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 A beautiful place for a beach walk, even when it's a little cold. #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... Night Light! 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 Beautiful spot for a party! Love Milwaukee at night! Look up. 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... Awesome Beer Sitting at the Outside Bar on the river that runs through downtown Milwaukee. www.FunToBeFree.com #Food Interior of the Milwaukee art museum #architecture photo contest #Baseball Hot Dogs Apple Pie & Great Times with Friends. Good old USA #Brewer baseball :) #Food #Fun Stillness snapped of moving freezing water steam tower Hoan bridge winter. Beautiful Sunset in Milwaukee Wisconsin by Lake Michigan near the festival grounds. During the summer festivals, this is a great spot to relax, listen to the music, and watch the sunset if you don't want to pay to get in. I will be enjoying a few of these this weekend while celebrating my countries #independence #USA #Beer #Milwaukee #fun #LoveMyTown because there is so much history here. The historical society resides in an old bank and the vaults are still there. Snowfall This German eatery has amazing food and features one of the largest giant pretzels I have ever seen. Served with mustard and beer-cheese, it is a great appetizer. 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. Mitchell Park Conservatory, locally known as From a Trail Blue hues brick cement walls Awesome brew tour! Would definitely go back! Tokens used to get free beer! Boats! Nothing like a great #Concert on the 4th of July weekend :) #Music #Fun Beavers at wrk Take a walk on the pier to get this skyline Cheese Curds are a staple at a pub in Milwaukee. Get an order of fried Wisconsin cheese curds and deep them in Ranch. Almost every restaurant will have them. One of our favorite places to get them in Sobelman's. There is no shortage of breweries in Milwaukee. One of our favorites is right on the river and has a great patio for those summer days. Make sure to visit for happy hour 4pm-6pm! It's always a good day for ballgame at Miller Park. The stadium has a retractable roof so rain or shine it's an awesome time.
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! 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. THE BEST Oreo cupcake! The frosting tasted just like the center of an Oreo - and the recipe is top secret! #SweetSpot
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 Vespa parking only apparently 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. Shaolin In The Park!! Chorizo has shotgun! 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. My favorite hang out in Milwaukee!
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Get an overview of this hotelRomantic Milwaukee hotel in Fifth Ward, near BMO Harris Bradley Center

Popular property highlights

Pets allowed
Free WiFi
Restaurant
Business center
Laundry facilities

Location

Located in Fifth Ward, this romantic hotel is within 1 mi (2 km) of Great Lakes Distillery and BMO Harris Bradley Center. Milwaukee Art Museum and Discovery World are also within 2 mi (3 km).

Hotel Features

Along with 3 restaurants, this smoke-free hotel has a 24-hour fitness center and a bar/lounge. WiFi in public areas is free. Other amenities include a 24-hour business center, valet parking, and coffee/tea in a common area.

Room Amenities

All 100 rooms feature comforts like pillowtop beds and Egyptian cotton sheets, while conveniences include refrigerators and coffee makers. Free WiFi and private yards are standard, as are plasma TVs with cable channels.

Languages Spoken

Hotel Amenities

Hotel Amenities

Dining is available at one of the hotel's 3 restaurants. A bar/lounge is on site where guests can unwind with a drink. This 4-star property offers access to a 24-hour business center, limo/town car service, and meeting rooms.

A computer station is located on site and wireless Internet access is complimentary. Event facilities measuring 4000 square feet (360 square meters) include conference space. This Art Deco hotel also offers a 24-hour fitness center, a library, and a terrace. Onsite parking is available (surcharge).

The Iron Horse Hotel is a smoke-free property.

  • Library 
  • Bar/lounge 
  • Coffee/tea in common areas 
  • Elevator/lift 
  • 24-hour front desk 
  • Conference space 
  • Billiards or pool table 
  • Spa treatment room(s) 
  • Porter/bellhop 
  • Tours/ticket assistance 
  • Meeting rooms 5 
  • Year Built 1907 
  • Dry cleaning/laundry service 
  • Free WiFi 
  • Valet parking (surcharge) 
  • Limo or Town Car service available 
  • Computer station 
  • Smoke-free property 
  • RV, bus, truck parking 
  • Safe-deposit box at front desk 
  • Conference space size (meters) - 360 
  • Terrace 
  • Luggage storage 
  • ATM/banking 
  • Breakfast available (surcharge) 
  • Number of restaurants - 3 
  • 24-hour business center 
  • Conference space size (feet) - 4000 
  • 24-hour fitness facilities 
  • Total number of rooms - 100 
  • Television in common areas 
  • Number of floors - 6 
  • Number of buildings/towers - 1 
  • Wedding services 
  • Free newspapers in lobby 

Internet

Available in all rooms: Free WiFi

Available in some public areas: Free WiFi

Languages Spoken

  • English
  • Spanish

Parking

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

Room Amenities

  • Air conditioning 
  • Phone 
  • Bathrobes 
  • Free toiletries 
  • Blackout drapes/curtains 
  • In-room climate control (air conditioning) 
  • Coffee/tea maker 
  • Designer toiletries 
  • Desk 
  • Free local calls 
  • Hair dryer 
  • Daily housekeeping 
  • Hypo-allergenic bedding available 
  • In-room safe 
  • Iron/ironing board 
  • Number of bathrooms -  
  • Minibar 
  • Pay movies 
  • Premium bedding 
  • Premium TV channels 
  • Private bathroom 
  • Refrigerator 
  • Shower only 
  • Connecting/adjoining rooms available 
  • Free cribs/infant beds 
  • Free WiFi 
  • Cable TV service 
  • Room service (limited hours) 
  • Egyptian-cotton sheets 
  • Pillowtop mattress 
  • Plasma TV 
  • Yard 

Where to Eat

Full breakfasts are available for a surcharge.

Branded - Onsite restaurant. Guests can enjoy drinks at the bar.

The Library - This café serves breakfast only.

Smyth - This restaurant serves breakfast, lunch, and dinner.

The Yard - This restaurant specializes in American cuisine and serves lunch and dinner. Guests can enjoy drinks at the bar. Open select days.

Room service (during limited hours) is available.

Nearby Things to Do

Recreational amenities at the hotel include a 24-hour fitness center.

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

  • Bicycle rentals nearby 
  • Golfing nearby 
  • Segway rental/tour nearby 
  • Hiking/biking trails nearby 
  • Sailing nearby 

Spa Services

  • Hot stone massage 
  • Deep tissue massage 
  • Prenatal massage 
  • Number of treatment rooms 2 
  • Massages 

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 ends at midnight

Check-in time starts at 3 PM

Minimum check-in age is 21

Check-out

Check-out time is noon

Payment types

Children and extra beds

  • Children are welcome.
  • Kids stay free! Children 18 years old and younger stay free when using existing bedding.
  • Rollaway/extra beds are not available.
  • Free cribs (infant beds)!

Pets

  • Pets allowed for an extra charge of USD 75 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

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 30 per person (approximately)
  • Valet parking fee: USD 30 per day
  • Pet fee: USD 75 per accommodation, per stay
  • Late check-out fee: USD 75
The above list may not be comprehensive. Fees and deposits may not include tax and are subject to change.

Hotel Name

  • Hotel Iron Horse
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  • Iron Horse Hotel
  • Iron Horse Hotel Milwaukee
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We should mention

Reservations are required for massage services. Reservations can be made by contacting the hotel prior to arrival, using the contact information on the booking confirmation. Children 18 years old and younger stay free when occupying the parent or guardian's room, using existing bedding. The property has connecting/adjoining rooms, which are subject to availability and can be requested by contacting the property using the number on the booking confirmation.

Awards & Affiliations

  • The Iron Horse Hotel is listed in the 2012 Condé Nast Traveler Gold List of the world's best places to stay.
  • This property is affiliated with the International Gay & Lesbian Travel Association (IGLTA) and welcomes lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender (LGBT) guests.

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