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Finding home and history at The Astor Hotel

Published Nov. 20, 2016

Despite being surrounded by the unfamiliar, I felt like I was cozily at home during my stay at The Astor Hotel - and that's a pretty impressive achievement for a hotel, especially when a guest's guts are actively staging a violent coup against him.

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A diamond in the rough: Manderley Bed and Breakfast

Published Nov. 20, 2016

Capturing the romantic spirit of the Victorian Era, Manderley Bed and Breakfast is a jewel in the rough on Wells Street, just west of Downtown Milwaukee. You'd be amiss if you just drove on by.

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A quick look at the in-progress Westin Milwaukee

Published Nov. 16, 2016

Progress is moving fast on The Westin Milwaukee hotel - which will hold 220 rooms and a restaurant when it opens in June 2017 - and as evidence, this morning, The Westin hosted a special ceremony and a tour of the views and rooms in progress.

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Iron Horse Hotel celebrates 8 years

Published Sept. 16, 2016

The Iron Horse Hotel, 500 W. Florida St., turns 8 years old this month and to will host a variety of daily activities to celebrate throughout September.

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Kohler Co. announces hotel expansion for Inn on Woodlake

Published July 27, 2016

Kohler Co. today announced expansion plans for Destination Kohler's boutique hotel, Inn on Woodlake. The three-diamond property will undergo an expansion and renovation through late 2016 and 2017, adding multi-bedroom units and common spaces.

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How to avoid bloodsucking bedbugs when traveling

Published June 6, 2016

The disturbing fact is, bedbugs are found everywhere - from cheap flop houses to the most opulent hotels. Randy Rupert, team leader of Batzner Pest Control's bedbug services, shares tips on how to prevent bringing these vampire bugs home from hotels.

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5 reasons Milwaukee's excited about The Kimpton Journeyman

Published April 17, 2016

A number of new hotels are on the horizon for Milwaukee, but the new Kimpton property -- the first in town -- is among the most anticipated. The Journeyman, on the corner of Broadway and Chicago, should be open by late June. Here are some features attracting the most attention.

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Ambassador Hotel a charming old gem that's been polished to feel new

Published April 16, 2016

The Ambassador Hotel is an establishment existing in charmingly colorful contrast with itself. The Milwaukee landmark, which has been a fixture on the west side of Downtown for nearly 90 years, is an intriguing juxtaposition of many things all at once.

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New boutique and suite hotels keep coming to Downtown Milwaukee

Published April 16, 2016

Hotel rooms are expanding with openings imminent or on the drawing board for the near future. Perhaps the one drawing the most attention is the Klimpton Journeyman Hotel, scheduled to open in the Historic Third Ward in June.

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Step back into the 1920s at The Plaza Hotel

Published April 14, 2016

Charming. It's a word I repeated a multitude of times to myself during a recent stay at The Plaza Hotel, a 1920s vintage hotel I'm certain is often overlooked all too often by travelers to the Cream City.

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Sheridan House serves up scrumptious serenity

Published April 13, 2016

There are many reasons why we are now smitten with the Sheridan House, located at 5133 N. Lake Dr. in Cudahy, but first and foremost, it is - hands down - the cleanest hotel we have ever stayed in.