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Residence Inn Milwaukee Downtown

Residence InnUS$189*
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11/06/2017 12/06/2017
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Reviewed 15 November 2016

We stayed 2 nights and found the room to be clean and had a great view. However the sheets were worn. The staff was friendly. Breafast was fair. Not sure I would stay at this hotel when I visit again.

1Thank Vice2be
Mia B, Manager at Residence Inn Milwaukee Downtown, responded to this review

Vice2be, Thank you for taking the time to give us your feedback about your stay. We are very happy to hear that you enjoyed our great views and friendly staff. We have passed along your feedback to our housekeeping department to make sure that we get the issue with the sheets addressed right away. We thank you again for your...

Chantilly, Virginia
Reviewed 1 November 2016 via mobile

The hotel is a little bit dated however it was perfectly adequate and clean. Nice comfortable bed, good TV, good Wi-Fi. There is a gym. The hotel is well located. The staff were polite and welcoming. I would stay here again

1Thank Sushila N
Boston, Massachusetts
Reviewed 27 October 2016

This large downtown hotel has an enviable location on the river downtown and is located in the historic Gimbel's Department Store building. So, big pluses there. Also good is the very friendly greeting from the front desk staff who went out of their way to get us a room with a river view. Excellent customer service and thank you to...

1Thank bostonmarc
Mia B, Manager at Residence Inn Milwaukee Downtown, responded to this review

Dear bostonmarc, Thank you for taking the time to share your experience at the hotel and recognizing our fantastic location on the RiverWalk as well as our historic building. I am pleased to hear that our staff was able to provide excellent customer service during your stay. We will be undergoing a renovation at the end of this year. This...

Atlanta, Georgia
Reviewed 19 October 2016

We were at the Residence Inn for two nights; found the staff, room, breakfast and especially the location to be near perfect. For urban walkers, you can explore about two miles in each direction -- I'd recommend all three on the compass except west. The Riverwalk and Lakeshore strolls are worth it. Lots of midwest culture in Milwaukee. (Never did...

Thank Vagabond33
Eagan, Minnesota
Reviewed 18 October 2016

After a couple of less than great visits to hotels in Milwaukee, I have found the place I will be returning to every time I visit in the future in the Residence Inn Milwaukee Downtown. Wonderful location, spacious rooms, very nice staff, and once of the best buffet breakfasts I have had at a hotel. If there was one minor...

1Thank markabaddon
New York City, New York
Reviewed 16 October 2016

The Residence Inn in downtown Milwaukee is beautiful. Not only was the room spacious and clean, but the high ceilings really made me feel like a king. Coupled with that, the giant, almost floor-to-ceiling window filled the room with warm, natural light that was both relaxing and luxurious. You’re also right on the river in the heart of downtown, just...

Thank alexs11171
Chicago, Illinois, United States
Reviewed 11 October 2016

You know those 4-1/2 and 5 star Yelp reviews for restaurants that turn out to be overstated because it's the ONLY Thai food restaurant in Seville, OH or the ONLY vegan restaurant in Tyler, TX? Well, that's what his hotel is - a hotel surviving on its great, riverfront location, historic facade, spacious rooms, free glass of wine at checkin...

1Thank Andy J
Bryan F, General Manager at Residence Inn Milwaukee Downtown, responded to this review

Andy J, Thank you for your feedback on the hotel and recognizing our beautiful and unique downtown location. We do recognize that our corridors and rooms are in need of an update and will be undergoing a renovation at the end of this year. This renovation will merge the rich history of the building with the more modern touches of...

La Crosse, Wisconsin
Reviewed 11 October 2016

I booked the Residence Inn due to it's proximity to the Riverside Theater where we had tickets for a concert. When I initially made the reservation, I booked 2 rooms. The sales manager sent me an email thanking me for my reservations. I asked if they had 2 bedroom units and if I could change it to one of those...

Thank Pamela S
Libertyville, Illinois
Reviewed 10 October 2016

This hotel is a great location, it is on the riverwalk and centrally located! The front desk staff was amazing, they gave us a bottle of wine upon checkin! They had free breakfast in the morning. Private parking garage with a daily fee.

Thank Sarah K
Phoenix, Arizona
Reviewed 9 October 2016

My husband and I stayed here while visiting family. Originally being from Milwaukee, we were happy to see that the former Gimbel's Department Store was nicely converted to a hotel. When we checked in, we had the most personable, efficient and caring staff member who was Latrina. Latrina exemplifies what customer service should always be. She cheerfully changed our room...

Thank Jeane W

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  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Breakfast included
  • Room Service
About the property
  • Wheelchair Access
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  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
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  • Kitchenette
  • Suites
  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Family Rooms
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  • Air Conditioning
  • Refrigerator in room
  • Microwave
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Free Internet
  • Business Centre with Internet Access
  • Meeting Rooms
  • Breakfast included
  • Self-Serve Laundry
  • Conference Facilities
  • Room Service
  • Dry Cleaning
  • Laundry Service
  • 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: $216 - $494 (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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“Ask for a river view”
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“Make sure and ask for a room with a really good view.”
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“Get a River View - it's worth it.”
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“ask for a river view, higher floor always give a more expansive view”
bostonmarc, 27 Oct 2016 | Read review
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