Hotels & Motels in Milwaukee Near Mitchell Field Airport

by Sandy Mitchell

A number of hotels are within two miles of Milwaukee's General Mitchell International Airport (often called Mitchell Field Airport), the city's main passenger airport, and most offer complimentary transportation to and from the facility. The airport, located six miles south of downtown Milwaukee, opened in 1941 and today serves nearly 8 million passengers annually.

Wyndham Milwaukee Airport and Convention Center

The Wyndham Milwaukee Airport and Convention Center is located just one-half mile from the airport grounds and offers complimentary 24-hour transportation to and from the airport terminals. All 508 guestrooms and suites at this sprawling six-story property feature traditional furnishings and offer high-speed Internet access, as well as mini-refrigerator with ice maker and sofa beds. Facilities at the Wyndham include a fitness room, an English pub-style restaurant and lounge and both indoor and outdoor swimming pools. Children ages 17 and younger stay free in the same room as their parents.

Crowne Plaza Milwaukee Airport

Located less than one mile from the airport grounds, the 194-room Crowne Plaza hotel offers complimentary 24-hour transportation to and from the terminals. All rooms have Internet access and flat-screen television sets. The Crowne Plaza is the only airport hotel to offer Executive Club level rooms, and guests in these rooms have access to their own lounge where complimentary breakfast, dinner snacks and cocktail hour drinks are served. Altitude, the hotel's restaurant and lounge, serves breakfast, lunch and dinner. In addition, the Crowne Plaza has an on-site fitness room, an indoor swimming pool and a 24-hour business center with computers, a fax machine and a copy machine.

Clarion Hotel Airport

The three-story, 180-room Clarion Hotel is located less than one mile from Milwaukee Airport. It, too, offers complimentary 24-hour transportation to and from the terminals. All guestrooms at this property feature free high-speed Internet access, and some units have two-person whirlpool bathtubs. Guests of the Clarion can take advantage of the hotel's gym, business center and indoor swimming pool; and breakfast, lunch and dinner are served at the on-site steak and seafood restaurant, the Cork N Cleaver.

Hyatt Place Milwaukee Airport

Adjacent to the airport, Hyatt Place Milwaukee Airport is the hotel closest to the airport and offers complimentary wireless Internet access throughout. The Hyatt Place is the only smoke-free property near the airport, and suites feature mini-refrigerators and 42-inch flat-screen television sets that adapt for use with laptop computers. Facilities at Hyatt Place include a 24-hour fitness room, an indoor swimming pool, a 24-hour guest kitchen with snacks and beverages and an on-site coffee and bake shop. The property offers a complimentary continental breakfast each morning as well as complimentary transportation to and from the airport during business hours (a fee applies to non-business hours). Although the Hyatt does not have a full-service restaurant, it is within two miles of several eateries, including Perkins, Trattoria di Carlo and the Packing House. Like all Hyatt Place properties, this sleek hotel is designed to offer affordable accommodations with amenities for business travelers.

About the Author

Sandy Mitchell is an Ohio-based writer, blogger and editor. She writes for "The Better Drink" and other online publications. Before devoting herself full-time to writing, Mitchell was a travel agent and cruise school instructor for 18 years. She holds a Bachelor of Science in business administration from Bowling Green State University.