Essex Inn Chicago

800 S Michigan Ave, Chicago, United States, 60605  show map
 3 stars
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Essex Inn Chicago

 Free Wi-Fi

Free Wi-Fi in public areas

 Parking

Paid parking

 24-Hour

24-hour reception

 Check-in/Check-out

Express check-in/-out

 Swimming Pool

Indoor swimming pool

Outdoor swimming pool

 Fitness/Gym

Fitness center

 Spa and relaxation

Spa & wellness center

Solarium

 Food/Drinks

Restaurant

Bar/Lounge

Overview

Essex Inn Chicago is a 3-star property offering concerts, an indoor swimming pool and a roof garden in the heart of Chicago. This excellent hotel was opened in 1961 and renovated in 2012.

Ideally nestled in South Loop district steps away from John Hancock Center / Observatory, The Chicago Theatre and Vietnam Veterans Fountain. Grant Park, Buckingham Memorial Fountain and Art Institute of Chicago in Chicago are located nearby.

Quick access to restaurants and an aquarium is provided.

This hotel is just 50 meters away from the Michigan & 8th Street bus stop and within a 5-minute walk from Harrison underground station. 15km to Midway airport.

Rooms

This property has 250 guestrooms including Park Double Room, Corner Suite and Deluxe Twin Room appointed with a minibar, individual climate control, Wi-Fi, a laptop-size safe and a mini-refrigerator. Some hotel rooms come with beautiful views over the lake. All en-suite rooms are equipped with wooden furniture.

Eat

French dishes are served in the full service restaurant. The lounge bar stocks tea to enjoy in a warm atmosphere.

Services

Guests will benefit from free transportation, concierge service and porter service along with a safe deposit box, a luggage storage and a garage.

Relax

A health club, a wellness center 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 for free.

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   254.

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Facilities

General

  • Free Wi-Fi in public areas
  • Paid on-site parking
  • Express check-in/-out
  • 24-hour reception
  • Non-smoking rooms
  • Air conditioning in public areas
  • Gay friendly
  • Free safe at reception
  • Smoke detectors
  • Multilingual staff
  • No pets allowed
  • Lobby
  • Currency exchange
  • ATM/Cash machine
  • Luggage storage
  • Elevator
  • Rooms/Facilities for disabled

Services

  • City shuttle service
  • Paid valet parking
  • Room service
  • Bell staff/Porter
  • Dry cleaning
  • Self-service laundry
  • Tours/Ticket assistance
  • Wake up service

Dining facilities

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

Meeting facilities

  • 24-hour business center
  • Meeting room
  • Meeting/Banquet facilities
  • Fax/Photocopying

Children's facilities

  • Cribs available

Leisure facilities

  • Indoor heated swimming pool
  • Outdoor swimming pool
  • Indoor swimming pool
  • Fitness center
  • Health club
  • Spa & wellness center
  • Solarium
  • Sauna
  • Sun terrace
  • Garden area
  • Leisure/TV room

Room view

  • City view

Room facilities

  • Free Wi-Fi in rooms
  • In-room air conditioning
  • Individual heating
  • Paid in-room safe
  • Mini-Bar
  • Tea and coffee facilities
  • Living room
  • Sitting area
  • Dressing area
  • Rooftop terrace
  • Rollaway/Extra bed
  • Wardrobe
  • Ironing facilities
  • In-room desk

Bathroom

  • Private bathroom
  • Bath/Shower
  • Room toiletries
  • Hair dryer

Kitchen facilities

  • Refrigerator

Bedroom

  • Premium bedding

Media

  • Paid movies/Video
  • Flat-screen TV
  • Cable/Satellite television
  • Direct dial telephone
  • CD player
  • Radio
  • AM/FM alarm clock

Room decor

  • Carpeted floor

Policies

Check-In

  • from  4 pm

Check-Out

  • until  11 am

Children and extra beds

  • Older children/adults may stay at the price of USD 20 per person per night in an extra bed. 
  • There are no extra beds provided in a room. 

Pets

  • Pets are not allowed.

How to reach hotel

hotel Essex Inn Chicago Chicago location
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Hotel Address:

800 S Michigan Ave, Chicago, United States, 60605

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City Center
  • Chicago
    3000 ft
Airports
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)
    100 ft
  • Savoy Restaurant & Grill (cuisine: American, Seafood)
    100 ft
Beaches
  • North Avenue Beach
    3700 ft
Hotel information
  • Check-In:
    from  4 pm
  • Check-Out:
    until  11 am
  • Year renovated:
    2012
  • Number of floors:
    15
  • Number of rooms:
    254

Rooms and availability

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Park Double Room
Bed type: King Size bed
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  • Air conditioning
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Room facilities
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    Bed type: Double Bed or King Size bed or Double beds
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    • Air conditioning
    • Bathtub
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    DOUBLE RUN OF HOUSE

    Room facilities
      Essex Inn Chicago Corner SuiteEssex Inn Chicago Corner SuiteEssex Inn Chicago Corner Suite
      Corner Suite
      Bed type: King Size bed
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      Room facilities
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        Suite
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        This suite features a sofa, tea/coffee maker and a refrigerator. There is a flat-screen cable TV as well.

        Room facilities
          Quadruple Room
          Bed type: Quad
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          • Air conditioning
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          Quad Room (Without Breakfast)

          Room facilities
            Essex Inn Chicago Family Double RoomEssex Inn Chicago Family Double RoomEssex Inn Chicago Family Double Room
            Family Double Room
            Bed type: Double Bed or Double beds
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              Deluxe Double Room
              Bed type: King Size bed or Double beds
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              This double room features a flat-screen TV for entertainment. It includes a refrigerator and tea/coffee maker as well.

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                How to reach hotel

                hotel Essex Inn Chicago Chicago location
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                Hotel Address:

                800 S Michigan Ave, Chicago, United States, 60605

                Get directions
                City Center
                • Chicago
                  3000 ft
                Airports
                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)
                  100 ft
                • Savoy Restaurant & Grill (cuisine: American, Seafood)
                  100 ft
                Beaches
                • North Avenue Beach
                  3700 ft
                Hotel information
                • Check-In:
                  from  4 pm
                • Check-Out:
                  until  11 am
                • Year renovated:
                  2012
                • Number of floors:
                  15
                • Number of rooms:
                  254

                Essex Inn Chicago Location

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                What's nearby

                Tourist attractions

                Places of interest

                • Dearborn Station - 1400 ft

                Museums

                • Bariff Shop For Judaica - 700 ft
                • Museum of Contemporary Photography - 700 ft
                • Spertus Institute of Jewish Studies - 700 ft
                • Bella Voce - 1700 ft
                • Chicago Music Alliance - 1700 ft
                • American Composers Forum - 1700 ft

                Parks

                Universities, Institutes

                • East-West University - 400 ft
                • Television Dept - 700 ft
                • Liberal Education - 700 ft
                • Columbia College - 700 ft
                • Center For Psychoanalytic - 700 ft
                • Film and Video - 700 ft
                • Undergraduate Admissions - 700 ft
                • Columbia College Theatre Music - 700 ft
                • Columbia College-Science/math - 700 ft
                • Columbia College-Academic Comp - 700 ft
                • English Department - 700 ft
                • Music Department - 700 ft
                • Management - 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
                • Roosevelt University - 1700 ft

                Local Attractions

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

                Near the hotel

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

                Restaurants Nearby

                • Brasserie by LM - 100 ft

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

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

                • Kitty O'Sheas - 400 ft

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

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

                • Oysy - 400 ft

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

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

                • Savoy Restaurant & Grill - 100 ft

                  Address: 800 South Michigan Avenue
                  Phone: 312 939 1467

                  Cuisine: American, Seafood

                • Mercat a la Planxa - 600 ft

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

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

                Hotel information
                • Check-In:
                  from  4 pm
                • Check-Out:
                  until  11 am
                • Year renovated:
                  2012
                • Number of floors:
                  15
                • Number of rooms:
                  254

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                How to reach hotel

                hotel Essex Inn Chicago Chicago location
                Show big map »

                Hotel Address:

                800 S Michigan Ave, Chicago, United States, 60605

                Get directions
                City Center
                • Chicago
                  3000 ft
                Airports
                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)
                  100 ft
                • Savoy Restaurant & Grill (cuisine: American, Seafood)
                  100 ft
                Beaches
                • North Avenue Beach
                  3700 ft
                Hotel information
                • Check-In:
                  from  4 pm
                • Check-Out:
                  until  11 am
                • Year renovated:
                  2012
                • Number of floors:
                  15
                • Number of rooms:
                  254
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