Hotels near Marquette
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Milwaukee’s Marquette district, also known as University Hill, is most recognized by the campus of one of largest Universities in the city. At 133 years young, Marquette is also one of the oldest educational institutes in town. This picturesque campus is a treat to visit student or not. With much to see and do, University Hill is a must when visiting Milwaukee.

Hipmunk's Best Hotels near Marquette

Days Inn & Suites Milwaukee Airport
Days Inn & Suites Milwaukee Airport
6331 S 13th St, Milwaukee
from $45
Hampton Inn Milwaukee-Airport
Hampton Inn Milwaukee-Airport
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4.5
1200 W College Ave, Milwaukee
from $92
Hampton Inn Milwaukee Northwest
Hampton Inn Milwaukee Northwest
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3.9
5601 N Lover's Lane Rd, Milwaukee
from $75
Hotel Metro
Hotel Metro
411 East Mason Street Milwaukee, WI 53202, Milwaukee
from $0
DoubleTree by Hilton Hotel Milwaukee Downtown
DoubleTree by Hilton Hotel Milwaukee Downtown
611 West, Wisconsin Ave, Milwaukee, WI, USA, Milwaukee
from $0
The Plaza Hotel
The Plaza Hotel
1007 N Cass Street, Milwaukee, WI, 53202, United States, Milwaukee
from $0
Residence Inn Milwaukee West
Residence Inn Milwaukee West
1300 Discovery Pkwy Wauwatosa, Milwaukee
from $139
Hilton Garden Inn Milwaukee Downtown
Hilton Garden Inn Milwaukee Downtown
611 North Broadway, Milwaukee
from $0
Milwaukee Airport Inn
Milwaukee Airport Inn
1716 West, Layton Ave, Milwaukee, WI, USA, Milwaukee
from $0
Courtyard by Marriott Milwaukee Downtown
Courtyard by Marriott Milwaukee Downtown
300 West, Michigan St, Milwaukee, WI, USA, Milwaukee
from $0
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Getting To Marquette

Marquette is conveniently located just 1 mile from downtown, making this campus one of the most accessible in town. Wisconsin Avenue runs east and west through the campus and can take you downtown as well as nearby highways that run north and south. With the university being the main draw to this neighborhood, University Hill is a major public transportation hub, which makes getting around Milwaukee a breeze for those without a car.

Where to Stay

Hotels within in the Marquette district are pretty scares. The only hotel within the University Hill area is the Ambassador Inn. This budget hotel offers clean and comfortable rooms at a great price. Enjoy a continental breakfast and free shuttle to nearby downtown Milwaukee.

Speaking of nearby downtown Milwaukee, those looking for higher-end accommodations have many to choose from within the city core. Exploring University Hill is just a short bus ride or brisk walk away.

What to See

As the name suggests, the main attraction in University Hill is the campus of Marquette. An afternoon strolling this historic school grounds is a great way to see the area. Be sure to visit the St.Joan of Arc Chapel, the oldest church in Milwaukee. This tiny cathedral was transported brick by brick from France to New York shortly after World War I then to its final resting place in the middle of Marquette’s campus grounds. If you are interested in learning more about the buildings or are a student interested in enrolling, Marquette offers tours and orientations that are informative and fun.

Sport fans will enjoy Marquette’s impressive athletic departments. The Golden Eagles represent the school in NCCA division one for men’s and women’s basketball, cross-country and track, football, lacrosse, and soccer. With the university’s involvement in so many sports you are sure to catch something of interest. The school has produced professional athletes such as Dwayne Wade and Doc Rivers of the NBA and Olympic Gold medalist Ralph Metcalfe.  

For those looking to get off campus, the Pabst Mansion is located just down the street and is very interesting. Tours are offered through this historic home of one of Milwaukee’s most famous and influential resident. Take a step back in time and see how the wealthy lived by touring this massive home.

Best Times to Visit

Depending on weather you are visiting University Hill as a tourist or potential student will determine your best time to visit this district. As a student, visiting the school while classes are in session may be best so you can get a feel for campus life. As a tourist, visiting Marquette in the spring and fall is best as the changing colors on campus are wonderful. 

 

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