The Pfister Hotel

The Pfister Hotel

424 East Wisconsin Avenue, Milwaukee, WI 53202, United States
+1 414 273 8222
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9.1
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based on 576 reviews

The Pfister Hotel
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About The Pfister Hotel

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Nestled in downtown Milwaukee, The Pfister is an award-winning 4-star Victorian hotel that offers luxurious accommodation for visitors. The rooms reflect an elegant mix of contemporary luxury and old world charm. All the rooms feature flat-screen TVs, iPod-compatible radios, free Wi-Fi and laptop-sized safes. Upgraded suites offer added luxurious touches, including sitting areas, wet bars, and separate bathrooms. They may also offer pullout sofas and panoramic views of the lake.

In addition to in-room service, dining options at The Pfister include a classic dining room that serves weekend brunch or The Mason Street Grill, an upscale steakhouse that serves sandwiches, wood-grilled steaks, and savory American cuisine. Guests can enjoy a drink or cocktails at Blu, a martini bar tucked on the 23rd floor and set against a scenic city view.

The Pfister has a luxurious spa and salon that offers over a dozen treatment options, including a hydrotherapy bath and Turkish bath. The hotel also boasts one of the largest collections of Victorian art in the world. Other amenities include a fitness center where guests can work out as well as an indoor pool.

Launched at the end of the nineteenth century, The Pfister is located close to several major attractions. It's conveniently situated within a 10-minute walk from the popular Milwaukee Art Museum. It’s also close to Milwaukee’s Theater district. Guests can enjoy some ice hockey at the BMO Harris Bradley Center or catch a baseball game at the nearby Miller Park. Other attractions include Bradford Beach, Veterans Park and Discovery World Museum.

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Amenities at The Pfister Hotel

  • Indoor pool
  • Spa and wellness center
  • Fitness center
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Room service
  • Coffee machine
  • Coffee shop
  • Valet parking
  • Business center

Health and safety

  • Contactless check-in/check-out
  • Face masks for guests available
  • Physical distancing in dining areas
  • Physical distancing rules
  • Hand sanitizer in guest accommodation and key areas
  • Screens or physical barriers placed between staff and guests in appropriate areas
  • Use of cleaning chemicals that are effective against coronavirus
  • Guest accommodation is disinfected between stays
  • Guest accommodation sealed after cleaning
  • All plates, cutlery, glasses and other tableware have been sanitized
  • Delivered food is securely covered
  • Guests can opt-out of accommodation cleaning
  • Staff follow all safety protocols as directed by local authorities
  • Disinfection of high-touch surfaces
  • First-aid kit
  • Enhanced cleaning
  • Safe
  • Cleaning products

Accessibility and suitability

  • Entire unit wheelchair accessible
  • Multi-lingual staff
  • Hypoallergenic
  • Hypoallergenic pillow
  • No smoking
  • Non-feather pillow
  • Pets allowed on request. Charges may apply.
  • Roll-in shower
  • Increased accessibility
  • Elevator
  • Shower chair
  • Accessible by elevator
  • Adapted bath
  • Toilet with grab rails
  • Upper floors accessible by elevator

Services and conveniences

  • ATM on-site
  • Business center
  • Wake-up service
  • Concierge service
  • Meeting/Banquet facilities
  • Room service
  • Key card access
  • Express check-out
  • 24hr front desk
  • Conference rooms
  • Wedding services
  • Ticket service
  • Safety deposit box

Basics

  • Wi-Fi available in all areas
  • Internet
  • Wi-Fi
  • Free toiletries
  • Smoke alarms
  • Heating
  • Air-conditioned
  • Linens
  • Towels
  • Shampoo
  • Body soap
  • Trash cans
  • Conditioner

Bathroom

  • Hairdryer
  • Bathrobe
  • Private bathroom
  • Shower
  • Shower cap
  • Additional toilet
  • Bathtub
  • Toilet
  • Toilet paper
  • Walk-in shower

Pool and spa

  • Heated pool
  • Spa
  • Indoor pool
  • Pool with a view
  • Steam room
  • Spa and wellness center
  • Rooftop pool
  • Massage

General

  • Lake view
  • Storage available
  • Seating area
  • Sofa
  • Telephone
  • Carpeted
  • City view

Parking and transportation

  • Parking
  • Long-term parking (surcharge)
  • Private parking
  • EV charging station
  • Valet parking

Media and entertainment

  • Flat-screen TV
  • Cable or satellite TV
  • Pay-per-view channels
  • Radio
  • TV

Bedroom

  • Feather pillow
  • Socket near the bed
  • Sofa bed
  • Alarm clock
  • Wardrobe or closet

Dining

  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Food can be delivered to guest accommodation
  • Coffee shop
  • Coffee machine

Things to do

  • Gift shop
  • Shops (on site)
  • Bicycle rental
  • Beauty salon

Workspace

  • Fax/photocopying
  • Laptop safe
  • Desk

Laundry

  • Laundry service
  • Iron and ironing board

Fitness

  • Fitness center

Reviews of The Pfister Hotel

9.1
WonderfulBased on 576 verified guest reviews
9.2Couples
9.0Solo
9.4Friends
9.0Families

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10.0 Wonderful
Very much enjoyed the Pfister. Would stay here again!
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10.0 Wonderful
Pros:Amazing breakfast. Wonder king bed. The lobby rivals all others. They did a great job working with the tremendous constraints of Covid. All guests and staffed were masked in common areas. Tissue and hand sanitizers were everywhere. Pool participants were limited along with elevator riders.
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8.8 Very good
Pros:Beautiful hotel, the paintings were incredible, great staff. The food at our conference (held at the hotel) was the best I've ever had at a conference.
Cons:The elevators were very slow on the "old" side of the hotel
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10.0 Wonderful
Pros:Room and view was amazing! The lobby was beautiful and historic.
Cons:NA
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10.0 Wonderful
Pros:The service was amazing, cannot stress enough how cool and polite and unpretentious the staff was.......I would highly recommend this place to anyone who is looking for a hotel in Milwaukee.
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10.0 Wonderful
Pros:Ask me what I didn't like I loved everything
Cons:None
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7.4 Good
Pros:I do like the atmosphere and location of this hotel.
Cons:They forgot to freshen up our room. We came back after being out for the day to find the bed not made and no fresh Towels.
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4.2 Mediocre
Pros:The Club option is nice...quite a refuge from a horrible room.
Cons:Couldn't check in until 5:00 despite the 3:00PM check in time. Tub and sink had hair in them. Bedding was ripped.
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9.1 Wonderful
Pros:Beautiful hotel with tons of character and charm. Good service, friendly staff, comfortable accommodations. Hotel lobby bar and Blu were excellent. Complimentary breakfast in the Cafe offered good food and full choice of anything on menu. Onsite amenities such as spa, shops and additional restaurants offer an extra touch.
Cons:For the price of the rooms, wifi was not free. Given the necessity in today's day and age, not to mention that it is complimentary in many more basic hotels, this was a big let down. Especially when service in the tower is spotty for mobile without Wifi. It felt like a nickeled and dimes amenity. Clientele felt a bit uppity.
J
10.0 Wonderful
Pros:We booked a last-minute room at the Pfister and loved our stay from start to finish. The room was beautiful and clean with a great view, service was stellar, and the location could hardly be improved. It doesn't hurt that the hotel is where we stayed after getting engaged! Great experience and we will definitely stay again next time we're in Milwaukee.
Cons:Pretty much perfect.

Location

424 East Wisconsin Avenue, Milwaukee, WI 53202

What's nearby

  • Pabst Theater0.3 mi
  • Milwaukee City Hall0.3 mi
  • Marcus Center for the Performing Arts0.4 mi
  • Milwaukee Art Museum0.5 mi
  • Wisconsin Center0.5 mi
  • Discovery World0.5 mi
  • Bradley Center0.7 mi
  • Harley-Davidson Museum0.7 mi
  • Milwaukee Public Museum0.8 mi
  • Milwaukee Public Library0.8 mi
  • Milwaukee Central Library0.8 mi
  • Veterans Park0.9 mi

Policies

Check-in/Check-out

Check in anytime after 3:00 PM, check out anytime before 11:00 AM

Cancellation/prepayment

Cancellation/prepayment policies vary by room type and provider.

FAQs when booking at The Pfister Hotel

  • One of the city’s most pet friendly hotels, The Pfister Hotel is pleased to welcome four-legged guests along with you. It is possible to book add-on extras such as a doggy gift basket, which contains the likes of treats, toys, soft pillows and guides to local walks or dog parks.

  • Priding itself on being a romantic destination in its own right, the hotel is pleased to offer honeymooning couples special services. As well as being able to opt for a romantic suite, you can book extra touches such as a turndown services, breakfast in bed, champagne on arrival and late checkout upon request. Other options include treats like chocolate truffles and luxurious massages.

  • If you opt to book a Pfister Club room (guestrooms available on the upper floors), you can benefit from VIP access to the hotel’s exclusive 23rd floor lounge. The Pfister Lounge features a fireplace, library, comfortable armchair seating and workstations, as well as complimentary daily breakfast, non-alcoholic drinks and canapés in the evening.

  • There are plenty of regular events to keep you entertained during your stay at this hotel, with many of them focused towards music. On several days of the week you can enjoy live music performances in the hotel’s bar or restaurant, with a menu featuring mainly jazz and classical, and there are occasional one-off events scheduled too. Sundays see a special brunch held in the historic dining room, and there are also regular cocktail happy hours plus celebrity bartenders or bartender battles at Blu.

  • The Café at The Pfister is open for breakfast from 6:00 am daily, offering guests several options within one location. Choose from an a la carte menu that features hot egg dishes, pancakes, granola and cereals, continental platters and fresh fruit, or select a hearty brunch option if you’ve started the day a little later. For guests looking to get out and about, the patisserie and barista counters offer coffee and pastries to grab and go.

  • The journey from Milwaukee’s General Mitchell International Airport to The Pfister Hotel should take just over 15m in good traffic if you opt to take a rental car or taxicab from the airport. The cab journey should cost around $30, while rideshare services like Uber and Lyft might provide a slightly cheaper option. It is also possible to take bus route 80 or the GreenLine from the airport to downtown Milwaukee, from where it will be just a short cab ride or walk to the hotel.

  • The hotel is extremely accessible, with special routes and entrances to all public areas available for guests with reduced mobility. Service support animals are welcome, and accessible parking, elevators and registration desks are all available. Certain guestrooms feature 32-inch entries and additional features such as mobility aids.(Prices checked 13/05/19).

  • The Pfister Hotel is located at 424 East Wisconsin Avenue in East Town, 0 miles from the center of Milwaukee. Pabst Theater is the closest landmark to The Pfister Hotel.

  • Check-in time is 3:00 PM and check-out time is 11:00 AM at The Pfister Hotel.

  • The Pfister Hotel is 6.4 miles from Milwaukee-Mitchell. The Pfister Hotel is 72.3 miles from Madison Truax Field.

  • Yes, The Pfister Hotel has a pool onsite.

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Value for money

8.7

Distance to city center

0.0 mi

Location rating

9.6

Nearest Airport

Milwaukee-Mitchell

Distance to airport

6.4 mi