Waldorf Astoria Chicago

5 stars
Chicago, IL
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8.7
Great
173 reviews
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About Waldorf Astoria Chicago

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The Waldorf-Astoria offers top-of-the-line luxury in the Windy City. The hotel offers an intimate, boutique feel but offers all the amenities of a large hotel, therefore it caters perfectly to both leisure and business travelers.

The 215 luxurious rooms and suites offer fresh décor, rich furnishings, and dazzling views of downtown and Lake Michigan shoreline. Contemporary furnishings, neutral tones, and gorgeous marble bathrooms that offer separate showers and soaking tubs, as well as TVs inset in the mirrors add to the modern and sleek style of the rooms. In-room amenities are standard and feature all necessary conveniences for traveling guests.

The Waldorf-Astoria is adjacent to the hip Rush Street and within walking distance of popular bar, restaurants, and attractions. Its near boutique shopping on Oak Street and high-end shopping on the Magnificent Mile. Within walking distance are the Hancock Observatory and Museum of Contemporary Art. The classy Gold Coast is a popular tourist destination with famous homes such as the Playboy Mansion and Potter Palmer's lakeshore castle that attract tourists.

Relaxing on-site amenities at the hotel include an award-winning spa and health club and indoor lap pool. Guests can dine in the comforts of two Michael Mina Restaurants at the Waldorf Astoria Chicago. Petit Margeaux, a classic French patisserie on the hotel's lobby level, and Margeaux Brasserie, a Parisian café with elevated French cuisine combined with locally sourced ingredients. In addition, the hotel offers charming venues for meetings.

Unrivaled elegance, spectacular views, and spacious surroundings make Waldorf Astoria Chicago a relaxing second home in Chicago.

Latest deals for Waldorf Astoria Chicago

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King room
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1 king bed
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Premier Room
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1 king bed
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Deluxe room
2 queen beds
2 queen beds
2 queen beds
Double room
1 king bed
Luxury Room
2 double beds
2 double beds
2 double beds
Superior Room
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1 king bed
Queen room
2 queen beds
2 queen beds
2 queen beds
Standard Room
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*Total includes estimated local taxes & fees payable on check out.

Prices are based on 1 night including GST, excluding local taxes and fees.

Amenities at Waldorf Astoria Chicago

  • Indoor pool
  • Spa and wellness centre
  • Fitness centre
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Room service
  • Tea/coffee maker
  • Valet parking
  • Business centre
  • Wi-Fi available in all areas

General

  • Family rooms
  • Hardwood or parquet floors
  • Interconnected room(s) available
  • Landmark view
  • Lockers
  • Privacy curtain
  • Storage available
  • Fireplace
  • Seating area
  • Slippers
  • Sofa
  • Soundproof rooms
  • Soundproofing
  • Telephone
  • Tile/marble floor
  • Carpeted
  • City view

Services and conveniences

  • ATM on-site
  • Business centre
  • Wake-up service
  • Car rental
  • Concierge service
  • Currency exchange on-site
  • Meeting/Banquet facilities
  • Room service
  • Tour desk
  • Key access
  • Key card access
  • Express check-out
  • Private check-in/check-out
  • 24hr front desk
  • Conference rooms
  • Safety deposit box
  • Bottle of water

Basics

  • Wi-Fi available in all areas
  • Internet
  • Wi-Fi
  • Fan
  • Fire extinguisher
  • Free toiletries
  • Smoke alarms
  • Heating
  • Air-conditioned
  • Linens
  • Towels
  • Shampoo
  • Adapter
  • Body soap
  • Trash cans
  • Conditioner

Accessibility and suitability

  • Entire unit wheelchair accessible
  • Hypoallergenic
  • Hypoallergenic pillow
  • No smoking
  • Designated smoking area
  • Pets allowed on request. Charges may apply.
  • Roll-in shower
  • Disabled Access
  • Elevator
  • Shower chair
  • Accessible by elevator
  • Adapted bath
  • Allergy-free room
  • Toilet with grab rails
  • Upper floors accessible by elevator

Health and safety

  • Daily housekeeping
  • Contactless check-in/check-out
  • CCTV in common areas
  • CCTV outside property
  • Use of cleaning chemicals that are effective against coronavirus
  • 24-hour security
  • Guest accommodation is disinfected between stays
  • All plates, cutlery, glasses and other tableware have been sanitized
  • Delivered food is securely covered
  • Guests can opt out of accommodation cleaning
  • Staff follow all safety protocols as directed by local authorities
  • First-aid kit

Bathroom

  • Hairdryer
  • Bathrobe
  • Private bathroom
  • Shower
  • Shower cap
  • Additional bathroom
  • Additional toilet
  • Bathtub
  • Toilet
  • Toilet paper
  • Walk-in shower

Dining

  • Grocery deliveries
  • Packed lunches
  • Special diet menus (on request)
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Food can be delivered to guest accommodation
  • Minibar
  • Snack bar
  • Breakfast in the room
  • Dining table

Kitchen

  • Wine glasses
  • Kitchenware
  • Kitchen
  • Kitchenette
  • Dishwasher
  • Microwave
  • Tea/coffee maker
  • Refrigerator
  • Dining area

Media and entertainment

  • Flat-screen TV
  • Cable or satellite TV
  • Pay-per-view channels
  • Videogames
  • Radio
  • Shared lounge/TV area
  • TV
  • DVD player

Things to do

  • Beach access
  • Bicycle rental
  • Board games/puzzles
  • Cycling
  • Evening entertainment
  • Cooking classes
  • Water sport facilities (on site)
  • Night club

Bedroom

  • Feather pillow
  • Fold-up bed
  • Socket near the bed
  • Sofa bed
  • Alarm clock
  • Clothes rack
  • Wardrobe or closet

Pool and spa

  • Spa
  • Hot tub
  • Indoor pool
  • Spa and wellness centre
  • Massage
  • Sauna

Parking and transportation

  • Parking
  • Shuttle service (additional charge)
  • Private parking
  • EV charging station
  • Valet parking

Laundry

  • Laundry facilities
  • Ironing service
  • Laundry service
  • Pants press
  • Iron and ironing board

Outdoor

  • Outdoor furniture
  • Terrace/Patio
  • Balcony

Workspace

  • Fax/photocopying
  • Laptop safe
  • Desk

Family friendly

  • Babysitting or child care
  • Books, DVDs, music for children
  • Kids meals

Fitness

  • Aerobics
  • Fitness centre

Reviews of Waldorf Astoria Chicago

All reviews are collected from real users with a verified booking made with KAYAK or one of our trusted external partners.

8.7
Very goodBased on 173 verified guest reviews
9.1Families
8.5Friends
7.8Solo
8.4Couples

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2.0 Poor
Pros:Staff was excellent, room was very clean and very comfy. Room service for dinner was great.
Cons:Only two elevators that allow 2 people at a time, took forever to get on an elevator. Fire place in the room, the reason we book this hotel over others, does not work. Room service unavailable in the morning, call 5 times, remain on hold for over 30 minutes only to get busy signals each time. Contacted front desk who confirmed they were available, called one more time, still unreachable. Because of this we were unable to have coffee in the morning, no coffee make in room. Quite disappointing for a hotel that is supposed to be top tier in Chicago
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2.0 Poor
Cons:I paid $700 to be told my room wasn’t ready, I should dress up in a locker room , and wait for a text that my room was ready.
J
8.5 Very good
Pros:Beautiful. Comfortable, luxurious.
Cons:Staff assistance was hit or miss. Very frustrating. Some staff was very helpful. Others were not to the point of carelessness or rudeness. At this hotel I had expected service to be exquisite. It was not. For the price there's other hotels with better service who value their customers more highly.

Location

11 East Walton Street, Chicago, IL 60611

What's nearby

  • 360 CHICAGO0.5 km
  • Magnificent Mile0.6 km
  • Chicago Riverwalk1.4 km
  • Chicago Theater1.6 km
  • Chicago Cultural Center1.8 km
  • Millennium Park2 km
  • Cloud Gate2 km
  • Chicago Lakefront Trail2.1 km
  • Navy Pier2.2 km
  • Art Institute of Chicago2.3 km
  • Symphony Center2.3 km
  • Willis Tower2.4 km

Policies

Check-in/Check-out

Check in anytime after 3:00 PM, check out anytime before 12:00 PM

Cancellation/prepayment

Cancellation/prepayment policies vary by room type and provider.

Essential information about Waldorf Astoria Chicago

Low season

January

High season

April

Average price (weeknight)

C$ 542

Average price (weekend night)

C$ 609
Cheapest month to stay with an average 29% drop in price.
Most expensive month to stay with an average 34% rise in price.
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Top tips for your stay at Waldorf Astoria Chicago

  • If you’re after a cheap room at Waldorf Astoria Chicago, then you should consider staying during the low season. The cheapest deals can generally be found in January and November.
  • Prices can also vary depending on which day of the week you stay. For the best room deals at Waldorf Astoria Chicago, plan to stay on a Wednesday or Friday. The most expensive day is usually Thursday.
  • The cheapest price a room at Waldorf Astoria Chicago was booked for on KAYAK in the last 2 weeks was C$ 705, while the most expensive was C$ 1,328.
  • How long should you stay at Waldorf Astoria Chicago? KAYAK users usually book their rooms here for 2 days.

FAQs when booking at Waldorf Astoria Chicago

  • Is it possible to hold a meeting at the Waldorf Astoria Chicago?

    If you're searching for a hotel in Chicago where you can host a meeting, you should consider the Waldorf Astoria Chicago. This remarkable hotel features six spacious meeting rooms: the Sinclair Ballroom, Sinclair South, Sinclair North, the Hemingway Salon, the Faulkner Salon, and the Fitzgerald Salon. The Sinclair Ballroom, Sinclair South, and the Hemingway Salon can host up to 40 individuals, while the rest can host up to 20 guests. Judging by modern luxury business amenities such as a complimentary business center, state-of-the-art audio and visual equipment, and a dedicated personal meeting concierge available at this hotel, it's safe to say that it is a premier venue for any meeting.

  • What are some of the special services offered at Waldorf Astoria Chicago's spa?

    The Waldorf Astoria's spa, the Waldorf Astoria Spa & Health Club, is an award-winning wellness and beauty center. At this spa, you can enjoy the Waldorf Signature Massage, a personalized massage to meet each guest's needs, or the Hot Stone Massage, which involves placing Himalayan stones across the body to alleviate muscle tension and increase blood circulation. Alternatively, you can enjoy the Ashiatsu massage or the Prenatal Massage. The Ashiatsu Massage is a deep tissue massage involving barefoot compression strokes that glide over the body with a push and pull motion. Prenatal Massage is a treatment designed to cater to expectant mothers. You can opt for the spa's couple massage if you are with your partner. They even offer special spa services for men and children. Also, because the Waldorf Astoria Spa & Health Club is a full-service spa, you can indulge in nail care, facials, and body treatments as well.

  • What is the best room to stay in at the Waldorf Astoria Chicago?

    There are several types of rooms at the Waldorf Astoria Chicago, including Deluxe King rooms, Deluxe Queen rooms, Premier Terrace King rooms, Junior Suites, One-Bedroom Suites, Corner One-Bedroom Suites, the Gold Coast Terrace Suite, and the Presidential Suite. The Presidential Suite is the best room at the Waldorf Astoria Chicago. Located on the 26th floor, this 2,400 square feet room offers panoramic views of Chicago's cityscape. It features a grand living area, a one-touch fireplace, a fully-equipped kitchen, a six-person dining table, two furnished terraces, and a media room with HDTV and games consoles. Given that it boasts three private entrances, it offers exclusivity and discretion.

  • Does the Waldorf Astoria Chicago have accessible rooms?

    The Waldorf Astoria Chicago has several accessible rooms. Each room has a toilet with grab bars, sliding bathroom doors, a soaking tub with a handheld shower head, an accessible refrigerator, and a roll-in shower. Besides having amenities that improve accessibility, this hotel also boasts staff sensitive to the needs of disabled individuals. This being the case, you can count on having a smooth experience at this hotel no matter what your needs.

  • How can I get to the Waldorf Astoria Chicago from O'Hare International Airport?

    To travel to the Waldorf Astoria Chicago from O'Hare International Airport (ORD), you can board a taxi, a shuttle, or a bus. If you’d like to get to the hotel from the airport as quickly as possible, you should board a taxi, which only takes about 30 minutes, depending on traffic. If time isn't of the essence, Chicago Transit offers buses from O'Hare (ORD) to the Waldorf Astoria Chicago. On average, they take roughly an hour to complete the journey.

  • Where is Waldorf Astoria Chicago located?

    Waldorf Astoria Chicago is located at 11 East Walton Street in Near North Side, 2.7 km from the centre of Chicago. 360 CHICAGO is the closest landmark to Waldorf Astoria Chicago.

  • When is check-in time and check-out time at Waldorf Astoria Chicago?

    Check-in time is 3:00 PM and check-out time is 12:00 PM at Waldorf Astoria Chicago.

  • How far is Waldorf Astoria Chicago from the airport?

    Waldorf Astoria Chicago is 15.9 km from Chicago Midway.

  • Does Waldorf Astoria Chicago have a pool?

    Yes, Waldorf Astoria Chicago has a pool on-site.

  • How does KAYAK find such great Waldorf Astoria Chicago hotel deals?

    KAYAK scours the web for all room deals available at Waldorf Astoria Chicago in Chicago and lets you compare them to find the best rate for your stay. Many different travel sites will offer discounts or deals at different times for rooms at Waldorf Astoria Chicago and KAYAK will provide you with prices from a huge range of travel sites. That means that you can always find a great deal for Waldorf Astoria Chicago.

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