Sofitel Chicago Water Tower

20 East Chestnut St., Chicago, IL 60611 United States (USA) near Exit 51a on I-94 (~1.2mi)
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4.5 Star Property
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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
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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: 1 View Spaces
Meeting Space: 10000 sq. feet
Banquet Space: Holds 300 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
Typical Group Deposit: Deposit Required
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


  • 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

Pet Friendly?

Service animals complying with ADA Title lll regulations are allowed.

Yes! Pets are allowed.

About Sofitel

  • French luxury brand offering spacious suites, private villas, and apartments
  • Eco-friendly services through Planet 21
  • Soft feather beds for a restful nights sleep
  • Restaurants and bars serve the finest French cuisine by leading chefs with orginal menus and local flavors
  • Customized meeting, banquet, and event options inspired by French art with Wi-Fi services, the latest audiovisual and videoconferencing equipment, and delicious food menus
  • Resorts offer a golfer's dream experience with fine golfing destinations
  • Sofitel's So Fit provides guests with for fitness programs and the latest high-tech sports equipment
  • Sofitel's So Spa have uniquely designed Dish and Dessert packages which include body massages, hot-stone massages, and facials
  • Sofitel's Children Villas offer special activities and entertainment for kids exclusively at select locations

The Sofitel highlights above are subject to change without notice.

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
AVIGNON 0 x 0 x 9 48--/----32--2024--/--4550--
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AVIGNON

Room Type:
General Meeting Room
Total Size:
48 Sq. Mi
Dimensions:
0 x 0 x 9 Ft.
Floor Level:
Natural Light?:
No
Obstructions?
No
Built In Screens?
No
Built In Stage?
No
Built In A/V?
No
Amenities Available
    BORDEAUX AND FOYER 0 x 0 x 9 38--/----24--1616--/--3560--
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    BORDEAUX AND FOYER

    Room Type:
    General Meeting Room
    Total Size:
    38 Sq. Mi
    Dimensions:
    0 x 0 x 9 Ft.
    Floor Level:
    Natural Light?:
    No
    Obstructions?
    No
    Built In Screens?
    No
    Built In Stage?
    No
    Built In A/V?
    No
    Amenities Available
      CANNES 0 x 0 x 9 80--/----50--3032--/--8585--
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      CANNES

      Room Type:
      General Meeting Room
      Total Size:
      80 Sq. Mi
      Dimensions:
      0 x 0 x 9 Ft.
      Floor Level:
      Natural Light?:
      No
      Obstructions?
      No
      Built In Screens?
      No
      Built In Stage?
      No
      Built In A/V?
      No
      Amenities Available
        VERSAILLES 0 x 0 x 9 48--/----32--2024--/--4550--
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        VERSAILLES

        Room Type:
        General Meeting Room
        Total Size:
        48 Sq. Mi
        Dimensions:
        0 x 0 x 9 Ft.
        Floor Level:
        Natural Light?:
        No
        Obstructions?
        No
        Built In Screens?
        No
        Built In Stage?
        No
        Built In A/V?
        No
        Amenities Available
          LIMOGES 0 x 0 x 9 63--/----40--2832--/--6560--
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          LIMOGES

          Room Type:
          General Meeting Room
          Total Size:
          63 Sq. Mi
          Dimensions:
          0 x 0 x 9 Ft.
          Floor Level:
          Natural Light?:
          No
          Obstructions?
          No
          Built In Screens?
          No
          Built In Stage?
          No
          Built In A/V?
          No
          Amenities Available
            CHICAGO 0 x 0 x 12 192--/----110--4548--/--200200--
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            CHICAGO

            Room Type:
            General Meeting Room
            Total Size:
            192 Sq. Mi
            Dimensions:
            0 x 0 x 12 Ft.
            Floor Level:
            Natural Light?:
            No
            Obstructions?
            No
            Built In Screens?
            No
            Built In Stage?
            No
            Built In A/V?
            No
            Amenities Available
              PARIS 0 x 0 x 3 234--/----140--5548--/--225225--
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              PARIS

              Room Type:
              General Meeting Room
              Total Size:
              234 Sq. Mi
              Dimensions:
              0 x 0 x 3 Ft.
              Floor Level:
              Natural Light?:
              No
              Obstructions?
              No
              Built In Screens?
              No
              Built In Stage?
              No
              Built In A/V?
              No
              Amenities Available
                CIGALE PRIVATE DINING ROOM 0 x 0 x 12 101--/----48--3224--/--8585--
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                CIGALE PRIVATE DINING ROOM

                Room Type:
                General Meeting Room
                Total Size:
                101 Sq. Mi
                Dimensions:
                0 x 0 x 12 Ft.
                Floor Level:
                Natural Light?:
                No
                Obstructions?
                No
                Built In Screens?
                No
                Built In Stage?
                No
                Built In A/V?
                No
                Amenities Available
                  GRAND BALLROOM 0 x 0 x 12 426--/----260--120100--/--400400--
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                  GRAND BALLROOM

                  Room Type:
                  General Meeting Room
                  Total Size:
                  426 Sq. Mi
                  Dimensions:
                  0 x 0 x 12 Ft.
                  Floor Level:
                  Natural Light?:
                  No
                  Obstructions?
                  No
                  Built In Screens?
                  No
                  Built In Stage?
                  No
                  Built In A/V?
                  No
                  Amenities Available
                    STRASBOURG 0 x 0 x 9 63--/----40--2832--/--6565--
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                    STRASBOURG

                    Room Type:
                    General Meeting Room
                    Total Size:
                    63 Sq. Mi
                    Dimensions:
                    0 x 0 x 9 Ft.
                    Floor Level:
                    Natural Light?:
                    No
                    Obstructions?
                    No
                    Built In Screens?
                    No
                    Built In Stage?
                    No
                    Built In A/V?
                    No
                    Amenities Available
                      MARSEILLE AND FOYER 0 x 0 x 9 38--/----24--1616--/--3560--
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                      MARSEILLE AND FOYER

                      Room Type:
                      General Meeting Room
                      Total Size:
                      38 Sq. Mi
                      Dimensions:
                      0 x 0 x 9 Ft.
                      Floor Level:
                      Natural Light?:
                      No
                      Obstructions?
                      No
                      Built In Screens?
                      No
                      Built In Stage?
                      No
                      Built In A/V?
                      No
                      Amenities Available

                        FAQs about Sofitel Chicago Water Tower

                        What time is check in?

                        Check in time is 3:00 p.m. based on the hotel's local time. Early check in may be available if requested at the front desk on the day of check-in.

                        What time is check out?

                        Check out time is 12:00 p.m. based on the hotel's local time. Late check out may be available if requested at the front desk during your stay.

                        Is there any meeting space at Sofitel Chicago Water Tower?

                        Yes, they have 1 meeting room that can support various table layouts.

                        Is there a gym at Sofitel Chicago Water Tower?

                        Yes, there is a gym/fitness area available on-site at the property.

                        Is there shopping nearby?

                        Yes. Good for sightseeing and located near shopping areas. Great shopping. Almost all guests liked the proximity to shopping.

                        Are there good dining options at Sofitel Chicago Water Tower?

                        Great dining experience. The majority of guests loved the dining experience. Clean dining area. All guests thought the dining area was clean. Every guests reviewed thought the dining area was clean.

                        Is there a WiFi internet?

                        Yes. Wifi quality could be improved. Almost all guests said the wifi quality was bad.

                        Are there rooms with kitchenettes?

                        Yes. Kitchenette needs more attention. Every guests reviewed were unsatisfied with the kitchenette.

                        Is there a bar?

                        Yes. Bar service was unacceptable, according to 55%.

                        Testimonials:

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