a nondescript bingo hall in Milwaukee’s Menomonee Valley, Potawatomi
Hotel & Casino has transformed into an entertainment destination,
with slot machines, gaming tables, award-winning restaurants, a
theater that attracts national acts — and now a four-star hotel.
luxury hotel located adjacent to the casino began receiving overnight
guests on Aug. 18. Designed to attract casino visitors from a wider
regional area, the hotel features 381 guest rooms, a casual dining
restaurant and more than 10,000 feet of meeting spaces. Hotel guests
can access the casino via the hotel lobby or a third-floor skywalk.
Kim Mitschke, a
spokesperson for Potawatomi Hotel & Casino, refers to guest rooms
as calming retreats. Decorated in rich earth tones reminiscent of
natural elements, the modern decor is sophisticated yet comfortable.
Floor-to-ceiling windows in every room guarantee views of iconic
Milwaukee landmarks like the lakefront, the city skyline and Miller
you stay in this hotel has a really great view," says Mitschke.
room options include the Casino King with a king-size bed or Casino
Queen with two queen-size beds. Those looking for more upscale
accommodations can book one of the hotel’s 16 800-square-foot
suites, which include a separate lounge area, wet bar and Jacuzzi.
High above the
city, the hotel’s presidential suite redefines the meaning of
luxury. At 2,200 square feet, this inviting space offers every amenity
needed for full-on pampering, including a generous master bath with
Jacuzzi, two fireplaces and a 60-inch flat-screen TV. Step outside on
the 800-square-foot private balcony for magnificent views of downtown
new farm-to-table restaurant, Locavore, joins Potawatomi’s four
existing full-service restaurants, which includes Dream Dance Steak
and Wild Earth Cucina Italiana. With a large wrap-around bar that
extends into the hotel lobby and an expansive two-story window
accenting one wall, this casual dining venue has an appeal all its
own. A rotating seasonal menu features sustainable, organic and local
ingredients, complemented by handcrafted cocktails, regional and
small-batch beers and organic wines.
Guests in need
of a caffeine fix can visit Stone Creek Coffee in the hotel lobby. The
coffee bar, owned and operated by Potawatomi Hotel & Casino,
features fresh-brewed Stone Creek Coffee blends and teas and a variety
of specialty coffee drinks, along with hand-made pastries and baked
goods delivered fresh daily from the Stone Creek kitchen.
hotel also offers seven new meeting spaces that can accommodate
everything from private business conferences to elaborate social
events. The Serenity boasts an 1,800-square-foot outdoor patio, which
Mitschke describes as an ideal venue for wedding ceremonies.
Though not a new
addition to the casino, the Sweet Grass Gift Shop recently underwent a
makeover to coordinate with the hotel lobby’s distinctive look.
Souvenir seekers can expect to find an array of treasures here, from
hand-crafted Native American items like medicine wheels, dream
catchers and jewelry to Potawatomi Hotel & Casino paraphernalia,
including T-shirts, sweatshirts, baseball caps, coffee mugs — even
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