4.5 out of 5

With a stay at Renaissance Chicago Downtown Hotel in Chicago (The Loop), you'll be minutes from Vietnam Veterans Memorial and Untitled.

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.

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.

Grab a bite at one of the hotel's 3 restaurants, or stay in and take advantage of room service (during limited hours). Buffet breakfasts are available for a fee.

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.

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
  • Dining venue
  • 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

  • Indoor pool  
  • Refrigerator (on request)  
  • Cribs/infant beds (complimentary)  

Internet

Available in all rooms: Wireless internet access ( USD 14.95 per day )

Available in some public areas: Wireless internet access ( USD 14.95 per night )

Parking

Valet parking (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 Things to Do

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 time is noon

Payment types

Children and extra beds

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

Pets

  • No pets allowed, but service animals are welcome

Policies

Charges for extra guests may apply and vary according to property policy.

A cash deposit or credit card for incidental charges and government-issued photo identification are required upon check-in.

Special requests are subject to availability at the time of check-in. Special requests can't be guaranteed and may incur additional charges.

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 Name

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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.