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Premium bedding, down comforters, in-room safe, individually furnished
Grande Suite One Bedroom | View from room
Premium bedding, down comforters, in-room safe, individually furnished
Grande Suite One Bedroom | Premium bedding, down comforters, in-room safe, individually furnished

Overview of Gale Chicago

Gale Chicago

4.0 star property
4-star hotel with restaurant, near Michigan Avenue

7.8/10 Good

1,000 verified guest reviews

Property highlights

  • Parking available
  • Free WiFi
  • Gym
  • Non-smoking
  • Air conditioning
  • Microwave
201 E Delaware Pl, Chicago, IL, 60611
Main amenities
  • Daily housekeeping
  • Near the beach
  • Restaurant
  • Rooftop terrace
  • Fitness center
  • Coffee shop/cafe
  • 24-hour front desk
  • Garden
  • Front desk safe
  • Snack bar/deli
  • ATM/banking services
  • Laundry service
For families
  • Free cribs/infant beds
  • Microwave
  • Private bathroom
  • Premium TV channels
  • Garden
  • Daily housekeeping

Room options

About this area

What's nearby

  • In Downtown Chicago
  • Michigan Avenue - 3 min walk
  • Grant Park - 21 min walk
  • Chicago Theatre - 23 min walk
  • Millennium Park - 24 min walk
  • Navy Pier - 24 min walk
  • Art Institute of Chicago - 28 min walk
  • Chicago Riverwalk - 29 min walk
  • Willis Tower - 41 min walk
  • Lake Michigan - 5 min drive
  • Field Museum of Natural History - 11 min drive

Getting around

  • Chicago Midway Airport (MDW) - 35 min drive
  • Chicago O'Hare Intl. Airport (ORD) - 44 min drive
  • Chicago, IL (PWK-Chicago Executive) - 53 min drive
  • Chicago, IL (DPA-Dupage) - 53 min drive
  • Rockford, IL (RFD-Greater Rockford) - 90 min drive
  • Chicago Van Buren Street Station - 3 min drive
  • Chicago Museum Campus-11th Street Station - 4 min drive
  • Millennium Station - 23 min walk
  • Chicago Station (Red Line) - 9 min walk
  • Clark-Division Station - 14 min walk
  • Grand Station (Red Line) - 16 min walk


  • Signature Room - 2 min walk
  • Foodease - 2 min walk
  • The Grill on the Alley - 3 min walk
  • The Signature Room at the 95th - 3 min walk
  • Le Petit Paris - 3 min walk

About this property

Gale Chicago

Gale Chicago features a rooftop terrace and puts you within a 5-minute walk of Michigan Avenue. Guests can visit the fitness center for a workout or grab a bite to eat at Pelago, which serves Italian cuisine and is open for lunch and dinner. Other highlights at this upscale hotel include a snack bar/deli and a garden. Fellow travelers say good things about the helpful staff and location. The property is just a short walk to public transportation: Chicago Station (Red Line) is 9 minutes and Clark-Division Station is 14 minutes.


English, Polish, Spanish

Cleaning and safety practices

Enhanced cleanliness measures

Disinfectant is used to clean the property
High-touch surfaces are cleaned and disinfected
Sheets and towels are washed at 60°C/140°F or hotter
Follows industry cleaning and disinfection practices of SafeStay (AHLA - USA)

Social distancing

Contactless check-out
Cashless transactions are available for all charges at the property
Protective shields in place at main contact areas
Social distancing measures in place

Safety measures

Personal protective equipment worn by staff
Temperature checks given to staff
Masks available
Masks are required at the property
This information is provided by our partners.

At a glance

Hotel size

  • 170 rooms
  • Arranged over 18 floors


  • Check-in time from 4:00 PM - 4:00 AM
  • Express check-in available
  • Minimum check-in age - 21
  • Check-out time is 11:00 AM

Restrictions related to your trip

  • Check COVID-19 restrictions

Special check-in instructions

  • Front desk staff will greet guests on arrival
  • Guests can choose to either self-clean the property prior to check-out, or pay an additional cleaning fee of USD 50.00 at check-out
  • For more details, please contact the property using the information on the booking confirmation

Required at check-in

  • Credit card required for incidental charges
  • Government-issued photo ID may be required
  • Minimum check-in age is 21


  • Pets not allowed
  • Service animals welcome


  • Free WiFi and wired Internet access in public areas
  • Free WiFi and wired Internet access in rooms


  • Onsite parking limited
  • Electric vehicle charging point on site
  • Height restrictions apply for onsite parking
  • Offsite parking within 0.3 mi (USD 50 per night)

Other information

  • Smoke-free property

Property amenities

Food and drink

  • Restaurant
  • Coffee shop
  • Snack bar/deli

What to do

  • Beach nearby
  • Bicycle rentals nearby
  • Hiking/biking trails nearby
  • Sailing nearby
  • Scooter/moped rentals nearby


  • 24-hour front desk
  • Concierge services
  • Tour/ticket assistance
  • Dry cleaning/laundry services
  • Luggage storage
  • Multilingual staff


  • 1 building/tower
  • ATM/banking
  • Safe-deposit box at front desk
  • Rooftop terrace
  • Garden
  • Fitness center


  • Elevator
  • Accessible bathroom (select rooms)
  • In-room accessibility (select rooms)
  • Roll-in shower (select rooms)
  • Wheelchair-accessible path of travel
  • Wheelchair-accessible concierge desk
  • Valet for wheelchair-equipped vehicle
  • Wheelchair-accessible path to elevator
  • Wheelchair-accessible registration desk
  • Wheelchair-accessible fitness center
  • Wheelchair-accessible restaurant
  • Well-lit path to entrance
  • Stair-free path to entrance


  • English
  • Polish
  • Spanish

Room amenities

Be entertained

  • IPod docking station
  • LCD television
  • Premium digital channels

Home comfort

  • Air conditioning (climate-controlled)
  • Iron/ironing board

Sleep well

  • Hypo-allergenic bedding
  • Down comforter
  • Blackout drapes/curtains
  • Premium bedding
  • Free crib/infant bed
  • Rollaway/extra bed (surcharge)

What to enjoy

  • Individually furnished

Freshen up

  • Private bathroom
  • Rainfall showerhead
  • Shower only
  • Designer toiletries
  • Hair dryer

Stay connected

  • Desk
  • Free WiFi and wired Internet
  • Free local calls

Food and drink

  • Microwave


  • Daily housekeeping
  • In-room safe
  • Guidebooks/recommendations
  • Local maps
  • Restaurant dining guide

Special features


Pelago - This restaurant specializes in Italian cuisine and serves brunch, lunch, and dinner.
Angora Coffee - Onsite coffee shop. Open daily.

Fees & policies

Renovations and closures

The property is closed between January 6 and December 31.

Children & extra beds

  • Rollaway beds are available for USD 25.0 per day


  • Parking is available offsite and costs USD 50 per night (0.3 mi away)
  • Parking height restrictions apply

Hygiene & cleanliness

This property advises that enhanced cleaning and guest safety measures are currently in place.

Disinfectant is used to clean the property; commonly-touched surfaces are cleaned with disinfectant between stays; bed sheets and towels are laundered at a temperature of at least 60°C/140°F.

Personal protective equipment, including masks, will be available to guests.

Social distancing measures are in place; staff at the property wear personal protective equipment; a shield is in place between staff and guests in main contact areas; periodic temperature checks are conducted on staff; cashless payment methods are available for all transactions; masks are required in public areas.

Contactless check-out is available.

This property affirms that it adheres to the cleaning and disinfection practices of SafeStay (AHLA - USA).


This property is managed by a professional host. The provision of housing is linked to their trade, business, or profession

Only registered guests are allowed in the guestrooms.

Guests can rest easy knowing there's a carbon monoxide detector, a smoke detector, and window guards on site.

Please note that cultural norms and guest policies may differ by country and by property. The policies listed are provided by the property.

The name on the credit card used at check-in to pay for incidentals must be the primary name on the guestroom reservation.

This property accepts credit cards. Cash is not accepted.

Parcel deliveries will be accepted only for guests in house or checking in on the day of receipt with a 10 USD surcharge. Any deliveries received before or after a guest's stay will be returned. The hotel cannot be held responsible for lost or damaged goods.

Also known as

Hotel Raffaello
Raffaello Chicago
Raffaello Hotel
Raffaello Hotel Chicago
Raffaello Hotel
Gale Chicago Hotel
Gale Chicago Chicago
Gale Chicago Hotel Chicago

Frequently asked questions

Is Gale Chicago currently open?
The property is closed between January 6 and December 31.
Does Gale Chicago offer free cancellation for a full refund?
Yes, Gale Chicago does have fully refundable room rates available to book on our site. If you’ve booked a fully refundable room rate, this can be cancelled up to a few days before check-in depending on the property's cancellation policy. Just make sure to check this property's cancellation policy for the exact terms and conditions.
What are the cleanliness and hygiene measures currently in place at Gale Chicago?
This property confirms that disinfectant is used to clean the property. Furthermore, social distancing measures are in place, and staff are given personal protective equipment. Please note that this information has been provided by our partners.
Are pets allowed at Gale Chicago?
Sorry, pets aren't allowed, but service animals are welcome.
Is parking offered on site at Gale Chicago?
Yes. Parking spots may be limited. Electric vehicle charging is available.
What are the check-in and check-out times at Gale Chicago?
You can check in from 4:00 PM - 4:00 AM. Check-out time is 11:00 AM. Express check-in and contactless check-out are available.
What is there to do at Gale Chicago and nearby?
Have fun with nearby activities like cycling, hiking, and sailing. Enjoy amenities like a fitness center and a garden.
Are there restaurants at or near Gale Chicago?
Yes, Pelago offers Italian cuisine. Nearby restaurants include The Signature Room at the 95th (3-min walk), Le Petit Paris (3-min walk), and American Girl Place (3-min walk).
What's the area around Gale Chicago like?
Gale Chicago is in Downtown Chicago, a short 9-minute walk from Chicago Station (Red Line) and 3 minutes' walk from Michigan Avenue. Travelers say the area is walkable and good for families.

Overall score and ratings






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Property conditions & facilities



8/10 Very good

The room was nice, but heater did not work well, it was too hot in room!
Margaret, 1-night trip
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8/10 Very good

Overall was good, however was not base TV only stream so we count not used it.
Kevin, 2-night family trip
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8/10 Very good

Super location and nice quiet hotel. Missing some amenities, perhaps due to pandemic issues. No valet parking, no fridge or hair dryer in the room . Staff was very accommodating and hope they survive the pandemic. Would consider staying again.
Marc, 3-night trip
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2/10 Poor

Bad experience
No one to help with the luggage, The lady at The front desk was nice but I asked for a room with refrigerator,she said couldn't give me one with two beds . The room was awful !! Even they had some renovations I got very bad room with lots of damages ! the beds seems clean )the only good thing about it No place to hang the towels The carpet was so dirty The light was not bright enough Really hated when first entered,but my dad said we only needed it for the night let's sleep and rest !! Which was hard because of the bang sounds most of the time !!! Over all was bad experience for us I've been to soooo many hotels around the world ,and this is the second worst room we been in!!!
Asma, 1-night family trip
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10/10 Exceptional

1-night trip
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10/10 Exceptional

Dmitriy, 2-night family trip
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8/10 Very good

Parking was an issue. Also room had 1 chair really, should always have 2. Tile on floor in bathroom was cracked.
1-night trip
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10/10 Exceptional

Kierra, 1-night trip
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8/10 Very good

Christina, 2-night trip
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8/10 Very good

The property
Kali, 1-night trip with friends
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