Waldorf Astoria

11 East Walton, Chicago, IL 60611 , USA

Ranking #3/40

  • Rooms From
  • Distance Center
  • Style
  • Neighborhood
  • $371
  • 1.3 mi (2.1 km)
  • Luxury
  • Gold Coast
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Why it’s Special

Waldorf Astoria is a refined luxury hotel offering guests spacious rooms, beautiful interiors and gracious service in a sophisticated environment.

Hotel Overview

Waldorf Astoria is located in the Gold Coast neighborhood, close to the lakefront and the attractions of Oak Street and Magnificent Mile. The luxury hotel is fashionable and sophisticated with a welcoming atmosphere. The stunning lobby features muted colors, marble finishes, modern chandelier and beautiful sculptures. Hotel Waldorf Astoria Chicago was named the Number 1 Hotel in the US by Conde Nast Traveler in 2014. Amenities include a 14,000 square foot health club and spa featuring steam rooms, saunas, a mosaic-tiled pool and whirlpools. A full-service luxury salon offers beauty treatments and makeup services.

Rooms + Bath

The guestrooms at Waldorf Astoria are sophisticated and beautifully appointed with spacious closets, fireplaces, plush furniture and dark hardwood finishes. The luxurious beds feature a leather headboard, feather beds, down blanket and duvets and 500 thread count jacquard weave luxury sheets. Hotel Waldorf Astoria Chicago also features a Bowers and Wilkins surround system, a wet bar and iPod integration system. The luxurious bathrooms feature white Carrera marble soaking tubs, dual vanities, separate showers and LCD televisions.

Food + Drink

Waldorf Astoria is home to the restaurant Balsan. Featuring chic contemporary decor, the bistro serves artisanal, rustic bistro fare. ¬†Bernard’s Bar is a cozy but sophisticated bar featuring velvet banquettes, charcoal drawings by Francine Turk and suede walls. The bar serves craft beers, modern and classic cocktails and artisanal spirits along with light fare.

Phone 312.646.1410




  • 24-Hour Front Desk
  • Accessible Accommodations
  • Bar
  • Business Center
  • Car Service
  • Child Care
  • Concierge
  • Event Facilities
  • Family Friendly
  • Free Wi-Fi
  • Full Service Spa
  • Indoor Pool
  • Laundry Service
  • Meeting Facilities
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
  • On-Site Fitness Center
  • Pet Friendly (free)
  • Restaurant

Room & Bath

  • 24-Hour Room Service
  • Air Conditioning
  • Bathrobes
  • Daily Housekeeping
  • iPod Docking Station
  • Microwave
  • Minibar
  • Premium Bedding
  • Premium Mattress
  • Premium Toiletries
  • Refrigerator
  • Room Service

Waldorf Astoria


The Gold Coast neighborhood is one of the most prestigious and affluent in all of Chicago. The area is best known for Michelin-star restaurants like The Lobby and Spiaggia. Gold Coast is also popular for its upscale boutiques and elite stores like Kate Spade, Anthropologie and Barney's New York. The neighborhood has beautiful historic mansions and offers easy access to nightlife venues, upscale restaurants and swanky hotels. Located on the North Side along Lake Michigan, Gold Coast is home to a number of historic landmarks like the Charnley-Persky House and The Archbishop's Residence. The neighborhood is also home to museums and art galleries like the Chicago Museum of Contemporary Art.