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Sofitel Chicago Water Tower

4.0 of 5 Hotel   |   20 East Chestnut St - Downtown, Chicago, IL 60611 (Near North Side)
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Ranked #13 of 168 hotels in Chicago
Certificate of Excellence 2014
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Oslo, Norway
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49 reviews 49 reviews
22 hotel reviews
34 helpful votes 34 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

The hotel was the highlight of our trip to Chicago. The suite we've got was spacious, bed simply amazing. Close to shopping, dining, sightseeing. Lovely view from the top floor. Highly recommended, especially for romance, shopping, city life.

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Fairfield, Connecticut
16 reviews 16 reviews
7 hotel reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

This is an elegant and classy hotel in a fantastic location. I visited during a conference last year and again this year on personal travel. It is close to restaurants, shopping, sights, etc. The staff are very friendly and helpful. The rooms were very comfortable and lots of thoughtful touches like shoe cleaning kits, toiletries, etc. I will stay again... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

We loved our stay at the Sofitel. The location is excellent, the room was immaculate, done up in light, serene colors, the bed was so comfortable, the bathroom was large with both soaking tub and shower, and the amenities were first rate - the almond macaroons and bottled water sent to our room was a nice touch! Service was also... More

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5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

I lucked out and got this on Priceline! Two streets over from Michigan Ave near the Water Tower.Room was simple elegant,great tub,separate shower.Would definitly recommend especially discounted! Dinks outside at bar were nice.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Simply great service and the staff went above and beyond in making sure my stay was a great one. I appreciate being checked in earlier then my scheduled time. Very appreciative of the service and will stay here again for vacation.

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Grand Rapids, United States
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Sofitel is perfectly located in the Gold Coast. Great shopping at Lululemon, Madewell, and other nearby stores. Easy access to wonderful restaurants such as Le Colonial (French Vietnamese) or Bar Toma (Italian, try the grilled octopus). An easy cab ride to excellent venues for blues, or the theater district. We saw Sting's Musical "The Last Ship". It made for a... More

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Downtown Columbus
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15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

We visited Sofitel Chicago Water Tower. The hotel is relatively new. It's clean and beautiful. The location is great, too! The most important thing is, they know how to take care of their guests. Unlike some other hotels who charge pet fees as high as $100 (such as Marriott), Sofitel only want us to deposit $200, which is totally refundable... More

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Los Angeles
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

Originally requested a King room, but then had a change of plans and added one more person, needing a two double beds instead. It was an extra $40 per night, so no dramas there. We arrived early so the hotel kept our bags in storage. The room was ready around 3pm (normal check-in time) so they gave us a call... More

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Toronto, Canada
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19 helpful votes 19 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Such an incredible and chic hotel with close proximity to Mag Mile & Watertower shopping & great restos. This hotel is such a gem, I almost didn’t want to share! A little off the beaten path which makes it quieter and more relaxing but still very close walking proximity to everything including Nordstrom Rack which is just down the street!... More

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Hotel with style, for children there is nothing extra, but a nice quality hotel with good location. Words like "classic" and "business" and "quality" comes first to my mind when thinking about Sofitel Water Tower.

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Address: 20 East Chestnut St - Downtown, Chicago, IL 60611
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Location: United States > Illinois > Chicago > Near North Side
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$
Hotel Class:4 star — Sofitel Chicago Water Tower 4*
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Sofitel Chicago Water Tower bids you welcome with world-class downtown Chicago hotel accommodations - minutes from the Magnificent Mile, Michigan Avenue, the Museum of Contemporary Art, the Art Institute, and trendy boutiques. Designed by the French architect Jean-Paul Viguier, our downtown Chicago Illinois hotel is a 32-floor prism of glass, boasting 415 rooms, including 33 luxurious suites. Embrace modern design and rich architectural legacy at this luxury hotel in downtown Chicago, Illinois. ... more   less 
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