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The Kimpton Journeyman Encourages Exploration

Ride the Rails and Move About Milwaukee with Boutique Hotel’s Special Offer

By - Apr 28th, 2016 12:46 pm
A guest room at The Kimpton Journeyman.

A guest room at The Kimpton Journeyman.

MILWAUKEE (April 28, 2016) – To encourage a sense of wanderlust, Kimpton’s first Milwaukee hotel, The Kimpton Journeyman, will open with both an exciting offer for those traveling by train, as well as a way to explore the city with locally made leather backpacks complete with curated itineraries.

The Journeyman is now offering Ride the Rails, designed to kick off the perfect weekend jaunt from Chicago or any Amtrak city. Guests can now book Ride the Rails, which offers 20 percent off the best available rate during the month of July and 5 to 10 percent off the best available rate for the rest of the year. Guests will need to show their Amtrak ticket at check-in to receive the deal.

“The Journeyman is the perfect place to get away from it all,” says Patrick Gaskin, the hotel’s General Manager. “With an emerging culinary scene, renowned art galleries and the world-famous Summerfest, Milwaukee’s Third Ward has a little something for everyone. We’re very excited to call one of the most talked about cities in the country home.”

The Journeyman has also partnered with Milwaukee-based leather artisan Heather Hambrecht, designer of (h(om)e), and will offer her custom-made leather backpacks for guests inspired to explore Milwaukee. Each leather bag, which can also be carried as a stylish tote, will come with a Milwaukee itinerary curated by the staff for a “journey” around the city. Each itinerary will be tailored to the length of stay and offer everything from the best boutiques to little-known cafes. Guests will also have the option to fill their backpacks with seasonal provisions from the hotel’s restaurant, Tre Rivali. The partnership with Hambrecht is the first of many that The Journeyman will establish in the community.

To learn more about The Journeyman or make a reservation, visit Information is also available on Facebook and Instagram. To download hi-res images, please go to


San Francisco-based Kimpton Hotels & Restaurants is a leading collection of boutique hotels and restaurants and the acknowledged industry pioneer that first introduced the boutique hotel concept to the United States. In 1981, Bill Kimpton founded the company that today is renowned for making travelers feel genuinely cared for through thoughtful perks and amenities, bold, playful design and a sincerely personal style of guest service. Out to help people live full, balanced lives, Kimpton aims to inspire with touches like yoga mats in every room, complimentary coffee and tea to start the day, hosted evening Wine Hour, in-room fitness programming and complimentary bike rentals. The award-winning restaurants and bars are led by talented chefs and bartenders that offer guests a chance to dine like a local.

Kimpton is consistently ranked as one of the top companies in the Market Metrix Hospitality Index, Upper Upscale Segment, for Customer Satisfaction. The company is highly-regarded for its innovative employee culture and benefits and has been named a FORTUNE magazine “Best Place to Work” seven times since 2009. Kimpton is continuously growing and currently operates over 60 hotels and 70 plus restaurants, bars and lounges in 30 U.S. cities. In January 2015, Kimpton was welcomed into the InterContinental Hotels Group (IHG) family of hotel brands, bringing together two special cultures and sets of values to create the world’s largest boutique hotel business. For more information, visit

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