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Hotel Essex

800 S Michigan Ave. | Chicago, IL  [SEE MAP]Chicago, IL  [SEE ADDRESS]
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Overview

Great views and friendly staff members
A daily $15 urban fee applies
Enjoying an ideal perch along Michigan Avenue, overlooking Grant Park, Hotel Essex serves as an excellent lodging option for those visiting Chicago to sightsee. The hotel puts guests within walking distance of numerous Windy City attractions, bars and eateries. Hotel Essex also has hip on-site eating options. The SX Sky Bar is a cocktail lounge that offers weekday happy hour, weekend brunch and a nightclub environment and dance floor. Meanwhile, the Grant Park Bistro serves modern French cuisine and has an expansive wine list. Other on-site amenities available at Hotel Essex include a fitness center, with a Peloton bike, laundry and dry cleaning services, and luggage storage. When it comes to accommodations, the property's chic rooms are decorated in black, gray and white, and include floor-to-ceiling windows, Lavazza coffee machines, minifridges, smart TVs, steamers and Wi-Fi access (covered under the $15 urban fee). Recent visitors raved about the park views from the rooms and the kind hotel employees.
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Location
Chicago, IL
Hotel Class
4.0-star
Property Type
Hotel, 119 rooms

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  • 4.0Hotel Class
  • GOODCritic Rating

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Critic Reviews

  • Fodor's Choice

Guest Reviews

A hotel's guest rating is calculated using data provided under license by Tripadvisor. A total of 215 have reviewed the Hotel Essex, giving it a rating of 4.5, on a scale of 1-5.

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Tripadvisor Travel Rating: Tripadvisor Traveler Rating 4.5 based on 215 reviews 4.5 (based on 215 reviews)

Amenities

  • Dining
  • Fitness Center
  • Free Internet

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