Chicago'S Essex Inn

800 South Michigan Avenue, Chicago, United States, 60605  show map
 3 stars
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Chicago'S Essex Inn

Free Wi-Fi

Free Wi-Fi in public areas

Parking

USD 60 per day

Luggage storage
24-hour

Late check-in

24-hour check-in

24-hour reception

24-hour business center

Food/ Drinks

Bar/ Lounge area

Restaurant

Coffee/Tea in lobby

Shuttle

City shuttle service

Fitness/ Gym

Fitness center

Swimming pool

Outdoor swimming pool

Indoor swimming pool

Overview

Featuring allergy free rooms and a rooftop pool, Chicago'S Essex Inn is situated next to an university campus, a tower and a theater of Chicago. This comfortable hotel dates from 1961 and was refurbished in 2012.

The good location gives quick access to Midway Airport, Space and Soldier Field. The property is located within a 10-minute walk to the center of Chicago.

This hotel is conveniently placed close to entertainment venues, an oceanarium and a cinema.

The hotel lies within a 10-minute walk of Van Buren Street train station. 15 minutes' drive from Midway airport.

Rooms

Chicago'S Essex Inn offers luxury rooms with colorful décor featuring wireless internet, a dressing area, a pantry, a seating area and a personal computer. Many rooms come with a spectacular view on the lake. Other comforts include a small fridge and coffee/tea makers for self-catering.

Eat & Drink

Residents can have breakfast in the restaurant. A range of international dishes is offered at the lounge restaurant. The property is set in South Loop district, within about 5 minutes' walk of Brasserie by LM and Mercat a la Planxa that serve delectable meals.

Services

Chicago'S Essex Inn provides a conference room, computer rental and a catering service along with shuttle service, room service and ironing service.

Relax

On-site spa options feature a health club, a solarium and a sauna. The hotel offers a fitness center, elliptical machines and a gym to ensure active guests' pastime.

Internet

Wireless internet is available in public areas for free.

Guest Parking

private parking is possible on site at USD 60 per day.

Year renovated:   2012.  Number of floors:   15.  Number of rooms:   254.

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Facilities

General

  • Non-smoking property
  • Free Wi-Fi in public areas
  • Paid parking
  • Free safe at reception
  • 24-hour check-in
  • 24-hour reception
  • Late check-in
  • Early check-in/ -out
  • Express check-in/ -out
  • No pets allowed
  • Rooms/ Facilities for disabled
  • Wheelchair access
  • Air conditioning in public areas
  • Children are welcome
  • Luggage storage
  • Allergy-free rooms
  • Elevator
  • Currency exchange
  • ATM/Cash machine
  • Gay friendly
  • Eco friendly
  • Lobby
  • Multilingual staff
  • Smoke detectors

Sports & Fitness

  • Fitness center

Services

  • City shuttle service
  • Room service
  • Housekeeping
  • Self-service laundry
  • Dry cleaning
  • Tours/Ticket assistance
  • Bell staff/Porter

Dining facilities

  • Paid breakfast
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/ Lounge area
  • Coffee/Tea in lobby
  • Catering service

Meeting facilities

  • 24-hour business center
  • Meeting/ Banquet facilities
  • Business services
  • Computer rental
  • Fax/Photocopying

Children's facilities

  • Cribs available

Leisure facilities

  • Indoor swimming pool
  • Outdoor swimming pool
  • Sun terrace
  • Garden area
  • Leisure/ TV room
  • Health club
  • Solarium
  • Sauna

Room view

  • City view
  • Lake view

Room facilities

  • In-room air conditioning
  • Individual heating
  • Paid in-room safe
  • Mini-bar
  • Sitting area
  • Dressing area
  • Rooftop terrace
  • Tea and coffee facilities
  • In-room desk
  • Ironing facilities
  • Rollaway beds

Bathroom

  • Private bathroom
  • Steam shower
  • Bathtub
  • Hair dryer
  • Room toiletries

Self-catering

  • Refrigerator

Bedroom

  • Premium bedding
  • Down comforter

Media

  • Flat-screen TV
  • Cable/ Satellite television
  • Paid movies/Video
  • Voice mail
  • Radio
  • AM/FM alarm clock

Room decor

  • Carpeted floor

Policies

Check-in

  • from  3 pm

Check-out

  • until  12 pm

Children and extra beds

  • All children under the age of 16 may stay for free in an extra bed. 
  • All children under the age of 2 may stay for free in a crib. 

Pets

  • Pets are not allowed.

How to reach hotel

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Hotel Address:

800 South Michigan Avenue, Chicago, United States, 60605

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City Center
  • Chicago
    900 m
Airports
Train Stations
  • Van Buren Street Station
    700 m
Underground stations
  • LaSalle "L" Station (Blue Line)
    800 m
  • Bus stop
    100 m
Restaurants
  • Brasserie by LM (cuisine: French)
    30 m
  • Savoy Restaurant & Grill (cuisine: American)
    30 m
Beaches
  • North Avenue Beach
    1.1 km
Hotel information
  • Check-in:
    from  3 pm
  • Check-out:
    until  12 pm
  • Year renovated:
    2012
  • Number of floors:
    15
  • Number of rooms:
    254

Rooms and availability

Skyline One-Bedroom Corner King Suite
Lake view
  • Max occupancy:

    2 persons

  • Bed type:

    1 King-size bed

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  • General:Work desk
  • Living room
  • Floor to ceiling windows
  • Ergonomic chair
  • Bedding:Sofa bed
  • Dining:Refrigerator
Room Description:

This Corner Suite offers tremendous natural light due to our floor-to-ceiling windows that also give you an incomparable view of the spectacular Chicago skyline and the lovely Grant Park. Depending on the season, enjoy views of Lake Michigan, Millenium Park, and the famous Chicago Museum Campus. The suite has a bedroom with a King size bed, a separate living area with a pull-out sofa bed giving you a little more privacy on a family getaway, or space for a meeting if you are traveling on business. The living area includes a work desk with outlets, convenient ergonomic rolling chair, and a mini-fridge. Each room a features flat screen TV.

Skyline One-Bedroom Corner Suite
Lake view
  • Max occupancy:

    2 persons

  • Bed type:

    2 Double beds

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  • General:Work desk
  • Living room
  • Floor to ceiling windows
  • Ergonomic chair
  • Bedding:Sofa bed
  • Dining:Refrigerator
Room Description:

This corner suite offers tremendous natural light due to our floor-to-ceiling windows that also give you an incomparable view of the spectacular Chicago skyline and the lovely Grant Park. Depending on the season, enjoy views of Lake Michigan, Millenium Park, and the famous Chicago Museum Campus. The suite has a bedroom with two double size beds, a separate living area with a pull-out sofa bed, giving you a little more privacy on a family or friend's getaway. The living area includes a work desk with outlets, convenient ergonomic rolling chair, and a mini-fridge. Each room features a flat screen TV. 

Chicago'S Essex Inn photos Room
Run Of House Room Assigned On Arrival
  • Max occupancy:

    4 persons

  • Bed type:

    Bed assigned on arrival, 2 Double beds, 1 Double bed

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  • Room Facilities:
    • Smoking
    • Shower
    • Private bathroom
    • Non-smoking
    • + More
  • General:Wi-Fi
  • Individual air conditioning
  • Safe deposit box
  • Heating
  • Cable network connection
  • Room service
  • Terrace
  • Work desk
  • Ironing facilities
  • Trouser/pants press
  • Interconnecting doors
  • Fire alarm
  • Voice mail
  • Telephone
  • Alarm clock
  • Bathroom:Bathroom
  • Hair dryer
  • Bedding:Cribs available
  • Down comforter
  • Dining:Mini-bar
  • Coffee/tea maker
  • Refrigerator
  • Media:VCR player
  • 220 V AC
  • Radio
Room Description:

Standard|Run of House Room

King Room
  • Max occupancy:

    2 persons

  • Bed type:

    1 King-size bed

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Room Description:

Standard|1 King Bed - Free Wifi, Mini Fridge

Chicago'S Essex Inn photos Room
King Suite
City view
  • Max occupancy:

    4 persons

  • Bed type:

    1 King-size bed

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  • Room Facilities:
    • Air conditioning
    • + More
  • General:Work desk
  • Seating area
  • Ironing facilities
  • Dressing area
  • Wardrobe/closet
  • Carpeted floor
  • Telephone
  • Bathroom:Bathroom
  • Bath or shower
  • Hair dryer
  • Towels
  • Toilet
  • Bedding:Linen
  • Sofa bed
  • Dining:Refrigerator
  • Media:Flat-screen TV
  • Wake up service
Corner King Suite
City view
  • Max occupancy:

    2 persons

  • Bed type:

    1 King-size bed

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Room Description:

Suite|1 King Bed + Sofabed - Corner Suite With Skyline View - Mini Fridge

Triple Room
  • Max occupancy:

    3 persons

  • Bed type:

    Sleeping arrangements for 3 persons

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  • General:Individual air conditioning
  • Trouser/pants press
  • Bathroom:Hair dryer
  • Bedding:Cribs available
  • Dining:Mini-bar
  • Media:Television
  • VCR player
  • Radio
Room Description:

Standard|Triple Room (Without Breakfast)

Chicago'S Essex Inn photos Room
Suite
City view
  • Max occupancy:

    5 persons

  • Bed type:

    2 Double beds, Sleeping arrangements for 3 persons

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  • Room Facilities:
    • Air conditioning
    • + More
  • General:Work desk
  • Seating area
  • Ironing facilities
  • Dressing area
  • Wardrobe/closet
  • Carpeted floor
  • Telephone
  • Bathroom:Bathroom
  • Bath or shower
  • Hair dryer
  • Towels
  • Toilet
  • Bedding:Linen
  • Sofa
  • Dining:Refrigerator
  • Media:Flat-screen TV
  • Wake up service
Room Description:

Suite|Suite

Corner Suite
City view
  • Max occupancy:

    3 persons

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Quadruple Room
  • Max occupancy:

    3 persons

  • Bed type:

    Sleeping arrangements for 4 persons

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Room Description:

Standard|Standard 2 Beds (quad use)

Family Run Of House Room Assigned On Arrival
  • Max occupancy:

    2 persons

  • Bed type:

    1 Double bed

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Room Description:

Standard|Run of House - Double (Family Plan)

Chicago'S Essex Inn photos Room
Deluxe Double Room
  • Max occupancy:

    4 persons

  • Bed type:

    2 Double beds, 1 King-size bed

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  • Room Facilities:
    • Shower
    • Bathtub
    • Air conditioning
    • + More
  • General:Free internet access
  • Work desk
  • Ironing facilities
  • Dressing area
  • Wardrobe/closet
  • Carpeted floor
  • Floor to ceiling windows
  • Connecting room
  • Ergonomic chair
  • Telephone
  • Bathroom:Bathroom
  • Bath or shower
  • Hair dryer
  • Towels
  • Toilet
  • Bedding:Linen
  • Cribs available
  • Dining:Coffee/tea maker
  • Mini-refrigerator
  • Media:Flat-screen TV
  • Wake up service
  • Radio
Room Description:

This room blends Art Deco style with classic detail. Enjoy a boutique hotel experience located in the heart of Chicago. With tremendous natural light due to our floor to ceiling windows, this room is ideal for business travel or simply relaxing on your visit. The room features two double beds, a work desk with outlets, convenient ergonomic rolling chair, TV and a mini fridge. ROOM DETAILS 4 People 192 ft2 / 18 m2 Amenities Coffeemaker Personal Refrigerator Air Conditioned Alarm Clock Bath Tub Bathtub Cable TV Complimentary Internet Access Connecting Rooms Cribs Available Double Bed Hairdryer In Room Iron Ironing Board Radio Shower Smoke Detectors Telephone Toilet TV TV Remote Control Wi-Fi

Chicago'S Essex Inn photos Room
Deluxe King Room
  • Max occupancy:

    2 persons

  • Bed type:

    1 King-size bed

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  • Room Facilities:
    • Air conditioning
    • + More
  • General:Work desk
  • Ironing facilities
  • Dressing area
  • Wardrobe/closet
  • Carpeted floor
  • Telephone
  • Bathroom:Bathroom
  • Bath or shower
  • Hair dryer
  • Towels
  • Toilet
  • Bedding:Linen
  • Dining:Refrigerator
  • Media:Flat-screen TV
  • Wake up service

Chicago'S Essex Inn Location

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What's nearby

Tourist attractions

Places of interest

  • Dearborn Station400 m

Monuments and Landmarks

Museums

Parks

Universities, Institutes

  • East-West University100 m
  • Television Dept200 m
  • Undergraduate Admissions200 m
  • Film and Video200 m
  • Center For Psychoanalytic200 m
  • Columbia College-Academic Comp200 m
  • Management200 m
  • Columbia College Theatre Music200 m
  • Liberal Education200 m
  • Columbia College200 m
  • Brandeis University200 m
  • Music Department200 m
  • English Department200 m
  • Columbia College-Science/math200 m
  • Community Film Workshop300 m
  • Columbia College-Radio Dept400 m
  • American Floral Art School400 m
  • Chicago College Prfrmng Arts500 m
  • Harrington Institute-Interior500 m

Local attractions

  • Adler Planetarium1.5 km
    1300 S. Lake Shore Drive, Chicago
  • James R. Thompson Center1.5 km
    100 W. Randolph St., Chicago
  • Lyric Opera of Chicago1.6 km
    Chicago, IL
  • Union Station1.5 km
    210 S. Canal Street, Chicago
  • Windy City DIvers1.5 km
    N.E. corner of Burnham Harbor, 1362 S. Linn White Dr, Chicago

Near the hotel

  • Spertus Institute of Jewish Studies270 m
    610 S Michigan Ave, Chicago
  • Museum of Contemporary Photography340 m
    Columbia College, Chicago
  • Printers Row400 m
    57 West Polk St, Chicago
  • Willow Creek Chicago480 m
    Auditorium Theatre, Michigan Ave. at Congress Parkway, Chicago
  • The Loop290 m
    701 South State State, Chicago
  • Dearborn Station390 m
    47 West Polk St, Chicago
  • Auditorium Theatre480 m
    50 East Congress Parkway, Chicago

Restaurants nearby

  • Brasserie by LM30 m

    Address: 800 S Michigan Ave, Suite 2C
    Phone: 3124311788

    54% likes this, based on 97 reviews
    Cuisine: French
    Price Range: CAD 14 - CAD 39

  • Kitty O'Sheas110 m

    Address: 720 S Michigan Ave
    Phone: 312-922-4400

    52% likes this, based on 204 reviews
    Cuisine: Irish
    Price Range: CAD 0 - CAD 24

  • Mercat a la Planxa180 m

    Address: 638 South Michigan Avenue
    Phone: 312-765-0524

    76% likes this, based on 306 reviews
    Cuisine: Spanish
    Price Range: CAD 39 - CAD 62

  • Savoy Restaurant & Grill30 m

    Address: 800 South Michigan Avenue
    Phone: 312 939 1467

    Cuisine: American

  • Oysy100 m

    Address: 888 S Michigan Ave
    Phone: (312) 922-1127

    68% likes this, based on 115 reviews
    Cuisine: Japanese
    Price Range: CAD 25 - CAD 36

Hotel information
  • Check-in:
    from  3 pm
  • Check-out:
    until  12 pm
  • Year renovated:
    2012
  • Number of floors:
    15
  • Number of rooms:
    254
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How to reach hotel

hotel Chicago'S Essex Inn Chicago location
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Hotel Address:

800 South Michigan Avenue, Chicago, United States, 60605

Get directions
City Center
  • Chicago
    900 m
Airports
Train Stations
  • Van Buren Street Station
    700 m
Underground stations
  • LaSalle "L" Station (Blue Line)
    800 m
  • Bus stop
    100 m
Restaurants
  • Brasserie by LM (cuisine: French)
    30 m
  • Savoy Restaurant & Grill (cuisine: American)
    30 m
Beaches
  • North Avenue Beach
    1.1 km
Hotel information
  • Check-in:
    from  3 pm
  • Check-out:
    until  12 pm
  • Year renovated:
    2012
  • Number of floors:
    15
  • Number of rooms:
    254