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Radisson Blu Aqua Hotel

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#19 of 187 Hotels in Chicago
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Nairobi, Kenya
Reviewed yesterday NEWvia mobile

I really like the Radisson Blue chain of hotels and this one in Addis is no exception. I enjoyed the food, the breakfast and room service. The snacks were good and especially the sticky toffee pudding. The rooms are great. However TV viewing kept being disrupted by bad weather or something! Staff were very friendly. I will go back there!

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Lake Hopatcong, New Jersey
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Beautiful hotel. Rooms were modern and spacious. Staff was friendly and helpful. Lobby, bar and restaurant were gorgeous. The coffe bar in the morning was a wonderful bonus. All around excellent experience.

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Northfield, Minnesota
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Phoenix, United States
Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

Super close to all tourist spots, Walking distance to great restaurants. CVS next door. High end grocery store around the corner. Rented bikes and rode all over the parks to all the museums. great views from all rooms. Awesome fitness center. Bar and restaurant were nice and affordable. staff super friendly. the building was pointed out on our river architecture...

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charlesthomasw, it sounds like your family had a fun-filled Chicago visit and we're so glad we were able to be a part of it! I appreciate you taking the time to share your experience. We are a great destination for families looking to explore some of the cities top attractions. Again, thank you for the review and we hope to...

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San Jose, California
Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

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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genao614 - I'm so glad you enjoyed your experience at the Blu. It's our pleasure to help add some enjoyment to your business trip and we hope to welcoming you back again soon. Robert Shelley, General Manager

Dallas, TX, United States
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Surrey, United Kingdom
Reviewed 5 days ago NEWvia mobile

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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chrisgardner1 - Thank you for the review and sharing your feedback. I'm glad to see you enjoyed the hotel, gym and proximity to Chicago's top attractions. I'm very sorry to see that you experienced slow service. We pride ourselves in our Yes I Can! service culture and I assure you this is not a reflection of our day to day...

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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
GreenLeadersPlatinum level
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  • Wheelchair Access
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
  • Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly )
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Filini
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Cuisines: Italian, American
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  • Minibar
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  • Multilingual Staff
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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: $267 - $628 (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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#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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