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Waldorf Astoria Chicago

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Reviewed 25 January 2015 via mobile

Great stay, wonderful rooms with nice lounge area complete with fire place. Service was friendly and efficient. The eggs Benedict were the best that I have had around the world for a while. I would certainly recommend the hotel to a friend or colleague.

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WAChicago, General Manager at Waldorf Astoria Chicago, responded to this review

Dear comradestuart, Thank you for sharing your feedback of your most recent stay at the Waldorf Astoria Chicago. It gives me true pleasure to read that you enjoyed your room and that our team was able to efficiently assist you during your visit. Thank you for recommending our hotel and for your positive comments with regard to our restaurant’s Eggs...

Milwaukee, WI
Reviewed 24 January 2015

This is a great hotel and I was lucky to have the opportunity to stay here for 3 nights. It is a nice, small hotel. Every room is extremely large and has a fireplace. The service was great! I am surprised to see reviews that the rooms were noisy, I did not hear anything in the halls or from other...

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Dear sweis, Thank you so much for choosing the Waldorf Astoria Chicago as your hotel of stay during your business trip to the Windy City. I am delighted to read you found your room spacious and comfortable and the hotel’s location convenient. I regret to read that you didn’t have the opportunity to visit our Spa & Health Cub. I...

Tucson, Arizona
Reviewed 20 January 2015

This hotel is exactly as I had expected it to be. Great location, service, and accommodations. The only reason I didn't give my experience 5 stars, is due to the condition of portions of the room. It was a beautiful room, however there were stains on the upholstery and worn bathroom accessories. These are items that could easily have be...

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Dear TDAZ13, Thank you so much for taking the time to share your feedback of your most recent visit to the Waldorf Astoria Chicago. I am pleased to read that your stay was enjoyable and that you particularly enjoyed the convenience of our location. I regret to read, however, that some components of your visit were not satisfactory, especially in...

Chicago, United States
Reviewed 20 January 2015

The carpeting in our room was stained throughout. The rooms were not quiet at all, as the plumbing specifically was quite loud and could be heard from every direction. Next, the bathrooms would truly benefit from radiant heat, as the floors were shockingly cold. I had to wear socks/slippers to stay comfortable. Last the rooms would be much more enjoyable...

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Dear Daniel G, Thank you for taking the time to share your feedback of your most recent stay at the Waldorf Astoria Chicago. I truly regret to read that your overall stay fell far below your expectations. I apologize for the series of problems you encountered with your suite that prevented you from relaxing and being comfortable. I understand that...

Huntsville, United States
Reviewed 19 January 2015

First Class all the way, from arrival, to departure, this positively the nicest hotel in Chicago, and one of the top in the Waldorf Line. The arrival was flawless, the service was first class, and the room was impeccable. The responsiveness of the staff to our every desire was absolutely the best we have ever encountered.

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Dear Richard E, Thank you so much for taking the time to share your feedback of your most recent visit to the Waldorf Astoria Chicago. I am delighted to read that you enjoyed your suite and that our service team was able to efficiently assist you throughout your visit and also in a timely fashion. We truly appreciate your patronage...

Chicago, Illinois
Reviewed 14 January 2015

Had a girls day at this marvelous hotel!!! The service was wonderful Gabriel served us well at the counter and my massage with Stephanie was heavenly. I have to admit, I live in Chicago and did not know this place existed until my friend planned this bday excursion but I am so glad I know about it now. Luxury at...

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Dear chartre2013, Thank you for sharing your feedback of your most recent visit to the Waldorf Astoria Chicago on TripAdvisor. I am delighted to read that you and your friends chose our hotel to celebrate a special birthday, but most importantly, it gives me great pleasure to read that you truly enjoyed your experience. I have shared your kind words...

South Padre Island, Texas
Reviewed 10 January 2015

We had a great trip to Chicago. Our stay at the Waldorf was perfect. The service was amazing. The Hotel was very quiet and they offered us an upgrade which we took advantage of. We had a 2 room suite with fireplaces in each room that we took advantage since it was extremely frigid weather. Turn down service, front desk,...

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Dear KStant, Thank you so much for choosing the Waldorf Astoria Chicago as your hotel of stay for your family trip to the Windy City. It gives me great pleasure to read that you found comfort in your Grand Suite and that you particularly enjoyed the warmth of your fireplace. Thank you so much for recommending our hotel. We highly...

West Chester, Pennsylvania, United States
Reviewed 9 January 2015

What a magical hotel. It's in the middle of the busiest part of Chicago, yet it's silent inside. The lobby is romantic, with open-air and stunning architecture. The rooms are huge, and not at all like anything else in the city. Ohhhh the spa! It's the nicest around. So gorgeous. The staff is competent and attentive. We've stayed at park...

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Dear Derbie S, Thank you so much for taking the time to share your feedback of your most recent stay at the Waldorf Astoria Chicago on TripAdvisor. I am delighted to read that you enjoyed your visit and that you particularly enjoyed our Spa & Health Club. Thank you for your kind words pertaining to our service team. I am...

Louisville, Kentucky
Reviewed 8 January 2015

My wife and I stayed at the Waldorf on a weekend trip to Chicago that was centered around a dinner at the Alinea restaurant. We get to Chicago with some frequency and have tried a number of the nice hotels and most of them are quite lovely. That said, as far as we are concerned: this is *the* place to...

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Dear Chris S, Thank you so much for choosing the Waldorf Astoria Chicago as your hotel of stay during your special culinary visit to Chicago and thank you for sharing your candid feedback on TripAdvisor. It gives me great pleasure to read that you enjoyed your suite and that our service team was successful in making your visit a little...

Reviewed 7 January 2015

This hotel is elegantly beautiful inside and out. From the moment you drive into the courtyard you feel like you are royalty. It's also in a great location for walking the city and shopping. Oh - did I mention that there is a Lulu Lemon just across the street!....this made me one happy girl. Our room was a 1 bedroom...

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Dear BrandieMae, Thank you so much for choosing the Waldorf Astoria Chicago as your hotel of stay during your business trip to the Windy City. It gives me great pleasure to read hat you found comfort in your one bedroom suite and that you found the hotel’s location convenient. The Gold Coast is indeed a fantastic shopping area with always...

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Gold Coast
Located just north of The Loop, Gold Coast is one of Chicago’s most affluent and popular neighborhoods. The original Playboy, Hugh Hefner, once had a mansion here. In addition to prestigious hotels, historic mansions and luxury high-rise apartments, you’ll also find upscale specialty boutiques and Michelin-starred restaurants. Walk along Oak Street for your shopping fix and dance through the night along Rush Street. The Newberry Library is also a great stop to check out noteworthy exhibits and rare book collections.
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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Pool
  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
  • Room Service
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Spa
About the property
  • Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly )
  • Wheelchair Access
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
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  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Spa
  • Hot Tub
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  • Non-Smoking Rooms
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  • Minibar
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  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Paid Wifi
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  • Room Service
  • Business Centre with Internet Access
  • Laundry Service
  • Dry Cleaning
  • Meeting Rooms
  • Concierge
  • Banquet Room
  • Multilingual Staff
  • Conference Facilities
  • Babysitting
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
The AAA Five-Diamond Waldorf Astoria Chicago(formerly The Elysian Hotel)is located in the heart of the prestigious Gold Coast neighborhood amognst the Magnificent Mile and Oak Street famed restaurants, retailers and lakefront. The award-winning 188-room hotel through innovative services and technologies, creates a new experience in luxury – energetic and fashion forward, warm and welcoming, and fresh and engaging. Amenities include a 14,000 square-foot spa & health club; 4,500 square feet of private event space; European-inspired bistro, Balsan; haute bar Bernard's. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Waldorf Astoria Chicago

Address: 11 East Walton, Chicago, IL 60611-1412 (Formerly Elysian Hotel Chicago)
Region: United States > Illinois > Chicago > Gold Coast , Near North Side
Price Range: ₹ 24,379 - ₹ 47,974 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:5 star — Waldorf Astoria Chicago 5*
Number of rooms: 215
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Hotel Style:
#2 Romantic Hotel in Chicago
#4 Business Hotel in Chicago
#4 Family Hotel in Chicago
#6 Spa Hotel in Chicago
#10 Luxury Hotel in Chicago
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“several of their suite types offer private balconies with partial view of lake”
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“North views are the best.”
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“Standard rooms seem a strong value. Our suite near the elevator did not have noise issues.”
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“My favorite room is the Astoria Suite with fireplace and terrace!”
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