Radisson Blu Aqua Hotel, Chicago

221 N. Columbus Drive, Chicago, IL 60601 Map · Phone number · Visit website
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About Radisson Blu Aqua Hotel, Chicago

Located in an award-winning skyscraper, Radisson Blu Aqua Hotel provides a unique locale for weddings — from its undulating, wave-like façade and modern interior design to its location in the heart of Chicago minutes from Lake Michigan, the Magnificent Mile and the Loop. Whether it’s an intimate ceremony or a lavish reception, Radisson Blu offers an effortlessly elegant setting coupled with unparalleled hospitality.

Facilities and Capacity
With more than 28,000 square feet of sophisticated event space with capacity ranging from 120 to 1,650 combined with breathtaking views of Lake Michigan and the Windy City skyline, Radisson Blu Aqua turns wedding-day dreams into reality.

From the expansive Atlantic Ballroom with its cathedral ceilings and 20-foot windows to the more intimate Pacific Ballroom, Radisson Blu can accommodate a variety of wedding needs. A built-in coat check and bar, satellite kitchen and a nearby drive-up area streamline the necessities while customizable digital signage provide a personal touch. Even the restroom has received awards. An additional 7,000 square feet of outdoor space is perfect for a cocktail party or a celebratory reception. An on-site team of experts work together to ensure each wedding is an unforgettable affair from start to finish.

Services Offered
The staff at the hotel takes care of couples on their wedding day and throughout the planning process. They offer the following services for the big day:

  • Accommodations
  • Changing Room
  • Cake
  • Cleanup
  • Event planning
  • In-house bar
  • In-house catering
  • Outside vendors
  • Parking
  • Pet friendly
  • Setup
  • Valet
  • Wireless Internet
  • Handicap accessible

Cuisine

  • Buffet
  • Cocktail reception
  • Dessert
  • Hors d'oeuvres
  • Plated
  • Servers
  • Stations
  • Tastings
  • Kosher


Other Services
In addition to the above wedding-related services, Radisson Blu Aqua can provide the following event items:

  • Dance floor
  • Chairs
  • Furniture
  • Barware
  • Glassware
  • Linens
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3 Reviews for Radisson Blu Aqua Hotel, Chicago

Recommended by 100% of couples


5.0 out of 5.0
  • Quality of service 5.0
  • Professionalism 5.0
  • Flexibility 5.0
  • Value 5.0
  • Average response time 5.0
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    Kate · Married on 02/11/2018

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    amazing experience from start to finish. The location is gorgeous and Mimi is delightful. The wedding was perfection

    Sent on 12/19/2017
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    Nicki · Married on 03/11/2017

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    You must work with Anita! She is wonderful. Extremely accommodating and dedicated to her clients!

    Sent on 04/18/2017

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Radisson Blu Aqua Hotel, Chicago FAQ

  • Do you have a site fee for wedding receptions at your venue? Yes
  • What is the starting site fee for wedding receptions during peak season? $ 60,000.00
  • What is the starting site fee for wedding receptions during off-peak season? $ 40,000.00
  • Do you have a site fee for wedding ceremonies at your venue? Yes
  • What is the starting site fee for wedding ceremonies during peak season? $ 1,500.00
  • What is the starting site fee for wedding ceremonies during off-peak season? $ 1,500.00
  • Which of the following are included in starting site fee? Bridal Suite, Chairs, China, Clean Up, Flatware, Glassware, Linens, Set Up, Tables
  • Which of the following are included in the cost of wedding catering? Server(s), Wedding Cake
  • What is the starting price per person for bar service? $ 66.00
  • Which of the following are included in the starting price for bar service? Bartender(s), House Beer, House Liquor, House Wine, Open Bar, Specialty Beer
  • What is the maximum capacity of your venue? 1000
  • What is the minimum number of guests required to book your venue? 2
  • How many event spaces or rooms does your venue offer? 3
  • Describe your venue: Ballroom, Hotel
  • What kind of settings are available? Indoor, Uncovered Outdoor, Scenic Views
  • Which of the following wedding events does your venue service? Ceremony, Reception, Bridal Shower, Engagement Party, Elopements, Rehearsal Dinner
  • What event services do you offer? Accommodations, Bar Services, Cake, Catering Services, Clean Up, Event Planner, Get Ready Rooms, Set Up, Wifi
  • What catering services do you offer? Cocktail Reception, Hors d'oeuvres, Outside Cake, Plated, Server(s), Stations, Tastings
  • What bar services do you provide? Bartender(s), Cash Bar, Champagne Toast, House Beer, House Liquor, House Wine, Limited Bar, Liquor License, Open Bar, Outside Alcohol, Premium Liquor, Signature Drink, Specialty Beer, Specialty Wine
  • What event items are available? Chairs, Dance Floor, Tables
  • What food and beverage items are available? Barware, China, Flatware, Glassware
  • What transportation and access is available? Valet
  • What months are included in your peak season? April, May, June, July, August, September, October, November
  • What months are included in your off-peak season? January, February, March, December

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  • 221 N. Columbus Drive Chicago, Illinois, 60601 See on map
    312-728-8195 (Phone number)

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