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Chicago's Essex Inn

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Dublin, Ireland
Reviewed 11 September 2014 via mobile

We had a lovely stay here for over 5 days . The room was big and comfortable and it was only a 15 minute walk to the centre of Michigan avenue . Very close to millennium park where there is regular evening entertainment . Staff were friendly and helpful

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Joanne C Thank you for such a great review! We are so pleased to hear you enjoyed your time with us. We cant wait to welcome you back again soon. All the Best, Jael

Dudley, England, United Kingdom
Reviewed 10 September 2014

A fantastic hotel, very comfy bed, good facilities. Staff very friendly and helpful. Would definitely recommend. The view from our window was amazing (Lake Michigan ). Central location, with plenty of restaurants near by as well as a French restaurant in the hotel.

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Travel Family PA We appreciate you choosing to stay with us and for providing your feedback! I am happy you enjoyed our location and was able to relax in your comfortable room. All the best to you and your family. Jael

Chicago, Illinois
Reviewed 6 September 2014

Great location right on Grant Park and the Lake. - close enough to everything. Very reasonable rates and nice clean rooms with comfy beds. Great restaurants and music close buy - this is a great classic hotel.

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Reviewed 6 September 2014

This hotel is in a great location! I purchased a great deal on Groupon and was very pleased. The staff helpful and courteous. The rooms were very nice and the view of the lake fantastic. It is right across the street from Grant Park, Shedd Aquarium and another museum. It is also in walking distance to many other sights. Public...

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Alresford, United Kingdom
Reviewed 5 September 2014

Good hotel in an amazing location for Grant Park. We were there for four days and walked everywhere. The room was small but very clean. The staff were very helpful. There are a number of good eating places and a jazz club very close by.

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Sussex, England
Reviewed 5 September 2014

A great value hotel, nestling in the shadow of the Hilton, facing Grant Park and the lake. Easy walking distance to everywhere central, very good pool, lots of mid-20th century charm. The old fashioned heating and cooling system wasn't great - it blasted cold air into our room constantly and we had to put a blanket on top of the...

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Des Moines, Iowa
Reviewed 3 September 2014

We loved this location because we could walk to Soldier field, Millenium Park and shopping! The service was very good, parking was easy with Valet, and they have a shuttle that can be used to attractions. We left a pillow and it was returned in just 2 days to us. The rooms, hallways and elevators are small, but clean. Bathrooms...

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Ann Arbor, Michigan
Reviewed 3 September 2014

This hotel is pricey for Chicago, and we found no place to hang towels near the sink. Had to go into the bathroom. Sink was the tiniest we have ever seen. No fan in this small bathroom, so it steamed up badly. The carpet under the AC/Heat unit hadn't been vacuumed in a very long time. We were out all...

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Warner Robins, Georgia
Reviewed 2 September 2014

We had a corner room on the 10th floor which had beautiful views of the park and Lake Michigan. The room was a good size and clean but the downside was the bathroom, it was quite small. The sink was tiny and the room to turn around in was very cramped. The wireless connection did very well since I had...

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Stevenage, England, United Kingdom
Reviewed 2 September 2014

stayed in the hotel from 17th-24th august 2014 and i was very impressed. the location was brilliant - right across the street from atttactions such as field museum, aquarium, planetarium and football stadium. train station was only 2 or 3 blocks from the hotel and the main shopping area was a 10 minute walk. rooms were nice and clean, with...

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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Chicago's Essex Inn is a hotel in downtown Chicago on the Michigan Avenue Cultural Mile that combines breathtaking panoramas of Grant Park, the Museum Campus and Lake Michigan with exciting promotional packages that incorporate famed attractions and events in Chicago. From our steel and glass lobby to contemporary rooms with floor-to-ceiling windows, the Essex Inn offers amazing views and amazing value. ... more   less 

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Address: 800 South Michigan Avenue, Chicago, IL 60605
Region: United States > Illinois > Chicago > Downtown / The Loop
Price Range: ₹ 6,474 - ₹ 27,467 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3.5 star — Chicago's Essex Inn 3.5*
Number of rooms: 254
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Chicago`s Essex Hotel Chicago
Chicagos Essex Hotel
Essex Inn Chicago
Hotel Chicagos Essex
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