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Featured Hostels in Milwaukee

Cream City Hostel
2 out of 5
500 E. Center Street, Milwaukee, WI
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Located in Riverwest, this hostel is 0.5 mi (0.7 km) from Martin Luther King Drive and within 3 mi (5 km) of University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee and Fiserv Forum. ...

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Hyatt Place Milwaukee/Downtown
Hyatt Place Milwaukee/Downtown
3 out of 5
800 W Juneau Ave, Milwaukee, WI
The price is $99 per night
4.5/5Wonderful! (603 reviews)

"The weekend was made more perfect with our stay at this hotel. It seems like a new hotel, and rooms and public areas are well kept and spotless. It is in a very convenient location, easy on and off highway. Staff is attentive and welcoming. Very polite and committed to providing you great service. ..."…"

Reviewed on Jul 8, 2020

Hyatt Place Milwaukee/Downtown
Hyatt Regency Milwaukee
Hyatt Regency Milwaukee
4 out of 5
333 W Kilbourn Ave, Milwaukee, WI
The price is $84 per night
4.1/5Very Good! (2,584 reviews)

"Check in staff friendly and fast. They also recommended some attractions near by."…"

Reviewed on May 23, 2020

Hyatt Regency Milwaukee
Hilton Garden Inn Milwaukee Downtown
Hilton Garden Inn Milwaukee Downtown
3.5 out of 5
611 N Broadway, Milwaukee, WI
The price is $93 per night
4.6/5Exceptional! (857 reviews)

"Beautiful building with lots of character. Staff were pleasant and attentive"…"

Reviewed on Jul 2, 2020

Hilton Garden Inn Milwaukee Downtown
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Hostels and More in Milwaukee

Milwaukee offers 255 lodging choices, and if you have a hard time finding a hostel in town, you can still choose a place that works for you. For those who would rather spend less on overnight costs and budget more for going out, you can score great deals on Expedia. You'll find sporting events and other activities to enjoy, and the river views create an appealing natural setting.

You may be able to find reasonable prices at these Milwaukee accommodations, which get positive reviews from our travelers:

Potawatomi Hotel & Casino - Property features at this hotel include free WiFi, free parking, and an indoor pool.

Days Inn & Suites by Wyndham Milwaukee - Guests can enjoy free WiFi, free parking, and a 24-hour front desk at this hotel.

Hyatt Regency Milwaukee - Guests can enjoy free WiFi, free parking, and barbecue grills at this hotel.

Ambassador Hotel - Milwaukee - Property features at this hotel include free WiFi, free parking, and a restaurant.

The Pfister Hotel - You can take advantage of free WiFi, a 24-hour front desk, and laundry facilities at this hotel.

When Is the Best Time to Visit Milwaukee?

The weather can be important when you want to venture out and explore, so here's some information about the local climate:

  • The hottest months are typically July and August, while January and February are the coldest months
  • January-March: Daytime temperatures average 48° F and nighttime temperatures average 15° F
  • April-June: 79° F is the daytime average and 33° F is the nighttime average
  • July-September: Daytime averages are around 80° F and nighttime averages are around 49° F
  • October-December: The average temperatures are 65° F during the day and 17° F at night
  • Average rainfall is 34.76 inches in a year

What Can I Do in Milwaukee?

Depending on how you want to spend your time, you might enjoy these places:

Top Sights
  • Milwaukee Art Museum
  • Discovery World
  • Charles Allis Art Museum
Natural Features
  • Mitchell Park Horticultural Conservatory
  • Cathedral Square
  • Lakeshore State Park
Cultural Attractions
  • Marcus Center for the Performing Arts
  • Riverside Theater
  • Pabst Theater

Generally, Milwaukee is known for its:

  • Breweries
  • Museums
  • Art
  • Live music
  • Festivals
  • Theater
  • Riverfront
  • Entertainment
  • Sports

How to Get to Milwaukee and Around the Area

You can find the nearest airport in Milwaukee, WI (MKE-General Mitchell Intl.), 6.3 mi (10.1 km) away from the city center. An alternative is Waukesha, WI (UES-Waukesha County), located 16.8 mi (27 km) away. Once you've arrived, you may want to make use of public transit. To explore more of the surrounding area, catch a train at Milwaukee Intermodal Station, Milwaukee Airport Station, or Sturtevant Station.

Frequently asked questions

Should I stay in a hostel in Milwaukee?
Hostels are a great way to stay for a lower cost, so you can save more for fun things to do. You’ll find sporting events and other activities to enjoy, and the river views create an appealing natural setting.
What is a hostel?
These dorm-style accommodations come in quite a few different forms, but they have a few qualities in common, including budget prices, a social setting, and shared rooms (though many hostels also have private rooms).
What are the best hostels in Milwaukee?
Need some guidance on where to stay in Milwaukee? This hostel is popular: Cream City Hostel - Property features include free WiFi, a shared/communal kitchen, and a 24-hour front desk. Rooms come with towels, showers, and lockers.
What's the weather like in Milwaukee?
Good weather’s always better when you’re discovering new places, so here’s some information that may be helpful: The hottest months are usually July and August with an average temp of 68°F, while the coldest months are January and February with an average of 27°F. Average annual rainfall for Milwaukee is 35 inches.
What is there to see and do in Milwaukee?
Generally, Milwaukee is known for its breweries, museums, and art. Major attractions include Wisconsin Center, Harley-Davidson Museum, and Fiserv Forum. Get out into nature with places like Mitchell Park Horticultural Conservatory, Bradford Beach, and Lake Park. Cultural attractions include The Rave-Eagles Club, Riverside Theater, and Pabst Theater.
What's the best way to get around Milwaukee?
You can fly into the closest airport, which is General Mitchell Intl. Airport (MKE), located 6.3 mi (10.1 km) away. Another option is Waukesha, WI (UES-Waukesha County), which is 16.8 mi (27 km) away. Once you’ve arrived, you might want to use public transit during your trip. To see more of the area, take a train from Milwaukee Intermodal Station, Milwaukee Airport Station, or Sturtevant Station.

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