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Located in The Loop, Renaissance Chicago Downtown Hotel is adjacent to Chicago Theater and within a 5-minute walk of other popular sights like Ford Center for the Performing Arts Oriental Theatre. This 560-room, 4-star hotel welcomes guests with 3 restaurants, an indoor pool, and a fitness center. Millennium Park and Art Institute of Chicago are a short walk from the hotel, which is on the riverwalk.
Enjoy dining at Great Street Restaurant, one of 3 onsite restaurants. Satisfy your hunger from the comfort of your room with 24-hour room service. Start your day off with buffet breakfast, available for a fee.
All 560 air-conditioned rooms feature coffee makers, free weekday newspapers, and laptop-compatible safes. Flat-screen TVs come with cable channels and pay movies, and guests can stay connected with WiFi. Pillowtop beds sport premium bedding and bathrooms offer hair dryers and designer toiletries. In-room massages are available, and other amenities include phones and ironing boards.
Guests staying at Renaissance Chicago Downtown Hotel enjoy an indoor pool, a fitness center, and WiFi in public areas. Valet parking is offered for USD 69 per day. Multilingual staff at the 24-hour front desk can assist with dry cleaning/laundry, concierge services, and luggage storage. Additional amenities include 21 meeting rooms, conference space, and a business center.
- Walking distance to Chicago Theater and Ford Center for the Performing Arts Oriental Theatre
- Onsite dining
- Indoor pool
- Fitness center
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Renaissance Chicago Downtown Hotel
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Located across from the Chicago River, the 27-story Renaissance Chicago Downtown Hotel enjoys a prime location 3 blocks from Michigan Avenue and the Magnificent Mile. A Chicago "L" station behind the hotel provides easy access to numerous destinations. Valet parking is available for a surcharge.
An on-site health club offers a sky-lit indoor lap pool and 24-hour fitness center.
The hotel completed renovations of both the guestrooms and lobby as of April 8, 2015.
On-site dining options include the Great Street Restaurant with river views, Staytion Market & Bar serving coffee and light fare, and 24-hour room service.
Meeting space includes 21 meeting rooms with a total of 34,867 sq feet (3239 sq meters) of flexible space, including a Grand Ballroom. An on-site FedEx Kinko's business center provides a wealth of services such as copying, faxes, messengers, and notary public. WiFi is available in public areas.
- 24-hour front desk
- Year Built 1991
- Number of floors - 27
- Breakfast available (surcharge)
- Business center
- Free newspapers in lobby
- Concierge services
- Conference space
- Fitness facilities
- Dry cleaning/laundry service
- Express check-out
- Gift shops or newsstand
- WiFi (surcharge)
- Meeting rooms 21
- Multilingual staff
- Total number of rooms - 560
- Luggage storage
- Number of restaurants - 3
- Conference space size (feet) - 34,867
- Conference space size (meters) - 3
- Number of meeting rooms - 21
- Smoke-free property
- Spa services on site
- Indoor pool
- Wedding services
- Valet parking (surcharge)
Family Friendly Amenities
- Family Hotel
- Indoor pool
- Refrigerator (on request)
- Cribs/infant beds (complimentary)
Available in all rooms: Wireless internet access ( USD 14.95 per day )
Available in some public areas: Wireless internet access ( USD 14.95 per night )
Valet parking (surcharge)
Renaissance Chicago Downtown Hotel offers 560 air-conditioned accommodations with laptop-compatible safes and coffee/tea makers. Pillowtop beds feature premium bedding. Flat-screen televisions come with premium cable channels and pay movies. Bathrooms include shower/tub combinations, designer toiletries, complimentary toiletries, and hair dryers.
In-room wireless Internet access is available for a surcharge. Business-friendly amenities include complimentary weekday newspapers and phones. Additionally, rooms include irons/ironing boards and blackout drapes/curtains. Refrigerators and in-room massages can be requested. Housekeeping is provided daily.
- Air conditioning
- Private bathroom
- Free toiletries
- Blackout drapes/curtains
- Pillowtop mattress
- In-room climate control (air conditioning)
- Coffee/tea maker
- Free weekday newspaper
- Designer toiletries
- Hair dryer
- Daily housekeeping
- Iron/ironing board
- In-room massage available
- In-room safe (laptop compatible)
- Cable TV service
- Flat-panel TV
- Pay movies
- Premium bedding
- Premium TV channels
- Refrigerator (on request)
- Shower/tub combination
- Room service (24 hours)
- Connecting/adjoining rooms available
- Free cribs/infant beds
- In-room climate control (heating)
- WiFi (surcharge)
Where to Eat
Great Street Restaurant and Bar – A casual yet sophisticated restaurant overlooking the Chicago River, the Great Street Restaurant features American cuisine for breakfast and lunch each day.
Staytion Market & Bar - Staytion Market & Bar features mouth-watering Chicago street food with a twist, hand crafted cocktails, illy coffee, and house made pastries in a warm, mesmerizing atmosphere.
Room service - An a la carte menu is available 24 hours a day with a limited menu available overnight.
Nearby Things to Do
The hotel's fitness club includes an indoor lap pool, sauna, and 24-hour fitness center with treadmills, elliptical trainers, stationary bikes, and stair machines.
Daley Bicentennial Plaza, a half-mile away, offers nine lighted tennis courts (surcharge), with equipment available for rent. Harbourside International, 15 miles from the hotel, has an 18-hole, par 72 golf course, a driving range, and a clubhouse. A 20-mile bike path along Lake Michigan extends from Lincoln Park, two miles from the hotel, to Jackson Park, south of downtown. Lake Michigan offers numerous seasonal recreational opportunities, including boating, sailing, water skiing, and canoeing.
The recreational activities listed below are available either on site or near the hotel; fees may apply.
- Golfing nearby
- Kayaking nearby
- Sailing nearby
- Water skiing nearby
- Scooter/moped rentals nearby
- Mountain biking nearby
- Bicycle rentals nearby
- Hiking/biking trails nearby
- Golf lessons available nearby
- Segway rental/tour nearby
- Boat tours nearby
- Rock climbing nearby
If you have requests for specific accessibility needs, please note them at check-out when you book your room.
- Accessible bathroom
- In-room accessibility
- Roll-in shower
Check-in time starts at 4 PM
Check-in time ends at 4 PM
Minimum check-in age is 21
Special check-in instructions:
Check-out time is noon
Children and extra beds
- Children are welcome.
- Free cribs (infant beds)!
- Pets not allowed (service animals welcome)
You need to know
Extra-person charges may apply and vary depending on property policy.
Government-issued photo identification and a credit card or cash deposit are required at check-in for incidental charges.
Special requests are subject to availability upon check-in and may incur additional charges. Special requests cannot be guaranteed.
Only service animals are allowed
No rollaway/extra beds available
- Breakfast fee: between USD 10 and USD 30 per person (approximately)
- Fee for in-room wireless Internet: USD 14.95 per day (rates may vary)
- Fee for wireless Internet in public areas: USD 14.95 per night (rates may vary)
- Self parking fee: USD 65 per day (in/out privileges)
- Valet parking fee: USD 69 per day (in/out privileges)
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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.