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Sofitel Chicago Water Tower

Sofitel Chicago Water Tower is Chicago’s newest international luxury hotel where European style meets midwestern hospitality.  The hotel is ideally located one block west of the Magnificent Mile at the corner of Chestnut and Wabash streets near the famous Chicago Water Tower.  Within a 4-block radius of our hotel you will find the best shopping, restaurants, entertainment options, and cultural/touristattractions in Chicago.

The hotel has 415 rooms on 32 floors; 63 of which are suites and over-sized guest rooms.  All bedrooms and suites feature spacious marble bathroom with separate bathtub and glass enclosed shower, individually controlled air conditioning, sprinkler and combined smoke detector and alarm, high speed Web interactive TV with radio, movies and satellite channels, laptop-sized safe, hairdryer, bathrobe,slippers, Roger & Gallet Amenities, iron and ironing board, three two line telephones with voicemail/dedicated data line/modem point, fax-printer on request and minibar.  Deluxe Executive Rooms and Suites offer outstanding views of the city with their floor to ceiling windows.  

Our two restaurants and one bar are all located off of the lobby each with a separate street level entrance.  Each one is housed in our dramatic three-floor atrium, which includes a waterfall of windows on three sides to view the vibrant, ever-changing area around the hotel. Our gourmet restaurant, Cigale offers exceptional Mediterranean cuisine in a contemporary, upscale atmosphere. Opening mid 2003, it will be open for lunch and dinner daily.  Our second restaurant, Café Des Architectes, is more casual yet unique in style and food quality. Outdoor seating is available on a seasonal basis.  Le Bar offers an exciting atmosphere with comfortable contemporary furniture and views of the surrounding neighborhood sights and scenes.

Additional features/services include 24-hour room service, Concierge, Doorman and Valet parking service as well as self-parking, 24-hour security staff, business center, fitness center, laundry service and 10,000 square feet of pre-function, meeting, and banquet space including a 4500 square foot ballroom and 10 additional smaller meeting rooms/breakouts.

Guests from around the globe seek out Sofitel Chicago Water Tower, rated by readers of Travel + Leisure as one of Chicago’s top hotels, with personal service and attention to detail that are unparalleled. Make this hotel your home away from home and choose from well-appointed guestrooms and suites that are among the most spacious and luxurious in Chicago. Perfectly situated in the heart of the city, the hotel is just steps from the Magnificent Mile, major cultural attractions and entertainment venues. You’ll enjoy access to shopping and local sites — everything is effortlessly within Guests Receive:

  • Full American Buffet breakfast daily
    • (up to $38.00 per day for 2 people), served in restaurant
  • Upgrade at time of booking, subject to availability
  • Welcome Amenity from Executive pastry chef
    • (Value $25.00 once per stay)
  • $25.00 Food & Beverage credit ($25.00 once per stay)
  • Early check-in/late check-out
    • subject to availability

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