7.6
Very good10 reviews

Le Meridien Essex Chicago Hotel

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Address
800 South Michigan Avenue, Chicago, Illinois, United States, 60605
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Overview

Hotel Essex Chicago is an 4-star property within 25 minutes' walk to The Art Institute of Chicago. This hotel serves American meals prepared in the American restaurant on site.

Location

This family-friendly hotel is located in the very heart of Chicago, just off The Loop. Attractions such as Auditorium Building and Theatre are nearly a 7-minute stroll from this property. The hotel is located close to Lake Michigan. It is located 20 minutes' walk from the 20 - acre Maggie Daley Public Park.

Harrison subway station is in a 5-minute stroll and Michigan & 8th Street bus stop is 5 minutes' walk away.

Rooms

There are 274 air-conditioned rooms at Hotel Essex Chicago, some of them feature a fireplace, and conveniences like complimentary Wi-Fi. Some spacious rooms have beautiful views of the lake.

Eat & Drink

Grant Park Bistro, an onsite restaurant, is open for dinner, lunch and breakfast. There is an lounge bar onsite. There is an bar serving American and Irish food 200 feet away.

Leisure & Business

There are also elliptical machines, treadmills and an indoor pool for guests to keep fit. Guests can work out in a fitness center. Finally, this property houses a meeting room and a conference space featuring computers and a photocopier.

Internet

Wireless internet is available in public areas for free.

Guest Parking

Public parking is possible at a location nearby at USD 72 per day.

The hotel staff speaks English, Spanish, Romanian, Russian, Ukrainian.

Year renovated:   2012.  Number of floors:   15.  Number of rooms:   274.

Former name: essex inn

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Facilities
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Free Wi-Fi

Free Wi-Fi in public areas

Parking

USD 72 per day

Baggage storage
24-hour services

24-hour reception

24-hour security

Food/ Drinks

Bar/ Lounge area

Restaurant

Shuttle

Free shuttle service

Fitness/ Gym

Fitness center

Swimming pool

Outdoor swimming pool

General

  • Free Wi-Fi
  • Parking
  • Baggage storage
  • 24-hour services
  • Food/ Drinks
  • Shuttle
  • Fitness/ Gym
  • Swimming pool

Sports & Fitness

  • Fitness center

Services

  • Free shuttle service
  • Room service
  • Bicycle rental
  • Laundry
  • Dry cleaning
  • Bell staff/Porter

Dining

  • Restaurant
  • Bar/ Lounge area

Business

  • Business center
  • Meeting/ Banquet facilities
  • Fax/Photocopying

Spa & Leisure

  • Outdoor swimming pool
  • Leisure/ TV room
  • Sauna

Room view

  • City view

Room features

  • Air conditioning
  • Heating
  • In-room safe
  • Ironing facilities

Bathroom

  • Bath/ Shower
  • Hair dryer

Media

  • Cable/ Satellite television
  • Free local telephone calls
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Check-infrom 16:00-23:59FREECheck-outuntil 12 pmFREE
Children & extra bedsThere are no extra beds provided in a room.  There are no cribs provided in a room. 
PetsPets are not allowed.
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Rooms and availability

Family Room
  • Bed options:
    2 Double beds
  • Max:
    1 person
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Superior King Room
  • Bed options:
    1 King-size bed
  • Max:
    2 persons
  • City view
  • Shower
  • Private bathroom
  • Non-smoking
  • Bathtub
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Deluxe Room
  • Bed options:
    2 Double beds
  • Max:
    4 persons
  • City view
  • Shower
  • Private bathroom
  • Non-smoking
  • Bathtub
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Location
800 South Michigan Avenue, Chicago, Illinois, United States, 60605
  • City landmarks
  • Nearby
  • Restaurants
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100 ft
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Getting around
Airports
Midway International (MDW) 9.3 mi
Chicago O'Hare International (ORD) 19.1 mi
Train
Van Buren Street Station2300 ft
Metro stations
Harrison1700 ft
Roosevelt2000 ft
Bus
Bus stop400 ft
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Reviews
7.6
Very good10 reviews
Location8.0
Rooms5.0
Service5.8
Dining5.0
  • 9.8
    Perfect

    An amazing hotel, I appreciated, staff was courteous. The rooms were new-fashioned, there was an exceptionally comfortable bed. I had an awesome experience.

    John United States of America, 
  • 7.0
    Very good

    The venue was stylish, it had great staff and location. I loved the room, the bed was comfortable...

    Will United States of America, 
  • 9.8
    Perfect

    Quiet and fairly clean place, the rooms are cozy. The rooms with a tub and a double bed, as for instance.

    Angela United States of America, 
  • 8.0
    Great

    We liked our coffee with goodies at Yolk - South Loop. Burnham Park was located in the immediate surroundings. No complaints, the venue met the demands...

    Drew Canada, 
FAQ
What is the nearest airport to Hotel Essex Chicago?
Hotel Essex Chicago lies within 10 miles of Midway International airport.
What business facilities does Hotel Essex Chicago provide?
Yes, the business facilities at Hotel Essex Chicago include a photocopier and a desk.
What is the earliest I can check-in at Hotel Essex Chicago?
At Hotel Essex Chicago you can check in from 3 PM till 11.59 PM on your day of arrival.
How far is Hotel Essex Chicago from the city center?
The city center is located 15 minutes' walk away from Hotel Essex Chicago.
Are there any cleaning services provided at Hotel Essex Chicago?
Yes, Hotel Essex Chicago provides laundry, housekeeping service and room service.
What dining options are available in Hotel Essex Chicago?
Hotel Essex Chicago offers Grant Park Bistro restaurant, which serves American meals.
Are there any historical sites close to Hotel Essex Chicago?
Guests of Hotel Essex Chicagocan visit a nearby landmark, The Loop.
Is the staff at Hotel Essex Chicago multilingual?
Yes, the staff of Hotel Essex Chicago can assist you in Spanish, Ukrainian, English, Russian and Romanian.
Where is Essex Chicago positioned?
Essex Chicago is placed in the very heart of the city, within 25 minutes' stroll of Lake Michigan.
Can I have lunch or dinner next to Essex Chicago?
Yes, you can enjoy your lunch or dinner at Kitty O'Sheas and Yolk - South Loop that lie about 200 feet from Essex Chicago.
How much does a room at Hotel Essex Chicago cost?
The price for a room in Hotel Essex Chicago starts at $164.
Is there any public transport near Hotel Essex Chicago?
Yes, there is Michigan & 8th Street bus stop within 200 feet away from Hotel Essex Chicago.
Address
800 South Michigan Avenue, Chicago, Illinois, United States, 60605
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Highlights
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35of 217 hotels in Chicago
Good to know
Check-infrom 16:00-23:59FREECheck-outuntil 12 pmFREE
Children & extra bedsThere are no extra beds provided in a room.  There are no cribs provided in a room. 
PetsPets are not allowed.
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Getting around
Airports
Midway International (MDW) 9.3 mi
Chicago O'Hare International (ORD) 19.1 mi
Train
Van Buren Street Station2300 ft
Metro stations
Harrison1700 ft
Roosevelt2000 ft
Bus
Bus stop400 ft
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Need a shuttle?
You can book a shuttle, once your reservation is complete.
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