Le Méridien Essex Chicago

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In-room safe, desk, laptop workspace, iron/ironing board
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Overview of Le Méridien Essex Chicago

Le Méridien Essex Chicago

4 out of 5

4.3/5 Excellent

Guests rated this property 4.6/5 for cleanliness.

Popular amenities

  • Free WiFi
  • Pet friendly
  • Air conditioning
  • Restaurant
  • Gym
  • Business services

Cleaning and safety practices

  • Cleaned with disinfectant
  • Contactless check-in
  • 24-hour vacancy between guest room stays
  • Hand sanitizer provided
800 S Michigan Ave, Chicago, IL, 60605

Explore the area

  • Popular LocationGrant Park1 min walk
  • Popular LocationMillennium Park14 min walk
  • Popular LocationSoldier Field18 min walk
  • AirportChicago, IL (ORD-O'Hare Intl.)24 min drive

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About this area

Chicago

Le Méridien Essex Chicago is located in The Loop, a neighborhood in Chicago, and is in the city center and near a metro station. Buckingham Fountain and Chicago Cultural Center are notable landmarks, and travelers looking to shop may want to visit State Street and Michigan Avenue. Field Museum of Natural History and John G. Shedd Aquarium are not to be missed. Guests appreciate the hotel's convenience to public transportation: Harrison Station is 7 minutes by foot and Roosevelt Station is 8 minutes.

What's nearby

  • Grant Park - 1 min walk
  • Buckingham Fountain - 9 min walk
  • Millennium Park - 14 min walk
  • Field Museum of Natural History - 15 min walk
  • Soldier Field - 18 min walk

Getting around

  • Harrison Station - 7 min walk
  • Chicago Museum Campus-11th Street Station - 5 min walk
  • Chicago O'Hare International Airport (ORD) - 24 min drive

Restaurants

  • Grant Park Bistro — 1 min walk
  • Peet's Coffee — 2 min walk
  • Mercat a la Planxa — 3 min walk
  • Yolk — 4 min walk
  • Lou Malnati's Pizzeria — 4 min walk

About this property

Le Méridien 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, valet parking, and a business center. All 274 rooms provide free WiFi, room service, and Smart TVs. Rainfall showerheads, espresso makers, and free local calls are among the other amenities available to guests. Housekeeping is available on request.
Le Méridien 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.

Guests can surf the web using the complimentary wireless Internet access (speed: 25+ Mbps). Business-friendly amenities include desks and phones; free local calls are provided (restrictions may apply). Housekeeping is provided on request.

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
High-touch surfaces are cleaned and disinfected
Sheets and towels are washed at 60°C/140°F or hotter

Social distancing

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

Safety measures

Personal protective equipment worn by staff
Temperature checks given to staff
Temperature checks available for guests
Masks available
Masks are required at the property
Hand sanitizer provided
Enhanced food service safety measures are in place
Individually-wrapped food options available for breakfast, lunch, and dinner
This information is provided by our partners.

Property amenities

Internet

  • Available in all rooms: Free WiFi
  • Available in some public areas: Free WiFi
  • WiFi speed: 25+ Mbps

Parking and transportation

  • Valet parking on site (USD 72 per night; includes in/out privileges)

Food and drink

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

Things to do

  • 24-hour fitness center

Conveniences

  • ATM/banking services
  • Elevator

Guest services

  • 24-hour front desk
  • Concierge services
  • Dry cleaning service
  • Housekeeping (on request)
  • 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 contact the property using the information on the reservation confirmation received after booking.
  • Accessible bathroom (select rooms)
  • Assistive listening devices available
  • Braille signage
  • Grab bar near toilet
  • Handrails in stairways
  • Height-adjustable showerhead
  • In-room accessibility (select rooms)
  • Lever door handles
  • Low-height door lock
  • Low-height electrical outlets in bathroom
  • Low-height view port in door
  • Roll-in shower (select rooms)
  • Stair-free path to entrance
  • Transfer shower
  • Visual alarms in hallways
  • Well-lit path to entrance
  • Wheelchair-accessible business center
  • Wheelchair-accessible fitness center
  • Wheelchair-accessible path of travel
  • Wheelchair-accessible path to elevator
  • Wheelchair-accessible public washroom
  • Wheelchair-accessible registration desk
  • Wheelchair-accessible restaurant
  • Wheelchairs available on site

More

  • Smoke-free property

Room amenities

Bedroom

  • Air conditioning
  • Bed sheets
  • Heating

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

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Check-in

Check-in from 4:00 PM - midnight
Early check-in subject to availability
Early check-in is available for a fee (amount varies)
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
A late check-out fee will be charged

Special check-in instructions

To make arrangements for check-in please contact the property ahead of time using the information on the booking confirmation
If you are planning to arrive after midnight please contact the property in advance using the information on the booking confirmation
Guests must contact the property in advance for check-in instructions; front desk staff will greet guests on arrival

Access methods

Staffed front desk

Pets

Pets allowed for an extra charge of USD 50 per pet, per night
1 per room (up to 25 lbs)
Pets cannot be left unattended
Service animals are exempt from fees
Restrictions apply; for more information contact the property at the number on the booking confirmation

Children and extra beds

Children are welcome
Rollaway/extra beds are not available
Cribs (infant beds) are not available

Property payment types

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 accommodation, per night
The resort fee includes:
  • Fitness center access
  • Business center/computer access
  • Internet access
  • Phone calls
  • Faxes
  • In-room safe
  • In-room coffee

We have included all charges provided to us by the property.

Optional extras

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

  • Valet parking fee: USD 72 per night (in/out privileges)
  • Pet fee: USD 50 per pet, per night
  • Service animals are exempt from fees
  • 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
This property accepts Visa, Mastercard, American Express, Discover, JCB International, debit cards, and cash
Onsite parties or group events are strictly prohibited
Safety features at this property include a smoke detector

We should mention

Guests can arrange to bring pets by contacting the property directly, using the contact information on the booking confirmation (surcharges apply and can be found in the Fees section)

Property is also known as

Hotel Essex
Essex Chicago
Hotel Hotel Essex Chicago Chicago
Chicago Hotel Essex Chicago Hotel
Hotel Hotel Essex Chicago
Hotel Essex Chicago Chicago
Essex
Hotel Essex Chicago
Le Meridien Essex Chicago
Le Méridien Essex Chicago Hotel
Le Méridien Essex Chicago Chicago
Le Méridien Essex Chicago Hotel Chicago

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Overall score and ratings

4.3

Excellent

Rating 5 - Excellent. 675 out of 1154 reviews
5 - Excellent 58%
Rating 4 - Good. 289 out of 1154 reviews
4 - Good 25%
Rating 3 - Okay. 104 out of 1154 reviews
3 - Okay 9%
Rating 2 - Poor. 54 out of 1154 reviews
2 - Poor 5%
Rating 1 - Terrible. 32 out of 1154 reviews
1 - Terrible 3%

4.6/5

Cleanliness

4.4/5

Staff & service

4.1/5

Amenities

4.5/5

Property conditions & facilities

5/5 Excellent

Traveled with partner
Liked: Cleanliness, staff & service, amenities, property conditions & facilities
First hotel I’ve seen without carpet. Normally I’d love that but it’s almost strange in a hotel. Beautiful room, beautiful blue shower tiles. Modern amenities. Great coffee. Will stay again.
Stayed 1 night in Oct 2021

5/5 Excellent

Traveled with partner
Liked: Cleanliness, staff & service, amenities, property conditions & facilities
The location of this property can't be beat. The room was very comfortable and the staff were all very friendly.
Stayed 1 night in Oct 2021

4/5 Good

Traveled with family
Liked: Cleanliness, staff & service
It Was Nice
Stayed 1 night in Sep 2021

5/5 Excellent

Traveled with group
Liked: Cleanliness, staff & service, amenities, property conditions & facilities
Very beautiful property, everything is clean & well taken care of. Will definitely be staying again!
Stayed 2 nights in Sep 2021

5/5 Excellent

Traveled with partner
Liked: Cleanliness, staff & service, amenities, property conditions & facilities
Nice clean/stylish rooms, good location, great staff!
Stayed 4 nights in Sep 2021