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"It was nice having a balcony that faced the river. The room could have been a bit cleaner. " More

By a verified traveler on Sat 04 Jul 2020

Hotel Description

Hotel perfectly located for exploring McHenry

City center stay

Within 6 miles (10 km) of this hotel, you'll find Volo Bog State Natural Area and Moraine Hills State Park. Petersen Park Beach and McCullom Lake are also within 6 miles (10 km).

Marina, terrace

This hotel features free self parking and a terrace. Business travelers can take advantage of the express check-out.

Balconies, refrigerators

Featuring conveniences like refrigerators and microwaves, the 23 guestrooms also offer furnished balconies and flat-screen TVs with cable channels. Other amenities include room service, coffee/tea makers, and hair dryers. Housekeeping is available on request.

Standard Room

Bed Count 1 Queen Bed Maximum Occupancy 2 Max
$67* Per night/room Apr 15 - Apr 16

RiverView Queen

Bed Count 1 Queen Bed Maximum Occupancy 2 Max

Waterfront Hotel and Marina ratings based on 9 Verified Reviews

Review Summary
3.1 out of 5 3.0 out of 5.0
Room cleanliness 2.5 out of 5.0
Service & staff 3.5 out of 5.0
Room comfort 2.0 out of 5.0
Hotel condition 2.5 out of 5.0

Guest reviews for Waterfront Hotel and Marina

Everyone (7) Couples (1)
2 out of 5
If you have an issue with bugs do not stay here. They said they sprayed the day before but I had an infestation of ants and had no food in the room.

Posted by , from chicago on Aug 31, 2020

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4 out of 5
It was nice having a balcony that faced the river. The room could have been a bit cleaner.

Posted by on Jul 4, 2020

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4 out of 5

Posted by on Mar 15, 2020

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5 out of 5

Posted by on Jun 25, 2019

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4 out of 5

Posted by on Dec 26, 2018

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2 out of 5
Our room was on the first floor on the end. We could tell that some remodeling was done but much more is needed. We found some spiders in the room and the internet worked sporadically. When the air conditioning was turned on it produced a funky smell. The bottom of the shower curtain (about 15” up from the bottom) was stained yellow. The bath towels were very thin and not much bigger than a hand towel. The three nights we stayed there our room was not serviced with fresh towels. Because we left early and got back late there was no one servicing the front desk we could ask for fresh towels. My husband ran to Walmart at 10:00 at night to buy new towels so we would have clean ones. My biggest complaint is the water smell. I had to apologize to some new acquaintances for the smell because I could still smell it many hours later.

Posted by on Aug 6, 2018

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2 out of 5
Hotel was really old, outside looked nice, renovated, inside really needed work, hallways were bright but old looking, carpeting was old and dirty, water was well water and reeked, shower curtain was yellowed on the bottom, towels were old looking. Could not wait to leave. I asked for a nice view and received one - sliding doors were old and would not open - finally got it to open a bit and then had a hard time closing them. Nice view of Fox River.

Posted by , from Illinois on Jul 9, 2018

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4 out of 5
It was good for the price. Great lunch and dinner, wish they had a continental breakfast. We were there during snow, river was pretty. I bet summer is nice.

Posted by on Feb 11, 2018

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1 out of 5

Very misleading name and pictures

It was small, it smelled terrible, and we were really disappointed. We left 5 minutes after we arrived, and will never go back. It was a dump

Posted by on Aug 17, 2015

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Property Features

Waterfront Hotel and Marina offers its guests a marina. The business-friendly Waterfront Hotel and Marina also features a terrace, express check-out, and a television in a common area. Free self parking is available. Smoking is allowed in designated areas at this McHenry hotel.

  • 1 building
  • 23 guestrooms or units
  • 2 levels
  • Front desk (limited hours)
  • Express check-out
  • Terrace
  • Television in lobby
  • Smoking in designated areas

Family Friendly Amenities

  • Family property
  • Refrigerator
  • Microwave

Parking

Free self parking , Free RV, bus, truck parking

Transport

  • Train station: McHenry Station (7.3 km / 4.5 mi)
  • Parking: Free self parking and RV/bus/truck parking

Room Amenities

Waterfront Hotel and Marina offers 23 accommodations with coffee/tea makers and hair dryers. Rooms open to furnished balconies. Guests can make use of the in-room refrigerators and microwaves. Bathrooms include shower/tub combinations and complimentary toiletries. 32-inch flat-screen televisions come with cable channels. Housekeeping is offered on request and irons/ironing boards can be requested.

  • Private balcony (furnished)
  • In-room dining
  • Flat-screen television
  • Cable channels
  • Refrigerator
  • Microwave
  • Coffee maker
  • Shower and tub combination
  • Housekeeping (on request)
  • Hair dryer
  • Toiletries (free)
  • Iron and ironing board available
  • Desk
  • Blackout drapes
  • Climate control (air conditioning)
  • Ensuite bathroom
  • Wheelchair accessible

Food & Drink

Room service is available.

Nearby Activities

The recreational activities listed below are available either on site or nearby; fees may apply.

  • Boat tours nearby
  • Hiking/biking trails nearby

Accessibility

If you have requests for specific accessibility needs, please contact the property using the information on the reservation confirmation received after booking.

  • Visual alarms in hallways
  • Handrails in stairways
  • No elevator (single level property)
  • Upper floors accessible by stairs only
  • Well-lit path to entrance
  • Stair-free path to entrance
  • Wheelchair accessible (may have limitations)
  • Wheelchair accessible path of travel
  • Accessible bathroom
  • Wheelchair-accessible concierge desk
  • In-room accessibility
  • Wheelchair-accessible van parking
  • Wheelchair-accessible registration desk

Hotel Policies

Check-in

  • Check-in time starts at 2 PM
  • Check-in time ends at 8 PM
  • Minimum check-in age is: 18

Special check-in instructions:

The front desk is open daily from 10 AM - 8 PM. To make arrangements for check-in please contact the property at least 24 hours before arrival using the information on the booking confirmation. If you are planning to arrive after 8 PM please contact the property in advance using the information on the booking confirmation. Guests must contact the property in advance for check-in instructions. Front desk staff will greet guests on arrival.

The front desk at this property is open daily from 10 AM - 8 PM.
To arrange for check-in, guests must contact the property at least 24 hours prior to arrival using the information on the booking confirmation. Guests arriving after 8 PM must make advance arrangements by contacting the property using the information on the booking confirmation. Guests must contact the property in advance for check-in information. Front desk staff will greet guests on arrival.

Check-out

  • Check-out by 11 AM

Payment types

Children and extra beds

  • Children are welcome.
  • Kids stay free! One child stays free when using existing bedding.
  • Rollaway/extra beds are not available.
  • Cribs (infant beds) are not available.

Pet Policy

  • No pets allowed, but service animals are welcome

Policies

Extra-person charges may apply and vary depending on property policy

Government-issued photo identification and a credit card, debit card, or cash deposit may be required at check-in for incidental charges

Special requests are subject to availability upon check-in and may incur additional charges; special requests cannot be guaranteed

This property accepts credit cards

Noise-free guestrooms cannot be guaranteed

Charges for extra guests may apply and vary according to property policy.

A cash deposit, credit card, or debit card for incidental charges and government-issued photo identification may be required upon check-in.

Special requests are subject to availability at the time of check-in. Special requests can't be guaranteed and may incur additional charges.

This property accepts credit cards. Noise-free guestrooms cannot be guaranteed.

  • One child stays free
  • Noise-free rooms not guaranteed
  • Service animals are allowed
  • Service animals are exempt from fees/restrictions
  • Staffed front desk
  • No rollaway/extra beds available
  • No cribs (infant beds) available
  • No elevators

Hotel Names

  • Waterfront Hotel McHenry
  • Waterfront McHenry
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Frequently Asked Questions

*Price based on the lowest price found within past 24 hours and based upon one night stay for two adults over the next thirty days. Prices and availability subject to change. Additional terms may apply.