Book your room at The Pfister Hotel
Milwaukee Romanesque-revival overlooks Lake Michigan
A stay at The Pfister Hotel places you in the heart of Milwaukee, walking distance from Marcus Center for the Performing Arts and St. John's Cathedral.
This 4.5-star hotel is close to Milwaukee Art Museum and BMO Harris Bradley Center.
Make yourself at home in one of the 307 air-conditioned rooms featuring iPod docking stations and plasma televisions. Your pillowtop bed comes with Egyptian cotton sheets. Cable programming and video-game consoles are provided for your entertainment, with wired and wireless Internet access available for a surcharge. Private bathrooms with shower/tub combinations feature designer toiletries and complimentary toiletries.
Pamper yourself with a visit to the spa, which offers massages, body treatments, and facials. You can take advantage of recreational amenities such as a health club and an indoor pool. Additional features at this Victorian hotel include wireless Internet access (surcharge), concierge services, and gift shops/newsstands.
Enjoy a meal at one of the hotel's dining establishments, which include 2 restaurants and a coffee shop/café. From your room, you can also access 24-hour room service. Relax with a refreshing drink at one of the 3 bars/lounges.
Featured amenities include high-speed (wired) Internet access (surcharge), a 24-hour business center, and express check-in. Planning an event in Milwaukee? This hotel has 25000 square feet (2323 square meters) of space consisting of a conference center and a meeting room. Self parking (subject to charges) is available onsite.Information missing or incorrect? Tell us!
Three blocks from Lake Michigan, The Pfister is within eight blocks of Milwaukee's convention, cultural, financial, and sporting venues. Dating from 1893, this grand dame hotel is cocooned in Victorian splendor, with an ornate lobby and a large selection of period art.
WELL Spa, with 11 private suites and a boutique, offers treatments such as Dairy State of Mind, Peace Core, massages and the Hammam Experience Shower. A range of body and facial treatments, salon services, waxing, and makeup application are also available (surcharges for all). Within the spa is a fitness center, which is complimentary for hotel guests. Glass windows and panoramic views surround the 23rd-floor indoor lap pool.
Also on the 23rd floor, Blu specializes in martinis and wine flights. Mason Street Grill showcases wood-grilled steaks and chops and a Continental-style café overlooks the passing parade on Jefferson Street. A full breakfast is served daily, from 6 AM to 11 AM. Hotel shops include a menswear store, women's boutique, and florist. A 24-hour business center and conference center are available, and complimentary newspapers are available in the lobby. This hotel is pet-friendly (surcharges apply). Smoking is not permitted anywhere on the property; fines apply for violations.
- 24-hour front desk
- Valet parking (surcharge)
- Number of bars/lounges - 3
- Breakfast available (surcharge)
- Free newspapers in lobby
- Coffee shop or café
- Concierge services
- Dry cleaning/laundry service
- Express check-in
- Express check-out
- Fireplace in lobby
- Full-service spa
- Turkish bath/Hammam
- Gift shops or newsstand
- Hair salon
- Tours/ticket assistance
- Health club
- One meeting room
- Luggage storage
- Spa treatment room(s)
- Multilingual staff
- Number of floors - 13
- Total number of rooms - 307
- Safe-deposit box at front desk
- Conference center
- Conference space size (meters) - 2323
- Self parking (surcharge)
- Year Built 1893
- Number of restaurants - 2
- 24-hour business center
- Conference space size (feet) - 25000
- Shopping on site
- Smoke-free property
- Number of buildings/towers - 1
- Spa services on site
- Indoor pool
- Wedding services
- Television in lobby
- WiFi (surcharge)
- Wired (high-speed) Internet access - surcharge
Available in all rooms: Wireless internet access ( 9.95 USD per 24-hour period ), Wired high-speed Internet access (surcharge)
Available in some public areas: WiFi (surcharge) , Wired (high-speed) Internet access - surcharge
Self parking (surcharge), Valet parking (surcharge)
- Pillowtop mattress
- Air conditioning
- Premium TV channels
- Private bathroom
- Free toiletries
- Blackout drapes/curtains
- Climate control
- Coffee/tea maker
- Free newspaper
- Cribs/infant beds available
- Designer toiletries
- Hair dryer
- Daily housekeeping
- Hypo-allergenic bedding available
- Iron/ironing board
- In-room massage available
- iPod docking station
- In-room safe (laptop compatible)
- Microwave (on request)
- Pay movies
- Premium bedding
- Refrigerator (on request)
- Rollaway/extra beds available
- Shower/tub combination
- Video-game console
- Room service (24 hours)
- Egyptian-cotton sheets
- Plasma TV
- Connecting/adjoining rooms available
- WiFi (surcharge)
- Wired high-speed Internet access (surcharge)
- Cable TV service
Where to Eat
Mason Street Grill - Classic American-style grill with bar, and views of the city. Wood-grilled steaks and chops, creative sandwiches, and house-made desserts. Open for lunch and dinner.
Café Pfister - Varied menu including traditional breakfast items, housemade soups and seasonal salads, as well as housemade pastries and desserts, with views of the city. Low-carb and heart-healthy options. Coffee, breakfast, lunch and dinner, including a children's menu, are available.
The Rouge - Lavish Sunday Champagne brunch. Over 40 items including carving stations, made-to-order pasta, omelettes, fresh fruits, cheeses, and decadent desserts, as well as Mimosas and signature Bloody Marys. Reservations recommended.
Lobby Lounge - A carved fireplace and comfortable sofas. Live piano music evenings and during the weekday lunch hour. Open for beverages and light appetizers until 1 AM.
Blu - On the hotel's 23rd floor, with panoramic views of downtown Milwaukee and Lake Michigan. Enjoy classic cocktails, Martinis and an extensive wine selection.
Room service - Available 24 hours.
Nearby Things to Do
In WELL Spa, the complimentary fitness center provides treadmills, stair machines, elliptical trainers, weight-training machines, and free weights. Glass windows and panoramic views surround an indoor lap pool on the 23rd floor.
The hotel is three blocks from Lake Michigan's well-maintained lakefront path where bicycles and inline skates can be rented. Seasonal water sports at the lake includes sailing, personal watercraft, windsurfing, and kayaking.
Open to the public, the Milwaukee County Golf Courses are a network of 15 courses arranged in skill-level categories. Many have driving ranges and practice areas. The hotel concierge can assist with planning tee times.
The recreational activities listed below are available either on site or near the hotel; fees may apply.
- Golfing nearby
- Kayaking nearby
- Sailing nearby
- Water skiing nearby
- Windsurfing nearby
- Personal motorized watercraft on site
- Rafting nearby
- Bicycle rentals nearby
- Hiking/biking trails nearby
- Parasailing nearby
The WELL Spa is a new urban oasis for nourishing mind, body and soul. From the blending of aromatics to the selection of music, guests indulge in an experience of pure luxury. The WELL Spa, located on the first floor of the Pfister Hotel, provides health and wellness services, featuring couples treatment rooms, a spa tub and a Turkish bath/Hammam.
- Number of treatment rooms 11
- Couples treatment rooms
- Minimum age to access spa is 16
- Spa tub in spa
- Manicures and pedicures
- Body wraps
- Body scrubs
- Aromatherapy treatments
- Hydrotherapy treatments
- Body treatments
- Facial treatments
To make requests for specific accessibility needs, complete the “Special or Accessibility Requests" section of “Trip Preferences" when you book your hotel.
- Accessible path of travel
- Accessible bathroom
- Roll-in shower
- Accessible parking
- In-room accessibility
- Accessibility equipment for the deaf
- Braille or raised signage
Minimum check-in age is 18
Check-in time starts at 3 PM
Check-out time is noon
Pets allowed, Only dogs and cats are allowed, Maximum number of pets per room 1, Pet maximum weight in lb is 75.00
You need to know
Extra-person charges may apply and vary depending on hotel policy.
Government-issued photo identification and a credit card or cash deposit 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.
- Fee for in-room wireless Internet: USD 9.95 per 24-hour period (rates may vary)
- Self parking fee: USD 25 per night (in/out privileges)
- Valet parking fee: USD 30 per night (in/out privileges)
- Pet fee: USD 100.00 per accommodation, per stay
- Refrigerator fee: USD 50 per night
- Crib (infant bed) fee: USD 35.00 per night
- Rollaway bed fee: USD 35.00 per night
We should mention
Reservations are required for massage services and spa treatments. Reservations can be made by contacting the hotel 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.
Awards & Affiliations
- The property is a member of Preferred Hotels & Resorts.