hotel reviews
72 helpful votes 72 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 13, 2014

This was a great place to stay for my quick trip in Milwaukee. The breakfast was good as well—lots of variety. On one morning, they had biscuits and gravy. My only complaint as that there was no cream or half and half for the coffee—only the fake creamer type of stuff that makes your coffee taste saccharine. Also, there were... More 

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Address: 648 North Plankinton Avenue, 648 N. Plankinton Ave, Milwaukee, WI 53203
Location: United States > Wisconsin > Milwaukee
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$
Hotel Class:3 star — Residence Inn Milwaukee Downtown 3*
Number of rooms: 131
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Also Known As:
Residence Inn Milwaukee Downtown Hotel Milwaukee
Milwaukee Residence Inn
Hotel Style:
#11 Family Hotel in Milwaukee
#12 Romantic Hotel in Milwaukee
#13 Business Hotel in Milwaukee

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