Getting Here

Location

Our convenient downtown hotel places guests in one of Chicago’s hottest neighborhoods, River North. Amidst the bustling crossroads, the Royal Sonesta Chicago River North is easily accessible via car, taxi, or public transit on the “L” train system from Midway or O’Hare airports.

Parking

Overnight Valet Parking is available at $62 from time of arrival to 2pm the following day.

 Hourly parking rates are:

  • 0-3 Hours - $26
  • 3-6 Hours - $36
  • 6-12 Hours - $44
  • 12-24 Hours - $62
  • Dining at the Hotel Restaurant? Hotel Restaurant parking is $18 for up to 3 hours.

Driving Directions

Directions to our Chicago hotel from the north

From the North/Northwest/Milwaukee/O'Hare Airport:

  • Take I-90 (Kennedy Expressway) east or I-94 (Eden's Expressway) southeast into the downtown Chicago area.
  • Exit 50B to merge onto West Ohio Street toward 600 North State Street.
  • Turn right at North State Street.
  • The Royal Sonesta Chicago River North is on the left at 505 North State Street.

Directions to our Chicago hotel from the south

From the South/Indiana/Michigan:

  • Take I-90/94 (Dan Ryan Expressway) northwest into the downtown Chicago area.
  • Exit 50B to merge onto West Ohio Street.
  • Turn right at North State Street.
  • The Royal Sonesta Chicago River North is on the left at 505 North State Street.

Directions to our Chicago hotel from the West

From the West/Western suburbs:

  • Take I-290 (Eisenhower Expressway) east
  • Exit onto I-90 W/I-94 W.
  • Exit 50B to merge onto West Ohio Street.
  • Turn right at North State Street.
  • The Royal Sonesta Chicago River North is on the left at 505 North State Street.

Directions to our Chicago hotel from the Southwest

From Midway Airport/St. Louis:

  • Take I-55 North (Stevenson Expressway) to Chicago.
  • Exit 292A for I-90/Ryan Expy/I-94.
  • Merge onto I-90 West/I-94 West.
  • Exit 50B to merge onto West Ohio Street.
  • Turn right at North State Street.
  • The Royal Sonesta Chicago River North is on the left at 505 North State Street.

Public Transportation from Airport

Train from Chicago O'Hare International Airport

Using public transportation, the Royal Sonesta Chicago River North is a little over an hour from O'Hare International Airport.

  • Take the subway Blue Line, Direction Forest Park.
  • Exit the Blue Line at Jackson.
  • Transfer over to the Red Line and go north to Grand.
  • Exit to street level and walk south on State Street about 200 ft.
  • The hotel is across the street from the Rock Bottom Brewery on the east side.
  • Cost $5.00.

Train from Midway International Airport

The Royal Sonesta Chicago River North is about 45 minutes by subway from Chicago Midway International Airport.

  • Take the Orange Line, Direction Loop, to the Roosevelt Station.
  • Transfer to the Red Line, Direction Howard, and exit the Grand-Red Station.
  • Walk less than one block south on North State Street to our Chicago hotel.
  • Cost: $3.00.

Limousine Service

Airport transportation through private limousine service can be arranged by Guest Services.

Car Rental

Guest Services can reserve a vehicle on your behalf from any of the major car rental companies.