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The Gwen, a Luxury Collection Hotel, Chicago

1,479 reviews
+1 312-645-1500

Top Amenities

Free Wifi
Pets Allowed
Fitness Center

Enjoy Luxurious Accommodations at The Gwen in River North

What Do the Rooms Include?

The Gwen features 300 spacious, non-smoking individually decorated guest rooms and suites. Among the features are a 42-inch flat-screen TV with surround-sound system, balcony or patio with city view, down comforter, and pillow menu. The bathroom has signature bath amenities, a separate bathtub and shower, and slippers and robes. Wi-Fi is complimentary for Starwood Preferred Guest members.

What Amenities/Features Are Available?

Features include concierge services, luggage storage, laundry service, and 24-hour fitness center. Self-parking and valet parking are both at a surcharge. The hotel has a business center and 13 meeting rooms. Enjoy artisan doughnuts and pastries, made from scratch daily at Rush Street Bakery. Terrace Restaurant serves American cuisine  in a casual atmosphere for breakfast, lunch, and dinner. Terrace Rooftop, also casual, serves drinks and food starting at 3 p.m.

How Much Will a Stay at The Gwen Cost?

Rooms at The Gwen start at $180 per night.

What's There to Do Nearby?

Located in River North along the Magnificent Mile, The Gwen has direct access to The Shops at North Bridge. The Art Institute of Chicago, Navy Pier, and Buckingham Fountain are less than 1.5 miles from The Gwen. Field Museum of Natural History, Shedd Aquarium, Willis Tower (formerly Sears Tower), Adler Planetarium, and Soldier Field (home of the Chicago Bears) are just under 3 miles away. 

What's the Bottom Line?

The Gwen is one of the most centrally located hotels in Chicago. The landmark skyscraper with stunning views creates rich and memorable travel experiences. The rooms are elegant and opulent, offering a unique opportunity for all visitors.

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Near North Side
521 North Rush Street
Chicago, IL 60611
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User Highlights
Overall Guest Score
"Right on the Magnificent Mile" "Location was fantastic"
97% liked the proximity to shopping.
96% liked the proximity to sightseeing.
"Free wi-fi" "Free internet"
100% thought it was a great value.
75% said the wifi quality was great.
"I loved the pillow selection" "Rooms are clean and spacious"
85% thought rooms were spacious.
84% said the beds were comfortable.
"Chef is REALLY FANTASTIC" "Staff was amazing"
88% found the staff to be very friendly.
53% said the reception staff was ok.
"Neat rooftop lounge" "Rooms clean and well appointed"
Only 67% said rooms were clean enough.
89% thought it was clean.
"Bathtub was fabulous" "City view was amazing"
85% thought rooms were spacious.
For only 64%, the bathroom was ok.
"Breakfast was excellent" "Breads for breakfast was also helpful"
Breakfast prices were ok, according to 62%.

Good to know...

Rooms need regular maintenance
Great shopping
Pleasant entrance area
Spacious rooms
Hotel Information
Bar or Lounge
Business Center
Fitness Center
Free Wifi
No Smoking
Pets Allowed
From 3:00pm*must be 18 or older to check-in
Until 12:00pm
# of Rooms
  • Parking Fee: USD 45 per night (in/out privileges)
  • Pet Fee: USD 75.00 per pet, per stay (maximum USD 75.00 per stay)
Handicap Accessible
Wheelchair Accessible