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Chicago's Essex Inn

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#151 of 197 Hotels in Chicago
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What's included
Free Wifi
Parking
Air Conditioning
Heated pool
Non-Smoking Hotel
Suites
Fitness centre
Concierge
Wheelchair Access
Business Centre
Laundry Service
3 Star Hotel
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 packages that incorporate famed attractions and events in Chicago. From our steel and...
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800 South Michigan Avenue, Chicago, IL 60605-7101
14.2 km to Midway Airport
85 restaurants are within a 0.5 km radius
0.9 km from The Art Institute of Chicago
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All reviewsgrant parkthe museum campusmichigan avenuesoldier fieldbuckingham fountainwithin walking distancenavy pierwillis towerthe loopart institutethe beanview of the lakefew blocksthe magnificent milecoffee makerhotel is in a great locationdowntown chicago
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Reviewed 1 week ago 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

Thank Pavlo T
Reviewed 1 week ago

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

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Reviewed 1 week ago 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

Thank Robin H
Reviewed 1 week ago 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 Rooms are very tiny and outdated.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

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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

The hotel doesn’t look like the photos, it’s a dump. The place is run down, dingy, there is only a sheet on the bed, a single crummy towel, the walls are dirty and in rough shape. There is a fitness center advertised and a photo...More

Thank Meghan R
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Amenities
Top amenities
Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
Free High Speed Internet (WiFi)
Hotel Amenities
Business Centre with Internet Access
Wheelchair Access
Meeting Rooms
Laundry Service
Concierge
Multilingual Staff
Non-Smoking Hotel
Room amenities
Air Conditioning
Refrigerator in room
Things to do
Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
Heated pool
Indoor pool
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Price range
US$343 - US$648 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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Suites, Non-Smoking Rooms
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Price range
US$343 - US$648 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel class
Room types
Suites, Non-Smoking Rooms
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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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easter336
30 June 2018|
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Response from CraterCornwall | Reviewed this property |
It has 10 floors
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Fileeta C
14 February 2018|
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Response from Henrique C | 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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MaRy D
19 January 2018|
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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."
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"You could ask for a "view" but they say first come/first served. We had a view of the construction..."
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