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Best Western River North Hotel

3-star Hotel with Indoor pool

125 West Ohio Street, Chicago, IL 60654-7168

+1 312 467 0800

based on 1,601 reviews


per night

About Best Western River North Hotel, Chicago

Value for money
Boasting impressive views of Chicago, this modern hotel is minutes on foot from Merchandise Mart Railway Station. It also features a rooftop terrace, an indoor pool and an express check-in and check-out feature. There are a range of amenities at Best Western River North Hotel that guests can enjoy, including valet parking, a sun deck and a gym. Staff are available 24 hours a day and can assist with booking tours and tickets. The contemporary, air conditioned rooms feature a refrigerator. Best Western River North Hotel's on-site restaurant, Pizzeria Ora, is a popular place to have a meal. A wide selection of cafés and restaurants are also available in the surrounding area. The hotel is set by Lake Michigan and is a 10-minute walk from Merchandise Mart. It is also within walking distance of Magnificent Mile, Chicago Theater and Michigan Avenue.

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Property safety measures

Heightened sanitation

Daily cleaning, increased availability of sanitation products.

Social distancing measures

Lobbies with safe social distancing.

Streamlined check-in and check-out.

Minimal contact with hotel personnel and other guests.

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Deluxe Rooms - Ocean view
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Standard Rooms - Sea view
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Double Rooms - Skyline view
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King Rooms - POOL view
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Hotel Amenities & Facilities

  • Indoor pool
  • Fitness center
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Room service
  • Free Wi-Fi
  • Coffee machine
  • Business center
  • Wi-Fi available in all areas
  • Flat-screen TV


  • Free Wi-Fi
  • Wi-Fi available in all areas
  • Internet
  • Linens
  • Towels
  • Fire extinguisher
  • Shampoo
  • Free toiletries
  • Smoke alarms
  • Heating
  • Body soap
  • Air-conditioned
  • Trash cans
  • Conditioner

Health and safety

  • Daily housekeeping
  • Physical distancing in dining areas
  • Physical distancing rules
  • First-aid kit
  • Enhanced cleaning
  • Hand sanitizer in guest accommodation and key areas
  • Use of cleaning chemicals that are effective against coronavirus
  • Carbon monoxide detector
  • Guest accommodation is disinfected between stays
  • Safe
  • Guests can opt-out of accommodation cleaning
  • Staff follow all safety protocols as directed by local authorities
  • Disinfection of high-touch surfaces

Accessibility and suitability

  • Roll-in shower
  • Increased accessibility
  • Elevator
  • Multi-lingual staff
  • Accessible by elevator
  • Adapted bath
  • No smoking
  • Lowered sink
  • Toilet with grab rails

Services and conveniences

  • Ticket service
  • Business center
  • Safety deposit box
  • Concierge service
  • Room service
  • Key access
  • Key card access
  • Express check-out
  • 24hr front desk


  • Window
  • Family rooms
  • Seating area
  • Sofa
  • Telephone
  • Carpeted
  • Storage available


  • Raised toilet
  • Shower
  • Hairdryer
  • Toilet
  • Toilet paper
  • Private bathroom


  • Microwave
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Refrigerator
  • Coffee machine
  • Vending machine (drinks)

Media and entertainment

  • Flat-screen TV
  • Cable or satellite TV
  • TV


  • Laundry facilities
  • Laundry service
  • Iron and ironing board


  • Rooftop pool
  • Heated pool
  • Indoor pool

Parking and transportation

  • Parking
  • Private parking


  • Sofa bed
  • Alarm clock


  • Computer use available
  • Fax/photocopying

Things to do

  • Beach access
  • Bicycle rental


  • Terrace/Patio


  • Fitness center

Places of interest near Best Western River North Hotel

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Best Western River North Hotel location: 125 West Ohio Street, Chicago, IL 60654-7168


River North0.3 mi
Merchandising Mart0.3 mi
Michigan Avenue0.4 mi
Magnificent Mile0.4 mi

Restaurants and Cafés

Leghorn Cafe0.0 mi
Tanta0.0 mi
Arbella Chicago0.0 mi
Brindille0.0 mi

Best Western River North Hotel Reviews

GoodBased on 1,601 verified guest reviews

Pros +
  • "convenient location, clean, friendly staff." (in 231 reviews)
  • "convenient location, clean, friendly staff." (in 226 reviews)
  • Room was clean and comfortable (in 154 reviews)
Cons -
  • The room smelled horrible. (in 118 reviews)
  • Room was very small (in 111 reviews)
  • Convienent parking garage at the hotel (in 66 reviews)

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9.7 Wonderful
Pros:Good location, clean comfortable large room, friendly staff, great rate, in house bar and restaurant that was open late - definitely new go to hotel for Chicago visits and we are here pretty often.
Cons:One small elevator caused some traffic jams of people trying to get up and down

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Check in/Check out

Check in anytime after 3:00 PM, check out anytime before 11:00 AM


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