Ramada Inn Lake Shore - Chicago
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- Ramada Inn Lake Shore - ChicagoMember ofLocal CultureOutdoor EnthusiastsBudget Travelers+ 8First to ReviewOct 24, 2013
Trying to get to the Ramada via public transportation is a nightmare! You have to hop around on buses and trains and it seemingly takes forever to get to the heart of the Loop, particularly during primetime traffic hours.
I would recommend staying here if you're driving into the city for a Bears game as it's super close to Soldier Field or if you predominately want to spend time in the Hyde Park neighborhood where it's located.
The rooms are massive and offer multiple comfy chairs and couches to lounge about in after a long day. They also have a nice chair and desk to sit and do work at if you're here on business. I was also impressed by the microwave, refrigerator and coffee/tea maker in the room as I feel like a lot of nicer hotels stock their fridges with goodies of their own that you have to pay for.
You're also right on Lake Michigan so hit the lake shore path or have a lazy day at the beach!Recommended for:
- Ramada Inn Lake Shore - ChicagoMember ofLocal CultureBudget TravelersJun 01, 2013
The Ramada is ideal for staying in Hyde Park if you are going there for a conference or visiting someone at the University of Chicago. Hyde Park is weirdly disconnected from the rest of Chicago. It is isolated from Public Transit, so it becomes much harder to get around without a car. For example, Lake Michigan is right across the street, but that street is Lake Shore Drive and very difficult to cross. The rooms aren’t too fancy, but they are very comfortable. The atmosphere in the hotel is very quiet. There is a restaurant and every Friday there is a seafood buffet and live Jazz. Any Jazz in Chicago is better than anywhere else. There is a basic fitness center that you can use 24-hours a day and a pool outside in the summer.
Mediocre819 reviews across the web.
- LocationGreat parking, according to 90%.
- Service85% found the staff to be very friendly.
- Restaurant73% found the breakfast to be wonderful.
- Hotel53% thought it was rather dirty.
- PricePrice is tolerable.
- InternetInternet is average.
Dining options at Ramada Lake Shore include a restaurant and a bar/lounge. Room service is available during limited hours. Recreational amenities include a fitness facility. This 2.0 star property offers audio visual equipment and business services. Wireless Internet access is available in public areas. This Chicago property has event space consisting of banquet facilities, conference/meeting rooms, and exhibit space. Guest parking is complimentary. Additional property amenities include multilingual staff and self parking.
There are 184 guest rooms at Ramada Lake Shore. Refrigerators and coffee/tea makers are offered. Bathrooms feature complimentary toiletries and hair dryers. Televisions have premium cable channels. Air conditioned rooms also include blackout drapes/curtains, electronic/magnetic
Additional fees and deposits may be charged by the property at time of service, check in, or check out.
- Business Center
- Fitness Center
- Room Service
- Free Parking
- Swimming Pool
- Data Ports
- TV In Room
- Hair Dryer
- Air Conditioning
- Electronic Room Keys
- In-House Bar
- Clothing Iron
- In-House Dining
- Wake Up Service
- Coffee & Tea Maker
- Car Rental Desk