The Pfister Hotel - Milwaukee

424 East Wisconsin Avenue, Milwaukee, United States, 53202  show map
 4 stars
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The Pfister Hotel - Milwaukee

 Internet

Wi-Fi in public areas

Paid Wi-Fi

 Parking

Paid parking

 24-hour

24-hour reception

 Check-in/Check-out

Express check-in/-out

 Swimming pool

Indoor swimming pool

 Fitness/Gym

Fitness center

 Sports activities

Tennis court

Golf course

 Spa and relaxation

Spa & wellness center

Turkish bath

Reflex massage

Jacuzzi

Overview

The excellent The Pfister Hotel offers accommodation in a shopping area of Milwaukee. The hotel was opened in 1893 in a 23-story Victorian building and renovated in 2007.

The property is about 15 minutes' walk of Milwaukee Theatre, Bradley Center and Midwest Airlines Center. The Pfister Hotel is within about 10 minutes' walk of the center of Milwaukee.

St. John's Cathedral is 350 meters from the hotel and Milwaukee Art Museum is about 700 meters away.

The hotel enjoys an excellent location within 15 minutes' drive from General Mitchell International airport.

Rooms

There are 307 designer rooms fitted with free Wi-Fi, individual climate control, pay TV, a trouser press and an in-room safe. Some rooms come with a view of Lake Michigan. They feature bathrooms with a roll in shower, a spa bathtub and toiletries.

Eat & Drink

At the restaurant American dishes are served. Guests can quench their thirst at Martini bar with a favorite drink. The pizzeria Cafe At the Pfister is around 50 meters away.

A full breakfast is served and charges are applicable. 

Services

24-hour reception, laundry and concierge service as well as allergy-free rooms, a baggage storage and an elevator are available for guests' use.

Relax

The hotel offers various facilities, such as a wellness center and a Jacuzzi along with Turkish steam bath, reflex massage and facials. On-site activities feature snow skiing and racquetball.

Internet

Wireless internet is available in the entire hotel at USD 9.95 per day.

Guest Parking

private parking is possible on site at USD 27 per day.

Year renovated:   2007.  Number of floors:   23.  Number of rooms:   307.

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Facilities

General

  • Paid Wi-Fi
  • Paid on-site parking
  • Handicap parking
  • Express check-in/-out
  • 24-hour reception
  • Non-smoking rooms
  • Allergy-free rooms
  • Children are welcome
  • 24-hour security
  • Safe deposit box
  • Multilingual staff
  • Pets allowed
  • Female traveler room/floor
  • Souvenir shop
  • Coffee shop
  • ATM/Cash machine
  • Fireplace
  • Barber shop
  • Luggage storage
  • Elevator
  • Rooms/Facilities for disabled

Sports & Fitness

  • Skiing
  • Tennis court
  • Golf course
  • Racquetball

Services

  • Paid valet parking
  • Room service
  • Bell staff/Porter
  • Dry cleaning
  • Laundry
  • Wedding services
  • Shops/Commercial services
  • Newspaper service
  • Tours/Ticket assistance

Dining facilities

  • Paid breakfast
  • Continental breakfast
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge area
  • Catering service
  • Coffee/Tea in lobby

Meeting facilities

  • 24-hour business center
  • Meeting room
  • Meeting/Banquet facilities
  • Secretarial service
  • Fax/Photocopying

Children's facilities

  • Paid cribs/Baby cots (on request)
  • Babysitting/Child services
  • Video games

Leisure facilities

  • Indoor swimming pool
  • Casino
  • Health club
  • Spa & wellness center
  • Turkish bath
  • Jacuzzi
  • Barbeque grills
  • Television in lobby
  • Reflex massage

Room view

  • City view
  • Lake view

Room facilities

  • Individual air conditioning
  • Heating
  • Paid in-room safe
  • Mini-bar
  • Tea and coffee facilities
  • Turndown service
  • Connecting rooms
  • Dressing area
  • Ironing facilities
  • In-room desk

Bathroom

  • Shared bathroom
  • Bath/Shower
  • Room toiletries
  • Hair dryer
  • Bathrobe
  • Slippers

Self-catering

  • Refrigerator on request

Bedroom

  • Premium bedding
  • Pillow top mattress

Media

  • Paid movies/Video
  • Flat-screen TV
  • Cable/Satellite television
  • Telephone
  • AM/FM alarm clock

Room decor

  • Carpeted floor
  • Blackout curtains

Policies

Check-in

  • from  3 pm

Check-out

  • until  12 pm

Children and extra beds

  • One child under the age of 2 may stay for free in a crib. 
  • One child under the age of 18 may stay free of charge when using existing bedding. 

How to reach hotel

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Hotel Address:

424 East Wisconsin Avenue, Milwaukee, United States, 53202

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City Center
  • Milwaukee
    100 m
Airports
Train Stations
  • Milwaukee Intermodal Station
    1.1 km
  • Milwaukee Mitchell Airport Amtrak
    11.1 km
  • Bus stop
    100 m
Restaurants
  • Mason Street Grill (cuisine: American)
    60 m
  • Cafe At the Pfister
    50 m
Hotel information
  • Check-in:
    from  3 pm
  • Check-out:
    until  12 pm
  • Year renovated:
    2007
  • Number of floors:
    23
  • Number of rooms:
    307

Rooms and availability

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Club Double Room
Bed type: Double bed
Size: 300 m²
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    Double Room
    Bed type: Double beds
    Size: 28 m²
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      How to reach hotel

      hotel The Pfister Hotel - Milwaukee Milwaukee location
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      Hotel Address:

      424 East Wisconsin Avenue, Milwaukee, United States, 53202

      Get directions
      City Center
      • Milwaukee
        100 m
      Airports
      Train Stations
      • Milwaukee Intermodal Station
        1.1 km
      • Milwaukee Mitchell Airport Amtrak
        11.1 km
      • Bus stop
        100 m
      Restaurants
      • Mason Street Grill (cuisine: American)
        60 m
      • Cafe At the Pfister
        50 m
      Hotel information
      • Check-in:
        from  3 pm
      • Check-out:
        until  12 pm
      • Year renovated:
        2007
      • Number of floors:
        23
      • Number of rooms:
        307

      The Pfister Hotel Location

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      What's nearby

      Tourist attractions

      • Milwaukee City Hall - 300 m
      • Riverside Theater - 400 m
      • Wisconsin Lake Schooner Ltd - 600 m

      Places of interest

      Convention centers

      Shopping areas

      Monuments and Landmarks

      Museums

      • Vsa Arts of Wisconsin Dist 1 - 100 m
      • Betty Brinn Children s Museum - 400 m
      • Betty Brinn Children's Museum - 400 m
      • Fine Arts Building - 400 m
      • United Performing Arts Fund - 500 m
      • Intl Clown Hall of Fame - 500 m

      Parks

      • O'donnell Park - 400 m
      • River Revitalization Fndtn - 600 m
      • Red Arrow Park - 600 m
      • Juneau Park - 600 m

      Halls

      • Humphrey Scottish Rite Masonic - 200 m
      • Top of the Plaza - 300 m
      • Grain Exchange Room - 300 m
      • Joey Buona's Pizzeria - 400 m
      • Marcus Center-Performing Arts - 500 m
      • Bradley Pavilion - 500 m

      Universities, Institutes

      • Springfield College-School - 300 m
      • Keller Graduate School of Mgmt - 300 m
      • Milwaukee School of Engineerng - 500 m
      • Springfield College - 500 m
      • Kaplan Test Prep - 500 m

      Theaters

      • Theatre District - 500 m

      Medical care and Hospitals

      • Midwest Center For Human Svc - 400 m

      Local attractions

      • Chudnow Museum of Yesteryear - 1.7 km
        839 North 11th Street, Milwaukee
      • Charles Allis Art Museum - 2.0 km
        1801 N Prospect Ave, Milwaukee
      • Villa Terrace Decorative Arts Museum - 2.9 km
        2220 N Terrace Ave, Milwaukee
      • Haggerty Museum of Art - 1.8 km
        13th and Clybourn Sts., Milwaukee
      • St. Joan of Arc Chapel - 2.1 km
        1415 W. Wisconsin Ave., Milwaukee

      Near the hotel

      • St. John's Cathedral - 310 m
        802 N. Jackson St., Milwaukee
      • Milwaukee Art Museum - 660 m
        700 N Art Museum Dr, Milwaukee
      • War Memorial Center - 600 m
        750 N. Lincoln Memorial Dr., Milwaukee
      • The Eisner American Museum of Advertising & Design - 780 m
        208 N Water St, Milwaukee
      • Old St. Mary's Church - 390 m
        836 N. Broadway St., Milwaukee
      • Grohmann Museum - 560 m
        1000 N. Broadway, Milwaukee
      • Discovery World - 760 m
        500 N Harbor Dr, Milwaukee

      Restaurants nearby

      • Mason Street Grill - 60 m

        Address: 425 East Mason Street
        Phone: 414-298-3131

        81% likes this, based on 219 reviews
        Cuisine: American
        Price Range: CAD 36 - CAD 139

      • Blu at the Pfister - 50 m

        Address: 424 East Wisconsin Avenue
        Phone: 414-273-8222

        84% likes this, based on 37 reviews

      • Cubanitas - 90 m

        Address: 728 N Milwaukee St
        Phone: (414) 225-1760

        71% likes this, based on 119 reviews
        Cuisine: Latin, Cuban
        Price Range: CAD 28 - CAD 40

      • Cafe At the Pfister - 50 m

        Address: 424 E Wisconsin Ave
        Phone: 414-273-8222

        66% likes this, based on 66 reviews
        Price Range: CAD 43 - CAD 43

      • Carnevor - 90 m

        Address: 724 N Milwaukee St
        Phone: (414) 223-2200

        86% likes this, based on 130 reviews
        Price Range: CAD 43 - CAD 69

      Hotel information
      • Check-in:
        from  3 pm
      • Check-out:
        until  12 pm
      • Year renovated:
        2007
      • Number of floors:
        23
      • Number of rooms:
        307
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      The Pfister Hotel Reviews

      Guest reviews are submitted by our customers after their stay at The Pfister Hotel

      Average guest rating

      8.2out of 10
      Fabulous
      Based on 33 reviews

      Rating by category:

      Location
      10.0
      Value
      7.7
      Rooms
      9.6
      Service
      9.8

      Guest reviews

      • Single
        10.0

        Extremely comfortable, lovely old-fashioned building, very good service, and delightful upper bar with views over the city. Very pleasant stay.

      • Older travelers
        9.2

        Everything went as booked. Thought I might have a problem because I made the reservation through Booked.net but all was smooth at checkin. Convient self parking garage.

      • Family with children
        6.6

        There were no waters brought up with room service and the 3 meals only had dinnerware for two.

      • Older travelers
        10.0

        The hotel ad rooms are beatuful, clean, comforataable, luxurious. Every staff member encountered was friendly, polite, cheerful. An all overall wonderful experience.

      • Older travelers
        10.0

        Our stay at the Pfister was made even more pleasant with a complementary upgrade to a suite. This hotel is one of our favorite places, never fails to impress.

      • Couple
        9.4

        Wonderful stay

        My main complaint is that we booked a tower room, and as we only stayed for one night, we didn't realize that they didn't give us a tower room until after we had checked out.

      • Older travelers
        6.6

        The public areas are very lovely although the carpet needs a good cleaning.

        The rooms are tired looking. The furniture is dented and scratched up. The wallpaper has been poorly patched and repaired. The bathroom tub showers are old and small. The carpets need cleaning. Wi Fi is available in the rooms at a high cost. It's a pain to go to the lobby to get free Wi Fi.

      • Group of friends
        10.0

        The staff went over and above in accommodating our stay! They were all very friendly and helpful. The Cafe staff were excellent as well!

      • Older travelers
        9.6

        one of america's truly classic hotels from decor to service. always a treat to spend a few days there when visiting wisconsin.

        the mason street grill which is privately held and while in the same building not part of the pfister per se, is not worth the money. it was very disappointing. only negative of the visit.

      • Group of friends
        10.0

        The hotel staff were extremely accommodating and friendly. My friend and I traveled from out of town to visit with a dear friend who is having a baby and we made it a girl weekend. I had searched online for something special and Pfister was just the place. A marvelous time!

        Make the toilet more environmentally friendly. As an environmentalist, I would have liked to learn more about what the hotel is doing to reduce the environmental footprint.

      • Family with children
        10.0

        It is our family tradition to stay at The Pfister when we travel to Milwaukee from Pittsburgh for college basketball games. The location is perfect, the hotel is beautiful and Roc is always so helpful.

      • Older travelers
        8.4

        Great location - near everything in the city. Beautiful hotel art and design - excellent history! Wonderful concierge!!!

        The hotel's older historic style in the rooms does not bode well for the need for extra wall sockets for all those needed electronics of the 21st Century... Also spent 40 minutes on phone with their tech support vendor because hotel's ethernet equipment was broken. Hotel did provide free internet service for my stay, but I believe they should have done more for the frustrating time I spent with the vendor

      • Older travelers
        9.6

        Beautiful old hotel. Great location for attending Summerfest if you don't mind spending the money. Ate breakfast two mornings in their cafe. Both food and service were great. Would definitely stay there again for any special occasion.

      • Family with children
        8.2

        The rooms were comfortable and clean.

        The lobby area was busy, no place to sit and wait or just relax.

      How to reach hotel

      hotel The Pfister Hotel - Milwaukee Milwaukee location
      Show big map »

      Hotel Address:

      424 East Wisconsin Avenue, Milwaukee, United States, 53202

      Get directions
      City Center
      • Milwaukee
        100 m
      Airports
      Train Stations
      • Milwaukee Intermodal Station
        1.1 km
      • Milwaukee Mitchell Airport Amtrak
        11.1 km
      • Bus stop
        100 m
      Restaurants
      • Mason Street Grill (cuisine: American)
        60 m
      • Cafe At the Pfister
        50 m
      Hotel information
      • Check-in:
        from  3 pm
      • Check-out:
        until  12 pm
      • Year renovated:
        2007
      • Number of floors:
        23
      • Number of rooms:
        307