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In-room safe, desk, laptop workspace, iron/ironing board
In-room safe, desk, laptop workspace, iron/ironing board

Guest reviews

4.3/5 Excellent
941 reviews
Guests rated this property 4.7/5 for cleanliness.

Popular amenities

  • Free WiFi
  • Air Conditioning
  • Restaurant
  • Gym
  • Business Services
  • Bar

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Explore the area

Popular LocationGrant Park1 min walk
Popular LocationArt Institute of Chicago11 min walk
Popular LocationField Museum of Natural History1 min drive
AirportChicago, IL (ORD-O'Hare Intl.)27 min drive

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1-800-675-4318
  • Skyline King

    4.1/5 guest room rating

    Room amenities

    • 290 sq ft
    • City view
    • Sleeps 2
    • 1 King Bed
    More detailsSkyline King
  • City View Double Double

    4.4/5 guest room rating

    Room amenities

    • 260 sq ft
    • City view
    • Sleeps 4
    • 2 Double Beds
    More detailsCity View Double Double
  • Standard Double Double

    4.3/5 guest room rating

    Room amenities

    • 275 sq ft
    • Sleeps 4
    • 2 Double Beds
    More detailsStandard Double Double
  • City View King

    4.5/5 guest room rating

    Room amenities

    • 245 sq ft
    • City view
    • Sleeps 2
    • 1 King Bed
    More detailsCity View King
  • Standard King

    4.5/5 guest room rating

    Room amenities

    • 250 sq ft
    • Sleeps 2
    • 1 King Bed
    More detailsStandard King
  • City View Double Double Accessible

    Room amenities

    • 260 sq ft
    • Canal view
    • Sleeps 4
    • 2 Double Beds
    More detailsCity View Double Double Accessible
  • City View King Accessible

    Room amenities

    • 245 sq ft
    • City view
    • Sleeps 2
    • 1 King Bed
    More detailsCity View King Accessible

About this area

Chicago

Located in Chicago's The Loop neighborhood, Hotel Essex Chicago is in the city center and near a metro station. Willis Tower and Chicago Riverwalk are notable landmarks, and travelers looking to shop may want to visit State Street and Navy Pier. John G. Shedd Aquarium and Skydeck Ledge are not to be missed. Our guests appreciate the hotel's convenience to public transportation: Harrison Station is 7 minutes by foot and Roosevelt Station is 8 minutes.

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Popular Location

What's nearby

  • Grant Park - 1 min walk
  • Art Institute of Chicago - 11 min walk
  • Millennium Park - 14 min walk
  • Field Museum of Natural History - 1 min drive
  • John G. Shedd Aquarium - 5 min drive

Getting around

  • Harrison Station - 7 min walk
  • Chicago Museum Campus-11th Street Station - 5 min walk
  • O'Hare Intl. Airport (ORD) - 27 min drive

Restaurants

  • Grant Park Bistro – Open daily.
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About this property

Hotel Essex Chicago

4-star Chicago hotel in The Loop, walk to Grant Park
A restaurant, a 24-hour fitness center, and a bar/lounge are available at this smoke-free hotel. WiFi in public areas is free. Other amenities include a coffee shop/café, a business center, and concierge services. All 274 rooms offer WiFi, room service, and Smart TVs. Rainfall showerheads, espresso makers, and free local calls are among the other amenities available to guests.
Hotel Essex Chicago offers 274 air-conditioned accommodations with espresso makers and safes. Smart televisions are featured in guestrooms. Bathrooms include bathtubs or showers with rainfall showerheads, and hair dryers.

In-room wireless Internet access is available for a surcharge. Business-friendly amenities include desks and phones; free local calls are provided (restrictions may apply). Housekeeping is provided daily.

Recreational amenities at the hotel include a 24-hour fitness center.

Cleaning and safety practices

Enhanced cleanliness measures

Disinfectant is used to clean the property

Social distancing

Social distancing measures in place
Guest rooms kept vacant for 24 hours between stays
Protective shields in place at main contact areas

Safety measures

Individually-wrapped food options available for breakfast, lunch, dinner, and through room service
Hand sanitizer provided
Masks available
Personal protective equipment worn by staff
This information is provided by our partners.

Property amenities

Internet

  • Available in all rooms: WiFi (USD 12.99 per night)
  • Available in some public areas: Free WiFi

Parking and transportation

  • Parking height restrictions apply

Food and drink

  • 1 restaurant and 1 coffee shop/café
  • 1 bar
  • Room service available

Things to do

  • 24-hour fitness center

Family friendly

  • Dry cleaning service
  • Laundry facilities

Conveniences

  • ATM/banking services
  • Elevator
  • Free newspapers in lobby

Guest services

  • 24-hour front desk
  • Concierge services
  • Daily housekeeping
  • Dry cleaning service
  • Laundry facilities
  • Luggage storage

Languages spoken

  • Chinese
  • English
  • Russian
  • Spanish
  • Ukrainian

Business services

  • Business center
  • Meeting rooms

Accessibility

  • If you have requests for specific accessibility needs, please note them in the special requests field on the booking page after selecting your room.
  • Accessible bathroom
  • In-room accessibility
  • Roll-in shower
  • Wheelchair-accessible path to elevator
  • Wheelchair-accessible public washroom
  • Wheelchair-accessible registration desk
  • Wheelchair accessible (may have limitations)

More

  • Smoke-free property

Room amenities

Bedroom

  • Air conditioning
  • Heating
  • Linens

Bathroom

  • Bathtub or shower
  • Hair dryer
  • Rainfall showerhead
  • Shampoo
  • Soap
  • Toilet paper
  • Towels

Entertainment

  • 55-inch Smart TV

Food and drink

  • Espresso maker

More

  • Desk
  • Free local calls
  • Iron/ironing board
  • Laptop-friendly workspace
  • LED light bulbs
  • Phone
  • Safe

Policies

Check-in

Check-in from 4:00 PM - midnight
Early check-in subject to availability
Late check-in subject to availability
Minimum check-in age - 21

Check-out

Check-out before 11:00 AM
Late check-out subject to availability

Special check-in instructions

If you are planning to arrive after midnight please contact the property in advance using the information on the booking confirmation
Front desk staff will greet guests on arrival

Access methods

Staffed front desk

Pets

Pets not allowed (service animals welcome)

Children and extra beds

Children are welcome

Property payment types

American ExpressDiscoverJCB InternationalMastercardVisa

Important information

Fees

You'll be asked to pay the following charges at the property:

  • Deposit: USD 100 per night
  • Resort fee: USD 16.73 per room, per night
The resort fee includes:
  • Fitness center access
  • Business center/computer access
  • Internet access
  • Newspaper
  • Phone calls
  • Faxes
  • In-room safe

We have included all charges provided to us by the property. However, charges can vary, for example, based on length of stay or the room you book.

Optional extras

The following fees and deposits are charged by the property at time of service, check-in, or check-out.

  • Fee for in-room wireless Internet: USD 12.99 per night (rates may vary)
  • Early check-in is available for a fee (subject to availability, amount varies)
  • Late check-out is available for a fee (subject to availability, amount varies)

The above list may not be comprehensive. Fees and deposits may not include tax and are subject to change.

You need to know

Extra-person charges may apply and vary depending on property policy.
Government-issued photo identification and a credit card, debit card, or cash deposit may be 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 onsite parking is available.
  • This property advises that enhanced cleaning and guest safety measures are currently in place.
  • Disinfectant is used to clean the property.
  • Personal protective equipment, including masks, will be available to guests.
  • Social distancing measures are in place; staff at the property wear personal protective equipment; a shield is in place between staff and guests in main contact areas; guests are provided with hand sanitizer.
  • Individually-wrapped food options are available for breakfast, lunch, and dinner, and also through room service.
  • Each guestroom is kept vacant for a minimum of 24 hours between bookings.

We should mention

Parking height restrictions apply

Property is also known as

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Frequently asked questions

Is Hotel Essex Chicago pet-friendly?
No, only service animals are welcome at the property.
How much is parking at Hotel Essex Chicago?
This property doesn't offer parking.
What time is check-in at Hotel Essex Chicago?
Check-in is from 4:00 PM–midnight. A fee applies for early check-in (amount may vary, subject to availability). Late check-in is available during limited hours.
What time is check-out at this hotel?
Check-out is at 11:00 AM. Late check-out is available for a fee (amount may vary, subject to availability).
Where is this property located?
Located in The Loop, this hotel is within a 5-minute walk of Grant Park, State Street, and Columbia College Chicago. Art Institute of Chicago and Millennium Park are also within 15 minutes. Harrison Station is 7 minutes by foot and Roosevelt Station is 8 minutes.

Guest reviews

Overall score and ratings for Hotel Essex Chicago

4.3
Excellent
5 - Excellent
550
4 - Good
247
3 - Okay
81
2 - Mediocre
41
1 - Poor
22
4.7
Cleanliness
4.4
Service and Staff
4.2
Amenities
4.5
Property condition

5/5 Excellent

  • Liked: Cleanliness, staff & service, amenities, property conditions & facilities

I love the location of this hotel. Hotel staff was pleasant. Covid precautions were in place and enforced.will definitely stay again -Mary

Stayed 1 night in Jul 2020

1/5

  • Disliked: Cleanliness, amenities, property conditions & facilities

no clean towels. smelt honestly like someone just slept in our bed........... no one was very “at service” or apologetic to our needs. during a pandemic!!!! will NEVER stay here again.

Stayed 1 night in Jul 2020

5/5 Excellent

  • Liked: Staff & service, amenities, property conditions & facilities

The hotel was different from the pictures I didn’t like the hotel

Stayed 1 night in Jun 2020

5/5 Excellent

  • Liked: Cleanliness, staff & service, amenities, property conditions & facilities

I loved The view and the elevator ride was cool with needing a key.

Stayed 1 night in Jun 2020

5/5 Excellent

  • Liked: Cleanliness, staff & service, property conditions & facilities

Stayed 1 night in Jun 2020