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    Chicago's Essex Inn

    800 South Michigan Avenue, Chicago, IL 60605-7101
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    Reviewed 24 March 2015

    In the Chicago area, hotels can get a bit pricey. I was pleasantly surprised to find Chicago's Essex Inn in such a prime location for a decent price. They had a room that met our needs for sleeping arrangements (needed 3 beds) and were located...More

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    Reviewed 24 March 2015

    I'm budget-minded, and I had high hopes for the Essex Inn, but I was greatly disappointed. I don't care for fancy stuff, but I do care about basic things. Here's what I experienced: * Elevators: Slow as dirt. * Room heater: Either hell-hot or freezing....More

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    Reviewed 23 March 2015

    This was a nice affordable hotel. The concierge, Braulio, was helpful whenever we had questions about where to eat or what busses to take. The parking was too expensive, but it would have been more expensive to drive to activities and have to pay for...More

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    Thank Barb K
    Reviewed 22 March 2015 via mobile

    Great location . Great price. Luxury...no, but more than adequate for a good night sleep. Older hotel but all the necessities taken care off. Friendly, helpful staff. We stayed on the 15th floor and it was noisy (outside city noises) but oddly comforting as was...More

    Thank Rebecca W
    Reviewed 21 March 2015

    Not too far from the action. Lovely park opposite. Bus tour route outside. Rooms are comfortable with super king size bed. If you need to keep your room longer than the 11am check out, book it immediately on arrival because they don't have many allotted...More

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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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    • Multilingual Staff
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    • Refrigerator in room
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    • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
    • Heated pool
    • Indoor pool
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    • US$ 98 - US$ 411 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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    • Number of rooms
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    • Also Known As
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    Rebecca T
    31 August 2017|
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    Response from EssexInnChicago | Property representative |
    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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    Response from EssexInnChicago | Property representative |
    Hi, our regular check in time is at 4:00PM. There is early check in available based on availability.
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    1 July 2017|
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    Response from EssexInnChicago | Property representative |
    Hi, both the orange and red line station is 4 blocks away, 10 minute walk.
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