The Gwen Chicago

| Chicago, IL, United States
 

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  • Overview
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  • Highlights & Reviews
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Overview

Residentially inspired with a touch of contemporary sophistication, The Gwen Chicago, formerly Conrad Chicago, welcomes guests with tailored amenities, exemplary service and an experience which embraces the individuality of each guest. The hotel’s 300 spacious guest rooms and indulgent suites are distinguished by modern furnishings and amenities.

Savor exceptional cuisine in one of three upscale dining venues, or unwind with a glass of wine and an appetizer at the Terrace Bar. Truly memorable business meetings and social events are hosted in more than 14,500 square feet of function space.

Location & Map

Hotel Address:
  • The Gwen Chicago
  • 521 North Rush Street
  • Chicago, IL 60611
  • United States

Location Summary
The Gwen Chicago, formerly Conrad Chicago resides at one of the most prestigious addresses on the Magnificent Mile; the historic Chicago landmark, McGraw-Hill Building. The hotel integrates the charm of the Midwest and modern luxury with an air of elegance and style. Guests will enjoy exemplary service, contemporary decor, and amenities tailored to the most discerning traveler.

The Gwen Chicago is in the heart of city and steps to countless up-scale boutiques, acclaimed local designers, fine dining, night-life, museums, Lake Michigan and more. The hotel offers guests direct enclosed access to The Shops at North Bridge, an eclectic shopping destination, with over 50 enticing shops.

Directions to Hotel
From O'Hare International Airport - I-94 East (Kennedy Expressway) to the Ohio Street exit (50B). Ohio Street is a one-way street going east. Continue going east on Ohio. Turn right on Rush Street and pass Grand Avenue. Hotel entrance is a half block down on the left, between Grand Avenue and Illinois Street.

From Midway Airport - Take Cicero Avenue northbound to I-55 North (Stevenson Expressway). Take I-55 to I-90 / 94 West. Follow I-90 / 94 to the Ohio Street exit (50B). Ohio Street is a one-way street going east. Continue going east on Ohio. Turn right on Rush Street and pass Grand Avenue. Hotel entrance is a half block down on the left, between Grand Avenue and Illinois Street.

From the North/Northwest - I-94 (Eden's Expressway) or I-94 East (Kennedy Expressway) to the Ohio Street exit (50B). Follow I-90 / 94 to the Ohio Street exit (50B). Ohio Street is a one-way street going east. Continue going east on Ohio. Turn right on Rush Street and pass Grand Avenue. Hotel entrance is a half block down on the left, between Grand Avenue and Illinois Street.

From the West - I-290 East (Eisenhower Expressway) to I-90 / 94 West. Follow I-90 / 94 to the Ohio Street exit (50B). Ohio Street is a one-way street going east. Continue going east on Ohio. Turn right on Rush Street and pass Grand Avenue. Hotel entrance is a half block down on the left, between Grand Avenue and Illinois Street.

From the South - I-57 North to I-90 / 94 West (Dan Ryan Expressway). Follow I-90 / 94 to the Ohio Street exit (50B). Ohio Street is a one-way street going east. Continue going east on Ohio. Turn right on Rush Street and pass Grand Avenue. Hotel entrance is a half block down on the left, between Grand Avenue and Illinois Street.

Highlights & Reviews

Note Bene
The Gwen Chicago resides at one of the most prestigious addresses on the Magnificent Mile, the historic Chicago landmark McGraw-Hill Building.
Banquets & Meetings
Over 14,500 square feet of hi-tech meeting space.
Fine Dining On Site
The Terrace Restaurant boasts a subtle modern style that facilitates exceptional dining experiences. Executive Chef Joseph Rose’s broad yet contemporary American cuisine incorporates Asian inspirations and unique twists.
Fitness Center
The 2,000 square foot fitness center, located on the eleventh floor, features a wide variety of cardiovascular and strength training equipment and is accessible twenty-four hours each day.
Spa Facility
Health Club and Sauna. In-room spa services are available.
Beach
The Conrad Chicago is walking distance to Lake Michigan beaches.
Biking Touring
Bike rentals are available through the Concierge (seasonal).
Golf Driving Range
3 miles north of the hotel-Lincoln Park.
Ice Skating
Millennium Park.
Sailing
Lake Michigan.
Shopping
Magnificent Mile, State Street, Lincoln Park, Lakeview, and Bucktown are all nearby.
Theatre Museums
Located nearby are Chicago Theatre, Goodman Theatre, Cadillac Palace Theatre, Bank of America Theatre, Ford Center Performing Oriental Theatre, The Field Museum, Museum of Science and Industry, Art Institute of Chicago, Shedd Aquarium, and the Adler Planetarium.
Recommended Rooms
All 300 luxuriously appointed guest rooms and suites have views of either the Chicago skyline or Lake Michigan.


Guest Review Highlights

TrustScore
Excellent
1,061 Reviews
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The Gwen, a Luxury Collection Hotel, Chicago

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Couple

55% (584)

Family

27% (286)

Business

14% (149)

Solo

4% (42)

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Amenities

Hotel Amenities
  • - Banquets & Meetings
    - Business Center
    - Meeting Space
    - Disabled Access
    - Fine Dining On Site
    - Fine Dining Nearby
    - Fitness Center
    - High Speed Internet
Available Activities
  • - Beach
    - Biking Touring
    - Boating
    - Dining
    - Golf Driving Range
    - Ice Skating
    - Jogging Running
    - Sailing
    - Shopping
    - Tennis Courts Nearby
    - Theatre & Museums

World's Best Awards


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The Gwen Chicago
Chicago, IL, United States