THE GWEN A LUXURY COLLECTION HOTEL MICHIGAN AVENUE CHICAGO

521 North Rush St., Chicago, IL 60611 United States (USA)
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4.5 Star Downtown Hotel in Cook County
41.89149-87.62539
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4.5/5

Based on 251 guest reviews

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  • Access to gym on-site
  • 311 sleeping rooms in hotel
  • 17 floors in property
  • 34 suites in property
  • Check in: 3:00 PM
  • Check out: 12:00 PM
  • Group friendly rating of 7.5/10
  • 7 meeting rooms in property

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Check Rates1 King Superior Suite Room: Balcony: Breakfast in Lounge: Complimentary WiFi
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Check Rates2 Queen Beds :flexible Rate Superior Luxurious Marble Bathroom : Complimentary WiFi
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Check Rates2 Queen Beds Grand Deluxe Landmark Non Smok: Preferred View: City View: Luxurious Marble Bathroom
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Check RatesDeluxe Suite 1 King Bed with Sofa Bed 1 King and 1 Sofa Bed
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Local Attractions

Located on Michigan Avenue in Downtown Chicago. Attached to Shops at North bridge and Nordstrom.

Customer Reviews of The Gwen a Luxury Collection Hotel Michigan Avenue Chicago

4.5 out of 5. Based on 251 guest reviews, Very Good

Property Description

Perfectly situated in the heart of the Windy City, The Gwen, a Luxury Collection Hotel, Michigan Avenue Chicago is located on the Magnificent Mile in the landmark McGraw-Hill Building.The reimagined icon is adorned with panels created in 1929 by sculptress Gwen Lux, the hotel's namesake. Embracing her artistic spirit, the 311-room hotel, featuring 34 suites, also celebrates the energy and glamour of Chicago in the 1930s.

Details / Other Expenses

Check In:3:00 PM
Check Out:12:00 PM
Year of Last Renovation:2017
Floors:17
Rooms:311
Corridors:All Rooms Have Interior Hallways
Suites:34
Room Windows:Windows Don't Open
Cleaning Frequency:Daily
Meeting Rooms:7 View Spaces
Meeting Space:15000 sq. feet
Banquet Space:Holds 320 people
Dist. to Food/Bars: 0.3 Mi
Dist. to 24hr Restaurant: On-site
Dist. to Nearest Gym: On-site
Lounge/Bar Hours:12PM -2AM
Pool Info:NA
Policies / Expenses
Cancellation:
48 Hour Cancellation
Nightly Parking:71
Typical Group Deposit:25%
Total Taxes:12.00%
Total Misc Fees:$0.00 USD
(mandatory resort fees/taxes)
Avg. Plated Breakfast Cost:48.00 Per Person
Avg. Buffet Breakfast Cost:45.00 Per Person
Avg. Plated Lunch Cost:62.00 Per Person
Avg. Buffet Lunch Cost:58.00 Per Person
Avg. Plated Dinner Cost:125.00 Per Person
Avg. Buffet Dinner Cost:120.00 Per Person
Morning Break Cost:20.00 Per Person
Afternoon Break Cost:20.00 Per Person

Amenities / Features


Pet Friendly? Yes! Pets are allowed.
we allow pets under 25 pounds. $75 per stay


  • Air conditioning
  • ATM
  • Concierge service
  • Conference facilities
  • Dinner available
  • Elevator
  • Fitness and health center
  • Hairdryer available
  • Handicap accessible
  • Internet - wireless
  • Free WiFi Internet
  • Ironing facilities
  • Laundry valet service
  • Non-smoking rooms
  • 24 hours opened
  • Office or business center
  • Pets allowed
  • Private bathroom in room
  • Restaurant
  • 24 hours room service
  • Safe in rooms
  • Shower
  • Tea and coffee making facilities
  • Telephone
  • Telephone in all rooms
  • Television
  • Terrace
  • Valet Parking

Airport & Shuttle Information

Midway 11 Miles/O'Hare 17 Miles

Local Shuttle Info: NA

Airport Shuttle? Sorry, no airport shuttle available.

Parking Info

Valet $71 nightly

Internet / WiFI

Free Basic WIFI

Previously known as:
The Gwen a Luxury Collection Hotel Chicago , The Gwen a Luxury Collection Hotel

Group vs. Individual Rates at The Gwen a Luxury Collection Hotel Michigan Avenue Chicago

Rate fluctuations of The Gwen a Luxury Collection Hotel Michigan Avenue Chicago

The graph above is trends of room rates for both our group rates and the lowest online individual prices our rate checker could find at the time the group bid was placed. The best group/meeting rate displayed is 5.2% in the month of December 2017 and the highest average individual rate is $614 in the month of May 2018. This chart will show past seasonality and also project future months. If you are flexible with dates, you may want to consider staying at The Gwen a Luxury Collection Hotel Michigan Avenue Chicago in a month when rates are lower.

Meeting Rooms and Banquet Rooms at The Gwen a Luxury Collection Hotel Michigan Avenue Chicago

Below are the meeting, banquet, conference and event spaces at The Gwen a Luxury Collection Hotel Michigan Avenue Chicago.

Feel free to use the The Gwen a Luxury Collection Hotel Michigan Avenue Chicago meeting space capacities chart below to help in your event planning. Hotel Planner specializes in Chicago event planning for sleeping rooms and meeting space for corporate events, weddings, parties, conventions, negotiated rates and trade shows.

Meeting Room Name L x W x H
(Feet)
Size
(sqft.)
Banquet
5'/6'
Banquet Space Layout
Crescent
Crescent Tables Layout
Classroom
Classroom Meeting Layout
Hollow
Square
Hollow Square Table Layout
U-Shape
U Shape Meeting Layout
Boardroom
Boardroom Meeting Space
Convention
8'/10'
Convention Booth Layout
Theater
Theater Layout
Reception
Reception Desk for Meeting
Regist.
Desk
Registration Desk for Meeting
The Grand Salon 117 x 28 x 8 3268160/200--108--------/--290350--
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The Grand Salon

Room Type:
General Meeting Room
Total Size:
3268 Sq. Mi
Dimensions:
117 x 28 x 8 Ft.
Floor Level:
Natural Light?:
Yes
Obstructions?
No
Built In Screens?
No
Built In Stage?
No
Built In A/V?
No
Amenities Available
  • Coffee/Tea Setup
  • Food/Beverage
  • Projection Equip.
  • TV/VCR/DVD
  • WIFI Internet
  • Podium
  • LAN Internet
  • Microphone
  • Teleconferencing
  • White Board
  • Video Conference
  • Flip Chart
  • Air Conditioning
  • Computer Rentals
  • Simultaneous Interpretation
  • Sound System
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The Grand Salon North 59 x 25 x 8 166080/100--48--------/--140180--
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The Grand Salon North

Room Type:
General Meeting Room
Total Size:
1660 Sq. Mi
Dimensions:
59 x 25 x 8 Ft.
Floor Level:
Natural Light?:
Yes
Obstructions?
No
Built In Screens?
No
Built In Stage?
No
Built In A/V?
No
Amenities Available
  • Coffee/Tea Setup
  • Food/Beverage
  • Projection Equip.
  • TV/VCR/DVD
  • WIFI Internet
  • Podium
  • LAN Internet
  • Microphone
  • Teleconferencing
  • White Board
  • Video Conference
  • Flip Chart
  • Air Conditioning
  • Computer Rentals
  • Simultaneous Interpretation
  • Sound System
The Grand Salon South 58 x 28 x 8 160880/100--48--------/--140180--
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The Grand Salon South

Room Type:
General Meeting Room
Total Size:
1608 Sq. Mi
Dimensions:
58 x 28 x 8 Ft.
Floor Level:
Natural Light?:
Yes
Obstructions?
No
Built In Screens?
No
Built In Stage?
No
Built In A/V?
No
Amenities Available
  • Coffee/Tea Setup
  • Food/Beverage
  • Projection Equip.
  • TV/VCR/DVD
  • WIFI Internet
  • Podium
  • LAN Internet
  • Microphone
  • Teleconferencing
  • White Board
  • Video Conference
  • Flip Chart
  • Air Conditioning
  • Computer Rentals
  • Simultaneous Interpretation
  • Sound System
The Gallery Ballroom 77 x 44 x 10 3388160/200--180--------/--320255--
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The Gallery Ballroom

Room Type:
Ballroom
Total Size:
3388 Sq. Mi
Dimensions:
77 x 44 x 10 Ft.
Floor Level:
Natural Light?:
No
Obstructions?
No
Built In Screens?
No
Built In Stage?
No
Built In A/V?
No
Amenities Available
  • Coffee/Tea Setup
  • Food/Beverage
  • Projection Equip.
  • TV/VCR/DVD
  • WIFI Internet
  • Podium
  • LAN Internet
  • Microphone
  • Teleconferencing
  • White Board
  • Video Conference
  • Flip Chart
  • Air Conditioning
  • Computer Rentals
  • Simultaneous Interpretation
  • Sound System
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Impressionist Boardroom 16 x 30 x 7 480--/----------13--/--------
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Impressionist Boardroom

Room Type:
Boardroom
Total Size:
480 Sq. Mi
Dimensions:
16 x 30 x 7 Ft.
Floor Level:
Natural Light?:
No
Obstructions?
No
Built In Screens?
No
Built In Stage?
No
Built In A/V?
No
Amenities Available
  • Coffee/Tea Setup
  • Food/Beverage
  • Projection Equip.
  • TV/VCR/DVD
  • WIFI Internet
  • Podium
  • LAN Internet
  • Microphone
  • Teleconferencing
  • White Board
  • Video Conference
  • Flip Chart
  • Air Conditioning
  • Computer Rentals
  • Simultaneous Interpretation
  • Sound System
The Lounge 22 x 32 x 8 704--/--------------/----60--
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The Lounge

Room Type:
Restaurant / Lounge
Total Size:
704 Sq. Mi
Dimensions:
22 x 32 x 8 Ft.
Floor Level:
Natural Light?:
No
Obstructions?
No
Built In Screens?
No
Built In Stage?
No
Built In A/V?
No
Amenities Available
  • Coffee/Tea Setup
  • Food/Beverage
  • Projection Equip.
  • TV/VCR/DVD
  • WIFI Internet
  • Podium
  • LAN Internet
  • Microphone
  • Teleconferencing
  • White Board
  • Video Conference
  • Flip Chart
  • Air Conditioning
  • Computer Rentals
  • Simultaneous Interpretation
  • Sound System
6th Floor Pre-Function 43 x 36 x 13 154856/70------------/----130--
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6th Floor Pre-Function

Room Type:
Foyer
Total Size:
1548 Sq. Mi
Dimensions:
43 x 36 x 13 Ft.
Floor Level:
6
Natural Light?:
No
Obstructions?
No
Built In Screens?
No
Built In Stage?
No
Built In A/V?
No
Amenities Available
  • Coffee/Tea Setup
  • Food/Beverage
  • Projection Equip.
  • TV/VCR/DVD
  • WIFI Internet
  • Podium
  • LAN Internet
  • Microphone
  • Teleconferencing
  • White Board
  • Video Conference
  • Flip Chart
  • Air Conditioning
  • Computer Rentals
  • Simultaneous Interpretation
  • Sound System

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