Several high-profile projects are expected to add more than 700 hotel rooms in Milwaukee by 2019 as the hotel market continues to flourish, boosting efforts from groups like VISIT Milwaukee to attract more events and visitors to the city. An HVS Market Report attributes hotel demand to growth in the health care, manufacturing and finance industries.
• There are 5,000 hotel rooms in the downtown area.
• From 2001 to 2008, two new hotels opened in Milwaukee.
• Since 2012, eight new Milwaukee hotels have added 1,400 rooms.
• The largest hotel in Milwaukee is the Hilton Milwaukee, with 729 rooms.