Review: Waldorf Astoria Chicago

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    To be honest, I don't have an especially favorable perception of the Waldorf Astoria brand. While in theory it's one of Hilton's luxury brands, their New York property looks like it could be the set of Tower of Terror. That being said, I had heard rave reviews of the Waldorf Astoria Chicago, which opened just a few years ago. It was formerly The Elysian, also one of Chicago's top hotels. For the night I was staying, paid rates were hovering around $435. This is a Category 9 HHonors property, making a free night redemption 80,000 Hilton points. That's a bit rich for my blood. The good news was that Points And Money was also available, at the cost of 32,000 HHonors points plus $150 per night. That's a price I can stomach, both in terms of the cash outlay and points cost. The post Review: Waldorf Astoria Chicago appeared first on One Mile at a Time.

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