201 East Delaware Place | Chicago, IL 60611 [See Map]
#54 in Best Chicago Hotels
Hotel Class 4.0-star Critic Rating Moderate Guest Rating

U.S. News Review

If you're looking for waterfront views, then look no further than Raffaello. This trendy boutique sits about a block away from the shores of Lake Michigan on the northern fringes of the Near North neighborhood. Rooms boast a distinctly European ambiance with cream-colored decor and contemporary furnishings, not to mention Egyptian cotton linens, Keurig coffee makers and iHome stereos. However, the European influences don't appeal to everyone, with some travelers lamenting the small elevators and the design of the showers (which can end up spraying the bathroom if you're not careful). Guests do praise the friendly hotel staff, and those with kids especially love the Raffaello's proximity to Navy Pier and the 360 Chicago building; choose the right room and you can see the notorious skyscraper out the window. Though the Italian restaurant Pelago fares well among recent guests for its mouthwatering seafood dishes, visitors weren't as pleased with the lack of breakfast food. Travelers also note that the Raffaello's quality service and tasty eats don't come cheap.

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  • Lonely Planet Recommended

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A hotel's guest rating is calculated using data provided under license by TripAdvisor.com. A total of 1377 guests have reviewed the Raffaello, giving it a rating of 4.0, on a scale of 1-5.

Guest Ratings: 4.0 (based on 1377 reviews)

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