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Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania
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13 reviews
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

i wanted to like this hotel because I'm a big Art Deco fan and I thought the 20's decor was cool. The room was spacious and well appointed. It was an accessible room. The AC wasn't cooling and the wrench was flashing on the thermostat. When I called they sent someone from housekeeping who said it was because I didn't... More 

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Huntley, Illinois
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62 reviews
6 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

The Ambassador is conveniently located just west of downtown Milwaukee in the heart of Marquette University. It is a quaint hotel from the 30's-40's that has been restored. Staffed with a generally friendly staff, a stay there is quite pleasant. Only a few shortcomings: while the bedrooms have been modernized, the bathrooms are a real throwback. The door barely clears... More 

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AmbassadorAGM, Manager at Ambassador Hotel, responded to this review

Thank you for your compliments! We appreciate your loyalty and candor. Please know that the restrooms and guest rooms were completely rebuilt during our multi million dollar renovation process. The bathroom fixtures and furnishings were chosen to reflect the decor of the 1920's, as the hotel originally opened in 1928. We do have a few guest rooms that are configured... More 

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2 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Great old building converted with lots of character. Room was modern except for bathroom. View looked over a tired apartment building. Bar and restaurant are nicely done. Could not get food in the hotel past 10. Walked two doors up to convenience store. Neighborhood is sketchy and got aggressively panhandled and followed back to the hotel property. Parking is $20/day... More 

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AmbassadorAGM, Manager at Ambassador Hotel, responded to this review

Thank you for your candor. Please know that the hotel has always been a hotel and was not converted. The hotel was built in 1928. The property underwent a multi million dollar renovation that did restore much or the hotel's original Art Deco architectural and decorative elements. All of the guest rooms, however, were completely rebuilt. The bathroom in the... More 

Rockford, Illinois
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

This is an older hotel that has been nicely updated while keeping much of the old charm. The staff are very helpful and friendly. Our room was a king mini suite and was a very good size room with a pull out sofa and coffee table and chair in addition to a desk and chair. We could have had about... More 

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Palatine
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

The rooms were nicely updated but still showed the old hotel character. The hotel staff were great. We had a great time until brunch on Sunday. Unfortunately, we encountered a rude and unresponsive hostess at the Envoy restaurant. There were 3 of us for breakfast. She told us we needed to wait because there were no 4 tops available. There... More 

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AmbassadorAGM, Manager at Ambassador Hotel, responded to this review

Thank you for your feedback. Please know that your comments have been reviewed and shared with the appropriate managers. We have also addressed the encounter with the hostess in question. Both she and the Guest Experience Manager remembered the exchange clearly. Their account of the situation varies in regards to the wait times that are described in the review. However,... More 

Pickerel
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Person checking us in needs to slow down and take the time with your guests arriving, she talked so fast and never really felt like she was talking to us more at us while she busied herself doing other things at the desk. Just not a great first impression for us.

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AmbassadorAGM, Manager at Ambassador Hotel, responded to this review

Thank you for letting us know about this encounter. We are working diligently with our front desk team to increase their level of customer service. Please know that your business is valued and we sincerely hope that you return in the future. More 

Lewisburg, Pennsylvania
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Beautiful hotel, with excellent free shuttle service to all nearby downtown locations. Comfortable beds, helpful staff, free internet, and good food. My only small complaint is that I couldn't get decent hot water to take a hot bath - it was definitely warm enough for decent showers, but not good enough to fill a tub.

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AmbassadorAGM, Manager at Ambassador Hotel, responded to this review

Thank you for the compliments! We replaced some of the components of our hot water system last week. Thank you for letting us know that it is not hot enough. We will look into it! More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Stayed on the 4th floor at the end of a hallway for 3 nights. Room was spotless and ornate, large and well-appointed. Nice big TV, comfy king bed, fine work space...and silent! 20's theme carries throughout the public spaces, especially my favorite part: stepping on the elevator first thing in the morning with a muffled speaker blaring period tunes like... More 

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AmbassadorAGM, Manager at Ambassador Hotel, responded to this review

Thank you! We appreciate your compliments and also appreciate that you noticed the 1920's details that we work so hard to preserve! More 

Wis Rapids
1 review
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We got a hot tub suite and we so excited to relax in the hot tub when we got there. We started the hot tub and waited over one hour for the hot tub to fill up. There were cob webs on the light flixtures, just not worth the almost $300 a night.

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AmbassadorAGM, Manager at Ambassador Hotel, responded to this review

Please know that all of our rooms have recently been deep cleaned. We will use your review as a tool and will inspect each whirlpool suite to ensure that we find the cobweb. All light fixtures are wiped between guests. We will ensure that the housekeeping inspector is verifying that this occurs. All of our whirlpools are large enough for... More 

Waukegan, Illinois
2 reviews
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

For what I paid I was not impressed with the quality of the room. In the morning the cleaning people were knocking on the door at 9am when our check out wasn't even until 11am. We do however recommend having lunch at Mader's Greman Restaurant!

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AmbassadorAGM, Manager at Ambassador Hotel, responded to this review

Thank you for your feedback. What can we do to improve the value of the room? We learn best from our guests! We agree....Mader's is wonderful and is a fellow Milwaukee landmark. We ARE partial to historic venues in Milwaukee, after all. We apologize that the housekeeping staff disturbed you. We understand that can be disruptive. Our housekeeping staff does... More 

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Amenities

Highlights
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Room Service
  • Spa
  • Fitness Center with Gym / Workout Room
About the property
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
  • Wheelchair access
  • Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly )
Things to do
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Spa
  • Fitness Center with Gym / Workout Room
Room types
  • Suites
  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Family Rooms
In your room
  • Air Conditioning
  • Minibar
Internet
  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Public Wifi
  • Paid Wifi
Services
  • Meeting Rooms
  • Laundry Service
  • Banquet Room
  • Shuttle Bus Service
  • Conference Facilities
  • Room Service
  • Airport Transportation
  • Dry Cleaning
  • Business Center with Internet Access
  • Concierge
  • Self-Serve Laundry
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 

Additional Information about Ambassador Hotel

Address: 2308 W Wisconsin Ave, Milwaukee, WI 53233-1890
Location: United States > Wisconsin > Milwaukee
Price Range: $134 - $227 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:4 star — Ambassador Hotel 4*
Number of rooms: 132
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Also Known As:
Ambassador Hotel Milwaukee
Hotel Style:
#3 Spa Hotel in Milwaukee
#4 Luxury Hotel in Milwaukee
#8 Family Hotel in Milwaukee
#10 Business Hotel in Milwaukee
#16 Romantic Hotel in Milwaukee
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