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What’s it really like at Chicago’s Essex Inn?
Reviews and stories from our guests
"I stay at the Essex Inn every time I’m in Chicago. Great location and they are very friendly and their rates are good. Look forward to coming in December to see the Christmas decorations!"
- Charlene Thatcher, October 20, 2012, Facebook
"This is our FAVORITE place to stay in Chicago!!!"
- Valerie Hall, October 17, 2012, Facebook
"Best deal in Chicago….and what a great swimming pool!!!"
- Jan Walker, July 23, 2012
"We spent 2 nights here over the past weekend. This was the best hotel service I have ever had. Everyone was friendly, the restaurant was impeccable. Reasonable price for the atmosphere, view and service. Thank you for making my first trip to Chicago so special."
- Carole Hood-Rodsky, 2011, Facebook
"GREAT location, great place!!!"
- Ken M. Woodmancy, 2011, Facebook
"Laura and I thoroughly enjoyed this hotel. Close to downtown, Grant Park, the Museum district, close to pretty much anything. Right across from Grant Park on Michigan Ave. We look forward to going back here."
- John Pokocky, 2011, Facebook
"We stayed here in August this year and had a fantastic time. Beautiful hotel. Loved sitting watching the sun rise in the morning and sun setting at night from the terrace garden. We are also planning coming back next August… Cannot wait!"
- Jacqui Horne, November 11, 2012, Facebook
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Essex Inn is the downtown Chicago Hotel for attractions and events
The Essex Inn is one of the best value Chicago Hotels. We offer excellent accommodations at fantastic prices and free extras to make your stay special. And we don't cut corners on comfort or location.
Located in the heart of downtown Chicago on Michigan Avenue, with Chicago's finest attractions within walking distance, we have comfortable rooms, hotel suites and family rooms overlooking Grant Park and Lake Michigan. Our free pool, fitness center and rooftop garden, free shuttle and reasonably priced parking all make for a better Chicago vacation or business trip.
We offer Chicago hotel deals and packages for all interests and budget, so when you're planning your next trip to Chicago, check out The Essex Inn's hotel specials and vacation packages. Whether you want to see a game at Soldier Field, shop the Magnificent Mile, soak up culture at the Field Museum and the Art Institute of Chicago, attend an event, go to a Broadway In Chicago show, or attend a convention at McCormick Place we'll have the Chicago hotel deal for you.