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Waldorf Astoria Chicago

5.0 of 5 Hotel   |   11 East Walton, Chicago, IL 60611 (Formerly Elysian Hotel Chicago) (Gold Coast)
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Wisconsin
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9 reviews 9 reviews
5 hotel reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

We were going to stay at the Langham for a birthday weekend, but they were booked solid. We were able to secure a great deal at the Waldorf Chicago... a corner Gold Coast Suite (1200+ sq ft) with a bath and a half, wet bar, large living room, epic bath and ample balcony for $800/night including valet parking and taxes.... More

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Toronto
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14 reviews 14 reviews
3 hotel reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

We got a deal on this classy hotel when we stayed in June 2014. They included a $60/day voucher that could be used against parking, restaurant, etc. That saved us parking elsewhere in a dingy public parking lot, that we were not comfortable leaving our car at for the weekend. The service was excellent, very fast. Nice lap pool. Great... More

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Chicago, IL
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7 reviews 7 reviews
6 hotel reviews
34 helpful votes 34 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

We just wrapped up a last minute birthday getaway to the Waldorf, luckily snatching up one of the last rooms for the weekend. We live in the Chicago suburbs, too far to truly enjoy dinner in town and then face a long ride back, so the Waldorf is our go-to location for a treat. We have literally changed weekend plans... More

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WAChicago, General Manager at Waldorf Astoria Chicago, responded to this review

Dear Meemer1, Thank you so much for choosing the Waldorf Astoria Chicago as your hotel to celebrate your birthday. We are sincerely delighted to read that we are your hotel of choice when you stay in the city of Chicago on a special occasion. Thank you for all of your positive comments pertaining to our service team, the food in... More

Myrtle Beach, South Carolina
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5 reviews 5 reviews
3 hotel reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

My wife and I stayed at this hotel on the 11th floor July 17-20 so I am writing this while it's fresh in my mind. The hotel itself and location is AMAZING. We stayed in a Waldorf Suite and it was huge. It has a wet bar area with a sink, small fridge, microwave, and even a freezer with ice... More

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WAChicago, General Manager at Waldorf Astoria Chicago, responded to this review

Dear Chris051676, Thank you so much for taking the time to share your positive feedback of your most recent visit to the Waldorf Astoria Chicago. I am truly pleased to read that you enjoyed your Waldorf suite, with all of its unique amenities, especially the TV in the mirror. Thank you so much for your positive remarks pertaining to our... More

Oklahoma City, Oklahoma
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7 reviews 7 reviews
6 hotel reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

As a frequent traveler, I typically discount reviews about poor service at hotels unless they are common throughout many reviews. The property is beautiful and well kept, most of the staff was helpful; however, there were just some setbacks during our stay that left a sour taste in our mouths. I think there are two points that will be important... More

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WAChicago, Hotel Manager at Waldorf Astoria Chicago, responded to this review

Dear TripcorAlly, Thank you for sharing your review of your most recent stay with us on TripAdvisor. Your feedback is truly important to us. I sincerely regret to learn that your experience fell below your expectations. I would like the opportunity to personally speak with you to further discuss the details of your visit. I can be contacted at Joe.Piantedosi@waldorfastoria.com,... More

Los Angeles, California
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57 reviews 57 reviews
41 hotel reviews
56 helpful votes 56 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

Walking distance to many restaurants and very expensive shopping but also beautiful neighborhoods that are free to see! It is a no tip establishment which is nice but the service does not suffer. We had a very nice 25th floor suite (2501) with a peek a boo view of the lake. The room was immaculate, clean, lots of storage. The... More

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WAChicago, General Manager at Waldorf Astoria Chicago, responded to this review

Dear reallypickylady, Thank you so much for celebrating your anniversary with us at the Waldorf Astoria Chicago and thank you for sharing your review of your stay on TripAdvisor. It gives me great pleasure to read that you found comfort in one of our Astoria Suites and that you enjoyed your anniversary amenity. Thank you for your kind words pertaining... More

Baltimore, Maryland
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31 reviews 31 reviews
22 hotel reviews
74 helpful votes 74 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

I recently stayed two nights at the Waldorf w/an old friend. The property is in a great location, the service was impeccable, the accommodations were top notch! The best part is the price wasn't too outrageous and nobody would let us tip them! They have a hotel car (Mercedes) that they will use to drive you w/in a few mile... More

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WAChicago, General Manager at Waldorf Astoria Chicago, responded to this review

Dear beachiemom, Thank you for choosing the Waldorf Astoria Chicago for your friends’ trip to the Windy City and thank you for sharing such candid feedback on TripAdvisor. I am delighted to learn that you found comfort in your suite and that you found the hotel’s location convenient and its décor enjoyable. Thank you for your positive comments pertaining to... More

Chicago, Illinois
2 reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

Our stay was booked in celebration of my husbands birthday. We were looking to relax and unwind. We truly didn't have to worry about a thing while we were there. From the moment we arrived, we were greeted with great hospitality and felt like vips. When there was a short wait for check in, we were asked if we would... More

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WAChicago, General Manager at Waldorf Astoria Chicago, responded to this review

Dear travelingcara2012, Thank you so much for choosing the Waldorf Astoria Chicago as your hotel of stay to celebrate your husband’s birthday. I am truly pleased to read that the services in our Elysian Spa and Health Club enabled you to unwind and relax during your stay with us. Thank you for your positive remarks pertaining to our service team.... More

napoleon, United States
1 review
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

the best place to go to be treated like gold....romance is here....great location and a very relaxing bar..there were places within walking distance.(food and drinks) and many stores for shopping....Chicago is a beautiful and friendly town...

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WAChicago, General Manager at Waldorf Astoria Chicago, responded to this review

Dear Grace M, Thank you for review of your most recent stay at the Waldorf Astoria Chicago. It gives me great pleasure to read that you found the hotel’s location convenient and you enjoyed its surrounding bars, restaurants and great boutiques. I am also glad you had the opportunity to relax and enjoy some delightful libations in our cozy boîte... More

chicago, United States
1 review
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Gave an upgrade to us when room wasnt available.....The service was outstanding and staff very knowlegable and friendly,,,,The in room spa bath was very relaxing ... everything first class The in room food service was great and pn time that we were told..

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WAChicago, General Manager at Waldorf Astoria Chicago, responded to this review

Dear Robert B, Thank you so much for sharing your feedback of your most recent stay at the Waldorf Astoria Chicago on TripAdvisor. I am pleased to read that your found comfort in your suite and that you enjoyed the various amenities the hotel has to offer, especially our In Room Dining service. Thank you for your positive remarks pertaining... More

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Address: 11 East Walton, Chicago, IL 60611 (Formerly Elysian Hotel Chicago)
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Location: United States > Illinois > Chicago > Gold Coast , Near North Side
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$$$
Hotel Class:5 star — Waldorf Astoria Chicago 5*
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Bar / Lounge Business Center with Internet Access Fitness Center with Gym / Workout Room Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi ) Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly ) Restaurant Room Service Spa Suites Swimming Pool Wheelchair access
Hotel Style
#3 Business Hotel in Chicago #5 Spa Hotel in Chicago #6 Romantic Hotel in Chicago #6 Luxury Hotel in Chicago #8 Family Hotel in Chicago
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The AAA Five-Diamond Waldorf Astoria Chicago(formerly The Elysian Hotel)is located in the heart of the prestigious Gold Coast neighborhood amognst the Magnificent Mile and Oak Street famed restaurants, retailers and lakefront. The award-winning 188-room hotel through innovative services and technologies, creates a new experience in luxury – energetic and fashion forward, warm and welcoming, and fresh and engaging. Amenities include a 14,000 square-foot spa & health club; 4,500 square feet of private event space; European-inspired bistro, Balsan; haute bar Bernard's. ... more   less 
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