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Chicago's Essex Inn

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  • Excellent18%
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  • Average23%
  • Poor9%
  • Terrible8%
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AMENITIES
Free Wifi
Parking
Air Conditioning
Heated pool
Non-Smoking Hotel
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Fitness centre
3 Star Hotel
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Loved the location and the friendly staff but the hotel overall needs a makeover. It is dated and the carpets needs cleaned. Small things like some of the lamps and the TV didn't work, not a big deal but still. Also how about some info...More

2  Thank Gisela M
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

l guess, this hotel is too much aged. every facility is small , and dirty. cleaning condition is no doubt. wall is too thin, so l can listen to every noise. (include aircondition.) nevertheless nice location. nice wiew( not every room) - - -- -...More

Thank jinhee k
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Very good hotel amazing views on Willis Tower, very well situated next to the park near the beaches.... I loved it. :) They gave us a really nice room for the price. You won't regret it, We walked from the hotel to downtown and to...More

1  Thank Carolane L
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

If it were possible, I would give this hotel 2.5 stars- it wasn't truly terrible, but it certainly wasn't great either. We checked in on Thursday night and went up to our room- immediately getting off the elevator, the 14th floor smelled like mold and...More

1  Thank kdkswim
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I believe that all hotels, regardless of their star ratings, cleanliness is one of the most important pillars. I hate to write negative comments about any business because negative reviews affect the people who work in the business. However, without candid feedback, no improvements can...More

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Amenities
Top amenities
Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
Free High Speed Internet (WiFi)
Hotel Amenities
Business Centre with Internet Access
Meeting Rooms
Laundry Service
Concierge
Multilingual Staff
Room amenities
Air Conditioning
Refrigerator in room
Things to do
Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
Heated pool
Indoor pool
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Price range
US$157 - US$492 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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Room types
Suites, Non-Smoking Rooms
Details
Price range
US$157 - US$492 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel class
Room types
Suites, Non-Smoking Rooms
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Downtown / The Loop
Often visitors' first stop in Chicago, The Loop is a
good starting point to sample the city's energy and
flavor. This central business district boasts
Michelin-rated restaurants, upscale hotels, premier
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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Fileeta C
14 February 2018|
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Response from Henrique C | Reviewed this property |
You must pay and it is very expensive. Hoje to your left no the same street and you Will find a parking for only $10 overnight
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MaRy D
18 January 2018|
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Response from EssexInnChicago | Property representative |
Hi MaRy D, Thank you for your interest in the Essex Inn. The hotel does NOT have a pool currently. However, we are at a prime location and would be happy to assist you in finding a local pool nearby.
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Rebecca T
31 August 2017|
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Response from EssexInnChicago | Property representative |
Hi Rebecca, the property offers valet parking for 60.00 per night with unlimited in and out privileges. There is also the option for public parking behind the property on 8th and Wabash for 35.00 per night based on... More
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"don't even bother"
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"Overpriced and not worth it!"
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"Very good views on Willis Tower, great place :)"
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"The king suite has two walls of windows for a great view"
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