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River Hotel

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  • Excellent47%
  • Very good36%
  • Average10%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible3%
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“club quarters”(92 reviews)
“great location”(219 reviews)
“trump tower”(56 reviews)
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All reviewsclub quartersgreat locationtrump towerpurified waterchicago riverview of the riverrooms are smallstay there againthe loopthe magnificent milebigger roomrestaurant downstairsfree coffeemichigan avenuewithin walking distancethe beanmillennium park
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Reviewed 1 August 2016

This hotel is ideally located for many of the main tourist jaunts in Chicago. Excellent for a short stay, it is a short walk to Art Institute, Architecture River Cruise (recommend both), Michigan Avenue, and many other sights. Check in / out, and front desk:...More

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Response from Anna H, Manager at River HotelResponded 3 August 2016

Hello hec286, thank you for your detailed review and feedback. We appreciate your many positive comments about the location, services and amenities. I do apologize for any inconvenience due to our elevator repair.. we are happy to report the work is complete and all elevators...More

Reviewed 31 July 2016

Stayed here with my wife 7/26 & 27 hotel is in a great spot in the city just off of the river and directly across from the Trump building. It is within walking distance of Navy Pier and surrounded by great restaurants. The restaurant within...More

Thank Tyler W
Response from Anna H, Manager at River HotelResponded 3 August 2016

Thank you, Tyler W, for choosing the River Hotel and posting your review. We agree with you -- our prime location in the heart of Chicago is ideal for visiting and experiencing the city. We will be sure our dedicated staff members see your comments...More

Reviewed 30 July 2016 via mobile

A very good stay, very much worth the price. Employees (thanks again Pedro!) were very friendly and accommodating and went above and beyond to make sure that I had a good experience. The rooms were nice and clean, albeit a little small. The hotel is...More

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Response from Anna H, Manager at River HotelResponded 30 July 2016

Thank you, TonyVanLe, for choosing the River Hotel and for posting your review for the TripAdvisor community. We are well known for our great location, great service and great value...so glad you found this and more during your stay. I will be sure Pedro sees...More

Reviewed 27 July 2016 via mobile

The staff at the river hotel were wonderful and helpful. We were in town for the UFC fights and the valet parking staff let us keep our car in front while we checked in and got ready. Parking is $53.00, which is not bad for...More

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Response from Anna H, Manager at River HotelResponded 29 July 2016

Hello Brad B, thank you for taking the time to post your review. We sincerely appreciate the shout out for our amazing, dedicated staff. We are known for our service, prime location and great amenities. We do offer a variety of well appointed room sizes...More

Reviewed 26 July 2016

Lovely small hotel with a very friendly and helpful staff. The location could not be more perfect; walking distance to the many attractions this city offers as well as the restaurants. The hotel also has a nice restaurant with outdoor seating.More

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Thank Leslie H
Response from Anna H, Manager at River HotelResponded 27 July 2016

Hello Leslie H, thank your for your review. We agree with you that our location is perfect for enjoying all that Chicago has to offer... so glad you were able to take advantage during your visit. We sincerely appreciate your kind words about the staff...More

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Travellers' Choice2018 Winner
Certificate of Excellence
Amenities
Top amenities
Restaurant
Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
Free High Speed Internet (WiFi)
Room Service
Bar/Lounge
Hotel Amenities
Business Centre with Internet Access
Room Service
Meeting Rooms
Dry Cleaning
Laundry Service
Concierge
Self-Serve Laundry
Multilingual Staff
Conference Facilities
Room amenities
Air Conditioning
Refrigerator in room
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Restaurant
Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
Bar/Lounge
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Price range
US$151 - US$499 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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Hotel Style
#19 Best Value Hotel in Chicago
#38 Romantic Hotel in Chicago
#41 Family Hotel in Chicago
#47 Luxury Hotel in Chicago
#56 Business Hotel in Chicago
Room types
Non-Smoking Rooms, Family Rooms, Suites
Details
Price range
US$151 - US$499 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel class
Hotel Style
#19 Best Value Hotel in Chicago
#38 Romantic Hotel in Chicago
#41 Family Hotel in Chicago
#47 Luxury Hotel in Chicago
#56 Business Hotel in Chicago
Room types
Non-Smoking Rooms, Family Rooms, Suites
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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
...More
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Hotel just confirmed the minimum age to check in is 18 with valid credit card and photo iD or passport.
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"the room was small because we paid the less price but we have a wonderful view on the buildings"
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"Beautiful view overlooking the river"
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