Hotel Essex Chicago

4 Stars

  800 S Michigan Avenue - IL 60605 - Chicago (Il), United States View Map
Area: Grant Park

Hotel Essex Chicago 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! Hotel Essex Chicago 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.

Hotel Details


The hotel has a medium sized lobby with marbled walls and comfortable contemporary styled furnishings. The hallways are bright.


This is a modern, high-rise building, with steel and glass construction.


Cots on request.


There are no restaurants at this property.


Airport - less than 40km.

Hotel facilities

  •  Fitness Center
  •  Disabled Facilities
  •  Check-in at From 12:00
  •  Sauna

The hotel is suitable for sportsmen. The Hotel Essex Chicago offers disabled facilities.

Rooms facilities

  •  Television
  •  Direct Dial Telephone
  •  Hairdryer
  •  High Speed Modem
  •  Safe Box
  •  Satellite TV
  •  WiFi
  •  Pay TV
  •  Radio

The Hotel Essex Chicago offers the use of a TV in the rooms. Accommodation has direct dial telephone in all rooms. The Hotel Essex Chicago rooms offers the use of an hairdryer. The hotel rooms offers high-speed Internet service. Accommodation has a safe in all the rooms. The hotel rooms offers WI-FI wireless Internet service. The accommodation offers a pay television service for clients. The accommodation offers a radio service for its guests.

 Public transport

  • Airport: ORD

 Guests' Reviews

Altoona, United States

Good: 2.7/5 More Details

6 in one hand, half a dozen in the other

Quiet and typical hotel. great location and close to many of chicago's best sites to visit. disappointed that the shuttle that was supposed to be offered to guests was not running and that the services were late in getting to cleaning the rooms.

Chaska, United States

Excellent: 4.6/5 More Details

Great location

Stayed at the essex inn beginning of august '13. new lobby, clean rooms, very friendly staff.

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