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Raffaello Hotel

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Overview
  • Excellent42%
  • Very good35%
  • Average13%
  • Poor6%
  • Terrible4%
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“donut shop”(80 reviews)
“drum bar”(68 reviews)
“grand suite”(30 reviews)
AMENITIES
Free Wifi
Parking
Air Conditioning
Non-Smoking Hotel
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Rooftop Bar
Fitness centre
4 Star Hotel
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Reviewed 17 February 2015

great place to stay. its located across the street from the John Hancock building and the Water tower place. very modern and clean boutique hotel we had king bed so the room was a bit small but I didn't mind it was just my husband...More

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Response from omartorell, General Manager at Raffaello HotelResponded 22 February 2015

Thank you for your review Liz. Indeed, our location is one of the many factors our guest come back time and time again. As for your room size concern, we do have our Grand Suites available that measure up to 800 square feet as an...More

Reviewed 14 February 2015 via mobile

I have stayed in Raffaello for more than 6 years now... Always great. Clean, nice rooms, great Drum bar (rooftop), awesome location and very attentive staff. (Many of thr staff are long timers). The location is fantastic. Near the lake and many good restaurants plus...More

Thank 63vino
Response from Sarah B, Guest Relations Manager at Raffaello HotelResponded 13 May 2015

63vino, Thank you for taking the time to provide us with feedback regarding your stay. We are pleased to know that you have enjoyed several visits to t he Raffaello, and hope you will continue to do so. If there is anything you ever need,...More

Reviewed 10 February 2015 via mobile

I chose the hotel for the location first and price second, but both were great! It sits right by the Hancock Building, but is a quaint building with elegant lobby windows, warm & genuine service, and comfortable rooms. The double bed room was spacious for...More

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Response from Sarah B, Guest Relations Manager at Raffaello HotelResponded 13 May 2015

LMinMichigan, Thank you for the great review! We are so happy to hear that you enjoyed your stay with us! It seems you got to experience nearly all of the amenities of our hotel, and are pleased to know that they were satisfactory. We do...More

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Reviewed 10 February 2015

Loved the room, loved the staff - didn't like drinks (not very good) or the food which I felt was overpriced and mediocre. If heading here I suggest you come for the rooms but dine elsewhere for a valueMore

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Response from omartorell, General Manager at Raffaello HotelResponded 15 February 2015

Dear Guest, Thank you for your recent review. It seems we missed the mark with your drink, I can assure you that with a full drink menu with such classic cocktails like an Old Fashion to our in house crafted cocktails such as, Almost Hero...More

Reviewed 10 February 2015

We always try to stay at the Raffaello when visiting Chicago. The location could not be more perfect. So far we have not had a chance to try the restaurant but have heard good reports and will do so soon. We were treated very well...More

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Response from omartorell, General Manager at Raffaello HotelResponded 15 February 2015

Dear Tammi, I love your title for your review, this reaction is what we strieve for when we host any of our guest. As for our onsite restaurant Pelgao, this is a must on your next visit. Make sure to try the Cappelletti with Ricotta...More

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Amenities
Top amenities
Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
Bar/Lounge
Free High Speed Internet (WiFi)
Hotel Amenities
Business Centre with Internet Access
Dry Cleaning
Meeting Rooms
Laundry Service
Concierge
Multilingual Staff
Room amenities
Air Conditioning
Microwave
Things to do
Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
Bar/Lounge
Details
Price range
US$141 - US$533 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel class
Hotel Style
#57 Family Hotel in Chicago
#60 Romantic Hotel in Chicago
#67 Luxury Hotel in Chicago
#70 Business Hotel in Chicago
Room types
Suites, Non-Smoking Rooms
Details
Price range
US$141 - US$533 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel class
Hotel Style
#57 Family Hotel in Chicago
#60 Romantic Hotel in Chicago
#67 Luxury Hotel in Chicago
#70 Business Hotel in Chicago
Room types
Suites, Non-Smoking Rooms
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Robin S
April 25, 2018|
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Response from wanderingintrovert | Reviewed this property |
Not sure. Best to check with the hotel.
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Ilse1959
December 1, 2017|
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Response from madcapsules | Reviewed this property |
Had a regular suite in September. Looked like it had a renovation within the last few years in the bathroom area. Not an luxury hotel by any means but definitely stayable and a lot less than other hotels in River North... More
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talicat
June 20, 2017|
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Response from GraemeSharon | Reviewed this property |
...and yes we had luggage. no problem, there is a luggage rack on bus :-)
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Room Tips
"Super clean / quite and very well finished rooms."
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"Budget for valet parking, it's worth it so you don't have to deal with parking on your own."
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"Ask for city view - we had an alley."
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"I got a room facing east, but I bet if they have rooms facing south they would be amazing."
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