77% Based on 2225 reviews TripAdvisor Traveller Rating 4 out of 5

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Hotel Description

A romantic stay in the heart of Chicago awaits you at Raffaello Hotel. Within steps you'll find John Hancock Center and Chicago Water Tower within a 10-minute stroll. Highlights at this boutique hotel include a restaurant, and in-room kitchenettes and free WiFi.

LCD TVs with digital channels are featured in all 170 rooms, and you can enjoy free wired Internet, iPod docks, and coffee/tea makers. Minibars provide refreshments, kitchenettes come with refrigerators and microwaves, and room service is also available. Nice touches to enhance your stay include rainfall showerheads and bathrobes, while premium bedding and down comforters invite a good night's rest. Free weekday newspapers, safes, and hairdryers are also available.

The restaurant, Pelago, serves Italian cuisine and is open for breakfast, brunch, lunch, and dinner. At the hotel's own bar/lounge, you can stop for a drink. Enjoy the health club along with access to waterskiing and aerobics classes. Additionally, you'll find free WiFi in public areas and laundry facilities. There's also the convenience of valet parking.

Attractions within a 20-minute walk of this 4-star Near North Side hotel include Tribune Tower and Wrigley Building.

Classic Room, 1 King Bed

Bed Count 1 King Bed Maximum Occupancy 2 Max
£74 per night

Deluxe Suite, 1 King Bed with Sofa bed

Bed Count 1 King Bed Maximum Occupancy 4 Max

Double Room, 2 Double Beds

Bed Count 2 Full Beds Maximum Occupancy 4 Max

Grand Suite, 1 King Bed with Sofa bed

Bed Count 1 King Bed Maximum Occupancy 4 Max

Complimentary Upgrade to Deluxe Suite

Bed Count 1 King Bed Maximum Occupancy 4 Max

Standard Room

Bed Count 1 King Bed Maximum Occupancy 2 Max

Reviews from Trip Advisor

Trip Advisor aggregated rating

77% of guests recommend out of 2225 reviews

Excellent 888
Good 798
Average 299
Poor 141
Terrible 99
Value <span>4.0</span> out of 5
Rooms <span>4.0</span> out of 5
Cleanliness <span>4.5</span> out of 5
Service <span>4.0</span> out of 5

Property Features

There's a restaurant on site. You can enjoy a drink at the bar/lounge. Public spaces have free WiFi and wired Internet. A health club, a rooftop terrace, and multilingual staff are also featured at the romantic Raffaello Hotel. For a fee, parking is available. This 4-star Chicago hotel is smoke free.

  • 1 building
  • 170 guestrooms or units
  • 18 levels
  • Dining venue
  • Bar or lounge
  • Terrace on the roof
  • Dry cleaning
  • Self-service laundry
  • Front desk (24 hours)
  • Staff members are multilingual
  • Storage area for luggage
  • Concierge
  • Newspapers in lobby (free)
  • ATM
  • Bellhop
  • Lift
  • No smoking on site

Family Friendly Amenities

  • Free WiFi
  • Kitchenette
  • Laundry facilities
  • Refrigerator
  • Microwave


Available in all rooms: Free WiFi , Free wired Internet

Available in some public areas: Free WiFi , Free wired Internet


Self parking (surcharge) , Valet parking (surcharge)


  • Airport: Chicago, IL (ORD-O'Hare Intl.) (29.7 km / 18.4 mi)
  • Train station: Millennium Station (2 km / 1.3 mi)
  • Parking: Valet parking and self parking available for a surcharge

Room Amenities

Raffaello Hotel offers 170 forms of air-conditioned accommodation with iPod docking stations and minibars. Beds feature down comforters and premium bedding. LCD televisions come with premium digital channels. Accommodation at this 4-star hotel has kitchenettes with refrigerators, microwaves and coffee/tea makers. Rooms have partially open bathrooms. Bathrooms include a shower with a rainfall showerhead, a complimentary bathrobe, designer toiletries and a hairdryer. Chicago's hotel provides complimentary wired and wireless Internet access. Business-friendly amenities include desks, complimentary weekday newspapers and telephones. Additionally, rooms include a safe and an iron/ironing board. Housekeeping is offered on a daily basis and hypo-allergenic bedding can be requested.

  • Bathrooms are partially open
  • In-room kitchenette
  • Minibar
  • iPod dock
  • In-room dining (limited hours)
  • HD television
  • Digital channels
  • Premium channels
  • Refrigerator
  • Microwave
  • Coffee maker
  • Luxury bedding
  • Hypo-allergenic bedding
  • Down blanket
  • Shower
  • Rainfall showerhead
  • Cribs available
  • Rollaway beds (surcharge)
  • Housekeeping (daily)
  • Weekday newspapers (free)
  • Hairdryer
  • Safe
  • Bathrobes
  • Designer toiletries
  • Telephone
  • Iron and ironing board
  • Desk
  • Blackout drapes
  • Climate control (air conditioning)

Food & Drink

Pelago – This restaurant specialises in Italian cuisine and serves breakfast, brunch, lunch and dinner.

Room service (during limited hours) is available.

Nearby Activities

Recreational amenities at the hotel include a health club. The recreational activities listed below are available either on-site or nearby; fees may apply.

  • Bicycle rentals nearby
  • Fitness classes on site
  • Hiking/biking trails nearby
  • Water skiing on site
  • Sailing nearby
  • Scooter/moped rentals nearby


If you need to make special requests for accessibility needs, please note them at check-out when booking your stay.

  • Roll-in shower
  • In-room accessibility

Hotel Policies


  • Check-in time starts at 4 PM
  • Minimum check-in age is 18

Payment types

Children and extra beds

  • Children are welcome.
  • Rollaway/extra beds are available.
  • Cribs (infant beds) are available.


  • No pets allowed


Extra-person charges may apply and vary depending on property policy.

Government-issued photo identification and a credit card 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. The name on the credit card used at check-in to pay for incidentals must be the primary name on the guest room reservation.

Parcel deliveries will be accepted only for guests in house or checking in on the day of receipt with a 10 USD surcharge. Any deliveries received before or after a guest's stay will be returned. The hotel cannot be held responsible for lost or damaged goods. For more details, please contact the property using the information on the reservation confirmation received after booking.


Guests will be asked to pay the following charges at the property:

  • Deposit: USD100 per night

We've listed all charges provided to us by the property, but they may vary based on length of stay or the room booked.

Optional extras

The fees and deposits listed below will be charged at the time of service, check-in, or check-out.

  • Self-parking fee: USD37.00 per night (in/out privileges)
  • Valet parking fee: USD67.00 per night (in/out privileges)
  • Early check-in fee: USD50
  • Late check-out fee: USD60
  • Rollaway beds are available for an additional fee

This may not be a comprehensive list. Fees and deposits are subject to change and might not include tax.

Hotel Names

You should know

  • Registered guests are the only ones allowed to be in guestrooms.