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Private room in boat

Fabulous four boys room

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Fabulous four boys room

4 guests
1 bedroom
4 beds
3 shared baths
4 guests
1 bedroom
4 beds
3 shared baths

Step back in time and enjoy the unique setting of a 1920 design railroad car ferry. For 50 years the Steamship City of Milwaukee crossed Lake Michigan carrying freight on her car deck. The upper decks including passenger and Officer rooms are available for you to enjoy. The Four Boys room is located on the Engineers Hallway. It is outfitted with two sets of bunk beds for a total of four beds. Four small closets and a writing desk are also in the room.


Wireless Internet
Free parking on premises

Sleeping arrangements

Bedroom 1
4 single beds, 4 bunk beds

House Rules

Check-in time is 3PM - 11PM
Check out by 11AM


47 Reviews

Rachel User Profile
July 2018
The SS City of Milwaukee is a historic ship that you can stay on. The bunks are decently comfortable, there are hot showers and abundant towels, breakfast, and the space is pretty cool to walk around on your own. We were a little disappointed that seeing the coast guard ship next…
Molly User Profile
July 2018
This place beats staying in a hotel. You get all the same amenities and feels like you're sleeping in a museum! All the interior is historical and you'll love exploring the ship taking pictures. Linda even provided us with breakfast and coffee.
Henri User Profile
July 2018
Me and my friend stayed at City of Milwaukee ship for one night. Very cool experience! The ship is maintained in original condition and is an important historical landmark. If you’re seeking for an unique experience, this is it! If you need the neatness premises with AC and every…
Kimberly User Profile
July 2018
This was a great experience! The room was clean and comfortable. The staff is very helpful throughout our stay. Learning about the history of the ship was really cool. Restaurants and Beach is about a five minute car ride.
Thomas User Profile
July 2018
This is truly a unique place to stay. The kids had fun exploring the upper levels of the ship. The "four boys room" had plenty of space and was conveniently located next to the bathroom/shower.
Cian User Profile
July 2018
I will be coming back with friends. Staying on a historical museum ship was magical and marvelous. There was high heat while we were there but it did not matter to us. We loved hanging out on the deck, taking photos, and enjoyed our little cabin room quite a bit. If you have …
Nancy User Profile
June 2018
Great Experience for one night!

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Manistee, Michigan, United StatesJoined in June 2015
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208 Reviews
Hi, I have been working for the S.S. City of Milwaukee for 12 years. I love the ship and it is my passion to continue restoring her to her original condition. I love to share the history of the car ferries and share with others the story of her restoration journey,
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