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Chicago's Essex Inn

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

$120+

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Overall guest ratings

7.2/10 Good
Based on 3,829 reviews
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Review highlights

  • 9.2
  • 8.1
  • 4.5
  • 4.2

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  • Wonderful sightseeing

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    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 iPod docking stations. LCD televisions with cable programming provide entertainment, while complimentary wireless Internet access keeps you connected. 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.

    Dining

    Take advantage of the hotel's room service (during limited hours).

    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.

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    Amenities

    • Parking
    • Free Wi-Fi
    • ATM on-site
    • Business center
    • Concierge service
    • Laundry service
    • Meeting/Banquet facilities
    • Room service
    • Wheelchair accessible
    • Air-conditioned
    • 24 hour front desk
    • Safe
    • Sauna
    • Storage available
    • Terrace/Patio
    • No smoking
    • Express check out
    • Pets not allowed
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    Guest reviews

    Overall Rating

    7.2 Good
    Based on 3,829 reviews
    • 9.2 "Terrific location."
    • 8.1 "Great service."
    • 7.4 "Wellness & sports facilities were pleasant enough."
    • 7.2 "Good pool."
    • 5.5 "Average cleanliness."
    • 4.5 "Internet is poor."
    • 4.2 "Bad amenities."
    • 4.1 "Rooms are not good."
    • 3.7 "Not very comfortable."
    • 3.7 "Breakfast is below average."
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    Overall Rating

    7.5 Good
    Based on 1,378 reviews
    • 8.6 "Location is great."
      9.7 "97% liked the proximity to sightseeing."
      9.6 "City centre within easy reach, said 96%."
      9.6 "Near to public transport, according to 96%."
      9.5 "Easily accessible by car, said 95%."
    • 8.3 "Great service."
      8.3 "83% found the staff to be very friendly."
      7.5 "75% thought the service was very professional."
    • 7.2 "Good pool."
    • 6.4 "Average value."
    • 4.9 "Not very clean."
      4.6 "54% said rooms were dirty."
      1.7 "83% said the bathroom was dirty."
    • 4.3 "Internet is poor."
    • 4.0 "Bad amenities."
      3.9 "61% thought the building wasn't nice."
      3.5 "For 65%, the lobby entrance was sub-standard."
      1.2 "88% thought the facilities needed updating."
      3.0 "70% didn't like the architecture."
    • 4.0 "Rooms are not good."
      1.3 "87% complained about the bathroom."
      2.2 "78% said rooms were small."
      4.6 "54% said rooms were dirty."
      0.9 "91% thought they were poorly maintained."
      0.4 "96% criticized the small bathroom."
      2.2 "For 78%, the rooms looked old."
      1.8 "82% were unsatisfied with the kitchenette."
      1.1 "89% had problems with the shower."
      1.3 "87% found problems with the furniture."
      1.7 "83% said the bathroom was dirty."
      1.2 "Air conditioning was criticized by 88%."
    • 3.6 "Vibe wasn't good."
      2.5 "75% criticized the unstylish hotel."
      3.5 "For 65%, the lobby entrance was sub-standard."
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    Overall Rating

    7.2 Good
    Based on 1,416 reviews
    • 9.2 "Terrific location."
      9.5 "95% liked the proximity to sightseeing."
      9.6 "Near to public transport, according to 96%."
      9.2 "Easily accessible by car, said 92%."
    • 7.5 "Good service."
      8.5 "85% found the staff to be very friendly."
      7.6 "76% thought the service was very professional."
      8.6 "86% were happy with the shuttle service."
    • 7.1 "Good pool."
    • 7.0 "Wellness & sports facilities were pleasant enough."
      8.9 "top-notch fitness area, thought 89%."
      7.4 "74% loved the sauna."
    • 5.2 "Average cleanliness."
    • 4.6 "Internet is poor."
    • 4.0 "Breakfast is below average."
      3.5 "65% said the breakfast was too expensive."
    • 3.9 "Bad amenities."
      3.6 "64% thought the building wasn't nice."
      3.3 "For 67%, the lobby entrance was sub-standard."
      1.2 "88% thought the facilities needed updating."
    • 3.8 "Not very comfortable."
      2.0 "80% said rooms were small."
      3.4 "66% thought it was too noisy."
      0.3 "97% criticized the small bathroom."
      1.0 "Air conditioning was criticized by 90%."
    • 3.7 "Vibe wasn't good."
      2.5 "75% criticized the unstylish hotel."
      3.3 "For 67%, the lobby entrance was sub-standard."
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    Overall Rating

    6.8 Good
    Based on 497 reviews
    • 9.2 "Terrific location."
      9.7 "97% liked the proximity to sightseeing."
    • 8.2 "Great service."
      8.9 "89% found the staff to be very friendly."
    • 7.3 "Good pool."
    • 5.6 "Average cleanliness."
      5.3 "Only 53% said rooms were clean enough."
    • 4.6 "Internet is poor."
    • 4.5 "Rooms are not good."
      1.3 "87% complained about the bathroom."
      2.3 "77% said rooms were small."
      1.9 "For 81%, the rooms looked old."
      1.0 "90% thought they were poorly maintained."
      0.5 "95% criticized the small bathroom."
      0.9 "Air conditioning was criticized by 91%."
      1.8 "82% found problems with the furniture."
    • 4.3 "Bad amenities."
      4.3 "57% thought the building wasn't nice."
      3.9 "For 61%, the lobby entrance was sub-standard."
      1.6 "84% thought the facilities needed updating."
    • 4.0 "Not very comfortable."
      2.3 "77% said rooms were small."
      2.8 "72% thought it was too noisy."
      0.5 "95% criticized the small bathroom."
      0.9 "Air conditioning was criticized by 91%."
    • 3.7 "Breakfast is below average."
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    Overall Rating

    7.4 Good
    Based on 536 reviews
    • 9.1 "Terrific location."
    • 8.1 "Great service."
      8.6 "86% found the staff to be very friendly."
      7.3 "73% thought the service was very professional."
    • 7.5 "Good pool."
    • 7.5 "Wellness & sports facilities were pleasant enough."
      8.9 "top-notch fitness area, thought 89%."
      7.4 "74% loved the sauna."
    • 6.7 "Average value."
    • 4.9 "Not very clean."
      4.6 "54% said rooms were dirty."
      1.4 "86% said the bathroom was dirty."
    • 4.2 "Bad amenities."
      4.1 "59% thought the building wasn't nice."
      3.3 "For 67%, the lobby entrance was sub-standard."
    • 4.2 "Internet is poor."
    • 4.0 "Not very comfortable."
      2.8 "72% said rooms were small."
      3.0 "70% thought it was too noisy."
      1.1 "Air conditioning was criticized by 89%."
      0.4 "96% criticized the small bathroom."
    • 4.0 "Rooms are not good."
      0.9 "91% complained about the bathroom."
      4.6 "54% said rooms were dirty."
      2.8 "72% said rooms were small."
      1.4 "86% thought they were poorly maintained."
      1.2 "88% had problems with the shower."
      1.1 "Air conditioning was criticized by 89%."
      2.0 "For 80%, the rooms looked old."
      1.4 "86% said the bathroom was dirty."
      4.6 "54% were disappointed with the minibar."
      0.4 "96% criticized the small bathroom."
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