10 Best Vrbo Vacation Rentals In River North, Chicago, Illinois

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River North is an amazing city located in Chicago, Illinois. It is popular for its luxurious restaurants and amazing shops. There a number of lavish cocktail bars and amazing nightclubs that locals and international tourists love to visit. If you are wondering what it is you can do while in River North, then you can visit the 10pin lounge and enjoy an exciting bowling game and the amazing delicacies; take an exciting Tastebud Food Tour that will leave you talking about it even when you head back home; visit the Baptiste and Bottle restaurant and enjoy the drinks and exquisite cuisines served. You need to stay in River North for a few days to take in all that it has to offer. Therefore, take a moment and explore the best Vrbo accommodations in River North, Chicago, Illinois.

1. Superb downtown Grand Plaza suite

Live your dream of staying in the heart of a busy city centre as you check in to this amazing apartment. Surprisingly, this luxurious one-bedroom home can host a maximum of four guests and also features a modern kitchen fully equipped with cooking appliances, a refrigerator, microwave, and coffee maker. Get to enjoy the magnificent Lake views from the spacious balcony where you can choose to sit and enjoy the meals outdoors. There is a rooftop swimming pool, and sun loungers for guests to utilize. You can also find a laundry facility in the accommodation making this the ideal place to stay for a family vacation in Chicago.

Superb downtown Grand Plaza suite w/ shared pool & game room, private balcony!
38 reviews
condo 4 Guests 1 Bedroom 1 Bathroom
Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
However For four people it was not equipped with enough pillows blankets and toilet paper
Wonderful location with plenty of room and very nice spacious balcony
It was comfortable and conveniently located
Loved the balcony and decor
It felt more like a 3 star motel
Cleanliness:
The property was clean and convenient
It was very clean and the bed was extremely comfortable
Clean convenient and as-advertised
Host:
Home was very nice and clean
Great location well equipped and clean Wonderful base camp for business or pleasure
We loved the huge balcony but would have appreciated a table out there for morning coffee
Only thing I disliked was the construction noise early in the morning
This unit is also located above the basketball courts- which I could hear until 11PM
Location:
plenty of restaurants and shopping and a blues club just around the corner
The doormen are very friendly and the building is busy but secure
Very comfortable A grocery on the corner
In a great location and very clean
I really love this building and stay in one of Vacasa's properties in this building each time I go to Chicago
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2. Spacious four-bedroom condominium

Reserve a room in this luxurious condominium located in the heart of River North, Chicago. This amazing accommodation is airconditioned and features a beautiful fireplace and a large TV mounted just above the fireplace. The living room is perfectly furnished with an L-shaped couch providing comfort as you stream your favourite movies and a set of two cosy seats just by the fireplace where guests can sit and warm up by the fire during cold nights. Barbecue facilities and outdoor furniture are provided at the spacious balcony for guests to enjoy.

Gorgeous Vintage and Modernized 4 Bedroom in Heart of Gallery District! 4600 SF
739 N Wells St
114 reviews
condo 12 Guests 4 Bedrooms 4 Bathrooms

3. Lavish three-bedroom paradise

Located in the heart of River North, Chicago, this lavish apartment offers outstanding views from almost all rooms. Characterized by the ceiling-to-floor windows in practically all rooms, this gorgeous apartment receives more than enough natural light. There is an on-site fitness centre where guests can go stretch out and work out at any time. It also has a beautiful and spacious rooftop furnished with amazing furniture and a fireplace, a perfect spot for guests to enjoy their meals or warm up as they enjoy the city views.

3b/2b Modern Luxurious Loft With Amazing Views | By ENVITAE
220 West Illinois Street, Chicago, IL 60654, United States
2 reviews
Apartment 6 Guests 3 Bedrooms 2 Bathrooms

4. Modish accommodation with captivating views

Books this modish accommodation and be among the few guests who enjoy captivating views from the balcony every day during your stay. The living room receives ample natural light thanks to the large windows; the dining area is perfectly positioned where guests can sit and enjoy their meals as they take in the captivating views. There is a fully equipped open plan kitchen with ample space to enjoy your culinary escapades. The living room has been beautifully furnished with a cosy seat, couch, and a television set to keep the guest always entertained.

High-End Apartment in the Heart of River North
18 reviews
Apartment 5 Guests 2 Bedrooms 2 Bathrooms
Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
It was a great bonus to have coffee and creamers already stocked
when we went there in the evening to stock up in the 11 degree
Both bedrooms were large and the beds comfortable
some Kleenex/facial tissues provided especially in the winter
We were in town for the marathon and it was the perfect location to catch our runner at miles 3 and 12
Cleanliness:
Everything was as advertised and checking in
Host:
The concerige was always helpful and stored our luggage both when we arrived early and on check-out
That meant we had great views of the skyline
Great location and wonderful layout Would recommend a new couch as the one they have is pretty uncomfortable
The concierge was extremely nice and helpful and even held our bags after check out because our flight was later in the evening
We loved the location and the building/unit/furnishings were very nice
Location:
The location and scenery from here was spectacular
All the attractions were walking distance
We had a wonderful stay in this 35th floor corner apartment Walking distance to most everything and very close to the red line to get within the loop
The apartment is on the 35th Floor of a high rise several blocks from Michigan Avenue
The unit is within walking distance to most major downtown attractions and the Red Line train entrance is only a block away
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5. Outstanding two-bedroom apartment in the city

Take a moment and appreciate the beauty of this lavish apartment that can comfortably host six guests. This amazing condo features stunning city views from the spacious balcony. Guests are granted access to the shared pool, sauna, and gym, all of which are located within the complex. There is a fully equipped open plan kitchen and an amazing dining area where guests can enjoy eating their meals. The fact that this beautiful accommodation is located near Lake Michigan and the Magnificent Mile makes it an ideal vacation spot.

Swanky 42nd-floor, dog-friendly suite w/ shared pool, gym, & more - great views!
77 reviews
condo 6 Guests 2 Bedrooms 2 Bathrooms
Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
The shower did whistle but the power from the shower head made up for it
the best part was the balcony
As the other reviews stated the views were spectacular
We liked the available fitness facilities onsite
The amenities within the condo were definitely an added bonus
Cleanliness:
Unit was clean and very comfortable
The apartment was clean and well furnished
Great view very clean - great apartment
Host:
Many of them unfamiliar with the area and thus couldn't give good directions Condo - great
Easy check in Spectacular view
What we enjoy the most was the view of the city
Condo was clean and nice
we have really good time there
Location:
Great location - close to lots of amenities Doormen
Enjoyed the location and the convenience of being close to everything
Vacasa manages the rental Pricey but not for location and Chicago
All transportation options just a few feet away Grocery store right next door
dramatic Location was great Conveniently located parking and a large grocery store on street level Would definitely stay again
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6. Elegantly furnished two-bedroom apartment

From the elegantly furnished living room to the captivating views from the spacious balcony, this home was designed to provide luxurious comfort. If you are not a fan of buying fast food or eating out, there is a fully equipped kitchen for guests to prepare their own meals. Make use of the fitness center and indoor basketball court. The master bedroom of this amazing two-bedroom accommodation is fitted with a television set for guests to enjoy in the comfort of the cosy and warm bed. The living room is also fitted with a television set, and the internet can be accessed throughout the apartment making sure that you are always connected.

Suite w/ balcony, pool, fitness center, & skyline views at Grand Plaza! Dogs ok!
44 reviews
condo 6 Guests 2 Bedrooms 2 Bathrooms
Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
The condo had everything we needed and plenty of room for our stuff
The condo itself was as advertised and
We loved playing basketball enjoying the complimentary coffee each morning and taking in the breathtaking view from the balcony You will not be disappointed staying here
This apartment is as stated Wonderful city views
We did use the fold up mattress for one of us to sleep in the family room
Cleanliness:
You really can't beat the location and the facilities in the building
the unit was bright and clean and the amenities were top-notch
walk-able to almost everywhere and had everything we needed to have a perfect vacation
Host:
and they delivered one the next day
The attached parking garage and the grocery store downstairs made the unit even more convenient during our stay
The management company was professional courteous and available for any questions we had during our stay
Enjoyed all this unit had to offer Great trip
The rental unit got 5 stars on all 5 travel points:1/ cleanliness2/
Location:
2 blocks from Michigan Avenue shopping Market located in building
Trader Joes located a few blocks away Drugstores close
The location was perfect - we walked to the Art Institute used the Big Bus one day and ubered around town some times
Great views of the city from the corner balcony
This was my second time renting from Chicago Premier Suites and their customer service
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7. Gorgeous three-bedroom accommodation

gorgeous three-bedroom accommodation
Source: www.vrbo.com

Come and enjoy your stay as you get to revel in the beauty and comfort of this gorgeous three-bedroom apartment. It has the capacity to comfortably accommodate a maximum of 10 guests. This modish condo has been beautifully furnished with a collection of amazing and colourful art, and cosy furniture that brings out the elegance and comfort of this apartment. Step out and tour the area as you visit the Riverwalk, Michigan Avenue shopping district and the Millennium Park located at an easy walking distance from this amazing apartment.

Historic Building in Chicago's River North!
Chicago, IL, US
10 reviews
Apartment 10 Guests 3 Bedrooms 3 Bathrooms
Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
very comfortable apartment, thoughtful amenities, and very responsive owners
swanky flat in the heart of old town
loved this place! it was easy to unpack our cars and then find a car place to park
shortly, during our stay, we noticed a few other issues:-numerous flies (due to opening around portable air conditioner)-dirty coffee cups/kitchenware -dusty floors/countertops-dirty bathrooms with...
in my opinion, they need a new housekeeper and the owners need to make some revisions with the listing
Cleanliness:
very nicely decorated
was clean, well lit and easily accessible
Host:
the owner was very responsive and accommodating
very helpful and gracious hosts
the owner met us on our arrival, gave us a tour of the flat, and let us know he was available if we needed anything
-tv's in all rooms except master bedroomoverall, jason did fix some of the issues ( he even sent champagne and desserts to the room), but his attitude was very dismissive and rude
i've never had any issues with any property on vrbo until now
Location:
conveniently located near everything in the river north area
the location is perfect for walking and close to public transport and wonderful restaurants
for 2 days in local garage, plus travel cost to get around city
the flat was close to great restaurant and , bars
eclectic decore, great location, private and secure
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8. Two-bedroom stay at the heart of the city

It is always a great joy when you get to stay in the heart of River North, Chicago, even if it is for a day or two. This beautiful apartment features a fully equipped kitchen for guests to prepare their own meals and a small laundry area. Enjoy a nice and relaxing swim in the rooftop swimming pool or a glass of drink as you take in the captivating city views at the rooftop. If you love spending your time indoors, there is an on-site gym and a nice and spacious indoor basketball court for guests to enjoy. The sauna would be the perfect place to be after a long day before retiring to the comfort of the cosy seat in the living room. You may also binge-watch your favourites on the TV, before calling it a day.

River North condo w/ pool, sauna, fitness center, lake views! Family friendly!
37 reviews
condo 6 Guests 2 Bedrooms 2 Bathrooms
Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
Clean modern and comfortable accommodations
Our only concern was that the bedding in the master suite didn't seem very fresh
the one Pictures match the property
The TV worked well too
br />We made use of the games in the apartment and played a couple of them on nights in
Cleanliness:
The place was immaculately clean and tidy
It was very clean and spacious Great views
so you can't beat the location
It was very clean very convenient and a wonderful view
Host:
but he was more than happy to store our belongings while we went about exploring the city
First let me say that the apartment was really nice
Great restaurants close by Apartment was spacious welcoming clean and comfortable Could check in early but doorman very helpful and kept our bags until check in time
For us this was a totally awesome very great amazing apartment that had everything we needed

The only issues we had were that it seemed overheated most of the time even when the temp was set to the lowest setting and the fact that there was a nice supply of tea
Location:
: Buy a CTA (Subway and Bus)
pass when you arrive and you can walk right out of the building and ride anywhere in the city in just a few minutes
Modern apartment located on the Red Line and near Nordstrom
too Buy some groceries just out the doors on the ground floor at the local grocery store
We even shot a little pool and my husband enjoyed the computer center
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9. Incredible three-bedroom deluxe loft

Last on the list is this gorgeous home featuring captivating views not only from the living room but also from all the three bedrooms. This lovely accommodation can effortlessly accommodate no more than six guests and also features the clean and well-kept bathrooms with clean towels and toiletries provided. Get entertained while sitting in the cosy living room as you stream a movie on the large television set. There is a clean and fully equipped kitchen for guests to prepare their own meals and an amazing on-site fitness centre offering stunning city views as you work out.

4B/3BA Huge Luxury Glass Sky Loft in Chicago's Premier Address | Panoramic Views, Rooftop Spa, Pool & Gym by ENVITAE
29 reviews
Apartment 8 Guests 4 Bedrooms 3 Bathrooms
Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
and there was plenty of bedroom / bathroom space
it's own big bathroom
but for the other evenings just stayed at the condo enjoying rooftop terrace and pools
It's equipt with just enough necessities in the kitchen
The condo is nicely appointed
Cleanliness:
It's clean and well kept
and we were very comfortable
The water pressure in one of the bathrooms wasn't great but the place was clean and comfirtable
Great location very clean with stunning views
Host:
Juan was very communicative and helpful with check-in and available for any additional questions we had
he was so helpful and responsive
Good solid rental Pros: Location cleanliness views
Our host was communicative attentive and sought to be sure our needs were met
You will really enjoy dining having beakfast and even sleeping and waking up with amazing views
Location:
The building is great too
We enjoyed this comfortable apartment with great views Easy walking distance to shops restaurants and sites (or Ubers)
This condo is located in the middle of everything an easy walk to Michigan Ave and Millennium Park
Great view of the city In walking distance of Michigan Ave and many other great places right in this area
The location and views of this apartment are superb
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10. Stunning five-bedroom condo

If you are looking for a perfect apartment where you can live with your friends or family and still feel like you are at home, then take a look at this breathtaking apartment. While you are at the door you may underestimate this amazing apartment, but as soon as you open the door, the sheer space and amazing decor and furnishing will blow your mind. There is a modern and fully equipped kitchen for guests to prepare their own meals and a nice little corner bar where guests can sit and enjoy a drink or two.

Luxurious 4000sqft 5 Bedroom Penthouse in hottest area of Chicago, River North
51 reviews
condo 10 Guests 5 Bedrooms 2 Bathrooms
Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
the house is laid out with a large amount of open space where everyone has a place to sit to eat and the bedrooms are super large and comfy when in the rooms it is quiet and wonderful but lots of...
If there was any downside to our stay
There were plenty of towels and sheets cooking supplies a wifi repeater to get rid of dead zones multiple dining tables incredibly comfortable sofas
The layout is a little quirky but worked great for our group
The loft apartment spans the entire top floor of a walk-up building and features brand new appliances
Cleanliness:
Location cannot be beat
The owners were incredibly helpful and the place was clean
The house had everything we needed and more
Host:
She was extremely responsive both before and during the weekend and gave thorough instructions and recommendations
The owner could not have been more friendly and helpful to ensuring we had a great experience
clubs and river walk was the best Common area was also very nice for our group for dinner or drinks
There was great owner response time with a couple of questions
The property was absolutely amazing and Jessica the property owner was a dream to work with and our group truly enjoyed ourselves
Location:
The apartment is within walking distance of several grocery stores (
The location is great walking to shops restaurants
(Amazing right?)
The location could not have been better Walking distance to grocery stores and many great restaurants
The property was a walk or fast Uber ride to
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Living in the heart of the city

Everyone has that wish to be able to have a home in the middle of a busy city. Though this may be a difficult thing to accomplish, these accommodations provide an equal chance to anyone who wants to experience their dream and witness how it would feel to see their wish come true even if it is temporary.

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