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Chippewa Falls, Wisconsin
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

My stay at The Pfister was absolutely amazing. The best of Milwaukee. Period. The cleanliness of the room was 5-star. The linens were incredible. I slept so comfortably. I intend to stay at this hotel whenever I visit Milwaukee in the future. They are a bit pricey...to those of us from small towns in Wisconsin...but really worth every penny. Enjoy... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 18, 2016 via mobile

From the stunning lobby to the spacious, well-appointed rooms, the Pfister Hotel is a wonderful experience at every level. Amazing staff like front office supervisor Ken Gjika, who remembered us every time he saw us in the hotel, to Concierges -- all super-helpful -- to the Cafe servers, all cheery and efficient. And every locale inside, including the great lobby... More 

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Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

The hotel is fabulously beautiful. The staff is helpful and the grand ballroom was excellent. The room was very nice, the food was delicious and service was wonderful. We had no complaints. Everything was smooth and went off without a hitch. Rooms are very nice.

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Milwaukee, Wisconsin
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

The Pfister left none of my expectations behind. This place was filled floor to ceiling with beautiful high end art. The mural on the ceiling in the lobby left me speechless. It's grand ballroom was simply amazing. Service is what is to be expected for its price. The room was satisfying but I have had better nights sleeps in other... More 

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Beaconsfield, United Kingdom
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7 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We spent two nights at the Pfister in August and found it to be a bit dowdy and seeking to bask in what appeared to us to be its rather faded glory. We visited as guest of my in-laws who treated us to two nights there. The bar and foyer area are still very impressive. We especially enjoyed the live... More 

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Chicago, IL
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

The Pfister Hotel is a real treasure. From the first time you look up to the ceiling as you stand in the lobby, to the collection of incredible artwork, and relax in the gorgeous and well-appointed room you will enjoy every moment. Our room was very quiet which we always appreciate. Breakfast in the Cafe was very good.

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Toledo, Ohio
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22 reviews
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

The Pfister is a beautiful hotel located in downtown Miwaukee. When staying there you must ask for the new rooms and even those are old since the hotel is old.We were on the 11 th floor in the new section room was fine the sheets were amazing and the beds very comfortable,. My problem was the room smelled a bit... More 

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Chicago
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Gracious staff and old-world charm made for a very pleasant stay. We had a nice room with a comfortable bed and the hotel is well located near the art gallery and waterfront. A nightcap at the bar was a nice way to end the day.

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Mequon, Wisconsin
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We visited pfister hotel for a night and we were amazed to its grandiosity and history that dates back in 1800s. It's just walking distance to the Lake Michigan and museums (less than 15 minutes). Professional staff, superb desserts, and comfortable beds.

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Keyport
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

The Pfister is conveniently located to explore the city. It is a good combination of preserved old hotel (ceiling frescos, wide hallways and marble staircases) and high end modern experience (Blue lounge on the 23rd floor overlooking the city). The staff was friendly and the amenities plenty. In the older sections, the room bathrooms are a bit "tired" but all... More 

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  • Pool
  • Room Service
  • Fitness Center with Gym / Workout Room
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Spa
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
About the property
  • Wheelchair access
  • Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly )
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
The Pfister Hotel, built in 1893 has been the premier downtown Milwaukee hotel for over a century, and continues to celebrate a tradition of gracious service and impeccable style. From the moment you arrive, you'll notice the extraordinary architecture, and a welcoming ambiance marked by a priceless Victorian art collection which rivals that of any hotel in the world. The Pfister Hotel in Milwaukee has received accolades as being the best of downtown Milwaukee hotels since it opened. We are proud of our AAA Four-Diamond Award and membership in two of our industry's leading organizations: Historic Hotels of America and Preferred Hotels & Resorts Worldwide. ... more   less 

Additional Information about The Pfister Hotel

Address: 424 E Wisconsin Ave, Milwaukee, WI 53202-4436
Location: United States > Wisconsin > Milwaukee > Downtown
Price Range: $194 - $321 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:4.5 star — The Pfister Hotel 4.5*
Number of rooms: 307
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Also Known As:
Pfister Hotel Milwaukee
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#1 Family Hotel in Milwaukee
#2 Spa Hotel in Milwaukee
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#3 Romantic Hotel in Milwaukee
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