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Northumberland. UK
Reviewed 30 June 2014

Check in staff good. We upgraded to a king suite without seeing the room we had been allocated and were glad we did as if the bathroom had been any smaller we couldn't have used it. We felt that in the bathroom if bath mat was to be used then door had to be closed and then could not be...

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Raleigh, North Carolina
Reviewed 30 June 2014

this is a great place, i loved the room, very nice, small but with a nice view on the 10th floor, the bed was so confortable and bathroom very nice, we dint go to the pool or gym but they look nice, te restaurant downstairs was a big plus, and one of the best breackfast i ever had, my wife...

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Bournemouth, United Kingdom
Reviewed 30 June 2014

Our eighth annual vacation in Chicago and our seventh stay at the Essex Inn. Why go anywhere else when you are made so very welcome at the Essex? Nothing is too much trouble and the welcome is always very warm. Our seventh floor room overlooked Grant Park and was extremely comfortable. The staff are very friendly. Special thanks to Braulio,...

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Germantown, Tennessee
Reviewed 30 June 2014

Got a very good deal ($100 per night) for this hotel thru priceline and for the rate that I paid I was satisfied. Not sure I would have felt the same if I paid full price. The rooms and bed were comfortable. The bathroom was old and outdated but functional. There was no way to control the room temperature as...

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Bath, United Kingdom
Reviewed 28 June 2014

This hotel was in a great location easy to walk to the major sites in downtown. The rooms need redecorating, very tired particularly the hallways which looked 1970s decor! The front desk staff were not particularly helpful although the bell boy was really good and gave lots of advice. Chicago was great and would love to go back probably wouldn't...

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Reviewed 27 June 2014

Pricelined this for an incredible steal, wonderful location but room is very small (my husband and I packed very light and we were cramped.) But had a nice view and expected much less for the price. Really a great value and would stay again

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ireland
Reviewed 26 June 2014

we stayed here for 3 nights and found the hotel clean, comfortable, and within easy walking distance of all downtown attractons would definitely recommend.staff were helpful and buddys guys around the corner is a must see

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Knoxville, Tennessee
Reviewed 23 June 2014

Stayed in the Essex this week with my husband and 5 yr old daughter. We flew to Chicago so we needed a nice, clean hotel but location was key. The Essex was perfect. The staff were all wonderful from check in to departure. Great lobby with computer access & printing for airline check in, etc. The free area shuttle was...

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crawley, west sussex
Reviewed 22 June 2014

I wish there was a rating of "good" in the trip advisor system - there isn't, so my rating of the Essex is 3 and a half. It is in a great location. Is close to the "loop" transit system and within easy walking distance of many attractions including the Millenium Park.The price was very fair. No problems with check...

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Sydney, Australia
Reviewed 21 June 2014

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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 the most iconic landmarks in the city. A stunning skyline coupled with cultural attractions like the Art Institute of Chicago present a Downtown where work and play peacefully coexist.
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  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
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  • Non-Smoking Hotel
  • Wheelchair Access
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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 

Additional Information about Chicago's Essex Inn

Address: 800 South Michigan Avenue, Chicago, IL 60605
Region: United States > Illinois > Chicago > Downtown / The Loop
Price Range: ₹ 5,031 - ₹ 24,752 (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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“Best views facing Michigan Ave.”
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“Ask for a room at a higher level for a better view.”
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“Ask for the highest level AND when alone, don't take a 2 bed room but a single bed room with view on the park(and so also lake).”
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