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BEST WESTERN River North Hotel

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125 West Ohio Street, Chicago, IL 60654
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Greenville, North Carolina
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16 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Room was excellent- very clean, updated and modern, and had a good view from the window. The only negative about our room was that the bathroom is divided by a door separating the sink from the toilet and the bathtub, and the bathtub/toilet area is TINY with hardly any room to stand while you open the door to leave the... More 

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Thank SallyP252
RiverNorthHotel, Sales Manager at BEST WESTERN River North Hotel, responded to this review

Thank you for the great review of your stay! We're happy that you enjoyed our newly remodeled guestrooms and found our staff to be friendly and accommodating. Your feedback regarding the bathroom is greatly appreciated. We hope to welcome you back again soon! More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

Would have given 5 stars but the bed was not that comfortable. Every other aspect was 5 star.The check in sent very smooth. We met a employee who was very helpful in showing us a shortcut to the restaurant and seeing that we were satisfied with our stay.

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Thank Mary N
RiverNorthHotel, Sales Manager at BEST WESTERN River North Hotel, responded to this review

Thank you for the wonderful review of your stay with us! We're happy to know you found our staff to be friendly and knowledgeable about the local area. Your feedback regarding the bed is greatly appreciated and we hope you'll choose to stay with us again the the future! More 

Ottawa, Canada
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12 reviews
8 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW via mobile

It's definitely an older, dated hotel, but if you're there to explore the city and won't be spending a lot of time in your room, you can't go wrong here. A great location, being about a 10 minute walk to the magnificent mile and about 20 mins to the Bean. Several great restaurants nearby, including classic spots for deep dish... More 

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

Thank you for the fantastic review of your stay with us! We're happy to know you enjoyed our great centralized location and found our staff to be friendly and knowledgeable about the local area. Your feedback is greatly appreciated and we hope to welcome you back to stay with us again in the future! More 

Topeka, Kansas
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8 reviews
7 hotel reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

Very nice hotel in all respects. We parked our car in the hotel parking lot and walked or took public transportation to the museums, restaurants, etc. My only complaint is the noise on Ohio Street. We needed ear plugs to sleep at night. Be aware that the room rate goes up and down like a yo-yo. The rate can vary... More 

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

Thank you for the excellent review of your stay with us! We're happy to know that you enjoyed our central location and took advantage of our deeply discounted parking rates. We will continue to provide exceptional service in the hopes that we'll be welcoming you back again in the future! More 

Summerville, South Carolina
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3 reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Good place within walking distance of Willis Tower (1 mile, roughly 11 blocks). Near Rainforest Café. Would have been nice if they would have allowed my parked car to remain later than noon though. Public parking across the street, beside McDonalds, for $12/2 hrs.

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

Thank you for the great review of your stay with us! We're happy to know that you enjoyed our central location near many restaurants and attractions. We will continue to provide exceptional service in the hopes that you'll be staying with us again in the future! More 

Little Rock, Arkansas
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27 reviews
14 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We normally stay in Best Western hotels due to the good rewards. We booked this one as we traveled to see a concert and wanted to stay somewhere in the middle of the city. Well the rooms were clean and quiet and the air conditioning was superb. The rooms are very spacious and the noise you will hear comes from... More 

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

Thank you for the fantastic review of your stay with us! We're happy to know that you enjoyed our central location and found your guestroom to be clean and quiet. We will continue to provide exceptional service in the hopes that you'll be visiting us again soon and would love to welcome you back to stay with us! More 

Hyderabad, India
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39 reviews
8 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Stayed just overnight. Decently priced, right in the center of the city. The property was under renovation when I checked in...hence seom noise during my stay and not all places were accessible. They have a separate entrance which was difficult to locate.

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Thank Rhl_19
RiverNorthHotel, Sales Manager at BEST WESTERN River North Hotel, responded to this review

Thank you for your great review of your stay! We're glad you enjoyed our central location and that you found the guestroom to be fairly priced. We apologize for any inconvenience you experienced due to the renovation. We're working hard to minimize noise for our guests and update entrances and elevators with the proper signage. We hope you'll chose to... More 

McKenzie, TN
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127 reviews
13 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

This hotel has a great location, nice and helpful staff, clean rooms, and a great value. We did not use the hotel parking, instead we used an app. called Parking Whiz and saved quite a bit. The location was perfect. We never moved our car the whole stay. We walked to CTA locations and every major attraction from this spot.... More 

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

Thank you for the fantastic review of your stay with us! We're happy to know that you enjoyed our central location, clean rooms, and friendly staff and felt the overall value that we offer was well worth the price of the room. We will continue to provide exceptional service in the hopes that you'll be visiting us again soon and... More 

kansas city, United States
1 review
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

For the price this was a very nice hotel! It is older, but was comfortable. Stayed 5 nights and were close to many of the attractions we wanted to see. Big Bus is located near by so easy access. Restaurant on site, which was good. Had fridge but wish microwave was included in price vs extra charge. Parking was easy... More 

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

Thank you for the great review of your stay with us! We're happy to know that you found our central location, on-site restaurant, and comfortable guestrooms to be enjoyable and that our discounted parking was to your satisfaction. We will continue to provide friendly service and improve our amenities in the hopes that you'll be visiting us again as we... More 

Arlington, Virginia
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30 reviews
5 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We stayed here in early July and if I were staying in Chicago again, I'd be 95% sure I'd just stay here again. The place isn't much to look at from the outside or the corridors inside but the rooms appear to have been renovated recently and the in room experience was fantastic. The price isn't cheap but it isn't... More 

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

Thank you for the great review of your stay with us! We're happy to know that you found our central location convenient and our newly renovated guestrooms to be comfortable and enjoyable. We will continue to provide exceptional service and improve our property in the hopes that next time you're visiting us you'll be 100% sure to stay again! We... More 

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  • Pool
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Room Service
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Fitness Center with Gym / Workout Room
About the property
  • Wheelchair access
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
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  • Family Rooms
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  • Self-Serve Laundry
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
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 

Additional Information about BEST WESTERN River North Hotel

Address: 125 West Ohio Street, Chicago, IL 60654
Location: United States > Illinois > Chicago > Near North Side
Price Range: $111 - $334 (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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