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    Chicago's Essex Inn

    800 South Michigan Avenue, Chicago, IL 60605
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    1 room, 2 adults, 0 children
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    Overview

    • Excellent19%
    • Very good41%
    • Average23%
    • Poor8%
    • Terrible7%
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    “grant park” (237 reviews)
    “michigan ave” (102 reviews)
    Free Wifi
    Fitness centre
    3.5 Star Hotel
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    1,134 reviews
    #137 of 187 hotels in Chicago
     
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    1,939 reviews
    #135 of 187 hotels in Chicago
     
    The Congress Plaza Hotel and Convention Center
    2,583 reviews
    #146 of 187 hotels in Chicago
     
    Hilton Chicago
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    #97 of 187 hotels in Chicago
     
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    Reviewed 24 November 2014

    This was for a 2 day trip to chicago. The location is the best part of the hotel. Pros 1. location. on S michigan ave. directly across from grant park. 0.8 miles on foot from field museum and aquarium. 2. hotel shuttle which makes 4...More

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    Response from CEssexInn, Manager at Chicago's Essex Inn

    Dear Vidalu, We appreciate your feedback. Sorry to hear that you have experienced some set backs during your stay. We are currently working on improving out internet speed as well as considering different options to upgrade our heating/ cooling system. Unfortunately, $51/ day for valet...More

    Reviewed 23 November 2014

    Our first visit to the USA and our first stop was in Chicago. We stayed at the Essex Inn 2 nights, the room was lovely and clean, with a free Safety Deposit box in the room. A good location if you enjoy exploring, plenty to...More

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    Reviewed 17 November 2014

    I have been traveling for many years and the service in this Hotel is TERRIBLE specially at the Staff at Front Desk (day and night shift) , they really do not have any idea what means "costumer service" (No friendly, no smile, no service, etc,...More

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    Response from GMEssexInn, Manager at Chicago's Essex Inn

    Dear Israel G, Thank you for taking the time to share your feedback with us. We really appreciate when guests provide honest comments as it helps us improve the service we offer. We’d like to discuss your stay with you in more detail. Please contact...More

    Reviewed 16 November 2014

    Our first visit to Chicago and a great hotel to stay at, good location, bedrooms very spacious, however bathroom very small, we found the staff to be friendly and informative. The hotel is clean and tidywould recommend this hotel to anyone who wants a comfortable...More

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    Reviewed 16 November 2014 via mobile

    I travelled to Chicago to see a few NBA games with a friend & this hotel provided everything we needed. Ideally located on South Michigan Avenue, the room was very comfortable & clean. The staff were very friendly & helpful & it has a nice...More

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    Response from EssexInnChicago, Manager at Chicago's Essex Inn

    Dear BJD1980, Thank you for your kind words about the Essex Inn. It was a pleasure having you stay with us. We loved to hear that you truly enjoyed the location of our property and all the amenities we have to offer. We are looking...More

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    About
    Amenities
    • Top amenities
    • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
    • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
    • Hotel Amenities
    • Meeting Rooms
    • Business Centre with Internet Access
    • Laundry Service
    • Concierge
    • Multilingual Staff
    • Room amenities
    • Air Conditioning
    • Refrigerator in room
    • Things to do
    • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
    Details
    • Price range
    • USD 110 - USD 438 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
    • Hotel class
    • Room types
    • Suites ,
    • Non-Smoking Rooms
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    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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    ellstewsin
    i'd like to know if there are rooms where I can vape (electronic cigarettes)
    7 April 2017|
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    Response from rockanroll4u | Reviewed this property |
    Im not to sure just guessing you can most place's?
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    ellstewsin
    I would like to find out if I can vape in the room
    6 April 2017|
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    Response from EssexInnChicago | Property representative |
    Hi, we are a non-smoking property. This includes cigarettes, e-cigs, candles, incense, etc.
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    haydon1957
    is there shuttle service to and from O'Hare offered at this hotel?
    24 March 2017|
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    Response from Yves H | Reviewed this property |
    Not sure, but we asked the lobby and they told us NOT to take a regular cab, but suggested a 'local driver'. BEWARE this driver is Iranian and he tells he helps his son (who has the cab/ shuttle company). Hotel told us it... More
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    "don't stay here"
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    "Get room away from construction"
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    "We stayed here to enjoy Buddy Guy's Legends Bar...within walking distance easily!"
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    "construction could be a problem. typically lasts form 8am - 4pm"
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