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River Hotel

4.0 out of 5.0

Recent guest reviews

Friendly staff, great location, snacks & water all day. Perfect!

Perfect location! Staff was helpful. Everything is within walking distance

Coffee machine and water dispenser were the highlights of this hotel. Also loved the close distance to everything.

Good rates and excellent location. Room was nice and Happy Hour was a nice touch.

This hotel is right off of the river downtown, but it is in need of renovations. The temperature in each room can not be controlled. I asked them to turn the temperature down because it was too hot, and they advised me to just turn the fan off in the room since the heater was on. I’ve stayed in a lot of downtown Chicago hotels, and this is by far my least favorite.

The room was very clean. View was great and staff was excellent. Bed seemed smaller than a queen. Was woken up both mornings by sound of water running down from upper levels.

location amenities fast friendly service close to shopping

Great spot for tourist attractions. Was able to check in early. Got partial city view which was Just a small window :( otherwise good place for the price. Valet $50

Great location for everything! The snack and coffee service were great - a nice benefit. We also enjoyed free wine and cheese one night by their fireplace, which was a lovely surprise. We didn’t use it, but the gym looked great!

It’s was as expected.There was a clean room clean sheets friendly staff. In addition there is a coffee machine which was nice.

Great service. Front desk staff was exceedingly helpful. Thank you Seth for the hospitality and recommendations.

Great experience, friendly and helpful staff members.

Close to all kinds of things. Great place. Friendly, helpful.

Clean and exactly what I expected but never thought I would be

Hotel highlights

  • Walking distance to Chicago Riverwalk and Chicago Theatre
  • Free WiFi in rooms and public areas
  • Onsite dining
  • Fitness center

Located in The Loop, River Hotel is adjacent to Chicago Riverwalk and within a 5-minute walk of other popular sights like Chicago Theatre. This 121-room, 4-star hotel welcomes guests with a restaurant, free in-room WiFi, and a fitness center.


Dining

Order from room service to satisfy your hunger without leaving your room, or enjoy a bite to eat at the onsite restaurant.


Rooms

A flat-screen TV comes with satellite channels, and guests can stay connected with free WiFi. Beds sport premium bedding and the bathroom offers a hair dryer and free toiletries. Other standard amenities include an iPod dock, a coffee maker, and free bottled water.


Property features

Guests of River Hotel enjoy a fitness center, free WiFi in public areas, and conference space. Valet parking is available for USD 53 per night. The 24-hour front desk has staff standing by to help with dry cleaning/laundry, concierge services, and securing valuables. Additional amenities include a business center, express check-in, and express check-out.

Room options

Suite, 1 Bedroom, Kitchenette (1 bedroom)

Queen 1 | Sleeps 4

Suite, 1 Bedroom, Kitchenette

Queen 1 | Sleeps 4

Superior Room, Kitchenette

Queen 1 | Sleeps 3

Deluxe Double Room, 2 Queen Beds

Queen 2 | Sleeps 4

Guest reviews for River Hotel

Everyone (121) Couples (152) Business (78) Family (67) Friends (52) Other (39)
4
Everyone

By on Apr 17, 2019

Review comment responded on Apr 17, 2019

Thank you for staying with us. We appreciate your feedback.

5
Families Families

Friendly staff, great location, snacks & water all day. Perfect!

By on Apr 4, 2019

Review comment responded on Apr 4, 2019

Thank you for staying with us Megan. We appreciate your feedback.

5
Partner Couples

Perfect location! Staff was helpful. Everything is within walking distance

By on Apr 3, 2019

Review comment responded on Apr 4, 2019

Thank you for staying with us. We appreciate your feedback.

4
Friends

Coffee machine and water dispenser were the highlights of this hotel. Also loved the close distance to everything.

By on Apr 1, 2019

Review comment responded on Apr 4, 2019

Thank you for staying with us. We appreciate your feedback.

5
Everyone

By on Mar 24, 2019

Review comment responded on Apr 4, 2019

Thank you for staying with us. We appreciate your feedback.

4
Everyone

Good rates and excellent location. Room was nice and Happy Hour was a nice touch.

By on Mar 22, 2019

Review comment responded on Mar 25, 2019

Thank you for staying with us. We appreciate your feedback.

2
Partner Couples

This hotel is right off of the river downtown, but it is in need of renovations. The temperature in each room can not be controlled. I asked them to turn the temperature down because it was too hot, and they advised me to just turn the fan off in the room since the heater was on. I’ve stayed in a lot of downtown Chicago hotels, and this is by far my least favorite.

By on Mar 18, 2019

Review comment responded on Mar 18, 2019

I apologize that we did not meet your expectations this visit. I hope you will give us another try in the future.

4
Everyone

The room was very clean. View was great and staff was excellent. Bed seemed smaller than a queen. Was woken up both mornings by sound of water running down from upper levels.

By on Mar 17, 2019

Review comment responded on Mar 18, 2019

Thank you for staying with us. We appreciate feedback and kind words about the staff.

5
Everyone

By on Mar 16, 2019

Review comment responded on Apr 4, 2019

Thank you for staying with us. We appreciate your feedback.

5
Everyone

By on Mar 11, 2019

Review comment responded on Apr 4, 2019

Thank you for staying with us. We appreciate your feedback.