Getting Here

Directions from Chicago airports

From Chicago O’Hare International Airport (ORD):

Driving directions from O’Hare:

  • Get on I-190 E and stay on highway for 15.7 miles.
  • Take exit 50 B toward Ohio Street East.
  • Continue onto West Ohio Street, then turn right onto North Clark Street.
  • Turn left onto West Wacker Drive.
  • In 0.3 mile, the hotel will be on your right.

From Chicago Midway (MDW):

  • 13 miles
  • Served by regional airlines
  • Taxi is approximately $55

Driving directions from Midway:

  • From Cicero Avenue, get onto I-55 North/Stevenson Expressway.
  • After 7.1 miles, take the exit toward US 41/Lake Shore Drive North.
  • Turn left onto East Munroe Street, then turn right onto South Columbus Drive.
  • Turn left onto East South Water Street. Keep left, then continue onto East Wacker Place.
  • Turn right onto Wabash Avenue, then turn right onto East Wacker Drive.
  • The hotel will be immediately on your right.

Valet Parking

Enjoy valet parking privileges in the adjacent garage operated by LAZ Parking. Parking fees are detailed below:

Please contact our Guest Services Team for additional parking concerns or arrangements, 312.346.7100.


Hotel Valet Parking

0 - 1 hour


1 - 2 hours


2 - 4 hours


4 - 12 hours


12 - 24 hours $69

Overnight valet parking for hotel guests


Airport Transfers and Parking

Travel to and from O’Hare and Midway airports to the Royal Sonesta Chicago Riverfront is provided by Chicago taxi companies. Fares are a metered rate and may range from $45 - $55 depending upon traffic conditions and the time of arrival.


Flat rates are structured as follows:
Rush Hour (Weekdays only): 7:00 AM - 9:00 AM and 3:30 PM - 6:30 PM $30.00 per taxi (1 - 4 passengers)
All other times, including Weekends: $26.25 per taxi (1 - 4 passengers), mini vans and station wagons are slightly more, subject to change.

Public Transportation

O’Hare Airport is accessible by using the Green and Blue subway lines; allow at least 1-hour travel time. The fare is $3.00 to ORD, $5.00 from ORD and are subject to change..

Midway Airport is accessible by using the Green and Blue subway lines; allow at least 1-hour travel time. The fare one-way is $3.00, subject to change.

Limousine Service

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

Car Rental

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

Royal Sonesta Hotel Chicago Riverfront

71 East Upper Wacker Drive
Chicago, IL 60601
Tel: 312.346.7100

  • 18 miles
  • Served by most major airlines
  • Taxi is approximately $55