Get an overview of this hotel1928 Milwaukee Art Deco hotel near Marquette U

Downtown west side

This restored 1920s Art Deco hotel, located in the city center, 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.

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 the city center, 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.

  • 24-hour business center 
  • 24-hour front desk 
  • ATM/banking 
  • Bar/lounge 
  • Breakfast available (surcharge) 
  • Free casino shuttle 
  • Coffee shop or café 
  • Coffee/tea in common areas 
  • Free newspapers in lobby 
  • Computer station 
  • Concierge services 
  • Dry cleaning/laundry service 
  • Elevator/lift 
  • Express check-in 
  • Express check-out 
  • Fitness facilities 
  • Free WiFi 
  • Free wired high-speed Internet 
  • Laundry facilities 
  • Luggage storage 
  • Number of floors - 8 
  • Number of restaurants - 3 
  • One meeting room 
  • Porter/bellhop 
  • RV, bus, truck parking 
  • Safe-deposit box at front desk 
  • Self parking (surcharge) 
  • Smoke-free property 
  • Total number of rooms - 132 
  • Wedding services 
  • Year Built 1928 

Family Friendly Amenities

  • Free Wi-Fi  
  • Laundry facilities  
  • Refrigerator (on request)  
  • Sofa bed  


Available in all rooms: Free WiFi , Free wired high-speed Internet

Available in some public areas: Free WiFi , Free wired high-speed Internet


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

Room Amenities

  • Air conditioning 
  • Bathrobes 
  • Blackout drapes/curtains 
  • Climate control 
  • Coffee/tea maker 
  • Free newspaper 
  • Cribs/infant beds available 
  • Designer toiletries 
  • Desk 
  • Free dial-up Internet access 
  • Down comforter 
  • Egyptian-cotton sheets 
  • Flat-panel TV 
  • Free local calls 
  • Free WiFi 
  • Free wired high-speed Internet 
  • Hair dryer 
  • In-room massage available 
  • In-room safe 
  • Iron/ironing board 
  • Minibar 
  • Pay movies 
  • Phone 
  • Pillowtop mattress 
  • Premium bedding 
  • Premium TV channels 
  • Private bathroom 
  • Refrigerator (on request) 
  • Room service (24 hours) 
  • Satellite TV service 
  • Shower/tub combination 
  • Slippers 
  • Sofa bed 

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.

  • Golfing nearby 
  • Bicycle rentals nearby 


To make requests for specific accessibility needs, complete the “Special or Accessibility Requests" section of “Trip Preferences" when you book your hotel.

  • Accessibility equipment for the deaf 
  • Accessible bathroom 
  • Accessible path of travel 
  • Braille or raised signage 
  • Accessible parking 
  • In-room accessibility 
  • Roll-in shower 

Hotel Policies


Check-in time starts at 4 PM

Minimum check-in age is 18


Check-out time is 11 AM

Payment types

Children and extra beds

  • Children are welcome.
  • Kids stay free! Children under 17 years old stay free when using existing bedding.
  • Cribs (infant beds) are available.


Pets allowed

You need to know

Extra-person charges may apply and vary depending on hotel 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


Optional extras

The following fees and deposits are charged by the property at time of service, check-in, or check-out.
  • Fee for cooked-to-order breakfast: USD 2 per person (approximately)
  • Self parking fee: USD 20 per night
  • Pet fee: USD 50 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.

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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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