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River Hotel

75 East Wacker Drive, Chicago, IL 60601

+1 312 777 0990

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based on 3,703 reviews

About River Hotel, Chicago

Value for money

Situated a short walk from Merchandise Mart Railway Station, River Hotel Chicago is a convenient base while visiting Chicago. It is close to Chicago Theater, dining options and shops. A variety of premium services are available for guests of River Hotel Chicago, like valet parking, an express check-in and check-out feature and a concierge. Amenities include complimentary Wi-Fi and a 24-hour reception. The hotel has 121 rooms that are filled with all the necessities to ensure an enjoyable stay. River Hotel Chicago's restaurant provides the convenience of on-site dining, with a variety of Italian meals to choose from. Each evening, guests can enjoy a drink in the comfortable lounge bar. The hotel is within walking distance of Chicago Union Station, connecting guests with the surrounding area. It is also within walking distance of Magnificent Mile, Millennium Park and Art Institute of Chicago.

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Standard Rooms - Courtyard view


$179 totalExpedia
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Superior Rooms - Garden view


$221 totalCheapTickets
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Classic Rooms - Courtyard view


$210 totalCheapTickets
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Double Rooms - Water view


$345 totalTraveluro
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Queen Rooms - Panoramic view


$214 totalExpedia
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Other Rooms - Garden view


$254 totalAgoda.com
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Hotel Amenities & Facilities

  • Fitness center
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Room service
  • Free Wi-Fi
  • Coffee machine
  • Valet parking
  • Business center
  • Wi-Fi available in all areas
  • Cable or satellite TV

Health and safety

  • Contactless check-in/check-out
  • Face masks for guests available
  • Physical distancing rules
  • First-aid kit
  • Hand sanitizer in guest accommodation and key areas
  • Screens or physical barriers placed between staff and guests in appropriate areas
  • Use of cleaning chemicals that are effective against coronavirus
  • Guest accommodation is disinfected between stays
  • Guest accommodation sealed after cleaning
  • Guests can opt-out of accommodation cleaning
  • Staff follow all safety protocols as directed by local authorities

Services and conveniences

  • Conference rooms
  • Business center
  • Safety deposit box
  • Concierge service
  • Meeting/Banquet facilities
  • Room service
  • Express check-out
  • 24hr front desk


  • Free Wi-Fi
  • Wi-Fi available in all areas
  • Internet
  • Free toiletries
  • Heating
  • Air-conditioned


  • Grocery deliveries
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Vending machine (drinks)
  • Vending machine (snacks)

Media and entertainment

  • Radio
  • Shared lounge/TV area
  • Cable or satellite TV
  • Smartphone dock

Accessibility and suitability

  • Non-smoking rooms available
  • Pets allowed on request. Charges may apply.
  • Increased accessibility
  • Elevator

Parking and transportation

  • Parking
  • Valet parking
  • Private parking


  • Microwave
  • Coffee machine
  • Kitchenette


  • Seating area
  • Interconnected room(s) available
  • Storage available


  • Laundry facilities
  • Laundry service


  • Fax/photocopying
  • Desk


  • Hairdryer


  • Alarm clock


  • Fitness center

Places of interest near River Hotel

Attractions in Chicago, Illinois curated by momondo

River Hotel location: 75 East Wacker Drive, Chicago, IL 60601


Chicago Theater0.2 mi
Cloud Gate0.4 mi
Millennium Park0.4 mi
Theatre District0.4 mi

Restaurants and Cafés

Hoyt's Tavern0.0 mi
Fuse0.0 mi
Bella Bacino's0.0 mi
LH Rooftop0.0 mi

River Hotel Reviews

GreatBased on 3703 verified guest reviews

Pros +
  • Perfect location and awesome room! (in 374 reviews)
  • Very clean awesome view great staff! (in 235 reviews)
  • room was clean and comfortable! (in 224 reviews)
Cons -
  • Room had no heat (in 178 reviews)
  • The parking was really bad (in 38 reviews)
  • The water pressure was low. (in 22 reviews)

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River Hotel room booking info

Check in/Check out

Check in anytime after 3:00 PM, check out anytime before 12:00 PM


Cancellation/prepayment policies vary by room type and provider.

Frequently asked questions

  • In Chicago, 4 star hotels have average nightly rates of $244. River Hotel is $143 cheaper than the city average at just $101/night.

  • If there is no traffic, the 15.7 mi drive between Chicago O'Hare Intl and River Hotel should only take about 46min. If your hotel is in a more metropolitan area, you may see the driving time increase due to traffic.

  • River Hotel has parking available on site for customers of the hotel. With that in mind, the most efficient way to not only get from Chicago O'Hare Intl to the hotel, but also around Chicago during your stay may be renting a car. Car rentals in Chicago are on average $18/day. If you’re looking for a simple travel option from Chicago O'Hare Intl to River Hotel, consider calling a taxi or rideshare service to take you to the hotel as well as around the city during your visit.

  • Pets are allowed at River Hotel.

  • River Hotel does have a restaurant on site that guests and non-guests can use. Ask the front desk for kitchen hours or call River Hotel at +1 312 777 0990. One of the easiest dining options for Chicago guests staying in River Hotel is to get room service, which is available to all hotel guests.

  • Unfortunately, our data does not specify if there is a pool at River Hotel. We would recommend calling the hotel’s front desk to confirm. The phone number for River Hotel is +1 312 777 0990.

  • River Hotel is just 0.8 mi away from Chicago city center. The closest landmark to the center of Chicago is Grant Park, which is very accessible to River Hotel guests.

  • For assistance from an employee at River Hotel please call +1 312 777 0990.

  • Yes, River Hotel has Wi-Fi available to hotel guests.

  • There is a hotel gym accessible to guests staying at River Hotel. Most hotel gyms are not 24-hours, so be sure to ask the front desk for gym hours and availability.

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