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Overview of By The Way Motel

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Desk, free WiFi

By The Way Motel

2.5 out of 5
Guests rated this property 1.0/5 for cleanliness.

Popular amenities

  • Free WiFi
  • Parking included
  • Air conditioning
  • Housekeeping
  • 24/7 front desk

Explore the area

    Popular LocationRosalind Franklin University of Medicine and Science5 min drive
    Popular LocationJames Lovell Federal Health Care Center5 min drive
    Popular LocationLambs Farm7 min drive
    AirportChicago, IL (ORD-O'Hare Intl.)33 min drive

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About this area

Lake Bluff

By The Way Motel is located in Lake Bluff. The area's natural beauty can be seen at Illinois Beach State Park and Lake Michigan, while Three Brothers Theatre and Urban Edge Gallery are cultural highlights. Six Flags Great America and Lambs Farm are also worth visiting.
Popular Location

What's nearby

  • Rosalind Franklin University of Medicine and Science - 5 min drive
  • James Lovell Federal Health Care Center - 5 min drive
  • Naval Base Great Lakes - 5 min drive
  • Lambs Farm - 7 min drive
  • Northwestern Lake Forest Hospital - 10 min drive

Getting around

  • Lake Bluff Station - 4 min drive
  • Chicago O'Hare International Airport (ORD) - 33 min drive


  • The Silo Restaurant — 13 min walk
  • Inovasi — 3 min drive
  • Lake Bluff Brewing Company — 3 min drive
  • Bluffington's — 4 min drive
  • Gerhard's Elegant European Desserts — 6 min drive

About this property

By The Way Motel

Motel in Lake Bluff with free parking
A 24-hour front desk, free self parking, and free WiFi in public areas are available at this motel. All 20 rooms provide conveniences like refrigerators and microwaves, plus free WiFi and flat-screen TVs with cable channels. Other amenities available to guests include showers, desks, and free toiletries.
By The Way Motel offers 20 air-conditioned accommodations with complimentary toiletries. Refrigerators and microwaves are provided. Bathrooms include showers.

This Lake Bluff motel provides complimentary wireless Internet access. Flat-screen televisions come with cable channels. Housekeeping is provided daily.

Property amenities


  • Available in all rooms: Free WiFi
  • Available in some public areas: Free WiFi

Parking and transportation

  • Free self parking on site

Family friendly

  • Microwave
  • Refrigerator

Guest services

  • 24-hour front desk
  • Daily housekeeping

Room amenities


  • Air conditioning


  • Free toiletries
  • Shower


  • Cable channels
  • Flat-screen TV

Food and drink

  • Microwave
  • Refrigerator


  • Desk

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Check-in time starts at 3 PM
Minimum check-in age - 21


Check-out before 11 AM

Special check-in instructions

Front desk staff will greet guests on arrival

Access methods

Staffed front desk


Pets not allowed

Children and extra beds

Children are welcome
Rollaway/extra beds are not available
Cribs (infant beds) are not available

Property payment types

Important information

You need to know

Extra-person charges may apply and vary depending on property policy
Government-issued photo identification and a credit card, debit card, or cash deposit may be 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
This property accepts credit cards

Property is also known as

Way Motel Lake Bluff
Way Motel
Way Lake Bluff
By The Way Motel Lake Bluff, IL - Lake County
By The Way Motel Motel
By The Way Motel Lake Bluff
By The Way Motel Motel Lake Bluff

Frequently asked questions

Can I cancel my reservation for free at By The Way Motel and receive a full refund?
Yes, By The Way Motel offers free cancellation on select room rates, because flexibility matters! Please refer to By The Way Motel cancellation policy on our site for more details about any exclusions or requirements.
Is By The Way Motel pet-friendly?
No, pets are not allowed at this property.
How much is parking at By The Way Motel?
Self parking is free at this property.
What time is check-in at By The Way Motel?
Check-in begins at 3 PM.
What time is check-out at By The Way Motel?
Check-out is at 11 AM.
Where is By The Way Motel located?
Situated in Lake Bluff, this motel is within 3 mi (5 km) of Lambs Farm, Rosalind Franklin University of Medicine and Science, and Northwestern Lake Forest Hospital. Lake Michigan and James Lovell Federal Health Care Center are also within 3 mi (5 km).

Overall score and ratings

Rating 5 - Excellent. 0 out of 1 reviews
5 - Excellent 0%
Rating 4 - Good. 0 out of 1 reviews
4 - Good 0%
Rating 3 - Okay. 0 out of 1 reviews
3 - Okay 0%
Rating 2 - Poor. 0 out of 1 reviews
2 - Poor 0%
Rating 1 - Terrible. 1 out of 1 reviews
1 - Terrible 100%




Staff & service




Property conditions & facilities

1/5 Terrible

Disliked: Cleanliness, staff & service, property conditions & facilities, room comfort
Never stay there
They lied about everything and then tried to double the cost so I didn't stay there

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