The Pfister Hotel - Milwaukee

424 E Wisconsin Ave, Milwaukee, Us, 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

Massage

Jacuzzi

Overview

With its exceptional location in downtown Milwaukee right next to Milwaukee City Hall, the Pfister Hotel is a wonderful destination for both business and leisure travelers. Its century-old architecture dated back to 1893 features refined lines and gentle touches of princess Victorian art collection which makes this four-star property a gem in the middle of Milwaukee.

Decorated in the authentic New England manner with wood, marble and heavy but stylish furnishing, the Pfister Hotel underwent careful renovation in 2008 to offer its guests all modern services and conveniences. On the premises you will find state-of-the-art business facilities, full-service spa complex and fitness room.

All 307 guestrooms at the Pfister Hotel feature refined décor where Old World charm meets contemporary luxury with wonderful views over the Lake Michigan will impress both business and leisure travelers.

Pfister Hotel houses the world-class restaurant and lounge where all guests can enjoy nice ambience and refined cuisine inspired by national and international specialties prepared under the careful guidance of the local chef.

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

Rooms

Pfister Hotel’s guestrooms include its king suites, tower king and tower double rooms, standard double room, heritage suites and governer’s suites. Each room features the following as standard: Wi-Fi internet, TV, two phones, make-up mirror, hair-dryer, air-conditioning, snack tray, refrigerator, bathrobe and slippers. All rooms as non-smoking. Rooms/facilities for disabled people are available on your request. No pets allowed. Guests with children are welcome. One child under the age of 18 may stay free of charge when using existing bedding. Maximum capacity of extra beds in a room is one.

Dining options

Café at the Pfister serves breakfast sandwiches from 6am to 11am, while classic menu is offered from 6am to 2pm on a daily basis. Mason Street Grill offers traditional grilled steaks, sandwiches and authentic desserts and is an excellent place for business meetings or private events, while the Rouge perfectly suits for Sunday brunch; open from 10am to 2pm. Lobby Lounge is well-equipped for morning coffee or evening drinks, while Blu fits for occasional drinks or private meetings.

A full breakfast is served and charges are applicable. 

Services

Business travelers are welcome to the on-site business center featuring internet access, fax/print/photocopying.post services. Moreover, you can make use of the conference and meeting facilities comprising 25,000 square feet perfectly accommodated for receptions, conferences and seminars. Wi-Fi internet access is available throughout the hotel for USD 9.95 per day. Daily newspaper delivery is available on your request.

Leisure

Pfister Hotel houses a full-service spa complex offering a wide selection of services, particularly aroma therapy, massage treatment, facial and body procedures. Sport enthusiasts are welcome to the fitness room featuring modern equipment and professional training.

Additional features

Pfister Hotel offers a range of additional features, including 24-hour front desk, currency exchange, ATM, laundry and dry cleaning, baby-sitting, doctor on call.

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Facilities

General

  • Paid Wi-Fi
  • Paid 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

Guest Parking

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

Sports & Fitness

  • Skiing
  • Tennis court
  • Golf course
  • Fitness center
  • Racquetball

Services

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

Dining facilities

  • Paid breakfast
  • Continental breakfast
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
  • 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
  • Night club
  • Health club
  • Spa & wellness center
  • Turkish bath
  • Jacuzzi
  • Massage
  • Barbeque grills
  • Television in lobby
  • Reflex massage

Room view

  • City view
  • Lake view

Room facilities

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

Bathroom

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

Kitchen facilities

  • 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

  • Maximum capacity of extra beds in a room is 1. 

How to reach hotel

hotel The Pfister Hotel - Milwaukee Milwaukee location
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Hotel Address:

424 E Wisconsin Ave, Milwaukee, Us, 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

Pfister Hotel’s guestrooms include its king suites, tower king and tower double rooms, standard double room, heritage suites and governer’s suites. Each room features the following as standard: Wi-Fi internet, TV, two phones, make-up mirror, hair-dryer, air-conditioning, snack tray, refrigerator, bathrobe and slippers. All rooms as non-smoking. Rooms/facilities for disabled people are available on your request. No pets allowed. Guests with children are welcome. One child under the age of 18 may stay free of charge when using existing bedding. Maximum capacity of extra beds in a room is one.

The Pfister Club Tower Double RoomThe Pfister Club Tower Double RoomThe Pfister Club Tower Double Room
Club Tower Double Room
Bed type: Double bed or King-size bed
Size: 300 m²
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  • Free Wi-Fi
  • Air conditioning
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Located on the 20th and 21st floor of the tower section, this room allows keycard access to the Pfister Club Lounge, which offers views of Milwaukee city centre and Lake Michigan, free Wi-Fi and a full hot breakfast each weekday morning. A flat-screen TV and a hairdryer are included in the room.

Room facilities
    The Pfister Club RoomThe Pfister Club RoomThe Pfister Club Room
    Club Room
    Bed type: Double beds or King-size bed
    Size: 300 m²
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    • Air conditioning
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    Room facilities
      The Pfister One-Bedroom Double RoomThe Pfister One-Bedroom Double RoomThe Pfister One-Bedroom Double Room
      One-Bedroom Double Room
      Bed type: King-size bed or Double beds or Double bed
      Size: 42 m²
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      • Air conditioning
      • Private bathroom
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      Featuring a 42-inch flat-screen cable TV and iPod docking station, this accessible room includes disability access features.

      Room facilities
        The Pfister Grand Tower RoomThe Pfister Grand Tower RoomThe Pfister Grand Tower Room
        Grand Tower Room
        Bed type: Double beds or King-size bed
        Size: 28 m²
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        • Air conditioning
        • Private bathroom
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        Featuring views of Lake Michigan and the city, this luxurious room includes a 42-inch flat-screen cable TV and iPod docking station. The marble bathroom includes a roll-in shower.

        Room facilities
          The Pfister Two-Room SuiteThe Pfister Two-Room SuiteThe Pfister Two-Room Suite
          Two-Room Suite
          Bed type: King-size bed or Double beds
          Size: 42 m²
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          • Air conditioning
          • Private bathroom
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          Room facilities
            The Pfister Deluxe Double Room
            Deluxe Double Room
            Bed type: Double beds
            Size: 28 m²
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            • Air conditioning
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            This room is located in the original Pfister hotel building.

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              How to reach hotel

              hotel The Pfister Hotel - Milwaukee Milwaukee location
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              Hotel Address:

              424 E Wisconsin Ave, Milwaukee, Us, 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 Location

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              What's nearby

              What's nearby.

              Pfister Hotel’s downtown location places it within walking distance to all major attractions of the city. Straight at the hotel’s doors you will find Milwaukee City Hall, a number of museums (Betty Brinn Children’s Museum, Fine Arts Building, United Performing Arts Fund, Milwaukee Art Museum) and the best shopping areas, restaurants and bars. In addition, you can wander around some picturesque parks; in particular, explore O’donnel Park, River Revitalization Foundation, Red Arrow Park and Marquette Park.

              Tourist attractions

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

              Museums

              • Vsa Arts of Wisconsin Dist 1 - 100 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
              • Milwaukee Art Museum - 600 m

              Parks

              • O'donnell Park - 400 m
              • Juneau Park - 600 m
              • Red Arrow Park - 600 m
              • River Revitalization Fndtn - 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
              • College Women's Club - 600 m
              • Italian Community Ctr Banquet - 700 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
              • Professional Skills Ctr - 700 m

              Theaters

              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 35 - CAD 135

              • 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 27 - CAD 39

              • 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 42 - CAD 42

              • Carnevor - 90 m

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

                86% likes this, based on 130 reviews
                Price Range: CAD 42 - CAD 67

              Getting there.

              Pfister Hotel is easy to reach by car from all directions. If you driving from the South follow North towards downtown Milwaukee on 94 W; exit 794 E and proceed to the Van Buren Street Exit. Keep on driving North for two blocks to Mason Street and then turn left for two blocks to Jefferson Street. Driving from the Wes you should head East on 94 E direction Downtown Milwaukee. When passing Miller Park turn left and follow 794 E. when heading from the North take 43 S and exit at 794 East.

              Getting around.

              Excellent public transport connection makes Pfister Hotel a nice place for tourism and business. You will find a public bus station and nice junction of highway and motorway within close proximity to the setting. On-site parking is possible with your advanced booking for USD 25 per day.

              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 Reviews

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

              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

              Individual 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 E Wisconsin Ave, Milwaukee, Us, 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