Waldorf Astoria Chicago
- Hotel Class:
- Reputation: EXCELLENT
- User Rating: (780 reviews)
- AAA/CAA Five Diamond Lodgings
- Concierge.com Editors' Pick
- Conde Nast Readers' Choice List
- Conde Nast Traveler Gold
- Fodor's Choice
- Forbes Travel Guide Four Star Awards
- Travel and Leisure 500 World's Best Hotels
- Room Service
- Internet Access
- Business Center
- Meeting Rooms
- Fitness Center
How it Ranks: Waldorf Astoria Chicago ranks #1 out of 357 Chicago Hotels based on an evaluation of expert ratings and awards, as well as user reviews. The hotel scored high enough to make the exclusive U.S. News list of the Best Hotels in the USA.
- #1 in Best Chicago Hotels
- #1 in Best Illinois Hotels
- #1 in Hilton Group Hotels & Resorts
- #1 in Waldorf Astoria Hotels & Resorts
Our Take: This fashionable and relatively new hotel on East Walton gathers acclaim from recent guests for its elegant design and prime location in Chicago's Gold Coast neighborhood. Formerly known as The Elysian Hotel Chicago, the Waldorf Astoria Chicago also wins favor from vacationing couples; some unexpected but appreciated amenities include the in-room fireplaces and 400-thread count Italian bed linens. Recent guests also say the hotel deserves kudos for its European bistro-style restaurant, Balsan. But if you're hankering for something more substantial than bistro eats, recent guests recommend exploring the Gold Coast's acclaimed restaurants and bars that are all within reach. And when you need a break from the Chi-town bustle, relax in the 14,000-square foot Elysian Spa. Hilton HHonors members can accrue or redeem points here.
Location & Top Nearby Hotels
Of 357 hotels in Chicago, 61 are ranked on the U.S. News list of the Best Hotels in Chicago. The 10 closest to Waldorf Astoria Chicago are shown on the map below. These include The Talbott Hotel (<0.5 miles) and Hotel Sofitel Chicago Water Tower (<0.5 miles).
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Nearby Things to Do
Waldorf Astoria Chicago is 1.5 miles from the #1 ranked Chicago attraction, Chicago Architecture Foundation. Of the 14 top rated attractions, the five closest ones are listed below.
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