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Hotel Description

Renaissance Chicago Downtown Hotel places you steps from Chicago Theater and within a short 5-minute stroll of Ford Center for the Performing Arts Oriental Theatre. Highlights at this hotel include 3 restaurants and an indoor swimming pool.

You can enjoy flat-screen TVs with cable channels, and all 560 rooms feature WiFi, coffee/tea makers, and free weekday newspapers. Pillowtop beds and premium bedding invite a comfortable night's sleep, and you'll find nice touches like designer toiletries. Room service, in-room massages, and safes are also available.

The restaurant, Great Street Restaurant, is open for breakfast, lunch, and dinner. Staytion Market & Bar is the hotel's own bar, serving drinks along with breakfast and dinner. 34,867 square feet (3 square meters) of event facilities include 21 meeting rooms and conference space, and other business amenities include a business center. Additionally, you'll find a fitness center, WiFi in public areas, and spa services. Buffet breakfast is available. There's also the convenience of valet parking.

Attractions within a 10-minute walk of this 4-star The Loop hotel include Wrigley Building and Chicago Cultural Center.

Room

Bed Count 1 King Bed Maximum Occupancy 4 Max
$185 per night

Suite, 1 Bedroom

Bed Count 1 King Bed Maximum Occupancy 3 Max

Room, River View

Bed Count 1 King Bed Maximum Occupancy 4 Max

Executive Suite, 1 Bedroom, River View

Bed Count 1 King Bed Maximum Occupancy 3 Max

Club Room, Business Lounge Access

Bed Count 1 King Bed Maximum Occupancy 4 Max

Deluxe Room, 1 King Bed

Bed Count 1 King Bed Maximum Occupancy 3 Max

About the Renaissance Chicago Downtown Hotel

Location 1 W Wacker Dr, Chicago, IL 60601

Property Features

Renaissance Chicago Downtown Hotel offers its guests an indoor pool and a fitness center. There are 3 restaurants on site. Business amenities include a business center and meeting rooms. WiFi is available in public spaces for a fee. Event space at this hotel measures 34,867 square feet (3 square meters) and includes conference space. Spa services, multilingual staff, and gift shops/newsstands are also featured at the business-friendly Renaissance Chicago Downtown Hotel. Parking is available for a fee. This 4-star Chicago hotel is smoke free.

  • 560 guestrooms or units
  • 27 levels
  • 3 dining venues
  • 21 conference rooms
  • 34,867 sq ft of conference space
  • 3 sq m of conference space
  • Built in 1991
  • Business facilities
  • Conference facilities
  • Breakfast available (surcharge)
  • Dry cleaning
  • Front desk (24 hours)
  • Express check-out
  • Staff is multilingual
  • Storage area for luggage
  • Concierge
  • Wedding services available
  • Gift shop
  • Newspapers in lobby (free)
  • ATM
  • Bellhop
  • Elevator
  • No smoking on site

Family Friendly Amenities

  • Family Hotel
  • Indoor pool
  • Refrigerator (on request)
  • Free cribs/infant beds

Internet

Available in all rooms: WiFi (surcharge)

Available in some public areas: WiFi (surcharge)

Parking

Valet parking (surcharge)

Transport

  • Airport: Chicago, IL (MDW-Midway Intl.) (19 km / 11.8 mi)
  • Train station: Millennium Station (0.8 km / 0.5 mi)
  • Metro station: State Station (0.2 km / 0.1 mi)
  • Parking: Valet parking available for a surcharge

Room Amenities

Renaissance Chicago Downtown Hotel offers 560 air-conditioned accommodations with laptop-compatible safes and coffee/tea makers. Pillowtop beds feature premium bedding. Flat-screen televisions come with premium cable channels and pay movies. Bathrooms include shower/tub combinations, designer toiletries, complimentary toiletries, and hair dryers. In-room wireless high-speed Internet access is available for a surcharge. Business-friendly amenities include complimentary weekday newspapers and phones. Additionally, rooms include irons/ironing boards and blackout drapes/curtains. Refrigerators and in-room massages can be requested. Housekeeping is provided daily.

  • Pillowtop beds
  • In-room dining (limited hours)
  • Flat-screen television
  • Cable channels
  • Premium channels
  • Movies for purchase
  • Refrigerator available
  • Coffee maker
  • Luxury bedding
  • Shower and tub combination
  • Cribs (free)
  • Housekeeping (daily)
  • Weekday newspapers (free)
  • Massage in room (surcharge)
  • Hair dryer
  • Laptop safe
  • Designer toiletries
  • Telephone
  • Iron and ironing board
  • Blackout drapes
  • Climate control (air conditioning)
  • Ensuite bathroom
  • Connecting rooms available

Food & Drink

Guests can enjoy buffet breakfast for a fee.

Great Street Restaurant - This restaurant serves breakfast, lunch, and dinner. Guests can enjoy drinks at the bar.

Staytion Market & Bar - This bar specializes in American cuisine and serves breakfast, dinner, and light fare. Happy hour is offered. Open daily.

RAISED Urban Rooftop Bar - This rooftop bar specializes in American cuisine and serves brunch, lunch, dinner, and light fare. Happy hour is offered. Open daily.

Room service (during limited hours) is available.

Nearby Activities

The hotel's fitness club includes an indoor lap pool, sauna, and 24-hour fitness center with treadmills, elliptical trainers, stationary bikes, and stair machines.

Daley Bicentennial Plaza, a half-mile away, offers nine lighted tennis courts (surcharge), with equipment available for rent.

Harbourside International, 15 miles from the hotel, has an 18-hole, par 72 golf course, a driving range, and a clubhouse. A 20-mile bike path along Lake Michigan extends from Lincoln Park, two miles from the hotel, to Jackson Park, south of downtown. Lake Michigan offers numerous seasonal recreational opportunities, including boating, sailing, water skiing, and canoeing.

The recreational activities listed below are available either on site or near the hotel; fees may apply.

  • Golfing nearby
  • Kayaking nearby
  • Sailing nearby
  • Water skiing nearby
  • Scooter/moped rentals nearby
  • Mountain biking nearby
  • Bicycle rentals nearby
  • Hiking/biking trails nearby
  • Golf lessons available nearby
  • Segway rental/tour nearby
  • Boat tours nearby
  • Rock climbing nearby

Accessibility

If you need to make special requests for accessibility needs, please note them at check-out when booking your stay.

  • Accessible bathroom
  • Roll-in shower
  • In-room accessibility

Hotel Policies

Check-in

  • Check-in time starts at 4 PM
  • Check-in time ends at 4 PM
  • Minimum check-in age is 21

Check-out

  • Check-out by noon

Payment types

Children and extra beds

  • Children are welcome.
  • Free cribs (infant beds)!

Pets

  • No pets allowed, but service animals are welcome

Policies

Extra-person charges may apply and vary depending on property policy.

Government-issued photo identification and a credit card or cash deposit are required at check-in for incidental charges.

Special requests are subject to availability upon check-in and may incur additional charges. Special requests cannot be guaranteed.

  • Only service animals are allowed
  • No rollaway/extra beds available

Fees

Optional extras

The fees and deposits listed below will be charged at the 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)

This may not be a comprehensive list. Fees and deposits are subject to change and might not include tax.

Hotel Names

  • Chicago Downtown Renaissance
  • Hotel Renaissance Chicago Downtown
  • Renaissance Chicago Downtown
  • Renaissance Chicago Downtown Hotel
  • Renaissance Hotel Chicago Downtown
  • Chicago Renaissance
  • Renaissance Hotel Chicago

You should know

  • Connecting/adjoining rooms are subject to availability and can be requested by contacting the property at the number on your booking confirmation.