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Renaissance Chicago Downtown Hotel

1 West Wacker Drive, Chicago, IL 60601

+1 312 372 7200
$169
Rate

per night

8.8
Great

based on 352 reviews

About

Cleanliness
9.3
Comfort
9.2
Location
9.6
Services
8.8
Staff
8.9
Value for money
8.4

Renaissance Chicago Downtown Hotel offers elegant accommodation in Chicago and is a short stroll from Merchandise Mart Railway Station. It is situated a brief walk from Chicago Loop and Michigan Avenue Bridge. Guests staying at Renaissance Chicago Downtown Hotel can enjoy taking a dip in the indoor pool, working out in the gym or unwinding with a drink in the on site bar. Multilingual staff are available assist with reservations or dining recommendations, and an express check-in/check-out facility is offered for convenience. Guests also have the option of relaxing in the sauna. Recently refurbished, the hotel has 553 modern rooms. Individual bathrooms have bathrobes and a hair dryer. Those preferring to eat at the hotel can head to the on-site restaurant, open for breakfast, lunch and dinner. Alternatively, there are plenty of dining options just a short walk away. Renaissance Chicago Downtown Hotel is within walking distance of Magnificent Mile and Millennium Park. Art Institute of Chicago is also nearby.


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Property safety measures

Heightened sanitation

Daily cleaning, increased availability of sanitation products.

Social distancing measures

Lobbies with safe social distancing.

Streamlined check-in and check-out.

Minimal contact with hotel personnel and other guests.


Available rooms at Renaissance Chicago Downtown Hotel

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Sun 9/26
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Amenities

  • Indoor pool
  • Fitness center
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Room service
  • Free Wi-Fi
  • Tea/coffee maker
  • Coffee machine
  • Coffee shop
  • Valet parking

Services and conveniences

  • ATM on-site
  • Business center
  • Wake-up service
  • Concierge service
  • Currency exchange on-site
  • Mini-market on site
  • Meeting/Banquet facilities
  • Shoeshine
  • Room service
  • Key card access
  • Express check-out
  • Private check-in/check-out
  • 24hr front desk
  • Conference rooms
  • Wedding services
  • Safety deposit box
  • Bottle of water

Health and safety

  • Face masks for guests available
  • Physical distancing in dining areas
  • Physical distancing rules
  • CCTV in common areas
  • CCTV outside property
  • Hand sanitizer in guest accommodation and key areas
  • Screens or physical barriers placed between staff and guests in appropriate areas
  • Use of cleaning chemicals that are effective against coronavirus
  • 24-hour security
  • Guest accommodation is disinfected between stays
  • All plates, cutlery, glasses and other tableware have been sanitized
  • Delivered food is securely covered
  • Guests can opt-out of accommodation cleaning
  • Staff follow all safety protocols as directed by local authorities
  • First-aid kit
  • Safe

Accessibility and suitability

  • Entire unit wheelchair accessible
  • Multi-lingual staff
  • No smoking
  • Lowered sink
  • Non-feather pillow
  • Pets allowed on request. Charges may apply.
  • Roll-in shower
  • Increased accessibility
  • Elevator
  • Accessible by elevator
  • Adapted bath
  • Toilet with grab rails
  • Upper floors accessible by elevator

Basics

  • Internet
  • Fire extinguisher
  • Free toiletries
  • Smoke alarms
  • Heating
  • Air-conditioned
  • Free Wi-Fi
  • Linens
  • Towels
  • Shampoo
  • Body soap
  • Trash cans
  • Conditioner

General

  • Executive lounge access
  • Lockers
  • Newspapers
  • Storage available
  • River view
  • Seating area
  • Sofa
  • Bridal suite
  • Telephone
  • Carpeted
  • City view
  • VIP room facilities

Dining

  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Food can be delivered to guest accommodation
  • Coffee shop
  • Microwave
  • Snack bar
  • Breakfast in the room
  • Tea/coffee maker
  • Coffee machine
  • Dining area
  • Dining table

Bathroom

  • Hairdryer
  • Bathrobe
  • Private bathroom
  • Raised toilet
  • Shower
  • Bathtub
  • Toilet
  • Toilet paper
  • Walk-in shower

Media and entertainment

  • Flat-screen TV
  • Cable or satellite TV
  • Pay-per-view channels
  • Streaming service
  • Shared lounge/TV area
  • TV

Laundry

  • Ironing service
  • Laundry facilities
  • Laundry service
  • Pants press
  • Iron and ironing board

Things to do

  • Gift shop
  • Shops (on site)
  • Canoeing
  • Bowling
  • Hiking

Pool and spa

  • Heated pool
  • Spa
  • Indoor pool
  • Sauna

Bedroom

  • Feather pillow
  • Fold-up bed
  • Alarm clock
  • Wardrobe or closet

Parking and transportation

  • Parking
  • Private parking
  • Valet parking

Workspace

  • Fax/photocopying
  • Laptop safe
  • Desk

Outdoor

  • Terrace/Patio
  • Beach towels

Family friendly

  • Babysitting or child care
  • Cribs available

Fitness

  • Fitness center

Places of interest near Renaissance Chicago Downtown Hotel

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1 West Wacker Drive, Chicago, IL 60601

Sightseeing

Chicago Theater0.1 mi
Theatre District0.3 mi
Merchandising Mart0.4 mi
Cloud Gate0.4 mi

Restaurants and Cafés

Staytion Market & Bar0.0 mi
Nick & Tony's - Inactive0.0 mi
Catch 35 - Chicago0.0 mi
Chicago Brewhouse Riverwalk0.0 mi

Traveler Reviews

8.8
GreatBased on 352 verified guest reviews
8.8Friends
8.9Families
8.8Solo
8.7Couples

Pros +
  • Location and view were spectacular (in 52 reviews)
  • Great service and a beautiful hotel! (in 30 reviews)
  • "Super friendly staff, amazing river views." (in 28 reviews)
Cons -
  • The room wasn’t attended to very often. (in 13 reviews)
  • They then charged me for the roll away they told me they would offer. (in 7 reviews)
  • Rooftop bar not open on Sundays (in 7 reviews)

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Info about your stay

Check in/Check out

Check in anytime after 4:00 PM, check out anytime before 12:00 PM

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Frequently asked questions

  • On average, Renaissance Chicago Downtown Hotel is less than the Chicago average rate for 4 star hotels. The nightly rate at Renaissance Chicago Downtown Hotel is typically $170, whereas the nightly rate in Chicago is $134 more.

  • There are 15.6 mi between Chicago O'Hare Intl and Renaissance Chicago Downtown Hotel. The drive to and from the airport should be about 46min, depending on traffic. Take into account high traffic times, especially near more metropolitan areas.

  • With parking available at Renaissance Chicago Downtown Hotel, you could always rent a car for as low as $20/day and park it at the hotel. This would give you freedom while visiting Chicago. A very popular option for travelers staying at Renaissance Chicago Downtown Hotel would be to take a taxi or ridesharing service from Chicago O'Hare Intl directly to the hotel.

  • Pets are allowed at Renaissance Chicago Downtown Hotel.

  • Yes, Renaissance Chicago Downtown Hotel does have a restaurant where you can sit down to eat or take food to go. There are also many other quality food options in Chicago for those looking for something different. One of the easiest dining options for Chicago guests staying in Renaissance Chicago Downtown Hotel is to get room service, which is available to all hotel guests.

  • Yes. Many momondo users traveling to Chicago specifically look for hotels with a pool. Renaissance Chicago Downtown Hotel may have rules and guidelines for using the pool, so be sure to ask the front desk about things like pool hours.

  • Renaissance Chicago Downtown Hotel is just 0.8 mi away from Chicago city center. The closest landmark to the center of Chicago is Grant Park, which is very accessible to Renaissance Chicago Downtown Hotel guests.

  • The best contact number for Renaissance Chicago Downtown Hotel is +1 312 372 7200.

  • Yes, Renaissance Chicago Downtown Hotel has Wi-Fi available to hotel guests.

  • Renaissance Chicago Downtown Hotel does have a gym on-site that is available to hotel guests. Some hotel gyms may not have 24-hour access, so it is best to ask a front desk clerk for fitness center hours.


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