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Royal Sonesta Chicago River North

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Indoor pool
Indoor pool
Indoor pool
In-room safe, desk, iron/ironing board, free WiFi

Overview of Royal Sonesta Chicago River North

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Royal Sonesta Chicago River North

4.5 out of 5

4.4/5 Excellent

Guests rated this property 4.6/5 for cleanliness.

Popular amenities

  • Pool
  • Free WiFi
  • Pet friendly
  • Air conditioning
  • Gym
  • Business services

Cleaning and safety practices

  • Cleaned with disinfectant
  • 24-hour vacancy between guest room stays
  • Hand sanitizer provided
505 N State Street, Chicago, IL, 60654

Explore the area

  • Popular LocationChicago Riverwalk9 min walk
  • Popular LocationNorthwestern Memorial Hospital11 min walk
  • Popular LocationChicago Water Tower12 min walk
  • AirportChicago, IL (ORD-O'Hare Intl.)36 min drive

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About this area

Chicago

Located near the beach, Royal Sonesta Chicago River North is in Chicago's River North neighborhood, an area with great shopping. State Street and Michigan Avenue are worth checking out if shopping is on the agenda, while those wishing to experience the area's popular attractions can visit Navy Pier and Lincoln Park Zoo. Consider Concord Music Hall for a night out, and don't miss Field Museum of Natural History, a top local attraction. Guests love the hotel's central location.

What's nearby

  • Chicago Riverwalk - 9 min walk
  • Northwestern Memorial Hospital - 11 min walk
  • Chicago Water Tower - 12 min walk
  • Water Tower Place - 13 min walk
  • John Hancock Center - 15 min walk

Getting around

  • Grand Station (Red Line) - 1 min walk
  • Millennium Station - 12 min walk
  • Chicago O'Hare International Airport (ORD) - 36 min drive

Restaurants

  • Ruth's Chris Steak House — 2 min walk
  • RPM Italian — 2 min walk
  • Pops For Champagne — 2 min walk
  • Shaw’s Crab House — 2 min walk
  • Public House — 2 min walk

About this property

Royal Sonesta Chicago River North

Luxury Chicago hotel in River North, walk to House of Blues Chicago
This smoke-free hotel features an indoor pool, a 24-hour fitness center, and 24-hour room service. WiFi in public areas is free. Other amenities include conference space, concierge services, and dry cleaning. All 261 rooms feature thoughtful touches like pillow menus and bathrobes, plus free WiFi and LCD TVs with cable channels. MP3 docks, 24-hour room service, and in-room massages are among the other amenities available to guests.
Royal Sonesta Chicago River North offers 261 accommodations with MP3 docking stations and laptop-compatible safes. A pillow menu is available. 37-inch LCD televisions come with cable channels. Bathrooms include bathrobes, designer toiletries, complimentary toiletries, and hair dryers.

This Chicago hotel provides complimentary wireless Internet access. Business-friendly amenities include desks and phones. Housekeeping is offered daily and in-room massages can be requested.

Recreational amenities at the hotel include an indoor pool and a 24-hour fitness center.

Cleaning and safety practices

Enhanced cleanliness measures

Disinfectant is used to clean the property

Social distancing

Contactless check-out
Protective shields in place at main contact areas
Guest rooms kept vacant for 24 hours between stays
Social distancing measures in place

Safety measures

Personal protective equipment worn by staff
Masks available
Masks are required at the property
Hand sanitizer provided
Reservations are required for the use of certain onsite facilities
This information is provided by our partners.

Property amenities

Internet

  • Available in all rooms: Free WiFi
  • Available in some public areas: Free WiFi

Parking and transportation

  • Wheelchair-accessible parking available
  • Offsite parking for USD 25 per night; discounts available

Food and drink

  • 24-hour room service

Things to do

  • 24-hour fitness center
  • Indoor pool

Conveniences

  • ATM/banking services
  • Ballroom
  • Banquet hall
  • Elevator

Guest services

  • 24-hour front desk
  • Concierge services
  • Daily housekeeping
  • Dry cleaning service
  • Luggage storage
  • Tour/ticket assistance
  • Wedding services

Languages spoken

  • English

Business services

  • Conference space (8150 square feet)
  • Meeting rooms

Outdoors

  • Terrace

Accessibility

  • If you have requests for specific accessibility needs, please contact the property using the information on the reservation confirmation received after booking.
  • Accessible bathroom (select rooms)
  • In-room accessibility (select rooms)
  • Roll-in shower (select rooms)
  • Wheelchair-accessible parking
  • Wheelchair-accessible path of travel

More

  • Fireplace in lobby
  • Smoke-free property

Room amenities

Bedroom

  • Air conditioning (climate-controlled)
  • Bed sheets
  • Pillow menu

Bathroom

  • Bathrobes
  • Designer toiletries
  • Hair dryer
  • Towels

Entertainment

  • 37-inch LCD TV
  • Cable channels
  • MP3 dock

More

  • Connecting rooms available
  • Desk
  • In-room massage
  • Iron/ironing board
  • Laptop-compatible safe
  • Phone

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Policies

Check-in

Check-in from 3 PM - 11:30 PM
Late check-in subject to availability
Minimum check-in age - 21

Check-out

Check-out before noon
Express check-out

Special check-in instructions

Front desk staff will greet guests on arrival

Access methods

Staffed front desk

Pets

Pets allowed for an extra charge of USD 75 per accommodation, per stay
2 per room (up to 35 lbs)
Pets cannot be left unattended
Food and water bowls are available
Specific rooms only; pet-friendly rooms can be requested by contacting the property at the number on the booking confirmation

Children and extra beds

Children are welcome
Rollaway/extra beds are not available

Property payment types

Important information

Optional extras

The following fees and deposits are charged by the property at time of service, check-in, or check-out.

  • Offsite parking fee: USD 25 per night (0.1 mi away)
  • Pet fee: USD 75 per accommodation, per stay

The above list may not be comprehensive. Fees and deposits may not include tax and are subject to change.

You need to know

Extra-person charges may apply and vary depending on property policy
Government-issued photo identification and a credit card, debit card, or cash deposit may be 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
Special cancellation policies or charges may apply for group reservations (more than 8 rooms for the same property / stay dates)
This property accepts credit cards; cash is not accepted
Please note that cultural norms and guest policies may differ by country and by property; the policies listed are provided by the property

We should mention

Only registered guests are allowed in the guestrooms
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
This property allows pets in specific rooms only (surcharges apply and can be found in the Fees section); guests can request one of these rooms by contacting the property directly, using the contact information on the booking confirmation
This property welcomes guests of all sexual orientations and gender identities (LGBTQ friendly)

Property is also known as

Chicago Palomar
Palomar Chicago
Palomar Hotel
Palomar Hotel Chicago
Royal Sonesta Chicago River
Kimpton Hotel Palomar Chicago
Royal Sonesta Chicago River North Hotel
Royal Sonesta Chicago River North Chicago
Royal Sonesta Chicago River North Hotel Chicago

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Overall score and ratings

4.4

Excellent

Rating 5 - Excellent. 576 out of 906 reviews
5 - Excellent 64%
Rating 4 - Good. 212 out of 906 reviews
4 - Good 23%
Rating 3 - Okay. 71 out of 906 reviews
3 - Okay 8%
Rating 2 - Poor. 26 out of 906 reviews
2 - Poor 3%
Rating 1 - Terrible. 21 out of 906 reviews
1 - Terrible 2%

4.6/5

Cleanliness

4.6/5

Staff & service

4.1/5

Amenities

4.5/5

Property conditions & facilities

2/5 Poor

Traveled with family and small children, Traveled with family
Liked: Staff & service
Disliked: Cleanliness, amenities
First arrived wasn’t given correct room went downstairs got correct room, later turned on hot tub BUGS started coming out from the Jets, wasn’t given my free bottle wine, there was no glassware in the room and no microwave kinda weird couches where dirty lucky I had some my own covers, very dusty
Stayed 3 nights in Jul 2021

5/5 Excellent

Traveled with family
Liked: Cleanliness, staff & service, amenities, property conditions & facilities
Had a great stay. We switched to this hotel because it had a pool. We really enjoyed the pool and loved the rooftop deck. The staff were quick to respond to our requests.
Stayed 3 nights in Jul 2021

2/5 Poor

Traveled with family
Broken fridge, leaky pipes, no towels & no masks (Even though they say MASKS ARE REQUIRED). Also (not hotel’s fault) aggressive homeless people everywhere (one tried to follow my wife into the hotel. Will not be staying again
Stayed 2 nights in Jul 2021

4/5 Good

Liked: Cleanliness, staff & service, amenities, property conditions & facilities
The room was very nice the hot tube in the Jr spa suite was very nice... The view was nice... I Didn't like that the bar and restaurant were closed but so many choices around the hotel... I was better off parking the car in the parking structure that was right across the street and $25 a night with the voucher from the hotel and walking or taking a Uber or Lyft if I went somewhere farther. Another dislike was the fire station was half a block away and u could hear them alot
Stayed 2 nights in Jul 2021

2/5 Poor

Traveled with group, Business traveler
Liked: Cleanliness
Disliked: Amenities, property conditions & facilities
Used to be a good Kimpton - now it's run of the mill nothingness. Can't believe they charge these prices with no services, no even parking. Total joke. Will never return with my business.
Stayed 1 night in Jul 2021