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    The Gwen, a Luxury Collection Hotel, Chicago

    521 North Rush Street, at Michigan Avenue, Chicago, IL 60611-3646
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    Reviewed yesterday

    I came into the hotel after a taking the train up on a Sunday Night. Usually I wouldn't consider a hotel this fancy but came across a good deal from Hotwire. The hotel is attached to the North Bridge Mall and the Chicago Nordstrom Store....More

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    Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

    My wife and I stayed at The Gwen for a getaway to Chicago. The Gwen was great. All the rooms have recently been very nicely renovated. We stayed in room 1013 facing east toward Lake Michigan and had a nice view of a portion of...More

    1  Thank Minneapolisdoyle
    Reviewed 3 days ago

    This hotel was very nice and the staff were top notch. It is very centrally located with many good options for eating, including lower and higher end eateries. Would definitely stay here again and enjoyed my time here!

    Thank Brix510
    Reviewed 4 days ago

    Nice rooms, great location, decent food too. Decor was great, and lobby was very interesting. Did 3-4 nights in summer '16 for a work event. I've stayed at other River North properties before, but this one was probably the best located. Professional staff - a...More

    Thank Adam M
    Reviewed 4 days ago

    This was my first time at this hotel. Great location near the shops at North Bridge with the entrance on Rush Street. It takes you off guard when you enter into the lobby as you need to take an elevator to go up to the...More

    Thank Leah D
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    • US$245 - US$665 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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    • #16 Business Hotel in Chicago
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    • #21 Family Hotel in Chicago
    • #67 Luxury Hotel in Chicago
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    neighborhood. For prime upscale shopping, this is the
    place to go. It’s busy, energetic, and packed with
    shoppers. You'll also find hundreds of restaurants and
    dozens of hotels, all on the mid- to high-end scale.
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    Are the terraces private?
    15 March 2017|
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    Response from 16familyof5 | Reviewed this property |
    Like the others in the thread, our room did not have a terrace. There was an open air enclosed terrace just off the check-in and bar area, but closed during winter.
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    Julia H
    Please note that I have asked for my review"Beware" ( posted 2x by TripAdvisor) to be removed I apologize to The Gwen as my problem was not their fault The issue concerns Expedia We did visit The Gwen patio and food/ service and ambience were excellent Beautiful renovation
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    Pipppi
    Can I smoke on the terasse?
    10 July 2016|
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    Response from Tim H | Reviewed this property |
    no smoking on the Terrace. Go to Sullivan's for a smoke on their sidewalk patio. Dearborn and Hubbard
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    "1205 on the 12th floor was quiet and had a view of the Magnificent Mile."
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