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River Hotel

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Livonia, Michigan
Reviewed 21 December 2014

This hotel was perfect for us! The location was very convenient to area attractions. Parking was easy and inexpensive (for Chicago). The hotel staff was very friendly and accommodating. I would definitely stay here again!

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Chicago, Illinois
Reviewed 17 December 2014

The river hotel has good service and view. It is very near the magnificent mile, so it is very convenient for shopping. The price for this hotel is not expensive for such one at such location. Also Pedro is a very nice manager.

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Wayland, Michigan
Reviewed 15 December 2014

This was our first stay here. The building was beautifu, built in 1929. The rooms were small but well appointed and the staff was friendly and helpful. Everything that we wanted to do was within walking distance. I would recommend this hotel to anyone. Great place to stay.

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1Thank Marisahcat
San Francisco
Reviewed 10 December 2014

This was a really impressive hotel for the price. The location is great, there were extra amenities, and I had a very large room. It's in the same building as club quarters. . I even had a kitchen I would stay here again!

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Nashua, New Hampshire
Reviewed 10 December 2014

We went for a quick get away Dec 6th through the 9th...The room was small..but it was clean..The staff were all friendly and very helpful..We did not have the best view seeing they were doing construction right outside our room...They worked all weekend...We were able to check in early for a 40.00 dollar charge...You could smell the food being cooked...

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North Vancouver, Canada
Reviewed 4 December 2014 via mobile

Booked through Expedia and room was pricey at almost $500 per night (big conference in town so no availability). Checked out a day early and neither myself nor Expedia agent were able to get the one night refunded. Expedia apologized and gave me a $200 credit at their own expense. Also be careful which side of the hotel you are...

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1Thank MisterB10
Aix-en-Provence, France
Reviewed 4 December 2014

Really i felt this hotel for its position in Chicago was exceptional value for money. True, I have most recently experienced European hotels where the concept of free coffee, complimentary water and great internet is still yet to be acknowledged (I live in europe so I can say this) but although there was no bathtub, I was still delighted with...

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Columbia, Missouri
Reviewed 2 December 2014

The River Hotel was exactly what we were looking for: excellent location, nice, and reasonably priced. We were able to walk everywhere we wanted to go comfortably. We went as far as Shedd Aquarium and back, to nearby Michigan Ave., and Sears Tower. The restaurant was delicious as well! Staff was excellent; very polite and willing to offer advice about...

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Morton, Illinois
Reviewed 25 November 2014

This is literally in the heart of the city overlooking the river. You can walk to any place you would need or want. Check-in is done by kiosk so it's seamless. The beds aren't the best, but for the money and location, it's hard to beat. Room and hotel are very clean. If you park there it's about $45/night. They...

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Ohio
Reviewed 13 November 2014

Our first stay here but would go back. Room was small but that's what we asked for and it was extremely well designed. Hey America, bigger is not always better. Close to Michigan Ave. and Wacker complex (French Consulate) and self parking was close and a great option. A classy place for the price.

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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
  • Room Service
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
About the property
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
  • Wheelchair Access
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  • Non-Smoking Rooms
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  • Kitchenette
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  • Air Conditioning
  • Microwave
  • Refrigerator in room
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  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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  • Meeting Rooms
  • Laundry Service
  • Business Centre with Internet Access
  • Multilingual Staff
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  • 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: €79 - €249 (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:
#10 Best Value Hotel in Chicago
#38 Romantic Hotel in Chicago
#40 Luxury Hotel in Chicago
#48 Family Hotel in Chicago
#56 Business Hotel in Chicago
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“One of the extra blankets smelled very musty, so we used the other one. Otherwise, we had a fabulous, easy, comfortable stay! ”
 of 5 bubbles suzannet509, 15 Nov 2016 | Read review
“If you book a basic room you are going to be in the tower with a city view. A river view will require an upgrade to superior room.”
 of 5 bubbles MichelleJ857, 15 Nov 2016 | Read review
“There should be hand rails in the shower, ice buckets in the room. Schedule garbage pickup later in the morning, not 6am.”
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