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River North

Hotel Chicago Downtown

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Why We Love It

  • A hip, high-energy hotel adjacent to Chicago's House of Blues
  • Walking distance to Michigan Ave. and Theater District
  • Rock star-worthy rooms, with snakeskin accents and fully stocked minibars
  • The Chicago River slithers by out front, and several boat tours depart from right outside the door

"Sleek, modern, and neoclassical" -- Oyster.com
Enjoyed This
(7 Member Ratings)
"spacious room, comfortable king-sized bed, sufficient water pressure of the shower, super convenient location (right in downtown, close to Blue Line subway to the airport), nice big windows for a nice city view"
Dec 18, 2017
New York, NY, USA

Map & Directions

The hotel is 12 miles from Chicago Midway International Airport and 20 miles from O'Hare International Airport. Take the El train’s Orange Line from Midway or Blue Line from O'Hare to the Clark/Lake stop; the hotel is three blocks from the station. The trip will take 30 minutes to an hour, respectively. Valet parking is available for guests arriving by car (extra charge applies).

Rooms & Rates

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Stepping into the bright, white lobby at the Hotel Chicago Downtown feels more like checking in for a stay on Miami Beach than the Chicago River. Popular with musicians playing in the area, the hotel is adjacent to the famed House of Blues.

It's also within walking distance of upscale shopping on Michigan Avenue, Millennium Park and the Theater District; it's also an ideal starting point for boat tours in the daytime and River North bar-hopping at night. 

The rooms were designed to house rock stars with snakeskin wingbacks, floor-to-ceiling windows, overstuffed beds and fully stocked mini bars. Rooms do not have coffeemakers, but complimentary coffee is served in the lobby. Request an upper floor room facing Dearborn or State streets for spectacular city views.

From the press:
  • "Visitors to Chicago would be hard-pressed to find a more chic or tech-savvy place" -- Fodor’s
  • "Sleek, modern, and neoclassical...a great pick for those looking for a chic, urban experience smack in the heart of the city" -- Oyster.com



  • Infant cots / cribs
  • Bar
  • Newspaper / magazines
  • Extra beds / roll away beds
  • Gym / fitness center
  • Restaurant
  • Nightlife / entertainment
  • No pets allowed


  • 24-hour front desk
  • 24-hour security
  • Concierge service
  • Currency exchange / ATM
  • Laundry / dry cleaning
  • Room service (limited hours)
  • Business center

Room amenities

  • Air-conditioning
  • Central heating
  • Coffee / tea-making facilities
  • Iron and ironing board
  • Mini bar
  • Pay-per-view / movies on demand
  • Safe
  • Flatscreen TV
  • iPod/iPhone docking station


  • Internet access (fees apply)
  • High-Speed Wi-Fi (fees apply)


  • Bathrobes
  • Hair-dryer
  • Luxury toiletries


  • Valet service (fees apply)


  • Accessible bathroom in some rooms
  • Accessible meeting room
  • Accessible parking
  • Accessible path of travel
  • Accessible restaurant
  • ADA compliant rooms
  • Facilities for guests with special needs
  • Roll-in shower
  • Wheelchair accessible


Check-in: Standard Time is 3pm.

Minimum age required to check in: 21.

Checkout: Standard Time is 12pm.

Children and additional guests: Children ages 18 and under stay free of charge when sharing parents’ room and using existing bedding (on request).
Cribs available on request and in king rooms only: free of charge for children 3 and under.
Extra bed available on request and in king rooms only: $40 per night. Charges will be added to your bill on checkout.

Pets: Pets not allowed.

Cancellation: Cancellation policy & booking conditions vary by 'rate plan'. These will be displayed on the payment page after you have searched for your dates and selected a rate.

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Customer service available Monday - Friday 9am - 6pm GMT + 8.

Rates may vary by date, are subject to availability and are not guaranteed until your purchase is complete.

Please note: Some amenities and services may not be available in all rooms or may incur an additional charge. All prices stated have been verified at the time of publication and may vary at the discretion of the hotel.

Enjoyed This
(7 Member Ratings)
Ratings & reviews reflect verified member feedback for Hotel Sax Chicago over the past 15 months.
4.7 Ambiance
4.8 Location
4.8 Rooms
4.7 Quality of Service
4.5 Value for the Money
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Other Comments
The only complaint you have to pay for wifi if used in a room
Irene Apr 24, 2018 Cedar Rapids, IA, USA
Enjoyed Most
spacious room, comfortable king-sized bed, sufficient water pressure of the shower, super convenient location (right in downtown, close to Blue Line subway to the airport), nice big windows for a nice city view
Other Comments
I would suggest the hotel provide (1) free wifi, (2) hydration station for water bottle refill, and (3) free coffee in the lobby in the morning.
Yun Dec 18, 2017 New York, NY, USA
Enjoyed Most
Size of room
Diana Oct 31, 2017 Dekalb, IL, USA
Enjoyed Most
The location
William Oct 16, 2017 Powell, OH, USA

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