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Luxury Room, 1 King Bed

Max Occupancy: 2 guests (up to 1 child)

Junior Suite, 1 King Bed, City View

Max Occupancy: 4 guests (up to 3 children)

Suite, 1 King Bed (Prestige)

Max Occupancy: 4 guests (up to 3 children)

Classic Room, 1 King Bed (Lower Floors)

Max Occupancy: 2 guests (up to 1 child)

Superior Room, 1 King Bed

Max Occupancy: 2 guests (up to 1 child)

Superior Double Room, 2 Double Beds

Max Occupancy: 4 guests (up to 3 children)

Prism-shaped hotel near Rush and Oak streets

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Close to nightlife

Located 1 block from Rush Street nightclubs, Oak Street shopping, and the Magnificent Mile, this 32-story Gold Coast hotel is 2 blocks from the John Hancock Center.

Free WiFi

Complimentary wireless Internet access is available in the lobby and meeting spaces.

Plush bedding

All 415 guestrooms at the Sofitel Chicago Water Tower offer feather mattresses and duvets, evening turndown service, free basic WiFi (faster speeds available for a fee), and marble bathrooms with separate glass showers.

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Hotel Amenities

Hotel Amenities

Meeting and event space totals 10,000 square feet (929 square meters) and includes a ballroom with angled, floor-to-ceiling windows with views of the John Hancock Center. Audiovisual equipment, event catering, and complimentary wireless Internet access are available. 2 complimentary business centers provide printing, faxing, copying, and scanning.

The hotel's restaurant serves contemporary French cuisine, and a stylish lounge has a steel-topped bar and fireside seating.

Guests can use a 24-hour on-site fitness center, and the Sofitel provides discounted access to a nearby fitness center with an indoor lap pool, steam rooms, personal trainers, and exercise classes.

  • Free WiFi
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/lounge
  • Fitness facilities
  • 24-hour business center
  • Breakfast available (surcharge)
  • Valet parking (surcharge)
  • One meeting room
  • Use of nearby fitness center (discount)
  • Dry cleaning/laundry service
  • 24-hour front desk
  • Limo or Town Car service available
  • Library
  • Express check-out
  • Free newspapers in lobby
  • Multilingual staff
  • Wedding services
  • Terrace
  • Fireplace in lobby
  • Porter/bellhop
  • Safe-deposit box at front desk
  • ATM/banking
  • Elevator/lift
  • Luggage storage
  • Number of floors - 32
  • Total number of rooms - 415
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Internet

Available in all rooms: Free WiFi

Available in some public areas: Free WiFi

Parking

Valet parking (surcharge)

Room Amenities

  • Free WiFi
  • Minibar
  • Room service (24 hours)
  • LCD TV
  • Pay movies
  • Premium bedding
  • Hypo-allergenic bedding available
  • Separate bathtub and shower
  • Cribs/infant beds available
  • Daily housekeeping
  • Turndown service
  • Free weekday newspaper
  • Hair dryer
  • In-room safe (laptop compatible)
  • Designer toiletries
  • Phone
  • Iron/ironing board
  • Desk
  • Air conditioning
  • Climate control
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Where to Eat

Café des Architectes - Light streams in through angled windows facing a seasonal terrace from this contemporary French restaurant. The bar has white-leather and chrome barstools, and the dining room features opaque glass tables paired with black-leather or upholstered chairs. Serving breakfast, lunch, and dinner.

Le Bar - A fiber-optic ceiling mimics twinkling stars in this cocktail lounge with a steel-topped bar and a library-style sitting area with fireplace. Serving an extensive selection of wines and champagnes, as well as specialty martinis and appetizers. Open from mid-afternoon until late night.

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Nearby Things to Do

The 24-hour fitness center at Sofitel Chicago Water Tower offers treadmills, stationary bicycles, free weights, and weight-training machines. Guests also receive discounted access to a nearby health club providing an indoor lap pool, basketball court, indoor running track, and fitness classes.

The hotel is five blocks from Lake Michigan, where guests can walk, jog, or bike along a 20-mile lakefront path. Oak Street Beach, a half-mile away, is popular for sunbathing and swimming in the summer. Within five miles of the hotel, the Sydney R. Marovitz golf course offers a challenging and scenic nine-hole course along Lake Michigan.

The recreational activities listed below are available either on site or near the hotel; fees may apply.

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Accessibility

To make requests for specific accessibility needs, complete the “Special or Accessibility Requests" section of “Trip Preferences" when you book your hotel.

Hotel Policies

Check-in

Check-in time starts at 3 PM

Check-out

Check-out time is noon

Payment types

Children and extra beds

  • Children are welcome.
  • Kids stay free! Up to 3 children under 11 years old stay free when using existing bedding.
  • Cribs (infant beds) are available.

Pets

Pets allowed, Only dogs are allowed, Maximum number of pets per room 2, Pet maximum weight in lb is 30

You need to know

Extra-person charges may apply and vary depending on hotel policy.

Government-issued photo identification and a credit card or cash deposit are required at check-in for incidental charges.

Special requests are subject to availability upon check-in and may incur additional charges. Special requests cannot be guaranteed.

A valid credit card is required to hold a reservation at this property. This property may place an authorization of $1 prior to your arrival. For more details, please contact the office using the information on the reservation confirmation received after booking.

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Fees

The following fees and deposits are charged by the property at time of service, check-in, or check-out.
  • Valet parking fee: USD 66.00 per night (in/out privileges)
  • Pet fee: USD 250.00 per pet, per stay
  • Pet deposit: USD 200 per stay
The above list may not be comprehensive. Fees and deposits may not include tax and are subject to change.

We should mention

Up to 3 children 11 years old and younger stay free when occupying the parent or guardian's room, using existing bedding.

Awards & Affiliations

Green / Sustainable Property
This property participates in Green Key Eco-Rating Program, a program that measures the property's impact on one or more of the following: environment, community, cultural-heritage, the local economy.
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