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The Ritz-Carlton, Chicago

ex. The Ritz-Carlton Chicago (A Four Seasons Hotel)

160 East Pearson Street, Chicago, Illinois, United States, 60611-2308  show map
 5 stars
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The Ritz-Carlton, Chicago

Paid Wi-Fi

USD 14.95 per day

Parking

USD 71 per day

Luggage storage

Luggage storage

Locker room

24-hour services

24-hour reception

24-hour room service

24-hour security

Food/ Drinks

Bar/ Lounge area

Restaurant

Cafe

Fitness/ Gym

Fitness centre

Swimming pool

Indoor heated swimming pool

Spa and relaxation

Jacuzzi

Massage

Steam room

Spa & wellness centre

Editorial review:

A five star hotel located within the Water Tower Palace, offers everything one expects from a Ritz: superb service (score tickets for a Oprah show with a few weeks notice from the concierge), gourmet dinning and classically decorated and spacious rooms, some of which offer stunning Mag Mile views.

Verified Reviews:

  • $40 plus per night parking - Bed was extremely comfortable - 2 bathrooms were tiny
  • Bathroom was fabulous with marble floors - Room service was superb - Wonderful comfy robes
  • Attached to the water tower shopping - Comfortable bed - Had a view of the lake - Great sheets
  • There was no coffee-maker - Lobby is spectacular - Rooms were large and luxurious
  • Concierge was excellent - Staff was professional - Breakfast buffet in the dining room is incredible

Overview

The The Ritz-Carlton, Chicago Hotel lies in an entertainment area of Chicago within a 20-minute walk of Millennium Park, featuring allergy free rooms, a health club and a steam room. The hotel opened its doors in 1977 and was remodeled in 2010.

The property is about 1400 meters away from Lake Michigan. A 30-minute walk to the center of Chicago.

Guests can visit a museum, a tower and a theater as well as restaurants and nightclubs close by.

A 10-minute stroll will take you to Chicago-Red subway station. 25 minutes by car from Midway airport.

Rooms

The hotel offers 300 elegant rooms equipped with Wi-Fi, a safe, TV, a writing desk and IDD telephone and featuring a spectacular view over the coast. Some rooms come with a view of Chicago's Gold Coast and Lake Michigan. Guests can take advantage of a hairdryer, dressing gowns and towels supplied in the bathrooms.

Eat & Drink

Every morning starts with an award-winning traditional English breakfast. The 24-hour restaurant provides light meals. Serving American and French meals, The Cafe at the Ritz Carlton is about 5 minutes’ walk away.

A full breakfast is served and charges are applicable. 

Services

The venue offers room service, porter service and shoe shine.

Relax

On-site recreational facilities include steam baths and massage. There are a gym and a fitness centre provided at The Ritz-Carlton, Chicago Hotel.

Internet

Wireless internet is available in the entire hotel at USD 14.95 per day.

Guest Parking

Private parking is possible on site at USD 71 per day.

Year renovated:   2010.  Number of floors:   15.  Number of rooms:   434.

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Facilities

General

  • Non-smoking property
  • Paid Wi-Fi
  • Paid parking
  • Safe deposit box
  • 24-hour reception
  • Express check-in/ -out
  • Pets allowed
  • Rooms/ Facilities for disabled
  • Wheelchair access
  • 24-hour security
  • Air conditioning in public areas
  • Children are welcome
  • Luggage storage
  • Locker room
  • Allergy-free rooms
  • Lift
  • Currency exchange
  • ATM/Cash machine
  • Gift/Newsstand
  • Eco friendly
  • Smoke detectors

Sports & Fitness

  • Fitness centre
  • Golf course

Services

  • 24-hour room service
  • Car rental
  • Bicycle rental
  • Laundry
  • Dry cleaning
  • Tours/Ticket assistance
  • Wake up service
  • Shops/Commercial services
  • Shoe shine service
  • Newspaper service

Dining

  • In-room breakfast
  • Restaurant
  • Cafe
  • Bar/ Lounge area
  • Catering service

Business

  • Business centre
  • Meeting/ Banquet facilities
  • Business services
  • Fax/Photocopying

Children

  • Cots
  • Paid babysitting/ Child services
  • Kids club

Spa & Leisure

  • Indoor heated swimming pool
  • Spa & wellness centre
  • Sauna
  • Steam room
  • Jacuzzi
  • Massage

Room view

  • City view
  • Lake view

Room features

  • Air conditioning
  • Heating
  • VIP room facilities
  • In-room safe
  • Mini-bar
  • Sitting area
  • Dressing area
  • Tea and coffee facilities
  • Ironing facilities

Bathroom

  • Bath/ Shower
  • Hair dryer
  • Bathrobe

Self-catering

  • Kitchenette
  • Refrigerator

Media

  • Flat-screen TV
  • Cable/ Satellite television
  • DVD player
  • Direct dial telephone
  • CD player
  • Radio
  • AM/FM alarm clock

Room decor

  • Carpeted floor

Policies

CHECK-IN / CHECK-OUT

Check-in from 4 pm FREE
Check-out until 12 pm FREE

Children and extra beds

One child
0 - 4 years
Existing bedding FREE
Maximum capacity of extra beds in a room is 1. 

Pets

Pets are allowed on request.

How to reach hotel

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Hotel Address:

160 East Pearson Street, Chicago, Illinois, United States, 60611-2308

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Airports
Train
  • Millenium Station
    1.0 mi
  • Millennium Station
    1.0 mi
Underground
  • LaSalle "L" Station (Blue Line)
    1.6 mi
  • Bus stop
    400 ft
Restaurants
  • The Signature Room at the 95th (cuisine: American)
    400 ft
  • Foodlife (cuisine: American, Chinese, Mexican)
    200 ft
Beaches
  • Oak Street Beach
    1900 ft
Hotel information
  • Check-in:
    from  4 pm
  • Check-out:
    until  12 pm
  • Year renovated:
    2010
  • Number of floors:
    15
  • Number of rooms:
    434

Rooms and availability

The Ritz-Carlton, Chicago photos Room
Double Room
City view
  • Room size:

    400 sq. feet

  • Max occupancy:

    4 persons

  • Bed type:

    1 King-size bed, 2 Double beds, 1 Double bed

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  • Room Facilities:
    • Shower
    • Bathtub
    • Air conditioning
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  • General:Wi-Fi
  • Safe deposit box
  • Slippers
  • Work desk
  • Ironing facilities
  • Dressing area
  • Fan
  • Carpeted floor
  • Entire unit wheelchair accessible
  • Telephone
  • Dustbin
  • Bathroom:Bathroom
  • Roll in shower
  • Hair dryer
  • Bathrobe
  • Towels
  • Guest toiletries
  • Toilet
  • Bedding:Cots
  • Linen
  • Dining:Coffee/tea maker
  • Media:Flat-screen TV
  • Wake up service
  • DVD player
  • CD player
  • Radio
The Ritz-Carlton, Chicago photos Exterior Hotel information
King Room
City view
  • Max occupancy:

    4 persons

  • Bed type:

    1 King-size bed

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  • Room Facilities:
    • Shower
    • Bathtub
    • Air conditioning
    • + More
  • General:Wi-Fi
  • Safe deposit box
  • Slippers
  • Work desk
  • Ironing facilities
  • Dressing area
  • Fan
  • Carpeted floor
  • Connecting room
  • Privilege access to executive lounge
  • Entire unit wheelchair accessible
  • Telephone
  • Dustbin
  • Bathroom:Bathroom
  • Roll in shower
  • Hair dryer
  • Bathrobe
  • Towels
  • Guest toiletries
  • Toilet
  • Bedding:Cots
  • Linen
  • Sofa
  • Dining:Coffee/tea maker
  • Media:Flat-screen TV
  • Wake up service
  • DVD player
  • CD player
  • Radio
The Ritz-Carlton, Chicago photos Room
Deluxe One-Bedroom Suite
City view
  • Max occupancy:

    2 persons

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The Ritz-Carlton, Chicago photos Room
Executive King Suite
City view
  • Max occupancy:

    3 persons

  • Bed type:

    1 King-size bed

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  • Room Facilities:
    • Shower
    • Bathtub
    • Air conditioning
    • + More
  • General:Safe deposit box
  • Slippers
  • Work desk
  • Ironing facilities
  • Dressing area
  • Fan
  • Carpeted floor
  • Telephone
  • Dustbin
  • Bathroom:Bathroom
  • Bath or shower
  • Hair dryer
  • Bathrobe
  • Towels
  • Guest toiletries
  • Toilet
  • Bedding:Cots
  • Linen
  • Media:Flat-screen TV
  • Wake up service
  • DVD player
  • CD player
  • Radio
Club Room
  • Max occupancy:

    2 persons

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Tower King Suite
City view
  • Max occupancy:

    3 persons

  • Bed type:

    1 King-size bed

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  • General:Wi-Fi
Room Description:

Water Tower Suite, City View, 1 King, Sofa bed, Bathrooms: 2, 600sqft/54sqm, Separate living room, Wireless internet, for a fee, Wired internet, for a fee, 320in/813cm LCD TV

King Suite
Lake view
  • Max occupancy:

    3 persons

  • Bed type:

    1 King-size bed

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  • General:Wi-Fi
Room Description:

Lakeside Suite, Lake View, 1 King, Sofa bed, Ba throoms: 1.5, 1000sqft/90sqm, Living/sitting ar ea, Dining area, Separate living room, Wireless

One-Bedroom Suite
Lake view
  • Max occupancy:

    2 persons

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  • Room Facilities:
    • Shower
    • Bathtub
    • Air conditioning
    • + More
  • General:Safe deposit box
  • Slippers
  • Work desk
  • Ironing facilities
  • Dressing area
  • Fan
  • Carpeted floor
  • Telephone
  • Dustbin
  • Bathroom:Bathroom
  • Bath or shower
  • Hair dryer
  • Bathrobe
  • Towels
  • Guest toiletries
  • Toilet
  • Bedding:Cots
  • Linen
  • Media:Flat-screen TV
  • Wake up service
  • DVD player
  • CD player
  • Radio
Deluxe Guest Room
  • Max occupancy:

    3 persons

  • Bed type:

    1 Double bed

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Room Description:

Deluxe|Deluxe Room

Deluxe King Suite
Lake view
  • Max occupancy:

    3 persons

  • Bed type:

    1 King-size bed

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Room Description:

Featuring a spacious living room and dining area, this suite also offers panoramic views of Lake Michigan and Navy Pier. A wet bar is also included.

The Ritz-Carlton, Chicago Location

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Local attractions

  • Michigan Avenue1.1 mi
    Chicago, IL 60656 ‎
  • Arie Crown Theater3.3 mi
    2301 South Lake Shore Dr, Chicago
  • The Mercury Theater4.2 mi
    3745 North Southport Avenue, Chicago
  • Chicago Board of Trade Building1.4 mi
    141 W Jackson Blvd La Salle Street
  • Wrigley Field3.9 mi
    1060 W Addison

Near the hotel

  • Water Tower Place 200 ft
    835 N Michigan Ave
  • Wrigley Building2700 ft
    410 North Michigan Ave
  • Oak Street Beach1900 ft
    1000 North Lake Shore Drive, Chicago
  • Marina City3900 ft
    300 N. State St.

Restaurants nearby

  • The Signature Room at the 95th400 ft

    Address: 875 N Michigan Avenue
    Phone: 312-787-9596

    64% likes this, based on 875 reviews
    Cuisine: American
    Price Range: USD 16 - USD 151

  • The Cheesecake Factory600 ft

    Address: 875 N Michigan Ave
    Phone: (312) 337-1101

    70% likes this, based on 733 reviews
    Cuisine: American, International, Eclectic
    Price Range: USD 21 - USD 30

  • The Cafe at the Ritz Carlton300 ft

    Address: 160 E Pearson St
    Phone: (312) 573-5160

    85% likes this, based on 71 reviews
    Cuisine: American, French
    Price Range: USD 33 - USD 82

  • Foodlife200 ft

    Address: 835 N.Michigan Ave.
    Phone: (312) 335-3663

    64% likes this, based on 145 reviews
    Cuisine: American, Chinese, Mexican
    Price Range: USD 3 - USD 22

  • Foodease300 ft

    Address: 835 N. Michigan
    Phone: (312) 335-3663

    81% likes this, based on 60 reviews
    Cuisine: American

Hotel information
  • Check-in:
    from  4 pm
  • Check-out:
    until  12 pm
  • Year renovated:
    2010
  • Number of floors:
    15
  • Number of rooms:
    434

The Ritz-Carlton, Chicago Reviews

Guest reviews are submitted by our customers after their stay at The Ritz-Carlton, Chicago

8.2
FabulousBased on67 reviews

Rating by category:

Location
9.8
Rooms
8.2
Service
8.4

Guest reviews

  • Family with children
    9.2

    Traveling with my (adult) son, I wanted to indulge a little and we went probably for the best place in Chicago. The hotel is perfectly located, it's high class, close to shopping and to animated nightlife. Hotel staff is very friendly and professional.

    When booking the room I have specifically asked for 2 beds in the bedroom. None were available when arriving. With an extra $100 we ended up in a suite with a sofa as a second (uncomfortable) bed.

  • Older travelers
    9.2

    From the front desk, to the concierge,to the housekeeping staff, the service was impeccable. Perfect location.

    Needed a little updating

  • Older travelers
    7.4

    Nice large room with a splendid view and one could open the windows to get real air.Staff all very friendly.

    The decor was dated, a lot of things were worn and a bit shabby, the crockery was crazed. No breakfast buffet and the food was mediocre. It does not measure up to either the Ritz Carlton or Four Seasons reputations.

  • Older travelers
    10.0

    We had a lovely expierence at the Ritz Carlton..the is helpful staff and friendly too...excellent concierge services as well.

    Not one snaffu.. Our best city getaway ever!

  • Older travelers
    8.8

    The view was great for a City Centre hotel

  • Family with children
    10.0

    Great location, excellent service, beautiful lobby.

  • Family with children
    9.2

    Great location. Great hotel. Great front desk help.

    Service was extremely slow at the bar on multiple occassions Curious that this Ritz is not part of the network. We enjoy the Ritz but do so as a frequent traveler.

  • Family with children
    9.2

    Clean room great bed. Restaurant only fair.

    The reataurant was slow. We had a family dinner with 3 kids, arrived on time at 7:30. Still waiting for dinner at 9:00 pm

  • Family with children
    10.0

    All the staff were friendly and very helpful and efficient.

  • Single
    10.0

    The one thing that kept popping back into my mind while staying at the hotel was "this is excellent". And then I realized that if it wasn't, it wouldn't be the Ritz Carlton. So all I have to say, that covers it all: this hotel, with the included spa, is truly excellent!

  • Single
    10.0

    The staff were very helpful and welcoming. My room had a fantastic view of the city and was exceptionally clean. All services/facilities were excellent. Would highly recommend the Ritz Hotel Chicago for a holiday.

  • Couple
    10.0

    We loved everything about the hotel. They upgraded our room at no charge. We came back to the hotel after sight seeing and were surprised with a handwritten card and chocolate covered strawberries. The entire staff was beyond polite and helpful. They made our trip pleasant and memorable. We will hopefully be able to stay here during our next visit.

  • Single
    9.6

    Excellent location & very friendly staff

    Water pressure in the shower everything else was fabulous

  • Older travelers
    8.8

    The professional way we were treated by the staff particularly the check-in staff. The location off Michican Avenue. The clenliness of the hotel and rooms in particular.

  • Couple
    9.2

    Location, friendly staff

    Breakfast is too expensive and poor quality

How to reach hotel

hotel The Ritz-Carlton, Chicago Chicago location
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Hotel Address:

160 East Pearson Street, Chicago, Illinois, United States, 60611-2308

Get directions
Airports
Train
  • Millenium Station
    1.0 mi
  • Millennium Station
    1.0 mi
Underground
  • LaSalle "L" Station (Blue Line)
    1.6 mi
  • Bus stop
    400 ft
Restaurants
  • The Signature Room at the 95th (cuisine: American)
    400 ft
  • Foodlife (cuisine: American, Chinese, Mexican)
    200 ft
Beaches
  • Oak Street Beach
    1900 ft
Hotel information
  • Check-in:
    from  4 pm
  • Check-out:
    until  12 pm
  • Year renovated:
    2010
  • Number of floors:
    15
  • Number of rooms:
    434