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Indoor pool
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Egyptian cotton sheets, premium bedding, pillowtop beds, in-room safe
Egyptian cotton sheets, premium bedding, pillowtop beds, in-room safe
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The Pfister Hotel

4.5 out of 5

4.7/5 Exceptional

Guests rated this property 4.8/5 for cleanliness.

Popular amenities

  • Pool
  • Free WiFi
  • Pet friendly
  • Air conditioning
  • Spa
  • Restaurant

Cleaning and safety practices

  • Cleaned with disinfectant
  • Hand sanitizer provided
  • Personal protective equipment

Explore the area

    Popular LocationRiverside Theater5 min walk
    Popular LocationMilwaukee Art Museum10 min walk
    Popular LocationFiserv Forum19 min walk
    AirportMilwaukee, WI (MKE-General Mitchell Intl.)13 min drive

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About this area

Milwaukee

Located in Milwaukee's East Town neighborhood, The Pfister Hotel is in the city center and near a metro station. Harley-Davidson Museum and The Rave-Eagles Club are cultural highlights, and travelers looking to shop may want to visit Milwaukee Public Market and Mayfair Mall. Check out an event or a game at Fiserv Forum, and consider making time for Discovery World, a top attraction not to be missed. Kayaking and water skiing offer great chances to get out on the surrounding water, or you can seek out an adventure with hiking/biking trails and rock climbing nearby.
Popular Location

What's nearby

  • Riverside Theater - 5 min walk
  • Pabst Theater - 7 min walk
  • Milwaukee Art Museum - 10 min walk
  • Discovery World - 12 min walk
  • Fiserv Forum - 19 min walk

Getting around

  • Milwaukee Intermodal Station - 16 min walk
  • General Mitchell Intl. Airport (MKE) - 13 min drive

Restaurants

  • Mason Street Grill — 1 min walk
  • Cafe Pfister — 1 min walk
  • My Office — 3 min walk
  • Ward's House of Prime — 3 min walk
  • Taco Bar MKE — 3 min walk

About this property

The Pfister Hotel

Luxury Milwaukee hotel in East Town, walk to Riverside Theater
This smoke-free hotel features 2 restaurants, a full-service spa, and an indoor pool. WiFi in public areas is free. Other amenities include 3 bars/lounges, a 24-hour fitness center, and a poolside bar. All 307 rooms offer comforts like pillowtop beds and Egyptian cotton sheets, plus free WiFi and plasma TVs with cable channels. Other amenities available to guests include iPod docks, 24-hour room service, and coffee makers. Housekeeping is available once per stay.
The Pfister Hotel offers 307 accommodations with iPod docking stations and laptop-compatible safes. Pillowtop beds feature Egyptian cotton sheets and premium bedding. 42-inch plasma televisions come with premium cable channels and pay movies. Bathrooms include shower/tub combinations, slippers, designer toiletries, and complimentary toiletries.

This Milwaukee hotel provides complimentary wireless Internet access. Business-friendly amenities include desks, complimentary newspapers, and phones. Additionally, rooms include coffee/tea makers and hair dryers. Microwaves, in-room massages, and hypo-allergenic bedding can be requested. Housekeeping is provided once per stay.

Recreational amenities at the hotel include an indoor pool and a 24-hour fitness center.

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

WELL Spa has 11 treatment rooms including rooms for couples. Services include deep-tissue massages, hot stone massages, Swedish massages, and facials. A variety of treatment therapies are provided, including aromatherapy, hydrotherapy, and reflexology. The spa is equipped with a spa tub, a steam room, and Turkish bath/hammam.

The spa is open daily. Guests under 16 years old are not allowed in the spa.

Awards and affiliations

The property is a member of Preferred Hotels & Resorts and Historic Hotels of America.

Cleaning and safety practices

Enhanced cleanliness measures

Disinfectant is used to clean the property
Property is disinfected with electrostatic spray
High-touch surfaces are cleaned and disinfected
Sheets and towels are washed at 60°C/140°F or hotter
Guest accommodations are sealed after cleaning
Follows industry cleaning and disinfection practices of SafeStay (AHLA - USA) and Ecolab (3rd party expert - Global)

Social distancing

Contactless check-out
Cashless transactions are available for all charges at the property
Protective shields in place at main contact areas
Guest accommodations are accessible via mobile device
Social distancing measures in place
Contactless room service is available

Safety measures

Personal protective equipment worn by staff
Temperature checks given to staff
Masks and gloves available
Masks are required at the property
Hand sanitizer provided
Enhanced food service safety measures are in place
Individually-wrapped food options available for breakfast, lunch, dinner, and through room service
Reservations are required for the use of certain onsite facilities
This information is provided by our partners.

Property amenities

Internet

  • Available in all rooms: Free WiFi
  • Available in some public areas: Free WiFi

Parking and transportation

  • Self parking on site (USD 29 per night; includes in/out privileges)
  • Extended parking on site (USD 29 per night)
  • Electric car charging station on site
  • Wheelchair-accessible parking and van parking available
  • Height restrictions apply for onsite parking
  • Onsite parking includes off-street options

Food and drink

  • Full breakfast available for a fee daily 6 AM–11 AM: USD 7-25 per person
  • 2 restaurants and 1 coffee shop/café
  • 3 bars/lounges and 1 poolside bar
  • 24-hour room service

Things to do

  • 24-hour fitness center
  • Full-service spa
  • Indoor pool
  • Shopping

Family friendly

  • Indoor pool
  • Microwave (on request)

Conveniences

  • ATM/banking services
  • Ballroom
  • Banquet hall
  • Elevator
  • Free newspapers in lobby
  • Front-desk safe
  • Gift shop/newsstand

Guest services

  • 24-hour front desk
  • Concierge services
  • Dry cleaning service
  • Hair salon
  • Housekeeping (once per stay)
  • Luggage storage
  • Multilingual staff
  • Porter/bellhop
  • Tour/ticket assistance
  • Wedding services

Languages spoken

  • Chinese
  • English
  • Spanish

Business services

  • 24-hour business center
  • Conference center (25000 square feet of space)
  • Meeting rooms

Spa

  • 11 treatment rooms
  • Aromatherapy
  • Body scrubs
  • Body treatments
  • Body wraps
  • Couples treatment room(s)
  • Detox wraps
  • Facials
  • Hydrotherapy
  • Manicures and pedicures
  • Massage - deep-tissue
  • Massage - hot stone
  • Massage - prenatal
  • Massage - Swedish
  • Massage/treatment rooms
  • Reflexology
  • Spa open daily
  • Spa tub
  • Steam room
  • Thalassotherapy
  • Turkish bath/hammam

Accessibility

  • If you have requests for specific accessibility needs, please contact the property using the information on the reservation confirmation received after booking.
  • Accessible bathroom (select rooms)
  • Assistive listening devices available
  • Braille signage
  • In-room accessibility (select rooms)
  • Roll-in shower (select rooms)
  • Stair-free path to entrance
  • Valet for wheelchair-equipped vehicle
  • Visual alarms in hallways
  • Well-lit path to entrance
  • Wheelchair-accessible business center
  • Wheelchair-accessible concierge desk
  • Wheelchair-accessible fitness center
  • Wheelchair-accessible lounge
  • Wheelchair-accessible parking
  • Wheelchair-accessible path of travel
  • Wheelchair-accessible path to elevator
  • Wheelchair-accessible pool
  • Wheelchair-accessible public washroom
  • Wheelchair-accessible registration desk
  • Wheelchair-accessible restaurant
  • Wheelchair-accessible spa
  • Wheelchair-accessible van parking
  • Wheelchairs available on site

More

  • Fireplace in lobby
  • Smoke-free property
  • TV in lobby

Room amenities

Bedroom

  • Air conditioning (climate-controlled)
  • Bed sheets
  • Blackout drapes/curtains
  • Egyptian cotton sheets
  • Hypo-allergenic bedding
  • Pillow-top mattress
  • Premium bedding

Bathroom

  • Designer toiletries
  • Hair dryer
  • Shower/tub combination
  • Towels

Entertainment

  • 42-inch plasma TV
  • Cable channels
  • iPod dock
  • Pay movies
  • Premium channels

Food and drink

  • Coffee/tea maker
  • Microwave (on request)

More

  • Connecting rooms available
  • Desk
  • Free newspapers
  • In-room massage
  • Iron/ironing board
  • Laptop-compatible safe
  • LED light bulbs
  • Mobile key entry
  • Phone
  • Slippers

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Check-in

Check-in from 3 PM - midnight
Express check-in
Minimum check-in age - 18

Check-out

Check-out before noon
Express check-out

Special check-in instructions

Front desk staff will greet guests on arrival

Access methods

Staffed front desk

Pets

Pets allowed for an extra charge of USD 100.00 per accommodation, per stay
Dogs and cats welcome
1 per room (up to 75.00 lbs)
Service animals are exempt from fees

Children and extra beds

Children are welcome
Rollaway/extra beds are available for USD 20.0 per night
Cribs (infant beds) are available for USD 20.0 per stay

Property payment types

Important information

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 7 and USD 25 per person (approximately)
  • Self parking fee: USD 29 per night (in/out privileges)
  • Extended parking fee: USD 29 per night
  • Pet fee: USD 100.00 per accommodation, per stay
  • Service animals are exempt from fees
  • Crib (infant bed) fee: USD 20.0 per stay
  • Rollaway bed fee: USD 20.0 per night

The above list may not be comprehensive. Fees and deposits may not include tax and are subject to change.

You need to know

Extra-person charges may apply and vary depending on property policy
Government-issued photo identification and a credit card, debit card, or cash deposit may be 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
This property accepts credit cards and debit cards; cash is not accepted
Safety features at this property include a fire extinguisher, a smoke detector, a security system, a first aid kit, and window guards
Please note that cultural norms and guest policies may differ by country and by property; the policies listed are provided by the property

We should mention

Pool access available from 6:00 AM to 10 PM
Reservations are required for massage services and spa treatments; reservations can be made by contacting the property prior to arrival, using the contact information on the booking confirmation
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
Parking height restrictions apply
Guests under 16 years old are not allowed in the spa

Property is also known as

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Pfister Hotel Milwaukee
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4.7
Exceptional
Rating 5 - Excellent. 1212 out of 1480 reviews
5 - Excellent 82%
Rating 4 - Good. 190 out of 1480 reviews
4 - Good 13%
Rating 3 - Okay. 41 out of 1480 reviews
3 - Okay 3%
Rating 2 - Poor. 24 out of 1480 reviews
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Rating 1 - Terrible. 13 out of 1480 reviews
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4.8/5

Cleanliness

4.8/5

Staff & service

4.7/5

Amenities

4.8/5

Property conditions & facilities

5/5 Excellent

Traveled with partner
Liked: Cleanliness, staff & service, amenities, property conditions & facilities
The bathroom was excellent, strong water pressure from the shower, lobby was also beautiful and has a bar/restaurant in it as well that serves til midnight
Stayed 1 night in May 2021

5/5 Excellent

Liked: Staff & service, amenities, property conditions & facilities
Stayed 1 night in May 2021

5/5 Excellent

Traveled with partner
Liked: Cleanliness, staff & service, amenities, property conditions & facilities
The Pfister is grand old hotel that is a bit dowdy, but very comfortable nonetheless. The food and the service are excellent. I would happily stay there again.
Stayed 1 night in May 2021

4/5 Good

Stayed 4 nights in Apr 2021

5/5 Excellent

Traveled with partner
Liked: Staff & service, amenities, property conditions & facilities
Beautiful space, great location, and wonderfully helpful staff.
Stayed 2 nights in Apr 2021