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Residence Inn Milwaukee Downtown

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648 North Plankinton Avenue, 648 N. Plankinton Ave, Milwaukee, WI 53203
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  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
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    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4.5 of 5 stars
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St. Charles, Missouri
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 26, 2011

We stayed for one night on our way to Door County. Our room was very clean and loved the big windows. A little bit of truck noise on the street out front early morning though. Front desk people were very nice. Loved the location. We walked to the lakefront and over to the german area. Had a great time.

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Chicago, Illinois
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 22, 2011

I had a great experience at the Residence Inn in downtown Milwaukee. Customer service at check-in was excellent. I was checked in by a manager (didn't catch her name but she had curly shoulder-length hair) and she was extremely friendly and helpful. I also spoke to Clarice (the other front-desk agent) and she was always smiling and such a pleasure.... More 

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Austin, Texas
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 20, 2011

My wife & I had a wedding in town, so we decided to stay here b/c it was close to all of the festivities. There are many nice features about this hotel - connected via walkway to a mall that runs through multiple bldgs - located on the river with a nice view - historic building - friendly staff/servie -... More 

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Citrus Heights, CA
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 15, 2011

Besides the fact that this hotel locates in a convenient down town area, their large floor to (high)ceiling windows offer a beautiful view of the river and depending on the room location, even the lake from afar but the room service is v. unpredictable and mostly disappointing. Breakfast has the same large varieties everyday and happy hours leaves you little... More 

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Chicago
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 29, 2011

We have stayed at this property on several occassions and it has never disappointed. The river view rooms are spectacular, although we were slightly disappointed this visit because we were on the seventh floor, where the windows are much smaller than on the lower floors. Ask for a river view room on the fifth or sixth floors. The rooms are... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 23, 2011

Our family of four stayed at the Residence Inn while we were in Milwaukee for Irish Fest. We easily walked to the lakefront from the hotel. The rooms are spacious and the floor-to-ceiling windows are fabulous. Be sure to ask for a river view room. Our children enjoyed watching the boats, kayaks and draw bridges from our room. Breakfast was... More 

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

Thank you for taking the time to share your experience at our property. I am glad to hear that your children were able to take advantage of the wonderful river view that many of our suites do offer. Summer festivals are a great reason to come to Milwaukee. Hopefully, we will see you again soon! More 

Grayslake, Illinois
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 15, 2011

We ventured north to Milwaukee instead of our usual trip south to Chicago for a weekend urban experience. We selected this hotel - sight unseen - because of its downtown location and it turned out to be a great choice. From the ease of getting to it off I-94 (about 2 minutes - on a Friday eve no less) to... More 

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

Thank you for your feedback regarding your recent stay with us. I am glad that you chose to visit you ‘neighbors to the north’ for you weekend urban experience. We appreciate the fact that you selected the Residence Inn Milwaukee and are happy that you were pleased with your choice. Our location can’t be beat for exploring the downtown area... More 

Cleveland, OH
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 3, 2011

I'm a Marriott junkie so I've stayed in my fair share of, ummmm, questionable Residence Inn properties over the year. Sometimes its the only affordable Marriotts within 30 miles of a client site so I grin and bear it. Not this one. This is a magnificent property. It's an old department building with the top four floors converted into the... More 

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

Thank you for being a loyal Marriott customer. We do take pride in being a little bit different than your ‘usual’ Residence Inn. I am so glad that you were able to stay productive while staying with us. Hopefully, we will see you soon on your next business trip to Milwaukee. More 

Cary, Illinois
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 2, 2011

Functional kitchen. Tons of living space. Tall, loft-style ceilings. Big, beautiful views of the river. Absolutely wonderful. Workable business center. Wonderful complimentary breakfast. Only beef about the the place was re: the breakfast. It was an impressive spread...put out at the crack of dawn but whisked away at about 9 am. If you're a "breakfast person," I suggest you get... More 

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

Thank you for taking the time to share your experience at our property. I am glad that you had an enjoyable stay. Breakfast is served until 9:00 am during the week, but is extended to 9:30 on Saturday and Sunday mornings. Hopefully, we will see you next time your travels bring you to Milwaukee. More 

Highland, IN
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 2, 2011

As others have said, the tall windows are wonderful and make the room appear larger. We did, however, treat ourselves to a 2-bedroom suite which was HUGE with 2 bathrooms and 3 TVs. We loved it. Put in a washer/dryer and I would move in. I liked the location – right on the Riverwalk which is very nice. Living room... More 

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