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The Clarke Hotel

314 W. Main Street, Waukesha, WI 53186
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    4.5 of 5 stars
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    4 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    3.5 of 5 stars
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    4 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4.5 of 5 stars
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Menasha, Wisconsin
2 reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

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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Sturgeon Bay, Wisconsin
5 reviews 5 reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

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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1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

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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46 reviews 46 reviews
20 hotel reviews
36 helpful votes 36 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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Schaumburg, Illinois
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7 reviews 7 reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 2, 2014

The location is great, the beds are wonderful and the bathrooms are outstanding, but as far as selling themselves as a boutique hotel, they are not. If you've ever stayed in such a hotel you know it's all about the details. There was no one greeting customers at the entrance upon arrival, or at the front desk, so ring the... More

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Appleton, Wisconsin
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25 reviews 25 reviews
3 hotel reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 1, 2014

The shower was great, the bed was comfortable, and, maybe since we stayed on a Monday, we didn't hear the street noise mentioned by other guests. Always enjoy a keurig coffee maker. Yet, it wasn't a great service-orientated hotel. There was no valet upon arrival or anyone else to help with bags. After check-in, the desk person told us where... More

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Chicago, Illinois
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37 reviews 37 reviews
6 hotel reviews
39 helpful votes 39 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed August 30, 2014

A renovated, twenty room hotel with critical flaws, the Clarke is a property that you will either love or hate. Allow me to explain. Opened in 2008 after a well executed renovation of four historic properties joined together to comprise the hotel, this boutique lodging sits in the heart of historic downtown Waukesha. As with many re-purposed historic properties, the... More

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Milwaukee, WI
15 reviews 15 reviews
4 hotel reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 26, 2014

We attended a wedding at the Rotunda this past weekend, which is one block away. Absolutely cannot beat the location if you're getting married there. There was a block party event over the weekend, but the GM Dave emailed us before we got there to let us know. He was there when I arrived on Friday, and personally walked me... More

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David S, General Manager at The Clarke Hotel, responded to this review

Hello! My staff and I very much enjoyed meeting you, your friends and their family during the special wedding weekend in Waukesha! I am very happy to hear you all enjoyed the accommodations. It was my pleasure to assist you in setting up the reservations and talking about the hotel industry in general! Best Regards, Dave Smart General Managr More

Crystal Lake
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38 reviews 38 reviews
4 hotel reviews
31 helpful votes 31 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 25, 2014

This was a special get away weekend to do some antique shopping and to relax and celebrate our anniversary. Unfortunately with the hotel being located on the same street as many bars, there was not enough peace and quiet at night to sleep at all. We were interested in this hotel because it was central to many antique shops in... More

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David S, General Manager at The Clarke Hotel, responded to this review

Hello, I appreciate you choosing The Clarke Hotel as part of your experience in downtown Waukesha. I am so sorry that your stay was not perfect. Your constructive criticisms are correct and we are working on solutions to them. I believe I was the one who made you your drink at the bar Friday evening. I am so sorry I... More

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Address: 314 W. Main Street, Waukesha, WI 53186
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Location: United States > Wisconsin > Waukesha
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Number of rooms: 20
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