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"I only had one night in Chicago, and was meeting a friend. The Aqua Blu is a really nice building in a superb location. I enjoyed the views from the t ... " More

By a verified traveller on Sun 02 Aug 2015

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Hotel Description

A luxury stay in the heart of Chicago awaits you at Radisson Blu Aqua Hotel Chicago. Within steps you'll find Chicago Riverwalk and Grant Park within a short 5-minute stroll. Highlights at this romantic hotel include a restaurant, an outdoor swimming pool and an indoor swimming pool.

You can enjoy free WiFi, flat-screen TVs and coffee/tea makers, featured in all 334 rooms. Dining in is an option with 24-hour room service, and minibars provide refreshments. Free weekday newspapers, free bottled water and safes are also available.

Filini is open for breakfast, lunch and dinner. The hotel's own poolside bar and bar/lounge are nice places to enjoy a drink. Enjoy the 24-hour health club, spa tub, sauna and free pool cabanas. 28000 square feet (2601 square metres) of event facilities include conference rooms, and other business amenities include a business centre and limo/town car service. Other amenities include free WiFi in public areas, a coffee shop/café and massage/treatment rooms. Buffet breakfast is available daily between 6:30 AM and 10:30 AM. There's also the convenience of valet parking.

Attractions within a 10-minute walk of this 4.5-star The Loop hotel include Aon Center and Chicago Theatre.

Room, 2 Queen Beds, Non Smoking

Bed Count 2 Queen Beds Maximum Occupancy 4 Max
AU$185* Per night/room 21 Dec. - 22 Dec.

Room, 2 Queen Beds, Non Smoking, Balcony

Bed Count 2 Queen Beds Maximum Occupancy 4 Max

Room, 1 King Bed, Non Smoking, Balcony

Bed Count 1 King Bed Maximum Occupancy 3 Max

Business Room, 1 King Bed, Non Smoking

Bed Count 1 King Bed Maximum Occupancy 3 Max

Premium Room, 2 Queen Beds, Non Smoking, Balcony

Bed Count 2 Queen Beds Maximum Occupancy 4 Max

Room, 1 King Bed, Non Smoking

Bed Count 1 King Bed Maximum Occupancy 3 Max

Radisson Blu Aqua Hotel Chicago ratings based on 1 Verified Reviews

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Guest reviews for Radisson Blu Aqua Hotel Chicago

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4 out of 5

Great building in a great location.

Pros: The 3rd floor terrace garden had great views and a nice pool.
Cons: The street access was very hard to find initially. Elevators were slow and squeaky. Minibar was unable to be used for my own food. Service was slow.
Location: The location was convenient to the river and walking around downtown. The train was several blocks away.
I only had one night in Chicago, and was meeting a friend. The Aqua Blu is a really nice building in a superb location. I enjoyed the views from the third floor terrace gardens and running track.

Posted by , from New Zealand on 2 Aug. 2015

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About the Radisson Blu Aqua Hotel Chicago

Location 221 N Columbus Dr, Chicago, IL 60601

Property Features

Radisson Blu Aqua Hotel Chicago offers its guests an indoor pool, an outdoor pool, a 24-hour health club, and a spa tub. Along with a restaurant, there's a coffee shop/café on site. You can enjoy a drink at one of the bars, which include A poolside bar and A bar/lounge. Public spaces have free WiFi. A business centre and a limo/town car service are available. Event space at this hotel measures 28000 square feet (2601 square metres) and includes conference rooms. A sauna, a rooftop terrace, and spa services are also featured at the luxury Radisson Blu Aqua Hotel Chicago. Parking is available for a fee. This 4.5-star Chicago hotel is smoke free.

  • 1 building
  • 334 guestrooms or units
  • 18 levels
  • 28000 sq ft of conference space
  • 2601 sq. m of conference space
  • Dining venue
  • Bar by the pool
  • Bar or lounge
  • Coffee shop
  • Terrace on the roof
  • Cabanas by the pool (free)
  • Poolside lounge chairs
  • Charging station for electric cars
  • Business facilities
  • Conference space
  • Breakfast available (surcharge)
  • Dry cleaning
  • Front desk (24 hours)
  • Express check-out
  • Staff members are multilingual
  • Storage area for luggage
  • Front desk safe
  • Car service
  • Tour and ticket information
  • Concierge
  • Wedding services available
  • Games room or arcade
  • Pool or billiards table
  • Garden
  • BBQ grill(s)
  • Outdoor picnic space
  • Newspapers in lobby (free)
  • Fireplace in lobby
  • ATM
  • Bellhop
  • Lift
  • No smoking on site

Internet

Available in all rooms: Free WiFi

Available in some public areas: Free WiFi

Parking

Self parking (surcharge) , Valet parking (surcharge)

Transport

  • Airport: Chicago, IL (ORD-O'Hare Intl.) (29.9 km / 18.6 mi)
  • Train station: Millennium Station (0.6 km / 0.4 mi)
  • Metro station: Randolph-Wabash Station (0.7 km / 0.4 mi)
  • Parking: Valet parking and self parking available for a surcharge

Room Amenities

Radisson Blu Aqua Hotel Chicago offers 334 forms of air-conditioned accommodation with minibars and laptop-compatible safes. Flat-screen televisions are featured in guestrooms. Bathrooms include a shower, designer toiletries, complimentary toiletries and a hairdryer. Guests can surf the web using complimentary wireless Internet access. Business-friendly amenities include desks, complimentary weekday newspapers and telephones. Additionally, rooms include complimentary bottles of water and coffee/tea makers. Fridges and hypo-allergenic bedding can be requested. Housekeeping is provided on a daily basis.

  • Minibar
  • In-room dining (24 hours)
  • Flat-screen television
  • Fridge available
  • Coffee maker
  • Hypo-allergenic bedding
  • Shower
  • Cribs (free)
  • Rollaway beds (surcharge)
  • Housekeeping (daily)
  • Weekday newspapers (free)
  • Hairdryer
  • Laptop safe
  • Designer toiletries
  • Telephone
  • Iron and ironing board
  • Desk
  • Air conditioning
  • Ensuite bathroom
  • Connecting rooms available

Food & Drink

For a fee, guests can enjoy a buffet breakfast daily from 6:30 AM to 10:30 AM.

Radisson Blu Aqua Hotel Chicago has a restaurant serving breakfast, lunch and dinner.

24-hour room service is available.

Spa Services

  • Number of treatment rooms 2

Hotel Policies

Check-in

  • Check-in time starts at 3 PM
  • Check-in time ends at midnight
  • Minimum check-in age is 21

Check-out

  • Check-out by noon

Payment types

Children and extra beds

  • Children are welcome.
  • Kids stay free! Children stay free when using existing bedding.
  • Rollaway/extra beds are available for USD 30.0 per night.
  • Free cribs (infant beds)!

Pets

  • Pets are welcome and stay free
  • Only dogs are allowed
  • Maximum 2 per room (weight limit: 60 lb)
  • Certain rooms only, restrictions apply
  • You can request a pet-friendly room by reaching out to the property at the number on the booking confirmation

Policies

Charges for extra guests may apply and vary according to property policy.

A cash deposit, credit card or debit card for incidental charges and government-issued photo identification are required upon check-in.

Special requests are subject to availability at the time of check-in. Special requests can't be guaranteed and may incur additional charges.

  • Debit cards not accepted
  • UnionPay
  • Pets allowed (no fees)
  • Parking height restrictions apply
  • Debit cards

Fees

Guests will be asked to pay the following charges at the property:

  • Deposit: USD 250 per stay
  • Resort fee: USD 29.36 per accommodation, per night

The resort fee includes:

  • Pool access
  • Spa access
  • Health club access
  • Fitness centre access
  • Business centre/computer access
  • Internet access

We've listed all charges provided to us by the property, but they may vary based on length of stay or the room booked.

Optional extras

The fees and deposits listed below will be charged at the time of service, check-in, or check-out.

  • Breakfast fee: between USD 18 and USD 75 per person (approximately)
  • Self-parking fee: USD 50.00 per night
  • Valet parking fee: USD 67.00 per night (in/out privileges)
  • A pet fee will be charged
  • Rollaway bed fee: USD 30.0 per night

This may not be a comprehensive list. Fees and deposits are subject to change and might not include tax.

Hotel Names

  • Aqua Hotel Chicago
  • Chicago Aqua Hotel
  • Chicago Hotel Aqua
  • Chicago Radisson Blu
  • Chicago Radisson Blu Aqua
  • Hotel Aqua Chicago
  • Radisson Blu Aqua
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You should know

  • Connecting/adjoining rooms are subject to availability and can be requested by contacting the property at the number on your booking confirmation.
  • Pets are welcome in certain rooms only; other restrictions apply. To make arrangements for your pet, contact the property directly at the number on your booking confirmation.

Awards & Affiliations

Green/Sustainable Property
This property participates in Green Key Eco-Rating Programme, a programme that measures the property's impact on one or more of the following: The Environment, the community, the cultural heritage and the local economy.

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