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The Gwen, a Luxury Collection Hotel, Chicago

The Gwen, a Luxury Collection Hotel, Chicago

Located in River North


521 N. Rush St., Chicago IL 60611

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The Gwen, a Luxury Collection Hotel, is a sculptural masterpiece blending 1930s Chicago glamour with contemporary elegance. With seasonal activations and celebrations, it stands as an iconic Art Deco landmark, crafted by trailblazing sculptress Gwen Lux.

Located at 521 North Rush Street between Grand Avenue and Illinois Street and can also be accessed through The Shops at North Bridge on Michigan Avenue. Walking distance to The Loop, Millennium Park, Lake Michigan, and Navy Pier. Located within the renowned Magnificent Mile, The Gwen is steps to over 460 retailers, restaurants, and nightlife venues.

A standout among rooftop terraces & lounges in downtown Chicago, Upstairs at The Gwen focuses on the art of craft cocktails paired with shareable small plate fare and cityscape views from among the Art Deco-infused architecture. Open year-round.


Third Party Certifications or RecognitionEnergy Star Partner of the Year

Air Filtration Program

Multi-Stream Recycling Program

Green Energy

Locally Sourced Food Supply

Laundry Conservation Program

Water Conservation Initiatives

Keyless Entry

24 Hour Occupancy Hold

Health & Safety Policy URLView Policy

Health Screening Required-Staff

Reservations Required

CDC Recommended Cleaning Procedures

Hand Wash/Sanitizer Stations

Limited Elevator Occupancy

No Contact Services

Arrange Transportation

Wheelchair Accessible



Student Tours

Technical Tours

Incentive Programs

Group Lodging

Group Transfers

Number of Sleeping Rooms279

Complimentary Local Calls

Complimentary Newspaper


Business Center


Express Check-In/Check-Out

Bell Services

Number of Suites32

Number of ADA-Compliant Rooms20


In-Room High-Speed AvailabilityComplimentary

Exercise FacilityOn-site

Luggage Service Fee$8/per room RT

Complimentary Room PolicyVaries

In-Room Wi-Fi AvailabilityComplimentary

Total Number of Guest Rooms311

In-Room iPod Docking Station

Connecting Rooms Available

Number of Smoking Rooms311

In-room Safe

Room Service

In-Room Iron/Ironing Board

In-room Mini Bar

In-room Coffee Maker

In-Room Hair Dryer

In-Room DVD Player

24-hour Room Service

Number of Kings201

Number of Double/Doubles56

Complimentary Policy50

Motorcoach ParkingOff-site

Group Policy

Team Building Programs

Group Capacity150

Team Building Activities Offered

Minimum Group Number10

Maximum Room Block250

Maximum Group Number300

Group Discounts Available

Minimum Size for Group Admission Rate10

Miles from O'Hare Airport18.0

Miles from Midway Airport12.0

Miles from Navy Pier

Miles from McCormick Place3.5




American Express

Late Night





Valet Parking Available

Reservations Accepted

Public Space Wi-Fi Available

Restaurant(s) On-site


Live Music

Concierge Service

ATM Machine On-site

ADA Compliant

Public Space Wi-Fi COMP or FeeComplimentary

Self-Parking AvailableOff-site

Food On-siteRestaurant

Airport(s) ServedORD & MDW

Number of Retail Stores

Number of Restaurants On-site2

Minimum Age18


Military Discount

AARP Discount

AAA Discount

Private Ballroom Space Available

Buy-out Max Capacity50

Number of Meeting Rooms15

Largest Room, Theater Capacity300

Largest Room, Reception Capacity (Standing)300

Largest Room, Classroom Capacity250

Largest Room, Banquet Capacity (Seated)200

Largest Room, Ceiling Height9.5

Largest Room, Max Capacity3338

Largest Room, Square Footage3388

On-Site Catering

On-site Audio/Visual Equipment

In-house/Exclusive Caterer(s)

Complete Buy-out Available

Max Capacity, Theater Style320

Max Capacity, Reception Style (Standing)255

Max Capacity, Classroom Style180

Max Capacity, Banquet Style (Seated)200

Exclusive Audio/Visual Provider(s)

Video Conferencing Available

Total Square Footage of Meeting Space15000

Max Venue Capacity904

Private Meeting Space Available

Max Restaurant Capacity75

Private Dining Available

Group Menu

Group Breakfast Available

Avg Meal Price/Person (appetizer, entrée, dessert)$$$ = $25 - $34


Box Lunches Available

TAG Approved

Mobil Rated

IGLTA Member

AAA Rated


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