Welcome to The Ritz-Carlton, Chicago
An iconic address that unites city, lake and sky.
The Ritz-Carlton, Chicago legacy lives through generations of families, travelers and trailblazers, providing coveted setting to enjoy what matters most. Cherished heritage. Community soul. Landmark service. Midwest sincerity. Our beacon of hospitality is the backdrop for new and established voices in connecting, reconnecting and uncovering the dynamic energy of Chicago.
Art, architecture and industrial innovation are at the core of Chicago’s story, told beautifully through the experience at The Ritz-Carlton. Set within the Water Tower Place near Lake Michigan, the hotel offers attentive service alongside distinct amenities: a culinary tour of neighborhoods in the exclusive Club Lounge, an expanded fitness center overlooking the skyline and luxury accommodations that offer a taste of Chicago living.
Torali Italian - SteakTorali Italian Steak is modern in approach and Italian in spirit featuring a contemporary, chef driven menu. The highlights include fresh made pasta, prime and dry aged meats and fresh seafood.
Torali BarTorali Bar features authentic Italian spirits and crafted cocktails along with beer and wine to complement the dining experience.
Rooftop at ToraliTorali's modern rooftop bar and lounge specializes in handcrafted cocktails and fresh, Italian inspired bites. Open seasonally.
The CafeThis greenhouse inspired space is perfect for enjoying specialty coffees, fresh juices, sandwiches, pastries and decadent desserts served daily.
The hotel introduces Torali, Italian - Steak, a modern Italian steakhouse concept. The contemporary Italian menu highlights handmade pastas, prime and dry-aged meats, seafood and Italian classics with an elevated twist. The adjacent Torali Bar—a warm, inviting space with a copper-clad facade and intimate lounge settees—echoes the locally driven, internationally inspired ethos of Torali with regional and Italian spirits and innovative signature infusions. Offering a place for the community to “plug in,” The Café serves as a relaxed atmosphere by day, boasting specialty coffee from Starbucks, fresh squeezed juices, gourmet sandwiches, decadent desserts and pastries. By night, The Café transforms into a sophisticated setting to be enjoyed under the glistening skylights.
The luxury experience at this Chicago hotel extends to its spa, where guests are invited to forget the outside world if only for a few hours. Driven by the experts at Kalma Spas, treatments, including facials and massages, are designed to heal, relax and renew.
The Ritz-Carlton, Chicago design will echo the iconic nature of the Water Tower Place it calls home. Celebrating Chicago’s proud heritage of classic modernism, art, and innovative industrial history, and intertwined to create an authentic Chicago experience.
Carlton Club Membership
The Carlton Club offers members the ultimate neighborhood amenity: access to the beautiful facilities and legendary service of The Ritz-Carlton, Chicago.
Now offering the only experience of its kind within the city of Chicago, The Ritz-Carlton Club Lounge offers a heightened level of luxury and exclusivity. Serving as a hotel within a hotel, the intimate and secluded space features five beverage and culinary offerings throughout the day, coupled with the finest personal service to ensure that all your needs are fulfilled.
The Ritz-Carlton, Chicago design will echo the iconic nature of the Water Tower Place it calls home. Celebrating Chicago’s proud heritage of classic modernism, art, and innovative industrial history, and intertwined to cre
Hotel Art Collection
The art collection at The Ritz-Carlton, Chicago overall design revels in the city’s heritage of architecture, forward-thinking design and industrial innovation. Chicago’s famed steel skyline and surrounding waters of Lake Michigan are celebrated throughout the spaces. Supporting the visual storytelling, are doses of contemporary and modern design pieces that echo throughout our property’s permanent collection.
Begin your legacy at a legendary address. Experience the expertise of our Ladies and Gentlemen, a refined atmosphere and menus to delight the most discerning palates.
Weddings & Celebrations
The wedding experience at The Ritz-Carlton, Chicago is built upon a collection of beautifully redesigned venues, but couples will discover that the services to accompany them are what truly stand out. The Wedding Specialists are dedicated to making your dreams come true, offering guidance and support at every stage of the process.
Meeting & Events
Inspire your colleagues with a meeting or conference at The Ritz-Carlton, Chicago. Ideally situated in the city's vibrant downtown district, the hotel showcases meeting rooms spread across more than 25,000 sq. ft. and each offers a breathtaking view over Michigan Avenue or the lake. The experienced event planners at the hotel would be delighted to assist you in choosing the appropriate space for your meeting.
The Ritz-Carlton, Chicago
160 East Pearson Street at Water Tower Place, Chicago, Illinois, USA, 60611
El TrainChicago - Red Line Stop
Dry Cleaning Service
Wake up Calls
Check-in: 4:00 pm
Check-out: 12:00 pm
Minimum Age to Check In: 21
Smoke Free Property
Pet fee required upon check in - pet fee of $250
Non-Refundable Pet Fee Per Stay: $250
Maximum Pet Weight: 25lbs
Maximum Number of Pets in Room: 2
Water Tower Chicago Self-Parking .1 Miles
Self parking available in attached garage. Guest can move vehicle with hourly rate applied per each in/out access.
Accepts: Credit Cards
Concierge desk service
Property has elevators
Languages spoken by staff:
For more information about the physical features of our accessible rooms, common areas or special services relating to a specific disability please call +1 312-266-1000
Accessible on-site parking
Property has elevators
Self Operating lift or a sloped entry in hotel swimming pools
Service Animals are Welcome
Valet parking for vehicles outfitted for drivers in wheelchairs
Van Accessible on-site parking
Accessible Entrance to On-Site Pool
Entrance to On-Site Business Center is Accessible
Entrance to On-Site Fitness Center is Accessible
Entrance to On-Site Spa is Accessible
Main Entrance is Accessible
Meeting Spaces are Accessible
On-Site Restaurants are Accessible
Room and Suites Access through the Interior Corridor
Adjustable Height Hand-Held Shower Wand
Alarm Clock Telephone Ringers
Bathtub Grab Rails
Closed Caption TV
Deadbolts on Guest Room and Suites Doors
Electronic Room Key
Flashing Door Knockers
Guest Room and Suites Doors Self-Closing
Hearing Accessible Rooms and/or Kits
Lever Handles on Guest Room Doors
Lowered Electrical Outlets
Lowered Night Guards on Guest Room Doors
Lowered Viewports in Guest Room Doors
Mobility accessible rooms
Non-slip Grab Rails in the Bathroom
Room Windows Open
Safety Chains and/or Latches on Guest Doors
Secondary Locks on Room Windows
Toilet Seat at Wheelchair Height - Toilet for Disabled
Transfer Showers in Guest Rooms
Viewports in Guest Room and Suites Doors
Carbon Footprint: 54.15 kg per room night
Water Footprint: 1139.22 liters per room night
Electric car charging