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Chicago's Essex Inn

2,075 reviews
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  • Excellent18%
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  • Average24%
  • Poor8%
  • Terrible8%
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Free Wifi
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Heated pool
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

As a family visiting Chicago, we chose this hotel for location to be within walking distance of the aquarium, Field museum, and plenty of good restaurants. It definitely delivered on location convenience. However, the rooms and halls are just completely run down & the care...More

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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

This hotel has seen a lot of Chicago history. As I love to explore a city on my feet the Essex is perfectly located. In the past they have had a variety of restaurants on the ground floor. Sadly no restaurant is open. Paid parking...More

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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

I stayed at the Essex last week as I had a conference downtown. This was a no frills place that could benefit from some TLC. The pros was that it was right across street from my conference and was reasonably priced. They have piped heat...More

1  Thank travelbug9797
Reviewed 11 January 2018

This hotel was exactly what I was expecting, and needed. Yes, there is construction going on around it, but that did not bother me. I had a room on the 10th floor, which helped to keep me away from any potential noise. The hotel is...More

Thank Mitchjch
Reviewed 9 January 2018 via mobile

Went to see Buddy Guy play at Legends. The location was perfect to walk to and from the venue. It seems to be under construction right now but everything was fine for the price. We would stay there again

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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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US$42 - US$467 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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Suites, Non-Smoking Rooms
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US$42 - US$467 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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Suites, Non-Smoking Rooms
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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
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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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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Room Tips
"Higher floors to avoid construction noise."
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"No idea what a good room would be, View of the street or view of the construction?"
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"Yolk cafe serves a good breakfast and is open very early"
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"Ask for one near the WiFi router - the reception staff said it worked in all rooms, but it didn't."
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