Essex Inn Chicago  3 stars

800 S Michigan Ave, Chicago, United States, 60605  show mapSave
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Overview

Chicago'S Essex Inn 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 180 guestrooms including Park Double Room, Standard Quadruple Room and Corner Suite 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 lobby restaurant. The coffee bar stocks tea to enjoy in a warm atmosphere.

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, 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 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   254.

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
Activities
  • Spa & wellness center
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
  • Cribs available
  • Mini bar
  • Terrace
  • Dressing area
Living Area
  • Sitting area
Bathroom
  • Bathtub
  • Hair dryer
  • Shower
Media
  • Cable TV
  • Pay TV
  • AM/FM alarm clock
  • Telephone
  • Radio
  • Internet access
  • TV
  • CD player

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. 

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    Bed type: Double Bed or King Size bed or Double beds
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      Triple Room
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      Bed type: Triple
      Corner Suite
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      Bed type: King Size bed
      View: City view
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        Bed type: King Size bed or Double beds
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          Standard Quadruple Room
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          Bed type: Quad
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            Bed type: Double Bed
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                Essex Inn Chicago 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
                • Museum of Contemporary Photography
                  700 ft
                • Spertus Institute of Jewish Studies
                  700 ft
                • Bella Voce
                  1700 ft
                • American Composers Forum
                  1700 ft
                • Chicago Music Alliance
                  1700 ft
                Parks
                • Grant Park
                  700 ft
                • Burnham Park
                  700 ft
                Universities, Institutes
                • East-West University
                  400 ft
                • Columbia College Theatre Music
                  700 ft
                • Television Dept
                  700 ft
                • Columbia College
                  700 ft
                • Center For Psychoanalytic
                  700 ft
                • Film and Video
                  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
                • 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

                Essex Inn Chicago Reviews

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

                Average guest rating

                6.2
                out of 10
                Good

                Rating by category:

                Location
                8.1
                Rooms
                5.3
                Service
                5.8
                Value
                6.7
                Dining
                5.0
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