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Crowne Plaza Milwaukee West Hotel
Ranked #1 of 5 Hotels in Wauwatosa
Certificate of Excellence
Sun Lakes, Arizona
Level 6 Contributor
377 reviews
179 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 209 helpful votes
“Very, very nice”
Reviewed September 20, 2013

Great lighting, bed, location on bike trail, water pressure, lots of outlets for electronics, very quiet, wonderful staff, wonderful fitness center and pool, free weights up to 50 lbs. It was about 2 miles from downtown Wauwatosa which is a lovely, lovely area with nice restaurants. We would have liked to not drive there, as we prefer wallking, but it was worth getting in the car and driving downtown. Negatives : no complimentary coffee in lobby but was available in restauranr as early as as 5 am, no complimentary breakfast, coffee maker in room did not work, but know they would have replaced it f I would have requested it. A few negatives for the area - major hwy construction surrounding the hotel which looks like it will be going on for years but did not affect sound quality of hotel, roads in TERRIBLE shape. Don't think it was because of the construction. We are from the east coast and thought our roads were bad, but our roads are smooth as class compared to these mostly CONCRETE roads. We would MOST definitely stay here again.

  • Stayed September 2013, traveled as a couple
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Lynda K, Front Office Manager at Crowne Plaza Milwaukee West Hotel, responded to this review, September 24, 2013
Dear funhogs2,

Thank you for your review and being so detailed in the good, the bad and our opportunity areas. While I am pleased with the good and the really good comments, I truly value the comments where we may be able improve, as this gives us the opportunity of improving what we can offer to enhance your stay. Thank you again for your review, and we are thrilled that you will stay with us again!
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35 reviews
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Reviewed September 5, 2013

We booked this hotel on priceline last minute before we left for a shopping trip. It was very easy to find we had no problems even with all the construction in the area. The front desk staff was wonderful. They answered all of our questions and gave us directions and nice tips the whole stay. Check in was easy and fast. The first room we were given only had one bed we quickly called downstairs and they changed us to two double beds within minutes. The restaurant was closed while we were there which was very dissapointing because it looked really good but thats ok. There were tons of restaurants near the hotel so we never went hungry. The front desk gave us a list of close restaurants. The room was very clean! I always travel with cleaning wipes and my own pillow but I didnt use either. It was the cleanest hotel room I have ever had in milwaukee area. The room was also very quiet. I never heard any noise from the construction outside. The beds were so comfortable we wernt even able to leave to go eat the first night! We ordered in and stayed in bed watching HBO. The pool was a little small yes but it was very clean and the water was the perfect temprature. The hottub was just what I needed after a full day of shopping at the mayfair mall. We did not use the shuttle or the fitness facility so I cant rate those. Over all this was an amazing stay! I will come back next time I am in the area.

  • Stayed September 2013, traveled with friends
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Lynda K, Front Office Manager at Crowne Plaza Milwaukee West Hotel, responded to this review, September 24, 2013
Dear ACarlson03,

Thank you so much for taking time out of your busy day to write such a kind and detailed review of our hotel. We appreciate the kind words, and we are thrilled that you were able to enjoy most of the amenities we offer, along with the service and cleanliness aspects! I do apologize that you weren’t able to enjoy Innovation restaurant during your stay. We look forward to welcoming you back when you visit the Wauwatosa area in the future!
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Silver Spring, Maryland
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
Reviewed September 3, 2013

I stayed at the Crowne Plaza on a recent business trip and was very pleased. The room was large and clean, the service was excellent and room service food was actually good. I don't usually expect much from hotel chains but was surprised and pleased.

  • Stayed August 2013, traveled on business
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Lynda K, Front Office Manager at Crowne Plaza Milwaukee West Hotel, responded to this review, September 24, 2013
Dear ellencoach,

Thank you so much for posting a review. I really appreciate you taking time from your busy schedule to share your experience with others and that we were able to exceed your expectations. If you are in the area in the future, we hope that you would keep us in mind!
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
Reviewed August 11, 2013

Hotel was clean as was room. Skimped on towels and closet space inadequate. Staff more concerned with policies from a manual than in meeting any special needs the guests may have had. Poor value, based on lack of concern for guests' needs. Could be the staff needs to attend a 'Disney' class to understand what 'customer service' really means, or management is not interested in pleasing its guests.

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  • Stayed August 2013, traveled with family
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Thank Suzanne M
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Lynda K, Front Office Manager at Crowne Plaza Milwaukee West Hotel, responded to this review, August 15, 2013
Dear Suzanne M,

Thank you for your review. I am sorry that our service fell below your expectations. I am sending you a private message so I can gain more knowledge and details about the situations that took place during your stay. I look forward to your response.
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Chicago, Illinois
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55 reviews
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
Reviewed August 6, 2013

Read some good reviews, so now I'm adding mine. Booked this hotel since it was only 3 miles from the Wisconsin state fair. They also had free shuttles to take and pick you up, that was great since you didn't have to worry about traffic and parking. Great front desk associates, welcoming you with a smile and helpfulness.Very friendly employees! Room was clean and beds very comfy Will return.

  • Stayed August 2013, traveled with friends
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Lynda K, Front Office Manager at Crowne Plaza Milwaukee West Hotel, responded to this review, August 15, 2013
Dear sunnilady,

Thank you so much for taking time out of your day to write a review! We are happy to hear that you were able to utilize our shuttles to go to the State Fair! It makes us happy to know the Front Desk team gave you a warm welcome, as we aim to provide superior service to our guests. We look forward to your next visit to our hotel!
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
Reviewed August 4, 2013

Booked a room to end a whole day of WI State Fair action. The hotel was clean, the decor up scale and the staff friendly and efficient. Two less that perfect things- We ordered a pizza from room service($25 with tip) which was not great. The kitchen was quick and the delivery person was nice though so maybe pick a different menu item. The pool was very small and a little scum on the walls of the pool-they need scrubbbing a little. It was not gross,just a touch off putting. It was a nice stay and would definitely return!

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  • Stayed August 2013, traveled with family
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Thank ILteacher052000
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Lynda K, Front Office Manager at Crowne Plaza Milwaukee West Hotel, responded to this review, August 15, 2013
Dear ILteacher052000,

Thank you for your review! We are happy to hear that the rooms and friendliness of the staff was to your standards! Thank you for bringing to our attention the areas where we can improve, I will definitely share this review with our restaurant and maintenance teams so we can look into those items. I am glad that you enjoyed your overall stay and we look forward to welcoming you back when you are in the area in the future!
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Menomonee Falls, Wisconsin
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Reviewed August 3, 2013

We are very pleased with how the whole affair turned out. Thank you to Nancy for her knowledge and guidance and to the hotel staff for providing such great service from start to finish. The cleanliness of the hotel from the lobby to the restrooms and to the guest rooms scored well in our book. We highly recommend this hotel for banquet events or your stay while traveling.
Judy and Jeff

  • Stayed July 2013, traveled with family
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Thank Jeff S
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Lynda K, Front Office Manager at Crowne Plaza Milwaukee West Hotel, responded to this review, August 15, 2013
Dear Jeff S,

Thank you for taking time out of your day to write a review! We appreciate the high words of praise and we are thrilled to know that your entire event went as expected. Thank you so much for recommending our hotel to others!
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Property: Crowne Plaza Milwaukee West Hotel
Address: 10499 W Innovation Dr, Wauwatosa, WI 53226-4817
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Location: United States > Wisconsin > Wauwatosa
Amenities:
Business Center with Internet Access Fitness Center with Gym / Workout Room Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi ) Free Parking Restaurant Room Service Swimming Pool Wheelchair access
Hotel Style:
Ranked #1 of 5 Hotels in Wauwatosa
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$
Hotel Class:3.5 star — Crowne Plaza Milwaukee West Hotel 3.5*
Number of rooms: 198
Official Description (provided by the hotel):
Newest Hotel in Milwaukee Welcomes You Newly opened, the Crowne Plaza Milwaukee - Wauwatosa is a state-of-the-art, full-service hotel that offers you an ideal location with deluxe amenities. Our Wauwatosa hotel's location is just 15 minutes from the General Mitchell International Airport (MKE).Just 10 minutes west of Milwaukee in Wauwatosa, our hotel is set within the Milwaukee County Research Park and is within walking distance of GE Healthcare and United HealthCare. Convention facilities are a short drive from our hotel in Metro Milwaukee, including the Wisconsin Exposition Center and the Midwest Airlines Center. Our Milwaukee accommodations are in close proximity to the Medical College of Wisconsin, Children's Hospital of Wisconsin, and the Milwaukee Regional Medical Campus.Leisure travelers lodging in our Wauwatosa hotel near Milwaukee know that they can shop at the Mayfair Mall, or spend the day at Miller Park, home of the Milwaukee Brewers. The Milwaukee County Zoo, located just a mile away, offers a day of family fun.Our hotel near Milwaukee features over 7,900 sq. ft. of meeting space, and our outstanding staff can assist you in planning any event. From our Sleep Advantage Program amenities to fine dining at our restaurant, we have the deluxe amenities you deserve when you travel. On your next visit to Milwaukee, see why the Crowne Plaza Hotel Milwaukee - Wauwatosa is the Place to Meet in Wisconsin. ... more   less 
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