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With a stay at Chicago Lake Shore Hotel, you'll be centrally located in Chicago, convenient to Chicago Museum of Science and Industry and University of Chicago.

This hotel is within close proximity of Smart Museum of Art and Robie House.

Make yourself at home in one of the 184 air-conditioned guestrooms. Complimentary wireless Internet access keeps you connected, and cable programming is available for your entertainment. Private bathrooms with shower/tub combinations feature complimentary toiletries and hair dryers. Conveniences include desks and coffee/tea makers, and housekeeping is provided daily.

Take advantage of recreation opportunities such as an outdoor pool, or other amenities including complimentary wireless Internet access and wedding services. Guests can catch a ride to nearby destinations on the complimentary area shuttle.

Enjoy a satisfying meal at a restaurant serving guests of Chicago Lake Shore Hotel. Quench your thirst with your favorite drink at a bar/lounge. Breakfast is available for a fee.

Featured amenities include a business center, a 24-hour front desk, and multilingual staff. Planning an event in Chicago? This hotel has facilities measuring 8000 square feet (720 square meters), including meeting rooms. Free self parking is available onsite.

Hotel Amenities

Hotel Amenities

Chicago Lake Shore Hotel overlooks Lake Michigan and is adjacent to Burnham Park. Downtown Chicago is 5 miles from the hotel, and the Magnificent Mile and Michigan Avenue are 6 miles away.

Amenities at this pet-friendly hotel include an outdoor swimming pool, restaurant with panoramic lake views, and 6 meeting rooms covering 8,000 square feet. Wireless Internet access is complimentary throughout the hotel.

Other amenities include free parking. A complimentary scheduled shuttle service is provided to places including Michigan Avenue, University of Chicago, and McCormick Place (shuttle schedule: 9:30 AM, 11:30 AM, 2:30 PM, and 6:30 PM).

  • Pool sun loungers 
  • Meeting rooms 
  • Year Built 1960 
  • Free area shuttle 
  • Conference space size (feet) - 8000 
  • Conference space size (meters) - 720 
  • Number of meeting rooms - 6 
  • Pool umbrellas 
  • Free WiFi 
  • Number of buildings/towers - 1 
  • Breakfast available (surcharge) 
  • Outdoor seasonal pool 
  • Bar/lounge 
  • Restaurant 
  • Safe-deposit box at front desk 
  • Total number of rooms - 184 
  • Multilingual staff 
  • 24-hour front desk 
  • Number of floors - 4 
  • Elevator/lift 
  • Wedding services 
  • Business center 
  • Designated smoking areas 
  • Luggage storage 
  • Free self parking 
  • Outdoor pool 

Family Friendly Amenities

  • Family Hotel  
  • Outdoor pool  
  • Free Wi-Fi  
  • Area shuttle (complimentary)  

Internet

Available in all rooms: Free WiFi

Available in some public areas: Free WiFi

Parking

Free self parking

Room Amenities

  • Private bathroom 
  • Shower/tub combination 
  • Free WiFi 
  • Cribs/infant beds (surcharge) 
  • Premium TV channels 
  • Blackout drapes/curtains 
  • Air conditioning 
  • In-room climate control (air conditioning) 
  • Coffee/tea maker 
  • Free toiletries 
  • Hair dryer 
  • Iron/ironing board 
  • Desk 
  • Daily housekeeping 
  • Television 
  • Cable TV service 
  • Rollaway/extra beds (surcharge) 
  • In-room climate control (heating) 

Where to Eat

Lake Shore Café - Airy, casual restaurant with panoramic views of Lake Michigan. Specializes in breakfast and lunch buffets. Open for breakfast, lunch, and dinner.

Lake Shore Lounge - Patrons can order lunch and dinner from the restaurant's menu of American cuisine.

Nearby Things to Do

The hotel is a block from a 23-mile lakefront biking and jogging path that extends from Jackson Park, two miles away, to Lincoln Park, four miles north of downtown. Jackson Park also features an 18-hole public golf course, while Lake Shore Links, a nine-hole downtown golf course with Lake Michigan in the background, is less than seven miles away. Bike rentals are available about three blocks from the hotel.

The recreational activities listed below are available either on site or near the hotel; fees may apply.

  • Golfing nearby 
  • Hiking/biking trails nearby 
  • Bicycle rentals nearby 

Accessibility

To make requests for specific accessibility needs, complete the "Special or Accessibility Requests" section of "Trip Preferences" when you book your hotel.

Hotel Policies

Check-in

Minimum check-in age is 21

Check-in time starts at 3 PM

Payment types

Pets

  • Pets allowed for an extra charge of USD 50 per pet, per stay

You need to know

Extra-person charges may apply and vary depending on hotel policy.

Government-issued photo identification and a credit card or cash deposit are required at check-in for incidental charges.

Special requests are subject to availability upon check-in and may incur additional charges. Special requests cannot be guaranteed.

Fees

You'll be asked to pay the following charges at the hotel:
  • Deposit: USD 25.00 per stay
We have included all charges provided to us by the property. However, charges can vary, for example, based on length of stay or the room you book.

Optional extras

The following fees and deposits are charged by the property at time of service, check-in, or check-out.
  • Breakfast fee: between USD 5.00 and USD 15.00 per person (approximately)
  • Pet fee: USD 50 per pet, per stay
  • Crib (infant bed) fee: USD 10 per night
  • Rollaway beds are available for an additional fee
The above list may not be comprehensive. Fees and deposits may not include tax and are subject to change.

Hotel Name

  • Chicago Lake Hotel
  • Chicago Lake Shore
  • Chicago Lake Shore Hotel
  • Ramada Chicago
  • Ramada Inn Lake Shore - Chicago Hotel Chicago
  • Ramada Lake Shore Chicago

We should mention

Children 17 years old and younger stay free when occupying the parent or guardian's room, using existing bedding.


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