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Chicago's Essex Inn

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Reviewed 23 April 2015 via mobile

Stayed here in December but never got a chance to review until now..Nice hotel in good location.. Our room which was a corner suite on top floor was great. The views of both the lake and city skyline from both the bedroom and living area...More

1  Thank David C
Reviewed 23 April 2015

Great location at very reasonable rates. Easily accessible by train from the airport and only a $7 taxi fare to Union Station. The room was large, clean and very comfortable with a large, well stocked bathroom. I highly recommend this hotel for budget travellers. I...More

Thank Passepartout55
Reviewed 23 April 2015

I booked this hotel using Hotwire, so my sister and I got a great deal! We really liked the location! It's in the South Loop, and is pretty close to the Red Line Roosevelt and Harrison stations and it's also close to several bus lines,...More

Thank Alysia R
Reviewed 22 April 2015 via mobile

Almost a really nice hotel. Slightly dirty, and poor maintenance are all that is separating it frim very good. The lobby is very nice, welcoming and inviting. The halls leading to the rooms are grubby and in need of carpet and wallpaper. The room was...More

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Reviewed 20 April 2015

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Amenities
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Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
Free High Speed Internet (WiFi)
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Business Centre with Internet Access
Meeting Rooms
Laundry Service
Concierge
Multilingual Staff
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Air Conditioning
Refrigerator in room
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Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
Heated pool
Indoor pool
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USD 92 - USD 530 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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USD 92 - USD 530 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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Downtown / The Loop
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flavor. This central business district boasts
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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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Rebecca T
31 August 2017|
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Response from EssexInnChicago | Property representative |
Hi Rebecca, the property offers valet parking for 60.00 per night with unlimited in and out privileges. There is also the option for public parking behind the property on 8th and Wabash for 35.00 per night based on... More
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