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Residence Inn Milwaukee Downtown
Ranked #15 of 56 Hotels in Milwaukee
Certificate of Excellence
Houston, Texas
Level 5 Contributor
54 reviews
15 hotel reviews
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“Great Location”
Reviewed December 23, 2013

The hotel was good. Very big room with almost a wall of window space and high cieling. Free hot breakfast in the morning with lots of choices.

Location is great. Right on the Riverwalk and walking distance to a lot of places. Walked to the Milwaukee Art Museum, Third Ward, and down the Riverwalk all very easily.

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  • Stayed December 2013, traveled solo
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Saint Paul, Minnesota
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
Reviewed December 16, 2013 via mobile

Drove to Milwaukee for a concert. They have heated and secure underground parking that I was ok to pay for. Stayed for a weekend. Hotel is wonderfully situated. Walked to a number of sites easily and ate at great restaurant just kitty-corner. Easy cab service too. Great exercise room. Hotel was old Gimbels department store (ca 1887) so ceilings are high, windows grand. Rooms are spacious and very comfortable. Nice mix of guests. Very pleased with stay.

Stayed December 2013, traveled with friends
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Mumbai (Bombay), India
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed December 9, 2013

I recently stayed in Residence Inn for a week for Business. I found it really good, rooms are really spacious and they provide small kitchen within the room. This is also walking distance from most downtown offices and hotels. Had a great Stay!

  • Stayed October 2013, traveled on business
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Villa Park, Illinois
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13 reviews
6 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed December 9, 2013

I recently stayed here with my boyfriend. We wanted to do a cute trip for the holidays. We picked this hotel because it was on the river and close to everything. We did the Jingle Bus which was only a block or two away from the hotel. The room was beautiful with a full kitchen as well. Their room service was great with food from the Pub across the street. There is a free hot complementary breakfast in the morning as well. I will definitely be coming back!

  • Stayed December 2013, traveled as a couple
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Chicago
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43 reviews
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 31 helpful votes
Reviewed November 29, 2013

As mentioned in other reviews, the location of this hotel is about as good as it gets in Milwaukee....Literally walking distance from all of the downtown culture.

Rooms are nice and clean, and appear to be about 10yrs old....Solid 3.5 star hotel in my book

Room Tip: There is plenty of free, street parking...don't pay for valet
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  • Stayed October 2013, traveled as a couple
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Illinois City, Illinois
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed November 19, 2013

Excellant location to all downtown venus, as well as all of the Resturants in the area. Walking distane to everything that is needed, even a shopping mall. Public transpertation is on almost every corner. Nice and clean downtown area.

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  • Stayed November 2013, traveled as a couple
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Plainfield, Illinois
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150 reviews
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 65 helpful votes
Reviewed November 17, 2013 via mobile

We were in town for the OSU basketball game and booked a night here, so glad we did. They upgraded us to a one bedroom, the high ceilings, huge windows overlook kin the river and city were great. Perfect location and very friendly staff. We will book here for our next trip to Milwaukee for sure.

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Property: Residence Inn Milwaukee Downtown
Address: 648 N Plankinton Ave, 648 N. Plankinton Ave, Milwaukee, WI 53203-2900
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Location: United States > Wisconsin > Milwaukee
Amenities:
Business Center with Internet Access Fitness Center with Gym / Workout Room Free Breakfast Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi ) Kitchenette Room Service Suites Wheelchair access
Hotel Style:
#9 Family Hotel in Milwaukee
#12 Business Hotel in Milwaukee
#17 Romantic Hotel in Milwaukee
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$
Hotel Class:3 star — Residence Inn Milwaukee Downtown 3*
Number of rooms: 131
Official Description (provided by the hotel):
Housed in the historic Marshall Fields building, the Residence Inn Milwaukee Downtown blends old-world splendor with modern amenities. Recently renovated, our downtown Milwaukee hotel is an all-suites hotel offering an incredible location. We're connected to the Shops of Grand Avenue and within walking distance to Midwest Airlines Center, the theatre district and Bradley Center. Whether relocating to Milwaukee or looking for a Milwaukee extended-stay hotel, you'll feel right at home. Choose from studio, one- or two-bedroom suites with full kitchens, luxurious bedding, flat-screen TV, wireless Internet, and separate living areas. At any time, visit our market, business center, and fitness center, all open 24-hours. Enjoy a complimentary daily breakfast buffet and social hour with food and beverages (Mon-Wed). Surrounded by many businesses and cultural attractions, the Residence Inn offers first-class service and friendly staff. ... more   less 
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