River East

Swissotel - Chicago

Karl Klockars
Deal Expert

Why We Love It

  • Spacious, contemporary rooms feel like condos 
  • AAA 4 Diamond hotel with fantastic views of the lake and the city skyline
  • Two restaurants on-site include the Palm Steakhouse, a favorite with locals
  • Overlooking the intersection of Lake Michigan and the Chicago River, just a 10-minute walk from Michigan Avenue

"Jaw-dropping views" -- Time Out

100% (5 Member Ratings)

"Hassle-free experience with check-in/out and obtaining ammenities during the stay; customer service was consistently great as well!"
Kelly
Apr 24, 2017
Madison, WI, United States

Map & Directions

The Swissotel Chicago is approximately 37 minutes from Chicago’s Midway International Airport. A taxi is approximately $42 plus tip.

The Swissotel Chicago is approximately one hour from Chicago O’Hare International Airport. A taxi is approximately $45 plus tip.



Rooms & Rates

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Overview

Merging European hospitality with downtown élan, the Swissotel Chicago occupies an enviable site at the intersection of the Chicago River and Lake Michigan. This prime position means that every room in the triangular reflective tower has lake and/or river views as well as a broad panorama of the city.

The glass exterior has modern insides to match. The contemporary lobby has chandeliers of cascading glass bubbles and the graphic patterns on the carpeting resemble jellyfish. Light-colored walls are smooth and unadorned. Guest rooms are similarly chic in shades of cream and tan with framed black-and-white urban scenes on the walls. Practicality over plushness attracts business guests, and high prices for parking and Wi-Fi seem to put off leisure guests. 

The hotel is a 10-minute walk to the upscale shopping along Chicago’s Magnificent Mile, a five-minute walk to the lakefront and a five-minute drive to Navy Pier shopping and entertainment complex.

From the press:
  • "Jaw-dropping views of Lake Michigan” – Time Out
  • "Comfortable, contemporary rooms feel like condos” – Fodor’s 

Amenities

General

  • Infant cots / cribs
  • Bar
  • Hot Tub / Jacuzzi
  • Indoor pool
  • Restaurant
  • Sauna / Steam Room
  • Pet-friendly
  • Spa
  • 100% smoke-free

Services

  • 24-hour front desk
  • 24-hour room service
  • Airport transfer (fees apply)
  • Baby-sitting service on request
  • Currency exchange / ATM
  • Express check-in / checkout
  • Laundry / dry cleaning
  • Safe in reception (fees apply)
  • Business center

Room amenities

  • Air-conditioning
  • Iron and ironing board
  • Pay-per-view / movies on demand
  • Safe
  • Flatscreen TV
  • iPod/iPhone docking station

Internet

  • Complimentary Wi-Fi in public areas
  • Wi-Fi in guest rooms (fees apply)

Bathroom

  • Bathrobes
  • Hair-dryer
  • Separate shower
  • Luxury toiletries

Parking

  • Valet service (fees apply)

Please note: Some amenities may not be available in all rooms and some amenities or services incur an additional charge and are subject to change. Please check with the hotel directly.

Policies

Pets: Pets allowed

Cancellation: Cancellation policy & booking conditions vary by 'rate plan'. These will be displayed on the payment page after you have searched for your dates and selected a rate.

Additional details: Pets allowed Check-in time starts at 3pm Check-out time is 12pm

Know Before You Go

  • Reservations are required for massage services and spa treatments. Reservations can be made by contacting the hotel prior to arrival, using the contact information on the booking confirmation.
  • Up to 2 children 17 years old and younger stay free when occupying the parent or guardian's room, using existing bedding.
  • 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.
  • Guests can arrange to bring pets by contacting the property directly, using the contact information on the booking confirmation (surcharges apply and can be found in the Fees section).

Fees

The following fees and deposits are charged by the property at time of service, check-in, or check-out.

  • Fee for buffet breakfast: USD 29 per person (approximately)
  • Fee for in-room wireless Internet: USD 14.95 per 24-hour period (rates may vary)
  • Fee for in-room wired Internet: USD 14.95 per 24-hour period (rates may vary)
  • Self parking fee: USD 55 per night
  • Valet parking fee: USD 70 per night (in/out privileges)
  • Pet deposit: USD 250.00 per stay
  • Pet fee: USD 50 per pet, per night
  • Rollaway bed fee: USD 50.00 per day

The above list may not be comprehensive. Fees and deposits may not include tax and are subject to change.

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Customer Service available 24 hours

Rates may vary by date, are subject to availability and are not guaranteed until your purchase is complete.

The room rates listed are for double occupancy per room unless otherwise stated and exclude tax recovery charges and service fees.

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100% Positive
(5 Member Reviews)
Ratings & reviews reflect verified member feedback for Swissotel Chicago over the past 15 months.
4.6 Ambiance
4.6 Location
4.4 Rooms
4.8 Quality of Service
4.4 Value for the Money
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Hassle-free experience with check-in/out and obtaining ammenities during the stay; customer service was consistently great as well!
Other Comments
Would appreciate if there was not an extra fee for internet service.
Kelly Apr 24, 2017 Madison, WI, United States
Enjoyed Most
nice rooms and good location with a view of the lake
Janice Mar 06, 2017 Naperville, IL, United States
Enjoyed Most
LOCATION AND ACCOMMODATION AND PEOPLE
Rene Dec 31, 2016 Libertyville, IL, United States

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