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See Chicago from a whole new perspective. The fully renovated The Royal Sonesta Chicago Downtown hotel welcomes you to the city’s intersection of work and play, where the Chicago River meets the famed Michigan Avenue. All of downtown Chicago is within easy reach, from Millennium Park and the Magnificent Mile to Lincoln P...Read More +



Our on-site dining allows you to enjoy delicious cuisine just steps from your guestroom.

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Find the perfect setting for your next gathering with our versatile meeting and event spaces.


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Discover A Downtown Chicago Hotel Unlike Any Other

Located on the banks of the Chicago River, our downtown Chicago hotel is the ideal base for exploring all that the Windy City has to offer. Stroll the pavilion at Millennium Park, explore artsy River North, or see a show at the magnificent Chicago Theater.

Renovated The Royal Sonesta Chicago Downtown brings Chicago a fresh perspective on the urban travel experience. All guest rooms and suites feature elements reimagined for the modern traveler, from multipurpose dining spaces to Peloton bikes. Subtle architectural details and artwork create a residential feel throughout, drawing inspiration from the arresting skyline and serene river reflected against the hotel’s glass facade.

There’s ample flexible meeting space and complimentary Wi-Fi to help you stay productive, a full range of amenities and facilities designed to make your stay comfortable and seamless. And when it’s time to unwind, catch a workout in the fitness center or head over to Hoyt’s American Tavern for a drink and a thoughtfully prepared meal.

Destination Fee

The Royal Sonesta Chicago Downtown charges a nightly destination fee of $20 that includes access to our newly remodeled fitness center including a Peloton bike, water in guestrooms, premium WiFi and a $10 credit for use at Hoyt’s American Tavern. 

We are also pleased to offer our guests preferred discounts at neighboring destinations including: Grand Lux Café (10% off), Ocean Prime (complimentary appetizer with purchase of entrée), Emerald Loop (10% off), Elephant & Castle (10% off) and Gangsters and Ghost Tour (15% off). Simply show your Sonesta room key to redeem. 


Self-parking with unlimited in and out privileges is also available at 60 E. Lake or 20 E. Randolph. Reserve here for touchless parking.

PAWS - Pets Are Welcome At Sonesta

We love your furry friends as much as you do. Sonesta is proud to invite your pets and provide special amenities like a comfy pet bed, bowls, waterproof mats, and treats at check-in. $100 fee per stay applies.

Stay Well With Our Fitness Center

Our 24/7 fitness center is there for your health and wellbeing. Take advantage of the latest cardio and strength training equipment, including a Peloton bike, or practice a few mindful yoga positions, all while enjoying invigorating river views.