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Located in Downtown Milwaukee within a mile (2 km) of BMO Harris Bradley Center, The Iron Horse Hotel is within 2 miles (3 km) of other popular sights such as Milwaukee Art Museum. This 100-room, 4-star hotel has 3 restaurants, free in-room WiFi, and a health club. Also close to this Milwaukee hotel are Discovery World and Mitchell Park Horticultural Conservatory.


Enjoy dining at Branded, one of 3 onsite restaurants. Order from room service to satisfy your hunger without leaving your room, or make new friends over drinks at the bar/lounge. Start your day off with full breakfast, available for a fee.


All 100 air-conditioned rooms feature private yards, refrigerators, and minibars. 48-inch plasma TVs come with cable channels and pay movies, and guests can stay connected with free WiFi. Bathrooms offer hair dryers and designer toiletries, and pillowtop beds with Egyptian cotton sheets ensure a restful night. Other standard amenities include coffee makers, free local calls, and safes.

Property features

The Iron Horse Hotel features a health club, free WiFi in public areas, and 5 meeting rooms. Valet parking is available for USD 30 per day, and there's also limo/town car service. Front-desk staff can answer questions 24/7, and assist with dry cleaning/laundry, tours or tickets, and luggage storage. Other amenities at this boutique hotel include conference space, a 24-hour business center, and coffee/tea in a common area.


  • Close to BMO Harris Bradley Center
  • Free WiFi in rooms and public areas
  • Onsite dining
  • Health club

Hotel Amenities

Hotel Amenities

Dining is available at one of the hotel's 3 restaurants. A bar/lounge is on site where guests can unwind with a drink. This 4-star property offers access to a 24-hour business center, limo/town car service, and meeting rooms.

A computer station is located on site and high-speed wireless Internet access is complimentary. Event facilities measuring 4000 square feet (360 square meters) include conference space. This Art Deco hotel also offers a health club, spa services, and a library. Onsite parking is available (surcharge).

The Iron Horse Hotel is a smoke-free property.

  • 24-hour front desk 
  • ATM/banking 
  • Number of floors - 6 
  • Valet parking (surcharge) 
  • Bar/lounge 
  • Breakfast available (surcharge) 
  • Coffee/tea in common areas 
  • Free newspapers in lobby 
  • Conference space 
  • Dry cleaning/laundry service 
  • Elevator/lift 
  • Computer station 
  • Billiards or pool table 
  • Tours/ticket assistance 
  • Luggage storage 
  • Laundry facilities 
  • Health club 
  • Library 
  • Limo or Town Car service available 
  • Spa treatment room(s) 
  • Meeting rooms 5 
  • Total number of rooms - 100 
  • RV, bus, truck parking 
  • Terrace 
  • Porter/bellhop 
  • Safe-deposit box at front desk 
  • Number of restaurants - 3 
  • Conference space size (meters) - 360 
  • Spa services on site 
  • Free WiFi 
  • Year Built 1907 
  • Number of meeting rooms - 5 
  • 24-hour business center 
  • Conference space size (feet) - 4000 
  • Smoke-free property 
  • Number of buildings/towers - 1 
  • Television in common areas 
  • Wedding services 


Available in all rooms: Free WiFi

Available in some public areas: Free WiFi


Valet parking (surcharge), RV, bus, truck parking

Room Amenities

The Iron Horse Hotel offers 100 air-conditioned accommodations with minibars and safes. Pillowtop beds feature Egyptian cotton sheets and premium bedding. 48-inch plasma televisions come with premium cable channels and pay movies. Refrigerators and coffee/tea makers are provided. Bathrooms include showers, bathrobes, designer toiletries, and complimentary toiletries.

Guests can surf the web using the complimentary wireless high-speed Internet access. Business-friendly amenities include desks and phones; free local calls are provided (restrictions may apply). Additionally, rooms include hair dryers and irons/ironing boards. In-room massages and hypo-allergenic bedding can be requested. Housekeeping is provided daily.

  • Air conditioning 
  • Phone 
  • Bathrobes 
  • Free toiletries 
  • Blackout drapes/curtains 
  • In-room climate control (air conditioning) 
  • Coffee/tea maker 
  • Designer toiletries 
  • Desk 
  • Free local calls 
  • Hair dryer 
  • Daily housekeeping 
  • Hypo-allergenic bedding available 
  • In-room safe 
  • Iron/ironing board 
  • Minibar 
  • In-room massage available 
  • Pay movies 
  • Premium bedding 
  • Premium TV channels 
  • Private bathroom 
  • Refrigerator 
  • Shower only 
  • Connecting/adjoining rooms available 
  • Free cribs/infant beds 
  • Cable TV service 
  • Free WiFi 
  • Room service (limited hours) 
  • Egyptian-cotton sheets 
  • Pillowtop mattress 
  • Plasma TV 
  • Yard 

Where to Eat

Full breakfasts are available for a surcharge.

Branded - Onsite restaurant. Guests can enjoy drinks at the bar.

The Library - This café serves breakfast only.

Smyth - This restaurant serves breakfast, lunch, and dinner.

The Yard - This restaurant specializes in seafood and serves lunch and dinner.

Room service (during limited hours) is available.

Nearby Things to Do

Recreational amenities at the hotel include a health club.

The recreational activities listed below are available either on site or nearby; fees may apply.

  • Segway rental/tour nearby 
  • Golfing nearby 
  • Sailing nearby 
  • Bicycle rentals nearby 
  • Hiking/biking trails nearby 

Spa Services

  • Manicures and pedicures 
  • Aromatherapy treatments 
  • Body treatments 
  • Facial treatments 


To make special requests for accessibility needs, please note them at check-out when you book your room.

  • Accessible bathroom 
  • In-room accessibility 
  • Roll-in shower 

Hotel Policies


Check-in time ends at midnight

Check-in time starts at 3 PM

Minimum check-in age is 21


Check-out time is noon

Payment types


  • Pets allowed for an extra charge of USD 75 per accommodation, per stay

You need to know

Extra-person charges may apply and vary depending on property policy.

Government-issued photo identification and a credit card are required at check-in for incidental charges.

Special requests are subject to availability upon check-in and may incur additional charges. Special requests cannot be guaranteed.

No rollaway/extra beds available


Optional extras

The following fees and deposits are charged by the property at time of service, check-in, or check-out.
  • Breakfast fee: between USD 8 and USD 30 per person (approximately)
  • Valet parking fee: USD 30 per day
  • Pet fee: USD 75 per accommodation, per stay
  • Late check-out fee: USD 75
The above list may not be comprehensive. Fees and deposits may not include tax and are subject to change.

Hotel Name

  • Hotel Iron Horse
  • Iron Horse
  • Iron Horse Hotel
  • Iron Horse Hotel Milwaukee
  • Iron Horse Milwaukee
  • Iron Hotel

We should mention

Children 18 years old and younger stay free when occupying the parent or guardian's room, using existing bedding. The property has connecting/adjoining rooms, which are subject to availability and can be requested by contacting the property using the number on the booking confirmation.

Awards & Affiliations

  • The Iron Horse Hotel is listed in the 2012 Condé Nast Traveler Gold List of the world's best places to stay.
  • This property is affiliated with the International Gay & Lesbian Travel Association (IGLTA) and welcomes lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender (LGBT) guests.

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