Just 4 minutes’ walk away from the shopping, dining and entertainment on the Magnificent Mile, the newly renovated The Royal Sonesta Chicago Downtown at the Riverwalk offers on-site dining, 24-hour fitness center and WiFi. Featuring views of the city or the Chicago River, every room at Royal Sonesta Chicago provides a 48-inch flat-screen TV, small refrigerator. A coffee maker is also included. The Hotel provides the following service for a fee: bottled water. Royal Sonesta Chicago modern American tavern, Hoyt's, serves Midwestern-inspired dishes for breakfast, lunch and dinner. It also features views of the Chicago River. A business center, ballroom and meeting space are available on-site . The Art Institute of Chicago and Millennium Park are both less than a mile away from the hotel. The Theater District is a 5-minute walk away.

Couples in particular like the location – they rated it 9.6 for a two-person trip.

Distance in property description is calculated using © OpenStreetMap

Royal Sonesta, Sonesta Hotels
Hotel chain/brand

Property highlights

Located in the heart of Chicago, this hotel has an excellent location score of 9.6

Want a great night's sleep? This hotel was highly-rated for its very comfy beds.

Breakfast Info

American, Breakfast to go

Private parking available


Availability

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Room Type
Number of guests
 
1 king bed
Bedroom :
1 king bed
Living room:
1 sofa bed
Bedroom :
1 king bed
Living room:
1 sofa bed
1 king bed
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2 bunk beds
Bedroom :
1 king bed
Living room:
1 sofa bed
Bedroom :
1 king bed
Living room:
1 sofa bed
Bedroom :
1 king bed
Living room:
1 sofa bed
Bedroom :
1 king bed
Living room:
1 sofa bed
Bedroom 1:
1 king bed
Bedroom 2:
1 king bed
1 king bed
1 king bed
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Property practices

This property told us they've implemented certain practices across some or all of these categories: waste, water, energy and greenhouse gases, destination and community, and nature.
Guest reviews

Categories:

Staff
8.8
Facilities
8.6
Cleanliness
8.9
Comfort
9.1
Value for money
8.3
Location
9.6
Free WiFi
8.0
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See what guests loved the most:

  • Tonya
    United States of America United States of America
    The location was fantastic! Fabulous views up and down the river. The room that the hotel upgraded us to was an amazing bonus
  • D
    Darylanne
    United States of America United States of America
    The lobby was clean and smelled delightful. I enjoyed the safety measures of having to scan card key before going up to your floor.
  • Amar
    United Kingdom United Kingdom
    Great Location, Large Rooms very clean and Clean Bathrooms . Great and Helpful Staff

Hotel area info

Restaurants
1 Restaurant On Site

  • Hoyt's American Tavern
    • Cuisine
      American
    • Open for
      Breakfast • Lunch • Dinner • Cocktail hour

Amenities of The Royal Sonesta Chicago Downtown
Great facilities! Review score, 8.6

Most popular amenities
  • Private Parking
  • Free WiFi
  • Family rooms
  • Non-smoking rooms
  • Fitness center
  • Restaurant
  • Facilities for disabled guests
  • 24-hour front desk
  • Bar
  • Breakfast
Kitchen
  • Refrigerator
Pets
Pets are allowed. Charges may apply.
Food & Drink
  • Bar
Internet
WiFi is available in all areas and is free of charge.
Parking
Private parking is available at a location nearby (reservation is not needed) and costs $75 per day.
  • Valet parking
  • Parking garage
Front Desk Services
  • Invoice provided
  • Private check-in/out
  • Concierge
  • ATM on site
  • 24-hour front desk
Cleaning Services
  • Ironing service
    Additional charge
  • Dry cleaning
    Additional charge
  • Laundry
    Additional charge
Business Facilities
  • Fax/Photocopying
    Additional charge
  • Business center
    Additional charge
  • Meeting/Banquet facilities
    Additional charge
Safety & security
  • Smoke alarms
  • Security alarm
  • Key card access
  • Key access
  • 24-hour security
General
  • Air conditioning
  • Smoke-free property
  • Heating
  • Elevator
  • Family rooms
  • Facilities for disabled guests
  • Non-smoking rooms
Accessibility
  • Visual aids (Braille)
  • Toilet with grab rails
  • Wheelchair accessible
Spa
  • Fitness
  • Fitness center
Languages Spoken
  • English
  • Spanish

House rules

The Royal Sonesta Chicago Downtown takes special requests – add in the next step!

Check-in

From 4:00 PM

Guests are required to show a photo ID and credit card at check-in

Check-out

Until 11:00 AM

 

Cancellation/
prepayment

Cancellation and prepayment policies vary according to accommodations type. Please enter the dates of your stay and check what conditions apply to your preferred room.

Refundable damage deposit

A damage deposit of USD 100 is required on arrival. This will be collected by credit card. You should be reimbursed within 7 days of check-out. Your deposit will be refunded in full by credit card, subject to an inspection of the property.

Children & Beds

Child policies

Children of all ages are welcome.

Children 18 and above will be charged as adults at this property.

To see correct prices and occupancy info, add the number and ages of children in your group to your search.

Crib and extra bed policies

0 - 2 years
Extra bed upon request
$30 per child, per night
Crib upon request
Free
3+ years
Extra bed upon request
$30 per person, per night

Prices for cribs and extra beds aren't included in the total price. They'll have to be paid for separately during your stay.

The number of extra beds and cribs allowed depends on the option you choose. Check your selected option for more info.

All cribs and extra beds are subject to availability.

Age restriction

The minimum age for check-in is 21

Pets

Pets are allowed. Charges may apply.

Maestro Mastercard Visa UnionPay credit card Carte Blanche Discover JCB Diners Club American Express Cash is not accepted The Royal Sonesta Chicago Downtown accepts these cards and reserves the right to temporarily hold an amount prior to arrival.

The fine print
Must-know information for guests at this property

When booking more than 3 rooms, different policies and additional supplements may apply and will be communicated by the property.

The Pet Fee is a Non-Refundable $100 per stay fee. A maximum of two dogs per room are permitted.

Please note that breakfast-inclusive rates are for 2-people maximum and do not include tax and tip.

Guests are required to show a photo ID and credit card upon check-in. Please note that all Special Requests are subject to availability and additional charges may apply.

Please inform The Royal Sonesta Chicago Downtown of your expected arrival time in advance. You can use the Special Requests box when booking, or contact the property directly using the contact details in your confirmation.

A damage deposit of $100 is required on arrival. This will be collected by credit card. You should be reimbursed within 7 days of check-out. Your deposit will be refunded in full by credit card, subject to an inspection of the property.

FAQs about The Royal Sonesta Chicago Downtown

  • The Royal Sonesta Chicago Downtown is 2,150 feet from the center of Chicago. All distances are measured in straight lines. Actual travel distances may vary.

  • Guests staying at The Royal Sonesta Chicago Downtown can enjoy a highly-rated breakfast during their stay (guest review score: 5.6).

    Breakfast option(s) include:

    • American
    • Breakfast to go

  • Yes, The Royal Sonesta Chicago Downtown is popular with guests booking family stays.

  • Check-in at The Royal Sonesta Chicago Downtown is from 4:00 PM, and check-out is until 11:00 AM.

  • The nearest beach is 0.7 miles from The Royal Sonesta Chicago Downtown. All distances are measured in straight lines. Actual travel distances may vary.

  • The Royal Sonesta Chicago Downtown offers the following activities/services (charges may apply):

    • Fitness center
    • Fitness

  • The Royal Sonesta Chicago Downtown has 1 restaurant:

    • Hoyt's American Tavern

  • Room options at The Royal Sonesta Chicago Downtown include:

    • Double
    • Quad
    • Suite
    • Triple
    • Apartment

  • The prices at The Royal Sonesta Chicago Downtown may vary depending on your stay (e.g. dates, hotel's policy etc.). To see prices, enter your dates.