We noticed that you're using an unsupported browser. The TripAdvisor website may not display properly.
We support the following browsers:
Windows: Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome. Mac: Safari.
Want the lowest hotel prices? You're in the right place. We check 200+ sites for you.

Waldorf Astoria Chicago

Show Prices
#10 of 186 Hotels in Chicago
Certificate of Excellence
Enter dates for lowest prices
powered by PriceFinder
Check In Check Out
1 room 2 adults 0 children
We check 200+ sites to find the latest and lowest prices.
Professional photos
Waldorf Astoria Chicago
View Map
{"widget":{"name":"ibex_photo_carousel","template":"ibex_photo_carousel__widget","dust":{"nav_controls":"ibex_photo_carousel__nav_controls"},"moduleList":["handlers"],"divClasses":"prw_rup prw_ibex_photo_carousel","js":{"handlers":"(ta.prwidgets.getjs(this,'handlers'))"}},"scriptFlags":null,"containerClass":null}
Add Photo Write a Review

2,162 Reviews from our TripAdvisor Community

Traveller rating
Traveller type
Time of year
Language
  • More
Showing 2,103: English reviews
Start your review of Waldorf Astoria Chicago
 Click to rate
Boston, MA
Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

Lovely and elegant hotel in great neighborhood. The rooms are huge and well appointed with marble bsths with double sinks .....all the niceties like slippers left out and cream as you would expect ...the stuff is loveky. Walking to water tower place and all the nice stores...

 Report
Helpful?
2Thank Opinioned_traveler
WAChicagoHotel, General Manager at Waldorf Astoria Chicago, responded to this review

Thank you for kind opinion. Our team prides themselves on providing True Waldorf Service with sophisticated comfort in a historic destination, so your stay is filled with unforgettable moments.

Chicago, Illinois
HOTEL’S FAVOURITE REVIEW
Reviewed 19 January 2017

The Waldorf Astoria Chicago on Walton is one of my all time favorite hotels and the best for a staycation over the holidays. The service is impeccable. The Astoria suite w/ fireplace and terrace is 915 sq ft and perfect size for 2. The bathroom has a wonderful large soaking tub with a TV in the mirror which makes for...

 Report
Helpful?
3Thank Mom2MGirls
About Hotel's Favourite Review
WAChicagoHotel, General Manager at Waldorf Astoria Chicago, responded to this review

Dear Mom2MGirls, Thank you so much for taking the time to share such candid feedback of your most recent visit with us. I am truly pleased to read that you found our Astoria Suite comfortable and roomy. Thank you also for your positive comments pertaining to our cozy restaurant and bar Bernard's and our In Room Dining Service. I have...

Chicago, Illinois
Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

When you ask for the 5 star experience this hotel goes beyond the term. From the hospitality of the staff, to the great selection of food from the amazing restaurant, it has it all. If your looking for time at the spa or nearby shopping and attractions there's not one better place to stay at!

Review collected in partnership with Waldorf Astoria
 Report
Helpful?
2Thank Y3362XXjosev
WAChicagoHotel, General Manager at Waldorf Astoria Chicago, responded to this review

Thank you for choosing the Waldorf Astoria Chicago, as your accommodation during your stay in Chicago. Your recognition of our stellar service, dining, spa, and location is valued and appreciated and will be shared with our team. Please feel free to call upon us for your future visit.

Chicago, United States
Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

Phenomenal One-night stay to celebrate our Chicago wedding. The suite, staff, amenities, and food -- all top notch. We had a limited amount of time to spend here, but W-A made it seem like a long and wonderful trip. Many thanks!

Review collected in partnership with Waldorf Astoria
 Report
Helpful?
2Thank spencerh500
Wilmette, United States
Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

Staff was wonderful, we received an upgrade upon check in. My wife mentioned we were celebrating our anniversary and we were sent a complimentary bottle of champagne like it was the normal course of welcoming guests on a special occasion. All around a wonderful experience, we recommend this hotel to our friends and will definitely be returning. Thanks!

Review collected in partnership with Waldorf Astoria
 Report
Helpful?
3Thank 755evanm
North Chicago, Illinois
Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

This was my first stay with Waldorf Astoria and slightly more than I wanted to spend, $500 with tax. Overall it was worth the price for impeccable service, a 5bstar where everbody is treated well is a huge selling factor. The room was spacious, maintained very well and the accommodations at the spa were unbelievable. I hated leaving.

Review collected in partnership with Waldorf Astoria
 Report
Helpful?
3Thank ConfidentialInTheCty
WAChicagoHotel, General Manager at Waldorf Astoria Chicago, responded to this review

Dear ConfidentialInTheCty, Thank you so much for sharing your feedback of your most recent visit with us. It gives such great pleasure to read that you were satisfied with your experience and that you enjoyed the different amenities the hotel has to offer, especially our Spa & Health Club. Thank you for kind comments pertaining to our service team. It...

Chicago, United States
Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

Amazing hotel, without a doubt beautiful. Room Service situation isn't great, expensive whch is expected but food just wasn't very good. Movie did not work, but they credited off and gave me a credit. Aside from that it is amazing.

Review collected in partnership with Waldorf Astoria
 Report
Helpful?
3Thank W8407BLbethg
WAChicagoHotel, General Manager at Waldorf Astoria Chicago, responded to this review

Dear W8407BLbethg, Thank you for sharing your review of your most recent visit to the Waldorf Astoria Chicago. I am pleased to read that you enjoyed the hotel's ambiance and decor. On the other hand, I regret to learn that our In Room Dining service was not satisfactory and that the movie you intended to watch was not working. I...

Reviewed 1 week ago

My wife and I spent a day and night in the city and the stay was good but not perfect. The good: the rooms and overall property is extremely comfortable and nice. The gym is very good too. The staff was friendly and helpful when speaking with us. They also gave a very good recommendation for dinner, which we really...

 Report
Helpful?
1Thank Chris H
WAChicagoHotel, General Manager at Waldorf Astoria Chicago, responded to this review

Dear Chris H, Thank you for sharing your feedback of your most recent visit with us. I sincerely regret to learn of the various inconveniences you experienced during your visit, especially with regard to the suite you were upgraded to and the erroneous charges in your room. Please accept my sincere apology for these inconsistencies in our service levels during...

Grand Haven, Michigan
Reviewed 1 week ago

Great location, close to all of the best stores. The spa is fabulous, took advantage of the fitness facilities and steam room. Staff was superb and accommodated all of our needs. This is a true full service hotel.

Review collected in partnership with Waldorf Astoria
 Report
Helpful?
3Thank R481VQkellyk
WAChicagoHotel, General Manager at Waldorf Astoria Chicago, responded to this review

Dear R481VQkellyk, Thank you for sharing your review of your most recent visit to the Waldorf Astoria Chicago. I am truly pleased to read that you were able to enjoy some time in our Spa & Health Club and that our team was able to provide efficient assistance during your stay. I am also happy to read that you enjoy...

Rochester, Michigan
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

My wife and I stayed here for a long weekend and we're not disappointed. The room (a king deluxe) was large and beautifully appointed. The fireplace is a nice touch but did cause the room to become pretty hot, fortunately you can open the window which balances things out. The service was great and a nice touch is the house...

 Report
Helpful?
3Thank James M
WAChicagoHotel, General Manager at Waldorf Astoria Chicago, responded to this review

Dear James M, Thank you so much for taking the time to share your feedback of your most recent visit with us. I am truly happy to read that not only did you enjoy your room but also the amenities the hotel offers, especially our House Car service. I am also glad you were able to get some peaceful rest...

820 photos of this hotel

Traveller photos: See what travellers like you saw

Viewed
All Traveller Photos (593)
Viewed
Room/Suite (191)
Viewed
View from Room (29)
Viewed
Hotel & Grounds (88)
Viewed
Bathroom (58)
Viewed
Pool/Beach Area (6)
Viewed
Dining (15)
Viewed
Business Centre/Function Rooms (2)
Viewed
2:39
Videos (1)
Viewed
Other (203)

TripAdvisor Photos: Professional photos exclusively commissioned by TripAdvisor

Viewed
All TripAdvisor Photos (99)
Viewed
Executive Suite (39)
Viewed
King Deluxe Room (36)
Viewed
Dining (7)
Viewed
The Hotel (17)

Management photos: Courtesy of the property manager

Viewed
All Management Photos (128)
Viewed
Room/Suite (31)
Viewed
Bathroom (3)
Viewed
Hotel & Grounds (25)
Viewed
Dining (7)
Viewed
Business Centre/Function Rooms (9)
Viewed
Pool/Beach Area (1)
Viewed
Other (52)
Check In Check Out
Hotels you might also like...
Travellers also viewed these Chicago hotels
Near North Side
The Langham, Chicago
The Langham, Chicago
#2 of 186 in Chicago
2,073 reviews
Magnificent Mile
The Peninsula Chicago
The Peninsula Chicago
#3 of 186 in Chicago
1,366 reviews
Magnificent Mile
Four Seasons Hotel Chicago
Show Prices
Show Prices
Show Prices
Magnificent Mile
Park Hyatt Chicago
Park Hyatt Chicago
#7 of 186 in Chicago
1,480 reviews
Gold Coast
Thompson Chicago, a Thompson Hotel
Near North Side
Trump International Hotel & Tower Chicago
Show Prices
Show Prices
Show Prices

Staying in Gold Coast

Neighbourhood Profile
Gold Coast
Located just north of The Loop, Gold Coast is one of Chicago’s most affluent and popular neighborhoods. The original Playboy, Hugh Hefner, once had a mansion here. In addition to prestigious hotels, historic mansions and luxury high-rise apartments, you’ll also find upscale specialty boutiques and Michelin-starred restaurants. Walk along Oak Street for your shopping fix and dance through the night along Rush Street. The Newberry Library is also a great stop to check out noteworthy exhibits and rare book collections.
Explore this neighbourhood

Amenities

Highlights
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Pool
  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
  • Room Service
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Spa
About the property
  • Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly )
  • Wheelchair Access
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
Things to do
  • Pool
  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Spa
  • Hot Tub
Room types
  • Suites
  • Non-Smoking Rooms
In your room
  • Air Conditioning
Internet
  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Paid Wifi
Services
  • Room Service
  • Business Centre with Internet Access
  • Laundry Service
  • Dry Cleaning
  • Meeting Rooms
  • Concierge
  • Banquet Room
  • Multilingual Staff
  • Conference Facilities
  • Babysitting
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
The AAA Five-Diamond Waldorf Astoria Chicago(formerly The Elysian Hotel)is located in the heart of the prestigious Gold Coast neighborhood amognst the Magnificent Mile and Oak Street famed restaurants, retailers and lakefront. The award-winning 188-room hotel through innovative services and technologies, creates a new experience in luxury – energetic and fashion forward, warm and welcoming, and fresh and engaging. Amenities include a 14,000 square-foot spa & health club; 4,500 square feet of private event space; European-inspired bistro, Balsan; haute bar Bernard's. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Waldorf Astoria Chicago

Address: 11 East Walton, Chicago, IL 60611-1412 (Formerly Elysian Hotel Chicago)
Region: United States > Illinois > Chicago > Gold Coast , Near North Side
Price Range: RM1,635 - RM3,039 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:5 star — Waldorf Astoria Chicago 5*
Number of rooms: 215
Reservation Options:
TripAdvisor is proud to partner with Hilton Hotels Direct, Booking.com and Jetsetter so you can book your Waldorf Astoria Chicago reservations with confidence. We help millions of travellers each month to find the perfect hotel for both holiday and business trips, always with the best discounts and special offers.
Hotel Style:
#2 Romantic Hotel in Chicago
#4 Family Hotel in Chicago
#4 Business Hotel in Chicago
#7 Spa Hotel in Chicago
#10 Luxury Hotel in Chicago
Is This Your TripAdvisor Listing?
Own or manage this property? Claim your listing for free to respond to reviews, update your profile and much more.
Claim Your Listing

Questions & Answers

Here's what travellers have asked, with answers from Waldorf Astoria Chicago staff and other travellers.
16 questions
Ask a question

See all questions (16)

Questions? Get answers from Waldorf Astoria Chicago staff and past guests.
Posting guidelines
Typical questions asked:
  • Can tickets for local attractions be purchased at the front desk?
  • Do you have to pay extra for a mini-fridge?
  • At what time does the pool open each day?

See which rooms travellers prefer

“North views are the best.”
 of 5 bubbles chrishV8466BJ, 20 Feb 2017 | Read review
“Standard rooms seem a strong value. Our suite near the elevator did not have noise issues.”
 of 5 bubbles GoKate, 22 Jan 2017 | Read review
“My favorite room is the Astoria Suite with fireplace and terrace!”
 of 5 bubbles Mom2MGirls, 18 Jan 2017 | Read review
“If possible try to get a balcony at least”
 of 5 bubbles R8789GRmarkw, 6 Jan 2017 | Read review
“If you want to romanticize your trip, ask for a suite with a fire place. Very nice!”
 of 5 bubbles bryans540, 28 Dec 2016 | Read review
5 of 5