Best Western River North Hotel

Best Western River North Hotel

125 West Ohio Street, Chicago, IL 60654-7168, United States
+1 312 467 0800

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Best Western River North Hotel
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About Best Western River North Hotel

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  • Enhanced cleaning
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  • Freebies
    This stay includes Wi-Fi for free

The Best Western River North Hotel is an easy walk from Chicago’s Magnificent Mile. Set in the heart of the city, it has an impressive array of amenities and services that would make it ideal for a business or leisure traveler. A short walk or drive takes guests to such destinations as Wrigley Field, the Navy Pier and Willis Tower, both major airports are within 15 miles.

Yet, the hotel can easily serve as a destination thanks to its beautiful and modern interiors, its world-class amenities and services, excellent dining, and perfect location. Guests will be able to enjoy the rooftop deck with its non-stop Chicago views, the indoor pool with its wall of glass gazing out to the city, the fully-furnished fitness center, the business center, valet parking, shuttle services, daily breakfast services, free WiFi, and excellent dining options.

Guests eager to savor authentic Chicago fare will appreciate having two eateries on the premises that specialize in that sort of cuisine. Pizzeria Ora specializes in Chicago’s signature deep dish pizzas along with other Italian classics. The Pizzeria Ora Lounge has a pub vibe with bar service and all kinds of sports on for diners to enjoy.

The 150 guest rooms and suites are all luxuriously appointed and decorated. Each features coffee and tea facilities, a flat screen TV with cable TV, deluxe bedding, an ergonomically designed work station, voice mail services, a sitting area, and private bath with premium toiletries.

Whether visiting Chicago for the food and the shopping or sightseeing, or on a business trip in this famous city, the Best Western River North Hotel will put you in the heart of things while offering a home-like setting.

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Property safety measures

Best Western River North Hotel has implemented the following measures:
Heightened sanitation

Daily cleaning, increased availability of sanitation products.

Social distancing measures

Lobbies with safe social distancing.

Streamlined check-in and check-out.

Minimal contact with hotel personnel and other guests.

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Amenities at Best Western River North Hotel

  • Indoor pool
  • Fitness center
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Room service
  • Free Wi-Fi
  • Coffee machine
  • Business center
  • Wi-Fi available in all areas
  • Flat-screen TV


  • Free Wi-Fi
  • Wi-Fi available in all areas
  • Internet
  • Linens
  • Towels
  • Fire extinguisher
  • Shampoo
  • Free toiletries
  • Smoke alarms
  • Heating
  • Body soap
  • Air-conditioned
  • Trash cans
  • Conditioner

Health and safety

  • Daily housekeeping
  • Physical distancing in dining areas
  • Physical distancing rules
  • First-aid kit
  • Enhanced cleaning
  • Hand sanitizer in guest accommodation and key areas
  • Use of cleaning chemicals that are effective against coronavirus
  • Carbon monoxide detector
  • Guest accommodation is disinfected between stays
  • Safe
  • Guests can opt-out of accommodation cleaning
  • Staff follow all safety protocols as directed by local authorities
  • Disinfection of high-touch surfaces

Accessibility and suitability

  • Roll-in shower
  • Increased accessibility
  • Elevator
  • Multi-lingual staff
  • Accessible by elevator
  • Adapted bath
  • No smoking
  • Lowered sink
  • Toilet with grab rails

Services and conveniences

  • Ticket service
  • Business center
  • Safety deposit box
  • Concierge service
  • Room service
  • Key access
  • Key card access
  • Express check-out
  • 24hr front desk


  • Window
  • Family rooms
  • Seating area
  • Sofa
  • Telephone
  • Carpeted
  • Storage available


  • Raised toilet
  • Shower
  • Hairdryer
  • Toilet
  • Toilet paper
  • Private bathroom


  • Microwave
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Refrigerator
  • Coffee machine
  • Vending machine (drinks)

Media and entertainment

  • Flat-screen TV
  • Cable or satellite TV
  • TV


  • Laundry facilities
  • Laundry service
  • Iron and ironing board


  • Rooftop pool
  • Heated pool
  • Indoor pool

Parking and transportation

  • Parking
  • Private parking


  • Sofa bed
  • Alarm clock


  • Computer use available
  • Fax/photocopying

Things to do

  • Beach access
  • Bicycle rental


  • Terrace/Patio


  • Fitness center

Reviews of Best Western River North Hotel

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9.7 Excellent
Pros:The quality and quantity of towels The black and white tile in the shower Hair dryer
Cons:Bigger elevators
5.7 Passable
Cons:This hotel is overpriced for the value. We have stayed here before and had a good experience staying in a suite in the main building. This time we stayed in a king room and ended up in the building separate from the front desk. The room was tiny. Like NYC hotel room tiny. The air conditioner was so loud we couldn’t even run it while trying to sleep. There was terrible street noise, hallway noise and we could hear every time someone nearby turned their water on. The room didn’t have a refrigerator or microwave, there was obvious water damage in the bathroom and the parking garage was so small we hit the roof of our mid-sized SUV on the pipes. Do not recommend staying here.
10.0 Excellent
Pros:Customer service and rooms were clean and spacious
Cons:The 2 separate buildings
10.0 Excellent
Pros:Very welcoming attitude by all employees we met. Very clean and comfortable room. The staff went the extra mile with a smile.
Cons:No complaints
9.7 Excellent
Pros:The room was exactly what we needed. Comfortable, roomy, great location and at a very fair price. You can't ask for more.
Cons:The water pressure is the shower could be a little stronger, but at the end of the day, it worked.
8.8 Great
Pros:Great location, many places within walking distance. It was very easy to get to off the highway, plus cheap parking! ($25/night). Room was small, but had everything we needed for 1 night - bed, bathroom, shower, wifi.
6.0 Okay
Pros:Location. Strong, free wifi. Reasonable parking (for Chicago)
Cons:Small (full) beds, small room, no breakfast, poor value ($300/night all in)
6.5 Okay
Pros:Good price, great location.
Cons:Rooms on Ohio Street are noisy during AM rush hour as cars & trucks drive by. Bed firm, just OK.
8.0 Great
Pros:Price, pool, walking distance
Cons:No refrigerator in room
6.0 Okay
Pros:The hotel is centrally located and about a mile walk or short cab ride to all tourist sites. It has an easy access to many restaurants. The lobby and indoor pool facility on the roof was clean and well maintained. The noise level was fine for the city. The rooms were small, but adequate if you are a petite sized family. The price (including the $25 daily parking fee, plus additional $10 for taking your vehicle out of the garage) was fair relative to other surrounding hotels. Although unable to resolve several issues, the staff was friendly. The overall building appeared secure.
Cons:The hotel has only 1 primary working elevator. There is an elevator that has been out of service for sometime and will probably not be fixed in the near future. Several guests have reported this problem since the beginning of summer. Although the room was overall clean, the carpet was very dingy and there was about a 2 to 3 feet in diameter DISGUSTING stain on 1 corner. I told the front desk and all I got was the complimentary apology. Again this was reported by one other guest on Trip Advisor. Perhaps it was in the same room, Room 505. The bathroom looked clean, but my husband and son reported that there were some disgusting stains underneath the toilet lid, which I refused to look at to verify. It looked like it had not been cleaned in a long time. The shower and toilet area is very tight so it can feel like a closet. The pillows were very small, like a toss pillow, and flat so bring your own and the sheets were slightly stiff and rough. There is no fridge and the ice machine can only be accessed on the 4th floor.


125 West Ohio Street, Chicago, IL 60654-7168

What's nearby

  • Magnificent Mile0.4 mi
  • Chicago Theater0.5 mi
  • Chicago Riverwalk0.6 mi
  • 360 CHICAGO0.6 mi
  • Chicago Cultural Center0.7 mi
  • Cloud Gate0.8 mi
  • Millennium Park0.8 mi
  • Willis Tower1 mi
  • Art Institute of Chicago1 mi
  • Symphony Center1 mi
  • Chicago Lakefront Trail1.1 mi
  • Grant Park1.3 mi



Check in anytime after 3:00 PM, check out anytime before 11:00 AM


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FAQs when booking at Best Western River North Hotel

  • Best Western River North Hotel is located at 125 West Ohio Street in Near North Side, 1.2 miles from the center of Chicago. Magnificent Mile is the closest landmark to Best Western River North Hotel.

  • Check-in time is 3:00 PM and check-out time is 11:00 AM at Best Western River North Hotel.

  • Yes, Best Western River North Hotel offers free Wi-Fi.

  • Best Western River North Hotel is 9.3 miles from Chicago Midway.

  • Yes, Best Western River North Hotel has a pool onsite.

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1.2 mi

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Distance to airport

0.5 mi