Knickerbocker on the Lake Hotel
Welcome to Knickerbocker on the Lake. This beautifully restored Classical Revival boutique hotel on the shores of Lake Michigan offers distinctive accommodations in an outstanding downtown Milwaukee location. Knickerbocker on the Lake retains much of its original charm, including a grand foyer with original terrazzo floors, vaulted ceilings and crystal chandeliers.
Upon entering the hotel lobby, you will pass our two fine restaurants as well as our full-service salon and spa. Just off the lobby is our Juneau Room—ideal for business meetings and catered events. Whether you're here for comfort and convenience while on business, pleasure or a city adventure, you will find Knickerbocker on the Lake to be the perfect setting for a memorable Milwaukee visit.
Experience Milwaukee Through a Hotel as Unique as the City
Throughout its rich history, Knickerbocker on the Lake has played host to dignitaries, film and theatre luminaries, and sports figures. Today, countless savvy travelers grace our arched awning entrance knowing it is our great pleasure and first priority to welcome you warmly and provide a delightful experience. If you enjoy unique and distinctive accommodations with upscale amenities and excellent service, Knickerbocker on the Lake is the perfect Milwaukee hotel for you.
Famous Lakefront Festivals—Just a Short Walk Away
Our ideal location across from picturesque Juneau Park and above Lake Michigan’s Western shore places you just steps from Milwaukee’s grand lakefront attractions and festivals. The Henry Maier (Summerfest) festival grounds host a sensational line up of weekend ethnic fests throughout the summer, including, of course, Summerfest, the largest music festival in the nation.
A Great Location Near Attractions, Dining Spots and Business Centers
From those famous Milwaukee Brewery tours and the home turf of the Brewers and Bucks to the Harley Davidson Museum, Bradford Beach and some of the Midwest’s best restaurants, we're not too far from any of Milwaukee's finest diversions. Additionally, the business, banking and finance centers as well as Marquette University and the University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee are within a short walk or taxi ride. Whether you are in Milwaukee for business or leisure, we are close to it all.
Historic Legacy Brings Charm and Character
Complete with Accommodations You'll Love
Knickerbocker on the Lake offers several options in guest accommodations. Of the 180 suites and rooms, half are owner-occupied condominiums and the rest are meticulously decorated in styles varying from contemporary to French Country and Victorian. By staying with us in a facility that has owners and guests, you can be sure to receive personalized attention and a stay that will be comfortable, quiet and safe.
Everything You're Looking for In a Milwaukee Hotel
Although each room or suite is unique, all must meet rigorous standards for comfort and cleanliness. The one-of-a-kind Knickerbocker Hotel in Milwaukee combines Old World ambiance with modern amenities and the ultimate city location. No matter the number of guests or the length of your stay, you can be sure Knickerbocker on the Lake will provide the amenities and convenience you expect.