Best western plus river north chicago downtown hotel

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Average rate: $89 - Hotel class: 3 stars
125 w ohio street, Chicago, IL, USA

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Best western plus river north chicago downtown hotel Reviews

msznomad msznomad
7 reviews
Convenient Location Sep 11, 2010
The River Hotel is definitely geared toward the business traveler; if I am not mistaken I believe this hotel also operates as a Club Quarters location. Nonetheless this hotel served me well during my weekend stay in Chicago. I found hotel to be central to the activities which I planned. A brief walk northbound will lead you to the Magnificent Mile and a brief walk southbound will lead you to Millennium Park. The hotel itself definitely had a mature clientele, no ruckus or wayward people which was ok with me. My room was awkward. Clean but very awkward. I think the hotel did a really good job of trying to make the room as comfortable as possible, however it was pretty clear that guest rooms have been converted. My room was not particularly large but again the hotel did a really good job of trying to accommodate guest. There was a nice desk area that would serve the business traveler well. A mini-fridge and microwave was also on hand. The bed was not remarkable, but it was clean. My only true gripe about the River Hotel is definitely the bathroom. I am a woman; so bathrooms are important. Not only did it appear as if this bathroom was converted from a former closet, there was no bath tub. It’s not that I wanted to take a bath, I just like to be able to distinguish my bathing space from the rest of the bathroom and this was not possible with the shower stall which was provided. If you are just looking for a place to set down your belongings and beat the streets…this hotel will serve you well.
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bkretzer bkretzer
69 reviews
Ideal Locatiion Jul 20, 2006
The Best Western Rive North has a lot of things going for it. When I was planning my trip to Chicago I must have looked at two dozen hotels trying to find the best balance of location, price and amenities. Best Western River North kept coming out on top.

First, the location. Driving in Chicago should be avoided. If a city has a subway system, that is because traffic is a nightmare. Chicago has The El. So, I had to have a hotel near the subway. There is a Red Line stop just a few very walkable blocks away. There is a bus stop half a block away. The Chicago Free Trolley that runs during the summer has a stop near the subway. You are five long blocks from the Magnificent Mile. About the same distance from the Navy Pier. The Red Line will take you right to Wrigley Field. And either the bus, or the subway, will get you to any major attraction in Chicago, including both airports.

The River North area has plenty of dining choices; Pizzeria Ora is on site and does a good job. Across the street is the Hard Rock Café. Other touristy places within walking distance include: Hooters (my favorite!), Rain Forest Café, Ed Debevic’s (you have to experience this one), and ESPNZone. Notables include The House of Blues and Maggianos.

But the location of the hotel was only the start. The Best Western River North has an indoor pool, with a great view. And an amenity so rare in Chicago, you would think it had been outlawed, Free Parking for the guests who insist of fighting the traffic. The rooms were clean and comfortable and the staff took care of our little electrical problem promptly.

The hotel is a tad pricey, for the budget traveler. But, you have to expect to pay a premium for any Chicago hotel during the summer. We paid $165 per night, including tax. That was the worst knock I could come up with. But for me the location was so close to perfect I couldn’t pass it up.
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Best western plus river north chicago downtown hotel Overview

Location.
Best Western Plus River North Hotel is located in Chicago's Magnificent Mile - River North neighborhood, close to Architech Gallery, Hancock Tower, and Merchandise Mart. Nearby points of interest also include Wrigley Building and Tribune Tower.

Hotel Features.
Best Western Plus River North Hotel features a restaurant and a bar/lounge. Room service is available during limited hours. Recreational amenities include an indoor pool and a fitness facility. Complimentary wireless Internet access is available in public areas and the hotel has a computer station. Business services and concierge services are available. Guest parking is complimentary. Additional property amenities include a rooftop terrace, multilingual staff, and laundry facilities. This is a smoke-free property.

Guestrooms.
150 air-conditioned guestrooms at Best Western Plus River North Hotel feature coffee/tea makers and safes. Bathrooms feature complimentary toiletries and hair dryers. Wireless Internet access is complimentary. In addition to complimentary newspapers, guestrooms offer free local calls (restrictions may apply). Televisions have premium cable channels, complimentary TV Internet access, and pay movies. Rooms also include windows that open and electronic check-out. Housekeeping is offered daily and guests may request wake-up calls. Guestrooms are all non-smoking.

Notifications and Fees:

There are no room charges for children 17 years old and younger who occupy the same room as their parents or guardians, using existing bedding.

The following fees and deposits are charged by the property at time of service, check-in, or check-out. Rollaway bed fee: USD 10.00 per night Crib (infant bed) fee: USD 10.00 per night

The above list may not be comprehensive. Fees and deposits may not include tax and are subject to change.

Notifications and Fees:

There are no room charges for children 17 years old and younger who occupy the same room as their parents or guardians, using existing bedding.

The following fees and deposits are charged by the property at time of service, check-in, or check-out. Rollaway bed fee: USD 10.00 per night Crib (infant bed) fee: USD 10.00 per night

The above list may not be comprehensive. Fees and deposits may not include tax and are subject to change.

You must present a photo ID when checking in. Your credit card is charged at the time you book. Bed type and smoking preferences are not guaranteed. Your reservation is prepaid and is guaranteed for late arrival. The total charge includes all room charges and taxes, as well as fees for access and booking. Any incidental charges such as parking, phone calls, and room service will be handled directly between you and the property.

Best western plus river north chicago downtown hotel Amenities

  • Business Center
  • Room Service
  • High-speed Internet
  • Fitness Room/Gym
  • Parking
  • Swimming pool
  • Concierge
  • Elevator / Lift
  • Dry Cleaning
  • Air Conditioned
  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Housekeeping
  • Banquet Facilities
  • Conference Room(s)
  • Multilingual Staff
  • Security Guard
  • News Stand
  • Refrigerator
  • Cable / Satellite TV
  • In Room Movies
  • Wake-up Service
  • Coffee / Tea Maker
  • Hair Dryer
  • Complimentary Toiletries
  • Modem / Data Port
  • TV
  • Laundry service
  • Shops
  • Computer
  • Photocopier
  • Desk
  • Facsimile
  • Fitness Facilities
  • Internet Connection (wireless)
  • Pool Indoor
  • Cots
  • Luggage Storage
  • Shops in Hotel
  • Souvenirs/Gift Shop
  • Vending Machines
  • Family Room
  • Express Check-In/Check-Out
  • Self Laundry
  • Free Parking

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