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Radisson Blu Aqua Hotel, Chicago

Radisson Blu Aqua Hotel, Chicago


  • Dine-in
  • Takeout
  • Delivery
  • All-Seasons Patio


221 N. Columbus Dr., Chicago IL 60601

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Located on the first 18 floors of the 81-story Aqua Tower designed by internationally acclaimed, environmentally conscious architect Jeanne Gang, Radisson Blu Aqua Hotel, Chicago is a design-centric hotel that connects guests to Chicago through art, fashion and culture. The Streeterville hotel’s 334 chic rooms and suites are defined by clean lines, pops of color and modern furnishings, many of which offer stunning views of Lake Michigan and downtown Chicago. Dog-friendly rooms and services are available. Amenities include an 80,000-square-foot green roof and recreation deck featuring gardens and gazebos, an 8,000-square-foot, state-art-of-the-art fitness and spa facility, indoor lap pool, indoor basketball court, outdoor pools and hot tubs with cabanas, firepit and grill, 1/5-mile running trail and full-service business center. The hotel boasts close to 26,000 square feet of meeting room and event space, including an outdoor area. Its proximity to many of Chicago’s popular attractions, including Lake Michigan, Navy Pier, Millennium Park, Magnificent Mile and top museums, makes Radisson Blu the perfect choice for visitors of all types.

Special offer: Bed and Breakfast

Enjoy complimentary breakfast for two during your Chicago getaway.

Special offer: Kids Kamping Package

Pack up the kids and take them camping in the city! They’ll love playing with a new toy, coloring in their own coloring books, and eating sweet treats under the Blu sky in their very own tent in the guest room.

Special offer: Meetings & Events Promotion

Book your event through March 2021 to earn a 15% commission, no attrition/cancellation fees, and matching Radisson Rewards points for planners. It's all to recognize a job well done and thank you for planning your meetings and events with us.

Special offer: Self Park and Stay

Take a road trip to Chicago and enjoy a relaxing vacation with complimentary self-parking at the Radisson Blu Aqua Hotel, Chicago.

Special offer: Suite Retreat

Receive 20% off our Best Available Rate and enjoy a complimentary 2 pm check-out when booking a suite 14 days in advance.

Special offer: VIPup Package

Enjoy quality time with your dog when you book our VIPup package. Includes dog bed and pet dishes for use during your stay, welcome toy, portable dog food and water bowl, waste bag dispenser, food and drink mat, and gourmet treats.

Health and Safety

Single Use Menus

Health & Safety Policy URL View Policy

Masks Provided

Masks Required-Guest

Masks Required-Staff

Reservations Required

CDC Recommended Cleaning Procedures

Hand Wash/Sanitizer Stations

Social Distancing Guidelines Enforced

Limited Elevator Occupancy

Reduced Occupancy/Occupancy Limits

No Contact Services

Wheelchair Accessible

Incentive Programs

Group Lodging

Number of Sleeping Rooms 316

Complimentary Local Calls

Complimentary Newspaper

Outdoor Pool

Indoor Pool


Club/Executive Level Floor

Business Center


Express Check-In/Check-Out

Bell Services

Number of Suites 18

Number of ADA-Compliant Rooms 17

Spa Both On-site & Nearby

Exercise Facility On-site

Luggage Service Fee $7/person roundtrip

Complimentary Room Policy 1 per 50

In-Room Wi-Fi Availability Complimentary

Total Number of Guest Rooms 334

In-Room iPod Docking Station

Connecting Rooms Available

Number of Smoking Rooms 334

In-room Safe

Room Service

In-Room Iron/Ironing Board

In-room Mini Bar

In-room Coffee Maker

In-Room Hair Dryer

24-hour Room Service

Number of Kings 203

Number of Double/Doubles 131

Motorcoach Parking On-site

Team Building Activities Offered

Minimum Group Number 10

Maximum Room Block 250

Group Discounts Available

Virtual Tour

Golf Nearby

Miles from O'Hare Airport 18.0

Miles from Midway Airport 12.0

Miles from Navy Pier

Miles from McCormick Place 3.0




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Special Interest Tours Offered

Valet Parking Available

Reservations Accepted

Public Space Wi-Fi Available

Restaurant(s) On-site


Concierge Service

ATM Machine On-site

ADA Compliant

Public Space Wi-Fi COMP or Fee Complimentary

Self-Parking Available On-site

Food On-site Restaurant

Number of Retail Stores

Number of Restaurants On-site

Minimum Age 21


Military Discount

AARP Discount

AAA Discount

Number of Meeting Rooms 15

Largest Room, Ceiling Height 20.0

Exhibit Space Available

Largest Room, Max Capacity 1250

Largest Room, Square Footage 12041

On-Site Catering

On-site Audio/Visual Equipment

Exclusive Decorator(s)

In-house/Exclusive Caterer(s)

Complete Buy-out Available

Max Capacity, Theater Style 1220

Max Capacity, Reception Style (Standing) 1250

Max Capacity, Classroom Style 640

Max Capacity, Banquet Style (Seated) 910

Exclusive Audio/Visual Provider(s)

Video Conferencing Available

Total Square Footage of Meeting Space 28623

Max Venue Capacity 650

Private Meeting Space Available

Private Dining Available

Group Menu

Group Breakfast Available

Avg Meal Price/Person (appetizer, entrée, dessert) $$$ = $25 - $34

Box Lunches Available

IGLTA Member

LEED Certified Building

AAA Rated


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