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BEST WESTERN River North Hotel

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Reviewed 25 December 2014

I think it's a great place to stay with free parking(fenced). I really didn't expect much since I knew I want going to hang out in the room much, but location was perfect and price was very good. I staid in few different hotels in Chicago because I visit about 4-5 times a year and I think I'll stick to...

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RiverNorthHotel, Manager at BEST WESTERN River North Hotel, responded to this review

Thank you! We certainly hope to see you again on future trips. Samuel Marketing Mgr.

Reviewed 23 December 2014

This hotel is fine if you are used to staying in hostels or something similar, but it is not a place to stay on business or if you are used to something like a Hilton or a Holiday Inn Express. This place is clean comfortable bed, and that's it. My main complaints are that the heater/AC unit is loud, the...

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carleton, United States
Reviewed 23 December 2014

This hotel in Chicago is in an ideal location for shopping ,dining and exploring. The room was comfortable and clean,and the staff members were very accommodating. Also kudos go out to the parking valets for an outstanding job shuffling vehicles in &out of an extremely busy garage.. GREAT PLACE TO STAY!!!!!

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RiverNorthHotel, Manager at BEST WESTERN River North Hotel, responded to this review

Thank you for your review. We really appreciate your recommendation and especially appreciate the compliments of our employees. We'll continue to strive to give guests a great experience! Samuel Marketing Mgr.

Toledo, Ohio, United States
Reviewed 22 December 2014

We have stayed at this hotel in the past as well as last weekend and there are far more advantages than disadvantages. If you are using the trolley this is a fabulous location seeing that it picks up directly across the street at the Mcdonalds. Location is just great in general, you can literally walk anywhere from here! Free parking...

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Toronto, Canada
Reviewed 22 December 2014

Hotel is in proximity to a lot of locations ex Magnificent Mile, 5 min cab ride to the United Center, or Soilder Field. Very clean hotel and parking is free, where as most hotels near by charge a nightly fee for parking. Lots of good restaurants near by ex Ditkas, Jordans, and Giordanos.

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RiverNorthHotel, Manager at BEST WESTERN River North Hotel, responded to this review

Thank you so much for your review. We're so glad you had an enjoyable time with us, and we hope to see you again! Samuel Marketing Mgr.

Oswego, Illinois
Reviewed 19 December 2014

I had a generally good stay here and the hotel has some major advantages. I wish I could give it a better rating as I like the hotel but there was one fairly major problem for me. The good- Excellent location, free parking (rare to find in this area), easy in checkin. Rooms are clean and adequate. Not overly nice...

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RiverNorthHotel, Manager at BEST WESTERN River North Hotel, responded to this review

Thank you for your review. I'm sorry that you were disappointed with your experience and for the issue with hot water. I wanted to let you know that we will be conducting hotel-wide renovations throughout 2015. I hope you'll come back to see these positive changes in the future so that you can have a hassle-free stay with us. Samuel...

Springboro, OH
Reviewed 19 December 2014 via mobile

We love to stay here! Excellent location, rooms are always clean and FREE parking saves a lot when staying downtown. You only have to walk a few blocks to get bus, train, go to many restaurants or shopping. Small rooms but clean and comfortable. No refrigerator or microwave in our room. There was a coffee pot, hair dryer and iron....

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Livonia, Michigan
Reviewed 18 December 2014

The best thing about this hotel is the location - it's walking distance from everything! And parking is free! Our room was a bit small and the hotel seems kind of outdated (and smells that way too in some places) but there weren't any dealbreakers for me. I would definitely stay here again.

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RiverNorthHotel, Manager at BEST WESTERN River North Hotel, responded to this review

Thank you for both your review and your recommendation. I wanted to let you know that we will be conducting renovations and updates starting in the new year. I hope you'll consider returning for a visit then! Samuel Marketing Manager

Hartsdale, United States
Reviewed 17 December 2014

My stay at the River North Hotel in Chicago was perfect. The hotel was clean, employees helpful and friendly, room was clean and large, close to many attractions, served coffee in the morning and had free parking. I stay there whenever I am in Chicago.

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Thank you for your kid review. We appreciate your recommendation, and we hope you'll come again! Samuel Marketing Mgr.

Chicago, Illinois
Reviewed 17 December 2014

I honestly don't have the proper words to describe the magnificence of this hotel. For an unbelievable rate, you can stay in one of the coolest areas of town, with free parking and in/out privileges. Parking in the city of Chicago is notoriously challenging and expensive, so this is a definite perk. Also, I would recommend driving a smaller vehicle--if...

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  • Non-Smoking Hotel
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Experience the Windy City from the only downtown Chicago hotel that offers deeply discounted parking and convenient location just minutes from Michigan Avenue and Navy Pier! The award-winning BEST WESTERN River North Hotel is an affordable and convenient choice for business and leisure travelers alike. Offering great rates, this downtown Chicago hotel makes it easy to explore the city's most famous attractions, from Navy Pier to Sears Tower. World-class shopping along Michigan Avenue's Magnificent Mile is just six blocks away. Some of Chicago's most famous museums are less than two miles away, and visitors of all ages delight in exploring Shedd Aquarium, the Adler Planetarium and the Field Museum of Natural History. And what visit to Chicago is complete without a ball game? Whether its baseball, basketball or football, this Chicago BEST WESTERN is within five miles of Wrigley Field, Soldier Field, The United Center and US Cellular Field. In addition to deeply discounted parking in downtown Chicago, business travelers appreciate that this Chicago hotel is conveniently located near educational, medial and machinery businesses, the Chicago Financial District, and the Chicago Loop Business District. Chicago O'Hare International Airport is just 12 miles away from this Chicago hotel.The BEST WESTERN River North Hotel is known for its great service, friendly staff, cleanliness and amenities that make guests feel at home. Our nicely appointed rooms and suites offer cable TV with HBO(R), free high-speed Wi-Fi, room service, a coffee maker and much more. After a busy day in the bustling city, guests at this Chicago hotel can enjoy a deep-dish pizza at our onsite restaurant, take a dip in our indoor pool, or relax on the sun deck and take in the marvelous city views. ... more   less 

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Address: 125 W Ohio St, Chicago, IL 60654-4410
Region: United States > Illinois > Chicago > Near North Side
Price Range: $176 - $457 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3 star — BEST WESTERN River North Hotel 3*
Number of rooms: 150
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Also Known As:
Best Western Chicago
Chicago Best Western
Hotel Style:
#66 Family Hotel in Chicago
#80 Romantic Hotel in Chicago
#97 Business Hotel in Chicago
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“Avoid rooms overlooking Ohio Street.”
  • Nice view but noisy!
yukonmom, 25 Apr 2017 | Read review
“We were on the second floor and the room was pretty quiet. Had to go outside to get the elevator for that tower.”
chrishQ4685EV, 19 Apr 2017 | Read review
“ask for an off-street room”
brianinfrance, 21 Feb 2017 | Read review
“Get a room away from the road side of hotel but walls are still thin”
716dant, 4 Feb 2017 | Read review
“The room was very spacious. Suite with living area, bathroom and bedroom. Bed was nice.”
Roxtiger, 29 Nov 2016 | Read review
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