Welcome to Renaissance Chicago Downtown Hotel

Explore the Riverwalk from our hotel on the Loop

Make Renaissance Chicago Downtown Hotel your destination when you travel to the Chicago Loop. From the moment you step into our hotel's modern lobby, we provide you with everything you need for a first-class stay in the Theatre District. Let us delight you with contemporary hotel rooms and suites. Each room provides a host of fantastic amenities and many boast panoramic views of the Chicago skyline and the Riverwalk. Take a refreshing swim in our heated indoor pool or unwind with a cocktail and creative American cuisine at Raised bar, offering a sensational rooftop setting and a unique, modern ambiance. Plan your wedding or business event in the Loop in our hotel's 40,000 square feet of trendy, light-filled event spaces. Our hotel also features top-notch planning and catering services. Find us in the Chicago Theater District, near famous attractions like the Chicago Theater, just steps away. Style and substance blend seamlessly at Renaissance Chicago Downtown Hotel.

Rooms and Suites

Experience a Show This Winter in the Chicago Theatre District

Make it a memorable stay. Located just one block from the Theatre district, we’re ideally located to keep you entertained all winter long. Before the show, cozy up with cocoa or a cocktail at our scenic rooftop bar, Raised and enjoy seasonal menus and a hip, urban esthetic. Kick your feet up after the show and unwind in one of our modern rooms or suites.

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Intriguing Sips & Bold Flavors

Elevate Your Dining Experience

Whether you are looking for a savory breakfast to kick-start your morning or cocktails while taking in an iconic view of the Chicago cityscape, allow our culinary team to delight your palette with innovative menus made from locally sourced ingredients.

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Indigenous Discoveries Await

Our hip, urban lobby pairs elegant and sophisticated finishes with local artwork and elements of surprise, creating intriguing experiences from the moment you walk in. Our newly renovated second floor boasts breathtaking views of the Chicago River and skyline, creating the perfect backdrop for our chic, elegant meeting spaces.


Evenings at Renaissance

Whether travel is for business or pleasure, we have just the experience to heighten your stay.

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Celebrate the Neighborhood

Our calendar is full of activiites that bring unique finds to our guests fingertips.

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Shake up your routine with our weekly mixology classes inspired by our favorite local ingredients and happenings.

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Music Lounge

Discover Chicago's emerging musical talent with unique live performances every Friday.


Chicago’s 77 different neighborhoods make the windy city a destination for every spontaneous explorer.

Hotel Parking

On-site valet parking is available for $78 overnight. Self-parking options are available in the immediate area, such as Interpark at 181 N. Dearborn. Advance reservations can be made here.



Renaissance Chicago Downtown Hotel

1 West Upper Wacker Drive, Chicago, Illinois, USA, 60601

Tel: +1 312-372-7200
Distance from Property: 12.1 Miles
Phone Number: +1 773-838-0600
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Distance from Property: 18 Miles
Phone Number: +1 773-686-2200
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Private Car Service
Limousine/Van Service


Bus Station

Greyhound Bus Lines

Subway Station

Brown, Green, Pink, Orange, Red, Purple Lines
Blue LIne

Train Station

Union Station-Amtrak
Union Station-Metra
Raised An Urban Roof Top Bar - Outdoor Area
Please Note

This hotel does not provide shuttle service.


Plan and Prepare for your Stay

Meet the Navigators

It helps to have a friend who knows the lay of the land. Our Navigators will clue you into the latest shows, the hot new restaurants, and all the must-sees.

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Kick Back in the Club Lounge

Gather with fellow VIPs, day or night for fresh bites, creative cocktails, and an inspiring creatively designed setting.

R Lounge - Evening

It's All in the Details

From local artwork to intriguing design elements, enjoy an authentic Chicago experience starting as you first step through our doors.

Front entrance of Renaissance Chicago Downtown Hotel

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Evenings at Renaissance

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Property Details


Fitness Center

Indoor Pool

Meeting Space

Free Wifi

Convenience Store

Gift Shop

Dry Cleaning Service

Room Service

Wake up Calls

Service Request

Check-in: 4:00 pm

Check-out: 12:00 pm

Smoke Free Property

Pet Policy

Pets Welcome.

Up to two pets allowed per room, $100 cleaning fee per stay

Non-refundable pet fee Per Stay: $100

Maximum pet weight: 50lbs

Maximum Number of Pets in Room: 2

Off-Site Parking

Theatre District Self-Park .3 Miles

Parking Valet

Daily: $78

Policies and Payments

Accepts: Credit Cards


Concierge desk service

Currency Exchange

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 +1 312-372-7200

Accessible Hotel Features

Property has elevators

Service Animals are Welcome

Valet parking for vehicles outfitted for drivers in wheelchairs

Accessible Areas with Accessible Routes from Public Entrance

Entrance to On-Site Fitness Center 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 Height Hand-Held Shower Wand

Bathtub Grab Rails

Bathtub Seat

Close Caption TV

Deadbolts on Guest Room and Suites Doors

Electronic Room Key

Guest Room and Suites Doors Self-Closing

Guests in mobility-accessible rooms may inquire about lowering the bed height

Hearing Accessible Rooms and/or Kits

Lever Handles on Guest Room Doors

Lowered Deadbolts on Guest Room Doors

Lowered Electrical 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

Viewports in Guest Room and Suites Doors


TripAdvisor GreenLeaders Certified


Carbon Footprint: 29.23 kg per room night

Water Footprint: 434.38 liters per room night

Environmental Practices

Guest Room Recycling