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Radisson Blu Aqua Hotel

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    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4.5 of 5 stars
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    4.5 of 5 stars
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  • Cleanliness
    5 of 5 stars
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Lexington, Kentucky
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

Stayed in Room 423 at the Radisson Blu Aqua. Loved the room. The view was amazing. From the balcony, which wrapped around the corner of the hotel, I could see the lake and Navy pier. Also, the pool was directly below my balcony. Looked like a great pool to enjoy in warm weather. Really wonderful view at night. Also, a... More 

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Durban, South Africa
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

I cannot say enough about this hotel. Great service, great rooms, great facilities. Our room had a kingsize bed with a modern bathroom. There is also an indoor and outdoor swimming pool, a running track, a steam room, a Jacuzzi and a fully equipped gym. One of the best hotels I have stayed in.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

I liked the look of the building from the outside, once in, I loved it even more. All areas very clean, all staff members very approachable and nice, good food, great coffee service in the room and nice minibar if you get to use it... great room amenities and great space in each room! the fitness center is just BIG... More 

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Minneapolis, Minnesota
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

Awesome hotel, excellent staff, very comfortable room with an awesome view. Nice workout room and a track on the 3rd floor thta goes around the hotel . We were coming back from dinner and we walked in front of the fire station which is right next to the hotel. Our two kids were with and we stopped to look at... More 

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Radissonbluaqua, General Manager at Radisson Blu Aqua Hotel, responded to this review

Thanks so much for your recent review! I am excited to hear about how much you enjoyed your stay with us. What a great story about the fire station next door, they are great neighbors and it was so kind of them to invite you and your family in for a little tour. I sounds like you were able to... More 

Park Ridge, Illinois
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

Great stay during the NRA convention. Staff extremely attentive, comfortable beds, sleek, modern decor in spacious rooms. Excellent views of the city. My only regret was not having enough time to enjoy all the wonderful amenities! Inviting lobby to relax with a cappuccino and scone from Lavazza shop, beautiful candle lit fireplace, and fabulous photo showcase of Chicago history from... More 

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Radissonbluaqua, General Manager at Radisson Blu Aqua Hotel, responded to this review

Vicki, Thank you for writing us about your recent stay! I am thrilled to hear that you enjoyed your experience so much. I will be sure to pass along your compliments to our staff. We have just launched our new "Art of Blu" self guided art, architecture and photography tour which includes the eleven Vivian Maier photographs. Should you be... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

Everything exquisite! Great Location, staff: excellent service, cleanliness: very good, design: impressive and modern, full of details. I just don't give the 5 stars because in the 4th floor the sirens of a firefighter dept. next to the hotel were annoying from time to time.

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Radissonbluaqua, General Manager at Radisson Blu Aqua Hotel, responded to this review

Lazaro, Thank you for your review! I am thrilled to hear you enjoyed your stay and service provided! I am sorry that the sirens were loud, should you come back and visit us again, please ask to see if we have a higher floor available to alleviate the sounds of the city. Thank you for choosing the Radisson Blu Aqua.... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

We spent one night at the Radisson Blu Aqua Hotel. Overall, we had a great stay. We were impressed by the very stylish lobby and the room was great. The rooftop pool and outdoor spaces were really nice. The bed was incredibly comfortable with great linens and pillows. The bathroom had a rain shower, which was nice. We had a... More 

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Radissonbluaqua, General Manager at Radisson Blu Aqua Hotel, responded to this review

Thank you for submitting your review! I am excite to hear that you enjoyed your stay overall. Great to hear that you enjoyed your views as well as our amenity space. I am sorry you were not 100% happy with your dinner in Filini Restaurant, however we have just launhed our new Spring Menu, and hope you will come back... More 

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