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W Chicago City Center

Chicago All Airports, IL, US (CHI)

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Based on 2242 reviews
The W Chicago City Center provides the impeccable service.
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Wonderful King - W Chicago City Center - 1

Wonderful King

Perfect for a couple or business traveler hitting Chicago, our Wonderful Room has a king size bed and an oversized work desk. 
  • Desk Area
  • In-Room Mini Bar
  • Complimentary Gourmet Coffee
  • Cable Television With Premium Channels
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Spectacular Double - W Chicago City Center - 2

Spectacular Double

Stretch out in our Spectacular Room, perfect for those who want a little more W. Sink into the signature comfort of a W king-sized bed or two double beds, each with a pillowtop mattress, crisp 350-thread-count sheets, goose-down comforter and pillows:
  • 338 Square Foot
  • Desk Area
  • In-Room Mini Bar
  • Complimentary Gourmet Coffee
  • Cable Television With Premium Channels
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Spectacular King - W Chicago City Center - 3

Spectacular King

Stretch out in our Spectacular Room, perfect for those who want a little more W. Sink into the signature comfort of a W king-sized bed or two double beds, each with a pillowtop mattress, crisp 350-thread-count sheets, goose-down comforter and pillows:
  • 338 Square Foot
  • Desk Area
  • In-Room Mini Bar
  • Complimentary Gourmet Coffee
  • Cable Television With Premium Channels
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Wonderful Queen - W Chicago City Center - 4

Wonderful Queen

Perfect for a couple or business traveler hitting Chicago, our Wonderful Room has a queen size bed and an oversized work desk. 
  • Desk Area
  • In-Room Mini Bar
  • Complimentary Gourmet Coffee
  • Cable Television With Premium Channels
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Fabulous Double - W Chicago City Center - 5

Fabulous Double

Fancy a flirt with fabulous? Escape in a Fabulous Chicago Hotel Room where there's space to sprawl, license to lounge and dimensions to dream. Sink into the signature comfort of a W two double beds, each with a pillowtop mattress, crisp 350-thread-count sheets, goose-down comforter and pillows:
  • 400 Square Foot
  • Chaise Lounge
  • Desk Area
  • In-Room Mini Bar
  • Complimentary Gourmet Coffee
  • Bliss Spa Sinkside Six Pack
  • W Terry Robe
  • Cable Television With Premium Channels
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Fabulous King - W Chicago City Center - 6

Fabulous King

Fancy a flirt with fabulous? Escape in a Fabulous Chicago Hotel Room where there's space to sprawl, license to lounge and dimensions to dream. Sink into the signature comfort of a W king-sized bed, with a pillowtop mattress, crisp 350-thread-count sheets, goose-down comforter and pillows:
  • 400 Square Foot
  • Chaise Lounge
  • Desk Area
  • In-Room Mini Bar
  • Complimentary Gourmet Coffee
  • Bliss Spa Sinkside Six Pack
  • W Terry Robe
  • Cable Television With Premium Channels
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W Chicago City Center
172 West Adams At Lasalle, Chicago, IL US 60603 3604

Pamper yourself with onsite massages or enjoy recreation amenities such as a fitness center. Additional amenities at this hotel include wireless Internet access (surcharge), concierge services, and gift shops/newsstands.

Wrap yourself in visual delights in the polished spaces of W Chicago - City Center, where their downtown Chicago hotel rooms and suites supply a spectacular swirl of high-energy interiors, vivid design, cutting-edge technology and uniquely modern amenities to fulfill every wish. Grab a lite bite in your Munchie Box, tune in to our sensational in-room entertainment and stay connected with High Speed Internet Access, your world at your fingertips. The signature W bed and our W pillow menu make the sweetest dreams, while their Bliss sinkside six appease all the senses. So revel in splendor when you roam away from home.

IPO has an eclectic menu of New Urban Cuisine inspired by the diverse cultures found in Chicago. The menu at IPO features innovative ``small plates`` including seared scallops with chorizo, sofrito and chervil, and signature goat cheese with strawberries, mint, brown butter, corn sorbet and fleur de sel. Housed in the W Chicago City Center, IPO captures the elegant energy of the hotel`s roaring 1928 beaux-arts architecture along with the bustle of the financial district, millennium park and the theatre district; giving the restaurant a downtown decadence.

AMENITIES:
  • 24 Hour Room Service
  • 24 Hour Security
  • 24-Hour Front Desk
  • AAA Approved
  • Adjoining Rooms
  • Business Center (+)
  • Business Services
  • Concierge Desk
  • Conference Rooms
  • Eco-Friendly
  • Elevator / Lift
  • Fine Dining
  • Fitness Facility
  • Full Breakfast
  • Great for Kids
  • Great for Nightlife
  • Ice Machine
  • Kids Stay Free (Based on Age)
  • Laundry Services/Laundry Facility
  • Lounge/Bar
  • Luggage Storage
  • Non-Smoking Property
  • On-Site Check In
  • Parking (Fee)
  • Pet-Friendly
  • Restaurant
  • Room Service (+)
  • Secured Parking
  • Shopping
  • Train Access
  • Valet Parking (+)
  • Wake-Up Service
  • Walk to Nightlife
  • Wheelchair Access Elevator
(+) = Additional fees may apply for the use of these amenities.
(*) = Free, some restrictions may apply

Based on 2242 reviews
from Chennai (Madras), India
Submitted on 17-05-2016
We were pleased to stay at W City Centre for 4 days in July 2015, as part of our celebration for our 10th wedding anniversary. The suite was immaculate, and the staff went above and beyond whenever we needed help. From the pleasant greeting on arrival to the warm smile farewell, we felt like we were the raison d'etre for the place. We were especially pleased with the exquisite service and cuisine in the restaurant, where we had our anniversary dinner.
from Allentown, Pennsylvania
Submitted on 18-05-2016
Stayed her for 2 nights while attending a business meeting. The architecture is beautiful - yet the sleeping rooms are updates with the modern flare that all W hotels are known for. Was welcomed immediately by the friendly staff and "upgraded" to a larger room with 2 beds - no view but it was a comfortable room. I appreciated that they are one of the few hotels I've stayed at recently that honored their "staying green" pledge. They asked if I wanted to forgo forgo automatic housekeeping and ... Read more
from Toronto, Canada
Submitted on 20-05-2016
We got this hotel on priceline for a last minute trip for a great price & were very happy with everything. The rooms were small but I'm convinced hotels have "travel site rooms". It was nice that they had coffee in the morning & water with fruit all day available. Everything was very nice & exactly what I expected - not giving a 5 star rating because it's not a 5-star hotel. Location was easy to get to from the subway & a short walk to the lakefront.
from Monroe, Washington
Submitted on 24-05-2016
My wife booked the room so I know that she didn't pay the "rack rate" but my son and I both agreed that our standard room at the W Chicago - City Center Hotel was the arguably the best standard room we have ever had! The staff were gracious and the location was convenient for us as we used the "L" as our only transportation while visiting Chicago to attend baseball games at both U.S. Cellular Field (White Sox) and iconic Wrigley Field (Cubs) for baseball games.
from WINTER PARK
Submitted on 25-05-2016
Beautiful historic building with modern decor. We were upgraded to a premium room as I'm an SPG Gold member. The hotel seemed short staffed, as the main lobby had empty glasses and plates lying around. The business center printer was not working. Staff was more aloof than most other Starwood properties.
from Michigan
Submitted on 29-05-2016
Stayed for a friends weekend getaway and we were very happy with the W. We enjoyed the living room lounge for drinks and appetizers. Also had an awesome breakfast at their IPO Restaurant including delicious fresh fruit, omelettes and bacon...yum. The modern rooms were very nice and all staff friendly and accommodating. One friend had to extend her stay because she became ill and they sent her chicken soup to her room! There were ample parking garages nearby (got a great rate with Spot Hero) a... Read more
from Ottawa, Canada
Submitted on 31-05-2016
This hotel is well located, walking distance to everything within the City. Clean, welcoming and quiet. Nicely decorated but not too much. Concierge was helpful with directions to start our adventure and the return home. You can easily take the Chicago train service (orange line) from Midway airport for a minimal fee compared to taking a taxi.
from Boston, Massachusetts
Submitted on 02-06-2016
We checked in early, was placed on the SPG floor due to my membership, and we received two complementary drink tickets at the bar. The staff were friendly, and the flavored water at check-in was great. The lobby is very trendy, and when we checked into our room we weren't disappointed. The room was large, as was the bathroom. I really had no complaints, especially because the hotel was centrally located near Michigan Ave (10 min walk) and the staff were so helpful. I would recommend to others.
from San Francisco
Submitted on 05-06-2016
The hotel is located in the Chicago Loop area which is great for business and less so for a vacation visit. A preferred location will be just north of the river. The hotel is an older hotel which was redone a bit for the W brand. It is nice enough and close to the museum of art. The service is great and they have a great bar. Pick a room which is high up as you can pay for as you can clearly the "L" on lower floors. The bathroom is way too small with no shelves or hooks for towels and personal t... Read more
from San Antonio, Texas
Submitted on 15-06-2016
The W in Chicago City Center was a fun experience, and the hotel was very nice. We usually stay at more refined, traditional hotels, so this was a unique experience. The front desk staff were very polished and professional, and we enjoyed the infused water at check-in. The entire hotel is draped in dark, subdued tones & even cool holographic wallpaper which transports you to a very chic, night clubby mindset. It makes you feel revived and ready to have fun! The rooms are plush with a modern vibe... Read more
from Toronto, Canada
Submitted on 16-06-2016
Really enjoyed staying at the W. Very cool decor - typical W Hotel. Great location, very clean rooms and cool hotel bar. The only thing was parking was very expensive - about $70/night. Rooms that are on the west end of the building may also find the noise from the El to be disturbing.
from Amarillo, Texas
Submitted on 18-06-2016
Stayed here for a conference in June. Great modern rooms with all the extras. Very well stocked fridge (cokes, beer, Liquor) along with numerous snacks above the desk area. Even a full bottle of wine and wine glasses. The bar was great with a good selection of beer and wine with a great staff. I would recommend it when in Chicago if the price range is for you.
from
Submitted on 20-06-2016
Stayed here over Mothers day wknd. Since it was the wknd downtown was deserted. However, its a great location and a quick walk to Michigan ave. The room was a decent size for Chicago. Clean & comfortable. Would stay here again
from Boston, Massachusetts
Submitted on 21-06-2016
I have read many reviews here complaining about the room size, particularly the bathroom size. Obviously, there are different room types and sizes in this hotel. I traveled with my family last weekend and I booked a room with decent size on the 17th floor. Surprisingly to me, the bath room is huge by any standard. The room is in good quality and size as well that it can accommodate 4 people. The location is amazing as you can walk to most of the attractions in Chicago including Art Institute, La... Read more
from New York City, New York
Submitted on 26-06-2016
As others have said, my room and bathroom were very small. The bathroom sink was tiny--don't lean down to wash your fee or you will bump into the faucet. Evidently one needs to upgrade to get a larger room. The building itself is ancient--expect old floors, walls, toilets etc. that the W has tried to put boutique/modern touches on. The TVs are wall mounted to save space so you'll need to lay in bed to see it. The street-facing rooms can be noisy due to the L. The courtyard-facing rooms mean you ... Read more
from Hendersonville, Tennessee
Submitted on 26-06-2016
Good location, but tiny room and bathroom, smaller than Manhattan. Starwood Gold member and asked for a room with a normal sized bathroom at checkin. Was told by the desk clerk "the computer does not tell me the size of the bathroom, have a nice night". I would not recommend this property unless you are able to confirm a larger room when you book. Aldo had to ask housekeeping to put clean linens on the bed because they didn't appear to have been changed from the last guest.
from Austin, Texas
Submitted on 29-06-2016
For 2 nights I spent over $1,000 for a tiny standard king size room. The bed was not very comfortable and the toilet would run on it's own in the night. There were a few amenities that made the stay an ok experience - the Bluetooth speaker and the noise maker to drown out the city noises at night. The staff was very friendly and tried to fix the toilet but apparently it couldn't be fixed and I didn't complain (so that part was my fault for not switching rooms). Two weeks later I stayed in an... Read more
from Parker, Colorado
Submitted on 29-06-2016
Wife and I stayed here for 4 nights in June, 2016 while attending the biggest free blues festival in the World. Very easy walk to beautiful Grant Park where the festival was held for 3 days. Also, good central location in the heart of downtown. Took advantage of the offer to upgrade to a larger room for only another $30/night, which was well worth it as it was a relatively spacious room. Do not expect any views, however, as you are surrounded by skyscrapers on all sides. Only problem was af... Read more
from Chicago, Illinois
Submitted on 30-06-2016
First of all, the hotel is not even that nice. The W that is on Lake Shore Drive that I stayed at last year is a night and day difference. Second, I won a gift certificate at a benefit for a 2 night stay- including a breakfast and 2 nights of valet parking. Like any hotel you check-in to, they need to store a credit card on file for any accidentals (which we had none). Turns out they charged everything for that weekend on my credit card (even after I gave them my gift card and during check-out ... Read more
from Washington DC, District of Columbia
Submitted on 02-07-2016
Overall, this is a good hotel. And given the location, actually decently priced. This is in a great spot for anything in the loop. In general, the hotel feels a little dated. A downside of the W brand is that the hotels age quickly, and this one feels like it could use a sprucing up. It's not actually that old, but the decor used ages quickly. With regard to the rooms, I really liked mine. I thought it was very comfortable and spacious (although I had one of the larger rooms).
from Kansas City, Kansas
Submitted on 06-07-2016
We booked 2 rooms between 5 people in our family for 4 nights. The beds were comfortable and the room was small but sufficient for 2 people. The bathrooms were small as well but clean and maintained everyday of our stay. The coffee in the morning was good, but I wished they kept some breakfast. There is a McD, dunkin donuts and a subway around the corner though.
from St Louis
Submitted on 08-07-2016
We were placed in the "wonderful room." It would be perfect for one person BUT NOT TWO. The bathroom was super small and had to request a fridge multiple times. Staff were friendly. The hotel is located in an awesome location and you can access public transportation easily.
from San Francisco, California
Submitted on 09-07-2016
Recently visited Chicago and we stayed at W - City Center (W Adams St). We arrived at 9 pm and was greeted by the hotel staff who assisted us with our luggages. The lobby has the usual W flare (hip, trendy). We selected the Spectacular Room, after staying in the same room type at W Taipei. Upon arriving at our room, we were disappointed by the room; certainly did not give us that "spectacular" room feel. It feels dated. We saw two rooms and they were both the same. The paint on the bathroom w... Read more
from
Submitted on 09-07-2016
We had a girls trip to Chicago and after a long day and walk for wine, Adam R provided great service, topped by a plate of cheese, fruit, crackers and mixed nuts... to accompany the wine we walked a mile to buy!
from Boston
Submitted on 10-07-2016
Recently stayed at the W for work and was upgraded from a fantastic room to a spectacular room which was large and spacious. I was also provided with an Orange and a Smart Water which I really appreciated. The staff was very friendly and the energy in the hotel was excellent. A bunch of us sat in the lounge later in the evening and found the space very comfortable and inviting. The location of the hotel was super convenient to a lot of places in downtown Chicago as well.
from
Submitted on 10-07-2016
I visited in June for a few days and was very impressed with the W in Chicago City Center. Great room, great service and the food was excellent. Very convenient to downtown and a $50 cab ride from the airport. Overall I was really happy with my stay and will definitely be back
from New York City, New York
Submitted on 13-07-2016
Our trip to Chicago was for a wedding of a friend's daughter Because we found the hotel where the wedding ceremony took place was expensive. So we looked for a less expensive hotel close to the that hotel. We made reservations thru Expedia for two nights a room with double bed. However we end up paying more than expected. Worst of all when we up to our room we found out that the room has only one king bed. I went down to the reception and explained the mistake. Receptionist even without botherin... Read more
from New York City, New York
Submitted on 15-07-2016
The W City Center once again doesn't dissapoint. I recently completed a two night stay at this super conveniently located hotel in the center of the Loop in Chicago. Check-in was speedy and Grace made sure any questions I had about the hotel and area were answered. I was given a Mega Room (425 sq feet) which came with all the usual amenities, Bliss toiletries and free Smart Water. If you're looking for great views, the hotel is sort of landlocked, and even on the upper floors the views are n... Read more
from Calgary, Alberta
Submitted on 15-07-2016
I loved the rooms at the hotel and the attention to detail. They answered all our enquirers very fast and deat with issues quickly, I appreciated the conceierge. Eden was very helpful and emailed us ahead of time to assign with the trip and various bookings. The only reason why I did not give 5 stars is because they don't have a pool / hot tub.
from
Submitted on 17-07-2016
This was a nice hotel and conveniently located to our wedding reception at the Rookery. The service was nice, check-in was easy. Our Wonderful King was a bit on the small size, but super comfortable beds! The BEST part of the hotel was Eden the fantastic concierge! She emailed me prior to our stay, secured us CAF Architecture tour tickets and even switched our scheduled time 3 times. Excellent restaurant recommendations too! Best concierge I have ever worked with. Thank you W, she is fant... Read more
from Dallas, Texas
Submitted on 17-07-2016
Eden was extremely welcoming at the Concierge desk. This was our first time to Chicago and she gave us great tips on where to go and the best tours to go on. Each morning it was so pleasant to see her smiling face greeting us and calling us by name! We will miss Eden! The housekeeping staff was wonderful and the hotel is extremely beautiful and well maintained. The location is exceptional and always as a tradition when we travel we always choose the "W" properties. W City Center is an exception... Read more
from Glaziers Bay, Australia
Submitted on 17-07-2016
Stayed for 3 night and really enjoyed the hotel. The standard room are small but for one person it was fine. Very clean and a super comfortable bed. Beautiful foyer, checkin was easy and they have a nice cocktail lounge. I didn't eat any food there so won't comment., but in my last night got a suite on the 18th floor which was huge. I would stay again here, no problem.
from Franklin, Tennessee
Submitted on 20-07-2016
They had amazing customer service. I left my kindle in my room and called, expecting for it not to be found. They found it and called me back within minutes. The staff is really friendly, efficient, and just helpful. Great experience. Omar Pereda in particular was RIDICULOUSLY helpful! :)
from Michigan
Submitted on 21-07-2016
The hotel was very nice and the location was wonderful. Within a block of a L train station on the downtown loop and only a few blocks from Union Station. My only complaints would be the pillows were a little too soft for our taste and the shower curtain tended to billow inward and allow water on the floor. The staff was very friendly and helpful. In particular the concierge Eden.
from Detroit, Michigan
Submitted on 23-07-2016
Friendly and easy check in. Housekeeping good. Easy check out. Small bathroom and difficult to actually use. They have a fitness center but ran outside. The lobby is really a party bar central...all good but know what you are signing up for.
from Appleton, Wisconsin
Submitted on 25-07-2016
We were in town for a wedding & this was the hotel that was selected. It is located within walking distance of many restaurants & the financial center. Our room was small, but others in our group had received upgrades to much larger rooms. For one night it was ok, but for an extended stay the room would not have worked. The room was clean & the staff was helpful & friendly. The vanity in the bathroom was barely large enough to hold anything.
from Batavia, Illinois
Submitted on 25-07-2016
This past weekend, friends and I stayed two nights in The W. We had a great stay and were very comfortable. The bar on the first floor has some good food and a decent selection of drinks. There is no free Wifi like most hotels, unless you're in the lobby. Otherwise I believe it was $15 a night. The location of the hotel is very nice too. Only a few blocks away from the Ogilvie Transportation Center and near other train stops as well. There are several restaurants located within walking d... Read more
from Rocky River, Ohio
Submitted on 25-07-2016
Arrived about 12:35am to a dimly lit entrance. Lobby bar obscures any view of check in. So, after navigating a poorly lit bar I finally found check in at the far back end of the lobby. Desk clerk was polite and professional but not engaging. Found my way to my room. Corridors are rather narrow indicative of the old building and looked quite shop worn. Room was modern I'm design but not terribly functional. Stainless bathroom sink left no room on granite countertop for personal care items. Toilet... Read more
from Columbus, Ohio, United States
Submitted on 27-07-2016
This is a good spot for a couple to spend a weekend in the city. The location is perfect for walking to several must-sees in Chicago. The lobby has somewhat of a club feel at night and offers several spots for seating, which helps to offset the tiny space in the rooms. Contemporary cabinets give the sleeping quarters a sleek look. Filled with overpriced snacks, the furniture gives travelers little space for their belongings in the "standard" sized room. (But the Walgreen's nearby can cheapl... Read more
from London, United Kingdom
Submitted on 28-07-2016
I think for the overall money, just not worth the value to stay here. Pros- -Soft fluffy towels -Security guy was friendly and helped unlock my wallet when safe wouldn't work. Cons- -Their tag line is whatever/wherever -except the most basic item of gym socks. Where the lady told me to go to Walgreens and buy a pair. Seriously? -Bed was hard as a rock, not heavenly at all. -AC was awful, woke up sweating both nights -view of inside of bldg, less than inspiring, -Gym is cramped in little sw... Read more
from Ottawa, Canada
Submitted on 02-08-2016
A good hotel away from the madness of Michigan Avenue, a few blocks away from the Willis Tower, Art Institute of Chicago, etc. Our room was very spacious (believe it was a SPG upgrade). The lobby is dimly lit and seems cluttered, especially during Happy Hour when it's challenging to navigate thru all the folks. Coffee. tea, water and fruit was available in the lobby on a daily basis, but you could also ask for a small coffee maker in your room. If you chose to have the coffee maker in the room, ... Read more
from
Submitted on 02-08-2016
Not really big on long reviews, so I'll keep this short! -The look and feel of the hotel is AMAZING. Love the light disco/dim ambiance coupled with the fairly modern background music -Rooms were super clean, down the grout between shower tiles. -EDEN AND HILARY! Best concierge I've seen so far, and love that Hilary was conversational during her shift at the bar. Also props to Eden for hooking up the Sears Tower tickets + sweet flowery crown for Lollapalooza. -Everyone all around was on point... Read more
from
Submitted on 02-08-2016
A lovely hotel beautifully presented and in a great very convenient location. We could stroll down the street to the elevated railway, catch a bus almost literally at the door or walk down to the river and grab a water taxi for a river cruise down to the lakefront. Lovely staff who are very friendly and helpful. Worth the visit.
from Kansas City, Kansas
Submitted on 03-08-2016
I stay at SPG hotels almost weekly and this one is not at the level of the others. The rooms are musty and dark and dated. The bathrooms, although the shower pressure is great, are small and old and there wasn't even a fan in the bathroom... the staff doesn't hold the door when you enter so you may fumble your way in with your luggage.
from
Submitted on 03-08-2016
Staff was great, very helpful and courteous. The room was nice, but the bathroom was very small. I was offered an upgrade at check in, but opted out. The hotels location is close to State Street which offers great shopping and also right around the corner from the Sky Tower. Overall a great stay.
from Toronto, Canada
Submitted on 06-08-2016
I expect so much more from a W hotel. We had a very disappointing stay at this hotel. The only saving grace is that the room was very clean and comfortable. But that's the only positive attribute. Customer service is subpar. The entire hotel is scented so for someone like me with severe scent sensitivity it was a stay from hell. Always double check your bill - we had two charges on ours that we did not purchase.
from
Submitted on 08-08-2016
It was my first time in Chicago and I loved everything about my stay. The hotel staff was very accommodating and helpful. They went out of their way to make reservations for us, book tickets for the boat tour, and give us overall recommendations to hot spots in the city. Everyone was always pleasant and friendly, and the hotel restaurant, bar and entrance are a great ambience. Although we had a minor incident with our shower, it was fixed immediately and they gave us a complimentary meal at the ... Read more
from Fort Lauderdale, Florida
Submitted on 09-08-2016
I've stayed at many hotels but this is the first time I have been so disappointed in over 20 years of trips. They charged me over $1100 in deposits for 2 nights in a room that was $189 a night! And then they didn't deliver my bill under the door or by email until I called to complain about the overcharge errors in billing on my bank account 3 days later and the reservation manager tried to tell me that my bank would hold the addition $700 for 5-7 days as they tried to blame it on my bank. They w... Read more
from Washington DC, District of Columbia
Submitted on 09-08-2016
I'm a big fan of the W and try to stay at their properties whenever possible, so it's with a heavy heart to report that the W Chicago City Center is in need of a physical overhaul. The staff is amazing - super friendly and helpful - so no fault of their own. But physically, the hotel looks tired, smells kind of like stinky sneakers (especially the hotel rooms) and needs some new paint, softer sheets and, in general, some love from corporate. Pros: staff (incredibly helpful and outgoing). Con... Read more
from London
Submitted on 11-08-2016
The hotel is well located, within walking distance of several landmarks. Staff was accomodating with early check in. Rooms were clean and spacious. Many dining options close by. Only drawback was having to pay for wifi. Overall a pleasant stay in the heart of buzzing Chicago.
from New Bremen, Oh
Submitted on 13-08-2016
I stayed at the W Chicago-City Center for a business conference. The room was nice (a bit modern), the concierge staff were fantastic (Eden & Pierre) and I was impressed by the elevator security (not that I felt unsafe at any time). I simply appreciated the security key card system on the elevator. The meeting room was well-suited for our event. The open space decor and beautiful interior (on the meeting room floor) was beautiful. While W Chicago-City Center is close to Sears Tower, Giordano'... Read more
from
Submitted on 14-08-2016
I am a true W fan. In fact if I decided to spend money on a hotel, I would consider W first. However, this time I had an poor experience. We waited 5 hours to be checked in.(This is OK, I know that there is a guaranteed check in time). However after checking in, we have been placed a 200ft room which is so small, definitely not in W standards. Guest rooms of W generally "WOW"s you, this did not. The room that we have been given was definitely was not the one we booked. After I called down to a... Read more
from Minnesota
Submitted on 15-08-2016
I recently visited the W Chicago - City Center hotel for business, but I also brought my children (including an infant). I was worried about bringing my young kids to such a modern hotel. I love the W hotels, but have never brought my children. I was reassured that everyone at the hotel was welcomed! The room was spacious compared to the Hilton Palmer (which I used to stay at). I prefer the W's service, room, and location. A special thanks to Fatima for making sure my check-in went smooth,... Read more
from
Submitted on 15-08-2016
All my requests were met in minutes of asking.I was impressed with the service.Staff was amazzzzing! other hotels should train from this hotel staff. From extra pillows, extra robes coffee maker all the way to supplying all guests with umbrellas on the rainy day. Even surprised us with a brownie cake beautifully arranged with fruit and warm sauces and our names on it to our room.But most impressive things were Eden the concierge was able to get us a reservation at Volare restaurant that was comp... Read more
from Macomb, Michigan
Submitted on 07-09-2016
I loved this hotel. When I first arrived I was amazed by the appearance of the lobby. Seeing the concierge desk and then the large lamps in the front lounge was great. Check in was easy. Everyone made the stay pleasant.
from
Submitted on 07-09-2016
I cannot say enough about the staff. They were excellent and extremely helpful. I was disappointed in the rooms, although not the lobby.....fabulous. Maybe that set my expectations too high, but when we checked in they wanted us to upgrade for $35 more a night. Saying no, we went to the room and had second thoughts. Small, stark, and I was thinking Holiday Inn Express would be a better place to stay. The train noise sent me back to the front desk and I upgraded to a better room. However, ... Read more
from Bedford, United Kingdom
Submitted on 07-09-2016
We were upgraded as we arrived which is always nice, to a large room with a chaise which had a very comfy bed. You can't hear the trains until 5am, and after the initial shock of thinking it's coming through the bedroom,you sort of get used to it. The bar prices are eye watering to a European although happy hour at half price did bring the price of 2 beers and tip to a mere 20 dollars. Wine is 54 dollars for the cheapest bottle. Prohibition is no longer needed as the prices do the same job, but ... Read more
from Los Angeles
Submitted on 08-09-2016
The restroom made me very uncomfortable. The layout was not made for privacy & the toilet sits directly in front of the door. Requested room to be made & it never happened. Room service way overpriced. A $27 pizza w/ a coke became $60 after delivery charge, service fee & tax. Ridiculous.
from New York City, New York
Submitted on 08-09-2016
Our room was nice, although I must say there was a pernicious pervasive and persistent odor in our room that slowly dissipated by the time we were about to leave (after 3 days). I attribute that to a prior guest. Bed was comfortable. Lobby had intermittent odors (not related to bad perfume, either). I wasn't alone in noticing this. Room service was good, but forgot to leave new TP one day, and the next day left some cleaning stuff in the room. Probably a fluke. All-in-all i slept well. undisturb... Read more
from Ellicott City, Maryland
Submitted on 11-09-2016
I came to the W for a conference. The staff was friendly and the food they served was delicious. The room was large, just seemed a little dated. The lobby was ornate, not a very inviting place if you want to meet people. The W is VERY convenient to the subway which made coming from Midway airport easy to get to.
from columbus, oh
Submitted on 12-09-2016
Room was spotless. Asked for extra conditioner and coffee maker upon check in and received these items right away with enough supplies for my 3 day stay. Check in was smooth. Living Room bar was very nice and staff was very attentive.
from Logan, Utah
Submitted on 12-09-2016
I attended for a conference. The building has some beautiful aspects but odd additions. It needs some freshing up. The location is very good for seeing the city. The best thing by far is the service. The employees at his location were amazing. They went far out of their way to make my stay the most comfortable. Our conference was amazing and I'm so grateful for the care given by thie staff.
from New York City, New York
Submitted on 12-09-2016
I've long been a fan of W Hotels as they allow guests to stay in an environment that is a home away from home. The W doesn't feel like you're at a hotel at all, but the timeshare of a wealthy friend. The concierge and clerks were all friendly and the rooms were impeccably clean, as always. Will stay again and again. If you ever have trouble navigating your way around, any of the staff will be happy to give you friendly advice in an array of languages.
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Submitted on 13-09-2016
I am an avid SPG member and was very disappointed to use the W city center in Chicago as my destination for an anniversary trip with my wife. We booked a suite and it was very old and dated. The shower and main bath were very small and odd shaped. The view from the 5th floor was awful, a view of the lower roof full of air conditioners and a strange W logo to attempt to dress this up. This is not a W quality hotel in my opinion despite excellent service and attentiveness by the staff. If you... Read more
from Cedar Falls, Iowa
Submitted on 14-09-2016
I really enjoyed my stay at the W Chicago-City Center. It's a great location. The Hotel also helped me arrange the architectural boat ride for me. Rooms and bathrooms were very spacious and very clean. They even had a white noise machine for a good night sleep. Soon after I checked in they brought in some complementary candies and wine. I have never seen it anywhere. I would personally like to thank Eden Bernal for my excellent experience there. And, Danielle Johansson for fulfilling all... Read more
from Buffalo, New York
Submitted on 14-09-2016
We loved our stay at W Chicago - City Center. From the gorgeous lobby to our very large room, terrific mattress and very comfortable sheets. It is a great place to stay. I loved the lemon water at check in and the staff was sensational.
from Cincinnati, Ohio
Submitted on 15-09-2016
The hotel and hotel room was very nice (clean and well kept) and very equipped for business travelers. Staff was very courteous and helpful. Only downside, my room was right by the ice machine room and a mechanical room. I was woken up every hour or so throughout the night due to various noises coming from those rooms. I asked to move rooms, management was very willing to move me, but unfortunately the hotel was booked during my stay and a move wasn't possible. Other than the room location,... Read more
from Venice
Submitted on 16-09-2016
While I generally have had positive experiences in W hotels, the one in the Loop in Chicago has always managed to disappoint a bit. The concierge is frequently unavailable ("leave a message"), requests for a room on an upper floor are ignored (with excuses), internet is charged and expensive (for a stay at over $500 per night). While these are small points individually, in aggregate they left me feeling like a problem rather than a guest in what is supposed to be a 5 star hotel.
from sp
Submitted on 16-09-2016
Stay 2 nights as part of my personal extension after a business trip at milwaukee. Not only is the room rate overpriced but the hotel room is really badic compared with hotels in asia. The cafe was always crowded as it's located at street level and many walk in customers go to the cafe. So as a hotel guest i was deprived of access due yo the crowd. The hotel ahould really consider giving priority to hotel guests. My room faced one of the streets and at night it was noisy with the occasional zroo... Read more
from WI
Submitted on 18-09-2016
This was my first time staying at a W and overall the experience was very good! The good: -the lobby was great for lounging and talking and the wifi signal is strong -the banquet facilities were very nice -beds were comfortable -location was great, easy walk to Millennium Park and other sights The less good: - the lighting in the bathroom is not great for getting ready (makeup application was a little hairy sometimes) - for as expensive as the rooms are you'd hope that wifi would be included,... Read more
from London, United Kingdom
Submitted on 20-09-2016
I left an iPad in the room and Omar Pereda was kind enough to take care of the situation and keep it safe. The Hotel was neat and well placed but most of all , I always like to be able to say thank you. Thank you Omar.
from San Francisco, California
Submitted on 21-09-2016
Over the past four years I've stayed over 500 nights in various Marriott and SPG hotels; I've never written a review. This hotel was 2/5 for me. Nothing was terrible but everything was underwhelming. I'm just going to list my observations in point form: - the checkin process was speedy but the front desk didn't make you feel like they were happy to have you as a guest. As a 100-night+ Platinum guest I (especially) expect an enjoyable checkin experience. It felt more like when I (we've all done... Read more
from Chicago, Illinois
Submitted on 21-09-2016
We had a terrific stay at W Chicago. The lobby has a great vibe and set the tone for a great weekend visit. Our accommodations were comfortable and chic, and I really liked the Bliss amenities in the room. The staff members we encountered could not do enough to make sure our stay was exceptional. I have to single out staff member, Jaclyn Costello, who went out of her way to greet us and other guests as though they were old friends and made sure they were enjoying the W experience. We will retur... Read more
from Solihull, United Kingdom
Submitted on 23-09-2016
I was a party of 10 staying in Chicago for a birthday party over 5 days. We found the hotel great! It was central, clean, had a great bar downstairs and was handy for all local amenities. The staff were great too! I'd stay there again
from Denver
Submitted on 23-09-2016
Travelled for work - check in staff super friendly. Nice room, plenty of space - room didn't feel constraining as many do. Only downside was the overlaid TV system and remotes are poor - frequently had to push buttons dozens of times to get TV to turn on, to get off the preview channels to turn off - these systems are agony.
from Shanghai Region, China
Submitted on 24-09-2016
stayed in many W properties worldwide and it's the same experience everywhere . filed with chic and modern people . the breakfast here was fantastic . i had the best breakfast after staying a week in Chicago
from Boston, Massachusetts
Submitted on 26-09-2016
Location was great - right in the center of the city Decor was nice/modern Rooms were super small, but expected in a city hotel Walls were thin - easy to hear people in the halls/other rooms Noise machine was awesome Water pressure was terrible - didnt feel like I was getting clean! The toilet paper dispenser was about 2 feet behind me, which required some flexibility Comforter was so thick/sheet was so thin - i was either sweating through the covers (literally) or too cold and it seemed like th... Read more
from Winnipeg, Canada
Submitted on 26-09-2016
I have stayed here before without incident - but possibly not again. My room rate was $530 before fees/taxes and I was stuck in an odd shaped room at the same level as the fire escape landing and roof equipment on 4 (demand a higher floor if you come here) In addition the room is so oddly shaped the shower is a small tile space that was disgusting. Mildew and soap scum. I used a towel to stand in it - no way I was going barefoot in that place. It is clear it wasn't large enough for a proper... Read more
from Shanghai, China
Submitted on 26-09-2016
its a good boutique hotel filled with chic people. i guess thats W target customer and they want to be different. i dont recommend this hotelfor families. parking at surrounding areas can be exoensive
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