Get an overview of this hotelFamily-friendly Chicago hotel in Near North Side, walk to John Hancock Center

Popular property highlights

Free WiFi
Pets allowed
Restaurant
Indoor pool
Business centre

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. Free WiFi in public areas and a free area shuttle are also provided. Additionally, a 24-hour fitness center, 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 spa tub. 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. A computer station is located on site and wireless Internet access is complimentary.

This 5-star property offers access to a business center and meeting rooms. Event facilities measuring 7914 square feet (735 square meters) include conference space. This Art Deco hotel also offers a 24-hour fitness center, a sauna, and spa services. A complimentary area shuttle within 2 mi is available for guests. Onsite parking is available (surcharge).

Waldorf Astoria Chicago is a smoke-free property.

  • Express check-in 
  • Bar/lounge 
  • Elevator/lift 
  • Full-service spa 
  • Indoor pool 
  • 24-hour front desk 
  • Conference space 
  • Business center 
  • Porter/bellhop 
  • Express check-out 
  • Tours/ticket assistance 
  • Meeting rooms 8 
  • Restaurant 
  • Year Built 2009 
  • Coffee shop or café 
  • Dry cleaning/laundry service 
  • Free WiFi 
  • Steam room 
  • Sauna 
  • Babysitting or childcare (surcharge) 
  • Valet parking (surcharge) 
  • Computer station 
  • Smoke-free property 
  • Conference space size (meters) - 735 
  • Free area shuttle 
  • Number of meeting rooms - 6 
  • Spa services on site 
  • Terrace 
  • Luggage storage 
  • ATM/banking 
  • Breakfast available (surcharge) 
  • Concierge services 
  • Conference space size (feet) - 7914 
  • Spa tub 
  • Total number of rooms - 215 
  • 24-hour fitness facilities 
  • Number of floors - 26 
  • Number of buildings/towers - 1 
  • Multilingual staff 
  • Fireplace in lobby 
  • Free newspapers in lobby 

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 
  • Satellite TV service 
  • HDTV 
  • Free WiFi 
  • iPod docking station 
  • Room service (24 hours) 
  • Down comforter 
  • Individually furnished 
  • Individually decorated 
  • Pillowtop mattress 
  • Plasma TV 
  • Connecting/adjoining rooms available 
  • Free cribs/infant beds 
  • Rollaway/extra beds (free) 

Where to Eat

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

Bernard's - This restaurant specializes in American cuisine and serves breakfast, brunch, dinner, and light fare. Guests can enjoy drinks at the bar. Open daily.

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 sauna and a 24-hour fitness center.

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

  • Pilates classes on site 
  • Bicycle rentals nearby 
  • Golfing nearby 
  • Fitness classes on site 
  • Sailing nearby 
  • 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 
  • Spa tub in spa 
  • Manicures and pedicures 
  • Body treatments 
  • Facial treatments 
  • Massages 

Accessibility

If you have requests for specific accessibility needs, please note them at check-out when you book your room.

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

Hotel Policies

Check-in

Check-in time starts at 3 PM

Check-in time ends at midnight

Minimum check-in age is 21

Check-out

Check-out time is noon

Payment types

Children and extra beds

  • Children are welcome.
  • Kids stay free! Up to 2 children 12 years old and younger stay free when using existing bedding.
  • Free rollaway/extra beds!
  • Free cribs (infant beds)!

Pets

  • Pets allowed for an extra charge of USD 75 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 property 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 75 per pet, per stay
The above list may not be comprehensive. Fees and deposits may not include tax and are subject to change.

Hotel Name

  • Chicago Waldorf Astoria
  • Waldorf Astoria Chicago
  • Waldorf Astoria Hotel Chicago

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. The property has connecting/adjoining rooms, which are subject to availability and can be requested by contacting the property using the number on the booking confirmation.

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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