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    Radisson Blu Aqua Hotel

    221 N. Columbus Drive, Chicago, IL 60601-7801
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    Free Wifi
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    Fairly new (opened 2012) hotel. Also known as the Aqua Tower. What could have been another glass block was designed into a rapidly new landmark. Designed by Jeanne Gang of Studio Gang Architects, the exterior balconies project and undulate like waves on all facades, no...More

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    Reviewed 4 weeks ago

    Just returned from a long weekend at this hotel and loved it. First, I think US travelers are put off by the fact the hotel is a Radisson. Most Radisson hotels in the US are dated, dingy, and far from luxurious. However, the Radisson Blu...More

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    Response from Robert S, General Manager at Radisson Blu Aqua HotelResponded 4 weeks ago

    mitchgo21, thank you for sharing your recent experience at the Blu. We're thrilled to learn you loved the hotel including the guestrooms, lobby, amenities and location. Your kind review and recommendation are truly appreciated. We hope to welcome you again when travels bring you back...More

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    About
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    Amenities
    • Top amenities
    • Pool
    • Restaurant
    • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
    • Room Service
    • Bar/Lounge
    • Spa
    • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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    • Business Centre with Internet Access
    • Room Service
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    • Concierge
    • Banquet Room
    • Multilingual Staff
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    • Room amenities
    • Air Conditioning
    • Minibar
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    • Pool
    • Restaurant
    • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
    • Bar/Lounge
    • Spa
    • Hot Tub
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    • Price range
    • US$215 - US$486 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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    • #1 Green Hotel in Chicago
    • #5 Business Hotel in Chicago
    • #6 Family Hotel in Chicago
    • #7 Romantic Hotel in Chicago
    • #18 Luxury Hotel in Chicago
    • Room types
    • Suites ,
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    • Number of rooms
    • 334
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    Response from WWhiteley | Reviewed this property |
    Only Bar fridges, and if you open them they charge you
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    11:00 am they will hold your bags for you until you need to leave
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    "Stay off the main corridor, the hall doors have poor acoustics and any sound goes straight through"
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    "For a fantastic balcony experience, ask for a higher floor room with a view of Navy Pier and the lake."
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    "Southeast corner rooms have outside balconies and direct view of Milennium Park"
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    "Rooms on floors without balconies might be quieter."
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