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The Royal Sonesta Chicago Downtown

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

8.6/10 Fabulous

1,607 verified Hotels.com guest reviews

Property highlights

  • Pet-friendly
  • Gym
  • Non-smoking
  • Air conditioning
  • Refrigerator
  • Bathtub
The price is AU$467
Price available on 16/10/2022
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71 E Wacker Dr, Chicago, IL, 60601
Main amenities
  • Daily housekeeping
  • Restaurant and bar/lounge
  • 24-hour fitness center
  • Room service
  • Business center
  • 5 meeting rooms
  • 24-hour front desk
  • Front desk safe
  • ATM/banking services
  • Conference space
  • Multilingual staff
  • Wedding services
For families
  • Children stay free
  • Refrigerator
  • Connecting/adjoining rooms available
  • Private bathroom
  • Premium TV channels
  • Daily housekeeping

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About this area

What's nearby

  • In Downtown Chicago
  • Michigan Avenue - 3 min walk
  • Chicago Theatre - 4 min walk
  • Chicago Riverwalk - 6 min walk
  • Grant Park - 7 min walk
  • Millennium Park - 10 min walk
  • Art Institute of Chicago - 13 min walk
  • Navy Pier - 20 min walk
  • Willis Tower - 22 min walk
  • Field Museum of Natural History - 36 min walk
  • Soldier Field - 41 min walk

Getting around

  • Chicago Midway Airport (MDW) - 33 min drive
  • Chicago O'Hare Intl. Airport (ORD) - 42 min drive
  • Chicago, IL (PWK-Chicago Executive) - 50 min drive
  • Millennium Station - 6 min walk
  • Chicago Van Buren Street Station - 16 min walk
  • Chicago Union Station - 26 min walk
  • State Station - 4 min walk
  • Randolph-Wabash Station - 4 min walk
  • Lake Station - 5 min walk

About this property

The Royal Sonesta Chicago Downtown

4-star hotel near Millennium Park
Near Chicago Riverwalk and Michigan Avenue, The Royal Sonesta Chicago Downtown provides a bar, a 24-hour gym, and a business center. The onsite restaurant, Hoyt's American Tavern, features American cuisine and happy hour.
You'll also find perks like:
  • A 24-hour front desk, a porter/bellhop, and smoke-free premises
  • A front desk safe, 5 meeting rooms, and an elevator
  • Luggage storage, ATM/banking services, and multilingual staff
  • Guest reviews speak highly of the walkable location
Room features
All guestrooms at The Royal Sonesta Chicago Downtown have comforts such as laptop-compatible safes and air conditioning, in addition to amenities like desk chairs. Guest reviews highly rate the spacious rooms at the property.
More conveniences in all rooms include:
  • Hypo-allergenic bedding, pillowtop mattresses, and down comforters
  • Bathrooms with eco-friendly toiletries and shower/tub combinations
  • 37-inch plasma TVs with premium channels
  • Refrigerators, coffee/tea makers, and daily housekeeping

Languages

English, Spanish

Cleaning and safety practices

Enhanced cleanliness measures

Disinfectant is used to clean the property
Property is disinfected with electrostatic spray
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

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 and gloves available
Hand sanitizer provided
Enhanced food service safety measures are in place
Individually-wrapped food options available for breakfast, lunch, and dinner
This information is provided by our partners.

At a glance

Hotel size

  • 381 rooms
  • Arranged over 39 floors

Arriving/Leaving

  • Check-in time starts at 3 PM
  • Early check-in subject to availability
  • Late check-in subject to availability
  • Minimum check-in age - 21
  • Check-out time is 11 AM
  • Late check-out subject to availability

Restrictions related to your trip

  • Check COVID-19 restrictions

Special check-in instructions

  • Front desk staff will greet guests on arrival
  • 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

Children

  • Children (17 years old and younger) stay free when occupying the parent or guardian's room, using existing bedding

Pets

  • Pets allowed (2 per room, up to 30 lbs)*
  • Service animals welcome
  • Specific rooms only, restrictions apply*
  • Pets must be supervised

Parking

  • Wheelchair-accessible parking on site
  • Height restrictions apply for onsite parking
  • Offsite parking nearby (USD 53 per day)

Other information

  • Smoke-free property

Property amenities

Food and drink

  • Restaurant
  • Bar/lounge
  • Room service (limited hours)

Traveling with children

  • Children stay free

What to do

  • Golfing nearby

Working away

  • Business center
  • 5 meeting rooms
  • Conference space (16000 square feet)

Services

  • 24-hour front desk
  • Tour/ticket assistance
  • Luggage storage
  • Wedding services
  • Multilingual staff
  • Porter/bellhop
  • Umbrellas

Facilities

  • 1 building/tower
  • ATM/banking
  • Safe-deposit box at front desk
  • 24-hour fitness center

Accessibility

  • Braille/raised signage
  • Elevator
  • Accessible bathroom
  • In-room accessibility
  • Roll-in shower
  • Wheelchair-accessible path of travel
  • Wheelchair-accessible parking

Languages

  • English
  • Spanish

Room amenities

Be entertained

  • IPod docking station
  • 37-inch plasma TV
  • Premium satellite channels

Home comfort

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

Sleep well

  • Hypo-allergenic bedding
  • Down comforter
  • Blackout drapes/curtains
  • Pillowtop mattress
  • Bed sheets provided

What to enjoy

  • Individually furnished

Freshen up

  • Private bathroom
  • Shower/tub combination
  • Eco-friendly toiletries
  • Hair dryer

Stay connected

  • Desk
  • Free local calls
  • Desk chair

Food and drink

  • Refrigerator

More

  • Daily housekeeping
  • In-room safe (laptop compatible)
  • Connecting/adjoining rooms available
  • Eco-friendly toiletries

Special features

Dining

Hoyt's American Tavern - This restaurant specializes in American cuisine and serves breakfast, lunch, and dinner. Guests can enjoy drinks at the bar. Happy hour is offered.

Fees & policies

Mandatory fees

You'll be asked to pay the following charges by the property at check-in or check-out:
  • Resort fee: USD 20.00 per accommodation, per night
  • Resort fee inclusions:
    • Fitness center access
    • Internet access (may be limited)
    • In-room bottled water
    • Additional inclusions

Optional extras

  • Early check-in can be arranged for an extra charge (subject to availability, amount varies)
  • Late check-out can be arranged for an extra charge (subject to availability, amount varies)

Children & extra beds

  • Rollaway beds are available for USD 30.0 per night

Pets

  • Service animals exempt from fees
  • Pets are allowed for an extra charge of USD 75 per pet, per stay

Parking

  • Parking is available nearby and costs USD 53 per day
  • Parking height restrictions apply

Hygiene & cleanliness

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

The property is professionally cleaned; 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; the property is cleaned and disinfected with electrostatic spray.

Personal protective equipment, including masks and gloves, 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; guests are provided with hand sanitizer.

Enhanced food service safety measures are in place.

Individually-wrapped food options are available for breakfast, lunch, and dinner.

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

Policies

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

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.

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, debit cards and cash.

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Frequently asked questions

Does The Royal Sonesta Chicago Downtown offer free cancellation for a full refund?
Yes, The Royal Sonesta Chicago Downtown 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 The Royal Sonesta Chicago Downtown?
This property confirms that disinfectant is used to clean the property. Furthermore, guests are provided with hand sanitizer, 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 The Royal Sonesta Chicago Downtown?
Yes, pets are welcome, with a limit of 2 per room and maximum weight of 30 lbs per pet. There's a charge of USD 75 per pet, per stay. Service animals are exempt from fees.
What are the check-in and check-out times at The Royal Sonesta Chicago Downtown?
You can check in starting at 3 PM. There's a charge for early check-in (amount may vary, subject to availability). Check-out time is 11 AM. Late check-out is available for a charge (subject to availability).
What is there to do at The Royal Sonesta Chicago Downtown and nearby?
Maintain your daily exercise routine at the 24-hour gym.
Are there restaurants at or near The Royal Sonesta Chicago Downtown?
Yes, Hoyt's American Tavern offers American cuisine. Nearby restaurants include Pastoral (3-min walk), Sweetwater (3-min walk), and Sixteen (4-min walk).
What's the area around The Royal Sonesta Chicago Downtown like?
The Royal Sonesta Chicago Downtown is located by the river in Downtown Chicago, a short 4-minute walk from State Station and 10 minutes' walk from Millennium Park. Travelers say the local area is good for shopping and very walkable.

Overall score and ratings

8.6

Fabulous

8.9/10

Cleanliness

8.8/10

Staff & service

8.0/10

Amenities

8.6/10

Property conditions & facilities

8.6/10

Eco-friendliness

10/10 Exceptional

Great Experience
The staff at the front desk is very friendly and helpful. The room was fantastic. The hotel is upscale. The location is excellent. The River View from the room is beautiful. The room was very comfortable. My wife and I enjoyed the stay very much. We will stay here again! Highly Recommended.
1-night trip
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8/10 Very good

Alison, 2-night business trip
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10/10 Exceptional

Marc, 1-night trip
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10/10 Exceptional

Highly Recommend
This was my 5th stay in Chicago and by far my favorite hotel. The view is lovely.
Desiree, 3-night trip
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10/10 Exceptional

Eugene, 1-night trip
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10/10 Exceptional

Perfect location to catch river cruise & city sites. Will definitely stay again
Sandra, 1-night trip
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10/10 Exceptional

Grant, 1-night trip
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8/10 Very good

Emely, 2-night trip
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10/10 Exceptional

Great hotel
This hotel is so nice the staff was very friendly and the hotel is very cute and clean! I really enjoyed this hotel and would highly recommend!
Kristina, 1-night family trip
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10/10 Exceptional

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Ines, 3-night trip
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