We noticed that you're using an unsupported browser. The TripAdvisor website may not display properly.We support the following browsers:
Windows: Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome. Mac: Safari.
Map
Satellite
Map updates are paused. Zoom in to see updated info.
Reset zoom
Updating Map...
4/12/2017 5/12/2017
    There are no pins in your viewport. Try moving the map or changing your filters.
    • {providername} {price}
    {providername} {price}
      {listitems}
    {sold_out_text}
    We can't find prices for this accommodation
    From {rate_price} {rate_periodicity}
    Neighbourhoods
    Neighbourhoods

    Chicago's Essex Inn

    800 South Michigan Avenue, Chicago, IL 60605-7101
    Save
    Lowest prices for your stay
    4/12/2017 5/12/2017
    Are these your travel dates?
    TripAdvisor uses this information to find you the lowest prices for your stay.
    Savings alert: 19% below average rate

    The price you found is 19% lower than this hotel's average rate of US$ 86/night.

    We analyze rates over a 60 day period, and compare your selection to the average rate of comparable stays to ensure you're getting the best possible deal.

    US$ 93
    US$ 70
    SAVE US$ 23
    US$ 93
    US$ 75
    Traveller (504)
    Room & Suite (433)
    Pool & Beach (22)
    Hilton Chicago
    5,301 reviews
    #103 of 192 hotels in Chicago
    0.09 km
     
    Palmer House A Hilton Hotel
    9,304 reviews
    #104 of 192 hotels in Chicago
    1.0 km
     
    The Blackstone, Autograph Collection
    2,040 reviews
    #38 of 192 hotels in Chicago
    0.2 km
     
    Hotel Blake Chicago
    2,006 reviews
    #34 of 192 hotels in Chicago
    0.5 km
     
    Best Western Grant Park Hotel
    1,285 reviews
    #127 of 192 hotels in Chicago
    0.3 km
     
    Hampton Majestic Chicago Theatre District
    2,054 reviews
    #28 of 192 hotels in Chicago
    1.1 km
     
    The Alise Chicago - A Staypineapple Hotel
    1,824 reviews
    #21 of 192 hotels in Chicago
    1.3 km
     
    Silversmith Hotel Chicago Downtown
    2,139 reviews
    #24 of 192 hotels in Chicago
    1.1 km
     
    Central Loop Hotel
    588 reviews
    #89 of 192 hotels in Chicago
    1.0 km
     
    Travelodge Hotel Downtown Chicago
    2,192 reviews
    #139 of 192 hotels in Chicago
    0.3 km
     
    Club Quarters Hotel, Central Loop
    1,810 reviews
    #91 of 192 hotels in Chicago
    1.0 km
     
    The Congress Plaza Hotel and Convention Center
    2,839 reviews
    #153 of 192 hotels in Chicago
    0.4 km
     
    Overview
    • Excellent18%
    • Very good42%
    • Average24%
    • Poor8%
    • Terrible8%
    Travellers talk about
    “grant park” (243 reviews)
    “michigan avenue” (107 reviews)
    Free Wifi
    Parking
    Air Conditioning
    Heated pool
    Non-Smoking Hotel
    Suites
    Fitness centre
    Concierge
    Wheelchair Access
    Business Centre
    Laundry Service
    3.5 Star Hotel
    All hotel details
    {"containerClass":null,"containerAttributes":null,"widget":{"name":"ibex_photo_carousel","template":"ibex_photo_carousel__widget","moduleList":["handlers"],"divClasses":"prw_rup prw_ibex_photo_carousel","js":{"handlers":"(ta.prwidgets.getjs(this,'handlers'))"},"dust":{"nav_controls":"ibex_photo_carousel__nav_controls"}},"scriptFlags":null}
    Rooms
    4 Dec5 Dec
    |
    1 room, 2 adults, 0 children
    Standard Room

    Getting you more information on this room

    Free Cancellation
    Select
    Show Available Rooms
    Sorry, this partner no longer has rooms available on TripAdvisor. Please visit one of our 11 partner sites to see rooms from US$ 70.
    We're sorry, there are no rooms available on TripAdvisor. Please change your dates, or view all Chicago hotels with availability
    Standard Room

    Getting you more information on this room

    Free Cancellation
    Select
    {"BOOKING_FEATURES": ["IB_STREAMLINED_SELECTED_ROOM","IB_SHOW_EMAIL_FOR_INSECURE_LOGIN","VISA_SPONSORSHIP_WEB","RCMS_INLINE_ROOM_GRID_MAX_OCC","IB_POST_BOOKING_LOGIN","IB_IRG_PERFORMANCE_METRICS","IB_IRG_MATCH_META","CHILDREN_SEARCH","ATTRACTIONS_REMOVE_PAYMENT_ADDRESS_FIELDS","HR_IB_EXCLUDE_TAXES_AND_FEES","IB_DW_CCNAME_WITH_AUTOCOMPLETE","IB_IRG_PERFORMANCE_METRICS_MOBILE","IB_BOOKNOW_CLEAN_WITH_ICON_SHORT_BTN","STORED_CARDS","IB_PRICE_WINS_COPY","IB_PRICES_OUTSIDE_ROOM_BUTTON","IB_EXIT_INTERRUPTER","IB_SHOW_AMENITIES_AS_ICONS","META_AIR","IB_INLINE_ROOM_GRID","IB_TIME_OF_STAY_PAYMENT_TYPES_V3","IBEX_HIGH_EQUITY_BRANDING","IB_PRICE_WINS_POST_TX","IB_BOOKING_FORM_FAVICON","IB_URGENCY_BLOCK"] , "IMPRESSION_KEY": "8892fae1d0d5472597cf0b85303125b1", "roomSelectionModel": {"partnerInfos":[],"multiplePartners":false,"polling":{"locationId":87573,"bookingSessionId":null,"detailedAvailabilityKey":null,"commerceContentIds":[32600334],"additionalContentIds":[],"pollCount":0,"checkin":{"day":4,"month":12,"year":2017},"checkout":{"day":5,"month":12,"year":2017},"adults":2,"child_rm_ages":"","rooms":1,"display_rooms":300,"entryPrice":70,"entryCurrency":"USD","complete":true,"formKey":"","showAllRooms":true,"genNewBookingSessionId":false,"winningProviderAtClick":"","selectedRoomKey":"","impressionKey":"8892fae1d0d5472597cf0b85303125b1","navArea":null,"referringServlet":"Hotel_Review","highestMetaPrice":93,"lowestMetaPrice":70,"additionalPartner":false,"highestMetaPriceDisplay":93,"roomsToVerify":[],"clazz":null},"summary":null,"unavailable":false,"metaOffers":[],"mismatchCheckModel":null,"totalMediaCount":0,"hotelPhotos":[],"noticeHeaderMessage":null,"moreProviders":null,"lowestPricePartner":null,"showAllRooms":true,"isMetaCheaper":false,"isBookingLessThanOrEqualToMeta":null,"avgHistoricalPrice":0.0,"avgHistoricalDisplayPrice":null,"expressBookState":{"hasFullTravelerInfo":false,"hasReducedBillingInfo":false,"hasFullBillingInfo":false},"highestMetaPrice":93,"lowestMetaPrice":70,"highestMetaPriceDisplay":93,"hotelName":"Chicago's Essex Inn","hasSpecialTimeOfStayTaxes":false,"trackingTree":null,"trackingTreeId":null,"showPriceHoverTooltip":false,"trackingContext":"eyJzdGF0ZSI6IkhPVEVMX0FVQ1RJT04iLCJwIjoiSFJfTWFpbkNvbW1lcmNlIiwiaWRzIjp7IkJGSyI6Ijg4OTJmYWUxZDBkNTQ3MjU5N2NmMGI4NTMwMzEyNWIxIiwiQUlLIjoiOTg5YWRhODgzOWQ3NDFmZTgyMzViZWI0YmU3OGVjNDgifSwiZW50cnlTZXJ2bGV0IjoiSG90ZWxfUmV2aWV3In0=","cheaperPricesExist":false,"enableLPF":false,"priceDropPercent":0,"canExpandRooms":false,"expandRoomsToAllPartners":false,"roomSelectionKey":null,"useSupplierDirectTreatment":false,"isSupplierDirect":false,"showProviderSeparator":false,"clazz":null,"isPriceDrawerEnabled":false,"seeMoreMessage":null,"seeMoreIFrameMessage":null,"isPricelineCom":false,"isMetaMarketingLandOnBookingFormEnabled":false}, "ibAvailability": true, "metaAvailability": true, "topOfferIsIB": false, "numHacTries": -1, "checkIn": "04/12/2017", "checkOut": "05/12/2017", "lowestPrice": "US$ 70", "hasDates": true, "hacComplete": true, "contentIdMappings": {"65673626":"Hotwire","53897061":"TravelocityEWS","109202917":"HotelsCom2IB","78851423":"OrbitzEWS","32600334":"Expedia"}, "pollingEnabled": false, "preventScroll": false, "offerClickToken": null, "conditionalUpdate": false, "mightGetRooms": true, "divClasses": "ppr_rup ppr_priv_hr_inline_room_grid_hsx", "singlePartnerRoomGridWidget": {"containerClass":null,"containerAttributes":null,"widget":{"name":"ibex_room_grid_hsx","template":"ibex_room_grid_hsx__widget","moduleList":["handlers","tracking"],"divClasses":"prw_rup prw_ibex_room_grid_hsx","js":{"handlers":"(ta.prwidgets.getjs(this,'handlers'))","tracking":"(ta.prwidgets.getjs(this,'tracking'))"},"dust":{"sub_header":"ibex_room_grid_hsx__sub_header"}},"scriptFlags":null}, "multiPartnerRoomGridWidget": null, "mismatchMessage": {"containerClass":null,"containerAttributes":null,"widget":{"name":"ibex_mismatch_message","template":"ibex_mismatch_message__widget","moduleList":["handler"],"divClasses":"prw_rup prw_ibex_mismatch_message","js":{"handler":"(ta.prwidgets.getjs(this,'handler'))"},"dust":{}},"scriptFlags":null}, "maxRoomsToShow": 300, "isTablet": false, "roomGridRowWidget": {"containerClass":null,"containerAttributes":null,"widget":{"name":"ibex_room_grid_row_hsx","template":"ibex_room_grid_row_hsx__widget","moduleList":[],"divClasses":"prw_rup prw_ibex_room_grid_row_hsx","js":{},"dust":{"amenities":"ibex_room_grid_row_hsx__amenities","condition_col":"ibex_room_grid_row_hsx__condition_col","price_text":"ibex_room_grid_row_hsx__price_text","reservation_col":"ibex_room_grid_row_hsx__reservation_col"}},"scriptFlags":null}, "mismatchMessageLightbox": null, "deviceInfo": "OtherOS OtherBrowser", "bookOnTripAdvisor": "Book on <img class=\"ibHeaderImg\" alt=\"TripAdvisor\" src=\"https:\/\/static.tacdn.com\/img2\/branding\/rebrand\/TA_logo_primary.png\"\/>"}
    Write a Review
    Turn Your Opinions into Points!
    Turn your opinions into JPMiles
    Turn your opinions into PAYBACK Points
    *You can enroll in only one programme at a time to earn rewards for reviews.
    JPMiles / Payback Arrow
    50
    JPMiles / Payback Arrow
    Reviews (2,054)
    There are newer reviews for Chicago's Essex Inn
    See the most recent reviews
    Traveller rating
    Traveller type
    Time of year
    Language
    • More languages

    641 - 645 of 1,764 reviews

    Reviewed 6 April 2015 via mobile

    We stayed here for 3 nights. Chose the place because of its location to Soldier Field (Chicago Quarter Marathon). Nothing to rave about but descent for price. 1) Good for price if want walking distance to Soldier Field, Millenium Park, Aquarium, Field Museum 2) Parking...More

    Thank Arlene S
    Reviewed 5 April 2015

    Good quality for a reasonable price. In walking distance of the city centre. Very friendly and helpfull staff. Bit oldfashioned rooms, but clean and good bedding. Only problem was the noise at night. The sound of the nearby metro-railway, the airconditioning of the Hilton and...More

    Review collected in partnership with this hotel
    1  Thank Dancynancy2
    Reviewed 4 April 2015

    My wife and I stayed for 4 nights recently at the Essex Inn. It's location on S Michigan Ave is convenient to the museum campus, walking north into the city (if you so desire), and to connections to the CTA's Roosevelt station. The room was...More

    Thank Mike41157
    Reviewed 31 March 2015

    I wanted to stay closer to downtown, but The Essex had a significantly better price. We still had a great time at this location. There's a great Chicago-style pizza restaurant two blocks away. We took a cab downtown and rode the subway - both were...More

    Thank D G
    Reviewed 31 March 2015

    Stayed in the Essex Inn for 3 nights. As others have said, it's very convenient and close enough to walk to the Millenium Park, shopping on State Street, symphony, theatres plus great accessibility to the Loop, CTA Red and Blue line and buses. Had a...More

    Thank TravelerG2011
    Hilton Chicago
    5,301 reviews
    #103 of 192 hotels in Chicago
    0.09 km
     
    Palmer House A Hilton Hotel
    9,304 reviews
    #104 of 192 hotels in Chicago
    1.0 km
     
    The Blackstone, Autograph Collection
    2,040 reviews
    #38 of 192 hotels in Chicago
    0.2 km
     
    Hotel Blake Chicago
    2,006 reviews
    #34 of 192 hotels in Chicago
    0.5 km
     
    Best Western Grant Park Hotel
    1,285 reviews
    #127 of 192 hotels in Chicago
    0.3 km
     
    Hampton Majestic Chicago Theatre District
    2,054 reviews
    #28 of 192 hotels in Chicago
    1.1 km
     
    The Alise Chicago - A Staypineapple Hotel
    1,824 reviews
    #21 of 192 hotels in Chicago
    1.3 km
     
    Silversmith Hotel Chicago Downtown
    2,139 reviews
    #24 of 192 hotels in Chicago
    1.1 km
     
    Central Loop Hotel
    588 reviews
    #89 of 192 hotels in Chicago
    1.0 km
     
    Travelodge Hotel Downtown Chicago
    2,192 reviews
    #139 of 192 hotels in Chicago
    0.3 km
     
    Club Quarters Hotel, Central Loop
    1,810 reviews
    #91 of 192 hotels in Chicago
    1.0 km
     
    The Congress Plaza Hotel and Convention Center
    2,839 reviews
    #153 of 192 hotels in Chicago
    0.4 km
     
    About
    Amenities
    • Top amenities
    • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
    • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
    • Hotel Amenities
    • Business Centre with Internet Access
    • Meeting Rooms
    • Laundry Service
    • Concierge
    • Multilingual Staff
    • Room amenities
    • Air Conditioning
    • Refrigerator in room
    • Things to do
    • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
    • Heated pool
    • Indoor pool
    Details
    • Price range
    • US$ 79 - US$ 330 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
    • Hotel class
    • Room types
    • Suites ,
    • Non-Smoking Rooms
    • Number of rooms
    • 254
    • Reservation Options
    • TripAdvisor is proud to partner with Expedia, Booking.com, TravelClick, Hotels.com, Agoda, Travelocity, Hotwire, TripOnline SA, Cancelon, Orbitz, getaroom.com, Evoline ltd, Cheap Tickets, HotelQuickly and HotelsClick so you can book your Chicago's Essex Inn reservations with confidence. We help millions of travellers each month to find the perfect hotel for both holiday and business trips, always with the best discounts and special offers.
    • Location
    • United States >
    • Illinois >
    • Chicago >
    • Downtown / The Loop
    • Also Known As
    • Chicago`s Essex Hotel Chicago ,
    • Chicagos Essex Hotel ,
    • Essex Inn Chicago ,
    • Hotel Chicagos Essex
    Add Photo Photos
    Traveller (504)
    Room & Suite (433)
    Pool & Beach (22)
    Dining (6)
    Hotel & Grounds (262)
    Bathroom (39)
    Family and Play Areas (3)
    Business Centre & Event Rooms (3)
    Nearby
    Downtown / The Loop
    Often visitors' first stop in Chicago, The Loop is a
    good starting point to sample the city's energy and
    flavor. This central business district boasts
    Michelin-rated restaurants, upscale hotels, premier
    shopping, and enough arresting architecture to keep
    your camera busy for hours. You won’t find too many
    photo galleries of downtown Chicago without a shot of
    Millennium Park and Cloud Gate (“The Bean”), one of
    ...More
    Hilton Chicago
    5,301 reviews
    .09 km away
     
    Palmer House A Hilton Hotel
    9,304 reviews
    1.00 km away
     
    Hotel Blake Chicago
    2,006 reviews
    .51 km away
     
    The Blackstone, Autograph Collection
    2,040 reviews
    .17 km away
     
    Nearby Restaurants
    Lou Malnati’s Pizzeria
    1,798 reviews
    .23 km away
    Mercat a la Planxa
    844 reviews
    .16 km away
    Buddy Guy's Legends
    547 reviews
    .19 km away
    Devil Dawgs
    149 reviews
    .25 km away
    Nearby Attractions
    Joffrey Ballet of Chicago
    83 reviews
    .48 km away
    Museum of Contemporary Photography
    76 reviews
    .31 km away
    Hyde Park
    58 reviews
    .36 km away
    Agora Scuptures
    31 reviews
    .39 km away
    Ask a question
    Questions & Answers
    Rebecca T
    31 August 2017|
    AnswerShow all 6 answers
    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
    1
    Vote
    Suzibeaton
    7 August 2017|
    AnswerShow all 3 answers
    Response from EssexInnChicago | Property representative |
    Hi, our regular check in time is at 4:00PM. There is early check in available based on availability.
    1
    Vote
    Tanger2
    1 July 2017|
    AnswerShow all 4 answers
    Response from EssexInnChicago | Property representative |
    Hi, both the orange and red line station is 4 blocks away, 10 minute walk.
    0
    Votes
    Room Tips
    "don;t stay here!"
    Read review
    "Just don’t book."
    Read review
    "If you must stay, face the lake."
    Read review
    "Ask for a high floor, less city noise"
    Read review
    Is This Your TripAdvisor Listing?
    Own or manage this property? Claim your listing for free to respond to reviews, update your profile and much more. Claim Your Listing