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Chicago Lake Shore Hotel

4900 S Lake Shore Dr, Chicago, IL 60615-3277
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Chicago Lake Shore is an independent hotel located just ten minutes from downtown Chicago overlooking Lake Michigan We are near McCormick Place and University of Chicago.
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Property amenities
Free parking
Free High Speed Internet (WiFi)
Vending machine
Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly )
Free shuttle or taxi services
Business Center with Internet Access
Banquet room
Parking garage
Street parking
Free internet
Shuttle bus service
Car hire
Meeting rooms
Fax / photocopying
24-hour security
Baggage storage
24-hour check-in
24-hour front desk
Self-serve laundry
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Room features
Flatscreen TV
Complimentary toiletries
Room types
Non-smoking rooms
Good to know
Lake View
Languages Spoken
English, Russian, Spanish


Full view
59Somewhat walkable
Grade: 59 out of 100
80Restaurantswithin 0.75 miles
6Attractionswithin 0.75 miles
Kenwood is another one of Chicago’s popular South Side neighborhoods. Known for its famous past and present residents, including Muhammad Ali and Barack Obama, Kenwood is a neighborhood of mansions, Frank Lloyd Wright masterpieces, historic homes, Art Deco high-rises and historic streets. Located along the Lake Michigan shoreline, it’s a picturesque area to enjoy a walk along the water or in one of the area’s parks. Kenwood is a family-oriented community complemented by the Hyde Park Center, a cultural space known for constantly offering events, access to local artists’ works and engaging exhibitions. Kenwood is best discovered during the day.
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I checked in to this place on 17th October and I am here till 23rd. The rooms is alright other than the faded carpet and quilts. But there is no Wifi and they keep saying they have been working on it. Booking.com through whom I did the booking mentioned that for cancelation, I need to check with the hotel. The hotel says they can not do it and booking.com need to do it. So I am stuck here for npw
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Response from EA4900, Director of Sales at Chicago Lake Shore Hotel
Responded Oct 30, 2019
Thanks Hypnobabba for sharing.
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This hotel is good for short stay. The rooms are good for two people. No breakfast is avaible in the hotel. The room don’t have refrigerators. The pool wifi and reception are shared with la quinta hotel. A beautiful landscape fro chicago in the night is avaible from the other side of highway. There are two daily’s free shuttle with downtown.
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Response from EA4900, Director of Sales at Chicago Lake Shore Hotel
Responded Oct 30, 2019
Thanks for sharing and glad you enjoyed your stay.
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Was visiting our daughter at Univ of Chicago and this was an inexpensive nearby hotel to the school. The best part is probably the free parking. I would actually say it's more of a motel. No amenities. Carpet was dirty. Poor shower water pressure. It's ok for an inexpensive one night stay. To make things worst, we checked in late and was stuck into a smoking room. Though front desk did try to help in letting us into a couple of smoking rooms to see if it was any better. They did offer a $10 discount for the inconvenience.
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Response from EA4900, Director of Sales at Chicago Lake Shore Hotel
Responded Oct 30, 2019
Thanks for letting us know. Yes weekends are always busy here and it helps to check in as early as possible.
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I was a little worried when I booked this. No worries!! Room was clean, bathroom spotless, towels were fine, clean bedding. Yeah carpet wasn’t super new but it wasn’t orange shag either. Clean. Front desk Juan was AMAZING. Super nice. Free shuttle to downtown large and perfect. Left 4 times a day. We checked in on a Thur and caught last shuttle to downtown at 6:30. Free. Dropped us off anywhere downtown. No shuttle back at 1 am Friday but Uber back was $14. Shuttle lady was helpful friendly. Booked through Agoda paid $125 for night w all taxes n fees. Came w free parking too. Agoda booking was smooth. Large dorm fridge in room. View of Lake Michigan cool.
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Response from EA4900, Director of Sales at Chicago Lake Shore Hotel
Responded Oct 30, 2019
Thanks for sharing glad you enjoyed your stay.
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The Staff is very friendly and helpful! The huge pool is perfect for the kids and the lakeside view is absolutely gorgeous. Additionally, there is a very convenient free shuttle service that comes twice a day to drive you into the city.
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Response from EA4900, Guest Relations Manager at Chicago Lake Shore Hotel
Responded Aug 26, 2019
Thanks for your review. Glad you enjoyed your stay!
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Frequently Asked Questions about Chicago Lake Shore Hotel
Which popular attractions are close to Chicago Lake Shore Hotel?
Nearby attractions include Foster Avenue Beach (0.3 miles), Kam Isaiah Israel Congregation (0.7 miles), and Saieh Hall for Economics (0.4 miles).
What are some of the property amenities at Chicago Lake Shore Hotel?
Some of the more popular amenities offered include free wifi, a pool, and free parking.
Is parking available at Chicago Lake Shore Hotel?
Yes, free parking, a parking garage, and street parking are available to guests.
What are some restaurants close to Chicago Lake Shore Hotel?
Conveniently located restaurants include The Original Pancake House, Valois Restaurant, and Giordano's.
Are there opportunities to exercise at Chicago Lake Shore Hotel?
Yes, guests have access to a pool during their stay.
Are pets allowed at Chicago Lake Shore Hotel?
Yes, pets are typically allowed, but it's always best to call ahead to confirm.
Does Chicago Lake Shore Hotel offer any business services?
Yes, it conveniently offers a business center, meeting rooms, and a banquet room.
Which languages are spoken by the staff at Chicago Lake Shore Hotel?
The staff speaks multiple languages, including English, Spanish, and Russian.
Are there any historical sites close to Chicago Lake Shore Hotel?
Many travelers enjoy visiting Frank Lloyd Wright's Robie House (1.2 miles), Willie Dixon's Blues Heaven Foundation (3.8 miles), and Glessner House Museum (4.0 miles).
Does Chicago Lake Shore Hotel have any great views?
Yes, guests often enjoy the lake view available here.
Is Chicago Lake Shore Hotel accessible?
Yes, it offers wheelchair access. For specific inquiries, we recommend calling ahead to confirm.