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“Loving that Art Deco!” 4 of 5 stars
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Ambassador Hotel
4.0 of 5 Hotel   |   2308 W Wisconsin Avenue, Milwaukee, WI 53233   |  
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Ranked #12 of 53 Hotels in Milwaukee
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“Loving that Art Deco!”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 25, 2014

The Ambassador Hotel is wonderfully remodeled to bring out all the best qualities of its era and provide a 21st century experience. The Art Deco features give an elegant setting for a welcoming and comfortable stay. Staff are the crowning touch. I will return for business with Marquette as well as pleasure while in Milwaukee.

  • Stayed July 2014, traveled on business
    • 4 of 5 stars Value
    • 4 of 5 stars Location
    • 3 of 5 stars Sleep Quality
    • 4 of 5 stars Rooms
    • 4 of 5 stars Cleanliness
    • 4 of 5 stars Service

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Rating summary
  • Sleep Quality
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Location
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4.5 of 5 stars
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Defiance
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 25, 2014

The large connecting rooms are comfortable and enjoyable for our children of 4 young adults and teens. The Sunday brunch is a favorite of ours. We choose to stay at the Ambassador every time we stay in Milwaukee to visit Marquette University!


  • Stayed July 2014, traveled with family
    • 4 of 5 stars Value
    • 4 of 5 stars Location
    • 4 of 5 stars Sleep Quality
    • 4 of 5 stars Rooms
    • 4 of 5 stars Cleanliness
    • 4 of 5 stars Service

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State College, Pennsylvania
1 review
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 25, 2014

This is a clean and well-kept hotel. The guest rooms are large and spacious. The on-site bar, restaurant, and cafe have excellent food. This is a convenient location for conferences or meetings at Marquette.

  • Stayed July 2014, traveled on business
    • 4 of 5 stars Value
    • 4 of 5 stars Location
    • 3 of 5 stars Sleep Quality
    • 4 of 5 stars Rooms
    • 5 of 5 stars Cleanliness
    • 4 of 5 stars Service

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Edina
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 25, 2014

Luxury hotel convenient to Marquette. Vintage elevators were big hit. Great rooms. Vintage cocktail lounge was wonderful. We were only in city one day as college trip for daughter looking at Marquette for 2015.

  • Stayed July 2014, 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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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 25, 2014

We stayed at the Ambassador recently. I was a little apprehensive when I read that it was completely re-done as usually that means nothing more that a re-do of the lobby. We were pleasantly surprised. The room was well-appointed and the amenities were very nice. Also, Cafe Deco was a great stop for the evening -- the bar staff was very nice!! Great place to stay.

  • Stayed July 2014, 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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Oneida
1 review
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 25, 2014

I like the actual place a lot, just not the hotel's service. First of all, no free fridge unless you want to pay $20. Called for towels and they never brought them and had to air dry. Additionally, they don't let delivery drivers come to your room and delivery your food which is inconvenient a little bit. At least guest services could bring it but nope. The A/C system was a bit off and never got very cool in the room.

  • Stayed July 2014, traveled with friends
    • 3 of 5 stars Value
    • 5 of 5 stars Location
    • 4 of 5 stars Sleep Quality
    • 3 of 5 stars Rooms
    • 3 of 5 stars Cleanliness
    • 2 of 5 stars Service

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Madsion
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 25, 2014

Have stayed here before. Don't let distance from downtown center deter you. The shuttle takes care of that. The bar is very fun and the rooms are bigger and better than expected. Also nice to have a mini-bar-even if you don't use it:)


  • Stayed July 2014, traveled with friends
    • 5 of 5 stars Value
    • 4 of 5 stars Location
    • 5 of 5 stars Sleep Quality
    • 5 of 5 stars Cleanliness
    • 5 of 5 stars Service

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Additional Information about Ambassador Hotel

Address: 2308 W Wisconsin Avenue, Milwaukee, WI 53233
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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 Room Service Shuttle Bus service Spa Suites Wheelchair access Airport Transportation
Hotel Style:
#2 Spa Hotel in Milwaukee
#3 Luxury Hotel in Milwaukee
#8 Family Hotel in Milwaukee
#9 Business Hotel in Milwaukee
#15 Romantic Hotel in Milwaukee
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$
Hotel Class:4 star — Ambassador Hotel 4*
Number of rooms: 132
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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