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Overview of River Hotel

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Guest reviews

4.2 / 5Very Good
6,355 reviews
Guests rated this property 4.4/5 for cleanliness.

Amenities

  • Free WiFi
  • Air Conditioning
  • Restaurant
  • Gym

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Explore the area

Popular LocationChicago Theatre7 min walk
Popular LocationMillennium Park10 min walk
RestaurantBella Bacino's3 min walk
RestaurantSweetwater4 min walk
AirportChicago, IL (ORD-O'Hare Intl.)37 min drive

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  • Suite, 2 Bedrooms, Kitchenette

    4.8/5 guest room rating

    Room amenities

    • 400 sq ft
    • Sleeps 4
    • 2 Queen Beds
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  • Standard Room

    4.2/5 guest room rating

    Room amenities

    • 235 sq ft
    • Sleeps 2
    • 1 Queen Bed
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  • Superior Room, Kitchenette

    4.3/5 guest room rating

    Room amenities

    • 300 sq ft
    • Sleeps 3
    • 1 Queen Bed
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  • Club Room, 1 Queen Bed

    4.2/5 guest room rating

    Room amenities

    • 210 sq ft
    • Sleeps 2
    • 1 Queen Bed
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  • Suite, 1 Bedroom, Kitchenette (1 bedroom)

    4.2/5 guest room rating

    Room amenities

    • 399 sq ft
    • Sleeps 4
    • 1 Queen Bed OR 1 Queen Bed and 1 Double Sofa Bed
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  • Deluxe Double Room, 2 Queen Beds

    4.7/5 guest room rating

    Room amenities

    • 400 sq ft
    • Sleeps 4
    • 2 Queen Beds
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  • Deluxe Suite, 2 Queen Beds (with Parlor room)

    5/5 guest room rating

    Room amenities

    • 397 sq ft
    • Sleeps 7
    • 2 Queen Beds
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  • Executive Suite, 2 Bedrooms, Kitchenette

    3.9/5 guest room rating

    Room amenities

    • 400 sq ft
    • Sleeps 4
    • 2 Queen Beds
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  • Deluxe Room

    Room amenities

    • 200 sq ft
    • Sleeps 4
    • 1 Queen Bed
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  • Standard Room, Accessible

    4.2/5 guest room rating

    Room amenities

    • 235 sq ft
    • Sleeps 2
    • 1 Queen Bed
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  • Standard Room, Accessible

    Room amenities

    • 235 sq ft
    • Sleeps 2
    • 1 Queen Bed
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  • Deluxe Room

    Room amenities

    • 200 sq ft
    • Sleeps 2
    • 1 Queen Bed
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About this area

Chicago

Located in Chicago's The Loop neighborhood, River Hotel is in the city center and near the beach. The area's natural beauty can be seen at Chicago Riverwalk and Grant Park, while Navy Pier and John G. Shedd Aquarium are popular area attractions. Looking to enjoy an event or a game? See what's going on at Soldier Field or United Center. Our guests love the hotel's central and quiet location. It's also convenient to public transportation: Clark-Lake Station is 7 minutes by foot and State Station is 8 minutes.

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Popular Location

What's nearby

  • Chicago Theatre - 7 min walk
  • Millennium Park - 10 min walk
  • House of Blues Chicago - 11 min walk
  • Art Institute of Chicago - 15 min walk
  • Water Tower Place - 15 min walk

Getting around

  • Clark-Lake Station - 7 min walk
  • Millennium Station - 8 min walk
  • Chicago, IL (ORD-O'Hare Intl.) - 37 min drive

Restaurants

  • Bella Bacino's - 3 min walk
  • Sweetwater - 4 min walk
  • Jimmy John's1 - 4 min walk
  • Billy Goat Tavern - 4 min walk
  • Argo Tea - 5 min walk
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About this property

River Hotel

4-star Chicago hotel in The Loop, walk to Chicago Riverwalk
A restaurant, a fitness center, and valet parking are available at this smoke-free hotel. WiFi in public areas is free. Additionally, a business center, conference space, and concierge services are onsite. All 121 rooms offer free WiFi, iPod docks, and flat-screen TVs with satellite channels. Guests will also find room service, premium bedding, and coffee makers.
River Hotel offers 121 accommodations with iPod docking stations and complimentary bottled water. Beds feature premium bedding. Flat-screen televisions come with satellite channels. Bathrooms include showers, complimentary toiletries, and hair dryers.
Guests can surf the web using the complimentary wireless Internet access. Business-friendly amenities include desks and phones. Housekeeping is provided daily.
Recreational amenities at the hotel include a fitness center.

Property amenities

Internet

Available in all rooms: Free WiFi
Available in some public areas: Free WiFi

Parking and transportation

Valet parking: USD 53 per night

Food and drink

1 restaurant
Room service available

Things to do

Fitness center

Family friendly

Dry cleaning service
Laundry facilities

Conveniences

Elevator
Front-desk safe

Guest services

24-hour front desk
Concierge services
Daily housekeeping
Dry cleaning service
Laundry facilities
Luggage storage

Languages spoken

English
Spanish

Business services

Business center
Meeting rooms
Conference space

Accessibility

If you have requests for specific accessibility needs, please note them in the special requests field on the booking page after selecting your room.
Accessible bathroom
Assistive listening devices available
Braille signage
In-room accessibility
Roll-in shower
Wheelchair-accessible path of travel

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Smoke-free property

Room amenities

Bedroom

Air conditioning (climate-controlled)
Premium bedding

Bathroom

Free toiletries
Hair dryer
Shower

Entertainment

Flat-screen TV
iPod dock
Satellite channels

Food and drink

Coffee/tea maker
Free bottled water

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Desk
Laptop-friendly workspace
Phone

Policies

Check-in

Check-in from 3 PM - midnight
Express check-in
Minimum check-in age - 18

Check-out

Check-out before noon
Express check-out

Renovations and closures

This property is closed from 28 March 2020 to 30 June 2020 (dates subject to change).
This property is closed from 28 March 2020 to 30 June 2020 (dates subject to change).

Pets

Pets not allowed

Children and extra beds

Children are welcome
Kids stay free! One child stays free when using existing bedding
Rollaway/extra beds are not available
Cribs (infant beds) are not available

Property payment types

American Express
Diners Club
Discover
Mastercard
Visa

Important information

Optional extras

The following fees and deposits are charged by the property at time of service, check-in, or check-out.

  • Valet parking fee: USD 53 per night (in/out privileges)

The above list may not be comprehensive. Fees and deposits may not include tax and are subject to change.

You need to know

Extra-person charges may apply and vary depending on property policy.
Government-issued photo identification and a credit card, debit card, or cash deposit may be required at check-in for incidental charges.
Special requests are subject to availability upon check-in and may incur additional charges. Special requests cannot be guaranteed.
  • The name on the credit card used at check-in to pay for incidentals must be the primary name on the guestroom reservation.
  • Disinfectant is used to clean the property, and guests are provided with hand sanitizer.
  • Personal protective equipment, including masks and gloves, will be available to guests.
  • For traveler safety, the following measures are in place: social distancing measures are in place; contactless check-in and check-out are available; staff at the property wear personal protective equipment; an acrylic shield is in place between staff and guests in main contact areas.

Property is also known as

Hotel River
River Hotel
River Hotel Chicago
River Chicago
River Hotel Hotel
River Hotel Chicago
River Hotel Hotel Chicago

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Guest reviews

4.2
Very Good
5 - Excellent
2,951
4 - Good
2,387
3 - Okay
667
2 - Mediocre
233
1 - Poor
117
4.4
Cleanliness
4.4
Service and Staff
4.0
Amenities
4.2
Property condition

5/5 Excellent

  • Liked: Cleanliness, staff & service, property conditions & facilities

Stayed 1 night in Aug 2019

4/5 Good

  • Liked: Cleanliness, staff & service, amenities, property conditions & facilities

Rooms are small but clean, comfy to sleep in at night. Concierges are friendly and give good service. Free coffee and snacks/fruit which is nice. Gym has basic cardio machines, small free weights that are well kept.

Stayed 5 nights in Mar 2020

5/5 Excellent

  • Liked: Cleanliness, staff & service, property conditions & facilities

Great location and lovely view. Clean and comfortable rooms

Stayed 4 nights in Mar 2020

4/5 Good

  • Liked: Cleanliness, staff & service, amenities, property conditions & facilities

I loved the location and convenience the staff was very nice. But the view was horrible I was hoping to see The river or trump tower but my view was blocked by a building and I got a towel with a brownish blood stain.

Stayed 3 nights in Feb 2020

4/5 Good

  • Liked: Cleanliness, staff & service, amenities, property conditions & facilities

I liked the location. The property was well kept. The room was very small & tight

Stayed 2 nights in Mar 2020