Knickerbocker On the Lake

1028 East Juneau AvenueMilwaukee53202USA
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About Knickerbocker On the Lake

The Knickerbocker On the Lake is a boutique hotel in downtown Milwaukee that is housed in a historic building and is just a short walk from Lake Michigan.

Rooms at this hotel come equipped with a kitchen or kitchenette, a coffee machine, digital cable, and a hair dryer. Select rooms have separate bedrooms and views of the lake.

Guests of this property will have access to free Wi-Fi, a 24 hour fitness center, laundry services, a salon and spa, and limit on-site parking. There is also a meeting space and a tailor located at this hotel.

Guests can enjoy a meal at the Knick Restaurant while staying at the Knickerbocker On the Lake. Other area restaurants include Astor Street Bar & Grille, Buca di Beppo, and the County Clare Irish Inn & Pub.

This property is located 0.8 miles from Water Street, 1.3 miles from the BMO Harris Bradley Center, and 2.1 miles from the Harley-Davidson Museum.


1028 East Juneau Avenue, Milwaukee, WI, 53202, USA
Telephone: +1(414)2768500 | Fax: +1(414)2763668 | Official Homepage

Top amenities

  • WiFi in lobby
  • Free WiFi in rooms
  • Pool
  • Spa
  • Parking
  • Pets
  • A/C
  • Restaurant
  • Hotel bar
  • Gym

All amenities

Hotel facilities

  • 24-hour reception
  • Business center
  • Computer with internet
  • Concierge
  • Elevator
  • Express check-in / out
  • Gym
  • Hairdresser
  • Hotel bar
  • Non-smoking rooms
  • Parking garage
  • Restaurant
  • Washing machine
  • Wellness center / Spa

Room facilities

  • Air conditioning
  • Bathroom with bathtub
  • Bathroom with shower
  • Cable TV
  • Desk
  • Electric kettle
  • Free WiFi in rooms
  • Hairdryer
  • Internet
  • Ironing board
  • Kitchen / Kitchenette
  • Microwave
  • Refrigerator
  • Telephone
  • Television

Wellness / Spa

  • Beauty salon
  • Body treatments
  • Massage

Positive Reviews

Nice location

Guests of the Knickerbocker On the Lake enjoyed its location, as it is just on the outskirts of downtown and within walking distance of Lake Michigan. This made it convenient for those who wanted to explore the country area, including the Harris Bradley Center, or just spend time by the water.

Historic building

Many past guests of this property have loved the fact that it is a historic building. While this makes some modern amenities difficult to come by, it does create a unique atmosphere that you won't find at too many other hotels in the country.

Rooms with kitchens

A number of guests appreciated the small kitchens that are found in every room at this hotel, saying that they added value when staying there.

Negative Reviews

Difficult to find parking

There is limited parking available at the Knickerbocker On the Lake and you aren't able to reserve it in advance. As a result, you could be forced to park on the street if you don't get there early enough. In addition, guests have mentioned that street parking can be difficult to come by.

Stained carpets

Numerous guests have complained that the carpets in some of the rooms are stained. These guests found this to be rather unsightly and it changed their opinions of the hotel as a whole.

No food available early in the morning

Some guests were disappointed that there isn't a breakfast offered at this hotel. While there is a restaurant, it doesn't open until later in the morning, causing some guests to have to venture outside of the property to find food.

Rating Overview

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7.8 /10
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7.8 out of 10 based on 1247 reviews