Located in South Loop within a mile (2 km) of Chicago Museum of Science and Industry, Chicago Lake Shore Hotel is within 2 miles (3 km) of other popular sights such as University of Chicago. This 70-room, 3-star hotel has a restaurant, an outdoor pool, and free in-room WiFi. Located centrally in Chicago, it's also near US Cellular Field and Osaka Garden.

Dining

This hotel is home to a restaurant and a bar/lounge. Start your day off with breakfast, available for a fee.

Rooms

Chicago Lake Shore Hotel's 70 air-conditioned rooms provide coffee makers, ironing boards, and desks. 32-inch TVs come with cable channels, and guests can stay connected with free WiFi. Bathrooms offer hair dryers and free toiletries.

Property features

Chicago Lake Shore Hotel features an outdoor pool, free WiFi in public areas, and a seasonal outdoor pool. You can take advantage of free parking, along with a free area shuttle. The 24-hour front desk has multilingual staff ready to help with luggage storage, and answer any questions about the area. This hotel also has wedding services.

Highlights

  • Close to Chicago Museum of Science and Industry
  • Free WiFi in rooms and public areas
  • Free parking
  • Onsite dining

Hotel Amenities

Hotel Amenities

Chicago Lake Shore Hotel overlooks Lake Michigan and is adjacent to Burnham Park. Downtown Chicago is 5 miles from the hotel, and the Magnificent Mile and Michigan Avenue are 6 miles away.

Amenities at this pet-friendly hotel include an outdoor swimming pool, restaurant with panoramic lake views, and 6 meeting rooms covering 8,000 square feet. Wireless Internet access is complimentary throughout the hotel.

Other amenities include free parking. A complimentary scheduled shuttle service is provided to places including Michigan Avenue, University of Chicago, and McCormick Place (shuttle schedule: 9:30 AM, 11:30 AM, 2:30 PM, and 6:30 PM).

  • Pool umbrellas 
  • Free WiFi 
  • Year Built 1960 
  • Free area shuttle 
  • Conference space size (feet) - 8000 
  • Conference space size (meters) - 743 
  • Number of meeting rooms - 6 
  • Meeting rooms 
  • Breakfast available (surcharge) 
  • Number of buildings/towers - 1 
  • Pool sun loungers 
  • Outdoor seasonal pool 
  • Bar/lounge 
  • Restaurant 
  • Multilingual staff 
  • 24-hour front desk 
  • Total number of rooms - 70 
  • Number of floors - 2 
  • Wedding services 
  • Designated smoking areas 
  • Luggage storage 
  • Free self parking 
  • Outdoor pool 

Family Friendly Amenities

  • Family Hotel  
  • Outdoor pool  
  • Free Wi-Fi  
  • Area shuttle (complimentary)  

Internet

Available in all rooms: Free WiFi

Available in some public areas: Free WiFi

Parking

Free self parking

Room Amenities

  • Free WiFi 
  • Cribs/infant beds (surcharge) 
  • Private bathroom 
  • Shower/tub combination 
  • Premium TV channels 
  • In-room climate control (air conditioning) 
  • Air conditioning 
  • Blackout drapes/curtains 
  • Coffee/tea maker 
  • Free toiletries 
  • Hair dryer 
  • Iron/ironing board 
  • Television 
  • Desk 
  • Daily housekeeping 
  • Cable TV service 
  • Rollaway/extra beds (surcharge) 
  • In-room climate control (heating) 

Where to Eat

Lake Shore Café - Airy, casual restaurant with panoramic views of Lake Michigan. Specializes in breakfast and lunch buffets. Open for breakfast, lunch, and dinner.

Lake Shore Lounge - Patrons can order lunch and dinner from the restaurant's menu of American cuisine.

Nearby Things to Do

The hotel is a block from a 23-mile lakefront biking and jogging path that extends from Jackson Park, two miles away, to Lincoln Park, four miles north of downtown. Jackson Park also features an 18-hole public golf course, while Lake Shore Links, a nine-hole downtown golf course with Lake Michigan in the background, is less than seven miles away. Bike rentals are available about three blocks from the hotel.

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

  • Golfing nearby 
  • Hiking/biking trails nearby 
  • Bicycle rentals nearby 

Accessibility

To make special requests for accessibility needs, please note them at check-out when you book your room.

Hotel Policies

Check-in

Minimum check-in age is 21

Check-in time ends at midnight

Check-in time starts at 3 PM

Check-out

Check-out time is noon

Payment types

Pets

  • Pets allowed for an extra charge of USD 50 per pet, per stay

You need to know

Extra-person charges may apply and vary depending on hotel policy.

Government-issued photo identification and a credit card or cash deposit are 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.

Fees

You'll be asked to pay the following charges at the hotel:
  • Deposit: USD 25.00 per stay
We have included all charges provided to us by the property. However, charges can vary, for example, based on length of stay or the room you book.

Optional extras

The following fees and deposits are charged by the property at time of service, check-in, or check-out.
  • Breakfast fee: between USD 5.00 and USD 15.00 per person (approximately)
  • Pet fee: USD 50 per pet, per stay
  • Crib (infant bed) fee: USD 10 per night
  • Rollaway bed fee: USD 10.00 per night
The above list may not be comprehensive. Fees and deposits may not include tax and are subject to change.

Hotel Name

  • Chicago Lake Hotel
  • Chicago Lake Shore
  • Chicago Lake Shore Hotel
  • Ramada Chicago
  • Ramada Inn Lake Shore - Chicago Hotel Chicago
  • Ramada Lake Shore Chicago

We should mention

Children 17 years old and younger stay free when occupying the parent or guardian's room, using existing bedding.


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