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Chicago's Essex Inn

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Heated pool
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Reviewed May 28, 2015

The Essex Inn Chicago is great for a few reasons and I would definitely consider staying there again: It is hard to beat the convenient location overlooking Grant Park and nearby transit routes. The deciding factor was the view we had of Grant Park and...More

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Response from EssexInnChicago, Front Office Manager at Chicago's Essex InnResponded May 31, 2015

Dear Guest. Thank you for sharing your review with our future guest! I will make sure I share this review with my staff and the management team. We will use this feedback as a guide to better our customer service practices. We can’t wait to...More

Reviewed May 27, 2015

My friend & I stayed here on the first leg of our road trip. Check-in and check-out was quick and easy, all the staff really friendly and helpful. Our room was facing Kitty O'Sheas pub, it was comfortable and everything we required for the 3...More

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Response from EssexInnChicago, Front Office Manager at Chicago's Essex InnResponded May 31, 2015

Dear Guest. Thank you for your feedback! I am thrilled you had an awesome time with us; we are always working diligently to provide great service. We can’t wait to have you join us again, we look forward to your return. Thank you for staying...More

Reviewed May 27, 2015

A bit tired - especially the corridors - had a comfortable bed and a good sleep - good shower. Friendly staff. Hotel is in a very good area - you can walk most of Chicago from here. Lots of restaurants etc in the area.More

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Response from EssexInnChicago, Front Office Manager at Chicago's Essex InnResponded May 31, 2015

Dear Guest Thank you for sharing your review! While we pride ourselves on our customer service, the building is definitely apart of Chicago’s history. Hopefully during your next visit we will be updated with a more modern ambiance. Thank you again for staying Chicago’s Essex...More

Reviewed May 27, 2015

The hotel was okay, a bit old and out dated, but okay. We got it quite expensive, Food wasnt that good either. The bad Attached to the room was from 60's? But the service was very good, and staff was willing to help all the...More

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Response from EssexInnChicago, Front Office Manager at Chicago's Essex InnResponded May 31, 2015

Dear Guest. Thank you for sharing your experience with our staff! Your feedback is always welcome. Thank you again for your review and staying at the Chicago’s Essex Inn! At your Service, Fran Robertson, frobertson@essexinn.com

Reviewed May 27, 2015 via mobile

Good location, bus stop about 10 minutes walk down the road that will take you to magnificent mile area and the galleria area with shops and restaurants. Staff were nice. Rooms comfy. One or two shady characters alright but the hotel dealt with them promptly....More

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Response from EssexInnChicago, Front Office Manager at Chicago's Essex InnResponded May 31, 2015

Dear Guest. Thank you for sharing your review! We look forward to welcoming you back to Chicago’s Essex Inn! At Your Service, Fran Robertson, frobertson@essexinn.com

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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$158 - US$493 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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Price range
US$158 - US$493 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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Downtown / The Loop
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Fileeta C
February 13, 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
January 18, 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
August 30, 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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"Very good views on Willis Tower, great place :)"
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"The king suite has two walls of windows for a great view"
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