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Chicago's Essex Inn

800 South Michigan Avenue, Chicago, IL 60605-7101 See on map
Free Wifi
Air Conditioning
Heated pool
Non-Smoking Hotel
Fitness centre
3 Star accommodation
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Reviewed 29 August 2018

I booked a room at Chicago's Essex Inn because it was across the street from the hotel where I was attending a convention. It was a horrible experience. During two of the three nights that I was there, I was awakened by people screaming and...More

Date of stay: July 2018
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Reviewed 12 July 2018 via mobile

Hotel has a great location but it’s very old and dirty. The bed was one of the worst I have ever experienced in the hotels. And the price is not always lower due to the provided comfort. I wouldn’t recommend unless you really need this...More

Date of stay: March 2018
Thank Pavlo T
Reviewed 11 July 2018

I stayed at the Essex during a large conference in Chicago. The Inn is under renovations and my room was not one of the ones that had been renovated. Everything in the room was old. The air didn't work well and we definitely needed a...More

Date of stay: June 2018
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Reviewed 11 July 2018 via mobile

I was a bit disappointed in my room. I faced a building that was undergoing construction so construction workers were constantly visible. I had to keep the curtains drawn the entire visit. The concierge was very kind and knowledgeable. Room could have been better and...More

Date of stay: May 2018
Thank Robin H
Reviewed 9 July 2018 via mobile

Fabulous location. Easy to walk to many attractions. We were even able to watch the fireworks over the lake. Great L access. Rooms are very tiny and outdated. Challenging to achieve comfortable temperature in room. Good hotel if you plan to be gone the majority...More

Date of stay: July 2018
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Chicago's Essex Inn is a hotel in downtown Chicago on the Michigan Avenue Cultural Mile that combines breathtaking panoramas of Grant Park, the Museum Campus and Lake Michigan with exciting promotional More packages that incorporate famed attractions and events in Chicago. From our steel and glass lobby to contemporary rooms with floor-to-ceiling windows, the Essex Inn offers amazing views and amazing value. Less
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Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
Free High Speed Internet (WiFi)
Air Conditioning
Business Centre with Internet Access
Heated pool
Indoor pool
Laundry Service
Meeting Rooms
Multilingual Staff
Non-Smoking Hotel
Refrigerator in room
Self-Serve Laundry
Wheelchair Access
Room Service
Free Parking
Breakfast included
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Suites, Non-Smoking Rooms
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US$283 - US$407 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Also Known As
Chicago`s Essex Hotel Chicago
Chicagos Essex Hotel
Essex Inn Chicago
Hotel Chicagos Essex
United States > Illinois > Chicago > Downtown / The Loop / Central
Hotel class
Room types
Suites, Non-Smoking Rooms
Number of rooms
Price range
US$283 - US$407 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Also Known As
Chicago`s Essex Hotel Chicago
Chicagos Essex Hotel
Essex Inn Chicago
Hotel Chicagos Essex
United States > Illinois > Chicago > Downtown / The Loop / Central
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Downtown / The Loop
Often visitors' first stop in Chicago, The Loop is a
good starting point to sample the city's energy and
flavor. This central business district boasts
Michelin-rated restaurants, upscale hotels, premier
shopping, and enough arresting architecture to keep
your camera busy for hours. You won’t find too many
photo galleries of downtown Chicago without a shot of
Millennium Park and Cloud Gate (“The Bean”), one of
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Response from CraterCornwall | Reviewed this property |
It has 10 floors
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Response from 23henriquec | Reviewed this property |
You must pay and it is very expensive. Hoje to your left no the same street and you Will find a parking for only $10 overnight
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Response from EssexInnChicago | Property representative |
Hi MaRy D, Thank you for your interest in the Essex Inn. The hotel does NOT have a pool currently. However, we are at a prime location and would be happy to assist you in finding a local pool nearby.
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"Go to a different hotel."
28 Jun 2018
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"You could ask for a "view" but they say first come/first served. We had a view of the..."
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"don't even bother"
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