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River Hotel

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Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

I will begin by saying that this was my second stay at this hotel. I first visited Chicago last year in March for my mother's birthday and I absolutely fell in love. It was only right that I return for my twenty-third birthday and that is exactly what I did. I chose the River Hotel again for three simple reasons:...

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Anna H, General Manager at River Hotel, responded to this review

Hello Lisandra A, Thank you very much for taking time to write a review on Trip Advisor! We pride ourselves on service and Pedro is truly a leader in this department. We are very lucky to have him as part of our team. We also pride ourselves on cleanliness and am very happy to hear we met your expectations in...

Milwaukee, Wisconsin
Reviewed 1 week ago

The room was very comfortable and clean. The TV was very small if that is important to you. The valet was very pleasant and delivered by car promptly. It was quiet and calm all night. I slept like a baby.

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Anna H, Manager at River Hotel, responded to this review

Hello 69SMH and thank you for taking the time to post a review for the TripAdvisor community. We are so happy to hear you were pleased with your accommodations and services. Please know that we are installing larger televisions along with upgraded interactive television services in all of our guest rooms in 2017. I am sure you will be pleased...

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

A gorgeous hotel, right smack in the middle of downtown Chicago. My family and I walked to almost every attraction we wanted to see. Our view was beautiful. The amenities were great, the staff was great, and the food from Bella Bacino's was awesome. The only negative was the mattress, but only because I have a bad back- my husband...

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Anna H, Manager at River Hotel, responded to this review

Dear Christina J, Thank you for choosing the River Hotel and for posting a review about your experience. We are so proud of our prime location and iconic views and are thrilled to know you were able to enjoy both during you stay. We appreciate your shout out about the "great" staff! Please do come see us again.

Mount Pleasant, Michigan
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Loved this hotel. Was perfect for our weekend away. We were looking for a nice affordable place to enjoy Chicago and The River hotel provided that. The staff was friendly. I would definitely recommend this hotel to friends.

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Anna H, Manager at River Hotel, responded to this review

Thank you for giving us a perfect rating and for recommending our hotel to other travelers. I'm sure our entire hotel staff enjoyed catering to your needs as much as you enjoyed your stay. Please come see us again!

Kansas City
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I liked this hotel so much, that I've stayed there twice in 6 months. It's across the street from the river and close to The Bean, on the Loop and a few blocks from the Miracle Mile for shopping. I plan on staying there again next summer.

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Anna H, Manager at River Hotel, responded to this review

Hello TimKansasCity! We sincerely appreciate your repeat business. As you discovered, our location is ideal for experiencing all that Chicago has to offer. We look forward to seeing you on your next visit. Happy New Year!

Saint Louis, Missouri
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The hotel is right on the river, one block from the magnificent mile and a few blocks from Millenium park. Valet parking is available for a hefty price, but hey, this IS Chicago. Check in was a breeze. The staff was efficient and friendly. The rooms are safe and clean. You need a key card to operate the elevators. Coffee...

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Anna H, Manager at River Hotel, responded to this review

Thank you, jeanjoelspatafora, for choosing the River Hotel and for your kind review. We are delighted you were pleased with the accommodations, amenities and staff services. We look forward to welcoming you back in the future!

Atlanta, Georgia
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We had a fabulous stay here for a quick weekend getaway in Chicago. The location is absolutely perfect. Right on the river and just a short walk to most sights including Magnificent Mile and Millennium Park. The rooms were much nicer than expected given the low price we paid. Our room had a view of the Chicago River as well...

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Anna H, General Manager at River Hotel, responded to this review

Hello mlk676, Thank you for sharing your experience on Trip Advisor. We are lucky to be right in the heart of the city! Glad you were able to take advantage of our Club Living Room and complimentary water bottle stations during your visit. We hope to see you back next time you are in town!

Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

On our arrival, the room smelled like cigarette smoke. They deodorized the room but it's not the most relaxing thing after a road trip to settle in to a smoky room. The view was awesome, but only one person could look out of the window at a time. With that being said, the restaurant downstairs was delicious, the room was...

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Anna H, General Manager at River Hotel, responded to this review

Hello Kaitlin H, I'm sorry to hear about you the smell of the room upon your arrival as we are a smoke free hotel. I am glad to hear the staff was helpful during your stay and you were able to take advantage of our late checkout special. Hopefully we will see you next time in town.

Houston, Texas
Reviewed 19 December 2016

We appreciated the modern, clean lines of the furnishings in the bed and bath rooms. Having filtered water available was a plus. The hotel is conveniently located in close proximity to a variety of entertainment and restaurants as well as reasonably and high-end shopping. We felt safe when walking near the hotel at night.

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Anna H, General Manager at River Hotel, responded to this review

Hello M C, Thank you for the review about your stay. We are very luck to be located in the heart of Chicago, within walking distance of all major attractions. We look forward to seeing you again next time you are in town.

Michigan
Reviewed 18 December 2016

This hotel is in a great location. You are able to walk to pretty much anywhere you want to go in downtown Chicago. The room was small, but clean. There was free coffee, soda, and snacks on the 2nd floor which was nice. The employees were all friendly and we would stay again.

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Anna H, General Manager at River Hotel, responded to this review

Hello Lynn H, Thank you for sharing comments about your stay. We are thankful to be within walking distance to most major attractions in the city. I am happy to hear you were able to take advantage of the offerings in our Club Living Room. We look forward to seeing you next time in town.

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Downtown / The Loop
Often visitors' first stop in Chicago, The Loop is a good starting point to sample the city's energy and flavor. This central business district boasts Michelin-rated restaurants, upscale hotels, premier shopping, and enough arresting architecture to keep your camera busy for hours. You won’t find too many photo galleries of downtown Chicago without a shot of Millennium Park and Cloud Gate (“The Bean”), one of the most iconic landmarks in the city. A stunning skyline coupled with cultural attractions like the Art Institute of Chicago present a Downtown where work and play peacefully coexist.
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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Restaurant
  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
  • Room Service
  • Bar/Lounge
About the property
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
  • Wheelchair Access
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  • Restaurant
  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
  • Bar/Lounge
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  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Suites
  • Kitchenette
  • Family Rooms
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  • Air Conditioning
  • Microwave
  • Refrigerator in room
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  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Public Wifi
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  • Meeting Rooms
  • Laundry Service
  • Business Centre with Internet Access
  • Multilingual Staff
  • Conference Facilities
  • Room Service
  • Dry Cleaning
  • Concierge
  • Banquet Room
  • Self-Serve Laundry
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Step out of the River Hotel and into the stunning surroundings of Downtown Chicago. Shimmering skyscrapers tower over the Chicago River as Wacker Drive bends to meet the city’s most famous thoroughfare, Michigan Avenue the start of the Magnificent Mile. These sights sit just steps from the inviting accommodations of the River Hotel, a Downtown Chicago boutique hotel devoted to providing personal service and a helpful range of amenities for business and leisure travel alike. Our Michigan Avenue hotel boasts an array of thoughtful onsite amenities: instant registration and checkout, 24-hour concierge service, complimentary high-speed Internet access, a modern fitness center, chilled, purified bottled water, and three state-of-the-art meeting rooms make for a seamless business travel experience. Savor authentic Italian cuisine and fabulous deep dish pizza at the onsite restaurant, Bella Bacino’s Italian Bistro & Pizzeria. The Chicago River Hotel offers everything you need in the heart of it all. ... more   less 

Additional Information about River Hotel

Address: 75 East Wacker Drive, Chicago, IL 60601-3756
Region: United States > Illinois > Chicago > Downtown / The Loop
Price Range: ₹ 5,733 - ₹ 20,610 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:4 star — River Hotel 4*
Number of rooms: 121
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Also Known As:
River Hotel Chicago
Club Quarters Chicago
Club Quarters Hotel Chicago
Club Quarters Wacker Michigan
Hotel Style:
#38 Romantic Hotel in Chicago
#38 Luxury Hotel in Chicago
#48 Family Hotel in Chicago
#56 Business Hotel in Chicago
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“Ask for a corner room facing the river if available”
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“Awesome Views!!!! Awesome location!!!!”
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“Italian restaurant is on site. Refrigerator and microwave oven are available in some rooms. Self-laundry is on site. ”
 of 5 bubbles MC633, 18 Dec 2016 | Read review
“Room was appropriate for what we needed.”
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