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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.

24-hour convenience

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.

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.

W Chicago - City Center

Hotel Amenities

Hotel Amenities

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 parking is available for a fee and includes in/out privileges.

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 
  • Use of nearby fitness center (discount) 
  • Fitness facilities 
  • Restaurant 
  • Breakfast available (surcharge) 
  • Bar/lounge 
  • Limo or Town Car service available 
  • Safe-deposit box at front desk 
  • Multilingual staff 
  • 24-hour front desk 
  • Porter/bellhop 
  • Express check-out 
  • Total number of rooms - 403 
  • ATM/banking 
  • 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) 
  • Luggage storage 
  • Tours/ticket assistance 
  • Elevator/lift 
  • Laundry facilities 
  • Meeting rooms 12 
  • Conference space size (meters) - 1301 
  • Year Built 1928 
  • 24-hour business center 
  • Conference space size (feet) - 14,000 
  • Number of buildings/towers - 1 

Internet

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 )

Parking

Valet parking (surcharge)

Room Amenities

  • Premium TV channels 
  • Pay movies 
  • Premium bedding 
  • Hypo-allergenic bedding available 
  • Air conditioning 
  • Phone 
  • Minibar 
  • Refrigerator (on request) 
  • Designer toiletries 
  • Private bathroom 
  • Bathrobes 
  • Free toiletries 
  • Hair dryer 
  • Shower/tub combination 
  • In-room massage available 
  • DVD player 
  • Pillowtop mattress 
  • Plasma TV 
  • Iron/ironing board 
  • In-room safe 
  • Desk 
  • Daily housekeeping 
  • iPod docking station 
  • Cable TV service 
  • WiFi (surcharge) 
  • In-room climate control (air conditioning) 
  • Room service (24 hours) 
  • Free cribs/infant beds 
  • Rollaway/extra beds (surcharge) 

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 

Spa Services

  • Aromatherapy treatments 
  • Massages 

Accessibility

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 

Hotel Policies

Check-in

Check-in time ends at 3 PM

Check-in time starts at 3 PM

Minimum check-in age is 21

Check-out

Check-out time is noon

Payment types

Children and extra beds

  • Children are welcome.
  • Kids stay free! Children 17 years old and younger stay free when using existing bedding.
  • Rollaway/extra beds are available for USD 35 per night.
  • Free cribs (infant beds)!

Pets

  • 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)

Fees

You'll be asked to pay the following charges at the property:
  • Deposit: USD 200.00 per night
We have included all charges provided to us by the property. However, charges can vary, for example, based on length of stay or the room you book.

Optional extras

The following fees and deposits are charged by the property at time of service, check-in, or check-out.
  • 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)
  • Valet parking fee: USD 65.00 per night (in/out privileges)
  • Rollaway bed fee: USD 35 per night
The above list may not be comprehensive. Fees and deposits may not include tax and are subject to change.

Hotel Name

  • Chicago W City Center
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  • W Hotel Chicago City Center
  • w Chicago - City Hotel Chicago
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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.


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