It’s so easy to fall in love with Milwaukee. The city is filled with an old-warm charm that’s hard to match, and the city’s historic nature makes it an incredible place to explore. If you’re eager to visit Milwaukee with your sweetheart for a romantic getaway, there’s a ton of great hotels that you can stay at to make your vacation relaxing and rejuvenating.
1.The Knickerbocker On the Lake
© The Knickerbocker On the Lake
Sitting on the banks of the beautiful Lake Michigan, The Knickerbocker On the Lake is a distinctive establishment in Milwaukee’s downtown area. The hotel is located in a historic building and retains all of the charm of the original building while bringing forth the best that modern day amenities have to offer as well. Couples will enjoy a stay at this one-of-a-kind hotel whether they’re staying for the weekend or staying for a few weeks. Whatever the purpose of the trip, there’s a perfect room waiting for every visitor to enjoy and make full use of. Don’t forget to drop by The Knick Restaurant for a great bite to eat.
1028 East Juneau Avenue, Milwaukee, Wisconsin 53202, Phone: 414-276-8500
2.Kimpton Journeyman Hotel
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Located in Milwaukee’s historic Third Ward district, Kimpton Journeyman Hotel marries historicity and modernity in one. The hotel offers warm comfort and a laid-back atmosphere perfect for young, artsy couples that want to enjoy the best of the city’s architectural beauty and creative charm. Couples can journey just a few blocks south of the hotel to spend time in galleries, hunting for great finds in specialty markets, or even participating in ethnic festivals during the summertime. If you’re excited to just enjoy the hotel’s amenities through a staycation, the Kimpton offers a spacious lobby lounge perfect for people watching, amazing art by local artists, and a rooftop bar for some beer and shuffleboard.
310 E. Chicago Street, Milwaukee, Wisconsin 53202, Phone: 888-536-9008
3.Sheridan’s Boutique Hotel and Cafe
© Sheridan’s Boutique Hotel and Café
Unique, quaint and absolutely hospitable, the Sheridan House offers amazing accommodations that aren’t just comfortable, they’re also uniquely designed and inspired by famous wine making regions all over the world. Each room is sophisticatedly furnished and boasts of plus amenities that will make you feel like you never want to leave. For couples who eager to enjoy a romantic getaway, we recommended opting for one of the three luxury guest rooms that Sheridan offers. These rooms are outfitted with Lasco Champagne Bubbler massage tubs and other exquisite, couple-friendly amenities like Sterns and Foster beds, luxurious linens, massaging showers and more.
5133 S. Lake Drive, Cudahy, Wisconsin 53110, Phone: 414-747-9810
4.Hilton Milwaukee City Center
© Hilton Milwaukee City Center
There’s just something about impeccable service that makes a vacation even better than we ever thought it would be. At the Hilton Milwaukee, this is exactly what you can expect. One of Milwaukee’s historical hotels, this Hilton is an Art Deco style establishment that was built in 1927. To this day, the Hilton Milwaukee remains one of the city’s most vibrant and sought after downtown hotels. Guests can make the most of modern amenities and a fantastic location in the city. In fact, the hotel is just a short skywalk to the Wisconsin Center. You don’t need to go far to enjoy a romantic date with your partner either. The hotel has four on-site restaurants that will have you over the moon with their delicious offerings and desirable ambience.
509 W. Wisconsin Avenue, Milwaukee, Wisconsin 53203, Phone: 414-271-7250
© Hotel Metro
Forget your ordinary run of the mill hotel and book a stay at an exemplary boutique hotel in Milwaukee like the Hotel Metro. Situated in the heart of downtown Milwaukee, the Hotel Metro is a European-style hotel inspired by the Art Deco movement. It has a brilliant location in the city and is nearby tons of great museums, restaurants, shopping locations and even Bradford Beach and the Bradley Center. The hotel has 63 beautiful suites to choose from, while couples who are in town for a romantic vacation get opt for one of the rooms with built in fireplaces and Jacuzzis. If you want to enjoy a beautiful view of the city while indulging in a romantic atmosphere, head to Zen on 7, the hotel’s rooftop terrace.
411 East Mason Street, Milwaukee, Wisconsin 53202, Phone: 877-638-7620
6.Hyatt Regency Milwaukee
© Hyatt Regency Milwaukee
Many people come to Brew City and don’t experience it to the fullest. A stay at the Hyatt Regency in Milwaukee will change that. Truly, the Hyatt Regency is a sensational hotel to stay at whether you’re in town for business or for a few romantic days with your loved ones. Head out and explore the city as it is meant to be experienced (with as much fun as possible), then spend the remainder of your day relaxing in spacious rooms or suites that provide nothing but comfort. Soft and plush beds are covered with soft beddings while a 32-inch flat screen and the complimentary Wi-Fi in the room will bring all the entertainment you could possibly need.
333 West Kilbourn Avenue, Milwaukee, Wisconsin 53203, Phone: 414-276-1234
© InterContinental Milwaukee
Looking for a luxurious hotel for romantic weekend? The InterContinental Hotel is an elegant and modern option in the heart of downtown Milwaukee to stay in. The hotel proudly offers spacious suites, sweeping panoramic view of the city, and luxurious fine dining options in-house. Great entertainment can also be found nearby care of The Rep Milwaukee, a trio of famous theatres that are attached to the hotel. If that’s not quite your cup of tea, then head out to take a stroll along the river walk, a vibrant part of the city that is dotted with world-class museums and large shopping districts. You can also head to the nearby Cathedral Square Park for a quiet and peaceful afternoon.
139 East Kilbourn Avenue, Milwaukee, Wisconsin 53202, Phone: 414-276-8686
8.Manderley Bed and Breakfast Inn
© Manderley Bed and Breakfast Inn
Designed by Charles Ringer in 1886, the Manderley Bed and Breakfast is so steeped in charm and architectural significance that it’s found a place on the National Register for Historic Places. In 1993, the bed and breakfast was purchased by Andrew and Marie Parker who worked tirelessly to restore the eight-bedroom home into the popular destination that it is today. Highlights of staying at the Manderley include the artful details throughout the homes that really bring life the bed and breakfast, the beautifully painted rooms and the elegant stained glass windows. There are four rooms for guests to choose from at the Manderley, each with its stand-out features.
3026 West Wells Street, Milwaukee, Wisconsin 53208, Phone: 414-459-1886
9.Sanger House Gardens
© Sanger House Gardens
Be one with nature and enjoy the absolute serenity that the Sanger House Gardens has to offer. Perfect for couples who just need to spend some time away from the norm, the Sanger House Gardens has no shortage of scenic, bold and beautiful gardens, all of which contribute to the relaxing atmosphere that the establishment is so well known for. The bed and breakfast located in the grounds is a charming carriage house that is ideal for couples who want privacy and quiet during their vacation. Go on early morning or afternoon strolls in the gardens which are home to hundreds of plant varieties. You can also spend time in the comfortable guest lounge getting to know other guests.
1823 N. Palmer Street, Milwaukee, Wisconsin 53212, Phone: 414-640-6003
10.Aloft Milwaukee Downtown
© Aloft Milwaukee Downtown
There’s nothing like vacationing and staying right by Milwaukee’s scenic and unforgettable Riverwalk. Just a short distance from all the action of the downtown area, Aloft Milwaukee Downtown offers all the great amenities of a modern hotel with its 160 rooms, a fitness center, pool and more. One of the highlights for couples at the Aloft Milwaukee Downtown is the splash indoor pool. Perfect for a quick dip or a respite from your busy day of exploring, the pool is open morning to night with awesome pod lounges for couples to enjoy together. Head to the re:mix(SM) lounge after your dip to enjoy your favorite cocktail in a vibrant and energetic setting.
1230 Old World Third Street, Milwaukee, Wisconsin 53212, Phone: 414-226-0122
11.Ambassador Hotel Milwaukee
© Ambassador Hotel Milwaukee
For nearly a century, the Ambassador Hotel Milwaukee’s iconic neon rooftop signed has welcomed visitors from near and far to the city’s busy downtown area. What stands out about the Ambassador Hotel is its gorgeous Art Deco architecture. Arguably the finest example of an art deco hotel in Milwaukee, the Ambassador Hotel transports guests to the era of 1920’s grandeur. The hotel features glistening marble floors, perfectly stylized polished nickel sconces, bronze elevator doors that are full of character, as well as ornate plasterwork that will surely catch your eye. Lovingly renovated and full of every modern comfort you could ever think of, there’s no doubt that a stay at this warm and gracious hotel will be one to remember.
2308 W. Wisconsin Avenue, Milwaukee, Wisconsin 53233, Phone: 414-345-5000
12.American Country Farm B&B
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Enchanting and fantastic for a romantic getaway, the American Country Farm B&B provides a lovely respite from the business of everyday life. Couples can come to the bed and breakfast and enjoy a quiet and relaxing time with each other in one of two beautiful cottages. Both cottages have the gorgeous Mequon countryside as their background, which means that you can enjoy a leisurely walk through the woods and wildflowers during the spring, summer and fall seasons. Visiting in the winter? No problem. The ski trails nearby are also great for couples to explore together. Just a 20-minute drive away from Milwaukee, the American Country Farm B&B is the ultimate private getaway.
12112 N. Wauwatosa Road, Mequon, Wisconsin 53907, Phone: 262-242-0194
13.Brumder Mansion Bed and Breakfast
© Brumder Mansion Bed and Breakfast
Romantic, Victorian and steeped in historical elegance, the Brumder Mansion Bed and Breakfast is definitely an interesting place to stay at. The mansion was built in 1910 by George Brumder using a blend of Victorian, Gothic and English Arts and Crafts styles. Today, the home is now a popular romantic bed and breakfast that is ideal for a lovely weekend rendezvous with your special someone. Rooms in the bed and breakfast are absolutely comfortable, and many of them are even equipped with lavish whirlpool spas and fireplaces to make your stay extra romantic. The Brumder Mansion also offers life entertainment in their 55-seat theatre for your evening time amusement.
3046 W. Wisconsin Avenue, Milwaukee, Wisconsin 53208, Phone: 414-342-9767
14.Country Clare Irish Inn and Pub
© Country Clare Irish Inn and Pub
Celebrating the music, drink and hospitality of the Irish, the Country Clare Irish Inn and Pub is a great option for your weekend romantic getaway with the love of your life. This home away from home is so beloved by its visitors and locals alike, that publications such as the New York Times, San Francisco Chronicle and Washington Post have gotten wind of the place and fell in love with it as well. The inn offers exclusive and comfortable accommodations with open floor plans and traditional Irish designs. Don’t forget to enjoy their luxurious amenities such as a double whirlpool bath, plush crash crafted comforters and queen or king size beds.
1234 N. Astor Street, Milwaukee, Wisconsin 53202, Phone: 414-272-5273
© Sybaris Mequon
Are you ready to discover your perfect escape? At the Sybaris Mequon Pool Suites, each room is a private romantic accommodation that you can be certain is individually yours and your partners. The Couples Pool Suites are definitely the highlight of Sybaris having been voted the best romantic getaway in the entire country the by the International hospitality rating bureau. The suites are bound to relax and soothe couples as each suite is impeccably maintained and every pool is meticulously maintained by trained professionals. Other luxurious amenities include a custom bed, a television, an entertainment system, spa robes and complimentary toiletries.
10240 Cedarburg Road, Highway 57, Mequon, Wisconsin 53092, Phone: 262-242-8000
16.The Astor Hotel
© The Astor Hotel
Originally built in 1920, the Astor Hotel was formerly known as the “Astor-on-the-lake” and features 9 stories of elegance from the lobby to the rooftop. The hotel stands out with its several stained glass domes, which adds character and illumination to the entire hotel. Other charming details such as the round-arched windows, balustrades, large crown molding, crystal chandeliers and inset stone panels also elicit many gasps and photo opportunities for all visitors. Couples visiting the Astor Hotel will love a stay at the Grand Suite, the Parlor Suite or Studio suite. Each of these options are fully furnished with kitchen amenities.
924 E. Juneau Avenue, Milwaukee, Wisconsin 53202, Phone: 414-271-4220
17.The Brewhouse Inn and Suites
© The Brewhouse Inn and Suites
Situated in what was formerly known as the Pabst Brewery, the Brewery Inn and Suites is a premier Milwaukee boutique hotel that brings provides an unforgettably unique hotel experience in Brew City. The Brewhouse stands out for its preserved historic features that pay homage to its origins. After all, where else in the world will you find a hotel with giant copper brewers sitting in the hotel lobby? Each room in the hotel is unique and is fitted with the best that modern convenience has to offer, too. Guests can find rest on comfy beds within rooms that are inspired by industrial architecture and furnished with antique and repurposed furniture.
1215 N. 10th Street Milwaukee, Wisconsin 53205, Phone: 414-810-3350
18.The Delafield Hotel
© The Delafield Hotel
Young couples who are eager to have some time alone enjoying each other’s company will love the cool, contemporary and sophisticated accommodations of The Delafield Hotel. A recipient of the Four Diamond Award, The Delafield Hotel is a premier boutique lodging option that offers a fashionable venue and stately guestrooms for every guest. Another aspect of The Delafield that guests are bound to love is the indulgent dining that the hotel offers through the I.d. Bar and Restaurant. Many things about this hotel in particular are quire unconventional, but one thing is for the sure: the warmth, style and service are all above and beyond what you could ever imagine.
415 Genesee Street, Delafield, Wisconsin 53018, Phone: 262-646-1600
19.The Iron Horse Hotel
© The Iron Horse Hotel
There is nothing ordinary about The Iron Horse Hotel. Formerly a 100-year old warehouse, the Iron Horse brings a unique and authentic Milwaukee experience to the table in the hospitality industry. The hotel draws visitors from near and far to its doors, particularly those who are enthusiastic about motorcycles and traveling. Another cool fact about the hotel is that it was Milwaukee’s first upscale hotel. Today, The Iron Horse Hotel remains one of the most popular lodging options in the city with its special services, fantastic amenities and 100 loft-style guest rooms. Each room is oversized by industry standards, making a stay in the hotel luxurious and extremely enjoyable.
500 W. Florida Street, Milwaukee, Wisconsin 53204, Phone: 414-374-4766
20.The Muse Gallery Guesthouse
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A bright and sunny Victorian-style bed and breakfast located in Bay View, the trendiest neighborhood in Milwaukee, the Muse Gallery Guesthouse is your home away from home and an incredible accommodation for couples. Originally built in 1889, the guesthouse oozes charm through every 2,800 square foot of space. Guests can choose between 4 beautifully designed and decorated rooms or rent the entire guest house for a special occasion. All stays come with a gourmet breakfast, which can be adjusted if you have any special dietary needs. Other fantastic freebies for guests include complimentary beverages and freshly made treats made by the Muse Gallery staff.
602 E. Lincoln Avenue, Milwaukee, Wisconsin 53207, Phone: 414-745-7735
21.The Plaza Hotel Milwaukee
© The Plaza Hotel Milwaukee
If you’re eager to enjoy a dreamy weekend away with your significant other, then why settle for a typical hotel room when you can stay in a 1920s Art Deco-style accommodation care of The Plaza Hotel? Each room at The Plaza is like staying at your own charming little apartment in the city with its fully-equipped kitchens, comfortable beds, seating areas and petite Art Deco style bathrooms. Choose between King, Queen, Double Queen, and Plaza Suites or go for rooms that are specially furnished and put together for visitors who are staying for an extended period of time. Your great escape is at your fingertips with the Plaza Hotel Milwaukee.
1007 North Cass Street, Milwaukee, Wisconsin, Phone: 414-276-2101
22.The Stagecoach Inn Bed and Breakfast
© The Stagecoach Inn Bed and Breakfast
Looking for a historic place to stay? You’re sure to find it at the Stagecoach Inn, one of the oldest hotels in Cedarburg, Wisconsin. The bed and breakfast is conveniently located along the city’s main street in the historic downtown area, making it one of the best places to stay when you’re in town. Stroll along the streets of the neighborhood and find quaint shops, visit amazing wineries and brew pubs, eat at awesome restaurants and soak up beautiful architecture. The Stagecoach Inn has nine welcoming rooms to choose from, each furnished with lovely antiques and other great amenities that will have you utterly relaxed.
W61N520 Washington Avenue, Cedarburg, Wisconsin 53012, Phone: 262-375-0208
23.The Westin Milwaukee
© The Westin Milwaukee
One of the newer hotels in downtown Milwaukee, The Westin offers a refreshing hotel experience in one of the liveliest parts of town. The hotel makes a great home base for visiting couples thanks to its proximity to some of Milwaukee’s most popular local attractions such as the Miller Park Stadium, the MillerCoors Brewerly and the Historic Third Ward. Guests staying at The Westin will also enjoy a relaxing view of Lake Michigan while each room features rejuvenating and modern amenities and comfortable furniture. Schedule a romantic dinner at Stella Van Buren while you’re at it, the hotel’s signature Italian-inspired dining establishment.
550 N. Van Buren Street, Milwaukee, Wisconsin 53202, Phone: 414-224-5224
24.The Pfister Hotel
© The Pfister Hotel
Classy, luxurious and elegant, The Pfister Hotel is known for their high standards and their staunch dedication to meeting the needs of every guest. Opulent rooms and fine dining options are just some of the things that make the Pfister such a popular accommodation in Milwaukee. In fact, the hotel boasts of 125 years of experience and dedication to excellence through a grand tradition of gracious service and impeccable class. Each room is a superior example of what a top hotel should be like with magnificent suites, 24-hour world-class personal service and a refreshing atmosphere. To get a fantastic view of Lake Michigan, head to the 23rd floor and enjoy a drink at Blu, the restaurant’s popular martini and wine bar.
424 East Wisconsin Avenue, Milwaukee, Wisconsin 53202, Phone: 414—273-8222
25 Best Milwaukee Hotels & Inns
- The Knickerbocker On the Lake, Photo: The Knickerbocker On the Lake
- Kimpton Journeyman Hotel, Photo: Kimpton Journeyman Hotel
- Sheridan’s Boutique Hotel and Cafe, Photo: Sheridan’s Boutique Hotel and Café
- Hilton Milwaukee City Center, Photo: Hilton Milwaukee City Center
- Hotel Metro, Photo: Hotel Metro
- Hyatt Regency Milwaukee, Photo: Hyatt Regency Milwaukee
- InterContinental Milwaukee, Photo: InterContinental Milwaukee
- Manderley Bed and Breakfast Inn, Photo: Manderley Bed and Breakfast Inn
- Sanger House Gardens, Photo: Sanger House Gardens
- Aloft Milwaukee Downtown, Photo: Aloft Milwaukee Downtown
- Ambassador Hotel Milwaukee, Photo: Ambassador Hotel Milwaukee
- American Country Farm B&B, Photo: Courtesy of Netfalls - Fotolia.com
- Brumder Mansion Bed and Breakfast, Photo: Brumder Mansion Bed and Breakfast
- Country Clare Irish Inn and Pub, Photo: Country Clare Irish Inn and Pub
- Sybaris Mequon, Photo: Sybaris Mequon
- The Astor Hotel, Photo: The Astor Hotel
- The Brewhouse Inn and Suites, Photo: The Brewhouse Inn and Suites
- The Delafield Hotel, Photo: The Delafield Hotel
- The Iron Horse Hotel, Photo: The Iron Horse Hotel
- The Muse Gallery Guesthouse, Photo: The Muse Gallery Guesthouse
- The Plaza Hotel Milwaukee, Photo: The Plaza Hotel Milwaukee
- The Stagecoach Inn Bed and Breakfast, Photo: The Stagecoach Inn Bed and Breakfast
- The Westin Milwaukee, Photo: The Westin Milwaukee
- The Pfister Hotel, Photo: The Pfister Hotel
- Cover Photo: Courtesy of f11photo - Fotolia.com