Very Good 1940 Reviews
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  •  Gym
  •  Handicap-accessible
  •  Parking On Site
  •  Pool
  •  Restaurant
  •  Spa
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With a stay at Renaissance Chicago Downtown Hotel in Chicago (The Loop), you’ll be minutes from Vietnam Veterans Memorial and Chicago Theatre. This 4-star hotel is close to Millennium Park and Art Institute of Chicago.


Make yourself at home in one of the 560 air-conditioned rooms featuring flat-screen televisions. Your room comes with a pillowtop bed. Wireless Internet access (surcharge) keeps you connected, and cable programming is available for your entertainment. Private bathrooms with shower/tub combinations feature designer toiletries and hair dryers.

Spa, Wellness & Premium Amenities

Enjoy recreational amenities such as an indoor pool and a fitness center. This hotel also features wireless Internet access (surcharge), concierge services, and gift shops/newsstands.

Food & Drink

Grab a bite at one of the hotel’s 3 restaurants, or stay in and take advantage of 24-hour room service. Buffet breakfasts are available for a fee.

Business & Travel Amenities

Featured amenities include a business center, express check-out, and complimentary newspapers in the lobby. Planning an event in Chicago? This hotel has 34,867 square feet (3 square meters) of space consisting of conference space and meeting rooms.

How to Get There

Renaissance Chicago Downtown Hotel
1 W Wacker Dr
Chicago, IL 60601 United States


4.5 Very Good 1940 Reviews
Centrally located, spacious
Reviewed 4 days ago

Excellent location in The Loop, near everything (theater, museums, restaurants). Very large room, king bed with nice firm mattress. A few odd quirks about the room design: For some reason there's no desk, just a low armchair with a small oval table, not great for working. Bathroom has hardly any place to hang a towel, just a small knob that's only about an inch long so the towel falls off. Markings for hot and cold water were reversed on the shower. Shampoo had an intense mint smell, so unless you want your head to smell like mouthwash, bring your own shampoo. Lamps in the room have small, hidden on/off switches, so you'll spend several minutes fumbling in the dark to turn them on. Pro tip: Join the Marriott Rewards program online (it's free) and they'll give you free internet (slow but functional), otherwise it's pricey.

Great location.
Reviewed 5 days ago

The hotel is in a great location, close to the theater district. The room was clean with nice furniture and the service was great. The towels were a bit thin like those in an inexpensive motel.
Overall, I would recommend this hotel.

Business trip
Reviewed 6 days ago

Stayed for 4 days. Although we didnt have a river view, we were upgraded to a junior suite. Huge bed, nice room. Bed was very comfortable. Concierge lounge was excellent. Great location too restaurants, magnificent mile and parks, shops. Friendly, helpful staff.

Superb hotel!
Reviewed 7 days ago

Excellent location, beautiful and spacious rooms. Great facilities - pool and gym which were extremely quiet during our stay! Fridge provided in room which was very convenient. Only negative is that check in is quite late at 4pm so I think this is a lot later than any other hotels around the world where we’ve stayed! I would recommend this hotel and would happily stay here again! Thanks!

Great view from river side rooms
Reviewed 1 week ago

The hotel staff are super efficient in all areas from check-in to club lounge to concierge. Well-appointed bathrooms and I received an upgrade to a river view room which provides an incredible view even on a gray rainy evening.