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Ideally located in downtown Chicago along the Chicago River, this 4-star boutique hotel features modern guestrooms with free WiFi. The Art Institute of Chicago is 10 minutes' walk away.

The River Hotel’s rooms feature custom designed furnishings with a work desk, iPod docking station, premium bedding and a wall-mounted flat-screen HDTV. Select rooms offer a seating area or a kitchenette.

Hotel River features 24-hour concierge services and 3 state-of-the-art meeting rooms for business needs. A well-equipped gym is on site for added convenience. Guests can also order a yoga kit send directly to their room. Room service is available.

The Magnificent Mile is 2 blocks from this Chicago River Hotel and Millennium Park is a 10 minutes' walk away. Soldier Field and Shedd Aquarium are less than a 10 minutes' drive away.

This is our guests' favorite part of Chicago, according to independent reviews.

Couples in particular like the location – they rated it 9.6 for a two-person trip.

River Hotel has been welcoming Booking.com guests since Apr 2, 2009

Property Highlights

Located in the heart of Chicago, this hotel has an excellent location score of 9.6

Breakfast Info

Breakfast to go

Private parking available


Availability

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4 reasons to choose River Hotel

  • Prices you can't beat!
  • Booking is safe
  • Manage your bookings online
  • The staff speaks English
Property questions and answers
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The property usually replies within a few days
  • Can you be 19 to Check-In or do you have to be 21?
    Hello, check-in age is 18.
    Answered on October 17, 2020
  • How is parking for 2 nights?
    Hello, Self-parking varies between $25-53. We do recommend a parking garage located at 20 E. Randolph St. about a 7 min walk from the hotel. Which wou...
    Answered on February 8, 2021
  • Are there Ethernet ports in the rooms? I will be needing reliable high speed connections for Webex. What is the speed available?
    Hello, unfortunately we don't have any Ethernet ports on the rooms. We currently have high speed internet up to 1 gig.
    Answered on March 21, 2021
  • Do you have a pool and do you have parking and how much does it cost?
    Our location unfortunately does not come with a swimming pool. Hello! All parking with the hotel is through our valet service. It costs $53/night wit...
    Answered on July 19, 2021
  • How far from the hotel to the private parking garage?
    20 E Randolph is the garage we partner with. The garage is 4 blocks away from the hotel.
    Answered on May 10, 2021
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Hotel area info *
Guests loved walking around the neighborhood!
Excellent location – show map
Amenities of River Hotel
Pets
Pets are allowed. No extra charges.
Food & Drink
  • Wine/Champagne
Internet
WiFi is available in all areas and is free of charge.
Parking
Private parking is available at a location nearby (reservation is not needed) and costs USD 53 per day.
Front Desk Services
  • Concierge
  • Baggage storage
  • Express check-in/out
  • 24-hour front desk
Cleaning Services
  • Dry cleaning Additional charge
  • Laundry
Business Facilities
  • Fax/Photocopying Additional charge
  • Business center
  • Meeting/Banquet facilities Additional charge
Safety & security
  • Safe
General
  • Pet bowls
  • Grocery deliveries Additional charge
  • Shared lounge/TV area
  • Vending machine (snacks)
  • Vending machine (drinks)
  • Air conditioning
  • Heating
  • Elevator
  • Facilities for disabled guests
  • Non-smoking rooms
  • Room service
Health & Wellness Facilities
  • Fitness center
Languages Spoken
  • English
  • Spanish
Sustainability initiatives
This property has taken steps to provide more sustainable and eco-friendly travel

House rules River Hotel takes special requests – add in the next step!

Check-in

From 3:00 PM

Guests are required to show a photo ID and credit card at check-in

Check-out

Until 12:00 PM

Cancellation/
prepayment

Cancellation and prepayment policies vary according to accommodations type. Please enter the dates of your stay and check what conditions apply to your preferred room.

Refundable damage deposit

A damage deposit of USD 250 is required on arrival. This will be collected by credit card. You should be reimbursed on check-out. Your deposit will be refunded in full by credit card, subject to an inspection of the property.

Children & Beds

Child policies

Children of all ages are welcome.

Children 18 and above are considered adults at this property.

To see correct prices and occupancy info, add the number and ages of children in your group to your search.

Crib and extra bed policies

There's no capacity for cribs at this property.

This property doesn't offer extra beds.

No age restriction

There's no age requirement for check-in

Pets

Free! Pets are allowed. No extra charges.

Groups

When booking more than 10 rooms, different policies and additional supplements may apply.

Mastercard Visa Discover American Express River Hotel accepts these cards and reserves the right to temporarily hold an amount prior to arrival.

The fine print

Upon check-in photo identification and credit card are required. All special requests are subject to availability upon check-in. Special requests cannot be guaranteed and may incur additional charges.

Guests under the age of 18 years must be accompanied by a parent or an official guardian.

Guests are required to show a photo ID and credit card upon check-in. Please note that all Special Requests are subject to availability and additional charges may apply.

A damage deposit of USD 250 is required on arrival. This will be collected by credit card. You should be reimbursed on check-out. Your deposit will be refunded in full by credit card, subject to an inspection of the property.

FAQs about River Hotel

  • Check-in at River Hotel is from 3:00 PM, and check-out is until 12:00 PM.

  • The nearest beach is 0.7 miles from River Hotel.

  • From the nearest airport, you can get to River Hotel by:

    • Car 35min

  • River Hotel is 2,150 feet from the center of Chicago.

  • River Hotel offers the following activities/services (charges may apply):

    • Fitness center

  • Room options at River Hotel include:

    • Double
    • Triple
    • Suite
    • Quad
    • Apartment
    • Twin

  • Guests staying at River Hotel can enjoy a highly-rated breakfast during their stay (guest review score: 10.0).

    Breakfast option(s) include:

    • Breakfast to go

  • The prices at River Hotel may vary depending on your stay (e.g. dates, hotel's policy etc.). To see prices, enter your dates.