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Chicago, Illinois
Reviewed 22 March 2013

My wife & I stayed at the IH last weekend to celebrate my birthday (& St Patty's Day) and our visit was nothing short of excellent - but that's been the story all 9 or 10 times we've stayed there these past few years. The hotel is obviously a jaw-dropper when you arrive, from the fascinating & unique lobby to...

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JamesValona, Director of Guest Experience at Iron Horse Hotel, responded to this review

I can't thank you enough for this amazing review. We are all very proud to work at such a great place but we know that if it wasn't for our guests coming to stay with us time after time we wouldn't be here so thank you so much for coming to stay with us. Happy belated birthday and we hope...

Milwaukee, WI
Reviewed 22 March 2013

I'm from Milwaukee, but had 3 Chicago friends come visit and decided to get a hotel room downtown St Patty's weekend. We were greeted at check-in with shamrock cosmopolitans. Can't beat that! The rooms are gorgeous with the urban loft feel and cool artwork. All the staff was friendly abd welcoming. My friends and I agreed we would set a...

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JamesValona, Director of Guest Experience at Iron Horse Hotel, responded to this review

The St. Patrick's cosmo was a huge hit this year and I am happy to hear that you and your friends liked it. I am sure that we will have some great new cocktails for you to try when you come back this summer to hang out in our Yard!

Milwaukee, Wisconsin
Reviewed 21 March 2013

Most hotels feel large and overwhelming, but this hotel has all the amenities you would expect from a large chain hotel, but it has all the personal feel that you want when you come to a place that is not familiar, or just a "stay-cation". Super friendly staff, quick responds in room service, and the food is DELICIOUS and well...

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JamesValona, Director of Guest Experience at Iron Horse Hotel, responded to this review

One of the best things about the Iron Horse is that it is independently owned and that allows us to be more ourselves and genuine. Thank you for the review and come have some house chips by us anytime.

KCMO
Reviewed 18 March 2013

Due to its location and name I was expecting more of a "biker" hotel. While definitely biker friendly the hotel is absolutely fantastic. The rooms are gorgeous, one of the most stylish places that I have ever stayed. Wonderful beds, see through shower-this is a definite must stay if you are going for a Milwaukee get away. Definitely walk over...

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JamesValona, Director of Guest Experience at Iron Horse Hotel, responded to this review

We are a great place to stay whether you come on 2 or 4 wheels! Thank you for staying with us and you are absolutely right about stopping at Great Lakes Distillery, it is great having them as neighbors!

Reviewed 16 March 2013

I chose the Iron Horse because of the tripadvisor ratings and now I know why everyone raves about this hotel. I booked one of the top floor rooms and it was pretty stunning. I would love to get a hold of the tiles they used for the bathroom. All the decor was urban loft and the amenities were outstanding. They...

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JamesValona, Director of Guest Experience at Iron Horse Hotel, responded to this review

I am so happy to hear that you and Cooper had such a great time with us. It is hard for our guests with dogs to get through the lobby without getting stopped for a couple of minutes to pet and play with their furry guy. Thank you so much and we would love to have you all back soon!

Madison, WI
Reviewed 15 March 2013

This hotel has become one of my favorite getaway destinations. It's beautiful decor and biker chic vibe makes it romantic and hip at the same time. The staff is always pleasant and ready to help. Food and drinks are top notch. My husnband and I try to get there any chance we get. The last time we went, the guy...

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JamesValona, Director of Guest Experience at Iron Horse Hotel, responded to this review

Thank you so much for coming to stay with us when you are in Milwaukee. We love making our friends feel at home. We hope to see you here on your next visit to Milwaukee!

Longboat Key, FL
Reviewed 15 March 2013

We were only at the Iron Horse Hotel for one night but it left a lasting impression with us. The lobby area was filled with wonderful pieces of furniture like a rectangular coffee table made from square pieces of metal, welded together. I asked the front desk if they could tell me where it came from. They told me the...

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JamesValona, Director of Guest Experience at Iron Horse Hotel, responded to this review

Our Lobby was designed to be a space that our guests would want to spend time instead of just being the place to wait for a cab. A lot of the antiques and curious found the lobby were purchased within 2 miles of the hotel and some of them are older than the building itself. Thank you for the review...

DuBois, PA
Reviewed 14 March 2013

Very unique. The experience starts as you drive up to the entrance and continues throughtout the entire stay. Super Staff!!!!!!!! The staff made this unique hotel even better. They truly look and act as if they love their jobs!

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JamesValona, Director of Guest Exprience at Iron Horse Hotel, responded to this review

Thank you so much for your wonderful comments about our staff. We do our best to foster an enviornment where our guests and associates have fun and enjoy being here. Thank you again and we hope to have you back soon!

Chicago, Illinois
Reviewed 10 March 2013

Iron Horse rocked my stay. Milwaukee's Finest. Rooms were modern rustic. Bedding was fantastic, bathroom spacious and well appointed. The grounds were fun, an upscale biker night life atmosphere. Food was delicious (burgers, bison nachos, steak sandwich, lox, kringle). The list goes on. The bar was perfect for a couple or a good sized group and the lobby is the...

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JamesValona, Director of Guest Experience at Iron Horse Hotel, responded to this review

Our philosophy is to hire people for their personality. We can teach anyone how to check people in and out of rooms or how to make a Brandy Old Fashion Sweet (which are pretty amazing here) but we can not teach someone to care about other people. Thank you for the review and we hope to have you back in...

Chicago, Illinois
Reviewed 9 March 2013

We loved the industrial yet luxurious styling of this hotel. If the restaurants in house are not the best fit, the neighborhood offers plenty of options within walking distance. We will return when we have another reason to celebrate!

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JamesValona, Director of Guest Experience at Iron Horse Hotel, responded to this review

The 5th Ward/ Walker's Point neighborhood that we are located in has come such a long way since we opened in 2008. Museums, distilleries, restaurants, nightlife, breweries and even a creamery are just a short walk away. Thank you and we hope to have you back soon!

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Amenities

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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
  • Room Service
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
About the property
  • Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly )
  • Wheelchair Access
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
Food & drink at the hotel
Iron Horse Hotel Bar and Patio
Iron Horse Hotel Bar and Patio
Cuisines: Bar, American, Pub
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Cuisines: Bar, Pub
Things to do
  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
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  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Family Rooms
In your room
  • Air Conditioning
  • Minibar
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  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
Services
  • Room Service
  • Dry Cleaning
  • Meeting Rooms
  • Business Centre with Internet Access
  • Concierge
  • Banquet Room
  • Multilingual Staff
  • Conference Facilities
  • Laundry Service
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
The Iron Horse Hotel is Milwaukee's most chic and sophisticated property - the transformation of a 100-year-old downtown warehouse into a modern luxury boutique hotel. As the industry's first upscale hotel geared for business travelers and motorcycle enthusiasts alike, The Iron Horse Hotel meets the distinct needs of both corporate and leisure guests with its special services, unparalleled amenities and 100 loft-style guest rooms. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Iron Horse Hotel

Address: 500 W Florida St, Milwaukee, WI 53204-1534
Region: United States > Wisconsin > Milwaukee > Walker's Point
Price Range: $296 - $566 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:4 star — Iron Horse Hotel 4*
Number of rooms: 100
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Also Known As:
Hotel Iron Horse
Iron Horse Milwaukee
Hotel Style:
#1 Luxury Hotel in Milwaukee
#1 Business Hotel in Milwaukee
#1 Spa Hotel in Milwaukee
#2 Family Hotel in Milwaukee
#2 Romantic Hotel in Milwaukee
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