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Renaissance Chicago Downtown Hotel

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Rooftop terrace
Junior Suite, 1 King Bed, Non Smoking, City View | Premium bedding, pillowtop beds, in-room safe, desk

Overview of Renaissance Chicago Downtown Hotel

Renaissance Chicago Downtown Hotel

4.0 star property
Riverwalk Chicago hotel in Downtown Chicago, walk to Millennium Park
9.2 out of 10 Wonderful
9.2/10 Wonderful

Popular amenities

  • Pool
  • Pet-friendly
  • Free WiFi
  • Restaurant
  • Air conditioning
  • Gym
1 W Wacker Dr, Chicago, IL, 60601

Explore the area

  • Popular LocationMillennium Park8 min walk
  • Popular LocationMichigan Avenue12 min walk
  • Popular LocationGrant Park17 min walk
  • AirportChicago, IL (MDW-Midway Intl.)29 min drive

Room options

About this area


Renaissance Chicago Downtown Hotel is located in Downtown Chicago, a neighborhood in Chicago, and is in a shopping district and on the riverwalk. Navy Pier and Michigan Avenue are worth checking out if shopping is on the agenda, while those wishing to experience the area's natural beauty can explore Millennium Park and Grant Park. Looking to enjoy an event or a game? See what's going on at Soldier Field or United Center. Discover the area's water adventures with kayaking and water skiing nearby, or enjoy the great outdoors with rock climbing and mountain biking. Guests love the hotel's central location.

What's nearby

  • Chicago Riverwalk - 6 min walk
  • Chicago Theatre - 6 min walk
  • Millennium Park - 8 min walk
  • Michigan Avenue - 12 min walk
  • Grant Park - 17 min walk

Getting around

  • Clark-Lake Station - 4 min walk
  • Millennium Station - 7 min walk
  • Chicago Midway Airport (MDW) - 31 min drive


  • House of Blues - 7 min walk
  • Emerald Loop Bar and Grill - 5 min walk
  • Smith & Wollensky - 8 min walk
  • Chick-Fil-A - 6 min walk
  • Catch 35 - 5 min walk

About this property

Renaissance Chicago Downtown Hotel

4-star hotel near Millennium Park
Renaissance Chicago Downtown Hotel is located close to Chicago Theatre and Chicago Riverwalk, and provides a grocery/convenience store, a rooftop terrace, and a coffee shop/cafe. Be sure to enjoy a meal at Artist Studio, the onsite restaurant. In addition to laundry facilities and 2 bars, guests can connect to free WiFi in public areas.
Additional perks include:
  • Swimming pool with sun loungers
  • Limo/town car service, cooked-to-order breakfast (surcharge), and valet parking (surcharge)
  • Express check-out, a ballroom, and wedding services
  • A 24-hour front desk, multilingual staff, and free newspapers
  • Guest reviews say great things about the central location
Room features
All 560 rooms have comforts such as 24-hour room service and premium bedding, as well as thoughtful touches like laptop-compatible safes and air conditioning. Guest reviews speak positively of the spacious rooms at the property.
More conveniences in all rooms include:
  • Pillowtop mattresses and free cribs/infant beds
  • Bathrooms with designer toiletries and shower/tub combinations
  • 27-inch TVs with Netflix and premium channels
  • Separate sitting areas, refrigerators, and coffee/tea makers


Chinese (Mandarin), English, Filipino, French, Latvian, Polish, Serbian, Spanish

Cleaning and safety practices

Enhanced cleanliness measures

Disinfectant is used to clean the property
High-touch surfaces are cleaned and disinfected
Follows standard cleaning and disinfection practices of Commitment to Clean (Marriott)

Social distancing

Protective shields in place at main contact areas
Social distancing measures in place

Safety measures

Personal protective equipment worn by staff
Masks available
Hand sanitizer provided
Individually-wrapped food options available for breakfast
This information is provided by our partners.

Property amenities


  • Available in all rooms: WiFi (USD 14.95 per day)
  • Available in some public areas: Free WiFi

Parking and transportation

  • Bus station shuttle (surcharge)
  • Limo/town car service
  • Self parking on site (USD 56 per day; includes in/out privileges)
  • Valet parking on site (USD 78 per day)

Food and drink

  • Daily cooked-to-order breakfast available 6:00 AM–11:00 AM for a fee: USD 5–20 for adults and USD 5–20 for children
  • 2 bars/lounges
  • A coffee shop/cafe
  • A restaurant
  • Snack bar/deli

Restaurants on site

  • Artist Studio
  • Raised Urban Rooftop Bar
  • Staytion Market & Bar

Things to do

  • 24-hour gym
  • Pool

Family friendly

  • Free crib
  • Grocery/convenience store
  • In-room refrigerator
  • Laundry facilities
  • Snack bar/deli


  • 24-hour front desk
  • ATM
  • Free newspapers in lobby
  • Gift shop/newsstand
  • Grocery/convenience store
  • Laundry facilities
  • Luggage storage
  • Safe at front desk

Guest services

  • Concierge services
  • Multilingual staff
  • Porter/bellhop
  • Wedding services

Business services

  • 21 meeting rooms
  • Conference center (10,640 square feet of space)


  • On the riverwalk
  • Pool loungers
  • Rooftop terrace


  • If you have requests for specific accessibility needs, please contact the property using the information on the reservation confirmation received after booking.
  • Accessible bathroom available in select rooms
  • Assistive listening devices
  • Braille/raised signage
  • Elevator
  • Grab bar in bathtub
  • Grab bar near toilet
  • Height-adjustable showerhead
  • In-room accessibility
  • Lever door handles
  • Low-height counter and sink
  • Low-height door lock
  • Low-height electrical outlets in bathroom
  • Low-height view port in door
  • Raised toilet seat
  • Roll-in shower available in select rooms
  • Valet for wheelchair-equipped vehicles
  • Visual fire alarm
  • Wheelchair-accessible concierge desk
  • Wheelchair-accessible gym
  • Wheelchair-accessible path of travel
  • Wheelchair-accessible pool
  • Wheelchair-accessible public washroom
  • Wheelchair-accessible restaurant


  • Ballroom
  • Smoke-free property

Room amenities


  • Blackout drapes
  • Free crib
  • Pillowtop mattress
  • Premium bedding


  • Designer toiletries
  • Hair dryer
  • Private bathroom
  • Shower/bathtub combination
  • Towels


  • 27-inch TV with premium cable channels
  • Netflix
  • Pay movies

Food and drink

  • 24-hour room service
  • Coffee/tea maker
  • Refrigerator


  • Air conditioning
  • Connecting rooms available
  • Desk
  • Free weekday newspapers
  • Heating (climate-controlled)
  • Iron/ironing board
  • Laptop-compatible safe
  • Phone
  • Separate sitting area

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Check-in time starts at 4:00 PM
Early check-in subject to availability
Late check-in subject to availability
Minimum check-in age: 21


Check-out before noon
Express check-out available

Special check-in instructions

This property offers transfers from the bus station (surcharges may apply); guests must contact the property with arrival details before travel, using the contact information on the booking confirmation
Front desk staff will greet guests on arrival

Access methods

Staffed front desk


Pets allowed for an extra charge of USD 100.00 per accommodation, per stay
Service animals are welcome, and are exempt from fees
Welcoming dogs only

Children and extra beds

Children are welcome
Rollaway/extra beds are not available
Free cribs are available on request at the property

Property payment types

Important information


You'll be asked to pay the following charges at the property:

  • Destination fee: USD 20 per accommodation, per night

We have included all charges provided to us by the property.

Optional extras

  • Fee for cooked-to-order breakfast: approximately USD 5–20 for adults, and USD 5–20 for children
  • Fee for in-room wireless Internet: USD 14.95 per day (rates may vary)
  • Self parking fee: USD 56 per day (in/out privileges)
  • Valet parking fee: USD 78 per day
  • Pet fee: USD 100.00 per accommodation, per stay
  • Service animals are exempt from fees

The above list may not be comprehensive. Fees and deposits may not include tax and are subject to change.

You need to know

Extra-person charges may apply and vary depending on property policy
Government-issued photo identification and a credit card, debit card, or cash deposit may be 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
This property accepts credit cards; cash is not accepted
Please note that cultural norms and guest policies may differ by country and by property; the policies listed are provided by the property
Property Registration Number 60601,Hotel License

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
A car is recommended for transportation to and from this property
Guests under 16 years old are not allowed in the fitness facility
This property welcomes guests of all sexual orientations and gender identities (LGBTQ+ friendly)

Property is also known as

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Frequently asked questions

Does Renaissance Chicago Downtown Hotel have a pool?

Yes, this property has a pool.

How much does it cost to stay at Renaissance Chicago Downtown Hotel?

As of Jun 9, 2023, prices found for a 1-night stay for 2 adults at Renaissance Chicago Downtown Hotel on Jul 5, 2023 start from CA $293.85, excluding taxes and fees. This price is based on the lowest nightly price found in the last 24 hours for stays in the next 30 days. Prices are subject to change. Choose your dates for more accurate prices.

Is Renaissance Chicago Downtown Hotel pet-friendly?

Yes, dogs are allowed at this property. There's a fee of USD 100.00 per accommodation, per stay. Service animals are exempt from fees.

How much is parking at Renaissance Chicago Downtown Hotel?

Self parking is available for USD 56 per day. Valet parking is available for USD 78 per day.

What time is check-in at Renaissance Chicago Downtown Hotel?

Check-in begins at 4:00 PM. Late check-in is available during limited hours.

What time is check-out at Renaissance Chicago Downtown Hotel?

Check-out is at noon.

Where is Renaissance Chicago Downtown Hotel located?

Located in Downtown Chicago, this hotel is steps from State Street and Chicago Theatre. Millennium Park and Chicago Riverwalk are also within 10 minutes. Clark-Lake Station is only a 4-minute walk and State Station is 6 minutes.




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10/10 Excellent

Athanasios, Saint Laurent

Travelled with partner
Liked: Cleanliness, staff & service, property conditions & facilities
Modern, lively lobby. Helpful staff.
Stayed 4 nights in May 2023

10/10 Excellent


Travelled with family
Liked: Cleanliness, staff & service, amenities, property conditions & facilities
I loved the river view. Beds and bedding were great. The Aveda products were a bonus! The pool area was nice. Wish they had a hot tub. The lobby area was nice with live music, food and drink. Plenty of seating.
Stayed 2 nights in May 2023

10/10 Excellent


Travelled with group
Liked: Cleanliness, staff & service, amenities, property conditions & facilities
Perfect location! Amazing views from room…Stayed in a 2 Queen room. Room service was very prompt and food was very good. All staff encountered were very avccomodating and very friendly! Overall loved our stay, Thank you!
Stayed 2 nights in Apr 2023

10/10 Excellent


Travelled with family
Liked: Cleanliness, staff & service, amenities, property conditions & facilities
Beautiful property in and ideal area right off the river walk. Any and all staff we engaged with were very helpful and friendly. Excellent visit and will stay again!
Stayed 2 nights in Apr 2023

10/10 Excellent


Travelled with family
Liked: Cleanliness, staff & service, amenities, property conditions & facilities
Every single interaction I had with the hotel staff was a true pleasure.
Stayed 1 night in Apr 2023

10/10 Excellent


Travelled with partner
Liked: Cleanliness, staff & service, amenities, property conditions & facilities
Front desk amazing so friendly and helpful, will always stay here when we are in town , we had a beautiful 1 bedroom corner suite, beautiful clean and very spacious with the most beautiful river view stayed 2 nights , they have a couple of stores that connect with hair salon Starbucks etc.
Stayed 1 night in Apr 2023

10/10 Excellent


Stayed 2 nights in Apr 2023

8/10 Good

Randi, Holland

Liked: Cleanliness, staff & service, amenities, property conditions & facilities
The location was in the perfect spot for walking basically everywhere we wanted to go. It felt safe in the area, would stay again.
Stayed 1 night in Apr 2023

10/10 Excellent


Stayed 4 nights in Mar 2023

10/10 Excellent


Travelled with partner
Liked: Cleanliness, staff & service, amenities, property conditions & facilities
I picked this hotel because of the location by the river. Tons of restaurants within walking distance and the views are beautiful. Great service from the restaurant during breakfast.
Stayed 1 night in Apr 2023