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Chicago's Essex Inn

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Reviewed 10 December 2017 via mobile

2nd time at this hotel. For the price it's a good place to stay. Close to the museum's and loop shopping. I would stay again but I do not necessarily need a high end hotel. It's a moderate which is fine because when I'm in...More

Thank Diane C
Response from EssexInnChicago, Front Office Manager at Chicago's Essex InnResponded 7 January 2018

Dear Diane C, Thank you so much for feedback on Chicago’s Essex Inn. It is one of Chicago oldest and premiere boutique hotels, and we’re glad you had an opportunity to experience a little piece of Chicago’s history. We hope to have the opportunity to...More

Reviewed 7 December 2017

Negatives: Saggy bed with unsupportive (rather old) pillows Shabby corridors and bathrooms Wifi extremely flaky - best to go to Starbucks up the road Not the cleanest hotel I've stayed in Positives: In a safe location half an hour's walk from the centre up a...More

Thank Family152
Response from EssexInnChicago, Front Office Manager at Chicago's Essex InnResponded 7 January 2018

Dear Family150, Thank you for taking the time to share your experience with us. Sorry we were not able to provide the convenience and comfort that you deserve. We have noted the your feedback and will take this opportunity to improve. Thank you again for...More

Reviewed 2 December 2017 via mobile

This hotel is one Of The best Solution if you are In Chicago. The Room is big and has a good structure. Two people makes the difference and makes you fell as at home: Julian and Sandra from front desk. They are very kind and...More

Thank Henrique C
Response from EssexInnChicago, Front Office Manager at Chicago's Essex InnResponded 7 January 2018

Dear Henrique C, Thank you for taking the time to write us a review. We are delighted you enjoyed your stay! We are always glad to hear our guest had a great time as this shows consistency the of our staff and service. We will...More

Reviewed 23 November 2017

I stayed with my friends last week, and the welcome was lame, we knew the room wont be ready by that time in the morning but we were expecting some help from the staff to suggest some things to do around while the room was...More

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Reviewed 20 November 2017

Location is only 1/2 mile from the famous Bean - easily walkable. Hotel isn't super fancy, but it's much more affordable than nearby hotels, beds are comfortable, rooms are clean, showers have good pressure and hot water, and the staff are all very nice.

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Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
Free High Speed Internet (WiFi)
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Business Centre with Internet Access
Meeting Rooms
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Air Conditioning
Refrigerator in room
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Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
Heated pool
Indoor pool
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Fileeta C
14 February 2018|
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Response from Henrique C | Reviewed this property |
You must pay and it is very expensive. Hoje to your left no the same street and you Will find a parking for only $10 overnight
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MaRy D
19 January 2018|
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Response from EssexInnChicago | Property representative |
Hi MaRy D, Thank you for your interest in the Essex Inn. The hotel does NOT have a pool currently. However, we are at a prime location and would be happy to assist you in finding a local pool nearby.
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Rebecca T
31 August 2017|
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Hi Rebecca, the property offers valet parking for 60.00 per night with unlimited in and out privileges. There is also the option for public parking behind the property on 8th and Wabash for 35.00 per night based on... More
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