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BEST WESTERN PLUS Milwaukee Airport Hotel & Conference Ctr.

5105 S Howell Avenue, Milwaukee, WI 53207-6109
Phone: 414/769-2100   |   Fax: 414/769-0064   |   139 Rooms
Check Out Time: 12:00 PM   |   Check In: 3:00 PM   |   Online Reservations

The BEST WESTERN PLUS Milwaukee Airport Hotel and Conference Center is the premier full-service Hotel at General Mitchell International Airport. Our newly renovated, award-winning hotel has been renovated inside and out featuring the Aviator Sports Bar & Grille and over 13,000 square feet of glamorous convention space. Free hot breakfast buffet is served daily from 6:00 a.m. to 10:00 a.m., free 50 MB Wi-Fi, spacious atrium pool and hot tub area, and superior guest service just to name a few of our wonderful amenities.

If you are staying with us for a meeting, banquet, flying out of our fine Hotel on vacation or just getting away for an evening, our impeccable service will keep you coming back again and again. We are only minutes from down town Milwaukee attractions, Miller Park and the Harley Davidson Museum. We will exceed your expectations.


Hotel Amenities & Services

  • Exercise facilities
  • 100% smoke free hotel
  • Restaurant on-site
  • Complimentary breakfast
  • Complimentary full breakfast, choice of breads, cereal, fruit, hot eggs, hot breakfast meat, other hot items, yogurt, juice, and coffee
  • Cocktail lounge
  • Indoor pool, heated
  • Hot tub
  • Exercise facility, 24 hour
  • Weight lifting equipment
  • Universal gym
  • Stair stepper
  • Stationary bike
  • Treadmill
  • Interior corridor
  • Laundromat
  • Express check in, need credit card and photo I.D. to check in
  • Express check out
  • Game room
  • Business center
  • Printer available
  • Fax services
  • Fax machine
  • Computer available
  • Computer modem hookups
  • Photocopy, nominal fee
  • Photocopy machine
  • Conference services
  • Exhibit services
  • Dataports
  • Shipping
  • Meeting facilities
  • Banquet facilities
  • Conference facilities
  • Catering
  • Equipment rental
  • Ballroom
  • Parking for the physically challenged
  • Airport courtesy shuttle available, 24 hours
  • Free parking
  • Outdoor parking
  • Truck/RV parking
  • Higher rates may apply for holidays/special events
  • Stay N Fly Package includes: 24-hour airport shuttle and parking for one vehicle for up to 14 days. Please inquire for more information.
  • High-speed Internet access

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Fun & Entertainment Packages

Magic and Comedy Package 1 Night

Come join us one-night a month for magic and comedy featuring Two Brothers One Mind, and their special guests TBA, but first enjoy our all you can eat Friday fish fry in our award-winning Aviator Sports Bar and Grille, relax in one of our well-appointed guest rooms, and enjoy our full breakfast buffet in the morning.

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Zoo Package 1 Night

Your amazing Milwaukee County Zoo adventure begins with an overnight stay in one of our well-appointed pool side rooms. Your package includes two adult zoo passes and two children's zoo passes.

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Sleep and Fly Packages

Sleep and Fly Package 3 Nights

Book one of our Sleep and Fly packages! Flying out for a relaxing weekend or a long business trip is now easier and more economical, with our Sleep and Fly Package. The BEST WESTERN PLUS Milwaukee Airport Hotel & Conference Ctr. is conveniently located to Mitchell International Airport (MKE) and offers the convenience of parking and complimentary shuttle transportation to and from the Airport.

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Sleep and Fly Package 2 Nights

Book one of our Sleep and Fly packages! Flying out for a relaxing weekend or a long business trip is now easier and more economical, with our Sleep and Fly Package. The BEST WESTERN PLUS Milwaukee Airport Hotel & Conference Ctr. is conveniently located to Mitchell International Airport (MKE) and offers the convenience of parking and complimentary shuttle transportation to and from the Airport.

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Sleep and Fly Package 1 Night

Book one of our Sleep and Fly packages! Flying out for a relaxing weekend or a long business trip is now easier and more economical, with our Sleep and Fly Package. The BEST WESTERN PLUS Milwaukee Airport Hotel & Conference Ctr. is conveniently located to Mitchell International Airport (MKE) and offers the convenience of parking and complimentary shuttle transportation to and from the Airport.

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BEST WESTERN PLUS Milwaukee Airport Hotel & Conference Ctr.

Conveniently located, the best western plus milwaukee airport hotel & conference ctr. in Milwaukee, Wisconsin is shown on the map. Detailed driving directions from popular points or nearby cities are listed below. For those with GPS, here you go:

Longitude: 42.951615  /  Latitude: -87.911375


Driving Directions to Hotel


From: north, south & west. Take Exit 318 off I-94 to Howell Avenue. Go left two blocks to Edgerton Avenue, turn left, the BEST WESTERN PLUS Milwaukee Airport Hotel & Conference Ctr. is on the left.

BEST WESTERN PLUS Milwaukee Airport Hotel & Conference Ctr.

We care about the quality of your stay with us. Below are nearby attractions, shopping and restaurants that are popular with our guests. Listed locations are nearby with approximate distance listed where available.

Most Popular Area Attractions

Big Bay Brewing

Big Bay Brewing

Big Bay Brewing

Opened in 2010, the Big Bay Brewing Company is found in Shorewood, a northern suburb of Milwaukee.

Although Big Bay is fairly new to the scene, it's absolutely become a prominent member of Milwaukee's brewing scene.

Visitors are encouraged to stop by Big Bay's taste room and enjoy a tour of Big Bay Brewing Company Tasting Room.

Big Bay products are served throughout Wisconsin, and even into Minneapolis.

Brady Street

Spanning nine blocks from the Milwaukee River to Lake Michigan, Brady Street is found in the lower east side of Milwaukee, featuring excellent shopping, boutiques, and dining. This historic street dates back to 1840, with the majority of buildings along Brady Street being built from 1860 to 1930.

Brady Street, also known as "Milwaukee's Little Italy", is still home to one of the original Pabst Beer taverns, Regano's Roman Coin, built in 1890. This historical "tied house" tavern was designed by the same architect that designed the Pabst Theater.

Bryant's Cocktail Lounge

Established in 1938, Bryant's is known as "Milwaukee’s Oldest Cocktail Lounge"  – and is one of many historic sites in the Milwaukee metropolitan area. Bryant's is open Monday through Saturday in Milwaukee's Historic Mitchell Street Neighborhood.

Found at 9th Street and Lapham Boulevard, Bryant's Cocktail Lounge also features a second story – home to the Velvet Lounge – ideal for celebrations and special occasions.

Discovery World Museum

Discovery World Museum

Discovery World Museum

A favorite of visiting families, the Discovery World Museum is a 120,000 square foot facility located in Milwaukee.

The hands-on exhibits, learning labs, television and audio studios, and the Reiman aquarium keep Milwaukee visitors busy.

A few of the museum highlights include the 3-D virtual experiences, the touch tank in the World of Water exhibit, and the Johnson Controls TechnoJungle.

Music fans love spending time in the Les Paul's House of Sound, while the 137-foot S/V Denis Sullivan schooner, moored in Lake Michigan, provides fun on the water.

General Mitchell International Airport

First established in 1920, General Mitchell International Airport (MKE) serves the city of Milwaukee and the rest of the metropolitan area – not to mention residents of Chicago, northern Illinois, and southern Wisconsin.

A public, county-owned and joint civil-military airpark, MKE is the largest airport in Wisconsin. Mitchell International covers 2,180 acres, and supports major airlines such as American, Delta, Frontier, United, US Airways, and Southwest – the largest carrier airlines at MKE.

Historic Pabst Brewery

Established in 1844, Historic Pabst Brewery was once the site where world-famous Pabst Blue Ribbon beer was brewered. Today, the Milwaukee landmark is a museum, pub, and tourism staple for visitors of the Brew City.

After closing its doors in 1997, the brewery was placed on the National Register of Historic Places in 2003. Specific portions of the brewery complex have been renovated for use by the University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee, and other local businesses.

Historic Third Ward

Spanning nearly 10 blocks near downtown Milwaukee, the Historic Third Ward is a historic neighborghood and a cultural staple of the community. Listed on the National Register of Historic Places, the HTW is a hub for restaurants, boutiques, art galleries, and more.

Specific cultural landmarks include the Broadway Theatre Center and Skylight Music Theatre, the Milwaukee Institute of Art and Design, and more. A favorite among visitors and locals alike, Milwaukee's annual Summerfest is held at Henry Maier Festival Park in HTW.

Lakefront Brewery, Inc.

Lakefront Brewery

Lakefront Brewery

Set just north of downtown Milwaukee, Lakefront Brewing is a popular brewery, founded in 1987.

The brewery gets its namesake from neighboring the Milwaukee River in the Beerline B neighborhood.

Lakefront offers Milwaukee visitors a renowned brewery tour – featuring craft beer tastings throughout and views of the fan-favorite Big-Ass Silo.

Other on-site attractions include the Palm Garden – a large banquet hall open for private events, and the Lakefront Brewery Beer Hall.

Lakefront also features a prominent presence at Summerfest – an annual festival held at Henry Maier Festival Park in Milwaukee.

Marquette University

Marquette University

Marquette University

Located west of Milwaukee, Marquette University was founded in 1881 by the Society of Jesus as a private Jesuit, Roman Catholic university.

Today, this 93-acre university remains the largest of the Association of Jesuit Colleges and Universitiess in the country with more than 11,000 students.

Enjoy time on campus during one of the Marquette Golden Eagle sporting events.

The university is a member of the Big East Conference and competes in basketball, soccer, track & field, cross-country, men's golf, tennis and women's volleyball games.

Miller Park

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Miller Park

Opened in 2001, Miller Park is located in downtown Milwaukee and primarily serves as the home ballpark to the Milwaukee Brewers of Major League Baseball.

The Brew Crew play home games from April to October at Miller Park, competing against division rivals the St. Louis Cardinals and Chicago Cubs.

The ballpark is known for its retractable roof, and on-site attractions like the AirTran Airways Landing Zone and the Harley-Davison Deck.

The ballpark hosts large Milwaukee events as well, including concerts, movie premieres, and other sporting events.

Milwaukee Art Museum

Milwaukee Art Museum

Milwaukee Art Museum on Lake Michigan

Hosting over 350,000 annual visitors, the Milwaukee Art Museum is a 341,000-square-foot cultural site set on Lake Michigan in the greater Milwaukee area.

Also known as MAM, the museum was established in 1882 – originally housed in the first art gallery of Milwaukee.

Today, the Milwaukee Art Museum encompasses more than 35,000 works of art, and includes three structures – the War Memorial Center, the Kahler Building, and the Quadracci Pavilion.

The four-story MAM features works of art from the 15th to 20th century European art, and 17th to 20th century American art.

Visitors may reach MAM from downtown Milwaukee by way of the Reiman Bridge.

Milwaukee County Zoo

Milwaukee Zoo

Milwaukee Zoo

A staple of the city since 1892, the Milwaukee County Zoo is located in Washington Park in the city of Milwaukee.

The zoo, formally known as West Park Zoo, started with birds and small mammals. Throughout the years, the zoo has grown to become one of America's finest zoological attractions.

Visitors today will see over 2,275 mammals, fish, amphibians, birds, and reptiles in exhibits like the Humboldt Penguins, Apes of Africa, Japanese macaques, and the aquatic center.

While in Milwaukee, enjoy seeing the zoo's animals, summer concerts, workshops, festivals and celebrations.

Mitchell Park Horticultural Conservatory

Mitchell Park Domes

The Domes

Also known as the Mitchell Park Domes – or simply “The Domes” – the Mitchell Park Horticultural Conservatory is a 60-acre park set in southern Milwaukee, Wisconsin.

Run by the Milwaukee County Park System, the conservatory is known for its three iconic domes.

The Mitchell Park Domes are divided into three distinct environments: the Show Dome, the Tropical Dome, and the Arid Dome.

The Show Dome acts as a venue for four seasonal and holiday shows, and features the large, indoor Garden Railroad.

The Tropical Dome houses over 1,000 plant species – including a large kapok tree, plus a variety of exotic birds. Arid Dome simulates the Sonoran Desert, the Madagascar, and more.


Pabst Mansion

Pabst Mansion

Pabst Mansion

The Flemish Renaissance Revival style Pabst Mansion in Milwaukee was built in 1892 for Captain Frederick Pabst and his family.

The founder of the Pabst Brewing Company and his family lived in this historic mansion until 1908.

Once the mansion was sold by the Pabst descendants in 1908, the mansion was purchased by the Archdiocese of Milwaukee.

It remained the residence for five Archbishops, priests and sisters until 1975. It was saved from demolition when Wisconsin Heritages, Inc. bought it for preservation.

Pabst Theater

Pabst Theater

Pabst Theater

Since 1895, the Pabst Theater has been home to wonderful theater productions. Brewer Frederick Pabst had this German Renaissance Revival style theater built to resemble a European opera house.

This beautiful theater, a city landmark building in downtown Milwaukee, is the oldest theater in the theater district.

"The Pabst" remains the fourth-oldest continuously operating theater in America and it was declared a National Historic Landmark in 1991.

This opulent theater features incredible acoustics, two balconies, a proscenium stage, 1,345 seats, and a hydraulic orchestra pit.

Sprecher Brewing Company

Sprecher Brewing Company

Sprecher Brewing Company

Founded in 1958 by Randal Sprecher, the Sprecher Brewery is set in downtown Milwaukee, and is just one of a wide range of Milwaukee breweries.

Make the drive in from nearby Mequon or West Milwaukee and enjoy one of the almost daily tours offered.

Winners of the 2007 Bronze Medal for their Piper's Scotch Ale and the Silver Medal for their Dopplebock, all at the Australian International Beer Festival.

Make the trip into Milwaukee from southern Wisconsin and check out a tour, where you can sample some of Sprecher Brewery's finest – from the Sprecher Black Bavarian to the Sprecher Stout.




Nicknamed the "Big Gig," the annual Summerfest music event is a staple of the Milwaukee metropolitan area's event calendar.

Established in 1968, the festival is held for 11 days from June to July at the 75-acre Henry Maier Festival Park.

Milwaukee Summerfest attendees enjoy over 700 bands across 11 stages emitting everything from “Alternative to Zydeco.”

Headliners take to the Marcus Amphitheater, while other Summerfest features include local food and spirits – some provided by local Lakefront Brewery – all drawing over a million visitors each year.

The BMO Harris Bradley Center

BMO Bradley Harris Center

BMO Harris Bradley Center

Opened in 1998, the Bradley Center is downtown Milwaukee's premier sports and entertainment venue.

Primarily, the arena serves as the home court to the NBA's Milwaukee Bucks, as well as the AHL's Milwaukee Admirals.

Over the years, the arena has hosted a variety of notable events, including multiple NCAA Frozen Four Finals and NCAA Men's Division I Basketball Tournament games.

Other Milwaukee events include large concerts and World Wrestling Entertainment events.

University of Wisconsin - Milwaukee

Wisconsin’s second largest university, the University of Wisconsin–Milwaukee has an enrollment of over 30,000 students, and a 104-acre campus in Milwaukee. A public urban research university and a member of the University of Wisconsin System, UWM is the Milwaukee metropolitan area’s largest institution.

Home to the Milwaukee Panthers, UWM is part of the University of Wisconsin System – and offers 181 degree programs. Founded in 1885, UWM also hosts Pantherfest, plus the historic Milwaukee-Downer "Quad," the Thomas A. Greene Memorial Museum, and the Helene Zelazo Center for the Performing Arts.

Wisconsin State Fair

Wisconsin State Fair

Wisconsin State Fair

Held in August, the Wisconsin State Fair is an annual event set in West Allis at Wisconsin State Fair Park – found in the Milwaukee metropolitan area'.

An 11-day event, WSF has been a major Milwaukee event since 1851.

The Wisconsin State Fair draws over 900,000 attendees each year, and features rides, food, games, live music, and more.

Other attractions include the Wisconsin Wine Garden, livestock shows and agricultural exhibits, and small-scale performing arts.

More Area Attractions & Services

  • 5.00 mile(s) from Summerfest Grounds, Henry Meier Festival Park - all ethnic festivals
  • 5.00 mile(s) from Miller Park Baseball, home of the Milwaukee Brewers
  • 5.00 mile(s) from Reimann Publications, Reimann Publications Visitors Center- test kitchen, country store
  • 5.00 mile(s) from Third Ward, Historic Third Ward - art galleries/antiques/shopping/night life
  • 6.00 mile(s) from Discovery World Museum
  • 6.00 mile(s) from Milwaukee Art Museum, art museum
  • 6.00 mile(s) from Betty Brinn Children's Museum
  • 6.00 mile(s) from Museum Center, Milwaukee Public Museum and Humphrey IMAX┬« Dome Theater
  • 6.00 mile(s) from The Domes, Mitchell Park Conservatory
  • 7.00 mile(s) from Potowatomi Casino
  • 7.00 mile(s) from Milwaukee County Zoo
  • 7.00 mile(s) from Pettit Nat Ice Center, Official U.S. Olympic Training Facility-public skating and special events
  • 7.00 mile(s) from Performing Arts, Marcus Center for Performing Arts
  • 7.00 mile(s) from Miller Brewing Company, Miller Brewing Company Visitors Center - tours daily
  • 7.00 mile(s) from Midwest Airlines Center, convention center
  • 8.00 mile(s) from WI State Fair Park, Home of the Wisconsin State Fair
  • 8.00 mile(s) from Milwaukee Mile, race track - racing at its best
  • 8.00 mile(s) from US Cellular Arena, sports, music, theater and dance
  • 10.00 mile(s) from Harley Davidson, Harley Davidson Tour Center - daily tours
  • 35.00 mile(s) from Jelly Belly Center, Jelly Belly factory tours
  • 8.00 mile(s) from Southridge Mall
  • 8.00 mile(s) from Grand Avenue Mall, downtown Milwaukee
  • 8.00 mile(s) from Milwaukee Public Market
  • 13.00 mile(s) from Bayshore Mall
  • 16.00 mile(s) from Mayfair Mall
  • 17.00 mile(s) from Brookfield Square Mall
  • 33.00 mile(s) from Prime Outlets-Pleasant Prairie
  • 51.00 mile(s) from Johnson Creek Outlets, outlet mall

Local Area Recreation Opportunities

  • Hot tub

Nearby Restaurants

  • Aviator Bar & Grill, on premises, full service, American, open for: breakfast, lunch, dinner, A full service Sports Bar and Grill with daily specials a full menu to please any palette.

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