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The Gwen, A Luxury Collection Hotel, Michigan Avenue Chicago

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Introducing our newly transformed guestrooms, with splendid views of the Windy City, The Gwen, A Luxury Collection Hotel, Michigan Avenue Chicago is rooted in the history and heritage of the city's Magnificent Mile, paying homage to the 1930s in both its architecture and ethos. The newest member of Starwood Hotels and Resorts' prestigious group of Luxury Collection Hotels is an artistic icon that exudes timeless style and elegance. Housed within the landmark McGraw-Hill Building, The Gwen features an Art Deco aesthetic amplified by a sculptural façade, famously created by artist Gwen Lux in 1928. The idea of a female artisan making her mark in a predominantly male design city depicts an exciting atmosphere of change. The building has been home to many stories in its illustrious past, and today The Gwen provides the ideal canvas for guests to create their own distinct memories. This 311-room hotel includes 199 King accommodations with separate soaking tubs and showers, 54 Double/Double accommodations, as well as 34 luxurious suites, including some featuring beautiful terraces overlooking Michigan Avenue. The inventory, which averages 380 square feet per guest room, includes rooms that are ADA-accessible. Guests of The Gwen can enjoy the use of plush bathrobes and slippers to make their stay more comfortable, as well as complimentary in-room basic Internet access (wired and wireless), a 42-inch flat screen television with HD stations, a surround sound system, a Keurig brewing system, and an in-room safe. Offering the best of Chicago from right outside its doors, The Gwen is located on the Magnificent Mile, minutes away from premier shopping, world-class dining, and exciting cultural and entertainment hotspots, such as Navy Pier and Millennium Park. Connected to The Shops at North Bridge, The Gwen provides guests with enclosed access to upscale retailers, such as Nordstrom Michigan Avenue, and Stuart Weitzman.
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Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
Free High Speed Internet (WiFi)
Banquet Room
Breakfast Available
Business Centre with Internet Access
Conference Facilities
Dry Cleaning
Laundry Service
Meeting Rooms
Multilingual Staff
Non-Smoking Hotel
Paid Internet
Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly )
Public Wifi
Wheelchair Access
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My fiancée and I stayed 1 night at The Gwen and had an amazing experience. The front desk was helpful and accommodating and even gave us an upgrade with comped drinks at the bar while we waited for the room. I made a side comment about it being my fiancées birthday and they
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From Mario the Valet person, to front desk Jeremy to amazing bartender Nicole.... how can you relax while waiting for your room? Have an amazing Bloody Mary. Definitely a must. Staff is so friendly. Very upscale with a cool casual vibe. Breakfast was outstanding.
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Sherwood made a positive and memorable experience He is awesome and respresents the Gwen well The hotel is lovely and has amazing rooms I am a ambassador level with Zmarriott and they treated me like a king I will return!
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This property is a hidden gem at the best possible location off of North Michigan Ave. Boutique feel in a big city - elegant with lifestyle, residential comfort. Service is top notch and Sherwood in Bellman Services was extraordinary and made us feel at home each day.
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My partner and I were celebrating an anniversary at the Gwen as we did last year. Stiffany at the front desk was extremely helpful and upgraded us to a wonderful suite and even sent a fruit and desert plate with a note "Happy Anniversary". The appointments in the room were
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Powerful, spacious shower.
Loved the mural!
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The Grand Deluxe Room, One Queen Bed at The Gwen, a Luxury Collection Hotel, Chicago
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The Grand Deluxe Room, One Queen Bed at The Gwen, a Luxury Collection Hotel, Chicago
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Hi there, are hotel elevators operating with room key or without? TY
no key required for elevator
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Hi there, are hotel elevators operating with room key or without? TY
No, they do not but they are secure from a 5th floor lobby
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Will your hotel/ lobby be decorated for the holidays?
I am not with the hotel so I am not sure. I stayed at this very nice hotel.
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There is a parking lot right across the street from the hotel entrance (valet or self-park). A night of parking (self-park) is 52$.
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Hello! How are the rooms at this hotel? Have they recently been renovated? Also how is the lobby bar? Thanks!
The rooms are quite large and has a nice bathroom. Thee bar was great with an outdoor element that gives it a little flair.
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"Ask for a top level room. Ours on 16 was spacious, even for 4 adults."
"Be sure to check out the bar, eddie and jason make great margaritas!"
"Just be nice. That's good advice anywhere!"
"Maybe ask for a room with a view as mine was overlooked and was rather dark. I didn't mind though as I was in there only at night."
"the corner suite on the 10th floor had the most beautiful view of the city!"
US$171 - US$554 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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