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W Chicago Lakeshore

4.0 of 5 644 N Lake Shore Dr, Chicago, IL 60611
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  • Sleep Quality
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4.5 of 5 stars
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Dallas, Texas
2 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

Nice view of the Navy Pier. Clean, high end and very nice staff. Nice big room. Will stay again. The restaurant serves very good food and has very nice vibe at night in the lobby. Walking distance to Starbucks and places to eat.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

We traveled downtown to spend the weekend shopping and dining and stayed at The W hotel on Lakeshore Drive. The rooms are newly redesigned and Gorgeous! We had a perfect view of Navy Pier, enjoyed the pool, and had a delicious breakfast through room service. Every employee from the valet to the front desk was friendly and gave superior customer... More 

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Las Vegas, Nevada
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

The entire bridal party was staying at the W Hotel- Lakeshore in Chicago last weekend and I can't even begin to stress how fabulous the hotel was! I've always stayed at the W, whether it be Chicago, Austin, Los Angeles or even Miami-South Beach. Great location, great service, the bellman was beyond helpful when helping us bring our luggage to... More 

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Miami, Florida, United States
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

My boyfriend and I have been traveling from Miami to Chicago frequently because a family member is extremely ill and in the hospital... We LOVE Starwood hotels, specifically the W, so when we made our travel plans we chose the W Lakeshore, first because it's a W and secondly because it is close (walking distance) to the hospital (Northwestern) my... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

I stayed here for a meeting with my girlfriend at the time and she had never been to Chicago so I knew that Lakeshore Drive and W Hotel made for a perfect fit. We stayed and drove, walked and used the taxi system to see the sights, museums and all the awesomeness that Chicago has to offer. Chicago rules. They... More 

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Chicago, Illinois
3 reviews 3 reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

I have stayed at the W several times prior to the remodel and I always loved it. I was actually tentative about what they could do to improve it. I think the decor is edgy and fun still not better than before just different. What was better this stay was the service. The check in, the concierge, the door men... More 

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Encinitas, California, United States
1 review
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

In choosing the W brand, I thought it was a safe, modern choice close to Michigan ave. I will never stay at any W after this experience. First of all while modern, the rooms were dated... peeling paint, stains on the bathroom walls, and the tub enamel was chipping and dirty. GROSS. Also we had drunk LOUD and disorderly people... More 

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Springfield, Illinois
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

I recently stayed at the W Chicago Lakeshore for the first time. My room was very modern, clean and very cool. The location of the hotel on the lakeshore only blocks from Michigan Avenue is convenient to anything in the loop. I walked to shop on Michigan Avenue and took a short cab ride to a business meeting south of... More 

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San Francisco, California
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

The hotel is a little out of the way from all the downtown action as its right along the lake. The rooms have recently been remodeled and are great. Bed was comfortable and plenty of space in the room. I had some drinks and apps at the restaurant in the lobby, Current, and it was quite good. Make sure to... More 

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2 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

First let me start by saying I once loved this brand. Now, in one single stay I am completely unhinged by how Starwood has allowed this beautiful hotel be run by an apathetic management team who assumes because of it's location and glossy W branding, people will continue to stay here. First let's start with the positives. It has a... More 

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Address: 644 N Lake Shore Dr, Chicago, IL 60611
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Location: United States > Illinois > Chicago
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$
Hotel Class:4 star — W Chicago Lakeshore 4*
Number of rooms: 520
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Also Known As:
w Chicago Lakeshore Hotel Chicago
w Hotels Chicago
Hotel Style:
#24 Spa Hotel in Chicago
#48 Luxury Hotel in Chicago
#81 Family Hotel in Chicago
#82 Romantic Hotel in Chicago
#85 Business Hotel in Chicago

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