The Ritz-Carlton Chicago (A Four Seasons Hotel)  5 stars

160 East Pearson Street Water Tower Place, Chicago, United States, 60611-2308  show mapSave
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Editorial review:

A five star hotel located within the Water Tower Palace, offers everything one expects from a Ritz: superb service (score tickets for a Oprah show with a few weeks notice from the concierge), gourmet dinning and classically decorated and spacious rooms, some of which offer stunning Mag Mile views.

Verified Reviews:

  • $40 plus per night parking - Bed was extremely comfortable - 2 bathrooms were tiny
  • Bathroom was fabulous with marble floors - Room service was superb - Wonderful comfy robes
  • Attached to the water tower shopping - Comfortable bed - Had a view of the lake - Great sheets
  • There was no coffee-maker - Lobby is spectacular - Rooms were large and luxurious
  • Concierge was excellent - Staff was professional - Breakfast buffet in the dining room is incredible

Overview

The exclusive 5-star Ritz-Carlton Chicago (A Four Seasons Hotel) offers comfortable rooms with views of Gold Coast and Lake Michigan. Since 1977, it has been a prominent hotel in the heart of Chicago.

Its excellent location close to Navy Pier, Michigan Avenue and Art Institute of Chicago, just 450m from Chicago-Red subway station. Loyola University Museum of Art, John Hancock Center / Observatory and Lookingglass Theatre Company are 5 minutes away.

The hotel is placed next to shopping centers and cafés. You can make use of indoor heated pool, a lap pool and a library on site as well.

20 minutes' drive from Midway airport and 15 minutes' walk to Millenium train station.

Rooms

The hotel offers 430 rooms featuring individual climate control, a laptop-size safe, a minibar, Wi-Fi and coffee/tea making facilities as well as large bathrooms with roll in shower, free toiletries and bathrobes. Some rooms feature fantastic views over the tower. Guests can also use a fridge and coffee/tea makers available in each room.

Eat

A buffet breakfast is offered at the lobby. The lively rooftop bar features free Wi-Fi and an open fire.

A full breakfast is served and charges are applicable. 

Work

Guests will benefit from a shopping service, valet parking and wedding services along with a lift, a safe deposit box and parking.

Relax

The on-site SPA facilities include a health club, a wellness center and a steam room. For workouts the fitness center provides fitness classes and a gym.

Internet

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

Guest Parking

Private hotel parking is possible on site and the rate is USD 48 per day.

Year renovated   2010.  Number of floors   15.  Number of rooms   434.

City Center Chicago - 1.4 mi
Airports Midway (MDW) - 10.3 mi, Chicago O'hare International (ORD) - 15.5 mi
Train Stations Millenium Station - 5000 ft, Ogilvie Transportation Center - 1.4 mi
Underground stations LaSalle "L" Station (Blue Line) - 1.6 mi, LaSalle \"L\" Station (Blue Line) - 1.6 mi
Bus stop - 400 ft
Restaurants The Signature Room at the 95th (cuisine: American, Dessert, Bar) - 400 ft, The Cheesecake Factory (cuisine: American, Dessert, International) - 500 ft
Beaches Oak Street Beach - 2000 ft, Ohio Street Beach - 3200 ft
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Facilities

General
  • Parking (fee required)
  • Safe deposit box
  • Elevator
  • Concierge desk
  • Storage space
  • 24-Hour Front Desk
  • Front desk
  • Newspapers/magazines
Activities
  • Spa & wellness center
Services
  • Shops/Commercial Services
  • Valet parking
  • Laundry
Dining facilities
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Restaurant
Business facilities
  • Wi-Fi Internet
Meeting facilities
  • Meeting room
  • Conference facilities
Facilities for people with disabilities
  • Rooms/facilities for people with disabilities
Leisure and relaxation facilities
  • Indoor swimming pool
  • Sauna
  • Fitness center
  • Exercise gym
Room view
  • City view
  • Lake view
  • Street view
Room facilities
  • Non-smoking rooms
  • Air conditioning
  • Room service
  • Tea and Coffee Facilities
  • Ironing facilities
  • Work desk
  • Mini bar
  • Mirror
Bathroom
  • Bathtub
  • Hair dryer
  • Grab bars in bathroom
  • Bathrobe
Kitchen facilities
  • Refrigerator
Media
  • Cable TV
  • Satellite TV
  • LCD TV
  • Voice mail
  • AM/FM alarm clock
  • Telephone
  • Radio
Room decor
  • Full-frame window

Policies

Check-In

from  12 pm

Check-Out

until  12 pm

Children and extra beds
  • One child under the age of 4 may stay free of charge when using existing bedding. 
  • Maximum capacity of extra beds in a room is 1. 
Pets

Pets are allowed on request.

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The Ritz-Carlton Chicago (A Four Seasons Hotel) Standard Room
The Ritz-Carlton Chicago (A Four Seasons Hotel) Standard Room
The Ritz-Carlton Chicago (A Four Seasons Hotel) Standard Room
Bed type: King Size Bed or Double Bed or One Single Bed
Size: 410 sq. feet

Elegant room has a sleeping zone, work area and convenient bathroom.

Room facilities
    Executive Suite
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    The Ritz-Carlton Chicago (A Four Seasons Hotel) Executive Suite
    The Ritz-Carlton Chicago (A Four Seasons Hotel) Executive Suite
    The Ritz-Carlton Chicago (A Four Seasons Hotel) Executive Suite
    The Ritz-Carlton Chicago (A Four Seasons Hotel) Executive Suite
    Bed type: Double Bed or One Single Bed
    Size: 560 sq. feet

    This room with contemporary interior includes a bedroom and a comfy living room. Bathroom has all modern amenities.

    Room facilities
      Grand Executive Suite
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      The Ritz-Carlton Chicago (A Four Seasons Hotel) Grand Executive Suite
      The Ritz-Carlton Chicago (A Four Seasons Hotel) Grand Executive Suite
      The Ritz-Carlton Chicago (A Four Seasons Hotel) Grand Executive Suite
      Bed type: Double Bed or One Single Bed
      Size: 560 sq. feet

      Spacious room includes bedroom and living room.

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        Michigan Avenue Suite
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        The Ritz-Carlton Chicago (A Four Seasons Hotel) Michigan Avenue Suite
        The Ritz-Carlton Chicago (A Four Seasons Hotel) Michigan Avenue Suite
        The Ritz-Carlton Chicago (A Four Seasons Hotel) Michigan Avenue Suite
        Bed type: Double Bed or One Single Bed

        Elegant room with large windows comprises a bedroom, a living room and two bathrooms.

        Room facilities
          Deluxe Suite
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          The Ritz-Carlton Chicago (A Four Seasons Hotel) Deluxe Suite

          Large room has a bedroom, a living room with dining area and a modern bathroom.

          Presidential Suite
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          The Ritz-Carlton Chicago (A Four Seasons Hotel) Presidential Suite
          The Ritz-Carlton Chicago (A Four Seasons Hotel) Presidential Suite
          The Ritz-Carlton Chicago (A Four Seasons Hotel) Presidential Suite
          The Ritz-Carlton Chicago (A Four Seasons Hotel) Presidential Suite
          The Ritz-Carlton Chicago (A Four Seasons Hotel) Presidential Suite

          Luxurious room has a lounge, dining area, powder room and three bathrooms.

          Ambassador Suite
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          The Ritz-Carlton Chicago (A Four Seasons Hotel) Ambassador Suite

          Charming Suite includes large living room, dining area and full kitchen.

          Grand Michigan Avenue Suite
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          The Ritz-Carlton Chicago (A Four Seasons Hotel) Grand Michigan Avenue Suite
          The Ritz-Carlton Chicago (A Four Seasons Hotel) Grand Michigan Avenue Suite
          The Ritz-Carlton Chicago (A Four Seasons Hotel) Grand Michigan Avenue Suite
          Bed type: Double Bed or One Single Bed

          Elegant room has a bedroom and a living room with sofa and armchairs. Bathroom includes all modern conveniences.

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            The Ritz-Carlton Chicago (A Four Seasons Hotel) LocationWhat's nearby

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            What's nearby

            Tourist attractions
            Places of interest
            • Time Life Building
              2000 ft
            Shopping areas
            Museums
            • City Gallery in the Historic Water Tower
              400 ft
            • Museum Shop of the Art Inst
              400 ft
            • Museum of Contemporary Art
              400 ft
            • Bethel Cultural Arts Center
              1000 ft
            • Terra Museum of American Art
              1000 ft
            • Arts Club of Chicago
              1400 ft
            • Mimi International
              1400 ft
            • 1700 ft
            • Palette and Chisel Acad-Fine Art
              2000 ft
            Universities, Institutes
            Medical care and Hospitals
            Casinos
            • Venetian Casino Resort
              1000 ft
            • Par-A-Dice Riverboat Casino
              1000 ft

            Local Attractions

            • Millennium Park
              1.1 mi
              201 E Randolph St, Chicago
            • Navy Pier
              1.0 mi
              600 E Grand Ave, Chicago
            • Art Institute of Chicago
              1.2 mi
              111 S Michigan Ave, Chicago
            • Macy's on State Street
              5100 ft
              111 North State Street, Chicago
            • Chicago Cultural Center
              1.0 mi
              78 East Washington Street, Chicago

            Near the hotel

            • John Hancock Center / Observatory
              400 ft
              875 N Michigan Ave, Chicago
            • Water Tower Place
              300 ft
              835 N. Michigan Avenue, Chicago
            • Broadway Playhouse
              300 ft
              175 E. Chestnut Avenue, Chicago
            • Loyola University Museum of Art (LUMA)
              500 ft
              820 North Michigan Avenue, Chicago
            • Fourth Presbyterian Church
              600 ft
              126 East Chestnut St, Chicago
            • Museum of Contemporary Art
              700 ft
              220 East Chicago Ave., Chicago
            • St. James Cathedral
              1300 ft
              65 East Huron Street, Chicago

            Restaurants Nearby

            • The Signature Room at the 95th

              64% likes this, based on 875 reviews
              Cuisine: American, Dessert, Bar
              Price Range: USD 16 - USD 151

              400 ft
              875 N Michigan Avenue

              Phone: 312-787-9596

            • The Cheesecake Factory

              64% likes this, based on 748 reviews
              Cuisine: American, Dessert, International, Eclectic
              Price Range: USD 23 - USD 32

              500 ft
              875 N Michigan Ave

              Phone: (312) 337-1101

            • The Cafe at the Ritz Carlton

              80% likes this, based on 38 reviews
              Cuisine: American, French
              Price Range: USD 31 - USD 80

              100 ft
              160 E Pearson St

              Phone: (312) 573-5160

            • Deca Restaurant and Bar

              71% likes this, based on 89 reviews
              Cuisine: American
              Price Range: USD 2 - USD 21

              200 ft
              The Ritz Carlton Hotel, 160 E Pearson St

              Phone: (312) 573-5154

            • Foodlife

              73% likes this, based on 137 reviews
              Cuisine: American, Chinese, Mexican
              Price Range: USD 3 - USD 22

              200 ft
              835 N.Michigan Ave.

              Phone: (312) 335-3663

            The Ritz-Carlton Chicago (A Four Seasons Hotel) Reviews

            Guest reviews are submitted by our customers after their stay at The Ritz-Carlton Chicago (A Four Seasons Hotel)

            Average guest rating

            8.2
            out of 10
            Excellent
            Based on 87 reviews

            Rating by category:

            Rooms
            8.3
            Service
            7.2
            Location
            9.6
            Value
            7.9
            Dining
            7.6

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