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Knickerbocker on the Lake

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Ottawa, Canada
Reviewed November 23, 2016

We visited Milwaukee to see our daughter who lives and works here. On a recommendation from a friend, we booked the Knickerbocker on the Lake for three nights. We couldn't have chosen a better place to stay. Walking down the canopy covered entrance way, our eyes widened as we took in the 1930's original inlaid marble floors, crystal chandeliers and...

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Madison, Wisconsin
Reviewed November 17, 2016

We love renovated, art deco style hotels. But we had never tried the Knickerbocker. Our daughter was in Milwaukee for a conference and so we chose the Knickerbocker because of it's proximity to our favorite restaurant, the Lake Park Bistro. The lobby is tastefully refurbished, quiet and elegant, with low-level lighting that puts you in a calm state right away....

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USA
Reviewed November 16, 2016

I was looking for a room downtown during the peak summer season. The other hotels I had considered were so pricey and being originally from Milwaukee, I knew weren't really worth it. I happened upon the Knickerbocker and was able to get a 1 bedroom suite for less than what I would get an average King bed for at other...

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Chicago, Illinois
Reviewed November 14, 2016

I stayed in room 308 on November 12, 2016. I purchased a suite thinking that it would be better than a regular room. Unfortunately, there were visible stains on the carpet and the toilet seat had a large crack in it. While the public rooms are nice, my guest room was way below acceptable standards.

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Austin, Texas
Reviewed November 9, 2016

I stay at numerous hotels throughout he country every year. Had very high hopes for the Knickerbocker this past July. Was looking forward to a good family trip to my home town of Milwaukee. Location downtown near Lake Michigan and size of rooms (actually converted apartments) was very attractive. Unfortunately, was likely the worst hotel we have stayed at in...

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Hillsboro, Wisconsin, United States
Reviewed November 2, 2016

My wife and I were going to a concert at the riverside theatre and wanted to stay in the downtown area. The place is absolutely beautiful with an old world charm that is hard to describe. We dealt with a couple different staff members and everyone was friendly and helpful the entire time we were there. The room had a...

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Reviewed November 2, 2016

The old world charm and lakefront location can't be beat . Room was a 1 bedroom (#810) with a super comfy king bed and nicely appointed kitchen area , nice views of downtown, and a great helpful staff made my weekend stay very enjoyable .I Would definitely stay again :) ps The Knick restaurant in house has great food and...

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Oshkosh, Wisconsin
Reviewed November 2, 2016

Absolutely loved the quaintness of this hotel and the vintage style accommodations. Beautiful location near the lake with nice dining choices nearby. Rooms were very spacious and while we only stayed one night for an event, this would be a place to stay for an extended period of time as it has a full kitchen and nice seating area. The...

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Appleby-in-Westmorland, United Kingdom
Reviewed October 22, 2016

Room 712. This is a block of privately owned condominiums that are rented out and serviced apparently. Reception was very professional and helpful. Room was clean and spacious, bed large and comfortable. The building is really historical and impressive to enter. A surprisingly lively bar hides behind an off corridor door. Only downside was the ancient plumbing operating the shower...

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Stevensville, Michigan
Reviewed October 3, 2016

I decided to spend the nigh in Milwakee since I was attending a concert at The Shack which is walking distance. I booked the hotel the same day and the price was reasonable compared to other hotels in the area. I enjoyed the hotel, the rooms have a kitchenette so even if you want to cook you can do it....

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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Restaurant
  • Spa
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  • Wheelchair access
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  • Restaurant
  • Spa
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  • Suites
  • Kitchenette
  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Family Rooms
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  • Refrigerator in room
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  • Free Internet
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  • Dry Cleaning

Additional Information about Knickerbocker on the Lake

Address: 1028 East Juneau Avenue, Milwaukee, WI 53202
Location: United States > Wisconsin > Milwaukee > Downtown
Price Range: $105 - $198 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3 star — Knickerbocker on the Lake 3*
Number of rooms: 160
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“Unable to comment as friend booked”
 of 5 bubbles Keith-Clan, Oct 22, 2016 | Read review
“Make sure you confirm which type of room they are giving you before you go upstairs”
 of 5 bubbles Moises_Norena, Oct 3, 2016 | Read review
“Rooms away from the elevators are quieter.”
 of 5 bubbles HGML, Sep 17, 2016 | Read review
“Our room was near elevator, but the only noise we noticed was from people talking in the hall.”
 of 5 bubbles elsiecow, Jul 24, 2016 | Read review
“ask about in suite kitchen”
 of 5 bubbles O401ITmarkw, May 4, 2016 | Read review
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