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The Clarke Hotel

314 W. Main Street, Waukesha, WI 53186
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  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4.5 of 5 stars
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The Clarke was a great hotel stay on the center of downtown. The rooms were spacious and clean. Tge shower was huge and had five seperate shower heads. The staff was friendly and you get free breakfast to include an omelette bar. The only downside is the lack of parking forces you to valet park for 20$ a night. Valet... More 

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Bloomington, Indiana
12 reviews 12 reviews
6 hotel reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We stayed here a couple yrs ago and like what the new owners have done. For the price, the room was huge. There was a desk and chair, a Keurig and fridge, lounge chair and ottoman. The furniture was a bit tired looking but the bed was extremely comfortable. As another guest noted, bring your own pillows though. Theirs are... More 

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Clarksville, Tennessee, United States
5 reviews 5 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We have stayed at least twice a year for last 3 years. We are happy to say that it is under to new mngmnt and they are doing a wonderful job bringing it back to life! Paul in the restaurant downstairs was wonderful. (The food is all homemade and DELICIOUS!) They have the heart to revive this sweet boutique hotel... More 

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Appleton, Wisconsin
1 review
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
2 of 5 stars Reviewed November 25, 2014

Like the "Disappointed" and "Very Disappointing" reviewers, we really wanted to like this hotel. After reading the positive and negative reviews, we thought we'd give the hotel a try since the rooms look very nice on the hotel's website, several folks really seem to like the place, and the location was perfect for our needs. Like the one reviewer stated,... More 

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Menasha, Wisconsin
2 reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 22, 2014

So pleased with The Clarke! Beautiful room with a fabulous bathroom/shower!!!! Cleanest hotel we have ever stayed in. The staff was warm and welcoming. Loved being right downtown and browsing the shops. You will be happy you chose this hotel!!!

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Redmond, Washington, USA
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23 reviews 23 reviews
4 hotel reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 22, 2014

Traveled to Waukesha for business. Found the Clarke Hotel through... Trip Advisor :-) The reception on the 2nd floor was just a small desk but the receptionist was very delightful. She got me my key while she finished checking me in so I could go to the room and use the restroom. The room was clean and luxurious the bathroom... More 

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Sturgeon Bay, Wisconsin
5 reviews 5 reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 19, 2014

Stayed here in November 2014 for a sister get together weekend. This place is amazingly clean. The rooms are very spacious. The bathroom was awesome! Multiple shower heads/huge whirlpool tub-Fabulous!! The bed was the most comfortable bed I have ever slept in. Irish bar and restaraunt on first floor . Bar was adorable and Bartenders all so nice-and very fun... More 

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2 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 23, 2014

We have visited this hotel in the past and were reminded as to how much we really liked this hotel. We were in town for the Carroll University homecoming football tailgate and game with the Women's Basketball Team. We had plenty of choices for the evening funtime and a lot of good music to pick from of which The Clarke... More 

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Green Bay, Wisconsin
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52 reviews 52 reviews
20 hotel reviews
42 helpful votes 42 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 7, 2014

We stayed last Saturday night and enjoyed our stay. The big issue is parking! No spots were left in the "preferred lot" about a block away so we had to call the front desk to inquire where we were supposed to park. It ended up being about 2 blocks away and with carrying bags and checking in at 10 pm,... More 

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Sheboygan, Wisconsin
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36 reviews 36 reviews
28 hotel reviews
41 helpful votes 41 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 2, 2014

As promised to me by management, there are many improvements that have taken place at The Clarke. The pub and restaurant are open and have great food and service. Additionally, I enjoyed their new made to order omelets as part of their expanded continental breakfast. The wireless internet has been upgraded. The complimentary parking option is a nice alternative to... More 

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Address: 314 W. Main Street, Waukesha, WI 53186
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Location: United States > Wisconsin > Waukesha
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$
Number of rooms: 20
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