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Get an overview of this hotelElegant downtown Chicago hotel 3 blocks from Michigan Avenue
Popular property highlights
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 Smart televisions. Your room comes with a pillowtop bed. Flat-screen televisions with cable programming provide entertainment, while wireless Internet access (surcharge) keeps you connected. Private bathrooms with shower/tub combinations feature designer toiletries and hair dryers.
Enjoy recreational amenities such as an indoor pool and a 24-hour 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 24-hour room service. Buffet breakfasts are available for a fee.
Featured amenities include a business center, express check-out, and complimentary newspapers in the lobby. Event facilities at this hotel consist of conference space and meeting rooms.Information missing or incorrect? Tell us! Opens in a new window.
Renaissance Chicago Downtown Hotel
Located across from the Chicago River, the 27-story Renaissance Chicago Downtown Hotel enjoys a prime location 3 blocks from Michigan Avenue and the Magnificent Mile. A Chicago "L" station behind the hotel provides easy access to numerous destinations. Valet parking is available for a surcharge.
An on-site health club offers a sky-lit indoor lap pool and 24-hour fitness center.
The hotel completed renovations of both the guestrooms and lobby as of April 8, 2015.
On-site dining options include the Great Street Restaurant with river views, Staytion Market & Bar serving coffee and light fare, and 24-hour room service.
Meeting space includes 21 meeting rooms with a total of 34,867 sq feet (3239 sq meters) of flexible space, including a Grand Ballroom. An on-site FedEx Kinko's business center provides a wealth of services such as copying, faxes, messengers, and notary public. WiFi is available in public areas.
- Indoor pool
- 24-hour front desk
- Business center
- Conference space
- Year Built 1991
- Express check-out
- Meeting rooms 21
- Dry cleaning/laundry service
- WiFi (surcharge)
- Valet parking (surcharge)
- Smoke-free property
- Conference space size (meters) - 3
- Luggage storage
- Breakfast available (surcharge)
- Number of restaurants - 3
- Concierge services
- Conference space size (feet) - 34,867
- Gift shops or newsstand
- 24-hour fitness facilities
- Total number of rooms - 560
- Number of floors - 27
- Wedding services
- Multilingual staff
- Free newspapers in lobby
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 )
Valet parking (surcharge)
- Air conditioning
- Private bathroom
- Free toiletries
- Blackout drapes/curtains
- Pillowtop mattress
- In-room climate control (air conditioning)
- Coffee/tea maker
- Free weekday newspaper
- Designer toiletries
- Hair dryer
- Daily housekeeping
- Iron/ironing board
- Smart TV
- In-room massage available
- In-room safe (laptop compatible)
- Cable TV service
- Flat-panel TV
- Pay movies
- Premium bedding
- Premium TV channels
- Refrigerator (on request)
- Shower/tub combination
- Room service (24 hours)
- Connecting/adjoining rooms available
- Free cribs/infant beds
- Rollaway/extra beds (surcharge)
- In-room climate control (heating)
- WiFi (surcharge)
Where to Eat
Great Street Restaurant and Bar – A casual yet sophisticated restaurant overlooking the Chicago River, the Great Street Restaurant features American cuisine for breakfast and lunch each day.
Staytion Market & Bar - Staytion Market & Bar features mouth-watering Chicago street food with a twist, hand crafted cocktails, illy coffee, and house made pastries in a warm, mesmerizing atmosphere.
Room service - An a la carte menu is available 24 hours a day with a limited menu available overnight.
Nearby Things to Do
The hotel's fitness club includes an indoor pool and 24-hour fitness center with treadmills, elliptical trainers, stationary bikes, and stair machines.
Daley Bicentennial Plaza, a half-mile away, offers 9 lighted tennis courts (surcharge), with equipment available for rent. Harbourside International, 15 miles (24 kilometers) from the hotel, has an 18-hole, par 72 golf course, a driving range, and a clubhouse. A 20-mile (32-kilometer) 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.
- Bicycle rentals nearby
- Water skiing nearby
- Golfing nearby
- Boat tours nearby
- Segway rental/tour nearby
- Rock climbing nearby
- Mountain biking nearby
- Hiking/biking trails nearby
- Golf lessons available nearby
- Kayaking nearby
- Sailing nearby
- Scooter/moped rentals nearby
If you have requests for specific accessibility needs, please note them at check-out when you book your room.
- Accessible bathroom
- Roll-in shower
- In-room accessibility
Check-in time starts at 4 PM
Check-in time ends at 4 PM
Minimum check-in age is 21
Check-out time is noon
Children and extra beds
- Children are welcome.
- Rollaway/extra beds are available for USD 30.0 per stay.
- Free cribs (infant beds)!
- Pets not allowed
You need to know
Extra-person charges may apply and vary depending on property policy.
- 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)
- Rollaway bed fee: USD 30.0 per stay
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We should mention
Pool access available from 6 AM to 11 PM.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.