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Chicago's Essex Inn

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  • Excellent18%
  • Very good42%
  • Average24%
  • Poor8%
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Free Wifi
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Heated pool
Non-Smoking Hotel
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Fitness centre
3.5 Star Hotel
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Reviewed 22 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

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Reviewed 22 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 21 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 19 April 2015

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Reviewed 19 April 2015 via mobile

Staff all very helpful and lovely. Location is perfect for the hop-on-hop-off bus tour, Millennium Garden, the bean, Buddy Guy's Legends Bar, the Art Institute, Columbia College, shops and restaurants. Restaurant downstairs is tasty for dinner/breakfast. If you like walking you are on the 'magnificent...More

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Room & Suite (433)
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Bathroom (39)
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Amenities
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
Room amenities
Air Conditioning
Refrigerator in room
Things to do
Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
Heated pool
Indoor pool
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Price range
US$64 - US$325 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel class
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Suites, Non-Smoking Rooms
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Price range
US$64 - US$325 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel class
Room types
Suites, Non-Smoking Rooms
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Downtown / The Loop
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Michelin-rated restaurants, upscale hotels, premier
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