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Chicago's Essex Inn

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About
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.
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Property amenities
Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
Business Centre with Internet Access
Free High Speed Internet (WiFi)
Wheelchair Access
Public Wifi
Meeting Rooms
Laundry Service
Concierge
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Room features
Suites
Non-Smoking Rooms
Air Conditioning
Refrigerator in room
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HOTEL STYLE
Park View
Lake View
HOTEL CLASS
Location
Full view
100Great for walkers
Grade: 100 out of 100
565Restaurantswithin 0.5 km
113Attractionswithin 0.5 km
Neighbourhood
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 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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Reviewed 30 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

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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

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Reviewed 12 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

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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

Thank Robin H
Reviewed 10 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

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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."
markrK8713SN
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..."
vbarnard2018
25 Jun. 2018
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"Try another hotel."
charlesw769
24 Jun. 2018
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"don't even bother"
cevans0824
20 Jun. 2018
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PRICE RANGE
USD 326 - USD 535 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
ALSO KNOWN AS
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LOCATION
United StatesIllinoisChicagoDowntown / The Loop
NUMBER OF ROOMS
254
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