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Chicago's Essex Inn

Chicago's Essex Inn

7.0
Good

Based on 5,774 reviews
 
800 South Michigan Avenue, Chicago, IL 60605, United States
  +1 312 939 2800
Chicago's Essex Inn - Chicago, IL, United States
Tue 21/8
Wed 22/8
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Rooms

Tue 21/8
Wed 22/8

Standard rooms

$99+

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$118 per night
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$118 per night
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$122 per night
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$122 per night
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$127 per night
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$133 per night
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$141 per night
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Queen bed
$285 per night
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Queen bed
$99 per night

Double rooms

$116+

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$116 per night
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$121 per night
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$123 per night
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$126 per night
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$129 per night
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$531 per night

Deluxe rooms

$95+

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King bed
$100 per night
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Double bed
$100 per night
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Unknown
$102 per night
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Double bed
$104 per night
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Double bed
$105 per night
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Unknown
$105 per night
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Unknown
$109 per night
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King bed
$115 per night
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King bed
$115 per night
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Unknown
$117 per night
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Double bed
$118 per night
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Double bed
$118 per night
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Double bed
$119 per night
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Unknown
$121 per night
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Double bed
$122 per night
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Unknown
$126 per night
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Unknown
$133 per night
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King bed
$140 per night
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Double bed
$140 per night
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King bed
$164 per night
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Double bed
$204 per night
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Double bed
$312 per night
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Double bed
$387 per night
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Unknown
$95 per night
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King bed
$98 per night
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Double bed
$98 per night
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Double bed
$98 per night
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King bed
$99 per night

Queen rooms

$121+

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Provider
Nightly base price
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Unknown
$121 per night
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$131 per night
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$362 per night

Reviews

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essex
grant park
field museum
downtown chicago
valet parking
walking distance
good location
small bathroom
elevators were very slow
right on michigan
location and price
staff was friendly
room was clean
heating and cooling
great view
hot water
hotel is old
magnificent mile
nice pool
  • Okay
    Apr 2018
    5.1

    Good location, ok hotel.

    Location was great. This is the reason why this place is worth it.

    Bathroom was dirty. Sound got through the walls really easy (couple next door and construction next building)

  • Mediocre
    Dec 2017
    3.4

    Weekend getaway

    It’s near of all the shops and businesses.

    The sink is clogged and faucet handle is loose.

  • Good
    Oct 2017
    7.7

    Our stay

    We like the very kind and courteous staff. We did like that they moved us to a new room when we requested to be moved. We like the price point and the location.

    We didn't like that they put us on a floor where they were doing construction right outside the window. We didn't like that there was water damage and mold on the wallpaper by the window. We didn't like the beds were uncomfortable.

  • Good
    Oct 2017
    6.2

    Location was convenient to activities I was doing

    Very dark on our floor. Felt haunted! The bathroom had the feel of a public bathroom

  • Okay
    Aug 2017
    5.1

    Hope you like construction

    Being close to the parks. The loop is very walkable.

    They changed our reservation for a suite with two beds and a pull out couch to 1 king bed. Could not find the 3rd party email to show them this was wrong, had to pay an "upgrade fee" to get what we had already paid for. The Willis tower has over 105 elevator cars, this place had 3 and one of those was not working. 2 elevators that served 15 floors. Housekeepers very kind, but you never see them until late in the afternoon/evening. Had to call down for towels every day of our stay. Had an awesome view: of the construction right outside of our window. Good news, the crews don't work weekends. Bad news: they work late in the day. Interior is dated. Beds are hard.

  • Excellent
    Aug 2017
    8.2

    Great location

    We walked everywhere. This is great to see the city.

    I needed a plug for my CPap to sleep at night and there were none by the beds. I called for an extension cord but never got it. Had move things around to sleep.

  • Excellent
    Apr 2017
    9.4

    The staff was excellent. ALL staff members were superior in their performances from checking to cleaning staff everyone was helpful. The concierge service was extremely knowledgeable of the area and transportation and very helpful.

    The new construction taking place in the hotel.

  • Okay
    Mar 2017
    4.2

    Deceiving Pictures

    The staff was very friendly and were in a great location.walking distance from many museums.

    The bed was hard and awful. The hotel was in severe need of renovation. Not your typical 3 star hotel. More like a 2 star. Other guests are loud and the walls are paper thin. I would never stay here again.

  • Good
    Feb 2017
    8.0

    Great for the price

    It was a clean place to lay your head at night. The staff was nice and courteous. The TV and refrigerator were modern and worked well.

    The construction around the hotel is pretty scary. The heating system of the hotel is ancient and it was hard to get to a comfortable temperature without opening the window.

  • Good
    Feb 2017
    7.7

    Location is excellent for access to all Chicago has to offer. They are renovating and the construction noice was a bit tedious. My room was clean and adequate but there were visible signs of disrepair.

    Cracked drywall, buckled ceiling and signs of water damage on one wall.

  • Excellent
    Jan 2017
    8.8

    Very convenient location. Kind staff. Comcierge is

    Location Value for the price.

    Kind of old facilities. Don't offer.breakfast as an option. Very expensive parking

  • Excellent
    Dec 2016
    10.0

    Take the kids and stay here

    Location location location! We were so pleased with how close we were to all the attractions we wanted to see. Walking distance to everything! The staff was more than amazing; kind and helpful.

    We hadn't intended on using the pool but if we had we would have been disappointed bc it was closed for 48 hours (the length of our stay).

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7.0 Good

Based on 5,774 reviews

9.0

Location

7.8

Service

2.2

Food

1.5

Breakfast

Features

Free parking
Free airport shuttle
Free Wi-Fi
Pool
Pet friendly
Spa

Check in

16:00

Check out

11:00

Cancellation/pre-payment

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Location

Most popular landmarks

  • Grant Park 0.5 km
  • Symphony Center 0.8 km
  • Field Museum 0.8 km
  • Art Institute of Chicago 0.9 km
  • Shedd Aquarium 0.9 km
  • Cloud Gate 1.2 km

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