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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 (3.2 kilometers) of Magnificent Mile shopping.
An on-site fitness center, business center, DVD library, and room service are all available 24 hours; wireless Internet access is available in the hotel lobby.
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.
- Good location
- Helpful staff
- Clean guestrooms
- Comfy beds and overall room comfort
- Guestrooms weren't very spacious
W Chicago - City Center
In addition to its 24-hour fitness center, the W Chicago - City Center offers discount passes to 2 health clubs within 4 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 Chicago 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 and self parking are available for a fee.
Set in the middle of the famed Chicago Loop, the hotel is 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 WiFi (surcharge).
- Smoke-free property
- Fitness facilities
- Use of nearby fitness center (discount)
- Breakfast available (surcharge)
- Limo or Town Car service available
- Total number of rooms - 403
- Safe-deposit box at front desk
- Multilingual staff
- 24-hour front desk
- Express check-out
- Gift shops or newsstand
- Dry cleaning/laundry service
- Number of floors - 22
- Valet parking (surcharge)
- Coffee/tea in common areas
- Newspapers in lobby (surcharge)
- Concierge services
- WiFi (surcharge)
- Laundry facilities
- Luggage storage
- Tours/ticket assistance
- Meeting rooms 12
- Self parking (surcharge)
- Year Built 1928
- 24-hour business center
- Conference space size (feet) - 14,000
- Conference space size (meters) - 1301
- Number of buildings/towers - 1
Available in all rooms: Wireless internet access ( USD 14.95 per night )
Available in some public areas: Wireless internet access ( USD 14.95 per night )
Self parking (surcharge), Valet parking (surcharge)
- Premium TV channels
- Pay movies
- Premium bedding
- Hypo-allergenic bedding available
- Air conditioning
- Refrigerator (on request)
- Designer toiletries
- Private bathroom
- Free toiletries
- Hair dryer
- Shower/tub combination
- In-room massage available
- DVD player
- Pillowtop mattress
- Plasma TV
- Iron/ironing board
- In-room safe
- Daily housekeeping
- iPod docking station
- Cable TV service
- WiFi (surcharge)
- In-room climate control (air conditioning)
- Room service (24 hours)
- Connecting/adjoining rooms available
- Free cribs/infant beds
- Rollaway/extra beds (free)
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.
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.
- Bicycle rentals nearby
- Hiking/biking trails nearby
- Golfing nearby
- Aromatherapy treatments
If you have requests for specific accessibility needs, please note them at check-out when you book your room.
- Accessible bathroom
- In-room accessibility
- Roll-in shower
Check-in time ends at 3 PM
Check-in time starts at 3 PM
Minimum check-in age is 21
Check-out time is noon
Children and extra beds
- Children are welcome.
- Kids stay free! Children 17 years old and younger stay free when using existing bedding.
- Free rollaway/extra beds!
- Free cribs (infant beds)!
- Pets stay free
- Dogs and cats only
- Up to 40 lb
You need to know
Extra-person charges may apply and vary depending on property 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.
Pets allowed (no fees)
- Deposit: USD 200.00 per night
- Breakfast fee: between USD 15 and USD 30 per person (approximately)
- Fee for in-room wireless Internet: USD 14.95 per night (rates may vary)
- Fee for wireless Internet in public areas: USD 14.95 per night (rates may vary)
- Self parking fee: USD 46.00 per night
- Valet parking fee: USD 67.00 per night (in/out privileges)
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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. Children 17 years old and younger stay free when occupying the parent or guardian's room, using existing bedding. The property has connecting/adjoining rooms, which are subject to availability and can be requested by contacting the property using the number on the booking confirmation.