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Kimpton Hotel Monaco Chicago Slideshow
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#16 of 189 hotels in Chicago
2 travelers mentioned "near lake" when describing this hotel.
  • "We recently spent a couple of nights in Chicago at the Hotel Monaco on Wabash near Lake Street. Unfortunately, our room faced Wabash and we heard the screeching noise all night from..."
  • "My husband and I stayed at the Hotel Monaco in July, 2009. We have stayed at previous Kimpton hotels and have always been pleased. I am an Intouch member, so I was able to get a discounted rate for th..."
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Radisson Blu Aqua Hotel Slideshow
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#14 of 189 hotels in Chicago
2 travelers mentioned "near lake" and "on the lake" when describing this hotel.
  • "The Hotel is located near Lake Michigan and Soldier Field, Grant Park,Navy Pier, Museums and of course the resteraunts. The Radisson Blu of Chicago has definitly earned our future..."
  • "recommend this hotel the service is great they helped us and upgraded us to a room on the lake side because we were waiting to check in..."
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Hotel Lincoln, a Joie de Vivre Hotel Slideshow
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#32 of 189 hotels in Chicago
2 travelers mentioned "by the lake" and "on the lake" when describing this hotel.
  • "If you are inclined to walking, which I am, you can walk the promenade by the lake or down the street into downtown Chicago. it is quite a walk but it can be invigorating! The..."
  • "The hotel is very conveniently locate right on the lake and is close to many museums and the zoo. The design for the entire hotel has been recently revamped, very kitschy and cool..."
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Four Seasons Hotel Chicago 5.0 of 5
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Four Seasons Hotel Chicago Slideshow
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#4 of 189 hotels in Chicago
4 travelers mentioned "on lake" and "onto lake" when describing this hotel.
  • "Great views for rooms on lake side. Nice gym, fitness area and pool. Room service breakfast was outstanding as well. Cons: None that I can think of. Overall, an excellent..."
  • "The rooms loook out onto Lake Michigan & Michigan Ave. The shopping is great and close. The restaurants are plenty !! This is the place to stay...."
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The James Chicago Slideshow
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#36 of 189 hotels in Chicago
2 travelers mentioned "on the lake" and "close to lake" when describing this hotel.
  • "The bed was comfortable (we slept well) and the free exercise room was appreciated on the one day I couldn't walk on the lake shore. The free internet was something many hotels in..."
  • "in the cupboard. Hotel retrieved the skirt and we were able to have someone bring it to us...close to lake for those summer swim sessions..."
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The Gwen, a Luxury Collection Hotel, Chicago Slideshow
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#52 of 189 hotels in Chicago
2 travelers mentioned "close to lake" and "near the lake" when describing this hotel.
  • "I wanted a hotel that was situated close to Lake Michigan, Magnificent Mile, Millenium Park and Navy Pier and within accessible distance from the main attractions of Chicago. After..."
  • "until I went to Chicago and looked at the city from along the running track near the lake. I'll be back. And next time I'm bringing the kids...."
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Sheraton Grand Chicago Slideshow
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#60 of 189 hotels in Chicago
10 travelers mentioned "onto lake" and "on the lake" when describing this hotel.
  • "beautiful hotel, ! My husband and I spend 5 nights enjoying the wonderful view onto Lake Michigan and sitting in the Club Lounge, captivated by the Chicago buildings creating a..."
  • "Great location for any sights downtown or on the lake. Superb beds and heavenly pillow. Just one small complaint - get rid of the minibar and the touch sensitive tray that tempts..."
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Wyndham Grand Chicago Riverfront Slideshow
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#61 of 189 hotels in Chicago
2 travelers mentioned "on the lake" and "close to the lake" when describing this hotel.
  • "The Hotel is situated somewhat perpendicular to the river; So from your river view room you Look down the river as it opens out on the lake gives you such a unique feel to Chicago..."
  • "It is on the perfect place, along the rive, on the beginning of magnificient mile and close to the lake and Michigan avenue. You have spacious room with a fabulous view on the..."
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#31 of 189 hotels in Chicago
4 travelers mentioned "by the lake" and "on lake" when describing this hotel.
  • "Located just next to the N Lake Shore Drive, and Addison st (behind the hotel), one can go under the tunnel and pop out right by the lake and recreation area! Wasn't that..."
  • "Fantastic location to Wrigley Field and a running path on Lake Shore Blvd. The staff was extremely informative in navigating the city using the train/buses. Small rooms so I..."
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The Drake Hotel Slideshow
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#64 of 189 hotels in Chicago
11 travelers mentioned "onto lake" and "on lake" when describing this hotel.
  • "The room looked out onto Lake Shore Drive and the lake. An unexpected bonus was being able to watch the professional volleyball tournament being played on the beach. We have stayed..."
  • "Beautiful hotel on Lake Michigan. Great location. Cape Cod restaurant is fantastic. 1 block from Mag. Mile Try to book on executive floor if possible to gain access to lounge on..."
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W Chicago - City Center Slideshow
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#90 of 189 hotels in Chicago
2 travelers mentioned "on lake" when describing this hotel.
  • "We were attending a friend's wedding in this hotel, so we decided to stay there instead of the one on lake shore. When we got there, we waited for almost 20 mins before we were..."
  • "But if you plan to stay in, relax, or hang out at the hotel that doesn't matter. I have also stayed at the W on Lake Shore Dr, but I liked the city center one better. ..."
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Swissotel Chicago Slideshow
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#65 of 189 hotels in Chicago
8 travelers mentioned "on the lake" and "near the lake" when describing this hotel.
  • "It is especially wonderful to be there on an evening when they do fireworks on the lake and you can enjoy them from your room. The rooms are bright and airy with wonderful beds and..."
  • "Great location on the river and near the lake. Attentive staff. Cozy beds. Fabulous breakfast buffet with a continental vibe (but it costs extra). Highly recommended for a..."
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#72 of 189 hotels in Chicago
2 travelers mentioned "onto the lake" and "on the lake" when describing this hotel.
  • "We had a room on the 10th floor and looked out onto the lake. Beds are good. Bathroom is a little small, but does the trick. Hotel is within walking distance to everything..."
  • "The view from our corner suite of the Chicago skyline was breathtaking, and we even could see boats out on the lake. We could watch the river turn green just a block from the..."
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Renaissance Blackstone Chicago Hotel Slideshow
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#35 of 189 hotels in Chicago
7 travelers mentioned "on lake" and "by the lake" when describing this hotel.
  • "We stayed in room 1918, which is a corner room looking out on Lake Michigan. It was beautiful. Clean, bright and very roomy. It exceeded all expectations. Being directly on..."
  • "Really good experience for a downtown hotel - lots of things to fo within walking distance, incl. shoppping, running by the lake Michigan or just having a walk in the park nearby..."
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Millennium Knickerbocker Hotel Chicago Slideshow
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#91 of 189 hotels in Chicago
  • "My family and I recently visited Chicago to see the Air/Water Show. Wanted to stay near the Lake and chose Millennium Knickerbocker Hotel. We were not disappointed. It's always about location, loca..."
  • "The bed was the most comfortable we have EVER slept in, including our own. Add to that a perfectly appointed room with a new computer system that we have not seen in other hotels, a bathroom that walk..."
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PUBLIC Chicago Slideshow
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#89 of 189 hotels in Chicago
6 travelers mentioned "on lake" and "nearby lake" when describing this hotel.
  • "this hotel gets our vote for a future stay, it is down the street from the beach on Lake Michigan, walking distance to all of Michigan Ave, in a historic gorgious architectural..."
  • "The hotel keeps some bikes that for guests and it was a treat to ride them on the nearby Lake Shore bike path. The location is perfect - easy walking distance to shopping and great..."
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#118 of 189 hotels in Chicago
5 travelers mentioned "on the lake" and "onto the lake" when describing this hotel.
  • "I had a room with partial view on the lake and museum campus. Since there was the Lollapalooza Festival the hotel was very crowded and noisy. But nevertheless the staff at the..."
  • "We were on the 15th floor looking onto the Hilton hotel, and then onto the lake. We heard no street noise. We would definitely stay here again and would recommend it...."
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W Chicago Lakeshore Slideshow
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#94 of 189 hotels in Chicago
  • "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.
  • "Had a great time and really enjoyed the hotel and service we received. Well worth the money and just fun! Highly recommended. Wonderful lake view and great customer service. Only disappointment is tha..."
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Hilton Chicago Slideshow
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#93 of 189 hotels in Chicago
7 travelers mentioned "on the lake" when describing this hotel.
  • "The view was breathtaking, as we could see sunrise on the lake, and all the way from the Navy Pier to Soldier Field! One of our previous complaints was that there was no safe in..."
  • "We loved having Chicago's largest park across from the hotel and enjoyed a run and/or walk in the Park right on the lake. It was bustling with activity, but not crowded, and really..."
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Hyatt Regency Chicago Slideshow
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#81 of 189 hotels in Chicago
6 travelers mentioned "on the lake" when describing this hotel.
  • "We got a room with the view on the lake through a big glass window! Room was clean, bed comfortable and staff was extremely friendly! Hotel was beautiful inside!!!..."
  • "We got to take in the fireworks out on the lake from our room both Friday and Saturday nights. Great location for touring the city - Millenium Park is just a few blocks to the..."
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The Whitehall Hotel Slideshow
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#71 of 189 hotels in Chicago
  • "When I first walked in the hotel, a young man at the desk was so very nice to me and gave me a lot of important information that I used Friday, Saturday and Sunday. Then after I settled in, I got so o..."
  • "I am giving this hotel five stars, not because it's the most amazing hotel in which I have ever stayed, but for what you are getting for the price. We paid $110 per night to stay in one of the nicest..."
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Warwick Allerton-Chicago Slideshow
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#99 of 189 hotels in Chicago
  • "I typically shy away from older hotels, but not this one. I found the hotel to be clean, up-to-date, bright, and quiet, even though my room faced Michigan Avenue. The location is in the center of anyw..."
  • "My wife and I travel to Chicago for a quick getaway adventure from Indianapolis occasionally and the Allerton was our base for one night. We travel up on Amtrak and found a special offering through th..."
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Hilton Chicago/Magnificent Mile Suites Slideshow
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#63 of 189 hotels in Chicago
3 travelers mentioned "onto lake" and "on lake" when describing this hotel.
  • "The workout room on the high floor afforded spectacular views of the city and the pool looked onto Lake Michigan from high above. I would recomend this hotel to those with..."
  • "The location is also nice since it is about 3 blocks from Oak St. Beach on Lake Michigan, which is one of the better areas. We also walked from Navy Pier to the hotel in about 20..."
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Travelodge Hotel Downtown Chicago Slideshow
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#129 of 189 hotels in Chicago
2 travelers mentioned "nearby lake" and "close to the lake" when describing this hotel.
  • "A combination of the Thai restaraunt on the first flooor, strong cleaning chemicals and nearby Lake Michigan gave the hotel a rather unusual odor, but not unpleasant to me. The..."
  • "The staff is wonderful and the location great for a lot of activities close to the lake. The hotel is old, but quaint & very clean. Beds are comfy. There are also many good..."
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The Westin Michigan Avenue Chicago Slideshow
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#51 of 189 hotels in Chicago
2 travelers mentioned "close to the lake" and "on the lake" when describing this hotel.
  • "If you are a runner bring your shoes and running shorts, the city's large sidewalks and the hotel's location close to the lake shore are very conducive to hitting the pavement. If..."
  • "Great location to walk to the Gold Coast or on the Lake. Rooms have been uopdated to meet the Michigan Avenue standards. Restaurant has been updated and offers nice food options..."
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Hyatt Chicago Magnificent Mile Slideshow
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#34 of 189 hotels in Chicago
One traveler mentioned "close to lake" when describing this hotel.
  • "the Chicago Northwestern campus, so there are lovely areas to walk. It is close to Lake Michigan. Although we arrived early in the morning, they were able to get us into our..."
  • "We stayed here overnight since we were attending a Hawks game and also had a Travelzoo voucher for Level Two Restaurant for brunch. The front desk-staff was great, particularly Whitney, who went out o..."
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Trump International Hotel & Tower Chicago Slideshow
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#13 of 189 hotels in Chicago
One traveler mentioned "on lake" when describing this hotel.
  • "The executive king room is a front row seat to watch the fireworks on Lake Michigan on Saturday night. Ice maker and full refrigerator in room. Also, complimentary coffee..."
  • "Everything at this luxurious was superb. The staff was extremely friendly, the rooms were emaculate, and everything else was equally as amazing. One problem, this hotel still has a great location, but..."
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Omni Chicago Hotel Slideshow
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#28 of 189 hotels in Chicago
One traveler mentioned "on the lake" when describing this hotel.
  • "The rooms were a little dated, but the location could not be beat (unless you want to be on the lake). Rooms were clean, nice bed, and pillows. Overall, was perfect for our trip..."
  • "Outstanding service, amenities, room, everything! Definitely recommend staying here. Good value for the level of service and quality of everything about the hotel. Also, in a beautiful and convenie..."
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ACME Hotel Company Chicago Slideshow
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#21 of 189 hotels in Chicago
One traveler mentioned "nearby the lake" when describing this hotel.
  • "The hotel was situated nearby the Lake Michigan.It was close to the shops and anywhere that we wanted to go. All the staff were friendly and hospitable. The room was clean and we..."
  • "We stayed here late August for a couple days. It is a great location with cheap parking, continental breakfast and coffee delivery to your room each morning. There are a ton of restaurants close by, t..."
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The Congress Plaza Hotel and Convention Center Slideshow
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#143 of 189 hotels in Chicago
7 travelers mentioned "on lake" and "onto lake" when describing this hotel.
  • "We had a fine room with a magnificent view on Lake Michigan. The room was fine and the beds were good. Just one disadvantage, you have to pay for the Wifi-connection...."
  • "The windows might have been teeny, but the room was huge...and I could happily gaze out onto Lake Michigan and Grant Park. The reason I love this hotel, despite the fact that it..."
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