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Radisson Blu Aqua Hotel

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#19 of 187 Hotels in Chicago
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wyandotte, United States
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San Jose, California
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The Blu Aqua is beautifully furnished from the main floor down to where it matters most - your room! Modern pieces that are as comfortable as they are attractive. The lights inside the armoir, your main storage for clothing, invite you to hang up your clothes sooner than later. I had no issues with my room that required me to...

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Surrey, United Kingdom
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A change from our usual hotel choice in Chicago this year and while there were some great positives (modern deco, loads of seating in the bar areas and the large gym with a basketball court) the slow service (especially for breakfast on the weekend) marred the overall experience for me. Location wise it's 10 min walk away from the miracle...

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Danville, California
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We stayed here over Thanksgiving week 2016. Average hotel, tiny tiny rooms with awful decor, awkward bathroom design, whatever service, and a bar that feels like you're in a men's room. With so many other options in Chicago, this will not be a do-over.

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Robert S, General Manager at Radisson Blu Aqua Hotel, responded to this review

Hello Morris S - Thank you for your review. I apologize that the hotel did not live up to your expectations. We pride ourselves in maintaining clean, comfortable and stylish rooms and public spaces as well as a Yes I Can! attitude from our staff. We understand there are many great options in Chicago and we appreciate you choosing the...

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The entry is a bit confusing with reception tucked away on the left. The first room I was given smelled moldy. The teal green, shag carpeting had seen better days. And the furniture was silver and glittery. After saying something to the bag attendant he suggested asking for a remodeled room with "wood" floors. Success! Ivan was correct, the newer...

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jadenfalconeediting - Thank you for taking the time to share your experience. I'm glad that you enjoyed our "Naturally Cool" room and we look forward to welcoming you back in the future. Robert Shelley, General Manager

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Chicago, Illinois
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We spent the night here for my daughter's birthday and it was a great experience. When we got into the room, there was a small chocolate cake, birthday card and some sparkling water all arranged by Jaycee from guest services. What a great treat! It made my daughter smile from ear to ear when she read the handwritten note. The...

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Marcy K - Thank you for choosing us to celebrate your daughters special day. All of us here at the Blu wish your daughter a very happy birthday and look forward to welcoming you back again soon. Robert Shelley, General Manager

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Downtown / The Loop
Often visitors' first stop in Chicago, The Loop is a good starting point to sample the city's energy and flavor. This central business district boasts Michelin-rated restaurants, upscale hotels, premier shopping, and enough arresting architecture to keep your camera busy for hours. You won’t find too many photo galleries of downtown Chicago without a shot of Millennium Park and Cloud Gate (“The Bean”), one of the most iconic landmarks in the city. A stunning skyline coupled with cultural attractions like the Art Institute of Chicago present a Downtown where work and play peacefully coexist.
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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Pool
  • Restaurant
  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
  • Room Service
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Spa
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  • Wheelchair Access
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
  • Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly )
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Cuisines: Italian, American
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
The Radisson Blu Aqua Hotel Chicago is the contemporary debut of Radisson Blu in North America. A true representation of the brand, it is designed to become a destination in itself. Radisson Blu is the luxury division of our global hotel brand, focusing on design, style and attention to detail in every respect. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Radisson Blu Aqua Hotel

Address: 221 N. Columbus Drive, Chicago, IL 60601-7801
Region: United States > Illinois > Chicago > Downtown / The Loop
Price Range: ₹ 13,537 - ₹ 31,129 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:4.5 star — Radisson Blu Aqua Hotel 4.5*
Number of rooms: 334
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Hotel Style:
#1 Green Hotel in Chicago
#5 Business Hotel in Chicago
#6 Family Hotel in Chicago
#7 Romantic Hotel in Chicago
#17 Luxury Hotel in Chicago
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“Ask for a room with wood floors. The carpeted rooms are musty and not yet updated.”
 of 5 bubbles jadenfalconeediting, 20 Mar 2017 | Read review
“I wouldn't bother with the balcony room upgrade. Chicago is too damn windy to go out on the balcony.”
 of 5 bubbles ajstrvlr, 14 Mar 2017 | Read review
“Request a street view room. I was on the 10th floor and it was gorgeous”
 of 5 bubbles katyk252, 13 Mar 2017 | Read review
“Rooms on the Lake side have a nice view. Balconies are nice.”
 of 5 bubbles KathyO438, 8 Mar 2017 | Read review
“Ask for a city view, especially if you can see the River....”
 of 5 bubbles F9513VRlaurap, 7 Mar 2017 | Read review
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