The Gwen, A Luxury Collection Hotel, Chicago




The Gwen, A Luxury Collection Hotel, Chicago offers unparalleled wedding venues and a talented team of experienced culinary and service professionals who are dedicated to ensuring that your Chicago wedding celebrates your individual style while making certain your day is the dreamlike, luxury experience you envision. Reserve the Skyline Room for your wedding ceremony or reception. Its warm contemporary sophistication and romantic ambiences pull inspiration from a light color palette and twinkly chandeliers adorned with Swarovski crystals. The Grand Terrace Suite offers over 1000 square feet of outdoor blank canvas space for your reception. It is perched 16 stories atop the Magnificent Mile - a stunning Chicago skyline backdrop that simply cannot be duplicated. After the vows have been exchanged and the guests have gone home, luxuriate in one of the stunning suites. From the exciting Magnificent Mile, River North location to delectable culinary creations and subtle, yet meaningful service, your wedding at The Gwen, A Luxury Collection Hotel, Chicago will exceed your expectations at every turn.

Venue Style

Hotel/Resort, City/Skyline View, Ballrooms


Indoor/Outdoor Ceremony, Indoor/Outdoor Reception


Max Indoor Ceremony: 180 guests
Max Outdoor Ceremony: 80 guests
Max Indoor Reception: 180 guests
Max Outdoor Reception: 200 guests

Time Restrictions

Set up time can start 1 hour prior to event. Events must end by 1:30AM. Please note that the Rooftop Terrace is not available on Sundays.

Rental Fees

There is no rental fee for the reception but there is a food and beverage minimum applied to all events. The venue allows 6 hours of event time excluding set up and clean up time. The fee for a wedding ceremony ranges from $175 to $900. Additional hours can be arranged for a fee of $10 per person/hr. Please inquire for 2016 pricing.

Wedding Cost

The average wedding cost at The Gwen, A Luxury Collection Hotel, Chicago is estimated at between $30,535 and $32,452 for a ceremony & reception for 100 guests.





Amenities Included

Bride's dressing area
Groom's dressing area
Dance floor
Podium and/or stage
Coat check room
Tables and chairs provided
Linens, silverware, glassware provided
Outdoor lighting
Venue set up and clean up
Votive candles
Overnight accommodations available
Day-of coordinator
Champagne toast
Complimentary bridal suite
Full kitchen facilities
Valet or public parking for a fee
Bridal dressing area in hotel room
Grooms dressing area in hotel room

Special Restrictions

All food and beverage handled by venue
Food & beverage minimum
No rice, birdseed, confetti, etc.
Catering provided by venue
Amplified music OK indoors and outdoors
Smoking outside only
Alcohol must be provided by venue
Music must end by 1:30AM
Outdoor music ends at 11:30PM