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Royal Sonesta Chicago Riverfront

4-star4 stars
71 E Wacker Dr, Chicago, IL, 60601, United States of America

4-star hotel with restaurant, near Chicago Theatre
  • Free WiFi


  • Fantastic location and great facilitiesDec. 2, 2019
  • We booked a city view room mostly because I hate shower curtains so wanted a separate…Nov. 15, 2019

Royal Sonesta Chicago Riverfront

from A$138
  • Deluxe Room, 1 King Bed, City View
  • Deluxe Room, 2 Queen Beds, City View
  • Deluxe Room, 1 King Bed, River View
  • Deluxe Room, 2 Queen Beds, River View
  • Room, 1 King Bed, City View (Preferred)
  • Room, 2 Queen Beds, City View (Preferred)
  • Room, 1 King Bed, River View (Preferred)
  • Room, 2 Queen Beds, River View (Preferred)
  • Junior Suite
  • Executive Suite
  • Deluxe Suite
  • Premier Suite
  • Room, 1 King Bed (Columbus Residences)
  • Room, 1 King Bed (LaSalle Residences)
  • Room, 1 King Bed (State Residences)

What’s around Royal Sonesta Chicago Riverfront


  • In The Loop
  • Chicago Theatre - 4 min walk
  • Chicago Riverwalk - 5 min walk
  • Grant Park - 6 min walk
  • Millennium Park - 9 min walk
  • Art Institute of Chicago - 13 min walk
  • Water Tower Place - 16 min walk
  • John Hancock Center - 17 min walk

Getting around

  • Chicago, IL (ORD-O'Hare Intl.) - 36 min drive
  • Chicago, IL (MDW-Midway Intl.) - 27 min drive
  • Chicago, IL (PWK-Chicago Executive) - 43 min drive
  • Millennium Station - 6 min walk
  • Chicago Van Buren Street Station - 16 min walk
  • Chicago Union Station - 27 min walk
  • State Station - 4 min walk
  • Randolph-Wabash Station - 4 min walk
  • Lake Station - 5 min walk

At a glance

Key facts

Hotel size

  • This hotel has 334 rooms
  • This hotel is arranged over 39 floors


  • Check-in time 3 PM-midnight
  • Check-out time is 11 AM
For more details, please contact the property using the information on the booking confirmation. This property’s restaurant currently offers to go orders only from 8 AM-9 PM.
Valet parking is not available until further notice.

Required at check-in

  • Credit card required for incidental charges

  • Government-issued photo ID may be required

  • Minimum check-in age is 21

Travelling with others


  • Children stay free when occupying the parent or guardian's room, using existing bedding


  • Pets allowed *

  • 2 per room (up to 50 lbs)


  • Free WiFi and wired Internet access in public areas

  • Free WiFi in rooms



  • Valet parking *

Payment types at the property

  • Cash

Other information

  • Smoke-free property
* See small print for additional details or extra charges

In the hotel

Food and drink
  • Full breakfast daily (surcharge)
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/lounge
  • Room service (during limited hours)
Things to do
  • 24-hour fitness facilities
  • Bicycle rentals nearby
  • Golfing nearby
  • Hiking/biking trails nearby
  • Fitness facilities
Working away
  • 24-hour business centre
  • Meeting rooms
  • Conference space size (feet) - 16000
  • Conference space size (meters) - 1486
  • Computer station
  • 24-hour front desk
  • Concierge services
  • Tours/ticket assistance
  • Dry cleaning/laundry service
  • Laundry facilities
  • Free newspapers in lobby
  • Luggage storage
  • Wedding services
  • Multilingual staff
  • Porter
  • Number of buildings/towers - 1
  • Lift
  • ATM/banking
  • Safe-deposit box at front desk
  • Television in common areas
  • Braille or raised signage
  • Accessible bathroom
  • In-room accessibility
  • Roll-in shower
  • Wheelchair-accessible path of travel
  • Wheelchair-accessible parking
Languages Spoken
  • English
  • Spanish

In the room

Home comforts
  • In-room climate control (air conditioning)
  • Coffee/tea maker
  • Iron/ironing board
Sleep well
  • Hypo-allergenic bedding available
  • Down comforter
  • Blackout drapes/curtains
  • Pillowtop mattress
Things to enjoy
  • Individually furnished
Freshen up
  • Private bathroom
  • Shower only
  • Free toiletries
  • Hair dryer
Be entertained
  • 37-inch plasma TV
  • Premium TV channels
  • IPod docking station
Stay connected
  • Desk
  • Free WiFi
  • Free local calls
Food and drink
  • Fridge
  • Daily housekeeping
  • In-room safe
  • Connecting/adjoining rooms available

Special features


Hoyts - This restaurant serves breakfast, lunch, and dinner. Guests can order drinks at the bar and enjoy alfresco dining (weather permitting). A children's menu is available.

Royal Sonesta Chicago Riverfront’s small print

Also known as

  • Wyndham Grand Chicago Riverfront Hotel
  • Wyndham Grand Riverfront Hotel
  • Wyndham Grand Chicago Riverfront
  • Royal Sonesta Chicago Riverfront Hotel
  • Royal Sonesta Chicago Riverfront Chicago
  • Royal Sonesta Chicago Riverfront Hotel Chicago
  • Wyndham Grand Riverfront Hotel
  • Wyndham Grand Chicago Riverfront
  • Wyndham Grand Riverfront
  • 71 Hotel Chicago
  • Hotel 71 Chicago
  • Wyndham Grand Riverfront Hotel Chicago
  • 71 Hotel Chicago
  • Hotel 71 Chicago


This property charges payment for the 1st night's rate and taxes at 6 PM on the day of arrival for any bookings where payment for the stay will be made on site instead of at the time of booking. Declined credit cards may result in a cancelled reservation.

The property has connecting/adjoining rooms, which are subject to availability and can be requested by contacting the property using the number on the booking confirmation.

Parking height restrictions apply.

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

Reservations are required for massage services and spa treatments and can be made by contacting the property before arrival at the number on the booking confirmation.

Optional extras

Valet parking costs USD 67.00 per day with in/out privileges

Rollaway beds are available for USD 30.0 per night

Breakfast costs between USD 16 and USD 20 for adults, and USD 16 and USD 20 for children (approximately)

Pets are allowed for an extra charge of USD 100 per pet, per stay

Service animals exempt from fees

We have included all charges provided to us by this property. However, charges can vary, for example, based on length of stay or the unit you book.

FAQs for Royal Sonesta Chicago Riverfront

  • Are pets allowed at Royal Sonesta Chicago Riverfront?
    Yes, pets are welcome, with a limit of 2 per room and maximum weight of 50 lbs per pet. There's a charge of USD 100 per pet, per stay. Service animals are exempt from fees.
  • Is parking offered at Royal Sonesta Chicago Riverfront?
    Yes. Valet parking costs USD 67.00 per day.
  • What are the check-in and check-out times at Royal Sonesta Chicago Riverfront?
    You can check in from 3 PM to midnight. Check-out time is 11 AM.
  • Are there restaurants at or near Royal Sonesta Chicago Riverfront?
    Yes, there's an onsite restaurant. Nearby restaurants include Hoyt's (1-min walk), Corner Bakery (1-min walk), and Chicago Brewhouse (1-min walk).

Recent reviews

Fabulous 8.6 From 2,770 reviews

Very good 8.0
Great location and easy to walk to the main sights
Great location and hotel. The only thing that was disappointing was the comfort of the bed and pillows. I didn’t sleep well for all three nights we stayed there.
Daniela, au3 night romance trip
Exceptional 10.0
Beautiful room, great location.
This hotel is a great place to stay when visiting Chicago. Not only is it centrally located to many of the attractions in the downtown area, our room had great views of the Chicago River! The room was beautiful, very big and with great amenities. I would definitely recommend this hotel - great value, in a great location. Can't go wrong.
Paul, au1 night romance trip
Exceptional 10.0
4 star hotel for a 5 star experience!
Just a quick walk from the station made it very convenient. Check in was quick and friendly, and I was excited to hear that my room would be facing the canal. From the 25th floor I had my OMG moment as I looked out to see the busy unobstructed street views of Chicago. I had arrived..... in Chicago...woo hoo! Checking out the room was secondary and boy it really was a great sized room. Lots of room to move and relax, space to put those bags you acquire on long trips. But seriously, the most important thing to me is the bed.... and yes, thank was beautifully comfortable. The room was definitely 4 star but still nice even if a little dated. A 4 star hotel overall that gave me a 5 star experience of Chicago. I loved my stay and would make it a point to stay here again. Thanks to all the staff who helped make my stay so memorable.
MICHAEL, au3 night trip with friends
Exceptional 10.0
Awsome place
des, au1 night romance trip
Very good 8.0
Not happy. Had to pay for river view.
Geoff, au2 night trip with friends
Very good 8.0
Great spot, technical issues
Great stay in an exceptional area. They have problems with their elevators. Waited 20mins to get fownnin morning. Not acceptable
CAMERON, au1 night trip with friends
Exceptional 10.0
Excellent location! Reception staff were pleasant and did there job but nothing extra. Rooms were comfortable, but servicing of rooms didn’t appear to happen till after 4 pm. This was inconvenient as it was when we had returned to our rooms after a day of sightseeing. Two of our five day stay, rooms not attended and we had run out of coffee and toilet paper. Drain in bath blocked, we reported this and it was still not attended to at time of checkout. Despite this, would stay again as perfect location, comfortable rooms and stunning views.
Geoffrey, auRomance trip
Good 6.0
Check out was extremely slow. Only one person there and 4 ppl waiting. Waited about 10 mins
Raelene, auRomance trip
Exceptional 10.0
great location
2nd stay , as good as last time.
James, auBusiness trip
Exceptional 10.0
very good
3rd stay, will stay again. great central location and views, very nice hotel
James, auBusiness trip

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