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    Chicago's Essex Inn

    800 South Michigan Avenue, Chicago, IL 60605-7101
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    Reviewed 1 March 2015 via mobile

    We had a layover for the night on our way to San Francisco so we just wanted something affordable for the night. I came across the Essex. It was under $70 a night so honestly we didn't expect much. But we were surprised to find...More

    Thank Jennifer M
    Reviewed 1 March 2015

    Thank you to the staff for providing us a great stay. Everyone was wonderful. The pool temperature was perfect. The bedroom was very comfortable and the view of Grant Park was beautiful. Free internet was appreciated.

    Thank John K
    Reviewed 28 February 2015

    We stayed for three nights in October after 3 nights in New York. The location of the hotel is great, right by South Michigan ave just a short walk to the main shopping area and sightseeing in the opposite direction, as well as facing a...More

    2  Thank Hanahlr93
    Reviewed 26 February 2015

    My boyfriend and I stayed for our anniversary and we had so much fun! The front desk lady Jl was so nice. She is crazy over hockey like we are so her and my boyfriend had a hockey facts run off... At the end we...More

    1  Thank Simonesays99
    Response from EssexInnChicago, Manager at Chicago's Essex InnResponded 26 February 2015

    Dear, Simonesays99- thank you so much for visiting. Please join us again very soon.

    Reviewed 24 February 2015

    got very inexpensive rooms for family ($75 a room). Room standard hotel but clean and tidy. Heating not great - you have to make sure to turn it on! Not automatically on. Gym and pool nice. Check is late at 4pm and it was slow...More

    Thank 474fred
    Response from EssexInnChicago, Manager at Chicago's Essex InnResponded 26 February 2015

    Dear, 474fred- Thank you for your visit, we really appreciate your busy.

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    • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
    • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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    Tanger2
    2 July 2017|
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    Response from EssexInnChicago | Property representative |
    Hi, both the orange and red line station is 4 blocks away, 10 minute walk.
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    2 July 2017|
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    Response from Ava D | Reviewed this property |
    We had a shuttle that was arranged by the organizers of our conference, so I am not sure about shuttle options. However, you can take the subway/train for $10 and get to the hotel within 40 mins. The subway stop is 5 min... More
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    Ysanne J
    4 June 2017|
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    Response from EssexInnChicago | Property representative |
    Hi, the check in age 21.
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    Room Tips
    "Eastern facing rooms may have a nicer view and less noise from train"
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    "Stay high up and away from elevators"
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    "Best views would be out of the front but the construction work is here"
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    "Different Hotel"
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