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Royal Sonesta Chicago Downtown

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71 E Wacker Drive, Chicago, IL 60601-3755
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What you can expect during your stay
  • All linens sanitised in high-temperature wash
  • Face masks required for guests in public areas
  • Face masks required for staff in public areas
  • Floors marked for social distancing
  • Hand sanitiser available to guests & staff
  • Stay-at-home policy for staff with symptoms
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Updated 20/07/21 Safety precautions are provided by the property and are not checked by Tripadvisor for accuracy.
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Updated 20/07/21 Safety precautions are provided by the property and are not checked by Tripadvisor for accuracy.

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#161 of 222 hotels in Chicago
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The Royal Sonesta Chicago Downtown boasts an unrivaled location in the heart of the city--where the Chicago River and North Michigan Avenue meet. Freshly renovated, the hotel updated guest rooms, 24-hour complimentary fitness, in-room dining for breakfast only and business centers, and Hoyt's Chicago-an in-house restaurant located on the lobby level of the hotel. This all-day dining venue features culinary delights inspired by Midwestern tastes and locally grown produce. Whether you're visiting Chicago for business or leisure purposes, you'll find yourself within minutes of your destination--the Loop, Michigan Avenue, Millennium Park, Navy Pier, the River North District and more.
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Property amenities
Paid private parking nearby
Free High Speed Internet (WiFi)
Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
Bar / lounge
Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly )
Taxi service
Business Centre with Internet Access
Conference facilities
Parking
Wifi
Restaurant
Breakfast available
Breakfast in the room
Banquet room
Meeting rooms
Baggage storage
Concierge
Non-smoking hotel
ATM on site
24-hour front desk
Dry cleaning
Laundry service
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Room features
Air conditioning
Housekeeping
Safe
Iron
Refrigerator
Flatscreen TV
Room types
Non-smoking rooms
Suites
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HOTEL STYLE
Great View
River View
Languages Spoken
English
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Aziz A wrote a review Nov 2021
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It was a very nice hotel ROYAL SONESTA and the receptionist Jasmine was great in delivering the rooms quickly and tactfully. Thank you very much Jasmine I will always stay in this hotel, excellent location and excellent staff
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Date of stay: November 2021Trip type: Travelled with family
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Thank you for taking time to review your stay and recognize Jasmine for her hard work! We are happy to hear you enjoyed your stay at Royal Sonesta Chicago Downtown and look forward to seeing you again.
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Kangoo K wrote a review Nov 2021
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This was the best weekend I've ever had here in Chicago. Staying at the Royal Sonesta Downtown exceeded all expectations just because of the location. However, Jasmine went above and beyond the call of duty finding out I was a guest from out of town, she upgraded my stay to ensure I started on the side with a Riverside view. I will cherish this as long as I live. I'd like to thank Jasmine again because she made it so we'd talk about this for a long time
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Date of stay: November 2021Trip type: Travelled with friends
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Mariana P wrote a review Nov 2021
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Staff were friendly. So clean and pretty. My husband and I spent the night here with a good view of the river. I would recommend and I will for sure be coming here for my anniversary every year. Brittany was so nice and caring.
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Date of stay: November 2021Trip type: Travelled as a couple
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Thank you for reviewing your stay and recognizing Brittany and her hard work. We hope to see you again on your next visit to Chicago!
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Anasay S wrote a review Nov 2021
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Jose and Charles offered an amazing service. I loved the breakfast menu. Jose gave us a few tips while staying in Chicago. He told us important traveling guides and how to get around the city. I will definitely come back.
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Date of stay: November 2021Trip type: Travelled with family
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Thank you very much for taking time to review your stay with us! We think Jose and Charles do an excellent job and are happy to hear you think so too.
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william d wrote a review Nov 2021
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Beautiful rooms overlooking the Chicago river! Very accommodating bartender Jose’! Went out of his way to get the drink we wanted ! Across from Trump tower and east access to miracle mile and lake shore
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Date of stay: November 2021Trip type: Travelled with family
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Thank you very much for taking time to review your stay with us! We think Jose does an excellent job and are happy to hear you think so too.
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PRICE RANGE
US$121 - US$408 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
ALSO KNOWN AS
71 hotel chicago, hotel 71 chicago
FORMERLY KNOWN AS
Royal Sonesta Chicago Riverfront
LOCATION
United StatesIllinoisChicagoCentral / Downtown / The Loop / Theater District
NUMBER OF ROOMS
381
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Frequently Asked Questions about Royal Sonesta Chicago Downtown
Which popular attractions are close to Royal Sonesta Chicago Downtown?
Nearby attractions include Drunk Shakespeare (0.2 km), Chicago River (0.5 km), and American Writers Museum (0.2 km).
What are some of the property amenities at Royal Sonesta Chicago Downtown?
Some of the more popular amenities offered include free wifi, an on-site restaurant, and a lounge.
Which room amenities are available at Royal Sonesta Chicago Downtown?
Top room amenities include air conditioning, a flat screen TV, and a refrigerator.
What food & drink options are available at Royal Sonesta Chicago Downtown?
Guests can enjoy an on-site restaurant, a lounge, and breakfast during their stay.
Is parking available at Royal Sonesta Chicago Downtown?
Yes, paid private parking nearby and paid public parking nearby are available to guests.
What are some restaurants close to Royal Sonesta Chicago Downtown?
Conveniently located restaurants include Eddie V's Prime Seafood, Do-Rite Donuts & Chicken, and The Purple Pig.
Are there opportunities to exercise at Royal Sonesta Chicago Downtown?
Yes, guests have access to a fitness centre during their stay.
Is Royal Sonesta Chicago Downtown located near the city centre?
Yes, it is 1.0 km away from the centre of Chicago.
Are any cleaning services offered at Royal Sonesta Chicago Downtown?
Yes, dry cleaning and laundry service are offered to guests.
Are pets allowed at Royal Sonesta Chicago Downtown?
Yes, pets are typically allowed, but it's always best to call ahead to confirm.
Does Royal Sonesta Chicago Downtown offer any business services?
Yes, it conveniently offers a business centre, meeting rooms, and a banquet room.