$186 Avg/night
Rate and special offer based on Check-in: Jun 30, 2015 Check-out: Jul 2, 2015

Wyndham Grand Chicago Riverfront

4 stars
View map of 71 East Wacker Drive, Chicago, IL 60601

Hotel Overview

Reviewer score
4.2
out of 5
269 reviews
Great Location

This is a great place to stay. Close to the hop on/hop off buses as well as Michigan Ave. The room... See full review

  • David W.
  • Jan 5, 2015
Romantic Weekend Getaway

My girlfriend and myself were beyond satisfied with the staff of the Wyndham and management. While... See full review

  • John P Andrews
  • Jul 17, 2014

Wyndham Grand Chicago Riverfront is a boutique hotel located in the heart of downtown Chicago. The hotel's unrivalled location is in the center of all Chicago has to offer, within walking distance of Navy Pier, the Magnificent Mile, Millennium Park, the theatre district and the Loop. The 39-story hotel features chic interior with a bright lobby and oversized, relaxing guest rooms. Wyndham Grand Chicago Riverfront offers an complimentary 24 fitness center, complimentary 24 hour business center, in addition to complimentary wireless internet for all guests. Minimum check-in age is 21.

Dining

The first floor restaurant, Hoyt's Chicago, reflects modern tavern fare while focusing on a true Chicago neighborhood dining experience. At Wyndham Grand Chicago Riverfront, diners can savour the seasonal, market fresh and healthy offerings with a creative twist while taking in views of the iconic Chicago River through the floor-to-ceiling windows.Hoyt's serves breakfast, lunch, and dinner and also offer full bar service

Rooms
Expect spacious rooms with gorgeous city and river views at Wyndham Grand Chicago Riverfront. Neutral colors, suede headboards and flowing drapes provide a relaxing environment. Extras like Keurig coffee makers, flat-screen TVs and iPod docking stations are standard. Enjoy free high-speed wireless Internet access.
Highlights
  • Rooms with views of the Chicago River, Trump Tower and Merchandise Mart
  • Near upscale department stores and luxury boutiques on the Magnificent Mile
  • 24-hour business center and free Wi-Fi
  • Hoyt's Chicago Restaurant on site

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Amenities

  • No smoking rooms/facilities
General
No smoking rooms/facilities
Pet friendly
Elevators
Activities
Fitness Center
Exercise gym
Services
24 hour front desk
Business center
Express check in
Guest laundromat
Express checkout
Concierge desk
ATM/Cash machine
Security
Wake-up service
In-Room Safe
Porters
FAX
Conference facilities
Parking
Valet parking

Nearby points of interest

  • Harold Washington College: 0.1 mi
  • Wrigley Building: 0.1 mi
  • Marina City: 0.2 mi
  • Museum of Broadcast Communications: 0.2 mi
  • Chicago Theater: 0.2 mi
  • Prudential Plaza: 0.2 mi
  • Tribune Tower: 0.2 mi
  • Oriental Theatre: 0.3 mi
  • Chicago Cultural Center: 0.3 mi
  • Goodman Theatre: 0.3 mi
  • North Michigan Avenue: 0.3 mi
  • Macys: 0.3 mi
  • Harris Theater: 0.3 mi
  • Shubert Theatre: 0.4 mi
  • Cloud Gate: 0.4 mi
  • Harold Washington College: 0.1 mi
  • Wrigley Building: 0.1 mi
  • Marina City: 0.2 mi
  • Museum of Broadcast Communications: 0.2 mi
  • Chicago Theater: 0.2 mi
  • Prudential Plaza: 0.2 mi
  • Tribune Tower: 0.2 mi
  • Oriental Theatre: 0.3 mi
  • Chicago Cultural Center: 0.3 mi
  • Goodman Theatre: 0.3 mi
  • North Michigan Avenue: 0.3 mi
  • Macys: 0.3 mi
  • Harris Theater: 0.3 mi
  • Shubert Theatre: 0.4 mi
  • Cloud Gate: 0.4 mi
  • Pritzker Pavilion: 0.4 mi
  • Chicago - Mag Mile - Wacker Dr: 0.4 mi
  • State Street: 0.4 mi
  • City Hall: 0.4 mi
  • Cadillac Palace Theatre: 0.4 mi
  • Crown Fountain: 0.4 mi
  • Terra Museum of American Art: 0.5 mi
  • Merchandise Mart: 0.5 mi
  • Bank of America Theatre: 0.5 mi
  • Art Institute of Chicago: 0.6 mi
  • Symphony Center: 0.6 mi
  • Holy Name Cathedral: 0.6 mi
  • Chicago Architecture Foundation: 0.6 mi
  • Seneca Park: 0.7 mi
  • Yacht Club: 0.7 mi
  • Opera House: 0.7 mi
  • Museum of Contemporary Art: 0.7 mi
  • Chicago Mercantile Exchange: 0.7 mi
  • Lake Point Tower: 0.8 mi
  • Lake Shore Park: 0.8 mi
  • Drury Lane Theatre: 0.8 mi
  • Chicago Board of Trade: 0.8 mi
  • John Hancock Center: 0.8 mi
  • Harold Washington Library: 0.8 mi
  • Auditorium Building: 0.8 mi
  • Water Tower: 0.8 mi
  • Washington Square Park: 0.8 mi
  • Willis Tower (Sears Tower): 0.8 mi
  • Children Museum: 0.9 mi
  • Buckingham Fountain: 0.9 mi

Hotel Policies

Check-in:
03:00 PM
Check-out:
12:00 PM

Terms and conditions

Rates quoted in currencies other than the hotel's base currency are subject to the rate of the international exchange. Rate may change throughout stay. Rate may reflect average nightly rate. Extra charges may apply. Incidental charges, such as room service, are not included in the rate.

The amenities and/or facilities may not be located at the hotel, but within a reasonable distance, and additional charges may apply for use.

Ratings and reviews for Wyndham Grand Chicago Riverfront

Overall score

4.2 / 5
5.01.0
269 out of 269
Amenities:
3.8
Cleanliness:
4.5
Hotel staff:
4.5
Comfort:
4.4
Location:
4.8
Value:
4.2

93% would recommend to a friend.

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Review of Wyndham Grand Chicago Riverfront

Reviewer score

4
5.01.0
Garya910
Business
Garrison
May 19, 2015

Enjoyed trip. Staff

Hotel was nice. Only two issues. Air conditioning wasn't real cold and our roomnwas right next to the elevators so we heard noise from the people and elevator all night. But the staff was great

Hotel features (5 = best, 1 = worst):
Amenities:
4
Cleanliness:
5
Hotel staff:
4
Comfort:
2
Location:
5
Value:
4
Trip purpose:

Business

Review of Wyndham Grand Chicago Riverfront

Reviewer score

4
5.01.0
another sheep
Business
palatine
Apr 25, 2015

trade show stay

I found no problem with the hotel. Seemingly clean and comfortable. I didn't go to the bar, but it seemed nice. Wish they had a pool. Parking costs a lot, but that's chicago for you. Overall, the room was nice with a fancy look over the river.

Hotel features (5 = best, 1 = worst):
Amenities:
3
Cleanliness:
5
Hotel staff:
4
Comfort:
5
Location:
5
Value:
4
Trip purpose:

Business

Review of Wyndham Grand Chicago Riverfront

Reviewer score

5
5.01.0
David W.
Business
N/A
Jan 5, 2015

Great Location

This is a great place to stay. Close to the hop on/hop off buses as well as Michigan Ave. The room was spacious and comfortable and the bathroom was huge! Would definitely stay there again.

Hotel features (5 = best, 1 = worst):
Amenities:
5
Cleanliness:
5
Hotel staff:
5
Comfort:
5
Location:
5
Value:
5
Trip purpose:

Business

Review of Wyndham Grand Chicago Riverfront

Reviewer score

4
5.01.0
Rabbrusc
Business
Chicago, IL
Sep 1, 2014

Bachelorette party

Staff was very friendly and welcoming. Room was very clean and the view was amazing. Only complaint is that is was a very humid day in the city of Chicago and the air was not on high enough. Overall, I would recommend this hotel to others.

Hotel features (5 = best, 1 = worst):
Amenities:
4
Cleanliness:
5
Hotel staff:
5
Comfort:
5
Location:
5
Value:
4
Trip purpose:

Business

Nightlife tip: Short drive from hotel

How at the moon

Review of Wyndham Grand Chicago Riverfront

Reviewer score

5
5.01.0
John P Andrews
Business
Frankfort, Illinois
Jul 17, 2014

Romantic Weekend Getaway

My girlfriend and myself were beyond satisfied with the staff of the Wyndham and management. While we were there the front desk agents helped charge our phones numerous times since I had forgotten them at home. We also met Anthony Visone, one of the hotel managers, and we were speaking about our room and how much we liked it and during our conversation, I explained it was our anniversary. After our dinner, we returned to the room and there was a hand written letter from Anthony and the staff, a bottle of Champagne and a platter of goodies. The front desk staff and management went above and beyond to make us feel special, even thought it was a busy weekend with the Taste of Chicago and their hotel was booked solid. We are nobody important and they made us feel like we were their main priority. We will definitely be going back! Also, location of this hotel seems to be located by everything we wanted to do..i.e. - Shop on Michigan Ave, the Bean, FOOD & Bars. Thank you Anthony Visone and staff and Wyndham Hotel!

Hotel features (5 = best, 1 = worst):
Amenities:
5
Cleanliness:
5
Hotel staff:
5
Comfort:
5
Location:
5
Value:
5
Trip purpose:

Business

Dining tip: Short walk from hotel

There are MANY different restaurants to choose from..McCormick & Schmicks is in walking distance.

Review of Wyndham Grand Chicago Riverfront

Reviewer score

3
5.01.0
TDog 2014
Business
Ocoee, Florida
Jul 15, 2014

Taste of Chicago

Upon arriving in Chicago our excitement was really high. Made it to the hotel with no problems. The room was very spacious and clean. Once we tried to lower the A/C that was the first issue. Air that was blowing was cool but not COLD. Called the front desk to report it and a maintenace guy was upstairs in about 15 minutes. He cleaned the air filte and let us know that there was no thermostat to control the AC it was either high or low. This was a let down. After the initial nights sleep, we kinda got used to the temperature, bummer. Housekeeping seemed to do a fine job. As you know it was a busy weekend in town, the concerige folks seemed impatient when asking for directions and simple stuff like restaraunts. All in all we did enjoy our time in Chicago, but may think twice before booking at Wyndam again.

Hotel features (5 = best, 1 = worst):
Amenities:
3
Cleanliness:
3
Hotel staff:
3
Comfort:
1
Location:
3
Value:
2
Trip purpose:

Business

Dining tip: Short walk from hotel

Talk to the locals they were the best advice givers

Review of Wyndham Grand Chicago Riverfront

Reviewer score

4
5.01.0
FloydinChicago
Business
Chicago, IL
Jun 9, 2014

Older building, but nice rooms.

Nice hotel. Various aspects of the building infrastructure are somewhat dated, but the room was nice with a great view (even on the "City side"). Overall, nice stay.

Hotel features (5 = best, 1 = worst):
Amenities:
4
Cleanliness:
4
Hotel staff:
4
Comfort:
4
Location:
5
Value:
4
Trip purpose:

Business

Dining tip: Short walk from hotel

Really enjoyed eating at RPM Italian.

Review of Wyndham Grand Chicago Riverfront

Reviewer score

5
5.01.0
Goodtravelers
Business
Utah
Jun 8, 2014

Great Location! Beautiful Hotel

We loved the hotel! The location is perfect! Right in front of the river, spectacular views! We loved it, definitely we'll come back!

Hotel features (5 = best, 1 = worst):
Amenities:
5
Cleanliness:
4
Hotel staff:
4
Comfort:
4
Location:
5
Value:
4
Trip purpose:

Business

Dining tip: Short walk from hotel

Beautiful little bars along the river, steps away from the hotel entrance

Review of Wyndham Grand Chicago Riverfront

Reviewer score

3
5.01.0
JoeyDXZ
Business
Indianapolis, IN
Apr 14, 2014

Noisy in the windy city

This hotel is located perfectly in the river and close to fabulous shopping. The rooms are large and clean. Staff is friendly and helpful. Downfall is we got no sleep all weekend due to all the noise in the halls - people partying, elevator close to rooms and the very loud constant foor slamming. Multiple calls to the desk resulted in security quickly coming to talk to the offending parties however they never solved the issue. When asked how our stay was we relayed same and the manager offered to take care of us if we came back - what about taking care of your customer this round? Disappointed.

Hotel features (5 = best, 1 = worst):
Amenities:
5
Cleanliness:
4
Hotel staff:
3
Comfort:
3
Location:
5
Value:
3
Trip purpose:

Business

Shopping tip: Short walk from hotel

Michigan Ave shops are very close.

Review of Wyndham Grand Chicago Riverfront

Reviewer score

5
5.01.0
Happy2579
Business
PA
Apr 11, 2014

Great stay

Excellent hotel. Near Millenium Park with many restaurants nearby.

Hotel features (5 = best, 1 = worst):
Amenities:
5
Cleanliness:
4
Hotel staff:
5
Comfort:
5
Location:
5
Value:
5
Trip purpose:

Business

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