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W Chicago - City Center

Travelzoo Staff

Why We Love It

  • A DJ spins nightly at this centrally located 4-star hotel
  • Feel as glam as the serpentine couch with a W signature cocktail at The Living Room Bar
  • Located in the heart of the Loop, the hotel is near Willis Tower, the Chicago Art Institute, Millennium Park and the theater district
  • Slick, modern guestrooms softened by goose-down-filled bedding and pillows

"Suave lobby scene" — Travel + Leisure
Enjoyed This
(10 Member Ratings)
"The hotel was impeccable. Excellent location in the city within walking distance to restaurants, stores and theatres. "
Feb 27, 2017
Miami, FL, USA

Map & Directions

Midway airport is about a 30-minute drive to the hotel and cab fare runs $35. O'Hare International Airport is about 45 minutes to the hotel and cab fare runs $40. The Quincy CTA "L" stop is one block from the hotel and guests can take the Orange line to Midway. The Monroe CTA “L” stop is four blocks from the hotel and guests can take the Blue line to O’Hare.

Rooms & Rates

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Stepping into the W Chicago-City Center will make any leisure-seeker or business traveler feel hip. This financial district hotel welcomes guests into a cathedral-like lobby, where a DJ spins jams nightly and guests recline on glam-worthy serpentine couches at The Living Room Bar. After checking into a high-tech, sleek room, nosh at IPO, named after Chicago's financial district, where small plates of eclectic cuisine pair perfectly with the hotel's elegant energy.

Walk out the door and into the heart of the famed Chicago Loop. A short stroll leads to Willis Tower, the Chicago Art Institute, Millennium Park and the theater district. Any one of the enthusiastic bellhops will list off many of the nearby attractions, proving the accessibility of this Windy City hotel.

From the press:
  • "With a lobby that feels like a club, and spacious high-tech rooms done up in graphite and cream, this financial district hotel welcomes a lively crowd along with business traveler" — Fodor's
  • "W Chicago-City Center targets young urban hipsters with its suave lobby scene — a DJ spins nightly in the cathedral-like lobby" — Travel + Leisure



  • Bar
  • Gym / fitness center
  • Restaurant
  • 100% smoke-free


  • 24-hour front desk
  • 24-hour room service
  • Concierge service
  • Currency exchange / ATM
  • Express check-in / checkout
  • Laundry / dry cleaning
  • Safe in reception (fees apply)
  • Business center

Room amenities

  • Air-conditioning
  • Iron and ironing board
  • Mini bar
  • Pay-per-view / movies on demand
  • Safe
  • DVD / CD player & library
  • Flatscreen TV
  • iPod/iPhone docking station


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


  • Bathrobes
  • Hair-dryer
  • Luxury toiletries


  • Parking (fees apply)
  • 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.


Check-in: Standard Time is 3pm.

Checkout: Standard Time is 12pm.

Cancellation: 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: Check-in time starts at 3pm Check-out time is 12pm

Know Before You Go

  • Reservations are required for massage services and spa treatments. Reservations can be made by contacting the hotel prior to arrival, using the contact information on the booking confirmation.
  • Children 17 years old and younger stay free when occupying the parent or guardian's room, using existing bedding.
  • 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 15 and USD 30 per person (approximately)
  • Fee for in-room wireless Internet: USD 14.95 per night (rates may vary)
  • Fee for wireless Internet in public areas: USD 14.95 per night (rates may vary)
  • Self parking fee: USD 46.00 per night
  • Valet parking fee: USD 67.00 per night (in/out privileges)

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

Mandatory Fees and Taxes

You'll be asked to pay the following charges at the property:

  • Deposit: USD 200.00 per night

We have included all charges provided to us by the property. However, charges can vary, for example, based on length of stay or the room you book.

Have a Question? Contact Travelzoo.

Customer Service available 24 hours

Rates may vary by date, are subject to availability and are not guaranteed until your purchase is complete.

Enjoyed This
(10 Member Ratings)
Ratings & reviews reflect verified member feedback for W Chicago - City Center (Starwood) over the past 15 months.
4.4 Ambiance
4.6 Location
4.2 Rooms
4.8 Quality of Service
4.2 Value for the Money
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Enjoyed Most
The staff was pleasant.
Other Comments
While the check in staff was nice, the lobby was too small. We requested a refrigerator that never came and they tried to charge us.
Erika Jan 02, 2018 ChicagoChicago, IL, USA
Enjoyed Most
The hotel was impeccable. Excellent location in the city within walking distance to restaurants, stores and theatres.
Other Comments
Beautiful hotel with very nice bar and restaurant. Room was very clean and comfortable.
Yolanda Feb 27, 2017 Miami, FL, USA
Enjoyed Most
It's exactly what you expect from the W brand. Hip, swanky, and vibrant. The hotel is centrally located and the staff is pleasant at all levels and every interaction.
Other Comments
I don't know why they have low rating the hotel is very nice and the staff is ready to exceed your expectations. I'd return without question. Thanks for a great stay it really added to the beautiful 1st impression Chicago made on me.
ARMOND Dec 07, 2016 Atlanta, GA, USA

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