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The Pfister Hotel

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Certificate of Excellence
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.
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Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
Business Centre with Internet Access
Wheelchair Access
Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly )
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Non-Smoking Rooms
Air Conditioning
Family Rooms
Refrigerator in room
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Historic Hotel
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Special Rate:$139 with Club Access
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100Great for walkers
Grade: 100 out of 100
335Restaurantswithin 0.5 km
111Attractionswithin 0.5 km
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Reviewed 5 days ago

Our room was a basic double as part of a wedding block. It was spacious and lovely. The bathroom fixtures are so, so nice. The beds were firm and that worked for me. Music in the lobby and up at the Blu bar was so...More

Thank Michael S
Response from TerryT2081, Guest Relations Manager at The Pfister HotelResponded 3 days ago

I'm delighted hear the hotel provided a comfortable and enjoyable visit for you, Michael! We appreciate your kind words! I'm glad you enjoyed the hotel's amenities and in house entertainment, as well! We hope you can join us again soon for future stays! Yours in...More

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Reviewed 6 December 2017

My husband and I love the Pfister for a good staycation in our newly adopted hometown of Milwaukee. The rooms are well-appointed and lovely. The lobby lounge is warm and cozy. Service is friendly. Plenty of elegant old-school touches abound. The Blu lounge and bar...More

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Response from Nicholas T, The Pfister Butler at The Pfister HotelResponded 13 December 2017

Dear NorCalifMom, Thank you for taking the time to leave your valued feedback about your time with us. I am delighted to hear that your visit was pleasant and enjoyable – you should expect no less at The Pfister Hotel. The next time you visit...More

Reviewed 6 days ago

Although only there for one night, it was lovely. Staff were all consistently polite, professional, and helpful. Our room was very nice and well-appointed, the bed was super comfortable (a key factor in my enjoyment of a hotel experience), and the marble bathroom and spa...More

Thank lovestotravel616
Response from TerryT2081, Guest Relations Manager at The Pfister HotelResponded 6 days ago

Thank you for sharing your experience with us, Lovestotravel! I'm glad to hear you had such a lovely stay at our hotel! We appreciate your generous words about our building's decor and its' staff. Designed by architect Charles Koch, the hotel features a Romanesque Revival...More

Reviewed 1 week ago

We had a short but enjoyable stay at the Pfister. We had access to Club Pfister on the 23rd floors. That allows snack and an honor bar in the evening and breakfast in the morning. It was absolutely perfect. The valet service was wonderful too....More

Thank NicGee73
Response from TerryT2081, Guest Relations Manager at The Pfister HotelResponded 6 days ago

Thank you for taking the time to share your experience with us, NicGee. I sounds like your stay was pleasant and enjoyable! I'm delighted to hear that our Valet staff was able to provide the type of hospitality and service The Pfister has come to...More

Reviewed 1 week ago

The Pfister is an essential Milwaukee landmark. The building's history and ornate decor in the common spaces are delightful. However, for a hotel that claims to be one of Milwaukee's finest, our room was a tragic disappointment. We wandered down a dingy hallway on the...More

Thank Katie D
Response from TerryT2081, Guest Relations Manager at The Pfister HotelResponded 1 week ago

Thank you for taking the time to leave your input with us, Katie. It looks like your visit did not live up to the extent you were hoping. We apologize for any inconveniences and if there's anything we can do to better accommodate you for...More

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Kathy M
27 July 2018|
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Response from TerryT2081 | Property representative |
It's .08 miles away and about a 15 minute walk from our hotel! Have a great day!
20 March 2018|
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Response from Pamela T | Reviewed this property |
Cab, Uber or Lyft
20 March 2018|
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Response from HeidiV1267 | Property representative |
The Intermodal Station downtown would be several blocks and about 20 minutes on foot. Aside from walking, most guests use a taxi service or a ride app on their phone. It is about a 7 minute drive.
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"The tower rooms are newer"
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"Avoid the 4th Floor"
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"Get a room facing Lake Michigan for beautiful sunrise views in the morning"
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"tower rooms, facing the lake are best"
4 weeks ago
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USD 153 - USD 328 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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United StatesWisconsinMilwaukeeDowntown
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