Get an overview of this hotel3.5-star Chicago hotel in South Loop

Popular property highlights

Free WiFi
24-hour business center
Smoke-free property
24-hour front desk
Multilingual staff

Where You'll Stay

Within a 10-minute walk of popular sights like Grant Park and Buckingham Fountain, Chicago's Essex Inn is a great choice if you want to stay in South Loop. Art Institute of Chicago and Millennium Park are also within a short walk of this smoke-free hotel.

Your Guestroom

Step into one of the 254 welcoming rooms and take advantage of premium bedding, spring water baths and coffee makers. You're sure to appreciate the refrigerator, LCD TV with cable channels and safe.

Property Perks

Providing a perfect base for exploring Chicago, this hotel offers a fitness center, a 24-hour business center and concierge services. We think you'll also appreciate the multilingual staff, 24-hour front desk and fireplace in the lobby.

Free!

Save your money for fun outside the hotel with free WiFi in rooms and public areas.

Chicago's Essex Inn

Hotel Amenities

Hotel Amenities

Chicago's Essex Inn is centrally located along South Michigan Avenue near a metro station and a number of attractions, including Loop-area theaters and businesses, the Field Museum, Shedd Aquarium, Adler Planetarium, and the Art Institute of Chicago.

This Chicago hotel is distinguished by its sunlit, and views of Lake Michigan and Grant Park. An adjacent fitness center has a range of cardio and strength-training equipment, including treadmills, elliptical machines, and free weights. Free WiFi is provided.

Valet parking (surcharge) is available, with limited space for SUVs and trucks. Chicago's Essex Inn is a non-smoking hotel.

  • Fitness facilities 
  • ATM/banking 
  • Porter/bellhop 
  • Express check-out 
  • Dry cleaning/laundry service 
  • Multilingual staff 
  • Safe-deposit box at front desk 
  • Total number of rooms - 254 
  • Number of floors - 14 
  • Valet parking (surcharge) 
  • 24-hour front desk 
  • Concierge services 
  • Elevator/lift 
  • Fireplace in lobby 
  • Tours/ticket assistance 
  • Computer station 
  • Luggage storage 
  • 24-hour business center 
  • Smoke-free property 
  • Television in common areas 
  • Free WiFi 

Family Friendly Amenities

  • Family Hotel  
  • Free Wi-Fi  
  • Refrigerator  

Internet

Available in all rooms: Free WiFi

Available in some public areas: Free WiFi

Parking

Valet parking (surcharge)

Room Amenities

  • Premium TV channels 
  • Daily housekeeping 
  • Iron/ironing board 
  • Premium bedding 
  • Air conditioning 
  • Coffee/tea maker 
  • Private bathroom 
  • Free toiletries 
  • Hair dryer 
  • Spring water bathtub 
  • Shower/tub combination 
  • Cable TV service 
  • Desk 
  • In-room safe 
  • Refrigerator 
  • Free WiFi 
  • LCD TV 
  • Rollaway/extra beds (surcharge) 

Nearby Things to Do

Chicago's Essex Inn features a fitness room, which offers several of each type of equipment, including treadmills and elliptical machines, plus free weights.

About five blocks from the hotel is the 20-mile path that runs along Lake Michigan, where guests can run, walk, bike, or skate. Bicycles, in-line skates, pedal-powered buggies, and Segways are available for rent at several beachfront locations.

The recreational activities listed below are available either on site or near the hotel; fees may apply.

  • Windsurfing nearby 
  • Hiking/biking trails nearby 
  • Kayaking nearby 
  • Golfing nearby 
  • Bicycle rentals nearby 
  • Sailing nearby 

Accessibility

If you have requests for specific accessibility needs, please note them at check-out when you book your room.

  • Accessible bathroom 
  • In-room accessibility 
  • Roll-in shower 

Hotel Policies

Check-in

Minimum check-in age is 21

Check-in time ends at 2 AM

Check-in time starts at 4 PM

Check-out

Check-out time is 11 AM

Payment types

Children and extra beds

  • Children are welcome.
  • Kids stay free! Children 18 years old and younger stay free when using existing bedding.
  • Rollaway/extra beds are available for USD 25.0 per day.
  • Cribs (infant beds) are not available.

You need to know

Extra-person charges may apply and vary depending on property policy.

Government-issued photo identification and a credit card are required at check-in for incidental charges.

Special requests are subject to availability upon check-in and may incur additional charges. Special requests cannot be guaranteed.

No cribs (infant beds) available

Fees

You'll be asked to pay the following charges at the property:
  • Deposit: USD 75 per stay
We have included all charges provided to us by the property. However, charges can vary, for example, based on length of stay or the room you book.

Optional extras

The following fees and deposits are charged by the property at time of service, check-in, or check-out.
  • Valet parking fee: USD 60 per night (in/out privileges)
  • An early check-in fee will be charged
  • Rollaway bed fee: USD 25.0 per day
The above list may not be comprehensive. Fees and deposits may not include tax and are subject to change.

Hotel Name

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We should mention

Children 18 years old and younger stay free when occupying the parent or guardian's room, using existing bedding.


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