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Chicago's Essex Inn

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Reviewed 31 March 2015

Stayed in the Essex Inn for 3 nights. As others have said, it's very convenient and close enough to walk to the Millenium Park, shopping on State Street, symphony, theatres plus great accessibility to the Loop, CTA Red and Blue line and buses. Had a...More

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Reviewed 30 March 2015

We stayed here with a Groupon, the decision was influenced by it's proximity to the museum campus. It is definitely within walking distance to the museum campus, Art institute, and Magnificent Mile. Our kids are middle school age, so the walk was no problem. Check...More

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Reviewed 30 March 2015

Great pool for the kids; very friendly, helpful staff. Sunny at the front desk gave us a great recommendation for breakfast. The rooms were clean, and the beds comfortable; although the bathrooms were very small. It is an old hotel, but still very comfortable. There...More

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Thank Deborah A
Reviewed 30 March 2015

Walking distance to everything. Bus stop nearby for the science museum. Pool was great after a long day sightseeing Restaurant was ok Room was clean and not much noise as it looked onto internal pool area

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Reviewed 29 March 2015

Good service, staff very friendly, nice restaurant, great location. Perfect form yo wants to isitChigo not stay at the hotel. Specially if you need to visit a trade show or an event. There are subways stations closed the hotel and you can go to different...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
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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$96 - US$540 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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Downtown / The Loop
Often visitors' first stop in Chicago, The Loop is a
good starting point to sample the city's energy and
flavor. This central business district boasts
Michelin-rated restaurants, upscale hotels, premier
shopping, and enough arresting architecture to keep
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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Fileeta C
13 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
18 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
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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