The Experience

The Ritz-Carlton Chicago (A Four Seasons Hotel)

Set atop Water Tower Place, high above prestigious North Michigan Avenue, and featuring exquisite décor and intuitive service, The Ritz-Carlton Chicago offers a setting of unmistakable grandeur, ideal for business or for leisure. Time after time, it has been named America’s favorite hotel.The Ritz-Carlton Chicago offers 434 richly appointed guest rooms, including 90 suites, from floors 15 through 30 of Water Tower Place on the city’s Magnificent Mile. All guest rooms and suites feature extra-large picture windows that showcase stunning views of this world-class city. The Ritz-Carlton Chicago complements every stay with the service and facilities of one of America’s most highly acclaimed hotels.

Guest rooms begin at 370 square feet (34 square metres) with Moderate Rooms, which have city or lake views. Slightly more spacious Superior Rooms enjoy a sunny southern exposure and feature city views, as do the still larger Deluxe Rooms. With lake or city vistas from the Hotel’s top floor, Premier Rooms provide more space and touches such as bathrooms with a deep tub and separate shower. Starting at 560 square feet (52 square metres), Four Seasons Executive Suites separate the bedroom from the sitting area for greater privacy. These corner rooms overlook Michigan Avenue and the city. Deluxe Four Seasons Executive Suites further enhance the space in which to work or relax. Premier Four Seasons Executive Suites are significantly larger and offer perspectives from the top floor of the Hotel.

Dining at The Ritz-Carlton Chicago ensures all-day alternatives for every taste: sophisticated favorites and market-fresh seasonal creations at The Café, or lighter choices, beverages and weekend brunch beneath the airy atrium of The Greenhouse.

Retreat into the tranquil Spa at The Carlton Club. Maintain your routine in the fitness center or lap pool. Unwind in the whirlpool or on the sun deck. The Spa at The Carlton Club is a tranquil oasis dedicated to personal well-being. Its full array of pampering rituals – including massages, body envelopments, facials and nail care – are performed by experts in each specialty, who are dedicated to the renewal of mind, body and spirit. After your spa experience, enjoy a dip in the adjacent temperature-controlled pool and whirlpool.

The Carlton Club’s Fitness Center offers state-of-the-art equipment for all-round exercise needs, as well as fitness classes and personalized training. An adjacent pool and sundeck, with views of the city and lake, provide relaxation after your exercise routine.

Whether yours is just beginning, all grown-up or at any stage in-between, The Ritz-Carlton Chicago is a wonderful base for your family. We go out of our way to make our youngest guests feel welcome, and our resourceful Concierge is always close at hand – to make reservations for a family dinner, offer suggestions for tomorrow’s outing or help arrange a babysitter. Children 18 years old and under can share their parents’ room at no extra charge.

Set atop Water Tower Place, above prestigious North Michigan Avenue, The Ritz-Carlton Chicago, A Four Seasons Hotel is just an elevator ride from over 100 shops and boutiques and offers exceptional Lake Michigan and skyline views from each spacious guestroom. Recently opened, The dec Rooftop Bar provides a new and chic outdoor spot for socializing. Casual elegance and inventive brasserie-inspired cuisine come together at deca RESTAURANT + BAR. Enjoy easy access to such famed attractions as The Magnificent Mile, The Museum of Contemporary Art and The John Hancock Observatory or stay in and request an in-room visit from the popular Candy Man.
In the Know
Kids ages 5 to 12 can join the Pastry Team for a behind-the-scenes tour of the kitchen, followed by a fun cookie-making session. Distance from Chicago Airport (ORD): 45 minutes Guests Receive:

  • Upgrade on arrival, subject to availability
  • Continental breakfast daily, for up to two in room guests
  • $100 USD Resort or Hotel credit, to be utilized during stay
    • (not combinable, not valid on room rate, no cash value if not redeemed in full, only applicable towards food & beverage, spa treatments or laundry services)


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