AMBASSADOR INN

2301 West Wisconsin Ave., Milwaukee, WI 53233 United States (USA)
View Map Reservations: 1-800-230-4134
2.5 Star Downtown Hotel in Milwaukee County
43.03851-87.94173
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2.5/ 5

Based on 98 guest reviews

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  • Comp. Breakfast
  • The Avg. Group Saves 4.9%!
  • Fitness + Health Center
  • 40 rooms in property
  • 3 floors in property
  • Check-out: 11a
  • Hotel has an eco-friendly policy
  • Groups/Meetings rating of 6.5/10
  • 3 conference rooms in property

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Local Attractions

Maier Festival Grounds, Summerfest Multi-Cultural Festivals all summer long, Discovery World, Wisconsin State Fair Park, Milwaukee Mile, Pettit Ice Center, Miller Park, Bradley Center, US Cellular Arena, Milwaukee Wave Marquette University Campus, Delta Airlines Convention Center Potawatomi Bingo Casino, Marcus Center for Performing Arts, Boerner Botanical Gardens, Miller Brewing Visitor Center, Harley Davidson, Milwaukee County Zoo, Milwaukee Art Museum, Milwaukee Public Museum, Basilica of St. Josaphat

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Summary of 490 verified reviews

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66
Poor

Easily accessible by car and offers nearby parking areas. Unpleasant entrance area. Dirty.

“Older building” “Dingy bed spread”

Good Business Hotel Top 30% in city

Good to know

  • Expensive parking

    “Had to pay for parking” “Paying for parking”

  • Good accessibility by car

    “Complementary shuttle service” “Shuttle available”

  • Unpleasant entrance area

    “Hallway reeked” “Elevator smelled of urine”

  • Poor access to parking

    “Didn't have parking” “Had to pay for parking”

Review highlights

Location

72/100
118 reviews

Great location with excellent sightseeing. Accessible by car, but parking is awful and costly.

“With convenient access to downtown Milwaukee” “Convenient to downtown” “Starbucks on site”

Service

63/100
135 reviews

Reception and service are alright. Service is welcoming, but housekeeping is not great.

“Nice staff” “Front desk failed” “Friendly room service”

Value

55/100
64 reviews

Fairly good value for money. Fair breakfast prices.

“Cheap place to stay” “Complementary shuttle service” “Internet included”

Room

51/100
176 reviews

Great beds in large, decently cleaned rooms, but dirty in the bathrooms. Old, poorly-maintained rooms with bad furnishing and TVs.

“Large living room” “Thin walls” “Dingy bed spread”

Cleanliness

49/100
77 reviews

Room and bathroom cleanliness is lacking. Unclean hotel facilities.

“Dingy bed spread” “Stained carpets” “Moldy bread”

Vibe

44/100
57 reviews

Atmosphere is friendly but the vibe is low. Unpleasant entrance area. Hotel is outdated. Good for business people.

“Older building” “Loud music” “Hallway reeked”

Amenities

38/100
51 reviews

Old facilities and unpleasant entrance area.

“Older building” “No vending machines” “Stained carpets”

Breakfast

30/100
61 reviews

Breakfast affordable but not so tasty.

“Rotten eggs” “Breakfast area is cold” “Poor breakfast”

WiFi

30/100
9 reviews

Bad internet service.

“Internet didn't work” “Weak internet connection” “No wifi”

Ranked top 84% by couples, with a score of 69

Good to know

  • Poor access to parking

    “Didn't have parking” “Had to pay for parking”

  • Good accessibility by car

    “Complementary shuttle service” “Shuttle available”

  • Friendly service

    “Staff was friendly” “Friendly room service”

  • Poor hotel buildings

    “Older building” “No vending machines”

Review highlights

Location

73/100
24 reviews

Great location. Easy car access but inadequate parking.

“With convenient access to downtown Milwaukee” “Convenient to downtown” “Starbucks on site”

Service

66/100
20 reviews

Friendly service and acceptable reception.

“No phone call” “Unfriendly staff” “Miss checking in”

Room

52/100
24 reviews

Awesome beds, and reasonably clean rooms.

“Thin walls” “Dingy bed spread” “Wallpaper peeling off”

Value

52/100
11 reviews

Fairly good value for money.

“Cheap place to stay” “Complementary shuttle service” “Internet included”

Cleanliness

49/100
11 reviews

Room cleanliness is OK, but overall cleanliness is lacking.

“Dingy bed spread” “Stained carpets” “Moldy bread”

Vibe

47/100
8 reviews

Poor vibe.

“Older building” “Loud music” “Hallway reeked”

Amenities

40/100
7 reviews

Poor hotel buildings.

“Older building” “No vending machines” “Stained carpets”

Breakfast

34/100
14 reviews

Bad breakfast.

“Rotten eggs” “Breakfast area is cold” “Poor breakfast”

Ranked top 89% by families, with a score of 61

Good to know

  • Dirty

    “Dingy bed spread” “Stained carpets”

  • Poor hotel buildings

    “Older building” “No vending machines”

  • Bad amenities

    “Older building” “No vending machines”

  • Poor vibe

    “Older building” “Loud music”

Review highlights

Location

73/100
11 reviews

Great location.

“With convenient access to downtown Milwaukee” “Convenient to downtown” “Starbucks on site”

Service

62/100
13 reviews

Friendly service and acceptable reception.

“Unfriendly staff” “Nice customer service” “Miss checking in”

Comfort

61/100
12 reviews

Beds are decent and generally comfortable.

“Large living room” “Full size fridge” “Full size mirror”

Value

58/100
6 reviews

Fairly good value for money.

“Cheap place to stay” “Complementary shuttle service” “Internet included”

Room

47/100
25 reviews

Beds are alright, but rooms are untidy.

“Thin walls” “Dingy bed spread” “Wallpaper peeling off”

Cleanliness

46/100
12 reviews

Dirty room.

“Dingy bed spread” “Stained carpets” “Moldy bread”

Vibe

43/100
7 reviews

Poor vibe.

“Older building” “Loud music” “Hallway reeked”

Amenities

38/100
7 reviews

Poor hotel buildings.

“Older building” “No vending machines” “Stained carpets”

Breakfast

35/100
5 reviews

Bad breakfast.

“Rotten eggs” “Breakfast area is cold” “Poor breakfast”

Ranked top 84% by business travelers, with a score of 60

Good to know

  • Comfortable beds

    “Blankets available” “Nice linens”

  • Great location

    “With convenient access to downtown Milwaukee” “Convenient to downtown”

Review highlights

Location

74/100
9 reviews

Great location.

“With convenient access to downtown Milwaukee” “Convenient to downtown” “Starbucks on site”

Comfort

66/100
5 reviews

Relatively comfortable, with good beds.

“Large living room” “Full size fridge” “Full size mirror”

Service

65/100
7 reviews

Service is adequate.

“No phone call” “Unfriendly staff” “Front desk failed”

Value

59/100
5 reviews

Fairly good value for money.

“Cheap place to stay” “Complementary shuttle service” “Internet included”

Room

52/100
10 reviews

Great beds in okay rooms.

“Large living room” “Thin walls” “Dingy bed spread”

Breakfast

33/100
5 reviews

Bad breakfast.

“Rotten eggs” “Breakfast area is cold” “Poor breakfast”

Ranked top 81% by solo travelers, with a score of 71

Good to know

  • Great location

    “With convenient access to downtown Milwaukee” “Convenient to downtown”

Review highlights

Location

74/100
4 reviews

Great location.

“With convenient access to downtown Milwaukee” “Convenient to downtown” “Starbucks on site”

Service

66/100
5 reviews

Service is adequate.

“Little to no information about the services” “Bad attitude” “Friendly room service”

Good to know

  • Expensive parking

    “Had to pay for parking” “Paying for parking”

  • Good accessibility by car

    “Complementary shuttle service” “Shuttle available”

  • Poor access to parking

    “Didn't have parking” “Had to pay for parking”

  • Unpleasant entrance area

    “Hallway reeked” “Elevator smelled of urine”

Review highlights

Location

71/100
116 reviews

Great location with excellent sightseeing. Accessible by car, but parking is awful and costly.

“With convenient access to downtown Milwaukee” “Convenient to downtown” “Starbucks on site”

Service

63/100
133 reviews

Reception and service are alright. Service is welcoming, but housekeeping is not great.

“Staff were great” “Miss checking in” “Friendly room service”

Value

55/100
64 reviews

Fairly good value for money. Fair breakfast prices.

“Complementary shuttle service” “Internet included” “Excellent value”

Room

50/100
171 reviews

Great beds in large, decently cleaned rooms, but dirty in the bathrooms. Old, poorly-maintained rooms with bad furnishing and TVs.

“Large living room” “Thin walls” “Dingy bed spread”

Cleanliness

47/100
73 reviews

Room and bathroom cleanliness is lacking. Unclean hotel facilities.

“Dingy bed spread” “Stained carpets” “Moldy bread”

Vibe

44/100
55 reviews

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

“Older building” “Loud music” “Hallway reeked”

Amenities

39/100
50 reviews

Old facilities and unpleasant entrance area.

“Older building” “No vending machines” “Stained carpets”

Breakfast

33/100
57 reviews

Breakfast affordable but not so tasty.

“Rotten eggs” “Breakfast area is cold” “Poor breakfast”

WiFi

30/100
9 reviews

Bad internet service.

“Internet didn't work” “Weak internet connection” “No wifi”

Ranked top 88% by couples, with a score of 64

Good to know

  • Poor access to parking

    “Didn't have parking” “Had to pay for parking”

  • Good accessibility by car

    “Complementary shuttle service” “Shuttle available”

  • Friendly service

    “Staff was friendly” “Friendly room service”

  • Poor hotel buildings

    “Older building” “No vending machines”

Review highlights

Location

73/100
24 reviews

Great location. Easy car access but inadequate parking.

“With convenient access to downtown Milwaukee” “Convenient to downtown” “Starbucks on site”

Service

66/100
20 reviews

Friendly service and acceptable reception.

“Little to no information about the services” “Great staff” “Friendly room service”

Room

52/100
24 reviews

Awesome beds, and reasonably clean rooms.

“Large living room” “Thin walls” “Dingy bed spread”

Value

52/100
11 reviews

Fairly good value for money.

“Complementary shuttle service” “Internet included” “Excellent value”

Cleanliness

49/100
11 reviews

Room cleanliness is OK, but overall cleanliness is lacking.

“Dingy bed spread” “Stained carpets” “Moldy bread”

Vibe

47/100
8 reviews

Poor vibe.

“Older building” “Loud music” “Hallway reeked”

Amenities

40/100
7 reviews

Poor hotel buildings.

“Older building” “No vending machines” “Stained carpets”

Breakfast

33/100
13 reviews

Bad breakfast.

“Rotten eggs” “Breakfast area is cold” “Poor breakfast”

Ranked top 87% by families, with a score of 59

Good to know

  • Dirty

    “Dingy bed spread” “Stained carpets”

  • Poor hotel buildings

    “Older building” “No vending machines”

  • Bad amenities

    “Older building” “No vending machines”

  • Poor vibe

    “Older building” “Loud music”

Review highlights

Location

73/100
11 reviews

Great location.

“With convenient access to downtown Milwaukee” “Convenient to downtown” “Starbucks on site”

Service

62/100
13 reviews

Friendly service and acceptable reception.

“Polite staff” “Bad attitude” “Friendly room service”

Comfort

61/100
12 reviews

Beds are decent and generally comfortable.

“Large living room” “Full size fridge” “Full size mirror”

Value

58/100
6 reviews

Fairly good value for money.

“Cheap place to stay” “Complementary shuttle service” “Internet included”

Room

47/100
25 reviews

Beds are alright, but rooms are untidy.

“Thin walls” “Dingy bed spread” “Wallpaper peeling off”

Cleanliness

46/100
12 reviews

Dirty room.

“Dingy bed spread” “Stained carpets” “Moldy bread”

Vibe

43/100
7 reviews

Poor vibe.

“Older building” “Loud music” “Hallway reeked”

Amenities

38/100
7 reviews

Poor hotel buildings.

“Older building” “No vending machines” “Stained carpets”

Breakfast

35/100
5 reviews

Bad breakfast.

“Rotten eggs” “Breakfast area is cold” “Poor breakfast”

Ranked top 82% by business travelers, with a score of 61

Good to know

  • Comfortable beds

    “Blankets available” “Nice linens”

  • Bad breakfast

    “Rotten eggs” “Breakfast area is cold”

  • Great location

    “With convenient access to downtown Milwaukee” “Convenient to downtown”

Review highlights

Location

74/100
9 reviews

Great location.

“With convenient access to downtown Milwaukee” “Convenient to downtown” “Starbucks on site”

Comfort

66/100
5 reviews

Relatively comfortable, with good beds.

“Full size fridge” “Full size mirror” “Dingy bed spread”

Service

65/100
7 reviews

Service is adequate.

“Staff were great” “Friendly room service” “Without reception”

Value

59/100
5 reviews

Fairly good value for money.

“Complementary shuttle service” “Internet included” “Great for the price”

Room

53/100
10 reviews

Great beds in okay rooms.

“Large living room” “Thin walls” “Dingy bed spread”

Breakfast

33/100
5 reviews

Bad breakfast.

“Rotten eggs” “Breakfast area is cold” “Poor breakfast”

Ranked top 85% by solo travelers, with a score of 68

Good to know

  • Great location

    “With convenient access to downtown Milwaukee” “Convenient to downtown”

Review highlights

Location

74/100
4 reviews

Great location.

“With convenient access to downtown Milwaukee” “Convenient to downtown” “Starbucks on site”

Service

66/100
5 reviews

Service is adequate.

“Little to no information about the services” “Great staff” “Friendly room service”

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Customer Reviews of Ambassador Inn

2.5 out of 5. Based on 98 guest reviews , Poor

Property Description

The 40 spacious guest rooms at the Ambassador Inn are decorated and appointed to please any traveler. You’ll enjoy ample amenities, including satellite television with pay-per-view movies, refrigerator, microwave and complimentary high-speed wireless Internet access. Workout during your visit on our complimentary 24 hour fitness equipment. Our accommodations are ideal for executive meetings, seminars, reunions, rehearsal dinners and cocktail receptions. Al Marquette Room - 2,640 square feet and Al Chapel room, 975 square feet. The Al Marquette room has a 600 square foot dance floor. Guests enjoy the location to the Ambassador Hotel, located directly across the street. The Ambassador hotel is a full service premier 1928 restored art deco boutique hotel.

Green Sustainability

Yes. Water Conservation program.

Details / Other Expenses

Check In: 4p
Check Out: 11a
Year of Last Renovation: 1956
Floors: 3
Rooms: 40
Corridors: All Rooms Have Interior Hallways
Non Smoking Rooms: 40
Handicap Rooms:
Suites: 2
Room Windows: Windows Do Open
Cleaning Frequency: Daily
Meeting Rooms: 3 View Spaces
Meeting Space: 3615 sq. feet
Banquet Space: Holds 125 people
Dist. to Food/Bars: 0.3 Mi
Dist. to 24hr Restaurant: On-site
Dist. to Nearest Gym: On-site
Policies / Expenses
Cancellation:
48 hours prior
Nightly Parking: $20
Typical Group Deposit: 30 days
Total Taxes: 15.10%
Total Misc Fees: $0.00 USD
(mandatory resort fees/taxes)
State Tax: 5.60%
Occupancy Tax: 9.50%
GST: Goods and Services Tax: 5.60 GST %
Food and Beverage Tax: 6.10%
Audio Visual Tax: 5.60%
Parking Fee: 10.00 Per Night (Negotiable for groups)
Porterage Fee: 2.00 Per Item
Shipping Handling Fee: 5.00 Per Item
Additional Person Fee: 10.00 Per Person (Negotiable)
Avg. Continental Breakfast Cost: 14.00 Per Person
Avg. Plated Breakfast Cost: 12.00 Per Person
Avg. Buffet Breakfast Cost: 24.00 Per Person
Avg. Plated Lunch Cost: 23.00 Per Person
Avg. Buffet Lunch Cost: 30.00 Per Person
Avg. Boxed Lunch Cost: 18.00 Per Person
Avg. Plated Dinner Cost: 28.00 Per Person
Avg. Buffet Dinner Cost: 42.00 Per Person
Morning Break Cost: 14.00 Per Person
Afternoon Break Cost: 15.00 Per Person
Banquet Gallon of Coffee: 40.00 Per Person
Banquet Soda: 2.50 Per Person
Banquet Bottled Water: 2.50 Per Person
Banquet Hosted Bar: 300.00 Per Hour
Banquet Reception w Hors d'oeuvres: 35.00 Per Person/Per Hour

Amenities / Features


Pet Friendly? Yes! Pets are allowed.
allowed with fee


  • Air conditioning
  • Alarm clock
  • Baggage storage facilities
  • Breakfast in room
  • Central location
  • Clothes drying
  • Complimentary breakfast
  • Complimentary newspaper
  • Concierge service
  • Conference facilities
  • Credit card accepted: Mastercard/Visa
  • Credit card accepted: American Express
  • Credit card accepted: Discover
  • Credit card accepted: Diners Club
  • Credit card accepted: JCB
  • Dinner available
  • Electronic key card
  • Elevator
  • Express Check-Out
  • Facilities for the disabled
  • Fax available
  • Fitness and health center
  • Free local calls
  • Hairdryer available
  • Handicap accessible
  • Central heating
  • Ice Maker
  • Internet - wireless
  • Internet - ethernet
  • Internet is Complimentary
  • Ironing facilities
  • Microwave in room
  • Non-smoking rooms
  • 24 hours opened
  • Office or business center
  • Pets allowed
  • Private bathroom in room
  • Private car parking
  • Quiet location
  • Radio in room
  • Refrigerator
  • Restaurant
  • Safe in rooms
  • Self controlled heating/cooling system
  • Shower
  • Tea and coffee making facilities
  • Telephone
  • Telephone in all rooms
  • Telephone - Free local calls
  • Television
  • TV - Free Cable
  • Travellers cheques accepted
  • Voicemail

Airport & Shuttle Information

10 miles

Local Shuttle Info: we have one her at the hotel free up to 10 miles

Airport Shuttle? Sorry, no airport shuttle available.

Breakfast Information

Guests receive a complimentary cold, self-serve continental breakfast. Available 6:30am to 9:30am daily.

Seasonality of Hotel Rates at Ambassador Inn

Rate fluctuations of Ambassador Inn

The chart above shows seasonality of prices for both group rates and the best individual traveler rates our rate checker could find at the time the group bid was placed. The lowest group rate shown is 20.2% in May 2016 and the highest average individual rate is $131 in the month of August 2016. This chart will show past seasonality and also project future months. If you are flexible with dates, you may want to consider staying at Ambassador Inn in a month when rates are lower.

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Meeting Rooms and Banquet Rooms at Ambassador Inn

Below are the meeting, banquet, conference and event spaces at Ambassador Inn.

Feel free to use the Ambassador Inn meeting space capacities chart below to help in your event planning. Hotel Planner specializes in Milwaukee event planning for sleeping rooms and meeting space for corporate events, weddings, parties, conventions, negotiated rates and trade shows.

Meeting Room Name L x W x H
(Feet)
Size
(sqft.)
Banquet
5'/6'
Banquet Space Layout
Crescent
Crescent Tables Layout
Classroom
Classroom Meeting Layout
Hollow
Square
Hollow Square Table Layout
U-Shape
U Shape Meeting Layout
Boardroom
Boardroom Meeting Space
Convention
8'/10'
Convention Booth Layout
Theater
Theater Layout
Reception
Reception Desk for Meeting
Regist.
Desk
Registration Desk for Meeting
Marquette Room 48 x 55 x 12 2640 120/-- 60 100 40 40 40 12/10 150 120 --
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Marquette Room

Room Type:
General Meeting Room
Total Size:
2640 Sq. Feet
Dimensions:
48 x 55 x 12 Ft.
Floor Level:
Ground Level
Power Outlets:
10
Columns:
2
Windows:
10
Natural Light?:
Yes
Obstructions?
Yes
Built In Screens?
No
Built In Stage?
No
Built In A/V?
No
Amenities Available
  • Coffee/Tea Setup
  • Food/Beverage
  • Projection Equip.
  • TV/VCR/DVD
  • WIFI Internet
  • Podium
  • LAN Internet
  • Microphone
  • Teleconferencing
  • White Board
  • Video Conference
  • Flip Chart
  • Air Conditioning
  • Computer Rentals
  • Simultaneous Interpretation
  • Sound System
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Chapel Room 39 x 25 x 12 975 72/-- 45 40 20 20 20 6/5 80 60 --
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Chapel Room

Room Type:
General Meeting Room
Total Size:
975 Sq. Feet
Dimensions:
39 x 25 x 12 Ft.
Floor Level:
Ground Level
Power Outlets:
4
Columns:
0
Windows:
0
Natural Light?:
No
Obstructions?
No
Built In Screens?
No
Built In Stage?
No
Built In A/V?
No
Amenities Available
  • Coffee/Tea Setup
  • Food/Beverage
  • Projection Equip.
  • TV/VCR/DVD
  • WIFI Internet
  • Podium
  • LAN Internet
  • Microphone
  • Teleconferencing
  • White Board
  • Video Conference
  • Flip Chart
  • Air Conditioning
  • Computer Rentals
  • Simultaneous Interpretation
  • Sound System
Marquette Meeting Room 48 x 55 x 8 2640 120/-- 60 65 55 40 55 --/-- 150 150 --
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Marquette Meeting Room

Room Type:
General Meeting Room
Total Size:
2640 Sq. Feet
Dimensions:
48 x 55 x 8 Ft.
Floor Level:
1
Power Outlets:
6
Columns:
2
Windows:
7
Natural Light?:
Yes
Obstructions?
Yes
Built In Screens?
No
Built In Stage?
No
Built In A/V?
No
Amenities Available
  • Coffee/Tea Setup
  • Food/Beverage
  • Projection Equip.
  • TV/VCR/DVD
  • WIFI Internet
  • Podium
  • LAN Internet
  • Microphone
  • Teleconferencing
  • White Board
  • Video Conference
  • Flip Chart
  • Air Conditioning
  • Computer Rentals
  • Simultaneous Interpretation
  • Sound System
Half Day Rental:
$800.00 USD
Full Day Rental:
$1500.00 USD
Evening Rental:
$1500.00 USD
24 Hr. Hold Rental:
$3000.00 USD
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