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Hotel Information

Please note - this is 2018 information. Here is a complete list of hotels where we have Show room blocks established. Please note the booking date for these hotels has now passed. If you are still looking for a room, please call the hotel directly.
  • Please do not book your reservations at multiple hotels. This causes considerable hardships for those attending who are trying to find housing.
  • Remember to ask for the Bead&Button Show room block by name; otherwise, you might be quoted a higher rate!
  • Let your preferred hotel know if you require a room with disability access.

Hyatt Regency – Show Host Hotel

Added Pluses: 

  • Most convenient hotel to the Show; skywalk connects directly to Wisconsin Center.
  • State of the art media and work center with HD TV.
  • Hotel-wide wireless, high-speed internet.
  • Complimentary refrigerator in room.
Room Rate:

  • $152.00 (plus applicable taxes) for Single, Double
  • $172.00 (plus applicable taxes) for Triple
  • $192.00 (plus applicable taxes) for Quad

Phone: 888-421-1442

Ask for Bead&Button Show Rate.

A two-night room and tax deposit must accompany all guest room reservations and is non-refundable after April 1, 2019.

Hilton Milwaukee City Center

Added Pluses:

  • Skywalk connects directly to the Wisconsin Center.
  • Starbucks right in hotel on the street level.
  • Art Deco elegant, old-world style hotel.
  • Fitness Facilities
  • Pet Friendly
Discounted daily parking for registered hotel guests: $20

Room Rates (plus applicable taxes):
  • $159 per night for Single and Double
  • $179 per night for Triple
  • $199 per night for Quad
Phone: 414-271-7250 - Only use local number for reservations.  Ask for Bead&Button Show Rate. Rooms must be cancelled 7 days prior to arrival date to receive refund of deposit.

Online Reservations

Hampton Inn and Suites

Added Pluses:
  • Easy two-block walk to the Wisconsin Center
  • Free WiFi
  • Complimentary "hot breakfast buffet" with room
Room Rates: (plus applicable taxes) 
  • Double Double Executive Suite: $189
  • Parking: Valet $22.00 In/Out Privileges
  • City Lot: $14.00 No In/Out Privileges
To reserve the group rate, use this link: Show

With Group Code: SMERF

To obtain this rate, reservations must be placed no later than May 5, 2018.

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Ambassador Hotel

Considered one of Milwaukee’s premier art deco style hotels, the Ambassador has been meticulously restored combining historic character and all the services you could possibly ask for in travel lodgings. It is located less than 10 minutes from downtown Milwaukee. The rooms are large, bright, beautiful, and newly decorated. If you would consider a hotel a short distance from the downtown area, book the Ambassador.

Amenities include:
  • Complimentary shuttle to convention center/downtown (operates 7:30am-11:30pm)
  • Free WIFI on all floors
  • The Fitz Restaurant – Fine dining at affordable prices
  • Caffé Deco – Starbucks coffee and many to-go items
  • Fitness and Spa Services

Room Rates:

  • Single Queen Non Smoking: Single/Double: $119; Triple: $129; Quad: $139
  • King Deluxe Non Smoking: Single/Double: $129; Triple: $139; Quad: $149
  • King Handicap Accessible Non Smoking: Single/Double: $129; Triple: $139; Quad: $149
  • Queen Queen Deluxe Non Smoking: Single/Double: $139; Triple: $149; Quad: $159
  • King Whirlpool Suite Non Smoking: Single/Double: $229; Triple: $239; Quad: $249


  • Free

Reservations: 414-345-5000 or 888-322-3326 – Ask for the Bead&Button Show Rate. Reservations must be made no later than May 6, 2018.



Homewood Suites by Hilton Milwaukee Downtown

A beautiful remodeled historic hotel in downtown Milwaukee in the Historic 3rd Ward near the lakefront, shopping, restaurants and nightlife.

Rate: $155 (plus applicable taxes)

Self parking: $22.00 (Bag drop off available)

Online reservations


Doubletree Hotel

Added Plus:
  • DELICIOUS Chocolate Chip Cookies!
  • Easy walk across the street from the Wisconsin Center
  • Internet access
  • 24-hour fitness center

Room Rates: 15.1% room tax is also applied to any reservation.
  • Standard King or Two Double Bed Room: $154 per night.
  • Additional guests in room are charged at a rate of $10.00 per person.
  • 72 hour cancellation notice required.
  • Rate applies through May 3, 2018.
  • Guest priority overnight parking $20 plus tax/night. 

Phone: 414-273-2950 or 800-222-TREE for reservations. Ask for Bead&Button Show Rate.

Ramada Inn City Center

Added Pluses:
  • Easy one and a half block walk to the Wisconsin Center
  • Free parking with room
  • Complimentary internet access
  • Fitness center and seasonal outdoor pool
  • Restaurant with bar; room service with limited hours
  • 24-hour business center
Room Rate:
  • $126 per night (plus applicable taxes) up to four persons
  • 48-hour notice to cancel required to avoid charges
Phone: 414-272-8410

- Use local number for reservations and be sure to ask for the Bead&Button Show Rate.  Reservations must be placed before May 9, 2018, to secure this rate.

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