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Reasons You’ll Love Staying With Us at the Kinn Guesthouse

At Kinn Guesthouse, we provide a uniquely personal take on luxury for the ultimate home-away-from-home experience. Our boutique guesthouse concept is unlike anything else a standard hotel stay can offer, as our family extends a quiet, friendly stay paired with stunning designs and amenities. Kinn Guesthouse was designed to offer each of our guests a memorable, one-of-a-kind opportunity to escape, and when you stay with us, you’ll see and feel that difference in every aspect of your visit. So, if you’re bored of the same old standard hotel chain experience and are looking for that level of freedom and comfort that luxury vacation rentals offer, then Kinn Guesthouse MKE is exactly what you’ve been looking for! For years, we’ve been changing the way our guests think about luxury travel and know that you’re going to fall in love with your stay. We offer an unusual opportunity for you to escape [...]

By |2019-08-10T19:17:36+00:00August 17th, 2019|Our Blog|0 Comments

Check Out Our Favorite Milwaukee Bookstores

As every seasoned traveler will tell you, a good book is perhaps the best travel companion a person can ask for. So, as we start looking ahead to the close of summer and on to a new school year for many, we’re going to take you through some of our area’s best independent bookstores.  Whether you’re a lover of literature who is simply looking for a good book to read as you pass through our beautiful city, or a student looking for a little distraction, the Milwaukee area has some true gems every bookworm can respect.  Here are a few of our favorite Milwaukee bookstores: Downtown Books Bought and Sold – This cozy bookseller is every bookworm’s dream!  Not only is their book selection stellar, it’s a comfortable space with friendly staff and customers.  The vibe is very relaxed and feels more like you’re walking into a casual hangout with [...]

By |2019-08-10T19:08:34+00:00August 10th, 2019|Our Blog|0 Comments

How to Spend Your Milwaukee Labor Day 2019

With the start of school just around the corner, Labor Day weekend is the last big hurrah to close out another beautiful summer.  Fortunately, there are all kinds of exciting events happening in and around Milwaukee to help you celebrate. From food, to cultural festivals, to art, there’s something for the whole family to enjoy before it’s time to step out of vacation mode.  Here are a few things we’re looking forward to for this Milwaukee Labor Day 2019:  Big Gig BBQ No summer bucket list is complete without a big BBQ!  And, that’s exactly what you’ll get at the Big Gig BBQ event happening at Henry Maier Festival Park on Sunday of the long Labor Day weekend.   Several of the region's best BBQ restaurants will be serving food accompanied by live music by a number of great bands. The Big Gig BBQ extravaganza will also include all kinds [...]

By |2019-08-03T21:32:43+00:00August 3rd, 2019|Our Blog|0 Comments

Bay View WI Breakfast Spots You Don’t Want to Miss

A rich, indulgent breakfast is an essential part of any luxury vacation, and if you're going to be visiting us in Bay View, you'll be thrilled to hear that we have this part of your travel itinerary totally covered. We are so sure that you will be delighted by your Bay View breakfast options. In fact, you may not even need to set your alarm! The decadent morning meals found in and around our neighborhood make it easy to wake up and start the day off right. Here, we have rounded up a few of the Bay View breakfast spots that we think you'll find both convenient and delicious. Let's dive in! Where to Get the Best Breakfast in Bay View WI Honeypie 2643 S Kinnickinnic Ave, Milwaukee, WI 53207 Take a bite out of some authentic Midwestern comfort food over at Honeypie. Are you not feeling like getting an [...]

By |2019-07-28T18:08:04+00:00July 28th, 2019|Our Blog|0 Comments

10 “Can’t Miss” Family-Friendly Activities in Milwaukee

As Wisconsin’s biggest city, Milwaukee is overflowing with things to do and places to go. Now that summer is in full swing it’s time to take advantage of the sunshine and explore. Whether you want to take in the sights of Lake Michigan, go to a museum or check out the animals at a zoo, Milwaukee won’t disappoint. Some great family-friendly activities in MIlwaukee include:  Milwaukee Public Museum  The biggest natural history museum in Wisconsin, the Milwaukee Public Museum offers a day of fun for the whole family. Walk through The Streets of Old Milwaukee, see dinosaurs in The Third Planet, take a stroll through a replica of a Costa Rican rainforest, and experience the two story Butterfly Wing.  Milwaukee County Zoo  Hop on the carousel, catch the Birds of Prey show, take a ride on the Safari Train or Sky Safari, feed the goats and see over 3,100 animals.  [...]

By |2019-07-21T22:47:14+00:00July 21st, 2019|Our Blog|0 Comments

Local Spas That Will Add a Little Luxury to Your Milwaukee Travel Experience

At Kinn Guesthouse, we pride ourselves on the luxurious, one-of-a-kind Milwaukee travel experience we provide. As you have surely noticed, we put great effort into the beautiful, relaxing atmosphere found here at our boutique hotel. Of course, no luxury vacation is complete without the perfect spa day. Whether you are looking for a relaxing facial, a massage to unwind after a long flight, or something else, you are in luck. There are plenty of spas and wellness centers to choose from - most of which are very conveniently located to Kinn Guesthouse. Here are a few recommendations for you. Check them out, compare, and book the perfect spa service to round out your Milwaukee travel experience! Delaware House 2499 S. Delaware Avenue, Milwaukee, WI 53207 Phone: 414.747.8688 Located in the heart of Bay View, Delaware House is anything but your ordinary day spa. This is a comprehensive wellness center offering [...]

By |2019-07-15T00:42:52+00:00July 15th, 2019|Our Blog|0 Comments

6 Reasons to Visit Milwaukee This Summer

If you’re still working out where you should spend your summer vacation, look no further than Bay View and the greater Milwaukee area.  From our stunning neighborhoods and lovely people, to our industrial boomtown city center, to the food and beer scene, and so much more, Milwaukee is a city that you definitely shouldn’t overlook.  Just take a look at some of the amazing things we’re known for that can be included in your Milwaukee summer vacation.     Food – When you’re in Milwaukee, you know you’re going to be enjoying some amazing food!  From James Beard award-winning restaurants to everyday, budget-friendly dining, the city’s food scene is diverse and a foodie’s paradise.  Whether you’re craving a brat or seafood, you can find it all, right here!   Beer – Milwaukee is the beer capital of America boasting some of the best beer in the world!  In fact, most know our [...]

By |2019-07-05T03:04:39+00:00July 5th, 2019|Our Blog|0 Comments

Why We’re Sure You’ll Love Our Boutique Hotel Concept

Whether you're thinking of retail shops or agency offices, the word "boutique" conjures up images of stylish locations full of personality and beautiful design. The same is true for boutique hotels, and as the foremost boutique hotel in Milwaukee, we know a thing or two about what it takes to WOW our guests. So much thought has gone into planning the overall vibe and ambiance found inside of our Bay View location, with special focus on creating a unique and luxurious experience that can't be found anywhere else in the city. Like you, we too also love to travel. We live for culture and the memories made when you experience a new place with all of your favorite people by your side. We're absolutely filled with the same wanderlust that has brought you here to beautiful Milwaukee, and we have poured all of that world-traveled expertise into every detail of [...]

By |2019-06-30T16:12:07+00:00June 30th, 2019|Our Blog|0 Comments

Best Ways to Spend July 4th In and Around Milwaukee

From fireworks displays to parades, there’s no shortage of fun, festive events happening in and around Milwaukee in celebration of this Fourth of July!  Here’s a look at some of the events happening around town this year: Lake Park (3233 E. Kenwood Blvd.) – Lake Park will host two parades.  One will leave from Maryland Avenue Montessori School and the other from Harford University School.  Both will begin at 9 a.m. and end at Lake Park where ice cream, games, talent shows and more can be enjoyed until noon.  Later in the day, there will also be music at the lakefront from 8 to 9:15 p.m. when a fireworks display is scheduled to go off.    Gordon Park (2828 N. Humboldt Blvd.) – All throughout the day, Gordon Park will host patriotic festivities for the whole family.  Following a parade at 11 a.m. that will leave from St. Mary’s Casimir [...]

By |2019-06-24T01:27:48+00:00June 24th, 2019|Our Blog|0 Comments

Best Places to Catch a Stunning Milwaukee Sunset

When you think of Milwaukee, witnessing some truly spectacular sunsets probably doesn’t jump to the top of your list of things to enjoy during your stay in the city, as those fantasy-like moments are often dreamt of in association with tropical islands or quaint beach towns.  But, we’re here to tell you that our stunning Milwaukee sunset is second to none! There’s nothing more beautiful than the gorgeous colors of a summer sunset brightly reflecting off of the lake shores or over our beautiful skyline.  The hues of yellow, orange, red, and purple simply overwhelm the area with silent beauty. It’s a sight that should be on your to-do list during your stay in town.  From scenic spots on the shore to rooftop bars, there are so many ways you can enjoy these long summer nights. Here are some local hotspots around town for kicking back and watching a stunning [...]

By |2019-06-12T16:34:58+00:00June 13th, 2019|Our Blog|0 Comments