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Location

Located 5 miles south of downtown Chicago, this hotel is also just south of McCormick Place and overlooks Lake Michigan.

Free parking and WiFi

Complimentary amenities include wireless Internet access, guest parking, and scheduled shuttle service to Michigan Avenue, downtown shopping, and McCormick Place.

Guestrooms

Chicago Lake Shore's guestrooms offer cable TV with HBO and complimentary wireless Internet access.

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).

  • Breakfast available (surcharge) 
  • Number of buildings/towers - 1 
  • Conference space size (meters) - 743 
  • Number of meeting rooms - 6 
  • Year Built 1960 
  • Free area shuttle 
  • Conference space size (feet) - 8000 
  • Pool umbrellas 
  • Free WiFi 
  • Meeting rooms 
  • Pool sun loungers 
  • Outdoor seasonal pool 
  • Bar/lounge 
  • Restaurant 
  • Total number of rooms - 70 
  • Multilingual staff 
  • 24-hour front desk 
  • Number of floors - 2 
  • Wedding services 
  • 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

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

If you have requests for specific accessibility needs, please note them at check-out when you book your room.

Hotel Policies

Check-in

Minimum check-in age is 21

Check-in time ends at midnight

Check-in time starts at 3 PM

Check-out

Check-out time is noon

Payment types

Children and extra beds

  • Children are welcome.
  • Kids stay free! Children 17 years old and younger stay free when using existing bedding.
  • Rollaway/extra beds are available for USD 10.00 per night.
  • Cribs (infant beds) are available for USD 10 per night.

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 property 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 property:
  • 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 bed fee: USD 10.00 per night
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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