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Royal Sonesta Chicago River North

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Vibrant, eye-catching and wholly authentic, the Royal Sonesta Chicago River North is beloved as one of Chicago’s trendiest and most distinctive hotels. “Upscale” takes on new meaning amid our sleek checkerboard entryway, gilded accents, modern fireplace and Renaissance chandeliers. And our expansive, elegant guest rooms and suites provide the ultimate in comfort.

Sip on an inspiring cocktail from the Hotel Restaurant, escape to our 17th-floor urban oasis pool and sundeck, and enjoy a workout with a view in our state-of-the-art fitness center. Our Grand Ballroom features a private outdoor terrace and floor-to-ceiling windows with unrivaled downtown views. And we’re situated right at the heart of River North, one of the city’s hottest neighborhoods, and steps from all the cultural landmarks of Millennium Park. We invite you to elevate your Chicago experience with us.

Sonesta transitioned this hotel from Kimpton® Hotel Palomar Chicago. Our team looks forward to welcoming you to an unrivaled guest experience when you visit this new location.  Take a Tour


505 N. State Street

Chicago, IL 60654 US

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With over 8,000 square feet of flexible meeting and event space, innovative catering menus, and state-of-the-art audio/visual capabilities, our Chicago hotel is ideal for your next event. From intimate meetings and corporate events to gala dinners and wedding receptions, we’ll ensure a flawless, unique event that’s sure to impress.

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