Chicago's Essex Inn is in the heart of Chicago, walking distance from Columbia College Chicago and Grant Park.

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 other amenities including complimentary wireless Internet access and concierge services.

Quench your thirst with your favorite drink at a bar/lounge.

Featured amenities include a computer station, express check-out, and dry cleaning/laundry services. This hotel has 4 meeting rooms available for events.

Property Features

As a guest of Chicago's Essex Inn, you'll find a fitness center, tour/ticket assistance, and multilingual staff. There are 4 meeting rooms available. A computer station is on site and WiFi is free in public spaces. You can enjoy a drink at the bar/lounge. Chicago's Essex Inn also features concierge services, a fireplace in the lobby, and dry cleaning/laundry services. Parking is available for a fee.

This 3.5-star Chicago hotel is smoke free.

  • 254 guestrooms or units
  • 14 levels
  • Bar or lounge
  • Dry cleaning
  • Front desk (24 hours)
  • Express check-out
  • Staff is multilingual
  • Storage area for luggage
  • Front-desk safe
  • Tour and ticket information
  • Concierge
  • Computer for guest use
  • Fireplace in lobby
  • Television in lobby
  • ATM
  • Bellhop
  • Elevator
  • No smoking on site

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.

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

Accessibility

If you need to make special requests for accessibility needs, please note them at check-out 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 2 AM

Check-in time starts at 4 PM

Check-out

Check-out time is 11 AM

Payment types

Children and extra beds

  • Children are welcome.
  • Kids stay free! Children 18 years old and younger stay free when using existing bedding.
  • Rollaway/extra beds are available for USD 25.00 per day.

Pets

  • No pets allowed

Policies

Charges for extra guests may apply and vary according to property 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 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.