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    Chicago Lake Shore Hotel

    4900 South Lake Shore Drive, Chicago, IL 60615-3277
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    • Excellent10%
    • Very good22%
    • Average26%
    • Poor13%
    • Terrible29%
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    Free Wifi
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    3.0 Star Hotel
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    1 - 5 of 118 reviews

    Reviewed October 13, 2017

    I stayed here this past weekend. There's nothing special. I would have rather stayed at the LaQuinta next door. The building seemed dated and nothing all that grand. The beds were comfortable and the rooms were clean.

    Thank Ken M
    Response from 214gene, Manager at Chicago Lake Shore HotelResponded October 20, 2017

    Thanks for writing a review. Our aim for Chicago Lake Shore is affordable prices and good customer service. We're glad you enjoyed your stay. We hope to see you again.

    Reviewed October 12, 2017

    Our room was clean and provided all the amenities we needed for our stay. I could clearly hear guests coming and going, slamming doors and talking as early as 7 AM. I wish there was more insulation between our room and the hallway so I...More

    Thank Miranda B
    Response from 214gene, Manager at Chicago Lake Shore HotelResponded October 20, 2017

    Thanks for writing review. We share your noise concerns. This sleepless writer takes a box fan for white noise when staying at a hotel. We passed on your housekeeping comments to our staff. We look forward to serving you again.

    Reviewed September 30, 2017

    Considering the very high prices in Chicago, tis hotel was a good option. The room was clean, the bed was very comfortable, the location was safe, shuttle service to downtown. If you look for a no-frill accomodation, this is a place to go.

    1  Thank AndreasSonka
    Response from 214gene, Manager at Chicago Lake Shore HotelResponded October 20, 2017

    Thank you for writing a review. "No frill" describes us to a "t". We aim to be an alternative to the very pricey Chicago hotel rates. We hope to see you again.

    Reviewed August 12, 2017 via mobile

    My cousin recommended Lakeshore Hotel as a reasonably priced hotel along Chicago's scenic Lakeshore Drive. Unpleasant surprise #1: the hotel had been subdivided into two hotels. La Quinta occupies the lion's share of the building that houses the two hotel lobbies. The Lakeside Hotel lobby...More

    Thank Rose Ada M
    Response from 214gene, Manager at Chicago Lake Shore HotelResponded August 14, 2017

    Thank you for writing a review. The hotels have not been subdivided; they have always been separate entities. Only the Lake Shore Hotel office is in the other building. We apologize for the key and other problems, and we're sorry your didn't care for the...More

    Reviewed July 7, 2017

    We stayed here recently for 2 nights and were pleased with the motels proximity to the things we wanted to do & see. Our room was clean, but the furniture was a little dated. Its very convenient that there is free parking. The downside was...More

    Thank Marsi M
    Response from 214gene, Manager at Chicago Lake Shore HotelResponded July 9, 2017

    Thanks for writing a review. Sorry about the pool. There is an engineering issue too complicated for this writer. The timing is awful. We're glad you enjoyed your stay. Come again!

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    • Top amenities
    • Free Parking
    • Pool
    • Room Service
    • Restaurant
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    • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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    • Free Parking
    • Shuttle Bus Service
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    • Meeting Rooms
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    • Multilingual Staff
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    Theresa Z
    May 6, 2017|
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    Response from 214gene | Property representative |
    Greetings. The downtown shuttle departs at 9:30, 11:30, 2:30 and 6:30. The University of Chicago shuttle departs at 8:30, 1:30 and 5:30.
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    ilovepeds
    April 17, 2017|
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    Response from EA4900 | Property representative |
    Renovations of the Lake Shore hotel included the complete exterior, including new entrance doors on the hallways and room entrances. We have both parking options but immediately in front of the hotel it is open. Yes... More
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    Davia B
    March 26, 2017|
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    Response from 214gene | Property representative |
    Hi. Yes there is an overpass, two blocks from the hotel. Breakfast is free, and our shuttle will take you to the places you mentioned. We offer all the discounts you mentioned though not all at once. Military discounts... More
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    "book the LaQuinta if you get a chance. It's adjacent to the property."
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    "Choose a room where there is no room available upstairs above your room."
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    "it is two story with no elevators, keep that in mind when reserving a room !!!"
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    "our room was second floor and it was fine"
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