Chicago's Essex Inn is located in downtown Chicago on the Michigan Avenue across from Grant Park, the Museum Campus and Lake Michigan. The hotel provides comfort, personal services and excellent value. With art and music infusions running throughout the hotel, rooms are stylishly decorated with framed art posters from the Art Institute's finest reproductions, and many rooms offer spectacular views over Lake Michigan and the city. The hotel's rooftop garden is the perfect place to relax and people watch as the parade of activity across the street in Grant Park entertains you! Chicago's Essex Inn also features a rooftop indoor pool and two outdoor decks; all areas have plenty of seating. A lifeguard is in attendance from early morning until late night. Men and women have separate locker rooms. Guests can also enjoy the sauna, or work out in the fitness room, which offers several of each type of equipment, including treadmills and elliptical machines, plus free weights. Tea/Coffee Making Facilities. Double Glazing. Lounge Area. Bathroom with bath. Bathroom with shower. Sound proofed rooms. Disabled Access. Credit Cards - Amex/Visa/Diners/Mastercard. Latest check-out - 12.00. Sun Terrace. Business Centre. Last renovated - 2010. From 01jan17 to 05jul17: swimming pool is closed. no alternative pool is available.