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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. 24-hour room service, free weekday newspapers, and free local calls are also available.

The restaurant, FireLake, is open for breakfast, brunch, lunch, and dinner. At the hotel's own poolside bar or bar/lounge, you can enjoy a drink. Enjoy the 24-hour health club, seasonal outdoor swimming pool, free pool cabanas, and pool loungers. 28000 square feet (2601 square meters) of event facilities include conference space, and other business amenities include a 24-hour business center and limo/town car service. Added amenities include free WiFi in public areas and a coffee shop/café. Full breakfast is available on weekdays between 8:00 AM and 11:00 AM and on weekends between 8:00 AM and 1:00 PM. There's also the convenience of self parking.

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

Room, 1 King Bed, Non Smoking

Bed Count 1 King Bed Maximum Occupancy 3 Max
AU$161* Per night/room 28 Nov. - 29 Nov.

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

Room, 2 Queen Beds, Non Smoking

Bed Count 2 Queen Beds Maximum Occupancy 4 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

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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5 out of 5

Posted by on 23 Apr. 2020

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Comment from Hotel Management

24 Apr. 2020 by Jim Marino, General Manager

Thank you for staying with us. We are excited that you enjoyed your stay and look forward to welcoming you in the future.

About the Radisson Blu Aqua Hotel Chicago

Location 221 N Columbus Dr, Chicago, IL 60601

Renovations + Closures

The following facilities are closed seasonally each year. They will be closed from October 13 to May 31:

  • One of the swimming pools

Property Features

Radisson Blu Aqua Hotel Chicago offers its guests an indoor pool, an outdoor pool, and a 24-hour health club. 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. WiFi is free in public spaces. Business amenities include a 24-hour business center and limo/town car service. Event space at this hotel measures 28000 square feet (2601 square meters) and includes conference space. A rooftop terrace, tour/ticket assistance, and barbecue grills are also featured at the luxury Radisson Blu Aqua Hotel Chicago. For a fee, parking is available. 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 center (24 hours)
  • Conference space
  • Breakfast available (surcharge)
  • Dry cleaning
  • Front desk (24 hours)
  • Express check-out
  • Staff is multilingual
  • Storage area for luggage
  • Front-desk safe
  • Car service
  • Tour and ticket information
  • Concierge
  • Wedding services available
  • Game room or arcade
  • Pool or billiards table
  • Garden
  • BBQ grill(s)
  • Outdoor picnic space
  • Newspapers in lobby (free)
  • Fireplace in lobby
  • ATM
  • Bellhop
  • Elevator
  • No smoking on site

Internet

Available in all rooms: Free WiFi

Available in some public areas: Free WiFi

Parking

Self parking (surcharge)

Transport

  • Train station: Millennium Station (0.6 km / 0.4 mi)
  • Metro station: Randolph-Wabash Station (0.7 km / 0.4 mi)
  • Parking: Self parking available for a surcharge

Room Amenities

Radisson Blu Aqua Hotel Chicago offers 334 air-conditioned accommodations with laptop-compatible safes and complimentary bottled water. Flat-screen televisions are featured in guestrooms. Bathrooms include showers, designer toiletries, complimentary toiletries, and hair dryers. Guests can surf the web using the complimentary wireless Internet access. Business-friendly amenities include desks and complimentary weekday newspapers, as well as phones; free local calls are provided (restrictions may apply). Additionally, rooms include coffee/tea makers and irons/ironing boards. Refrigerators and hypo-allergenic bedding can be requested. Housekeeping is provided daily.

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

Food & Drink

For a fee, guests can enjoy full breakfast on weekdays from 8:00 AM to 11:00 AM and on weekends from 8:00 AM to 1:00 PM.

FireLake - This restaurant serves breakfast, brunch, lunch, and dinner. Guests can enjoy drinks at the bar. A children's menu is available. Happy hour is offered.

24-hour room service is available.

Hotel Policies

Check-in

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

Special check-in instructions:

Front desk staff will greet guests on arrival.

Front desk staff will greet guests on arrival.

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)!

Pet Policy

  • Pets are welcome and stay free
  • Only dogs and cats are allowed
  • Maximum 2 per room (weight limit: 60 lbs)
  • 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 may be 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. This property accepts credit cards, debit cards, and cash. For guests' safety, the property includes a carbon monoxide detector, a fire extinguisher, a smoke detector, and a first aid kit in each accommodation. This property advises that enhanced cleaning and guest safety measures are currently in place.Disinfectant is used to clean the property; commonly-touched surfaces are cleaned with disinfectant between stays; bed sheets and towels are laundered at a temperature of at least 60°C/140°F.Personal protective equipment, including masks, will be available to guests.Social distancing measures are in place; staff at the property wear personal protective equipment; a shield is in place between staff and guests in main contact areas; periodic temperature checks are conducted on staff; guests are provided with hand sanitizer.Contactless check-out is available.Individually-wrapped food options are available for breakfast, lunch, and dinner, and also through room service.Each guestroom is kept vacant for a minimum of 48 hours between bookings.The property affirms that it follows sanitization practices of Safety Protocol (Radisson) guidelines.The property affirms that it adheres to the Safe Travels (WTTC - Global) sanitization guidelines and the SafeStay (AHLA - USA) sanitization guidelines.

  • Parking height restrictions apply
  • Service animals are allowed
  • Service animals are exempt from fees/restrictions
  • Debit cards
  • Pets allowed (no fees)
  • UnionPay
  • Debit cards not accepted
  • Staffed front desk
  • Property is cleaned with disinfectant
  • Staff wear personal protective equipment
  • Protective clothing is available for guests
  • Masks are available for guests
  • Shield between guests and staff in main contact areas
  • Guests are provided with free hand sanitiser
  • Social distancing measures are in place
  • Property follows a brand or regulatory agency's sanitisation guidelines Safety Protocol (Radisson)
  • Property confirms they are implementing enhanced cleaning measures
  • Individually wrapped food options are available
  • Individually wrapped food options are available for breakfast
  • Individually wrapped food options are available for lunch
  • Individually wrapped food options are available for dinner
  • Individually wrapped food options are available through room service
  • gap period enforced between guest stays 48 hours
  • Staff temperature checks are conducted regularly
  • Temperature checks are not available to guests
  • Bed sheets and towels are washed at a temperature of at least 60°C/140°F
  • Commonly touched surfaces are cleaned with disinfectant
  • Property confirms they are implementing guest safety measures
  • Contactless check-out is available
  • Property follows sanitisation practices of SafeStay (AHLA - USA)
  • Property follows sanitisation practices of Safe Travels (WTTC - Global)

Fees

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

  • Deposit: USD 100 per accommodation, per night
  • Resort fee: USD 29.36 per accommodation, per night

The resort fee includes:

  • Pool access
  • Spa access
  • Health club access
  • Fitness center access
  • Business center/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 51 per night
  • A pet fee will be charged
  • Service animals are exempt from fees
  • 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
  • Radisson Blu Aqua Chicago
  • Radisson Blu Aqua Hotel
  • Radisson Blu Aqua Hotel Chicago
  • Radisson Blu Aqua Chicago
  • Radisson Blu Aqua Hotel Chicago Hotel
  • Radisson Blu Aqua Hotel Chicago Chicago
  • Radisson Blu Aqua Hotel Chicago Hotel Chicago

You should know

  • The seasonal pool will open in June and close in September.
  • Pool access available from 5:00 AM to 8:00 PM.
  • 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 Program, a program that measures the property's impact on one or more of the following: environment, community, cultural-heritage, the local economy.

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