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Chicago Lake Shore Hotel

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#159 of 191 Hotels in Chicago
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  • Excellent10%
  • Very good21%
  • Average26%
  • Poor13%
  • Terrible30%
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3.0 Star Hotel
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Reviewed 18 October 2016 via mobile

The price is why I picked this hotel. I like to stay closer to the city or on the north side but we had tickets to a concert and everything in Chicago was very expensive that weekend. The front desk was very polite. The room...More

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Response from 214gene, Manager at Chicago Lake Shore HotelResponded 21 October 2016

Thanks for writing a review. We provide a complimentary shuttle that takes our guests to the museum campus and the Loop. We're glad you enjoyed our restaurant. Friday night is seafood buffet night (with non-seafood options available), accompanied by J.J. and the All Stars, a...More

Reviewed 21 September 2016

Had a great stay, place was under construction when we were there but the room was fine and our dog was fine and the price was right. We walked to the softball field every night and played fetch with the dog. We ate at the...More

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Response from 214gene, Manager at Chicago Lake Shore HotelResponded 25 September 2016

Thanks for writing a review. We don't often get endorsements from dogs, but we'll take it! Actually, the Museum of Science and Industry is just blocks away from the hotel. All other museums are clustered around Chicago's Loop. Say hello to Fido for us. We'''...More

Reviewed 21 August 2016

I booked this hotel because I was attending a course at UChicago. When I first arrived, I realized that the place is essentially a motel. When I first got to my room, I realized that there was a gap between the door and the door...More

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Response from 214gene, Manager at Chicago Lake Shore HotelResponded 25 September 2016

Thanks for writing a review. I've shared your comments with our repair crew. Please accept an apology for the conditions you found.

Reviewed 8 August 2016

Former rundown Ramada being revamped. The rooms are the pits. Didn't want to take my shoes off & walk on the carpet. housekping dropped my toothbrush on floor! Gaps in the doors, allows bugs to enter.

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Response from 214gene, Manager at Chicago Lake Shore HotelResponded 25 September 2016

Thanks for writing a review. I will talk with housekeeping to ensure the toothbrush issued isn't repeated. We're working on the door issue, but not soon enough for you. I apologize.

Reviewed 30 July 2016

Ok it's not the top of the line hotel and neither are the prices it is nice and clean inside and out the decor is a little dated and other than that the front desk was pleasant and courteous the room was clean my iron...More

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Response from 214gene, Manager at Chicago Lake Shore HotelResponded 12 August 2016

Thanks for writing a review. we're glad you enjoyed your stay. The Lake Shore Cafe, we think, is a great room and the food is good. Guests should know that Fridays feature a popular seafood buffet and great jazz at night. We hope you'll come...More

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Free Parking
Pool
Room Service
Restaurant
Bar/Lounge
Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
Hotel Amenities
Free Parking
Shuttle Bus Service
Room Service
Meeting Rooms
Business Centre with Internet Access
Banquet Room
Multilingual Staff
Self-Serve Laundry
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US$82 - US$177 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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#4 On the Beach Hotel in Chicago
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Non-Smoking Rooms, Suites
Details
Price range
US$82 - US$177 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel class
Hotel Style
#4 On the Beach Hotel in Chicago
Room types
Non-Smoking Rooms, Suites
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Theresa Z
6 May 2017|
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Response from 214gene | Property representative |
Greetings. The downtown shuttle departs at 9:30, 11:30, 2:30 and 6:30. The University of Chicago shuttle departs at 8:30, 1:30 and 5:30.
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ilovepeds
18 April 2017|
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Response from EA4900 | Property representative |
Renovations of the Lake Shore hotel included the complete exterior, including new entrance doors on the hallways and room entrances. We have both parking options but immediately in front of the hotel it is open. Yes... More
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Davia B
27 March 2017|
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Response from 214gene | Property representative |
Hi. Yes there is an overpass, two blocks from the hotel. Breakfast is free, and our shuttle will take you to the places you mentioned. We offer all the discounts you mentioned though not all at once. Military discounts... More
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"Avoid first-floor rooms! You will hear every noise imaginable."
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"book the LaQuinta if you get a chance. It's adjacent to the property."
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"Choose a room where there is no room available upstairs above your room."
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"it is two story with no elevators, keep that in mind when reserving a room !!!"
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