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W Chicago Lakeshore

4.0 of 5 Hotel   |   644 N Lake Shore Dr, Chicago, IL 60611 (Gold Coast)
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  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4 of 5 stars
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Dallas, Texas
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9 reviews 9 reviews
3 hotel reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

We’re SPG members, so we always look for Starwood hotels first when we travel. We’ve always had good experiences (usually great) when we’ve stayed at Westins and Sheratons. This was our first experience at a W, and it will be our last. I’ll start with the positives: • It’s a great location (that’s why we chose it). • The toiletry... More

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Timisoara
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

The hotel is very well situated near to the lake and shopping area also. I've been there for business but i recommend this hotel also for family. The room is large enough and very interesting bathroom with a window inside the room.

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Chicago, Illinois
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8 reviews 8 reviews
4 hotel reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Stayed here for a work/client event. Lobby is very modern with a bar that pretty much flows into the lobby desks. Location is great. Rooms are pretty neat and modern, but our room had some wear (chips on bathtub, marks on wall). Would stay here again id the price is right.

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4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

great room, nice bed, neat cocktail bar, awesome location if you want views of the lake and great place to go for a run. breakfast was good, i mean there pretty much aint nothing to complain about. it was a great place to stay for work. Shopping a pretty easy walk, and the pier is close by as well.

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andalasia
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8 hotel reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

This was a wedding hotel for us and it was not a good selection -- 1. There are loud, large groups everywhere -- and its even difficult to get up and down the elevators (wait time is about 10 minutes) 2. The bathrooms are small and inefficient, no towel racks, no counter space, no bathroom doors, etc. 3. The gym... More

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Morton, Illinois
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3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

They say the beds are wonderful, and they are but the whole experience was just that. Great location in the middle of the action and a nice view for the air show. Crazy busy on this weekend but still took good care of us. This is our second stay here, and can't wait for the next.

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Markham, Canada
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12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

Check in & out was efficient & friendly.Great safe location on the Lakeshore.A five minute walk under Lakeshore Drive to the beach, waterfront bike/running/walking trail. <than 10 minute walk to Navy Pier. 10 minute walk to Michigan Ave. Chicago is like many North American cities, you are best to get there, park your car & take taxis or public transport... More

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Indianapolis, Indiana
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8 reviews 8 reviews
6 hotel reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

Great hotel, location, and friendly staff but when I requested my car out of valet to depart, the valet txt stated 15 minutes but took 30 minutes. Checked into my room at about 2200 when I arrived at about 2130. The staff was helpful with the late checkout as I greatly appreciate that. The room was lovely as was the... More

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New Jersey
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5 hotel reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

I stayed at the W with my 10 year old daughter for a few days back in April. We couldn't have asked for a better location. Our room faced the lake and the Navy Pier. We were able to walk to the Navy Pier, and from there we took a bus or cab everywhere. We had convenient location in a... More

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19 hotel reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

Past stays were outstanding. We book the ADA Marvelous Suite and a Spectacular Room to enjoy the lake view. The location is great with a view of LSD and Navy Pier. Close to shopping and restaurants galore! Theatre is nearby. These items obviously remain the same. Still Pros: Location. Restaurant on site is great. Lounge and Lobby is a fun... More

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WChicagoLakeshore, Manager at W Chicago Lakeshore, responded to this review

Thank you for your loyalty and for coming back. I am glad to know that you enjoyed your stay but disappointed to hear of the challenges you had with parking and overall arrival. Please know that I am following up with our valet service as we should have been able to accommodate your request and will do in the future.... More

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Address: 644 N Lake Shore Dr, Chicago, IL 60611
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Location: United States > Illinois > Chicago > Gold Coast
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$$
Hotel Class:4 star — W Chicago Lakeshore 4*
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Bar / Lounge Business Center with Internet Access Fitness Center with Gym / Workout Room Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi ) Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly ) Restaurant Room Service Spa Suites Swimming Pool Wheelchair access
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#26 Spa Hotel in Chicago #47 Luxury Hotel in Chicago #69 Family Hotel in Chicago
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W Chicago - Lakeshore, the only hotel overlooking Lake Michigan is a short walk from Navy Pier. Onsite we have flexible event space, perfect for both business meetings and lavish weddings. ... more   less 
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