Radisson Blu Aqua Hotel - Chicago

221 North Columbus Drive, Chicago, United States, 60601  show map
 4 stars
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Radisson Blu Aqua Hotel - Chicago

Free Wi-Fi

Free Wi-Fi in rooms

Parking

USD 65 per day

Luggage storage
24-hour

Late check-in

24-hour reception

24-hour room service

Food/ Drinks

Bar/ Lounge area

A la carte restaurant

Welcome drink

Coffee shop

Fitness/ Gym

Fitness center

Swimming pool

Seasonal outdoor pool

Indoor heated swimming pool

Spa and relaxation

Jacuzzi

Reflex massage

Spa & wellness center

Verified Reviews:

  • Elevators slow - Room excellent - Food in the restaurant excellent
  • Rooms are huge - Bed is huge - Views are great
  • Gym/pool/outdoor area is fantastic - Great location
  • Everything you need - Comfortable beds - Helpful staff
  • Rooms are all different - Modern design - Architecture is fantastic

Overview

The unique Radisson Blu Aqua Hotel is a great place in a downtown area of Chicago. The hotel was opened in 2011, offering accommodation in a 18-story building designed in the Italian style.

Art Institute of Chicago, Harris Theater and Millennium Park are located 350 meters from the hotel. Radisson Blu Aqua Hotel lies within a 20-minute walk from the center of Chicago.

Gen. John Logan Memorial is 1.8 km of the property, while Shedd Aquarium is around 2.2 km away.

LaSalle \"L\" (Blue Line) underground station is about 20 minutes' walk of the hotel. Radisson Blu Aqua Hotel is 20 minutes’ drive away from Midway airport.

Rooms

A breathtaking view over the garden welcomes guests to park flat, rose corner guest room and park guest room with fantastic décor offering a safe, a sofa, climate control, a private balcony and an iron with ironing board. The property boasts views of Lake Michigan from its rooms. Room facilities include coffee/tea makers, a fridge and a microwave as well as a pillow-top mattress, foam pillows and luxury linens.

Eat & Drink

Guests can unwind in the 24-hour restaurant, which serves fine authentic cuisine. Cocktails, coffee and wines are offered in the café bar. Offering a variety of dishes, Aria and III Forks Steakhouse are just about 100 meters away.

Services

Guests can benefit from limousine rentals available at the hotel.

Relax

Radisson Blu Aqua Hotel offers such leisure options as an outdoor swimming pool and a basketball court. Mountain biking and billiards along with yoga classes, a fitness center and a gym ensure guests' active pastime.

Internet

High-speed internet access is available in public areas for free.

Guest Parking

private parking is possible on site at USD 65 per day.

Year renovated:   2011.  Number of floors:   18.  Number of rooms:   334.

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Facilities

General

  • No smoking on site
  • Free Wi-Fi
  • Paid parking
  • Safe deposit box
  • 24-hour reception
  • Late check-in
  • Express check-in/ -out
  • Pets allowed
  • Rooms/ Facilities for disabled
  • Public areas with access for disabled
  • Wheelchair access
  • Luggage storage
  • Allergy-free rooms
  • Elevator
  • ATM/Cash machine
  • Gift/Newsstand
  • Coffee shop
  • Fireplace
  • Lobby
  • Multilingual staff

Sports & Fitness

  • Fitness center
  • Cycling
  • Billiards/ Pool tables

Services

  • Valet parking
  • 24-hour room service
  • Housekeeping
  • Self-service laundry
  • Dry cleaning
  • Tours/Ticket assistance
  • Limousine service
  • Shoe shine service
  • Newspaper service
  • Bell staff/Porter
  • Welcome drink

Dining facilities

  • Paid breakfast
  • A la carte restaurant
  • Bar/ Lounge area

Meeting facilities

  • Business center
  • Meeting/ Banquet facilities
  • Business services
  • Fax/Photocopying

Children's facilities

  • Cribs/ Baby cots
  • Babysitting/Child services
  • Children's pool
  • Kids club
  • Game room

Leisure facilities

  • Indoor heated swimming pool
  • Seasonal outdoor pool
  • Sun terrace
  • Garden area
  • Free cabanas
  • Spa & wellness center
  • Sauna
  • Jacuzzi
  • Reflex massage

Room view

  • Garden view
  • City view
  • Park view

Room facilities

  • Free Wi-Fi in rooms
  • In-room air conditioning
  • Heating
  • Paid in-room safe
  • Mini-bar
  • Soundproofed rooms
  • Connecting rooms
  • Living room
  • Dressing area
  • Rooftop terrace
  • Balcony
  • Tea and coffee facilities
  • Bottled water
  • Chaise lounges
  • In-room desk
  • Ironing facilities
  • Rollaway beds

Bathroom

  • Private bathroom
  • Shared bathroom
  • Bathtub
  • Hair dryer
  • Bathrobe
  • Room toiletries

Self-catering

  • Microwave

Media

  • Flat-screen TV
  • Cable/ Satellite television
  • Telephone
  • AM/FM alarm clock

Policies

Check-in

  • from  3 pm

Check-out

  • until  12 pm

Children and extra beds

  • One child under the age of 2 may stay for free in a crib. 
  • Older children/adults may stay at the price of USD 30 per person per night in an extra bed. 
  • Older children/adults may stay free of charge when using existing bedding. 
  • One child under the age of 17 may stay free of charge when using existing bedding. 

Pets

  • Pets are allowed on request.

How to reach hotel

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Hotel Address:

221 North Columbus Drive, Chicago, United States, 60601

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City Center
  • Chicago
    1.3 km
Airports
Train Stations
  • Millenium Station
    400 m
  • Millennium Station
    400 m
Underground stations
  • LaSalle "L" Station (Blue Line)
    1.6 km
  • Bus stop
    100 m
Restaurants
  • Aria (cuisine: American)
    60 m
  • Bockwinkel's
    50 m
Parks
  • Daley Bicentennial Plaza
    290 m
  • Millennium Park
    550 m
Beaches
  • North Avenue Beach
    730 m
  • Ohio Street Beach
    980 m
Hotel information
  • Check-in:
    from  3 pm
  • Check-out:
    until  12 pm
  • Year renovated:
    2011
  • Number of floors:
    18
  • Number of rooms:
    334

Rooms and availability

Radisson Blu Aqua photos Room Park Suite
Park Suite
Bed type: Double bed
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    Radisson Blu Aqua photos Room Guest Room
    Guest Room
    Bed type: King-size bed or Double bed or 2 Queen-size beds
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      Queen Room
      Bed type: 2 Queen-size beds
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        Flat
        Bed type: 2 Queen-size beds
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        • Free Wi-Fi
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        Guest Room-City View-Balcony-2 Queen. 2Q-NSK. -City view -Balcony -Complimentary WIFI access -Complimentary USA Today (M-F) -Single serve Coffee Machine and Tea Making facility -Flat Panel LCD TV -Iron and Ironing Board -thisworks Bath Amenities -Bathrobes -Hair Dryer -Turndown on request -Mini bar -Laptop Size In-Room Safe -Access to all the amenities including: Indoor and Outdoor pool, Jacuzzi, Sauna, Steam Room, Fully Equipped Fitness Center, Game Room, Business Center and Outdoor Terrace.

        Room facilities
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          Business Class Room
          Bed type: King-size bed or 2 Queen-size beds
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            Business King Room
            Bed type: King-size bed
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              Business Queen Room
              Bed type: 2 Queen-size beds
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                How to reach hotel

                hotel Radisson Blu Aqua Hotel - Chicago Chicago location
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                Hotel Address:

                221 North Columbus Drive, Chicago, United States, 60601

                Get directions
                City Center
                • Chicago
                  1.3 km
                Airports
                Train Stations
                • Millenium Station
                  400 m
                • Millennium Station
                  400 m
                Underground stations
                • LaSalle "L" Station (Blue Line)
                  1.6 km
                • Bus stop
                  100 m
                Restaurants
                • Aria (cuisine: American)
                  60 m
                • Bockwinkel's
                  50 m
                Parks
                • Daley Bicentennial Plaza
                  290 m
                • Millennium Park
                  550 m
                Beaches
                • North Avenue Beach
                  730 m
                • Ohio Street Beach
                  980 m
                Hotel information
                • Check-in:
                  from  3 pm
                • Check-out:
                  until  12 pm
                • Year renovated:
                  2011
                • Number of floors:
                  18
                • Number of rooms:
                  334

                Radisson Blu Aqua Location

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                What's nearby

                Places of interest

                Train stations

                Shopping areas

                • McDonald's Cycle Center - 200 m

                Amusement

                • Walt Disney Attractions - 300 m
                • Virtual World's Battletech - 500 m

                Stadiums

                • Jay Pritzker Pavilion - 400 m

                Museums

                • Illinois Art Alliance - 300 m
                • Illinois Alliance For Arts ED - 300 m
                • Chicago Athenaeum at Schamburg - 300 m
                • Gallery 37 - 400 m
                • Arts and Business Council - 400 m
                • Bridgehouse and Chicago River Museum - 400 m
                • Hellenic Museum and Cultural Ctr - 400 m
                • Museum of Broadcast Comm - 500 m

                Universities, Institutes

                • Scupe - 300 m
                • Taylor Business Institute - 300 m
                • Realtors Real Estate School - 300 m
                • Career Academy Inc - 300 m
                • Career Works Inc - 300 m
                • Insti-Clinical Social Work - 400 m
                • Literacy Chicago - 400 m
                • Printing Industry of Illinois - 400 m
                • Marquette University - 500 m
                • University of Chicago Studies - 500 m
                • Univ-Chicago Investment Ofc - 500 m

                Golf courses and Country clubs

                • Family Golf Ctr - 100 m

                College Campuses

                Local attractions

                • Willis Tower - 1.6 km
                  233 South Wacker Drive, Chicago
                • The Newberry Library - 1.7 km
                  60 West Walton Street, Chicago
                • Dearborn Station - 1.7 km
                  47 West Polk St, Chicago
                • The Loop - 1.6 km
                  701 South State State, Chicago
                • Printers Row - 1.7 km
                  57 West Polk St, Chicago

                Near the hotel

                • Millennium Park - 550 m
                  201 E Randolph St, Chicago
                • Art Institute of Chicago - 730 m
                  111 S Michigan Ave, Chicago
                • Michigan Avenue Bridge - 430 m
                  Michigan Ave., Chicago
                • Chicago Cultural Center - 560 m
                  78 East Washington Street, Chicago
                • Daley Bicentennial Plaza - 290 m
                  337 East Randolph St, Chicago
                • Carbide and Carbon Building - 370 m
                  230 North Michigan Ave, Chicago
                • Wrigley Building - 500 m
                  410 North Michigan Ave, Chicago

                Restaurants nearby

                • Aria - 60 m

                  Address: 200 N Columbus Dr
                  Phone: 312-444-9494

                  67% likes this, based on 166 reviews
                  Cuisine: American
                  Price Range: CAD 42 - CAD 53

                • The Palm - 150 m

                  Address: 323 E Wacker Dr
                  Phone: (312) 616-1000

                  69% likes this, based on 111 reviews
                  Cuisine: American
                  Price Range: CAD 40 - CAD 103

                • Wildberry Pancakes and Cafe - 330 m

                  Address: 130 E Randolph St
                  Phone: 312-938-9777

                  78% likes this, based on 791 reviews

                • Bockwinkel's - 50 m

                  Address: 222 N Columbus Dr
                  Phone: (312)228-9920

                  81% likes this, based on 45 reviews
                  Price Range: CAD 7 - CAD 14

                • Eggy's Diner - 160 m

                  Address: 333 E. Benton Place

                  84% likes this, based on 46 reviews
                  Cuisine: American

                Hotel information
                • Check-in:
                  from  3 pm
                • Check-out:
                  until  12 pm
                • Year renovated:
                  2011
                • Number of floors:
                  18
                • Number of rooms:
                  334
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                Radisson Blu Aqua Reviews

                Guest reviews are submitted by our customers after their stay at Radisson Blu Aqua

                Average guest rating

                9.2out of 10
                Superb
                Based on 71 reviews

                Rating by category:

                Service
                9.6
                Value
                8.8
                Rooms
                9.7
                Location
                9.6

                Guest reviews

                  How to reach hotel

                  hotel Radisson Blu Aqua Hotel - Chicago Chicago location
                  Show big map »

                  Hotel Address:

                  221 North Columbus Drive, Chicago, United States, 60601

                  Get directions
                  City Center
                  • Chicago
                    1.3 km
                  Airports
                  Train Stations
                  • Millenium Station
                    400 m
                  • Millennium Station
                    400 m
                  Underground stations
                  • LaSalle "L" Station (Blue Line)
                    1.6 km
                  • Bus stop
                    100 m
                  Restaurants
                  • Aria (cuisine: American)
                    60 m
                  • Bockwinkel's
                    50 m
                  Parks
                  • Daley Bicentennial Plaza
                    290 m
                  • Millennium Park
                    550 m
                  Beaches
                  • North Avenue Beach
                    730 m
                  • Ohio Street Beach
                    980 m
                  Hotel information
                  • Check-in:
                    from  3 pm
                  • Check-out:
                    until  12 pm
                  • Year renovated:
                    2011
                  • Number of floors:
                    18
                  • Number of rooms:
                    334