Overview

Chicago's Essex Inn

800 South Michigan Avenue, Chicago, IL 60605, United States
+1 312 939 2800

$113+

Check in
Check out
Rates

Overall guest ratings

7.2/10 Good
Based on 4,505 reviews
See all reviews

Review highlights

  • 9.1
  • 8.0
  • 4.1
  • 3.8

Nearby

    Show all

    About

    Chicago's Essex Inn is in the heart of Chicago, walking distance from Museum of Contemporary Photography and Columbia College Chicago. This hotel is close to Art Institute of Chicago and Millennium Park.

    Rooms

    Make yourself at home in one of the 254 air-conditioned rooms featuring refrigerators and LCD televisions. Complimentary wireless Internet access keeps you connected, and cable programming is available for your entertainment. Private bathrooms with shower/tub combinations feature spring water baths and complimentary toiletries. Conveniences include safes and desks, and housekeeping is provided daily.

    Amenities

    Take advantage of recreation opportunities such as a fitness center or take in the view from a rooftop terrace and a garden. Additional features include complimentary wireless Internet access and concierge services.

    Business, Other Amenities

    Featured amenities include a 24-hour business center, express check-out, and dry cleaning/laundry services. Event facilities at this hotel consist of conference space and meeting rooms.

    Less More Hotels.com

    Amenities

    • Parking
    • Fitness center
    • Free Wi-Fi
    • Facilities for Disabled Guests
    • ATM on-site
    • Business center
    • Concierge service
    • Laundry service
    • Meeting/Banquet facilities
    • Room service
    • Air-conditioned
    • 24 hour front desk
    • Safe
    • Sauna
    • Storage available
    • Terrace/Patio
    • No smoking
    • Express check out
    • Pets not allowed
    Less More
    Map

    Map

    Photos
    Reviews

    Guest reviews

    Overall Rating

    7.2 Good
    Based on 4,505 reviews
    • 9.1 "Terrific location."
    • 8.0 "Great service."
    • 7.0 "Wellness & sports facilities were pleasant enough."
    • 6.8 "Pool is mediocre."
    • 6.4 "Average value."
    • 4.1 "Internet is poor."
    • 3.8 "Rooms are not good."
    • 3.5 "Bar is not good."
    • 3.5 "Vibe wasn't good."
    • 3.5 "Bad amenities."
    View all review categories

    Overall Rating

    7.5 Good
    Based on 1,756 reviews
    • 8.8 "Location is great."
      9.2 "92% liked the proximity to sightseeing."
      9.5 "City centre within easy reach, said 95%."
      9.5 "Near to public transport, according to 95%."
      9.3 "93% enjoyed the restaurants & bars nearby."
      7.4 "74% liked the proximity to shopping."
      9.5 "Easily accessible by car, said 95%."
    • 8.4 "Great service."
      8.7 "87% found the staff to be very friendly."
    • 7.1 "Good pool."
    • 6.2 "Average value."
    • 4.6 "Not very clean."
      4.3 "57% said rooms were dirty."
      2.0 "80% said the bathroom was dirty."
    • 4.1 "Rooms are not good."
      2.7 "73% said rooms were small."
      1.0 "90% complained about the bathroom."
      4.3 "57% said rooms were dirty."
      0.3 "97% criticized the small bathroom."
      0.8 "92% thought they were poorly maintained."
      1.5 "For 85%, the rooms looked old."
      1.1 "Air conditioning was criticized by 89%."
      1.7 "83% had problems with the shower."
      1.6 "84% found problems with the furniture."
      2.0 "80% said the bathroom was dirty."
      1.8 "82% were unsatisfied with the kitchenette."
      3.5 "65% were disappointed with the minibar."
      3.3 "67% thought the tv was sub-standard."
    • 3.7 "Vibe wasn't good."
      1.7 "83% criticized the unstylish hotel."
      4.8 "For 52%, the lobby entrance was sub-standard."
    • 3.6 "Not very comfortable."
      2.7 "73% said rooms were small."
      0.3 "97% criticized the small bathroom."
      2.1 "79% thought it was too noisy."
      1.1 "Air conditioning was criticized by 89%."
    • 3.6 "Bad amenities."
      3.5 "65% thought the building wasn't nice."
      0.8 "92% complained about the elevator."
      0.7 "93% thought the facilities needed updating."
      4.8 "For 52%, the lobby entrance was sub-standard."
      1.9 "81% didn't like the architecture."
    View all review categories

    Overall Rating

    7.1 Good
    Based on 1,531 reviews
    • 9.0 "Terrific location."
      9.5 "95% liked the proximity to sightseeing."
      9.2 "92% enjoyed the restaurants & bars nearby."
      9.5 "Near to public transport, according to 95%."
      7.2 "72% liked the proximity to shopping."
      9.3 "Easily accessible by car, said 93%."
    • 7.7 "Good service."
      9.0 "90% found the staff to be very friendly."
      9.1 "91% said the concierge service was amazing."
    • 6.7 "Sufficient wellness & sports facilities."
      6.3 "63% thought the sauna was ok."
    • 6.6 "Pool is mediocre."
    • 6.0 "Average value."
    • 4.3 "Internet is poor."
      2.8 "72% said the wifi quality was bad."
    • 3.4 "Vibe wasn't good."
      1.7 "83% criticized the unstylish hotel."
      4.8 "For 52%, the lobby entrance was sub-standard."
    • 3.3 "Bad amenities."
      3.0 "70% thought the building wasn't nice."
      0.9 "91% complained about the elevator."
      0.7 "93% thought the facilities needed updating."
      4.8 "For 52%, the lobby entrance was sub-standard."
    • 3.3 "Rooms are not good."
      0.6 "94% complained about the bathroom."
      1.7 "83% said rooms were small."
      5.0 "Only 50% said rooms were clean enough."
      0.9 "91% thought they were poorly maintained."
      0.2 "98% criticized the small bathroom."
      1.5 "For 85%, the rooms looked old."
      1.0 "Air conditioning was criticized by 90%."
      1.7 "83% had problems with the shower."
      1.8 "82% were unsatisfied with the kitchenette."
      1.2 "88% found problems with the furniture."
      1.7 "83% said the bathroom was dirty."
    • 3.0 "Quite uncomfortable."
      1.7 "83% said rooms were small."
      0.2 "98% criticized the small bathroom."
      2.2 "78% thought it was too noisy."
      1.0 "Air conditioning was criticized by 90%."
    View all review categories

    Overall Rating

    6.9 Good
    Based on 450 reviews
    • 9.3 "Terrific location."
      9.4 "94% liked the proximity to sightseeing."
      9.7 "City centre within easy reach, said 97%."
    • 8.1 "Great service."
      8.9 "89% found the staff to be very friendly."
    • 7.0 "Good pool."
    • 5.1 "Average cleanliness."
      6.5 "65% thought the cleanliness of the hotel was average."
    • 4.1 "Internet is poor."
    • 3.9 "Rooms are not good."
      2.6 "74% said rooms were small."
      0.9 "91% complained about the bathroom."
      4.9 "51% said rooms were dirty."
      1.1 "89% thought they were poorly maintained."
      0.4 "96% criticized the small bathroom."
      1.4 "For 86%, the rooms looked old."
      1.5 "85% had problems with the shower."
      1.6 "84% found problems with the furniture."
      0.8 "Air conditioning was criticized by 92%."
    • 3.7 "Bad amenities."
      3.6 "64% thought the building wasn't nice."
      4.7 "For 53%, the lobby entrance was sub-standard."
      1.0 "90% thought the facilities needed updating."
    • 3.6 "Not very comfortable."
      2.6 "74% said rooms were small."
      0.4 "96% criticized the small bathroom."
      1.9 "81% thought it was too noisy."
      0.8 "Air conditioning was criticized by 92%."
    • 3.3 "Vibe wasn't good."
      1.7 "83% criticized the unstylish hotel."
      4.7 "For 53%, the lobby entrance was sub-standard."
    View all review categories

    Overall Rating

    7.3 Good
    Based on 765 reviews
    • 9.1 "Terrific location."
      7.5 "75% liked the proximity to shopping."
    • 8.1 "Great service."
      8.9 "89% found the staff to be very friendly."
    • 7.1 "Good pool."
    • 7.0 "Wellness & sports facilities were pleasant enough."
      6.2 "62% thought the sauna was ok."
    • 6.1 "Average value."
    • 4.6 "Not very clean."
      4.7 "53% said rooms were dirty."
      1.9 "81% said the bathroom was dirty."
    • 4.0 "Internet is poor."
      2.5 "75% said the wifi quality was bad."
    • 3.8 "Not very comfortable."
      2.4 "76% said rooms were small."
      2.4 "76% thought it was too noisy."
      0.9 "Air conditioning was criticized by 91%."
      0.3 "97% criticized the small bathroom."
    • 3.6 "Rooms are not good."
      0.9 "91% complained about the bathroom."
      4.7 "53% said rooms were dirty."
      1.1 "89% thought they were poorly maintained."
      2.4 "76% said rooms were small."
      0.9 "Air conditioning was criticized by 91%."
      1.4 "For 86%, the rooms looked old."
      0.3 "97% criticized the small bathroom."
      1.9 "81% were unsatisfied with the kitchenette."
      1.9 "81% said the bathroom was dirty."
      1.6 "84% had problems with the shower."
      3.4 "66% thought the tv was sub-standard."
      1.4 "86% found problems with the furniture."
      3.8 "62% were disappointed with the minibar."
    • 3.1 "Horrible vibe."
      1.7 "83% criticized the unstylish hotel."
      4.1 "For 59%, the lobby entrance was sub-standard."
      4.6 "54% didn't like the unstylish hotel."
    View all review categories
    Hotel type
    Economy Hotel
    Guests recommend this hotel for budget travelers.
    Business Hotel
    Guests recommend this hotel for business travelers.
    City Hotel
    Guests say it is the perfect hotel for a city trip.
    data provided by TrustYou

    Recent Reviews

    More
    More
    More

    Close
    Would you like to save as your currency permanently or for this visit only?
    Close