City view
Pet friendly
Swimming pool
Air conditioning
24-hour front desk
Key card access
Daily housekeeping
Non-smoking rooms

Stay in the heart of Chicago Excellent location – show map

Located atop the famous Water Tower Place in Chicago’s Gold Coast district, this hotel offers artfully decorated guest rooms that feature city of lake views from large picture windows. The luxury shops and restaurants of the Magnificent Mile are just steps from this hotel.

A 37-inch flat-screen TV and free WiFi are included in every room at Ritz-Carlton, Chicago. Each room also includes a spacious marble bathroom with free deluxe toiletries.

Guests can enjoy an aquatic workout in the temperature-controlled, four-lane lap pool or relax in the on-site spa. The hotel features 24-hour concierge services and a casual Cafe restaurant. Guests can also use the modern fitness center or the 24-hour business center at the Chicago Ritz Carlton.

This hotel is less than 1 miles from the Navy Pier entertainment area. The Chicago Museum of Contemporary Art is adjacent to the hotel.

This is our guests' favorite part of Chicago, according to independent reviews.

Couples in particular like the location – they rated it 9.2 for a two-person trip.

The Ritz-Carlton, Chicago has been welcoming guests since Feb 10, 2010
Hotel chain/brand: The Ritz-Carlton Company, L.L.C

Property Highlights

Located in the heart of Chicago, this hotel has an excellent location score of 9.5

Want a great night's sleep? This hotel was highly-rated for its very comfy beds.

Breakfast Info


Private parking at the hotel


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Travel Sustainable property
Travel Sustainable property
This property is part of the Travel Sustainable program, which means it’s taken significant steps to make your stay more sustainable.
Property questions and answers
Browse questions from guests for anything extra you want to know about the property
The property usually replies within a few days
  • How much would it cost to bring three dogs to this room if I stay here? One is small and 2 are big.
    The cost would be $100 for your entire stay.
    Answered on November 7, 2019
  • About how much would it cost To bring 3 dogs to the jolted if I Alsatian in this room? There is one really small one and 2 medium size dogs.
    The cost would be $100 for your entire stay no matter the size. If the room requires a deep cleaning there will be charge of $500.00.
    Answered on November 7, 2019
  • How much is the deposit at check in?
    The deposit is $100 per day.
    Answered on November 7, 2019
  • What is lounge access?
    Experience The Ritz-Carlton with Club Lounge for an additional $200.00 per day (not included with Marriott Bonvoy Benefits). Exclusive for guests seeking a heightened level of luxury and exclusivity, The Ritz-Carlton Club Lounge provides access to a truly magnificent experience. Featuring five continuous Food & Beverage offerings throughout the day, The Club Lounge is perfect for conducting business meetings, planning family adventures, or to just simply unwind. The oasis in the sky combines elegance and an un-wavering commitment to service, with a Club Lounge Concierge Team dedicated to providing personalized experiences in the Windy City. If you would like club lounge access it would be an additional $200.00 per day allowing two adults and two children under the age of 12 years old. For every additional guest above the age of 12 years old will be $100.00 per person. The Club Lounge offers five complimentary Food & Beverage presentations daily. Breakfast 6:30 a.m. – 11:00 a.m. Monday to Friday 7:00 a.m. – 11:00 a.m. Saturday and Sunday Lunch 12:00 p.m. – 2:00 p.m. Light Snack 2:00 p.m. – 4:00 p.m. Hors d’oeuvres & Cocktails 5:00 p.m. – 8:00 p.m. Evening Desserts & Cordials 8:00 p.m. – 10:00 p.m
    Answered on November 7, 2019
Hotel area info *
1 Restaurant On Site


    Food: American

Amenities of The Ritz-Carlton, Chicago
  • Toilet paper
  • Towels
  • Bathtub or shower
  • Slippers
  • Private Bathroom
  • Toilet
  • Free toiletries
  • Bathrobe
  • Hairdryer
  • Bathtub
  • Shower
  • Linens
  • Alarm clock
  • View
  • Terrace
Pets are allowed. Charges may apply.
  • Bicycle rental
  • Kids' club Additional charge
  • Bowling Off-site Additional charge
Living Area
  • Desk
Media & Technology
  • Flat-screen TV
  • Cable channels
  • CD player
  • DVD player
  • Radio
  • Telephone
  • TV
  • Pay-per-view channels
Food & Drink
  • Coffee house on site
  • Breakfast in the room
  • Bar
  • Restaurant
  • Tea/Coffee maker
WiFi is available in all areas and costs USD 14.95 per 24 hours.
Private parking is available on site (reservation is not needed) and costs USD 71.0 per day.
  • Secure parking
  • Valet parking
  • Electric vehicle charging station
  • Accessible parking
Front Desk Services
  • Lockers
  • Concierge
  • Baggage storage
  • Tour desk
  • Currency exchange
  • Express check-in/out
  • 24-hour front desk
Entertainment & Family Services
  • Babysitting/Child services
Cleaning Services
  • Daily housekeeping
  • Ironing service Additional charge
  • Dry cleaning
  • Laundry Additional charge
Business Facilities
  • Fax/Photocopying
  • Business center
  • Meeting/Banquet facilities
Safety & security
  • Fire extinguishers
  • CCTV outside property
  • CCTV in common areas
  • Smoke alarms
  • Security alarm
  • Key card access
  • 24-hour security
  • Safe
  • Convenience store on site
  • Designated smoking area
  • Air conditioning
  • Smoke-free property
  • Hypoallergenic room available
  • Wake-up service
  • Tile/Marble floor
  • Heating
  • Car rental
  • Packed lunches
  • Carpeted
  • Elevator
  • Fan
  • Family rooms
  • Ironing facilities
  • Facilities for disabled guests
  • Non-smoking rooms
  • Iron
  • Wake-up service/Alarm clock
  • Room service
  • Raised toilet
  • Toilet with grab rails
  • Wheelchair accessible
Indoor swimming pool
  • Locker rooms
  • Fitness classes
  • Yoga classes
  • Fitness
  • Spa/Wellness packages
  • Foot bath
  • Spa lounge/Relaxation area
  • Steam room
  • Spa facilities
  • Beach umbrellas Additional charge
  • Hot tub/Jacuzzi
  • Massage
  • Spa
  • Fitness center
  • Sauna
Languages Spoken
  • English
  • Spanish
  • Polish

House rules

The Ritz-Carlton, Chicago takes special requests – add in the next step!


From 3:00 PM

Guests are required to show a photo ID and credit card at check-in


Until 12:00 PM


Cancellation and prepayment policies vary according to accommodations type. Please enter the dates of your stay and check what conditions apply to your preferred room.

Children & Beds

Child policies

Children of all ages are welcome.

Children 12 and above are considered adults at this property.

To see correct prices and occupancy info, add the number and ages of children in your group to your search.

Crib and extra bed policies

Cribs and extra beds aren't available at this property.

No age restriction

There's no age requirement for check-in


Pets are allowed. Charges may apply.


When booking more than 9 rooms, different policies and additional supplements may apply.

Mastercard Visa UnionPay credit card Discover Diners Club American Express The Ritz-Carlton, Chicago accepts these cards and reserves the right to temporarily hold an amount prior to arrival.

The fine print

Upon check-in photo identification and credit card is required. All special requests are subject to availability upon check-in. Special requests cannot be guaranteed and may incur additional charges.

Please note that all rooms are 100% fully nonsmoking. Smoking is also prohibited in all public areas such as restaurants, lounges, pool decks and lawns.

Valet parking is available for USD 67 per night.

The one-time extra bed fee is USD 40.

The one-time pet fee is USD 100.

In response to the coronavirus (COVID-19), additional safety and sanitation measures are in effect at this property.

Food and beverage services at this property may be limited or unavailable due to the coronavirus (COVID-19).

Guests are required to show a photo ID and credit card upon check-in. Please note that all Special Requests are subject to availability and additional charges may apply.

FAQs about The Ritz-Carlton, Chicago

  • The Ritz-Carlton, Chicago has 1 restaurant:

    • Deca

  • The prices at The Ritz-Carlton, Chicago may vary depending on your stay (e.g. dates, hotel's policy etc.). To see prices, enter your dates.

  • Check-in at The Ritz-Carlton, Chicago is from 3:00 PM, and check-out is until 12:00 PM.

  • The nearest beach is 1,650 feet from The Ritz-Carlton, Chicago.

  • From the nearest airport, you can get to The Ritz-Carlton, Chicago by:

    • Car 25min

  • Room options at The Ritz-Carlton, Chicago include:

    • Double
    • Suite

  • Yes, this hotel has a pool. See details about the pool and other facilities on this page.

  • Guests staying at The Ritz-Carlton, Chicago can enjoy a highly-rated breakfast during their stay (guest review score: 5.0).

    Breakfast option(s) include:

    • American

  • The Ritz-Carlton, Chicago is 1.1 miles from the center of Chicago.

  • Yes, there's a hot tub. You can find out more about this and the other facilities at The Ritz-Carlton, Chicago on this page.

  • The Ritz-Carlton, Chicago offers the following activities/services (charges may apply):

    • Spa
    • Fitness center
    • Hot tub/Jacuzzi
    • Sauna
    • Massage
    • Bicycle rental (additional charge)
    • Bowling
    • Kids' club
    • Bicycle rental
    • Spa facilities
    • Fitness
    • Locker rooms
    • Fitness classes
    • Swimming pool
    • Foot bath
    • Steam room
    • Yoga classes
    • Spa lounge/Relaxation area
    • Spa/Wellness packages