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Deluxe Room, 2 Queen Beds, City View
Room with view
390 square feet
2 Queen Beds
Room sleeps 5 guests
(up to 4 children)
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Other room types
Room, 1 King Bed, City View
Room with view
375 square feet
1 King Bed
Room sleeps 3 guests
(up to 2 children)
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Room, 1 King Bed
375 square feet
1 King Bed
Room sleeps 3 guests
(up to 2 children)
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Deluxe Room, 2 Queen Beds, City View
Room with view
375 square feet
2 Queen Beds
Room sleeps 5 guests
(up to 4 children)
Select dates to see price
Room, 2 Queen Beds
375 square feet
2 Queen Beds
Room sleeps 5 guests
(up to 4 children)
Select dates to see price
Deluxe Room, 1 King Bed, View
Room with view
375 square feet
1 King Bed
Room sleeps 3 guests
(up to 2 children)
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Get an overview of this hotel
Luxury hotel on the Mag Mile, with rooftop dining

Popular property highlights

Free WiFi
24-hour business centre
Smoke-free property
24-hour front desk
Multilingual staff

The Shops at North Bridge

Placing guests on the glamorous Magnificent Mile, The Gwen, a Luxury Collection Hotel, Michigan Avenue Chicago offers direct access to The Shops at North Bridge, and is a 15-minute walk from the shops, restaurants, and rides of Navy Pier. The Art Institute of Chicago, home to Grant Wood's American Gothic, is 20 minutes away on foot.

Rooftop dining with views

Diners can enjoy views of the city with American cuisine at Upstairs at the Gwen rooftop lounge, while the Circa Restaurant serves gourmet burgers and steaks. The 24-hour fitness center is good for a cardio workout, and guests can also take advantage of the 24-hour business center.

Sleep menu, WiFi

Stylish rooms are decorated with comfy furnishings, plush fabrics, and gold accents. Guests can keep in touch using WiFi (surcharge), watch cable shows on the 65-inch flat-screen TV, and listen to music on the iPod® docking station. In-room spa services and a custom sleep menu offer added relaxation.

Languages Spoken

  • Bosnian

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The Gwen, a Luxury Collection Hotel, Michigan Avenue Chicago

521 North Rush Street, Chicago, IL 60611

Hotel Amenities

Hotel Amenities

  • Bar/lounge
  • Coffee/tea in common areas
  • Elevator/lift
  • Rooftop terrace
  • 24-hour front desk
  • Conference space
  • Porter/bellhop
  • Express check-out
  • Electric car charging station
  • Year Built 1928
  • Free WiFi
  • Self parking (surcharge)
  • Smoke-free property
  • Safe-deposit box at front desk
  • Conference space size (meters) - 315
  • Number of meeting rooms - 14
  • Luggage storage
  • Breakfast available (surcharge)
  • Number of restaurants - 2
  • 24-hour business center
  • Concierge services
  • Conference space size (feet) - 3388
  • Ballroom
  • Total number of rooms - 311
  • 24-hour fitness facilities
  • Number of floors - 17
  • Multilingual staff
  • Free newspapers in lobby

Internet

Available in all rooms: WiFi (surcharge)

Available in some public areas: Free WiFi

Languages Spoken

  • Bosnian
  • English
  • Indonesian
  • Spanish
  • Chinese

Parking

Self parking (surcharge)

Room Amenities

The Gwen, a Luxury Collection Hotel, Michigan Avenue Chicago offers 311 accommodations with iPod docking stations and minibars. Beds feature Frette Italian sheets and premium bedding. A pillow menu is available. 65-inch LCD televisions come with premium cable channels and pay movies. Bathrooms include separate bathtubs and showers, bathrobes, slippers, and complimentary toiletries. This Chicago hotel provides wireless Internet access for a surcharge. Business-friendly amenities include desks and complimentary newspapers, as well as phones; free local calls are provided (restrictions may apply). Additionally, rooms include laptop-compatible safes and complimentary bottled water. Housekeeping is offered daily and hypo-allergenic bedding can be requested.

  • Free newspaper
  • Refrigerator
  • Minibar
  • Daily housekeeping
  • Frette Italian sheets
  • Hypo-allergenic bedding available
  • Phone
  • Free bottled water
  • Towels provided
  • Linens provided
  • Free local calls
  • Pillow menu
  • Private bathroom
  • Bathrobes
  • Free toiletries
  • LCD TV
  • Hair dryer
  • Iron/ironing board
  • Number of bathrooms - 1
  • In-room safe (laptop compatible)
  • Cable TV service
  • Room service (24 hours)
  • Premium TV channels
  • HDTV
  • WiFi (surcharge)
  • Blackout drapes/curtains
  • Desk
  • In-room climate control (air conditioning)
  • Premium bedding
  • Slippers
  • In-room climate control (heating)
  • Pay movies
  • iPod docking station
  • Separate bathtub and shower

Where to Eat

Circa Restaurant - boasts elegant private dining and Breakfast daily in a space that gives a wink to Chicago’s storied past. Located on the 5th floor, Circa offers a variety of seating options from cozy banquettes to communal tables allowing guests to tailor their dining experience. Circa Restaurant also offers private dining rooms, which can be reserved for intimate affairs, special occasions, and events.

Upstairs at The Gwen - Perched on the fifth floor of the landmark McGraw-Hill building, Upstairs at The Gwen focuses on the art of craft cocktails paired with shareable small plate fare, and boasts cityscape views from among the Art Deco-infused architecture of The Gwen.

24-hour room service is available.

Nearby Things to Do

  • Golfing nearby
  • Boat tours nearby
  • Segway rental/tour nearby

Accessibility

  • Accessible bathroom
  • Roll-in shower
  • In-room accessibility

Hotel Policies

Check-in

Check-in time starts at 3:00 PM

Check-in time ends at 2:00 AM

Minimum check-in age is 21

Check-out

Check-out time is noon

Payment types

Children and extra beds

  • Children are welcome.

Pets

  • Pets stay free
  • Up to 40 lb

You need to know

Charges for extra guests may apply and vary according to property policy.

A credit card for incidental charges and government-issued photo identification are required upon check-in.

Special requests are subject to availability at the time of check-in. Special requests can't be guaranteed and may incur additional charges.

Only service animals are allowed

Pets allowed (no fees)

Parking height restrictions apply

Fees

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

  • Deposit: USD 150.00 per stay

We have included all charges provided to us by the property. However, charges can vary, for example, based on length of stay or the room you book.

Optional extras

The following fees and deposits are charged by the property at time of service, check-in, or check-out.

  • Fee for continental breakfast: USD 16 per person (approximately)
  • Fee for in-room wireless Internet: USD 19.95 per day (rates may vary)
  • Self parking fee: USD 75.00 per day

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

Hotel Names

  • Gwen Luxury Collection Hotel Chicago
  • Gwen Luxury Collection Hotel
  • Gwen Luxury Collection Chicago
  • Gwen Luxury Collection
  • Gwen Luxury Collection Hotel Michigan Avenue Chicago
  • Chicago Conrad
  • Gwen Luxury Collection Hotel Michigan
  • The Gwen a Luxury Collection Hotel Chicago
  • Gwen Collection Michigan Aven

We should mention

Parking height restrictions apply.

Awards & Affiliations

  • The Gwen, a Luxury Collection Hotel, Michigan Avenue Chicago is listed in the 2013 Condé Nast Traveler Top 100 List.
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