SOPHY® Hyde Park
A Boutique Hotel. Distinctly Hyde Park.
Sophisticated and eclectic, the SOPHY® Hotel embodies the crafts and passions of art, science, literature, and music that are the inspiration of today’s Hyde Park. We look forward to welcoming you to SOPHY® Hyde Park.
At the turn of every corner is an eclectic collection of art that celebrates community and the artists and artisans that create it. Each piece is thoughtfully selected to inspire conversation, touch on the past, or incite something within you.
Plan Your Stay
Ambitious and intellectually charged, the South Side neighborhood of Hyde Park’s energy is intoxicating. Engage in thought-provoking conversation while exploring a piece of history at Jackson Park or the Midway Plaisance, the home of the World’s Columbian Exposition, or be inspired by one of the groundbreaking exhibits at the Museum of Science and Industry or the Smart Museum of Art.
Museum of Science and Industry
The Museum of Science and Industry is the largest science museum in the Western Hemisphere and features fascinating exhibits such as Farm Tech, The Idea Factory, Science Storms, and Numbers in Nature: A Mirror Maze.
Known locally as the Midway, this public park was the home of the World's Columbian Exposition in 1893. Today, the Midway connects Jackson and Washington Park and offers paths for biking, walking, and jogging.
Millennium Park is a public park that was intended to celebrate the second millennium and now welcomes over 25 million visitors a year. Features include the Jay Pritzker Pavillion, Cloud Gate, the Crown Fountain, the Lurie Garden and much more.
The University of Chicago
A private research university, the University of Chicago, was established in 1890 by The American Baptist Education Society with a donation by John D. Rockefeller. The University of Chicago is often found on several national and worldwide top ten lists and boasts many prominent alumni, professors, faculty, and staff, including 91 Nobel laureates, 50 MacArthur "Genius Grant" recipients, 51 Rhodes Scholars, 23 Marshall Scholars, 9 Fields Medalists, and 20 National Humanities Medalists.
Mesler Kitchen Hyde Park Restaurant and Bar
Chef Bradford Shovlin, the Executive Chef of Mesler, is a veteran of some of Chicago’s finest kitchens. A Detroit native and a graduate of the Culinary Institute of America in Hyde Park, New York, Chef Shovlin previously worked in Chicago at the Michelin-starred
North Pond under Bruce Sherman and with Suzy Crofton at Crofton on Wells. Each plate is composed of creativity and local infusions while drawing inspiration from a diverse range of cuisines. Our bar menu will delight your senses with artfully-crafted beverages, local wines, craft brews, and savory bites.