Hotel Essex Chicago

  • 800 S Michigan Ave , Chicago, Illinois 60605
  • 800 S Michigan Ave , Chicago, Illinois - 60605
  • 855-516-1090
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Standard Double Double
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2 Double Beds

275 square feet sq feet


Internet - WiFi

In Room Entertainment - 55-inch Smart TV

Food and Beverages - Espresso maker and room service

Bed Type and Features - Linens

Restrooms & Showers - Private bathroom, bathtub or shower, and rainfall showerhead

Extra Features - Safe, laptop workspace, and phone

Pleasure - Air conditioning, heating, and daily housekeeping

Eco-friendly - LED light bulbs

Need to Know - No cribs (infant beds) or rollaway/extra beds available

Non-Smoking

Amenities and Features

  • Non Smoking
  • AC
  • WiFi - Extra Charge
  • Housekeeping (Daily)
  • Phone
  • Soap
  • Desk
  • Bath Towels Provided
  • Shampoo
  • Room Linens provided
  • Toilet paper
  • Bathroom (Private)
  • Laptop friendly workstation
  • Rainfall showerhead
  • Coffee Espresso maker
  • Hair dryer
  • Smart TV
  • In room safe
  • Shower Or Bathtub
  • LED light bulbs
  • Room service - Restricted hours
  • Heating
City View King
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1 King Bed

245 square feet-sq-foot room with city views


Internet - WiFi

In Room Entertainment - 55-inch Smart TV

Food and Beverages - Espresso maker and room service

Bed Type and Features - Linens

Restrooms & Showers - Private bathroom, bathtub or shower, and rainfall showerhead

Extra Features - Safe, laptop workspace, and phone

Pleasure - Air conditioning, heating, and daily housekeeping

Eco-friendly - LED light bulbs

Need to Know - No cribs (infant beds) or rollaway/extra beds available

Non-Smoking

Amenities and Features

  • Non Smoking
  • AC
  • WiFi - Extra Charge
  • Housekeeping (Daily)
  • Phone
  • Soap
  • Desk
  • Bath Towels Provided
  • Shampoo
  • Room Linens provided
  • Toilet paper
  • Bathroom (Private)
  • Laptop friendly workstation
  • Rainfall showerhead
  • Coffee Espresso maker
  • Hair dryer
  • Smart TV
  • In room safe
  • Shower Or Bathtub
  • LED light bulbs
  • Room service - Restricted hours
  • Heating
Standard King
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1 King Bed

250 square feet sq feet


Internet - WiFi

In Room Entertainment - 55-inch Smart TV

Food and Beverages - Espresso maker and room service

Bed Type and Features - Linens

Restrooms & Showers - Private bathroom, bathtub or shower, and rainfall showerhead

Extra Features - Safe, laptop workspace, and phone

Pleasure - Air conditioning, heating, and daily housekeeping

Eco-friendly - LED light bulbs

Need to Know - No cribs (infant beds) or rollaway/extra beds available

Non-Smoking

Amenities and Features

  • Non Smoking
  • AC
  • WiFi - Extra Charge
  • Housekeeping (Daily)
  • Phone
  • Soap
  • Desk
  • Bath Towels Provided
  • Shampoo
  • Room Linens provided
  • Toilet paper
  • Bathroom (Private)
  • Laptop friendly workstation
  • Rainfall showerhead
  • Coffee Espresso maker
  • Hair dryer
  • Smart TV
  • In room safe
  • Shower Or Bathtub
  • LED light bulbs
  • Room service - Restricted hours
  • Heating
Skyline King
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1 King Bed

290 square feet-sq-foot room with city views


Internet - WiFi

In Room Entertainment - 55-inch Smart TV

Food and Beverages - Espresso maker and room service

Bed Type and Features - Linens

Restrooms & Showers - Private bathroom, bathtub or shower, and rainfall showerhead

Extra Features - Safe, laptop workspace, and phone

Pleasure - Air conditioning, heating, and daily housekeeping

Eco-friendly - LED light bulbs

Need to Know - No cribs (infant beds) or rollaway/extra beds available

Non-Smoking

Amenities and Features

  • Non Smoking
  • AC
  • WiFi - Extra Charge
  • Housekeeping (Daily)
  • Phone
  • Soap
  • Desk
  • Bath Towels Provided
  • Shampoo
  • Room Linens provided
  • Toilet paper
  • Bathroom (Private)
  • Laptop friendly workstation
  • Rainfall showerhead
  • Coffee Espresso maker
  • Hair dryer
  • Smart TV
  • In room safe
  • Shower Or Bathtub
  • LED light bulbs
  • Room service - Restricted hours
  • Heating
City View Double Double
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2 Double Beds

260 square feet-sq-foot room with city views


Internet - WiFi

In Room Entertainment - 55-inch Smart TV

Food and Beverages - Espresso maker and room service

Bed Type and Features - Linens

Restrooms & Showers - Private bathroom, bathtub or shower, and rainfall showerhead

Extra Features - Safe, laptop workspace, and phone

Pleasure - Air conditioning, heating, and daily housekeeping

Eco-friendly - LED light bulbs

Need to Know - No cribs (infant beds) or rollaway/extra beds available

Non-Smoking

Amenities and Features

  • Non Smoking
  • AC
  • WiFi - Extra Charge
  • Housekeeping (Daily)
  • Phone
  • Soap
  • Desk
  • Bath Towels Provided
  • Shampoo
  • Room Linens provided
  • Toilet paper
  • Bathroom (Private)
  • Laptop friendly workstation
  • Rainfall showerhead
  • Coffee Espresso maker
  • Hair dryer
  • Smart TV
  • In room safe
  • Shower Or Bathtub
  • LED light bulbs
  • Room service - Restricted hours
  • Heating
 

About The Hotel

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About Hotel Essex Chicago Hotel

Hotel Location & Nearby Attractions

With a stay at Hotel Essex Chicago, you'll be centrally located in Chicago, steps from Grant Park and 12 minutes by foot from Art Institute of Chicago. This 4-star hotel is 0.6 mi (1 km) from Field Museum of Natural History and 0.7 mi (1.1 km) from John G. Shedd Aquarium.

Popular Hotel Amenities and Features

Take advantage of recreation opportunities such as a 24-hour fitness center, or other amenities including complimentary wireless Internet access and concierge services.

Business, Other Amenities

Featured amenities include a business center, complimentary newspapers in the lobby, and dry cleaning/laundry services.

Restaurants, Bars, Lounge & Dining options

Enjoy a meal at Grant Park Bistro or snacks in the coffee shop/café. The hotel also offers room service (during limited hours). Wrap up your day with a drink at the bar/lounge.

Hotel Accommodations and Guest Rooms

Make yourself at home in one of the 274 air-conditioned rooms featuring espresso makers and Smart televisions. Wireless Internet access (surcharge) is available to keep you connected. Private bathrooms with bathtubs or showers feature rainfall showerheads and hair dryers. Conveniences include phones, as well as safes and desks.

Pet Policy for Hotel Essex Chicago
If you are thinking of bringing your pet (dog or cat) and want to know if pets are allowed at Hotel Essex Chicago, please read the hotel pet policy. Sometimes the hotel may charge pet fees or have weight limit on pets. The pet policies of Hotel Essex Chicago are listed below.

Pets not allowed

Additional Hotel Details
Parking height restrictions apply

Hotel Essex Chicago Hotel Amenities


Accessibility
  • Wheelchair Accessible bathroom
  • In room accessibility
Business, Conference & Meetings
  • Business center on site
  • Meeting Room Facilities
Fitness Services
  • 24/7 fitness facilities
General Amenities
  • Elevator & lift on property
  • ATM & banking on site
General Amenities
  • Laundry Room
  • Dry cleaning & laundry service
Internet
  • Free internet
Lobby Level Services
  • Luggage storage facilities
  • Concierge service
  • 24/7 front desk
  • Free news papers in lobby
Parking Services
  • Valet parking - Extra Charge
Property Features
  • Roll in shower
  • Smoke free property
Restaurants & Bars
  • Bar & lounge
  • Hotel Restaurant
  • Café or Coffee shop
 
 

Hotel Location

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Nearest airport and around Hotel Essex Chicago - Chicago, Illinois Hotel

 
 

Distances are displayed to the nearest 0.1 mile and kilometer.

Lakefront Trail - 0.1 km / 0.1 mi
Grant Park - 0.1 km / 0.1 mi
State Street - 0.3 km / 0.2 mi
Columbia College Chicago - 0.3 km / 0.2 mi
Roosevelt University - 0.5 km / 0.3 mi
Buckingham Fountain - 0.7 km / 0.5 mi
Symphony Center - 0.9 km / 0.6 mi
Art Institute of Chicago - 1 km / 0.6 mi
Field Museum of Natural History - 1 km / 0.6 mi
John G. Shedd Aquarium - 1.1 km / 0.7 mi
Millennium Park - 1.3 km / 0.8 mi
Chicago Board of Trade Building - 1.4 km / 0.8 mi
Michigan Avenue - 1.4 km / 0.9 mi
Chicago Cultural Center - 1.4 km / 0.9 mi
Cloud Gate - 1.6 km / 1 mi

The nearest airports are:
Chicago, IL (MDW-Midway Intl.) - 17.1 km / 10.6 mi
Rockford, IL (RFD-Greater Rockford) - 139.9 km / 86.9 mi
Chicago, IL (PWK-Chicago Executive) - 37.6 km / 23.4 mi

 
 

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Helpful Info & FAQs

What is the check-in policy?

The checking times for Hotel Essex Chicago are between 4:00 PM and midnight. The minimum age to check-in is 21.

What is the check-out time?

This Hotel Essex Chicago's check-out time is 11:00 AM.

What is the street address for Hotel Essex Chicago?

The address for Hotel Essex Chicago is 800 S Michigan Ave, Chicago, Illinois 60605

What is the price for tonight?

Based on recent averages, the price for tonight can start at 229.

What is the nightly room rate for this weekend?

Based on recent averages, the room rate for this weekend can be as low as 229 per night.

How many guest rooms are at Hotel Essex Chicago?

The Hotel Essex Chicago has a total of 274 guest rooms.

What is the hotel theme?

Travelers find this hotel Good for Business Travelers.

Recommended landmarks, attractions or things to do around HOTEL ESSEX CHICAGO?

HOTEL ESSEX CHICAGO is within minutes from Lakefront Trail - 0.1 km / 0.1 mi , Grant Park - 0.1 km / 0.1 mi and State Street - 0.3 km / 0.2 mi

 
 

Guest Reviews

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Hotel Essex Chicago Reviews Summary

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Hotel Essex Chicago Reviews Summary

UserCurtis
5/10
 
Fair
Pros: Clean. Nice big tv. Beds were decent
Cons: Extra charges. $17 hotel fee per night. $25 double bed fee per night
UserLuis
10/10
 
Exceptional
Pros: Location
Cons: Room was kinda small but other than that it was fine. There was a towel that had a small spot of blood in our restroom.
UserKurt
8/10
 
Very Good
Cons: The overhead music in the lobby made it difficult for me to hear the person behind the desk.
UserAngel
10/10
 
Exceptional
Pros: Room & shower
Cons: Room had fridge but not a microwave
UserKayleigh
9/10
 
Wonderful
Pros: The staff was great, the hotel employee checked us in early! Nicely redone hotel. We stayed here before, and it has been updated, and is so nice now!
UserChantesha
10/10
 
Exceptional
Pros: Every thing
Cons: No pool
UserVerified Hotel Guest
9/10
 
Wonderful
Pros: Responsive Staff, spacious, modern and clean rooms.
Cons: Location is not ideal for those visiting for tourism purposes as its not walking distance from the tourist attractions in the loop.
UserVerified Hotel Guest
5/10
 
Fair
Cons: Charged me a 16 dollar fee which no one informed me of this is nothing short of extortion this really leaves a bad taste in one's mouth very overpriced
UserJames
9/10
 
Wonderful
Pros: Location
Cons: Room was very small
UserAntonio
10/10
 
Exceptional
Pros: Downtown convenience, front desk ladies were great, key card elevator access, room cleanliness and comfort, expedient check in
Cons: My hotel experience was fine
UserVerified Hotel Guest
10/10
 
Exceptional
Pros: New, clean, stylish, and friendly staff. Across from Grant Park.
Cons: "Urban fee" aka resort fee for non resort hotel. Gets you bottled water. Just include it in room cost. Also, offers early check in for $25 fee. If room is available, just offer it. If not, just say so. Same hotel chain must own Hotel Julian as same.
UserAntonio
10/10
 
Exceptional
Pros: The manager, and his staff allowed us to check in early. About an hour later he asked would we mind an upgrade, since engineering had to service our room. We were placed in a Michigan Ave/Lake michigan view room. We were on a staycation. Great exp!
UserApril
10/10
 
Exceptional
Pros: Great location, Nice staff, modern room with a view. Good cafe and restaurants
Cons: no
 
Hotel Location & Nearby Attractions

With a stay at Hotel Essex Chicago, you'll be centrally located in Chicago, steps from Grant Park and 12 minutes by foot from Art Institute of Chicago. This 4-star hotel is 0.6 mi (1 km) from Field Museum of Natural History and 0.7 mi (1.1 km) from John G. Shedd Aquarium.

Popular Hotel Amenities and Features

Take advantage of recreation opportunities such as a 24-hour fitness center, or other amenities including complimentary wireless Internet access and concierge services.

Business, Other Amenities

Featured amenities include a business center, complimentary newspapers in the lobby, and dry cleaning/laundry services.

Restaurants, Bars, Lounge & Dining options

Enjoy a meal at Grant Park Bistro or snacks in the coffee shop/café. The hotel also offers room service (during limited hours). Wrap up your day with a drink at the bar/lounge.

Hotel Accommodations and Guest Rooms

Make yourself at home in one of the 274 air-conditioned rooms featuring espresso makers and Smart televisions. Wireless Internet access (surcharge) is available to keep you connected. Private bathrooms with bathtubs or showers feature rainfall showerheads and hair dryers. Conveniences include phones, as well as safes and desks.

Pet Policy for Hotel Essex Chicago
If you are thinking of bringing your pet (dog or cat) and want to know if pets are allowed at Hotel Essex Chicago, please read the hotel pet policy. Sometimes the hotel may charge pet fees or have weight limit on pets. The pet policies of Hotel Essex Chicago are listed below.

Pets not allowed

Additional Hotel Details
Parking height restrictions apply

Hotel Essex Chicago Hotel Amenities

Accessibility
  • Wheelchair Accessible bathroom
  • In room accessibility
Business, Conference & Meetings
  • Business center on site
  • Meeting Room Facilities
Fitness Services
  • 24/7 fitness facilities
General Amenities
  • Elevator & lift on property
  • ATM & banking on site
General Amenities
  • Laundry Room
  • Dry cleaning & laundry service
Internet
  • Free internet
Lobby Level Services
  • Luggage storage facilities
  • Concierge service
  • 24/7 front desk
  • Free news papers in lobby
Parking Services
  • Valet parking - Extra Charge
Property Features
  • Roll in shower
  • Smoke free property
Restaurants & Bars
  • Bar & lounge
  • Hotel Restaurant
  • Café or Coffee shop

Distances are displayed to the nearest 0.1 mile and kilometer.

Lakefront Trail - 0.1 km / 0.1 mi
Grant Park - 0.1 km / 0.1 mi
State Street - 0.3 km / 0.2 mi
Columbia College Chicago - 0.3 km / 0.2 mi
Roosevelt University - 0.5 km / 0.3 mi
Buckingham Fountain - 0.7 km / 0.5 mi
Symphony Center - 0.9 km / 0.6 mi
Art Institute of Chicago - 1 km / 0.6 mi
Field Museum of Natural History - 1 km / 0.6 mi
John G. Shedd Aquarium - 1.1 km / 0.7 mi
Millennium Park - 1.3 km / 0.8 mi
Chicago Board of Trade Building - 1.4 km / 0.8 mi
Michigan Avenue - 1.4 km / 0.9 mi
Chicago Cultural Center - 1.4 km / 0.9 mi
Cloud Gate - 1.6 km / 1 mi

The nearest airports are:
Chicago, IL (MDW-Midway Intl.) - 17.1 km / 10.6 mi
Rockford, IL (RFD-Greater Rockford) - 139.9 km / 86.9 mi
Chicago, IL (PWK-Chicago Executive) - 37.6 km / 23.4 mi

User
Curtis
 
5/10
Fair
Pros: Clean. Nice big tv. Beds were decent
Cons: Extra charges. $17 hotel fee per night. $25 double bed fee per night
User
Luis
 
10/10
Exceptional
Pros: Location
Cons: Room was kinda small but other than that it was fine. There was a towel that had a small spot of blood in our restroom.
User
Kurt
 
8/10
Very Good
Cons: The overhead music in the lobby made it difficult for me to hear the person behind the desk.
User
Angel
 
10/10
Exceptional
Pros: Room & shower
Cons: Room had fridge but not a microwave
User
Kayleigh
 
9/10
Wonderful
Pros: The staff was great, the hotel employee checked us in early! Nicely redone hotel. We stayed here before, and it has been updated, and is so nice now!
User
Chantesha
 
10/10
Exceptional
Pros: Every thing
Cons: No pool
User
Verified Hotel Guest
 
9/10
Wonderful
Pros: Responsive Staff, spacious, modern and clean rooms.
Cons: Location is not ideal for those visiting for tourism purposes as its not walking distance from the tourist attractions in the loop.
User
Verified Hotel Guest
 
5/10
Fair
Cons: Charged me a 16 dollar fee which no one informed me of this is nothing short of extortion this really leaves a bad taste in one's mouth very overpriced
User
James
 
9/10
Wonderful
Pros: Location
Cons: Room was very small
User
Antonio
 
10/10
Exceptional
Pros: Downtown convenience, front desk ladies were great, key card elevator access, room cleanliness and comfort, expedient check in
Cons: My hotel experience was fine
User
Verified Hotel Guest
 
10/10
Exceptional
Pros: New, clean, stylish, and friendly staff. Across from Grant Park.
Cons: "Urban fee" aka resort fee for non resort hotel. Gets you bottled water. Just include it in room cost. Also, offers early check in for $25 fee. If room is available, just offer it. If not, just say so. Same hotel chain must own Hotel Julian as same.
User
Antonio
 
10/10
Exceptional
Pros: The manager, and his staff allowed us to check in early. About an hour later he asked would we mind an upgrade, since engineering had to service our room. We were placed in a Michigan Ave/Lake michigan view room. We were on a staycation. Great exp!
User
April
 
10/10
Exceptional
Pros: Great location, Nice staff, modern room with a view. Good cafe and restaurants
Cons: no