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Hotel Essex Chicago

Star Rating
4 out of 5

Information

Reviews

4.4 / 5Excellent
334 reviews

Amenities

  • Free WiFi
  • Air Conditioning
  • Restaurant
  • Gym

Map

What's nearby

  • Popular Location
    Grant Park
    1 min walk
  • Popular Location
    Buckingham Fountain
    9 min walk
  • Popular Location
    Field Museum of Natural History
    13 min walk
  • Airport
    Chicago, IL (MDW-Midway Intl.)
    15 min drive

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Book online or call:

1-844-709-7928
  • Standard King

    Room Amenities

    • Sleeps 2
    • 1 King Bed
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  • Standard Double Double

    Room Amenities

    • Sleeps 4
    • 2 Double Beds
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  • City View Double Double

    Room Amenities

    • City view
    • Sleeps 4
    • 2 Double Beds
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  • Skyline King

    Room Amenities

    • City view
    • Sleeps 2
    • 1 King Bed
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About this area

Chicago

Located in Chicago's The Loop neighborhood, Hotel Essex Chicago is in the city center and near a metro station. Buckingham Fountain and Willis Tower are notable landmarks, and some of the area's popular attractions include John G. Shedd Aquarium and Skydeck Ledge. Adler Planetarium and Astronomy Museum and Navy Pier are not to be missed. Our guests appreciate the hotel's convenience to public transportation: Harrison Station is 7 minutes by foot and Roosevelt Station is 8 minutes.

What's nearby

  • Popular Location
    Grant Park - 1 min walk
  • Popular Location
    Buckingham Fountain - 9 min walk
  • Popular Location
    Art Institute of Chicago - 12 min walk
  • Popular Location
    Field Museum of Natural History - 13 min walk
  • Popular Location
    John G. Shedd Aquarium - 14 min walk

Getting around

  • Harrison Station - 7 min walk
  • Chicago Museum Campus-11th Street Station - 5 min walk
  • Chicago, IL (MDW-Midway Intl.) - 15 min drive

Restaurants

  • Grant Park Bistro – Open daily.

About this property

Hotel Essex Chicago

A restaurant, a 24-hour fitness center, and a bar/lounge are available at this smoke-free hotel. WiFi in public areas is free. Other amenities include a coffee shop/café, valet parking, and a business center. All 274 rooms provide WiFi, room service, and Smart TVs. Rainfall showerheads, espresso makers, and hair dryers are among the other amenities available to guests.

Policies

Check-in

Check-in between 4:00 PM - midnight
Early check-in subject to availability
Late check-in subject to availability
Minimum check-in age - 21

Special check-in instructions

If you are planning to arrive after midnight please contact the property in advance using the information on the booking confirmation.

Check-out

Check-out before 11:00 AM
Late check-out subject to availability

Children and extra beds

  • Children are welcome.

Pets

  • Pets not allowed

Payment types

Important information

Fees

You'll be asked to pay the following charges at the property:

  • Deposit: USD 100 per night
  • Resort fee: USD 16.73 per room, per night
The resort fee includes:
  • Fitness center access
  • Business center/computer access
  • Internet access
  • Newspaper
  • Phone calls
  • Faxes
  • In-room safe

We have included all charges provided to us by the property. However, charges can vary, for example, based on length of stay or the room you book.

Optional extras

The following fees and deposits are charged by the property at time of service, check-in, or check-out.

  • Fee for in-room wireless Internet: USD 12.99 per night (rates may vary)
  • Valet parking fee: USD 73 per night (in/out privileges)
  • Early check-in is available for a fee (subject to availability, amount varies)
  • Late check-out is available for a fee (subject to availability, amount varies)

The above list may not be comprehensive. Fees and deposits may not include tax and are subject to change.

You need to know

Extra-person charges may apply and vary depending on property policy.
Government-issued photo identification and a credit card, debit card, or cash deposit are required at check-in for incidental charges.
Special requests are subject to availability upon check-in and may incur additional charges. Special requests cannot be guaranteed.

We should mention

Parking height restrictions apply.

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Property amenities

Internet

  • Available in all rooms: WiFi (USD 12.99 per night)
  • Available in some public areas: Free WiFi

Parking and transportation

  • Valet parking: USD 73 per night
  • Parking height restrictions apply

Food and drink

  • 1 restaurant and 1 coffee shop/café
  • 1 bar
  • Room service available

Things to do

  • 24-hour fitness center

Family friendly

  • Dry cleaning service
  • Laundry facilities

Conveniences

  • ATM/banking services
  • Elevator
  • Free newspapers in lobby

Guest services

  • 24-hour front desk
  • Concierge services
  • Daily housekeeping
  • Dry cleaning service
  • Laundry facilities
  • Luggage storage

Languages spoken

  • Chinese
  • English
  • Russian
  • Spanish
  • Ukrainian

Business services

  • Business center
  • Meeting rooms

Accessibility

  • If you have requests for specific accessibility needs, please note them in the special requests field on the booking page after selecting your room.
  • Accessible bathroom
  • In-room accessibility
  • Roll-in shower

More

  • Smoke-free property

Room amenities

Bedroom

  • Air conditioning
  • Heating
  • Linens

Bathroom

  • Bathtub or shower
  • Hair dryer
  • Rainfall showerhead
  • Shampoo
  • Soap
  • Toilet paper
  • Towels

Entertainment

  • 55-inch Smart TV

Food and drink

  • Espresso maker

More

  • Desk
  • Laptop-friendly workspace
  • Phone
  • Safe

Nearby things to do

Where to eat

  • Grant Park Bistro – Open daily.
4.4

Excellent

5 - Excellent
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4 - Good
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3 - Okay
25
2 - Mediocre
9
1 - Poor
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4.7
Cleanliness
4.5
Service and Staff
4.2
Amenities
4.6
Property condition

5/5 Excellent

This property was beautiful. Rooms are exactly as picture shows. Awesome amenities. Loved the shower, view from the room, alarm clock can sync with your phone so you can play music. Front desk personnel were just ok--not very welcoming nor did they offer any assistance or guidance. The guy who carried our bags was very helpful and friendly. Would stay here again for sure!

Stayed 1 night in Aug 2019

5/5 Excellent

I recently stayed at The Essex Hotel while I was in town for a photography convention. My experience was excellent. Check in was a breeze, the team of staff members was outstanding. Every person I encountered, either at the front desk, on the elevator, parking, or passing in the halls was incredibly welcoming. It made me feel special that staff treated me so well. I was only in town for one night, but all of the details of my stay provided me with the perfect retreat to an incredibly busy couple of days. The room & view were beautiful. Rosalie cleaned my room to perfection, both the lady and gentleman who handled my check-out & check-in were fast and kind. I needed a recommendation about the closest store for a few personal items and was directed just down the street. I had a wonderful dinner in the restaurant downstairs; again, wonderful. The food, the wine recommendation, the service, & the atmosphere. I cannot say enough enough good things about my stay and all of those who are responsible for each and every detail that was tended to. This staff is incredible at their jobs & it shows. I cannot wait to stay here again.

Stayed 1 night in Aug 2019

5/5 Excellent

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Stayed 2 nights in Jul 2019

1/5

The Essex location is perfect but that’s about it the hotel staff are very rude and note very knowledgeable of there own facility or places around.. The hotel rooms are very small and not cleaned at all, their queen size bed are more like a mix between a full-size and a twin size bed. The staff on check in on 7-19-19 are some of the worse I’ve employees in countered in 15 years of traveling witch I do a lot of considering I travel 80% of the time for work over the 15 years... this also includes my trips overseas.. I will never go back or recommend this place..

Stayed 2 nights in Jul 2019

4/5 Good

THE BELLMAN TONY HAS THE BEST SERVICE WE EVER HAD IN A HOTEL, HE WENT ABOVE AND BEYOND FOR EVERYONE HE ENCOUNTERED HE SHOWED HE REALLY LOVES HIS JOB AND MEETING NEW PEOPLE ROOMS HERE ARE VERY CLEAN. (THANKS HOUSEKEEPING STAFF) LOVED SECURITY OF BLDG..CAN ONLY CARD KEY TO COME UP TO THE ROOMS..PRICES WERE GREAT FOR THE AREA (BUT SHLD. INFORM GUEST THERES A $300 DEPOSIT/$16 URBAN FEE A DAY FOR A AMENITIES

Stayed 3 nights in Jul 2019

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