With its white wings providing a striking contrast to the deep blues of Lake Michigan the Milwaukee Art Museum stands as both a cultural and an architectural icon for the city. One of the country’s premier art institutions, the Milwaukee Art Museum welcomes art lovers who come to view the museum’s collection; which includes over 30,000 pieces including works from Andy Warhol, Pablo Picasso and Georgia O’Keefe. https://casualtravelist.com/blog/what-to-do-in-milwaukee/ #StunningStructures Inside the dome. #LoveMyTown because our lakefront is so beautiful. #Milwaukee Always a source of inspiration when needed! This is the interior lobby of the Milwaukee Art Museum on Lake Michigan. #blue Vintage Miller Beer bus. taken summer 2011. Trail Great views Calatrava My chill spot @ the Lake. Stairway to Dreams! Harley Davidson museum , Milwaukee The architecture of the Milwaukee art institute is a work of art in itself. Milwaukee Art Museum, espectacular architecture!!! Harley Davidson museum, Milwaukee #Milwaukee has so much #Fun & #Adventure to offer. Take a #Bikeride on the beautiful lake side. Part of my Milwaukee, WI - South Eastern Wisconsin photo album on FB. It's always nice to be above the crowds at #summerfest. #Fun #music Follow along on the river well done side walks or take unique boats like this one. Nothing like having your own Charter Boat on the Milwaukee River in Downtown Milwaukee. North Ave Bridge The building itself is a work of art. The two Located in trendy Third Ward, this place is like a mini Pikes Place Market. Grab a freshly squeezed juice and check out the artisan cheese booths, fresh produce and restaurants! Sunset on the lake When you have a chance take a boat ride on the #Lakeside of #MILWAUKEE #Fun #Travel #Waterlust #LoveMyTown because living right on the lake is beautiful! Milwaukee sunrises are a sight to see! Keyboard crossing A punch of #blue illuminates the Milwaukee Art Museum at dusk. Taken on an awesome, unnaturally warm November evening this past Fall. Beautiful Storm coming... Driving down, getting lost and saw this. Ray of Sunshine Nice What a fun coffee shop! There are Colectivo Cafe's all over Milwaukee (and Madison as well I believe). The decor has an urban/converted warehouse feel and is really relaxing. The coffee is decent but the pastries were INCREDIBLE. Gluten free options as well! Harley Davidson museum in Milwaukee Looking for a good burger while in downtown #Milwaukee area? Check this place out. #Fun #Food Home of Jazz in the Park as well as Christmas Tree displays from Community Schools. Morning Bike Ride Love Milwaukee at night! Look up. The Bandshell-RAS Movement The ceiling in the lobby of the art institute overlooking lake Michigan. Downtown, Milwaukee Great brewery with some outstanding beers!! Go on a Friday night for a fish fry complete with polka music! #lakefront #goodbeer Great Food... 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One of the oldest places to eat and drink in Milwaukee; Mader's started operations in 1902. Many famous people have dined here. The Milwaukee Public Market has tons of local shops and specialities. Of course there is a huge cheese shop, a bar with tons of local brews, a wine bar, fresh bakeries, local produce, and much more. Probably my favorite neighborhood in all of Milwaukee, this co-op offers tons of great produce, delicious eats, and good coffee! Awesome boat tour in Milwaukee, WI. Apparently, there’s a huge German community in this city. That’s why most of them are tall & blond-haired. I feel like a midget. lol #milwaukee #wisconsin #midwest #usa #oldworld #thirdstreet #german #germancommunity #travelbug #wayfarer #gadabout #nomad #wanderlust #architecture I wish it was sunny! As you can see it was not! This site would have made some great pictures! menu cover. Crossing the Humboldt Bridge in the AM. 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If you are visiting Milwaukee several bars downtown have free shuttles to the games. We typically take the shuttle from Mo's Irish Pub on Wisconsin Ave. Nice place to ride bicycles. Bridge to Lakefront Brewery From the River The Pabst Blue Ribbon old brewery turned into a fantastic hotel! Loved this hotel! Wakeboarding in Wisconsin Beautiful Storm Love the classic Streets of Old Milwaukee exhibit. Like traveling back in time. If you like butterflies the Milwaukee Public Museum is the best place to see them, dead or alive! 2016 Summerfest Sunset at the Art Museum On the lake. . WTFog! Kandinsky cookie. Great place to grab a gourmet, but relaxed bite to eat! Early Harley Davidson at their Milwaukee Museum- Great day out Santiago Calatrava's 2015 stainless steel & aluminum sculpture, S2, located in downtown Milwaukee reminds one of a scorpion's tail or the inside of a nautilus. Still trying to figure out what all these figures are about. Must be painfully sad how they feel. #figures #sculpture #artsmatter #riverwalk #milwaukee #wisconsin #travelbug #wanderlust #nomad Stairs to Backbay Park Pabst Brew Kettles Storm the Bastille race in Milwaukee - tripped on this annual event held in downtown Milwaukee during a recent business trip. Great festival and road race through town. Chorizo has shotgun! NIGHT MARKET Just had their grand opening! Try the espresso beer and Wicket Wheat! Or get a sampler like I did. Yum! #JustaCoolday Nothing like tasting new beers. Day 1 of a 3 day MLB swing. Washington Nationals versus the hometown Milwaukee Brewers. An excellent Public Market in Milwaukee..! Symbol of hope. #ducks #milwaukee #wisconsin #midwest #usa #travelbug #nomad #wayfarer #gadabout #wanderlust #bird Shepard’s pie & salad for lunch. Miam! #foodie #irish #cuisine #travelbug #nomad #wanderlust #milwaukee #wisconsin #midwest #usa #epicurean La vache qui rit? #dairyland #milwaukee #wisconsin #travelbug #wanderlust #midwest #nomad #oldworld I love the colours of these ducklings. #art #sculpture #artsmatter #ducklings #birds #milwaukeeriverwalk #milwaukee #wisconsin #midwest #riverwalk #travelbug #gadabout #wayfarer #nomad #wanderlust #usa
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Get an overview of this hotel1928 Milwaukee Art Deco hotel near Marquette U

Popular property highlights

Free WiFi
Pets allowed
24-hour business center
Laundry facilities
Smoke-free property

Downtown west side

This restored 1920s Art Deco hotel, located in downtown Milwaukee, is 4 blocks from Marquette University, and near many conveniences, such as train and metro stations, shops, a ferry terminal, and a convention center.

Free WiFi

The Ambassador Hotel - Milwaukee provides complimentary wireless Internet access as well as a fitness center, restaurant, café, and lounge.

Flat-screen TVs

Non-smoking guestrooms at the Ambassador Hotel - Milwaukee offer premium bedding and include flat-screen TVs.

Languages Spoken

Ambassador Hotel - Milwaukee

Hotel Amenities

Hotel Amenities

The restored Ambassador Hotel - Milwaukee preserves the original Art Deco style that has made it a Milwaukee landmark since the 1920s. The hotel features many of the hallmarks of Art Deco design, including marble and terrazzo floors, stylized polished nickel sconces, bronze elevator doors and ornate plasterwork. Authentic memorabilia, including original Envoy Lounge drink menus, are displayed on a wall in the hotel's lobby.

Ideally situated in downtown Milwaukee, the Ambassador Hotel is 4 blocks from Marquette University, 3 miles from Miller Park, and 5 miles from the Pettit National Ice Center. It is also near train and metro stations, a ferry terminal, shopping, a convention center, and a medical center.

This downtown Milwaukee hotel offers abundant self parking (surcharge), concierge, room service, and an onsite fitness center outfitted with state-of-the-art equipment. Business amenities include a 24-hour business center, a computer station, and high-speed wired and wireless Internet access throughout the hotel.

For dining, guests can choose from the top-rated Envoy restaurant and lounge or Caffe Deco.

  • Express check-in 
  • Bar/lounge 
  • Coffee/tea in common areas 
  • Elevator/lift 
  • Fitness facilities 
  • 24-hour front desk 
  • Porter/bellhop 
  • Express check-out 
  • Tours/ticket assistance 
  • Meeting rooms 5 
  • Year Built 1928 
  • Coffee shop or café 
  • Dry cleaning/laundry service 
  • Self parking (surcharge) 
  • Free WiFi 
  • Free wired Internet 
  • Computer station 
  • Smoke-free property 
  • RV, bus, truck parking 
  • Free area shuttle 
  • Luggage storage 
  • ATM/banking 
  • Breakfast available (surcharge) 
  • Number of restaurants - 2 
  • 24-hour business center 
  • Concierge services 
  • Laundry facilities 
  • Total number of rooms - 132 
  • Number of floors - 8 
  • Wedding services 
  • Free casino shuttle 
  • Free newspapers in lobby 

Internet

Available in all rooms: Free WiFi , Free wired Internet

Available in some public areas: Free WiFi , Free wired Internet

Languages Spoken

  • English
  • Spanish

Parking

Self parking (surcharge), RV, bus, truck parking

Room Amenities

  • Premium TV channels 
  • Premium bedding 
  • In-room climate control (air conditioning) 
  • Air conditioning 
  • Blackout drapes/curtains 
  • Phone 
  • Free local calls 
  • Coffee/tea maker 
  • Designer toiletries 
  • Bathrobes 
  • Free toiletries 
  • Hair dryer 
  • Slippers 
  • Iron/ironing board 
  • Desk 
  • Free newspaper 
  • Minibar 
  • Refrigerator (on request) 
  • Number of bathrooms -  
  • Private bathroom 
  • Shower/tub combination 
  • Room service (limited hours) 
  • In-room safe 
  • Satellite TV service 
  • Flat-panel TV 
  • HDTV 
  • Free WiFi 
  • Free wired Internet 
  • Free dial-up Internet access 
  • Down comforter 
  • Egyptian-cotton sheets 
  • Pillowtop mattress 

Where to Eat

Envoy Restaurant - Open daily for breakfast, lunch, and dinner. Casual yet upscale atmosphere. American cuisine influenced by global and regional flavors. Sunday brunch.

Caffé Deco - Open daily and serving gourmet coffee, beverages, sandwiches, salads, and fresh pastries. Complimentary wireless Internet access and computer stations.

Envoy Lounge - Open daily. Envoy Lounge is a great place to enjoy friends, watch sporting events, and sip delicious drinks. Enjoy one of the signature cocktails from the original 1920s menu or choose a favorite wine from our international wine list. The Envoy also offers a signature martini menu and an extensive selection of draft and bottled beers.

Nearby Things to Do

The hotel offers a fitness center with treadmills, stationary bikes, universal and free weights, stair machines, and elliptical machines. Cardio machines feature individual TVs. Sirius Satellite radio is also available in the fitness center. The hotel also offers an array of spa treatments and massage services.

The recreational activities listed below are available either on site or near the hotel; fees may apply.

  • Bicycle rentals nearby 
  • Golfing nearby 

Accessibility

If you have requests for specific accessibility needs, please note them at check-out when you book your room.

  • Accessible bathroom 
  • Roll-in shower 
  • In-room accessibility 

Hotel Policies

Check-in

Check-in time starts at 4:00 PM

Minimum check-in age is 18

Check-out

Check-out time is 11 AM

Payment types

Children and extra beds

  • Children are welcome.
  • Kids stay free! Children 17 years old and younger stay free when using existing bedding.
  • Rollaway/extra beds are not available.
  • Cribs (infant beds) are not available.

Pets

  • Pets allowed for an extra charge of USD 50 per accommodation, per stay

You need to know

Extra-person charges may apply and vary depending on property policy.

Government-issued photo identification and a credit card are required at check-in for incidental charges.
Special requests are subject to availability upon check-in and may incur additional charges. Special requests cannot be guaranteed.
No rollaway/extra beds available
No cribs (infant beds) available

Fees

Optional extras

The following fees and deposits are charged by the property at time of service, check-in, or check-out.
  • Breakfast fee: between USD 8 and USD 16 per person (approximately)
  • Self parking fee: USD 20 per night
  • Nearby parking fee: USD 20 per night
  • Pet fee: USD 50 per accommodation, per stay
  • Refrigerator fee: USD 20 per stay
  • In-room microwave fee: USD 20 per stay
The above list may not be comprehensive. Fees and deposits may not include tax and are subject to change.

Hotel Name

  • Ambassador Hotel
  • Ambassador Hotel Milwaukee
  • Ambassador Milwaukee
  • Hotel Ambassador Milwaukee
  • Milwaukee Ambassador Hotel
  • Ambassador

We should mention

Children 17 years old and younger stay free when occupying the parent or guardian's room, using existing bedding.


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