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Suite, 1 King Bed, Non Smoking, Park View
559 square feet
1 King Bed
(Extra beds available: Crib)
Room sleeps 2 guests
(up to 2 children)
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Other room types
Room, 1 King Bed, Accessible, View (NonSmoking)
350 square feet
1 King Bed
(Extra beds available: Crib)
Room sleeps 2 guests
(up to 2 children)
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Room, 1 King Bed, Non Smoking, View
350 square feet
1 King Bed
(Extra beds available: Crib)
Room sleeps 2 guests
(up to 2 children)
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Business Room, 1 King Bed, Non Smoking
350 square feet
1 King Bed
(Extra beds available: Crib)
Room sleeps 2 guests
(up to 2 children)
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Room, 2 Queen Beds, Non Smoking, View
400 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, Balcony, Park View (Corner NonSmoking)
350 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, Non Smoking
400 square feet
2 Queen Beds
(Extra beds available: Crib)
Room sleeps 4 guests
(up to 3 children)
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Room, 1 King Bed, Balcony, City View (NonSmoking)
350 square feet
1 King Bed
(Extra beds available: Crib)
Room sleeps 2 guests
(up to 2 children)
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Room, 2 Queen Beds, Accessible, City View (NonSmoking)
400 square feet
2 Queen Beds
(Extra beds available: Crib)
Room sleeps 4 guests
(up to 3 children)
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Premium Room, 2 Queen Beds, Balcony, Park View (NonSmoking)
400 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, Non Smoking, Park View
350 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, City View (NonSmoking)
400 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 flat-screen televisions. Complimentary wireless Internet access is available to keep you connected. Private bathrooms with bathtubs or 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 indoor pool, and a seasonal outdoor pool. Additional amenities at this hotel include complimentary wireless Internet access, an arcade/game room, and wedding services.

Grab a bite to eat at FireLake, a restaurant which features a bar/lounge, or stay in and take advantage of the room service (during limited hours). Full breakfasts are available daily 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 following facilities are closed seasonally each year. They will be closed from October 13 to May 31:

  • One of the swimming pools

Hotel Amenities

Hotel Amenities

In addition to an indoor pool, Radisson Blu Aqua Hotel Chicago provides a 24-hour health club and a seasonal outdoor pool. The hotel offers a restaurant and a coffee shop/café. A bar/lounge is on site where guests can unwind with a drink. 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 rooftop terrace, tour/ticket assistance, and barbecue grills. Onsite parking is available (surcharge), along with a car charging station.

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

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

Internet

Available in all rooms: Free WiFi

Available in some public areas: Free WiFi

Languages Spoken

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

Parking

Self parking (surcharge)

Room Amenities

Radisson Blu Aqua Hotel Chicago offers 334 air-conditioned accommodations with laptop-compatible safes and complimentary bottled water. Flat-screen televisions are featured in guestrooms. Bathrooms include bathtubs or showers, designer toiletries, complimentary toiletries, and hair dryers. This Chicago hotel provides complimentary wireless Internet access. Business-friendly amenities include desks and phones; free local calls are provided (restrictions may apply). Additionally, rooms include coffee/tea makers and irons/ironing boards. Refrigerators and hypo-allergenic bedding can be requested. Housekeeping is provided on request.

  • Air conditioning
  • Room service (limited hours)
  • Television
  • Coffee/tea maker
  • Hypo-allergenic bedding available
  • Phone
  • Free local calls
  • Private bathroom
  • Free toiletries
  • Hair dryer
  • Iron/ironing board
  • Designer toiletries
  • Desk
  • Refrigerator (on request)
  • In-room safe (laptop compatible)
  • Flat-panel TV
  • Free WiFi
  • Bathtub or shower
  • Connecting/adjoining rooms available
  • Free cribs/infant beds
  • Rollaway/extra beds (surcharge)
  • Towels provided
  • Bedsheets provided
  • Number of bathrooms - 1
  • Housekeeping on request
  • Visual fire alarm

Where to Eat

Full breakfasts are available for a surcharge and are served each morning between 8:00 AM and 1:00 PM.

FireLake - This restaurant serves brunch, lunch, and dinner. Guests can enjoy drinks at the bar. A children's menu is available.

Room service (during limited hours) is available.

Nearby Things to Do

An indoor pool and a seasonal outdoor pool are on site. Other recreational amenities include a 24-hour health club.

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

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

Accessibility

If you have requests for specific accessibility needs, please contact the property using the information on the reservation confirmation received after booking.

  • Wheelchair-accessible on-site restaurant
  • Wheelchair-accessible lounge
  • Visual alarms in hallways
  • Handrails in stairways
  • Wheelchairs available on site
  • Well-lit path to entrance
  • Stair-free path to entrance
  • Wheelchair accessible (may have limitations)
  • Pool hoist on site
  • Wheelchair accessible path of travel
  • Accessible bathroom
  • Roll-in shower
  • Wheelchair-accessible public washroom
  • Wheelchair accessible parking
  • Wheelchair-accessible concierge desk
  • In-room accessibility
  • Assistive listening devices available
  • Braille or raised signage
  • Wheelchair-accessible path to elevator
  • Wheelchair-accessible registration desk
  • Wheelchair-accessible pool
  • Wheelchair-accessible fitness center
  • Wheelchair-accessible meeting spaces/business center

Hotel Policies

Check-in

Check-in time ends at midnight

Check-in time starts at 3 PM

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

This property accepts credit cards, debit cards, and cash

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

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.

This property accepts credit cards, debit cards, and cash. 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; contactless room service is available; masks are required in public areas. Contactless check-out is available. Enhanced food service safety measures are in place. Individually-wrapped food options are available for breakfast, lunch, and dinner, and also through room service. This property affirms that it follows the cleaning and disinfection practices of Safety Protocol (Radisson). This property affirms that it adheres to the cleaning and disinfection practices of Safe Travels (WTTC - Global) and SafeStay (AHLA - USA).

Staff temperature checks are not conducted regularly

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 follows sanitization practices of SafeStay (AHLA - USA)

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

Staffed front desk

Service animals are allowed

Service animals are exempt from fees/restrictions

UnionPay

Guest accommodation is not sealed after cleaning

Masks are compulsory at the property

Pets allowed (no fees)

Contactless food service / room service is available

Property is cleaned with disinfectant

Staff wears personal protective equipment

Protective clothing is available to guests

Masks are available to guests

Mobile key entry is not available

Food service has been amended for enhanced safety

Shield between guests and staff in main contact areas

Guests are not provided with hand sanitizer

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

No gap period between guest stays

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.

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 June to September.

Pool access available from 5:00 AM to 8:00 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.

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; contactless room service is available; masks are required in public areas.

Contactless check-out is available.

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

This property affirms that it follows the cleaning and disinfection practices of Safety Protocol (Radisson).

This property affirms that it adheres to the cleaning and disinfection practices of Safe Travels (WTTC - Global) and SafeStay (AHLA - USA).

Enhanced food service safety measures are in place.

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.

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