Book your room at Renaissance Chicago Downtown Hotel
Deluxe RoomMax Occupancy: 4 guests (up to 3 children, 3 infants)
Room, River ViewMax Occupancy: 4 guests (up to 3 children, 3 infants)
Club RoomMax Occupancy: 4 guests (up to 3 children, 3 infants)
Junior SuiteMax Occupancy: 4 guests (up to 3 children, 3 infants)
Suite, 1 BedroomMax Occupancy: 4 guests (up to 3 children, 3 infants)
Elegant downtown Chicago hotel 3 blocks from Michigan Avenue
Near Michigan Avenue
This downtown Chicago high rise enjoys a prime location 3 blocks from Michigan Avenue shopping and within 1 mile of Willis Tower, John Hancock Center, and the Art Institute of Chicago.
Wi-Fi, indoor pool
The fitness club features a skylit lap pool and a limited spa menu. A full-service business center is on site, and complimentary wireless Internet access is available in the hotel's public areas.
Overlooking the city or river, the spacious guestrooms feature signature bedding with pillowtop mattresses and luxury linens. Bathrooms offer plush robes and all-natural Lather toiletries.Information missing or incorrect? Tell us!
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Located across from the Chicago River, the 27-story Renaissance Chicago Downtown Hotel enjoys a prime location 3 blocks from Michigan Avenue and the Magnificent Mile. A Chicago "L" station behind the hotel provides easy access to numerous destinations. Self parking and valet parking are available for a surcharge. Off-site parking is also available (surcharge).
An on-site health club offers a sky-lit indoor lap pool and 24-hour fitness center. Limited spa services are available.
On-site dining options include the Great Street Restaurant and Bar with river views, a lobby lounge with piano entertainment on selected evenings, a café serving Starbucks coffee and light fare, and room service (limited hours).
Meeting space includes 17 meeting rooms with a total of 34,867 square feet of flexible space, including a Grand Ballroom. An on-site FedEx Kinko's business center provides a wealth of services such as copying, faxes, messengers, and notary public. Complimentary wireless Internet access is available in public areas.
- 24-hour front desk
- Number of floors - 27
- Year Built 1869
- Breakfast available (surcharge)
- Business center
- Free newspapers in lobby
- Coffee shop or café
- Conference space
- Fitness facilities
- Dry cleaning/laundry service
- Express check-out
- Gift shops or newsstand
- Free WiFi
- Limo or Town Car service available
- Meeting rooms
- Multilingual staff
- Total number of rooms - 553
- Safe-deposit box at front desk
- Conference space size (feet) - 34,867
- Conference space size (meters) - 3239
- Number of meeting rooms - 17
- Smoke-free property
- Spa services on site
- Indoor pool
- Wedding services
- Valet parking (surcharge)
Available in all rooms: Wireless internet access ( 14.95 USD per day ), Wired internet access ( 14.95 USD per day )
Available in some public areas: Free WiFi
Valet parking (surcharge)
- Air conditioning
- In-room childcare (surcharge)
- Pillowtop mattress
- Blackout drapes/curtains
- Climate control
- Coffee/tea maker
- Free weekday newspaper
- Cribs/infant beds available
- Designer toiletries
- Hair dryer
- Daily housekeeping
- Iron/ironing board
- In-room massage available
- In-room safe (laptop compatible)
- Flat-panel TV
- Pay movies
- Premium bedding
- Premium TV channels
- Refrigerator (on request)
- Shower/tub combination
- Video-game console
- Room service (limited hours)
- Connecting/adjoining rooms available
- WiFi (surcharge)
- Wired high-speed Internet access (surcharge)
Where to Eat
Great Street Restaurant and Bar – A casual yet sophisticated restaurant overlooking the Chicago River, the Great Street Restaurant and Bar features American cuisine including menu items such as steaks, chops, Lobster Pot Pie, and Seafood Mixed Grill with an extensive wine list. Desserts include Triple Chocolate Bread Pudding and Caramel Crunch Cheesecake. Open for breakfast, lunch, and dinner.
Bar Novo - Bar Novo showcases downtown Chicago with its floor-to-ceiling windows. Serves mouth-watering appetizers, specialty drinks, and cocktails in a warm, mesmerizing atmosphere. Open mid-afternoon to late evening.
Aroma Café – Serves Starbucks coffee, Krispy Kreme donuts, sandwiches, salads and soft drinks. Open early morning to mid-evening.
Room service - Available 24 hours.
Nearby Things to Do
The hotel's fitness club includes an indoor lap pool, sauna, and 24-hour fitness center with treadmills, elliptical trainers, stationary bikes, and stair machines.
Daley Bicentennial Plaza, a half-mile away, offers nine lighted tennis courts (surcharge), with equipment available for rent. Harbourside International, 15 miles from the hotel, has an 18-hole, par 72 golf course, a driving range, and a clubhouse. A 20-mile bike path along Lake Michigan extends from Lincoln Park, two miles from the hotel, to Jackson Park, south of downtown. Lake Michigan offers numerous seasonal recreational opportunities, including boating, sailing, water skiing, and canoeing.
The recreational activities listed below are available either on site or near the hotel; fees may apply.
- Golfing nearby
- Kayaking nearby
- Sailing nearby
- Water skiing nearby
- Bicycle rentals nearby
- Hiking/biking trails nearby
- Scooter/moped rentals nearby
- Mountain biking nearby
- Golf lessons available nearby
- Segway rental/tour nearby
- Boat tours nearby
- Rock climbing nearby
To make requests for specific accessibility needs, complete the “Special or Accessibility Requests" section of “Trip Preferences" when you book your hotel.
- Accessible path of travel
- In-room accessibility
Check-in time starts at 4 PM
Minimum check-in age is 21
Check-out time is noon
You need to know
Extra-person charges may apply and vary depending on hotel policy.
Government-issued photo identification and a credit card or cash deposit are required at check-in for incidental charges.
Special requests are subject to availability upon check-in and may incur additional charges. Special requests cannot be guaranteed.
Only service dogs are allowed
- Fee for buffet breakfast: USD 22 per person (approximately)
- Fee for in-room wireless Internet: USD 14.95 per day (rates may vary)
- Fee for in-room high-speed Internet (wired): USD 14.95 per day (rates may vary)
- Self parking fee: USD 65 per day (in/out privileges)
- Valet parking fee: USD 65 per night (in/out privileges)
We should mention
The property has connecting/adjoining rooms, which are subject to availability and can be requested by contacting the property using the number on the booking confirmation.