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Shopping and gardens

This 10-story North Shore Renaissance hotel is less than 2 miles from the Chicago Botanic Garden and the Northbrook Court Shopping Mall; downtown Chicago is 24 miles away.

Business center

Complimentary shuttle service is available within a five-mile radius of Renaissance Chicago North Shore; a 24-hour, self-service business center offers a computer, printer, copying, and FedEx pickup.

Premium bedding

The 385 guestrooms at Renaissance Chicago North Shore Hotel feature pillowtop mattresses, down pillows, and down comforters. Rooms have wireless Internet access and 32-inch flat-panel TV.

Hotel Amenities

Hotel Amenities

Located 15 miles from Chicago O'Hare International Airport, 8 miles from Northwestern University, and 1.2 miles from the remarkable Chicago Botanic Garden, Renaissance Chicago North Shore Hotel is near a train station, and offers complimentary shuttle service within a five-mile radius. Guests enjoy a self-service 24-hour business center with computer, printer, copying, and FedEx pickup. Parking for cars, trucks, and RVs is free for guests during their hotel stay. Luggage storage is available. And guests can even get a good shoe shine.

TV is available in the lobby, and wireless Internet access (surcharge) is offered throughout the hotel's public areas, including its 22,000 square feet of meeting space (hotel can provide cards). Other conveniences include catering, audiovisual equipment, a tiered auditorium with theater-style seating and projection booth, and a top-floor event space with floor-to-ceiling windows and exterior deck with city views.

This hotel, fully renovated in 2011, is a smoke-free property (fines apply).

  • 24-hour business center 
  • 24-hour front desk 
  • Free area shuttle 
  • ATM/banking 
  • Bar/lounge 
  • Breakfast available (surcharge) 
  • Free newspapers in lobby 
  • Concierge services 
  • Conference space 
  • Conference space size (feet) - 25000 
  • Conference space size (meters) - 2323 
  • Dry cleaning/laundry service 
  • Elevator/lift 
  • Express check-out 
  • Fireplace in lobby 
  • Fitness facilities 
  • Free RV, bus, truck parking 
  • Free self parking 
  • Gift shops or newsstand 
  • Indoor pool 
  • Laundry facilities 
  • Library 
  • Limo or Town Car service available 
  • Luggage storage 
  • Multilingual staff 
  • Number of buildings/towers - 2 
  • Number of floors - 10 
  • Number of meeting rooms - 22 
  • Porter/bellhop 
  • Restaurant 
  • Safe-deposit box at front desk 
  • Smoke-free property 
  • Spa tub 
  • Television in common areas 
  • Total number of rooms - 385 
  • Wedding services 

Family Friendly Amenities

  • Area shuttle (complimentary)  
  • Indoor pool  
  • Laundry facilities  
  • Refrigerator  
  • Rollaway/extra beds available  


Available in all rooms: Wireless internet access ( 9.95 USD per day )


Free self parking, Free RV, bus, truck parking

Room Amenities

  • Air conditioning 
  • Blackout drapes/curtains 
  • Climate control 
  • Coffee/tea maker 
  • Free toiletries 
  • Free weekday newspaper 
  • Connecting/adjoining rooms available 
  • Cribs/infant beds available 
  • Daily housekeeping 
  • Designer toiletries 
  • Desk 
  • Digital TV service 
  • Down comforter 
  • Flat-panel TV 
  • Hair dryer 
  • Hypo-allergenic bedding available 
  • In-room safe (laptop compatible) 
  • Iron/ironing board 
  • Pay movies 
  • Phone 
  • Pillowtop mattress 
  • Premium bedding 
  • Premium TV channels 
  • Private bathroom 
  • Refrigerator 
  • Rollaway/extra beds available 
  • Room service (limited hours) 
  • Shower/tub combination 
  • WiFi (surcharge) 

Where to Eat

Rook's Corner Bistro - This American bistro serves breakfast, lunch, and dinner daily amidst bright murals and high-backed banquette seating.

Rook's Corner Bar - Lobby bar in front of Rook's Corner Bistro. Open daily for cocktails.

Ruth's Chris Steak House - This international steakhouse serves prime beef, seafood, and chicken for dinner in a clubby environment each evening.

Nearby Things to Do

The hotel has a 24-hour fitness center on its lower level, with cardiovascular machines and strength training equipment. An indoor dip pool with outdoor patio is on the main floor. Guests can play basketball and table tennis on site, and both a bowling alley and a playground are nearby.

A less than two-mile drive from the hotel, Chicago Botanic Garden features 26 gardens and native habitat areas with walking trails spread throughout 385 acres. The Highland Park Country Club, which is a two-mile drive from the hotel, has a public 18-hole PGA course.

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

  • Golfing nearby 
  • Hiking/biking trails nearby 
  • Basketball on site 


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

  • Accessible path of travel 
  • Accessible bathroom 
  • Roll-in shower 
  • Accessible parking 
  • In-room accessibility 
  • Accessibility equipment for the deaf 
  • Braille or raised signage 

Hotel Policies


Minimum check-in age is 18

Check-in time starts at 4 PM


Check-out time is noon

Payment types

Children and extra beds

  • Children are welcome.
  • Rollaway/extra beds are available.
  • Cribs (infant beds) are available.


Pets allowed

You need to know

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

Government-issued photo identification and a credit card 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.


Optional extras

The following fees and deposits are charged by the property at time of service, check-in, or check-out.
  • Fee for buffet breakfast: USD 16.00 per person (approximately)
  • Fee for in-room wireless Internet: USD 9.95 per day (rates may vary)
  • Pet fee: USD 75 per pet, per stay
  • 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.

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We should mention

The property has connecting/adjoining rooms, which are subject to availability and can be requested by contacting the property using the number on the booking confirmation.

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