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Laguna Beach, California
Reviewed 17 December 2014

Pros: Location, comfortable room accommodations, DrumBar, price/value. Cons: Minor imperfections - i.e. sink stopper did not work, mini-bar did not have the items in it that it was supposed to, elevators were small and too few (not unusual to wait for 4-5 full elevators before finding room in one), business center use expensive,

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Reviewed 16 December 2014

The Raffaello is such a well appointed hotel. Each room has a stocked mini fridge, a microwave, a Keurig coffee maker, large screen TVs, adequate storage in the bath, comfortable beds, and reliable wifi connection. The location is just steps away from wonderful shopping and restaurants.

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Pleasant Plains, IL
Reviewed 16 December 2014

The restaurant was closed for a private party and the bar was so loud and packed we did not go in. I'm getting frustrated with this survey. Lighter blankets would be a good upgrade, i do not like feather pillows.

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Saint Charles, Illinois
Reviewed 16 December 2014

I decided to take a chance buying a groupon for this hotel and very glad I did! Everything from the price, location and the suite was perfect! We were a little disappointed that Drumbar was closed but look forward to our next visit.

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Chicago, Illinois
Reviewed 16 December 2014

Well my boyfriend rented the room for a night, it was my birthday and though we live in Chicago it was nice to get a night away. He purchased the room on Groupon and the price was great the hotel was nice but nothing that really gave it a WOW factor. A average hotel room with a lot of little...

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Vancouver, British Columbia
Reviewed 16 December 2014

Our room (#1012) was very uncomfortable. It was very hot and dry; so dry that I got a nosebleed the first night. We were unable to change the temperature and/or humidity of the room; the thermostat did not work (not sure if by flaw or by design). Furthermore, our room faced the inner courtyard/alley which meant (1) a nice view...

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Chicago, Illinois
Reviewed 15 December 2014

My family of 5 stayed at the Raffaello Hotel Dec 12-14. It was a wonderful experience. Every person there did their best to help us have an enjoyable stay. From being greeted at the car to check out everyone was welcoming and kind. The location is perfect. Just steps from Watertower and the mag mile.... perfect. We will definitely go...

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Fort Lauderdale, Florida
Reviewed 15 December 2014

I've stayed here before and really enjoy the property. Service is excellent, its affordable and the location can't be beat. I plan on staying again in the summer for a pleasure trip. The bed was comfortable and the front desk staff was kind enough to upgrade me to a larger room.

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Saint Louis, Missouri
Reviewed 15 December 2014

My adult daughters and I decided to treat ourselves to two days and a night downtown over the Thanksgiving weekend. We chose this hotel because of its great location and reviews. When we arrived we were offered a larger suite with a pullout sofa for the same price of the room we reserved. Our accommodation was huge, elegantly appointed and...

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Island Park, New York
Reviewed 14 December 2014

A hotel that deliversold world charm and comfort while at the same time delivering solid value. The rooms are comfortable and very clean. The Drumbar is a fun place with an extensive assortment of cocktail choices.

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Streeterville is where visitors head for play at Navy Pier, a pseudo amusement park and development of restaurants, shops, rides, and other activities. You’ll find lots of action and excitement on the docks. Along the pier, you’ll see the statue of the captain for whom Streeterville is named. While you enjoy your fair share of sightseeing at the pier, you can also visit other popular attractions there such as the Chicago Children’s Museum and the Chicago Shakespeare Theater. Off the pier you’ll find more restaurants from low-cost pubs to high-end establishments. Arts and culture aficionados should be sure not to miss the Museum of Contemporary Art.
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  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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  • Bar/Lounge
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  • Wheelchair Access
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Chicago’s only completely non-smoking 4-star boutique luxury hotel has the best location of any 4-star hotel, just steps away from Michigan Avenue in the heart of the Gold Coast. The famed Magnificent Mile, is just steps from Raffaello Hotel’s front door, as is shopping, theater, nightlife, restaurants, clubs, Navy Pier, Hancock Observatory, museums, zoos, and beaches. Amenities include breakfast room service, massage treatments, manicure and pedicure by Windy City Massage, concierge services, 24-hour business center, PC computer kiosks, 24-hour fitness center, valet parking, valet laundry, mini-bars, microwaves, rain forest showerheads, flat screen LCD TV’s, DVD players, in room safes, luxurious bathrobes, all cotton terry bath towels, 350 thread count sheets overlaying goose down duvets. 18th floor meetings and convention center. Every guest room is non-smoking as are the public areas validating our claim to being Chicago’s only completely non-smoking luxury boutique 4 star hotel, just off Michigan Avenue, the Magnificent Mile. Our newest addition, Drumbar, sits atop the 18th floor. Drumbar is a multi seasonal destination with a speakeasy style inside lounge and outdoor garden terrace. Designed as a drinking establishment to deliver warmth, style, and an energetic spirit of old meets new. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Raffaello Hotel

Address: 201 E Delaware Pl, Chicago, IL 60611-1713
Region: United States > Illinois > Chicago > Streeterville
Price Range: $130 - $592 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:4 star — Raffaello Hotel 4*
Number of rooms: 172
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Raffaello Hotel Chicago
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#59 Luxury Hotel in Chicago
#60 Romantic Hotel in Chicago
#69 Family Hotel in Chicago
#70 Business Hotel in Chicago
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“There is a nice bar on the top floor we were unaware of until the second day.”
 of 5 bubbles MyFour4Sons, 8 Feb 2017 | Read review
“If you stay on west side facing - stay higher than 7th floor as lights/ noise from police and garbage trucks can be loud.”
 of 5 bubbles Soxperk, 19 Jan 2017 | Read review
“No street noise on the higher floors.”
 of 5 bubbles 486mattj, 5 Jan 2017 | Read review
“Ask for a View of the John Hancock Center.”
 of 5 bubbles MDtheExplorer, 8 Dec 2016 | Read review
“Rooms on the east side face into other buildings, more light on the west side.”
 of 5 bubbles Avelana, 17 Nov 2016 | Read review
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