W Chicago - Lakeshore Hotel

644 North Lake Shore Drive, Chicago, United States, 60611-3017  show map
 4 stars
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W Chicago - Lakeshore Hotel

 Internet

Wi-Fi in rooms

Free Wi-Fi in public areas

 Parking

Paid parking

 24-Hour

24-hour reception

 Check-in/Check-out

Express check-in/-out

 Swimming Pool

Indoor swimming pool

Outdoor swimming pool

 Fitness/Gym

Fitness center

 Spa and relaxation

Spa & wellness center

Reflex massage

 Breakfast

In-room breakfast

Editorial review:

An ultra modern high powered Streeterville concept hotel which is a heaven for hipsters, opposite the Navy Pier along the lake, with its happening trendy bars and its rooftop nightclub, its petite oddly furnished rooms and luxurious service also includes a great indoor swimming pool and the fabulous Bliss Spa.

Verified Reviews:

  • Bliss products were incredible - Nice in-room flat screen - Terrific personnel - Bed was extremely comfortable
  • View from my room was only a city view - Full business center on the 7th floor - Staff was incredibly nice
  • Great view of the lake from the business center. - Beds and linens were very comfortable - Bathroom was adequate
  • Staff was pleasant - Few blocks from the shopping and restaurants - I highly recommend this hotel
  • Bliss spa was wonderful with great treatments - Beds are comfy - Exceptional customer service

Overview

W Chicago - Lakeshore is a worthy example of 4-star hotels in Chicago offering spacious rooms overlooking Millennium Park and Gold Coast. Featuring Chinese architecture, the property was remodeled in 2007.

Offering direct access to Picasso Statue, Goodman Theater and Monument with Standing Beast, W Chicago - Lakeshore enjoys a convenient setting in the middle of Chicago. A 30-minute walk to the center of Chicago.

Enclosed by museums and a tower, the hotel offers a wonderful view over the city.

Guests can reach W Chicago - Lakeshore by car from Midway airport in 20 minutes.

Rooms

The rooms in W Chicago - Lakeshore come with Wi-Fi, a writing desk, LCD flat-screen TV, individual climate control and a laptop-size safe. They are fitted with elegant bathrooms with complimentary toiletries, bathrobes and a hairdryer.

Eat & Drink

Breakfast is offered in the restaurant every morning. Dishes of Italian cuisine are served in the signature restaurant. Guests can unwind at the fabulous Living Room bar serving a wide range of cocktails, tea and whiskies.

All visitors are offered a american breakfast for a fee. 

Services

The property offers an overhead projector, internet access and a conference room to meet the needs of business travelers.

Relax

The hotel provides a play area, babysitting service and video games for families with children.

Internet

Wireless internet is available in public areas for free.

High-speed internet access is available in the hotel rooms at USD 14.95 per day.

Guest Parking

private parking is possible on site at USD 65 per day.

Year renovated:   2007.  Number of floors:   33.  Number of rooms:   520.

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Facilities

General

  • Free Wi-Fi in public areas
  • Paid parking
  • Express check-in/-out
  • 24-hour reception
  • Non-smoking rooms
  • Allergy-free rooms
  • Air conditioning in public areas
  • Free safe at reception
  • Smoke detectors
  • Multilingual staff
  • Pets allowed (limited amount or weight)
  • Lobby
  • Souvenir shop
  • ATM/Cash machine
  • Beauty salon
  • Luggage storage
  • Elevator
  • Rooms/Facilities for disabled

Sports & Fitness

  • Fitness center

Services

  • City shuttle service
  • Paid valet parking
  • 24-hour room service
  • Bell staff/Porter
  • Limousine service
  • Dry cleaning
  • Laundry
  • Shops/Commercial services
  • Newspaper service
  • Tours/Ticket assistance
  • Shoe shine service
  • Wake up service

Dining facilities

  • Paid breakfast
  • In-room breakfast
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge

Meeting facilities

  • Business center
  • Conference room
  • Meeting/Banquet facilities
  • Fax/Photocopying

Children's facilities

  • Cribs available
  • Paid babysitting/Child services

Leisure facilities

  • Indoor heated swimming pool
  • Outdoor swimming pool
  • Health club
  • Spa & wellness center
  • Sauna
  • Sun terrace
  • Reflex massage

Room view

  • City view
  • Lake view

Room facilities

  • Wi-Fi in rooms
  • Individual air conditioning
  • Heating
  • VIP room facilities
  • Paid in-room safe
  • Mini-Bar
  • Tea and coffee facilities
  • Dressing area
  • Wardrobe
  • Ironing facilities
  • In-room desk

Bathroom

  • Private bathroom
  • Bathtub
  • Room toiletries
  • Hair dryer
  • Bathrobe

Bedroom

  • Premium bedding
  • Pillow top mattress
  • Pillow menu
  • Fluffy down duvets

Media

  • Paid movies/Video
  • Flat-screen TV
  • Cable/Satellite television
  • DVD player
  • Sound docking station
  • Telephone
  • AM/FM alarm clock

Policies

Check-In

  • from  3 am

Check-Out

  • until  12 pm

Children and extra beds

  • All children under the age of 17 may stay free of charge when using existing bedding. 
  • Older children/adults may stay at the price of USD 30 per person per night in an extra bed. 
  • Maximum capacity of cribs in a room is 1. 

Pets

  • Pets are allowed on request.

How to reach hotel

hotel W Chicago - Lakeshore Hotel Chicago location
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Hotel Address:

644 North Lake Shore Drive, Chicago, United States, 60611-3017

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City Center
  • Chicago
    1.4 mi
Airports
Train Stations
  • Millenium Station
    4300 ft
  • Van Buren Street Station
    1.2 mi
Underground stations
  • LaSalle "L" Station (Blue Line)
    1.6 mi
  • Bus stop
    1000 ft
Restaurants
  • Wave (cuisine: American)
    100 ft
  • Bistro Pacific (cuisine: Sushi, Asian)
    400 ft
Parks
  • Milton Lee Olive Park
    300 ft
Beaches
  • Ohio Street Beach
    700 ft
  • Oak Street Beach
    3900 ft
Hotel information
  • Check-In:
    from  3 am
  • Check-Out:
    until  12 pm
  • Year renovated:
    2007
  • Number of floors:
    33
  • Number of rooms:
    520

Rooms and availability

W Chicago - Lakeshore Wonderful Room
Wonderful Room
Bed type: Double beds or 2 Single beds or Double Bed
Size: 550 sq. feet
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  • Air conditioning
  • Private bathroom
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Modern room includes sleeping zone, comfortable work area and convenient bathroom.

Room facilities
    W Chicago - Lakeshore Spectacular Room
    Spectacular Room
    Bed type: Double beds or 2 Single beds or Double Bed
    Size: 550 sq. feet
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    • Air conditioning
    • Private bathroom
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    Spacious and light room has luxurious furnishings. It offers a practical work desk and a contemporary bathroom. This room has some extra amenities.

    Room facilities
      W Chicago - Lakeshore Fantastic Suite
      Fantastic Suite
      Bed type: King Size bed or Double Bed or Double beds
      Size: 550 sq. feet
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      • Air conditioning
      • Private bathroom
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      This elegant two bedroom suite has a cozy sitting area and a bathroom with all modern conveniences.

      Room facilities
        W Chicago - Lakeshore Marvelous SuiteW Chicago - Lakeshore Marvelous SuiteW Chicago - Lakeshore Marvelous Suite
        Marvelous Suite
        Bed type: King Size bed or Double Bed or Double beds
        Size: 550 sq. feet
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        • Air conditioning
        • Private bathroom
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        Fashionable Suite consists of a bedroom and a living room with rich furniture.

        Room facilities
          W Chicago - Lakeshore Extreme WOW SuiteW Chicago - Lakeshore Extreme WOW Suite
          Extreme WOW Suite
          Bed type: King Size bed or Double Bed or Double beds
          Size: 550 sq. feet
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          • Air conditioning
          • Private bathroom
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          Luxurious room comprises elegant bedroom, snug living room, comfortable dining room and modern bathroom.

          Room facilities

            How to reach hotel

            hotel W Chicago - Lakeshore Hotel Chicago location
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            Hotel Address:

            644 North Lake Shore Drive, Chicago, United States, 60611-3017

            Get directions
            City Center
            • Chicago
              1.4 mi
            Airports
            Train Stations
            • Millenium Station
              4300 ft
            • Van Buren Street Station
              1.2 mi
            Underground stations
            • LaSalle "L" Station (Blue Line)
              1.6 mi
            • Bus stop
              1000 ft
            Restaurants
            • Wave (cuisine: American)
              100 ft
            • Bistro Pacific (cuisine: Sushi, Asian)
              400 ft
            Parks
            • Milton Lee Olive Park
              300 ft
            Beaches
            • Ohio Street Beach
              700 ft
            • Oak Street Beach
              3900 ft
            Hotel information
            • Check-In:
              from  3 am
            • Check-Out:
              until  12 pm
            • Year renovated:
              2007
            • Number of floors:
              33
            • Number of rooms:
              520

            W Chicago - Lakeshore Location

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            What's nearby

            Tourist attractions

            • Lake Point Tower - 400 ft
            • River East Art Center - 1000 ft

            Places of interest

            • Time Life Building - 1000 ft

            Sport related

            • Broadway Playhouse at Water Tower Place - 2300 ft

            Shopping areas

            • Water Tower Place - 2300 ft
            • Magnificent Mile - 2300 ft

            Amusement

            • Virtual World's Battletech - 1000 ft

            Museums

            • American Bar Association Museum of Law - 700 ft
            • Chicago Children's Museum - 1000 ft
            • Arts Club of Chicago - 1700 ft
            • Museum of Contemporary Art - 2000 ft
            • Terra Museum of American Art - 2300 ft

            Halls

            • Navy Pier - 700 ft

            Universities, Institutes

            • Vip Schools Inc - 700 ft
            • University of Chicago Studies - 1000 ft
            • Gleacher Center-The University - 1000 ft
            • Northwestern Medical Faculty - 1000 ft
            • Univ-Chicago Investment Ofc - 1000 ft
            • Northwestern University - 1000 ft
            • Northwestern University School of Law - 1000 ft
            • N'western Univ Medical School - 1400 ft
            • American College of Surgeons - 2000 ft
            • Real Estate Education CO - 2300 ft

            Theaters

            • Chicago Shakespeare Theatre - 1700 ft

            Medical care and Hospitals

            • Rehab Institute Of Chicago - 1000 ft
            • Va Chicago Health Care System - 1000 ft
            • Northwestern University School of Medicine - 1400 ft
            • Northwestern Memorial Hospital - 1700 ft

            Casinos

            • Par-A-Dice Riverboat Casino - 2000 ft

            Golf courses and Country clubs

            • Chicago Park District Tee Time - 1000 ft

            Local Attractions

            • Art Institute of Chicago - 1.0 mi
              111 S Michigan Ave, Chicago
            • North Avenue Beach - 5100 ft
              1600 N. Lake Shore Dr, Chicago
            • Daley Center - 1.0 mi
              Bounded by Washington, Chicago
            • Joffrey Ballet of Chicago - 5000 ft
              Chicago, IL
            • Crown Fountain - 1.0 mi
              50 South Michigan Avenue, Chicago

            Near the hotelNear the hotel

            • Lake Shore Place - 200 ft
              680 N. Lake Shore Drive, Chicago
            • Amazing Chicago's Funhouse Maze - 600 ft
              600 East Grand Avenue, Chicago
            • Lake Point Tower - 1000 ft
              505 N. Lake Short Drive, Chicago
            • John Hancock Center / Observatory - 2900 ft
              875 N Michigan Ave, Chicago
            • Milton Lee Olive Park - 300 ft
              500 North Lake Shore Dr, Chicago
            • Ohio Street Beach - 700 ft
              400 North Lake Shore Drive, Chicago
            • Museum of Contemporary Art - 1900 ft
              220 East Chicago Ave., Chicago

            Restaurants Nearby

            • Wave - 100 ft

              Address: 644 N Lake Shore Dr
              Phone: 3122554460

              62% likes this, based on 78 reviews
              Cuisine: American
              Price Range: USD 19 - USD 31

            • Local Root - 800 ft

              Address: 601 N. McClurg Ct.
              Phone: 3126431145

              73% likes this, based on 44 reviews
              Cuisine: American, Bar
              Price Range: USD 12 - USD 17

            • Cite - 1000 ft

              Address: 505 North Lake Shore Dr
              Phone: (312) 644-4050

              Cuisine: American, French, Contemporary
              Price Range: USD 62 - USD 82

            • Bistro Pacific - 400 ft

              Address: 680 N Lake Shore Dr
              Phone: 312-397-1800

              Cuisine: Sushi, Asian
              Price Range: USD 0 - USD 20

            • Yolk - 1000 ft

              Address: 355 East Ohio Street
              Phone: 312-822-9655

              75% likes this, based on 247 reviews
              Cuisine: American

            Hotel information
            • Check-In:
              from  3 am
            • Check-Out:
              until  12 pm
            • Year renovated:
              2007
            • Number of floors:
              33
            • Number of rooms:
              520
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            W Chicago - Lakeshore Reviews

            Guest reviews are submitted by our customers after their stay at W Chicago - Lakeshore

            Average guest rating

            6.8out of 10
            Very good
            Based on 29 reviews

            Rating by category:

            Rooms
            8.7
            Service
            7.0
            Value
            6.7
            Location
            8.7

            Individual guest reviews

            • Family with children
              7.0

              Our stay was short lived. Unfortunately our 3 year old fell in the hotel room and we ended up having to check out by 5:30 to go to the E.R. for x-rays. The hotel staff/manager was not accommodating in the least. While I did not expect a credit on my credit card, I thought an offer of a voucher for a future stay was appropriate considering the circumstances. At the very least, a smile, apology and a voucher for drinks would have been nice.

            • Couple
              8.2

              Location over the lake and Bliss massage.

              That our room was not ready when we arrived, 3hrs after check inn openned. The front desk was a tight, unorganized cluster of people and bags when checking inn. Did not feel the high rates were completely justifable.

            • Couple
              7.0

              promptness

              in 5 days the mini bar was never refilled

            • Couple
              10.0

              Its a really classy hotel, with a great vibrant buzz around it, ideally situated beside the lake, and very close to the shops.

            • Family with children
              7.8

              Location and view were great. The beds were extremely comfortable.

              Parking is $48 and the price went down drastically after I purchased from bookings.com.

            • Group of friends
              9.6

              great bar and lobby area w/ lovely rockers that overlooked the water.

              concierge should learn more brunch suggestions besides "The West Egg".

            • Older travelers
              8.8

              Constant vacuuming of lobby and elevators.

            • Older travelers
              5.0

              View from the room was good. .

              Staff more concerned about impressing themselves than accommodating guests.

            • Single
              7.0

              the concierge was very helpful.

              the food from the room service (delivered at 11.00 pm) was awful.

            How to reach hotel

            hotel W Chicago - Lakeshore Hotel Chicago location
            Show big map »

            Hotel Address:

            644 North Lake Shore Drive, Chicago, United States, 60611-3017

            Get directions
            City Center
            • Chicago
              1.4 mi
            Airports
            Train Stations
            • Millenium Station
              4300 ft
            • Van Buren Street Station
              1.2 mi
            Underground stations
            • LaSalle "L" Station (Blue Line)
              1.6 mi
            • Bus stop
              1000 ft
            Restaurants
            • Wave (cuisine: American)
              100 ft
            • Bistro Pacific (cuisine: Sushi, Asian)
              400 ft
            Parks
            • Milton Lee Olive Park
              300 ft
            Beaches
            • Ohio Street Beach
              700 ft
            • Oak Street Beach
              3900 ft
            Hotel information
            • Check-In:
              from  3 am
            • Check-Out:
              until  12 pm
            • Year renovated:
              2007
            • Number of floors:
              33
            • Number of rooms:
              520