My wife and I traveled to Milwaukee to attended two of the Cheap Trick Dream Police shows at the Northern Lights Theather in Feburary 2011. While seeing our favorite band was the highlight of our visit to Milwaukee, our stay at the Ambassador was outstanding.
We love the history of the hotel some of which is on display in the lobby with original advertisements and anouncements. We loved all of the old art deco feel with the original elevator doors, the mailbox, the chandelier and the marble floor. The Envoy Bar will take you back in time with its decor and excellent service.
All of this makes the Ambassador a wonderful hotel but it is the staff that makes it special. We were always greeted warmly and everyone was very eager to make our stay memorable. We used the shuttle service extensively and the drivers were always curteous, informative and fun. We even left a t-shirt we purchased from the Comet Cafe in the shuttle and the driver retrieved it for us.
We used room service a few times and even calling 15 minutes before room service ended, the staff couldn't have been more pleasant and didn't act like it was a hassle at all. The food also was fabulous.
The rooms are very spacious and clean and the beds are very comfortable. My wife loves Aveda and was very happy to know the Ambassador provides Aveda products. You may read other reviews regarding the neighborhood not being safe but we always felt comfortable in our surroundings.
We are looking forward to another great trip to Milwaukee to see Cheap Trick again at the Northern Lights Theater AND our stay at the Ambassador the end of October.
- Official Description (provided by the hotel):
- A shining example of true Art Deco style, the Ambassador Hotel provides an urban oasis near the heart of downtown Milwaukee. Discover a remarkable blend of modern amenities and 1920's Art Deco design. From the original marble floors and bronze elevator doors to the ornate plasterwork, every detail of the Ambassador Hotel is a testament to the bold beauty of Art Deco. Our spacious guest rooms share the same level of sophisticated decor. Guests enjoy luxurious bedding, HD smart elevisions and complimentary Internet access. Savor sumptuous global American cuisine in an upscale yet casual atmosphere at Envoy Restaurant & Lounge. Chef Michael Long crafts globally inspired innovative dishes made using fresh, local ingredients. But first, work up an appetite with a visit to our well-equipped fitness center that features cardio equipment with individual TV screens. Ready to explore all that downtown Milwaukee has to offer? Our complimentary shuttle service provides front door, red carpet service. Host your next social gathering in our Art Deco designed Embassy Room or host a corporate meeting that takes advantage of state-of-the-art audiovisual equipment in our Attache' Room. The Ambassador Hotel offers a variety of intimate event venues that can comfortably accommodate 20 to 80 people. Perfectly located on the west side of downtown Milwaukee near the Marquette University campus, our stylish hotel offers the perfect base for exploring the best attractions in the city. Catch a ball at a Milwaukee Brewers baseball game under Miller Park's retractable dome, attend a show in the Milwaukee Theatre District, tour the Miller Brewery or explore the Harley-Davidson Museum. If you have any questions about area attractions or need assistance arranging tours, please don't hesitate to ask our Guest Experience Manager. Reserve a room at the Ambassador Hotel during your next visit to Milwaukee and experience legendary customer service in extraordinary Art Deco style. ... more less
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- Also Known As:
- Ambassador Hotel Milwaukee