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    Chicago's Essex Inn

    800 South Michigan Avenue, Chicago, IL 60605-7101
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    1 - 5 of 1,754 reviews

    Reviewed yesterday

    The location,(now at $199 a night) is terrific, by Grant Park, The Loop, and walking and transportation are easily done in safety. The pleasant and helpful staff makes this hotel one we have returned to on our five trips to Chicago in recent years. But...More

    Thank Joanne M
    Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

    Today is October 17, 2017. I’m here on a business trip and unfortunately I am incredibly disappointed by the caliber of high gene that this hotel offers. Unfortunately the room that I had booked for my business trip that is going to last the direction...More

    Thank messofelegance
    Reviewed 2 days ago

    Unbelievably bad. Paid $500/night - I guess that's last-minute price, but still expected a pretty nice place for that kinda coin. This place is less pleasant than any dump I've stayed in ever. They put me in room 30 yards from where dudes are doing...More

    Thank Doug G
    Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

    We stayed here 5 years ago. What a drastic change! Our two room suite was filthy and housekeeping wanted to blame us. Two towels, one washcloth, and one hand towel for a room that sleeps six. The a/c-heat was not working and the room smelled...More

    1  Thank jo858wi
    Reviewed 3 days ago

    Planning a sister weekend in Chicago Oct. 13 and 14 was pretty easy. We had stayed at the Essex about 5 years ago. Loved the rooms, staff, location, bar and restaurant. Looked at booking through their website then called and spoke to an employee of...More

    Thank jillschl
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    • Top amenities
    • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
    • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
    • Hotel Amenities
    • 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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    • US$92 - US$315 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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    • Suites ,
    • Non-Smoking Rooms
    • Number of rooms
    • 254
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    Rebecca T
    30 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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    7 August 2017|
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    Response from EssexInnChicago | Property representative |
    Hi, our regular check in time is at 4:00PM. There is early check in available based on availability.
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    1 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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    "Away from 8th street side as trucks for nextdoor construction are noisy from 8am"
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    "Avoid the south side adjacent to the long-term and very noisy construction."
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