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Chicago Lake Shore Hotel

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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
Pool
Shuttle Bus Service
Room Service
Wheelchair Access
Restaurant
Bar/Lounge
Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly )
Free High Speed Internet (WiFi)
Meeting Rooms
Business Centre with Internet Access
Banquet Room
Multilingual Staff
Self-Serve Laundry
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Residential Neighbourhood
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Location
Full view
60Somewhat walkable
Grade: 60 out of 100
99Restaurantswithin 0.5 km
7Attractionswithin 0.5 km
Neighbourhood
Kenwood
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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Reviewed 8 October 2018

Great location and is in walking distance of all of the things that I love to do when in Chicago. Easy access to transpot and an overall good property. Just a great place to stay and doesn't break the bank. VERY clean! For me sometimes...More

Date of stay: December 2017
Thank Robert E
Response from 214gene, Manager at Chicago Lake Shore HotelResponded 10 October 2018

Thanks for writing a review. We'd love to know about "all of the things that I love to do in Chicago." We prefer summer because there is so much free activity. But fall brings the theatre season openings, the museum programs, etc. We're glad you...More

Reviewed 1 October 2018

The price was great for the area and the view. We had a K/S bed room, and like some of the other reviews, the furniture was older but not dysfunctional. The mattress was actually to our liking. The staff was great and easy to deal...More

Date of stay: September 2018
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Response from 214gene, Manager at Chicago Lake Shore HotelResponded 5 October 2018

Thanks for writing a review. This writer is older but functional too! We're glad you enjoyed your stay. Guests should read our blog, which is now packed with holiday-themed events in Chicago. There is reverential Christmas and satire Christmas--take your pick!

Reviewed 23 September 2018

As many reviewers have noted, this older motel attached to the newer La Quinta, is dated. The rooms are small and furniture looks a little worm. But is OK for an overnight in Hyde Park for business. The room was clean. I have stayed in...More

Date of stay: August 2018
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Response from 214gene, Manager at Chicago Lake Shore HotelResponded 5 October 2018

Thanks for writing a review. The Lake Shore Hotel reminds us of lots of older hotels in New York, designed for the budget-conscious. We're glad you enjoyed our stay. Now that cooler weather is setting in, don't forget the Lake Shore Cafe, our very own...More

Reviewed 17 September 2018

Well, this is not a good story. Chicago Lakeshore Hotel, and potential guests, please read. Literally when we were about to unpack, cockroaches that showed up all over our room...and on my bed, on the walls, on the carpet. (See attached photo. I have video...More

Date of stay: August 2018
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Response from 214gene, Manager at Chicago Lake Shore HotelResponded 19 September 2018

Thanks for writing a review. As you know, we sent you an email and you haven't responded. The building was inspected and nothing was found. Had we known and seen the "roaches" we would gladly have refunded your money. We have no record of anyone...More

Reviewed 21 August 2018 via mobile

Had to cancel our stay immediately. On hotels.com it had options for double bed. When we arrived we were told they only have king size bed in the rooms. We ended up checking in the La Quinta literally next door for a good rate and...More

Date of stay: August 2018
Thank makai1274
Response from 214gene, Manager at Chicago Lake Shore HotelResponded 22 August 2018

Thanks for writing a review. We feel for you. We don't control what booking sites post.

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Theresa Z
6 May 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
18 April 2017|
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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
27 March 2017|
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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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"Ask for rooms away from freeway."
SarmaS_12
12 Jul 2018
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"Avoid first-floor rooms! You will hear every noise imaginable."
115jamiey
29 Dec 2017
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"book the LaQuinta if you get a chance. It's adjacent to the property."
G6426DIkenm
13 Oct 2017
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"Choose a room where there is no room available upstairs above your room."
MelinDani
19 Jun 2017
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PRICE RANGE
US$77 - US$134 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
ALSO KNOWN AS
ramada inn lake shore - chicago hotel chicagoramada lake shore chicagoramada chicago
LOCATION
United StatesIllinoisChicagoSouth SideKenwood
NUMBER OF ROOMS
71
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