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Knickerbocker on the Lake

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Wisconsin
Reviewed 11 November 2014

On the surface the Knockerbocker is a very old yet fancy looking hotel when you first walk in the lobby. As mentioned the hotel is dated and so are the rooms. However for the price it is a heck of a value considering it's prime location and it's overall quality. Anyone that insists on 4 star accommodations should be willing...

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4Thank Cheezhead
New York City, New York
Reviewed 31 October 2014

The Knickerbocker is a beautiful old building that is a hotel and also has permanent residents. The hotel rooms are nice, but a little more cleaning and a few upgrades would turn “nice" into “fantastic.” Just some attention to details such as new garbage cans without broken lids, cleaning the dirty caulk holding the bookcase shelves in place, etc. Great...

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2Thank StephS910
Springfield IL
Reviewed 15 October 2014 via mobile

Charming hotel and great location. The amenities are very outdated and the lighting is extremely poor for business travelers. The thing that bothered me the most was that the walls were so thin you can hear your neighbors conversations and bathroom habits. Parking is a problem and very limited. I had to call the City myself to get permission to...

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4Thank Grey_Goose_Up
Leknes, Norway
Reviewed 10 October 2014

We had a pleasant stay at this residential condo. The rooms were large and the internet conection was excellent. A nice and quiet area. The gym was nice and the soundings/scenery was nice. Excellent service.

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3Thank Thomas T
Racine, Wisconsin
Reviewed 21 July 2014

This hotel is really cool. There's a lot to do because you are so close to the lake. And they do a great job keeping it clean. The rooms are all unique. I keep getting surprised every time I see a new room.

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4Thank jesterninty
Portland, Maine
Reviewed 14 July 2014

Knickerbocker on the Lake is a residential condo complex as well as hotel. The Building is certainly past its glory days , but is very functional option as a place to base a downtown Milwaukee visit . Yes the rooms are a bit dated , but I do not need to spend the substantially more money for other nearby more...

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2Thank jm53
Knoxville, TN
Reviewed 13 July 2014

My husband and I stayed at the Knickerbocker for a 3 day vacation over the July 4th holiday. It was very convenient to the July 3rd hour-long fireworks show (we were on the park right by the lake) and used the trolley ($1/ride) to explore the various neighborhoods that make up Milwaukee. (We started by walking, but then discovered the...

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3Thank crjKnoxville
Plainfield, Illinois
Reviewed 9 July 2014

We stayed here during summer fest week due to it being a walking distance to the campground and it's availability and price. We checked in early and we were able to snag the last parking spot, they get really busy during summer fest week. Checking in was quick and easy, all the staff were really nice and friendly, we were...

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2Thank wowok2travel
Reviewed 5 July 2014

As a disclaimer I understand that this was the 4th of July weekend. My wife and I came in to stay close to summer fest and drove in. We reserved this hotel because they advertised an onsite parking lot for guests of the hotel. We arrive and they tell us we can't use their parking lot because it's sold out...

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2Thank Michael T
Woodstock, MD
Reviewed 20 June 2014

I love this place and it is the only spot I would choose when in Milwaukee. It is a converted apartment building that now contains condos and rentals. The neighborhood is fantastic and it is a short walk to all of the lakefront festivals. Don't need the sheets turned down or a mint left on your pillow every night? This...

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Amenities

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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Restaurant
  • Spa
About the property
  • Wheelchair Access
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
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  • Restaurant
  • Spa
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  • Suites
  • Kitchenette
  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Family Rooms
In your room
  • Refrigerator in room
  • Microwave
Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Free Internet
  • Public Wifi
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  • Dry Cleaning

Additional Information about Knickerbocker on the Lake

Address: 1028 E Juneau Ave, Milwaukee, WI 53202-2933
Region: United States > Wisconsin > Milwaukee > Downtown
Price Range: €111 - €205 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3 star — Knickerbocker on the Lake 3*
Number of rooms: 160
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“Some construction noise outside so I just turned on the fan. Not a big deal!”
stephaniehQ6283OM, 6 May 2017 | Read review
“Parking is limited......so if you can dont rent a car.....UBER”
mt6820, 2 May 2017 | Read review
“Unable to comment as friend booked”
Keith-Clan, 22 Oct 2016 | Read review
“Make sure you confirm which type of room they are giving you before you go upstairs”
Moises_Norena, 3 Oct 2016 | Read review
“Rooms away from the elevators are quieter.”
HGML, 17 Sep 2016 | Read review
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