Well-appointed city center hotel offering easy access to the sights and sounds of Chicago, IL
Located at the heart of the city, the Raffaello Hotel Chicagooffers luxury accommodation that is suitable for leisure tourists and business visitors to the city.
The 4-star establishment, which is just a short walk from Chicagos Magnificent Mile, offers comfort and convenience through a range of in-room amenities and quick access to many of the citys favored attractions.
The luxury property includes 160 guestrooms and suites. Each features a private bathroom with rainforest showerhead and designer bath amenities. Plush bathrobes and towels can be found as standard.
Bedrooms include luxury linens and bedding, including goose down duvet and pillows. A 32-inch flat-screen television offers pay-per-view movies and a DVD player, as well as cable channels for guests to keep in touch with world affairs or the latest hit TV series.
Other in-room amenities include wireless internet access, minibar, safe, coffeemaker, iHome docking station/alarm clock, microwave, and mini-refrigerator.
A 24-hour business center is suitable for those in Chicago, IL for work. The center features computer workstations and a number of services, including printing and copying. The hotel also features a number of meeting spaces suitable for small to medium groups.
The hotel also offers valet parking, valet laundry, shoe shine machines, room service, and a knowledgeable concierge. The Sanctuary Fitness Center allows guests to exercise using a range of state-of-the-art equipment.
Guest can also dine at the in-house restaurant, Pelago, which offers a Mediterranean menu featuring Italian seafood with a Chicago twist.
Thanks to its central location, the Raffaello Hotel Chicago offers guests easy access to many of the citys finest attractions.
Those looking to enjoy a bout of shopping or some fine dining need only walk four minutes to the Magnificent Mile which features some of Chicagos best and most popular stores and restaurants. The mile long stretch can easily absorb an entire day so be prepared.
Another popular destination is Navy Pier, which is again just a short distance from the hotel. The pier also features shopping and dining, although not quite as grand as that of the Magnificent Mile. However, the pier has plenty to offer that is exclusive to its locations.
As well as offering a number of thrill rides, the Navy Pier is also a launching point for boats heading out onto Lake Michigan. Visitors can hop-aboard a water tour boat and see the scenic lake landscapes, as well as the terrific Chicago skyline. Some boats can be chartered for fishing trips also.
Back on terra firma, the city offers a number of other popular landmarks, including the John Hancock Center, and the Old Chicago Water Tower. The latter is the second oldest water tower in the U.S. and stands as a fantastic example of limestone architecture.
The city also features a wealth of professional sports, including representatives in all four of the major U.S. leagues. Wrigley Field, home of the Chicago Cubs, is a popular destination due to its historical significance; the park is the second oldest in all of Major League Baseball. The Raffaello Hotel Chicagoalso offers easy access to the likes of the United Center, Soldier Field, and U.S. Cellular Field.