We noticed that you're using an unsupported browser. The TripAdvisor website may not display properly.
We support the following browsers:
Windows: Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome. Mac: Safari.
The latest reviews. The lowest prices. The perfect place to shop for hotels.

River Hotel

Show Prices
#64 of 187 Hotels in Chicago
Certificate of Excellence
Enter dates for lowest prices
powered by PriceFinder
Check In Check Out
1 room 2 adults 0 children
We check 200+ sites to find the latest and lowest prices.
Professional photos
River Hotel
View Map
{"widget":{"name":"ibex_photo_carousel","template":"ibex_photo_carousel__widget","dust":{"nav_controls":"ibex_photo_carousel__nav_controls"},"divClasses":"prw_rup prw_ibex_photo_carousel","js":{"handlers":"(ta.prwidgets.getjs(this,'handlers'))"},"moduleList":["handlers"]},"scriptFlags":null,"containerClass":null}
Add Photo Write a Review

974 Reviews from our TripAdvisor Community

Traveller rating
Traveller type
Time of year
Language
  • More
There are newer reviews for River Hotel
See the most recent reviews
Showing 868: English reviews
San Luis Obispo, California
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Conveniently located hotel with lots of nice, well thought-out amenities in the room. I stayed there 3 nights in late Feb 2017 for a conference in Chicago. I had a "small Queen room" which was certainly adequate for me travelling solo. Was in conference sessions all day and into the evening, so just used room for sleeping and prep in...

 Report
Helpful?
Thank _cmill102
Anna H, Manager at River Hotel, responded to this review

Thank you _cmill102 for choosing the River Hotel and for your detailed review. We are so happy you were pleased with your accommodations, amenities and our amazing staff at the front desk. We look forward to welcoming you back on your next visit!

Madison, Wisconsin
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This hotel is in perfect location for a variety of downtown activities, just north of the loop, right on the Chicago River. We booked an "apartment" per groupon (which was low price but not out of the ordinary for off season Chicago) that was supposed to sleep 2 adults and 2 children 12 and under. The first "apartment" was an...

 Report
Helpful?
Thank chadfeldheimer
Anna H, Manager at River Hotel, responded to this review

Thank you for your review and for choosing the River Hotel. I'm happy that you enjoyed our prime location during your stay. Please know we offer a wide variety of room types and sizes you can try on your next visit. We look forward to having you again as a guest in our hotel.

Clinton
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I only stayed one night, but I got a great room at a great price in a great location. I would definitely stay here again!!! Room and bathroom was VERY clean. Staff was friendly and very helpful and I didn't have to wait long for my car.

Review collected in partnership with this hotel
 Report
Helpful?
Thank n3welch
Anna H, Manager at River Hotel, responded to this review

Dear n3welch, 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. Take care!

Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Great location if you're looking to stay right downtown. The price was very reasonable compared to other hotels in the area. Rooms were clean and had modern decor. One elevator wasn't working and only inconvenienced us one time. They did give us extra little snacks as an apology. The restraunt in the lobby had good food also. This worked out...

 Report
Helpful?
Thank Maren R
Anna H, Manager at River Hotel, responded to this review

Thank you, Maren R, for choosing the River Hotel and for posting a review. We are delighted you enjoyed all that we are known for... great service in a prime location at a great value. Please come see us again!

atlanta, georgia
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

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...

 Report
Helpful?
Thank sturne5
Grand Rapids, Michigan
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

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...

Review collected in partnership with this hotel
 Report
Helpful?
Thank nationalparkjunkie1
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 18 February 2017

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

Review collected in partnership with this hotel
 Report
Helpful?
Thank ivanaE5986UG
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 16 February 2017

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.

Review collected in partnership with this hotel
 Report
Helpful?
Thank jamiesK7886KT
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 16 February 2017

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

Review collected in partnership with this hotel
 Report
Helpful?
Thank oxanaolegovnab
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 11 February 2017

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.

Review collected in partnership with this hotel
 Report
Helpful?
Thank rdminct
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!

529 photos of this hotel

Traveller photos: See what travellers like you saw

Viewed
All Traveller Photos (250)
Viewed
View from Room (41)
Viewed
Hotel & Grounds (43)
Viewed
Room/Suite (48)
Viewed
Bathroom (15)
Viewed
Business Centre/Function Rooms (1)
Viewed
Pool/Beach Area (6)
Viewed
Dining (2)
Viewed
Family/Play Areas (3)
Viewed
Other (91)

TripAdvisor Photos: Professional photos exclusively commissioned by TripAdvisor

Viewed
All TripAdvisor Photos (256)
Viewed
Amenities (34)
Viewed
Club Size (34)
Viewed
Dining (12)
Viewed
Standard Room (47)
Viewed
Studio (42)
Viewed
Suite (58)
Viewed
The Hotel (29)

Management photos: Courtesy of the property manager

Viewed
All Management Photos (23)
Viewed
Room/Suite (5)
Viewed
Hotel & Grounds (7)
Viewed
Bathroom (2)
Viewed
Business Centre/Function Rooms (4)
Viewed
Dining (2)
Viewed
Other (3)
Check In Check Out
Hotels you might also like...
Travellers also viewed these Chicago hotels
Downtown / The Loop
Club Quarters Hotel, Wacker at Michigan
Downtown / The Loop
Comfort Suites Michigan Avenue / Loop
Downtown / The Loop
Wyndham Grand Chicago Riverfront
Show Prices
Show Prices
Show Prices
Downtown / The Loop
Hilton Garden Inn Chicago/North Loop
Downtown / The Loop
Hampton Inn Chicago Downtown/N Loop/Michigan Ave
Downtown / The Loop
LondonHouse Chicago, Curio Collection by Hilton
Show Prices
Show Prices
Show Prices

Staying in Downtown / The Loop

Neighbourhood Profile
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.
Explore this neighbourhood

Amenities

Highlights
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Restaurant
  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
  • Room Service
  • Bar/Lounge
About the property
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
  • Wheelchair Access
Things to do
  • Restaurant
  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
  • Bar/Lounge
Room types
  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Suites
  • Kitchenette
  • Family Rooms
In your room
  • Air Conditioning
  • Refrigerator in room
  • Microwave
Internet
  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Public Wifi
Services
  • 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: €110 - €336 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:4 star — River Hotel 4*
Number of rooms: 121
Reservation Options:
TripAdvisor is proud to partner with Booking.com, Priceline, Travelocity, Cheap Tickets and Jetsetter so you can book your River Hotel reservations with confidence. We help millions of travellers each month to find the perfect hotel for both holiday and business trips, always with the best discounts and special offers.
Also Known As:
River Hotel Chicago
Club Quarters Chicago
Club Quarters Hotel Chicago
Club Quarters Wacker Michigan
Hotel Style:
#38 Romantic Hotel in Chicago
#39 Luxury Hotel in Chicago
#48 Family Hotel in Chicago
#56 Business Hotel in Chicago
Is This Your TripAdvisor Listing?
Own or manage this property? Claim your listing for free to respond to reviews, update your profile and much more.
Claim Your Listing

Questions & Answers

Here's what travellers have asked, with answers from River Hotel staff and other travellers.
23 questions
Ask a question

See all questions (23)

Questions? Get answers from River Hotel staff and past guests.
Posting guidelines
Typical questions asked:
  • Can tickets for local attractions be purchased at the front desk?
  • Do you have to pay extra for a mini-fridge?
  • At what time does the pool open each day?

See which rooms travellers prefer

“If you have three or more in your party I recommend the "two bedroom" suite. Lots of room to spread out and accomodate everyone.”
 of 5 bubbles HollyMM68apd1294, 17 Mar 2017 | Read review
“If traveling with family, ask for the suite. It made for a memorable stay.”
 of 5 bubbles KenW449, 13 Mar 2017 | Read review
“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
5 of 5