W Chicago Lakeshore Hotel

644 North Lake Shore Drive, Chicago, United States, 60611-3017  show map
 4 stars
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W Chicago Lakeshore Hotel

Paid Wi-Fi

USD 14.95 per day

Parking

USD 66 per day

Luggage storage
24-hour

24-hour reception

24-hour room service

Food/ Drinks

Bar/ Lounge area

Restaurant

Shuttle

Shuttle service

Fitness/ Gym

Fitness center

Swimming pool

Outdoor swimming pool

Indoor heated swimming pool

Editorial review:

An ultra modern high powered Streeterville concept hotel which is a heaven for hipsters, opposite the Navy Pier along the lake, with its happening trendy bars and its rooftop nightclub, its petite oddly furnished rooms and luxurious service also includes a great indoor swimming pool and the fabulous Bliss Spa.

Verified Reviews:

  • Bliss products were incredible - Nice in-room flat screen - Terrific personnel - Bed was extremely comfortable
  • View from my room was only a city view - Full business center on the 7th floor - Staff was incredibly nice
  • Great view of the lake from the business center. - Beds and linens were very comfortable - Bathroom was adequate
  • Staff was pleasant - Few blocks from the shopping and restaurants - I highly recommend this hotel
  • Bliss spa was wonderful with great treatments - Beds are comfy - Exceptional customer service

Overview

Featuring allergy free rooms and a sauna, the 4-star W Chicago Lakeshore Hotel offers 520 contemporary guestrooms. The hotel was opened in 1965 and remains an example of innovative architecture in Chicago ever since.

The charming hotel is placed in a beach area, a short walk from a museum, a tower and a theater. The center of Chicago is 3 km away from the venue.

There are a mall and souvenir shops in the proximity of the hotel.

LaSalle \"L\" (Blue Line) underground station is close to W Chicago Lakeshore Hotel. It will take 25 minutes to get to Midway airport by car.

Rooms

Flat, fabulous king room and king room have fantastic décor along with a minibar, satellite television, a storage space, a safe and a personal computer. Many guestrooms offer views of Lake Michigan. They are fitted with modern bathrooms with a bathtub, a shower and a hairdryer.

Eat & Drink

There is a restaurant for guests to enjoy their meal. An intimate on-site restaurant serves dishes of Italian cuisine. The sushi bar Wave is approximately 50 meters from the property.

All visitors are offered a american breakfast for a fee. 

Services

Guests can use 24-hour room service, housekeeping and newspaper service as well as a storage room, an elevator and a car park.

Relax

Along with a health club, a spa centre and a treatment room, guests will appreciate beauty therapy, reflex massage and manicure on the premises. On-site amenities for fitness include fitness classes and a gym.

Internet

Wireless internet is available in the hotel rooms at USD 14.95 per day.

Guest Parking

Private parking is possible on site at USD 66 per day.

Year renovated:   2007.  Number of floors:   32.  Number of rooms:   520.

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Facilities

General

  • Non-smoking property
  • Paid parking
  • Free safe at reception
  • 24-hour reception
  • Express check-in/ -out
  • Pets allowed
  • Rooms/ Facilities for disabled
  • Public areas with access for disabled
  • Wheelchair access
  • Air conditioning in public areas
  • Luggage storage
  • Allergy-free rooms
  • Elevator
  • ATM/Cash machine
  • Gift/Newsstand
  • Hairdresser
  • Beauty salon
  • Carte blanche
  • Lobby
  • Multilingual staff
  • Smoke detectors

Sports & Fitness

  • Fitness center

Services

  • Shuttle service
  • 24-hour room service
  • Housekeeping
  • Self-service laundry
  • Dry cleaning
  • Tours/Ticket assistance
  • Limousine service
  • Medical facilities service
  • Wake up service
  • Shops/Commercial services
  • Shoe shine service
  • Newspaper service
  • Bell staff/Porter

Dining facilities

  • Paid breakfast
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/ Lounge area

Meeting facilities

  • Business center
  • Meeting/ Banquet facilities
  • Business services
  • Fax/Photocopying

Children's facilities

  • Cribs/ Baby cots
  • Paid babysitting/ Child services

Leisure facilities

  • Indoor heated swimming pool
  • Outdoor swimming pool
  • Sun terrace
  • Spa & wellness center
  • Sauna
  • Jacuzzi
  • Massage

Room view

  • City view
  • Lake view

Room facilities

  • Paid Wi-Fi in rooms
  • Individual air conditioning
  • Heating
  • VIP room facilities
  • Free in-room safe
  • Mini-bar
  • Dressing area
  • Tea and coffee facilities
  • In-room desk
  • Ironing facilities
  • Rollaway beds

Bathroom

  • Private bathroom
  • Bathtub
  • Hair dryer
  • Bathrobe
  • Room toiletries

Bedroom

  • Premium bedding
  • Pillow menu
  • Pillow top mattress
  • Down comforter
  • Down duvets

Media

  • Flat-screen TV
  • Internet television
  • Paid movies/Video
  • DVD player
  • Voice mail
  • CD player
  • AM/FM alarm clock

Policies

CHECK-IN / CHECK-OUT

Check-in from 3 pm FREE
Check-out until 12 pm FREE

Children and extra beds

All children
0 - 17 years
Existing bedding FREE
Maximum capacity of cribs in a room is 1. 

Pets

Pets are allowed on request.

How to reach hotel

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Hotel Address:

644 North Lake Shore Drive, Chicago, United States, 60611-3017

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City Center
  • Chicago
    2.2 km
Airports
  • Midway (MDW)
    16.6 km
  • Chicago O'hare International (ORD)
    25.8 km
Train Stations
  • Millenium Station
    1.3 km
  • Millennium Station
    1.3 km
Underground stations
  • LaSalle "L" Station (Blue Line)
    2.5 km
  • Bus stop
    300 m
Restaurants
  • Wave (cuisine: American)
    30 m
  • Bistro Pacific (cuisine: Asian)
    100 m
Parks
  • Milton Lee Olive Park
    90 m
Beaches
  • Ohio Street Beach
    210 m
  • Oak Street Beach
    1.2 km
Hotel information
  • Check-in:
    from  3 pm
  • Check-out:
    until  12 pm
  • Year renovated:
    2007
  • Number of floors:
    32
  • Number of rooms:
    520

Rooms and availability

W Chicago Lakeshore photos Room
Fabulous Double Room
Lake view
  • Max occupancy:

    4 persons

  • Bed type:

    1 Double bed, 2 Queen-size beds, 2 Double beds

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  • Room Facilities:
    • Shower
    • Private bathroom
    • Non-smoking
    • Air conditioning
    • + More
  • General:High speed internet
  • In-room safe
  • Work desk
  • Ironing facilities
  • Dressing area
  • Voice mail
  • Telephone
  • Bathroom:Hair dryer
  • Bathrobe
  • Toilet
  • Dining:Mini-bar
  • Coffee/tea maker
  • Media:Flat-screen TV
  • 220 V AC
  • Wake up service
  • In-house movie
  • iPod docking station
  • Computer hookup
  • DVD player
  • Clock-radio
  • Radio
Room Description:

Standard|Fabulous Double Beds with Breakfast

W Chicago Lakeshore photos Room
Fabulous King Room
Lake view
  • Max occupancy:

    2 persons

  • Bed type:

    1 King-size bed, 1 Double bed

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  • Room Facilities:
    • Shower
    • Non-smoking
    • Air conditioning
    • + More
  • General:Safe deposit box
  • Work desk
  • Ironing facilities
  • Dressing area
  • Telephone
  • Bathroom:Hair dryer
  • Bathrobe
  • Toilet
  • Media:Flat-screen TV
  • iPod docking station
  • Radio
Room Description:

DOUBLE FABULOUS KING SIZE BED. BED & BREAKFAST. Non refundable

Fabulous Quadruple Room
  • Max occupancy:

    2 persons

  • Bed type:

    Sleeping arrangements for 4 persons

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W Chicago Lakeshore photos Room
Standard Twin Room
  • Max occupancy:

    6 persons

  • Bed type:

    2 Single beds, 2 Double beds, 1 Double bed

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  • Room Facilities:
    • Shower
    • Private bathroom
    • Non-smoking
    • Air conditioning
    • + More
  • General:High speed internet
  • In-room safe
  • Terrace
  • Work desk
  • Ironing facilities
  • Dressing area
  • Voice mail
  • Telephone
  • Bathroom:Bathroom
  • Hair dryer
  • Bathrobe
  • Toilet
  • Dining:Mini-bar
  • Coffee/tea maker
  • Media:Flat-screen TV
  • 220 V AC
  • Wake up service
  • In-house movie
  • iPod docking station
  • Computer hookup
  • DVD player
  • Clock-radio
  • Radio
Room Description:

TWIN WONDERFUL. BED & BREAKFAST. Non refundable

W Chicago Lakeshore photos Room
King Room
City view
  • Max occupancy:

    2 persons

  • Bed type:

    1 King-size bed, 1 Double bed

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  • Room Facilities:
    • Shower
    • Non-smoking
    • Bathtub
    • Air conditioning
    • + More
  • General:Safe deposit box
  • Facilities for disabled
  • Work desk
  • Ironing facilities
  • Dressing area
  • Telephone
  • Bathroom:Bathroom
  • Hair dryer
  • Bathrobe
  • Grab bars in bathroom
  • Toilet
  • Media:Flat-screen TV
  • iPod docking station
  • Radio
Room Description:

1K BED:WONDERFUL NON-SMOKING ROOM:W SIGNATURE BED:47 INCH LED TV:CITY VIEW:FREE ACCESS TO FITNESS

Suite
Lake view
  • Max occupancy:

    2 persons

  • Bed type:

    1 Double bed, 2 Double beds

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  • Room Facilities:
    • Private bathroom
    • Non-smoking
    • Air conditioning
    • + More
  • General:High speed internet
  • In-room safe
  • Ironing facilities
  • Voice mail
  • Bathroom:Hair dryer
  • Dining:Mini-bar
  • Coffee/tea maker
  • Media:Cable/satellite TV
  • Wake up service
  • DVD player
  • Clock-radio
Room Description:

Suite|Marvelous Suite with Continental Breakfast

Quadruple Room
  • Max occupancy:

    2 persons

  • Bed type:

    Sleeping arrangements for 4 persons

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Room Description:

Standard|QUADRUPLE KING SIZE BED - CONTINENTAL BREAKFAST

Flat
  • Max occupancy:

    2 persons

  • Bed type:

    2 Double beds

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  • Room Facilities:
    • Shower
    • Private bathroom
    • Non-smoking
    • 24-hour room service
    • + More
  • General:Wi-Fi
  • Safe deposit box
  • Ironing facilities
  • Housekeeping
  • Newspapers
  • Bathroom:Bathrobe
  • Toiletries
  • Bedding:Luxury linens
  • Pillow menu
  • Pillow top mattress
  • Down comforter
  • Media:iPod docking station
  • Pay movies
Room Description:

2 double beds 315-350 sq feet (29-33 sq meters)Relax - In-room massage availableEntertainment - WiFi, 32-inch flat-screen TV with pay movies, and iPod dockFood & Drink - 24-hour room serviceSleep - Pillowtop bed, premium bedding, a down duvet, and a pillow menu Bathroom - Private bathroom, shower, bathrobes, and designer toiletriesPractical - Safe, free weekday newspaper, and iron/ironing board; rollaway/extra beds and free cribs/infant beds available on requestComfort - Air conditioning and daily housekeepingNon-Smoking

Connecting Flat
  • Max occupancy:

    2 persons

  • Bed type:

    2 Double beds, 1 King-size bed

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  • Room Facilities:
    • Shower
    • Private bathroom
    • Non-smoking
    • 24-hour room service
    • + More
  • General:Wi-Fi
  • Safe deposit box
  • Ironing facilities
  • Housekeeping
  • Newspapers
  • Bathroom:Bathrobe
  • Toiletries
  • Bedding:Luxury linens
  • Pillow menu
  • Pillow top mattress
  • Down comforter
  • Dining:Bottled water
  • Media:iPod docking station
  • Pay movies
Room Description:

2 Double Beds315-350 sq feet (29-33 sq meters)Relax - In-room massage availableInternet - WiFi Entertainment - 42-inch flat-screen TV, pay movies, and iPod dockFood & Drink - 24-hour room service and free bottled water Sleep - Pillowtop bed, premium bedding, a down duvet, a pillow menu, and blackout drapes/curtains Bathroom - Private bathroom, shower, bathrobes, and designer toiletriesPractical - Safe, free weekday newspaper, and iron/ironing board; rollaway/extra beds and free cribs/infant beds available on requestComfort - Air conditioning and daily housekeepingNon-SmokingConnecting/adjoining rooms can be requested, subject to availability  

Family Room
  • Max occupancy:

    2 persons

  • Bed type:

    2 Double beds, 1 Double bed

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Room Description:

Standard|Family Room

Superior Double Room
  • Max occupancy:

    2 persons

  • Bed type:

    1 Double bed, 2 Double beds

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Room Description:

Superior|Superior Room

W Chicago Lakeshore photos Exterior
Signature Room
City view
  • Max occupancy:

    2 persons

  • Bed type:

    2 Double beds

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  • Room Facilities:
    • Non-smoking
    • + More
  • General:Wi-Fi
  • Safe deposit box
  • Ironing facilities
  • Voice mail
  • Telephone
  • Bathroom:Hair dryer
  • Bathrobe
  • Bedding:Hypoallergenic pillows
  • Dining:Coffee/tea maker
  • Media:Wake up service
  • DVD player
  • Radio
Signature King Room
Lake view
  • Max occupancy:

    2 persons

  • Bed type:

    1 King-size bed

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Signature King Suite
Lake view
  • Max occupancy:

    2 persons

  • Bed type:

    1 King-size bed

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Signature Corner King Suite
Lake view
  • Max occupancy:

    2 persons

  • Bed type:

    1 King-size bed

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  • Room Facilities:
    • Non-smoking
    • + More
  • Media:LCD TV
Room Description:

1K BED:MARVELOUS SUITE NON-SMOKING:W SIGNATURE BED: LAKE VIEW:CORNER SUITE:TWO 42 INCH LCD TVS

W Chicago Lakeshore photos Room
Signature Corner Suite
Lake view
  • Max occupancy:

    2 persons

  • Bed type:

    2 Double beds

  • Check Prices
  • Room Facilities:
    • Non-smoking
    • + More
  • General:Wi-Fi
  • Safe deposit box
  • Ironing facilities
  • Voice mail
  • Telephone
  • Bathroom:Hair dryer
  • Bathrobe
  • Bedding:Hypoallergenic pillows
  • Dining:Coffee/tea maker
  • Media:LCD TV
  • Wake up service
  • DVD player
  • Radio
Room Description:

2D BEDS:MARVELOUS SUITE NON-SMOKING:W SIGNATURE BED: LAKE VIEW:CORNER SUITE:TWO 42 INCH LCD TVS

W Chicago Lakeshore Location

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What's nearby

Tourist attractions

  • Lake Point Tower100 m
  • River East Art Center300 m

Places of interest

  • Time Life Building300 m

Amusement

  • Virtual World's Battletech300 m

Monuments and Landmarks

  • Time Life Building300 m

Museums

  • American Bar Association Museum of Law200 m
  • Chicago Children's Museum300 m
  • Arts Club of Chicago500 m
  • Arts Club of Chicago500 m
  • Chicago Children's Museum500 m
  • Museum of Contemporary Art600 m

Halls

  • Navy Pier200 m

Universities, Institutes

  • Vip Schools Inc200 m
  • University of Chicago Studies300 m
  • Gleacher Center-The University300 m
  • Northwestern Medical Faculty300 m
  • Univ-Chicago Investment Ofc300 m
  • Northwestern University School of Law300 m
  • Northwestern University300 m
  • N'western Univ Medical School400 m
  • American College of Surgeons600 m

Theaters

  • Chicago Shakespeare Theatre500 m
  • Chicago Shakespeare Theatre500 m

Medical care and Hospitals

  • Va Chicago Health Care System300 m
  • Rehab Institute Of Chicago300 m
  • Northwestern University School of Medicine400 m
  • Northwestern Memorial Hospital500 m

Golf courses and Country clubs

  • Chicago Park District Tee Time300 m

Public parking

  • Northwestern University School of Law300 m
  • Northwestern Memorial Hospital500 m

Local attractions

  • Art Institute of Chicago1.6 km
    111 S Michigan Ave, Chicago
  • North Avenue Beach1.5 km
    1600 N. Lake Shore Dr, Chicago
  • Daley Center1.6 km
    Bounded by Washington, Chicago
  • Joffrey Ballet of Chicago1.5 km
    Chicago, IL
  • Crown Fountain1.6 km
    50 South Michigan Avenue, Chicago

Near the hotel

  • Lake Shore Place40 m
    680 N. Lake Shore Drive, Chicago
  • Amazing Chicago's Funhouse Maze180 m
    600 East Grand Avenue, Chicago
  • Lake Point Tower290 m
    505 N. Lake Short Drive, Chicago
  • John Hancock Center / Observatory880 m
    875 N Michigan Ave, Chicago
  • Milton Lee Olive Park90 m
    500 North Lake Shore Dr, Chicago
  • Ohio Street Beach210 m
    400 North Lake Shore Drive, Chicago
  • Museum of Contemporary Art570 m
    220 East Chicago Ave., Chicago

Restaurants nearby

  • Wave30 m

    Address: 644 N Lake Shore Dr
    Phone: 3122554460

    62% likes this, based on 78 reviews
    Cuisine: American
    Price Range: INR 1 217 - INR 1 986

  • Local Root220 m

    Address: 601 N. McClurg Ct.
    Phone: 3126431145

    73% likes this, based on 44 reviews
    Cuisine: American
    Price Range: INR 769 - INR 1 089

  • Cite290 m

    Address: 505 North Lake Shore Dr
    Phone: (312) 644-4050

    Cuisine: American, French, Contemporary
    Price Range: INR 3 973 - INR 5 255

  • Bistro Pacific100 m

    Address: 680 N Lake Shore Dr
    Phone: 312-397-1800

    Cuisine: Asian
    Price Range: INR 0 - INR 1 281

  • Yolk290 m

    Address: 355 East Ohio Street
    Phone: 312-822-9655

    75% likes this, based on 247 reviews
    Cuisine: American

Hotel information
  • Check-in:
    from  3 pm
  • Check-out:
    until  12 pm
  • Year renovated:
    2007
  • Number of floors:
    32
  • Number of rooms:
    520
Cities nearby
  • Burbank hotels - 20 km
  • Evanston hotels - 19 km
  • Skokie hotels - 19 km
  • Bedford Park hotels - 18 km
  • Melrose Park hotels - 19 km
  • Oak Park hotels - 13 km
  • Bridgeview hotels - 20 km
  • River Grove hotels - 18 km
  • Lyons hotels - 17 km
  • Brookfield hotels - 18 km

W Chicago Lakeshore Reviews

Guest reviews are submitted by our customers after their stay at W Chicago Lakeshore

Average guest rating

6.8out of 10
Very good
Based on 26 reviews

Rating by category:

Rooms
8.5
Service
7.0
Location
9.7
Value
7.7

Guest reviews

  • Family with children
    7.0

    Our stay was short lived. Unfortunately our 3 year old fell in the hotel room and we ended up having to check out by 5:30 to go to the E.R. for x-rays. The hotel staff/manager was not accommodating in the least. While I did not expect a credit on my credit card, I thought an offer of a voucher for a future stay was appropriate considering the circumstances. At the very least, a smile, apology and a voucher for drinks would have been nice.

  • Couple
    8.2

    Location over the lake and Bliss massage.

    That our room was not ready when we arrived, 3hrs after check inn openned. The front desk was a tight, unorganized cluster of people and bags when checking inn. Did not feel the high rates were completely justifable.

  • Couple
    7.0

    promptness

    in 5 days the mini bar was never refilled

  • Couple
    10.0

    Its a really classy hotel, with a great vibrant buzz around it, ideally situated beside the lake, and very close to the shops.

  • Family with children
    7.8

    Location and view were great. The beds were extremely comfortable.

    Parking is $48 and the price went down drastically after I purchased from bookings.com.

  • Group of friends
    9.6

    great bar and lobby area w/ lovely rockers that overlooked the water.

    concierge should learn more brunch suggestions besides "The West Egg".

  • Older travelers
    8.8

    Constant vacuuming of lobby and elevators.

  • Older travelers
    5.0

    View from the room was good. .

    Staff more concerned about impressing themselves than accommodating guests.

  • Single
    7.0

    the concierge was very helpful.

    the food from the room service (delivered at 11.00 pm) was awful.

How to reach hotel

hotel W Chicago Lakeshore Hotel Chicago location
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Hotel Address:

644 North Lake Shore Drive, Chicago, United States, 60611-3017

Get directions
City Center
  • Chicago
    2.2 km
Airports
  • Midway (MDW)
    16.6 km
  • Chicago O'hare International (ORD)
    25.8 km
Train Stations
  • Millenium Station
    1.3 km
  • Millennium Station
    1.3 km
Underground stations
  • LaSalle "L" Station (Blue Line)
    2.5 km
  • Bus stop
    300 m
Restaurants
  • Wave (cuisine: American)
    30 m
  • Bistro Pacific (cuisine: Asian)
    100 m
Parks
  • Milton Lee Olive Park
    90 m
Beaches
  • Ohio Street Beach
    210 m
  • Oak Street Beach
    1.2 km
Hotel information
  • Check-in:
    from  3 pm
  • Check-out:
    until  12 pm
  • Year renovated:
    2007
  • Number of floors:
    32
  • Number of rooms:
    520