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“Comfortable Beds!” 4 of 5 stars
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Aloft Milwaukee Downtown
3.0 of 5 Hotel   |   1230 Old World Third Street, Milwaukee, WI 53203   |  
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Ranked #30 of 53 Hotels in Milwaukee
Long Beach, CA
Senior Contributor
24 reviews 24 reviews
18 hotel reviews
Reviews in 19 cities Reviews in 19 cities
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
“Comfortable Beds!”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 12, 2012

We enjoyed our one night stay at this hotel during a recent football trip to Green Bay via Milwaukee. The staff was very pleasant and efficient -- check in was a breeze! Room service was quick and friendly -- we called for towels and had a complaint about the hair dryer, which was replaced in no time at all. My husband and his friend enjoyed the bar downstairs with the Mixologist -- they experimented with some very tasty drinks. The place has a very contemporary/hip feel, and overall is a very minimalist hotel. It was close to everything we needed -- we were able to take short cab rides all over downtown to drink and be merry. The beds were extremely comfortable with plenty of pillows. The only drawback is the bathroom door, which slides shut, but leaves a gap so those outside can see if they look in the mirror at the right angle. It's fine if you're travelling with your significant other, but uncomfortable for those travelling with friends. We valet parked for $23 -- steep, but we were able to call valet for our car and they had it waiting for us, which was nice.

  • Stayed December 2012, traveled with friends
    • 4 of 5 stars Value
    • 5 of 5 stars Location
    • 5 of 5 stars Sleep Quality
    • 4 of 5 stars Rooms
    • 5 of 5 stars Cleanliness
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
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ryanmiy, General Manager at Aloft Milwaukee Downtown, responded to this review, December 17, 2012
Hope you had a good time at the Packers game and glad you were able to stop by and stay with us on your trip up to Green Bay. We are glad that you found our staff welcoming and accomodating to your needs while you were with us and we will surely pass along your comments to everyone involved. Hope to see you again in the future and if you ever need anything, please reach out to us!
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  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4.5 of 5 stars
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Indianapolis, Indiana
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14 reviews 14 reviews
4 hotel reviews
Reviews in 8 cities Reviews in 8 cities
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 9, 2012

This was our first stay at an Aloft property and also our first time in Milwaukee. At first arrival and throughout our stay the staff was great. Decently priced and close self parking. The hotel was located very close to some nice restaurants and bars in walking distance. We enjoyed the modern feel of the hotel and the bar/lobby. We were celebrating our honeymoon and the hotel was kind enough to give us a corner room on the top floor with a great view of the river. The rooms were also comfy and very clean. Nice beds, nice shower, and even though a small gesture, the complimentary bottled water was very much appreciated!! The towels could have used some fabric softener. One other suggestion, when entering the room, there was quite a bit of wasted space that would have been nice for a small table and chairs, another couch, or really anything. We will definitely keep Aloft in mind when returning to Milwaukee.

  • Stayed November 2012, traveled as a couple
    • 5 of 5 stars Value
    • 4 of 5 stars Location
    • 5 of 5 stars Sleep Quality
    • 4 of 5 stars Rooms
    • 5 of 5 stars Cleanliness
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
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ryanmiy, General Manager at Aloft Milwaukee Downtown, responded to this review, December 11, 2012
Congratulations on your wedding, we are honored that you allowed us to take care of you on this special occasion. We are so happy that you found us to be a good fit on this special occasion and you were able to take advantage of our location in the city to experience what Milwaukee has to offer. We wish you the best and hope to see you again!
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South Lyon, Michigan
2 reviews
Reviews in 2 cities Reviews in 2 cities
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 8, 2012

This was my second time staying at an aloft property. I will certainly seek them out when traveling again. Keeping my fingers crossed that I find one each time I need a hotel!

The hotel is very suiting to what's needed and everything is right there! The fella at the front desk rocked the house too - Jared that is! He recommended an amazing place for dinner - The Rumpus Room, and it was outstanding! Mouth watering to be exact!

The rooms here have been well thought out too! The tv's are all on the exterior walls so you're not annoyed with your neighbors tv volume at late hours, and the bathroom/vanity area blocks all of the hallway noise. Nicely done aloft!

Thanks for the hospitality, and the great attention to detail Jared!

  • Stayed December 2012, traveled on business
    • 5 of 5 stars Value
    • 5 of 5 stars Location
    • 5 of 5 stars Sleep Quality
    • 5 of 5 stars Rooms
    • 5 of 5 stars Cleanliness
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
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ryanmiy, General Manager at Aloft Milwaukee Downtown, responded to this review, December 11, 2012
Thank you for letting us know about your stay and experience with us. Thank you for also for calling out Jared, as we always want to know the talent memebers that are making a positive impact on our guest's experience with us. We will be sure to thank him! Hope to see you back again and we are honored to have you as an aloft guest.
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Wausau, Wisconsin
Senior Contributor
31 reviews 31 reviews
7 hotel reviews
Reviews in 9 cities Reviews in 9 cities
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 5, 2012

Very modern hotel in the heart of downtown Milwaukee! We have stayed here several times now and love it! The rooms have a great big shower; provider soap, shampoo too. There is a refrigerator and coffee maker in each room as well. Plan to stay here again!

  • Stayed December 2012, traveled with family
    • 5 of 5 stars Value
    • 5 of 5 stars Location
    • 5 of 5 stars Sleep Quality
    • 5 of 5 stars Rooms
    • 5 of 5 stars Cleanliness
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
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ryanmiy, General Manager at Aloft Milwaukee Downtown, responded to this review, December 6, 2012
Thank you for coming back and seeing us when you visit Mmilwaukee! We appreciate the contiuned support and are happy that we can provide you with the experience that you want everytime. See you again!
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Chicago, Illinois
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14 reviews 14 reviews
12 hotel reviews
Reviews in 10 cities Reviews in 10 cities
17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 4, 2012

This hotel has a great location downtown, close to everything. Once you park your car here, you can walk everywhere you want to go. The hotel has a cool vibe, there's a fun bar/lounge to hang out in the lobby with a pool table. The staff was friendly and the rooms were great. I loved that there were outlets accessible everywhere. Most places I stay have one free outlet if you are lucky. We had our phones and tablet plugged in and still had outlets free. Can't wait to stay here again.

  • Stayed December 2012, traveled as a couple
    • 5 of 5 stars Value
    • 5 of 5 stars Location
    • 5 of 5 stars Sleep Quality
    • 5 of 5 stars Rooms
    • 5 of 5 stars Cleanliness
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
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ryanmiy, General Manager at Aloft Milwaukee Downtown, responded to this review, December 6, 2012
Thank you for posting about your experience with us. So glad that you found everything about your stay here to be a great experience. We can't wait to have you back!
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Green Bay, Wisconsin
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30 reviews 30 reviews
17 hotel reviews
Reviews in 17 cities Reviews in 17 cities
20 helpful votes 20 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 30, 2012

Very convenient to be downtown and for a reasonable price. Nice staff and clean rooms. Nice bartenders . I recomend this hotel if you paln to stay downtown Milwaukee.
The bar was good and fun to be there.

  • Stayed November 2012, traveled as a couple
    • 3 of 5 stars Value
    • 3 of 5 stars Location
    • 3 of 5 stars Sleep Quality
    • 3 of 5 stars Rooms
    • 4 of 5 stars Cleanliness
    • 4 of 5 stars Service
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ryanmiy, General Manager at Aloft Milwaukee Downtown, responded to this review, December 4, 2012
We appreciate you letting us know about your experience with us in Milwaukee! We are glad that you enjoyed your visit with and appreciate the feedback. We hope that we can serve you again the next time you are in town.
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Rockford, Illinois
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38 reviews 38 reviews
7 hotel reviews
Reviews in 7 cities Reviews in 7 cities
26 helpful votes 26 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 18, 2012

We chose this hotel for the downtown location and very reasonable online prices. The room itself was small but nice. It could have been cleaner- the carpet, tile, and shower floor were a little stained, but overall was in good condition, better than most in this price range.
I might have given the Aloft a "good" review, but the front desk, bar, and housekeeping staff were so welcoming that they bumped it up to a "very good."
There is valet parking available but we were able to find street parking within a block or two every time, even during a busy Friday night. Great location for visitors to Turner Hall or Bradley Center, and close to Water Street bars and restaurants.

  • Stayed November 2012, traveled as a couple
    • 4 of 5 stars Value
    • 4 of 5 stars Location
    • 3 of 5 stars Sleep Quality
    • 4 of 5 stars Rooms
    • 3 of 5 stars Cleanliness
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
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ryanmiy, General Manager at Aloft Milwaukee Downtown, responded to this review, November 19, 2012
Thank you for letting us know about your experience with us. We are happy to hear that the staff in general was accomodating and helpful during your stay with us. We wil be sure to look into the stian issues you brought forth in order to correct them. We hope to have you back agian in the future when you travel to Milwaukee.
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Address: 1230 Old World Third Street, Milwaukee, WI 53203
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Location: United States > Wisconsin > Milwaukee
Amenities:
Bar / Lounge Business Center with Internet Access Fitness Center with Gym / Workout Room Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi ) Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly ) Restaurant Swimming Pool Wheelchair access
Hotel Style:
Ranked #30 of 53 Hotels in Milwaukee
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $
Hotel Class:3 star — Aloft Milwaukee Downtown 3*
Number of rooms: 160
Official Description (provided by the hotel):
Aloft Milwaukee Downtown is a modern boutique-style hotel near the business district, Bradley Center arena, Milwaukee River, Marcus Center for the Performing Arts, and is 15 minutes from MKE Airport ... more   less 
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