In the first-ever award of its kind, The Iron Horse Hotel was named Boutique Hotel of the Year by the Boutique & Lifestyle Lodging Association. Awarded at the 2010 HD Boutique show in Miami, the Milwaukee hotel was recognized for its excellence in six distinct categories: Design & Architecture, Sustainability, Food & Beverage, Customer Service, Marketing & Sales and Operational Performance.
The Iron Horse Hotel has been recognized with the Four Diamond Award by AAA. Ranked Milwaukee and Wisconsin's #1 hotel on TripAdvisor.com for nearly two years, the hotel has previously been named to Conde Nast Traveler's Hot List, National Geographic Traveler's Stay List and Tablet10, the Top Ten Best Hotels in the Americas. The 100-room hotel has been recognized for its distinctive design concept and its appeal to to both business travelers and motorcycle enthusiasts. The hotel was also recently featured in the New York Post and "The TODAY Show," its third appearance on the network program.
The Iron Horse Hotel is managed by Desires Hotels, a Miami-based hotel management company.