River Hotel

River Hotel

8.4
Excellent

Based on 3,265 reviews
 
75 East Wacker Drive, Chicago, IL 60601, United States
  +1 312 777 0990
River Hotel - Chicago, IL
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Rooms

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Superior Rooms

$97+

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$109 per night
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$116 per night
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$118 per night
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$118 per night
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$131 per night
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$161 per night
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$165 per night
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$165 per night
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$167 per night
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$174 per night
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$180 per night
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Queen bed
$352 per night
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Unknown
$97 per night

Deluxe Rooms

$461+

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$461 per night

Standard Rooms

$83+

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$108 per night
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$119 per night
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$125 per night
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$127 per night
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$150 per night
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$154 per night
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$157 per night
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Queen bed
$161 per night
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$163 per night
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$170 per night
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$180 per night
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Queen bed
$182 per night
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$202 per night
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$205 per night
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$83 per night
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$84 per night

Double Rooms

$118+

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$118 per night
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$122 per night
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$205 per night
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$284 per night

Queen Rooms

$68+

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$119 per night
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$161 per night
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Queen bed
$192 per night
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$68 per night
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$68 per night
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$74 per night
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$74 per night
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$80 per night
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$80 per night
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$80 per night
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$80 per night
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$80 per night
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$82 per night
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$88 per night
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$88 per night
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$90 per night
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$98 per night

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club quarters
trump tower
millennium park
chicago river
right in downtown
small room
coffee and snacks
view of the river
location and the room
view from the room
great location
free wine
second floor
water bottles
nice restaurant
heart of chicago
friendly staff
  • Good
    Sep 2018
    8.0

    Similar as the luxury river hotels next door at lower price

    Location. Nice view. Nice acomodations. Fun place. Good value

    Not much i didnt like. Nice view of the Chicago river but would be better if window was cleaner.

  • Okay
    Mar 2017
    6.0

    plan for extra 30+ min every time you depart/retur

    Location is perfect. Rooms are tiny, with no wasted space and good views. Lobby non-existent, but 2nd floor desk/relax space makes up for that.

    They have no lot, no arrangement with a local lot, and only one valet on staff as best I could tell. This guy would disappear for up to 20-30 min, or flat out say it will be 20+ min before I can get your car. All that, for $55 per trip. Don't drive, or plan to find a distant garage if you want to pay less than $50-70 per night parking. Atop the valet-delay, they only had one elevator servicing floors 11-30s, and every trip up or down took at least 10 min of waiting (don't leave anything behind!) and every trip in the elevator was packed body to body.

  • Okay
    Sep 2016
    6.0

    1st time in Chicago

    Chicago is a beautiful city. The River Hotel couldn't have been located any better. Our view was ok nothing great because we were in the 2nd floor. The hotel staff was very nice. And the marble stair case was gorgeous. I liked that they had complimentary bottled water. That's help whenever you walking continuously around the city.

    I had issues about several things that may not matter to some people but it bothered me. I asked twice for a sleeping mask and the first night they're were out said they'll get some in the next day. On the next day I asked again and they already have them out.?.? I feel they should have notated I requested one the first day and then have it ready the next. The bed linens leave something to be desired. They use a flat sheet for the bottom sheet which kept coming undone. The comforter wasn't big enough for the bed. It continuously kept falling off so in the middle of the night I had to get up and cover my wife back up. The room was for the most part clean. However I drop something and when I looked under the bed I saw individual skittles covered in dust :-/. And the restaurant... We tried to eat and drink there but the service was terrible. Took 20 mins to get menus and a water. I guess they're understaffed? But we left before ordering anything due to the service. The overal stay wasn't terrible. I would stay there again but I would never pay full price for it.

  • Okay
    Jul 2016
    5.7

    The elevator service was terrible. We would often wait over 20 minutes to catch the elevator during the day, and the stairs were not practical when you're staying in the 28th floor.

  • Okay
    May 2016
    5.4

    Central downtown location, good restaurant, nice service

    Needs a good cleaning and update, grungy.

  • Okay
    Feb 2016
    4.5

    Oh my aching back

    Good location

    My king bed was actually a king box spring with two twin mattresses. Who does that? The seam is right in the middle of your back.

  • Okay
    Jan 2016
    5.7

    Not a good deal

    Location

    Smallest room I've ever seen. Valet parking outrageously expensive.

  • Good
    Jul 2015
    7.1

    Great location, tiny rooms

    The hotel is centrally located and the staff was accommodative. Just be aware the rooms are tiny

  • Good
    Sep 2014
    7.6

    Great location, very good restaurant in the hotel.

    Have to wait along time for elevator, then it broke down along with the coffee machine.

  • Good
    Sep 2014
    6.3

    The River Hotel is very conveniently located and has a nice restaurant downstairs that has a nice beverage selection and even deep dish Chicago pizza (along with a diverse selection of salads, pasta, and meat dishes). The A/C was great and the mattress was comfortable. We were able to check in an hour and a half early, which was very nice.

    The room was tiny - literally the same size as many of the hotel rooms we stayed in in Japan. The toiletries and furnishings were the bare minimum - don't forget to bring the bar of soap to the shower if you want to use it there instead of at the sink! Finally, the elevator situation is terrible. Multiple times, we had to wait well over 10 minutes for an elevator to get to our room. Be sure to budget in extra time if you're on a schedule!

  • Excellent
    Aug 2014
    10.0

    Room very clean and cozy. Excellent location for downtown. Great value for the money.

    It was difficult to locate and find initally when we were driving and trying to checkin.

  • Excellent
    Mar 2014
    10.0

    Incredible views of the river and downtown. Walking distance to Navy Pier, Willis Tower and lots of other great restaurants and fun places. Staff was very helpful, have a son in a wheel chair and they went out of their way to help. Great Italian/pizza restaurant in lobby. Historic style building with very clean modern rooms.

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Overview

With a stay at River Hotel, you'll be centrally located in Chicago, within a 5-minute walk of Chicago Theatre and Wrigley Building. Featured amenities include a business center, express check-in, and express check-out. Event facilities at this hotel consist of conference space and meeting rooms.

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Features

Free Parking
Free Airport Shuttle
Free Wi-Fi
Pool
Pet Friendly
Spa

8.4 Excellent

Based on 3,265 reviews

9.6

Location

9.0

Service

4.9

Breakfast

3.3

Comfort

Things to Know

  • Great view
  • Wonderful sightseeing

Check in

3:00 PM

Check out

12:00 PM

Cancellation/prepayment

Policies vary by room type and provider.

Amenities

Parking
Fitness center
Free Wi-Fi
Increased Accessibility
Business center
Internet
Concierge service
Laundry service
Meeting/Banquet facilities
Room service
Restaurant
Express check out
Air-Conditioned
24 Hour Front Desk
Safe
Storage available
Elevator
Laundry facilities
No smoking
Hairdryer
Cable or satellite TV
Pets not allowed
Terrace/Patio

Location

Most Popular Landmarks

  • Chicago Theater 315 yd
  • Chicago Riverwalk 317 yd
  • Chicago Cultural Center 0.3 mi
  • Cloud Gate 0.4 mi
  • Millennium Park 0.4 mi
  • Magnificent Mile 0.5 mi

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