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Hotel Essex

Renovated in 2019
800 South Michigan Avenue, Chicago, IL 60605, Illinois, United States560 m from Harrison subway stationShow on map

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Hotel Reviews


Great location, Great value for money


41 reviews

Most Popular Amenities

Wi-Fi in designated areas




Non-smoking floor

Hotel Location

  • Harrison560 m
  • Roosevelt730 m
  • Midway International Airport17.86 km
  • O'Hare International Airport30.5 km
  • Van Buren St.700 m
  • Van Buren St.710 m

Hotel Description

  • Opened: 1961
  • Renovated: 2019
  • Number of Rooms: 274
Experience the Windy City like never before at Hotel Essex Chicago. Situated within the chic building that once housed the Essex Inn, our brand-new hotel welcomes you with effortless style, contemporary amenities, and an exceptional downtown location. Grant Park is just across the street, and attractions including Millennium Park, McCormick Place, and Shedd Aquarium are a short walk away. Settle into luxurious rooms showcasing deluxe bedding, espresso machines, and high-speed Wi-Fi – not to mention extraordinary views of Grant Park, the lakefront, Buckingham Fountain, and the Museum Campus. Fuel up for a day of work, sightseeing, Michigan Avenue shopping, Grant Park Bistro, our cheerful restaurant – or join us in the evening at SX Sky Bar, the city’s hottest new nightclub and lounge.

Services & Amenities

    • Wi-Fi in designated areas
    Front Desk Services
    • Bellmen
    • Luggage storage
    • Front desk safe
    • Concierge service
    • Wake-up call
    • Currency exchange
    • Front desk (24 hours)
    • Doorman
    Food & Drink
    • Restaurant
    • Café
    • Bar
    • Heating
    • Elevator
    • ATM
    • Accessible rooms
    • Non-smoking public areas
    • All rooms non-smoking
    • Non-smoking floor
    Business Services
    • Business center
    • Fax/copying serviceFree
    • Dry cleaning
    Health & Wellness
    • Gym
    Public Area
    • Lobby seating area

    Need to Know

    Check-in and Check-out Times
    Check-in: from 16:00. Check-out: before 11:00. Please ensure you check in within the designated times.
    Important City Info
    The hotel does not accept guests aged under 21 years old to stay alone. Special policies may vary by hotel and room type, please refer to the hotel.
    Guests should provide the credit card when checking in. The hotel will pre-authorize your card and the pre-authorization will be released if there's no extra spending or damage to the room when checking out. Some hotels and room types have special policies, please refer to the hotel.

    Hotel Policy

    Check-in and Check-out
    • Check-in from 16:00
    • Check-out before 11:00
    Check-in Method
    • Please collect your keys/room card from the front desk.
    Children and Extra Beds
    Children are welcome at this hotel.
  • Using Existing Beds
  • For each room, 1 child 17 years old and under can use existing beds.

    • Children 17 years old and under
      BreakfastNot included
  • Notes
  • Child and extra bed policies vary by room, each room rate is for a specific number of guests. Additional fees may be charged for accompanying children and additional guests. For details, please confirm with the hotel.

      • MenuÀ la carte
      • FeePlease contact the hotel for the price
      • Parking is not available on site.
      No pets allowed.
      Paying at the Hotel

      The following payment methods are accepted by the hotel:

      Hotel Essex Frequently Asked Questions
      How much does it cost to stay at Hotel Essex?
      Prices at Hotel Essex are subject to change according to dates, hotel policy, and other factors. To view prices, please search for the dates you wish to stay at the hotel.
      What is the closest airport to Hotel Essex?
      The closest airport is Midway International Airport. It is 17.86 km from the hotel and approximately a 21minutes journey by taxi.
      What are the check-in and check-out times at Hotel Essex?
      The check-in time is from 16:00 and the check-out time is before 11:00.
      Does Hotel Essex provide airport transfer services?
      No, the Hotel Essex doesn't provide airport transfer services.
      What amenities and services does Hotel Essex have?
      Hotel Essex has the following amenities and services: Wi-Fi in designated areas, Restaurant, Café.
      Does Hotel Essex have a swimming pool?
      No, Hotel Essex doesn't have a pool.
      Does Hotel Essex have fitness amenities?
      Yes, Hotel Essex has fitness amenities.
      Does Hotel Essex provide free Wi-Fi?
      Please view the amenity list on the hotel page.
      Does Hotel Essex have non-smoking rooms?
      Yes, Hotel Essex has non-smoking rooms. Please view the hotel listing for details.
      Does Hotel Essex provide breakfast?
      Yes, Hotel Essex provides breakfast.
      Does Hotel Essex have a restaurant?
      Yes, guests can eat at: Restaurant, Café.
      Is parking available at Hotel Essex?
      Yes, parking is available at Hotel Essex.
      Does Hotel Essex have children's amenities?
      No, Hotel Essex doesn't have children's amenities.
      Where is Hotel Essex?
      The hotel address is 800 South Michigan Avenue. The hotel is 858m from the city center.
      Is Hotel Essex close to transport stations?
      The closest station is Harrison. It is 560 m from the hotel. View On Map
      Is Hotel Essex nearby popular attractions?
      Hotel Essex is near the following attractions: Gen. John Logan Memorial(Approximately 125 m), Spertus Institute for Jewish Learning and Leadership(Approximately 283 m), Museum of Contemporary Photography(Approximately 303 m).
      Does Hotel Essex have hot springs?
      No, Hotel Essex doesn't have hot springs.
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