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15 reviews
5 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed 20 October 2013

We spent one Saturday night at this wonderful historic hotel with modern amenities. 6 of us in a roomy 2 bedroom apartment with full kitchen. Spent time catching up in the large living room with Flat screen TV and made some of our own appetizers in the microwave and oven, with cocktails before heading out to bars and restaurants within... More 

2 Thank OCKaren
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 16 October 2013

My husband and I stayed here because a block of rooms were reserved for a wedding we were attending. The first impression of the hotel is that it is very nice. I walked through the main entrance and looked for the registration desk. There are signs, so I followed them, which led me to a teeny tiny built-in counter with... More 

2 Thank one4wanderlust
Menomonee Falls, Wisconsin
2 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 4 October 2013

My husband and I were planning a weekend getaway and we decided on the the Knickerbocker. The pictures on their website looked great, so we booked it for Friday and Saturday. When we walked in the hotel it seemed charming, but when we got to our suite not so. The room's are very run down and need updating. The bathroom... More 

1 Thank Donna A

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Reviewed 11 September 2013

If you are looking for great hotel services, this is not it! If you like the feel of staying in your Aunt Mary's apartment in Milwaukee, this is perfect. A little shabby but serviceable. The baths could use some updating as could the furnishings. The housekeeping services are spotty, you can get everything you need if you ask but the... More 

1 Thank FunTravelerForSure
Rock Island, Illinois
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3 hotel reviews
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Reviewed 11 September 2013

I often stay at the Knickerbocker when I visit my son in Milwaukee. Every time I've gone, the staff has been friendly and attentive, the rooms clean and the atmosphere... I feel like I've stepped back in time to an era when gentlemen tipped their bowler hats to ladies wearing long white gloves. This is a classic city hotel with... More 

1 Thank DaisyJaneIowa
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Reviewed 5 September 2013 via mobile

We booked our room at The Knickerbocker because there were literally no other rooms available in Milwaukee due to the NML convention in town. The photos on line looked good so we decided to take a chance. Don't be fooled. The photos do not represent the property accurately. As we made our way to our room and got off the... More 

3 Thank L J J
Oak Brook, Illinois
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38 reviews
21 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 92 helpful votes
Reviewed 6 August 2013

Stayed at the Knickerbocker and should of read the reviews. The front desk check in - the woman was on the phone stood there forever waiting to find out about parking and was not friendly. Came back later after the fest room was no very cleaned. Asked for a King Bed had two hard double beds. The outlets did not... More 

1 Thank Sharen210
Indianapolis, Indiana, United States
1 review
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
Reviewed 22 July 2013

I travel a lot for work and was pretty excited about going to the Knickerbocker for a wedding. Online it looked adorable and for the expensive price; I was sure this was going to be one of the best hotels ever. Oh dear god... was I wrong. When we arrived the desk clerk said she wasn't sure if our room... More 

5 Thank Jaime K
Brisbane, Australia
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Reviewed 12 July 2013

useless service, if you can call it service. the staff seem to be bothered by anything you ask and are not volunteering any sort of information, a check in normally requires the reception to do more than to give you a key. check in 1t 3pm is too late, at 2:40 I gave up waiting and left my bag there.... More 

4 Thank Hadasinu
Appleton, Wisconsin
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3 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 July 2013

We had guests stay at the Knickerbocker for our wedding. They were so helpful, very nice and patient with me when I called a ton of times to ask more and more questions. I stayed there the night before the wedding and it was neat. There was a mini- kitchen in the room! The staff was just great.

1 Thank MrsM-7-4

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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Restaurant
  • Spa
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  • Wheelchair Access
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  • Spa
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  • Suites
  • Kitchenette
  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Family Rooms
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  • Refrigerator in room
  • Air Conditioning
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Free Internet
  • Public Wifi
  • Dry Cleaning

Additional Information about Knickerbocker on the Lake

Address: 1028 East Juneau Avenue, Milwaukee, WI 53202
Region: United States > Wisconsin > Milwaukee > Downtown
Price Range: ₹ 7,023 - ₹ 11,455 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3 star — Knickerbocker on the Lake 3*
Number of rooms: 160
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“Unable to comment as friend booked”
 of 5 bubbles Keith-Clan, 22 Oct 2016 | Read review
“Make sure you confirm which type of room they are giving you before you go upstairs”
 of 5 bubbles Moises_Norena, 3 Oct 2016 | Read review
“Rooms away from the elevators are quieter.”
 of 5 bubbles HGML, 17 Sep 2016 | Read review
“Our room was near elevator, but the only noise we noticed was from people talking in the hall.”
 of 5 bubbles elsiecow, 24 Jul 2016 | Read review
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