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Waldorf Astoria Chicago

Booking.comUSD 499*
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#15 of 188 Hotels in Chicago
Certificate of Excellence
11/06/2017 12/06/2017
1 room 2 adults 0 children
USD 519*
USD 499*
USD 519*
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Madison, Wisconsin
Reviewed yesterday NEW

My trip at the Waldorf Astoria was one of the best hotel experiences I have had to date. With the entrance more secluded and closed off a little, it felt almost as if you were in Europe. As we pulled in we were immediately greeted by the friendly bell staff. They took our luggage right to our room, making check...

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Hartford, Connecticut
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Reviewed 21 March 2017 via mobile

We visited Chicago for a 5 day weekend, staying at the Waldorf. Absolutely wonderful! The room was gorgeous and very clean. Great bathroom (tv in one of the mirrors) and plenty of room overall. The bed is also very comfy. The fitness area was great- plenty of treadmills, bikes, etc. and a full spa. We ate in the bar the...

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

Dear Yodaman100, Thank you so much for taking the time to share such candid feedback of your most recent visit with us on TripAdvisor. It gives me such great pleasure to learn that you enjoyed all of the different components of your visit, especially the amenities the hotel offered and our location in heart of our charming Gold Coast. It...

Chicago, IL
Reviewed yesterday NEWvia mobile

This was our first visit to the Waldorf Astoria however it will certainly not be our last. The exterior of the hotel is gorgeous and the accommodations are around to none. Our suite was beautifully appointed with a fireplace, a large tub, and extremely comfortable bed. My husband and I checked in during the mid-afternoon and relaxed in the room...

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St Petersburg, United States
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A great experience. We stay at the Waldorf every time we are in Chicago. The location is perfect. I love a room with an outdoor balcony. The staff is very helpful, and they remembered us from the previous year. That will always make you feel special!

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Pasadena, California
Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

This was our second stay at the property, both times were excellent. Andrew's team at the front desk was top notch, accommodating us in every way possible, booking my birthday reservation at Alinea, upgrading our room and sending us champagne and chocolates our first evening. We were able to check in early and get some rest following our red eye...

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Saint Louis, Missouri
Reviewed 5 days ago NEWvia mobile

Wonderful hotel. Beautiful corner room-very nice size. Perfect location in the city. Keep your eyes open- you just never know who you will see .....👌. The no tip policy was new to me. Staff was friendly and courteous . Classy hotel. Nice workout room. Nice personal products in the bathrooms. As a water drinker- was thrilled I wasn't charged for...

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

Dear Happyhour4, Thank you for sharing your feedback of your most recent visit with us. It gives me great pleasure to learn that you enjoyed your room and our location in the heart of our beautiful Gold Coast. Thank you for your kind comments with regard to our service team. It is rewarding to read that found our service friendly...

Southfield, Michigan
Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

Experience a staff that treats its guests like royalty. From the moment you check in until you check out you will feel welcome. Everything about the hotel is on an elevated level. They want you to be comfortable. There are many choices out there - this choice is not difficult. Stay & enjoy!!

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

Dear Steve S, Thank you for taking the time to share your candid feedback with us. I am delighted to learn that our team was able to make your visit a little more memorable. I am glad you found our accommodations comfortable as well. Thank you for your high recommendation of our hotel. Please know that your loyalty is highly...

st louis, United States
Reviewed 1 week ago

The hotel really needs to step it up--hardly any dining choices, people smoking at the main entrance, staff can be argumentative and some rooms are not good. I suspect the acquisition by Hilton will make this an average corporate offering

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

Dear sanjays326, Thank you for taking the time to share your feedback with us. It is with great regret that I learn that your experience fell far below your expectations. Please accept my most sincere apology for this is certainly not the level of service we pride ourselves in and that we would like for our guests to experience. I...

Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Having been to several Waldorf Astoria locations, this did not disappoint albeit a smaller facility than most Waldorf Astoria is known for. It's location in the Gold Coast is perfect. It's a mix or residence/hotel. The rooms are spacious with a built in fireplace during those freezing chicago winters. The facilities were very luxurious. Service and valet were excellent. They...

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

Dear doctorownedcarscom, Thank you so much for taking the time to share your feedback of your most recent visit with us. Please know that we highly value your loyalty to the Hilton Brand. I am delighted to learn that you were able to enjoy our Waldorf Driving Experience whilst you were celebrating Mother's Day. Thank you for your very kind...

Reviewed 1 week ago

A great refurbishment of a classic older Chicago high rise provides a luxurious environment for the north side of Chicago. Rooms are beautifully appointed. Attentive staff. Dining facilities are modest but adequate. Nice place

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Dear michaelpI3900UL, Thank you for sharing your review of your most recent stay at the Waldorf Astoria Chicago. I am delighted to read that you you found our location convenient, our accommodations enjoyable and that our service team was able to provide you with efficient assistance throughout your visit. We will look forward to welcoming you back should your travels...

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Staying in Gold Coast

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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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  • Pool
  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
  • Room Service
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Spa
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
About the property
  • Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly )
  • Wheelchair Access
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
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  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
  • Restaurant
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  • Spa
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  • Minibar
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  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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  • Room Service
  • Business Centre with Internet Access
  • Laundry Service
  • Dry Cleaning
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  • Concierge
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  • Multilingual Staff
  • Conference Facilities
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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 215 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; 7,500 square feet of private event space; Bernard's Bar & Restaurant. ... 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: $545 - $1,121 (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
#9 Spa Hotel in Chicago
#13 Luxury Hotel in Chicago
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“The suites are well worth the upgrade.”
261ralphm, 4 May 2017 | Read review
“suite with a balcony-Gold Coast view”
msangalang, 3 Apr 2017 | Read review
“several of their suite types offer private balconies with partial view of lake”
michaeln595, 20 Mar 2017 | Read review
“North views are the best.”
chrishV8466BJ, 20 Feb 2017 | Read review
“Standard rooms seem a strong value. Our suite near the elevator did not have noise issues.”
GoKate, 22 Jan 2017 | Read review
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