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The Royal Sonesta Chicago Downtown

4-star Hotel with Fitness center

71 East Wacker Drive, Chicago, IL 60601

+1 312 346 7100
Very good

based on 1,721 reviews


per night

About The Royal Sonesta Chicago Downtown, Chicago

Value for money
Featuring views of the city, Royal Sonesta Chicago Riverfront provides 4-star accommodation in Chicago. Rooms are air conditioned and a wireless internet connection is provided free of charge. A variety of premium services are available for guests of Royal Sonesta Chicago Riverfront, like valet parking, a 24-hour business centre and a concierge. A gym is available to guests wishing to keep up their exercise regimes while away. It also enjoys views of Chicago River, has been recently renovated and offers 380 chic rooms. The hotel provides rooms equipped with a hair dryer, plus all the essentials to ensure a comfortable stay. In-house dining options include Hoyt's, which is an ideal spot to enjoy a meal. 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 Chicago Theater and Michigan Avenue Bridge. It is also within walking distance of Magnificent Mile, Chicago Loop and Millennium Park.

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Deluxe Rooms - Lake view
1 king bed

1 king bed



$158 totalCheapTickets
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Standard Rooms - Skyline view
1 king bed

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$121 totalmomondo
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Superior Rooms - Lake view
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$632 totalExpedia
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Executive Rooms - River view


$599 totalZenhotels.com
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Premier Rooms - Skyline view
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$262 totalExpedia
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Double Rooms - Ocean view
1 king bed

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$301 totalVio.com
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King Rooms - Courtyard view
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$219 totalCheapTickets
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Queen Rooms - River view
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$242 totalAGODA
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Other Rooms - Mountain view
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$202 totalAgoda.com
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Hotel Amenities & Facilities

  • Fitness center
  • Restaurant
  • Free Wi-Fi
  • Tea/coffee maker
  • Coffee machine
  • Business center
  • Wi-Fi available in all areas
  • Flat-screen TV
  • TV
  • Cable or satellite TV

Health and safety

  • Daily housekeeping
  • Physical distancing in dining areas
  • Physical distancing rules
  • First-aid kit
  • Enhanced cleaning
  • Hand sanitizer in guest accommodation and key areas
  • Screens or physical barriers placed between staff and guests in appropriate areas
  • Use of cleaning chemicals that are effective against coronavirus
  • 24-hour security
  • Guest accommodation is disinfected between stays
  • Guest accommodation sealed after cleaning
  • All plates, cutlery, glasses and other tableware have been sanitized
  • Delivered food is securely covered
  • Guests can opt-out of accommodation cleaning
  • Staff follow all safety protocols as directed by local authorities
  • Disinfection of high-touch surfaces

Accessibility and suitability

  • Entire unit wheelchair accessible
  • Pets allowed on request. Charges may apply.
  • Roll-in shower
  • Increased accessibility
  • Elevator
  • Multi-lingual staff
  • Shower chair
  • Hypoallergenic
  • Accessible by elevator
  • No smoking
  • Toilet with grab rails
  • Upper floors accessible by elevator

Services and conveniences

  • Conference rooms
  • Wedding services
  • ATM on-site
  • Ticket service
  • Business center
  • Wake-up service
  • Concierge service
  • Meeting/Banquet facilities
  • Key access
  • Bottle of water
  • Private check-in/check-out
  • 24hr front desk


  • Free Wi-Fi
  • Wi-Fi available in all areas
  • Linens
  • Towels
  • Free toiletries
  • Shampoo
  • Smoke alarms
  • Heating
  • Body soap
  • Air-conditioned
  • Trash cans
  • Conditioner


  • Wine glasses
  • Dishwasher
  • Microwave
  • Kitchenware
  • Tea/coffee maker
  • Toaster
  • Refrigerator
  • Coffee machine
  • Dining area
  • Kitchenette


  • River view
  • Seating area
  • Slippers
  • Interconnected room(s) available
  • Sofa
  • Tile/marble floor
  • City view
  • Storage available


  • Shower
  • Hairdryer
  • Toilet
  • Toilet paper
  • Private bathroom
  • Walk-in shower


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


  • Sofa bed
  • Alarm clock
  • Clothes rack
  • Wardrobe or closet

Media and entertainment

  • Flat-screen TV
  • Cable or satellite TV
  • TV


  • Computer use available
  • Fax/photocopying
  • Desk


  • Restaurant
  • Dining table


  • Fitness center

Places of interest near The Royal Sonesta Chicago Downtown

Attractions in Chicago, Illinois curated by momondo

The Royal Sonesta Chicago Downtown location: 71 East Wacker Drive, Chicago, IL 60601


Hyatt Regency Chicago0.1 mi
Chicago Theater0.2 mi
Chicago Riverwalk0.2 mi
Cloud Gate0.4 mi

Restaurants and Cafés

Fuse0.0 mi
Bella Bacino's0.0 mi
Hoyt's Tavern0.0 mi
Land & Lake Kitchen0.0 mi

The Royal Sonesta Chicago Downtown Reviews

Very goodBased on 1,721 verified guest reviews

Pros +
  • "Great location, very friendly staff!" (in 373 reviews)
  • "Very clean,comfortable and spacious room." (in 340 reviews)
  • The river view was awesome. (in 339 reviews)
Cons -
  • Parking garage wasn’t available (in 76 reviews)
  • Elevators were not working properly (in 62 reviews)
  • "Only 2 elevators working, resulting in long lines." (in 60 reviews)

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