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    The Gwen, a Luxury Collection Hotel, Chicago

    521 North Rush Street, at Michigan Avenue, Chicago, IL 60611-3646
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    Overview

    • Excellent65%
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    Reviewed yesterday

    This hotel has been recently renovated, and they have done a great job. The lobby/bar area is very trendy. the rooms are upscale and spacious. I was there for a business meeting and it was handled very well. I love the location attached to the...More

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    Reviewed yesterday

    Located very centrally in the heart of Chicago. The hotel offers huge rooms with big bathrooms, comfortable beds and friendly staff. Quick to get on the subway and around the city. The hotel did not offer any grand views from the rooms but I was...More

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    Reviewed 2 days ago

    I tagged along on my husband's business trip in October 2016. We parked across the street in the designated garage and had parking validated. You take an elevator up to the lobby. Checkin was efficient. I would say the staff was professional and understated and...More

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    Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

    This is an awesome hotel. Close to everything. The hotel had a extensive remodel to the lobby/bar area as well as the guest rooms. No expense was spared. Everything was appointed nicely and is top notch. The TV in my room was HUGE!! I used...More

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    Reviewed 3 days ago

    So glad I chose the Gwen for our Chicago long weekend away. One of the best hotel experiences I have had due to it's newly refurbished rooms which are stunning. The rooms are beautifully decorated. The bed so comfy. The bathroom was huge with separate...More

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    About
    Amenities
    • Top amenities
    • Restaurant
    • Fitness Center with Gym / Workout Room
    • Room Service
    • Bar/Lounge
    • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
    • Hotel Amenities
    • Business Center with Internet Access
    • Room Service
    • Meeting Rooms
    • Dry Cleaning
    • Laundry Service
    • Concierge
    • Banquet Room
    • Multilingual Staff
    • Conference Facilities
    • Babysitting
    • Room amenities
    • Air Conditioning
    • Refrigerator in room
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    • Fitness Center with Gym / Workout Room
    • Bar/Lounge
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    • Price range
    • $223 - $656 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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    • #16 Business Hotel in Chicago
    • #17 Romantic Hotel in Chicago
    • #21 Family Hotel in Chicago
    • #42 Luxury Hotel in Chicago
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    Nearby
    Magnificent Mile
    Over 400 stores pack the concrete along Michigan
    Avenue, the eight-block stretch known as Magnificent
    Mile. This area between Oak Avenue and the Chicago
    River is more a shopping paradise than a full-out
    neighborhood. For prime upscale shopping, this is the
    place to go. It’s busy, energetic, and packed with
    shoppers. You'll also find hundreds of restaurants and
    dozens of hotels, all on the mid- to high-end scale.
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    Are the terraces private?
    March 15, 2017|
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    Response from 16familyof5 | Reviewed this property |
    Like the others in the thread, our room did not have a terrace. There was an open air enclosed terrace just off the check-in and bar area, but closed during winter.
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    Please note that I have asked for my review"Beware" ( posted 2x by TripAdvisor) to be removed I apologize to The Gwen as my problem was not their fault The issue concerns Expedia We did visit The Gwen patio and food/ service and ambience were excellent Beautiful renovation
    July 25, 2016|
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    Pipppi
    Can I smoke on the terasse?
    July 10, 2016|
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    Response from Tim H | Reviewed this property |
    no smoking on the Terrace. Go to Sullivan's for a smoke on their sidewalk patio. Dearborn and Hubbard
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    "ask for higher floor--corner rooms with view"
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    "Higher floors have less A/C unit noise"
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    "1205 on the 12th floor was quiet and had a view of the Magnificent Mile."
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    "Higher floors are quieter"
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