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W Chicago Lakeshore

644 N Lake Shore Dr, Chicago, IL 60611 US near Exit 51b on I-94 (~1.7mi)
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4.5 Star Property Near Michigan Avenue
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4.0/5

Based on 1194 guest reviews

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  • Free WiFi
  • Wheelchair-accessible pool
  • 24-hour fitness facilities
  • Breakfast available (surcharge)
  • Smoke-free property
  • Fitness facilities
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01/27/2022 - 01/28/2022
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Verified Reviews of W Chicago Lakeshore

Below are the verified reviews from guests that we have booked recently:
"Spectacular"
Overall Score5.0/ 5
Great location great staff. The view was spectacular overlooking Navy Pier. I had the best sleep in a very long time. Didn’t get the chance to utilise all the amenities as was in town for a family event. I look forward to returning.
(Individual traveler, booked 1 room), from US flag
23-Mar-2021 Verified Review, stayed from Fri Mar 19 to Sun Mar 21 2021 at a $212.99 average nightly rate.
"It was FANTASTIC!! Will see you again."
Overall Score5.0/ 5
Very friendly staff. The hotel was very clean and well kept.
(Individual traveler, booked 1 room), from US flag
06-Mar-2021 Verified Review, stayed from Wed Mar 03 to Thu Mar 04 2021 at a $160.00 average nightly rate.
"Comfortable, Clean, Great Gym and Pool"
Overall Score5.0/ 5
Disappointed with price of parking, but grateful the desk advised on less expensive parking! A complementary breakfast was given to us for our first stay!
(Individual traveler, booked 1 room), from US flag
06-Feb-2020 Verified Review, stayed from Mon Feb 03 to Tue Feb 04 2020 at a $144.00 average nightly rate.
"Wonderful"
Overall Score4.0/ 5
This hotel stay was great! Staff was pleasant and helpful. Rooms were clean and we very much enjoyed the views. We would definitely stay at the W again!
(Individual traveler, booked 1 room), from US flag
02-Dec-2019 Verified Review, stayed from Thu Nov 28 to Fri Nov 29 2019 at a $98.80 average nightly rate.
"Happy Times"
Overall Score4.0/ 5
Celebrate the good rate.
(Individual traveler, booked 1 room), from US flag
28-Mar-2019 Verified Review, stayed from Sun Mar 24 to Tue Mar 26 2019 at a $76.90 average nightly rate.

Summary of Verified Reviews

Rated 85/100 based on reviews from all travelers.

"Very good lake hotel. Close to Navy Pier. Great location."

Service

77/100
266 reviews

"Friendly and moderately professional service, with okay reception and excellent housekeeping." Valet service could be better. Room service is perfect. Restaurant could offer better service. The bar needs better service.

Location

75/100
250 reviews

"Great location. Pricey, inconvenient parking." Excellent sightseeing, restaurants and bars nearby.

Room

61/100
445 reviews

"Average rooms, poorly cleaned and maintained." Excellent views from old, small rooms with inadequate A/C. Poorly-furnished with bad TV's, understocked minibars and unsightly kitchenettes. Small rooms and poorly cleaned bathrooms. Shower can be a problem.

Cleanliness

53/100
130 reviews

"Moderately clean hotel facilities. Bathrooms and rooms are untidy."

Comfort

52/100
111 reviews

"Comfortable." Small rooms and bathrooms, with insufficient A/C and too much noise.

Value

46/100
91 reviews

"Value for money could be better. Acceptable breakfast prices." Relatively high internet cost.

Breakfast

39/100
24 reviews

"Breakfast is reasonably priced, but not exceptional."

WiFi

26/100
17 reviews

"Wifi quality could be improved. Relatively high internet cost."

Pool

16/100
30 reviews

"Pool should be renewed."

Rated 76/100 based on reviews from families.

"Well-suited elevator. Room service is perfect."

Location

76/100
45 reviews

"Great location with excellent sightseeing. Parking is rare."

Service

70/100
46 reviews

"Friendly service and acceptable reception."

Cleanliness

54/100
26 reviews

"Moderately clean hotel facilities. Bathrooms and rooms are untidy."

Room

52/100
76 reviews

"Decent beds and rooms, great views." Small rooms with complaints about cleanliness. Room need better maintenance, and minibars are not great.

Comfort

48/100
24 reviews

"Rooms are average, though small, lacking comfort, and quite noisy."

Value

46/100
19 reviews

"Value for money could be better."

Breakfast

39/100
5 reviews

"Breakfast can be improved."

Pool

16/100
11 reviews

"Pool should be renewed."

Rated 80/100 based on reviews from couples.

"Good service. Good location."

Service

75/100
30 reviews

"Friendly service."

Location

74/100
40 reviews

"Great location with excellent sightseeing. Parking is rare."

Room

54/100
80 reviews

"Decent beds and rooms, great views." Small, poorly cleaned and maintained rooms and bathrooms. Complaints about minibars and kitchenettes. Shower can be a problem.

Cleanliness

49/100
27 reviews

"Bathrooms and rooms are untidy."

Value

45/100
17 reviews

"Value for money could be better."

Pool

16/100
5 reviews

"Pool should be renewed."

Rated 81/100 based on reviews from solo travelers.

"Fantastic service. Great location."

Service

80/100
5 reviews

"Fantastic service."

Location

77/100
5 reviews

"Great location."

Room

56/100
9 reviews

"Room is all right."

Rated 79/100 based on reviews from business travelers.

"Fantastic service. Great location."

Service

79/100
6 reviews

"Fantastic service."

Room

55/100
8 reviews

"Room is all right."

Rated 77/100 based on reviews from all travelers.

"Very good lake hotel. Close to Navy Pier. Great location."

Service

76/100
248 reviews

"Friendly and moderately professional service, with okay reception and excellent housekeeping." Valet service could be better. Room service is perfect. Restaurant could offer better service. The bar needs better service.

Location

73/100
231 reviews

"Great location. Pricey, inconvenient parking." Great sightseeing, restaurants and shopping nearby.

Room

62/100
414 reviews

"Okay-sized rooms with good views." Outdated rooms with complaints about minibars, A/C, and cleanliness. Rooms lacking maintenance, with poor quality kitchenettes, furniture and TV's. Small rooms and poorly cleaned bathrooms. Shower can be a problem.

Cleanliness

53/100
125 reviews

"Moderately clean hotel facilities. Bathrooms and rooms are untidy."

Value

46/100
82 reviews

"Value for money could be better. Relatively high internet cost."

Breakfast

41/100
22 reviews

"Breakfast can be improved."

WiFi

27/100
16 reviews

"Wifi quality could be improved. Relatively high internet cost."

Pool

14/100
29 reviews

"Pool should be renewed."

Rated 72/100 based on reviews from families.

"Well-suited elevator."

Location

76/100
41 reviews

"Great location with excellent sightseeing. Parking is rare."

Service

69/100
40 reviews

"Friendly service and acceptable reception."

Room

55/100
69 reviews

"Excellent views from decently sized rooms with okay beds." Guests had problems with room cleanliness and maintenance, and complained about minibars. Rooms could be cleaner.

Cleanliness

54/100
23 reviews

"Moderately clean hotel facilities. Bathrooms and rooms are untidy."

Comfort

50/100
19 reviews

"Beds are alright and rooms are moderately-sized but too noisy and comfort is lacking."

Value

45/100
15 reviews

"Value for money could be better."

Pool

14/100
10 reviews

"Pool should be renewed."

Rated 76/100 based on reviews from couples.

"Good service. Good location."

Service

75/100
30 reviews

"Friendly service."

Location

74/100
40 reviews

"Great location with excellent sightseeing. Parking is rare."

Room

55/100
78 reviews

"Decent beds and rooms, great views." Small, poorly cleaned and maintained rooms and bathrooms. Complaints about minibars and kitchenettes. Shower can be a problem.

Cleanliness

49/100
27 reviews

"Bathrooms and rooms are untidy."

Value

45/100
17 reviews

"Value for money could be better."

Pool

16/100
5 reviews

"Pool should be renewed."

Rated 85/100 based on reviews from solo travelers.

"Great location. Fantastic service."

Location

77/100
5 reviews

"Great location."

Room

56/100
8 reviews

"Room is all right."

Rated 76/100 based on reviews from business travelers.

"Fantastic service. Great location."

Service

79/100
5 reviews

"Fantastic service."

Room

55/100
7 reviews

"Room is all right."

Rated 76/100 based on reviews from all travelers.

"Very good lake hotel. Close to Navy Pier. Great location."

Service

80/100
10 reviews

"Friendly service."

Location

78/100
6 reviews

"Great location."

Value

49/100
5 reviews

"Value for money could be better."

Room

47/100
15 reviews

"Poor rooms and bathrooms."

Rated 72/100 based on reviews from families.

"Fantastic service."

Service

79/100
5 reviews

"Fantastic service."

Room

48/100
5 reviews

"Room needs to be improved."

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Property Description

Located in Chicago (Near North Side), W Chicago - Lakeshore is within a 10-minute walk of Michigan Avenue and Grant Park. This 4.5-star hotel is 0.7 mi (1.1 km) from Navy Pier and 0.4 mi (0.7 km) from Northwestern Memorial Hospital.

Satisfy your appetite for dinner or brunch at the hotel's restaurant, Current, or stay in and take advantage of the room service (during limited hours). Quench your thirst with your favorite drink at the bar/lounge. Full breakfasts are served on weekdays from 7:00 AM to 10:30 AM and on weekends from 7:00 AM to 11:30 AM for a fee.

Make yourself at home in one of the 520 air-conditioned rooms featuring iPod docking stations and flat-screen televisions. Your pillowtop bed comes with down comforters and premium bedding. Wireless Internet access (surcharge) keeps you connected, and cable programming is available for your entertainment. Private bathrooms with shower/tub combinations feature designer toiletries and hair dryers.

Distances are displayed to the nearest 0.1 mile and kilometer.

Prentice Women's Hospital - 0.6 km / 0.4 mi
Northwestern Memorial Hospital - 0.7 km / 0.4 mi
Chicago Children's Museum - 0.7 km / 0.4 mi
Lake Michigan - 0.7 km / 0.4 mi
Michigan Avenue - 0.7 km / 0.5 mi
Museum of Contemporary Art - 0.7 km / 0.5 mi
Lakefront Trail - 0.7 km / 0.5 mi
Ann and Robert H. Lurie Children's Hospital - 0.8 km / 0.5 mi
Grant Park - 0.8 km / 0.5 mi
Oak Street Beach - 1 km / 0.6 mi
Broadway Playhouse - 1 km / 0.6 mi
Chicago Water Tower - 1 km / 0.6 mi
Water Tower Place - 1 km / 0.6 mi
Navy Pier - 1.1 km / 0.7 mi
State Street - 1.1 km / 0.7 mi

The nearest airports are:
Chicago O'Hare International Airport (ORD) - 29.5 km / 18.3 mi
Chicago Midway Airport (MDW) - 21.5 km / 13.3 mi
Chicago, IL (PWK-Chicago Executive) - 36.4 km / 22.6 mi

The preferred airport for W Chicago - Lakeshore is Chicago O'Hare International Airport (ORD).

Featured amenities include a business center, express check-in, and express check-out. Planning an event in Chicago? This hotel has facilities measuring 21308 square feet (1980 square meters), including conference space.

Take advantage of recreation opportunities such as a health club, or other amenities including complimentary wireless Internet access and concierge services. This hotel also features gift shops/newsstands and a vending machine.

Amenities / Features

  • Check In: 4:00 PM
  • Check Out: 12:00 PM
  • Minimum age of oldest guest: 21
  • Gift shops or newsstand
  • Dry cleaning/laundry service
  • Distance from property (meters) - 34
  • Wheelchair accessible (may have limitations)
  • Vending machine
  • Wheelchair-accessible concierge desk
  • Express check-in
  • Outdoor furniture
  • Assistive listening devices in meeting rooms
  • Number of meeting rooms - 18
  • Conference space size (meters) - 1980
  • Wheelchair-accessible spa
  • Wheelchair-accessible registration desk
  • Wheelchair-accessible fitness center
  • Free WiFi
  • Wheelchair-accessible pool
  • Number of bars/lounges - 1
  • Health club
  • In-room accessibility
  • Roll-in shower
  • Tours/ticket assistance
  • Accessible bathroom
  • Total number of rooms - 520
  • Number of floors - 33
  • Professional property host/manager
  • No cribs (infant beds) available
  • No rollaway/extra beds available
  • 24-hour fitness facilities
  • Luggage storage
  • Distance from property (ft) - 112
  • Wheelchair-accessible on-site restaurant
  • Express check-out
  • Visual alarms in hallways
  • Business center
  • 24-hour front desk
  • Breakfast available (surcharge)
  • Number of restaurants - 1
  • Wheelchair-accessible meeting spaces/business center
  • Safe-deposit box at front desk
  • Smoke-free property
  • Hiking/biking trails nearby
  • Elevator
  • Fitness facilities
  • Conference space
  • ATM/banking
  • Wheelchair accessible path of travel
  • Conference space size (feet) - 21308
  • Concierge services

Airport & Shuttle Information

O'Hare International: 18 miles, 28 minutes; no shuttle; $30 one-way

Airport Shuttle? Sorry, no airport shuttle available.

Breakfast Information

Not included in the guestroom rate. Usually around $20.00

Pet Friendly?

Service animals complying with ADA Title lll regulations are allowed.

Pet maximum weight in lb is 40

Maximum number of pets per room 2

Pet maximum weight in kg is 18

Service animals are allowed

Service animals are exempt from fees/restrictions

Pets allowed

pets are welcome

Parking Info

Valet Overnight: $67/inclusive of taxSelf-Park Overnight: $46/inclusive of tax

Internet / WiFI

$14.95 per day in the guestrooms.

Misc Fees / Policies

The following fees and deposits are charged by the property at time of service, check-in, or check-out.

  • Breakfast fee: between USD 15 and USD 24 per person (approximately)
  • Fee for in-room wireless Internet: USD 14.95 per night (rates may vary)
  • Valet parking fee: USD 73.00 per day
  • Nearby parking fee: USD 42.00 per night (112 ft away)
  • Pet deposit: USD 100.00 per stay
  • Pet fee: USD 25 per pet, per night
  • Service animals are exempt from fees

The above list may not be comprehensive. Fees and deposits may not include tax and are subject to change.

You'll be asked to pay the following charges at the property:

  • Deposit: USD 200.00 per stay

We have included all charges provided to us by the property.

  • Some facilities may have restricted access. Guests can contact the property for details using the contact information on the booking confirmation.
  • This property advises that enhanced cleaning and guest safety measures are currently in place.
  • Disinfectant is used to clean the property.
  • Social distancing measures are in place and guests are provided with hand sanitizer.
  • This property affirms that it follows the cleaning and disinfection practices of Commitment to Clean (Marriott).
  • This property welcomes guests of all sexual orientations and gender identities (LGBTQ friendly).

Cleaning Policies

Property is cleaned with disinfectant

Guests are provided with free hand sanitizer

Social distancing measures are in place

Property confirms they are implementing guest safety measures

Property follows a brand or regulatory agency's sanitization guidelines Commitment to Clean (Marriott)

Property confirms they are implementing enhanced cleaning measures

About W Hotels

  • Luxury accomodations with modern guestrooms
  • W Pillow Menu offers guests a choice between a body pillow, a neck roll, firm foam pillow, or a 100% feather pillow
  • Luggage Forward program allows you to send their luggae to any destination worldwide
  • P.A.W or Pets Are Welcome program gives eaach guest traveling with a pet clean-up bags, a pet toy and treat, pet tag, food and water bowl with floor mat, and other great pet services
  • FIT GYM facility with free weights, high-tech cardio machines, Pilates, Yoga, and personal training

The W Hotels highlights above are subject to change without notice.

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