Waldorf Astoria Chicago

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Top 4% in Chicago About the TripExpert Score

17 expert recommendations


Afar Magazine

Located on the first 22 floors of a 60-story luxury condominium high-rise amid Chicago’s toniest shopping district, the Waldorf Astoria Chicago feels surprisingly calm and intimate. Full review →


Andrew Harper 94.0

Luxurious European-style hotel in prestigious Gold Coast neighborhood. Full review →



The Elysian, a 2009 arrival to Chicago's hotel scene, may be the most elegant boutique hotel to open in the city in years.


Condé Nast Traveler 92.4

"From the decor to the service, this is one of the greatest hotels I’ve stayed in." Full review →


Fodor's Tick 5

The elegant roms are furnished with platinum- and champagne-color palettes and textured wallpaper; and most of the marble-covered bathrooms have a deep soaking tub. Full review →


Forbes Travel Guide 92

Waldorf Astoria Chicago, which was until recently The Elysian hotel, is an Art Deco jewel inspired by the style of Coco Chanel. Full review →


Frommer's 34

The lavishness continues inside the hotel, which you could call “French manor-style,” but “palatial” is more accurate. Full review →


Gayot 49

Like the New York original, this Waldorf Astoria hotel is pure luxury. Full review →



Massive, elegantly appointed guestrooms—a good portion of which have working fireplaces. Full review →



Gold Coast glamour in a 60-story tower modeled after Paris’s grand dame hotels. Full review →


Lonely Planet

The Elysian is one of Chicago’s newest uberluxury hotels and models itself on 1920s Parisian glamour. We gotta say: it delivers. Full review →


Michelin Guide

Walk through the cobblestoned motor court that resembles a French chateau, and step into the striking lobby-you'll think you've died and gone to haute heaven at this grand dime.


Star Service Tick 5

Between State and North Rust streets, three blocks west of the John Hancock Tower, this swanky property is pitched as an alternative for gourmands and fashionistas seeking a more intimate pad. Full review →

The best views to request include head-on vistas of the John Hancock Tower.

The Telegraph 9.0

The posh lobby – with its ornate statues, a crystal chandelier inspired by Coco Chanel's brooch and marble galore – invokes 1920s glamour. Full review →


Time Out

Those who’d rather not penny-pinch on their next staycation can go all out at this Gold Coast hotel, where the guest rooms average 890 square feet. Full review →


Travel + Leisure

From the pin-tucked curtains to the jewelry design–influenced lighting fixtures, it’s all très Chanel and Dior. Full review →


Zagat 4.7

This “grand” Gold Coast outpost is the “ultimate in luxury” and gets “10 stars” from fans for its “subtle style”, “exceptional service” and “impeccable attention to details.”

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Waldorf Astoria Chicago

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11 East Walton, Chicago, IL 60611

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