67% Based on 2053 reviews TripAdvisor Traveller Rating 3.5 out of 5

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Hotel Description

Chicago's Essex Inn puts you in the heart of Chicago, within just a 10-minute stroll of popular attractions like Grant Park and Buckingham Fountain. Highlights at this hotel include in-room free WiFi and LCD TVs.

All 254 rooms feature cable TV, coffee/tea makers, and safes. Premium linens welcome you to a good night's rest, and other nice touches include spring water baths and free toiletries. Refrigerators, hairdryers, and irons/ironing boards are also available.

This smoke-free hotel offers free WiFi in public areas, a fitness centre, and concierge services. Added amenities include a 24-hour business centre, a 24-hour front desk, and a computer station. There's also the convenience of valet parking.

Attractions within a 15-minute walk of this 3.5-star South Loop hotel include Art Institute of Chicago and Millennium Park.

Deluxe Room, 1 King Bed

Bed Count 1 King Bed Maximum Occupancy 2 Max
£43 per night

Deluxe Room, 2 Double Beds

Bed Count 2 Full Beds Maximum Occupancy 4 Max

Suite, 2 Double Beds

Bed Count 2 Full Beds Maximum Occupancy 5 Max

Suite, 1 King Bed

Bed Count 1 King Bed Maximum Occupancy 4 Max

Reviews from Trip Advisor

Trip Advisor aggregated rating

67% of guests recommend out of 2053 reviews

Excellent 374
Good 834
Average 494
Poor 183
Terrible 168
Value <span>4.0</span> out of 5
Rooms <span>3.5</span> out of 5
Cleanliness <span>4.0</span> out of 5
Service <span>4.0</span> out of 5

Property Features

A computer station is on site and WiFi is free in public spaces. You'll find A 24-hr business centre on site. A fitness centre, tour or ticket assistance, and multilingual staff are also featured at Chicago's Essex Inn. Parking is available for a fee. This 3.5-star Chicago hotel is smoke free.

  • 254 guestrooms or units
  • 14 levels
  • Business centre (24 hours)
  • Dry cleaning
  • Front desk (24 hours)
  • Express check-out
  • Staff members are multilingual
  • Storage area for luggage
  • Front desk safe
  • Tour and ticket information
  • Concierge
  • Fireplace in lobby
  • Television in lobby
  • ATM
  • Bellhop
  • Lift
  • No smoking on site

Family Friendly Amenities

  • Family Property
  • Free WiFi
  • Refrigerator

Internet

Available in all rooms: Free WiFi

Available in some public areas: Free WiFi

Parking

Valet parking (surcharge)

Transport

  • Airport: Chicago, IL (ORD-O'Hare Intl.) (30.6 km / 19 mi)
  • Train station: Chicago 35th Street-Lou Jones-Bronzeville Station (5 km / 3.1 mi)
  • Metro station: Adams-Wabash Station (1 km / 0.6 mi)
  • Parking: Valet parking available for a surcharge

Room Amenities

Chicago's Essex Inn offers 254 forms of air-conditioned accommodation with a safe and coffee/tea makers. Beds feature premium bedding. LCD televisions come with premium Cable channels. Bathrooms include a combined bath/shower unit, a spring water bath, complimentary toiletries and a hairdryer. Chicago's hotel provides complimentary wireless Internet access. Housekeeping is provided on a daily basis.

  • Spring water bath
  • LCD television
  • Cable channels
  • Premium channels
  • Refrigerator
  • Coffee maker
  • Luxury bedding
  • Shower and tub combination
  • Rollaway beds (surcharge)
  • Housekeeping (daily)
  • Hairdryer
  • Safe
  • Toiletries (free)
  • Iron and ironing board
  • Desk
  • Air conditioning
  • Ensuite bathroom

Nearby Activities

Recreational amenities at the hotel include a fitness centre. The recreational activities listed below are available either on-site or nearby; fees may apply.

  • Bicycle rentals nearby
  • Golfing nearby
  • Hiking/biking trails nearby
  • Kayaking nearby
  • Windsurfing nearby
  • Sailing nearby

Accessibility

If you need to make special requests for accessibility needs, please note them at check-out when booking your stay.

  • Accessible bathroom
  • Roll-in shower
  • In-room accessibility

Hotel Policies

Check-in

  • Check-in time ends at 2 AM
  • Check-in time starts at 4 PM
  • Minimum check-in age is 21

Check-out

  • Check-out by 11 AM

Payment types

Children and extra beds

  • Children are welcome.
  • Kids stay free! Children 18 years old and younger stay free when using existing bedding.
  • Rollaway/extra beds are available for USD 25.0 per day.
  • Cribs (infant beds) are not available.

Pets

  • No pets allowed

Policies

Extra-person charges may apply and vary depending on property policy.

Government-issued photo identification and a credit card are required at check-in for incidental charges.

Special requests are subject to availability upon check-in and may incur additional charges. Special requests cannot be guaranteed.

  • No cribs (infant beds) available

Fees

Guests will be asked to pay the following charges at the property:

  • Deposit: USD75 per stay

We've listed all charges provided to us by the property, but they may vary based on length of stay or the room booked.

Optional extras

The fees and deposits listed below will be charged at the time of service, check-in, or check-out.

  • Valet parking fee: USD60 per night (in/out privileges)
  • An early check-in fee will be charged
  • Rollaway bed fee: USD25.0 per day

This may not be a comprehensive list. Fees and deposits are subject to change and might not include tax.

Hotel Names

  • Chicago's Essex Inn
  • Essex Inn
  • Chicago's Essex
  • Chicago`s Essex Hotel Chicago
  • Essex Inn Chicago
  • Hotel Chicagos Essex
  • Chicagos Essex Hotel

You should know

  • Children 18 years old and younger stay free in the same room as the parent or guardian when using existing bedding.