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Deluxe Room, 2 Queen Beds, City View
2 Queen Beds
Room sleeps 5 guests
(up to 4 children)
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Junior Suite, 1 King Bed
1 King Bed
Room sleeps 3 guests
(up to 2 children)
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Room, 1 King Bed, City View
1 King Bed
Room sleeps 3 guests
(up to 2 children)
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Suite, 1 King Bed with Sofa bed
1 King Bed and 1 Double Sofa Bed
Room sleeps 5 guests
(up to 4 children)
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Junior Suite, 1 King Bed, Balcony, Harbour View
1 King Bed
Room sleeps 3 guests
(up to 2 children)
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Room, 1 King Bed
1 King Bed
Room sleeps 3 guests
(up to 2 children)
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Suite, 1 King Bed with Sofa bed
1 King Bed and 1 Double Sofa Bed
Room sleeps 5 guests
(up to 4 children)
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Deluxe Room, 2 Queen Beds, City View
2 Queen Beds
Room sleeps 5 guests
(up to 4 children)
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Suite, 1 King Bed with Sofa bed, Terrace, City View
1 King Bed and 1 Double Sofa Bed
Room sleeps 5 guests
(up to 4 children)
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Room, 2 Queen Beds
2 Queen Beds
Room sleeps 5 guests
(up to 4 children)
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Luxury Suite, 1 King Bed with Sofa bed, View
1 King Bed and 1 Double Sofa Bed
Room sleeps 5 guests
(up to 4 children)
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Deluxe Room, 1 King Bed, View
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
Pets allowed
24-hour business centre
Smoke-free property
24-hour front desk

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 42-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

  • English

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The Gwen, a Luxury Collection Hotel, Michigan Avenue Chicago

521 North Rush Street, Chicago, IL 60611

Hotel Amenities

Hotel Amenities

  • Express check-in
  • Bar/lounge
  • Coffee/tea in common areas
  • Elevator/lift
  • Rooftop terrace
  • 24-hour front desk
  • Conference space
  • Porter/bellhop
  • Express check-out
  • Tours/ticket assistance
  • Meeting rooms
  • Year Built 1928
  • Dry cleaning/laundry service
  • Free WiFi
  • Valet parking (surcharge)
  • Smoke-free property
  • Safe-deposit box at front desk
  • Conference space size (meters) - 1394
  • Luggage storage
  • ATM/banking
  • Breakfast available (surcharge)
  • Number of restaurants - 2
  • 24-hour business center
  • Concierge services
  • Conference space size (feet) - 15000
  • Gift shops or newsstand
  • Shopping on site
  • Ballroom
  • Total number of rooms - 311
  • Number of floors - 17
  • Multilingual staff
  • 24-hour health club
  • Free newspapers in lobby

Internet

Available in all rooms: WiFi (surcharge) , Free wired Internet

Available in some public areas: Free WiFi

Languages Spoken

  • English
  • French
  • Spanish

Parking

Valet parking (surcharge)

Room Amenities

The Gwen, a Luxury Collection Hotel, Michigan Avenue Chicago offers 311 air-conditioned accommodations with DVD players and safes. Beds feature premium bedding. A pillow menu is available. 42-inch plasma televisions come with premium cable channels. Bathrooms include bathrobes, complimentary toiletries, and hair dryers. This Chicago hotel provides complimentary wired Internet access. Business-friendly amenities include desks, complimentary newspapers, and phones. Additionally, rooms include complimentary bottled water and irons/ironing boards. Refrigerators, in-room massages, and hypo-allergenic bedding can be requested. Housekeeping is provided daily.

  • Free newspaper
  • Air conditioning
  • Connecting/adjoining rooms available
  • Refrigerator (on request)
  • Daily housekeeping
  • Hypo-allergenic bedding available
  • Phone
  • Free bottled water
  • Pillow menu
  • Bathrobes
  • Free toiletries
  • Hair dryer
  • Plasma TV
  • Iron/ironing board
  • In-room safe
  • Cable TV service
  • Room service (24 hours)
  • Premium TV channels
  • HDTV
  • WiFi (surcharge)
  • Free wired Internet
  • DVD player
  • Blackout drapes/curtains
  • Desk
  • In-room climate control (air conditioning)
  • In-room massage available
  • Premium bedding

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

  • Bicycle rentals nearby
  • Golfing nearby
  • Segway rental/tour nearby
  • Hiking/biking trails nearby
  • Sailing nearby

Accessibility

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

Hotel Policies

Check-in

Check-in time starts at 3 PM

Check-in time ends at 2 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 allowed for an extra charge of USD 75.00 per pet, per stay (maximum USD 75.00 per stay), plus a deposit of USD 75.00 per stay
  • Dogs and cats only
  • Up to 25 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.

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.

  • Breakfast fee: between USD 14 and USD 23 per person (approximately)
  • Fee for in-room wireless Internet: USD 19.95 per day (rates may vary)
  • Valet parking fee: USD 75 per night (in/out privileges)
  • Pet deposit: USD 75.00 per stay
  • Pet fee: USD 75.00 per pet, per stay (maximum USD 75.00 per stay)

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

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.

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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