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    Chicago's Essex Inn

    800 South Michigan Avenue, Chicago, IL 60605
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    1 room, 2 adults, 0 children
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    Overview

    • Excellent19%
    • Very good41%
    • Average23%
    • Poor8%
    • Terrible7%
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    “grant park” (237 reviews)
    “michigan ave” (102 reviews)
    Free Wifi
    Fitness centre
    3.5 Star Hotel
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    BEST WESTERN Grant Park Hotel
    1,133 reviews
    #137 of 187 hotels in Chicago
     
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    1,938 reviews
    #135 of 187 hotels in Chicago
     
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    #146 of 187 hotels in Chicago
     
    Hilton Chicago
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    #97 of 187 hotels in Chicago
     
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    Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

    The price for a king size room was very good (146.80/night) and the location is really good for exploring Chicago and being in the center of happenings, but the quality and cleanliness were definitely lacking. On my arrival, the bathtub and sink in my room...More

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    Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

    Sad to say that this hotel couldn't get a better write up as the staff is very friendly and the location is good. On the positive side: We're staying in room 801 which is a corner room. 801 has a good size, a great view...More

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    Reviewed 5 days ago

    I stayed at this hotel in 2011 and had a good experience so decided to try it again in 2017. It was a very disappointing experience the 2nd time around. I did not realize there is a construction site right next to hotel and this...More

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    Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

    Our family recently visited Chicago for the first time, and we made our reservations early with this "hotel". I was charged twice the amount of the rate currently listed the day we arrived and the place was in terrible condition. I posted a few picks...More

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    Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

    Stayed here early November, just in time for the Cubs to win. Didn't mind the hotel, staff were more than happy to help and answer questions. Rooms definitely need an upgrade. Shower drain was rusty and colours a bit outdated but location was great, close...More

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    BEST WESTERN Grant Park Hotel
    1,133 reviews
    #137 of 187 hotels in Chicago
     
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    The Congress Plaza Hotel and Convention Center
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    About
    Amenities
    • Top amenities
    • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
    • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
    • Hotel Amenities
    • Meeting Rooms
    • Business Centre with Internet Access
    • Laundry Service
    • Concierge
    • Multilingual Staff
    • Room amenities
    • Air Conditioning
    • Refrigerator in room
    • Things to do
    • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
    Details
    • Price range
    • US$110 - US$438 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
    • Hotel class
    • Room types
    • Suites ,
    • Non-Smoking Rooms
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    Room & Suite (425)
    Pool & Beach (21)
    Dining (6)
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    shopping, and enough arresting architecture to keep
    your camera busy for hours. You won’t find too many
    photo galleries of downtown Chicago without a shot of
    Millennium Park and Cloud Gate (“The Bean”), one of
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    Questions & AnswersAsk a question
    ellstewsin
    i'd like to know if there are rooms where I can vape (electronic cigarettes)
    6 April 2017|
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    Response from rockanroll4u | Reviewed this property |
    Im not to sure just guessing you can most place's?
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    ellstewsin
    I would like to find out if I can vape in the room
    6 April 2017|
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    Response from EssexInnChicago | Property representative |
    Hi, we are a non-smoking property. This includes cigarettes, e-cigs, candles, incense, etc.
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    haydon1957
    is there shuttle service to and from O'Hare offered at this hotel?
    23 March 2017|
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    Response from Yves H | Reviewed this property |
    Not sure, but we asked the lobby and they told us NOT to take a regular cab, but suggested a 'local driver'. BEWARE this driver is Iranian and he tells he helps his son (who has the cab/ shuttle company). Hotel told us it... More
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    "don't stay here"
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    "Get room away from construction"
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    "We stayed here to enjoy Buddy Guy's Legends Bar...within walking distance easily!"
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    "construction could be a problem. typically lasts form 8am - 4pm"
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