SOFITEL CHICAGO WATER TOWER

20 East Chestnut St., Chicago, IL 60611 United States (USA)
View Map 1-800-230-4134
4.5 Star Downtown Hotel in Cook County
41.89833-87.62756
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Very Good
4.5/ 5

Based on 2488 guest reviews

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  • Free breakfast available
  • Airport shuttle available
  • Avg. Group Discount of 10.6%!
  • Fitness center on property
  • Hotel has 32 floors
  • Check out: 12:00 p.m.
  • Group friendly rating of 10.0/10
  • 12 meeting rooms in property

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Room Types

Check RatesDeluxe King Bed
Non-Smoking
Check RatesDouble Double Room (without Breakfast) Room Only
Non-Smoking
Check RatesDouble King Size Bed
Non-Smoking
Check RatesDouble Room (without Breakfast) Room Only
Non-Smoking
Check RatesJunior Suite 1 King Bed 1 Pull Out Sofa Bed Stunning City Views
Non-Smoking
Check RatesJunior Suite 1 King Bed City View
Non-Smoking
Check RatesJunior Suite 1 King Bed City View Smart Rate
Non-Smoking
Check RatesJunior Suite King Bed
Non-Smoking
Check RatesLuxury Room 1 King Bed
Non-Smoking
Check RatesLuxury Room 1 King Bed Smart Rate
Non-Smoking
Check RatesLuxury Room 1 King Size Bed Top Floors22 32 View Guaranteed
Non-Smoking
Check RatesPrestige Suite 1 King Bed 1 Pull Out Sofa Bed Stunning City Views
Non-Smoking
Check RatesSuite 1 King Bed (Prestige)
Non-Smoking
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Non-Smoking
Check RatesSuperior 2 Beds
Non-Smoking
Check RatesSuperior 2 Single Beds
Non-Smoking
Check RatesSuperior Double Room 2 Double Beds
Non-Smoking
Check RatesSuperior Double Room 2 Double Beds Smart Rate
Non-Smoking
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Non-Smoking
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Non-Smoking
Check RatesSuperior Room 1 King Bed
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Non-Smoking
Check RatesSuperior Room 1 King Size Bed Upper Floors 1 1 21
Non-Smoking
Check RatesSuperior Room 2 Full Size Beds Low and Upper Floors
Non-Smoking
Check RatesSuperior Suite King Bed
Non-Smoking

Local Attractions

Centrally located in the heart of North Michigan Avenue shopping district and steps to many of Chicago’s upscale restaurants along famous Rush Street. Cultural and local site seeing attractions such as the Art Institute, Museum of Contemporary Art, Navy P

Customer Reviews of Sofitel Chicago Water Tower

4.5 out of 5.Based on 2488 guest reviews, Very Good

Property Description

Spectacular landmark building designed by French architect Jean-Paul Viguier with commanding views over Lake Michigan and adjacent to the city’s famous “Magnificent Mile.” The property is comprised of 415 rooms including 55 suites, a dramatic Grand Ballroom and 13 meeting rooms for events accommodating up to 250 people. Guests of Sofitel Chicago Water Tower can enjoy modern French cuisine at Café des Architectes, CdA, or sip a specialty martini in style at Le Bar. The hotel also offers a 24-hour fitness center and room service. The architectural drama created by the outside of the international hotel Sofitel Chicago Water Tower, part of the Paris-based Accor, one of the largest hotel companies in the world, is carried throughout the striking interior of the hotel through the imagination and flair of the also Paris-based designer Pierre-Yves Rochon.

Details / Other Expenses

Check In:3:00 p.m.
Check Out:12:00 p.m.
Year of Last Renovation:2002
Floors:32
Rooms:1
Corridors:All Rooms Have Interior Hallways
Non Smoking Rooms:398
Handicap Rooms:
Suites:33
Room Windows:Windows Do Open
Cleaning Frequency:Daily
Meeting Rooms:12 View Spaces
Meeting Space:10000 sq. feet
Banquet Space:Holds 250 people
Dist. to Food/Bars:On-site
Dist. to 24hr Restaurant:0.3 Mi
Dist. to Nearest Gym:On-site
Lounge/Bar Hours:3p - 1am Sun-Thurs, 3p - 2am Fri-Sat
Policies / Expenses
Cancellation:
Cancel by 6 p.m. prior to the day of arrival.
Nightly Parking:$63
Total Taxes:16.40%
Total Misc Fees:$0.00 USD
(mandatory resort fees/taxes)
State Tax:16.40%
Food and Beverage Tax:10.50%
Audio Visual Tax:13.00%
Parking Fee:63.00 Per Night
Porterage Fee:10.00 Per Stay
Rooms Wireless Internet Fee: 0.00 Per Day
Rooms Wired Internet Fee:14.95 Per Day
Meeting Wireless Internet Fee:15.00 Per Person
Meeting Wired Internet Fee:300.00 Per Item
Food and Beverage Service Charge:20.00%
Audio Visual Service Charge:20.00%
Banquet Bartender Fees:100.00 Per Hour
Chef Attendant Fees:100.00 Per Night
Avg. Continental Breakfast Cost:30.00 Per Person
Avg. Plated Breakfast Cost:38.00 Per Person
Avg. Buffet Breakfast Cost:40.00 Per Person
Avg. Plated Lunch Cost:45.00 Per Person
Avg. Buffet Lunch Cost:55.00 Per Person
Avg. Boxed Lunch Cost:35.00 Per Person
Avg. Plated Dinner Cost:100.00 Per Person
Avg. Buffet Dinner Cost:110.00 Per Person
Morning Break Cost:15.00 Per Person
Afternoon Break Cost:17.00 Per Person
Banquet Gallon of Coffee:80.00 Per Person
Banquet Soda: 4.50 Per Person
Banquet Bottled Water: 5.00 Per Person
Banquet Hosted Bar:22.00 Per Hour
Banquet Reception w Hors d'oeuvres:40.00 Per Person/Per Hour

Amenities / Features


Pet Friendly? Yes! Pets are allowed.

  • Air conditioning
  • Airport Shuttle
  • Alarm clock
  • Baggage storage facilities
  • Breakfast in room
  • Central location
  • Complimentary breakfast
  • Complimentary newspaper
  • Concierge service
  • Conference facilities
  • Credit card accepted: American Express
  • Credit card accepted: Discover
  • Credit card accepted: Diners Club
  • Currency exchange
  • Dinner available
  • Electronic key card
  • Elevator
  • Facilities for the disabled
  • Fax available
  • Fitness and health center
  • Garage
  • Handicap accessible
  • Central heating
  • Ice Maker
  • Internet - wireless
  • Internet - ethernet
  • Ironing facilities
  • Licensed bar
  • Mini bar
  • Movies in room
  • Non-smoking rooms
  • 24 hours opened
  • Office or business center
  • Office in room available
  • Pets allowed
  • Private bathroom in room
  • Private car parking
  • Quiet location
  • Radio in room
  • Refrigerator
  • Restaurant
  • 24 hours room service
  • Safe in rooms
  • Self controlled heating/cooling system
  • Shop
  • Shower
  • Telephone
  • Telephone in all rooms
  • Television
  • Terrace
  • Travellers cheques accepted
  • Voicemail

Airport & Shuttle Information

40 minutes by car from O’Hare Airport. 20 minutes by car from Midway Airport. 5 minutes walk from Chicago Red Line El Station. 10 minutes by car from Union or Northwestern Station.

Local Shuttle Info: O'Hare International Airport - 18 miles - 45 minute - $49 roundtripMidway Airport - 14 miles - 40 minutes - $37 roundtrip

Airport Shuttle? Yes! There is an airport shuttle.

Group vs. Individual Rates at Sofitel Chicago Water Tower

Rate fluctuations of Sofitel Chicago Water Tower

The chart above shows trends of prices for both group/meeting quotes and the best individual traveler prices we could find at the time the group/meeting offer was entered. The most competitive group or meeting displayed is 53.7% in the month of February 2013 and the highest average individual rate is $352 in the month of May 2013. This chart will show past seasonality and also project future months. If you are flexible with dates, you may want to consider staying at Sofitel Chicago Water Tower in a month when rates are lower.

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Meeting Rooms and Banquet Rooms at Sofitel Chicago Water Tower

Below are the meeting, banquet, conference and event spaces at Sofitel Chicago Water Tower.

Feel free to use the Sofitel Chicago Water Tower meeting space capacities chart below to help in your event planning. Hotel Planner specializes in Chicago event planning for sleeping rooms and meeting space for corporate events, weddings, parties, conventions, negotiated rates and trade shows.

Meeting Room Name L x W x H
(Feet)
Size
(sqft.)
Banquet
5'/6'
Banquet Space Layout
Crescent
Crescent Tables Layout
Classroom
Classroom Meeting Layout
Hollow
Square
Hollow Square Table Layout
U-Shape
U Shape Meeting Layout
Boardroom
Boardroom Meeting Space
Convention
8'/10'
Convention Booth Layout
Theater
Theater Layout
Reception
Reception Desk for Meeting
Regist.
Desk
Registration Desk for Meeting
Strasbourg36 x 18 x 1068060/----40--2820--/--6550--
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Strasbourg

Room Type:
General Meeting Room
Total Size:
680 Sq. Feet
Dimensions:
36 x 18 x 10 Ft.
Floor Level:
2
Windows:
6
Natural Light?:
Yes
Obstructions?
No
Amenities Available
  • Coffee/Tea Setup
  • Food/Beverage
  • Projection Equip.
  • TV/VCR/DVD
  • WIFI Internet
  • Podium
  • LAN Internet
  • Microphone
  • Teleconferencing
  • White Board
  • Video Conference
  • Flip Chart
  • Air Conditioning
  • Computer Rentals
  • Simultaneous Interpretation
  • Sound System
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Avignon19 x 27 x 1051750/----32--2015--/--4540--
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Avignon

Room Type:
General Meeting Room
Total Size:
517 Sq. Feet
Dimensions:
19 x 27 x 10 Ft.
Floor Level:
2
Windows:
6
Natural Light?:
Yes
Obstructions?
No
Amenities Available
  • Coffee/Tea Setup
  • Food/Beverage
  • Projection Equip.
  • TV/VCR/DVD
  • WIFI Internet
  • Podium
  • LAN Internet
  • Microphone
  • Teleconferencing
  • White Board
  • Video Conference
  • Flip Chart
  • Air Conditioning
  • Computer Rentals
  • Simultaneous Interpretation
  • Sound System
Marseille & Foyer19 x 22 x 1041840/----24--1615--/--3560--
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Marseille & Foyer

Room Type:
General Meeting Room
Total Size:
418 Sq. Feet
Dimensions:
19 x 22 x 10 Ft.
Floor Level:
2
Windows:
6
Natural Light?:
Yes
Obstructions?
No
Amenities Available
  • Coffee/Tea Setup
  • Food/Beverage
  • Projection Equip.
  • TV/VCR/DVD
  • WIFI Internet
  • Podium
  • LAN Internet
  • Microphone
  • Teleconferencing
  • White Board
  • Video Conference
  • Flip Chart
  • Air Conditioning
  • Computer Rentals
  • Simultaneous Interpretation
  • Sound System
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Limoges36 x 18 x 1068060/----40--2820--/--6550--
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Limoges

Room Type:
General Meeting Room
Total Size:
680 Sq. Feet
Dimensions:
36 x 18 x 10 Ft.
Floor Level:
3
Windows:
6
Natural Light?:
Yes
Obstructions?
No
Amenities Available
  • Coffee/Tea Setup
  • Food/Beverage
  • Projection Equip.
  • TV/VCR/DVD
  • WIFI Internet
  • Podium
  • LAN Internet
  • Microphone
  • Teleconferencing
  • White Board
  • Video Conference
  • Flip Chart
  • Air Conditioning
  • Computer Rentals
  • Simultaneous Interpretation
  • Sound System
Versailles19 x 27 x 1051750/----32--2015--/--4540--
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Versailles

Room Type:
General Meeting Room
Total Size:
517 Sq. Feet
Dimensions:
19 x 27 x 10 Ft.
Floor Level:
3
Windows:
6
Natural Light?:
Yes
Obstructions?
No
Amenities Available
  • Coffee/Tea Setup
  • Food/Beverage
  • Projection Equip.
  • TV/VCR/DVD
  • WIFI Internet
  • Podium
  • LAN Internet
  • Microphone
  • Teleconferencing
  • White Board
  • Video Conference
  • Flip Chart
  • Air Conditioning
  • Computer Rentals
  • Simultaneous Interpretation
  • Sound System
Bordeaux & Foyer19 x 22 x 1041840/----24--1615--/--3560--
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Bordeaux & Foyer

Room Type:
General Meeting Room
Total Size:
418 Sq. Feet
Dimensions:
19 x 22 x 10 Ft.
Floor Level:
3
Windows:
6
Natural Light?:
Yes
Obstructions?
No
Amenities Available
  • Coffee/Tea Setup
  • Food/Beverage
  • Projection Equip.
  • TV/VCR/DVD
  • WIFI Internet
  • Podium
  • LAN Internet
  • Microphone
  • Teleconferencing
  • White Board
  • Video Conference
  • Flip Chart
  • Air Conditioning
  • Computer Rentals
  • Simultaneous Interpretation
  • Sound System
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Cannes23 x 37 x 1086960/----50--3026--/--8560--
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Cannes

Room Type:
General Meeting Room
Total Size:
869 Sq. Feet
Dimensions:
23 x 37 x 10 Ft.
Floor Level:
3
Windows:
0
Natural Light?:
No
Obstructions?
No
Amenities Available
  • Coffee/Tea Setup
  • Food/Beverage
  • Projection Equip.
  • TV/VCR/DVD
  • WIFI Internet
  • Podium
  • LAN Internet
  • Microphone
  • Teleconferencing
  • White Board
  • Video Conference
  • Flip Chart
  • Air Conditioning
  • Computer Rentals
  • Simultaneous Interpretation
  • Sound System
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Grand Ballroom82 x 56 x 194592300/----260--120----/--400400--
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Grand Ballroom

This room has a 12 to 19 foot sloping ceiling
Room Type:
Ballroom
Total Size:
4592 Sq. Feet
Dimensions:
82 x 56 x 19 Ft.
Floor Level:
3
Windows:
3
Natural Light?:
Yes
Obstructions?
No
Built In Screens?
Yes
Amenities Available
  • Coffee/Tea Setup
  • Food/Beverage
  • Projection Equip.
  • TV/VCR/DVD
  • WIFI Internet
  • Podium
  • LAN Internet
  • Microphone
  • Teleconferencing
  • White Board
  • Video Conference
  • Flip Chart
  • Air Conditioning
  • Computer Rentals
  • Simultaneous Interpretation
  • Sound System
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Chicago
37 x 56 x 192072150/----110--45----/--200200--
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Chicago

This room has a 12 to 19 foot sloping ceiling
Room Type:
Ballroom Section
Total Size:
2072 Sq. Feet
Dimensions:
37 x 56 x 19 Ft.
Floor Level:
3
Windows:
0
Natural Light?:
No
Obstructions?
No
Built In Screens?
Yes
Amenities Available
  • Coffee/Tea Setup
  • Food/Beverage
  • Projection Equip.
  • TV/VCR/DVD
  • WIFI Internet
  • Podium
  • LAN Internet
  • Microphone
  • Teleconferencing
  • White Board
  • Video Conference
  • Flip Chart
  • Air Conditioning
  • Computer Rentals
  • Simultaneous Interpretation
  • Sound System
Paris
45 x 56 x 192520160/----140--55----/--225225--
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Paris

This room has a 12 to 19 foot sloping ceiling
Room Type:
Ballroom Section
Total Size:
2520 Sq. Feet
Dimensions:
45 x 56 x 19 Ft.
Floor Level:
3
Windows:
3
Natural Light?:
Yes
Obstructions?
No
Built In Screens?
Yes
Amenities Available
  • Coffee/Tea Setup
  • Food/Beverage
  • Projection Equip.
  • TV/VCR/DVD
  • WIFI Internet
  • Podium
  • LAN Internet
  • Microphone
  • Teleconferencing
  • White Board
  • Video Conference
  • Flip Chart
  • Air Conditioning
  • Computer Rentals
  • Simultaneous Interpretation
  • Sound System
Cigale26 x 42 x 10109255/--------------/--------
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Cigale

Room Type:
Restaurant / Lounge
Total Size:
1092 Sq. Feet
Dimensions:
26 x 42 x 10 Ft.
Floor Level:
Ground Level
Windows:
6
Natural Light?:
Yes
Obstructions?
No
Amenities Available
  • Coffee/Tea Setup
  • Food/Beverage
  • Projection Equip.
  • TV/VCR/DVD
  • WIFI Internet
  • Podium
  • LAN Internet
  • Microphone
  • Teleconferencing
  • White Board
  • Video Conference
  • Flip Chart
  • Air Conditioning
  • Computer Rentals
  • Simultaneous Interpretation
  • Sound System
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