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
  • 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
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
  • City view
  • River view
Room facilities
  • Non-smoking rooms
  • Air conditioning
  • Room service
  • Heating
  • Tea and Coffee Facilities
  • Ironing facilities
  • Work desk
  • Mini bar
  • Mirror
  • Dressing area
Living Area
  • Sitting area
  • Bathtub
  • Hair dryer
  • Shower
  • Toilet
  • Private bathroom
  • Bathrobe
Kitchen facilities
  • Microwave
  • Kitchen
  • Cable TV
  • Satellite TV
  • Voice mail
  • Free movies/video
  • Pay TV
  • AM/FM alarm clock
  • Telephone
  • Radio
  • Internet access
  • 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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    Bed type: 1 King or 2 Queen beds
    Size: 325 sq. feet
    View: City view

    Spacious and light room has luxurious furnishings. It offers a practical work desk and a contemporary bathroom.

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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

      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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      • 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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