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River Hotel

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Starkville, Mississippi
Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Best price hotel in the city! Great location, walking distances to everything! Staff was professional and friendly. If you needed something, they were on it! Our room was very modern, clean, and beds were comfortable. Very quiet for when you are ready to rest! Classy place.

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Pune, India
Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

We are a small family of 3 who chose to stay in a Superior Queen room on the 9th floor. Summarizing the feedback below: Best room design, comfortable accomodation, prompt and responsive staff,great location,restaurant on-premise advantage and value for money. Thank you Club Quarters / The River Hotel for an amazing experience !

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

Hello Travel_hobbist, Thank you for taking time to share feedback about your stay with us. We are delighted to hear you enjoyed your stay and the hotel suited your needs. We look forward to serving you and your family again next time you come to Chicago!

Chesapeake, Virginia, United States
Reviewed 1 week ago NEWvia mobile

My fiancé and I stayed here for just a quick visit to the city. We had a late flight and didn't check in until almost 1 in the morning. They had everything ready for us and it was really quick and painless. They even had a suggestion for us on where to grab some late night food! The room was...

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

Hello Chelsea E, Thank you for choosing to stay a River Hotel during your recent visit to Chicago. We are glad to hear the check-in was quick and easy and the staff was able to assist with some dining options for you. We are very luck to be located right in the heart of the city! We look forward to...

Espoo, Finland
Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

I chose River based on its location in the middle of Chicago. The hotel is old but well kept, having its own charming character stemming from the style of the 30'ies. The rooms are basic and average. The feature I liked in this small hotel was the residents' lounge that is situated on the second floor. I provides relaxing spaces...

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

Hello XCAWD, Thank you for sharing feedback about your recent stay with us. We are delighted to hear you enjoyed your stay and the Club Living Room we have available for our guests. We hope to have the opportunity to serve you again in the future.

Peoria, Illinois
Reviewed 1 week ago

We had a 2 room suite... queen beds in each room also 2 bathrooms and a kitchen... nice and modern. We hoped for a view however the 2 bedroom suites don't have a River view so we had a view of the back of a building. The room was a bit dark. The bed was too hard for me and...

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

Hello Dan S, Thank you for sharing feedback about your recent stay with us. We will be sure to look into the lighting in the two-bedroom suite to ensure it is adequate. We are also glad to hear you were able to take advantage of the Club Living Room and the River Walk during your visit. We are lucky to...

brooklin, ontario
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Spent this past weekend at the River Hotel. The location of the hotel could not have been more central and the room was extremely clean and well kept. Front desk staff member Diego assisted us with getting checked in and could not have been more helpful! Thanks Diego you made our stay amazing!! I'd recommend staying at the River hotel...

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

Hello nategibby, Thank you for taking time to write a review about your recent experience with us. We pride ourselves on service and glad we hit the mark during your stay. Diego is a great member of our team and we are lucky to have him! We hope to see you again next time you are in Chicago!

Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Booked two queen rooms. One was so small u could hardly swing the proverbial cat. Slightly tired lobby and corridor areas as were the rooms. One lift not working which makes for a long wait up and down. Great location though and the staff are pretty friendly

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

Thank you for your feedback and for taking the time to write this review. I am glad you enjoyed our prime location along with our friendly team of service professionals. Please know that we offer a variety of room types and sizes. I would be more than happy to find the right fit for you in regards to room size...

Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We stayed in a small queen room for 2 nights. The room is small, but comfortable. I will say, however, that the bed is on the hard side and not the most comfortable. The sheets have a papery feel to them as well. But the pillows are fluffy. Not the typical "hotel bed" where you feel like you're sleeping on...

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

Dear Ann C, Thank you for your recommendation! We sincerely appreciate you taking the time to provide feedback about your recent experience. We look forward to welcoming you back in the future.

Los Angeles, California
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

My priorities on a business trip: Clean, Comfort (incl quiet), Convenient (incl WiFi), Cost. River Hotel met all three superbly. In MArch 2017 when I stayed here, the price was significantly lower than other local hotels, I sacrificed nothing important to me. The room, albeit small, was very adequate for a solo bus traveler. Excellent desk with power and plenty...

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

Hello Bill B, Thank you for choosing River Hotel for your trip. We are delighted to hear we met your needs on your recent business trip. We hope to see you back with us again the next time your travels bring you to Chicago.

Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We had a long journey to Chicago, very tired and wanted to chill out as we arrived in the evening. Hotel was lovely and in a good location but we were met with problems right from the start. There is currently only one lift working and there are 40 floors. No big deal if you only have to do the...

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

Hello Talkinginwhispers, Thank you for taking time to provide feedback regarding your stay with us. We apologize for the issues you experienced with the elevator, cleanliness and the security of the room. We will share this information with the team to help prevent issues like this from happening again in the future. I would love the opportunity to make this...

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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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  • Restaurant
  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
  • Room Service
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
About the property
  • Wheelchair Access
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
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  • Non-Smoking Rooms
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  • Kitchenette
  • Family Rooms
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  • Meeting Rooms
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  • 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: $150 - $499 (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
#39 Luxury Hotel in Chicago
#48 Family Hotel in Chicago
#56 Business Hotel in Chicago
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  • Can tickets for local attractions be purchased at the front desk?
  • Do you have to pay extra for a mini-fridge?
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“looks like the rooms facing the river on 2nd to 6th floor have a river view.”
dans848, 13 Apr 2017 | Read review
“If you have three or more in your party I recommend the "two bedroom" suite. Lots of room to spread out and accomodate everyone.”
HollyMM68apd1294, 17 Mar 2017 | Read review
“If traveling with family, ask for the suite. It made for a memorable stay.”
KenW449, 13 Mar 2017 | Read review
“enjoyed our room and loved the bed”
oxanaolegovnab, 16 Feb 2017 | Read review
“Call ahead and ask for a river view room. ”
888stephaniem, 31 Jan 2017 | Read review
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