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Best Western River North Hotel

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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.
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Property amenities
Room service
Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
Free High Speed Internet (WiFi)
Breakfast Available
Business Centre with Internet Access
Dry Cleaning
Heated pool
Indoor pool
Laundry Service
Multilingual Staff
Non-smoking hotel
Wheelchair access
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Air conditioning
Accessible rooms
Non-smoking rooms
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Grade: 100 out of 100
288Restaurantswithin 0.3 miles
71Attractionswithin 0.3 miles
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Fantastic experience at this hotel. Front desk staff very friendly and helpful. The room was huge and very comfortable with everything you could need. Hotel is in a great location with ample parking and the restaurant attached to the hotel was excellent would definitely stay
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We stayed here 5 days for our recent vacation. The room was nice and the hotel was in a nice location to access restaurants and bus stops. The supervisor was very helpful with directions to bus stops to get to museums, etc. that we wanted to visit. There isn't continental
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Response from RiverNorthHotel, General Manager at Best Western River North Hotel
Responded 27 Nov 2018
Thank you for choosing to stay with Best Western River North for your first visit to Chicago. We are so pleased we contributed to your experience. We hope to see back soon!
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My wife and I enjoyed our stay here very much. The staff was very friendly and helpful. Breakfast was delicious. The hotel can’t do anything about the weather, because if we had any complaint that would be it.
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Great hotel, easy check in and check out, close to mall, restaurants etc. Great location and the hotel and room was clean and very comfortable. Restaurant and lounge onsite which was nice. Would definitely stay here again!
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Response from RiverNorthHotel, General Manager at Best Western River North Hotel
Responded yesterday
Thank you for staying with us and sharing your experience. We are glad you enjoyed your stay and we look forward to seeing you again on a future trip into Chicago.
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Wallace was phenomenal! He helped us plan a weekend getaway and used his expertise to make sure we felt comfortable leaving the hotel each day! Wallace helped us tremendously to understand the public transportation and the best ways to get around the city! We were in town to
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Response from RiverNorthHotel, General Manager at Best Western River North Hotel
Responded yesterday
Thank you for sharing your kind words about the service from Wallace! We will make sure he is ware of your comments. We hope we will see you back soon on another trip into Chicago.
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Hello We take a credit card authorization of $50 per day. This is not a charge. Just a hold to cover incidentals, if used, such as phone calls, restaurant charges, parking.
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How far from American doll store.
Hello, The American Girl store is about a 10 block walk from the hotel and is very easy to reach. You'll also find many other shopping options along Michigan Avenue as you walk from the hotel to American Girl.
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Parking available and how much is it
Yes there is parking on site, the cost is $25.00. This is a great place to stay.
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Is it safe to walk from the hotel to the Navy Pier and The Willis Tower?
Hello, Yes, it is safe to walk around the city including from our hotel to Willis Tower and Navy Pier. There is a free trolley to Navy Pier that picks up only 2 blocks from the hotel, if you chose not to walk. Chicago is a large city, so like in any city you should watch your personal items etc, but our area is very safe.
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Hello As noted, we do not offer a shuttle. There is a public shuttle, but if two or more are traveling a taxi or Uber would be the least expensive option. You can also take the subway which will drop your off about 3 blocks away.
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"No refrigerator but it was plenty cold to keep our stuff in the trunk of our car. "
"Room 442 was a King suite with a great view and lots of windows!"
"King Suite is spacious. WiFi works well (no charge too)."
"Choose a Deluxe King room if you like a large room"
"Very clean and pillows and bed was soft. Suite was ample and very roomy "
US$100 - US$274 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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