20 East Chestnut Street
Chicago, IL 60611
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About Us

Strikingly elegant, Sofitel Chicago Water Tower is the premier downtown Chicago wedding location. Our Grand Ballroom distinguishes us as one of the best Chicago wedding venues, perfect for events, rehearsal dinners, farewell brunches, and receptions.

Your wedding will be special because of the pervading sense of love, but the Sofitel Chicago Water Tower will make it truly unforgettable. Designed by award-winning architect Jean-Paul Viguier, this striking, 32-floor hotel will lend your event a sense of modern grandeur. Host large affairs in our contemporary Grand Ballroom, designed with a sloped ceiling, vibrant colors and dramatic floor to ceiling windows. Experience a restaurant style affair with cuisine prepared by our acclaimed Executive Chef Martial Noguier.

Cocktail hours may be held in the venue's spacious foyer, where an abundance of natural light showcases a sweeping green translucent staircase. For smaller affairs, our Cigale private dining room will enrapture your guests with an intimate open kitchen, modern décor, and expansive windows that overlook the prestigious Gold Coast area. No matter which venue you choose, trust that your wedding will be infused with an unmatched visual artistry – all while keeping the focus on what's most important: you.

Savor the creative cuisine and chic atmosphere of Sofitel - home to one of the best restaurants in downtown Chicago, IL. Discover the finest the Windy City has to offer!


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