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Raffaello Hotel

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Overview
  • Excellent42%
  • Very good35%
  • Average13%
  • Poor6%
  • Terrible4%
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AMENITIES
Free Wifi
Parking
Air Conditioning
Non-Smoking Hotel
Suites
Rooftop Bar
Fitness center
4 Star accommodation
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Reviewed 5 days ago

We recently stayed at the Rafaello Hotel. Basically we picked it out by the reviews in Trip Advisor. The staff couldn’t do enough for us. They really helped us enjoy our stay. The rooms were clean and cleaned daily. It’s right next door to the...More

Thank Tony S
Response from Wayne L, General Manager at Raffaello HotelResponded yesterday

Dear Tony S, Thank you for the wonderful review. We greatly appreciate your kind words about our accommodating team and great location! Our entire team works hard to provide our guests with a home away from home. We are pleased that you took the suggestions...More

Reviewed 1 week ago

Travelled to Chicago from Toronto area for a weekend trip with 8 friends and stayed at the Raffaello for two nights. Nice hotel with a great location and within walking distance to shopping, restaurants and the water. The elevators were very tiny - 4 people...More

Thank 119sma2018
Response from Wayne L, General Manager at Raffaello HotelResponded yesterday

Dear 119sma2018, Thank you for acknowledging our extremely polite, helpful and friendly staff. The team take great pride in providing the best possible service. During your next visit, I would recommend looking into our different room types. Although we are a smaller hotel, we have...More

Reviewed 1 week ago

Nice boutique hotel with a great location. Only a block off of Michigan Ave. and Lake Michigan. Double bed room was adequate for us. We didn't spend a lot of time in the room, but it was clean and the beds were comfortable. Room didn't...More

Thank Ronald M
Response from Wayne L, General Manager at Raffaello HotelResponded yesterday

Dear Ronald M, Thank you for the great comments. The hotel is one of the best hidden gems in the city! Great boutique hotel with one of the best rooftop bars in DrumBAR, well know for its great atmosphere and service. Thank you for your...More

Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Last minute business booking. Great location, restaurants, safe, near medical complex. Price at least 1/3 less than std competition. Boutique feel, European with a modern upgrade to older hotel. Small elevators. Overall darker, hip look to rooms, but well appointed with adequate space for 2-3...More

Thank Bob S
Response from Wayne L, General Manager at Raffaello HotelResponded yesterday

Dear Bob S, We are glad that you found us. The Raffaello is hidden gem situated between the Mag Mile and Lake Shore. GREAT LOCATION with well appointed, large guests rooms. Hopefully you were able to visit the famed DrumBAR, one of the best rooftop...More

Reviewed 1 week ago

We stayed here for two nights at the start of our Route 66 trip. Great location and very nice comfortable room with a little kitchen area providing great coffee making facilities. Disappointed that the roof bar was privately rented out so we could not visit...More

Thank jeanders0n
Response from Wayne L, General Manager at Raffaello HotelResponded yesterday

Dear jeanders0n, Thank you for taking time to write us a review. We are glad that we were able help you get off to a great start on your Route 66 trip. Our rooms are spacious and well appointed. Please let us know when you...More

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Amenities
Top amenities
Fitness Center with Gym / Workout Room
Bar/Lounge
Free High Speed Internet (WiFi)
Hotel Amenities
Business Center with Internet Access
Wheelchair Access
Dry Cleaning
Meeting Rooms
Laundry Service
Concierge
Multilingual Staff
Non-Smoking Hotel
Room amenities
Air Conditioning
Microwave
Minibar
Things to do
Fitness Center with Gym / Workout Room
Bar/Lounge
Details
Price range
US$137 - US$509 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel class
Hotel Style
#57 Family Hotel in Chicago
#60 Romantic Hotel in Chicago
#68 Luxury Hotel in Chicago
#70 Business Hotel in Chicago
Room types
Suites, Non-Smoking Rooms
Details
Price range
US$137 - US$509 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel class
Hotel Style
#57 Family Hotel in Chicago
#60 Romantic Hotel in Chicago
#68 Luxury Hotel in Chicago
#70 Business Hotel in Chicago
Room types
Suites, Non-Smoking Rooms
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Room & Suite (226)
Dining (18)
Pool & Beach (2)
Family and Play Areas (4)
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Robin S
25 April 2018|
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Response from wanderingintrovert | Reviewed this property |
Not sure. Best to check with the hotel.
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Ilse1959
talicat
20 June 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
"Ask for a room with the bathroom away from the bed."
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"Rooms are small so bed is close to the door. If hallway noise bothers you then you might want to request a..."
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"Just watch that the room you paid for is the room you get."
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"Not quaint, not luxury, just old, and cheap. Choose another hotel."
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