Essex Inn Chicago

800 S Michigan Ave, Chicago, United States, 60605  show map
 3 stars
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Essex Inn Chicago

 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

Solarium

 Food/Drinks

Restaurant

Bar/Lounge

Overview

Essex Inn Chicago is a worthy example of 3-star hotels in Chicago offering tasteful rooms overlooking Grant Park and East Lake. An example of contemporary architecture, this hotel opened in 1961 and was fully restored in 2012.

In the heart of South Loop district with a beautiful view of Chicago. This excellent venue is situated 750 meters away from Grant Park, Art Institute of Chicago and The Field Museum.

This hotel is ideally placed close to restaurants and an aquarium.

Harrison subway station is just 5 minutes from the hotel and a 5-minute walk takes guests to Michigan & 8th Street bus stop. Essex Inn Chicago is about 15 minutes’ drive towards Midway airport.

Rooms

The hotel offers 254 rooms. All of them feature a minibar, Wi-Fi, individual climate control, a laptop-size safe and a mini-refrigerator. The rooms are furnished with comfortable wooden furniture.

Eat & Drink

Guests can breakfast in the breakfast room. Guests can savor tea and coffee in the sports bar.

Services

The property offers free parking, a lift and a garage along with a business center, a photocopier and a catering service.

Relax

Essex Inn Chicago pampers guests with an outdoor swimming pool, an indoor swimming pool and a rooftop terrace. Fitness classes and a gym are provided on-site.

Internet

Wireless internet is available in public areas for free.

Guest Parking

private parking is possible on site at USD 60 per day.

Year renovated:   2012.  Number of floors:   15.  Number of rooms:   254.

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Facilities

General

  • Free Wi-Fi in public areas
  • Paid on-site parking
  • Express check-in/-out
  • 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

Sports & Fitness

  • Fitness center

Services

  • Free 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
  • 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
  • Flat-screen TV
  • Cable/Satellite television
  • Direct dial telephone
  • Radio
  • AM/FM alarm clock

Room decor

  • Carpeted floor

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.

How to reach hotel

hotel Essex Inn Chicago Chicago location
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Hotel Address:

800 S Michigan Ave, Chicago, United States, 60605

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City Center
  • Chicago
    900 m
Airports
Train Stations
  • Van Buren Street Station
    600 m
  • LaSalle Street Station
    900 m
Underground stations
  • LaSalle "L" Station (Blue Line)
    800 m
  • Bus stop
    100 m
Restaurants
  • Brasserie by LM (cuisine: French)
    10 m
  • Savoy Restaurant & Grill (cuisine: American, Seafood)
    10 m
Beaches
  • North Avenue Beach
    1.1km
Hotel information
  • Check-In:
    from  4 pm
  • Check-Out:
    until  11 am
  • Year renovated:
    2012
  • Number of floors:
    15
  • Number of rooms:
    254

Rooms and availability

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    Bed type: Double Bed or King Size bed or Double beds
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    Double/Double Room (Without Breakfast)

    Room facilities
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      Bed type: Triple
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      • Air conditioning
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      Room facilities
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        Corner Suite
        Bed type: King Size bed
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        Room facilities
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          This suite features a sofa, tea/coffee maker and a refrigerator. There is a flat-screen cable TV as well.

          Room facilities
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            Bed type: Double Bed
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            Deluxe Double Room
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            This double room features a flat-screen TV for entertainment. It includes a refrigerator and tea/coffee maker as well.

            Room facilities

              How to reach hotel

              hotel Essex Inn Chicago Chicago location
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              Hotel Address:

              800 S Michigan Ave, Chicago, United States, 60605

              Get directions
              City Center
              • Chicago
                900 m
              Airports
              Train Stations
              • Van Buren Street Station
                600 m
              • LaSalle Street Station
                900 m
              Underground stations
              • LaSalle "L" Station (Blue Line)
                800 m
              • Bus stop
                100 m
              Restaurants
              • Brasserie by LM (cuisine: French)
                10 m
              • Savoy Restaurant & Grill (cuisine: American, Seafood)
                10 m
              Beaches
              • North Avenue Beach
                1.1km
              Hotel information
              • Check-In:
                from  4 pm
              • Check-Out:
                until  11 am
              • Year renovated:
                2012
              • Number of floors:
                15
              • Number of rooms:
                254

              Essex Inn Chicago Location

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              What's nearby

              Tourist attractions

              Places of interest

              • Dearborn Station - 400 m

              Museums

              • Bariff Shop For Judaica - 200 m
              • Museum of Contemporary Photography - 200 m
              • Spertus Institute of Jewish Studies - 200 m
              • Bella Voce - 500 m
              • Chicago Music Alliance - 500 m
              • American Composers Forum - 500 m

              Parks

              Universities, Institutes

              • East-West University - 100 m
              • Television Dept - 200 m
              • Liberal Education - 200 m
              • Columbia College - 200 m
              • Center For Psychoanalytic - 200 m
              • Film and Video - 200 m
              • Undergraduate Admissions - 200 m
              • Columbia College Theatre Music - 200 m
              • Columbia College-Science/math - 200 m
              • Columbia College-Academic Comp - 200 m
              • English Department - 200 m
              • Music Department - 200 m
              • Management - 200 m
              • Brandeis University - 200 m
              • Community Film Workshop - 300 m
              • Columbia College-Radio Dept - 400 m
              • American Floral Art School - 400 m
              • Chicago College Prfrmng Arts - 500 m
              • Harrington Institute-Interior - 500 m
              • Roosevelt University - 500 m

              Local Attractions

              • Adler Planetarium - 1.5km
                1300 S. Lake Shore Drive, Chicago
              • James R. Thompson Center - 1.5km
                100 W. Randolph St., Chicago
              • Lyric Opera of Chicago - 1.6km
                Chicago, IL
              • Union Station - 1.5km
                210 S. Canal Street, Chicago
              • Windy City DIvers - 1.5km
                N.E. corner of Burnham Harbor, 1362 S. Linn White Dr, Chicago

              Near the hotelNear the hotel

              • Spertus Institute of Jewish Studies - 260 m
                610 S Michigan Ave, Chicago
              • Museum of Contemporary Photography - 330 m
                Columbia College, Chicago
              • Printers Row - 410 m
                57 West Polk St, Chicago
              • Willow Creek Chicago - 480 m
                Auditorium Theatre, Michigan Ave. at Congress Parkway, Chicago
              • The Loop - 300 m
                701 South State State, Chicago
              • Dearborn Station - 400 m
                47 West Polk St, Chicago
              • Auditorium Theatre - 470 m
                50 East Congress Parkway, Chicago

              Restaurants Nearby

              • Brasserie by LM - 10 m

                Address: 800 S Michigan Ave, Suite 2C
                Phone: 3124311788

                54% likes this, based on 97 reviews
                Cuisine: French
                Price Range: CAD 15 - CAD 41

              • Kitty O'Sheas - 100 m

                Address: 720 S Michigan Ave
                Phone: 312-922-4400

                52% likes this, based on 204 reviews
                Cuisine: Irish
                Price Range: CAD 0 - CAD 25

              • Oysy - 110 m

                Address: 888 S Michigan Ave
                Phone: (312) 922-1127

                76% likes this, based on 129 reviews
                Cuisine: Sushi, Japanese
                Price Range: CAD 28 - CAD 40

              • Savoy Restaurant & Grill - 10 m

                Address: 800 South Michigan Avenue
                Phone: 312 939 1467

                Cuisine: American, Seafood

              • Mercat a la Planxa - 170 m

                Address: 638 South Michigan Avenue
                Phone: 312-765-0524

                68% likes this, based on 292 reviews
                Cuisine: Spanish
                Price Range: CAD 40 - CAD 64

              Hotel information
              • Check-In:
                from  4 pm
              • Check-Out:
                until  11 am
              • Year renovated:
                2012
              • Number of floors:
                15
              • Number of rooms:
                254
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              How to reach hotel

              hotel Essex Inn Chicago Chicago location
              Show big map »

              Hotel Address:

              800 S Michigan Ave, Chicago, United States, 60605

              Get directions
              City Center
              • Chicago
                900 m
              Airports
              Train Stations
              • Van Buren Street Station
                600 m
              • LaSalle Street Station
                900 m
              Underground stations
              • LaSalle "L" Station (Blue Line)
                800 m
              • Bus stop
                100 m
              Restaurants
              • Brasserie by LM (cuisine: French)
                10 m
              • Savoy Restaurant & Grill (cuisine: American, Seafood)
                10 m
              Beaches
              • North Avenue Beach
                1.1km
              Hotel information
              • Check-In:
                from  4 pm
              • Check-Out:
                until  11 am
              • Year renovated:
                2012
              • Number of floors:
                15
              • Number of rooms:
                254