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

4.3/5 Excellent

Guests rated this property 4.7/5 for cleanliness.

Popular amenities

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

Cleaning and safety practices

  • Cleaned with disinfectant
  • Contactless check-in
  • 24-hour vacancy between guest room stays

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.)31 min drive

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  • Skyline King

    4/5 guest room rating

    Room amenities

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

    4.4/5 guest room rating

    Room amenities

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

    4.4/5 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
    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
    • City view
    • Sleeps 4
    More detailsCity View Double Double Accessible
  • City View King Accessible

    Room amenities

    • 245 sq ft
    • City view
    • Sleeps 2
    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. Buckingham Fountain and Civic Opera House are notable landmarks, and travelers looking to shop may want to visit State Street and Navy Pier. Field Museum of Natural History and John G. Shedd Aquarium 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 - 6 min drive

Getting around

  • Harrison Station - 7 min walk
  • Chicago Museum Campus-11th Street Station - 5 min walk
  • AirportO'Hare Intl. Airport (ORD) - 31 min drive

Restaurants

  • Grant Park Bistro — 1 min walk
  • Yolk — 4 min walk
  • Lou Malnati's Pizzeria — 4 min walk
  • Tamarind — 5 min walk
  • Chicago Curry House — 6 min walk

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, rainfall showerheads, and Smart TVs. Guests will also find espresso makers, free local calls, and hair dryers.
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
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
Hand sanitizer provided
Individually-wrapped food options available for breakfast, lunch, dinner, and through room service
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

  • No onsite parking available

Food and drink

  • 1 restaurant and 1 coffee shop/café
  • 1 bar

Things to do

  • 24-hour fitness center

Family friendly

  • Dry cleaning service
  • Laundry facilities

Conveniences

  • ATM/banking services
  • Elevator

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)

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  • 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

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

Property is also known as

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Frequently asked questions

Can I cancel my reservation for free at Hotel Essex Chicago and receive a full refund?
Yes, Hotel Essex Chicago offers free cancellation on select room rates, because flexibility matters! Please refer to Hotel Essex Chicago cancellation policy on our site for more details about any exclusions or requirements.
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 Hotel Essex Chicago?
Check-out is at 11:00 AM. Late check-out is available for a fee (amount may vary, subject to availability).
Where is Hotel Essex Chicago 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.
4.3
Excellent
966 reviews
5 - Excellent
566
4 - Good
250
3 - Okay
82
2 - Poor
45
1 - Terrible
23

4.7/5

Cleanliness

4.4/5

Staff & service

4.2/5

Amenities

4.5/5

Property conditions & facilities

1/5 Terrible

Stayed 1 night in Sep 2020

5/5 Excellent

Traveled with family
Happy face iconLiked: Cleanliness, staff & service, amenities, property conditions & facilities
Very nice and clean I would stay here again Great location great spot for breakfast
Stayed 1 night in Sep 2020

5/5 Excellent

Stayed 2 nights in Sep 2020

5/5 Excellent

Stayed 2 nights in Sep 2020

5/5 Excellent

Stayed 1 night in Sep 2020

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