Cambria Hotels breaks ground in Downtown Milwaukee

Choice Hotels International, Inc. and Integrated Plankinton Milwaukee, LLC, an affiliate of Chicago-based Murphy Development Group (MDG), have broken ground on the Cambria Hotel Milwaukee. The four-story, 132-room property is slated to open in the summer of 2019, expanding Cambria’s presence in key Midwestern cities and in Wisconsin, where the brand has properties in Appleton and Madison.

The Cambria Hotel Milwaukee is located at 503 N. Plankinton Avenue in the heart of downtown Milwaukee and is within driving distance to several of the city’s major corporations, including WE Energies, Northwestern Mutual, Harley-Davidson, Aurora Health Care, and U.S. Bank. The hotel is also close to the city’s major attractions, including the Frontier Airlines Convention Center, U.S. Cellular Arena, the Harley-Davidson Museum, the Milwaukee Riverwalk, and the Milwaukee Repertory Theater.

“Milwaukee is one of the top cities for entrepreneurs and startups. That, coupled with the city’s tremendous growth in tourism, make the Cambria brand the perfect addition to the area,” said Mark Shalala, vice president, development, upscale brands, Choice Hotels. “MDG brings great expertise, having also developed and opened the Cambria Hotel Chicago Loop-Theatre District in 2017. We look forward to working with them again to introduce the Cambria Hotel Milwaukee as a new upscale hotel for visitors and locals.”

The hotel will feature several hallmarks of the Cambria brand tailored to the needs of modern travelers, including:

  • A state-of-the-art fitness center and indoor pool
  • 1,300 square-feet of multi-function meeting space and business center
  • An interior courtyard
  • Spa-style bathrooms with Bluetooth mirrors
  • Contemporary and sophisticated guest rooms with plush bedding
  • Locally inspired design
  • Menus featuring freshly made food, local craft beer, wine, specialty cocktails, and small bites
  • Open lobby space with places to meet, work, and hang out with free Wi-Fi

“The Cambria Hotel Milwaukee’s local flavor is exactly what business and leisure travelers visiting the city need,” said John T. Murphy, CEO and principal, MDG. “We’re thrilled to have teamed up with Choice Hotels to introduce the Cambria brand to another flourishing Midwest community. Cambria Hotels continues to delight and impress guests with its upscale experience.”

Consolidated Construction will be constructing the hotel.

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Source: Choice Hotels International, Inc.

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