Essex Inn Chicago  3 stars

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

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) - 100 ft, Savoy Restaurant & Grill (cuisine: American, Seafood) - 100 ft
Beaches North Avenue Beach - 3700 ft
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Facilities

General
  • Free Wi-Fi in public areas
  • Paid on-site parking
  • 24-hour check-in
  • 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
  • Cable/Satellite television
  • Direct dial telephone
  • CD player
  • Radio
  • AM/FM alarm clock

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.

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      Bed type: Triple
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        Corner Suite
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        Bed type: King Size bed
        View: City view
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            Bed type: Quad

            Quad Room (Without Breakfast)

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              Bed type: Double Bed or Double beds
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                  Essex Inn Chicago LocationWhat's nearby

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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
                  • 700 ft
                  • Bella Voce
                    1700 ft
                  • Chicago Music Alliance
                    1700 ft
                  • American Composers Forum
                    1700 ft
                  Parks
                  Universities, Institutes
                  • 400 ft
                  • Television Dept
                    700 ft
                  • Liberal Education
                    700 ft
                  • 700 ft
                  • Center For Psychoanalytic
                    700 ft
                  • Film and Video
                    700 ft
                  • Undergraduate Admissions
                    700 ft
                  • Columbia College Theatre Music
                    700 ft
                  • 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
                  • 1700 ft

                  Local Attractions

                  • Adler Planetarium
                    5100 ft
                    1300 S. Lake Shore Drive, Chicago
                  • Union Station
                    5100 ft
                    210 S. Canal Street, 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
                  • 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

                    100 ft
                    800 S Michigan Ave, Suite 2C

                    Phone: 3124311788

                  • Savoy Restaurant & Grill

                    Cuisine: American, Seafood

                    100 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

                    400 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

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