The Radisson Hotel Group’s ever-expanding portfolio consists of more than 1,500 hotels across 120 different countries and territories around the world. The properties are situated in locations ranging from Amsterdam and London to Barbados and Mexico City to Philadelphia and Chicago. The Radisson Hotel Group’s brands include Radisson, Radisson Blu, and Park Inn by Radisson, among others. With its varied locations and brands, the Radisson Hotel Group appeals to a wide variety of travelers, with properties ranging from simple budget accommodations to stylish and artsy buildings that draw upscale, eclectic travelers. More than 1,200 of the hotel brand’s properties participate in the free Radisson Rewards and Radisson Rewards Americas loyalty programs, in which members can earn points on hotel stays and redeem them for free nights or other travel perks like frequent flyer miles. The following Radisson Hotel Group properties made our Best Hotels in the USA, Best Hotels in Europe, and Best Hotels in Mexico rankings lists.
Radisson Blu Aqua Hotel Chicago
With Lake Michigan as its backdrop, the Radisson Blu Aqua Hotel Chicago combines Chicago’s iconic views with its chic, urban design. Previous guests are blown away by the look of this relatively young hotel, describing the building’s design as interesting and innovative. Within walking distance of Millennium Park and The Magnificent Mile, this Radisson – which falls within the Radisson Hotel Group brand – serves as an excellent home base for city exploration but doesn’t seem too tourist-focused. Recent guests say the Radisson Blu Aqua maintains a boutique hotel feel without sacrificing the high customer service standards hallmark of the brand. The stylishly designed rooms feature flat-screen TVs, single-service coffee makers, and free Wi-Fi access – all amenities for which previous guests are thankful. And though this property puts you near a variety of neighborhood eateries, visitors recommend the FireLake Grill House & Cocktail Bar. Guests can also enjoy a wealth of rooftop amenities, from the lap pool and hot tub to the fire pit and deck chairs from which to take in Chicago’s skyline. When the chilly Chicago weather comes, guests can make use of the indoor two-lane lap pool. Additionally, Radisson Rewards program members can use their points here for free nights and upgrades.
Radisson Blu Mall of America
Connected to Minneapolis’ famed Mall of America by a short indoor walkway, this Radisson Blu outpost beckons to shopaholics seeking a convenient place to hang their hats. But even if you’re not looking to partake in retail therapy, you can still take advantage of the wide variety of entertainment options found inside the shopping center, including comedy shows and roller coaster rides at the Nickelodeon Universe theme park. Or you can steer clear of the mall altogether and enjoy the hotel’s indoor pool, fitness center, FireLake Grill House & Cocktail Bar, and room service. Guests consistently praise the Radisson Blu Mall of America’s comfortable rooms and homey feel created by calming colors, cozy beds, personal refrigerators, and flat-screen TVs. Past visitors also applauded the attentive hotel staff, which they describe as particularly friendly and resourceful. Another bonus of choosing to stay at this Radisson property: The hotel provides complimentary shuttle service to and from the nearby Minneapolis-St. Paul International Airport.
Radisson Plaza Hotel at Kalamazoo Center
Some guests say the best thing about this hotel is the first impression you get when walking into the elegant lobby. The four on-site restaurants enjoy praise too, as do the recently renovated guest rooms. Rooms include 37-inch flat-screen TVs, free WiFi, and upgraded linens and comforters. You’ll find this Radisson on West Michigan Avenue in central Kalamazoo, about 140 miles west of Detroit.
Radisson Hotel Orlando-Lake Buena Vista
Along with an indoor pool, this smoke-free hotel has an outdoor pool and a restaurant. Free WiFi in public areas and a free theme park shuttle are also provided. Additionally, a 24-hour fitness center, a 24-hour business center, and a spa tub are onsite.
Radisson Hotel Portland Airport
This smoke-free hotel features a restaurant, a 24-hour fitness center, and a bar/lounge. Free WiFi in public areas and a free airport shuttle are also provided. Other amenities include a 24-hour business center, coffee/tea in a common area, and a business center.
Radisson Hotel Fort Worth-Fossil Creek
Along with a restaurant, this hotel has an indoor pool and a nightclub. Free WiFi in public areas, free self-parking, and a free area shuttle are also provided. Additionally, a 24-hour fitness center, a bar/lounge, and a snack bar/deli are onsite.
Radisson Hotel La Crosse
The Radisson Hotel La Crosse sits less than 2 miles from the Children’s Museum, the University of Wisconsin – La Crosse, and Riverside Park, and its convenient location was a highlight for previous travelers. Guests can take advantage of the hotel’s free shuttle to La Crosse Regional Airport, Amtrak station, and area businesses. Rooms are contemporary in design and feature pillow-top beds, free Wi-Fi access, coffee makers, beverage coolers, flat-screen TVs, and USB outlets, plus views of the city, the Mississippi River, or the pool. The pet-friendly property also has a business center, an indoor pool, and free parking When it comes to dining, guests can enjoy a meal at the Three Rivers Lodge, serving American cuisine for breakfast, lunch, and dinner. While visitors were impressed with the location and on-site amenities, some felt the room rates were too pricey. Radisson Rewards members can accrue and cash in points here.
Radisson Hotel Colorado Springs Airport
Although this Radisson outpost is situated 7 miles east of downtown Colorado Springs, Colorado, it’s a convenient option for travelers with early or late flights thanks to its proximity to Colorado Springs Airport. Parking and 24-hour airport shuttle service are covered by all room rates, and facilities like an indoor pool, an outdoor hot tub, fitness, and business centers, a library and a gift shop are available on-site. Previous guests highly recommend sipping a cocktail in the hotel’s restaurant. Many also loved the beautiful, spacious accommodations, but some warned that the room walls are thin. Standard room amenities include complimentary Wi-Fi access, desks, flat-screen TVs, and minifridges, and select suites offer private patios, soaking tubs, and wet bars. To save some coins, members of the Radisson Rewards program can use points to pay for rooms.
Radisson Hotel Yuma
Along with an indoor pool, this smoke-free hotel has an outdoor pool and a restaurant. Free buffet breakfast is provided, as well as free WiFi in public areas, free self-parking, and a free airport shuttle. Additionally, a 24-hour fitness center, a bar/lounge, and a snack bar/deli are onsite.
Radisson Hotel New York Wall Street
A restaurant, a fitness center, and a 24-hour business center are available at this smoke-free hotel. WiFi in public areas is free. Other amenities include coffee/tea in a common area, concierge services, and dry cleaning.