Chicago Lake Shore Hotel

ex. Ramada Lake Shore

4900 S Lakeshore Drive, Chicago, Illinois, United States, 60615  show map
 3 stars
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Chicago Lake Shore Hotel

Wi-Fi
Parking

On-site parking

Luggage storage
24-hour

Late check-in/ -out

24-hour reception

24-hour security

Food/ Drinks

Bar/ Lounge area

A la carte restaurant

Coffee/Tea in lobby

Shuttle

Free shuttle service

Fitness/ Gym

Fitness center

Swimming pool

Seasonal outdoor pool

Indoor swimming pool

Verified Reviews:

  • Hotel itself is clean - Fridge and mic in the room - Very nice restaurant
  • Convenient hotel - Reasonably priced - Lovely rooms
  • Room was huge - Bar/restaurant amazing - Well prepared food
  • Free gated parking - Helpful staff - Shower drain was backed up
  • Close to university of chicago - Shuttle service - Tv did not work

Overview

La Quinta Inn & Suites Chicago - Lake Shore is a 4-star venue positioned about 2.2 km from University of Chicago. La Quinta Inn & Suites Chicago - Lake Shore has been welcoming guests to its non-smoking rooms since 1950.

The hotel is 25 minutes' walk away from Robie House. The property is set within 9 km distance from the city center.

Enclosed by a museum and a theater, the hotel offers a panoramic view over the park.

20 minutes' drive from Midway airport and 5 minutes' walk to 47th St. (Kenwood) Metra train station.

Rooms

La Quinta Inn & Suites Chicago - Lake Shore features 114 rooms across 4 floors. The property boasts views of Hyde Park and Lake Michigan from its rooms. Guests can also use a microwave, a fridge and a cooker.

Eat & Drink

Every morning starts with a hot continental breakfast. The diner Original Pancake House is located 500 meters from the property.

A continental breakfast is served and charges are applicable. 

Services

The on-site conveniences include free parking, an elevator and a luggage storage.

Relax

Leisure facilities, such as an outdoor swimming pool and a golf course, are provided on site. The property offers a gym and a fitness centre helping guests to keep fit.

Internet

Wireless internet is available in the entire hotel for free.

Guest Parking

Public parking is possible on site for free.

Number of floors:   4.  Number of rooms:   184.

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Facilities

General

  • Non-smoking property
  • Wi-Fi
  • No parking
  • Safe deposit box
  • 24-hour reception
  • Late check-in/ -out
  • Pets allowed
  • No wheelchair access
  • Rooms/ Facilities for disabled
  • 24-hour security
  • Air conditioning in public areas
  • Children are welcome
  • Luggage storage
  • Elevator
  • Vending machines
  • Exterior corridors
  • Carte blanche
  • Multilingual staff
  • Smoke detectors

Sports & Fitness

  • Fitness center
  • Cycling
  • Tennis court
  • Golf course

Services

  • Free shuttle service
  • Room service
  • Housekeeping
  • Self-service laundry
  • Dry cleaning
  • Tours/Ticket assistance
  • Wedding services
  • Wake up service
  • Shops/Commercial services
  • Newspaper service
  • Bell staff/Porter

Dining facilities

  • Paid breakfast
  • A la carte restaurant
  • Bar/ Lounge area
  • Coffee/Tea in lobby
  • Free breakfast

Meeting facilities

  • Business center
  • Meeting/ Banquet facilities
  • Business services
  • Fax/Photocopying

Children's facilities

  • Paid cribs/ Baby cots (on request)

Leisure facilities

  • Outdoor heated swimming pool
  • Seasonal outdoor pool
  • Indoor swimming pool
  • Beach umbrellas
  • Sauna
  • Massage

Room view

  • Lake view

Room facilities

  • Individual air conditioning
  • Heating
  • Connecting rooms
  • Dressing area
  • Tea and coffee facilities
  • Mirror
  • Chaise lounges
  • In-room desk
  • Ironing facilities

Bathroom

  • Private bathroom
  • Bath/ Shower
  • Hair dryer on request
  • Room toiletries

Self-catering

  • Refrigerator
  • Microwave

Media

  • Flat-screen TV
  • Cable/ Satellite television
  • Paid movies/Video
  • Free local telephone calls
  • Radio
  • AM/FM alarm clock

Room decor

  • Carpeted floor

Policies

CHECK-IN / CHECK-OUT

Check-in from 3 pm FREE
Check-out until 12 pm FREE

Children and extra beds

One child
0 - 2 years
Crib USD 10
Maximum capacity of cribs and extra beds depends on the room you book. Please check room details before you make a reservation.

Pets

Pets are allowed on request.

How to reach hotel

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Hotel Address:

4900 S Lakeshore Drive, Chicago, Illinois, United States, 60615

Get directions
City Center
  • Chicago
    8.7 km
Airports
  • Midway (MDW)
    14.1 km
  • Chicago O'hare International (ORD)
    32.7 km
Train Stations
  • Garfield Boulevard "L"Station
    3.1 km
Underground stations
  • LaSalle "L" Station (Blue Line)
    8.7 km
  • Bus stop
    300 m
Restaurants
  • Original Pancake House (cuisine: American)
    530 m
  • Park 52 (cuisine: American)
    660 m
Hotel information
  • Check-in:
    from  3 pm
  • Check-out:
    until  12 pm
  • Number of floors:
    4
  • Number of rooms:
    184

Rooms and availability

Chicago Lake Shore Hotel photos Room
Queen Room
Lake view
  • Max occupancy:

    4 persons

  • Bed type:

    2 Queen-size beds, 1 Double bed

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  • Room Facilities:
    • Smoking
    • Shower
    • Non-smoking
    • Coffee machine
    • + More
  • General:Free internet access
  • Work desk
  • Ironing facilities
  • Dressing area
  • Mirror
  • Telephone
  • Bathroom:Bathroom
  • Bath or shower
  • Hair dryer
  • Towels
  • Guest toiletries
  • Toiletries
  • Toilet
  • Bedding:Linen
  • Pillow top mattress
  • Dining:Microwave
  • Refrigerator
  • Media:Flat-screen TV
  • Wake up service
  • Radio
Room Description:

This room offers a 37" flat-screen TV with cable and premium channels. A desk, microwave and refrigerator are also included.

Chicago Lake Shore Hotel photos Room
King Room
  • Max occupancy:

    2 persons

  • Bed type:

    1 King-size bed

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  • Room Facilities:
    • Shower
    • Non-smoking
    • Coffee machine
    • Air conditioning
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  • General:Free internet access
  • Work desk
  • Ironing facilities
  • Dressing area
  • Telephone
  • Bathroom:Bathroom
  • Bath or shower
  • Hair dryer
  • Towels
  • Guest toiletries
  • Toilet
  • Bedding:Linen
  • Sofa bed
  • Pillow top mattress
  • Dining:Microwave
  • Refrigerator
  • Media:Flat-screen TV
  • Wake up service
  • Radio
Room Description:

One King Bed/Microwave/Fridge/Nonsmoking 37 inch HDTV/Free Internet/Free Breakfast Pillowtop Mattress Massage Showerhead

King Suite
Lake view
  • Max occupancy:

    2 persons

  • Bed type:

    1 King-size bed

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  • Room Facilities:
    • Shower
    • Non-smoking
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  • General:Free internet access
  • Bedding:Pillow top mattress
  • Dining:Microwave
  • Refrigerator
Room Description:

Ste/One King/Slpr/Micro/Fridge/Lake View Nonsmoking/37 inch HDTV/Free Internet Pillowtop Mattress Massage Showerhead

Queen Suite
Lake view
  • Max occupancy:

    3 persons

  • Bed type:

    2 Queen-size beds

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  • Room Facilities:
    • Shower
    • Non-smoking
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  • General:Free internet access
  • Bedding:Pillow top mattress
  • Dining:Microwave
  • Refrigerator
Room Description:

Ste/Two Queens/Slpr/Micro/Fridge/Lake View Nonsmoking/37 inch HDTV/Free Internet Pillowtop Mattress Massage Showerhead

Chicago Lake Shore Hotel photos Room
Deluxe Queen Room
Lake view
  • Max occupancy:

    4 persons

  • Bed type:

    2 Queen-size beds

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  • Room Facilities:
    • Coffee machine
    • Air conditioning
    • + More
  • General:Ironing facilities
  • Dressing area
  • Telephone
  • Bathroom:Bathroom
  • Bath or shower
  • Hair dryer
  • Towels
  • Guest toiletries
  • Toilet
  • Bedding:Linen
  • Pillow top mattress
  • Dining:Microwave
  • Refrigerator
  • Media:TV
  • Wake up service
  • Radio
Room Description:

This room offers views of Lake Michigan, downtown Chicago and a panoramic morning sunrise. There are pillow top mattresses as well.

Chicago Lake Shore Hotel photos Room
Deluxe King Room
Lake view
  • Max occupancy:

    2 persons

  • Bed type:

    1 King-size bed

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  • Room Facilities:
    • Coffee machine
    • Air conditioning
    • + More
  • General:Ironing facilities
  • Dressing area
  • Telephone
  • Bathroom:Bathroom
  • Bath or shower
  • Hair dryer
  • Towels
  • Guest toiletries
  • Toilet
  • Bedding:Linen
  • Pillow top mattress
  • Dining:Microwave
  • Refrigerator
  • Media:TV
  • Wake up service
  • Radio
Room Description:

This room offers views of Lake Michigan, downtown Chicago and a panoramic morning sunrise. There are pillow top mattresses as well.

Chicago Lake Shore Hotel photos Room
Executive Queen Room
  • Max occupancy:

    6 persons

  • Bed type:

    2 Queen-size beds, 1 Double bed

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  • Room Facilities:
    • Coffee machine
    • Air conditioning
    • + More
  • General:Ironing facilities
  • Dressing area
  • Telephone
  • Bathroom:Bathroom
  • Bath or shower
  • Hair dryer
  • Towels
  • Guest toiletries
  • Toilet
  • Bedding:Linen
  • Sofa bed
  • Dining:Microwave
  • Refrigerator
  • Media:Wake up service
  • Radio
Room Description:

This family room features air conditioning and microwave

Chicago Lake Shore Hotel photos Room
Executive King Room
Lake view
  • Max occupancy:

    4 persons

  • Bed type:

    1 King-size bed

  • Check Prices
  • Room Facilities:
    • Shower
    • Non-smoking
    • Coffee machine
    • Air conditioning
    • + More
  • General:Free internet access
  • Facilities for disabled
  • Work desk
  • Ironing facilities
  • Dressing area
  • Telephone
  • Bathroom:Bathroom
  • Bath or shower
  • Hair dryer
  • Towels
  • Guest toiletries
  • Toilet
  • Bedding:Linen
  • Pillow top mattress
  • Dining:Microwave
  • Refrigerator
  • Media:Flat-screen TV
  • Wake up service
  • Radio
Room Description:

Exec King/Slpr/Microwave/Fridge/Nonsmoking 37 inch HDTV/Free Internet/Free Breakfast Pillowtop Mattress Massage Showerhead

Executive Wheelchair Accessible Room
  • Max occupancy:

    2 persons

  • Bed type:

    1 Double bed

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Room Description:

Deluxe|Executive Room - Wheelchair Adapted

Chicago Lake Shore Hotel photos Room
Executive Quadruple Room
  • Max occupancy:

    4 persons

  • Bed type:

    Sleeping arrangements for 4 persons

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  • Room Facilities:
    • Coffee machine
    • Air conditioning
    • + More
  • General:Ironing facilities
  • Dressing area
  • Telephone
  • Bathroom:Bathroom
  • Bath or shower
  • Hair dryer
  • Towels
  • Guest toiletries
  • Toilet
  • Bedding:Linen
  • Media:Wake up service
  • Radio
Room Description:

This quadruple room has air conditioning.

Chicago Lake Shore Hotel Location

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What's nearby

Museums

  • Sutherland Community Arts1.5 km
  • Mostly Music1.7 km
  • David and Alfred Smart Museum1.7 km
  • Museum of Science and Industry1.7 km
  • Smart Museum of Art, University of Chicago1.8 km
  • Robie House1.9 km
  • Robie House1.9 km
  • Oriental Institute Museum2.1 km
  • DU Sable Museum-African Amer2.2 km

Parks

  • Hyde Park1.2 km

Universities, Institutes

  • Maryknoll Seminary500 m
  • Catholic Theological Union900 m
  • Divine Word Theologate1.3 km
  • Roberts University Assoc1.3 km
  • MC Cormick Seminary1.6 km
  • University-Chicago Emergencies1.8 km
  • University Community Svc Ctr1.9 km
  • University of Chicago Library1.9 km
  • Sugarplum Catering2.0 km
  • Chicago Theological Seminary2.0 km
  • Pritzker School of Medicine2.1 km
  • Latin American Studies Ctr2.1 km
  • University of Chicago Career2.2 km
  • University of Chicago Press2.2 km
  • University-Chicago News Office2.2 km
  • University of Chicago2.2 km
  • Community Affairs2.2 km

Medical care and Hospitals

  • University of Chicago School of Medicine2.1 km

Public parking

  • University of Chicago2.2 km

College Campuses

  • Lutheran School of Theology1.5 km

Local attractions

  • Museum of Science and Industry1.8 km
    5700 S. Lake Shore Drive
  • Smart Museum of Art1.8 km
    5550 S Greenwood Ave The University of Chicago
  • Robie House2.0 km
    5757 S Woodlawn Ave
  • Powell\'s Books Chicago 1.7 km
    1501 E 57th St
  • Court Theater1.9 km
    5535 S. Ellis Ave, Chicago

Restaurants nearby

  • Original Pancake House530 m

    Address: 1517 E Hyde Park Blvd
    Phone: (773) 288-2322

    65% likes this, based on 51 reviews
    Cuisine: American
    Price Range: ZAR 35 - ZAR 257

  • Maravillas Restaurant710 m

    Address: 5211 S Harper Ave
    Phone: (773) 643-3155

    55% likes this, based on 28 reviews
    Cuisine: Mexican
    Price Range: ZAR 23 - ZAR 164

  • The Original Pancake House750 m

    Address: 1358 E 47th St
    Phone: 773-285-3044

    71% likes this, based on 39 reviews

  • Park 52660 m

    Address: 5201 S Harper Ave
    Phone: 773-241-5200

    61% likes this, based on 15 reviews
    Cuisine: American
    Price Range: ZAR 234 - ZAR 468

  • Valois Restaurant750 m

    Address: 1518 E 53rd St
    Phone: 773-667-0647

    70% likes this, based on 53 reviews
    Cuisine: American
    Price Range: ZAR 11 - ZAR 234

Hotel information
  • Check-in:
    from  3 pm
  • Check-out:
    until  12 pm
  • Number of floors:
    4
  • Number of rooms:
    184
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Chicago Lake Shore Hotel Reviews

Guest reviews are submitted by our customers after their stay at Chicago Lake Shore Hotel

Average guest rating

6.2out of 10
Good
Based on 205 reviews

Guest reviews

  • Family with children
    8.8

    I liked the location and the price. I also liked the free parking and the pool and restaurant.

  • Single
    10.0

    The location was very convenient, and the room was very comfortable and relaxing. The service was professional and very cordial and helpful.

    We spent 3 days here and one of the days and evening was warm outside but the A/C had not been turned on yet and the room was very uncomfortable.

  • Family with children
    2.8

    It was in a nice neighborhood

    The room was not prepared when we arrived and we were told twice, once by a manager, we would be compensated for this but we were not. Because the room we were given in place of our intended room had only one bed, we required a roll-away bed, but the staff made us remove it from the supply closet ourselves and roll it into our own room, as well as change the sheets ourselves. The walls were thin, we couldn't sleep due to people partying all night. The wi-fi didn't work in our room and there was no ice in any of the ice machines and our bathroom light didn't work, and when we informed the staff they did nothing about this. As I said, we were told we would be compensated for the inconveniences, yet upon check-out we were compensated in no way. It was our worst hotel experience ever and we will never be returning.

  • Single
    10.0

    The staff was very friendly. The rooms were really good (the airconditioner did not create a draft, which normally makes Europeans sick). The location was super, and I was very happy with my stay.

  • Single
    8.8

    Very good hotel, friendly and able staff, great situation near the lake and a bike trail (excellent for jogging). Kind Shuttle drivers.

    Can be noisy depending who is next to you.

  • Couple
    7.0

    Hotel is within walking distance of museum of science and industry and only about 10 minutes away from other popular attractions (Michigan Ave, Shedd Aquarium, Soldier Field, etc). It also offers a great view of the lakeshore, as it is directly across the street. The restaurant has great food for a good value.

    The room was small and did not include a refrigerator or microwave which would aid in saving money for quick lunches and snacks.

  • Group of friends
    7.8

    Close to zoo, museum science and industry, aquarium and walking distance to lakeshore / beach. I was there for music festival, but close to other "frequent" stops. Staff was very nice and helpful.

    Still not "great" part of town. Everything west is pretty bad, but if you stay to lakeshore drive and go north and south, not to bad. Older building, rooms and fixtures, but for 3 nights, $450 in Chicago.... I felt comfortable and safe.

  • Single
    8.2

    The staff behind the counter in the lobby was excellent. They upgraded my room when checking my preferences without batting an eyelash. They were knowledgeable about the city and getting around to specific areas. They knew where to purchase a bus pass and where to catch the bus. The room was very nice and faced the lake. The location made it easy to walk to the lake and take a long fitness walk toward McCormick Place. There was always a space in the garage for my rental car. The staff was friendly and I felt they genuinely wanted to take care of me. Also, when the internet signal seemed weak, they were ready to transfer me to a comparable room, still facing the lake with a better reception. That's good business.

    The ice machine was conveniently located outside my door, however it did not always work. Had to go down or up a floor to get ice. I left an iPad charger there by mistake and so far have not been contacted about it. It would be great if they contacted me to prove that they still care even after I have left. Also I'm into fitness and their fitness room is just bare minimum. Two treadmills, one elliptical, and one multi-workout weight machine. A Ramada of this stature could do more. But the best workout is across Lake Shore Drive by bike, jog or walk and the scenery is much better!

  • Older travelers
    7.8

    Great location for the University of Chicago and free parking. There is a good sized fridge and a small microwave in the room along with the coffee maker.

    The rooms with the lake view have a lovely view- but- the noise from the road is a factor- we got used to it and loved our view.Make sure you are on the 4th floor if you choose a lake view.

  • Family with children
    5.0

    I liked all the time I was away from my hotel.

    We were promised a refrigerator in our room & never received it. The staff continued to tell us they would bring one up but did not. The pool was broken when we were there. The ice machine on our floor was broken. This is a very outdated hotel.

  • Single
    5.0

    shuttle bus didnt pick us up even when we called a few times.

  • Single
    6.2

    The location in relation to the Lake and to downtown Chicago was good. Also good was the free shuttle service to downtown 3 times each day. Staff were polite and helpful and the room was kept clean.

    Only the fact that the pool was not available to use as it was under repair, and that there was nowhere to keep valuables because they had removed the safe boxes for some reason.

  • Couple
    8.2

    Our room was very comfortable and clean. The front desk employees were knowledgable about the area and helpful when it came to gettting downtown.

    We checked out early (4am) and they were unable to print a recipt, in fact it is two days later and we are still waiting for it.

  • Family with children
    9.2

    nice view of the lake. employes friendly and helpful on check in and check out.

  • Single
    7.4

    Very good location. It's better to rent a car to stay here coz it has free parking lot. The room is big and reasonably clean. This is a great place to stay if u get a car. Very low price compared to others in Chicago.

    The fridge is very loud, the TV is not even plugged when I entered the room. I had to fix these problem by myself, no big deal.

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Hotel Address:

4900 S Lakeshore Drive, Chicago, Illinois, United States, 60615

Get directions
City Center
  • Chicago
    8.7 km
Airports
  • Midway (MDW)
    14.1 km
  • Chicago O'hare International (ORD)
    32.7 km
Train Stations
  • Garfield Boulevard "L"Station
    3.1 km
Underground stations
  • LaSalle "L" Station (Blue Line)
    8.7 km
  • Bus stop
    300 m
Restaurants
  • Original Pancake House (cuisine: American)
    530 m
  • Park 52 (cuisine: American)
    660 m
Hotel information
  • Check-in:
    from  3 pm
  • Check-out:
    until  12 pm
  • Number of floors:
    4
  • Number of rooms:
    184