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Infuse your trip with enthusiasm and energy. Our location near the Chicago River is teeming with activities for the action-oriented. Visit The Magnificent Mile, Shedd Aquarium and the Art Institute of Chicago. Take a photo in front of Cloud Gate, our iconic sculpture at Millennium Park. Walk to beercades, nightclubs, speakeasys and award-winning restaurants. With our nearby CTA, return from Wrigley Field and refuel in minutes at Beatrix, our hotel restaurant with house-made pastas and vegan options. Appreciate pick-me-ups at our coffeehouse and W XYZ® Bar or spur yourself forward at Re:charge℠ Gym (reservations required), offering cardio equipment with personal TVs. Our five flexible event rooms are spacious and updated with the latest tech. Find the same in your hotel guest room, which includes nine-foot ceilings, free Wi-Fi and a flat-screen TV with HBO shows. Take in the city from a chic work desk, revitalize in a renovated bathroom and sink into a platform bed.

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Beatrix Restaurant

Located just off the lobby of Aloft Chicago Downtown River North, Beatrix is a top-rated Chicago restaurant from the premier restaurant group, Lettuce Entertain You, serving breakfast, lunch, dinner, and cocktails.

Beatrix - Quinoa Cakes
Beatrix - Crispy Kale Salad
Beatrix Pastry Case

The Coffeehouse at Beatrix

The Coffeehouse at Beatrix is a restaurant and meeting place featuring offerings where healthy meets delicious. Enjoy ordering your treat from our iconic coffee and pastry counter, filled with signature cookies, in-house bakery favorites, and more.

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Meeting Space

Plan a meeting or special event at Aloft Chicago Downtown River North.

The River Room
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Beatrix - Dessert
Ema - Desserts

River North Dining + Nightlife

Our River North neighborhood is not just "downtown Chicago", but it's Chicago's hot spot for dining + nightlife with celebrity inspired restaurants & clubs and Top Chefs. River North is the place to see and be seen in Chicago!


Proof of vaccination is required when using certain amenities at this hotel, including the fitness center and food/beverage areas.

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