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Reviewed 12 January 2013

I realize my overall score does not correlate with the rest of my ratings. Here is why...we thought we were in for a "special" experience with our first trip to the Iron Horse hotel...the place is really uniquely and neatly decorated, and it has a great bar/restaurant/lobby scene with a very welcoming staff. The rooms are really nice too, but...

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JamesValona, Director of Guest Experience at Iron Horse Hotel, responded to this review

I am so sorry to hear that you encountered issues while you were with us. If you have time I would very much like to speak with you in regards to your stay. My email is jvalona@theironhorsehotel.com. I hope to speak with you soon.

West Hollywood, California
Reviewed 8 January 2013

Amazing vibe, amazing crowd, great location, best service I've ever received in a hotel. Best to valet park. Everything is nearby, including the casino. This is not a chain hotel, and completely unexpected.

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JamesValona, Director of Guest Experience at Iron Horse Hotel, responded to this review

It is wonderful hear that you had an amazing time while you were with us! We would all love to have you back the next time you come to Milwaukee!

Reviewed 7 January 2013

My wife and i chose the iron horse to celibrate our 20th wedding anniversary. It was everything we had hoped it would be. The staff was very professional polite and cool as could be. Bartender was a packer fan but he was cool enough we didn't hold it againt him. Great food-better than most. Didn't mind the 25 dollars for...

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JamesValona, Director of Guest Experience at Iron Horse Hotel, responded to this review

Congratulations on your 20th anniversary and thank you for spending such a momentus occasion with us! It is such an honor that you chose to spend that time with us. Thank you and we can't wait to see your bikes!

Milwaukee
Reviewed 7 January 2013

The Iron Horse is my favorite hotel in Milwaukee and among my favorites worldwide. Everything about the hotel is thoughtful...from the front desk staff offering a complimentary cocktail upon check-in, the overall interior design with lots of leather and industrial accents to the perfectly appropriate amenities in the room.

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JamesValona, Director of Guest Experience at Iron Horse Hotel, responded to this review

Thank you so much for coming to see us while you are in Milwaukee. It is so great to hear that our guests come back and have just as great of an experience as they did before. Please let us know if there is anything that we may help you with next time you come to see us!

Chicago, Illinois
Reviewed 6 January 2013

LOVED this hotel. Rooms are great, staff is awesome, bar and lobby are incredible. Never expected to find anything like this in Milwaukee. Can't wait to go back. Rooms on the top floor had super high ceilings which were an extra nice touch.

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JamesValona, Director of Guest Experience at Iron Horse Hotel, responded to this review

Thank you so much for the wonderful review! It sounds like you stayed in one our Lofted rooms on the 6th floor. Another great thing about the Lofted rooms are the expansive views of the city. Thank you again!

Washington DC, District of Columbia
Reviewed 5 January 2013

The Iron Horse is a gem. It has beautiful, spacious, and comfortable rooms, all in a fabulous warehouse setting. The weekend brunch was phenomenal and the bar is quite lively. I won't stay anywhere else in Milwaukee.

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JamesValona, Director of Guest Experience at Iron Horse Hotel, responded to this review

Thank you so much for the excellent review! Our Route 66 Brunch is pretty amazing. We recreate signature dishes from famous diners and restaurants along Route 66. I am so happy to hear you liked it and I hope you tried the tiramisu pancakes, they are my favorite.

Chicago, Illinois
Reviewed 4 January 2013

We picked the Iron Horse Hotel for a one-night stay in Milwaukee because of its dog-friendliness -- on its web site and in the spirit of the reservations clerk who confirmed our stay. But the entire experience, in this four-year-old conversion of a 100-year old mattress warehouse in the industrialized Fifth Ward south of downtown, was excellent in all respects....

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JamesValona, Director of Guest Experience at Iron Horse Hotel, responded to this review

It is wonderful to hear that you enjoyed so many things that we offer here at The Iron Horse. We do our best to provide all of the amenities that our guests. Thank you so much and we hope to have you back soon!

Oshkosh, Wisconsin
Reviewed 31 December 2012

My fiancé and I first stayed at the Iron Horse a few years back and I have to say, it is one of the nicest hotels we've ever stayed at. Since that first stay we've been to the Iron Horse a number of times and each stay has been great. The renovation of the historic building is top notch as...

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JamesValona, Director of Guest Experience at Iron Horse Hotel, responded to this review

Thank you so much for the wonderful review and for coming to stay with us over the years. One of these times you are going to have to bring your lab so we all can meet him. Thank you again and we hope to see you soon!

Chicago, Illinois
Reviewed 28 December 2012

Enjoyed spending Christmas eve and Christmas morning at the Iron Horse Hotel. Room was beautiful, service was excellent and really enjoyed having breakfast in bed. Great place to celebrate a special occasion.

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JamesValona, Director of Guest Experience at Iron Horse Hotel, responded to this review

Thank you so much for the review. We love to hear that our guests had a great time with us and that you had exceptional service. Thank you again and have a happy new year!

CHI
Reviewed 27 December 2012

This hotel really lived up to the hype. very spacious rooms, clean, nice decor and great hotel ambiance. The friendliness and customer service was exceptional. From changing a reservation before arrival to the Christmas morning breakfast our trip was delightful. The staff went above and beyond, The bartender was able to pull some strings for us on Christmas morning by...

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JamesValona, Director of Guest Experience at Iron Horse Hotel, responded to this review

Thank you for spending your holiday with us. I am so happy to hear that the bartender was able to get you breakfast. Next time you come to Milwaukee we would love to have you back!

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