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BEST WESTERN River North Hotel

3.0 of 5 Hotel   |   125 West Ohio Street, Chicago, IL 60654 (Near North Side)
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Ranked #60 of 168 hotels in Chicago
Certificate of Excellence 2014
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3 of 5 stars reviewed 2 days ago
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  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
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    4.5 of 5 stars
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

When we arrived the parking attendants were sitting down at the office area smoking, the elevator was broke in the building we were assigned to stay in, our room wasn't ready after 3pm check-in time, we requested a roll-away bed the week before when making the reservation and it took 5 phone calls until midnight before getting one in our... More

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Chilliwack, British Columbia, Canada
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22 reviews 22 reviews
15 hotel reviews
37 helpful votes 37 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

This rustic 7 storey hotel still has charm that isn't in the large hotels. Generally the prices in downtown Chicago will be expensive as is any large North American city. You get your money's worth here. Prices are good, especially with using AAA rates. Centrally located in the restaurant area. From McDonalds to high end steak houses are within walking.... More

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

Thank you for taking the time to write a review of us for other travelers. We read each and every review, and we appreciate the feedback. I'm very glad to see you enjoyed your stay; thanks for listing so much of what we have to offer! We hope you'll come back and see us on a future Chicago trip. Samuel... More

North Olmsted, United States
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

This is a great location to stay in Chicago. Walking distance to very good restaurants and attractions. Free parking and internet. Bar-restaurant(Italian) attached is first class. All employees friendly and attentive. Room very clean and comfortable. Don't expect this being the Hilton. It is a excellent Best Western.

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Champaign, Illinois
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19 reviews 19 reviews
12 hotel reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

We were not looking for anything fancy since we knew we would basically just be sleeping there. Check-in and FREE parking was easy and problem free. FREE parking is huge in the city. For a two night stay, this saved us a minimum of $100-$120. The room was on the small side, but very clean and in good shape. The... More

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

Thank you for your kind and honest review. We're very happy that you enjoyed so much of your stay, including our location, free parking, amenities, and services. I'm also glad that we could help you find your misplaced items! We look forward to seeing you guys again, and thanks for the recommendation. Samuel Marketing Mgr. More

Champaign, Illinois
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19 reviews 19 reviews
12 hotel reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

We were not looking for anything fancy since we knew we would basically just be sleeping there. Check-in and FREE parking was easy and problem free. FREE parking is huge in the city. For a two night stay, this saved us a minimum of $100-$120. The room was on the small side, but very clean and in good shape. The... More

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Ahmedabad, India
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66 reviews 66 reviews
24 hotel reviews
25 helpful votes 25 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

We stayed at this Hotel for 1 night on 15th June 2014. Our stay at the Hotel was comfortable. The room was clean and very specious in size. But at night the Ac Compressor would make loud noise whenever it would start. All in all the total experience was fairly ok.

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Terre Haute, Indiana
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6 hotel reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

This is a great Hotel located in River North and the Parking is included. Sometimes in Chicago the Valet is over $75.00 per night too. It is walking distance to Magnificent Mile and the Navy Pier buses pick you up at the corner. It is close to walk to Rick Bayless awesome Restaurants on Clark Street, too.

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

Thank you for the compliments on our location! We're so glad it proved convenient for you and that you could take advantage of our free parking. We hope to see you back in Chicago in the future! Samuel Marketing Mgr. More

Indianapolis, United States
1 review
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Nice Rooms and Friendly staff. Free Parking! This Hotel was in a great location. The room was small and the hallways has a slight unpleasant smell. Easy walking to surrounding sights in the city. Lobby was small.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

If you are looking for a 5 start hotel, then look elsewhere. If you are looking for a hotel in a good location, reasonable rates, free parking, close to the "L", and the interstate than this hotel is ideal for you. Rooms are clean and rather large. Close to myriad of restaurants and across street from several tourist bus stops.... More

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Niagara Falls, Canada
1 review
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Good location and free parking. Clean room but air conditioner a bit loud when at home we cant hear central air. Son loved the Big MC Donald's across the street We will defiantly return on our next trip..

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Thank you for writing a review of us and for your compliments. We're glad that you enjoyed your overall stay and our location. We look forward to serving you again in the future. Samuel Marketing Mgr. More

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Address: 125 West Ohio Street, Chicago, IL 60654
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Location: United States > Illinois > Chicago > Near North Side
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$
Hotel Class:3 star — BEST WESTERN River North Hotel 3*
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Amenities

Bar / Lounge Business Center with Internet Access Fitness Center with Gym / Workout Room Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi ) Free Parking Restaurant Room Service Suites Swimming Pool Wheelchair access
Hotel Style
#13 Best Value Hotel in Chicago #47 Family Hotel in Chicago #50 Romantic Hotel in Chicago #66 Business Hotel in Chicago
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Experience the Windy City from the only downtown Chicago hotel that offers free 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 free 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 newly renovated, contemporary rooms and suites offer cable TV with HBO®, 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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