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Room type

Luxury Room, 1 King Bed, City View (Floors 22-32 View Guaranteed)

Max Occupancy: 2 guests (up to 1 child)

Superior Room, 2 Double Beds (2 Full Size Beds Floors 6-32)

Max Occupancy: 4 guests (up to 3 children)

Junior Suite, 1 King Bed

Max Occupancy: 4 guests (up to 3 children)

Suite, 1 King Bed, Corner (Prestige)

Max Occupancy: 4 guests (up to 3 children)

Superior Room, 1 King Bed (Floors 11-21)

Max Occupancy: 2 guests (up to 1 child)

Get an overview of this hotelPrism-shaped hotel near Rush and Oak streets

With a stay at Sofitel Chicago Water Tower, you'll be centrally located in Chicago, steps from Loyola University Museum of Art and minutes from John Hancock Center.

This 4.5-star hotel is close to Millennium Park and Art Institute of Chicago.

Make yourself at home in one of the 415 air-conditioned rooms featuring minibars and LCD televisions. Complimentary wireless Internet access is available to keep you connected. Private bathrooms with separate bathtubs and showers feature designer toiletries and hair dryers. Conveniences include phones, as well as laptop-compatible safes and desks.

Enjoy recreation amenities such as a 24-hour fitness center or take in the view from a terrace. Additional amenities include complimentary wireless Internet access, concierge services, and wedding services.

Enjoy a meal at a restaurant, or stay in and take advantage of the hotel's 24-hour room service. Quench your thirst with your favorite drink at a bar/lounge.

Featured amenities include a 24-hour business center, limo/town car service, and express check-out.

Sofitel Chicago Water Tower

20 E Chestnut St Chicago IL 60611

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.

  • ATM/banking 
  • 24-hour business center 
  • Terrace 
  • Wedding services 
  • Use of nearby fitness center (discount) 
  • Breakfast available (surcharge) 
  • Bar/lounge 
  • Restaurant 
  • Limo or Town Car service available 
  • Multilingual staff 
  • 24-hour front desk 
  • Porter/bellhop 
  • Express check-out 
  • Safe-deposit box at front desk 
  • Total number of rooms - 415 
  • Number of floors - 32 
  • Dry cleaning/laundry service 
  • Fireplace in lobby 
  • Valet parking (surcharge) 
  • Free newspapers in lobby 
  • Concierge services 
  • 24-hour fitness facilities 
  • Free WiFi 
  • Tours/ticket assistance 
  • Luggage storage 
  • Library 
  • Elevator/lift 
  • Meeting rooms 2 
  • Year Built 2002 

Internet

Available in all rooms: Free WiFi

Available in some public areas: Free WiFi

Parking

Valet parking (surcharge)

Room Amenities

  • Pay movies 
  • Premium bedding 
  • Hypo-allergenic bedding available 
  • Room service (24 hours) 
  • Free weekday newspaper 
  • Air conditioning 
  • Phone 
  • Minibar 
  • Coffee/tea maker 
  • Turndown service 
  • Designer toiletries 
  • Private bathroom 
  • Free toiletries 
  • Hair dryer 
  • Separate bathtub and shower 
  • In-room safe (laptop compatible) 
  • LCD TV 
  • Iron/ironing board 
  • Desk 
  • Daily housekeeping 
  • Free WiFi 
  • In-room climate control (air conditioning) 
  • Free cribs/infant beds 

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.

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.

  • Golfing nearby 
  • Bicycle rentals nearby 
  • Hiking/biking trails nearby 

Accessibility

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

  • Accessible bathroom 
  • Roll-in shower 
  • In-room accessibility 

Hotel Policies

Check-in

Check-in time ends at Midnight

Check-in time starts at 3 PM

Check-out

Check-out time is Noon

Payment types

Pets

  • Pets allowed for an extra charge of USD 250.00 per pet, per stay, plus a deposit of USD 200 per stay
  • Dogs only
  • 2 per room (up to 30 lb)

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.

No rollaway/extra beds available

Fees

You'll be asked to pay the following charges at the hotel:
  • Pet deposit: USD 200 per stay
We have included all charges provided to us by the property. However, charges can vary, for example, based on length of stay or the room you book.

Optional extras

The following fees and deposits are charged by the property at time of service, check-in, or check-out.
  • Breakfast fee: between USD 25.00 and USD 40.00 per person (approximately)
  • Valet parking fee: USD 69 per day (in/out privileges)
  • Pet fee: USD 250.00 per pet, per stay
The above list may not be comprehensive. Fees and deposits may not include tax and are subject to change.

Hotel Name

  • Sofitel Chicago Tower
  • Sofitel Chicago Water Tower
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  • Sofitel Water Hotel
  • Sofitel Water Hotel Chicago Tower
  • Chicago Sofitel
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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.
  • Sofitel Chicago Water Tower is listed in the 2013 Travel + Leisure 500.
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