521 North Rush Street, Chicago, Illinois 60611 USA
+1 312-645-1500

The Gwen, a Luxury Collection Hotel, Michigan Avenue Chicago

521 North Rush Street

Chicago, Illinois 60611 USA

Phone:+1 312-645-1500

Fax:+1 312-645-1550

Toll-free:+1 888-627-7039

Sales:+1 312-896-2888

Sales fax:+1 312-327-0575

Services & Amenities

All public areas non-smoking

Car Rental

Concierge desk

Continental breakfast, fee from: 16 USD

Foreign exchange, nearby

Full American breakfast, fee from: 25 USD

Hot breakfast, fee from: 25 USD

Housekeeping service daily

Mobility accessible rooms

Newspaper delivered to room, on request

Newspaper in lobby

Room service

Room service, 24-hour

Safe deposit boxes, front desk

Guest Room Information

General Room Amenities

  • Air conditioning
  • Alarm clock
  • Bottled water: Complimentary
  • Crib/Play Yard
  • Individual climate control
  • Iron and ironing board
  • Mini fridge
  • Pillows: down/feather
  • Pillows: foam
  • Pull-out sofa bed
  • Rollaway bed
  • Safe
  • Trouser press

Bathroom Amenities

  • Bathrobe
  • Bathroom amenities
  • Hair dryer
  • Separate tub and shower

Room Entertainment

  • Cable channel: CNN
  • Cable channel: ESPN
  • Cable channel: HBO
  • Cable/satellite TV
  • Color TV
  • Fireplace
  • Internet TV
  • Mini Bar - fee
  • Movies/videos, pay-per-view
  • VCR player
  • Wet bar

Business Amenities

  • Electrical outlet: desk level
  • Phone feature: cordless
  • Phone feature: speakerphone
  • Phone feature: voice mail
  • Two-line phone

Kitchen Amenities

  • Table and chairs
Visit the Guest Rooms page for more information


Dining Services

Room service, 24-hour

Room service


Continental breakfast, fee from 16.00 USD

Full American breakfast, fee from 25.00 USD


Upstairs at The Gwen

Wind down at our rooftop restaurant for al fresco dining against the backdrop of Chicago’s cityscape. Sip creative cocktails while sampling light fare surrounded by the enticing glow of our tabletop fire pits and panoramic views of the Magnificent Mile.

Open for lunch and dinner Dress code: Casual Phone: +1 312-645-1500


Circa Restaurant and Lounge

Savor Midwestern cuisine in the sleek but welcoming setting of our hotel's restaurant. Enjoy a delectable prosciutto di Parma quiche for breakfast, or select roasted Salmon for lunch or dinner. Retire to the adjacent Circa Lounge for a perfect nightcap.

Open for breakfast, lunch and dinner Dress code: Casual Phone: +1 312-645-1500

Fitness & Recreation


Fitness Center


Sydney R. Marovitz Golf Course (5.3 miles)

Harborside International Golf Center (17.1 miles)

Local Attractions

Buckingham Fountain

301South Columbus Drive

1.4 miles from hotel

Chicago Theatre

0.5 miles from hotel

Ford Oriental Theatre

0.7 miles from hotel

Millennium Park

201 E Randolph St

0.9 miles from hotel

Picasso Statue

50 W Washington St

0.8 miles from hotel

Garfield Park Conservatory

300 N Central Park Ave

6.9 miles from hotel

Holy Name Cathedral

730 N Wabash Ave

0.4 miles from hotel

Lincoln Park

3.4 miles from hotel

The Art Institute of Chicago

1 mile SE from hotel

Navy Pier

0.8 miles E from hotel

Willis Tower Skydeck

1.4 miles SW from hotel

Field Museum

2.8 miles SE from hotel

Shedd Aquarium

2.6 miles SE from hotel

Visit Local Area page for more information

Airport Information

Chicago Midway International Airport (MDW)


Hotel direction: 12.1 miles SW

This hotel does not provide shuttle service.

Visit MDW airport website
Driving directions

Take S Cicero Ave and I-55 N/Stevenson Expy to S Union Ave. Take exit 292A from I-55 N/Stevenson Expy. Drive for 16 minutes (8.5 miles). Take S Canal St and Lower Wacker Dr to N Rush St. Drive for 13 minutes (3.6 miles)

Chicago O'Hare International Airport (ORD)


Hotel direction: 18 miles NW

This hotel does not provide shuttle service.

Visit ORD airport website
Driving directions

Get on I-190 E. Drive for 2 minutes (0.8 miles). Drive along I-90 E. Take exit 50B from I-90 E. Drive 23 minutes (15.7 miles). Continue on W Ohio St. Drive to N Rush St. Drive for 5 minutes (0.7 miles).

Business Services

Copy service

Full-service business center


For more information call the general manager of the hotel.

Accessible guest rooms have a 32 inch wide opening Adjustable height hand-held shower wand Bathroom vanity in guest rooms for disabled person height Bathtub grab bars Business center entrance Closed-caption TV Fitness center entrance Flashing door knocker available for disabled person Grab bars in bathroom Hotel has on site accessible self-parking Lowered night guards on guest room doors Main entrance Pathway to registration desk Peephole in guest room for disabled person height (in ft) Registration desk Restaurants and lounges Route to accessible guest rooms is accessible Service animals allowed for persons with disabilities TTY/TTD compatible Telephone for hearing impaired Toilet seat in guest rooms for disabled person Transfer shower roll-in shower Property has elevators
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