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Renaissance Chicago Downtown Hotel

1 W Wacker Dr, Chicago, IL 60601
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  • Chicago Riverwalk
    0.2 km
  • 4 star hotel
  • Pool
Reviewed 2 days ago
Great hotel.
At the property on a business trip for 5 nights and had a great... more
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Lynn, Massachusetts
Reviewed 2 days ago NEWvia mobile

At the property on a business trip for 5 nights and had a great time. Meetings and conferences utilized the conference rooms and ballrooms, all of which were excellent. Food provided was very good and the food was all different varieties and cuisines. The 3rd floor bar, Raised, was excellent and had an excellent variety of craft beers and cocktails....

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Geneva, Illinois
Reviewed 2 days ago NEWvia mobile

Shout out to this property and their staff! Recently stayed here to celebrate an important event in my life. They came through big time! Great room, great views, great service. Employees were friendly and helpful. New makeover of hotel is top notch too. Love the lobby, new bar on 3rd floor, and fitness room. Can't wait to return, and thank...

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Chicago, Illinois
Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

Stayed here for a couple of nights with my brother while we attended a local event. Check-in was easy, rooms are nice and beds are comfortable, but the room we had did not have a desk. Minor, but was hoping to get some work done. Great location and easy walking distance to many local places. Easy walk to bus and...

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RenaissanceChicagoGM, Kelsey, Executive Assistant at Renaissance Chicago Downtown Hotel, responded to this review

IL_DIVER_60607 - We are glad you could join us with your brother! We hope you enjoyed exploring the windy city!

Asheville, North Carolina
Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

The food was my favorite thing about this property. The wait staff in the banquet functions were suberb and seemed to truly like their jobs. The room was fine and the hallway decor was sort of an unfinished graffiti theme. It was interesting. Nice gym facilities. Awesome location.

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RenaissanceChicagoGM, Kelsey, Executive Assistant at Renaissance Chicago Downtown Hotel, responded to this review

busitraveller_10 - We will definitely share your comments with our Chef! Thanks for joining us in the windy city!

Reviewed 1 week ago

Went here for a mini break. Check in was great and we loved the casual layout of the lobby. Definitely enjoy the Apple cinnamon pastry along with some earl grey tea in the morning. Only real things that stop this getting a 5 star are the following. 1. Beds seem too soft and we both woke up with some back...

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RenaissanceChicagoGM, Kelsey, Executive Assistant at Renaissance Chicago Downtown Hotel, responded to this review

Nick C - Thanks for joining us for a mini vacation! We appreciate your time in sharing feedback and we will be sharing all your comments with our team. We hope to help you relax and refresh again soon!

Waterloo, Iowa
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

My husband and several couple friends stayed here for a weekend in Chicago, impressive all around. My sister in law coordinated a surprise party for my brother with the help of the hotel; the staff made sure everything was perfect. Enjoyed the different bars and lounging areas, beds and pillows very comfortable, and excellent customer service.

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RenaissanceChicagoGM, Kelsey, Executive Assistant at Renaissance Chicago Downtown Hotel, responded to this review

Angela R - Delighted we could be part of your brother's celebration! Looking forward to welcoming you back for many more special occasions!

Chesterland, Ohio
Reviewed 1 week ago

The Renaissance Chicago boasts a great central location along the river downtown. It's right across the river from the "corncob" apartments and there are great views along the front (hint, ask for a river view room). The location is convenient to just about everything downtown and is reasonably close to the excellent light rail train system. I understand that the...

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RenaissanceChicagoGM, Kelsey, Executive Assistant at Renaissance Chicago Downtown Hotel, responded to this review

ElaineAndGreg - Thank you for checking out our hotel! We appreciate the feedback and look forward to welcoming you back!

Orinda, California
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

My daughter and I enjoyed our stay at this property. The staff was friendly and helpful. Our room was large and comfortable with a nice view of downtown. The hotel was close enough to walk to shopping and restaurants. We took a short cab ride to the museum district. They had a nice bare with an interesting drink menu. I...

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RenaissanceChicagoGM, Kelsey, Executive Assistant at Renaissance Chicago Downtown Hotel, responded to this review

RuthPH61 - Thanks for joining us in the windy city with your daughter! We look forward to your next visit!

Toronto
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Great to be so close to the Loop making for east access to transit. Room was comfortable although found it hard to maintain a consistent temperature (either too cold or too hot). Service was fast and efficient.

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RenaissanceChicagoGM, Kelsey, Executive Assistant at Renaissance Chicago Downtown Hotel, responded to this review

njw_to - Thank you for your time in sharing feedback. We hope you will join us again in downtown Chicago!

Alexandria, Virginia
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We were warmly welcomed by the Front Desk representative Mr Jaime Catalan who made sure we were quickly checked in for a week's stay. He had a positive attitude, had everything we needed, and gave us a great recommendation for dinner, and treated us as VIPs. The hotel was very clean, just trendy enough for us, well maintained, and everyone...

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Steve 0 - We appreciate your time in sharing a review of our hotel! We look forward to continuing to be your go-to spot in the windy city!

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Downtown / The Loop
Often visitors' first stop in Chicago, The Loop is a good starting point to sample the city's energy and flavor. This central business district boasts Michelin-rated restaurants, upscale hotels, premier shopping, and enough arresting architecture to keep your camera busy for hours. You won’t find too many photo galleries of downtown Chicago without a shot of Millennium Park and Cloud Gate (“The Bean”), one of the most iconic landmarks in the city. A stunning skyline coupled with cultural attractions like the Art Institute of Chicago present a Downtown where work and play peacefully coexist.
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  • Pool
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  • Restaurant
  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Spa
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Merging the business of the Loop with the pleasure of State Street and Chicago’s Theater District, the newly renovated Renaissance Chicago Downtown Hotel invites discovery at every turn. Winner of a TripAdvisor Certificate of Excellence, the Renaissance Chicago enthralls from the moment you enter the lobby – featuring a VIP Club Lounge, Artist Studio, Coffee Bar and Library. Unwind and revitalize in one of the 520 guestrooms and 40 suites featuring unique amenities with marble accents complimented by skyline views of the city's architecture. Wind down inside this luxury hotel in Chicago’s Rejuvenation Center boasting a refreshing indoor pool and indulgent spa treatments. Experience this downtown Chicago hotel’s distinctive and hip scene with local flair, delectable dishes and creative cocktails. This premier Chicago theater hotel is steps away from upscale shopping, fine dining, the theater district, and famed Millennium Park. Your own Windy City experience awaits at this downtown Chicago boutique hotel. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Renaissance Chicago Downtown Hotel

Address: 1 W Wacker Dr, Chicago, IL 60601
Region: United States > Illinois > Chicago > Downtown / The Loop
Price Range: $257 - $722 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:4 star — Renaissance Chicago Downtown Hotel 4*
Number of rooms: 560
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Also Known As:
Renaissance Hotel Chicago
Chicago Renaissance
Renaissance Chicago Hotel
Hotel Style:
#19 Spa Hotel in Chicago
#22 Family Hotel in Chicago
#25 Romantic Hotel in Chicago
#35 Luxury Hotel in Chicago
#39 Business Hotel in Chicago
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“High floor rooms on the river side have great views.”
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“Ask for a river view. It's especially nice at night.”
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“Ask for a room with a river view”
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“ask for high room with a view of the River.”
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“Ask for a river view room on a high floor.”
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