Raffaello Hotel

Address: 201 East Delaware Place, Chicago, Illinois, 60611, United States | 4 star hotel
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This 4 star hotel, located in the Central Chicago area of Chicago, is near Hancock Observatory and Tower, John Hancock Center / Observatory, Kiva, and Elizabeth Arden Red Door Spa.
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    TravelPod Member ReviewsRaffaello Hotel Chicago

    Reviewed by rachel967

    Raffaello

    Reviewed Nov 9, 2013
    by (3 reviews) Cincinnati , United States Flag of United States

    Great place! great service!! rooms are very nice! great location!

    This review is the subjective opinion of a TravelPod member and not of TravelPod.com.

    Historical Traveler Reviews Raffaello Hotel Chicago

    Quaint hotel with a great location

    from

    We recently stayed at the Raphaello after finding a great deal on their web page. For $126.00 a night it could not be beat. The location is perfect if you are interested in being able to walk to all the great shops on Michigan Avenue. The hotel is small and quaint and has its pros and cons.

    Pros-

    Location

    Quiet

    Newly remodeled

    comfy beds

    great decor

    Flat screen televisions

    Cons-

    Very small bathrooms

    No bath tub

    Air conditioning not available this time of year, only heat

    $40/day to park

    No onsite restaurant or bar at this time

    I would recommend this hotel if you can get a good deal and you are not concerned about having a spacious bathroom or place to grab a nite cap. The Westin is a few yards away so you can easily grab a drink or lunch there.

    We did get a 20% off voucher from the concierge for a restaurant across the street that was pretty good for breakfast, just ask.

    Overall, if the price is right, I would happily recommend it.

    Great weekend at Raffeallo Hotel

    from

    Raffaello Hotel March 9-11.

    We had a great weekend at the Raffaello. The rooms had wonderful beds with quality decor. We didn't use the robes--- we fell into bed after long days out and about in the convenient neighborhood of Michigan avenue. The Raffeallo staff were helpful with every detail. The recommendation of dinner at the Saloon ( in the Seneca Hotel-just yards away) was wonderful. I'd go back iwithout hesitation and would recommend it to the pickiest people.

    Georgene

    Milwaukee,WI

    Very good

    from

    The rooms were very spacious, the bedding was first class European style and the staff was wonderful. It is a small hotel and everyone looks after you! We felt very safe and the location is excellent. We were directed to some fabulous dining. I would reccomend this hotel to anyone and it would be my choice in Chicago again. Just wish I could find a comparable hotel in NYC.

    Not that great...not for business travel

    from

    I visit Chicago twice a year on business and have stayed at all the Magnificent Mile Chain Hotels plus the two W Hotels. I decided to try the Raffaello because colleagues were staying there. The hotel looks fine, but it was a veneer. The front desk was not helpful (borderline rude) and they could not give me a receipt upon checkout which I need for my company expenses because "they wer e out of toner." The rooms were EXTREMELY HOT (even for February) and there was never anyone around to hail a cab or to make a copy or two. THIS IS NOT A BUSINESS TRAVEL HOTEL. The bed was fairly comfortable but the showers had bad pressure and the phone in the room did not work. Wake up calls never came and my room key often did not work during my 3-day stay. I wouldn't stay here again.

    Go elsewhere

    from

    We have just returned from a stay at this hotel and were very disappointed. We were attracted by the hotel's website, showing spacious, modern rooms in a great location. In reality we ended up with a small room- double double (be it nicely decorated) that smelt musty (like damp plaster). On arrival, the room did not have any bath towels, robes or slippers and the complimentary toiletries were sparse. We were given one small bottle of shampoo, cleanser, a bar of soap and a shower cap for a family of 4.

    We phoned down and requested bath towels, robes and slippers and eventually towels were given to us, but no robes or slippers.

    The next morning, the room was cleaned and dirty towels were taken away. Yet again we were given no bath towels, robes, slippers and no more toiletries which meant running out of everything before we were all showered. Durng our stay the internet did not work at all. There are no restaurant facilities, no vending machines and no vouchers offered for restaurants elsewhere.

    Our advice is to go elsewhere. Location is great but the hotel prettty poor.

    Location Location Location

    from

    Heard about this hotel from a local friend and heard great things. When I arrived the location was better than I expected and the door man was great. Front desk was very helpful and nice. Rooms were gorgeous and filled with great aveda products. Will definitely return when I do business in Chicago.

    Brand New Hotel !!!

    from

    We stayed at the Raffaello Hotel from Jan 3rd thru Jan 6th and we're really impressend about this property. The room was so, so new. Very poosh (like a 5 star hotel) and 100% non-smoking. The bathroom was great too.

    The location was perfect. Very close to N Michigan Ave, with its restaurants and shoppings. The only drawbacks was the front-desk lady on the morning shift, which was not as kind as expected for this hotel category and the valet-parking (as almost all hotels in properties in the area) is $40 bucks/day.

    Not worth the money....

    from

    We stayed at the Raffaello Hotel last weekend and were seriously dissapointed. On a positive note, the beds were as comfortable as promised, decor was posh, the location was great and the doorman was quite friendly. However, the few drawbacks outweighed the positive. The front-desk lady was down right rude, offensive even, the elevator stopped on every floor (which took forever, so we took the stairs instead), the price wasn't right and the rooms were small. I wouldn't stay here again.

    WOW

    from

    Ich war am letzten Dienstag auf einer Geschäftsreise in Chicago. Es war ein Last-Minute-Trip und ich hatte Probleme ein Zimmer zu finden. Ich bin dann im Internet über das Raffaello gestolpert. Das Hotel wurde häufig in den Medien erwähnt, weil es renoviert wurde und weil es das erste CondoHotel in Chicago werden sollte. Es hat zu Beginn des Monats aufgemacht und sieht wie ein brandneues Hotel aus. Ich war vom Niveau des Services, der Lobby und dem Zustand des Zimmers sehr überrascht. Die Zimmer rochen noch brandneu, die Duschen waren super und ich wollte am nächsten Morgen gar nicht mehr aufstehen und zum Meeting gehen. Das Bett war wirklich superbequem. Die Lage war sehr praktisch - nicht zu weit vom Büro entfernt und an der Michigan Ave gelegen, wo abends viel los ist. In Zukunft werde ich dort immer absteigen, wenn ich in Chicago bin. Es ist schön ein Hotel zu haben, das man sein eigenes nennt.

    WOW

    from

    Last Tuesday I had the opportunity to visit Chicago for business. It was a last minute trip and I had a hard time finding a room. I stumbled upon The Raffaello through a few stories on the internet. Apparently the hotel has received a lot of press being that it is a undergoing renovation and becoming the first CondoHotel in the city of Chicago. It opened at the begining of the month and looks like a brand new hotel. I was extremely suprised with the service level, lobby and room condition. The rooms still smell brand new, the showers were incredible and I didn't want to get up the next day for my meeting, as the bed was extremely cozy. The location was what I was looking, not too far from the office and on Michigan Ave right by the night life. In the future when I return to Chicago I will be staying here. It is nice to have a hotel to call your own.

    TripAdvisor Reviews Raffaello Hotel Chicago

    4.00 of 5 stars Excellent
     

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