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Meet the Mascots

On your next Royal Sonesta visit, experience a unique welcome by one of our newly unveiled mascots. ​

A distinctive mascot portrait—designed to capture its significance to the local geography—waits to greet you at check-in. A visual representation of the hotel's connection to their regions, plan your getaway at any Royal Sonesta and scope the whole collection.

The Alexis Royal Sonesta Hotel Seattle

THE MARQUIS OF SEATTLE

The Marquis of Seattle, an imperial orca, travels in opulence to his engagements, while never taking himself too seriously. This unstuffy approach is a welcome invitation to The Alexis Royal Sonesta Hotel Seattle. We embrace a warmth that may not always translate in the Seattle weather, but The Marquis never fails to bring smiles to our guests.

The Alexis Royal Sonesta Hotel Seattle
The Allegro Royal Sonesta Hotel Chicago Loop
The Allegro Royal Sonesta Hotel Chicago Loop

THE SOVEREIGN OF CHICAGO

Bronze Lions by artist, Edward Kemeys, stand outside the Art Institute of Chicago, date back to 1893, and are said to be guarding the city's most precious pieces. Our Sovereign of Chicago serves a different purpose standing watch over The Allegro Royal Sonesta hotel as guests take in the jazz of the theatre district. Let our Lion grant sovereignty over your stay as you roar into the Chicago scene.

The Benjamin Royal Sonesta New York

THE KING OF NEW YORK CITY

Owls are considered a celebrity in the city that never sleeps—they've even been written up in the Paper of Record: The New York Times. All the news that’s fit to print is one thing, but at The Royal Sonesta Benjamin New York we have a step above: royalty. Meet The King of New York. One gaze from this regal owl’s eyes always sets the Big Apple abuzz.

The Benjamin Royal Sonesta New York
The Royal Sonesta Boston
The Royal Sonesta Boston

THE BARON OF BOSTON

The Baron of Boston—a magnificent terrier by all standards—has been considered the “American Gentleman” since 1893 by the American Kennel Club. A man about town who knows the best scenic spots along the Charles River, and enjoys people watching across the Esplanade, expect the pup-arazzito to follow you around at The Royal Sonesta Boston.

The Chase Park Plaza Royal Sonesta St. Louis

THE MARCHIONESS OF MISSOURI

The Marchioness of Missouri makes her way around the state with her unmistakable red mane. Slender and sleek, this beauty slinks around St. Louis suburbs reflecting the stately nature of The Chase Park Plaza Royal Sonesta with sophistication. When The Marchioness arrives at events, it's certain to be foxy.

The Chase Park Plaza Royal Sonesta St. Louis
The Royal Sonesta Chicago Downtown
The Royal Sonesta Chicago Downtown

THE COUNTESS OF CHICAGO

The Countess of Chicago won’t take a fight laying down. Although a cow was blamed for the Great Chicago Fire in 1871, the true story revealed that cows were the savior of many city residents providing transport, milk, and agricultural assistance in the aftermath. The Countess certainly can be counted upon to ensure your stay surpasses standards at The Royal Sonesta Chicago Downtown.

The Clift Royal Sonesta San Francisco

THE DUCHESS OF SAN FRANCISCO

The sea lions of San Francisco know how to make an entrance and The Duchess of San Francisco is no exception. Arriving on the coast of Pier 39 decades ago, they've made their presence known ever since, just like The Clift Royal Sonesta hotel. So, when The Duchess barks and claps her fins, know it means you're welcome!

The Clift Royal Sonesta San Francisco
The Royal Sonesta Harbor Court Baltimore
The Royal Sonesta Harbor Court Baltimore

THE VISCOUNT OF BALTIMORE

Baltimore boasts the Preakness as a crown jewel, but The Viscount of Baltimore reigns at another city gem: The Royal Sonesta Harbor Court Baltimore. He dresses to impress as he ensures our guests do not have sleepless knights. Given Maryland's history with horses, Baltimore is a natural choice to welcome The Viscount to the neighborhood.

The Royal Sonesta Houston Galleria

THE LORD OF HOUSTON

The Royal Sonesta Houston Galleria is overseen by The Lord of Houston, the grand longhorn and icon of Texas. He'll never steer you wrong during your next stay or adventure across Houston. The Lord commands the herd of Houston that one and all shouldn't take themselves too seriously while enjoying a superb stay within his stable…err, hotel.

The Royal Sonesta Houston Galleria
The Royal Sonesta Minneapolis
The Royal Sonesta Minneapolis

THE DUKE OF MINNEAPOLIS

The gray wolf is at home in Minnesota, which makes The Duke of Minneapolis quite the hot dog at the helm at The Royal Sonesta Minneapolis. Whether you're traveling by yourself or with your noble wolfpack to our den, there will be no howling at the moon, just our guests having a howling good time.

The Royal Sonesta New Orleans

THE COMMODORE OF NEW ORLEANS

The Commodore of New Orleans is quite a catch. He’s the congre-gator at every bash and notably makes himself known for his unexpected sightings across the Big Easy. Native to Louisiana, this alligator of The Royal Sonesta New Orleans makes a splash on the city’s unrivaled spectacle.

The Royal Sonesta New Orleans
The Royal Sonesta Portland Downtown
The Royal Sonesta Portland Downtown

THE VISCOUNT OF PORTLAND

A true deer friend, the Elk is symbolic to Portland. As The Viscount of Portland sits atop his throne at The Royal Sonesta Portland hotel, he knows a magnificent nights' stay shouldn't be a head scratcher—so he welcomes guests with open arms (and antlers). The Viscount of Portland is in elk-cellent company with Portland’s unofficial mascot—the city's bronze elk statue that watches over Main Street.

The Royal Sonesta San Juan

THE PRINCESS OF SAN JUAN

A gilded cage is still a cage. In San Juan, parrots are in their element, colorful and vibrant. They effortlessly interact with travelers, just as The Princess of San Juan greets hotel guests at The Royal Sonesta San Juan. The Puerto Rican parrot truly exemplifies how an uncaged, untethered, unscripted icon can elevate a stay from ordinary to extraordinary.

The Royal Sonesta San Juan
The Stephen F Austin Royal Sonesta Hotel
The Stephen F Austin Royal Sonesta Hotel

THE BARON OF AUSTIN

The Stephen F. Austin Royal Sonesta is known for bringing the best of the city straight to the steps, or in this case, the lobby bar. In the 20th century, The Hippopotamus Lounge and Piano Bar captivated guests with its unique charm and provided an enchanting space for engaging conversations and refreshing libations. Standing as the very embodiment of this magical space, The Baron of Austin took the spotlight, radiating with his vibrant personality and the mantra, "Long Live the Guest." From his perch in the lobby, he warmly welcomes and bids farewell to visitors, ensuring their experience is nothing short of extraordinary.​

The Royal Sonesta Washington DC Capitol Hill

THE KNIGHT OF CAPITOL HILL

Native to the Potomac River, before the District of Columbia became the Nation’s Capitol, the beaver was a true V.I.P. of D.C. The Knight of Capitol Hill was frequently seen swimming alongside former President John Quincy Adams, and was revered for his innovative engineering skills. Known for eagerness and perseverance, beavers are synonymous with teamwork, a particular pride across our teams.

The Royal Sonesta Washington DC Capitol Hill
The Yorkville Royal Sonesta Hotel Toronto
The Yorkville Royal Sonesta Hotel Toronto

THE EMPRESS OF YORKVILLE

Lionesses are known to symbolize strength, courage, and elegance. With her sleek and powerful form, The Empress of Yorkville embodies the essence of leadership and fearlessness. Her golden coat glistens under the "Mink Mile" sun, a testament to her regal nature and undeniable presence as she charges forward with purpose through Toronto's Culture Corridor. Just as she fiercely protects her pride, we too stand united and strong, committed to teamwork and collaboration for our guests to have to an ​Empress-ive stay in her Kingdom of Yorkville. ​

The Royal Chicago River North

THE LADY OF CHICAGO RIVER NORTH

The Lady of Chicago River North is quite the regal and cultured rabbit, naturally, given her post at The Royal Chicago River North is the center of Chicago’s thriving arts, dining, and entertainment scene. Always out and about, you can trust the Lady to steer you toward the best places to visit in the city.

The Royal Chicago River North
The Royal Sonesta Washington DC Dupont Circle
The Royal Sonesta Washington DC Dupont Circle

THE VISCOUNTESS OF DUPONT CIRCLE

Descending from a generation of adventurous and cosmopolitan Dupont Circle felines, The Viscountess is quite the connoisseur of all things D.C. Follow her calico striped tail to discover the famous cultural institutions and hidden gems the neighborhood has to offer.