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Sofitel Chicago Magnificent Mile

20 East Chestnut Street  
Chicago, IL 60611
USA

Overview

Sofitel Chicago Magnificent Mile is renowned for hosting travelers from around the world, combining French elegance with attentive hospitality to provide the ultimate guest experience. Just steps from the infamous Magnificent Mile, the hotel's guestrooms are among the most spacious and luxurious in Chicago. Sofitel Chicago Magnificent Mile's personalized "cousu main" service earned it a spot on the 2015 Conde Nast Traveler Readers' Choice Awards for Top 10 Hotels in Chicago. Blending French elegance with the very best in local flavor, Michelin Recommended Cafe des Architectes is a unique dining destination in Chicago's Gold Coast neighborhood. Enjoy the unique ambiance created by interior designer Pierre-Yves Rochon coupled with flavorful seasonal menus curated by award winning Chef Greg Biggers.

Exclusive SmartNights Amenities

  • Breakfast for two daily from the Magnifique Breakfast Menu in Café des Architectes
  • $100 Food & Beverage credit, per room, per stay

The following amenity is based on availability at the time of booking:

  • Upgrade

The following amenities are subject to availability at the time of check-in/departure:

  • Early Check-In
  • Late Check-Out

Check In: 3:00 PM
Check Out: 12:00 Noon

Accommodations

Number of Rooms: 415 guest rooms, (32) suites and (1) Presidential Suite

Superior Room

Superior Rooms are located on the 11th through 21st floors and feature southeastern and southwestern exposures, ensuring that they remain flooded with sunlight throughout the day.
  • Spacious marble bathroom with separate tub and glass enclosed shower
  • Two full sized beds or one king bed (350 sq ft)
  • SoBed Sleeping System, feather beds, feather pillows and down comforters
  • Hairdryer, bathrobe and slippers
  • Lanvin Products
  • Keurig Coffeemaker
  • 32" LCD TV
  • Three two line telephones [voicemail,dedicated data line and modem port]
  • Iron and ironing board
  • Fax-Printer on request
  • High speed internet access
  • Minibar

Luxury Room

The Luxury Room features dramatic city or partial lake views.

Features of our Bedrooms and Suites:

  • Spacious marble bathroom with separate tub and glass enclosed shower
  • Feather beds, feather pillows and down comforters
  • Hairdryer, bathrobe and slippers
  • Lanvin Bath Products
  • Three two line telephones [voicemail,dedicated data line and modem port]
  • Iron and ironing board
  • Fax-Printer on request
  • High speed internet access
  • Minibar
  • Web TV
 

Junior Suite

The Junior Suite has an extra large room with a king bed, comfortable sitting area and work area.

Features of our Bedrooms and Suites:

  • Spacious marble bathroom with separate tub and glass enclosed shower
  • Feather beds, feather pillows and down comforters
  • Hairdryer, bathrobe and slippers
  • Hermes Bath Products
  • Three two line telephones [voicemail,dedicated data line and modem port]
  • Iron and ironing board
  • Fax-Printer on request
  • High speed internet access
  • Minibar
  • Web TV
 

Prestige (One bedroom) Suite

The Prestige Suites have a king size bed and a separate living room.

Features of our Bedrooms and Suites:

  • Spacious marble bathroom with separate tub and glass enclosed shower
  • Feather beds, feather pillows and down comforters
  • Hairdryer, bathrobe and slippers
  • Nespresso machine
  • Hermes Bath Products
  • Three two line telephones [voicemail,dedicated data line and modem port]
  • Iron and ironing board
  • Fax-Printer on request
  • High speed internet access
  • Minibar
  • Web TV

Presidential Suite

Features of our Presidential Suite:

  • Spacious marble bathroom (1,253 sq ft) with separate tub and glass enclosed shower
  • Feather bed, feather pillows and down comforter
  • Hairdryer, bathrobe and slippers
  • Nespresso machine
  • Hermes Bath Products
  • Three two line telephones [voicemail,dedicated data line and modem port]
  • Iron and ironing board
  • Fax-Printer on request
  • High speed internet access
  • Minibar
  • Web TV

Guest Services

Car Rental Counter

Concierge

Dry Cleaning and Laundry Services

Pet-Friendly

Porter

Safe-Deposit Boxes

Wheelchair Accessible

24-Hour Reception Service

24-Hour Security

24-Hour Valet Parking

Clefs d’Or Concierge

Daily Newspaper

Evening Turndown Service

Gift Shop

In-Room Massage

International Newspapers and Magazines

Laundry Service

Loyalty Program

Morning Lobby Coffee Service

Turndown Service

24-Hour Business Center

24-Hour Doctor Referral Service

24-Hour Fitness Center

24-Hour Front Desk

24-Hour Housekeeping

24-Hour Housekeeping Service

24-Hour Room Service

24-Hour Valet Service

24-Hours Manager on Duty

A/V Equipment

Babysitting on Request

Banquet Services

Bell Staff

Bilingual Staff

Boutiques Nearby

Business Services

Catering

Children's Amenities

Complimentary Incoming Faxes

Complimentary Morning Coffee Service

Complimentary Newspaper

Complimentary Shoe Shine

Dry Cleaning

Early Morning Coffee

Executive / VIP Services

Full Concierge Services

Guest Services Desk

Handicap Services

Humidifiers

Ice Machine

In House Chefs

In Room Safe Deposit Box

Indoor Parking

iPod Docking Stations

Meeting Planning

Personal Trainer (By Appointment)

Picnic Catering

Self Service Business Center

Shipping Services

Shoe Shine Service

Sightseeing

Transportation Arrangement

Underground Parking

Valet Parking

Valet Service

Video Conferencing

VIP Assistance

VIP Treatment

Wake Up Service

Wake-Up Call

Wedding Arrangement

Well-behaved Dogs Accepted

WIFI

Facilities

Bar and Restaurant on Site

Business Center

Meeting & Conference Facilities

Consistently rated among the finest in downtown Chicago , the meeting and conference space at Sofitel Chicago Magnificent Mile provides a distinctive setting for superlative events. Within these inspiring venues – from the 4,592-square-foot Grand Ballroom to eight smaller meeting and breakout rooms – your attendees will enjoy the rare delight of working in a setting where every detail has been designed for their comfort. Magnificent views through floor-to-ceiling windows offer inspiration. Gourmet catering cuisine and thoughtful coffee breaks keep spirits high and promote fresh thinking throughout the day. And unparalleled personal attention ensures that no need is overlooked.

Fitness Center

12 cardio machines with personal televisions, TechnoGym strengthening equipment, an ARKE core training station, a Batak Lite reaction training station, free weights and fresh fruit and hydration station.

Ballroom

As the centerpiece venue at Sofitel Chicago Magnificent Mile, the contemporary 4,592-square-foot Grand Ballroom offers a splendid setting for conferences and receptions of up to 400 guests. The Grand Ballroom is a dynamic space, featuring a sloped ceiling with floor-to ceiling windows on the southeast side. The 19-foot-tall, gently curving windows offer views of the John Hancock Building and surrounding downtown Chicago neighborhood. Just outside of the ballroom, the spacious Grand Foyer offers an open and airy ambiance, with an abundance of natural light.

Banquet Facilities

Bar

In Le Bar, luxurious leather textures and playful faux fur throw pillows pair with sleek lines and metal accents promising a metropolitan cocktail and dining experience.

Gym

TechnoGym, LifeFitness, Precor and HammerStrength... all here to help keep you on your wellness routine

Internet Center

Lounge Area

We can't wait to welcome our guests with Chestnut Provisions(Charcuterie, cheese and preserves made in house) outside on La Terrasse on your next visit!

Outdoor Terrace

Restaurant

The splendor of modern French cuisine is in full celebration at Café des Architectes at Sofitel Chicago Magnificent Mile. Chic, stylish and contemporary, with an elegant dining room and breezy outdoor terrace, this downtown delight is one of Chicago's best restaurants. Savor the creative menu of freshly prepared French specialties crafted from the finest local ingredients.

Valet Parking

Complimentary Wireless Internet Access

2 MBs complimentary in guest rooms and throughout the hotel

Beaches Nearby

DINING

Cafe des Architectes

The hotel's premier fine-dining restaurant faces Chestnut Street and offers a seasonal terrace. Hip and stylish decor keeps up with the hotel, decorated with a bold red, black and white color scheme; black and white architectural sketches; and framed renderings by famous architects.

Cafe Des Architectes Menu

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Le Bar

In addition, there is the stylish Le Bar, with its fiber-optic ceiling, This spring, Le Bar at Sofitel Chicago Water Tower invites guests to enjoy cocktails and dining al fresco at La Terrasse. Beginning May 1, the outdoor patio will officially open and feature an intimate seating space, seasonal flowers and plantings, and city views all around. Beautifully situated in the Gold Coast neighborhood, guests can enjoy the very best in food, drink, and people watching.

Attractions

Chicago's Top Attractions

The hotel is centrally located in the heart of Chicago, offering unequalled convenience when conducting business, shopping, or visiting local attractions. Just steps from the “Mag Mile,” with close proximity to the business district and major city sites and entertainment, everything is effortlessly within your reach.

  • Millennium Park, 1.75 miles
  • John Hancock Observatory, 0.3 miles
  • Navy Pier, 1.55 miles
  • Shedd Aquarium, Field Museum, & Adler Planetarium, 3 miles
  • Art Institute, 1.79 miles
  • Museum of Contemporary Art, 0.2 miles
  • Gallery District, 0.5 miles
  • Oak Street Boutiques, 0.2 miles
  • Water Tower Place Shopping, 0.3 miles
  • North Avenue Beach, 1.13 miles
  • Lake Michigan, 0.6 miles
  • The Loop, 1.0 miles
  • Theatre District, 1.0 mile
  • Wrigley Field, 4.5 miles U.S.
  • Cellular Field, 4.7 miles
  • Soldier Field, 3.2 miles
  • United Center, 3.6 miles

Map / Location

[ Print Directions ]

Steps away from the Magnificent Mile, the Sofitel enjoys a central location to all the shops on Michigan Avenue while maintaining a sense of privacy and exclusivity.

Directions from O'Hare ORD Airport:

  • Exit O'Hare to 90 East to downtown Chicago, exit at Ohio Street (Exit 50-B)
  • Proceed east on Ohio Street for 7 blocks to Wabash Street
  • Turn left on Wabash Street and continue for 7 blocks
  • Turn left on Chestnut Street
  • Sofitel Chicago Water Tower will be on your right at 20 East Chestnut
  • Cab one-way: $40.00

Directions from Midway MDW Airport:

  • Exit and turn right onto Cicero,
  • Take I-55 North to Lakeshore Drive. Take Lakeshore Drive North,
  • Exit towards Chicago,
  • Take Chicago onto Rush,
  • Sofitel Chicago Water Towers is two blocks down, on the right hand side, corner of Rush and Chestnut,
  • Cab one-way: $32.00

From Michigan:

  • Take I-90/94 to downtown Chicago and exit at Ohio Street (Exit 50-B)
  • Proceed east on Ohio Street for 7 blocks to Wabash Street
  • Turn left on Wabash Street and continue for 7 blocks
  • Turn left on Chestnut Street
  • Sofitel Chicago Water Tower will be on your right at 20 East Chestnut

From Indiana:

  • Take I-65 to I-90, West. It will turn into I-90/94 to downtown Chicago and exit at Ohio Street (Exit 50-B)
  • Proceed east on Ohio Street for 7 blocks to Wabash Street
  • Turn left on Wabash Street and continue for 7 blocks
  • Turn left on Chestnut Street
  • Sofitel Chicago Water Tower will be on your right at 20 East Chestnut

From Iowa:

  • Take I-80 or I-88 East to I-290 East Take I-290 East, Eisenhower Expressway into downtown Chicago
  • Go to State Street- make a left and head north on State Street for about 20 blocks. At Pearson Street make a right, and continue one block to Wabash and make a left
  • and as you will turn left onto Chestnut, Sofitel will be the first building on your right

From Wisconsin:

  • Take I-94 to downtown Chicago and exit at Ohio Street (Exit 50-B)
  • Proceed east on Ohio Street for 7 blocks to Wabash Street
  • Turn left on Wabash Street and continue for 7 blocks
  • Turn left on Chestnut Street
  • Sofitel Chicago Water Tower will be on your right at 20 East Chestnut

Nearby airports: Chicago (ORD)
Distance: 17 Miles

[ Print Directions ]

Steps away from the Magnificent Mile, the Sofitel enjoys a central location to all the shops on Michigan Avenue while maintaining a sense of privacy and exclusivity.

Directions from O'Hare ORD Airport:

  • Exit O'Hare to 90 East to downtown Chicago, exit at Ohio Street (Exit 50-B)
  • Proceed east on Ohio Street for 7 blocks to Wabash Street
  • Turn left on Wabash Street and continue for 7 blocks
  • Turn left on Chestnut Street
  • Sofitel Chicago Water Tower will be on your right at 20 East Chestnut
  • Cab one-way: $40.00

Directions from Midway MDW Airport:

  • Exit and turn right onto Cicero,
  • Take I-55 North to Lakeshore Drive. Take Lakeshore Drive North,
  • Exit towards Chicago,
  • Take Chicago onto Rush,
  • Sofitel Chicago Water Towers is two blocks down, on the right hand side, corner of Rush and Chestnut,
  • Cab one-way: $32.00

From Michigan:

  • Take I-90/94 to downtown Chicago and exit at Ohio Street (Exit 50-B)
  • Proceed east on Ohio Street for 7 blocks to Wabash Street
  • Turn left on Wabash Street and continue for 7 blocks
  • Turn left on Chestnut Street
  • Sofitel Chicago Water Tower will be on your right at 20 East Chestnut

From Indiana:

  • Take I-65 to I-90, West. It will turn into I-90/94 to downtown Chicago and exit at Ohio Street (Exit 50-B)
  • Proceed east on Ohio Street for 7 blocks to Wabash Street
  • Turn left on Wabash Street and continue for 7 blocks
  • Turn left on Chestnut Street
  • Sofitel Chicago Water Tower will be on your right at 20 East Chestnut

From Iowa:

  • Take I-80 or I-88 East to I-290 East Take I-290 East, Eisenhower Expressway into downtown Chicago
  • Go to State Street- make a left and head north on State Street for about 20 blocks. At Pearson Street make a right, and continue one block to Wabash and make a left
  • and as you will turn left onto Chestnut, Sofitel will be the first building on your right

From Wisconsin:

  • Take I-94 to downtown Chicago and exit at Ohio Street (Exit 50-B)
  • Proceed east on Ohio Street for 7 blocks to Wabash Street
  • Turn left on Wabash Street and continue for 7 blocks
  • Turn left on Chestnut Street
  • Sofitel Chicago Water Tower will be on your right at 20 East Chestnut

Nearby airports: Chicago, IL (MDW)
Distance: 12 Miles