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The Gwen, A Luxury Collection Hotel, Michigan Avenue Chicago

521 North Rush Street
Chicago, IL 60611
Nightly Rates: ($269.00 - $1,244.00)
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Hotel Description:

Nestled in River North along the Magnificent Mile, The Gwen is a landmark skyscraper overlooking vibrant downtown Chicago. Our hotel is directly connected to The Shops at North Bridge and a mere stroll away from Navy Pier, as well as some of the city's best dining and nighlife.Savor the rich diversity of American cuisine or creative cocktails at our refined dining venues. Our fitness center promises state-of-the-art amenities while 15,000 square feet of function space provide a memorable setting for business meetings and social events.Our 311 elegant guest rooms and suites boast inspired city views. Art Deco design elements are complemented by High Speed Internet Access and 65-inch flat-screen televisions. Marble bathrooms with glass-encased showers and separate deep soaking bathtubs elevate your stay.

Check In:  3:00 PM
Check Out:  12:00 PM

Native currency:  American Dollars
Number of floors:  17
Number of rooms:  311
Time zone:  CDT


Upstairs at The Gwen: Alighting on the fifth floor, Upstairs at The Gwen offers sweeping panoramas of Chicago s skyline. With inviting fire pits and plentiful seating, our rooftop terrace offers a sophisticated perch for enjoying a light meal or a refreshing nightcap.
Circa Restaurant and Lounge: Harmonizing Midwestern American cuisine with top-shelf libations in two impeccably appointed spaces, Circa Restaurant and Lounge promises exceptional service. Private and semi-private dining rooms are available for more intimate gatherings.


Fitness center on-site

Room Info:

superior nonsmoking: TV
superior nonsmoking: TV
junior suite nonsmoking: TV
superior suite nonsmoking room: TV
deluxe suite nonsmoking: TV
junior suite nonsmoking: TV
superior suite nonsmoking room: TV
premium junior suite nonsmoking: TV
deluxe room nonsmoking: TV
deluxe room nonsmoking: TV
deluxe room nonsmoking: TV
grand deluxe landmark nonsmoking: TV
grand deluxe landmark nonsmoking: TV
grnd deluxe michigan ave view room nonsmoking: TV

Meeting Facilities:

Abstract Meeting Room:
Art Nouveau Meeting Room:
Art Deco Meeting Room:
Grand Salon North:
Impressionist Boardroom:
The Gallery Ballroom:
Gallery One and Two:
Grand Salon Pre-Function:
Grand Salon South:
Gallery Three:
Gallery Two:
The Grand Salon:
6th Floor Pre-Function:
Realism Meeting Room:
Gallery Two and Three:
Gallery One:

Hotel Amenities:

(additional fees may apply to certain amenities)

  • ATM/Cash machine
  • Bilingual staff
  • Hairdryer
  • Local calls
  • Non-smoking rooms (generic)
  • Pets allowed
  • Accessible facilities
  • Business center
  • Health club
  • Meeting rooms
  • Onsite laundry
  • Restaurant
  • Baggage hold
  • Exercise gym
  • High speed internet access for laptop in public areas
  • Multilingual staff
  • Parking
  • TV
  • Bell staff/porter
  • Fire safety compliant
  • High speed wireless
  • Non-smoking
  • Parking lot
  • Wireless internet connection

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Location Description:
Overlooking picturesque Lake Michigan, Chicago is the ideal destination for an unforgettable getaway. The Gwen provides effortless access to the Windy Citys iconic landmarks, exclusive shopping, and cultural institutions.With fireworks and outdoor concerts in the summer, and ice-skating in the winter, Navy Pier and Millennium Park are two of Chicagos most popular destinations. Built in 1916, Navy Pier is the starting point for sightseeing cruises and encompasses a 3,300-foot-long stretch of parks, shops, and attractions such as the Centennial Ferris Wheel, the Childrens Museum, and an IMAX theater. Millennium Park is home to the beautifully landscaped, five-acre Lurie Garden as well as Cloud Gate, the stainless steel sculpture lovingly nicknamed The Bean for its legume-like shape, and the Crown Fountain, a hallmark of interactive public art.For outdoor recreation, Chicagos exquisite beaches are not to be missed. Lake Shore Drive is a 15-mile stretch of green space overlooking Lake Michigan. Paved trails and acres of parkland offer the ideal destination for bikers and joggers. The Windy City is also home to some of the oldest and most famous sports teams in the country. Catch the Bears at Soldier Field or the Cubs at Wrigley Field, both just minutes away from The Gwen.Open 365 days a year, the glass-encased balconies of the Skydeck are located on the 103rd floor of the Willis Tower the tallest building in the Western Hemisphere and offer panoramic views of Chicago and four different states.World-renowned shopping and dining can be found steps away from our hotel along the historic Magnificent Mile. Enjoy direct access to The Shops at North Bridge and explore iconic department stores, specialty retail boutiques, and distinguished restaurants at 900 Shops, Water Tower Place, and Oak Street.Adventures in science and culture await at Chicagos museum campus and theater district. One of the largest natural
City Center

Midway Airport

O'Hare International Airport

Magnificent Mile

Soldier Field (Home of the Chicago Bears Football Team)

Field Museum of Natural History

Art Institute of Chicago

The Chicago Tribune

Willis Tower (Formerly the Sears Tower)

Lake Michigan / Oak Street Beach

Northwestern University

Adler Planetarium

Navy Pier

LEGOLAND Discovery Center

Buckingham Fountain


Wrigley Building

Shedd Aquarium

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