River Hotel - Chicago

75A East Wacker Drive, Chicago, United States, 60601  show map
 4 stars
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River Hotel - Chicago

Free Wi-Fi

Free Wi-Fi in rooms

Parking

USD 53 per day

Luggage storage
24-hour

Late check-in

24-hour reception

24-hour room service

24-hour security

Food/ Drinks

Bar/ Lounge area

Restaurant

Coffee shop

Fitness/ Gym

Fitness center

Spa and relaxation

Health club

Laundry

Self-service laundry

Verified Reviews:

  • Service was good - Free wireless connection
  • Tiny bathroom - Good value - Superb view
  • Parking is expensive - Free bottled water - Comfortable bed
  • Nice bar - Rooms are small - Nice breakfast
  • Perfect location - Contemporary rooms - Friendly staff

Overview

The designer River Hotel offers non-smoking rooms in proximity to The Field Museum, Shedd Aquarium and Navy Pier. The hotel occupies 41 floors and was renovated in 2012.

River Hotel is 20 minutes' walk from the center of Chicago. A theater, a museum and a tower lie a short distance away.

River Hotel is set close to shops and boutiques.

It stands minutes away from LaSalle \"L\" (Blue Line) subway station. The hotel is around 20 km from Midway airport.

Rooms

This property comprises 121 rooms featuring one-room suite, executive two-bedroom suite and small double room with a work desk, climate control, a kitchenette, high-speed internet and a laptop-compatible safe. Some rooms at River Hotel have a view over the terrace. They have carpet floor and contemporary furniture.

Eat & Drink

A breakfast is served in the restaurant. The property features an authentic restaurant serving local dishes. Guests can savor coffee and refreshments in the café bar. Houlihan's and Shaw's Crab House serve a selection of meals within 150 meters from the venue.

A full breakfast is served at affordable prices. 

Services

River Hotel caters to the needs of guests providing a lift, a safe deposit box and a luggage storage as well as a photocopier, a business center and a conference room.

Relax

On-site fitness amenities include a fitness centre and a gym.

Internet

Wireless internet is available in the entire hotel for free.

Guest Parking

private parking is possible at a location nearby at USD 53 per day.

Year renovated:   2012.  Number of floors:   41.  Number of rooms:   121.

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Facilities

General

  • Non-smoking rooms
  • Free Wi-Fi
  • Paid parking
  • Safe deposit box
  • 24-hour reception
  • Late check-in
  • Express check-in/ -out
  • No pets allowed
  • Rooms/ Facilities for disabled
  • Wheelchair access
  • 24-hour security
  • Luggage storage
  • Elevator
  • Coffee shop
  • Vending machines

Sports & Fitness

  • Fitness center

Services

  • Paid valet parking
  • 24-hour room service
  • Housekeeping
  • Self-service laundry
  • Dry cleaning
  • Wake up service
  • Grocery shopping service
  • Newspaper service

Dining facilities

  • Paid breakfast
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/ Lounge area
  • Catering service

Meeting facilities

  • Business center
  • Meeting/ Banquet facilities
  • Business services
  • Fax/Photocopying

Children's facilities

  • Cribs available

Leisure facilities

  • Leisure/ TV room
  • Health club

Room facilities

  • Free Wi-Fi in rooms
  • Individual air conditioning
  • Heating
  • Connecting rooms
  • Sitting area
  • Dressing area
  • Tea and coffee facilities
  • Bottled water
  • In-room desk
  • Ironing facilities
  • Rollaway beds

Bathroom

  • Private bathroom
  • Shared bathroom
  • Steam shower
  • Hair dryer
  • Room toiletries

Bedroom

  • Premium bedding

Media

  • Flat-screen TV
  • Cable/ Satellite television
  • Telephone
  • AM/FM alarm clock

Room decor

  • Carpeted floor

Policies

Check-in

  • from  3 pm

Check-out

  • until  12 pm

Children and extra beds

  • Older children/adults may stay at the price of USD 20 per person per night in an extra bed. 
  • One child under the age of 2 may stay for free in a crib. 
  • All children under the age of 12 may stay free of charge when using existing bedding. 

How to reach hotel

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Hotel Address:

75A East Wacker Drive, Chicago, United States, 60601

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City Center
  • Chicago
    1.2 km
Airports
Train Stations
  • Millenium Station
    500 m
  • Millennium Station
    500 m
Underground stations
  • LaSalle "L" Station (Blue Line)
    1.5 km
  • Bus stop
    100 m
Restaurants
  • Bella Bacino's (cuisine: Italian)
    20 m
  • Hoyt's Tavern (cuisine: American)
    20 m
Parks
  • Millennium Park
    670 m
  • Daley Bicentennial Plaza
    670 m
Beaches
  • North Avenue Beach
    1.1 km
  • Ohio Street Beach
    1.2 km
Hotel information
  • Check-in:
    from  3 pm
  • Check-out:
    until  12 pm
  • Year renovated:
    2012
  • Number of floors:
    41
  • Number of rooms:
    121

Rooms and availability

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Small Queen Room
Bed type: Queen-size bed
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    Standard Queen Room
    Bed type: Queen-size bed
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      One Room Queen Suite
      Bed type: Queen-size bed
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        One-Room Suite
        Bed type: 1 Queen-size bed and 1 Sofa bed
        Size: 37 m²
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          Two-Bedroom Suite
          Size: 37 m²
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            Superior Queen Room
            Bed type: Queen-size bed
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              Deluxe Double Room
              Bed type: Double beds
              Size: 37 m²
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                How to reach hotel

                hotel River Hotel - Chicago Chicago location
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                Hotel Address:

                75A East Wacker Drive, Chicago, United States, 60601

                Get directions
                City Center
                • Chicago
                  1.2 km
                Airports
                Train Stations
                • Millenium Station
                  500 m
                • Millennium Station
                  500 m
                Underground stations
                • LaSalle "L" Station (Blue Line)
                  1.5 km
                • Bus stop
                  100 m
                Restaurants
                • Bella Bacino's (cuisine: Italian)
                  20 m
                • Hoyt's Tavern (cuisine: American)
                  20 m
                Parks
                • Millennium Park
                  670 m
                • Daley Bicentennial Plaza
                  670 m
                Beaches
                • North Avenue Beach
                  1.1 km
                • Ohio Street Beach
                  1.2 km
                Hotel information
                • Check-in:
                  from  3 pm
                • Check-out:
                  until  12 pm
                • Year renovated:
                  2012
                • Number of floors:
                  41
                • Number of rooms:
                  121

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                What's nearby

                Places of interest

                • Chicago Vietnam Veterans Memorial - 100 m
                • Marina City - 200 m
                • Wrigley Building - 200 m

                Amusement

                • Walt Disney Attractions - 200 m
                • Amf Bowl Marina City Lanes - 200 m

                Monuments and Landmarks

                Museums

                • Bridgehouse and Chicago River Museum - 100 m
                • Arts and Business Council - 200 m
                • Chicago Athenaeum at Schamburg - 200 m
                • Illinois Alliance For Arts ED - 200 m
                • Illinois Art Alliance - 200 m
                • Gallery 37 - 300 m

                Halls

                • Chicago Theater - 300 m

                Universities, Institutes

                • Marquette University - 100 m
                • Insti-Clinical Social Work - 100 m
                • Taylor Business Institute - 200 m
                • Scupe - 200 m
                • Realtors Real Estate School - 200 m
                • Printing Industry of Illinois - 200 m
                • Career Academy Inc - 200 m
                • Career Works Inc - 200 m
                • Harold Washington Library - 200 m
                • Literacy Chicago - 200 m

                Theaters

                Food and meals

                • The Wit Hotel Roof Top Bar - 200 m

                College Campuses

                Local attractions

                • Spertus Institute of Jewish Studies - 1.5 km
                  610 S Michigan Ave, Chicago
                • Navy Pier - 1.8 km
                  600 E Grand Ave, Chicago
                • Oak Street Beach - 1.7 km
                  1000 North Lake Shore Drive, Chicago
                • Union Station - 1.6 km
                  210 S. Canal Street, Chicago
                • The Loop - 1.6 km
                  701 South State State, Chicago

                Near the hotel

                • Michigan Avenue Bridge - 180 m
                  Michigan Ave., Chicago
                • Chicago Opera Theater - 220 m
                  205 E. Randolph Dr, Chicago
                • Marina City - 260 m
                  300 N. State St., Chicago
                • McCormick Freedom Project - 300 m
                  435 North Michigan Avenue, Chicago
                • Carbide and Carbon Building - 200 m
                  230 North Michigan Ave, Chicago
                • Wrigley Building - 230 m
                  410 North Michigan Ave, Chicago
                • Tribune Tower - 300 m
                  435 N. Michigan Ave., Chicago

                Restaurants nearby

                • Bella Bacino's - 20 m

                  Address: 75 E Wacker Dr
                  Phone: (312) 263-2350

                  73% likes this, based on 207 reviews
                  Cuisine: Italian
                  Price Range: CAD 26 - CAD 37

                • Chipotle Mexican Grill - 50 m

                  Address: 316 N Michigan Ave
                  Phone: 312-578-0950

                  66% likes this, based on 69 reviews
                  Cuisine: Mexican

                • Morton's The Steakhouse - Chicago - Wacker Place - 100 m

                  Address: 65 East Wacker Place
                  Phone: 3122010410

                  70% likes this, based on 153 reviews
                  Price Range: CAD 75 - CAD 101

                • Hoyt's Tavern - 20 m

                  Address: 71 East Wacker Drive
                  Phone: (312) 346-7100

                  73% likes this, based on 41 reviews
                  Cuisine: American
                  Price Range: CAD 37 - CAD 39

                • Einstein Brothers Bagels - 60 m

                  Address: 55 E Wacker Dr
                  Phone: (312) 332-9888

                  76% likes this, based on 32 reviews

                Hotel information
                • Check-in:
                  from  3 pm
                • Check-out:
                  until  12 pm
                • Year renovated:
                  2012
                • Number of floors:
                  41
                • Number of rooms:
                  121
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                River Hotel Reviews

                Guest reviews are submitted by our customers after their stay at River Hotel

                Average guest rating

                8.4out of 10
                Superb
                Based on 574 reviews

                Guest reviews

                • Older travelers
                  6.2

                  The location was excellent; near to restaurants, shopping, night life, the lakefront. The staff was very friendly & helpful.

                  Hmmmmm, to begin: Room #907 might have been the room with the worst view of any room in the Hotel. The air conditioning was loud and the vent was pointed directly at the bed.....the combination of these two factors made for a very difficult night's sleep. The shower had very low pressure and the water trickled out of the shower head. The sliding bathroom door seemed to be off of its hinges and it hadn't been cleaned or dusted for quite a long time.

                • Single
                  9.6

                  Really great location for the price, room was small but perfect for a me (solo traveler on business). I really enjoyed the bottled water dispensers on my floor. Very nice touch.

                  Small point of contention, but the low-flow water in the toilet and shower were a little inadequate. Hardly any pressure on either, while environmentally friendly, could lead to issues for some.

                • Single
                  8.2

                  The hotel is very well located near the most popular attractions. The room is little, but clean and very comfortable.

                  Staff was not really interested in providing tourism information nor did they have proper documentation regarding the attractions. And, I forgot a silver ring in my room and they could not find it 5 hours later when I called... We can doubt about their honesty...

                • Older travelers
                  8.8

                  The location of the hotel is excellent for being on vacation & to bet to everything in the city. The upgraded rooms are much more desirable than the rooms that have not been renovated. We had that experience but the staff were kind enough to change our room the second day we were there. The patio resetaurant at the front is a nice bonus.

                  Our first night we were in a room taht had a terrible bed. It squeaked everytime one of us moved. The mattress was awful. The room was a little on the small sde for staying 4 days.

                • Family with children
                  9.2

                  Location was very good-close to Michigan Ave, parks, and the river (duh!). The beds were some of the best in a hotel -I'm now gonna have to get a feather pillow! Rooms were clean and very up-to-date.

                  I didn't see a choice for heterosexual friendly on your question regarding how to describe the River Hotel- did I miss something!?!?

                • Older travelers
                  6.6

                  Location was good.

                  Staff was pretty rude, unhelpful. Beware the River Hotel also has the name Club Quarters. Club Quaters prices are lower....do not book The River Hotel, book under Club Quarters for a cheaper rate. This does not make sense. We booked The River and everything in our room had cq name all over. Disapointed, hotel would not adjust our rate, so Booked.net went to bat for us and got us the difference

                • Older travelers
                  9.6

                  Great location, friendly staff and clean rooms.

                  Rooms a little small but for location and price great place.

                • Family with children
                  9.6

                  quiet rooms, spacious, good price, clean,

                • Older travelers
                  7.0

                  The room had a modern decor, bed was comfortable, location was central to the two major parts of Chicago, Michigan Ave. and State St.

                  The television was very small and difficult to see from the bed. The room was so tightly packed that we had to move furniture in order to be able to reach the bathroom from one side of the bed. The bed was too close to the wall on one side.

                • Couple
                  7.4

                  Beautiful historic building. Good location near to transport and many tourist areas. Really appreciated having a free laundry available in the hotel. Would definitely stay here again.

                  Rear rooms have no views

                • Couple
                  10.0

                  The hotel is right across Chicago River and we did have a river view. The room was affordable and although modest in size, was completely furnished and effectively designed. It was also clean :)

                  The room rate did not come with breakfast :(

                • Single
                  8.2

                  Location. Rooms were small but well laid out.

                  As the property is quite old (rooms have been updated), the windows let in quite a bit of cold air and noise.

                • Older travelers
                  8.4

                  great area of the city close to just about everything

                  rooms were small, but expected

                • Couple
                  9.6

                  The location is hard to beat. You are short walk from the Magnificent Mile and the Art Institute of Chicago as well as nearly every metro line (all except the blue). We were able to check-in early and check-out late (there is a fee involved for the late check-out). The room was clean and the hotel was quiet. A very nice experience, I would definitely stay there again.

                  My only gripe involved the key card and the elevator. While it is a nice security feature (having to use your key card to access the other floors of the hotel), the card readers in the elevator do not work consistently. Several times I had to get a new card. I was finally told that the cards demagnetize when placed near credit cards or cell phones! I don't believe that because I had card not work in the elevator but work to get into the room. Regardless, it was a minor inconvenience but one I want to make everyone (and the hotel) aware of.

                • Couple
                  8.2

                  The location was fantastic, the river views were amazing and the staff were wonderful.

                  We initially had a room at the club quarters side, and rear of hotel (11th floor) - it was noisy, but the hotel was happy to move us the following day, they were lovely people.

                How to reach hotel

                hotel River Hotel - Chicago Chicago location
                Show big map »

                Hotel Address:

                75A East Wacker Drive, Chicago, United States, 60601

                Get directions
                City Center
                • Chicago
                  1.2 km
                Airports
                Train Stations
                • Millenium Station
                  500 m
                • Millennium Station
                  500 m
                Underground stations
                • LaSalle "L" Station (Blue Line)
                  1.5 km
                • Bus stop
                  100 m
                Restaurants
                • Bella Bacino's (cuisine: Italian)
                  20 m
                • Hoyt's Tavern (cuisine: American)
                  20 m
                Parks
                • Millennium Park
                  670 m
                • Daley Bicentennial Plaza
                  670 m
                Beaches
                • North Avenue Beach
                  1.1 km
                • Ohio Street Beach
                  1.2 km
                Hotel information
                • Check-in:
                  from  3 pm
                • Check-out:
                  until  12 pm
                • Year renovated:
                  2012
                • Number of floors:
                  41
                • Number of rooms:
                  121