$119 Avg/night
Rate and special offer based on Check-in: May 25, 2015 Check-out: May 26, 2015

River Hotel

3 stars
View map of 75 E Wacker Drive Build, Chicago, IL 60601

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Ratings and reviews for River Hotel

Overall score

4 / 5
5.01.0
383 out of 383
Amenities:
3.8
Cleanliness:
4.4
Hotel staff:
4.2
Comfort:
4.1
Location:
4.7
Value:
4.2

93% would recommend to a friend.

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Reviewer score

5
5.01.0
Hao Wu
chicago IL
Aug 21, 2012

comfortable

feel good & clean the staff are very nice~ It's very convenience to book a room on net the breakfast in hotel is deliceous

Hotel features (5 = best, 1 = worst):
Amenities:
5
Cleanliness:
5
Hotel staff:
5
Comfort:
5
Location:
5
Value:
5
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Reviewer score

4
5.01.0
william2
Business
louisiana
Dec 4, 2012

River Hotel - Chicago

Nice hotel. trendy, not out-dated, great location on Wacker Drive, just minutes from tons of stuff to do. Parking at the self-serve is $24 a night....just get it validated by the hotel first. Friendly staff who were accomodating to requests. We originally had the wrong room, and they changed it for us without an issue. the rooms are small....don't expect a lot of walking room....but otherwise a nice, comfortable place. Walls are not thin -- we didn't hear anyone in the hallways or the elevators.

Hotel features (5 = best, 1 = worst):
Amenities:
3
Cleanliness:
5
Hotel staff:
5
Comfort:
5
Location:
5
Value:
4
Trip purpose:

Business

Money-saving tip: Short walk from hotel

Do the self-park just a block and a half over. $24 for 24-hours.

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Reviewer score

3
5.01.0
RC12
Business
St Louis
Dec 3, 2012

Great location

Great location and easy to get to a lot of Chicago points of interest. Small rooms, but seems to be the norm in Chicago. I would stay here again.

Hotel features (5 = best, 1 = worst):
Amenities:
3
Cleanliness:
4
Hotel staff:
5
Comfort:
4
Location:
5
Value:
3
Trip purpose:

Business

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Review of River Hotel

Reviewer score

4
5.01.0
MIGolfer
Business
IL
Dec 2, 2012

conference overnight

Attending a two-day, one-night conference in downtown chicago, this hotel was 1.5 blocks away from the conference hotel and much more reasonable. Rooms are small but clean,quiet, and comfortable. Nice experience for the price!

Hotel features (5 = best, 1 = worst):
Amenities:
4
Cleanliness:
4
Hotel staff:
4
Comfort:
4
Location:
5
Value:
4
Trip purpose:

Business

Dining tip: Short walk from hotel

McCormick & Schmick's Seafood & Steak Restaurant is 1/2 block away and a great dining experience!

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Reviewer score

3
5.01.0
ThanksgivingTraveler2012
Business
Houston, TX
Nov 29, 2012

Average Hotel

The location was pretty good and even the tiny room size (about 250 square feet) didn't bother me, more so the location of the actual room. We were on the fourth floor and looking at the back of a dirty building. What was mostly irritating is that the second we checked in they automatically made it seem like we weren't as "special" because we weren't spending as much as some customers and it seemed as if she was purposely putting us in not-great room because she basically said we need to upgrading within the first minute of us being there. Overall, it was fine, but won't be going back.

Hotel features (5 = best, 1 = worst):
Amenities:
3
Cleanliness:
4
Hotel staff:
3
Comfort:
2
Location:
4
Value:
3
Trip purpose:

Business

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Review of River Hotel

Reviewer score

4
5.01.0
pfarhadieh
Business
Chicago, IL
Nov 26, 2012

Great hotel for the price

Room was very small and can get crowded especially if you have a significant other with a ton of clothes/toiletries. Bed was comfortable. Shower was small. Overall look was modern and updated. But if you're there to enjoy the city, then really the hotel room becomes a place to sleep and get ready for the day/night. And the location is great!

Hotel features (5 = best, 1 = worst):
Amenities:
3
Cleanliness:
4
Hotel staff:
4
Comfort:
3
Location:
5
Value:
5
Trip purpose:

Business

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Reviewer score

4
5.01.0
JGP50
Business
Columbus,Indiana
Nov 24, 2012

4 Gals City Get- Away

Friendly front staff. Very informative bell captain. Absolutely THE most comfortable pull-out sleeper ever with great support. Perfect location, next to my must go to one of these locations every visit,Corner Bakery.Walked everywhere. Loved the hustle bustle atmosphere of Wacker and river area.Quartino for dinner-make reservation.

Hotel features (5 = best, 1 = worst):
Amenities:
3
Cleanliness:
5
Hotel staff:
4
Comfort:
4
Location:
4
Value:
4
Trip purpose:

Business

Dining tip: Short walk from hotel

Lunch at Water Tower lower level. Foodease and FoodforLife have choices for your entire group. Foodease has one of the freshest salad bar areas with grains to dried fruit to bleu cheese, hot food and wine too.

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Reviewer score

4
5.01.0
caryncoutts
Business
jhb south africa
Nov 4, 2012

great location

The hotel is in a great location the italian restaurant in the hotel and the corner bakery and very very nice-rooms were great-clean and modern.reception staff were not overly friendly but efficient-would definately stay there again!

Hotel features (5 = best, 1 = worst):
Amenities:
4
Cleanliness:
5
Hotel staff:
3
Comfort:
5
Location:
5
Value:
3
Trip purpose:

Business

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Review of River Hotel

Reviewer score

4
5.01.0
Michael R P
Business
Boston, MA
Nov 2, 2012

Great Location & Staff

Great location by the river, many great places to eat nearby. Will visit again soon~

Hotel features (5 = best, 1 = worst):
Amenities:
3
Cleanliness:
4
Hotel staff:
5
Comfort:
4
Location:
5
Value:
5
Trip purpose:

Business

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Review of River Hotel

Reviewer score

4
5.01.0
Up north Joe
Business
Minneapolis
Oct 29, 2012

Great location for city weekend

Location is central to the sights and shopping that Chicago has to offer. My wife and I were able to walk to Michigan Ave (1 block away), Navy Pier via the river walk (25 min), Millennium Park (15 min), Art Institute (25 min), and the museum campus with the Field Museum (50 min). Next door is a nice breakfast location. Hotel meet our needs as we only used it for a place to sleep.

Hotel features (5 = best, 1 = worst):
Amenities:
3
Cleanliness:
4
Hotel staff:
4
Comfort:
3
Location:
4
Value:
4
Trip purpose:

Business

Dining tip: Short walk from hotel

Breakfast bar on corner of Wacker and Michigan has a good value breakfast.

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Review of River Hotel

Reviewer score

2
5.01.0
Scott ABC
Business
Phx. AZ
Oct 27, 2012

Room the size of a closet

The room was not much bigger than a closet, other than that it was fair....

Hotel features (5 = best, 1 = worst):
Amenities:
3
Cleanliness:
3
Hotel staff:
2
Comfort:
1
Location:
4
Value:
1
Trip purpose:

Business

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