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Residence Inn Milwaukee Downtown

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portland, or
Reviewed 16 October 2013

I was really surprised by this hotel. It is in the Old Gimbels department store, so it has that grand old feel. The location is really nice, right along the river and great views to boot. You can go right out the back door of the hotal to get to the river esplanade. Like all residence inns, complimentary wifi and...

1Thank jgold10529
Reviewed 30 September 2013

Travelled to Milwaukee for the first time for a 3-day business trip. Hotel was the perfect location! Right on the river walk! Staff was very helpful and friendly, especially Jordan. He always greeted us with a smile and helped with directions to nearby restaurants. Another staff member arranged for a van to pick us up and take us to a...

1Thank Candacesue82
Reviewed 27 August 2013

We stayed here last weekend and loved it. Room was huge with a King size bed that looked so small because room was so large. Our room overlooked the Riverwalk, beautiful at night, the view was terrific. We were on the 7th floor, elevators very efficient. Breakfast good in morning, staff all very friendly and willing to do whatever was...

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Tucson, Arizona
Reviewed 26 August 2013

We stayed here last weekend and loved it. It was roomy and light. The bed was comfortable and the views from the room could not be beat. We had a corner room on the 7th floor with a great view of the river and a far view of the art museum by the lake. Really enjoyed the area and being...

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Terryville, Connecticut
Reviewed 21 August 2013

I stayed here for 2 nights while on business. The location is within walking distance to many different restaurants along the canal. Parking is located underground and is very safe. Your roomkey is required to enter and exit the building. Breakfast and happy hour were great and free! The rooms were very nice and large.

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Madison, WI
Reviewed 20 August 2013

Stayed here in late July 2013. The hotel is located in the center of downtown Milwaukee, beside the river, right on the Riverwalk. It's within walking distance of 3rd ward just a few minutes across the river as well as other bars and restaurants in the area such as John Hawks Pub. The lakeshore and Lakeshore State Park are about...

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Fort Wayne, Indiana
Reviewed 12 August 2013

We stayed at this hotel for 2 nights while attending a wedding in Milwaukee. We called approx 3 months before the wedding and was told that the room they had available with the special wedding rate was a king with a sleeper sofa. We were traveling with our two adult daughters so this room size would not work for us....

1Thank Love4Life2
Chicago, Illinois
Reviewed 5 August 2013 via mobile

We chose this hotel online, not really knowing much about downtown Milwaukee. What a pleasant surprise; we really liked it and will definitely return. Housed in a former department store (first, Gimbel's, then Marshall Field's before it became a Residence Inn in 2001), it's an architectural gem. Love the high ceilings, spacious windows and bright light. We needed a 2br,...

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Libertyville, Illinois
Reviewed 8 July 2013

We stayed here in late June when attending Summerfest. We were upgraded to a one-bedroom suite without asking. Lovely hotel that was formerly a Gimbel's/Macy's store. High ceilings. Nice spacious rooms, comfortable bed. Walking distance to the Summerfest grounds if you don't mind a hike.The complimentary breakfast buffet wasn't exactly gourmet, but certainly had lots of variety -- something for...

1Thank Kathie75
Reviewed 7 July 2013

Stayed here for 3 nights while visiting Milwaukee and Chicago. Hotel was very clean, and well maintained. We had a suite that included a parking package for an additional $10 per night. Very good idea as parking can be at a premium downtown. Hotel staff was helpful, even making suggestions for our day trip to Chicago. The breakfast and evening...

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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
  • Breakfast included
  • Room Service
About the property
  • Wheelchair Access
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  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
Room types
  • Kitchenette
  • Suites
  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Family Rooms
In your room
  • Air Conditioning
  • Refrigerator in room
  • Microwave
  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Business Centre with Internet Access
  • Meeting Rooms
  • Breakfast included
  • Laundry Service
  • Self-Serve Laundry
  • Conference Facilities
  • Room Service
  • Dry Cleaning
  • Banquet Room
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Housed in the historic Marshall Fields building, the Residence Inn Milwaukee Downtown blends old-world splendor with modern amenities. Recently renovated, our downtown Milwaukee hotel is an all-suites hotel offering an incredible location. We're connected to the Shops of Grand Avenue and within walking distance to Midwest Airlines Center, the theatre district and Bradley Center. Whether relocating to Milwaukee or looking for a Milwaukee extended-stay hotel, you'll feel right at home. Choose from studio, one- or two-bedroom suites with full kitchens, luxurious bedding, flat-screen TV, wireless Internet, and separate living areas. At any time, visit our market, business center, and fitness center, all open 24-hours. Enjoy a complimentary daily breakfast buffet and social hour with food and beverages (Mon-Wed). Surrounded by many businesses and cultural attractions, the Residence Inn offers first-class service and friendly staff. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Residence Inn Milwaukee Downtown

Address: 648 N Plankinton Ave, 648 N. Plankinton Ave, Milwaukee, WI 53203-2900
Region: United States > Wisconsin > Milwaukee
Price Range: $186 - $514 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3 star — Residence Inn Milwaukee Downtown 3*
Number of rooms: 131
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Also Known As:
Residence Inn Milwaukee Downtown Hotel Milwaukee
Milwaukee Residence Inn
Hotel Style:
#9 Family Hotel in Milwaukee
#12 Business Hotel in Milwaukee
#17 Romantic Hotel in Milwaukee
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