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Chicago's Essex Inn

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Reviewed 13 April 2015

We stayed for 3 nights. Location is top notch, on Michigan Ave near museums. Staff was friendly. But the hotel was VERY noisy - noisy from street, noisy from elevator and noisy from renovations on our floor. Saws, drills and all starting about 8:30 am....More

2  Thank Mary142011
Reviewed 13 April 2015

In Chicago for a conference. The hotel itself is not bad: good location and the staff are so nice. But the rooms...marginal. They have something called a 2 pipe heating/cooling system and this is centrally controlled. When I entered my room, the air was stifling...More

1  Thank Sue1009
Reviewed 13 April 2015

Chicago’s Essex Inn is well located on South Michigan Ave, next door to the Hilton and overlooking Grant Park. There are a lot of good restaurants nearby, I would recommend Yolk (breakfast/lunch), 11 City Diner (all day) and Flo and Santos (pizza). ‘Buddy Guys legends’...More

2  Thank SAW68
Reviewed 12 April 2015 via mobile

My husband and I stayed here together as part of our honeymoon. The location was ok, however I wouldn't stay here again. We had booked and paid for the Chicago Essex Inn through our travel agent in Australia prior to leaving, but upon check out...More

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Reviewed 12 April 2015

Stayed for 2 nights end of March. Reception staff very friendly and helpful - woke up to snow and below zero temperatures so did a lot of eating in the hotel restaurant, which was quite pricey, 9 dollars for a glass of wine. Room was...More

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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 121 - USD 605 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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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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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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