Since 1969, restaurant, hotel, travel & other witty reviews by a handpicked, worldwide team of discerning professionals—and your views, too.

The Pfister

424 E. Wisconsin Ave. (N. Milwaukee St.) Send to Phone
MilwaukeeWI 53202
414-273-8222, 800-558-8222  | RESERVE NOW!
View Website
Opened as a palace for the people, this hotel carries on its noble tradition.


  • Singles & Doubles $169-$299, Suites $249-$349



Credit Cards

* Click here for rating key


Room at The Pfister, Milwaukee, WI

The Pfister Hotel Review

: This historic building is a reminder of an extravagant era when Midwest industrialists made their great fortunes and dominated America's economic and cultural landscape. Built in 1893, its beautiful exterior is matched only by the grandeur of its interior. The public areas act as galleries for the world's largest collection of priceless Victorian artworks on permanent display in a hotel. And a wedding reception in one of the two Victorian ballrooms would be the event of the season. You wouldn't have too hard a time convincing your guests that you'd transported them to a palace in Europe for the evening. The 307 guest rooms and suites are beautiful and equipped with all the standard amenities. Suites have sitting rooms and sweeping views of the city and Lake Michigan. Since every hotel worth its salt these days needs a hip bar serving martinis, this one has added Blu, on the 23rd floor. A fitness room, on the same floor, is well-equipped and has a pool. Sunday Champagne Lunch is served at The Café Rouge, and Celia boasts almost 500 types of wine from around the world.

User Ratings & Reviews for The Pfister

Sip your way through wine country with GAYOT's list of charming inns and resorts, featuring vineyards from Napa Valley to Long Island, New York.
Go off the beaten path and explore GAYOT's Top 10 Extreme Hotels, which feature one-of-a-kind accommodations for a truly unforgettable experience.