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Sofitel Chicago Magnificent Mile

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#25 of 188 Hotels in Chicago
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05/06/2017 06/06/2017
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Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
Reviewed 11 September 2014

The property is fantastic and in a great location near the Chicago Water Tower and the Mag Mile! My family had traveled to see the Notre Dame game in Indiana on Saturday and decided to have an extended trip to Chicago for a long weekend. I had previoulsy stayed in Accor properties while traveling in Eurpoe on business, so I...

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S_Pfeiffer_Hotel_Mgr, General Manager at Sofitel Chicago Magnificent Mile, responded to this review

Bonjour John H, I thank you so much for taking the time to write a review on TripAdvisor following your visit at the Sofitel Chicago Water Tower. I am very honoured to read your words concerning our property and brand. I also appreciate your compliments about our excellent location, close to both Michigan Avenue shopping and Gold Coast dining. I...

Reviewed 11 September 2014

Pretty plush hotel with very attentive staff. If you've never slept in a Sofitel bed, you need to try it at least once - the mattress is fabulous. Very quiet and clean room with a great view of the city. The shower has decent water pressure, but is a bit small for those who don't like to shower alone. The...

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S_Pfeiffer_Hotel_Mgr, General Manager at Sofitel Chicago Magnificent Mile, responded to this review

Bonjour Doug S, What a pleasure to read your posting on TripAdvisor regarding your last stay with us. And thank you for complimenting our fabulous Sofitel MyBeds. All the staff takes very much to heart such comments as yours. I was very touched by your kind comments regarding the rooms. Finally, your satisfaction regarding the food at breakfast and particularly...

birmingham
Reviewed 11 September 2014

Excellent impressive foyer, and great welcoming check in. Concierge very knowledgeable and helpful. Room finished to a very high standard, spacious and well equipped. Location excellent in terms of access to local transport, bars, restaurants and shopping. Nice bar and restaurant section with a wide range, But as the title suggests, it just felt... i don't know...not quite excellent. And...

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S_Pfeiffer_Hotel_Mgr, General Manager at Sofitel Chicago Magnificent Mile, responded to this review

Bonjour Dear TripAdvisor Contributor (gazfarr), Thank you very much for taking the time to share your kind comments on TripAdvisor regarding your stay amongst us. I was pleased to know that our property and our staff met your expectations. Please rest assured that I have shared your encouraging message with the front desk and concierge teams. Should you miss anything...

Reviewed 10 September 2014 via mobile

Very Well located, a couple blocks from Michigan Avenue, nice lobby and comfortable rooms, close to restaurante area, good service and fair price I would definitely recommend it for business or family vacation Wifi included in the rooms.

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California
Reviewed 9 September 2014

My husband and I spent 2 nights at this hotel and found it an average 3 star experience....First, what we liked: The location is good, I agree but not uniquely so, as several hotels are located in the Loop. Check-in and check-out was quick, courteous and professional. We did not try the restaurant so I cannot comment on that. Things...

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S_Pfeiffer_Hotel_Mgr, General Manager at Sofitel Chicago Magnificent Mile, responded to this review

Bonjour Dear TripAdvisor Contributor (travelerrs), Thank you very much for taking the time to write a review of your recent stay here at the Sofitel Chicago Water Tower. I was delighted to know that you had such a great check in and check out experiences, and that you were able to take advantage of our wonderful location so close to...

Delray Beach, Florida
Reviewed 9 September 2014

My wife and I stayed at the Sofitel Chicago Water Tower over Labor Day Weekend with two other couples. The location is perfectly situated in the Gold Coast area, close to Michigan Avenue, the Lake and endless outstanding restaurant choices! The ladies liked the shopping options as well. The area felt extremely safe and completely walkable, day or night. We...

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S_Pfeiffer_Hotel_Mgr, General Manager at Sofitel Chicago Magnificent Mile, responded to this review

Bonjour Dear TripAdvisor Contributor (Travelbum67), Thank you for your posting on TripAdvisor regarding your stay at Sofitel Chicago Water Tower. I so appreciate that you chose our hotel for your stay in Chicago. Very pleased that you took advantage of our nice Terrasse and liked the food. I have shared your comments with my kitchen team. Also I was glad...

Dallas, Texas
Reviewed 9 September 2014

WOW! I was in Chicago for part business & part pleasure. The location of the hotel is outstanding with a short walk to Lake Michigan beaches & John Hancock building. From check in to check out, the service & staff were exceptional. The GM, Sebastian, even greeted us upon check-in. I rarely give Food complements at hotels; however, the French...

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S_Pfeiffer_Hotel_Mgr, General Manager at Sofitel Chicago Magnificent Mile, responded to this review

Bonjour Dear TripAdvisor Contributor (TravelGuru2681), Thank you very much for taking the time to write such a wonderful and thorough review of your recent stay here at Sofitel Chicago Water Tower. I am delighted to know that you enjoyed your stay with us, especially seeing as you specifically liked our French touch in the heart of the United States. Thank...

wisconsin
Reviewed 9 September 2014

I stayed here this past weekend with extended family. The staff was very helpful and went out of their way to make us feel welcome. We arrived early Sat morning and they had one of our rooms ready so we could drop our luggage. The rooms are very comfortable and the beds are amazing. Even the pullout couch was comfy...

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Bonjour Dear TripAdvisor Contributor (gab82), First of all, allow me to thank you for the comments you shared on TripAdvisor regarding your stay with us. I was truly happy to read that you have been able to enjoy an early check-in upon arrival. And I was delighted that you liked the comfort of our famous Sofitel MyBeds as well as...

Reviewed 9 September 2014 via mobile

Sofitel is a very nice and well kept contemporary hotel. The staff is very professional and polite and the vibe in the hotel is nice. The area is within walking distance to almost anywhere downtown.I have no complaints and will definitely come back again!

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S_Pfeiffer_Hotel_Mgr, General Manager at Sofitel Chicago Magnificent Mile, responded to this review

Bonjour Dear TripAdvisor Contributor (Tschriner), Thank you very much for the kind comments you shared on TripAdvisor further to your recent stay with us. Indeed I was delighted to read how much you were pleased with your romantic weekend. It means a lot to us that you mentioned having liked our French vibe and the service from our great staff....

Darien, Illinois
Reviewed 8 September 2014

I expected more. When we booked the hotel for a girls weekend (2 rooms) we requested double beds. When we checked in, we were told none were available and not very accomodating. Later in the day, one of the girls went back to ask again as they had 3 people in their room, they were able to move to a...

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Bonjour Dear TripAdvisor Contributor (mbg3336), Thank you for your generous comments on TripAdvisor following your stay at the Sofitel Chicago Water Tower. I was glad to read that you spent a nice time in Le Bar and enjoyed our delicious cocktails. However, your description of the staff was so not in keeping with the feedback we generally receive, yet I...

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Staying in Gold Coast

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Gold Coast
Located just north of The Loop, Gold Coast is one of Chicago’s most affluent and popular neighborhoods. The original Playboy, Hugh Hefner, once had a mansion here. In addition to prestigious hotels, historic mansions and luxury high-rise apartments, you’ll also find upscale specialty boutiques and Michelin-starred restaurants. Walk along Oak Street for your shopping fix and dance through the night along Rush Street. The Newberry Library is also a great stop to check out noteworthy exhibits and rare book collections.
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  • Restaurant
  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
  • Room Service
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
GreenLeadersGold level
About the property
  • Wheelchair Access
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
  • Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly )
Food & drink at the hotel
Cafe des Architectes
Cafe des Architectes
Cuisines: French, European
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  • Bar/Lounge
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  • Family Rooms
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  • Air Conditioning
  • Minibar
Internet
  • Free Internet
  • Paid Wifi
  • Public Wifi
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Paid Internet
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  • Room Service
  • Business Centre with Internet Access
  • Dry Cleaning
  • Meeting Rooms
  • Laundry Service
  • Concierge
  • Banquet Room
  • Multilingual Staff
  • Conference Facilities
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Sofitel Chicago Magnificent Mile bids you welcome with world-class downtown Chicago hotel accommodations - minutes from 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 

Additional Information about Sofitel Chicago Magnificent Mile

Address: 20 East Chestnut St - Downtown, Chicago, IL 60611-2664 (Formerly Sofitel Chicago Water Tower)
Region: United States > Illinois > Chicago > Gold Coast , Near North Side
Price Range: $272 - $709 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:5 star — Sofitel Chicago Magnificent Mile 5*
Number of rooms: 415
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Also Known As:
Sofitel Chicago Water Tower Hotel Chicago
Sofitel Chicago Water Hotel
Sofitel Water Tower Hotel Chicago
Chicago Sofitel
Hotel Style:
#4 Green Hotel in Chicago
#9 Romantic Hotel in Chicago
#9 Business Hotel in Chicago
#10 Family Hotel in Chicago
#20 Luxury Hotel in Chicago
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“I have stayed in many rooms on various floors and find this hotel one of the quietest”
Cjd1949, 24 May 2017 | Read review
“Go higher up!”
JudyC760, 21 May 2017 | Read review
“If you use Hotwire be sure to ask for double beds if you need them - it was an additional $50.00 charge.”
D7955IQandread, 17 May 2017 | Read review
“Higher facing Michigan Ave views are a bit better, but all rooms are fine.”
Traveler6530, 17 May 2017 | Read review
“Shower door swings in making it very tight to get in and out. Especially if your a bigger person. ”
Slim2323, 16 May 2017 | Read review
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