Chicago's Essex Inn ★★★

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Rate and special offer based on
Check-in: Feb 22, 2016 Check-out: Feb 23, 2016
3.7 /5
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Room types

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  • Occupancy: 2
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  • Occupancy: 2
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  • Occupancy: 4
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  • Occupancy: 4


Chicago's Essex Inn in Chicago blends in perfectly in the heart of the Windy City. For guests who want to relax and retreat, the free rooftop pool and state-of-the-art fitness facilities make it easy to do so. The pool is enclosed with glass and is all-season, allowing you to enjoy it even in the winter months. The fitness center boasts elliptical machines, free weights, treadmills and weight machines to meet your fitness requirements. Following a swim or workout, travelers can then take in the views of Lake Michigan and Grant Park while relaxing in the rooftop garden.


Key facts

Guests will enjoy the French-inspired offerings of the on-site Brasserie by LM, located in the hotel's lobby. A broad menu is available for all meals, and the stocked bar and lounge has a wide variety of domestic and French wines. You may also select from numerous French and German draft beers. Located in the heart of downtown Chicago on the city's famous Cultural Mile, the hotel is within walking distance of the numerous shops and boutiques on the Magnificent Mile. It is also close to the home fields of Chicago's famous sports teams. Wrigley Field, U.S. Cellular Field, Soldier Field and the United Center are all nearby. Guests can easily walk to other landmarks from Essex Inn, including Millennium Park, the Art Institute of Chicago and the Shedd Aquarium.


  • Overnight parking fee is $60 USD per night plus tax.


  • Minimum age for booking is 21.

This is not a comprehensive list of fees. Any amounts listed above may not include taxes and are subject to change.


Brasserie by LM is located in the lobby of the Essex Inn. This French inspired restaurant and bar (open daily 7:00am-10:00pm) offers a relaxed modern setting for breakfast, lunch and dinner. Specialties include Onion Soup Gratinee, Lyonnaise Salad, Mussels Frites, Duck Confit and Croque Monsieur.

Meeting facilities

Meeting Info
Five meeting rooms and an outdoor garden overlooking Lake Michigan and Grant Park provide an ideal environment for small and medium size meetings, conferences and social events. Essex Court - 40 people Windsor Court - 50 people Private Restaurant - 40 people Park East Gallery - 150 people Rooftop Garden Deck - 50 people

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  • Free internet in room
  • Indoor pool
  • No smoking rooms/facilities


  • No smoking rooms/facilities
  • Elevators


  • Indoor pool
  • Fitness center or spa


  • Bar/Lounge
  • Restaurant


  • Laundry service
  • In-Room Safe


  • Free internet in room


  • Parking


  • Service dogs allowed
  • Accessible parking

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Nearby points of interest

Grant Park 0.1 mi
Printers Square 0.3 mi
Auditorium Theatre 0.3 mi
Harold Washington Library 0.4 mi
Buckingham Fountain 0.4 mi
Field Museum of Natural History 0.5 mi
Chicago Architecture Foundation 0.5 mi
Symphony Center 0.6 mi
Art Institute of Chicago 0.6 mi
Chicago Board of Trade 0.6 mi
Shedd Aquarium 0.6 mi
Willis Tower (Sears Tower) 0.7 mi
Bank of America Theatre 0.7 mi
Crown Fountain 0.7 mi
Soldier Field 0.7 mi
State Street 0.8 mi
Cloud Gate 0.8 mi
Shubert Theatre 0.8 mi
Yacht Club 0.8 mi
Pritzker Pavilion 0.8 mi
Chicago Cultural Center 0.9 mi
Macys 0.9 mi
Harris Theater 0.9 mi
City Hall 0.9 mi
Oriental Theatre 1 mi
Union Station 1 mi
Chicago Mercantile Exchange 1 mi
Cadillac Palace Theatre 1 mi
Goodman Theatre 1 mi
Adler Planetarium 1 mi
Chicago Theater 1 mi
Prudential Plaza 1 mi
Harold Washington College 1 mi
Opera House 1 mi
Michigan Avenue South 1.1 mi
Hull House Museum 1.2 mi
Marina City 1.2 mi
Museum of Broadcast Communications 1.3 mi
Merchandise Mart 1.3 mi
Wrigley Building 1.3 mi
Chicago Chinatown 1.3 mi
Tribune Tower 1.3 mi
North Michigan Avenue 1.4 mi
McCormick Place 1.4 mi
Chicago - Mag Mile - Wacker Dr 1.5 mi

Hotel Policies

  • Check-in: 4:00 PM
  • Check-out: 11:00 AM

Terms and conditions

Rates quoted in currencies other than the hotel's base currency are subject to the rate of the international exchange. Rate may change throughout stay. Rate may reflect average nightly rate. Extra charges may apply. Incidental charges, such as room service, are not included in the rate.

The amenities and/or facilities may not be located at the hotel, but within a reasonable distance, and additional charges may apply for use.

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Rate and special offer based on Check-in: Feb 22, 2016 Check-out: Feb 23, 2016