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The Chicago - Lake Shore Area

La Quinta Inn & Suites Chicago – Lake Shore grants you views of beautiful Lake Michigan and the impressive, towering Chicago skyline. If you’re looking for downtown Chicago hotels, our hotel’s location is ideal. Our convenient location right on Lake Shore Drive makes it easy for hotel visitors to reach Chicago’s world-class museums. We are only minutes from downtown Chicago, and closer still to all the shops and restaurants on 53rd Street in Hyde Park. The beaches are a breeze to reach – head north or south on Lake Shore Drive.

If your intention is to visit the University of Chicago or the Illinois Institute of Technology, particularly for graduation, orientation, and University of Chicago family weekend, La Quinta Inn & Suites Chicago – Lake Shore could hardly be a more convenient hotel in Chicago for you to stay at. Professors, scholars, students, parents – all will find our downtown Chicago location and amenities are ideal for everything they need to do and see. And visitors to the University of Chicago Medical Center will also find our hotel one of the most convenient and comfortable places to stay among the many hotels Chicago has to offer. The rest of the Windy City is also easy to reach from our hotel, as we are only two blocks from the CTA bus stop and the Metra Train – both can bring you directly downtown or to the McCormick Place convention center in mere minutes. From this hotel Chicago is at your fingertips.

Hotel Services & Amenities

The La Quinta Inn and Suites Chicago-Lake Shore hotel is located in Hyde Park/Chicago and overlooks beautiful Lake Michigan. We are near the University of Chicago and the University of Chicago Medical Center, only minutes from downtown Chicago, and closer still to all the shops and restaurants on 53rd Street in Hyde Park. When you walk into your room, you'll find within your spacious room not just the pleasant comfort of our beds, but also microwaves, refrigerators, and free high speed internet and WiFi. If you’re wanting to go out to eat that evening – perhaps at our own on-site Lake Shore Café – and look your very best, feel free to take advantage of the iron and ironing board. And don’t forget to bring your leftovers back to your room, where you can keep them cool and warm them up! Or if you’d much prefer to stay in and relax, enjoy free cable television. And if you want to exercise, our fitness center is equipped to keep you fit. If you are looking for one of the best hotels downtown Chicago has to offer, you cannot do better than us!

Once you have had a good night’s sleep upon our pillowtops and you are brought into the day with our AM/FM clock radio, you’ll have a coffeemaker there to make your morning pick-me-up. If you need itineraries, tickets, business documents, or anything else that you need to print, our hotel’s business center is available for free to all our guests. And don’t forget, before you leave us for the day, to fill up on our Free Bright Side Breakfast, which features coffee, juices, tea, hot chocolate, pastries, cereals (both hot and cold), warm waffles, and fresh fruit. And when you’re finished, book your shuttle service through to get you back home. You can't find a better hotel deals anywhere in Chicago.

Area Attractions

There’s almost nothing you can’t do when you are in Chicago. Go see the second tallest building in America – the Willis Tower (still the Sears Tower to many) – and see all of Chicago from the Skydeck. Or see the largest collection of French Impressionism outside of France at the Art Institute of Chicago. Indeed, if art’s your thing, go see the Robie House, designed by Frank Lloyd Wright, the Oriental Institute Museum, and the Smart Museum of Art. If you are more the scientist, go visit the Museum of Science and Industry (you know you want to tour a World War II submarine), only a mile away, the Field Museum (the home of Sue, the most complete T. rex skeleton ever discovered), Shedd Aquarium, and the Adler Planetarium. If it’s history you love, there’s the DuSablle Museum of African American History, the Chinese-American Museum of Chicago, the Glessner House Museum, the Clarke House Museum, and The Richard H. Driehaus Museum. Few hotels in downtown Chicago offer such easy access to so many fun, fantastic places.

If you are a sports fan and are coming to town to watch a game, Wrigley Field, home of the Chicago Cubs, U.S. Cellular Field, home of the Chicago White Sox, the United Center, home of the Chicago Bulls and the Chicago Blackhawks, are easy to access. And Soldier Field, home of the Chicago Bears, is right on Lake Shore Drive. Attend the NCAA Division I Men’s Basketball Tournament, the 2016 NFL Draft, the Adidas Windy City National Qualifier, and the Bank of America Chicago Marathon and Health Expo.

Chicago is also the place for great events. Come see the Chicago Auto Show, the Chicago Dental Society Meeting, The International Home and Housewares Show, America’s Beauty Show, Chicago Comic and Entertainment Expo, ACC 16th Annual Scientific Session, the American Occupational Therapy /MP West meeting, the Coverings, Global Tile and Stone Experience, the American Association of Neurological Surgeons meeting, Book Expo America/MP South, the NRA Show, NCA’s Sweets and Snacks Expo, the American Society of Clinical Oncology Annual Meeting, Neocon, IMTS 2016, Riofest, American Academy of Ophthalmology meeting, Anesthesiology 2016 meeting, ISSA/Interclean North America, PACK Expo, RSNA, and the International Band and Orchestra Conference. And when you do, be sure to stay at the one of best hotels in all of Chicago – La Quinta Inn & Suites Chicago – Lake Shore.

Also be sure to head to Navy Pier where you’ll discover tons of entertainment, shopping, restaurants, and cruises. And head into the city’s heart to see Millennium Park – there’s concerts like Lollapalooza, exhibitions, tours, ice skating, architecture, and the Bean (Cloud Gate). There’s plenty in The Second City for each visitor to do year round, all the way to New Year’s Eve. And don’t forget: Chicago is the home of Chicago Style Pizza, so do be sure to get yourself a deep dish at Gino’s, Giordano’s, or any of the other great pizzerias around Chicago! And after you have seen all of Chicago’s attractions and eaten the best Chicago food, and you are asking yourself, “What are the best hotels near me? What is the best Chicago hotel?” – think first of La Quinta Inn & Suites Chicago – Lake Shore, one of the best hotels in Chicago.


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