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The Royal Sonesta Chicago Downtown
4 stars

The Royal Sonesta Chicago Downtown

71 East Wacker Drive, Chicago, IL 60601, United States
+1 312 346 7100
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£66
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8.6
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based on 1,575 reviews

The Royal Sonesta Chicago Downtown
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About The Royal Sonesta Chicago Downtown

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    You’ll have a private room with all the hotel’s amenities

Royal Sonesta Chicago Riverfront is located in Chicago and is close to the Art Institute of Chicago. Views of Chicago River and the local area can also be admired from the property.

This art deco hotel provides an in-house fitness centre, free Wi-Fi and a ballroom. Staff are available 24/7 and can help with booking tours and tickets.

Royal Sonesta Chicago Riverfront provides chic rooms equipped with a hair dryer, plus all the essentials to ensure a comfortable stay.

During their stay, guests can enjoy breakfast, lunch and dinner at Hoyt's, which offers American dishes. A choice of cafés and restaurants can also be found nearby.

The hotel is situated on the shores of Lake Michigan and is within walking distance of the Chicago Theater and the Michigan Avenue Bridge. Magnificent Mile, Chicago Loop and Millennium Park are a short stroll away.

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Prices are based on 1 night including VAT, excluding local taxes and fees.

Amenities at The Royal Sonesta Chicago Downtown

  • Fitness centre
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Tea/coffee maker
  • Coffee machine
  • Valet parking
  • Business centre
  • Wi-Fi available in all areas
  • Meeting/Banquet facilities
  • Internet

Services and conveniences

  • Conference rooms
  • ATM on-site
  • Business centre
  • Concierge service
  • Meeting/Banquet facilities
  • Private check-in/check-out
  • 24-hour front desk

Basics

  • Wi-Fi (surcharge)
  • Wi-Fi available in all areas
  • Internet
  • Air-conditioned
  • Smoke alarms
  • Heating

Accessibility and suitability

  • No smoking
  • Pets allowed on request. Charges may apply.
  • Disabled access
  • Lift
  • Hypoallergenic

Dining

  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Tea/coffee maker
  • Refrigerator
  • Coffee machine

Laundry

  • Laundry facilities
  • Ironing service
  • Laundry service
  • Iron and ironing board

Parking and transportation

  • Parking
  • Valet parking
  • Private parking

Bathroom

  • Hairdryer
  • Bathrobe
  • Private bathroom

Workspace

  • Fax/photocopying
  • Desk

General

  • Family rooms
  • Storage available

Family friendly

  • Cribs available

Fitness

  • Fitness centre

Reviews of The Royal Sonesta Chicago Downtown

All reviews are collected from real users with a verified booking made with KAYAK or one of our trusted external partners.

8.6
Very GoodBased on 1,575 verified guest reviews
8.6Families
8.7Couples
8.5Solo
8.8Friends

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10.0 Wonderful
Pros:Room, Location
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10.0 Wonderful
Pros:Suite type room for affordable price. Wonderful access to Michigan Ave, Art Museum, and river. Breakfast included was great.
Cons:Charging $300 for potential incidental usage is exorbitant.
A
10.0 Wonderful
Pros:That shower in the king room was to die for.
Cons:No air vents in the bathroom.
A
7.1 Good
Pros:The staff was excellent. Very helpful, respectful, and pleasant. The doorman, Mark, had exceptional guest service skills. I felt completely taken care of.
Cons:The room was hot and muggy, which didn't change despite having the thermostat set as low as it would go. The elevators took FOREVER. It was not uncommon to wait 10-15 minutes once calling the elevator to have it arrive. Food in the hotel was fine, nothing special and expensive.
J
7.4 Good
Pros:Great downtown location
Cons:An elevator was down for a major overhaul, fine. One of the three remaining was getting stuck on floors for extended periods of time, and we heard it even fell four floors while someone was on it. Customer’s safety is clearly not a number one concern for this hotel.
A
8.5 Very Good
Pros:Great price and location.
Cons:The bathroom was not clean, there was a previous guest's hair all over the shower walls. It was pretty disgusting.
A
10.0 Wonderful
Pros:Have to say I was pleasantly surprised. The reviews worried me but this hotel is amazing and the staff is very helpful. We arrived late (1:30 am) and was given one of their vacation rentals and were told we would need to move to another room the next morning. They upgraded us to a corner room suite for our full stay. The view of the river was perfect!
Cons:Facing the Trump Tower.......
A
7.7 Good
Pros:Riverfront central location next to Michigan Avenue. The view outside the window of the river is great, Trump Tower is a matter of taste. The gym is fantastic with nice equipment, a great view and it is empty in the mornings. Hoyt's is a nice bar.
Cons:No minibar or snacks for kids. Big complimentary Bottled water, creamer and sugar for coffee are prerequisites for a grand hotel. Parking is tight even with valet parking with congestion outside the hotel.
A
6.5 Okay
Pros:Perfect location, easy access to shopping, restaurants and museums
Cons:A/C unit blew like a box fan and was quite annoying and not adjustable, toilet clogged and took time for staff to assist, we had a rental car and parking onsite was convenient but outrageously priced...in hindsight I would have booked elsewhere.
A
7.7 Good
Pros:Everything in the room will be good! view is the best!!! Location is the best of the best!
Cons:When we check in, nobody tell us about breakfast, it is not include. When we check out we we're waiting car about an hour, the gay on the destination almost lost our parking ticket!

Location

71 East Wacker Drive, Chicago, IL 60601

What's nearby

  • Chicago Theater277 yd
  • Chicago Riverwalk334 yd
  • Chicago Cultural Center0.3 mi
  • Cloud Gate0.4 mi
  • Millennium Park0.4 mi
  • Magnificent Mile0.5 mi
  • Art Institute of Chicago0.6 mi
  • Symphony Center0.6 mi
  • Chicago Lakefront Trail0.7 mi
  • Willis Tower0.8 mi
  • 360 CHICAGO0.8 mi
  • Grant Park0.8 mi

Policies

Check-in/Check-out

Check in anytime after 16:00, check out anytime before 11:00

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Essential information about The Royal Sonesta Chicago Downtown

Low season

February

High season

May

Average price (weeknight)

£270

Average price (weekend night)

£236
Cheapest month to stay with an average 42% drop in price.
Most expensive month to stay with an average 50% rise in price.
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Top tips for your stay at The Royal Sonesta Chicago Downtown

  • If you’re after a cheap room at The Royal Sonesta Chicago Downtown, then you should consider staying during the low season. The cheapest deals can generally be found in February and March.
  • Prices can also vary depending on which day of the week you stay. For the best room deals at The Royal Sonesta Chicago Downtown, plan to stay on a Sunday or Friday. The most expensive day is usually Saturday.
  • The cheapest price a room at The Royal Sonesta Chicago Downtown was booked for on KAYAK in the last 2 weeks was £191, while the most expensive was £191.
  • How long should you stay at The Royal Sonesta Chicago Downtown? KAYAK users usually book their rooms here for 3 days.

FAQs when booking at The Royal Sonesta Chicago Downtown

  • Where is The Royal Sonesta Chicago Downtown located?

    The Royal Sonesta Chicago Downtown is located at 71 East Wacker Drive in Loop, 0.8 miles from the centre of Chicago. Chicago Theater is the closest landmark to The Royal Sonesta Chicago Downtown.

  • When is check-in time and check-out time at The Royal Sonesta Chicago Downtown?

    Check-in time is 16:00 and check-out time is 11:00 at The Royal Sonesta Chicago Downtown.

  • How far is The Royal Sonesta Chicago Downtown from the airport?

    The Royal Sonesta Chicago Downtown is 9.2 miles from Chicago Midway.

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