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The Royal Sonesta Chicago River North

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Check-in: 4:00 PM
Checkout: 11:00 AM

A sophisticated retreat awaits you at The Royal Sonesta Chicago River North. Stay within minutes from Michigan Avenue, Navy Pier, Millennium Park, and other Chicago attractions. From our prime location, luxury spa suites, deluxe rooms, and thoughtfully designed amenities to flexible meeting spaces, a heated indoor pool, and a rooftop sundeck, find a sophisticated stay at Sonesta. 

A soaring tower of glass and steel, our Chicago River North hotel epitomizes urban aspirations and big city ambition. Inside in our doors find calm interiors with luxurious design and clever artistic touches that showcase classic Chicago bravado and history. Guests can hold court at the cozy lobby fireplace, admire city views from the indoor pool, and delight in a delicious meal at the on-site American Brasserie restaurant, CBR.

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CBR Chicago

CBR Chicago

From the morning hour to happy hour, experience flavorful dishes and cocktails at CBR.

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Meetings & Events in Chicago

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

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Chicago Wedding Venue

Plan your Chicago wedding at our River North hotel and take advantage of our indoor and outdoor spaces.


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About Our River North Hotel

The Royal Sonesta Chicago River North places guests at the vibrant crossroads of world-class entertainment, dining, arts, culture, and shopping. Moments away, you’ll find premier attractions such as Michigan Avenue, Navy Pier, and the picturesque Chicago River. 

After a long day of exploration, unwind in one of our luxury spa suites with natural light pouring in from expansive floor-to-ceiling windows. Enjoy stunning city views and generous in-room amenities. 

Take a refreshing dip in our heated indoor pool, lounge on the spacious outdoor sundeck, or unwind at our state-of-the-art fitness center equipped with a Peloton Bike. 

The Royal Sonesta Chicago River North also offers adaptable meeting space and complimentary Wi-Fi to help you stay productive. Our grand Gallery Ballroom and 17th-floor Fresco Terrace offer some of Chicago’s most impressive special event spaces with captivating views of the Chicago skyline. 

CBR, our on-site dining venue, is located just steps away from your comfy suites and rooms. With a warm and inviting atmosphere, CBR offers classic American cuisine and craft cocktails.