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W Chicago - Lakeshore

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Reviewed 17 January 2016 via mobile

My second year here for the Cubs Convention, and I will come every year for the rest of my life! You will never get treated better than how they treat you at the W......If you don't stay here you are just silly....and thank you Nicholas,...More

Thank Stephen C
Response from Sonia V, Manager at W Chicago - LakeshoreResponded 21 January 2016

Good day Stephen. Thank you for your email. I am absolutely thrilled that you had a great stay! I have shared your comments with our leaders, we are very lucky to have Nicholas on our Security team. Please let me know when you are booked...More

Reviewed 16 January 2016

We were there in November for leisure. The location is good in the sense that it's close the the pier where I spent most of the time by the pier and the Children's Museum. It was also convenient for me to do a short run...More

Thank TinaWC
Response from Sonia V, Manager at W Chicago - LakeshoreResponded 21 January 2016

Hello TinaWC. Thank you for taking the time to share your W Lakeshore feedback. W Chicago Lakeshore Hotel is in a prime location being the only hotel in Chicago on the lake, walking distance to Michigan Avenue, Navy Pier as well as many other attractions...More

Reviewed 16 January 2016 via mobile

Whatever Whenever! We love W properties all over the world. This has a beautiful view of the lake. Centrally located. January was super cheap to stay. I'm not much the fan of winter, but it was beautiful to see it from above. Tip- The 7...More

Thank Brittany C
Response from Sonia V, Manager at W Chicago - LakeshoreResponded 21 January 2016

Hello Brittany C. Thank you for sharing your feedback. I absolutely agree with you, our lake view guest rooms offer spectacular views of Lake Michigan being the only hotel on the lakefront! Thanks again, we sincerely value your loyalty to W Hotels and Starwood Hotels...More

Reviewed 10 January 2016 via mobile

Was visiting Chicago during a December weekend to do some Christmas shopping and stayed two nights at the W Lakeshore. Overall, it was a good stay but not without some problems. Firstly, the location of the hotel can't be beat. It sits on Lakeshore Drive...More

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Response from Sonia V, Manager at W Chicago - LakeshoreResponded 15 January 2016

Good day William. Thank you kindly for taking the time to share your feedback on Tripadvisor. I absolutely agree with you, our location cannot be beat...being the only hotel on Lake Michigan as well as prime proximity to Navy Pier and Michigan Avenue and other...More

Reviewed 9 January 2016

Starwood properties are a constant for me. I visit them in the many cities I travel to, and enjoy seeing local interpretations of a global brand. The W lakeshore is a bit of a double-edged sword. It's in a fantastic location (overlooking the lake) but...More

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Response from Sonia V, Manager at W Chicago - LakeshoreResponded 23 February 2016

Hello Aaron A. Thank you for taking the time to share your feedback. I am thrilled you liked our design and location however I am disappointed to read about the noise you experienced in your guest room. Please contact me Sonia.villagmez@whotels.com when you return as...More

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Streeterville
Streeterville is where visitors head for play at Navy
Pier, a pseudo amusement park and development of
restaurants, shops, rides, and other activities.
You’ll find lots of action and excitement on the
docks. Along the pier, you’ll see the statue of the
captain for whom Streeterville is named. While you
enjoy your fair share of sightseeing at the pier, you
can also visit other popular attractions there such as
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fn_trvlr
21 February 2018|
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Response from Sonia V | Property representative |
Hello. Our Extreme Wow Suite does have a double sided fireplace but all other guest rooms do not. We'll see you soon! Cheers, Sonia
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fn_trvlr
21 February 2018|
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Response from Sonia V | Property representative |
Hello fn_trvlr. We look forward to welcoming you to W Chicago Lakeshore. We are located in a prime area of downtown Chicago, minutes from Navy Pier, Michigan Avenue and close proximity to many nightlife options near River... More
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"Definitely ask for a lake view... Not sure if it's worth it otherwise."
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