The Gwen, a Luxury Collection Hotel, Michigan Avenue Chicago

3.7 (173 reviews)

521 North Rush Street, Chicago, IL, 60611, United States   •  Weather:    •   Local Time:     •  Phone: (312) 645-1500   •  Hotel Reservations: (866) 716-8136

3.7

DOWNTOWN CHICAGO WEDDINGS

Perfectly situated in the heart of the Windy City, The Gwen offers its guests the best of the city from right outside its doors. With enclosed access to The Shops at North Bridge and Nordstrom, The Gwen is just steps away from more than 460 retailers, restaurants, and attractions, making it an exciting destination for wedding guests. Offering distinctive indoor and outdoor settings, The Gwen is not only a great backdrop for wedding photos, but it’s also minutes away from the city’s most scenic areas.

Chicago Wedding Venues - Grand Salon

Grand Salon

Chicago Wedding Venues - Grand Salon

Grand Salon


HIGHLIGHTS

  • Indoor capacity: up to 180 guests
  • Outdoor capacity: up to 140 guests
  • Swarovski Chandeliers
  • Villeroy + Boch China
  • Gorgeous city views
  • Private outdoor space

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CONTACT US

Our wedding specialists, will be happy to assist with referrals to florists, photographers, rentals, bridal consultants, and more to make sure your day is unforgettable.

ALLIE FLEMING
CATERING MANAGER

312-896-7474
Allie.Fleming@thegwenhotel.com

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THE GWEN, A LUXURY COLLECTION HOTEL, CHICAGO WEDDING VENUES

Contemporary with an artistic soul, The Gwen, Chicago is a reimagined icon that exudes timeless style and elegance. Located in the landmark McGraw-Hill Building on the beloved Magnificent Mile, the hotel is the ideal venue for intimate affairs, elegant festivities for hundreds, and every event in between. From the delicate Swarovski chandeliers in our Grand Salon to the open-air magnificence of our intimate Grand Terrace Suite, the details of The Gwen’s wedding venues appeal to those seeking exciting flair for their special day. Behind-the-scenes magic will be created by our talented catering and culinary teams to ensure perfection for you and your guests. We believe that a story lived is more powerful than a story told and we invite you to create your own at The Gwen.

Chicago Wedding Venues - GRAND SALON ROOM SPACE

Grand Salon

Chicago Wedding Venues - Gallery Ballroom

Gallery Ballroom

Chicago Wedding Venues - UPSTAIRS AT THE GWEN

Terrace

GLAMOROUS VENUES

Our Chicago wedding venue has two distinctive salons take can accommodate up to 180 guests. The Gwen also boasts a 3,000 square foot terrace which is perfect for any event that desires an outdoor experience! 

Chicago Wedding Venues - GRAND TERRACE SUITE

Grand Terrace Suite

GRAND TERRACE SUITE

Our Grand Terrace Suite is an intimate location for up to 70 guests with the remarkable Michigan Avenue as the backdrop!


WEDDINGS AT A GLANCE

THE PERFECT PACKAGE

Our Wedding Specialists will work with you to choose the ideal venue, customize your wedding plans, and ensure your magical day is exactly as you dreamed.

Learn more about our wedding packages and connect with a wedding specialist by requesting more information.

WHAT'S INCLUDED:
  • Special Guest Room Rate and Special Rate for Valet Parking During Event

  • Silver, Glass, Villeroy + Boch China

  • Lamour Floor Length Linen

  • Two Night Complimentary One Bedroom Suite Accommodation for the couple

  • Complimentary Upgrade for Parents

  • Complimentary One Year Anniversary Stay

  • Complementary Menu Tasting for Four Guests

  • Wedding Night Amenity

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EXCLUSIVE WEDDING OFFERS

Chicago Wedding Venues - LUXURY COLLECTION

WEDDING ROOMS = FREE NIGHT AWARDS FOR YOU

Earn Starpoints® when your wedding guests stay with us. Your guests can earn Starpoints on eligible nights, while you earn triple Starpoints on all group rooms consumed.

Contact a Wedding Specialist at (312) 645-1500 or request more information online.

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Terms & Conditions

Chicago Wedding Venues - FLOWERS

ALLOW YOUR WEDDING TO PAY FOR YOUR HONEYMOON

When you select The Gwen as your wedding destination you’ll receive special rewards and bonus Starpoints® which you can apply towards honeymoon nights.

  • Earn up to 100,000 bonus Starpoints*
  • Overnight guestroom or suite accommodations at the hotel for bridal couple
  • Sparkling toast for you and your guests during the reception
  • Valid on weddings held by December 31, 2017

Contact a Wedding Specialist at (312) 645-1500 or request more information online.

*Earn one Starpoint for every $1 of contracted food and beverage and room rental fees, maximum 100,000 Starpoints. Apply Starpoints toward Free Nights at more than 1,100 Starwood hotels and resorts worldwide.

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