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Overlooking grant park on michigan avenue chicagos. Chicagos Essex Inn is your key to the city- whether for business or sightseeing. The hotel offers amazing views and amazing value with convenient access to shopping- museums- sporting venues- the Loop and McCormick Place. Our 254 rooms and suites feature a colorful decor- LCD flat screen TVs- complimentary wireless internet- sleek desks with ergonomic seating- coffee/tea service- and alarm clock radios complete with iPod and MP3 capability. Marble countertops and contemporary tiles grace the bathrooms- along with rich wood accents. Guests of Chicagos Essex Inn can take advantage of our complimentary all-season rooftop pool- fitness center- dry sauna- and garden deck as well as our complimentary shuttle service to area attractions and the Magnificent Mile shopping district. We also offer a 24-hour business center- 3 meeting rooms and 1 boardroom- a full service restaurant with bar- coin-operated laundry- and same day dry cleaning services. Chicagos Essex Inn is proud to serve guests with disabled and other special needs. To that end- the public spaces at Chicagos Essex Inn are accessible and include- but are not limited to- the following- ADA-compliant entrances to the hotel Valet parking in the hotel garage and Accessible public restrooms. In addition- we have a number of designated accessible guest rooms and our guest rooms include- but are not limited to- such accessible features as- Grab bars in the showers ADA-compliant sitting stools for showering hand held shower spray wands protected plumbing covers ADA-compliant lavatory fixtures lowered security peep holes on the doors ADA-compliant door hardware touch lamps and TTY Kits for hearing and visual assistance. The swimming pool and garden deck areas are also accessible and we provide such accessible features as- ADA-compliant pool lift and Accessible Fitness Center with ADA Universal Gym In addition- there are accessible paths of travel to the re

Amenities

· 24-hour front desk
· ATM/Cash machine
· Accessible facilities
· Air conditioning
· Bell staff/porter
· Business center
· Business services
· Catering services
· Complimentary in-room coffee or tea
· Direct dial telephone
· Early check-in
· Express check-out
· Family plan
· Fire safety compliant
· Front desk
· Full service housekeeping
· Hair dryer
· Housekeeping - daily
· Indoor parking
· Indoor pool
· Interior corridors
· Ironing board
· Late check-out available
· Laundry/Valet service
· Lobby coffee service
· Non-smoking rooms (generic)
· On-Site parking
· On-Site parking
· Parking
· Parking fee managed by hotel
· Phone services
· Photocopy center
· Pool
· Private bath or shower
· Public address system
· Public area air conditioned
· Restaurant
· Room service
· Room service - limited hours
· Room service - limited menu
· Safe deposit box
· Sauna
· Secured parking
· Security
· Telephone jack adaptor available
· Toilet
· Transportation
· Transportation services - local area
· Valet cleaning
· Valet parking
· Valet same day dry cleaning
· Wakeup service
· Wheel chair access


Room Information

Deluxe
Alarm clock, Cable television, Coffee/Tea maker, Connecting rooms, Copier, Cribs, Direct dial phone number, Double beds, Fire alarm, Hairdryer, Iron, Ironing board, Non-smoking, Private bathroom, Refrigerator, Smoke detectors, Wake-up calls, Wireless internet connection, Extra person charge for rollaway use, Extra adult charge, Extra child charge, Single bed, Maid service, High speed wireless
Standard
Air conditioning, Cable television, Coffee/Tea maker, Color television, Connecting rooms, Copier, Cribs, Direct dial phone number, Double beds, Fire alarm, Hairdryer, High speed internet connection, Iron, Ironing board, Modem jack, Non-smoking, Refrigerator, Smoke detectors, Wake-up calls, Wireless internet connection, Adaptor available for telephone PC use, Extra person charge for rollaway use, Extra adult charge, Extra child charge, Single bed, Maid service, High speed internet access fee, High speed wireless
Standard
Air conditioning, Cable television, Coffee/Tea maker, Color television, Connecting rooms, Copier, Cribs, Direct dial phone number, Double beds, Fire alarm, Hairdryer, High speed internet connection, Iron, Ironing board, Modem jack, Non-smoking, Refrigerator, Smoke detectors, Wake-up calls, Wireless internet connection, Adaptor available for telephone PC use, Extra person charge for rollaway use, Extra adult charge, Extra child charge, Single bed, Maid service, High speed internet access fee, High speed wireless
Standard
Air conditioning, Cable television, Coffee/Tea maker, Color television, Connecting rooms, Copier, Cribs, Direct dial phone number, Double beds, Fire alarm, Hairdryer, High speed internet connection, Iron, Ironing board, Modem jack, Non-smoking, Refrigerator, Smoke detectors, Wake-up calls, Wireless internet connection, Adaptor available for telephone PC use, Extra person charge for rollaway use, Extra adult charge, Extra child charge, Single bed, Maid service, High speed internet access fee, High speed wireless
Standard
Air conditioning, Cable television, Coffee/Tea maker, Color television, Connecting rooms, Copier, Cribs, Direct dial phone number, Double beds, Fire alarm, Hairdryer, High speed internet connection, Iron, Ironing board, Modem jack, Non-smoking, Refrigerator, Smoke detectors, Wake-up calls, Wireless internet connection, Adaptor available for telephone PC use, Extra person charge for rollaway use, Extra adult charge, Extra child charge, Single bed, Maid service, High speed internet access fee, High speed wireless
Suite
Alarm clock, AM/FM radio, Cable television, Coffee/Tea maker, Color television, Connecting rooms, Copier, Cribs, Direct dial phone number, Double beds, Fire alarm, Hairdryer, Iron, Ironing board, Non-smoking, Refrigerator, Remote control television, Smoke detectors, Wake-up calls, Wireless internet connection, Extra person charge for rollaway use, Extra adult charge, Extra child charge, Single bed, Maid service, High speed wireless
Suite
Alarm clock, AM/FM radio, Cable television, Coffee/Tea maker, Color television, Connecting rooms, Copier, Cribs, Direct dial phone number, Double beds, Fire alarm, Hairdryer, Iron, Ironing board, Non-smoking, Refrigerator, Remote control television, Smoke detectors, Wake-up calls, Wireless internet connection, Extra person charge for rollaway use, Extra adult charge, Extra child charge, Single bed, Maid service, High speed wireless
Suite
Alarm clock, AM/FM radio, Cable television, Coffee/Tea maker, Color television, Connecting rooms, Copier, Cribs, Direct dial phone number, Double beds, Fire alarm, Hairdryer, Iron, Ironing board, Non-smoking, Refrigerator, Remote control television, Smoke detectors, Wake-up calls, Wireless internet connection, Extra person charge for rollaway use, Extra adult charge, Extra child charge, Single bed, Maid service, High speed wireless

Miscellaneous Information

· American Dollars is the native currency.
· Check in time is 4:00 PM
· Check out time is 11:00 AM
· Time Zone is GMT
· Opened in 1961
· Renovated in 01/01/2001
· 254 rooms.
· 23 suites.
· 15 floors.


Directions

The Essex Inn is conveniently located in the heart of Chicago and any type of traveler will find the perfect local attraction close by. For families you ll want to take your kids to the spectacular Shedd Aquarium the Field Museum The Sears Tower Skydeck or just walk across the street to Buckingham Fountain Grant Park and Millennium Park. For the business traveler you ll find upscale restaurants for entertaining clients. For the cultureseeker you can walk to the Art Institute of Chicago


Guarantee Policy

All reservations must be guaranteed with a credit card due at time of booking. Cash is accepted as payment at the time of check in a minimum of a USD 75 deposit per night is required for incidentals.


Cancellation Policy

Cancel by 4pm hotel time 1 day prior to arrival to avoid a penalty of one nights room and tax.


Restaurant Information

Chicago Fire House Restaurant

The Chicago Firehouse restaurant is in an attractive turn Of the century building that formerly housed the Chicago Fire Department. Great efforts were made to preserve as much as possible- but yet still allow the operation to be functional as a restaurant

Gioco

Gioco is located at 1312 South Wabash in an historic building built in 1890 that is one of the few remaining buildings in Chicago from that era. The Gioco space features the original old brick and plaster walls- an old wooden walk-in cooler and a walk-in


Recreation Information

Gym

Sauna

Indoor pool

Weightlifting

Cardiovascular exercise


Area Attractions

- Adler Planetarium

The Adler Planetarium Americas First Planetarium was founded in 1930 by Chicago business leader Max Adler. The museum is home to three fullsize theaters including the alldigital projection Defiiti Space Theater the Sky

- Grant Park

Referred to as Chicagos front yard Grant Park is among the citys loveliest and most prominent parks and the site of three worldclass museums the Art Institute the Field Museum of Natural History and the Shedd Aquarium.

- John G Shedd Aquarium

Attraction .59 miles south east from the property.

- John Hancock Observatory

Experience spectacular views spanning up to 80 miles and four states. The newly renovated Hancock Observatory will meet your loftiest expectations!

- McCormick Place Convention Center

Chicagos McCormick Place the premier convention facility in North America. Located just minutes from downtown Chicago McCormick Place is owned and operated by the Metropolitan Pier and Exposition Authority MPEA and attracts close to 3 million

- Millennium Park

A magnificent public space with extraordinary art and architecture spectacular concerts and events and breathtaking gardens that capture the energy and excitement of Chicago.

- Museum of Contemporary Art MCA

One of the nations largest facilities devoted to the art of our time the Museum of Contemporary Art MCA offers exhibitions of the most thoughtprovoking art created since 1945. The MCA documents contemporary visual culture through painting sculpture

- Navy Pier

A family attraction with over 50 acres of parks gardens shops restaurants entertainment cruises an IMAX theatre sculpture garden special events theatre Ferris wheel biweekly seasonal fireworks and so much more.

- Soldier Field

Originally opened in 1924 Soldier Field was known as one of the great venues during the Golden Age of Sports and one of Chicagos most famous landmarks. Now seventynine years later the new Soldier Field has been unveiled

- The Art Institute of Chicago

It is true that art museums are about the stubborn matteroffactness of things: the works of art. But access to the Art Institutes collection has always been enhanced by words and reproduced images. With the launch of our redesigned Web site

- The Field Museum

The Field Museum was founded to house the biological and anthropological collections assembled for the Worlds Columbian Exposition of 1893. These objects form the core of the Museums collections which have grown through worldwide expeditions exchange

- The Willis Tower Skydeck

See Chicagos most breathtaking views from the worlds second largest building. Theres an interactive display and a virtual tour of Chicago and its history.

- Water Tower Place

At the pinnacle of Chicagos famed Magnificent Mile Water Tower Place is Chicagos premier shopping destination. Its stunning eightlevel atrium features more than 100 of your favorite stores and restaurants plus a mix of distinctive specialty shops

- Chicago Midway Airport
- O`Hare Intl Airport
- Restaurants



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