Hotels near General Mitchell Field
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General Mitchell International airport is located just south of downtown Milwaukee and services residents of the city as well as those in northern Illinois. With its convenient location and excellent amenities, it is no surprise that this urban airport is consistently ranked as one of the best in America for ease of access, shopping, and design.            

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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
Hilton Milwaukee River
Hilton Milwaukee River
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4.1
4700 N Port Washington Rd, Glendale
from $89
La Quinta Inn Milwaukee Glendale Hampton Ave
La Quinta Inn Milwaukee Glendale Hampton Ave
5110 N. Port Washington Road Glendale, United States, Milwaukee
from $0
Ramada Conference Center Milwaukee
Ramada Conference Center Milwaukee
6331 SOUTH 13TH STREET MILWAUKEE, Milwaukee
from $85
Courtyard Milwaukee Airport
Courtyard Milwaukee Airport
4620 South 5th Street · Milwaukee, Wisconsin 53207 USA, Milwaukee
from $0
Home2 Suites by Hilton Milwaukee Airport
Home2 Suites by Hilton Milwaukee Airport
5880 South Howell Avenue, Milwaukee
from $98
Holiday Inn Hotel & Suites-Milwaukee Airport
Holiday Inn Hotel & Suites-Milwaukee Airport
545 West, Layton Ave, Milwaukee, WI, USA, Milwaukee
from $0
Hilton Milwaukee City Center
Hilton Milwaukee City Center
509 West, Wisconsin Ave, Milwaukee, WI, USA, Milwaukee
from $0
Motel 6 Milwaukee South - Airport
Motel 6 Milwaukee South - Airport
5037 S Howell Ave, Milwaukee
from $0
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Where to Stay near the General Mitchell International Airport

The General Mitchell International airport has many accommodation options within minutes of its gates. The Best Western Plus is a great mid-range option that has many new upgrades. Enjoy a dip in the heated pool or soak away the stress of the day in the hot tub. Free Internet, cable satellite television, and a room featuring a fridge and microwave are yours to enjoy.

You can’t get much closer to the airport than the Hilton Garden Inn. This newly constructed hotel is located next to the General Mitchell International airport and is only eight miles south of downtown Milwaukee. This is a great choice for those looking to stay close to the airport yet still have the availability of the same great amenities found in Milwaukee’s high-end downtown hotels.

If you are traveling on a budget you will be pleased with the affordable accommodation options available around the General Mitchell International airport. The Sleep Inn & Suites Airport hotel is located in a nice neighborhood south of downtown Milwaukee yet close to the airport. This quiet location means fewer crowds and sounder sleep at a great rate. The Econo Lodge Milwaukee Airport offers guests a basic room at a basic price. No-frills here but is a cheap option for those looking to spend their travel dollars elsewhere.

Of course with its close proximity to downtown, sleeping in one of the cities best hotels is also a viable option. Enjoy Milwaukee’s historic past with a stay at the 1893 constructed Pfister Hotel. This gorgeous building was built to be the most grand and luxurious hotel in the Midwest - a standard that continues to be held to this day. With its lavish Neo-Romanesque architecture, marble finishing, and elegant fixtures, this “Jewel of Milwaukee” stands in a class all its own.

Getting Around Milwaukee

Most hotels around the General Mitchell Milwaukee International Airport offer complimentary shuttles to and from their properties. This is a great feature for those just passing through town or catching an early flight and taking advantage of the park and fly options available at the airport hotels.

For those that would rather have the freedom of driving, all major car rental agencies including Budget, Avis, Thrifty, National, Enterprise, and Dollar Car Rental can be found directly across from baggage claim on the first floor of the airport.

Those that would rather relay on public transit have options. Taxi fare from the General Mitchell International Airport to downtown Milwaukee can run between $25 and $35 depending on traffic, size of party, and exact destination. The taxicab line up is located outside of baggage claim 3. Those traveling with companions or family members can take advantage the Airport Connection, a shared ride van that makes stops at all the major hotels and landmarks in downtown Milwaukee.

Amtrak rail service is also available for those heading to downtown Milwaukee. The Milwaukee Airport Rail Station connects passengers with the downtown Intermodal Station and Chicago’s Union Station on the Hiwatha line. Trains run every couple hours so this may only be an option for those that line up with the trains schedule. Be sure to check ahead if considering this option.

Lastly, the cheapest and slowest method to getting downtown is by bus. The Milwaukee County Transit System can be found directly outside of the US Airways Ticketing office.

Eating in and Around the Airport

A handful of hotels around the airport include onsite restaurants making grabbing a meal on the go easy. For those looking for something a little more refined, downtown Milwaukee and all the great restaurants that come with it is only a fifteen to twenty minute ride away.

Within the General Mitchell International Airport there are several fast food and sit down options. Enjoy a preflight drink and meal at the newly renovated Miller Brewhouse or grab an old-fashioned hamburger at Johnny Rockets, a classic diner with all the fixings.

Layover Fun

If you happen to be passing through Milwaukee on a connecting flight don’t dismiss leaving the airport. Because of the General Mitchell International Airport excellent location, Milwaukee’s best sites are just a short drive away.

Head fifteen minutes north of the airport and you will find the Harley-Davidson Museum, which is a great place to kill some time. Head a couple minutes past that and you will be in downtown Milwaukee, home to many great museums, parks, restaurants, and the scenic Riverwalk.

Those that are used to spending their layovers in an overpriced airport pub will appreciate getting out and exploring the brewery scene in Milwaukee. Within a twenty-minute radius by car you have your choice of over five breweries including the Milwaukee Brew Company, Lakefront Brewery, and Miller Park – home of the Miller Brewing Company. So next time you are feeling parched during your General Mitchell Milwaukee International Airport Layover consider hopping in a cab and finding out what makes this city so great.

 

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