More Experience Than Hotel

Best In
The World2013 Conde Nast Traveler

Located in the heart of Chicago's theater district and just minutes from Millennium Park, the Loop business area and Michigan Avenue shopping, theWit is a unique and inspiring blend of the amenities you'd find in any of the world's 5 Star resorts and the excitement and flair of an extraordinary boutique hotel.

Inspired by the book "Wit", a collection of hilarious and poignant quotes from the famous and infamous, theWit is a hotel meant to embrace and enlighten the spirits of our guests. Creativity and expression are its true architects; designed and created to be as much the plot of your story as it is its setting.

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 and accentuate urban living at its finest.

Find Us

We are located on the corner of State St. and Lake St. near the Chicago Theater in the heart of downtown Chicago.



Overnight Guest:

8-24 Hours  Р$72


0 – 2 Hours – $23

2 – 4 Hours – $33

4 – 8 Hours – $43

Catering Guest:

0 – 2 Hours – $17

2 – 8 Hours – $28

ROOF, Spa@theWit or State and Lake Chicago Tavern Guest w/ Validation:

0 – 3 hours – $17

* In and out privileges are included. Rates are subject to change without notice. An additional charge of $20 applies to oversize vehicles. Height Clearance is 6’8″.¬†Voucher must be presented to receive Catering/Event Guest parking rates as listed above.


24 hour valet service located on State Street, just north of the intersection of State and Lake, at the main entrance of hotel. Self Park available on 181 N. Dearborn (1 block west of State Street) and 20 East Randolph (1 block south of Lake Street.)


theWit- a DoubleTree by Hilton utilized intelligent and innovative materials and processes to make a positive impact in our own environment to help reduce the impact on the world’s.

Building materials were sourced responsibly and recycling practices were employed during construction while that minimizes waste in water usage and optimizes energy sharing with specially designed HVAC units. Eco-friendly soaps and personal care products also await guests in their baths.

One of our most innovative features is the lighting, designed by one of Chicago’s premier lighting design firms. They’ve built a range of lighting environments throughout the hotel to complement our cutting-edge architecture and vision. The lighting systems are one of a kind — reflecting dynamic and creative design elements while taking into account energy efficiency and fiscal responsibility for both development and long-term maintenance costs.

– Other eco-friendly features at theWit include:

– Sensored lighting fixtures in the lobby

– Efficient toilets

– Resourceful temperature regulations

– Efficient water source heat pumps