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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

I love the old building and renovated rooms. The lobby is like entering a palace and the staff treat you first class too. Granted the Pfister is expensive but it's worth it. Also, try the steakhouse downstairs, it deserves its own review but it's excellent too.

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We stayed at the Pfister late February to celebrate our anniversary. This is definitely a great place to stay. Check-in was quick and easy, front desk clerk was very nice, and the lobby is gorgeous. Rooms are spacious, very clean and nicely decorated. Parking in hotel’s garage (which is also a public garage) is pricey. If you don’t use any...

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Waukesha, WI
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We like the bars and restaurants in downtown Milwaukee, so decided to do a "staycation" for our anniversary. We also have to travel with an elderly dog, so pet-friendly was a must. The Club Lounge was a welcome perk, we greatly enjoyed Blu and the room was so comfortable But most of all, the staff was exemplary! We've never been...

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Chicago, Illinois
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This was the perfect hotel with a perfect location in the heart of downtown Milwaukee. Elegant accommodations. Was here for our anniversary weekend and they made us feel right at home. Was a very romantic place. Hung out in the lobby by the fire place in the evening. Great night sleep. When for an early morning swim. Had a wonderful...

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Sheboygan
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We had a relaxing afternoon by the pool enjoying a spectacular view of Lake Michigan and city architecture. Later drinks on the 23rd floor with live band, then a four block walk to the Riverside theater to see Jerry Seinfeld. Good times!

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

The hotel is luxury at its best. The rooms are gorgeous but the amenities are even better. Full service salon, bars, resteraunts, valet parking and an amazing staff. Very relaxing warm welcoming close to lots of attractions. Can't wait to come back.

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Asheville
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Born and raised in MKE, we came back for my father's funeral and stayed at the Pfister. This hotel could not have been more perfect .... everything from the Architecture to the Staff. Love the front desk people, the Bar keep, and all of the waitresses from the Blu Lounge "down" to the Grill. As an aside, we are NOT...

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Chicago, Illinois
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Over the past few weeks my wife and I have spent several days per week on business trips to Milwaukee and have stayed at The Pfister Hotel each trip. We enjoyed an incredible level of service and hospitality not experienced in any hotel that we can remember. Both my wife and I, being business people who travel a lot, can...

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KIEPERT_INGRID, Manager at The Pfister Hotel, responded to this review

John_JLP9, Thank you for taking the time to share your experience with us. I am pleased to hear that Brian and our staff made your stay not only enjoyable but memorable as well. We look forward to welcoming you back in the future!

Milwaukee, Wisconsin
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The Pfister is a grand hotel and it doesn't disappoint. From an exceptional club lounge and pool on the 23rd floor to well designed and appointed rooms, your stay here will be memorable. We have stayed at several grand hotels, to include the US Grant in San Diego, and the Hotel Danieli in Venice Italy. What makes the Pfister stand...

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KIEPERT_INGRID, Manager at The Pfister Hotel, responded to this review

pkphillippi, Thank you for taking the time to share your wonderful experience with us. It sounds like you enjoyed your stay here at The Pfister. We hope you will come stay with us again in the near future!

Henderson, Nevada
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Went to Milwaukee for a weekend get away and stayed at the Pfister. We stayed on a club floor which gave us access to the Pfister Club. It was nice to get a quick breakfast in the morning before going out for the day. They also had a cocktail hour but we never made it up for that. Our room...

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KIEPERT_INGRID, Manager at The Pfister Hotel, responded to this review

Stephanie R, Thank you for taking the time to give us your feedback. We greatly appreciate your feedback and are looking forward to welcoming you back!

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Amenities

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  • Pool
  • Room Service
  • Fitness Center with Gym / Workout Room
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Spa
About the property
  • Wheelchair access
  • Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly )
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
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  • Business Center with Internet Access
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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
Location: United States > Wisconsin > Milwaukee > Downtown
Price Range: $185 - $286 (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
Hotel Style:
#1 Family Hotel in Milwaukee
#2 Luxury Hotel in Milwaukee
#2 Spa Hotel in Milwaukee
#3 Romantic Hotel in Milwaukee
#7 Business Hotel in Milwaukee
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“Stay in rooms in the older part of the hotel. It is not as modern but much more opulent.”
 of 5 bubbles R0naldN, 6 days ago | Read review
“Ask for a room with a lake view.”
 of 5 bubbles Kittylover, 1 week ago | Read review
“Ask for a room in the old building and spend the extra for the Pfister Club - the breakfasts and evening snacks are worth it!”
  • We spent Valentine's Day at the hotel!
 of 5 bubbles John_JLP9, 3 weeks ago | Read review
“A stay in the historic part of the hotel is great.”
 of 5 bubbles 274randyw, 4 weeks ago | Read review
“high floors facing lake”
 of 5 bubbles mmccoy711, 4 weeks ago | Read review
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