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Hotel Essex Chicago
S Michigan Ave 800, 60605-7101 Chicago - IL
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City center 1.47 km Train station 1.47 km Airport 14.24 km
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Free for HRS guests:
  • 1 bottle of mineral water
  • Use of an Internet terminal at the hotel
  • WLAN in room
  • Domestic landline phone calls


Important information

Style of hotel and ambience

Find your home away from home in the elegant accommodations at Hotel Essex Chicago. Our intuitively designed and thoughtfully appointed rooms offer a restful oasis amidst the energy of the city, with floor-to-ceiling windows boasting awe-inspiring views of the downtown Chicago cityscape. Spoil yourself with perks including luxurious bedding, plush towels, and Trussardi bath products, as well as in-room espresso machines, high-speed Wi-Fi, alarm clock radio with wireless charging and USB outlets, and oversized Smart TVs with streaming capabilities.

Service & facilities

  • Reception (lobby)
  • Elevator
  • Hotel-owned car park Fee per 24 hours 73 USD
  • Executive/business floor
  • Fire alarm
  • Smoke detectors
  • Sprinkler system
  • Video surveillance of entrances
  • Video surveillance of hotel lobby
  • Fitness centre
  • Smoke detectors in all rooms
  • Audible smoke alarm in hallways
  • Emergency exits for each floor

Room facilities

  • Easy access for wheelchairs
  • Wheelchair-friendly rooms in accordance with DIN 18024, 18025 Number 7
  • Cable TV
  • TV remote control
  • Radio
  • Desk
  • Seating area
  • Telephone by the bed
  • Room safe
  • Fridge in 274 rooms
  • Coffee machine/tea-maker in 274 rooms
  • Iron + ironing board in 274 rooms
  • Individually controlled ventilation in 274 rooms
  • Windows for opening
  • Full-length mirror
  • Hairdryer
  • Bathroom with bathtub
  • Bathroom with shower

In-house services

  • Safety deposit boxes at reception
  • Vending machine for beverages
  • Ice machine
  • Air conditioning in public areas
  • ATM
  • Express check-out
  • Business center
  • Laundry service
  • 1 bottle of mineral water
  • Use of an Internet terminal at the hotel
  • WLAN in room
  • Domestic landline phone calls
  • Beddings changed every 2 day(s)

Hotel data

Hotel built in 1960, Last complete renovation 2019, Last partial renovation 2012, Number of floors 15, Total number of rooms 274, Number of single rooms 215, Number of double rooms 59, of which have 2 separate beds 59, of which have a double bed 0, of which are suitable as three-bed rooms 138, of which are suitable as four-bed rooms 138, Rooms with connecting door 10, Number of suites (separate rooms) 0, Number of rooms with air conditioning 274, Reception manned 24 hours a day, Earliest check-in 16:00, Latest check-out 11:00, Multilingual staff on hand 24 hours a day, English-speaking staff available during the day, English-speaking staff available at night, Hotel, City hotel, Business hotel, Boutique hotel, child-friendly hotel, No-smoking hotel, No-smoking room 274,

Reception open

Every day 24 hours

Reception manned at weekends
24 hours occupied
Check-In : 16:00
Check-Out : 11:00

Free for HRS guests:

  • 1 bottle of mineral water
  • Use of an Internet terminal at the hotel
  • WLAN in room
  • Domestic landline phone calls

Accepted payment methods

The following credit cards are accepted by Hotel Essex Chicago:

 Visa  Eurocard/MasterCard  American Express  Discover

Hotel Essex Chicago

Location and distance

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City center

1.47 km


14.24 km
Chicago Midway International Airport (MDW)

Train station

1.47 km
Chicago - Union Railway Station


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Location of the hotel

Experience the Windy City like never before at Hotel Essex Chicago. Situated within the chic building that once housed the Essex Inn, our brand-new hotel welcomes you with effortless style, contemporary amenities, and an exceptional downtown location. Grant Park is just across the street, and attractions including Millennium Park, McCormick Place, and Shedd Aquarium are a short walk away.


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