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atlanta, georgia
Reviewed yesterday NEW

If you're traveling to this hotel and not familiar with Chicago, be sure to get verbal directions prior. Google maps will take you to their service entrance which is very confusing to navigate. While the hotel room was fine, location good and hotel staff friendly, my husband and I did not have great service with the valet. I get it...

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Grand Rapids, Michigan
Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

We were looking for a centrally located hotel that didn't break the bank. River hotel was centrally located to all we wanted to do in Chicago. A beautifully warm February weekend allowed us to walk everywhere. Since we arrived by train, we were able to store our bags prior to check in. At check in Diego gave us an upgrade...

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

Hello nationalparkjunkie1! We greatly appreciate you taking the time to acknowledge the wonderful service provided by Diego. We are glad you got to enjoy everything from our beautiful views to our wonderful staff and we hope that you will be able to come back and visit soon.

Humanes
Reviewed 1 week ago

Small hotel good location and good balance between quality and price Very kind stuff at reception Small bed but comfortable It is close to restaurants and shooping street It is good for short stay Thanks

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

Thank you for choosing the River Hotel and for taking the time to post a review. We are happy you found the staff services helpful and kind. We are so proud of our ideal location in the heart of all the Chicago has to offer and glad you enjoyed it as well. Please come see us again!

West Covina
Reviewed 1 week ago

Everything was wonderful with our stay. The service was perfextremely, the hotel location was in the middle of everything we planned to do and the everyone was very helpful and friendly. We had a great time.

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

Hello Happy Traveler! Thank you for giving us a perfect rating and for providing feedback on our hotel to other travelers. I am sure our entire hotel staff enjoyed catering to your needs as much as you enjoyed your stay. We look forward to welcoming you back on your next visit.

Chicago
Reviewed 1 week ago

very comfortable bed ,very quiet ,and we walked to everything we came to see (great location) near the lake and river Art museum , historical area where many great restaurants and loved the food at the motel

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

Dear oxanaolegovnab, Thank you for your positive comments. I am so glad to hear that you enjoyed your stay with us and were able to take experience all that Chicago has to offer from our prime location in the heart of the city. Do come see us again!

New York City, New York
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Great location and very good price. Within easy walking distance transportation, the Magic Mile and the Art Institute and Millenium Park, River North restaurants. I have stayed here a few times and never been disappointed.

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

Hello rdminct! We love hearing from our repeat guests. Thank you for your patronage and for posting such a great review. We are so pleased to know your past experiences have been positive. Please let us know the next time you are coming in so we can say hello in person. We look forward to seeing you again!

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This hotel is in an amazing location. It's right next to the river and the magnificent mile. There are multiple places to eat and explore within a 5 minute walk. The rooms were small but very clean and comfortable. An added benefit to the hotel was its security. There is always someone downstairs 24/7 and a room key is needed...

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

Dear Michael H, We are delighted to know we exceeded your expectations. Thank you for choosing the River Hotel and for posting a detailed review highlighting many of the great attributes we are known for. We will look forward to welcoming you back on your next visit. Thanks again!

Davenport, Iowa
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Only thing was the parking fee I dont mind paying it but would of been nice to know in advance that it was 54 dollars. Other then that it was in great location and we had a blast! The room was nice and clean

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

Thank you, r0saed, for choosing the River Hotel and for posting your feedback for the TripAdvisor community. We are delighted to know you enjoyed staying at our ideal location in the heart of the city. For next time, please know that there are many economical self parking options nearby the hotel. It is a nice to the valet parking service....

Seoul, South Korea
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I got this room for a great price due to it not having a window. However, I was fine with no window, so if you are too, it's worth it. You are right on the river across from the Trump Tower. The room was clean and comfortable. The staff was really nice, especially during check-in and check-out. The check-out staff...

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

Dear Jarret K, Thank you for staying with us and for providing feedback. I am glad to know you were pleased with your room cleanliness as well as the friendliness of the staff. As all of our guest rooms are equipped with windows, I would welcome the opportunity to speak with you directly to clarify your comments. Please feel free...

Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

I stayed in this neat hotel during my visit to Chicago - which is my first visit-. For an instance, I thought I will not like it given the small entrance and front disk area. However, my experience there was more than positive. The hotel has a luxury lobby and a relatively new room furniture. The wi fi was free...

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

Dear Muhammad B, Thank you for choosing the River Hotel. We appreciate you taking the time to provide such a thoughtful and detailed review. We are very proud of our prime location in the heart of all that Chicago has to offer and so glad you were able to enjoy the many attractions and restaurants nearby. We are delighted to...

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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
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  • Non-Smoking Hotel
  • Wheelchair Access
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  • Non-Smoking Rooms
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  • Kitchenette
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  • Microwave
  • Refrigerator in room
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  • Meeting Rooms
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  • Business Centre with Internet Access
  • Multilingual Staff
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  • 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: $129 - $488 (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:
#37 Luxury Hotel in Chicago
#38 Romantic 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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