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theWit - A DoubleTree by Hilton

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Barrington, Rhode Island
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Our room wasn't perfect - the sliding bathroom door didn't completely close the door opening and the shower was weak and tepid. But - everything else was great! Great location. We got a great price online. The room was great - very comfy bed and sheets. Warm cookies upon arrival. Very friendly staff eager to help. We could have brought...

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Long Beach, California
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Reviewed 28 December 2016

TheWit is close to the theater district, Magnificent Mile and many other areas in downtown Chicago. Everything seems to be in easy walking distance. The hotel rooms are comfortable and great. I love the views of the water when you get out of the elevator or from the room. This is the first time that we have been given a...

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

Dear gmeredith, Thank you for taking the time to share such a wonderful review of your time at theWit. We are thrilled that you found our exciting location to be perfect for exploring Chicago, and that you enjoyed the comfort and quality of our property! We were also happy to learn that you were pleased with the convenience and promptness...

Charlotte, North Carolina
Reviewed yesterday NEW

This was my first stay at theWit and experience was wonderful. I stay at many hotels and many Hilton properties and this hotel was one of the best. TheWit is very cool and modern style. The room was spacious and luxurious quality. The service was excellent from the greeting of bellman at the front door, to the very friendly greeting...

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Joliet, Illinois
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We stayed at this hotel (myself, husband and kids) for a friends wedding. The hotel was very clean. The staff was excellent!!!! Very helpful, polite, and in good spirits. We were always greated by a smile on their face. A warm inviting atmosphere.

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Los Angeles, Cambodia
Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

My husband and I go to Chicago two or three times a year. Despite having family and friends to stay with we ALWAYS make sure to spend a night at the Wit. My husband loves the atmosphere, he loved the W until he met me and that is one of the reasons why he loves this hotel. I love how...

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

Dear 935laceyh, Thank you for the wonderful review! We are honored to be your hotel of choice in Chicago, as well as your go-to place to celebrate the sweet milestones of your life. We consider our staff to be one of our greatest assets, and appreciate you kind words about them. We hope to continue providing you with memorable experiences...

USA
Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Bar/Club at top, nice restaurant on main floor. Chicken breakfast burrito came fast and comes with room rate with gold/diamond status as doubletree benefit. Don't visit on a budget. Rooms were simple. Fitness center a bit small. Walk north 2 blocks north or so to get to river walk trail.

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

Dear MerryManUSA, Thank you for taking the time to share a review of your stay at theWit. We were happy to learn that you were pleased with our award winning State and Lake Chicago Tavern, and the promptness of your complimentary Hilton Honors breakfast! We would also like to share that we offer a range of beautiful room and suite...

Washington
Reviewed 3 days ago NEWvia mobile

My visit at theWitt was brief but pleasant. I enjoyed their fitness center. It was modern and well maintained. I regret not checking out what type of spa services theWitt had to offer. Maybe I'll take a look next time. The hotel wasn't too far from the Mag Mile where I did some serious shopping after attending several meetings. Why...

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Reviewed 1 week ago

I had the chance to stayed at this hotel and it was a great experienced ...the roof top club was awesome but the drink price was too much but a once a life time thing unless you a rich snob. clean and great services from the staff.

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

Dear Jed J, Thank you for sharing a review about your experience at theWit. We were happy to learn that you enjoyed your experience at our award winning ROOF on theWit. We also appreciate your comments about the cleanliness of our property, and the quality of service that our staff provided. We hope to serve you again soon! Warm Regards,...

Ocala, Florida
Reviewed 1 week ago

We flew into Midway and loved that the L train stop is right outside the doors of the Wit. We were also pleased with the fact that we were centrally located to walk around to our points of interest while we were there for a long weekend. Great Staff! Very please with the Wit!

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

Dear Julie E, Thank you for the great review of your stay at theWit. We are delighted that you found our exciting location to be ideal for your visit to our beautiful city, and that you were pleased with the service that our staff provided! We hope to serve you again soon. Warm Regards, theWit Guest Relations Manager

College Station, United States
Reviewed 1 week ago

The hotel was all I could expect (and more), but the staff astounded me! A much warmer, more personable and caring staff than any hotel I've stayed in, including luxury brands. From check in to check out and every point in between, The Wit's team kept us impressed. And I'm very hard to impress.

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

Dear by Jay P, Thank you for the fantastic feedback about your visit to theWit. We are thrilled to have exceeded your expectations, and appreciate your kind words about our staff! We hope to have the opportunity to serve you again. Warm Regards, theWit Guest Relations Manager

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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 Street, Chicago, IL 60601-2402
Region: United States > Illinois > Chicago > Downtown / The Loop
Price Range: $174 - $567 (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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Also Known As:
Thewit Hotel Chicago
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#17 Spa Hotel in Chicago
#25 Green Hotel in Chicago
#30 Luxury Hotel in Chicago
#31 Romantic Hotel in Chicago
#32 Business Hotel in Chicago
#41 Family Hotel in Chicago
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