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Renaissance Chicago Hotel

3.5 of 5 Hotel   |   1 W Wacker Dr, Chicago, IL 60601 (The Loop)
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Ranked #45 of 168 hotels in Chicago
Certificate of Excellence 2014
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4 of 5 stars reviewed yesterday
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    4.5 of 5 stars
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Birmingham, Alabama
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48 reviews 48 reviews
7 hotel reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

Loved the location and sophisticated charm of this hotel. Very clean, comfy beds, great linens, friendly and accommodating. Good onsite eating and drinking as well as coffee and Asian food options. Perfect walking distance to Michigan Avenue, millennium park and the river.

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Beverly Hills, CA
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22 reviews 22 reviews
14 hotel reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

Stayed for two nights with girlfriends. Our rooms had an amazing view of the river and Marina Towers. The room was relatively clean, but there was a section of a false eyelash on one of the window sills, that was pretty gross. There is absolutely no way a normal person could sleep on the pullout sofa bed that was in... More

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Nicholasville, Kentucky
13 reviews 13 reviews
5 hotel reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

We visit Chicago every summer and have been staying here since 2009. Rooms always clean and beds are comfy. Good location between theatre district and Magnificent Mile. We could walk wherever we needed to go but the train stop was very close if we were inclined to catch the Cubs playing at Wrigley. We had a front facing room this... More

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DeWitt, Michigan
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21 reviews 21 reviews
7 hotel reviews
22 helpful votes 22 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Had booked the Renaissance Chicago via Hotwire and we were very happy with the hotel. Location was amazing. We were near shopping , theaters, river walk, ect. Able to get an upper level corner room and was very large. Called down for robes and had mentioned it was a girls weekend. Later that night we returned to root beers and... More

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Chicago, Illinois
16 reviews 16 reviews
11 hotel reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

I was supposed to stay at another Chicago hotel but it was over booked. I was sent to this hotel and I was pleased to see the staff was waiting for me to arrive and the fantastic location. The check in process took no time and we were welcomed warmly. The room was spacious, clean, and the bathroom was large... More

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Bloomington, Illinois, United States
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7 reviews 7 reviews
6 hotel reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Stayed here for a mgmt meeting overnight. Have been by this hotel before, but never stayed here. Great location to anything you need in the city. Walking distance to Michigan Ave and plenty of restaurants close by. Room was very nice and clean. Front desk staff was very friendly. I would stay here again.

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Evansville, Indiana
14 reviews 14 reviews
6 hotel reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

If you are looking for a really nice hotel to sleep in and stay, this is awesome. Great location, clean, friendly staff, nice bar - this place has it all. I did hear the "El" from my room day and night - it was not too loud, but it took me a while to figure out what the noise was.... More

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Denver, Colorado
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67 reviews 67 reviews
36 hotel reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

This is an excellent hotel, I spent a week here in June and enjoyed the entire stay. The internet is fast, the rooms are comfortable and the water is hot. It has a very modern feel, with rooms that have high ceilings, and don't feel small and cramped as many downtown hotel rooms can feel. The Hotel feels very clean... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

Extended a business trip into a long weekend with the husband. The hotel is the absolute perfect location - walking distance to many shops and museums and great access to the L for trips a little farther away. Room was nice and comfortable, and the bathrooms were clean and a great size. Will stay again!

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St. Petersburg, Florida
17 reviews 17 reviews
5 hotel reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Beautiful hotel and the location cannot be beat. Service was very good. There was only one thing I did not like -- the concierge suite reserved for platinum Marriott members..........they need to more closely check who belongs in that suite, and who just enters on the coattails of a true platinum member. Parking valet service and housekeeping service, both were... More

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Address: 1 W Wacker Dr, Chicago, IL 60601
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Location: United States > Illinois > Chicago > The Loop
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$$
Hotel Class:3.5 star — Renaissance Chicago Hotel 3.5*
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Renaissance Hotel Chicago
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#12 Spa Hotel in Chicago #37 Business Hotel in Chicago #45 Family Hotel in Chicago #56 Romantic Hotel in Chicago
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Encounter the sophisticated ambiance of a premier Chicago hotel near the theatre districts and famed museums at the Renaissance Chicago Downtown Hotel, an intriguing urban sanctuary in the heart of downtown. Situated on the north edge of the Loop, this luxury hotel is steps away from upscale shopping, fine dining and famed Millennium Park. Revitalize body and mind in luxury hotel rooms boasting unique amenities with marble accents and stunning skyline views of the city's architecture. Unwind in style at the Rejuvenation Center, a refreshing indoor pool and indulgent spa treatments. Experience Bar Novo, a downtown setting unlike any other providing a trendy and distinguished night-life scene serving delectable dishes and creative cocktails. Discover something wonderfully new hotel providing guests a refined atmosphere and sense of style at the Renaissance Chicago Downtown Hotel. ... more   less 
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