US-based Sonesta International Hotels has expanded its portfolio with the addition of Royal Sonesta Chicago Riverfront and Sonesta Irvine – Orange County Airport.
The two new hotels will bring Sonesta’s properties in the country to more than 55 and to over 80 globally.
Serving as the third Sonesta in the Chicago area and as the first Royal Sonesta in Illinois, the Royal Sonesta Chicago Riverfront hotel features 334 guest rooms and 26 suites.
Royal Sonesta Chicago Riverfront has 18 flexible meeting spaces, and fitness and business centres.
The hotel’s 39th floor features a 2,100ft2 Penthouse Ballroom with an additional 1,660ft2 of outdoor terrace.
Serving as the third full-service hotel in the Golden State, Sonesta Irvine hotel has 335 rooms and 11 meeting venues.
Located in the Irvine business district, Sonesar Irvine is located near to the Orange County’s John Wayne Airport.
The hotel boasts of a fitness centre and indoor pool and Copper Chef Kitchen & Bar serving Californian cuisine.
Sonesta International Hotels president and CEO Carlos Flores said: “We are excited to welcome visitors at the new Royal Sonesta Chicago Riverfront and Sonesta Irvine – Orange County Airport while we expand our presence in the United States and specifically in two growing regions for us – the West Coast and Midwest. Their locations in major tourist and business hubs make them an ideal choice for both business and leisure travellers to each destination”