The Gwen, a Luxury Collection Hotel, Michigan Avenue Chicago

Classic luxury in The Windy City

Unlock the gem of downtown Chicago at The Gwen, a Luxury Collection Hotel, Michigan Avenue Chicago. Located on Chicago's premier commercial district, our luxury hotel puts you in the city center of Chicago near top attractions including the Navy Pier, House of Blues Chicago and Tribune Tower, as well as the Chicago Riverwalk. Complete a well-rounded workout at our 24-hour fitness center or grab a bite to eat at one of our restaurants, Upstairs at the Gwen and Kostali. Kostali is inspired by coasts of the Mediterranean. With a unique rooftop terrace and over 15,000 square feet of polished event space you can host any social gathering that embodies the classic luxury style of The Windy City. After a exciting night out, sleep among the skyscrapers of Chicago with a stay in our hotel suites featuring a luxury collection bed with a pillowtop mattress and elegant linens. Suite accommodations, including a flat-screen TV, high-speed Wi-Fi and complimentary bathrobes, will amplify your stay here in Chicago, Illinois.

Rooms & Suites

Artistic Elegance

Each room pays homage to the hotel’s namesake, showcasing a custom mural influenced by Gwen Lux’s iconic sculptures and bas-reliefs.

King Superior Suite - Terrace

Curated Culinary Experiences

Art Deco or Al Fresco

The Gwen celebrates the rich diversity of American cuisine and worldly libations in two elegant, inviting dining spaces.

Indoor dining area with tables and chairs.
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Commitment to Clean

As we welcome you back to our hotels around the world, we are committed to providing you with a safe environment that aligns with expert protocols for working to defeat COVID-19. Click to see updates and learn more about what to expect at our hotel.

Offers and Packages

$50 Food and Beverage Credit

Available: February 21, 2021February 21, 2022

Tempt your tastebuds with a $50 food and beverage credit included in your stay.

Gwen Lux Suite - Terrace

Suite Savings + Dining

Available: March 8, 2021February 22, 2022

Book a spacious suite and receive $50 daily in food and beverage credits.

Beale Street Boardroom

Love In The Windy City

Available: February 23, 2021February 23, 2022

Stay at The Gwen for date night done right. Celebrate your love with prosecco, daily dining credits, and a late check-out.

Our Location

Getting Here

The Gwen, a Luxury Collection Hotel, Michigan Avenue Chicago

521 North Rush Street,Chicago USA Illinois 60611

Tel: +1 312-645-1500
Distance from Property: 12.1 Miles

Distance from Property: 18 Miles


Bus Station

Grey Hound

Subway Station

Union Station

Red Line - Corner of Grand and State Streets

A Downtown Chicago icon re-imagined

Hotel History

The Gwen's art deco design features elements famously created by sculptress Gwen Lux and brought back to life throughout the iconic hotel.


Hotel Concierge

Our Luxury Collection Concierge is on hand to assist with event tickets, reservations, child care and any other requests you have during your stay.

The Gwen - Gallery Pre-Function Space

Luggage Liaison

Our exclusive Luggage Liaison service will take care of receiving your luggage before your arrival, so you can begin your stay in comfort.

Hotel lobby with seating area.
Gwen Lux Suite - Living Area
Travel + Leisure Magazine

- Named one of the best hotels in Chicago.

Upstairs at The Gwen

- 12 Hottest New Outdoor Dining Spots in Chicago.

Property Details


Fitness Center

24 Hour Room Service

Turndown Service

Business Center

Meeting Space

Room Service

Wake up Calls

Free Coffee/Tea

Service Request

Check-in: 3:00 pm

Check-out: 12:00 pm

Smoke Free Property

Pet Policy

Pets Allowed.

Maximum pet weight: 75lbs

Parking Valet

Daily: $75

Electric Car Charging Station
Policies and Payments

Accepts: Credit Cards


Concierge desk service

Currency Exchange

Property has elevators

Languages spoken by staff:
English, Bosnian, Spanish, Indonesian, Chinese

For more information about the physical features of our accessible rooms,common areas,or special services relating to a specific disability,please call +1 312-645-1500

Accessible Hotel Features

Accessible on-site parking

Property has elevators

Self Operating lift or a sloped entry in hotel swimming pools

Service Animals are Welcome

Valet parking for vehicles outfitted for drivers in wheelchairs

Van Accessible on-site parking

Accessible Areas with Accessible Routes from Public Entrance

Accessible Entrance to On-Site Pool

Entrance to On-Site Business Center is Accessible

Entrance to On-Site Fitness Center is Accessible

Entrance to On-Site Spa is Accessible

Main Entrance is Accessible

Meeting Spaces are Accessible

On-Site Restaurants are Accessible

Room and Suites Access through the Interior Corridor

Guest Room Accessibility

Accessible Vanities

Adjustable HIght Hand-Held Shower Wand

Alarm Clock Telephone Ringers

Bathtub Grab Rails

Bathtub Seat

Close Caption TV

Deadbolts on Guest Room and Suites Doors

Electronic Room Key

Flashing Door Knockers

Guest Room and Suites Doors Self-Closing

Hearing Accessible Rooms and/or Kits

Lever Handles on Guest Room Doors

Lowered Deadbolts on Guest Room Doors

Lowered Electricat Outlets

Lowered Night Guards on Guest Room Doors

Lowered Viewports in Guest Room Doors

Mobility accessible rooms

Non-slip Grab Rails in the Bathroom

Roll-in Shower

Room Windows Open

Safety Chains and/or Latches on Guest Doors

Secondary Locks on Room Windows

TTY/TTD Compatible

Toilet Seat at Wheelchair Height - Toilet for Disabled

Transfer Showers in Guest Rooms

Viewports in Guest Room and Suites Doors