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theWit - A DoubleTree by Hilton

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Worcester, Massachusetts
Reviewed yesterday NEW

This is a very comfortable, clean and modern hotel located in the heart of everything. The staff is extremely nice and helpful. Two bars (ground floor and rooftop) are excellent. Called The Witm there are creative touches throughout that play on the theme of the witty traveler that are fun and funny.

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Reviewed 20 March 2017

We knew it was likely to be an enjoyable stay when I received a call two day's prior from guest services to welcome us to the hotel and inquire about any needs or special requests. An unexpected surprise from a DoubleTree, but indicative of the friendly and impeccable service we experienced throughout our stay. We arrived at noon, several hours...

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GeneralManager201, Guest Relations Manager at theWit - A DoubleTree by Hilton, responded to this review

Dear S0Lsearcher Thank you for the kind words, and I am glad to hear the lake view side suite was ready for an early arrival. The views of Lake Michigan, Millennium Park, and The Bean are definitely spectacular. We look forward to your next visit. Warm Regards, Guest Relations Team

Seattle, Washington
Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Unless you want to pay a lot to sleep directly under a dance club. Rooms are beginning to feel dated, things are falling apart, cobwebs everywhere. The location is obviously great. That's about all this place has going.

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Port Hope, Canada
Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Great room, centrally located, amazing staff. Check-in was very easy, the staff was very helpful. Had no issues outside of the gym renovations, but that is a one time thing as they work to improve the facilities. Overall great stay, would recommend.

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United States
Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Stayed here for meetings. Extremely satisfied and would recommend to anyone. Had a blast at the ROOF bar here. Not sure if valet and extras are high here. Don't travel much to Chicago. This location was great also. Lots of views and close to shopping, eating and nightlife.

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Union, United States
Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

Wonderful hotel close to theatres and dining. Pleasant staff, helpful concierge, lots of smiles. Knowledgeable about local restaurants and helpful hints for walking to Navy Pier and Art Institute. Very nice rooms. Enjoyed our stay.

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GeneralManager201, Guest Relations Manager at theWit - A DoubleTree by Hilton, responded to this review

Dear Matt G Thank you for staying with us. Our central location and fabulous staff definitely make a great combination. We will share you great feedback with the team. We look forward to future visits. Warm Regards, Guest Relations Team

Portland, United States
Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

We were in town for 3 days. The Wit staff was incredible. They were all very courteous and helpful. Everyone in our party noticed the great service. From Check in to check out and concierge, the staff was knowledgeable and friendly. Including surprise Easter Eggs for the kids. The staff on the Roof bar was amazing as well. Our afternoon...

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Dear MattT3163SY Thank you for bringing your family to theWit. We appreciate the wonderful feedback regarding our staff. We will make sure to share your feedback with our staff. We look forward to future visits. Warm Regards, Guest Relations Team

Boston, Massachusetts
Reviewed 6 days ago NEWvia mobile

I travel frequently and don't write many reviews because I often agree with what others have said. But TheWit is so special I just had to add my voice to the many. TheWit is modern and beautiful, the food in State and Lake was interesting and tasty, but it's the service that sets this hotel apart. Kit reached out with...

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GeneralManager201, Guest Relations Manager at theWit - A DoubleTree by Hilton, responded to this review

Dear Abriner3 Thank you so much for highlighting Kit and Eric's great service. Their commitment to guest service is amazing. I will make sure to let our chef, Nathan Sears, know how wonderful the food tasted. Nathan ran a Michel starred restaurant prior to joining us last fall. He has definitely taken our food offerings to the next level. We...

Flint, Michigan
Reviewed 1 week ago

My wife and I, along with another couple, just spent a wonderful weekend at The Wit. We were in Chicago to see "Hamilton". All of the staff exceeded our expectations. They were very accommodating, professional, friendly and informative. Everyone we encountered made us feel welcome. We will definitely be back. Ashley at the front desk was exceptional. Patrick, our waiter...

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Dear Derrick H Thank you for sharing your feedback regarding Patrick and Ashley. We will definitely praise them in front of the team. We look forward to future visits. Warm Regards, Guest Relations Team

Houston, Texas
Reviewed 1 week ago

We had the most amazing experience at theWit! The concierge was truly exceptional, she was able to help us get last minute tickets to the Cubs game on 4/15. We appreciate the quality service! The food was great and so was he location. Thank you so much for making our stay so wonderful! We will be back!

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Dear S4793GSandreaw Thank you for staying with us and using Digital Check-in. We will make sure to share your feedback with our wonderful concierge. They have a wealth of knowledge, and we are lucky to have them. We look forward to future visits. Warm Regards, Guest Relations Team

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Often visitors' first stop in Chicago, The Loop is a good starting point to sample the city's energy and flavor. This central business district boasts Michelin-rated restaurants, upscale hotels, premier shopping, and enough arresting architecture to keep your camera busy for hours. You won’t find too many photo galleries of downtown Chicago without a shot of Millennium Park and Cloud Gate (“The Bean”), one of the most iconic landmarks in the city. A stunning skyline coupled with cultural attractions like the Art Institute of Chicago present a Downtown where work and play peacefully coexist.
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
theWit is intelligently renewing one of the original "It" locations on the corner of State (the great) Street and Lake. Its history is rich with artists, theatre people, journalists and musicians as it is nestled between the theatre district and the river. Blending the amenities of a resort with the flair of a boutique hotel, theWit has brought a new energy and vitality to the downtown Chicago Loop. Striking design, unparalleled comfort, and remarkable services create a dramatic sensory experience. This is a destination for anyone who gets "It" or at least wants to. ... more   less 

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Address: 201 N State St, Chicago, IL 60601-2402
Region: United States > Illinois > Chicago > Downtown / The Loop
Price Range: ₹ 13,613 - ₹ 32,283 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:4 star — theWit - A DoubleTree by Hilton 4*
Number of rooms: 298
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Thewit Hotel Chicago
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#13 Spa Hotel in Chicago
#23 Green Hotel in Chicago
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#31 Romantic Hotel in Chicago
#32 Business Hotel in Chicago
#41 Family Hotel in Chicago
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“Corner room on 20th floor had two walls of windows! We watched the city for hours.”
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“Corner rooms generally have a little more sq. ft.”
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“The higher floors on the east side offer views of Lake Michigan.”
MrP77, 18 Apr 2017 | Read review
“If you're not sure where to park, the Valet parking is well worth the cost.”
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“Up up up! The upgraded king rooms offer corner views.”
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