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Sofitel Chicago Magnificent Mile, Chicago

4.5-star4.5 stars
20 E Chestnut StChicagoIL60611United States of America

Luxury hotel with restaurant, near John Hancock Center
  • Free WiFi
Great location
Fantastic service
Beautiful beach
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From 4,545 reviewsTripAdvisor Traveller Rating

Sofitel Chicago Magnificent Mile, Chicago

from $251
  • Luxury Room, City View (Floors 22-32)
  • Superior Room (Floors 11-21)
  • Suite, Corner (Prestige)
  • Junior Suite
  • Superior Room (2 Full Size Beds Floors 6-32)
  • Classic Room (Floors 6-10)
  • Junior Suite

About Sofitel Chicago Magnificent Mile, Chicago

Sofitel Chicago Magnificent Mile is located 1 block from Rush Street nightlife and shopping on Michigan Avenue and Oak Street in Chicago, Ill. The John Hancock Center is 2 blocks from the hotel. Lake Michigan is 5 blocks away. Oak Street Beach, the River North Gallery District, and Navy Pier are positioned within walking distance.

Hotel Features.
Dining venues include Café des Architectes that features Cuisine Nouvel in a contemporary setting with a terrace and lounge. Le Bar presents floor-to-ceiling windows, low chenille sofas, and a library area with fireside seating. Commanding views of the skyline are showcased throughout Sofitel Chicago Magnificent Mile, including a ballroom with skylights with views of the John Hancock Center. 2 complimentary business centers offer fax, photocopy, and print services. The 24-hour complimentary SoFit fitness center contains cardiovascular equipment with complimentary headphones and free weights. Discounts to a nearby fitness center with an indoor pool, steam rooms, and personal trainers are available. Exhale Spa, located near the hotel, provides spa services on site by appointment.

The 32-story Sofitel Chicago Magnificent Mile offers 415 guestrooms with light-wood furnishings and photographs of Chicago architecture. Premium bedding includes feather mattresses and duvets and down pillows. Flat-screen televisions, MP3 adapters, and free basic WiFi access (faster speeds available for a fee) are available in each room. Marble bathrooms provide separate bathtubs, robes, slippers, and lighted mirrors.

At a glance

Key facts

Hotel size

  • This hotel has 415 rooms
  • This hotel is arranged over 32 floors


  • Check-in time 3 PM-midnight
  • Check-out time is noon
  • Express check-out

Required at check in

  • Credit card or cash deposit required

  • Government-issued photo ID required

  • Minimum check-in age is 21

Travelling with others


  • Up to 3 children (12 years old and younger) stay free when occupying the parent or guardian's room, using existing bedding

  • Babysitting/childcare *


  • Pets stay free (dogs only)

  • 2 per room (up to 30 lb)


  • Free WiFi in public areas

  • Free WiFi in rooms



  • Valet parking *
* See small print for additional details or extra charges

In the hotel

Food and drink
  • Cooked-to-order breakfast (surcharge)
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/lounge
  • Coffee shop/café
  • 24-hour room service
Things to do
  • 24-hour fitness facilities
  • Bicycle rentals nearby
  • Golfing nearby
  • Hiking/biking trails nearby
  • Use of nearby fitness center (discount)
Working away
  • 24-hour business center
  • Meeting rooms 2
  • 24-hour front desk
  • Concierge services
  • Tours/ticket assistance
  • Limo or Town Car service available
  • Dry cleaning/laundry service
  • Free newspapers in lobby
  • Luggage storage
  • Wedding services
  • Multilingual staff
  • Porter/bellhop
  • Year Built 2002
  • Elevator/lift
  • ATM/banking
  • Safe-deposit box at front desk
  • Terrace
  • Library
  • Fireplace in lobby
  • Accessible bathroom
  • In-room accessibility
  • Roll-in shower

In the room

Home comforts
  • In-room climate control (air conditioning)
  • Air conditioning
  • Minibar
  • Coffee/tea maker
  • Iron/ironing board
Sleep well
  • Hypo-allergenic bedding available
  • Turndown service
  • Premium bedding
Freshen up
  • Private bathroom
  • Separate bathtub and shower
  • Designer toiletries
  • Hair dryer
Be entertained
  • 32-inch LCD TV
  • Pay movies
  • Cable/satellite TV channels
Stay connected
  • Desk
  • Free weekday newspaper
  • Free WiFi
  • Phone
  • Daily housekeeping
  • In-room safe (laptop compatible)
  • Connecting/adjoining rooms available

Special features

Awards and affiliations

Green / Sustainable Property
This property participates in Green Key Eco-Rating Program, a program that measures the property's impact on one or more of the following: environment, community, cultural-heritage, the local economy.

  • Sofitel Chicago Magnificent Mile is listed in the 2013 Travel + Leisure 500.

Sofitel Chicago Magnificent Mile, Chicago’s small print

Also known as

  • Sofitel Chicago Tower
  • Sofitel Chicago Water Tower Hotel
  • Sofitel Water Tower Hotel
  • Sofitel Water Tower
  • Sofitel Chicago Magnificent Mile Hotel
  • Sofitel Hotel
  • Sofitel Chicago Water Tower
  • Sofitel Water
  • Sofitel Water Hotel
  • Sofitel Water Hotel Chicago Tower
  • Chicago Sofitel
  • Sofitel Chicago Water Hotel
  • Sofitel Chicago Water Tower Hotel Chicago
  • Sofitel Water Tower Hotel Chicago


A valid credit card is required to hold a reservation at this property. This property may place an authorization of $1 prior to your arrival. For more details, please contact the property using the information on the reservation confirmation received after booking.

The property has connecting/adjoining rooms, which are subject to availability and can be requested by contacting the property using the number on the booking confirmation.

Mandatory fees

You’ll be asked to pay the following charges at check in or check out:

Deposit: USD 125.00 per night

Pet deposit: USD 200.00 per stay

  • Resort fee: USD 13.23 per accommodation, per night

Resort fee inclusions:

  • Internet access (may be limited)
  • Newspaper
  • Phone calls (may be limited)

Inclusions may be listed elsewhere on the page as free or for a surcharge.

Optional extras

Valet parking costs USD 72.00 per day with in/out privileges

Breakfast costs between USD 25.00 and USD 40.00 per person (approximately)

Babysitting/childcare is available for an extra charge

We have included all charges provided to us by this hotel. However, charges can vary, for example, based on length of stay or the room you book.

What’s around Sofitel Chicago Magnificent Mile, Chicago


  • In Near North Side
  • John Hancock Center - 4 min walk
  • Millennium Park - 26 min walk
  • Art Institute of Chicago - 29 min walk
  • Willis Tower - 37 min walk
  • Skydeck Ledge - 37 min walk
  • Chicago Water Tower - 5 min walk
  • Tribune Tower - 13 min walk

Getting around

  • Chicago, IL (MDW-Midway Intl.) - 23 min drive
  • Chicago, IL (ORD-O'Hare Intl.) - 33 min drive
  • Chicago, IL (PWK-Chicago Executive) - 36 min drive
  • Millennium Station - 22 min walk
  • Chicago Van Buren Street Station - 9 min drive
  • Chicago Clybourn Station - 9 min drive
  • Chicago Station - 3 min walk
  • Grand Station - 10 min walk
  • Chicago Station - 11 min walk
  • Valet parking (surcharge)

Recent reviews

Superb 9.2 From 968 reviews

Sofitel Chicago Magnificent Mile, Chicago
Terrific stay
Beautiful hotel in an amazing location.
Karie, us2 night trip
Sofitel Chicago Magnificent Mile, Chicago
Awesome hotel
Great hotel over all - We spend couple of days with the family here. The location is very central, great restaurants near by. The hotel itself is awesome, clean and classy. I will stay here again.
A Traveler, us2 night trip
Sofitel Chicago Magnificent Mile, Chicago
Wonderful modern hotel. The bar was amazing with Jeremy and Victor as our bartenders. Super friendly. Located very close to everything on Michigan Ave. Will definitely stay again
SANDRA, us4 night trip
Sofitel Chicago Magnificent Mile, Chicago
location, location
Perfect location, great service and super clean
A Traveler, us2 night trip with friends
Sofitel Chicago Magnificent Mile, Chicago
First Class In Every Way!
What’s not to love? Great facility. Comfortable bed. Friendly and attentive staff. Nice restaurants. Fabulous location. My fourth time staying there, and it has emerged as my favorite hotel in Chicago.
Kenneth, us1 night trip

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Sofitel Chicago Magnificent Mile, Chicago

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