$190 Avg/night
Rate and special offer based on Check-in: Sep 21, 2014 Check-out: Sep 22, 2014

The Westin Chicago River North

4 stars
320 North Dearborn Street, Chicago, IL 60654
Hotel Overview
Reviewer score
3.9
out of 5
53 reviews
Epicenter of Everything

the location on the river can't be beat. next to all the great restaurants and near all public... See full review

  • Local yocal
  • Jul 7, 2014
Hotel review

Nice bed, quiet, good breakfast though a bit expensive See full review

  • Edward Chicago trip
  • May 14, 2013
Luxury and comfort steps away from main Chicago shopping areas
The Westin Chicago River North, located within minutes of financial and shopping districts of Chicago, makes it ideal for guests traveling for business or leisure. This AAA Four-Diamond award-winning hotel provides comfort and convenience in a relaxed and peaceful atmosphere. Guests have access to a wide range of facilities and amenities, including a fully equipped business and fitness center and sauna. The Westin Chicago River North is near to many trendy Chicago restaurants, providing plenty of dining options.
3 Reasons To Stay
  • Situated only minutes away from Chicago city center
  • Spectacular views of the Chicago River
  • Fully equipped gym and massage services on-site
The Westin Chicago River North Rooms
Accommodations at the Westin Chicago North consist of a combination of guest rooms and suites. All feature a wide range of amenities, as well as stunning views of the Chicago skyline and Chicago River. The guest rooms are equipped with TVs with movie channels and luxury marble bathrooms. Refreshments, such as tea and coffee, are included in every room, while guests who opt to stay in the suites have access to extra amenities, including iMac computers, free high-speed Internet access, complimentary breakfast, and luxury bathroom and bedroom accessories. Accommodation is spacious, with some suites extending to more than 1,200 square feet of floor space. Anyone traveling on business is likely to appreciate the selection of convenient amenities offered in some suites, which is typically a work desk and telephones with voice mail. The Westin Chicago River North offers an executive club, which provides access to extra in-room amenities, as well as entry to the on-site lounge. There are also rooms featuring disabled facilities. Prospective guests should be aware that this is a nonsmoking hotel.
Things To Do
  • Huron Street museums and galleries (0.6 mi/0.9 km)
  • Michigan Avenue (0.9 mi/1.5 km)
  • Millennium Park (1 mi/1.7 km)
Policies and fees
Smoke-free policy

This is not a comprehensive list of fees. Any amounts listed above may not include taxes and are subject to change.

Hotel Map

41.8882 -87.6295
Area served
Oak Lawn, Bellwood, Cicero, Park Ridge, Elk Grove Village, Hoffman Estates, Joliet, Des Plaines, Northbrook, Naperville, Oak Brook, Palos Heights, Prospect Heights, Ravinia Park, Rosemont, Wheaton
Nearby airports
Chicago Midway International Airport, (MDW), 14.00, MI; O'Hare International Airport, (ORD), 20.00, MI;
Area description
Downtown

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The Westin Chicago River North Rooms

Traditional
Description not provided

Amenities

  • High-speed internet
  • Non Smoking
General
Air conditioned
Non Smoking
Concierge
Pet friendly
Activities
Fitness center or spa
Sauna
Children's activities
Dining
Bar/Lounge
Restaurant
Coffee maker in room
Room service
Services
24 hour front desk
Business center
Maid service
Laundry service
Express checkout
Concierge desk
In-Room Safe
Shops/Commercial services
Meeting/Banquet facilities
Porters
Gift shop
Internet
High-speed internet
Parking
Valet parking
Accessibility
Accessible facilities
Accessible rooms
Room
Television with cable
AM/FM alarm clock
Mini bar
Free newspaper
Hairdryer in room
Fire alarm with light
Cribs available
In room movies
Sitting area
Iron
Ironing board
Smoke detectors

Nearby points of interest

  • Marina City: 0 mi
  • Museum of Broadcast Communications: 0.1 mi
  • Harold Washington College: 0.2 mi
  • Chicago Theater: 0.2 mi
  • Goodman Theatre: 0.2 mi
  • Oriental Theatre: 0.3 mi
  • Wrigley Building: 0.3 mi
  • Merchandise Mart: 0.3 mi
  • Macys: 0.3 mi
  • City Hall: 0.3 mi
  • Cadillac Palace Theatre: 0.3 mi
  • Tribune Tower: 0.3 mi
  • North Michigan Avenue: 0.4 mi
  • Chicago Cultural Center: 0.4 mi
  • Chicago - Mag Mile - Wacker Dr: 0.4 mi
  • Marina City: 0 mi
  • Museum of Broadcast Communications: 0.1 mi
  • Harold Washington College: 0.2 mi
  • Chicago Theater: 0.2 mi
  • Goodman Theatre: 0.2 mi
  • Oriental Theatre: 0.3 mi
  • Wrigley Building: 0.3 mi
  • Merchandise Mart: 0.3 mi
  • Macys: 0.3 mi
  • City Hall: 0.3 mi
  • Cadillac Palace Theatre: 0.3 mi
  • Tribune Tower: 0.3 mi
  • North Michigan Avenue: 0.4 mi
  • Chicago Cultural Center: 0.4 mi
  • Chicago - Mag Mile - Wacker Dr: 0.4 mi
  • Prudential Plaza: 0.4 mi
  • Shubert Theatre: 0.4 mi
  • State Street: 0.4 mi
  • Harris Theater: 0.5 mi
  • Terra Museum of American Art: 0.5 mi
  • Cloud Gate: 0.5 mi
  • Bank of America Theatre: 0.5 mi
  • Pritzker Pavilion: 0.5 mi
  • Crown Fountain: 0.6 mi
  • Holy Name Cathedral: 0.6 mi
  • Opera House: 0.6 mi
  • Chicago Mercantile Exchange: 0.6 mi
  • Symphony Center: 0.7 mi
  • Art Institute of Chicago: 0.7 mi
  • Chicago Architecture Foundation: 0.7 mi
  • Seneca Park: 0.7 mi
  • Chicago Board of Trade: 0.7 mi
  • Washington Square Park: 0.8 mi
  • Museum of Contemporary Art: 0.8 mi
  • Willis Tower (Sears Tower): 0.8 mi
  • Drury Lane Theatre: 0.8 mi
  • John Hancock Center: 0.8 mi
  • Harold Washington Library: 0.8 mi
  • Water Tower: 0.8 mi
  • Lake Shore Park: 0.8 mi
  • Yacht Club: 0.9 mi
  • Union Station: 0.9 mi
  • Auditorium Building: 0.9 mi
  • Lake Point Tower: 0.9 mi
  • Buckingham Fountain: 1 mi

Hotel Policies

Check-in:
03:00 PM
Check-out:
12:00 PM

Terms and conditions

Rates quoted in currencies other than the hotel's base currency are subject to the rate of the international exchange. Rate may change throughout stay. Rate may reflect average nightly rate. Extra charges may apply. Incidental charges, such as room service, are not included in the rate.

The amenities and/or facilities may not be located at the hotel, but within a reasonable distance, and additional charges may apply for use.

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Guest Reviews (53)

Ratings and reviews for The Westin Chicago River North

Overall score

3.9 / 5
5.01.0
53 out of 53
Amenities:
3.8
Room cleanliness:
4.3
Hotel staff:
4
Room comfort:
4.3
Location:
4.5
Value:
3.9

83% would recommend to a friend.

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Reviewer score

5
5.01.0
Anonymous
Chicago,Il
Jun 14, 2010

Great price for a beautiful hotel

The hotel is in excellent condition and has a great staff. The room my girlfriend and I stayed in was clean, good sized, and had a beautiful view of the Chicago river. The location is perfect if you are looking to eat at the best restaurants which are all in walking distance.

Hotel features (5 = best, 1 = worst):
Amenities:
5
Room cleanliness:
5
Hotel staff:
5
Room comfort:
5
Location:
5
Value:
5
Dining tip: Short walk from hotel

We ate at a Mexican place called Mercadito which is only a block away. The food and drinks are very good and so is the price.

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Review of The Westin Chicago River North

Reviewer score

5
5.01.0
Crurle
Illinois
Aug 5, 2010

Great Central Location

This Westin definitely follows what you would expect in a Westin. Clean lines, modern luxury style rooms at a great price over fourth of July weekend. Beautiful view of the river and spacious for two people. The lounge was okay, but was a little disappointed that there were a few drinks not available. Overall, my fiance and I have stayed in a few Westins and this one definitely met our expectations. This is definitely a great place to stay within walking distance of a lot of attractions.

Hotel features (5 = best, 1 = worst):
Amenities:
5
Room cleanliness:
5
Hotel staff:
5
Room comfort:
5
Location:
5
Value:
5
Money-saving tip: Not Applicable

Park in the Aon building. You'll pay a fraction of the price that you would at any hotel. Just be prepared to hike several blocks to the Westin. Well worth the money savings!

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Review of The Westin Chicago River North

Reviewer score

5
5.01.0
NY Writer
Yaphank, NY
Mar 22, 2010

Great hotel in a great location

The Westin Chicago River North was arguably the best hotel I have ever stayed at. The location of the hotel, right off the river, couldn't have been any better, especially for a St. Patrick's Day trip. It was centrally located to almost everything. If you're looking to do most of your activities in downtown Chicago this is the hotel to book. Wrigleyville was a bit far away, about a 15 minute subway ride, but you can't have everything I guess. The service was awesome as well. I did not get the names of the people at the front desk or the concierges but they were all very knowledgable of the area and super friendly. One concierge took her time to tell me exactly where everything is one a map and how to get to the subway.

Hotel features (5 = best, 1 = worst):
Amenities:
4
Room cleanliness:
5
Hotel staff:
5
Room comfort:
4
Location:
5
Value:
4
Sightseeing tip: Long walk from hotel

Everything is within waking distance of this hotel. If not walking distance than a short, cheap cab ride.

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Review of The Westin Chicago River North

Reviewer score

5
5.01.0
Anonymous
Chicago
Feb 23, 2010

Couples Retreat

The most comfortable bed ever and the dual shower heads, heavinly.

Hotel features (5 = best, 1 = worst):
Amenities:
5
Room cleanliness:
5
Hotel staff:
5
Room comfort:
5
Location:
5
Value:
5
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Review of The Westin Chicago River North

Reviewer score

5
5.01.0
Anonymous
Minneapolis, MN
Feb 16, 2010

Fantastic

This hotel is fantastic! Great location, walkable to Michigan Ave shopping and Millenium Park as well as many bars and resturants. The Concierge was absolutely wonderful, giving almost flawless directions and great suggestions too (Thank you [...]). Everyone was very polite and eager to serve you. I will definitely stay here again!

Hotel features (5 = best, 1 = worst):
Amenities:
4
Room cleanliness:
5
Hotel staff:
5
Room comfort:
5
Location:
5
Value:
5
Money-saving tip: Short walk from hotel

Train station is steps away and super easy to navigate the city. Use it if you are not in a time crunch!

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Review of The Westin Chicago River North

Reviewer score

5
5.01.0
Packer fan and shopper
Green bay
Nov 17, 2009

luxury hotel

My husband had a meeting in Chicago..my son works in Chicago so I wentalong to catch a play, shop and visit. The location is perfect for theater,,short 3 block walk. It is more of a hike to Water Tower shopping but easily done (just do not but much!!) Lots of restaurants close by. Dusappointed that some hotel TV cable channels were not working...we wanted to see the packer game

Hotel features (5 = best, 1 = worst):
Amenities:
2
Room cleanliness:
1
Hotel staff:
1
Room comfort:
1
Location:
2
Value:
3
Entertainment tip: Short walk from hotel

Theaters are do close by!!!Even without a prepaid ticket you can go the the theaters and waitlist!!

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Review of The Westin Chicago River North

Reviewer score

5
5.01.0
Blackie Chigago
Hoboken, NJ
Feb 16, 2010

Westin is TOPS

I would stay at the Westin next time I return. It's location, the room, the staff, was PERFECT.

Hotel features (5 = best, 1 = worst):
Amenities:
5
Room cleanliness:
5
Hotel staff:
5
Room comfort:
5
Location:
5
Value:
5
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Review of The Westin Chicago River North

Reviewer score

5
5.01.0
Anonymous
Business
Pittsburg, CA
Sep 3, 2008

Very hip and chic hotel. Very contemporary.

I enjoyed my stay at the Westin. All of the features were gorgeous. This hotel was centrally located and within walking distance of lots of eatiers and historic sites. I didn't need a car or feel the need to take a taxi. I did have guests stay over and was unaware of the VERY expensive valet service, I'll know not to have that happen again.

Hotel features (5 = best, 1 = worst):
Amenities:
3
Room cleanliness:
5
Hotel staff:
5
Room comfort:
5
Location:
5
Value:
5
Trip purpose:

Business

Dining tip: Short walk from hotel

This hotel is seconds from the lovely Chicago River. There is an off-street entrance and also an entrance from the hotel. I spent many day and nights watching boaters go up and down the river. This river and its historic vibe reminded me of Paris' Seine River

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Review of The Westin Chicago River North

Reviewer score

5
5.01.0
Anonymous
East Troy, WI
Mar 11, 2010

Excellent hotel, great location

We stayed one night during the week. Upon arrival we were greeted warmly by the bell captain and front desk person. Although we arrived early (2 hours before check in) we were given a room quickly and efficiently. The room was clean, quiet and comfortable, with the added bonus of a great view. We will stay at the hotel again whenever we go to Chicago; the location is perfect for what we like to do. It's pricey, but this is Chicago.

Hotel features (5 = best, 1 = worst):
Amenities:
5
Room cleanliness:
5
Hotel staff:
5
Room comfort:
5
Location:
5
Value:
4
Dining tip: Short walk from hotel

There are many great restaurants within easy walking distance of Westin North. Also, House of Blues is right across the street.

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Review of The Westin Chicago River North

Reviewer score

5
5.01.0
Anonymous
MSP
Nov 16, 2009

Heavenly get away.

The hotel was quiet, and they truly do have heavenly beds - incredibly comfortable. Food was great at the hotel, and fantastic at nearby resturants.

Hotel features (5 = best, 1 = worst):
Amenities:
4
Room cleanliness:
5
Hotel staff:
4
Room comfort:
5
Location:
4
Value:
4
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