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Safety index

77 out of 100

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Safe area

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Eco-certified

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Luxury

Pet-friendly

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Radisson Blu Aqua Hotel Chicago

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8.6

Good (11,933 ratings)

Chicago, United States - 

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350 m Michigan Avenue

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350 m Millennium Park

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490 m Chicago Riverwalk

Hotel Overview

Radisson Blu Aqua Hotel in Chicago is a luxurious hotel that receives high praise for its outstanding services and amenities. According to user reviews, it offers a unique blend of modern style, comfort, and exceptional service, making it a popular choice among travelers seeking a premium lodging experience in the city.

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Hotel highlights

Property

Service

Location

  1. Architectural Design: Guests are consistently impressed by the hotel's striking architecture and stylish interior decor.
  2. Prime Location: Its central location offers easy access to popular tourist attractions, shopping, and dining options.
  3. Excellent Customer Service: The staff's attentiveness and professionalism receive high marks for making guests feel welcome and well-cared for.
  4. Luxurious Amenities: The hotel boasts top-notch amenities including a fitness center, outdoor pool, and spacious rooms with spectacular views.
  5. Quality of Food: The in-house dining options are praised for their delicious cuisine and variety of offerings.
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Area for improvement

Sleep

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Accessibility

  1. Pricing: Many guests find the hotel's pricing to be on the higher side, especially for food and beverages.
  2. Noise Levels: Some visitors have mentioned that noise from the surrounding area can sometimes be bothersome, affecting sleep quality.
  3. Room Availability: During peak seasons, securing a room can be challenging due to high demand.
  4. Additional Fees: Guests have expressed concern over unexpected additional fees for certain services that were assumed to be included in the booking price.
  5. Parking: The available parking options are considered expensive and inconvenient by many reviewers.

Amenities

Extra beds/cribs

Breakfast available

Breakfast available

Pool

Parking available

Parking available

Pet friendly

Pet friendly

Air conditioning

Air conditioning

Laundry

Laundry

Restaurant

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Score icon8.6

RateScore

Total 11,933 Reviews

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RateScore is average rating from most popular providers

Blended Web Rating

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8.4

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8.0

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8.0

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4.3/5

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4.5/5

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agoda

78 Reviews

8.4 / 10

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booking

1,730 Reviews

8.0 / 10

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expedia

1,369 Reviews

8.0 / 10

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google

2,606 Reviews

4.3 / 5

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tripadvisor

6,150 Reviews

4.5 / 5

Reviews

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Words are aggregated from hotel reviews across the web and listed by the most mentions.

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Property

Service

Location

Amenities

Cleanliness

Bathroom

Fitness

Food

Atmosphere

Sleep

Bar

Parking

Pool

Breakfast

Business

Gym

Accessibility

Kitchen

Restaurant

Nature

Transit

Nightlife

Family

Hot Tub

Wi-Fi

Wellness

Safety

Entertainment

Couples

Spa

Air Conditioning

Pets

Property was mentioned 821 times

17% Negative76% Positive

Reviews based on Property

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Ed Zamora2 months ago
3/5Google icon

This is a good place to stay but I expected more. It felt like a regular, run of the mill hotel but in the form of a high rise. The staff is pleasant but lacked the kind of exemplary service and follow through you want from a place like this. The decor is a bit in your face as well. Just expected more from the hotel itself for such an incredible looking building as it is on the outside.

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Nia Tate2 months ago
4/5Google icon

I always love staying at Radisson Blu, it’s my favorite 4 star hotel in the city. The room layouts, amenities and customer service are incredible. Only issue I experienced was the upcharge at check in. That’s the only reason I won’t give 5 stars. Apparently there is new ownership and they charge you additional for requesting things such as a room with a tub. I’ve stayed here several times before with the same request and never had to pay anything additional. Thankfully, Linda was helping me at check in and she was amazing! She helped me get the best room that made me feel the most comfortable, and even provided additional upgrades to my room. Her great service made my stay worthwhile.

Hotel Quality

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General Info

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Total number of rooms 334

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Number of floors 18

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Number of buildings/towers 1

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Year Built 2011

WiFi Quality

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Ping, ms

Idle

10

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237

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64

Wifi Speed Is Good For

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web browsing

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HD online movies

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group video calls

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online streaming

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4K online movies

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online gaming

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What's nearby

Michigan Avenue

350 m

Millennium Park

350 m

Chicago Riverwalk

490 m

Grant Park

630 m

Navy Pier

1.5 km

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Getting around

Millennium Station

490 m

Randolph-Wabash Station

560 m

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Airports Nearby

Chicago O'Hare Intl. Airport (ORD)

19.5 km

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Restaurants

Swissotel Chicago

140 m

The Northman Beer & Cider Garden Riverwalk

700 m

American Craft Kitchen & Bar

280 m

Swissôtel Chicago Lobby Lounge

210 m

BIG Bar

280 m

Street View

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Daytime safety

56 out of 100

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Nighttime safety

26 out of 100

Unsafe

Chicago safety index

Safety

Crime

77

Overall Safety Index

Safe

An average rating of the six safety categories

77 out of 100

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Women safety

Safe

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Likelihood of inappropriate behavior against women.

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79

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Physical safety

Safe

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Likelihood of injury due to harmful intent.

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70

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Property safety

Unsafe

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Likelihood of theft.

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34

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Political safety

Very Safe

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Potential for infringement of political rights or political unrest.

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81

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LGBTQ safety

Very Safe

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Likelihood of harm or discrimination against LGBTQ persons or groups and level of caution required at location.

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100

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Medical safety

Very Safe

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Likelihood of illness or disease, assessment of water and air quality, and access to reliable medical care.

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100

66

Overall Crime index

High

An average rating of the crime categories

66 out of 100

Property crime severity

High

69

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Mugging or robbery  64/100

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Car theft  56/100

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Car break-ins  65/100

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Home break-ins  56/100

Violent crime severity

High

72

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Physical attacks  62/100

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Racism or religion motivated attacks  48/100

Other crime severity

High

78

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Insult or harassment in public  61/100

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Corruption or bribery  71/100

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Drug problem  71/100

Prices Around Property

Average Daily Costs Per Person

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Bottle of water 1.5L

$1.1 - $4.5

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Coffee

$2.7 - $8.4

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Beer 0.5L

$1.6 - $4.9

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Meal, inexpensive restaurant

$13.6 - $45.4

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Public transport, one-way ticket

$2 - $2.7

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Taxi 1km (normal tariff)

$2 - $4.5

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Meal for 2 people, mid-range restaurant, three-course

$59 - $181.5

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Bottle of mid-range wine

$8.2 - $22.7

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McMeal at McDonalds

$8.9 - $13.6

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Coke/Pepsi 0.33L

$2.1 - $4.5

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Public transport, monthly pass

$68.1 - $104.4

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Gasoline (1 liter)

$0.8 - $1.3

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Mobile phone monthly plan

$36.3 - $90.8

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Fitness club, monthly fee

$27.2 - $158.8

Weather In Chicago

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Precipitation In Chicago

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Air Quality

Moderate

PM2.512

PM1022

45

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Slight concern for sensitive groups. Most can continue outdoor activities.

Drinkable Water Quality

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Fair

Water may have some problems, not recommended for daily consumption.

Traffic around property

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Moderate

Traffic is moving at a steady pace, smooth driving without significant delays.

House Rules

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Check in after 15:00

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Check out until 12:00

Children welcome

Pets welcome (restrictions apply)

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