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BEST WESTERN River North Hotel

#83 of 177 Hotels in Chicago
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125 West Ohio Street, Chicago, IL 60654
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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
  • Cleanliness
    4.5 of 5 stars
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Oshkosh, Wisconsin
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35 reviews 35 reviews
4 hotel reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

Great location, within walking distance to the shops, restaurants even to the Willis Tower (20 minutes walk). Very large McDonalds is right across the street. Portillo's Hot Dogs‎, 100 West Ontario Street, just a 4 minutes walk. There is very super market very close by. Many fine dining places. The pool is large deep side is 8 feet and shallow... More 

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Wallingford, Connecticut
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10 reviews 10 reviews
5 hotel reviews
27 helpful votes 27 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

My mother in law & my 3 kids drove from CT to Chicago (a 15 hr drive) to visit family & booked the Best Western after searching a few different criteria 1. Pool 2. Suite 3. two Queen beds instead of double beds 4 Free parking 5. less then a mile from my sister in law's apt. I booked the... More 

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Romulus, Michigan
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9 reviews 9 reviews
9 hotel reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

The hotel is in a great location and within walking distance of many shops and restaurants, including the Hard Rock Cafe and Rainforest Cafe. It's not a fancy high-rise hotel, and it is a bit older, however, the 1 bedroom suites are very large and roomy with a great view. The indoor pool is the largest hotel pool I've seen,... More 

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ada, United States
1 review
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

Very pleasant staff. Nice accommodations. Great value. Great fun time at check-in. Great location to event and down-town attractions and restaurants. Size of room was adequate. Easy location for cab service and drop off from Go Shuttle Service. Hotel restaurant provided a great breakfast. Egg Benedict was great. Service was very friendly and prompt. Shower pressure could be improved.

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Seattle, Washington
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6 reviews 6 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

My husband and I checked in Sunday, April 13. He then went to a multi-day conference at McCormick Place while I met a friend and enjoyed all that Chicago has to offer. This hotel is perfectly situated for our time here. The rooms are clean and neat with windows that open. This is a necessity in my travel book. The... More 

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Hingham, United States
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Reasonable quality for money. Not fancy, but clean and good Near north location and between two CTA lines. good for business and families who want to stay in the city on a budget. why do i need to lengthen my review to 200 characters? What happen to economical, compact reviews?

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Birmingham, United States
1 review
1 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

This hotel is disgusting. Exercise facilities are a joke (one treadmill, one elliptical) and the exercise room is overheated. The room service food was awful, served on styrofoam plates and with plastic utensils. Terrible range of TV channels (the only national news channel in the room was Fox News). Hair dryer is weak. Shower was not hot and has no... More 

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Elk Rapids, Michigan
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32 reviews 32 reviews
7 hotel reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Took a chance on this hotel when no rooms were available anywhere but the Trump Tower at $1800. With a huge conference in town, it is understandable that room price was higher than normal. Hotel offers absolute convenience and great location - just blocks from Michigan Avenue. Yes, the lobby was under renovation and the hotel is not new. The... More 

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Madison, Wisconsin
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

I have nothing but the highest praise for this hotel and its staff. First of all, free parking is included, which is not necessarily the case with every hotel in this area. This amenity saves a traveler who is driving in about $40 or $50, and the entire valet staff (Wallace, John, and others) is so personable and kind. The... More 

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Chicago, United States
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

The hotel is old, the lobby is shabby & under construction. You have to take stairs to get into the lobby which is inconvenient if you have luggage. The rooms require an outside entrance via the garage. The beds are mostly full size. The room is not well insulated so you can hear people walking above you all night as... More 

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