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Royal Sonesta Chicago Riverfront

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37-inch plasma TV with satellite channels, iPod dock
37-inch plasma TV with satellite channels, iPod dock
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Hypo-allergenic bedding, down comforters, pillowtop beds, in-room safe

Overview of Royal Sonesta Chicago Riverfront

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Royal Sonesta Chicago Riverfront

4 out of 5

4.2/5 Very Good

Guests rated this property 4.4/5 for cleanliness.

Popular amenities

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

Cleaning and safety practices

  • Cleaned with disinfectant
  • Contactless check-in
  • Hand sanitizer provided

Explore the area

  • Popular LocationChicago Riverwalk5 min walk
  • Popular LocationGrant Park6 min walk
  • Popular LocationMillennium Park9 min walk
  • AirportChicago, IL (ORD-O'Hare Intl.)32 min drive

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About this area

Chicago

Located in Chicago's The Loop neighborhood, Royal Sonesta Chicago Riverfront is in the city center and on a river. Chicago Theatre and House of Blues Chicago are cultural highlights, and some of the area's notable landmarks include Merchandise Mart and Chicago Water Tower. Navy Pier and Field Museum of Natural History are not to be missed. Break out the clubs and hit the links with a golf course nearby, or seek out an adventure with hiking/biking trails. Guests appreciate the hotel's central location.
Popular Location

What's nearby

  • Chicago Riverwalk - 5 min walk
  • Grant Park - 6 min walk
  • Millennium Park - 9 min walk
  • Northwestern Memorial Hospital - 13 min walk
  • Cloud Gate - 16 min walk

Getting around

  • State Station - 4 min walk
  • Millennium Station - 6 min walk
  • Chicago O'Hare International Airport (ORD) - 32 min drive

Restaurants

  • State and Lake Chicago Tavern — 3 min walk
  • Rebar — 3 min walk
  • Sweetwater — 3 min walk
  • Sixteen — 4 min walk
  • 333 North Michigan — 5 min walk

About this property

Royal Sonesta Chicago Riverfront

Romantic Chicago hotel in The Loop, walk to Chicago Theatre
A 24-hour fitness center, a 24-hour business center, and concierge services are available at this smoke-free hotel. WiFi in public areas is free. Additionally, dry cleaning, laundry facilities, and a 24-hour front desk are onsite. All 381 individually furnished rooms feature free WiFi and pillowtop beds. For a bit of entertainment, plasma TVs come with satellite channels, and guests can also appreciate conveniences like refrigerators and coffee makers.
Royal Sonesta Chicago Riverfront offers 381 accommodations with iPod docking stations and safes. Each accommodation is individually furnished. Pillowtop beds feature down comforters. 37-inch plasma televisions come with premium satellite channels. Refrigerators and coffee/tea makers are provided. Bathrooms include shower/tub combinations, complimentary toiletries, and hair dryers.

This Chicago hotel provides complimentary wireless Internet access. Business-friendly amenities include desks and phones; free local calls are provided (restrictions may apply). Additionally, rooms include irons/ironing boards and blackout drapes/curtains.

Recreational amenities at the hotel include a 24-hour fitness center.

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

Cleaning and safety practices

Enhanced cleanliness measures

Disinfectant is used to clean the property
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

Contactless check-in and check-out
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 available
Masks are required at the property
Hand sanitizer provided
Individually-wrapped food options available for breakfast
This information is provided by our partners.

Property amenities

Internet

  • Available in all rooms: Free WiFi
  • Available in some public areas: Free WiFi and wired Internet

Parking and transportation

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

Food and drink

  • Room service available

Things to do

  • 24-hour fitness center

Conveniences

  • ATM/banking services
  • Ballroom
  • Banquet hall
  • Elevator
  • Free newspapers in lobby
  • Front-desk safe
  • Gift shop/newsstand

Guest services

  • 24-hour front desk
  • Concierge services
  • Dry cleaning service
  • Laundry facilities
  • Luggage storage
  • Multilingual staff
  • Porter/bellhop
  • Tour/ticket assistance
  • Wedding services

Languages spoken

  • English
  • Spanish

Business services

  • 24-hour business center
  • Computer station
  • Conference space (16000 square feet)
  • Meeting rooms

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)
  • Braille signage
  • In-room accessibility (select rooms)
  • Roll-in shower (select rooms)
  • Wheelchair-accessible parking
  • Wheelchair-accessible path of travel

More

  • Smoke-free property
  • TV in lobby

Room amenities

Bedroom

  • Air conditioning (climate-controlled)
  • Bed sheets
  • Blackout drapes/curtains
  • Down comforter
  • Free cribs/infant beds
  • Hypo-allergenic bedding
  • Pillow-top mattress
  • Rollaway/extra beds (surcharge)

Bathroom

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

Entertainment

  • 37-inch plasma TV
  • iPod dock
  • Premium channels
  • Satellite channels

Food and drink

  • Coffee/tea maker
  • Refrigerator

More

  • Connecting rooms available
  • Desk
  • Free local calls
  • Individually furnished
  • Iron/ironing board
  • Phone
  • Safe

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Check-in

Check-in from 3 PM - midnight
Early check-in subject to availability
Early check-in is available for a fee (amount varies)
Late check-in subject to availability
Minimum check-in age - 21

Check-out

Check-out before 11 AM

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

Access methods

Staffed front desk

Pets

Pets allowed for an extra charge of USD 100 per pet, per stay
2 per room (up to 50 lbs)
Service animals are exempt from fees

Children and extra beds

Children are welcome
Kids stay free! Children stay free when using existing bedding
Rollaway/extra beds are available for USD 30.0 per night
Free cribs (infant beds)

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.

  • Nearby parking fee: USD 53 per day
  • Pet fee: USD 100 per pet, per stay
  • Service animals are exempt from fees
  • Early check-in is available for a fee (subject to availability, amount varies)
  • Rollaway bed fee: USD 30.0 per night

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 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
This property accepts credit cards, debit cards, and cash
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

Reservations are required for massage services and spa treatments; reservations can be made by contacting the property prior to arrival, using the contact information on the booking confirmation
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
A car is not required for transportation to and from this property
Parking height restrictions apply

Property is also known as

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Royal Sonesta Chicago Riverfront Hotel
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4.2
Very Good
Rating 5 - Excellent. 1154 out of 2280 reviews
5 - Excellent 51%
Rating 4 - Good. 720 out of 2280 reviews
4 - Good 32%
Rating 3 - Okay. 233 out of 2280 reviews
3 - Okay 10%
Rating 2 - Poor. 102 out of 2280 reviews
2 - Poor 4%
Rating 1 - Terrible. 71 out of 2280 reviews
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4.4/5

Cleanliness

4.3/5

Staff & service

4.0/5

Amenities

4.1/5

Property conditions & facilities

5/5 Excellent

Traveled with family
Liked: Cleanliness, staff & service, amenities
My brother and I enjoyed the Terrace but it was only available a few times because they were doing construction. Other than that we enjoyed our stay at the Royal Sonesta.
Stayed 4 nights in Jun 2021

2/5 Poor

Traveled with partner
Liked: Cleanliness, staff & service
Disliked: Amenities, property conditions & facilities
Property was being renovated
Stayed 1 night in Jun 2021

4/5 Good

Traveled with partner
Liked: Cleanliness, staff & service, property conditions & facilities
The hotel was undergoing construction at the time of my stay. However, I really enjoyed the speedy check-in and the friendly staff!! The best part of this hotel had to be the view of Chicago's downtown Riverwalk area though. Beautiful!
Stayed 2 nights in Jun 2021

2/5 Poor

Traveled with family
Liked: Cleanliness
Disliked: Staff & service, amenities
Large room, with a great view. However, we were told at check-in that there would be construction from 9-4 each day, the restaurant was closed and received earplugs in the room (1 pair). We weren't made aware of construction when booking the room and drilling started at 8 am, not 9. Overall, the noise was bearable, but we didn't like the surprise. Like many hotels trying to gear back up, they seemed understaffed. There weren't any glasses in the room, and if we wanted some plastic cups, we had to go to the front desk and pick them up, they would not deliver. Next time we would stay north of the river, as there was more to do on that side and ask while booking if there was going to be any construction!
Stayed 2 nights in Jun 2021

4/5 Good

Traveled with partner
Liked: Cleanliness, staff & service, amenities, property conditions & facilities
Very nice room in a great location! The only drawback is that the property was still undergoing renovations, so it wasn't quite as nice as I expect it will be when it's done. (Well, that and the fact that the bathroom didn't have an exhaust fan.)
Stayed 5 nights in May 2021