Renaissance Chicago Downtown Hotel  4 stars

1 West Wacker Drive, Chicago, United States, 60601  show mapSave
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Editorial review:

This place is great for those on business, there aren't many crowds as it's far from shopping areas, and there's access to the El line so you can go straight to and from O'Hare Airport. The rooms are beautiful and feature large work desks. The bathrooms have wood and classy marble throughout, and there are nice skyline views from some of them.


The 4-star Renaissance Chicago Downtown Hotel in South Loop district offers modern guestrooms overlooking Millennium Park and the Chicago River . An example of oriental architecture, this hotel opened in 1991 and was fully restored in 2005.

Nestled in the center of Chicago and a 10-minute walk from Randolph St. Metra train station. Nestled in the financial district and 1km from the city center.

The deluxe hotel offers quick access to restaurants, golf courses and stores.

Set within a 5-minute walk from State/Lake underground station. This hotel is conveniently located close to Midway airport.


This hotel comprises of Club Deluxe Upper Floors Room, City Corner Junior Suite and City Corner Suite that come with sophisticated décor as well as a minibar, a dining area, a work area, satellite TV and coffee/tea making facilities. All of the rooms have a stunning view over the city. They provide bathrooms with a hairdryer, a shower and a bathtub.


In the morning a continental breakfast is served at the lounge. American dishes are served in the club restaurant. The Great Street Restaurant And bar features Wi-Fi and live music and offers complimentary drinks.

All visitors are offered a full breakfast for a fee. 


Guests of Renaissance Chicago Downtown Hotel are welcome to use computers, a photocopier and a business center.


Leisure facilities feature a ballroom, a library and a lap pool. Guests can go in for sailing, kayaking and bowling at the hotel.


Wireless internet is available in public areas and is free of charge.

Wireless internet is available in the hotel rooms and the rate is USD 14.95 per day

Guest Parking

Private hotel parking is possible on site and the rate is USD 65 per day.

Number of floors   27.  Number of rooms   513.

City Center Chicago - 3300 ft
Airports Midway (MDW) - 9.5 mi, Chicago O'hare International (ORD) - 15.6 mi
Train Stations Millenium Station - 2000 ft, Ogilvie Transportation Center - 4000 ft
Underground stations LaSalle "L" Station (Blue Line) - 4300 ft, LaSalle \"L\" Station (Blue Line) - 4300 ft
Bus stop - 400 ft
Restaurants Catch 35 Seafood Restaurant (cuisine: American, Steakhouse, Seafood) - 400 ft, State & Lake - 200 ft
Parks Millennium Park - 2200 ft
Beaches North Avenue Beach - 3800 ft, Ohio Street Beach - 5000 ft
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  • Parking
  • Safe deposit box
  • Car rental
  • Currency exchange
  • Elevator
  • ATM/cash machine
  • Multilingual staff
  • Concierge desk
  • Storage space
  • 24-Hour Front Desk
  • Front desk
  • Newspapers/magazines
  • Vending Machines
  • Cloakroom
  • Garage
  • Spa & wellness center
  • Shops/commercial Services
  • Valet parking
  • Laundry
  • Dry cleaning
Dining facilities
  • Bar/lounge
  • Restaurant
  • In-room breakfast
Business facilities
  • Wi-Fi Internet
  • Business center
  • Fax/photocopying
Meeting facilities
  • Meeting/banquet facilities
  • Meeting room
  • Conference room
Children's facilities
  • Child care
  • Video games
Facilities for people with disabilities
  • Rooms/facilities for people with disabilities
Leisure and relaxation facilities
  • Indoor swimming pool
  • Sauna
  • Fitness center
  • Exercise gym
  • Tennis
  • Tennis court
  • Shiatsu massage
  • Library
Room view
  • River view
Room facilities
  • Non-smoking rooms
  • Air conditioning
  • Room service
  • Heating
  • Ironing facilities
  • Mini bar
  • Dressing area
Living Area
  • Sitting area
  • Bathtub
  • Hair dryer
  • Shower
  • Cable TV
  • AM/FM alarm clock
  • Radio
  • Internet access
  • TV
  • CD player
  • Direct dial telephone
  • Hi-Fi



from  12 pm


until  12 pm

Children and extra beds
  • One child under the age of 18 may stay free of charge when using existing bedding. 
  • One child under the age of 3 may stay for free in an extra bed. 

Pets are not allowed.

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Renaissance Chicago Downtown Hotel LocationWhat's nearby

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What's nearby

Places of interest
  • Chicago Vietnam Veterans Memorial
    400 ft
  • Marina City
    400 ft
Shopping areas
  • Amf Bowl Marina City Lanes
    400 ft
  • Walt Disney Attractions
    1000 ft
  • Arts and Business Council
    700 ft
  • Cinema Chicago
    700 ft
  • 1000 ft
  • Chicago Artist's Coalition
    1000 ft
  • Illinois Alliance For Arts ED
    1000 ft
  • Illinois Art Alliance
    1000 ft
  • Bridgehouse and Chicago River Museum
    1000 ft
  • Gallery 37
    1000 ft
  • 400 ft
  • The Goodman Theatre
    400 ft
  • Ford Center For the Performing Arts
    700 ft
Universities, Institutes
  • Marquette University
    400 ft
  • Insti-Clinical Social Work
    400 ft
  • Harold Washington Library
    400 ft
  • Printing Industry of Illinois
    700 ft
  • Literacy Chicago
    700 ft
  • Scupe
    1000 ft
  • 1000 ft
  • Career Works Inc
    1000 ft
  • Taylor Business Institute
    1000 ft
  • The Chicago Theatre
    400 ft
Food and meals
  • The Wit Hotel Roof Top Bar
    400 ft
  • House of Blues Chicago
    700 ft

Local Attractions

  • The Loop
    5000 ft
    701 South State State, Chicago
  • Printers Row
    5200 ft
    57 West Polk St, Chicago
  • Dearborn Station
    5200 ft
    47 West Polk St, Chicago
  • Navy Pier
    1.3 mi
    600 E Grand Ave, Chicago
  • Oak Street Beach
    1.2 mi
    1000 North Lake Shore Drive, Chicago

Near the hotel

  • Joffrey Ballet of Chicago
    600 ft
    Chicago, IL
  • Chicago Opera Theater
    600 ft
    205 E. Randolph Dr, Chicago
  • Marina City
    700 ft
    300 N. State St., Chicago
  • Macy's on State Street
    900 ft
    111 North State Street, Chicago
  • Daley Center
    1000 ft
    Bounded by Washington, Chicago
  • Carbide and Carbon Building
    1100 ft
    230 North Michigan Ave, Chicago
  • Millennium Park
    2200 ft
    201 E Randolph St, Chicago

Restaurants Nearby

  • Catch 35 Seafood Restaurant

    75% likes this, based on 322 reviews
    Cuisine: American, Steakhouse, Seafood
    Price Range: USD 32 - USD 41

    400 ft
    35 W Wacker Dr

    Phone: (312) 346-3500

  • State & Lake

    73% likes this, based on 118 reviews
    Price Range: USD 30 - USD 30

    200 ft
    201 N. State

    Phone: (312) 239-9400

  • Great Street Restaurant

    66% likes this, based on 30 reviews
    Cuisine: American
    Price Range: USD 40 - USD 60

    200 ft
    1 West Wacker Drive

    Phone: 312-795-3333

  • Bar Novo

    57% likes this, based on 50 reviews
    Cuisine: American

    200 ft
    1 West Wacker Drive

    Phone: 312-372-7200

  • ROOF

    53% likes this, based on 89 reviews
    Price Range: USD 30 - USD 30

    200 ft
    201 N State St

    Phone: 3124670200

Renaissance Chicago Downtown Hotel Reviews

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Average guest rating

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  • Single

    No free wi-fi in the room (it should be included in the room rate which is already quite high)

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  • Couple

    The location but it was still quiet. Breakfast was great too.


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  • Older travelers

    The bed was extremley comfortable. I didn't want to get up for the day.

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