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Aloft Chicago Downtown River North, Chicago

3.5-star3.5 stars
515 North Clark StreetChicagoIL60654United States of America

3.5-star hotel with restaurant, near Merchandise Mart
  • Free WiFi
  • Collect nightsYou can collect® Rewards nights here
Awesome vibe
Delicious food
Great room
Very comfortable
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From 745 reviewsTripAdvisor Traveller Rating

Aloft Chicago Downtown River North, Chicago

from $89
  • Traditional Room, 1 King Bed
  • Traditional Room, 2 Queen Beds
  • Room, Non Smoking
  • Room, 2 Queen Beds, View, Corner

What’s around Aloft Chicago Downtown River North, Chicago


  • In River North
  • John Hancock Center - 18 min walk
  • Millennium Park - 20 min walk
  • Willis Tower - 23 min walk
  • Skydeck Ledge - 23 min walk
  • Art Institute of Chicago - 24 min walk
  • Merchandise Mart - 9 min walk
  • Tribune Tower - 9 min walk

Getting around

  • Chicago, IL (MDW-Midway Intl.) - 26 min drive
  • Chicago, IL (ORD-O'Hare Intl.) - 30 min drive
  • Chicago, IL (PWK-Chicago Executive) - 39 min drive
  • Millennium Station - 16 min walk
  • Chicago Van Buren Street Station - 28 min walk
  • Chicago Union Station - 28 min walk
  • Grand Station (Red Line) - 4 min walk
  • Merchandise Mart Station - 6 min walk
  • Clark-Lake Station - 8 min walk
  • Self parking (surcharge)
  • Valet parking (surcharge)

About Aloft Chicago Downtown River North, Chicago

Colorful hotel with free WiFi and views of hip neighborhood

Right in River North

The stylish Aloft Chicago Downtown River North is located in the midst of The Windy City's trendy River North neighborhood. You're an 8-minute drive west of Lake Michigan and Navy Pier, and a 2-block walk from trains at the Grand El Station.

Near luxury shopping

A 12-minute walk takes you to the Magnificent Mile and its row of hip restaurants and high-end shops like Cartier and Swarovski. If you're into public art, the famous bean-like Cloud Gate sculpture and other works at Millennium Park can be reached by train in 15 minutes.

Options for eating

Guests can grab a snack around the clock at the hotel's pantry, Re:Fuel, or sit down for a contemporary American breakfast, lunch, or dinner at Beatrix. Drinks are served at WXYZ bar, and those wishing to work out can use the weights, treadmills, and machines in the 24-hour gym.

Colorful rooms with views

Smoke-free, high-ceilinged rooms are decorated with bright colors and retro furniture, and feature large windows opening to panoramic views. Each room has free WiFi, a 42-inch flat-screen LCD TV, and a mini-fridge, and walk-in showers feature Bliss® Spa products.

At a glance

Key facts

Hotel size

  • This hotel has 272 rooms
  • This hotel is arranged over 17 floors


  • Check-in time 3 PM-2 AM
  • Check-out time is noon

Required at check in

  • Credit card deposit required

  • Government-issued photo ID required

Travelling with others


  • Pets stay free


  • Free WiFi in public areas

  • Free WiFi and wired Internet access in rooms



  • Valet parking *

Other information

  • Smoke-free property
* See small print for additional details or extra charges

In the hotel

Food and drink
  • Cooked-to-order breakfast daily (surcharge)
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/lounge
  • Room service (during limited hours)
Things to do
  • 24-hour fitness facilities
  • Bicycle rentals nearby
Working away
  • 24-hour business center
  • Meeting rooms 6
  • Computer station
  • 24-hour front desk
  • Tours/ticket assistance
  • Dry cleaning/laundry service
  • Laundry facilities
  • Free newspapers in lobby
  • Luggage storage
  • Accessible bathroom
  • In-room accessibility
  • Roll-in shower

In the room

Home comforts
  • In-room climate control (air conditioning)
  • Air conditioning
  • Coffee/tea maker
  • Iron/ironing board
Freshen up
  • Rainfall showerhead
  • Designer toiletries
  • Hair dryer
Be entertained
  • 42-inch LCD TV
Stay connected
  • Desk
  • Free WiFi
Food and drink
  • Refrigerator
  • Free bottled water
  • Daily housekeeping
  • In-room safe
  • Connecting/adjoining rooms available

Special features


W xyz bar - This lobby lounge serves light fare only.

Aloft Chicago Downtown River North, Chicago’s small print

Also known as

  • Aloft Chicago City Center
  • Aloft City Center
  • Aloft City Center Hotel
  • Aloft City Center Hotel Chicago


The property has connecting/adjoining rooms, which are subject to availability and can be requested by contacting the property using the number on the booking confirmation.

Optional extras

Self parking costs USD 49.00 per day

Valet parking costs USD 65.00 per day with in/out privileges

Parking is available nearby and costs USD 62 per night

Breakfast costs between USD 6 and USD 16 per person (approximately)

We have included all charges provided to us by this property. However, charges can vary, for example, based on length of stay or the unit you book.

Recent reviews

Superb 9.2 From 742 reviews

Aloft Chicago Downtown River North, Chicago
Very Good8.0
Worth a second look
Excellent location and good price. Nice restaurant right on site. Very friendly and helpful staff. Just know that there is a fire station right around the corner.
Darlene, us2 night trip
Aloft Chicago Downtown River North, Chicago
Christina, us1 night trip
Aloft Chicago Downtown River North, Chicago
"Happy Camper"
You could not ask for a better location, if your looking for theatre, dining and shopping. The staff was fun and extremely helpful. Hotel lay-out was great. Really enjoyed this experience!
Wendy Carol, us2 night trip
Aloft Chicago Downtown River North, Chicago
love the location. love Beatrix. love the casual atmosphere.
janis, us3 night trip
Aloft Chicago Downtown River North, Chicago
Shout out to Felix!
I wanted to thank Felix for making my husbands birthday awesome! He had excellent customer service skills, placed us in a spacious room and made us feel right at home. I would highly recommend this hotel for the cleanliness, aesthetics and friendliness.
PAMALA, us1 night trip

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