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!
A TAG approved, gay friendly hotel in the heart of Chicago
The Essex Inn welcomes the LGBT community and your families. We’re TAG approved, and we can promise you a great night’s sleep at a great price in the center of downtown Chicago. We’re the perfect place to stay if you’re in town to check out the sights, go to a show or to celebrate at the Chicago Annual Pride Parade.
Amazing location and amazing value
Our location is unbeatable. We’re right on Michigan Avenue. You can walk or take our free shuttle to Chicago’s best attractions, including the Museum Campus, Shedd Aquarium, The Field Museum, John Hancock Observatory, Water Tower Place and the Art Institute of Chicago. And we’re perfectly located for the shops and restaurants of the Magnificent Mile.
Great special deals and packages
If you are looking for things to do in Chicago, look no further. The Essex Inn has a fantastic range of package deals. Why wait in long lines and pay a premium when our Chicago vacation packages are your passport to the best sights, shows and experiences the city has to offer? Let us help you put together the ultimate Chicago holiday experience. Check out our hotel deals and special packages.
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.