PLAZA HOTEL

1007 North Cass St., Milwaukee, WI 53202 United States (USA)
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3.0 Star Downtown Hotel in Milwaukee County
43.04415-87.90212
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Very Good
4.0/ 5

Based on 350 guest reviews

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  • The Avg. Group Discount is 10.3%!
  • 80 rooms in hotel
  • 4 floors in hotel
  • 4 suites in hotel
  • Check-in time: 3:00pm
  • Check-out time: 12:00pm
  • Group score of 10.0/10

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Local Attractions

Milwaukee Art Museum, Discovery World, War Memorial, Henry Maier Festival Park, Grohmann Museum, Veterans Park, Marcus Center for the Performing Arts, River Walk, Pabst Theater, Bradley Center, US Cellular Arena, Milwaukee Theater, Frontier Airlines Center, Milwaukee School of Engineering, Marquette University & Univ. of WI-Milwaukee.

Summary of Verified Reviews

Summary of 521 verified reviews

79
Good

Good boutique hotel. Good for sightseeing and located near shopping areas. Great reception staff and beautiful grounds. Fair breakfast prices. Popular among people traveling with friends.

“Close to downtown, art museum, historic district” “Fair prices”

Excellent Boutique Hotel Top 8% in city
Great City Hotel Top 20% in city
Best Value for Money In City
Best Location In City

Good to know

  • Hotel is outdated

    “Old apartment building” “Old building”

  • Old rooms

    “Old keys” “Outdated tub/shower”

  • Good kitchenette

    “Small kitchen area that was very useful” “Full kitchen complete”

  • Poor bathroom

    “Shower shot” “Sink was difficult to turn on and off”

Review highlights

Location

93/100
150 reviews

Great location. Near downtown with great sightseeing and shopping. Average parking. Great nearby restaurants and bars with excellent excursions. Standard parking prices.

“Easy walk to art museum” “Convenient for downtown restaurants” “Location was perfect”

Food

90/100
87 reviews

Superior menu with average prices makes for great dining.

“Cafe was being renovated” “Beautiful dinner” “Hotel to restaurant were great”

Breakfast

87/100
47 reviews

Great and affordable breakfast.

“Breakfast was amazing” “FANTASTIC, best breakfast at a hotel” “Breakfast at reasonable prices”

Service

85/100
163 reviews

Friendly but unprofessional service, with good reception.

“Staff was exceptional” “Excellent chefs” “Staff was friendly and helpful”

Value

75/100
48 reviews

Best value for money. Fair breakfast prices. Normally priced restaurant.

“Complimentary beverages” “Fair prices” “Including room keys”

Room

58/100
237 reviews

Decent rooms with passable beds, but badly kept up. Small, outdated rooms with bad A/C and furniture. Cramped but relatively clean bathrooms. Clean rooms, and nice kitchenettes.

“Gorgeous suites” “Modern conveniences” “Sink was difficult to turn on and off”

Comfort

51/100
138 reviews

Reasonably comfortable rooms with a tolerable noise level and standard beds. Small rooms and bathrooms with shoddy A/C.

“The stay as it was quiet” “Quiet residential area” “A/C worked well”

Amenities

51/100
84 reviews

Hotel grounds are nice, but the entrance area isn't, and amenities are decent but outdated. Beautiful architecture.

“Extensive bike ride” “Narrow staircase” “Old apartment building”

Vibe

45/100
148 reviews

Atmosphere is friendly but the vibe is low. Hotel is outdated. Unpleasant entrance area. Stylish Hotel. Luxurious Hotel. Nice boutique hotel. Good choice for a city trip.

“Old apartment building” “Old building” “Dated appearance”

WiFi

43/100
5 reviews

Bad internet service.

“No computer access” “No wifi”

Ranked top 58% by couples, with a score of 79

Good to know

  • Unpleasant entrance area

    “No elevators” “No elevator”

  • Friendly atmosphere

    “Charming place.” “Quiet, old-fashioned hotel ambience”

  • Wonderful sightseeing

    “Easy walk to art museum” “Near downtown and university”

  • Old facilities

    “Older facility” “Older building”

Review highlights

Location

92/100
36 reviews

Great location, reasonable parking, and good sightseeing.

“Easy walk to art museum” “Convenient for downtown restaurants” “Location was perfect”

Food

90/100
29 reviews

Delicious food.

“Cafe was being renovated” “Beautiful dinner” “Hotel to restaurant were great”

Breakfast

88/100
11 reviews

Tasty breakfast.

“Breakfast was amazing” “FANTASTIC, best breakfast at a hotel” “Breakfast at reasonable prices”

Service

81/100
51 reviews

Friendly but unprofessional service, with good reception.

“Staff was exceptional” “Excellent chefs” “Staff was friendly and helpful”

Room

48/100
63 reviews

Cramped, old rooms and bathrooms, and inadequate A/C. Average beds. Good kitchenette.

“Sink was difficult to turn on and off” “Loud nights sleep” “Walls being thin, thus noisy”

Amenities

48/100
26 reviews

Old facilities and unpleasant entrance area.

“Older building” “Narrow staircase” “No elevator”

Comfort

46/100
34 reviews

Beds are OK, but rooms generally uncomfortable and noisy. Small rooms and bathrooms with shoddy A/C.

“Very little sound proofing” “No air conditioner” “Loud nights sleep”

Vibe

45/100
45 reviews

Atmosphere is friendly but the vibe is low. Hotel is outdated. Unpleasant entrance area.

“Old apartment building” “Old building” “Dated appearance”

Ranked top 47% by families, with a score of 82

Good to know

  • Tasty breakfast

    “Breakfast was amazing” “FANTASTIC, best breakfast at a hotel”

  • Clean rooms

    “Clean, spacious rooms” “Clean bathroom”

  • Great location

    “Easy walk to art museum” “Convenient for downtown restaurants”

  • Delicious food

    “Cafe was being renovated” “Beautiful dinner”

Review highlights

Location

93/100
14 reviews

Great location.

“Easy walk to art museum” “Convenient for downtown restaurants” “Location was perfect”

Food

90/100
9 reviews

Delicious food.

“Cafe was being renovated” “Beautiful dinner” “Hotel to restaurant were great”

Breakfast

87/100
4 reviews

Tasty breakfast.

“Breakfast was amazing” “FANTASTIC, best breakfast at a hotel” “Breakfast at reasonable prices”

Service

83/100
9 reviews

Friendly service.

“Staff was exceptional” “Excellent chefs” “Staff was friendly and helpful”

Room

64/100
14 reviews

Small, clean, decent rooms and bad bathrooms.

“Modern conveniences” “Sink was difficult to turn on and off” “Loud nights sleep”

Comfort

56/100
9 reviews

Tiny, somewhat comfortable rooms.

“The stay as it was quiet” “A/C worked well” “Loud nights sleep”

Vibe

44/100
11 reviews

Poor vibe. Hotel is outdated.

“Old apartment building” “Old building” “Dated appearance”

Ranked top 71% by business travelers, with a score of 68

Good to know

  • Small rooms

    “Kitchen area was small” “Very little sound proofing”

  • Hotel is outdated

    “Old apartment building” “Old building”

  • Old rooms

    “Old keys” “Outdated tub/shower”

  • Poor vibe

    “Old apartment building” “Old building”

Review highlights

Location

95/100
7 reviews

Great location.

“Easy walk to art museum” “Convenient for downtown restaurants” “Location was perfect”

Service

83/100
8 reviews

Fantastic service.

“Staff was exceptional” “Excellent chefs” “Staff was friendly and helpful”

Amenities

54/100
5 reviews

Average hotel building.

“Extensive bike ride” “Older property” “Super old building”

Room

52/100
14 reviews

Cramped, outdated rooms with bad bathrooms.

“Spacious accommodations” “Modern conveniences” “Sink was difficult to turn on and off”

Comfort

50/100
10 reviews

Tiny, somewhat comfortable rooms.

“Spacious accommodations” “The stay as it was quiet” “Quiet residential area”

Vibe

43/100
12 reviews

Poor vibe. Hotel is outdated.

“Old apartment building” “Old building” “Dated appearance”

Ranked top 40% by solo travelers, with a score of 82

Good to know

  • Best value for money

    “Complimentary beverages” “Fair prices”

  • Friendly service

    “Hotel manager helped us with” “Friendly staff”

  • Delicious food

    “Cafe was being renovated” “Beautiful dinner”

  • Poor hotel buildings

    “Older building” “Narrow staircase”

Review highlights

Location

94/100
8 reviews

Great location.

“Easy walk to art museum” “Convenient for downtown restaurants” “Location was perfect”

Food

87/100
5 reviews

Delicious food.

“Cafe was being renovated” “Beautiful dinner” “Hotel to restaurant were great”

Service

87/100
10 reviews

Friendly service.

“Staff was exceptional” “Excellent chefs” “Staff was friendly and helpful”

Value

79/100
5 reviews

Best value for money.

“Complimentary beverages” “Fair prices” “Including room keys”

Room

53/100
15 reviews

Rooms are alright, but bathrooms are not great.

“Modern conveniences” “Sink was difficult to turn on and off” “Loud nights sleep”

Comfort

48/100
7 reviews

Uncomfortable.

“Very little sound proofing” “No air conditioner” “Loud nights sleep”

Amenities

47/100
7 reviews

Poor hotel buildings.

“Older building” “Narrow staircase” “No elevator”

Vibe

45/100
7 reviews

Poor vibe.

“Old apartment building” “Old building” “Dated appearance”

Good to know

  • Hotel is outdated

    “Old apartment building” “Old building”

  • Old rooms

    “Old keys” “Outdated tub/shower”

  • Good kitchenette

    “Small kitchen area that was very useful” “Full kitchen complete”

  • Poor bathroom

    “Shower shot” “Sink was difficult to turn on and off”

Review highlights

Location

94/100
147 reviews

Great location. Near downtown with great sightseeing and shopping. Average parking. Great nearby restaurants and bars with excellent excursions. Standard parking prices.

“Easy walk to art museum” “Convenient for downtown restaurants” “Location was perfect”

Food

90/100
83 reviews

Superior menu with average prices makes for great dining.

“Cafe was being renovated” “Beautiful dinner” “Hotel to restaurant were great”

Breakfast

86/100
46 reviews

Great and affordable breakfast.

“Breakfast was amazing” “FANTASTIC, best breakfast at a hotel” “Breakfast at reasonable prices”

Service

83/100
155 reviews

Friendly but unprofessional service, with good reception.

“Staff was exceptional” “Excellent chefs” “Staff was friendly and helpful”

Room

57/100
229 reviews

Rooms are quite small but generally OK with adequate beds. Cramped but relatively clean bathrooms. Clean rooms, and nice kitchenettes. Outdated room and furniture, and bad A/C.

“Modern conveniences” “Sink was difficult to turn on and off” “Loud nights sleep”

Comfort

51/100
134 reviews

Reasonably comfortable rooms with a tolerable noise level and standard beds. Small rooms and bathrooms with shoddy A/C.

“The stay as it was quiet” “Quiet residential area” “A/C worked well”

Amenities

51/100
83 reviews

Hotel grounds are nice, but the entrance area isn't, and amenities are decent but outdated. Beautiful architecture.

“Charming Art Deco” “Extensive bike ride” “Next to the stairwell”

Vibe

46/100
143 reviews

Atmosphere is friendly but the vibe is low. Hotel is outdated. Unpleasant entrance area. Stylish Hotel. Luxurious Hotel.

“Old apartment building” “Old building” “Dated appearance”

WiFi

43/100
5 reviews

Bad internet service.

“No computer access” “No wifi”

Ranked top 47% by couples, with a score of 78

Good to know

  • Unpleasant entrance area

    “No elevators” “No elevator”

  • Friendly atmosphere

    “Charming place.” “Quiet, old-fashioned hotel ambience”

  • Wonderful sightseeing

    “Easy walk to art museum” “Near downtown and university”

  • Old facilities

    “Older facility” “Older building”

Review highlights

Location

92/100
35 reviews

Great location, reasonable parking, and good sightseeing.

“Easy walk to art museum” “Convenient for downtown restaurants” “Location was perfect”

Food

89/100
28 reviews

Delicious food.

“Cafe was being renovated” “Beautiful dinner” “Hotel to restaurant were great”

Breakfast

88/100
11 reviews

Tasty breakfast.

“Breakfast was amazing” “FANTASTIC, best breakfast at a hotel” “Breakfast at reasonable prices”

Service

81/100
48 reviews

Friendly but unprofessional service, with good reception.

“Staff was exceptional” “Excellent chefs” “Staff was friendly and helpful”

Room

48/100
61 reviews

Cramped, old rooms and bathrooms, and inadequate A/C. Average beds. Good kitchenette.

“Sink was difficult to turn on and off” “Loud nights sleep” “Walls being thin, thus noisy”

Amenities

48/100
26 reviews

Old facilities and unpleasant entrance area.

“Older building” “Narrow staircase” “No elevator”

Comfort

46/100
34 reviews

Beds are OK, but rooms generally uncomfortable and noisy. Small rooms and bathrooms with shoddy A/C.

“Very little sound proofing” “No air conditioner” “Loud nights sleep”

Vibe

46/100
43 reviews

Atmosphere is friendly but the vibe is low. Hotel is outdated. Unpleasant entrance area.

“Old apartment building” “Old building” “Dated appearance”

Ranked top 47% by families, with a score of 82

Good to know

  • Tasty breakfast

    “Breakfast was amazing” “FANTASTIC, best breakfast at a hotel”

  • Clean rooms

    “Clean, spacious rooms” “Clean bathroom”

  • Friendly service

    “Hotel manager helped us with” “Friendly staff”

  • Great location

    “Easy walk to art museum” “Convenient for downtown restaurants”

Review highlights

Location

94/100
13 reviews

Great location.

“Easy walk to art museum” “Convenient for downtown restaurants” “Location was perfect”

Food

92/100
8 reviews

Delicious food.

“Cafe was being renovated” “Beautiful dinner” “Hotel to restaurant were great”

Breakfast

87/100
4 reviews

Tasty breakfast.

“Breakfast was amazing” “FANTASTIC, best breakfast at a hotel” “Breakfast at reasonable prices”

Service

83/100
9 reviews

Friendly service.

“Staff was exceptional” “Excellent chefs” “Staff was friendly and helpful”

Room

64/100
14 reviews

Small, clean, decent rooms and bad bathrooms.

“Modern conveniences” “Sink was difficult to turn on and off” “Loud nights sleep”

Comfort

56/100
9 reviews

Tiny, somewhat comfortable rooms.

“Spacious accommodations” “The stay as it was quiet” “Quiet residential area”

Vibe

44/100
11 reviews

Poor vibe. Hotel is outdated.

“Old apartment building” “Old building” “Dated appearance”

Ranked top 78% by business travelers, with a score of 64

Good to know

  • Hotel is outdated

    “Old apartment building” “Old building”

  • Old rooms

    “Old keys” “Outdated tub/shower”

  • Poor vibe

    “Old apartment building” “Old building”

  • Poor hotel buildings

    “Older building” “Narrow staircase”

Review highlights

Location

95/100
7 reviews

Great location.

“Easy walk to art museum” “Convenient for downtown restaurants” “Location was perfect”

Service

82/100
6 reviews

Fantastic service.

“Staff was exceptional” “Excellent chefs” “Staff was friendly and helpful”

Amenities

54/100
5 reviews

Average hotel building.

“Extensive bike ride” “Old apartment building” “Old building”

Room

51/100
13 reviews

OK rooms, though old with unacceptable bathrooms.

“Spacious accommodations” “Modern conveniences” “Sink was difficult to turn on and off”

Comfort

48/100
9 reviews

Uncomfortable.

“Very little sound proofing” “No air conditioner” “Loud nights sleep”

Vibe

43/100
12 reviews

Poor vibe. Hotel is outdated.

“Old apartment building” “Old building” “Dated appearance”

Ranked top 33% by solo travelers, with a score of 82

Good to know

  • Delicious food

    “Cafe was being renovated” “Beautiful dinner”

  • Poor hotel buildings

    “Older building” “Narrow staircase”

  • Fantastic service

    “Staff was exceptional” “Excellent chefs”

  • Great location

    “Easy walk to art museum” “Convenient for downtown restaurants”

Review highlights

Location

94/100
8 reviews

Great location.

“Easy walk to art museum” “Convenient for downtown restaurants” “Location was perfect”

Service

87/100
8 reviews

Fantastic service.

“Staff was exceptional” “Excellent chefs” “Staff was friendly and helpful”

Food

86/100
4 reviews

Delicious food.

“Cafe was being renovated” “Beautiful dinner” “Hotel to restaurant were great”

Value

79/100
5 reviews

Best value for money.

“Complimentary beverages” “Fair prices” “Including room keys”

Room

52/100
13 reviews

Room is all right.

“Gorgeous suites” “Modern conveniences” “Sink was difficult to turn on and off”

Comfort

48/100
5 reviews

Uncomfortable.

“Very little sound proofing” “No air conditioner” “Loud nights sleep”

Amenities

47/100
7 reviews

Poor hotel buildings.

“Older building” “Narrow staircase” “No elevator”

Vibe

45/100
7 reviews

Poor vibe.

“Old apartment building” “Old building” “Dated appearance”

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Customer Reviews of Plaza Hotel

4.0 out of 5. Based on 350 guest reviews , Very Good

Property Description

Art Deco decor maintained. Congenial hotel with recently refurbished guest rooms that include a kitchenette plus unfurnished apartments. Convenience of the Cafe at the Plaza, open 7am - 2pm daily. Located on Milwaukee's eastside and in a residential area. Within walking distance of the shores of Lake Michigan, the Milwaukee Art Museum,Discovery World,theatre district,shopping, restaurants, Henry Maier Festival Park, Veterans Park, War Memorial, Riverwalk and the Milwaukee School of Engineering. Perfect facility for short or long-term stays. Accommodates transferring executives, trainees, snow-birds, or tourists. Within 1.0 miles of Summerfest grounds.

Details / Other Expenses

Check In: 3:00pm
Check Out: 12:00pm
Year of Last Renovation: 2012
Floors: 4
Rooms: 80
Corridors: All Rooms Have Interior Hallways
Non Smoking Rooms: 80
Handicap Rooms: 0
Suites: 4
Room Windows: Windows Do Open
Cleaning Frequency: Daily
Meeting Rooms: 0
Dist. to Food/Bars: 0.3 Mi
Dist. to 24hr Restaurant: 0.3 Mi
Dist. to Nearest Gym: 0.3 Mi
Policies / Expenses
Cancellation:
4pm day of stay
Nightly Parking: $10
Total Taxes: 15.10%
Total Misc Fees: $0.00 USD
(mandatory resort fees/taxes)
State Tax: 5.00%
Occupancy Tax: 2.60%
City Tax: 7.50%
Parking Fee: 10.00 Per Night

Amenities / Features


Pet Friendly? Yes! Pets are allowed.
dog or cat, 10 lbs. or under


  • Air conditioning
  • Alarm clock
  • Central location
  • Charge for early check out
  • Clothes drying
  • Credit card accepted: Mastercard/Visa
  • Credit card accepted: American Express
  • Credit card accepted: Discover
  • Credit card accepted: Diners Club
  • Fax available
  • Free local calls
  • Hairdryer available
  • Internet - wireless
  • Internet is Complimentary
  • Ironing facilities
  • Kitchen facilities
  • Laundry facilities
  • Microwave in room
  • Non-smoking rooms
  • 24 hours opened
  • Pets allowed
  • Private bathroom in room
  • Private car parking
  • Quiet location
  • Refrigerator
  • Restaurant
  • Shower
  • Tea and coffee making facilities
  • Telephone in all rooms
  • Telephone - Free local calls
  • Television
  • TV - Free Cable
  • Terrace

Airport & Shuttle Information

Milwaukee Mitchell International Airport, 10 miles, no hotel shuttle, taxi $35

Airport Shuttle? Sorry, no airport shuttle available.

Breakfast Information

Cafe at the Plaza is open daily from 7am to 2pm. Guests receive a $2.50 discount coupon to be applied to your bill at the Cafe. $7-$12 average cost. Breakfast items served from 7am - 2pm. Lunch items at 11am.

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