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Get an overview of this hotel5-star family-friendly hotel, walk to John Hancock Center

Location

This family-friendly Chicago hotel is located on a lake, within a 10-minute walk of Newberry Library, John Hancock Center, and Chicago Water Tower. Tribune Tower and Wrigley Building are also within 1 mi (2 km).

Hotel Features

This smoke-free hotel features a full-service spa, a restaurant, and an indoor pool. WiFi in public areas is free. Additionally, a health club, a bar/lounge, and a coffee shop/café are onsite.

Room Amenities

All 215 soundproofed rooms feature free WiFi and pillowtop beds. Guests can enjoy deep soaking tubs, and other standard amenities include iPod docks, 24-hour room service, and plasma TVs.

Hotel Amenities

Hotel Amenities

In addition to a full-service spa, Waldorf Astoria Chicago features an indoor pool and a health club. Dining options at the hotel include a restaurant and a coffee shop/café. A bar/lounge is on site where guests can unwind with a drink. Public areas are equipped with complimentary high-speed wireless Internet access.

This 5-star property offers access to a business center and meeting rooms. Event facilities measuring 4500 square feet (418 square meters) include conference space. This Art Deco hotel also offers a spa tub, a sauna, and spa services. Parking is available onsite for a surcharge.

Waldorf Astoria Chicago is a smoke-free property.

  • 24-hour front desk 
  • Babysitting or childcare (surcharge) 
  • Total number of rooms - 215 
  • Number of floors - 19 
  • ATM/banking 
  • Bar/lounge 
  • Breakfast available (surcharge) 
  • Coffee shop or café 
  • Free newspapers in lobby 
  • Concierge services 
  • Conference space 
  • Dry cleaning/laundry service 
  • Elevator/lift 
  • Express check-in 
  • Express check-out 
  • Fireplace in lobby 
  • 24-hour fitness facilities 
  • Full-service spa 
  • Health club 
  • Tours/ticket assistance 
  • Free WiFi 
  • Meeting rooms 6 
  • Multilingual staff 
  • Valet parking (surcharge) 
  • Terrace 
  • Porter/bellhop 
  • Luggage storage 
  • Restaurant 
  • Conference space size (meters) - 418 
  • Number of meeting rooms - 6 
  • Year Built 2009 
  • Conference space size (feet) - 4500 
  • Sauna 
  • Smoke-free property 
  • Number of buildings/towers - 1 
  • Spa services on site 
  • Spa tub 
  • Steam room 
  • Business center 
  • Indoor pool 

Family Friendly Amenities

  • Indoor pool  
  • Free Wi-Fi  
  • Rollaway/extra beds available  
  • Soundproofed rooms  
  • Babysitting or childcare (surcharge)  
  • Microwave  

Internet

Available in all rooms: Free WiFi

Available in some public areas: Free WiFi

Parking

Valet parking (surcharge)

Room Amenities

  • Premium TV channels 
  • Pay movies 
  • Hypo-allergenic bedding available 
  • Premium bedding 
  • In-room climate control (air conditioning) 
  • Air conditioning 
  • Free newspaper 
  • Soundproofed rooms 
  • Phone 
  • Free local calls 
  • Minibar 
  • Free bottled water 
  • Microwave 
  • Daily housekeeping 
  • Turndown service 
  • Designer toiletries 
  • Private bathroom 
  • Bathrobes 
  • Hair dryer 
  • In-room massage available 
  • Slippers 
  • Separate bathtub and shower 
  • Deep soaking bathtub 
  • Iron/ironing board (on request) 
  • In-room safe 
  • Desk 
  • Rollaway/extra beds available 
  • Cribs/infant beds available 
  • iPod docking station 
  • Satellite TV service 
  • HDTV 
  • Free WiFi 
  • Room service (24 hours) 
  • Down comforter 
  • Individually furnished 
  • Individually decorated 
  • Pillowtop mattress 
  • Plasma TV 

Where to Eat

Cooked-to-order breakfasts are available for a surcharge and are served each morning between 7 AM and 11 AM.

The Kitchen at the Waldorf Astoria Chicago - Introducing our 2016 pop-up restaurant, featuring freshly prepared local ingredients intended to complement the bold flavor profiles of Veuve Clicquot. Located on 3rd floor.

Bernard's Bar - Intimate, refined and attentive; reminiscent of a plush, private club. Serves modern and classic cocktails, craft beers and artisanal wines and spirits. Small bites menu offered. Located on 2nd floor.

24-hour room service is available.

Nearby Things to Do

An indoor pool and a spa tub are on site. Other recreational amenities include a health club and a sauna.

The recreational activities listed below are available either on site or nearby; fees may apply.

  • Golfing nearby 
  • Sailing nearby 
  • Bicycle rentals nearby 
  • Fitness classes on site 
  • Pilates classes on site 
  • Yoga classes/instruction on site 

Spa Services

Guests can indulge in a pampering treatment at the hotel's full-service spa. Services include massages, facials, body treatments, and manicures and pedicures. The spa is equipped with a spa tub.

  • Prenatal massage 
  • Manicures and pedicures 
  • Spa tub in spa 
  • Massages 
  • Body treatments 
  • Facial treatments 

Accessibility

To make special requests for accessibility needs, please note them at check-out when you book your room.

  • Accessible bathroom 
  • In-room accessibility 
  • Roll-in shower 

Hotel Policies

Check-in

Check-in time ends at midnight

Check-in time starts at 3 PM

Minimum check-in age is 21

Check-out

Check-out time is noon

Payment types

Pets

  • Pets allowed for an extra charge of USD 45 per pet, per stay
  • Dogs and cats only
  • Up to 30 kg

You need to know

Extra-person charges may apply and vary depending on hotel policy.

Government-issued photo identification and a credit card or cash deposit are required at check-in for incidental charges.

Special requests are subject to availability upon check-in and may incur additional charges. Special requests cannot be guaranteed.

  • Minimum Spring Break check-in age is 21 years old.

Minimum guest age is 21

Fees

The charges below are included in your overall room price:
  • Resort fee
We have included all charges provided to us by the property. However, charges can vary, for example, based on length of stay or the room you book.

Optional extras

The following fees and deposits are charged by the property at time of service, check-in, or check-out.
  • Fee for cooked-to-order breakfast: USD 30 for adults and USD 25 for children (approximately)
  • Valet parking fee: USD 70 per night (in/out privileges)
  • Pet fee: USD 45 per pet, per stay
The above list may not be comprehensive. Fees and deposits may not include tax and are subject to change.

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We should mention

A resort fee is included in the total price displayed. Up to 2 children 12 years old and younger stay free when occupying the parent or guardian's room, using existing bedding. Only registered guests are allowed in the guestrooms.

Awards & Affiliations

  • Waldorf Astoria Chicago is listed in the 2013 Condé Nast Traveler Gold List of the world's best places to stay.

Best of Waldorf Promotion

Book a stay in a "Best of Waldorf" rate plan category and receive the following:

  • One $50 USD hotel credit per night, per room
Must book the "Best of Waldorf" rate category to qualify. One credit per room, per night and is applied to guest's account at check-out. Cannot be used towards room rate. Complete details available upon check-in. Other restrictions may apply.

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