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1 room, 2 adults

Chicago Lake Shore Hotel, Chicago

3-star3 stars
4900 S Lake Shore Dr, Chicago, IL, 60615, United States of America

3-star hotel with outdoor pool, near Chicago Museum of Science and Industry
  • Free WiFi and free parking
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  • Great home away from home. Clean, good area. However, the beds and pilows were not…Dec. 21, 2019
  • I had booked a NON-SMOKING room, but at the time of check-in I was given a SMOKING room.…Dec. 4, 2019

Chicago Lake Shore Hotel, Chicago

from $84 CAD
  • Double Room
  • Standard Room, 1 King Bed
  • Standard Room, 1 King Bed, Smoking
  • Double Room, Smoking

What’s around Chicago Lake Shore Hotel, Chicago


  • In Kenwood
  • Chicago Museum of Science and Industry - 24 min walk
  • University of Chicago - 35 min walk
  • University of Chicago Medicine - 42 min walk
  • Soldier Field - 4.5 mi / 7.3 km
  • John G. Shedd Aquarium - 4.9 mi / 7.8 km
  • Grant Park - 4.9 mi / 7.9 km
  • McCormick Place - 5 mi / 8.1 km

Getting around

  • Midway Intl. Airport (MDW) - 26 min drive
  • O'Hare Intl. Airport (ORD) - 40 min drive
  • Chicago, IL (PWK-Chicago Executive) - 38 min drive
  • Chicago 51st-53rd Street Station (Hyde Park) - 11 min walk
  • Chicago 47th Street Station (Kenwood) - 11 min walk
  • Chicago 55th-56th-57th Street Station - 20 min walk
  • Free area shuttle

At a glance

Key facts

Hotel size

  • This hotel has 70 rooms
  • This hotel is arranged over 2 floors


  • Check-in time 3 PM-midnight
  • Check-out time is noon
Front desk staff will greet guests on arrival.

Required at check-in

  • Credit card, debit card, or cash deposit required for incidental charges

  • Government-issued photo ID may be required

  • Minimum check-in age is 21

Travelling with others


  • Up to 2 children (17 years old and younger) stay free when occupying the parent or guardian's room, using existing bedding


  • Pets allowed *


  • Free WiFi in public areas

  • Free WiFi in rooms



  • Free self parking on site


  • Free area shuttle

Payment types at the property

* See small print for additional details or extra charges

In the hotel

Food and drink
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/lounge
Things to do
  • Outdoor pool
  • Pool sun loungers
  • Bicycle rentals nearby
  • Golfing nearby
  • Hiking/biking trails nearby
  • Pool umbrellas
Working away
  • Business center
  • Conference space
  • Meeting rooms
  • Conference space size (feet) - 8000
  • Conference space size (meters) - 743
  • 24-hour front desk
  • Laundry facilities
  • Luggage storage
  • Wedding services
  • Multilingual staff
  • Number of buildings/towers - 1
  • Year Built - 1960
  • Designated smoking areas
  • Wheelchair-accessible parking
Languages Spoken
  • English
  • Russian
  • Spanish

In the room

Home comforts
  • In-room climate control (air conditioning)
  • Coffee/tea maker
  • Iron/ironing board
Sleep well
  • Blackout drapes/curtains
  • Pillowtop mattress
Freshen up
  • Private bathroom
  • Shower/tub combination
  • Free toiletries
  • Hair dryer
Be entertained
  • 37-inch TV
  • Premium TV channels
Stay connected
  • Desk
  • Free WiFi
  • Daily housekeeping

Special features


Lake Shore Cafe - This restaurant specializes in American cuisine and serves breakfast, lunch, and dinner.

Lake Shore Lounge - This restaurant specializes in American cuisine and serves lunch and dinner.

Chicago Lake Shore Hotel, Chicago’s small print

Also known as

  • Chicago Lake Shore Hotel
  • Chicago Lake Shore
  • Ramada Inn Lake Shore - Chicago Hotel Chicago
  • Ramada Lake Shore Chicago
  • Ramada Chicago
  • Ramada Lake Shore Chicago
  • Chicago Lake Shore Hotel Hotel
  • Chicago Lake Shore Hotel Chicago
  • Chicago Lake Shore Hotel Hotel Chicago


This property does not have elevators.

This property advises that enhanced cleaning and guest safety measures are currently in place.

Disinfectant is used to clean the property, and commonly-touched surfaces are cleaned with disinfectant between stays.

This property is licensed under an applicable law. Property Registration Number Hotel License

Mandatory fees

Deposit: USD 50.00 per accommodation, per stay

Optional extras

Rollaway beds are available for USD 10.00 per night

Cribs/Infant beds are available for USD 10 per night

Pets are allowed for an extra charge of USD 50 per pet, per stay

We have included all charges provided to us by this property. However, charges can vary, for example, based on length of stay or the unit you book.

FAQs for Chicago Lake Shore Hotel, Chicago

  • Does Chicago Lake Shore Hotel offer free cancellation for a full refund?
    Yes, Chicago Lake Shore Hotel does have fully refundable rooms available to book on our site, which can be cancelled up to a few days before check-in. Just make sure to check this property's cancellation policy for the exact terms and conditions.
  • What are the cleanliness and hygiene measures currently in place at Chicago Lake Shore Hotel?
    This property confirms that disinfectant is used to clean the property. Please note that this information has been provided by our partners.
  • Is parking offered on site at Chicago Lake Shore Hotel?
    Yes, there's free self parking.
  • Is there a pool at Chicago Lake Shore Hotel?
    Yes, there's an outdoor pool.
  • Are pets allowed at Chicago Lake Shore Hotel?
    Yes, pets are welcome. There's a charge of USD 50 per pet, per stay.
  • What are the check-in and check-out times at Chicago Lake Shore Hotel?
    You can check in from 3 PM to midnight. Check-out time is noon.
  • Are there restaurants at or near Chicago Lake Shore Hotel?
    Yes, Lake Shore Cafe offers American cuisine. Nearby restaurants include Falcon Inn (11-min walk), Original Pancake House (12-min walk), and Native Foods Cafe (13-min walk).
  • Is there an onsite casino at Chicago Lake Shore Hotel?
    No, this hotel doesn't have a casino, but Horseshoe Hammond Casino (15-min drive) is nearby.
  • What is there to do near Chicago Lake Shore Hotel?
    Recommended spots to visit include Chicago Museum of Science and Industry (1.2 mi) and University of Chicago (1.8 mi), along with University of Chicago Medicine (2.2 mi) and Soldier Field (4.5 mi).

Recent reviews

Good 6.8 From 396 reviews

Very Good 8.0
This is a no-frills, simple establishment perfect for those who want to sleep in their room but not do much else. The furniture and appliances are a little dinged up but clean, the beds are exactly average, and the bathroom, although a little worn and uninviting, was clean and usable. The location was a bit frustrating: although it was close to my conference, the neighborhood is overwhelmingly residential with few cabs, and you have to walk anout 15 minutes to get to the nearest bus station. However, on the south side you really dont have many options for decent hotels. Don't expect anything fancy here, but if you're just looking for a place to sleep in between exploring the less touristy side of Chicago, you could do a lot worse. Plus, you really can't beat the price. I've been in less pleasant hotels for a lot more money. A solid 7.5 out of 10 for me!
Seth, ca1 night business trip
Good 6.0
Decent location, meh everything else
Decently located for transit and neighbourhood - quite bare bones with inconsistent amenities - no breakfast - smoke alarm went off from shower steam - lack of light bulbs -$50 early check in fee/check out fee per room
ca1 night business trip
Very Good 8.0
Good service.
Lingyu, ca5 night business trip
Very Good 8.0
3 night stay
The location was great, close to the waterfront, food and the university. The room was clean, With the exception of the bathtub which could have used a little bleach 🙄 Other than that it was a lovely stay.
Renee, ca3 night family trip
Good 6.0
During our stay weather was hot and humid, unfortunately pool in the hotel was out of service. Shuttle service to pick people up from downtown to hotel wasn't followed schedule. It wasn't fun to stay on a hit about 60 min and miss the shuttle anyway.
ca3 night trip
Good 6.0
Advertises a pool but its not even full of water. Hotel is not in great shape. It's fine for staying the night but if you are coming to Chicago to sight see I recommend spending a little bit more to get something nicer.
Emma, ca3 night trip
Poor 2.0
The worst place I’ve ever stayed! It smelled like urine this building should be Condemned bugs biting my grandchildren and when I complained they acted as if it was my fault!! I would live a refund!! But I was told there was no way but I was told I could leave!!
Kandy, us1 night family trip
Exceptional 10.0
This was needed for a loss in the family so it was fine
Jermaine, sg2 night family trip
Fair 4.0
The room had a odd smell. There was no refrigerator and the carpet was nasty.
us1 night trip
Good 6.0
Easy to get downtown and free parking
We were given a room with a king sized bed as we requested, but the air conditioning didn't work. The light above the sink was very dim, and there was no fridge. We requested a different room and was given a nice room with everything working and a small refrigerator in it. The room was clean and the king sized bed was ok. The hotel could use some updating. We had to check in next door at the Best Western plus, which we have stayed at previously. The staff was nice and they gave my husband a late checkout with no problem. I would rate this hotel at a 6.5.
Ramona, us1 night trip

Chicago Lake Shore Hotel, Chicago

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