Welcome to 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.
Glamping at the Gwen
Sleep Under Stars and Skyscrapers
The Gwen offers the city’s first urban glamping experience on the private terrace of the Gwen Lux Suite. Perched on the 16th floor of the landmark McGraw-Hill building, the Gwen Lux Suite Terrace encompasses over 1,000 square feet of open-air real estate with picturesque views of Michigan Avenue and some of the city’s most iconic architecture.Learn More
Enjoy a Moët Moment
Grab a split and enjoy a #MoëtMoment at the hotel’s onsite vending machine.
Elevate Your Stay
In addition to thoughtfully selected in-room amenities, The Gwen offers services to help you connect with your Downtown Chicago surroundings, like complimentary bicycles for easy exploring and tote bags for Magnificent Mile shopping. From artisanal to innovative, our array of amenities and services are worth traveling for.
Discover the Best of Downtown Chicago
The Gwen is a launchpad for all of Chicago’s most iconic sights and experiences, plus an abundance of hidden gems and lesser-known spots for those who like to explore like a local. A stay at The Gwen makes spontaneous possible, with the best of the city just steps away. Explore local attractions for every type of traveler and trip — from sports fanatics to art aficionados and beyond.
Tipsy Tea Party
Meet us at Kostali each Saturday & Sunday for our boozy twist on traditional high tea complete with small bites, cocktails and plenty of good ole' gossip for the whole table to enjoy. Upgrade your experience when you visit one of our themed events - with everything from Mean Girls to Singles Ladies, and Sex and The City-inspired parties, you definitely don’t want to miss a Gwen Tipsy Tea Party.
The Gwen Story
A Sculptural Masterpiece
The Gwen, a Luxury Collection Hotel, is a sculptural masterpiece, exuding the vintage glamour of Chicago’s 1930s prime with contemporary elegance. The iconic Art Deco-infused facade was meticulously crafted by pioneering sculptress Gwen Lux in the historic McGraw-Hill Building. As spectacular as this storied landmark looks from the city’s bustling streets, it’s all the more enchanting inside.
Luxury La Mer Experience
: January 5, 2022 — December 31, 2022
Enhance your luxury stay in Chicago with this exclusive La Mer package and enjoy plush accommodations, take-home products, and more!
$50 Food and Beverage Credit
: April 25, 2022 — December 31, 2022
Tempt your tastebuds with a $50 food and beverage credit included in your stay.
Breakfast in Bed
: April 25, 2022 — December 31, 2022
The most important meal of the day delivered right to your room. Enjoy breakfast in bed before adventuring out into the windy city.
Check into Captivating Quarters
Illuminated by natural light and framed by striking cityscape views, our accommodations are inviting, sleek, and never stuffy. Finished with crafted details, exceptional niceties, and original artwork honoring our namesake — pioneering sculptress Gwen Lux — a stay at The Gwen promises delightful discoveries.
Absolute Artistry Meets Unmatched Comfort
Rooms & Suites
Each one of The Gwen’s guest rooms and suites epitomizes the glamour of Chicago in the 1930s.
Furry Travel Companions Welcomed
We welcome four-legged guests up to 40lbs to wind down in Chicago. Additional fee applies and includes food, use of a dog bed and a bowl, please call the hotel directly for more details.
Relaxing, Carefree and Casually Elegant
Upstairs at The Gwen
A modern rooftop restaurant where busy Chicago meets quiet seclusion. Upstairs at The Gwen creates a one-of-a-kind experience featuring signature cocktails, tabletop fire pits, delicious American cuisine and a bird's-eye view of downtown Chicago.
The Gwen, a Luxury Collection Hotel, Michigan Avenue Chicago
521 North Rush Street, Chicago, Illinois, USA, 60611
Perfectly positioned in the heart of Chicago, experience the bustling vibrancy of the city before you even leave the building with our ever-popular in-hotel activities and dining experiences. With enclosed access to The Shops at North Bridge — six sprawling, chic blocks of upscale shopping and dining — and a quick walk or ride from every main attraction, The Gwen is an energizing destination for your next trip to the Windy City.
Check-in: 3:00 pm
Check-out: 12:00 pm
Smoke Free Property
Maximum pet weight: 75lbs
Maximum Number of Pets in Room: 1
Electronic car stations are self-park only.
Accepts: Credit Cards
Concierge desk service
Property has elevators
Languages spoken by staff:
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
Property has elevators
Service Animals are Welcome
Valet parking for vehicles outfitted for drivers in wheelchairs
Entrance to On-Site Business Center is Accessible
Entrance to On-Site Fitness Center is Accessible
Main Entrance is Accessible
On-Site Restaurants are Accessible
Room and Suites Access through the Interior Corridor
Adjustable Height Hand-Held Shower Wand
Alarm Clock Telephone Ringers
Bathtub Grab Rails
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 Night Guards on Guest Room Doors
Lowered Viewports in Guest Room Doors
Mobility accessible rooms
Non-slip Grab Rails in the Bathroom
Safety Chains and/or Latches on Guest Doors
Toilet Seat at Wheelchair Height - Toilet for Disabled
Transfer Showers in Guest Rooms
Viewports in Guest Room and Suites Doors