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Top Beach Hotels in Chicago

Ambassador Chicago, part of JdV by Hyatt
4 out of 5
1301 N State Pkwy, Chicago, IL, 60610
Fully refundable
The price is $111 per night from Feb 19 to Feb 20
$111
per night
Feb 19 - Feb 20
Stroll along the shoreline in Chicago, as you'll be near Oak Street Beach with a holiday at this hotel. Amenities at Ambassador Chicago, part of JdV by Hyatt include 2 restaurants, 2 bars, and a 24-hour fitness center.
4.4/5 Excellent! (1,024 reviews)
Perfect for my Solo Stay
"Staff was so friendly and was very knowledgeable about the property. The room was spacious and clean, perfect for my solo stay in Chicago to see friends."

Reviewed on Jan 29, 2023

Ambassador Chicago, part of JdV by Hyatt
Graduate Evanston
4 out of 5
1625 Hinman Ave, Evanston, IL, 60201
Fully refundableReserve now, pay when you stay
The price is $103 per night from Feb 6 to Feb 7
$103
per night
Feb 6 - Feb 7
Stroll along the shoreline in Evanston, as you'll be not far from the beach when booking a getaway at this hotel. Amenities at Graduate Evanston include a restaurant, a 24-hour fitness center, and a bar.
4.3/5 Excellent! (1,022 reviews)
"We stayed at this hotel when it was the Homestead. This is definitely an upgrade but there are still some lingering issues. The main elevator was out, the thermostat in the room didn't work the first night and there is no fan in the bathroom, so odors.... But, the staff was fantastic! It's a great ..."

Reviewed on Feb 2, 2023

Graduate Evanston
The Westin Michigan Avenue Chicago
4.5 out of 5
909 North Michigan Ave, Chicago, IL, 60611
Fully refundableReserve now, pay when you stay
The price is $119 per night from Feb 10 to Feb 11
$119
per night
Feb 10 - Feb 11
At this luxury spa hotel, get ready to enjoy the sunsets on the beach in Chicago, as you'll be within walking distance of Oak Street Beach. Amenities at The Westin Michigan Avenue Chicago include a full-service spa, a restaurant, and a 24-hour fitness center.
4.3/5 Excellent! (1,014 reviews)
"We booked a corner room for a long weekend visiting our daughter’s and we were so pleasantly surprised by how roomy our space was. Staff was excellent. Plus we were in the middle of everything! We will stay again for sure! Great experience."

Reviewed on Jan 30, 2023

The Westin Michigan Avenue Chicago

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Hotel Lincoln, part of JdV by Hyatt
4 out of 5
1816 N Clark Street, Chicago, IL, 60614
Fully refundable
The price is $127 per night from Feb 6 to Feb 7
$127
per night
Feb 6 - Feb 7
Recharge at this boutique hotel and enjoy the sunsets on the beach in Chicago, as you'll be close to North Avenue Beach. Amenities at Hotel Lincoln, part of JdV by Hyatt include 3 bars, a restaurant, and a rooftop terrace.
4.2/5 Excellent! (1,029 reviews)
"I’ve stayed here several times and love the location and views. The service is always great. The rooms are fine yet need upgrading especially the bathroom in junior suites. It’s time. Otherwise I would stay again."

Reviewed on Jan 29, 2023

Hotel Lincoln, part of JdV by Hyatt
Claridge House
4 out of 5
1244 N Dearborn Parkway, Chicago, IL, 60610
Fully refundableReserve now, pay when you stay
The price is $77 per night from Feb 20 to Feb 21
$77
per night
Feb 20 - Feb 21
Enjoy your stay at this hotel and watch the sunset on the beach in Chicago, as you'll be a short walk from Oak Street Beach. A restaurant, a 24-hour fitness center, and a bar are just some of the amenities offered at Claridge House.
4.1/5 Very Good! (1,023 reviews)
"The staff was friendly; the hotel was clean and tastefully decorated. The price was affordable."

Reviewed on Jan 20, 2023

Claridge House
The Drake
4 out of 5
140 E Walton Place, Chicago, IL, 60611
Fully refundableReserve now, pay when you stay
The price is $132 per night from Feb 13 to Feb 14
$132
per night
Feb 13 - Feb 14
At this hotel, get ready to stroll along the shore in Chicago, as you'll be not far from Oak Street Beach. Amenities at The Drake include a restaurant and a bar.
4/5 Very Good! (1,031 reviews)
A great stay!
"The Drake is so beautiful. The Family Suite was very nice and super great to have 2 bathrooms! The service was Top notch, every one was very nice and professional. Super helpful! Only bummer was no AC in the room. The lobby was scorching, however."

Reviewed on Jan 30, 2023

The Drake
Gale Chicago
4 out of 5
201 E Delaware Pl, Chicago, IL, 60611
Feel the sand between your toes at this boutique hotel and get ready to lounge by the shoreline in Chicago, as you'll be close to Oak Street Beach. A restaurant and a rooftop terrace are just a few amenities that you'll be able to enjoy at Gale Chicago.
3.9/5 Very Good! (1,000 reviews)
"All good"

Reviewed on Oct 30, 2022

Gale Chicago
The Whitehall Hotel
4 out of 5
105 E Delaware Pl, Chicago, IL, 60611
Fully refundableReserve now, pay when you stay
The price is $76 per night from Feb 16 to Feb 17
$76
per night
Feb 16 - Feb 17
Enjoy sunsets on the beach in Chicago, as you'll be a short walk from Oak Street Beach with a vacation at this boutique hotel.
3.9/5 Good! (3,275 reviews)
"Wish there was a coffee shop or restaurant in the hotel. Would be more convenient to have an ice machine available and a refrigerator in the room. Staff was great and very helpful with all we needed. Will stay again."

Reviewed on Feb 3, 2023

The Whitehall Hotel
Millennium Knickerbocker Chicago
4 out of 5
163 East Walton Place, Chicago, IL, 60611
Fully refundableReserve now, pay when you stay
The price is $84 per night from Feb 8 to Feb 9
$84
per night
Feb 8 - Feb 9
Recharge at this hotel and get ready to stroll along the shore in Chicago, as you'll be near Oak Street Beach. Available amenities at Millennium Knickerbocker Chicago include a bar.
3.6/5 Good! (1,522 reviews)
Just what i needed
"I came as a get away to clear my head. It was a wonderful, comfortable get away."

Reviewed on Feb 2, 2023

Millennium Knickerbocker Chicago
Chicago Lake Shore Hotel
3 out of 5
4900 S Lake Shore Dr, Chicago, IL, 60615
The price is $109 per night from Mar 1 to Mar 2
$109
per night
Mar 1 - Mar 2
Settle in and relax at this hotel and get ready to lounge by the shoreline in Chicago, as you'll be close to the beach.
3.3/5 (1,010 reviews)
"I was skeptical about the place because of the reviews. The place it’s ok; basically is just to rest while doing all the things you r doing while in vacations. It’s cool since is by the hwy, close to the soldier stadium,all museums and sears tower and 360; plus the river is across the street. And ..."

Reviewed on Jan 18, 2023

Chicago Lake Shore Hotel
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Top Beach Hotels in Chicago

Ambassador Chicago, part of JdV by Hyatt
4 out of 5
1301 N State Pkwy, Chicago, IL, 60610
Fully refundable
The price is $111 per night from Feb 19 to Feb 20
$111
per night
Feb 19 - Feb 20
Stroll along the shoreline in Chicago, as you'll be near Oak Street Beach with a holiday at this hotel. Amenities at Ambassador Chicago, part of JdV by Hyatt include 2 restaurants, 2 bars, and a 24-hour fitness center.
4.4/5 Excellent! (1,024 reviews)
Perfect for my Solo Stay
"Staff was so friendly and was very knowledgeable about the property. The room was spacious and clean, perfect for my solo stay in Chicago to see friends."

Reviewed on Jan 29, 2023

Ambassador Chicago, part of JdV by Hyatt
Graduate Evanston
4 out of 5
1625 Hinman Ave, Evanston, IL, 60201
Fully refundableReserve now, pay when you stay
The price is $103 per night from Feb 6 to Feb 7
$103
per night
Feb 6 - Feb 7
Stroll along the shoreline in Evanston, as you'll be not far from the beach when booking a getaway at this hotel. Amenities at Graduate Evanston include a restaurant, a 24-hour fitness center, and a bar.
4.3/5 Excellent! (1,022 reviews)
"We stayed at this hotel when it was the Homestead. This is definitely an upgrade but there are still some lingering issues. The main elevator was out, the thermostat in the room didn't work the first night and there is no fan in the bathroom, so odors.... But, the staff was fantastic! It's a great ..."

Reviewed on Feb 2, 2023

Graduate Evanston
The Westin Michigan Avenue Chicago
4.5 out of 5
909 North Michigan Ave, Chicago, IL, 60611
Fully refundableReserve now, pay when you stay
The price is $119 per night from Feb 10 to Feb 11
$119
per night
Feb 10 - Feb 11
At this luxury spa hotel, get ready to enjoy the sunsets on the beach in Chicago, as you'll be within walking distance of Oak Street Beach. Amenities at The Westin Michigan Avenue Chicago include a full-service spa, a restaurant, and a 24-hour fitness center.
4.3/5 Excellent! (1,014 reviews)
"We booked a corner room for a long weekend visiting our daughter’s and we were so pleasantly surprised by how roomy our space was. Staff was excellent. Plus we were in the middle of everything! We will stay again for sure! Great experience."

Reviewed on Jan 30, 2023

The Westin Michigan Avenue Chicago

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Hotel Lincoln, part of JdV by Hyatt
4 out of 5
1816 N Clark Street, Chicago, IL, 60614
Fully refundable
The price is $127 per night from Feb 6 to Feb 7
$127
per night
Feb 6 - Feb 7
Recharge at this boutique hotel and enjoy the sunsets on the beach in Chicago, as you'll be close to North Avenue Beach. Amenities at Hotel Lincoln, part of JdV by Hyatt include 3 bars, a restaurant, and a rooftop terrace.
4.2/5 Excellent! (1,029 reviews)
"I’ve stayed here several times and love the location and views. The service is always great. The rooms are fine yet need upgrading especially the bathroom in junior suites. It’s time. Otherwise I would stay again."

Reviewed on Jan 29, 2023

Hotel Lincoln, part of JdV by Hyatt
Claridge House
4 out of 5
1244 N Dearborn Parkway, Chicago, IL, 60610
Fully refundableReserve now, pay when you stay
The price is $77 per night from Feb 20 to Feb 21
$77
per night
Feb 20 - Feb 21
Enjoy your stay at this hotel and watch the sunset on the beach in Chicago, as you'll be a short walk from Oak Street Beach. A restaurant, a 24-hour fitness center, and a bar are just some of the amenities offered at Claridge House.
4.1/5 Very Good! (1,023 reviews)
"The staff was friendly; the hotel was clean and tastefully decorated. The price was affordable."

Reviewed on Jan 20, 2023

Claridge House
The Drake
4 out of 5
140 E Walton Place, Chicago, IL, 60611
Fully refundableReserve now, pay when you stay
The price is $132 per night from Feb 13 to Feb 14
$132
per night
Feb 13 - Feb 14
At this hotel, get ready to stroll along the shore in Chicago, as you'll be not far from Oak Street Beach. Amenities at The Drake include a restaurant and a bar.
4/5 Very Good! (1,031 reviews)
A great stay!
"The Drake is so beautiful. The Family Suite was very nice and super great to have 2 bathrooms! The service was Top notch, every one was very nice and professional. Super helpful! Only bummer was no AC in the room. The lobby was scorching, however."

Reviewed on Jan 30, 2023

The Drake
Gale Chicago
4 out of 5
201 E Delaware Pl, Chicago, IL, 60611
Feel the sand between your toes at this boutique hotel and get ready to lounge by the shoreline in Chicago, as you'll be close to Oak Street Beach. A restaurant and a rooftop terrace are just a few amenities that you'll be able to enjoy at Gale Chicago.
3.9/5 Very Good! (1,000 reviews)
"All good"

Reviewed on Oct 30, 2022

Gale Chicago
The Whitehall Hotel
4 out of 5
105 E Delaware Pl, Chicago, IL, 60611
Fully refundableReserve now, pay when you stay
The price is $76 per night from Feb 16 to Feb 17
$76
per night
Feb 16 - Feb 17
Enjoy sunsets on the beach in Chicago, as you'll be a short walk from Oak Street Beach with a vacation at this boutique hotel.
3.9/5 Good! (3,275 reviews)
"Wish there was a coffee shop or restaurant in the hotel. Would be more convenient to have an ice machine available and a refrigerator in the room. Staff was great and very helpful with all we needed. Will stay again."

Reviewed on Feb 3, 2023

The Whitehall Hotel
Millennium Knickerbocker Chicago
4 out of 5
163 East Walton Place, Chicago, IL, 60611
Fully refundableReserve now, pay when you stay
The price is $84 per night from Feb 8 to Feb 9
$84
per night
Feb 8 - Feb 9
Recharge at this hotel and get ready to stroll along the shore in Chicago, as you'll be near Oak Street Beach. Available amenities at Millennium Knickerbocker Chicago include a bar.
3.6/5 Good! (1,522 reviews)
Just what i needed
"I came as a get away to clear my head. It was a wonderful, comfortable get away."

Reviewed on Feb 2, 2023

Millennium Knickerbocker Chicago
Chicago Lake Shore Hotel
3 out of 5
4900 S Lake Shore Dr, Chicago, IL, 60615
The price is $109 per night from Mar 1 to Mar 2
$109
per night
Mar 1 - Mar 2
Settle in and relax at this hotel and get ready to lounge by the shoreline in Chicago, as you'll be close to the beach.
3.3/5 (1,010 reviews)
"I was skeptical about the place because of the reviews. The place it’s ok; basically is just to rest while doing all the things you r doing while in vacations. It’s cool since is by the hwy, close to the soldier stadium,all museums and sears tower and 360; plus the river is across the street. And ..."

Reviewed on Jan 18, 2023

Chicago Lake Shore Hotel
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Top Beach Hotels in Chicago

Ambassador Chicago, part of JdV by Hyatt
4 out of 5
1301 N State Pkwy, Chicago, IL, 60610
Fully refundable
The price is $111 per night from Feb 19 to Feb 20
$111
per night
Feb 19 - Feb 20
Stroll along the shoreline in Chicago, as you'll be near Oak Street Beach with a holiday at this hotel. Amenities at Ambassador Chicago, part of JdV by Hyatt include 2 restaurants, 2 bars, and a 24-hour fitness center.
4.4/5 Excellent! (1,024 reviews)
Perfect for my Solo Stay
"Staff was so friendly and was very knowledgeable about the property. The room was spacious and clean, perfect for my solo stay in Chicago to see friends."

Reviewed on Jan 29, 2023

Ambassador Chicago, part of JdV by Hyatt
Graduate Evanston
4 out of 5
1625 Hinman Ave, Evanston, IL, 60201
Fully refundableReserve now, pay when you stay
The price is $103 per night from Feb 6 to Feb 7
$103
per night
Feb 6 - Feb 7
Stroll along the shoreline in Evanston, as you'll be not far from the beach when booking a getaway at this hotel. Amenities at Graduate Evanston include a restaurant, a 24-hour fitness center, and a bar.
4.3/5 Excellent! (1,022 reviews)
"We stayed at this hotel when it was the Homestead. This is definitely an upgrade but there are still some lingering issues. The main elevator was out, the thermostat in the room didn't work the first night and there is no fan in the bathroom, so odors.... But, the staff was fantastic! It's a great ..."

Reviewed on Feb 2, 2023

Graduate Evanston
The Westin Michigan Avenue Chicago
4.5 out of 5
909 North Michigan Ave, Chicago, IL, 60611
Fully refundableReserve now, pay when you stay
The price is $119 per night from Feb 10 to Feb 11
$119
per night
Feb 10 - Feb 11
At this luxury spa hotel, get ready to enjoy the sunsets on the beach in Chicago, as you'll be within walking distance of Oak Street Beach. Amenities at The Westin Michigan Avenue Chicago include a full-service spa, a restaurant, and a 24-hour fitness center.
4.3/5 Excellent! (1,014 reviews)
"We booked a corner room for a long weekend visiting our daughter’s and we were so pleasantly surprised by how roomy our space was. Staff was excellent. Plus we were in the middle of everything! We will stay again for sure! Great experience."

Reviewed on Jan 30, 2023

The Westin Michigan Avenue Chicago

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Hotel Lincoln, part of JdV by Hyatt
4 out of 5
1816 N Clark Street, Chicago, IL, 60614
Fully refundable
The price is $127 per night from Feb 6 to Feb 7
$127
per night
Feb 6 - Feb 7
Recharge at this boutique hotel and enjoy the sunsets on the beach in Chicago, as you'll be close to North Avenue Beach. Amenities at Hotel Lincoln, part of JdV by Hyatt include 3 bars, a restaurant, and a rooftop terrace.
4.2/5 Excellent! (1,029 reviews)
"I’ve stayed here several times and love the location and views. The service is always great. The rooms are fine yet need upgrading especially the bathroom in junior suites. It’s time. Otherwise I would stay again."

Reviewed on Jan 29, 2023

Hotel Lincoln, part of JdV by Hyatt
Claridge House
4 out of 5
1244 N Dearborn Parkway, Chicago, IL, 60610
Fully refundableReserve now, pay when you stay
The price is $77 per night from Feb 20 to Feb 21
$77
per night
Feb 20 - Feb 21
Enjoy your stay at this hotel and watch the sunset on the beach in Chicago, as you'll be a short walk from Oak Street Beach. A restaurant, a 24-hour fitness center, and a bar are just some of the amenities offered at Claridge House.
4.1/5 Very Good! (1,023 reviews)
"The staff was friendly; the hotel was clean and tastefully decorated. The price was affordable."

Reviewed on Jan 20, 2023

Claridge House
The Drake
4 out of 5
140 E Walton Place, Chicago, IL, 60611
Fully refundableReserve now, pay when you stay
The price is $132 per night from Feb 13 to Feb 14
$132
per night
Feb 13 - Feb 14
At this hotel, get ready to stroll along the shore in Chicago, as you'll be not far from Oak Street Beach. Amenities at The Drake include a restaurant and a bar.
4/5 Very Good! (1,031 reviews)
A great stay!
"The Drake is so beautiful. The Family Suite was very nice and super great to have 2 bathrooms! The service was Top notch, every one was very nice and professional. Super helpful! Only bummer was no AC in the room. The lobby was scorching, however."

Reviewed on Jan 30, 2023

The Drake
Gale Chicago
4 out of 5
201 E Delaware Pl, Chicago, IL, 60611
Feel the sand between your toes at this boutique hotel and get ready to lounge by the shoreline in Chicago, as you'll be close to Oak Street Beach. A restaurant and a rooftop terrace are just a few amenities that you'll be able to enjoy at Gale Chicago.
3.9/5 Very Good! (1,000 reviews)
"All good"

Reviewed on Oct 30, 2022

Gale Chicago
The Whitehall Hotel
4 out of 5
105 E Delaware Pl, Chicago, IL, 60611
Fully refundableReserve now, pay when you stay
The price is $76 per night from Feb 16 to Feb 17
$76
per night
Feb 16 - Feb 17
Enjoy sunsets on the beach in Chicago, as you'll be a short walk from Oak Street Beach with a vacation at this boutique hotel.
3.9/5 Good! (3,275 reviews)
"Wish there was a coffee shop or restaurant in the hotel. Would be more convenient to have an ice machine available and a refrigerator in the room. Staff was great and very helpful with all we needed. Will stay again."

Reviewed on Feb 3, 2023

The Whitehall Hotel
Millennium Knickerbocker Chicago
4 out of 5
163 East Walton Place, Chicago, IL, 60611
Fully refundableReserve now, pay when you stay
The price is $84 per night from Feb 8 to Feb 9
$84
per night
Feb 8 - Feb 9
Recharge at this hotel and get ready to stroll along the shore in Chicago, as you'll be near Oak Street Beach. Available amenities at Millennium Knickerbocker Chicago include a bar.
3.6/5 Good! (1,522 reviews)
Just what i needed
"I came as a get away to clear my head. It was a wonderful, comfortable get away."

Reviewed on Feb 2, 2023

Millennium Knickerbocker Chicago
Chicago Lake Shore Hotel
3 out of 5
4900 S Lake Shore Dr, Chicago, IL, 60615
The price is $109 per night from Mar 1 to Mar 2
$109
per night
Mar 1 - Mar 2
Settle in and relax at this hotel and get ready to lounge by the shoreline in Chicago, as you'll be close to the beach.
3.3/5 (1,010 reviews)
"I was skeptical about the place because of the reviews. The place it’s ok; basically is just to rest while doing all the things you r doing while in vacations. It’s cool since is by the hwy, close to the soldier stadium,all museums and sears tower and 360; plus the river is across the street. And ..."

Reviewed on Jan 18, 2023

Chicago Lake Shore Hotel
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Lowest nightly price found within the past 24 hours based on a 1 night stay for 2 adults. Prices and availability subject to change. Additional terms may apply.

Frequently asked questions

What is Chicago like for travelers who love the beach?

Known for its theater and architecture, Chicago offers a lot for the traveler booking a vacation.

What's the best accommodation to stay near the beach in Chicago?

W Chicago - Lakeshore is a top 4.5-star beach hotel offering a health club and flat-screen TVs, located within a short 12-minute walk of Oak Street Beach. Other good choices for your stay near the beach include Oakwood at AMLI RIVER NORTH and Oakwood at 73 E. LAKE.

How many beach hotels will I find in Chicago?

Choose from one of Expedia's 210 hotels in Chicago for your beachside break.

When's the best time for a beach vacation in Chicago?

Plan your trip to the beach with this snapshot of the seasons in Chicago: The hottest months are usually August and July with an average temp of 71°F, while the coldest months are January and February with an average of 31°F. The snowiest months in Chicago are February, January, March, and December, with each month seeing an average of 10 inches of snowfall.

What is there to see and do around Chicago?

After arriving and settling in at your accommodation of choice, you might want to venture out and explore. If you're eager to check out the beaches, head to Ohio Street Beach or Oak Street Beach for some relaxation by the water. Experience the area's theater and architecture, and make time for local attractions like Navy Pier and Millennium Park. You can also pay a visit to Art Institute of Chicago or Michigan Avenue for more to see and do.

What's the best way to get to my beach hotel in Chicago?

Here's some information to help you get to and around your beach accommodation in Chicago with ease. To get to Chicago, book a flight to Chicago O'Hare Intl. Airport (ORD), the closest major airport, which is located 15.7 mi (25.3 km) away. Nearby metro stations include Monroe Station (Red Line), Monroe Station (Blue Line), and Adams-Wabash Station.

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