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.

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.

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.

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.

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, 4th-floor deck and rooftop garden with 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. Guests can use the computer station, 24-hour business center and 4 meeting rooms that are available onsite. 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 
  • Conference space 
  • Porter/bellhop 
  • Express check-out 
  • Dry cleaning/laundry service 
  • Multilingual staff 
  • Garden 
  • Safe-deposit box at front desk 
  • Valet parking (surcharge) 
  • Total number of rooms - 254 
  • Number of floors - 14 
  • 24-hour front desk 
  • Concierge services 
  • Elevator/lift 
  • Computer station 
  • Tours/ticket assistance 
  • Meeting rooms 
  • Rooftop terrace 
  • Luggage storage 
  • Number of meeting rooms - 4 
  • 24-hour business center 
  • Smoke-free property 
  • 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 high-speed Internet access. Housekeeping is provided daily.

  • Spring water bath
  • LCD television
  • Cable channels
  • Premium channels
  • Refrigerator
  • Coffee maker
  • Luxury bedding
  • Shower and tub combination
  • Rollaway beds (surcharge)
  • Housekeeping (daily)
  • Hair dryer
  • Safe
  • Toiletries (free)
  • Iron and ironing board
  • Desk
  • Air conditioning
  • Ensuite bathroom

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.

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

Accessibility

If you need to make requests for accessibility needs, please complete the "Special or Accessibility Requests" section of "Trip Preferences" when booking your stay.

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

Hotel Policies

Check-in

Minimum check-in age is 21

Check-in time ends at Midnight

Check-in time starts at 4 PM

Check-out

Check-out time is 11 AM

Payment types

Pets

  • No pets allowed

Policies

Charges for extra guests may apply and vary according to hotel policy.

A credit card for incidental charges and government-issued photo identification are required upon check-in.

Special requests are subject to availability at the time of check-in. Special requests can't be guaranteed and may incur additional charges.

Fees

Guests will be asked to pay the following charges at the property:
  • Deposit: USD 75 per stay
We've listed all charges provided to us by the property, but they may vary based on length of stay or the room booked.

Optional extras

The fees and deposits listed below will be charged at the time of service, check-in, or check-out.
  • Valet parking fee: USD 60.00 per night (in/out privileges)
  • Rollaway bed fee: USD 25.00 per day
This may not be a comprehensive list. Fees and deposits are subject to change and might not include tax.

Hotel Name

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You should know

Children 18 years old and younger stay free in the same room as the parent or guardian when using existing bedding.


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