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  •  Free WiFi
  •  Gym
  •  Handicap Accessible
  •  Parking On Site
  •  Restaurant
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With a stay at River Hotel, you’ll be centrally located in Chicago, steps from Vietnam Veterans Memorial and minutes from Wrigley Building. This 4-star hotel is close to Millennium Park and Art Institute of Chicago.


Make yourself at home in one of the 121 air-conditioned rooms featuring iPod docking stations and flat-screen televisions. Complimentary wireless Internet access keeps you connected, and satellite programming is available for your entertainment. Private bathrooms with showers feature complimentary toiletries and hair dryers. Conveniences include phones, as well as desks and coffee/tea makers.

Spa, Wellness & Premium Amenities

Enjoy recreation amenities such as a fitness center or take in the view from a terrace. Additional features at this hotel include complimentary wireless Internet access and concierge services.

Food & Drink

Satisfy your appetite at the hotel’s restaurant, which serves breakfast, lunch, and dinner, or stay in and take advantage of room service (during limited hours).

Business & Travel Amenities

Featured amenities include a business center, express check-in, and express check-out. Event facilities at this hotel consist of conference space and meeting rooms.

How to Get There

River Hotel
75 East Wacker Drive
Chicago, IL 60601 United States


The Hotel
Mike N

Love the easy check in and out, especially using the app. Very clean rooms. Good staff and right in the middle of Chicago. Good restaurants nearby. Valet parking was quick. Free coffee and nice lounge area. Fast elevators.

Ideal location in the city center. Great hotel!!

All-around great experience at this hotel. It is well located in the heart of the city center, and right across the road from the river and associated River Walk. Only about a 15min walk down to the lake. It was easy to get to and find, easily accessed from a number of nearby train stations coming from the airport. The team at reception was awesome – very friendly and helpful and got us checked in and scoped out very quickly. We had an amazing room overlooking the river and across to Trump Tower. The room was luxurious - very big, bright, and airy with everything you’d expect from a hotel of this caliber. The bed was very comfortable, there was little if any road noise, so we had a great few sleeps. The free Wifi internet was good and fast and there was a chilled water dispenser just out in the hallway – a nice touch, and well-used. There is a quite good gym there as well. Biking is one of the best ways to get around along the lakefront and there are a number of possibilities for bike rentals. Really fun!

Overall we had a great stay and have no complaints. We would happily stay here again and would highly recommend it to all other travelers.

Location you can't beat!

The location of the hotel is not just 10, but 100! Thought if it everytime i went back to the hotel after sightseeing. The building is of 1920's but it's very well kept. We stayed on the 35 floor!!! Gorgeous views of the city!!! Just wow!!! Rearly get those! If you are on the other side - you are facing Chicago River and Trump Tower, which us another wow view!! The room itself was very tiny, that's the only drawback, but other than that it is clean, nicebedding, etc. Filtered water on floors, snacks and coffee on the second floor (always)!!! Amazing stay! The big bus tour bus stop #1 is just across the hotel entrance - again +100 points!!! The parking is crazy expensive - $53 per day, but it's like that everywhere in tbe vicinity, even more expensive. It's inly valet parking, so we drove there, gave up our jets and forgot about the car for 3 days ))). Location is perfect oerfect perfect, you do not need a car. And anywsys you'll be paying again crazy money, so it is really not worth it..
Highly recommended hotel because of the location and views!!!