The Gwen, a Luxury Collection Hotel, Chicago

The Gwen, a Luxury Collection Hotel, Chicago

River North


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521 N. Rush St., Chicago IL 60611

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Hotel & Guest rooms are 100% non-smoking
Complimentary internet access in guestrooms and public space

Complimentary 24-hour fitness center
The Gwen main entrance is 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 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. The hotel is within walking distance to many Chicago attractions including Lake Michigan, Oak Street, Millennium Park, Navy Pier, The Art Institute of Chicago, museum campus and the theatre district.
The room collection includes 311 guest rooms are enriched with a warm color palette, plush fabrics and deep textured finishes. All guest rooms feature an abundance of tech-savvy components like a 42-inch flat screen television, surround-sound system, iPod alarm/docking/charging station and complimentary internet access.
Enhancing the guest experience, the Gwen provides complimentary internet access in guestrooms, complimentary morning coffee and tea service in the lobby, complimentary pillow menu, concierge service, in-room spa services, 24-hour fitness center, 24-hour in-room dining, direct enclosed access to The Shops at North Bridge and dining at The Terrace Rooftop | Bar | Restaurant.

Health and Safety

Health & Safety Policy URL View Policy

Number of Sleeping Rooms 278

Complimentary Newspaper


Business Center


Express Check-In/Check-Out

Bell Services

Number of Suites 33

Number of ADA-Compliant Rooms 20

Spa Nearby

Exercise Facility On-site

Luggage Service Fee $8/per room RT

Complimentary Room Policy Varies

In-Room Wi-Fi Availability Complimentary

Total Number of Guest Rooms 311

In-Room iPod Docking Station

Connecting Rooms Available

Number of Smoking Rooms 311

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 Kings 201

Number of Double/Doubles 56

Motorcoach Parking Off-site

Group Policy

Team Building Programs

Team Building Activities Offered

Minimum Group Number 10

Maximum Room Block 250

Maximum Group Number 300

Group Discounts Available

Miles from O'Hare Airport 18.0

Miles from Midway Airport 12.0

Miles from Navy Pier

Miles from McCormick Place 3.5




American Express




Valet Parking Available

Reservations Accepted

Public Space Wi-Fi Available

Restaurant(s) On-site


Concierge Service

ATM Machine On-site

ADA Compliant

Public Space Wi-Fi COMP or Fee Complimentary

Food On-site Restaurant

Airport(s) Served ORD & MDW

Number of Retail Stores

Number of Restaurants On-site 2


Military Discount

AARP Discount

AAA Discount

Number of Meeting Rooms 15

Largest Room, Ceiling Height 9.5

Largest Room, Max Capacity 3338

Largest Room, Square Footage 3388

On-Site Catering

On-site Audio/Visual Equipment

Complete Buy-out Available

Max Capacity, Theater Style 320

Max Capacity, Reception Style (Standing) 255

Max Capacity, Classroom Style 180

Max Capacity, Banquet Style (Seated) 200

Exclusive Audio/Visual Provider(s)

Video Conferencing Available

Total Square Footage of Meeting Space 15000

Max Venue Capacity 904

Private Meeting Space Available

Private Dining Available

Group Menu

Group Breakfast Available

Box Lunches Available

Michelin Rated

TAG Approved

Mobil Rated

IGLTA Member

AAA Rated


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