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

Hampton Inn Milwaukee-Airport
Hampton Inn Milwaukee-Airport
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9.0
Excellent
1200 W College Ave, Milwaukee
from $92
GrandStay Hotel & Suites Milwaukee Airport
GrandStay Hotel & Suites Milwaukee Airport
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4.4
Fair
6331 S 13th St, Milwaukee
from $60
Astor Hotel
Astor Hotel
924 East, Juneau Ave, Milwaukee, WI, USA, Milwaukee
from $0
Hilton Milwaukee River
Hilton Milwaukee River
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8.4
Excellent
4700 N Port Washington Rd, Glendale
from $89
Best Western Milwaukee West
Best Western Milwaukee West
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7.5
Good
5501 W National Avenue, Milwaukee
from $63
InterContinental Milwaukee
InterContinental Milwaukee
139 East, Kilbourn Ave, Milwaukee, WI, USA, Milwaukee
from $0
The Kimpton Journeyman Hotel
The Kimpton Journeyman Hotel
310 E Chicago St, Milwaukee
from $0
The Plaza Hotel
The Plaza Hotel
1007 N Cass Street, Milwaukee, WI, 53202, United States, Milwaukee
from $0
Marriott Milwaukee Downtown
Marriott Milwaukee Downtown
323 East Wisconsin Avenue Milwaukee, Wisconsin 53202 USA, Milwaukee
from $0
Potawatomi Hotel & Casino
Potawatomi Hotel & Casino
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8.2
Excellent
1611 West Canal Street, Milwaukee
from $96
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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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