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Radisson Blu Aqua Hotel Chicago, Chicago

4.5-star4.5 stars
221 N Columbus Dr, Chicago, IL, 60601, United States of America

Luxury hotel with outdoor pool, near Chicago Riverwalk
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Superb9.0
Location
Great location
Breakfast
Tasty breakfast
Room
Great room
Pool
Ordinary pool
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Radisson Blu Aqua Hotel Chicago, Chicago

from $159
  • Room, 2 Queen Beds, Non Smoking
  • Room, 1 King Bed, Non Smoking
  • Premium Room, 1 King Bed, Non Smoking
  • Premium Room, 1 King Bed, Balcony, Corner (NonSmoking)
  • Premium Room, 2 Queen Beds, Non Smoking, Balcony
  • Room, 1 King Bed, Non Smoking, Balcony
  • Room, 2 Queen Beds, Non Smoking, Balcony
  • Business Room, 1 King Bed, Non Smoking
  • Studio Suite, 1 King Bed, Non Smoking
  • Business Room, 2 Queen Beds, Non Smoking

What’s around Radisson Blu Aqua Hotel Chicago, Chicago

Landmarks

  • In The Loop
  • Chicago Theatre - 0.7 mi / 1.1 km
  • Millennium Park - 0.7 mi / 1.1 km
  • Art Institute of Chicago - 0.9 mi / 1.5 km
  • Navy Pier - 0.9 mi / 1.5 km
  • Grant Park - 1 mi / 1.6 km
  • Water Tower Place - 1 mi / 1.6 km
  • John Hancock Center - 1.1 mi / 1.7 km

Getting around

  • Chicago, IL (MDW-Midway Intl.) - 23 min drive
  • Chicago, IL (ORD-O'Hare Intl.) - 31 min drive
  • Chicago, IL (PWK-Chicago Executive) - 39 min drive
  • Millennium Station - 2 min drive
  • Chicago Van Buren Street Station - 4 min drive
  • Chicago Museum Campus-11th Street Station - 4 min drive
  • Self parking (surcharge)
  • Valet parking (surcharge)

About Radisson Blu Aqua Hotel Chicago, Chicago

Architecturally outstanding luxury hotel in downtown Chicago

Convenient city location

The Radisson Blu Aqua Hotel Chicago is conveniently located in downtown Chicago, a 5-minute walk from local landmarks Millennium Park and the Chicago Riverwalk. The entertainment on Navy Pier is within a 20-minute walk.

Downtown shopping

The hotel is just 2 blocks from the many restaurants and shops of North Michigan Avenue. You can also explore nearby Lake Shore East Park or take a 5-minute stroll down the Lakefront Trail to the Art Institute of Chicago.

Landmark design

With an outstanding design by Jeanne Gang of Studio Gang Architects, the hotel offers guests a choice of outdoor and indoor pools, a running track, and health club. For refueling, there's Italian cuisine at the hotel restaurant.

Smart rooms with a view

You can wake up to views of the lake, city, or park in the 334 bright and modern rooms of this hotel. Practical perks include free WiFi, flat-screen TVs, and desks, while bathrooms offer toiletries by thisworks®.

At a glance

Key facts

Hotel size

  • This hotel has 334 rooms
  • This hotel is arranged over 18 floors

Arriving/leaving

  • Check-in time 3 PM-midnight
  • Check-out time is noon
  • Express check-out

Required at check-in

  • Credit card or cash deposit required

  • Government-issued photo ID required

  • Minimum check-in age is 21

Travelling with others

Pets

  • Pets stay free (dogs only)

  • Specific rooms only, restrictions apply *

  • 2 per room (up to 60 lb)

Internet

  • Free WiFi in public areas

  • Free WiFi in rooms

Transportation

Parking

  • Valet parking *

  • Car charging point

Other information

  • Smoke-free property
* See small print for additional details or extra charges

In the hotel

Food and drink
  • Buffet breakfast daily (surcharge)
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/lounge
  • Coffee shop/café
  • Poolside bar
  • 24-hour room service
  • Barbecue grills
Things to do
  • Indoor pool
  • Outdoor pool
  • 24-hour fitness facilities
  • Spa treatment room(s)
  • Spa tub
  • Basketball on site
  • Hiking/biking trails nearby
  • Scooter/moped rentals nearby
  • Segway rental/tour nearby
  • Free pool cabanas
  • Steam room
  • Pool sun loungers
  • Sauna
  • Arcade/game room
  • Billiards or pool table
Working away
  • Business center
  • Conference space
  • Meeting rooms
  • Conference space size (feet) - 28000
  • Conference space size (meters) - 2601
Services
  • 24-hour front desk
  • Concierge services
  • Tours/ticket assistance
  • Limo or Town Car service available
  • Dry cleaning/laundry service
  • Free newspapers in lobby
  • Luggage storage
  • Wedding services
  • Multilingual staff
  • Porter/bellhop
Facilities
  • Number of buildings/towers - 1
  • Elevator/lift
  • ATM/banking
  • Safe-deposit box at front desk
  • Rooftop terrace
  • Garden
  • Picnic area
  • Fireplace in lobby
Accessibility
  • Accessible bathroom
  • In-room accessibility
  • Roll-in shower
Languages Spoken
  • Arabic
  • English
  • French
  • German
  • Italian
  • Polish
  • Russian
  • Spanish

In the room

Home comforts
  • Air conditioning
  • Minibar
  • Coffee/tea maker
  • Bathrobes
  • Iron/ironing board
Sleep well
  • Hypo-allergenic bedding available
Freshen up
  • Private bathroom
  • Shower only
  • Designer toiletries
  • Hair dryer
Be entertained
  • Flat-screen TV
  • Cable/satellite TV channels
Stay connected
  • Desk
  • Free weekday newspaper
  • Free WiFi
  • Phone
Food and drink
  • Refrigerator (on request)
  • Free bottled water
More
  • Daily housekeeping
  • In-room safe (laptop compatible)
  • Connecting/adjoining rooms available

Special features

Awards and affiliations

Green / Sustainable Property
This property participates in Green Key Eco-Rating Program, a program that measures the property's impact on one or more of the following: environment, community, cultural-heritage, the local economy.

Radisson Blu Aqua Hotel Chicago, Chicago’s small print

Also known as

  • Aqua Hotel Chicago
  • Radisson Blu Aqua Hotel Chicago
  • Chicago Aqua Hotel
  • Chicago Hotel Aqua
  • Chicago Radisson Blu
  • Chicago Radisson Blu Aqua
  • Hotel Aqua Chicago
  • Radisson Blu Aqua
  • Radisson Blu Aqua Chicago
  • Radisson Blu Aqua Hotel

Policies

The property has connecting/adjoining rooms, which are subject to availability and can be requested by contacting the property using the number on the booking confirmation.

Pet-friendly rooms can be requested by contacting the property at the number on the booking confirmation.

Parking height restrictions apply.

Mandatory fees

You’ll be asked to pay the following charges at check in or check out:

Deposit: USD 250 per stay

  • Resort fee: USD 25 per accommodation, per night

Resort fee inclusions:

  • Pool access
  • Spa access (may be limited)
  • Health club access
  • Fitness center access
  • Business center/computer access
  • Internet access (may be limited)
  • In-room bottled water

Inclusions may be listed elsewhere on the page as free or for a surcharge.

Optional extras

Self parking costs USD 50.00 per night

Valet parking costs USD 66.00 per night with in/out privileges

Rollaway beds are available for USD 30.0 per night

Breakfast costs between USD 18 and USD 75 per person (approximately)

Pets are allowed for an extra charge

We have included all charges provided to us by this property. However, charges can vary, for example, based on length of stay or the unit you book.

Recent reviews

Superb 9.0 From 1,125 reviews

Radisson Blu Aqua Hotel Chicago, Chicago
Exceptional10.0
Not crazy about the extra 75 dollar per night fee, food in filini was a little expensive for what we received but overall I’m happy with the stay. I would come again.
Tim, us2 night romance trip
Radisson Blu Aqua Hotel Chicago, Chicago
Very Good8.0
EXTRA FEE
GREAT BUT THEY CHARGED ME AN EXTRA 25.00 FEE. THEY SAID IT WAS AN URBAN CHARGE AND IT WAS IN THE FINE PRINT.
Tom, us1 night romance trip
Radisson Blu Aqua Hotel Chicago, Chicago
Very Good8.0
Clean and comfortable. Great location! Close to downtown and Navy Pier.
Nicole, us3 night romance trip
Radisson Blu Aqua Hotel Chicago, Chicago
Exceptional10.0
Thank you
Enjoyed a single day and night and the service overall was stellar. The sauna was fantastic and the being in the heart of the heart of Chicago at the Christmas season was wonderful. The one thing that was a challenge was the price of the valet parking.
Sheila, us1 night trip
Radisson Blu Aqua Hotel Chicago, Chicago
Very Good8.0
One problem, We asked not to have the room cleaned. We got a phone message saying they had a message for us at the front desk. We went to check on it, and they said us about our right to not have ut cleaned. Super annoying they couldn’t tell is that over message.
David, us2 night trip

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Radisson Blu Aqua Hotel Chicago, Chicago

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