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BEST WESTERN River North Hotel

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Stoughton, Wisconsin
Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

This is a go to for our family when we visit Chicago. Great location, economical and well appointed rooms for families. We reserve a room with a sofa bed and order a cot as well. The room has ample room for my husband and two teenage boys.

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

Thank you for reviewing your stay with us! We're happy you enjoyed our hotel's convenient location and found our guestrooms and amenities to be a good value. Your feedback is greatly appreciated; we hope you'll stay with us again on your next visit to Chicago!

Royal Oak, Michigan
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Reviewed 22 November 2016

This was our second time staying at Best Western River North and we really enjoyed our stay. The location is excellent, walking distance to so many different places & attractions. Also, you just cannot beat the parking situation for a downtown Chicago location. We had stayed here before when it was free, but I certainly don't mind the $25 charge....

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

Thank you for the outstanding review of our hotel! We're delighted to know that the convenience and flexibility of our services positively impacted your stay with us. Your loyalty and feedback as a returning guest are greatly appreciated. We hope you'll continue to stay with us on your future visits to downtown Chicago. Happy Holidays!

Waukesha, Wisconsin
Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

Prime location for all things Chicago. Parking on site which is rare for downtown. Not noisy for a busy downtown location. Definitely will be staying here again. Can't beat the location and price. Enjoy!!

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

Thank you for the outstanding review of your stay with us! We're happy you enjoyed our hotel's convenient location and found our guestrooms and amenities to be a good value. Your feedback is greatly appreciated; we hope you'll stay with us again on your next visit to Chicago!

Bracknell, United Kingdom
Reviewed 5 days ago NEWvia mobile

The hotel was in a good location with friendly staff. I didn't arrive until 11pm and I went straight to my room where there was a distinct smell like someone had smoked in the room (even though there are no smoking signs everywhere). I went to Reception but there was no one around to talk to and I just wanted...

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

Thank you for reviewing your stay with us. We're happy you enjoyed our convenient location and friendly staff. On behalf of our team, I would like to apologize for the issues you've encountered and your comments will be shared immediately with our housekeeping supervisor and front desk staff. Your feedback is greatly appreciated and we hope you'll visit us again...

Miamisburg, Ohio
Reviewed 1 week ago

Stayed early August 2016, easy friendly check in, parking in and out as expected, room/bathroom clean. Hotel layout a bit confusing, must get on correct elevator depending where you are in the hotel. Within walking distance to several restaurants and in a touristy area. No problems and would definitely stay here again.

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

Thank you so much for sharing your experience with others. We truly appreciate your kind words about the Best Western River North Hotel in Downtown Chicago. We are ecstatic that you were able to take advantage of the discounted parking we offer to our guests. Our unique design does take a little getting used to but we are sure the...

Wissembourg, France
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Chicago, Illinois
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Noblesville, IN, United States
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Elizabethtown, Pennsylvania
Reviewed 5 weeks ago

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Seattle, Washington
Reviewed 21 February 2017

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“ask for an off-street room”
 of 5 bubbles brianinfrance, 21 Feb 2017 | Read review
“Get a room away from the road side of hotel but walls are still thin”
 of 5 bubbles 716dant, 4 Feb 2017 | Read review
“The room was very spacious. Suite with living area, bathroom and bedroom. Bed was nice.”
 of 5 bubbles Roxtiger, 29 Nov 2016 | Read review
“Pick a suite with windows facing north too see array of downtown area.”
 of 5 bubbles 980carlyf, 18 Nov 2016 | Read review
“Light sleepers: Do not stay anywhere near downtown Chicago. At a bare minimum, you are going to have horns, sirens and humans.”
 of 5 bubbles 750lawrencem, 31 Oct 2016 | Read review
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