The Gwen, a Luxury Collection Hotel, Chicago

The Gwen, a Luxury Collection Hotel, Chicago

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  • Dine-in
  • Takeout
  • Delivery
  • All-Seasons Patio


Location

521 N. Rush St., Chicago IL 60611

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The Gwen reflects the energy and glamour of 1930s Chicago while offering all of the modern amenities and refinement you would expect from a Luxury Collection Hotel. Located in the landmark McGraw-Hill building on Chicago’s Magnificent Mile, The Gwen provides the perfect setting to enjoy the best the city has to offer. Our casually elegant dining venues include Kostali, which is inspired by the countries that hug the Mediterranean Sea. Complemented by our exquisite personal service, your stay at The Gwen is sure to dazzle and delight.

A new entry among boutique hotels in downtown Chicago, The Gwen offers 311 newly renovated guestrooms ranging in size from 375 to 425 square feet and suites ranging in size from 475 to 3,000 square feet. Pampering amenities include ultra-lux elegant Frette linens, a luxury collection bed, an in-room safe, flat-screen television, and complimentary WiFi.

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.

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

Kostali offers a transportive coastal experience in the heart of Chicago. Here, we offer cuisine inspired by the great coasts of the Mediterranean, including Spain, Italy, France, Greece, Tunisia, Lebanon, Israel, and Morocco. Kostali is a partnership between The Gwen, a Luxury Collection Hotel with James Beard Award-Winning chef Carrie Nahabedian, along with her cousin, Michael Nahabedian.

Special offer: $50 Food and Beverage Credit
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Tempt your taste buds with a $50 food and beverage credit included in your stay. Explore Kostali, dine inside or out on The Terrace at Upstairs at The Gwen, or Tipsy Tea Party experience

Special offer: Breakfast in Bed
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The most important meal of the day delivered right to your room. Package includes breakfast for two adults that includes 2 entrees, 2 coffees, and 2 juices. Breakfast offerings may vary.

Special offer: Park, Stay and Play!
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Simplify your stay at The Gwen, a Luxury Collection Hotel, with complimentary valet parking included - a value of $75 per night. Whether you are a local or driving in from afar, take advantage of complimentary parking during your stay!

Special offer: Plan Now & Save More
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Promotional Code: ADP It is always a great time to visit Downtown Chicago and discover something new. Enjoy up to 15 percent savings when you book your stay at least 14 days in advance. Terms & Conditions apply.

Special offer: Work Anywhere Stay Pass
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Why work from home when you can work from The Gwen? Reimagine your office with a private workspace, enhanced Wi-Fi, daily bottled water, $10 food and beverage credit. The Gwen is the perfect place to work, play, and stay.

Health and Safety

Keyless Entry

24 Hour Occupancy Hold

Single Use Menus

Health & Safety Policy URLView Policy

Health Screening Required-Staff

Masks Required-Guest

Masks Required-Staff

Reservations Required

CDC Recommended Cleaning Procedures

Hand Wash/Sanitizer Stations

Social Distancing Guidelines Enforced

Limited Elevator Occupancy

No Contact Services

Arrange Transportation

Wheelchair Accessible

Van/Minibus

Motorcoach

Student Tours

Technical Tours

Incentive Programs

Group Lodging

Group Transfers

Number of Sleeping Rooms279

Complimentary Local Calls

Complimentary Newspaper

Pet-friendly

Business Center

Laundry

Express Check-In/Check-Out

Bell Services

Number of Suites32

Number of ADA-Compliant Rooms20

SpaNearby

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

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MasterCard

Discover

American Express

Late Night

Dinner

Lunch

Brunch

Breakfast

Valet Parking Available

Reservations Accepted

Public Space Wi-Fi Available

Restaurant(s) On-site

Bar/Lounge

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

Family-friendly

Military Discount

AARP Discount

AAA Discount

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

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

Entertainment

Box Lunches Available

TAG Approved

Mobil Rated

IGLTA Member

AAA Rated



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