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Get an overview of this hotelFashionable, high-tech hotel in Chicago's Loop

Near Willis Tower

The 22-story W Chicago City Center hotel is in the Loop business district, 1 block from the Willis Tower - formerly the Sears Tower, 5 blocks from Lake Michigan, and within 2 miles of Magnificent Mile shopping.

24-hour convenience

An on-site fitness center, business center, DVD library, and room service are all available 24 hours; wireless Internet access is complimentary in the hotel lobby.

Plush bedding

Guestrooms at the W Chicago offer iPod docking stations, Tivoli radios, bathrobes, and wireless Internet access (surcharge). Beds feature pillowtop mattresses, 350-thread-count sheets, and down comforters (bedspreads) and pillows.

Hotel Amenities

Hotel Amenities

In addition to its 24-hour fitness center, the W Chicago City Center offers discount passes to two health clubs within four blocks, providing indoor lap pools, basketball courts, and exercise classes. On-site dining and drink options include the IPO Restaurant and the Living Room Bar.

The 24-hour business center provides Macintosh and IBM computers, high-speed Internet access, copying, printing, scanning, faxing, and office supplies. The W hotel has 14,000 sq feet (1,300 sq meters) of meeting and event space, including a ballroom with 25-foot ceilings and room for 500 guests. Valet parking is available for a fee and includes in/out privileges.

Set in the middle of the famed Chicago Loop, close to the Willis Tower (formerly the Sears Tower), the Chicago Art Institute, and Millennium Park as well as multiple dining and entertainment options

Guestrooms at the W Chicago City Center feature 42-inch flat-screen TVs, W Signature Beds, and high-speed wireless Internet (surcharge).

  • 24-hour business center 
  • 24-hour front desk 
  • ATM/banking 
  • Bar/lounge 
  • Breakfast available (surcharge) 
  • Coffee/tea in lobby 
  • Conference space size (feet) - 14,000 
  • Conference space size (meters) - 1301 
  • Dry cleaning/laundry service 
  • Elevator/lift 
  • Express check-out 
  • Fitness facilities 
  • Gift shops or newsstand 
  • Laundry facilities 
  • Limo or Town Car service available 
  • Luggage storage 
  • Multilingual staff 
  • Nightclub 
  • Number of buildings/towers - 1 
  • Number of floors - 22 
  • One meeting room 
  • Porter/bellhop 
  • Restaurant 
  • Safe-deposit box at front desk 
  • Smoke-free property 
  • Spa services on site 
  • Total number of rooms - 403 
  • Tours/ticket assistance 
  • Use of nearby fitness center (discount) 
  • Valet parking (surcharge) 
  • WiFi (surcharge) 
  • Year Built 1928 
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Family Friendly Amenities

  • DVD player  
  • Laundry facilities  
  • Refrigerator (on request)  
  • Rollaway/extra beds available  

Room Amenities

  • Air conditioning 
  • Bathrobes 
  • Climate control 
  • Free newspaper 
  • Free weekday newspaper 
  • Cribs/infant beds available 
  • Daily housekeeping 
  • Designer toiletries 
  • Desk 
  • DVD player 
  • Hair dryer 
  • Hypo-allergenic bedding available 
  • In-room massage available 
  • In-room safe 
  • iPod docking station 
  • Iron/ironing board 
  • Minibar 
  • Pay movies 
  • Phone 
  • Pillowtop mattress 
  • Plasma TV 
  • Premium bedding 
  • Premium TV channels 
  • Refrigerator (on request) 
  • Rollaway/extra beds available 
  • Room service (24 hours) 
  • Shower/tub combination 
  • Wired high-speed Internet access (surcharge) 
  • WiFi (surcharge) 
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Where to Eat

IPO - Restaurant showcasing new urban cuisine with a take on contemporary American flavors. IPO offers signature small plates and captures the elegant energy of the hotel's 1928 beaux-arts architecture.

Living Room Bar - Hotel guests and locals mingle in the art deco Living Room with fine spirits and cocktails. Open daily from late afternoon until late night.

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Nearby Things to Do

The 24-hour fitness room has exercise bikes, elliptical trainers, and treadmills equipped with headphones for individual plasma TVs. Fresh fruit, bottled water, and towels are complimentary. The hotel also offers discounted access to two health clubs within four blocks, providing yoga and Pilates classes, indoor lap pools, spa treatments (with advance reservations), and tennis, racquetball, and basketball courts.

The hotel is five blocks from Lake Michigan, where guests can walk, jog, or bike along a 20-mile lakefront path. Oak Street Beach, two miles away, is popular for sunbathing and swimming in the summer. Canoeing, kayaking, and rowing equipment can be rented from the Lincoln Park Boathouse, three miles away. Six miles from the hotel, the Sydney R. Marovitz golf course offers a challenging and scenic nine-hole course along Lake Michigan.

The recreational activities listed below are available either on site or near the hotel; fees may apply.

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Hotel Policies


Check-in time starts at 4 PM

Minimum check-in age is 21


Check-out time is 11 AM

Payment types

Children and extra beds

  • Children are welcome.
  • Rollaway/extra beds are available for USD 30.00 per night.
  • Cribs (infant beds) are available.


Pets allowed, Only dogs and cats are allowed, Pet maximum weight in lb is 40

You need to know

Extra-person charges may apply and vary depending on hotel policy.

Government-issued photo identification and a credit card are required at check-in for incidental charges.

Special requests are subject to availability upon check-in and may incur additional charges. Special requests cannot be guaranteed.

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Optional extras

The following fees and deposits are charged by the property at time of service, check-in, or check-out.
  • Fee for in-room wireless Internet: USD 14.95 per night (rates may vary)
  • Fee for in-room high-speed Internet (wired): USD 0.00 (rates may vary)
  • Fee for wireless Internet in public areas: USD 0.00 (rates may vary)
  • Valet parking fee: USD 65.00 per night (in/out privileges)
  • Pet fee: USD 100 per accommodation, per stay
  • Deposit: USD 200.00 per night
  • Rollaway bed fee: USD 30.00 per night
The above list may not be comprehensive. Fees and deposits may not include tax and are subject to change.

We should mention

Reservations are required for massage services and spa treatments. Reservations can be made by contacting the hotel prior to arrival, using the contact information on the booking confirmation.

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