Chicago'S Essex Inn  3 stars

800 South Michigan Avenue, Chicago, Illinois, 6060, Chicago, United States, 60605  show mapSave
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Overview

Chicago'S Essex Inn is a 3-star affordable property offering an indoor swimming pool, a rooftop pool and concerts. The hotel opened in 1961 and since then remains an example of contemporary architecture in Chicago.

Magnificent location a few steps from Harrison subway station and near John Hancock Center / Observatory, Goodman Theater and The Chicago Theatre. Grant Park, Buckingham Memorial Fountain and Art Institute of Chicago in Chicago are located nearby.

The hotel is surrounded by restaurants and an aquarium.

It lies only 450m away from Museum Campus/11th St. Metra train station. The hotel is ideally located in the vicinity of Midway airport.

Rooms

The property comprises of stylish Park Double Room, Corner Suite and Skyline Suite appointed with coffee/tea making facilities, individual climate control, Wi-Fi, a laptop-size safe and a mini-refrigerator. Some rooms feature beautiful views over the lake. Rooms are furnished with colorful interior and wooden furniture.

Eat

At the lobby restaurant guests can enjoy French cuisine. Tea can be savored in the coffee bar.

Work

Guests will benefit from concierge service, free transportation and valet parking along with a garage, a lift and a safe deposit box.

Relax

A health club and a sauna are available on-site. The on-site fitness center features cardiovascular equipment, fitness classes and a gym.

Internet

Wireless internet is available in public areas and is free of charge.

Guest Parking

Private hotel parking is possible on site and the rate is USD 60 per day.

Year renovated   2012.  Number of floors   15.  Number of rooms   182.

City Center Chicago - 3000 ft
Airports Midway (MDW) - 8.9 mi, Chicago O'hare International (ORD) - 16.2 mi
Train Stations Van Buren Street Station - 2000 ft, LaSalle Street Station - 3000 ft
Underground stations LaSalle "L" Station (Blue Line) - 2700 ft, LaSalle \"L\" Station (Blue Line) - 2700 ft
Bus stop - 400 ft
Restaurants Brasserie by LM (cuisine: French) - 0 ft, Savoy Restaurant & Grill (cuisine: American, Seafood) - 0 ft
Beaches North Avenue Beach - 3600 ft
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Facilities

General
  • Parking (fee required)
  • Safe deposit box
  • Elevator
  • ATM/Cash machine
  • Multilingual staff
  • Concierge desk
  • Free transportation
  • Storage space
  • 24-Hour Front Desk
  • Front desk
Services
  • Bell staff/porter
  • Maid Service
  • Shops/Commercial Services
  • Valet parking
  • Laundry
  • Shuttle service
  • Dry cleaning
Dining facilities
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Restaurant
  • Cocktail lounge
Business facilities
  • Wi-Fi Internet
  • Business center
  • Fax/photocopying
Meeting facilities
  • Meeting/banquet facilities
Facilities for people with disabilities
  • Rooms/facilities for people with disabilities
  • Wheel chair access
Leisure and relaxation facilities
  • Outdoor pool
  • Indoor swimming pool
  • Sauna
  • Fitness center
  • Exercise gym
  • Health club
  • Sun terrace
Room view
  • City view
Room facilities
  • Non-smoking rooms
  • Air conditioning
  • Room service
  • Heating
  • Tea and Coffee Facilities
  • Ironing facilities
  • Mini-refrigerator
  • Smoking
  • Work desk
  • Cribs available
  • Mini bar
  • Terrace
  • Dressing area
Living Area
  • Ergonomic chair
  • Sitting area
  • Living room
Bathroom
  • Bathtub
  • Hair dryer
  • Shower
  • Toilet
  • Private bathroom
Kitchen facilities
  • Refrigerator
Bedroom
  • Sofa bed
Media
  • Cable TV
  • Satellite TV
  • Voice mail
  • Pay TV
  • AM/FM alarm clock
  • Telephone
  • Radio
  • Internet access
  • Direct dial telephone
  • iPod docking station
Room decor
  • Room windows open

Policies

Check-In

from  3 pm

Check-Out

until  12 pm

Children and extra beds
  • Older children/adults may stay at the price of USD 20 per person per night in an extra bed. 
Pets

Pets are not allowed.

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    Bed type: King Size Bed or Double Beds
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      Twin room (sole use)

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        Bed type: King Size Bed
        View: City view
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                Bed type: Double Beds or King Size Bed
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                  Chicago'S Essex Inn LocationWhat's nearby

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                  What's nearby

                  Tourist attractions
                  • Auditorium Theatre
                    1400 ft
                  Places of interest
                  • Dearborn Station
                    1400 ft
                  Museums
                  • Bariff Shop For Judaica
                    700 ft
                  • Spertus Institute of Jewish Studies
                    700 ft
                  • Museum of Contemporary Photography
                    700 ft
                  • Bella Voce
                    1700 ft
                  • Chicago Music Alliance
                    1700 ft
                  • American Composers Forum
                    1700 ft
                  Parks
                  • Grant Park
                    700 ft
                  • Burnham Park
                    700 ft
                  Universities, Institutes
                  • East-West University
                    400 ft
                  • Television Dept
                    700 ft
                  • Columbia College
                    700 ft
                  • Center For Psychoanalytic
                    700 ft
                  • Film and Video
                    700 ft
                  • Columbia College Theatre Music
                    700 ft
                  • Columbia College-Academic Comp
                    700 ft
                  • 700 ft
                  • Management
                    700 ft
                  • Undergraduate Admissions
                    700 ft
                  • English Department
                    700 ft
                  • Music Department
                    700 ft
                  • Liberal Education
                    700 ft
                  • Brandeis University
                    700 ft
                  • Community Film Workshop
                    1000 ft
                  • Columbia College-Radio Dept
                    1400 ft
                  • American Floral Art School
                    1400 ft
                  • Chicago College Prfrmng Arts
                    1700 ft
                  • Harrington Institute-Interior
                    1700 ft

                  Local Attractions

                  • Adler Planetarium
                    5000 ft
                    1300 S. Lake Shore Drive, Chicago
                  • James R. Thompson Center
                    5100 ft
                    100 W. Randolph St., Chicago
                  • Windy City DIvers
                    5100 ft
                    N.E. corner of Burnham Harbor, 1362 S. Linn White Dr, Chicago
                  • Union Station
                    5100 ft
                    210 S. Canal Street, Chicago
                  • Lyric Opera of Chicago
                    5200 ft
                    Chicago, IL

                  Near the hotel

                  • Spertus Institute of Jewish Studies
                    900 ft
                    610 S Michigan Ave, Chicago
                  • The Loop
                    1000 ft
                    701 South State State, Chicago
                  • Museum of Contemporary Photography
                    1100 ft
                    Columbia College, Chicago
                  • Dearborn Station
                    1400 ft
                    47 West Polk St, Chicago
                  • Printers Row
                    1400 ft
                    57 West Polk St, Chicago
                  • Auditorium Theatre
                    1600 ft
                    50 East Congress Parkway, Chicago
                  • Willow Creek Chicago
                    1600 ft
                    Auditorium Theatre, Michigan Ave. at Congress Parkway, Chicago

                  Restaurants Nearby

                  • Brasserie by LM

                    54% likes this, based on 97 reviews
                    Cuisine: French
                    Price Range: USD 12 - USD 32

                    0 ft
                    800 S Michigan Ave, Suite 2C

                    Phone: 3124311788

                  • Savoy Restaurant & Grill

                    Cuisine: American, Seafood

                    0 ft
                    800 South Michigan Avenue

                    Phone: 312 939 1467

                  • Kitty O'Sheas

                    52% likes this, based on 204 reviews
                    Cuisine: Irish
                    Price Range: USD 0 - USD 20

                    300 ft
                    720 S Michigan Ave

                    Phone: 312-922-4400

                  • Mercat a la Planxa

                    68% likes this, based on 292 reviews
                    Cuisine: Spanish
                    Price Range: USD 31 - USD 50

                    600 ft
                    638 South Michigan Avenue

                    Phone: 312-765-0524

                  • Oysy

                    76% likes this, based on 129 reviews
                    Cuisine: Sushi, Japanese
                    Price Range: USD 22 - USD 31

                    400 ft
                    888 S Michigan Ave

                    Phone: (312) 922-1127

                  Chicago'S Essex Inn Reviews

                  Guest reviews are submitted by our customers after their stay at Chicago'S Essex Inn

                  Average guest rating

                  6.2
                  out of 10
                  Good

                  Rating by category:

                  Dining
                  5.0
                  Location
                  8.1
                  Rooms
                  5.3
                  Service
                  5.8
                  Value
                  6.7
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