Sofitel Chicago

North America | | February 24, 2011 at 3:26 am




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Welcome to the prism-shaped water tower of 32 storeys! This is Sofitel Chicago near Rush and Oak streets from where the Rush Street nightlife and Michigan Avenue shopping is easily enjoyed. Within this chic prism, you are availed of four-star Chicago accommodations in form of over 400 rooms and 30 suites. If you come here, you are bound to hug the modern look as well as architectural heritage, which make Sofitel Chicago as one of the best downtown hotels in Illinois. In addition, the location of this hotel is such that you can easily explore the attractions that are nearby such as the Navy Pier, Magnificent Mile, Lake Michigan, Museum of Contemporary Art, John Hancock Center, Oak Street Beach, and the River North Gallery District.

Rooms

Within this 32-floored prism of glass, you can choose among the 415 guestrooms and 33 suites all of which offer modern décor featuring light-wood fittings as well as the portrayals of city’s structural design, feather mattresses and duvets, in-room plants, and bathrooms of marble boasting separate glass showers, bathtubs, and telephones.

The common amenities within the rooms and suites include high-speed Internet access, cable/satellite television channels, pay movies, premium bedding, hypo-allergenic bedding, air conditioning, complimentary weekday newspaper, voice mail, Internet access (surcharge), multi-line phone, mini bar, wake-up calls, housekeeping (daily), turndown service, designer toiletries, hair dryer, mirror, sewing kit, extra towels/bedding, LCD television, electronic check-out, electronic/magnetic keys, in-room safe (accommodates laptop), desk, iron/ironing board, clock radio, cribs, and rollaway beds.

All of the rooms offer city or lake vistas.

Amenities

• Valet parking  • Self parking (surcharge)  • Valet parking (surcharge)  • Parking (surcharge)  • Limo or Town Car service  • Complimentary newspapers in lobby  • Fireplace in lobby  • Air-conditioned public areas  • 24-hour room service  • Restaurant(s) in hotel  • Bar/lounge  • Breakfast available (surcharge)  • Concierge desk  • 24-hour front desk  • Safe-deposit box – front desk  • Business center  • Banquet facilities

• Ballroom(s)  • Multiple small meeting rooms  • Multiple conference/meeting rooms  • Internet access in public areas – surcharge  • Internet access – wireless  • Audio-visual equipment  • Multilingual staff  • Event catering  • Currency exchange  • Computer rental  • Express check-out  • Security guard  • Porter/bellhop  • Doorman/doorwoman  • Dry cleaning/laundry service  • Shoe shine  • Umbrella

Recreation

• 24-hour Fitness center on site with treadmills, free weights, stationary bicycles, and weight-training machines  • Use of nearby fitness center (discount) – a health club offering indoor running track, an indoor lap pool, fitness classes, and basketball court  • Swimming  • Golfing  • Ice skating  • Basketball  • Tennis  • Aerobics  • Volleyball  • Running track/path  • Hiking/biking trails  • Bicycle rentals

All of the above activities happen nearby except for the first one, which also demand some fees.

Restaurants

There is only one main restaurant at the Sofitel Chicago named Café des Architectes – a modern French eatery from where the angled windows faces a seasonal terrace. The dining room is equipped with the solid glass tables as well as black-leather chairs. Expect all three meals of the day here.

Room service can bring you cold snacks as well as hot dishes in your rooms directly anytime.

Rates

From $117 per night.

Note

Children below 12 enjoy here for free provided that they live in the same room as of their guardians of parents and that too without any extra bed.

Tip

Do ask for 11% off coupon for the Macy’s and Bloomingdales shopping on the nearby Michigan Avenue.

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