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theWit - A DoubleTree by Hilton

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#39 of 187 Hotels in Chicago
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02/04/2017 03/04/2017
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san francisc, United States
Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

I continue to enjoy staying here. The hotel is clean, the rooms are functional, and the staff is generally helpful. I have noticed that there might be new management, as service levels have dropped just a bit. But I will keep coming....still better than most. And great location. Try the salmon for breakfast!

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Long Beach, California
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Reviewed 27 December 2016

TheWit is close to the theater district, Magnificent Mile and many other areas in downtown Chicago. Everything seems to be in easy walking distance. The hotel rooms are comfortable and great. I love the views of the water when you get out of the elevator or from the room. This is the first time that we have been given a...

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GeneralManager201, Guest Relations Manager at theWit - A DoubleTree by Hilton, responded to this review

Dear gmeredith, Thank you for taking the time to share such a wonderful review of your time at theWit. We are thrilled that you found our exciting location to be perfect for exploring Chicago, and that you enjoyed the comfort and quality of our property! We were also happy to learn that you were pleased with the convenience and promptness...

Montgomery, United States
Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Excellent location central to all one needs. The Stake & Lake restaurant is excellent with a great staff. The breakfast is a variety along with excellent coffee. Be sure to visit the Roof (rooftop bar).

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Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

We knew it was likely to be an enjoyable stay when I received a call two day's prior from guest services to welcome us to the hotel and inquire about any needs or special requests. An unexpected surprise from a DoubleTree, but indicative of the friendly and impeccable service we experienced throughout our stay. We arrived at noon, several hours...

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Germany
Reviewed 3 days ago NEWvia mobile

Very nice Hotel with a good restaurant. Breakfast is very good as well. The staff is very friendly. A special thanks to the concierge Kit Pleasant. Her knowledge and recommendations for Restaurants was amazing.

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Chicago, United States
Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Great Location and Very visually appealing and spacious. This was in a very convenient location to the Parade and Chicago River dyeing. There was hardly a need to really have to travel too far for anything we wanted to do in the city

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Reviewed 4 days ago NEWvia mobile

This hotel was fairly average. We chose this hotel due to its convenient location, near the theater district. The room was spacious and clean. Although not the hotels fault, it was rather noisy at night. We had an adjoining room and whoever was next door to us were quite loud. There were also quite a few loud people in the...

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GeneralManager201, Front Office Manager at theWit - A DoubleTree by Hilton, responded to this review

Thank you for taking the time to review theWit Hotel Chicago! We appreciate your positive feedback as well the candid comments you shared about your recent stay with us. We truly apologize that we did not exceed your expectations and sincerely regret the noise disturbance you experienced during your stay. We are working constantly with our Security team to ensure...

Mission Hills, Kansas
Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

I travel to Chicago often and have stayed at many different properties. This was my first stay at theWit. From this point on, I will never stay anywhere else when in Chicago. The location is central with the El (easy and inexpensive mode of transit in Chicago) right outside the door. The State and Lake stop is a major connector,...

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Hong Kong, China
Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

This is a handy hotel for short business stays as it is close to the downtown loop, but be prepared as it can be a noisy night with the continuous sirens, loop train, and street noises - little window insulation. It has a great roof top bar, but the rooms are just average moving towards tired, and minor faults are...

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GeneralManager201, Front Office Manager at theWit - A DoubleTree by Hilton, responded to this review

Thank you for taking the time to review theWit Hotel Chicago! We sincerely appreciate your candid comments and regret the disturbance you experienced during your stay. Our downtown location can mean extra street activity on weekends and evenings and we have done our best to contain the noise by installing triple-pane glass windows and noise-cancelling curtains. On your next visit...

Chicago, Illinois
Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

My wife and I have very different tastes. I guess you could say opposites attract. We both love to travel but typically she like quaint country places and I like the big city spots. My wife booked a trip for us to Chicago and chose a hotel that was totally my style. This hotel is modern and centrally located. I...

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GeneralManager201, Guest Relations Manager at theWit - A DoubleTree by Hilton, responded to this review

Dear Artloverisme Thank you for your great feedback. We are very lucky to have award winning chef Nathan Sears creating a fabulous menu for State & Lake Chicago Tavern. I will make sure to share this feedback with him and Monica in front of their peers. Also, our concierge team had a blast setting up the Amazon Echo with all...

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Often visitors' first stop in Chicago, The Loop is a good starting point to sample the city's energy and flavor. This central business district boasts Michelin-rated restaurants, upscale hotels, premier shopping, and enough arresting architecture to keep your camera busy for hours. You won’t find too many photo galleries of downtown Chicago without a shot of Millennium Park and Cloud Gate (“The Bean”), one of the most iconic landmarks in the city. A stunning skyline coupled with cultural attractions like the Art Institute of Chicago present a Downtown where work and play peacefully coexist.
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
theWit is intelligently renewing one of the original "It" locations on the corner of State (the great) Street and Lake. Its history is rich with artists, theatre people, journalists and musicians as it is nestled between the theatre district and the river. Blending the amenities of a resort with the flair of a boutique hotel, theWit has brought a new energy and vitality to the downtown Chicago Loop. Striking design, unparalleled comfort, and remarkable services create a dramatic sensory experience. This is a destination for anyone who gets "It" or at least wants to. ... more   less 

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Address: 201 N. State Street, Chicago, IL 60601-2402
Region: United States > Illinois > Chicago > Downtown / The Loop
Price Range: €176 - €434 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:4 star — theWit - A DoubleTree by Hilton 4*
Number of rooms: 298
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Thewit Hotel Chicago
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#14 Spa Hotel in Chicago
#24 Green Hotel in Chicago
#27 Luxury Hotel in Chicago
#31 Romantic Hotel in Chicago
#32 Business Hotel in Chicago
#41 Family Hotel in Chicago
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“Ask for a room on the north side or a room on an upper level on the south. The sound of the El can be quite bothersome.”
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“Room was modern with cool talking tech and a super comfy bed. Close the blinds before sleeping as the windows let in a lot of light.”
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“17th floor was nicely quiet.”
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“Great hotel for the Theater District! Shopping! and the Chicago River”
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“High floor away from the train”
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