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Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

Great location. Attention to detail. Fancy without being stuffy. Will make this my base from now on. Great food and drink. Walk to the Art Museum and so much more. Great restaurants within walking distance. You will not be disappointed.

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

Greg G, Thank you for taking the time to share your experience with us. It sounds like you enjoyed your stay with us. We are looking forward to welcoming you back!

Waterloo, Illinois
Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

Impressive architecture, beautiful lobby and mezzanine. Helpful gracious staff. But, it's a survivor from another era and that must be remembered. Lounge upstairs has a great view and is a very relaxing place to watch the snow blanket downtown.

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

Thank you for taking the time to give us your feedback. I am glad that we were able to make your stay enjoyable. We look forward to welcoming you back in the future!

Reviewed 1 week ago

This is probably the nicest hotel in Milwaukee and we always make a point of staying here when leave Chicago for a nice weekend away. The staff and amenities are first class and the hotel is a short walk to all of the major attractions in the city.

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

Thank you for taking the time to share your wonderful experience with us. We look forward to welcoming you back the next time you're looking for a getaway from Chicago!

London, United Kingdom
Reviewed 1 week ago

….in almost every detail, though the entrance halls are very impressive if slightly shabby. The restaurant was closed, without explanation, so a vile dinner in the crowed, noisy café was the only alternative where the dim-witted waiter brought me both my courses one after the other, before I had time to finish the first….I was in and out in 15...

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

Mike H, Thank you for taking the time to share the challenging experience you encountered. I truly apologize that we were unable to live up to our expected levels of excellent customer service. I will speak with the management team to further improve. I hope you will still consider the Pfister to be your hotel of choice in Milwaukee and...

Chicago, Illinois
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I've been to Milwaukee quite a few times, but this was my first time staying at the Pfister. I had heard about the Pfister, read about how nice it was, and it was even mentioned on a walking ghost tour I had attended. Based on everything I heard, I was under the impression that the Pfister was the nicest hotel...

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

Philly1105, I want to apologize that the experience you encountered is not one that is traditional and inline with our award winning service. I do hope you consider being a guest of ours on a future visit in Milwaukee.

Boston, Massachusetts
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

A business meeting brought me to the Pfister Hotel last March. The Pfister is a unique, historic hotel. The building is ornate, with lovely touches everywhere you look. The restaurants and bars were decent. The rooms were modern and a great size. I enjoyed the experience at the Pfister. It was a more 'boutique' atmosphere for a business meeting, and...

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

mrsiss, Thank you for taking the time to share your experience with us. It sounds like you enjoyed your stay with us. We look forward to welcoming you back in the future!

Las Vegas, Nevada
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I cannot say enough about his hotel. It has everything you could ask for and more. The rooms are very roomy and the atmosphere is stunning. The staff is wonderful. Awesome location for anywhere you need to be in the city. So many old school charms, I could not possible mention them all. FAB!

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

CarlaStone, Thank you for taking the time to share your wonderful experience with us. I am pleased to hear that our staff made your stay not only enjoyable but memorable as well. We are looking forward to welcoming you back!

Knoxville, Tennessee
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

I was here with my company for a Summit. The hotel is absolutely beautiful. The chandeliers.. On my! The banquet service was stood, especially Peter. The rooms are spacious and well appointed. However... I am cold natured and I thought I would sweat to death at night. I could not change the thermostat. One of my coworkers called for a...

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

gabahatcher, Thank you for your feedback. We greatly appreciate your input and apologize for any complications. We hope that you return to the Pfister in the near future.

Oshkosh, Wisconsin
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

The Pfister was a top notch experience from allowing us to check in early for to get ready for a wedding and accommodating us when we had to leave early for a family emergency. I can't wait to go back.

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Melbuy, Thank you for taking the time to share your experience with us. It sounds like you enjoyed your stay with us!

Pinehurst
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

One of the most historic hotels in America -- the restoration is incredible. It is a beautiful, charming and comfortable hotel with great amenities and fantastic guest services. Milwaukee is a fantastic city (in the spring, summer, and fall, anyway ...) and it is worth a trip just to stay at the Pfister. This is a place that should not...

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PleaseNo, Thank you for taking the time to share your wonderful experience with us. We greatly appreciate your feedback and are looking forward to welcoming you back!

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  • Pool
  • Room Service
  • Fitness Centre 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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  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
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  • Spa
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  • Business Centre 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
Region: United States > Wisconsin > Milwaukee > Downtown
Price Range: €174 - €266 (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 Spa Hotel in Milwaukee
#2 Luxury Hotel in Milwaukee
#3 Romantic Hotel in Milwaukee
#7 Business Hotel in Milwaukee
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“We love staying in the older part of the hotel.”
 of 5 bubbles zelzorch, 9 Feb 2017 | Read review
“King suite”
 of 5 bubbles Cabinboy1, 8 Feb 2017 | Read review
“The original rooms are quaint and the rooms in the new tower are nice too”
 of 5 bubbles KCA112, 8 Feb 2017 | Read review
“Rooms can be pricey; we lucked out with seasonal special! Pillows are quite large and firm; you may wish to order up a soft pillow too.”
 of 5 bubbles 549sandyp, 23 Jan 2017 | Read review
“The traditional room is somewhat smaller than the tower room.”
 of 5 bubbles Plantchamp, 23 Jan 2017 | Read review
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