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Chicago Lake Shore Hotel

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Pillowtop beds, desk, blackout drapes, iron/ironing board
Pillowtop beds, desk, blackout drapes, iron/ironing board

Overview of Chicago Lake Shore Hotel

Chicago Lake Shore Hotel

3 out of 5
Guests rated this property 3.4/5 for cleanliness.

Popular amenities

  • Free WiFi
  • Parking included
  • Pet friendly
  • Air conditioning
  • Business services
  • Housekeeping

Cleaning and safety practices

  • Cleaned with disinfectant
4900 S Lake Shore Dr, Chicago, IL, 60615

Explore the area

  • Popular LocationChicago Museum of Science and Industry7 min drive
  • Popular LocationUniversity of Chicago10 min drive
  • Popular LocationUniversity of Chicago Medicine11 min drive
  • AirportChicago, IL (MDW-Midway Intl.)28 min drive

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About this area


Located in Chicago's Kenwood neighborhood, Chicago Lake Shore Hotel is in the city center and near the beach. The area's natural beauty can be seen at Grant Park and Millennium Park, while John G. Shedd Aquarium and Navy Pier are popular area attractions. Looking to enjoy an event or a game while in town? See what's going on at Soldier Field. Practice your golf swing on a nearby course, or enjoy other activities in the great outdoors, such as hiking/biking trails in the area.

What's nearby

  • State Street - 5 min drive
  • Chicago Museum of Science and Industry - 7 min drive
  • University of Chicago - 10 min drive
  • McCormick Place - 11 min drive
  • University of Chicago Medicine - 11 min drive

Getting around

  • 47th Station (Green Line) - 4 min drive
  • Chicago 51st-53rd Street Station (Hyde Park) - 11 min walk
  • Chicago Midway Airport (MDW) - 28 min drive


  • Falcon Inn — 11 min walk
  • Original Pancake House — 12 min walk
  • Native Foods Cafe — 13 min walk
  • Pizza Capri — 13 min walk
  • Five Guys Burgers and Fries — 13 min walk

About this property

Chicago Lake Shore Hotel

3-star Chicago hotel in Kenwood, near Chicago Museum of Science and Industry
A business center, a 24-hour front desk, and multilingual staff are available at this hotel. Free WiFi in public areas and free self parking are also provided. All 70 rooms offer free WiFi, pillowtop beds, and TVs with cable channels. Guests will also find coffee makers, hair dryers, and ironing boards.
Chicago Lake Shore Hotel offers 70 accommodations with coffee/tea makers and hair dryers. Beds feature pillowtop mattresses. Televisions come with premium cable channels.

Bathrooms include shower/tub combinations and complimentary toiletries. This Chicago hotel provides complimentary wireless Internet access. Additionally, rooms include irons/ironing boards and blackout drapes/curtains. Housekeeping is provided daily.

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

Cleaning and safety practices

Enhanced cleanliness measures

Disinfectant is used to clean the property
High-touch surfaces are cleaned and disinfected
This information is provided by our partners.

Property amenities


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

Parking and transportation

  • Free self parking on site
  • Wheelchair-accessible parking available


  • No elevators

Guest services

  • 24-hour front desk
  • Daily housekeeping
  • Luggage storage
  • Multilingual staff

Languages spoken

  • English
  • Russian
  • Spanish

Business services

  • Business center
  • Conference space (8000 square feet)
  • Meeting rooms


  • If you have requests for specific accessibility needs, please contact the property using the information on the reservation confirmation received after booking.
  • Wheelchair-accessible parking


  • Designated smoking areas

Room amenities


  • Air conditioning (climate-controlled)
  • Blackout drapes/curtains
  • Heating (climate-controlled)
  • Pillow-top mattress


  • Free toiletries
  • Hair dryer
  • Shower/tub combination


  • 37-inch TV
  • Cable channels
  • Premium channels

Food and drink

  • Coffee/tea maker


  • Desk
  • Iron/ironing board

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Check-in from 3 PM - midnight
Minimum check-in age - 21


Check-out before noon

Special check-in instructions

Front desk staff will greet guests on arrival

Access methods

Staffed front desk


Pets allowed for an extra charge of USD 25.00 per accommodation, per day

Children and extra beds

Children are welcome
Kids stay free! Up to 2 children 17 years old and younger stay free when using existing bedding
Rollaway/extra beds are available for USD 10.0 per night
Cribs (infant beds) are available for USD 10.0 per night

Property payment types

Important information


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

  • Deposit: USD 50.00 per accommodation, per stay

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

Optional extras

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

  • Pet fee: USD 25.00 per accommodation, per day
  • Crib (infant bed) fee: USD 10.0 per night
  • Rollaway bed fee: USD 10.0 per night

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

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; cash is not accepted
Property Registration Number Hotel License

We should mention

Up to 2 children 17 years old and younger stay free when occupying the parent or guardian's room, using existing bedding
A car is not required for transportation to and from this property

Property is also known as

Chicago Lake Hotel
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Ramada Inn Lake Shore - Chicago Hotel Chicago
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Overall score and ratings

Rating 5 - Excellent. 128 out of 970 reviews
5 - Excellent 13%
Rating 4 - Good. 268 out of 970 reviews
4 - Good 28%
Rating 3 - Okay. 250 out of 970 reviews
3 - Okay 26%
Rating 2 - Poor. 171 out of 970 reviews
2 - Poor 18%
Rating 1 - Terrible. 153 out of 970 reviews
1 - Terrible 16%




Staff & service




Property conditions & facilities

2/5 Poor

Traveled with family and small children, Traveled with family
Disliked: Cleanliness, amenities, property conditions & facilities
We only booked here because of pool and it was closed. It was very outdated and a much nicer hotel was not much more so I couldn’t even say it was because of the price
Stayed 2 nights in Jul 2021

4/5 Good

Traveled with family and small children
Liked: Staff & service
Disliked: Amenities, property conditions & facilities
Leslie was great. We were mistakenly given a smoking room and she found us a non smoking room. The outdoor pool was closed. That was the whole point. We prefer an outdoor pool. The rooms and lobby were clean but the grounds were dirty. The second room had black mold above the sink and the iron only warmed.
Stayed 1 night in Jul 2021

3/5 Okay

Traveled with family
Stayed 3 nights in Jul 2021

4/5 Good

Traveled with family
Liked: Cleanliness, staff & service
Location is good - right on the lake and convenient access to public transit. It’s definitely no-frills, but it was clean and I appreciated the free on-site parking.
Stayed 3 nights in Jul 2021

3/5 Okay

Business traveler
They did not serve breakfast. Also, someone in the room next to me, at 6:30 am started speaking so loud till an hour later.
Stayed 1 night in Jul 2021