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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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Washington DC, District of Columbia
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13 reviews 13 reviews
4 hotel reviews
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed November 16, 2011

The Renaissance is in a good location and is a standard offering from the Marriott brand. The rooms are average and what you would expect at the 4 star level but there is nothing compelling about staying here. As a frequent business traveler, there was nothing wrong with the Renaissance, just nothing extra or special either. I did find that... More 

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valparaiso,IN
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4 reviews 4 reviews
4 hotel reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 15, 2011

Location, location, location. We just stayed there this past weekend and was so happy we did. Our family of 5 stayed in a North facing suite that worked out perfectly for us. Main living room, with dining area-pullout sleeper and had a cot rolled in. Bedroom area was nice size with its own television (no fighting over what to watch)... More 

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Toronto, Canada
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12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 14, 2011

My husband and I along with our 5 month old daughter stayed here for 2 nights to enjoy the sites and sounds of Chicago. This was the perfect hotel choice for us....it offered breathtaking views of the Chicago River from our room and the location was central to all the major attractions. The rooms were clean and cozy with neutral... More 

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Westerville, Ohio
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed November 12, 2011

I've stayed at the Renaissance Chicago 6 or 7 times and my most recent stay, November 2-5 was dissapointing. Service was consistently off-key. Some examples: I requested a additional bath towel which was delivered while I was out but housekeeping took out all hand towels without replacing them--a call was necessary to get a hand towel; room service breakfast arrived... More 

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La Crosse, Wisconsin
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91 reviews 91 reviews
53 hotel reviews
48 helpful votes 48 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 3, 2011

The location for this hotel is ideal for shopping and eating. Michigan avenue is about a 5 minute walk and the old Marshall Fields (now Macy's) is about 5 minutes away as well. There are excellent restaurants in the area. Several theatres are also within walking distance. The hotel lobby is really beautiful. THe rooms are small but tastefully furnished.... More 

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Beautiful PA
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51 reviews 51 reviews
28 hotel reviews
60 helpful votes 60 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed November 1, 2011

I would have given it 4 stars, had its staff are focused and friendly. The hotel and its room are nice, new and modern. Our high floor window view is metro area with high ways and surrounding high-rises. Beautiful in the evening with lights. However, its front desk staff were cold and distracted. During checking in, he was busy with... More 

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Midland, Michigan
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29 hotel reviews
24 helpful votes 24 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 1, 2011

The hotel is in a great location, right on the river and within a quick walk to Lake Michigan. Surprised at how large the rooms were for a little older of a city hotel. It was clean and well appointed. I will return. We didn't have much interaction with staff, but the check in was at the level it should... More 

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London
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17 hotel reviews
19 helpful votes 19 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 1, 2011

My wife and I spent one night at The Renaissance Chicago, using Priceline. We got an amazing night for our one night stay and couldn't fault the service and our room at all. We arrived to the hotel late at night and check in was no problem. We had requested a king bed and nice view on a high floor.... More 

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los angeles, california
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24 reviews 24 reviews
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20 helpful votes 20 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 31, 2011

This hotel has an excellent location on the water and a block from Michigan Avenue. Rooms are good size and pleasant as is typical for this brand. The lobby could use a remodel to be more welcoming and comfortable. I do notice a significant cut back on shampoo, lotion etc available in the room. The concierge level offerings are popular... More 

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Milwaukee
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15 hotel reviews
28 helpful votes 28 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 31, 2011 via mobile

I stayed here for work for 2 nights in October and thoroughly enjoyed my stay. The check in was a breeze, the rooms were clean, the service was nice and the meetings space was well appointed. There are plenty of food choices either in the hotel or nearby, and as with Chicago, for less than a $10 can ride 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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