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The Pfister Hotel

424 East Wisconsin Avenue, Milwaukee, WI 53202, United States
+1 414 273 8222

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based on 3,090 reviews
The Pfister Hotel - Milwaukee, WI, United States
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HotelTonight $197
TripAdvisor $206

Good to know

Distance to city centre 0.0 km
Location rating 9.2
Nearest airport Milwaukee-Mitchell
Distance to airport 10.3 km



Double rooms


Bed type
Nightly base price
Double bed
$164 per night
$232 per night
Double bed
$252 per night
Double bed
$252 per night
Double bed
$253 per night
Double bed
$262 per night
Double bed
$267 per night
Double bed
$297 per night
$306 per night
$322 per night
$376 per night
$432 per night

Standard rooms


Bed type
Nightly base price
$206 per night
King bed
$246 per night
$259 per night
King bed
$281 per night
King bed
$319 per night
King bed
$339 per night

King rooms


Bed type
Nightly base price
$179 per night
$219 per night
King bed
$253 per night
King bed
$253 per night
King bed
$254 per night
King bed
$262 per night
King bed
$262 per night
King bed
$267 per night
$279 per night
$279 per night
$289 per night
$294 per night
King bed
$317 per night
$426 per night



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  • Excellent
    Feb 2020

    Every staff person went beyond good service standards with personal best. Cleanliness in every room both restaurants and restrooms. Calm and quiet ambiance.

    Only one small detail, the chocolate cake on the Sunday special dessert had a refrigerator taste.

  • Excellent
    Feb 2020

    Stunningly beautiful atmosphere

  • Excellent
    Feb 2020

    Good restaurants on site


  • Excellent
    Feb 2020

    This historic space is the perfect getaway weekend retreat. With a spa and two great bars within walking distance of everything you can relax or spend the night on the town. And that is to say nothing of the amazing staff!

  • Excellent
    Jan 2020

    Great grand building. Staff was excellent.

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Nestled in downtown Milwaukee, The Pfister is an award-winning 4-star Victorian hotel that offers luxurious accommodation for visitors. The rooms reflect an elegant mix of contemporary luxury and old world charm. All the rooms feature flat-screen TVs, iPod-compatible radios, free Wi-Fi and laptop-sized safes. Upgraded suites offer added luxurious touches, including sitting areas, wet bars, and separate bathrooms. They may also offer pullout sofas and panoramic views of the lake.

In addition to in-room service, dining options at The Pfister include a classic dining room that serves weekend brunch or The Mason Street Grill, an upscale steakhouse that serves sandwiches, wood-grilled steaks, and savory American cuisine. Guests can enjoy a drink or cocktails at Blu, a martini bar tucked on the 23rd floor and set against a scenic city view.

The Pfister has a luxurious spa and salon that offers over a dozen treatment options, including a hydrotherapy bath and Turkish bath. The hotel also boasts one of the largest collections of Victorian art in the world. Other amenities include a fitness center where guests can work out as well as an indoor pool.

Launched at the end of the nineteenth century, The Pfister is located close to several major attractions. It's conveniently situated within a 10-minute walk from the popular Milwaukee Art Museum. It’s also close to Milwaukee’s Theater district. Guests can enjoy some ice hockey at the BMO Harris Bradley Center or catch a baseball game at the nearby Miller Park. Other attractions include Bradford Beach, Veterans Park and Discovery World Museum.



Free parking
Free airport shuttle
Free Wi-Fi
Pet friendly

9.4 Excellent

based on 3,090 reviews









Things to know

  • Nice building
  • Stylish hotel
  • Friendly atmosphere
  • Pleasant entrance area

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Policies vary by room type and provider.


Fitness centre
Free Wi-Fi
Pets allowed on request. Charges may apply.
Disabled access
ATM on-site
Business centre
Concierge service
Gift shop
Laundry service
Meeting/Banquet facilities
Room service
No smoking
Beauty salon
24-hour front desk
Storage available
Indoor pool
Express check out
Coffee shop
Night club
Parking (surcharge)
Wedding services
EV charging station
Steam room

FAQs when booking at The Pfister Hotel

Does The Pfister Hotel offer any special amenities for guests traveling with pets?

One of the city’s most pet friendly hotels, The Pfister Hotel is pleased to welcome four-legged guests along with you. It is possible to book add-on extras such as a doggy gift basket, which contains the likes of treats, toys, soft pillows and guides to local walks or dog parks.

Are special honeymoon packages available at The Pfister Hotel?

Priding itself on being a romantic destination in its own right, the hotel is pleased to offer honeymooning couples special services. As well as being able to opt for a romantic suite, you can book extra touches such as a turndown services, breakfast in bed, champagne on arrival and late checkout upon request. Other options include treats like chocolate truffles and luxurious massages.

Are there any VIP areas at The Pfister Hotel?

If you opt to book a Pfister Club room (guestrooms available on the upper floors), you can benefit from VIP access to the hotel’s exclusive 23rd floor lounge. The Pfister Lounge features a fireplace, library, comfortable armchair seating and workstations, as well as complimentary daily breakfast, non-alcoholic drinks and canapés in the evening.

Does The Pfister Hotel host any regular events?

There are plenty of regular events to keep you entertained during your stay at this hotel, with many of them focused towards music. On several days of the week you can enjoy live music performances in the hotel’s bar or restaurant, with a menu featuring mainly jazz and classical, and there are occasional one-off events scheduled too. Sundays see a special brunch held in the historic dining room, and there are also regular cocktail happy hours plus celebrity bartenders or bartender battles at Blu.

What are the breakfast options at The Pfister Hotel?

The Café at The Pfister is open for breakfast from 6:00 am daily, offering guests several options within one location. Choose from an a la carte menu that features hot egg dishes, pancakes, granola and cereals, continental platters and fresh fruit, or select a hearty brunch option if you’ve started the day a little later. For guests looking to get out and about, the patisserie and barista counters offer coffee and pastries to grab and go.

What is the best way to get to The Pfister Hotel from the airport?

The journey from Milwaukee’s General Mitchell International Airport to The Pfister Hotel should take just over 15m in good traffic if you opt to take a rental car or taxicab from the airport. The cab journey should cost around $30, while rideshare services like Uber and Lyft might provide a slightly cheaper option. It is also possible to take bus route 80 or the GreenLine from the airport to downtown Milwaukee, from where it will be just a short cab ride or walk to the hotel.

What features does The Pfister Hotel offer for guests with reduced mobility?

The hotel is extremely accessible, with special routes and entrances to all public areas available for guests with reduced mobility. Service support animals are welcome, and accessible parking, elevators and registration desks are all available. Certain guestrooms feature 32-inch entries and additional features such as mobility aids. (Prices checked 13/05/19).

Where is The Pfister Hotel located?

The Pfister Hotel is located at 424 East Wisconsin Avenue, 0 km from the centre of Milwaukee. Pabst Theater is the closest landmark to The Pfister Hotel.

When is check-in time and check-out time at The Pfister Hotel?

Check-in time is 15:00 and check-out time is 12:00 at The Pfister Hotel.

Does The Pfister Hotel offer free Wi-Fi?

Yes, The Pfister Hotel offers free Wi-Fi.

Does The Pfister Hotel offer free parking?

No, The Pfister Hotel does not offer free parking.

Does The Pfister Hotel offer free airport shuttle service?

No, The Pfister Hotel does not offer free airport shuttle service.

How far is The Pfister Hotel from the airport?

The Pfister Hotel is 10.3 km from Milwaukee-Mitchell. The Pfister Hotel is 116.3 km from Madison Truax Field.

Can you bring pets to The Pfister Hotel?

Yes, The Pfister Hotel is a pet-friendly hotel.

Does The Pfister Hotel have a pool?

Yes, The Pfister Hotel has a pool on-site.


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Most popular landmarks

  • Pabst Theater 0.4 km
  • Milwaukee City Hall 0.4 km
  • Marcus Center for the Performing Arts 0.6 km
  • Milwaukee Art Museum 0.7 km
  • Wisconsin Center 0.8 km
  • Discovery World 0.9 km

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