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4.4 of 5 guest rating
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Room, 2 Queen Beds
Room with view
450 square feet
2 Queen Beds
(Extra beds available: Crib)
Room sleeps 4 guests
(up to 3 children)
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Other room types
Suite, 1 King Bed (Ambassador)
565 square feet
1 King Bed
(Extra beds available: Crib)
Room sleeps 2 guests
(up to 2 children)
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Premium Room, 1 King Bed, Balcony, Corner (NonSmoking)
450 square feet
1 King Bed
(Extra beds available: Crib)
Room sleeps 2 guests
(up to 2 children)
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Premium Room, 2 Queen Beds, Balcony
450 square feet
2 Queen Beds
(Extra beds available: Crib)
Room sleeps 4 guests
(up to 3 children)
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Premium Room, 1 King Bed
400 square feet
1 King Bed
(Extra beds available: Crib)
Room sleeps 2 guests
(up to 2 children)
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Business Room, 2 Queen Beds
Room with view
400 square feet
2 Queen Beds
(Extra beds available: Crib)
Room sleeps 4 guests
(up to 3 children)
Select dates to see price
Business Room, 1 King Bed
Room with view
400 square feet
1 King Bed
(Extra beds available: Crib)
Room sleeps 2 guests
(up to 2 children)
Select dates to see price
Room, 1 King Bed, Balcony
Room with view
400 square feet
1 King Bed
(Extra beds available: Crib)
Room sleeps 2 guests
(up to 2 children)
Select dates to see price
Room, 1 King Bed
400 square feet
1 King Bed
(Extra beds available: Crib)
Room sleeps 2 guests
(up to 2 children)
Select dates to see price
Room, 2 Queen Beds, Balcony
Room with view
450 square feet
2 Queen Beds
(Extra beds available: Crib)
Room sleeps 4 guests
(up to 3 children)
Select dates to see price

Get an overview of this hotel
Luxury Chicago hotel in The Loop, walk to Chicago Riverwalk

Popular property highlights

Free WiFi
Restaurant
Indoor pool
24-hour business center
Smoke-free property

With a stay at Radisson Blu Aqua Hotel Chicago, you'll be centrally located in Chicago, steps from Chicago Riverwalk and 4 minutes by foot from Grant Park. This 4.5-star hotel is 0.4 mi (0.6 km) from Chicago Theatre and 0.5 mi (0.8 km) from Millennium Park.

Make yourself at home in one of the 334 air-conditioned rooms featuring minibars and flat-screen televisions. Complimentary wireless Internet access is available to keep you connected. Private bathrooms with showers feature designer toiletries and hair dryers. Conveniences include laptop-compatible safes and desks, as well as phones with free local calls.

Take advantage of recreational opportunities offered, including a 24-hour health club, an outdoor pool, and an indoor pool. Additional amenities at this hotel include complimentary wireless Internet access, concierge services, and an arcade/game room.

Stop by the hotel's restaurant, FireLake, for lunch, dinner, or brunch. Dining is also available at the coffee shop/café, and 24-hour room service is provided. Unwind at the end of the day with a drink at the bar/lounge or the poolside bar. Full breakfasts are served on weekends from 8:00 AM to 1:00 PM for a fee.

Featured amenities include a 24-hour business center, limo/town car service, and express check-out. Planning an event in Chicago? This hotel has facilities measuring 28000 square feet (2601 square meters), including conference space. Self parking (subject to charges) is available onsite.

Languages Spoken

  • English

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Radisson Blu Aqua Hotel Chicago

221 N Columbus Dr, Chicago, IL 60601

Renovations & Closures

The property is closed between March 31 and April 30.

Hotel Amenities

Hotel Amenities

In addition to an indoor pool and an outdoor pool, Radisson Blu Aqua Hotel Chicago provides a 24-hour health club and a spa tub. The hotel offers a restaurant and a coffee shop/café. Guests can unwind with a drink at one of the hotel's bars, which include a poolside bar and a bar/lounge. Wireless Internet access is complimentary.

Business-related amenities at this 4.5-star property consist of a 24-hour business center and limo/town car service. Event facilities measuring 28000 square feet (2601 square meters) include conference space. This luxury hotel also offers a sauna, a rooftop terrace, and spa services. Onsite parking is available (surcharge), along with a car charging station.

Radisson Blu Aqua Hotel Chicago is a smoke-free property.

  • Picnic area
  • Bar/lounge
  • Elevator
  • Indoor pool
  • 24-hour front desk
  • Poolside bar
  • Porter/bellhop
  • Express check-out
  • Restaurant
  • Dry cleaning/laundry service
  • Self parking (surcharge)
  • Limo or Town Car service available
  • Outdoor pool
  • Swimming pool
  • Conference space size (meters) - 2601
  • Number of meeting rooms - 13
  • Luggage storage
  • ATM/banking
  • Concierge services
  • Total number of rooms - 334
  • Number of floors - 18
  • Number of buildings/towers - 1
  • Fireplace in lobby
  • 24-hour health club
  • Barbecue grill(s)
  • Art gallery on site
  • Rooftop terrace
  • Conference space
  • Billiards or pool table
  • Spa treatment room(s)
  • Tours/ticket assistance
  • Electric car charging station
  • Free pool cabanas
  • Coffee shop or café
  • Pool sun loungers
  • Steam room
  • Free WiFi
  • Sauna
  • Smoke-free property
  • Outdoor seasonal pool
  • Safe-deposit box at front desk
  • Spa services on site
  • Breakfast available (surcharge)
  • 24-hour business center
  • Conference space size (feet) - 28000
  • Ballroom
  • Spa tub
  • 24-hour fitness facilities
  • Arcade/game room
  • Wedding services
  • Garden
  • Multilingual staff
  • Free newspapers in lobby

Internet

Available in all rooms: Free WiFi

Available in some public areas: Free WiFi

Languages Spoken

  • English
  • French
  • German
  • Italian
  • Spanish
  • Polish
  • Russian
  • Arabic

Parking

Self parking (surcharge)

Room Amenities

Radisson Blu Aqua Hotel Chicago offers 334 air-conditioned accommodations with minibars and laptop-compatible safes. Flat-screen televisions are featured in guestrooms. Bathrooms include showers, designer toiletries, complimentary toiletries, and hair dryers. Guests can surf the web using the complimentary wireless Internet access. Business-friendly amenities include desks and complimentary weekday newspapers, as well as phones; free local calls are provided (restrictions may apply). Additionally, rooms include complimentary bottled water and coffee/tea makers. Refrigerators and hypo-allergenic bedding can be requested. Housekeeping is provided daily.

  • Air conditioning
  • Minibar
  • Connecting/adjoining rooms available
  • Coffee/tea maker
  • Refrigerator (on request)
  • Daily housekeeping
  • Hypo-allergenic bedding available
  • Braille signage
  • Phone
  • Free bottled water
  • Towels provided
  • Linens provided
  • Free local calls
  • Private bathroom
  • Free toiletries
  • Hair dryer
  • Iron/ironing board
  • Number of bathrooms - 1
  • In-room safe (laptop compatible)
  • Free cribs/infant beds
  • Flat-panel TV
  • Room service (24 hours)
  • Rollaway/extra beds (surcharge)
  • Free WiFi
  • Designer toiletries
  • Desk
  • Free weekday newspaper
  • Shower only
  • Wheelchair accessible

Where to Eat

Full breakfasts are available for a surcharge between 8:00 AM and 1:00 PM on weekends.

FireLake - This restaurant serves brunch, lunch, and dinner.

24-hour room service is available.

Nearby Things to Do

An indoor pool, an outdoor pool, and a spa tub are on site. Other recreational amenities include a 24-hour health club and a sauna.

The recreational activities listed below are available either on site or nearby; fees may apply.

  • Segway rental/tour nearby
  • Basketball on site
  • Rock climbing nearby
  • Hiking/biking trails nearby
  • Scooter/moped rentals nearby

Spa Services

  • Number of treatment rooms 2

Accessibility

If you have requests for specific accessibility needs, please note them in the special requests field on the booking page after selecting your room.

  • Wheelchair accessible path of travel
  • Accessible bathroom
  • Roll-in shower
  • Wheelchair accessible parking
  • In-room accessibility
  • Assistive listening devices available
  • Braille or raised signage
  • Wheelchair-accessible path to elevator
  • Wheelchair-accessible registration desk
  • Wheelchair accessible (may have limitations)

Hotel Policies

Check-in

Check-in time starts at 3 PM

Check-in time ends at midnight

Minimum check-in age is: 21

Check-out

Check-out time is noon

Payment types

Children and extra beds

  • Children are welcome.
  • Kids stay free! Children stay free when using existing bedding.
  • Rollaway/extra beds are available for USD 30.0 per night.
  • Free cribs (infant beds)!

Pet Policy

  • Pets stay free
  • Dogs and cats only
  • 2 per room (up to 60 lbs)
  • Specific rooms only, restrictions apply
  • Pet-friendly rooms can be requested by contacting the property at the number on the booking confirmation

You need to know

Extra-person charges may apply and vary depending on property policy

Government-issued photo identification and a credit card, debit card, or cash deposit may be required at check-in for incidental charges

Special requests are subject to availability upon check-in and may incur additional charges; special requests cannot be guaranteed

Safety features at this property include a carbon monoxide detector, a fire extinguisher, a smoke detector, and a first aid kit

This property advises that enhanced cleaning and guest safety measures are currently in place

Disinfectant is used to clean the property; commonly-touched surfaces are cleaned with disinfectant between stays; bed sheets and towels are laundered at a temperature of at least 60°C/140°F

Personal protective equipment, including masks, will be available to guests

Social distancing measures are in place; staff at the property wear personal protective equipment; a shield is in place between staff and guests in main contact areas; periodic temperature checks are conducted on staff; guests are provided with hand sanitizer

Contactless check-out is available

Individually-wrapped food options are available for breakfast, lunch, and dinner, and also through room service

Each guestroom is kept vacant for a minimum of 48 hours between bookings

The property affirms that it follows sanitization practices of Safety Protocol (Radisson) guidelines

The property affirms that it adheres to the SafeStay (AHLA - USA) sanitization guidelines and the Safe Travels (WTTC - Global) sanitization guidelines

Charges for extra guests may apply and vary according to property policy.

A cash deposit, credit card, or debit card for incidental charges and government-issued photo identification may be required upon check-in.

Special requests are subject to availability at the time of check-in. Special requests can't be guaranteed and may incur additional charges. For guests' safety, the property includes a carbon monoxide detector, a fire extinguisher, a smoke detector, and a first aid kit in each accommodation. This property advises that enhanced cleaning and guest safety measures are currently in place.Disinfectant is used to clean the property; commonly-touched surfaces are cleaned with disinfectant between stays; bed sheets and towels are laundered at a temperature of at least 60°C/140°F.Personal protective equipment, including masks, will be available to guests.Social distancing measures are in place; staff at the property wear personal protective equipment; a shield is in place between staff and guests in main contact areas; periodic temperature checks are conducted on staff; guests are provided with hand sanitizer.Contactless check-out is available.Individually-wrapped food options are available for breakfast, lunch, and dinner, and also through room service.Each guestroom is kept vacant for a minimum of 48 hours between bookings.The property affirms that it follows sanitization practices of Safety Protocol (Radisson) guidelines.The property affirms that it adheres to the SafeStay (AHLA - USA) sanitization guidelines and the Safe Travels (WTTC - Global) sanitization guidelines.

Service animals are allowed

Service animals are exempt from fees/restrictions

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Staff temperature checks are conducted regularly

Pets allowed (no fees)

Temperature checks are not available to guests

Bed sheets and towels are washed at a temperature of at least 60°C/140°F

Commonly-touched surfaces are cleaned with disinfectant

Property confirms they are implementing guest safety measures

Contactless check-out is available

Property is cleaned with disinfectant

Staff wears personal protective equipment

Property follows sanitization practices of SafeStay (AHLA - USA)

Protective clothing is available to guests

Masks are available to guests

Debit cards not accepted

Property follows sanitization practices of Safe Travels (WTTC - Global)

Shield between guests and staff in main contact areas

Guests are provided with free hand sanitizer

Staffed front desk

Social distancing measures are in place

Property follows a brand or regulatory agency's sanitization guidelines Safety Protocol (Radisson)

Property confirms they are implementing enhanced cleaning measures

Individually-wrapped food options are available

Individually-wrapped food options are available for breakfast

Individually-wrapped food options are available for lunch

Parking height restrictions apply

Individually-wrapped food options are available for dinner

Individually-wrapped food options are available through room service

Debit cards

Gap period enforced between guest stays 48 hours

Fees

You'll be asked to pay the following charges at the property:

  • Deposit: USD 100 per accommodation, per night
  • Resort fee: USD 29.36 per accommodation, per night

The resort fee includes:

  • Pool access
  • Spa access
  • Health club access
  • Fitness center access
  • Business center/computer access
  • Internet access

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

Optional extras

The following fees and deposits are charged by the property at time of service, check-in, or check-out.

  • Breakfast fee: between USD 18 and USD 75 per person (approximately)
  • Self parking fee: USD 51 per night
  • A pet fee will be charged
  • Service animals are exempt from fees
  • Rollaway bed fee: USD 30.0 per night

The above list may not be comprehensive. Fees and deposits may not include tax and are subject to change.

Hotel Names

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

We should mention

The seasonal pool will be open from May to September.

Pool access available from 5:00 AM to 6:00 PM.

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.

The property allows pets in specific rooms only and has other pet restrictions. Guests can arrange to bring pets by contacting the property directly, using the contact information on the booking confirmation.

Parking height restrictions apply.

Awards & 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.

  • Green Key Eco-Rating Program
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