Discover the Best of Downtown Chicago

The Gwen is a launchpad for all of Chicago’s most iconic sights and experiences, plus an abundance of hidden gems and lesser-known spots for those who like to explore like a local. A stay at The Gwen makes spontaneous possible, with the best of the city just steps away. Explore local attractions for every type of traveler and trip — from sports fanatics to art aficionados and beyond.

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New Year's Eve Celebrations

Slide into 2023 with curling, dinner and a disco.
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Walking in a "Retro Wonderland"

Seasonal vintage-inspired sips at Upstairs at The Gwen.
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Lost Girls Vintage Trunk Show

Shop retro handmade jewelry brands, Chicago giftables, and cozy knits.
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Curling & Cocktails

Bundle up Chicago, curling season is here.
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Aperitivo Hour

 Elevate your dining experience and take your taste buds on a Mediterranean adventure.
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Moët and Chandon

Grab a split and enjoy a #MoëtMoment at the hotel’s onsite vending machine.
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Pre Ordered Amenities

At The Gwen, it’s all about you with personalized à la carte amenities.
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Happy Hour at The Gwen

Cocktails, wine, and craft beer at exceptional prices.
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Tipsy Tea Party

Experience this boozy twist on traditional high tea.
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Mean Girls Holiday Tipsy Tea

"Jingle Bell Rock" your way to Kostali for a special holiday themed "Mean Girls" Tipsy Tea party.
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Weekend Brunch

The best of breakfast made sleep-in friendly.
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The Magnificent Mile

Eats, boutiques, and architecture—the Mag Mile is both cosmopolitan and historic.
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The Shops at North Bridge

The Gwen offers enclosed access to The Shops at North Bridge — six chic blocks of upscale shopping and dining.
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Skydeck Chicago at Willis Tower

Step onto The Ledge of the third-largest building in the Western Hemisphere for 360-degree views.
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Millennium Park

Home to iconic landmarks like The Bean, Jay Pritzker Pavilion, and Crown Fountain.
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Navy Pier

Pier Park features the quintessential Navy Pier Ferris Wheel and so much more.
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Field Museum & Shedd Aquarium

Immersive, science-focused learning and exploration for the young and young at heart. Meet the animals of the world’s oceans, lakes, rivers, and reefs—all in the heart of Chicago.
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Lake Michigan

Unwind at lakeside beaches or cruise along the city’s 18.5-mile pathway, Lakefront Trail.
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Chicago Theatre District

Experience the very best of Broadway in Chicago through five distinctive venues.
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Top Chicago Attractions

Sky-high attractions, two dozen beaches, a vibrant theatre district, and more.
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Chicago Sports

Five elite teams. Famous championship traditions. Fiercely loyal fanbases.
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Art Institute of Chicago

Discover one of the country’s largest and world’s most respected museums.

Chicago Attractions

The Gwen is a launchpad for all of Chicagoʻs most iconic sights and experiences, plus an abundance of hidden gems and lesser-known spots for those who prefer to explore like a local. Start planning your visit by category using our interactive city map.

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