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Portland, Maine
Reviewed 15 July 2014

Knickerbocker on the Lake is a residential condo complex as well as hotel. The Building is certainly past its glory days , but is very functional option as a place to base a downtown Milwaukee visit . Yes the rooms are a bit dated , but I do not need to spend the substantially more money for other nearby more...

2Thank jm53
Knoxville, TN
Reviewed 13 July 2014

My husband and I stayed at the Knickerbocker for a 3 day vacation over the July 4th holiday. It was very convenient to the July 3rd hour-long fireworks show (we were on the park right by the lake) and used the trolley ($1/ride) to explore the various neighborhoods that make up Milwaukee. (We started by walking, but then discovered the...

3Thank crjKnoxville
Plainfield, Illinois
Reviewed 10 July 2014

We stayed here during summer fest week due to it being a walking distance to the campground and it's availability and price. We checked in early and we were able to snag the last parking spot, they get really busy during summer fest week. Checking in was quick and easy, all the staff were really nice and friendly, we were...

2Thank wowok2travel
Reviewed 6 July 2014

As a disclaimer I understand that this was the 4th of July weekend. My wife and I came in to stay close to summer fest and drove in. We reserved this hotel because they advertised an onsite parking lot for guests of the hotel. We arrive and they tell us we can't use their parking lot because it's sold out...

2Thank Michael T
Woodstock, MD
Reviewed 21 June 2014

I love this place and it is the only spot I would choose when in Milwaukee. It is a converted apartment building that now contains condos and rentals. The neighborhood is fantastic and it is a short walk to all of the lakefront festivals. Don't need the sheets turned down or a mint left on your pillow every night? This...

2Thank Rick H
Franklin Grove, Illinois
Reviewed 20 April 2014

What a wonderful find in the heart of Milwaukee! We walked to the lakefront (a little chilly, but still only April), to the fabulous Art Museum and the Children's Discovery Museum. The lobby is a beautiful art deco blast from the past. The room was perfect, with a kitchen and partial view of the lake. The Italian restaurant has a...

1Thank sunnyday711
Ocala, Florida
Reviewed 11 April 2014 via mobile

I used to stay here for business. Weird hotel. Kind of place you would think is haunted. It's overpriced and definitely not your typical hotel. Overall I never really had any problems and it was always clean. I guess if you want something unique then I recommend this place.

1Thank Limes77
Madison, Wisconsin
Reviewed 10 March 2014

I used to live just up the street, & this location is one of the best you can get for downtown. I really liked the historic nature of the hotel - lovely lobby, even the hotel room doors have character (used to serve as laundry pick-up spots in the olden days). The old fashioned bathroom was small but cute -...

2Thank WItravelingirl
Kuwait City, Kuwait
Reviewed 5 January 2014

The hotel is perfectly located between Downtown and Eastside Milwaukee, Clean rooms.. The Lobby can be improved. corridors carpets needs to be changed as it does look old and dated. otherwise an excellent choice to be in downtown Milwaukee.

2Thank MJ682014
Milwaukee, Wisconsin
Reviewed 30 October 2013

Great boutique hotel. Clean and comfortable and great staff. Associated with a restaurant I have reviewed before which is also awesome. Bathrooms are a little small for my 6 foot plus brother but they came is late for my daughter's wedding and the staff made them feel so at home. My sister had stayed at another hotel in town which...

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Additional Information about Knickerbocker on the Lake

Address: 1028 East Juneau Avenue, Milwaukee, WI 53202
Region: United States > Wisconsin > Milwaukee > Downtown
Price Range: $151 - $279 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3 star — Knickerbocker on the Lake 3*
Number of rooms: 160
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“Unable to comment as friend booked”
 of 5 bubbles Keith-Clan, 22 Oct 2016 | Read review
“Make sure you confirm which type of room they are giving you before you go upstairs”
 of 5 bubbles Moises_Norena, 3 Oct 2016 | Read review
“Rooms away from the elevators are quieter.”
 of 5 bubbles HGML, 17 Sep 2016 | Read review
“Our room was near elevator, but the only noise we noticed was from people talking in the hall.”
 of 5 bubbles elsiecow, 24 Jul 2016 | Read review
“ask about in suite kitchen”
 of 5 bubbles O401ITmarkw, 4 May 2016 | Read review
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