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Renaissance Chicago Downtown Hotel

Renaissance HotelsUS$572*
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#59 of 188 Hotels in Chicago
Certificate of Excellence
05/06/2017 06/06/2017
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Reviewed 5 days ago NEWvia mobile

Thanks to my daughter, I had a wonderful Mother's Day staycation at the Renaissance. The hotel is beautiful, well-maintained, clean, great customer service, comfortable beds, and a wonderful roof-top bar. It was a very relaxing and enjoyable weekend. Would definitely stay at this hotel again.

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

Katrinka M - We are delighted you could join us for Mother's Day! We look forward to hosting you for another staycation!

Reviewed 1 week ago

Cannot get a better location, or better hotel than this Renaissance Chicago Downtown Hotel. From the moment you walk in to the redesigned thoroughly contemporary lobby, you will be impressed. Not only is the staff very friendly, helpful and accommodating, the food in the lobby Stayation is outstanding, the bar really fun and whole atmosphere electric and exciting. Perfect Chicago....

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

Barb H - Thanks for recommending us as the 'place to stay' in the windy city! Delighted you enjoyed all of our outlets - Staytion, Great Street, and Raised!

Reviewed 1 week ago

I just returned from Chicago where we stayed at the Renaissance for my conference.this is a beautiful hotel. I was greeted promptly at the front desk check in for elite members by Jaime who was friendly and professional. He gave me my first choice for room (river view) without hassle. the elite level lounge breakfast with illy coffee provided an...

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Robyn A - Thanks for joining us as a loyal Marriott Rewards member! We look forward to welcoming you back to the windy city!

Los Angeles, California
Reviewed 1 week ago

We stayed here for two nights. The hotel is in a perfect location right in the heart of the city. The rooms were spacious and the view from our room was awesome. The hotel staff assisted us with finding great restaurants and attractions. The hotel lobby has a lot of room to sit and eat or have coffee and even...

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

s_traveler050 - Thanks for joining us for a few nights in downtown Chicago! We are glad your stay was enjoyable!

Mulhouse, France
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This is my second visit to this hotel and I have to say that it could not have been better. I contacted the hotel prior to my stay to arrange a specific room number that I had the year before and wanted to have again. That room, on the 26th floor, offered fantastic views over the Chicago River and I...

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

Esteban100 - We were delighted to hear Jill and Erika were able to make your stay even more enjoyable! See you again soon!

Leucadia, California
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Stayed at the Renaissance for a couple of days whilst at a conference in Chicago. It is a hip hotel in a hip city. I didnt know how to think about Chicago, it always seems cold, windy and kind of alien to me, but i found a new admiration for it this trip, it was cold and windy but beautiful...

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

ElRatler - We just love your description of Chicago and we are delighted to hear your appreciation for the city is now as great as ours! Thanks for joining us downtown and for sharing your review!

Canada
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Excellent hotel for its location, close to Millennium Park, Chicago Cultural Center, several theatres, the Riverwalk and City Winery, the Magnificant Mile, etc. Venture north via your choice of bridges on West Wacker Drive to River North for your choice of restaurants and blues clubs. Considering that the hotel is just north of the Loop, rooms are quite well insulated...

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

U6848NDchriss - Glad you enjoyed our location downtown Chicago! We look forward to welcoming you back anytime!

Florida
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This trip was one of four trips I make a year with my family of 5, which also translates into one of four times I really do care about upgrades and service. I burned 240k points to book 2 rooms for 3 days, so my expectations were quite high, especially as a Platinum who sleeps 100+ nights a year in...

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

wholden - We would like to extend our sincere apologies for the issues you had while staying at our property. A truly memorable experience is what we strive to provide each of our guests and we are very sorry to hear we are unable to do that for you on this stay. We will be following up with all appropriate...

Livingston
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

It's my favorite Renaissance hotel now. Everything was wonderful. Great location. Great breakfast. Great staff. Great view from our excellent accommodations. Great vibe. Thank you for everything. When we go back to Chicago I can't imagine staying anywhere else.

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RenaissanceChicago, Kelsey, Excutive Assistant at Renaissance Chicago Downtown Hotel, responded to this review

Audrey B - We are thrilled to be named your favorite! Can't wait to welcome you back!

Singapore, Singapore
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Absolute best location. Room is huge and clean. Hubby is the Platinum member so we got upgraded which was great. Half-hearted about the front desk though. Got a great welcome but I can tell that if you dress casually, you don't get a good service until they check to see that you are Platinum member. Oh well.. Now, the bellboy...

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

Diana B - Thank you for your loyalty to Marriott and for joining us in the windy city! We look forward to hosing you and your husband again soon!

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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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  • Restaurant
  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Spa
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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  • Wheelchair Access
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
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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 60601-1631
Region: United States > Illinois > Chicago > Downtown / The Loop
Price Range: $322 - $827 (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:
#20 Spa Hotel in Chicago
#22 Family Hotel in Chicago
#25 Romantic Hotel in Chicago
#36 Luxury Hotel in Chicago
#39 Business Hotel in Chicago
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“Overlooking the river for sure!”
374barbh, 16 May 2017 | Read review
“View of the Chicago sign was pretty great!”
s_traveler050, 14 May 2017 | Read review
“Ask or upgrade to River View and high floors.”
Esteban100, 9 May 2017 | Read review
“the higher the better - my room was had an awesome view over the river”
ElRatler, 9 May 2017 | Read review
“Corner and north-facing rooms are larger with better views. May be reserved for premium loyalty members.”
U6848NDchriss, 8 May 2017 | Read review
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