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Renaissance Chicago Hotel

3.5 of 5 1 W Wacker Dr, Chicago, IL 60601
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    5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4.5 of 5 stars
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    4.5 of 5 stars
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    4 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4.5 of 5 stars
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Indianapolis, Indiana
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33 reviews 33 reviews
7 hotel reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Wonderful location. Near shopping, theater and restaurants. Service was impeccable and friendly. Our room was clean and comfortable. Get a river view room, the view is worth it. The hotels under construction, and they were very upfront with workers time and credited us breakfast since the lounge was closed. Our remote also didn't work and they provided a complimentary movie.... More 

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Madison, Wisconsin
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14 reviews 14 reviews
9 hotel reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

I was impressed by this hotel during a recent business stay in Chicago. The rooms were well appointed, and the lobby is quite beautiful. The lobby area sports a coffee/carryout cafe, and a small but useful shopping mall is just a short flight of stairs away. You can't beat the location: it's right on the Chicago River, within easy walking... More 

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London, United Kingdom
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136 reviews 136 reviews
33 hotel reviews
54 helpful votes 54 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Stayed here while attending a convention. Great hotel. Check in was smooth with friendly staff. Room was good, furniture was in good condition. Had a corner room with a view of the river and the Trump hotel which was good. Limited selection of food at breakfast. Probably not worth it if not included in your room rate. Dinner in the... More 

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Washington DC, District of Columbia
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22 reviews 22 reviews
17 hotel reviews
18 helpful votes 18 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

The location, decor, service, and luxury of this hotel make it one of the best in downtown Chicago. I traveled here on business and was upgraded to a gorgeous Rivière suite. The best rooms are the ones that face the river. Unfortunately the club levels were being renovated so I didn't get a chance to check out the higher floors.... More 

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Toronto, Ontario, Canada
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2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Chicago, also known as the Windy City, is a place that has many positive attributes. This includes one of the best hotels I have ever stayed at. The Renaissance Chicago Hotel provides visitors with superb service and a comfortable living space. It was our choice of accommodation for our family vacation a few years ago. It is close to everything... More 

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RenaissanceChicagoGM, General Manager at Renaissance Chicago Hotel, responded to this review

Lukas – We appreciate all the kind comments and the recommendation! We hope you will join us for another family vacation again soon. Until then, live well! More 

Springfield, Illinois
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27 reviews 27 reviews
13 hotel reviews
31 helpful votes 31 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

My wife and I have stayed at the Renaissance Chicago Hotel over the past 15+years. We love the location on the Chicago river. It's worth the extra for a room that has a river view. We really have enjoyed the extra space in the suites. The Breakfast is excellent and included for Marriott gold members. Lots of great resturants near... More 

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RenaissanceChicagoGM, General Manager at Renaissance Chicago Hotel, responded to this review

We are delighted you chose the Renaissance Chicago to celebrate your wife’s birthday! Our ambassadors love the chance to surprise and wow our guests and we are glad our bellman was able to wow you during your stay! We look forward to welcoming you back and helping you to discoverer something wonderfully new in the windy city! Live well. More 

San Diego, California
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6 reviews 6 reviews
3 hotel reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Perfect location for our four day stay in Chicago, close to all the attractions, restaurants, with easy access to all transportation modes. Hotel was well manage, staff very helpful and room comfortable and clean. And We had a terrific view of the river from the 26 floor.

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RenaissanceChicagoGM, General Manager at Renaissance Chicago Hotel, responded to this review

Warren – Thank you for taking the time to share such kind comments! We are lucky to have the perfect location for exploring the windy city and our commitment to hospitality only elevates the experience. Please join us again soon! More 

El Sobrante, California
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15 reviews 15 reviews
3 hotel reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I was in Chicago visiting with family during the Thanksgiving holiday, and the crush of people was concentrated on Michigan Ave. The Renaissance, located off State Street, was just a few blocks from everywhere we wanted to go, shopping malls and major stores like Macys, the Goodman Theater, Daly Plaza for Christkindlmarket, and great restaurants. It was a relief to... More 

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RenaissanceChicagoGM, General Manager at Renaissance Chicago Hotel, responded to this review

Reed – Your comments about the breakfast buffet is certainly making our stomachs growl! We are delighted to hear your trip to the windy city was enjoyable. We look forward to being your oasis in the city the next time you visit for a shopping weekend or just a Chicago getaway! Thank you and live well. More 

Maple Grove, Minnesota
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48 reviews 48 reviews
9 hotel reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Love the location. I'm a frequent Marriott guest and enjoy this hotel for weekends in the city. Service great. Rooms very nice. Good bar. Great location. Perfect for theater. 1 mile walk from Union station. The staff is very friendly and concierge always helpful.

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RenaissanceChicagoGM, General Manager at Renaissance Chicago Hotel, responded to this review

Thank you for your loyalty to Marriott and to the Renaissance Chicago Downtown Hotel! We are delighted to be your choice hotel for getaways in the windy city! We were excited to share your kind comment about our staff and concierges with our entire team. Until next time, live well! More 

Atlanta, Georgia, United States
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50 reviews 50 reviews
18 hotel reviews
35 helpful votes 35 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I stayed here for two nights on business. The hotel is centrally located, close to restaurants, businesses, and activities. The lobby is beautiful with plenty of seating area if you want to lounge. My room was comfortable and provided a great view of the river. The fitness center is one of the best I have seen in a hotel. There... More 

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RenaissanceChicagoGM, General Manager at Renaissance Chicago Hotel, responded to this review

Gerald – We are delighted to hear how much you enjoyed your business trip to the windy city! Our fitness center is designed to be both energizing for your workout and relaxing for your cool-down. Of course, our lobby is also a great place to relax and enjoy the city. We look forward to welcoming you again soon! Thank you... More 

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Additional Information about Renaissance Chicago Hotel

Address: 1 W Wacker Dr, Chicago, IL 60601
Location: United States > Illinois > Chicago > The Loop
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$
Hotel Class:3.5 star — Renaissance Chicago Hotel 3.5*
Number of rooms: 553
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Also Known As:
Renaissance Hotel Chicago
Chicago Renaissance
Hotel Style:
#14 Spa Hotel in Chicago
#32 Family Hotel in Chicago
#39 Business Hotel in Chicago
#41 Romantic Hotel in Chicago

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