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Raffaello Hotel

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Thunder Bay
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 81 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

Stayed at the Raffaello for four nights mid September - room 1503-Location to the Michigan Avenue the best! Within one or two blocks you are on the "Mag Mile" or at the beach. Close to all shopping and fine dining. Staff greeted you consistently with a smile and a hello. They were helpful and engaging, they cared that your stay... More 

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Zeewolde, The Netherlands
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 46 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Surprised to see how good the location is. Close to the Magnificent Mile. Only thing is that the hotel is very old and you can see it. Elevator is probably towed up and down by hand, but it works. Hallway very old. Room large, but view on the back of a building. Very noisy because of the airco's from the... More 

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Lincoln, United Kingdom
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3 reviews
1 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

nice hotel but ripped off after returning to uk .claiming payment twice off my card,showed my original reciept they ignored this and never contacted.dont trust them with your cards!!!!!! good location.

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Los Angeles, California
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I'm still sore about how much parking is here but realizing that it's pretty standard for hotels close to lakeshore or downtown for that matter to charge that much ... Check in was great on requesting for upgrades they did so (thank you!!!) to the king suite which was great approx 700 sq ft so we had a separate room... More 

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Chicago, Illinois
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

I am local to Chicago but was having some work done on my place. In searching for options for the week, I came across Raffaello Hotel. They had a promotion going on for Chicago residents that made the stay very reasonable. And the hotel itself is kept up well and very comfortable. The deal they had for locals put me... More 

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Missouri
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

My parents, brother and wife, and husband all travelled to Chicago via Amtrak to spend a family -fun weekend. The Raffaello Hotel was the perfect place to do so. Great location to several wonderful restaurants, shopping on Michigan Avenue, and tourist attractions. Quiet spacious rooms. Great 18th floor bar. Whitney was the perfect bartender and so knowledgeable ! Will certainly... More 

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RaffaelloManagement, Manager at Raffaello Hotel, responded to this review

Thank you for review and for choosing the Raffaello Hotel for your family get-away! I'm glad you enjoyed our convenient location and your spacious guest room accommodations! I'm also happy to see that you had a great time at drumBAR. We look forward to hosting you again soon. More 

Missoula, MT
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The good: fabulous location, fun donuts, nice staff, great bar (when it's open). The bad: world's smallest hotel room (I have never seen a smaller hotel room in all my travels), it took almost 5 minutes for hot water to reach the tiny room, and believe what you read about the small slow elevators. We were traveling with friends. One... More 

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RaffaelloManagement, Manager at Raffaello Hotel, responded to this review

Thank you for taking the time to review your recent stay with us. Im a disappointed to hear that you found your room too small for your needs, and that you had issues with the hot water in your room. I am happy to see you enjoyed the location, and had a chance to try the donut shop and rooftop... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The hotel is just off Michigan Ave and within walking distance to the beach, great shopping, tourist attractions and fantastic food. I could not have had a better location for a trip alone. The room was a charming, bright and window filled suite with a view down Deleware. I loved the amenities and comfort of the room. The staff was... More 

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RaffaelloManagement, Manager at Raffaello Hotel, responded to this review

Thank you for taking the time to review your stay with us. I am happy to see that you were satisfied with your overall stay. I will be sure to relay your notes about the bathroom to management for improvement. Thank you for your compliments to our staff, and I'm glad you enjoyed your guest room accommodations and the location.... More 

London, United Kingdom
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16 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

I enjoyed my stay at The Raffaello, the guys on the front desk were very helpful and friendly. The hotel is a short walk from the magnifcent mile. A good hotel and a doughnut shop in the lobby which were very nice. The hotel is very near the john hancock tower.

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RaffaelloManagement, Manager at Raffaello Hotel, responded to this review

Thank you for the five star rating! I'm glad you enjoyed the convenient location and the amenities in the hotel. Thank you for your compliments to our front desk staff. We sincerely hope you'll stay with us again very soon! More 

Harrow, Canada
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We arrived at the Raffaello on a Friday evening around 8 pm. There was no where to pull over to unload our luggage so that was kind of stressful. I had to take what I could & check in, bring it up & run back down to our truck so we could go park it. The Hotel was lovely though... More 

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RaffaelloManagement, Manager at Raffaello Hotel, responded to this review

Thank you for your review and for choosing the Raffaello Hotel as your home away from home as you enjoyed the Pearl Jam concert! I'm glad to hear that you enjoyed your room and the location. I am sorry to hear about the congestion in front of the hotel where you were not able to comfortably unload your luggage. I... More 

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Streeterville
Streeterville is where visitors head for play at Navy Pier, a pseudo amusement park and development of restaurants, shops, rides, and other activities. You’ll find lots of action and excitement on the docks. Along the pier, you’ll see the statue of the captain for whom Streeterville is named. While you enjoy your fair share of sightseeing at the pier, you can also visit other popular attractions there such as the Chicago Children’s Museum and the Chicago Shakespeare Theater. Off the pier you’ll find more restaurants from low-cost pubs to high-end establishments. Arts and culture aficionados should be sure not to miss the Museum of Contemporary Art.
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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Fitness Center with Gym / Workout Room
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  • Wheelchair access
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Chicago’s only completely non-smoking 4-star boutique luxury hotel has the best location of any 4-star hotel, just steps away from Michigan Avenue in the heart of the Gold Coast. The famed Magnificent Mile, is just steps from Raffaello Hotel’s front door, as is shopping, theater, nightlife, restaurants, clubs, Navy Pier, Hancock Observatory, museums, zoos, and beaches. Amenities include breakfast room service, massage treatments, manicure and pedicure by Windy City Massage, concierge services, 24-hour business center, PC computer kiosks, 24-hour fitness center, valet parking, valet laundry, mini-bars, microwaves, rain forest showerheads, flat screen LCD TV’s, DVD players, in room safes, luxurious bathrobes, all cotton terry bath towels, 350 thread count sheets overlaying goose down duvets. 18th floor meetings and convention center. Every guest room is non-smoking as are the public areas validating our claim to being Chicago’s only completely non-smoking luxury boutique 4 star hotel, just off Michigan Avenue, the Magnificent Mile. Our newest addition, Drumbar, sits atop the 18th floor. Drumbar is a multi seasonal destination with a speakeasy style inside lounge and outdoor garden terrace. Designed as a drinking establishment to deliver warmth, style, and an energetic spirit of old meets new. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Raffaello Hotel

Address: 201 E Delaware Pl, Chicago, IL 60611-1713
Location: United States > Illinois > Chicago > Streeterville
Price Range: $119 - $554 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:4 star — Raffaello Hotel 4*
Number of rooms: 172
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Raffaello Hotel Chicago
Hotel Style:
#53 Luxury Hotel in Chicago
#60 Romantic Hotel in Chicago
#69 Family Hotel in Chicago
#70 Business Hotel in Chicago
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