4.5
Very Good 2021 Reviews
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Amenities

  •  Gym
  •  Handicap Accessible
  •  Parking On Site
  •  Pool
  •  Restaurant
  •  Spa
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Overview

Location

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.

Rooms

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

Reviews

4.5 Very Good 2021 Reviews
Nice Hotel, Odd Meeting Space
Reviewed 4 days ago

The first thing you see when you walk in the main door is the bar. Kind of odd. The rooms and staff were all great. It was a little odd that you couldn’t open the bathroom door and room door at the same time.

The 3rd floor meeting spaces are just not great. The hallways are dark and windy. Not ideal. The rooms were all good for sessions.

Nice hotel, great service and great outdoor bar
Reviewed 5 days ago

Spent 3 days here at a conference. The check in and hotel staff were very friendly and accommodating. Hotel was wall kept, clean and what you’d expect from this chain. Great bar on 3rd floor with inside /outside option. As with many downtown Chicago places it’s not cheap. Parking was $72 per night and drinks $20.

Beautiful hotel, excellent location, clean & comfortable
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Loved everything about the hotel since we walked in. Beautifully decorated, great ambiance, great service, spacious and clean rooms and bathrooms. We had three rooms on the 26th floor. Ours had beautiful views of the river. My kids had a larger floorplan. Super quiet. Great location as you can walk to all the downtown fun places, and restaurants

Beautiful & chic hotel, great decor, great location, awesome rooms
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

One of the most beautifully decorated hotels, and so centrally located. Spacious room (we had three rooms for 6 people) and all the rooms had great views. My husband and I were on 26th floor overlooking the river. Clean rooms, and bathrooms. The only thing I didn't like was the sliding bathroom door which doesn't shut, and is always a bad idea in hotels. Nice bar, lots of seating areas in the lobby, and close to all the downtown places we wanted to see. I highly recommend.

Need better pillows
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I really liked this hotel for many reasons. The plus def out way the minuses.
Pros:
The rooms are lovely. Great views. Super clean. Everything you need. Housekeepers are wonderful.

Cons:
The pillows are terrible! Worst of any Marriott brand I’ve ever stayed at. Makes it very hard to sleep.
The valets/bellmen stood and chatted with one another and watched me as I struggled with the door once while carrying 3 dozen donuts and another time while I had my suitcase. Thanks for the help. Not.
Fri. night after room service was closed, there was no way to get any food in the hotel. The bars were out of food. How does this happen? A huge hotel in the center of downtown Chicago has run out of food?

I guess if I could ask them to fix one thing, it would be the pillows. What I need most from my hotel room is to be able to sleep.