Meetings and Events

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With timeless décor reminiscent of 1920's Paris, personalized menus and a staff who is devoted to exceeding your expectations, celebrations and meetings at Waldorf Astoria Chicago are sure to be extraordinary. The 8,500 sq. ft. of meeting space, located on the 3rd and 5th floors of the hotel, are ideally suited to events with restrained but elegant décor, high ceilings and generous natural light. Custom crystal chandeliers, gracious moldings and silk wallpaper are the perfect back-drop for social and corporate events alike. The eight meeting rooms at include a formal ballroom (2,294 sq. ft.), several smaller but equally exquisite rooms. In addition to the 3rd and 5th floor space, there is a private dining room to accommodate groups as well.

At Waldorf Astoria Chicago, every measure is taken to ensure your experience is remarkable. From the large and elegantly furnished guestrooms with fireplaces and terraces to the 14,000 sq. ft. Waldorf Astoria Spa & Health Club to the warm and thoughtful staff, the Waldorf Astoria Chicago hotel is exceptional in every way.





Courtyard Events

Courtyard Events

Designed by renowned French architect Lucien Lagrange, the Waldorf Astoria Chicago courtyard is richly appointed to emulate the era of timeless glamour reminiscent of the grand hotels in Paris in the 1920's. The chateau-like exterior is a graceful 60-story tower embraced with highly textured and composed elevations, colonnades and spires drawing from classical design. The courtyard is an extraordinary place with a singular experience nestled in the heart of the Gold Coast neighborhood with a secluded space for arrival as well as a welcome degree of separation from the bustling streets with understated privacy gates. Event Opportunities include: Cocktail Receptions, Weddings, Fundraisers, Corporate Events, Fashionable runway shows, Evening soirées, and more!

Waldorf Astoria Chicago Hotel, IL - Hemingway Salon setup in U-shape


The premier choice for high-profile groups and meetings; the features and amenities of the Waldorf Astoria Chicago cater perfectly to the needs and expectations of your most discerning clients. All 8,500 square feet of meeting space is intimately located on the third and fifth floors, enjoy the seclusion of an entire floor of space dedicated solely to your group, offering the utmost confidentiality. All meeting rooms are richly appointed with custom Swarovski chandeliers, floor to ceiling windows, and modern business amenities. Meeting spaces range from 2,300 sq. ft. to 460 sq. ft.

Business Amenities:

  • Complimentary business center featuring Windows/Mac computers, printer, fax and copier
  • Private meeting rooms, all featuring floor-to-ceiling windows allowing ample natural light
  • Complimentary WiFi throughout the hotel
  • Dedicated personal meeting concierge designated as your contact throughout the event
  • Complimentary house car for all guests, with drop-off within a 2-mile radius of hotel
  • No shipping & handling fees for packages

Waldorf Astoria Chicago Hotel, IL - Bernards Bar set up for a reception

Social Events

The Waldorf Astoria Chicago is a hospitality icon situated in the heart of luxury, creating social experiences with timeless elegance and effortless style. From small receptions to full-scale celebrations let the Waldorf Astoria Chicago bring your event to life. We offer unparalleled service and elegant custom-designed interiors, providing an exclusive setting, personalized for each unique social event. From floral arrangements to gourmet catering by James Beard award-winning Chef Michael Mina, your event will speak volumes with the personal touches provided by our team of professionals.

Meeting and Events Information

At a Glance

  • Total Guest Rooms : 215
  • Largest Meeting Room : 2294

Group Amenities

  • Business Center
  • Concierge
  • Fitness Center
  • Pool
  • Pool On Property
  • Restaurant On-Site

Local Airports

Chicago-OHare International Airport
15 mi. /40 min.

Chicago Midway Airport
14 mi. /40 min.

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