Welcome to W Chicago - Lakeshore

Experience our hotel on the Lakeshore Drive waterfront

Steal the scene and experience the Gold Coast of Chicago, Illinois, like never before. Our Chicago, IL, hotel is ideally located on the Lake Shore Drive waterfront and offers unlimited access to the very best of the city. You'll find everything you need, from sleek hotel rooms and suites with waterfront views to 21,000 square feet of venue space for amplified social gatherings. Our hotel in downtown Chicago, Illinois, has an on-site gym, which features all of the latest workout equipment. Ignite your senses with inspired American cuisine prepared with a seasonal focus at CURRENT, our hotel restaurant, or socialize over cocktails at the Living Room. Celebrate or collaborate in dynamic event space, from intimate meeting rooms to the stunning 33rd-floor Altitude overlooking the Lake Michigan waterfront. Our hotel in downtown Chicago, Illinois, is pet-friendly and wants to ensure that your furry friend enjoys as much as you. Whatever brings you here, W Chicago - Lakeshore is ready to help you keep it fun.

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Please Note WET DECK is closed November 27th - December 1st due to routine maintenance.

Rooms & Suites

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Please Note WET DECK is closed November 27th - December 1st due to routine maintenance.
Chicago Event Highlights

Magnificent Mile Lights Festival

Description: Chicago lights up with joy with an estimated one million lights on 200 trees that brighten the city's Michigan Avenue.

Winter Wonderfest

A magical holiday spectacle filled with indoor amusements, ice skating, dazzling lights, and festive cheer, perfect for families and visitors of all ages.

Light Up The Lake

Explore the Navy Pier’s dazzling outdoor lakefront light displays. Experience the joy of outdoor ice skating with a breathtaking backdrop of Lake Michigan. Cozy up with loved ones and roast smores by the toasty firepits. Ignite your creativity at our holiday workshops.

Christkindlmarket Chicago

A cherished holiday Chicago tradition offering German-inspired gifts, food, and crafts in a festive, open-air market, creating a charming winter wonderland.

Zoo Lights at Lincoln Park Zoo

The historic zoo is illuminated by millions of colorful lights, including moving displays set to music. Don’t miss special events like holiday concerts, a sensory-friendly evening, an adult’s night out, and more.

Millenium Park Ice Skating

Offering panoramic views of Cloud Gate (aka “The Bean”) and the surrounding city skyline dusted in snow.

Covet. Love It. Share It.

We defy expectation and spark imagination. We want to fuel lust for life, igniting our guests’ obsessive desire to soak it in, live it up and hit repeat.

Curated Design

Select design elements in the room including the artwork displayed in each guest room was curated to pull through our design.

King Fabulous Room

Soaring Above Lake Michigan

Boldly towering above the turquoise water of Lake Michigan and featured prominently in the Chicago skyline, W Chicago Lakeshore reflects the edge of both the Windy City and the waterfront. Featured as the only hotel along Lake Shore Drive with unobstructed lake views W Chicago Lakeshore is the ideal location for any guests.

Exterior Driveway

Discover Chicago with Extra Savings

It pays to plan ahead! Elevate your Chicago travel with deeper savings by booking in advance which means more time exploring what this vibrant city has to offer.

King Spectacular Accessible Room View

A Little Paradise

Put a little paradise in your stay. From our spectacular setting to our authentic cuisine, every detail is designed to elevate your event or stay.


Calendar of Events

When you stay at W Lakeshore, a wide range of activities, events, and much more are happenings close by. Discover an exciting scene including sports games, concerts, live music, shows, events and so much more.



W Chicago Lakeshore is passionate about the health and wellness of our guests. Guests are able to continue their personal wellness journey’s while on the road in our FIT Studio through our personal training sessions, available 7 days a week, as well as our popular Glow Flow Yoga class.


Get Fit

Black-lit with heavy beats, guests and locals can get their downward dog on in one of our many glam spaces. During the summer, we offer rooftop sunrise yoga inviting participates to unwind on one of our many outdoor decks overlooking Lake Michigan. Spark some fun with a W Boot Camp course that ends with a firework display from Navy Pier.


Retox & Recover

Retox with our constantly rotating list of clever cocktails and fun infusions at Current, W Chicago Lakeshore’s on-property restaurant. Kick start the evening with a liquor-based sip or boost recovery with a power smoothie while taking in the Windy City from Current’s patio. However you choose to retox, we have a new menu every season to keep you going.

Party Animal

From dive shop to dive bars, we're your go-to for all things local. 24/7 we got you covered.

Your Wish is Our Command


With Whatever/Whenever as our service pillar, we are committed to making your experience at the W Chicago Lakeshore exclusively yours. No task too small, no ask too big. Whether you’re craving a cold drink or devising your dream excursion, we’re here to make it happen. Whatever you want. Whenever you want it. Just ask.

Lobby Grab-n-Go Area

Live it Up!

Sign the deal and toast to success as you sample clever cocktails and an inspired menu featuring local ingredients. Stick around after you’ve fueled up to soak in our weekly DJ programming and live Living Room entertainment.

Meeting Concessions You Need

Discover lakeshore luxury by taking your next meeting to inspiring heights at W Chicago-Lakeshore. Book by November 20, 2023 and receive 20% off banquet menus, 40% off AV equipment, 50% off valet parking, 50% off group staff guestrooms, a waived meeting room rental and complimentary meeting room internet.



W Chicago - Lakeshore

644 North Lake Shore Drive, Chicago, Illinois, USA, 60611-3017

Tel: +1 312-943-9200
Distance from Property: 13.3 Miles
Phone Number: +1 773-838-0600
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Distance from Property: 18.0 Miles
Phone Number: +1 800-832-6352
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Bus Station

Chicago Bus Greyhound Station

Train Station


This hotel is committed to making our facilities, amenities and services accessible to guests with disabilities.

P.A.W. - Pets Are Welcome™

W Chicago - Lakeshore is a pet-friendly hotel. We want to make sure that furry friends enjoy their visit as much as you.

We treat your four-legged friend as part of the family.

Spectacular King Guest Room

Elevate Your Stay

Book a room or suite with room to roam the city on your next trip with these unique offers.


Meet. Eat. Repeat.

Indulge in the local dining scene.



All that Chicago has to offer is right outside your door.

Property Details


Fitness Center

Indoor Pool

Meeting Space

Convenience Store

Room Service

Wake up Calls

Free Wifi

Free Coffee/Tea

Service Request

Check-in: 4:00 pm

Check-out: 12:00 pm

Minimum Age to Check In: 21

Smoke Free Property

Pet Policy

Pets Welcome.

Pets are Welcome. $100.00 Deep Cleaning Fee, $25.00 nightly fee per pet

Maximum Pet Weight: 40lbs

Maximum Number of Pets in Room: 2

Parking Valet

Daily: $79

Policies and Payments

Accepts: Credit Cards


Concierge desk service

Property has elevators

Languages spoken by staff:
English, Spanish, German

For more information about the physical features of our accessible rooms, common areas or special services relating to a specific disability please call +1 312-943-9200

Accessible Hotel Features

Property has elevators

Self Operating lift or a sloped entry in hotel swimming pools

Service Animals are Welcome

Accessible Areas with Accessible Routes from Public Entrance

Accessible Entrance to On-Site Pool

Entrance to On-Site Business Center is Accessible

Entrance to On-Site Fitness Center is Accessible

Entrance to On-Site Spa is Accessible

Main Entrance is Accessible

Meeting Spaces are Accessible

Room and Suites Access through the Interior Corridor

Guest Room Accessibility

Accessible Vanities

Adjustable Height Hand-Held Shower Wand

Bathtub Grab Rails

Bathtub Seat

Closed Caption TV

Deadbolts on Guest Room and Suites Doors

Electronic Room Key

Guest Room and Suites Doors Self-Closing

Guests in mobility-accessible rooms may inquire about lowering the bed height

Hearing Accessible Rooms and/or Kits

Lever Handles on Guest Room Doors

Lowered Deadbolts on Guest Room Doors

Lowered Electrical Outlets

Mobility accessible rooms

Non-slip Grab Rails in the Bathroom

Roll-in Shower

Safety Chains and/or Latches on Guest Doors

TTY/TTD Compatible

Toilet Seat at Wheelchair Height - Toilet for Disabled

Viewports in Guest Room and Suites Doors


Carbon Footprint: 29.39 kg per room night

Water Footprint: 700.22 liters per room night

Environmental Practices

Guest Room Recycling

What are the check-in and check-out times at W Chicago - Lakeshore?

The check-in time at W Chicago - Lakeshore is 4:00 pm and the check-out time is 12:00 pm.

Does W Chicago - Lakeshore allow pets?

The pet policy at W Chicago - Lakeshore is:

Pets Welcome

Pets are Welcome. $100.00 Deep Cleaning Fee, $25.00 nightly fee per pet

Maximum Pet Weight: 40lbs

Maximum Number of Pets in Room: 2

What are the parking options at W Chicago - Lakeshore?

The parking options at W Chicago - Lakeshore are:

Valet: Daily: $79

What property amenities are available at W Chicago - Lakeshore?

The property amenities at W Chicago - Lakeshore are:


Fitness Center

Indoor Pool

Meeting Space

Convenience Store

Room Service

Wake up Calls

Free Wifi

Free Coffee/Tea

Service Request

Does W Chicago - Lakeshore have Wi-Fi?

Yes, W Chicago - Lakeshore has free Wi-Fi available to hotel guests.

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