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

Spa & wellness center

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

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

  • City 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/Baby cots

Leisure facilities

  • Indoor heated swimming pool
  • Outdoor swimming pool
  • Health club
  • Spa & wellness center
  • 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
    3000 ft
Airports
Train Stations
  • Van Buren Street Station
    2000 ft
  • LaSalle Street Station
    3000 ft
Underground stations
  • LaSalle "L" Station (Blue Line)
    2700 ft
  • Bus stop
    400 ft
Restaurants
  • Brasserie by LM (cuisine: French)
    100 ft
  • Savoy Restaurant & Grill (cuisine: American, Seafood)
    100 ft
Beaches
  • North Avenue Beach
    3700 ft
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: King Size bed
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Room facilities
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    Bed type: Double Bed or King Size bed or Double beds
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    • Air conditioning
    • Bathtub
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    Room facilities
      Standard Triple Room
      Bed type: Triple
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      • Free Wi-Fi
      • Air conditioning
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      Triple Room (Without Breakfast)

      Room facilities
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        Corner Suite
        Bed type: King Size bed
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          Bed type: King Size bed or Double beds or 2 King Size beds
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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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            Deluxe Double Room
            Bed type: King Size bed or Double beds or Double Bed
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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
              Show big map »

              Hotel Address:

              800 S Michigan Ave, Chicago, United States, 60605

              Get directions
              City Center
              • Chicago
                3000 ft
              Airports
              Train Stations
              • Van Buren Street Station
                2000 ft
              • LaSalle Street Station
                3000 ft
              Underground stations
              • LaSalle "L" Station (Blue Line)
                2700 ft
              • Bus stop
                400 ft
              Restaurants
              • Brasserie by LM (cuisine: French)
                100 ft
              • Savoy Restaurant & Grill (cuisine: American, Seafood)
                100 ft
              Beaches
              • North Avenue Beach
                3700 ft
              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 - 1400 ft

              Museums

              • Bariff Shop For Judaica - 700 ft
              • Museum of Contemporary Photography - 700 ft
              • Spertus Institute of Jewish Studies - 700 ft
              • Bella Voce - 1700 ft
              • Chicago Music Alliance - 1700 ft
              • American Composers Forum - 1700 ft

              Parks

              Universities, Institutes

              • East-West University - 400 ft
              • Television Dept - 700 ft
              • Liberal Education - 700 ft
              • Columbia College - 700 ft
              • Center For Psychoanalytic - 700 ft
              • Film and Video - 700 ft
              • Undergraduate Admissions - 700 ft
              • Columbia College Theatre Music - 700 ft
              • Columbia College-Science/math - 700 ft
              • Columbia College-Academic Comp - 700 ft
              • English Department - 700 ft
              • Music Department - 700 ft
              • Management - 700 ft
              • Brandeis University - 700 ft
              • Community Film Workshop - 1000 ft
              • Columbia College-Radio Dept - 1400 ft
              • American Floral Art School - 1400 ft
              • Chicago College Prfrmng Arts - 1700 ft
              • Harrington Institute-Interior - 1700 ft
              • Roosevelt University - 1700 ft

              Local Attractions

              • Adler Planetarium - 5100 ft
                1300 S. Lake Shore Drive, Chicago
              • James R. Thompson Center - 5100 ft
                100 W. Randolph St., Chicago
              • Lyric Opera of Chicago - 5200 ft
                Chicago, IL
              • Union Station - 5100 ft
                210 S. Canal Street, Chicago
              • Windy City DIvers - 5100 ft
                N.E. corner of Burnham Harbor, 1362 S. Linn White Dr, Chicago

              Near the hotel

              • Spertus Institute of Jewish Studies - 900 ft
                610 S Michigan Ave, Chicago
              • Museum of Contemporary Photography - 1100 ft
                Columbia College, Chicago
              • Printers Row - 1400 ft
                57 West Polk St, Chicago
              • Willow Creek Chicago - 1600 ft
                Auditorium Theatre, Michigan Ave. at Congress Parkway, Chicago
              • The Loop - 1000 ft
                701 South State State, Chicago
              • Dearborn Station - 1400 ft
                47 West Polk St, Chicago
              • Auditorium Theatre - 1600 ft
                50 East Congress Parkway, Chicago

              Restaurants Nearby

              • Brasserie by LM - 100 ft

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

                54% likes this, based on 97 reviews
                Cuisine: French
                Price Range: USD 12 - USD 32

              • Kitty O'Sheas - 400 ft

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

                52% likes this, based on 204 reviews
                Cuisine: Irish
                Price Range: USD 0 - USD 20

              • Oysy - 400 ft

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

                76% likes this, based on 129 reviews
                Cuisine: Sushi, Japanese
                Price Range: USD 22 - USD 31

              • Savoy Restaurant & Grill - 100 ft

                Address: 800 South Michigan Avenue
                Phone: 312 939 1467

                Cuisine: American, Seafood

              • Mercat a la Planxa - 600 ft

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

                68% likes this, based on 292 reviews
                Cuisine: Spanish
                Price Range: USD 31 - USD 50

              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
                3000 ft
              Airports
              Train Stations
              • Van Buren Street Station
                2000 ft
              • LaSalle Street Station
                3000 ft
              Underground stations
              • LaSalle "L" Station (Blue Line)
                2700 ft
              • Bus stop
                400 ft
              Restaurants
              • Brasserie by LM (cuisine: French)
                100 ft
              • Savoy Restaurant & Grill (cuisine: American, Seafood)
                100 ft
              Beaches
              • North Avenue Beach
                3700 ft
              Hotel information
              • Check-In:
                from  4 pm
              • Check-Out:
                until  11 am
              • Year renovated:
                2012
              • Number of floors:
                15
              • Number of rooms:
                254