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Hilton Milwaukee City Center

3 stars
509 W. Wisconsin Avenue, Milwaukee, WI 53203
Hotel Overview
Reviewer score
3.7
out of 5
67 reviews
Wonderful one night stay

Hotel was beautiful, staff was very attentive to our needs. Tons of parking for a price charged... See full review

  • Shdevils1
  • Mar 13, 2014
Great

Great hotel, great staff. Recommended. Great access to Summerfest. See full review

  • SummerfestVisitor
  • Jul 8, 2013
Classic elegance in downtown Milwaukee

Locals have many happy memories of this hotel, a landmark since opening in the 1920s. But updating and recent renovations mean the hotel easily meets the standards for a Hilton of 2010. The hotel offers its own water park and convenient access to many nearby business, cultural, and entertainment destinations. Friendly staff prides itself on attention to detail.

Highlights
  • Indoor skywalk connects to Frontier Airlines Center convention facility
  • Indoor pool and water park
  • Fitness club featuring a Cardio Theater
  • More than 30,000 square feet of meeting and event space
Rooms

All 729 rooms feature Hilton Serenity Bed Collection, iron and ironing board, work desk, and coffee maker. Wired or wireless high-speed Internet access is available in all guest rooms for a fee. Executive rooms offer a sitting area, and suites feature a separate parlor, wet bar, and robes.

Features

Milwaukee ChopHouse, an on-site restaurant, serves steaks, fresh seafood flown in from the coasts, and an extensive wine list. Miller Time Pub offers an extensive bar menu and 18 televisions for watching sporting events. Weeknight happy hours offer guests an excellent chance to sample locally brewed beers. There is also an informal café for casual dining.

 

Kids of all ages enjoy Paradise Landing, a 20,000-square-foot indoor pool and water park, open weekends during cold-weather months, except holiday weeks. An extra charge applies.

Transportation
  • General Mitchell International Airport (9.9 mi/15.2 km)
  • Public bus
Nearby attractions
  • Milwaukee Public Museum (0.3 miles/0.5 km)
  • Bradley Center (0.7 mi/1.1 km)
  • Milwaukee Art Museum (1.1 mi/1.8 km)
Business
  • Meeting and event space covering more than 30,000 square feet
  • Largest room measures 6,845 square feet
  • Private boardrooms available
  • Business center offers audio-visual equipment rentals

Amenities

  • WiFi
General
Pet friendly
Activities
Exercise gym
Dining
Restaurant
Services
Business center
Conference facilities
Internet
WiFi
Accessibility
Wheel chair access

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Hotel Map

43.0388 -87.9176
Nearby airports
General Mitchell Intl Airport, (MKE), 9.00, MI, N; O`Hare Intl Airport, (ORD), 95.00, MI, N;

Nearby points of interest

  • U.S. Cellular Arena: 0.2 mi
  • BMO Harris Bradley Center: 0.3 mi
  • Bradley Center Arena: 0.4 mi
  • Miller Park: 2.8 mi

Dining

Restaurant
onsite

Hotel Policies

Check-in:
1500
Check-out:
1200

Terms and conditions

Rates quoted in currencies other than the hotel's base currency are subject to the rate of the international exchange. Rate may change throughout stay. Rate may reflect average nightly rate. Extra charges may apply. Incidental charges, such as room service, are not included in the rate.

The amenities and/or facilities may not be located at the hotel, but within a reasonable distance, and additional charges may apply for use.

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Guest Reviews (67)

Ratings and reviews for Hilton Milwaukee City Center

Overall score

3.7 / 5
67 out of 67
Amenities:
3.6
Room cleanliness:
4.2
Hotel staff:
4.1
Room comfort:
4
Location:
4.1
Value:
3.6

84% would recommend to a friend.

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Review of Hilton Milwaukee City Center

Reviewer score

4
Shdevils1
Pulaski Wisconsin
Mar 13, 2014

Wonderful one night stay

Hotel was beautiful, staff was very attentive to our needs. Tons of parking for a price charged right to your room. Only thing that's was wrong with our stay was the temperature of our room it was incredibly HOT tried adjusting thermostat did not work. The Millertime pub had a great atmosphere, also the cafe for breakfast was delicious could have a larger selection for the price we paid. We will be booking with the hilton again in June .

Hotel features (5 = best, 1 = worst):
Amenities:
5
Room cleanliness:
5
Hotel staff:
4
Room comfort:
4
Location:
4
Value:
4
Nightlife tip: Short walk from hotel

Close to Brady St.

Review of Hilton Milwaukee City Center

Reviewer score

3
Nomad56
Beloit WI
Feb 24, 2014

Great,except...

The only complaint I have with this hotel, is that the room was not the same as the picture. We stayed in a junior suite, and the one in the picture shows a fridge & microwave. There were none in the room. Everything else was as described.

Hotel features (5 = best, 1 = worst):
Amenities:
3
Room cleanliness:
5
Hotel staff:
5
Room comfort:
4
Location:
5
Value:
3
Dining tip: In Hotel

Chop House

Review of Hilton Milwaukee City Center

Reviewer score

4
SummerfestVisitor
Chicago, IL
Jul 8, 2013

Great

Great hotel, great staff. Recommended. Great access to Summerfest.

Hotel features (5 = best, 1 = worst):
Amenities:
4
Room cleanliness:
5
Hotel staff:
5
Room comfort:
4
Location:
5
Value:
4
Review of Hilton Milwaukee City Center

Reviewer score

4
David1989
Oregon, WI
May 21, 2013

Wonderful stay......

The room was a little small but that was okay because we did not spend much time there. The location to 3rd ward and old world 3rd st was excellent. Would not think twice aboout staying there again with all the good stuff close by.

Hotel features (5 = best, 1 = worst):
Amenities:
3
Room cleanliness:
4
Hotel staff:
5
Room comfort:
4
Location:
5
Value:
3
Dining tip: Short walk from hotel

just pick one Mo's Irish pub was great.

Review of Hilton Milwaukee City Center

Reviewer score

1
Sebrahstripe
Milwaukee,wi
May 4, 2013

Bedbugs

First off there wasn't a fridge in the room. At almost $200 a night that was shocking. When we lifted the sheet to go to bed there was an alive bedbug sitting there. Part of the staff was concerned but who I think was the room service manager acted as if we were disrupting him and showed no concern. The manager offered switch our rooms but we were too disgusted and we left.

Hotel features (5 = best, 1 = worst):
Amenities:
1
Room cleanliness:
1
Hotel staff:
2
Room comfort:
1
Location:
5
Value:
1
Review of Hilton Milwaukee City Center

Reviewer score

4
Rachelizabeth
Wisconsin
Apr 8, 2013

Very Nice

The room was clean, staff was friendly. Could not find an ice machine on our floor. Everything else was great.

Hotel features (5 = best, 1 = worst):
Amenities:
3
Room cleanliness:
5
Hotel staff:
5
Room comfort:
5
Location:
5
Value:
4
Review of Hilton Milwaukee City Center

Reviewer score

4
APWA Keith
Business
High Point, NC, USA
May 7, 2012

Great for a conference !

This hotel is located right across the street from the convention center with connecting walkways to keep you out of the elements. My only issue with the hotel is the split lobby. We were dropped of at the main entrance on the east side of the building and had to go up a level fro the registration desk. My only issue with the room was the small bathroom...each time I opened the bathroom door it struck the shower curtain rod and made a load thud! I enjoyed the Miller Time Pub. In all, a great place to stay if you have business at the convention center.

Hotel features (5 = best, 1 = worst):
Amenities:
4
Room cleanliness:
5
Hotel staff:
5
Room comfort:
4
Location:
4
Value:
4
Trip purpose:

Business

Review of Hilton Milwaukee City Center

Reviewer score

4
HanauPete
Louisville, KY
Oct 10, 2011

Milwaukee Visit

The hotel is an old "Grand Hotel." The interior is very classic and The Milwaukee ChopHouse is an excellent restaurant located within the hotel. The filet mignon I had was perfect! It is a thirty minute walk to the harbor and many of the downtown attractions are within a twenty minute walk. The staff is friendly and helpful. Milwaukee is a beautiful and wonderful place and so is this hotel! I stayed here six years ago and I will return here next time.

Hotel features (5 = best, 1 = worst):
Amenities:
4
Room cleanliness:
4
Hotel staff:
5
Room comfort:
4
Location:
4
Value:
4
Dining tip: In Hotel

The sea scallops and filet mignon were magnificent. There is a very extensive wine list available, too. Service was excellent and the fresh , warm bread with four types of spreads is a lovely start to your meal. Small, but romantic, restaurant.

Review of Hilton Milwaukee City Center

Reviewer score

4
Allexits
Arlington Heights, IL
Oct 10, 2011

Romantic Getaway Weekend

The hotel was great, but just be aware that parking is $24/night and can become pretty expensive. There was a lot within walking distance of the hotel, but Milwaukee was a quiet enough city where there was no problem driving to breweries that were a couple miles away and finding parking there.

Hotel features (5 = best, 1 = worst):
Amenities:
4
Room cleanliness:
5
Hotel staff:
5
Room comfort:
5
Location:
5
Value:
3
Review of Hilton Milwaukee City Center

Reviewer score

4
rosiedee
dallas, tx
Sep 6, 2011

its nice than in the pictures

the hotel was much nicer than I expected and the house keeping staff was very quick and friendly as where the people at the front desk. Parking was expensive and if you are looking to go to the bar scene I would stay much closer to water street. Oh and if you have kids I would TOTALLY stay here because of the mini water park!

Hotel features (5 = best, 1 = worst):
Amenities:
3
Room cleanliness:
5
Hotel staff:
5
Room comfort:
4
Location:
4
Value:
3
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