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"The location is perfect for the Loop, the Magnificent Mile and the restaurants of River North" -- TimeOut Chicago

Renaissance Chicago Downtown Hotel

The Loop, Chicago
  • Hotel overlooking the Chicago River within 15-minute walk of museums and attractions
  • Features an indoor pool, fitness center, spa and rooftop bar 
  • Room with a view: Corner suites looking out at both the Chicago River and Lake Michigan
  • Property is adjacent to State/Lake El station, making the entire city easily accessible 
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1 W Wacker Dr
Chicago, IL, 60601
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Staying at the Renaissance Chicago Downtown Hotel puts guests within walking distance of top attractions, restaurants and shopping within The Loop. Overlooking the Chicago River, the hotel is a five-minute walk from House of Blues, 10 minutes from the Magnificent Mile and 15 minutes from Millennium Park.

Guest rooms and suites look out at the river or skyline and corner suites have views of both the Chicago River and Lake Michigan. Accommodations are outfitted with one king bed or two queens, flat-screen televisions and coffeemakers; Wi-Fi is available for a surcharge. Club Level rooms offer access to a private lounge for free breakfast and afternoon appetizers with non-alcoholic drinks.

For a casual dinner or cocktails, guests can head to the rooftop where an indoor/outdoor bar is open year-round, thanks to heat laps and the private VIP greenhouse. American cuisine is served for breakfast and lunch, and paired with panoramic city views at Great Street while the on-site market makes it easy to satisfy cravings on-the-go. The property also features an indoor pool, spa and fitness center. 

From the press:
  • “Exudes warmth and style” -- Lonely Planet
  • "An opulent atmosphere at almost (but not quite) reasonable rates is what this hotel offers" -- Gayot.com


  • Gym / fitness center
  • Indoor pool
  • 100% smoke-free


  • 24-hour front desk
  • Concierge service
  • Currency exchange / ATM
  • Express check-in / checkout
  • Laundry / dry cleaning
  • Room service (limited hours)
  • Business center

Room amenities

  • Air-conditioning
  • Coffee / tea-making facilities
  • Iron and ironing board
  • Pay-per-view / movies on demand
  • Safe
  • Flatscreen TV


  • Wi-Fi in guest rooms (fees apply)
  • Wi-Fi in public areas (fees apply)


  • Hair-dryer
  • Luxury toiletries


  • Valet service (fees apply)
Please note: Some amenities may not be available in all rooms and some amenities or services incur an additional charge and are subject to change. Please check with the hotel directly.


  • Cancellation policy & booking conditions vary by 'rate plan'. These will be displayed on the payment page after you have searched for your dates and selected a rate.

Additional details

  • Pets not allowed Check-in time starts at 4pm Check-out time is 12pm

    You must present a photo ID when checking in. Your credit card is charged at the time you book. Bed type and smoking preferences are not guaranteed.Your reservation is prepaid and is guaranteed for late arrival. The total charge includes all room charges and taxes, as well as fees for access and booking. Any incidental charges such as parking, phone calls, and room service will be handled directly between you and the property.

    Know Before You Go

    • The property has connecting/adjoining rooms, which are subject to availability and can be requested by contacting the property using the number on the booking confirmation.


    The following fees and deposits are charged by the property at time of service, check-in, or check-out.

    • Breakfast fee: between USD 10 and USD 30 per person (approximately)
    • Fee for in-room wireless Internet: USD 14.95 per day (rates may vary)
    • Fee for wireless Internet in public areas: USD 14.95 per night (rates may vary)
    • Self parking fee: USD 65 per day (in/out privileges)
    • Valet parking fee: USD 69 per day (in/out privileges)

    The above list may not be comprehensive. Fees and deposits may not include tax and are subject to change.

Getting there

The hotel is 15 miles from Midway International Airport and 18 miles from O'Hare International Airport. Guests can expect to pay $45-$50, respectively, in cab fare to reach the destination. 


  • 1 W Wacker Dr
  • Chicago, IL, 60601
  • United States

Customer Service

Prefer to book over the phone?

Tel: +44 (0) 20 3564 9000

M-F, 8am-9pm

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You will pay the hotel in the hotel's local currency. The rate displayed (in GBP) is an estimate based on today's currency exchange rate.

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