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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.

Chicago, Illinois
Reviewed 12 December 2016

Tony the man that checked us in told us that he was giving us an "extra special room" when he check us in. when my boyfriend and I check in and saw the room we laughed so hard we cried! the fluorescent lighting, small closet, and the brick of a bed made s feel like we were in a prison....

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

Hello nolecrzy, Thank you for providing us with feedback on your stay. We are continually working to enhance the guest experience and will use your comments to do so. We hope you give us another chance to serve you in the future.

Green Bay
Reviewed 11 December 2016 via mobile

Very nice hotel in a great location overlooking the river. Very nice, albeit compact-sized rooms, which allow for good affordability in a prime location. Unless you plan on spending significant non-sleeping time in the room, the small size is not an issue. Convenient to Miracle Mile shopping.

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

Thank you, GreenBayJack, for choosing the River Hotel and posting a review for the TripAdvisor community. We are well known for our prime location along with a great value and are so happy you found this as well. We hope to welcome you back soon. Happy Holidays!

Sterling Heights
Reviewed 10 December 2016

Everything was to our satisfaction. Liked the coffee service area. Found that on Monday they displayed all kinds of snacks and drinks, the day we were leaving, but on Sunday afternoon when we arrived there was nothing there except the coffee. It would have been nice to have found some then too.

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

Hello peitrocE5932QJ, Thank you for sharing your experience on Trip Advisor. We look forward to seeing you next time your travels bring you to Chicago.

Omaha
Reviewed 5 December 2016 via mobile

This hotel is located in the heart of Chicago. Can't do better in terms of a location. The rooms are small but comfortable. Note that there are no dining options on site. Our check-in went very smoothly and the doorman was very helpful in providing directions and procuring a taxi. Our room needed bedside outlets for charging our various devices,...

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

Hello Mjsomaha, Thank you for sharing comments about your stay. We are lucky to be in the heart of Chicago as you said. I am glad you found the rooms to be comfortable during your visit and the staff was able to assist with your taxi needs. We look forward to seeing you next time in Chicago.

Santiago, Chile
Reviewed 4 December 2016

As being a guest in Chicago, you can afford the luxury of spending a couple of hours on the architectural tour through downtown Chicago. The first building they tell you about is the River hotel. Situated opposite the Trump tower, you get a feeling of the grandeur of the 1920’s, when the hotel was build. It must have had the...

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

Hello LowieSantiago_Chile, Thank you for providing us with feedback on your stay. We are continually working to enhance the guest experience and will use your comments to do so. We hope to see you back next time you come to town.

Lyon, France
Reviewed 3 December 2016 via mobile

It's all about location. The hotel is very well located. On one side there is Michigan avenue with lots of shops and on the other side the loop. It's basically a great spot to visit the city. Unfortunately the standard rooms are quite small, the sound of the air conditioning was unbearable (I turned it off). Although we have stayed...

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

Hello Janko973, Thank you for providing us with feedback on your stay. We are continually working to enhance the guest experience and will use your comments to do so. We hope to see you back next time you come to town.

Aztec, New Mexico
Reviewed 26 November 2016 via mobile

This is a great location if you are on foot as we were. We had a comfortable room with a river view. We booked the small queen at the River Hotel, but It appears Club Quarters and River Hotel share the space and bookings because I believe we were actually in Club Quarters. No matter. Accommodations were superb. Frig &...

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

Hello lynnebernie and thank you for posting your review. We are delighted to know you were happy with your accommodations and were able to enjoy all that that Chicago has to offer from our prime location in the heart of the city. We sincerely appreciate your recommendation and look forward to welcoming you back in the future!

Reviewed 23 November 2016

I always very carefully read the reviews before choosing a hotel. We choose this one mostly for the review on location. This hotel is located in a perfect spot. We walked to many great attractions. We also felt like we had great service. We check out tomorrow after spending the last two nights here. Check in was easy and was...

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

Dear Vanessa F, We are delighted to know you were pleased with your choice of the River Hotel. We agree with you... our location is perfect to experience the many sights and attractions in the heart of the city. We especially appreciate your kind words about our dedicated staff members. We look forward to welcoming you back on your next...

Sheffield, United Kingdom
Reviewed 21 November 2016

This was our last stop on our 6 week road trip from San Francisco - LA - Chicago. After all that travelling we wanted something with a bit more luxury than the motels we had been staying in but without completely breaking the bank. We found it at the River Hotel! Check in was a little slow as they seemed...

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

Hello medstudent2013 and thank your for your detailed review. We are so happy to know you had a lovely stay. We would welcome the opportunity to welcome you back on your next road trip!

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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
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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: ₹ 6,033 - ₹ 22,925 (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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“enjoyed our room and loved the bed”
 of 5 bubbles oxanaolegovnab, 16 Feb 2017 | Read review
“Call ahead and ask for a river view room. ”
 of 5 bubbles 888stephaniem, 31 Jan 2017 | Read review
“Ask for a corner room facing the river if available”
 of 5 bubbles lisandraa2017, 17 Jan 2017 | Read review
“Awesome Views!!!! Awesome location!!!!”
 of 5 bubbles , 4 Jan 2017 | Read review
“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
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