Chicago's Essex Inn

Address: 800 South Michigan Avenue, Chicago, Illinois, 60605-7101, United States | 3 star hotel
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This 3 star hotel, located in the The Loop area of Chicago, is near Buddy Guy's Legends, Museum of Contemporary Photography, Spertus Museum, and Powell's Bookstore.
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          • Fitness/Health center


          • Adjoining Rooms
          • Wireless internet connection in public areas
          • Non-smoking hotel
          • High-speed internet in room
          • Wireless internet connection in room (free)
          • Free High-Speed Internet
          • Air-Conditioning
          • Wheelchair accessibility


          • Suites


          • Conference facilities
          • Business Services

          TravelPod Member ReviewsChicago's Essex Inn

          Reviewed by carolleturcotte

          Location, location, location

          Reviewed Oct 28, 2015
          by (8 reviews) Montreal , Canada Flag of Canada

          This hotel is not a luxury hotel but it's extremely well located and the staff is incredibly warm and helpful.

          This review is the subjective opinion of a TravelPod member and not of

          Reviewed by tryan

          Top hotel

          Reviewed Nov 1, 2013
          by (10 reviews) Melbourne , Australia Flag of Australia

          Got it on sale online. Right on South Michigan Avenue with uninterrupted views of Lake Michigan, newly refurbished, health centre, pool and brasserie. Staff were humble and really friendly.

          This review is the subjective opinion of a TravelPod member and not of

          Reviewed by elewood


          Reviewed Apr 16, 2013
          by (1 review) , United Kingdom Flag of United Kingdom

          Nice room. Comfy beds, small baths

          This review is the subjective opinion of a TravelPod member and not of

          Reviewed by stacek68

          Snow - Lovely Snow

          Reviewed Feb 7, 2013
          by (6 reviews) Sunshine Coast , Australia Flag of Australia

          Great hotel in excellent location right on Michigan Avenue. The park across the road is a blanket of snow. The full length windows are a great addition to the room

          This review is the subjective opinion of a TravelPod member and not of

          Reviewed by curtandapril


          Reviewed Oct 26, 2012
          by (3 reviews) , United Kingdom Flag of United Kingdom

          This hotel is beautiful not to over priced, lovely pool and gym area and the staff were very helpful

          This review is the subjective opinion of a TravelPod member and not of

          TripAdvisor Reviews Chicago's Essex Inn

          3.50 of 5 stars Very Good

          Travel Blogs from Chicago

          Chicago, la ville des vents...

          A travel blog entry by carolleturcotte on Oct 28, 2015

          Le 28 octobre 2015,

          Faut que je vous raconte la niaiserie que j'ai fait hier chez Jintana et Mike. Comme je vous avait raconté hier, en revenant du resto on a regardé des albums de photos avec Jintana, mais à 10:00 on était tous claqués et chacun a retrouvé ses quartiers pour le dodo. Mike lui était allé se coucher dès le retour.

          Arrival Day

          A travel blog entry by roadscholarorg


          ... so it’s a real treat for me to participate, gain some first hand knowledge and meet my new colleagues.

          Thank goodness everyone arrived safely and with an enthusiastic spirit to start the program. We have a lovely group of six group leaders and 100 participants. Most of our participants are from the U.S., however we have a nice representation of Canadians and even a woman from France.

          After registration, folks had time ...

          Inaugural United Boeing 787 Flight IAH-ORD

          A travel blog entry by lewnwdc


          ... over. The first United Boeing 787 flight and there’s an empty seat next to me! I never imagined I would have made the flight, let alone ending up with some extra elbow room!

          United’s first ever passenger flight on the Boeing 787 Dreamliner, Flight 1116, departed IAH one minute early at 7:19 a.m. Dozens of employees stood on the ramp and waved as the 787 taxied to the runway, where we took off at 7:29 to the cheers of the 208 passengers on board (36 ...