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Free WiFi
24-hour business center
Smoke-free property
24-hour front desk
Multilingual staff

Located in South Loop, Chicago's Essex Inn is within a 10-minute walk of popular sights such as Grant Park and Buckingham Fountain. This 254-room, 3.5-star hotel has conveniences like free in-room WiFi, a fitness center, and a 24-hour business center. Centrally located in Chicago, the hotel is also a short walk from Art Institute of Chicago and Millennium Park.

The 254 rooms are air-conditioned and have an array of amenities, including refrigerators, coffee makers, and safes. LCD TVs come with cable channels, and free WiFi keeps guests connected. Beds are dressed in premium bedding and bathrooms offer spring water baths, hair dryers, and free toiletries. Other standard amenities include ironing boards and desks.

Rooms

Property features

Guests of Chicago's Essex Inn enjoy a fitness center, free WiFi in public areas, and a 24-hour business center. Valet parking is offered for USD 60 per night. The 24-hour front desk has multilingual staff ready to assist with dry cleaning/laundry, concierge services, and luggage storage. Additional amenities include a computer station, express check-out, and a fireplace in the lobby.

  • Walking distance to Art Institute of Chicago and Millennium Park
  • Free WiFi in rooms and public areas
  • Fitness center
  • 24-hour business center

Highlights

Chicago's Essex Inn

Hotel Amenities

Hotel Amenities

Chicago's Essex Inn is centrally located along South Michigan Avenue near a metro station and a number of attractions, including Loop-area theaters and businesses, the Field Museum, Shedd Aquarium, Adler Planetarium, and the Art Institute of Chicago.

This Chicago hotel is distinguished by its sunlit, and views of Lake Michigan and Grant Park. An adjacent fitness center has a range of cardio and strength-training equipment, including treadmills, elliptical machines, and free weights. Free WiFi is provided.

Valet parking (surcharge) is available, with limited space for SUVs and trucks. Chicago's Essex Inn is a non-smoking hotel.

  • Fitness facilities 
  • ATM/banking 
  • Safe-deposit box at front desk 
  • Multilingual staff 
  • Porter/bellhop 
  • Express check-out 
  • Dry cleaning/laundry service 
  • Valet parking (surcharge) 
  • Total number of rooms - 254 
  • Number of floors - 14 
  • 24-hour front desk 
  • Concierge services 
  • Elevator/lift 
  • Fireplace in lobby 
  • Computer station 
  • Tours/ticket assistance 
  • Luggage storage 
  • 24-hour business center 
  • Smoke-free property 
  • Television in common areas 
  • Free WiFi 

Family Friendly Amenities

  • Family Hotel  
  • Free Wi-Fi  
  • Refrigerator  

Internet

Available in all rooms: Free WiFi

Available in some public areas: Free WiFi

Parking

Valet parking (surcharge)

Room Amenities

Chicago's Essex Inn offers 254 air-conditioned accommodations with safes and coffee/tea makers. Beds feature premium bedding. LCD televisions come with premium cable channels.

Bathrooms include shower/tub combinations, spring water baths, complimentary toiletries, and hair dryers. This Chicago hotel provides complimentary wireless Internet access. Housekeeping is provided daily.

  • Premium TV channels 
  • Iron/ironing board 
  • Daily housekeeping 
  • Premium bedding 
  • Air conditioning 
  • Coffee/tea maker 
  • Private bathroom 
  • Free toiletries 
  • Hair dryer 
  • Shower/tub combination 
  • Spring water bathtub 
  • Cable TV service 
  • In-room safe 
  • Desk 
  • Refrigerator 
  • Free WiFi 
  • LCD TV 
  • Rollaway/extra beds (surcharge) 

Nearby Things to Do

Chicago's Essex Inn features a fitness room, which offers several of each type of equipment, including treadmills and elliptical machines, plus free weights.

About five blocks from the hotel is the 20-mile path that runs along Lake Michigan, where guests can run, walk, bike, or skate. Bicycles, in-line skates, pedal-powered buggies, and Segways are available for rent at several beachfront locations.

The recreational activities listed below are available either on site or near the hotel; fees may apply.

  • Hiking/biking trails nearby 
  • Kayaking nearby 
  • Golfing nearby 
  • Bicycle rentals nearby 
  • Windsurfing nearby 
  • Sailing nearby 

Accessibility

If you have requests for specific accessibility needs, please note them at check-out when you book your room.

  • Accessible bathroom 
  • In-room accessibility 
  • Roll-in shower 

Hotel Policies

Check-in

Minimum check-in age is 21

Check-in time ends at 2 AM

Check-in time starts at 4 PM

Check-out

Check-out time is 11 AM

Payment types

Children and extra beds

  • Children are welcome.
  • Kids stay free! Children 18 years old and younger stay free when using existing bedding.
  • Rollaway/extra beds are available for USD 25.00 per day.

Pets

  • Pets not allowed

You need to know

Extra-person charges may apply and vary depending on property policy.

Government-issued photo identification and a credit card 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.

No cribs (infant beds) available

Fees

Deposit: USD 75 per stay
You'll be asked to pay the following charges at the property:
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.
  • Valet parking fee: USD 60 per night (in/out privileges)
  • An early check-in fee will be charged
  • Rollaway bed fee: USD 25.00 per day
The above list may not be comprehensive. Fees and deposits may not include tax and are subject to change.

Hotel Name

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We should mention

Children 18 years old and younger stay free when occupying the parent or guardian's room, using existing bedding.


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