Experience Chicago From This Gold Coast Hotel


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Chicago is a city rich in experiences, captivating the senses with its collection of architectural landmarks, culinary diversity, rich history and local charm. Located downtown near the luxury boutiques on Michigan Avenue, this Chicago hotel provides the ideal base for exploration including Navy Pier, Oak Street Beach, Millennium Park, Hancock Tower and Wrigley Field.

On-Site Outlets
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K'Alma at The Ritz-Carlton, Chicago Spa

Full service luxury spa located within The Ritz-Carlton, Chicago. Featuring an extensive offering of massage, facial and body treatments.

Phone:   +1 312-573-4915
9:00 AM-6:00 PM
Appointment required
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The Fitness Center at The Ritz-Carlton, Chicago

Our downtown gym offers group fitness classes, the latest fitness equipment, and motivational views.

6:00 AM-10:00 PM
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Family Swim

Mon-Sun : 8:00 AM-8:00 PM

Shopping in Chicago
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Magnificent Mile Shopping

Stores such as Bloomingdale's, Cartier, Chanel, Gucci, Neiman Marcus, Ralph Lauren, Saks Fifth Avenue and Tiffany & Co fill this glittering stretch of shopping on Michigan Avenue.

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Water Tower Place

Indulge in brands you love at the ultimate destination for shopping located in our same building. Also enjoy a variety of dining and entertainment options.

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Oak Street Shopping

The Oak Street shopping district is popular for its high-end designer shopping. Walking distance from the Ritz Carlton Chicago hotel is a sight to see with its tree-lined streets and sophisticated stores. The area is filled with an expansive choice of dining and is just around the corner from Michigan Avenue.

Planning Your Trip to Chicago

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Experience Chicago

Located on the Magnificent Mile within the landmark Water Tower Place, this Chicago, Illinois hotel is near the city’s most iconic sights including Navy Pier, the Field Museum, Oak Street Beach, Millennium Park, Wrigley Field, Hancock Tower and the theater district.

Ritz Kids’ Candy Cart

Ritz Kids

At The Ritz-Carlton, Chicago, kids won’t believe their eyes when the Candy Cart shows up at their hotel room door. For more information please contact Guest Relations at 312-573-5201.

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  • Child-sized bathrobes

  • Complimentary children’s toiletries

Children enjoy a warm welcome with The Ritz-Carlton, Chicago’s famous red wagon. Ritz Kids are greeted by our Ladies and Gentlemen with the Red Wagon upon arrival and can pick their toy of choice to take home with them as a souvenir from their visit to Chicago.

When dining in the hotel’s restaurants, children can enjoy a Chicago themed coloring book and Ritz Kids Healthy Menus, providing healthy, tasty treats for our younger guests.

Hotel Art Collection

Paying homage to Lake Michigan, the Flying Wave floating sculpture is made from four different types of hand-blown glass in blue tones reminiscent of the lake waters. This piece is a testament to Chicago’s modern architecture and industrial ingenuity.

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