Radisson Blu Aqua Hotel, Chicago

Chicago, Illinois

Explore the Windy City from an award-winning hotel

Walk to the Magnificent Mile from the iconic hotel in Chicago

Dive into the rich culture of downtown Chicago from the Radisson Blu Aqua Hotel, Chicago, which is walking distance from Millennium Park, the Magnificent Mile, and Navy Pier. Designed by famed architect Jeanne Gang, our striking hotel places guests in the heart of the city with easy access to Financial District businesses and attractions like “The Bean” and the Chicago Riverwalk. As the first Radisson Blu in the United States, the Aqua Hotel is the standard for upscale accommodations in Chicago. Our eco-friendly practices, such as our electric car-charging stations, have earned platinum-level status with TripAdvisor’s GreenLeaders Program.

During your stay, take advantage of our indoor pool to swim laps and our rooftop pool to enjoy amazing views. Our fitness center adds fun to your workout with a basketball court (1/3 size), an outdoor running track, and a steam and sauna room. The hotel’s lifestyle garden provides a welcome respite from the hustle and bustle of the day, and the on-site FireLake Grill House & Cocktail Bar offers Midwestern cuisine in an inviting atmosphere. Hosting a large wedding or gala in Chicago? Our expansive meeting facilities and delicious catering options are sure to make your event shine.

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Situated near the confluence of Lake Michigan and the Chicago River in the Lakeshore East Development Award Winning Aqua Tower, Radisson Blu Aqua Hotel Chicago is surrounded by Chicago’s biggest tourist attractions, including Millennium Park, Navy Pier and the fabulous shopping of Michigan Avenue’s Magnificent Mile. The hotel is also connected to the Chicago Pedway system and surrounded by incredible views of Lake Michigan and the Chicago Skyline. Concentrated on two floors, the Radisson Blu Aqua meeting space is designed with meetings and social events in mind. Overlooking a six-acre park and outdoor terrace, with windows on two sides, the Atlantic Ballroom is the centerpiece of both the indoor and outdoor space. The hotel features 334 guest rooms with a choice of distinct room styles & 28,592 sq. ft of total meeting space with an additional 7,000 sq. ft. of outdoor event space.

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Nearest Major Airport: Chicago Midway International Airport (MDW)

Distance from Airport: 13 Miles, 25 Minutes

Area Member DMC: CTC Destination Management – DMC Network

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