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Waldorf Astoria Chicago

#6 of 176 Hotels in Chicago
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11 East Walton, Chicago, IL 60611 (Formerly Elysian Hotel Chicago)
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Toronto, Canada
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28 reviews 28 reviews
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27 helpful votes 27 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 21, 2011

The Elysian is a wonderful new addition to Chicago’s luxury 5 star hotels, with a true old-world European boutique feel. The service is first-rate with excellent positive attitude from all staff and they try very hard to please everyone who stays with them. The decor and ambiance is wonderful with a warm residential feel. When you walk into the property,... More 

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Dear Guest, Thank you for your thorough review of Elysian Hotel Chicago. I sincerely appreciate your feedback regarding your stay. While you mentioned the décor and hotel ambience were to your liking, I am disappointed to read of the downfalls in service you experienced. I have made certain to address these specific issues with each department on hand and can... More 

Wisconsin
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151 reviews 151 reviews
46 hotel reviews
66 helpful votes 66 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 20, 2011

Booked a Gold Coast Suite for weekend to celebrate hubby's b day. Hotel upgraded our room to Deluxe Suite. I booked a package deal on Elysian's website. Beautiful rooms with fireplace, veranda and the best bathroom ever. Bed is very comfortable and room dark and quiet. Tile in the bath is mosaic and memorable. Everything you could want in a... More 

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Chicago, Illinois
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 20, 2011

I am very picky on hotels and my family can attest. This hotel is very nice, we even though the views are not that great. The staff makes up for any thing that you wouldn't expect. They go above and beyond what I expect from service and could not believe how nice everyone was and they seemed to really mean... More 

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Seattle, Washington
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 20, 2011

I chose the Elysian to celebrate a milestone birthday with friends and family. I wanted this stay to be memorable and it was. We loved the elegance and spaciousness of our suite. Every staff member we had contact with made us feel welcome. The level of service at this hotel was superb. It wasn't just the fast room service or... More 

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Toronto, Canada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 20, 2011

We stayed 3 nights in this beautiful hotel, and thoroughly enjoyed their top quality service from check-in to departure. We recommend this hotel to any international traveller who wishes to experience the highest quality stay in Chicago.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 19, 2011

I stayed here for one night but promptly extended 3 more nights after a flight cancellation. The hotel staff is incredibly attentive without being obtrusive. This is subtle luxury at its finest. From the very good quality and chic furnishings to the first-class amenties (the spa and fitness facilities are unbeatable), this hotel rivals the top luxury hotels of the... More 

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Harrisburg, PA
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31 reviews 31 reviews
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8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 16, 2011

This hotel was perfect. The staff was incredible, the suite was fabulous, the bed was comfortable, even the pillows were good! The balcony gave us a great view of the city. We were very comfortable here.

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New York City, New York
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11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 14, 2011

I just got back from one fabulous night at The Elysian hotel in Chicago. Wow, what a beautiful hotel. The driveway and entrance reminded me of the old apartment buildings in New York. I had taken the redeye and arrived very early but they were able to accommodate me and i was checked in quickly so that i could go... More 

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Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
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9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 14, 2011

We recently stayed at the Elysian Hotel and it was the best hotel we have stayed at in Chicago for the past few years. We have stayed at all the 5 star hotels in Chicago but find the Elysian to be superior to all the others. It is the staff and their accommodating attitude as well as the spaciousness of... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 13, 2011

I was a bit skeptical in the raving reviews I saw at first, but I decided to give the Elysian a try. After a night, I have to admit, the reviews are absolutely accurate. They are rated No.1 for a very good reason. I'm no stranger to luxury hotels, but Elysian is just outstanding in its uniqueness and elegance. The... More 

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