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W Chicago - Lakeshore places you within a 15-minute stroll of popular sights such as John Hancock Center and Chicago Children's Museum. This 520-room, 4.5-star hotel welcomes guests with a restaurant, a full-service spa, and an indoor pool. It's in central Chicago and also a short walk from Chicago Water Tower and Navy Pier.

Dining

This hotel serves as home to a bar, along with a restaurant that specializes in Italian cuisine. Savor a meal from the comfort of your room with 24-hour room service. For your convenience, breakfast is served for a fee each morning.

Rooms

All of W Chicago - Lakeshore's 520 air-conditioned rooms provide iPod docks, free weekday newspapers, and safes. Guests can expect WiFi and 32-inch flat-screen TVs with pay movies. Pillowtop beds sport premium bedding and pillow menus, and bathrooms offer hair dryers and designer toiletries. Phones, ironing boards, and desks are also standard.

Property features

W Chicago - Lakeshore features a full-service spa, an indoor pool, and a health club. Valet parking is available for USD 65 per day, and there's also limo/town car service. Front-desk staff can answer questions 24/7, and assist with dry cleaning/laundry, concierge services, and luggage storage. Other amenities at this luxury hotel include free WiFi in public areas, 15 meeting rooms, and a business center.

Highlights

  • Walking distance to John Hancock Center and Chicago Children's Museum
  • Free WiFi in public areas
  • Onsite dining
  • Spa

Hotel Amenities

Hotel Amenities

The W Chicago - Lakeshore overlooks Lake Michigan and is 2 blocks from the Navy Pier and Northwestern University. A health club with an indoor pool and the Bliss Spa are on site.

The hotel features a bar and Current, an onsite restaurant where executive Chef Todd Wiss prepares Italian-influenced specialties using seasonal local products.

The W Chicago has 12,000 square feet of conference space, including 15 event rooms and a rooftop banquet room. Valet parking includes in and out privileges and room service is available around the clock.

Wireless Internet access is available in meeting rooms and the lobby. The business center offers wired high-speed Internet access (surcharge), faxing, copying, and other services. Guests can print boarding passes free of charge.

The 9,600 square foot spa features 16 treatment rooms, sauna, 4 movie-while-you-manicure nail stations, a retail store, and Bliss trademark touches like rhythm & blues tunes and legendary brownie buffet. Bliss offers hotel guests and beauty-seeking Chicagoans a clever menu of services such as the popular Ginger Rub, Hot Salt Scrub, Betweeny Wax and Triple Oxygen Treatment.

The W Chicago's dog treatment includes a turndown treat on the dog bed, dog-sitting services, and a check-in package with pet toys and treats.

  • Smoke-free property 
  • Restaurant 
  • 24-hour front desk 
  • Indoor pool 
  • Business center 
  • Spa services on site 
  • Babysitting or childcare (surcharge) 
  • ATM/banking 
  • Breakfast available (surcharge) 
  • Free newspapers in lobby 
  • Dry cleaning/laundry service 
  • Express check-out 
  • Gift shops or newsstand 
  • Total number of rooms - 520 
  • Babysitting or childcare 
  • Number of floors - 33 
  • Valet parking (surcharge) 
  • Bar/lounge 
  • Elevator/lift 
  • Full-service spa 
  • Free WiFi 
  • Express check-in 
  • Luggage storage 
  • Tours/ticket assistance 
  • Concierge services 
  • Health club 
  • Limo or Town Car service available 
  • Spa treatment room(s) 
  • Meeting rooms 15 
  • Number of meeting rooms - 15 

Family Friendly Amenities

  • Family Hotel  
  • Indoor pool  
  • Free Wi-Fi  
  • Babysitting or childcare (surcharge)  
  • Cribs/infant beds (complimentary)  

Internet

Available in all rooms: Wireless internet access ( USD 14.95 per night )

Available in some public areas: Free WiFi

Parking

Valet parking (surcharge)

Room Amenities

  • Hair dryer 
  • Room service (24 hours) 
  • Bathrobes 
  • Air conditioning 
  • In-room climate control (air conditioning) 
  • Phone 
  • Free weekday newspaper 
  • Designer toiletries 
  • Hypo-allergenic bedding available 
  • In-room safe 
  • Iron/ironing board 
  • Daily housekeeping 
  • Pay movies 
  • Premium bedding 
  • Private bathroom 
  • In-room massage available 
  • Shower only 
  • WiFi (surcharge) 
  • Pillowtop mattress 
  • Desk 
  • Flat-panel TV 
  • iPod docking station 
  • Free cribs/infant beds 
  • Rollaway/extra beds (surcharge) 
  • Pillow menu 
  • Down comforter 

Where to Eat

Current - True to its name, Current features a fresh, modern take on seasonal Italian cuisine showcasing Chef Gregory Elliott’s simple and soulful ingredient-driven dishes, along with an extensive beverage menu, including hand-crafted Italian cocktails, a boutique wine list, wines on tap, and an array of local micro brews. With bold flavors and stunning backdrop (Lake Michigan and Navy Pier are just steps away), it is no surprise that Current is a go-to for locals and travelers alike. From the patio you can enjoy the energy of Lake Shore Drive and Lake Michigan while indulging in seasonal bites and W Chicago’s cocktail culture.

Nearby Things to Do

A fully equipped 24-hour fitness center features cardiovascular machines, free weights, and an indoor pool is on site. Guests can schedule relaxing treatments and innovative services at the 9,600-square-foot Bliss Spa. Amenities include 16 treatment rooms, sauna, a spa tub, 4 manicure-with-movie nail stations, a retail store, and a brownie buffet.

Lake Michigan's nearby lakefront path is ideal for dog walking, jogging, bicycling, and inline skating. Volleyball courts along the beach are available for rental or pickup games. Bicycles and inline skates may be rented at several locations along the path.

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

  • Bicycle rentals nearby 

Spa Services

  • Manicures and pedicures 
  • Body wraps 
  • Body scrubs 
  • Sauna in spa 
  • Massages 
  • Body treatments 
  • Facial treatments 

Hotel Policies

Check-in

Check-in time starts at 3 PM

Minimum check-in age is 21

Check-out

Check-out time is noon

Payment types

Pets

  • Pets allowed for an extra charge of USD 125 per pet, per stay, plus a deposit of USD 125.00 per stay
  • Up to 40 lb

You need to know

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

Government-issued photo identification and a credit card 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.

Debit cards presented at check-in are debited USD 200. Unused funds can take up to 30 days to be released by the guest's financial institution. The property is not responsible for any fees incurred as a result. For more details, please contact the office using the information on the reservation confirmation received after booking.

Fees

You'll be asked to pay the following charges at the hotel:
  • Deposit: USD 200.00 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 15 and USD 31 per person (approximately)
  • Fee for in-room wireless Internet: USD 14.95 per night (rates may vary)
  • Valet parking fee: USD 65 per day (in/out privileges)
  • Pet deposit: USD 125.00 per stay
  • Pet fee: USD 125 per pet, per stay
  • Rollaway bed fee: USD 30.00 per day
The above list may not be comprehensive. Fees and deposits may not include tax and are subject to change.

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We should mention

Children 3 years old and younger stay free when occupying the parent or guardian's room, using existing bedding.


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