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Lake Michigan sunrises
The luxury W Chicago - Lakeshore overlooks Lake Michigan and is just steps away from Chicago's iconic attractions, including Ohio Street Beach, Navy Pier, and the Magnificent Mile.
Indoor pool, Bliss Spa
The chic Current restaurant showcases modern Italian cuisine. Other highlights include the Bliss Spa and a window-lined health club with indoor pool.
Guestrooms offer city or lake views. Whether it’s the tall shadows of the looming skyline on glittering waters of Lake Michigan, or the vibrant lights of the city skyline reflecting and revealing layers of the city’s architectural ingenuity, you will absorb the energy and edge of W Chicago - Lakeshore’s design. Rooms come with 42-inch LED flatscreen HDTVs and soft terry robes. An oversized desk is outfitted with high-speed Internet access and two dual line phones. Bathrooms have Bliss toiletries.Information missing or incorrect? Tell us!Opens in a new window
W Chicago - Lakeshore
The W Chicago - Lakeshore overlooks Lake Michigan and is 2 blocks from the Navy Pier and Northwestern University. A health club with an indoor pool and the Bliss Spa are on site.
The hotel features a bar and Current, an onsite restaurant where executive Chef Todd Wiss prepares Italian-influenced specialties using seasonal local products.
The W Chicago has 12,000 square feet (1114.8 square meters) of conference space, including 15 event rooms and a rooftop banquet room. Valet and self parking are available for a surcharge and room service is available around the clock.
WiFi is available in meeting rooms and the lobby. The business center offers wired Internet (surcharge), faxing, and copying services. Guests can print boarding passes free of charge.
The 9,600 square foot spa features 16 treatment rooms, sauna, 4 movie-while-you-manicure nail stations, a retail store, and Bliss trademark touches like rhythm & blues tunes and legendary brownie buffet. Bliss offers hotel guests and beauty-seeking Chicagoans a clever menu of services such as the popular Ginger Rub, Hot Salt Scrub, Betweeny Wax and Triple Oxygen Treatment.
The W Chicago's dog treatment includes a turndown treat on the dog bed, dog-sitting services, and a check-in package with pet toys and treats.
- Smoke-free property
- 24-hour front desk
- Indoor pool
- Business center
- Spa services on site
- Babysitting or childcare (surcharge)
- Breakfast available (surcharge)
- Free newspapers in lobby
- Dry cleaning/laundry service
- Express check-out
- Gift shops or newsstand
- Total number of rooms - 520
- Number of floors - 33
- Valet parking (surcharge)
- Full-service spa
- Free WiFi
- Tours/ticket assistance
- Health club
- Express check-in
- Concierge services
- Luggage storage
- Limo or Town Car service available
- Spa treatment room(s)
- Meeting rooms 15
- Number of meeting rooms - 15
- Self parking (surcharge)
Family Friendly Amenities
- Family Hotel
- Indoor pool
- Free Wi-Fi
- Babysitting or childcare (surcharge)
- Cribs/infant beds (complimentary)
Available in all rooms: Wireless internet access ( USD 14.95 per night )
Available in some public areas: Free WiFi
Self parking (surcharge), Valet parking (surcharge)
- Hair dryer
- Room service (24 hours)
- Air conditioning
- In-room climate control (air conditioning)
- Free weekday newspaper
- Designer toiletries
- Hypo-allergenic bedding available
- In-room safe
- Iron/ironing board
- Daily housekeeping
- Free bottled water
- Pay movies
- Premium bedding
- Private bathroom
- In-room massage available
- Shower only
- Pillowtop mattress
- WiFi (surcharge)
- iPod docking station
- Flat-panel TV
- Blackout drapes/curtains
- Free cribs/infant beds
- Pillow menu
- Connecting/adjoining rooms available
- Rollaway/extra beds (surcharge)
- Down comforter
Where to Eat
Current - True to its name, Current features a fresh, modern take on seasonal Italian cuisine showcasing Chef Gregory Elliott’s simple and soulful ingredient-driven dishes, along with an extensive beverage menu, including hand-crafted Italian cocktails, a boutique wine list, wines on tap, and an array of local micro brews. With bold flavors and stunning backdrop (Lake Michigan and Navy Pier are just steps away), it is no surprise that Current is a go-to for locals and travelers alike. From the patio you can enjoy the energy of Lake Shore Drive and Lake Michigan while indulging in seasonal bites and W Chicago’s cocktail culture.
The Living Room Bar - Experience the dynamic new W Chicago Lakeshore Living Room Bar. Catch a DJ spinning on a Friday night, sip creative cocktails, or lay in the rockers facing the radiant Lake Michigan. In the summer sparks fly in the W Chicago Lakeshore Living Room Bar with a front row view of Navy Pier's fireworks.
Nearby Things to Do
A fully equipped 24-hour fitness center features cardiovascular machines, free weights, and an indoor pool is on site. Guests can schedule relaxing treatments and innovative services at the 9,600-square-foot Bliss Spa. Amenities include 16 treatment rooms, sauna, a spa tub, 4 manicure-with-movie nail stations, a retail store, and a brownie buffet.
Lake Michigan's nearby lakefront path is ideal for dog walking, jogging, bicycling, and inline skating. Volleyball courts along the beach are available for rental or pickup games. Bicycles and inline skates may be rented at several locations along the path.
The recreational activities listed below are available either on site or near the hotel; fees may apply.
- Bicycle rentals nearby
- Manicures and pedicures
- Body wraps
- Body scrubs
- Sauna in spa
- Body treatments
- Facial treatments
Check-in time starts at 3 PM
Minimum check-in age is 21
Check-out time is noon
Children and extra beds
- Children are welcome.
- Kids stay free! Children 3 years old and younger stay free when using existing bedding.
- Rollaway/extra beds are available for USD 30.00 per day.
- Free cribs (infant beds)!
- Pets allowed for an extra charge of USD 25 per pet, per night, plus a deposit of USD 100.00 per stay
- Up to 40 lb
You need to know
Extra-person charges may apply and vary depending on property 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.
Debit cards presented at check-in are debited USD 200. Unused funds can take up to 30 days to be released by the guest's financial institution. The property is not responsible for any fees incurred as a result. For more details, please contact the office using the information on the reservation confirmation received after booking.
- Deposit: USD 200.00 per stay
- Fee for in-room wireless Internet: USD 14.95 per night (rates may vary)
- Self parking fee: USD 45.00 per day
- Valet parking fee: USD 66.00 per day (in/out privileges)
- Pet deposit: USD 100.00 per stay
- Pet fee: USD 25 per pet, per night
- Rollaway bed fee: USD 30.00 per day
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We should mention
Children 3 years old and younger stay free when occupying the parent or guardian's room, using existing bedding. 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.