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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 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.
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 the most iconic landmarks in the city. A stunning skyline coupled with cultural attractions like the Art Institute of Chicago present a Downtown where work and play peacefully coexist.
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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
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
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
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
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 Rooms are very tiny and outdated.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