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.

Certifications / Ratings

AAA Rated

IGLTA Member

Mobil Rated

TAG Approved

Michelin Rated

Box Lunches Available

Group Breakfast Available

Group Menu

Private Dining Available

Private Meeting Space Available

Max Venue Capacity 904

Total Square Footage of Meeting Space 15000

Video Conferencing Available

Exclusive Audio/Visual Provider(s)

Max Capacity, Banquet Style (Seated) 200

Max Capacity, Classroom Style 180

Max Capacity, Reception Style (Standing) 255

Max Capacity, Theater Style 320

Complete Buy-out Available

On-site Audio/Visual Equipment

On-Site Catering

Largest Room, Square Footage 3388

Largest Room, Max Capacity 3338

Largest Room, Ceiling Height 9.5

Number of Meeting Rooms 15

AAA Discount

AARP Discount

Military Discount


Number of Restaurants On-site 2

Number of Retail Stores

ADA Compliant

ATM Machine On-site

Concierge Service


Restaurant(s) On-site

Public Space Wi-Fi Available

Reservations Accepted

Valet Parking Available




American Express




Miles from McCormick Place 3.5

Miles from Navy Pier

Miles from Midway Airport 12.0

Miles from O'Hare Airport 18.0

Group Discounts Available

Maximum Group Number 300

Maximum Room Block 250

Minimum Group Number 10

Team Building Activities Offered

Team Building Programs

Group Policy

Number of Double/Doubles 56

Number of Kings 201

24-hour Room Service

In-Room DVD Player

In-Room Hair Dryer

In-room Coffee Maker

In-room Mini Bar

In-Room Iron/Ironing Board

Room Service

In-room Safe

Number of Smoking Rooms 311

Connecting Rooms Available

In-Room iPod Docking Station

Total Number of Guest Rooms 311

Number of ADA-Compliant Rooms 20

Number of Suites 33

Bell Services

Express Check-In/Check-Out


Business Center


Complimentary Newspaper

Number of Sleeping Rooms 278


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