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Le Méridien Essex Chicago

4-star Hotel with Fitness center

4 stars

800 South Michigan Avenue, Chicago, IL 60605

+1 312 939 2800
7.9
Good

based on 476 reviews

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About Le Méridien Essex Chicago, Chicago

Cleanliness
8.5
Comfort
8.6
Location
9.1
Services
8.3
Staff
8.4
Value for money
7.6
Set in Chicago, Hotel Essex is within walking distance of Dearborn Station and provides a rooftop pool, a rooftop terrace and free Wi-Fi. It is ideally located for guests wishing to visit local attractions. On arrival, guests can appreciate views of Grant Park, then arrange sightseeing excursions with help from the hotel's knowledgeable tour desk staff. Convenient services include an express check-in feature and a luggage storage facility. Just a stone's throw from nearby bars and clubs, this 3-star hotel also allows guests to easily explore the local nightlife. The contemporary rooms at Hotel Essex have air conditioning and include tea and coffee making facilities, a refrigerator and heating. They are also equipped with ironing facilities, a hair dryer and a radio. The unique on-site restaurant is a perfect place to unwind while enjoying a selection of French dishes. Alternatively, there is a wide selection of international restaurants close by. Chicago Union Station and McCormick Place Metra Train Station are within walking distance of Hotel Essex. Art Institute of Chicago is easily accessible by car.

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Property safety measures

Heightened sanitation

Daily cleaning, increased availability of sanitation products.

Social distancing measures

Lobbies with safe social distancing.

Streamlined check-in and check-out.

Minimal contact with hotel personnel and other guests.


Le Méridien Essex Chicago room price & deals

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Deluxe Rooms - Park view
1 king bed

1 king bed

Expedia

$224/night

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Standard Rooms - Ocean view
2 double beds

2 double beds

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$1,249/night

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Superior Rooms - Skyline view
1 king bed

1 king bed

Agoda.com

$292/night

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Classic Rooms - Ocean view
1 king bed

1 king bed

Agoda.com

$216/night

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Double Rooms - Courtyard view
2 double beds

2 double beds

KAYAK BTX

$277/night

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King Rooms - Courtyard view
1 king bed

1 king bed

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$185/night

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Other Rooms - Harbor view
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$148/night

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Hotel Amenities & Facilities

  • Fitness center
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Room service
  • Tea/coffee maker
  • Coffee machine
  • Coffee shop
  • Valet parking
  • Business center
  • Flat-screen TV

Services and conveniences

  • ATM on-site
  • Business center
  • Wake-up service
  • Concierge service
  • Safety deposit box
  • Meeting/Banquet facilities
  • Room service
  • 24hr front desk

Basics

  • Wi-Fi (surcharge)
  • Free toiletries
  • Shampoo
  • Heating
  • Body soap
  • Air-conditioned
  • Trash cans
  • Conditioner

Accessibility and suitability

  • Entire unit wheelchair accessible
  • Increased accessibility
  • Roll-in shower
  • Adapted bath
  • Allergy-free room
  • No smoking

Dining

  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Tea/coffee maker
  • Coffee machine
  • Coffee shop

Media and entertainment

  • Flat-screen TV
  • Shared lounge/TV area
  • Cable or satellite TV
  • Streaming service

Bathroom

  • Shower
  • Toilet
  • Toilet paper
  • Bathrobe

General

  • Lake view
  • Telephone
  • City view
  • Storage available

Parking and transportation

  • Parking
  • Valet parking

Laundry

  • Laundry service
  • Iron and ironing board

Bedroom

  • Alarm clock
  • Wardrobe or closet

Workspace

  • Fax/photocopying
  • Desk

Things to do

  • Night club

Health and safety

  • Safe

Family friendly

  • Cribs available

Fitness

  • Fitness center

Le Méridien Essex Chicago Reviews

7.9
GoodBased on 476 verified guest reviews
7.9Solo
8.0Friends
7.7Couples
7.9Families

Pros +
  • "New, clean, stylish, and friendly staff." (in 212 reviews)
  • "Prime location, excellent helpful staff." (in 184 reviews)
  • "Friendly staff, room was clean, great location" (in 137 reviews)
Cons -
  • The room was disgustingly dirty. (in 114 reviews)
  • The room was also pretty small. (in 109 reviews)
  • No restaurant in the hotel. (in 63 reviews)


Le Méridien Essex Chicago room booking info

Check in/Check out

Check in anytime after 4:00 PM, check out anytime before 11:00 AM

Cancellation/prepayment

Cancellation/prepayment policies vary by room type and provider.


Frequently asked questions

  • How does Le Méridien Essex Chicago compare to other 4 star hotels in Chicago?

    Le Méridien Essex Chicago is $162 cheaper than the average 4 star hotel in Chicago. You can usually find a nightly rate of $241 when staying at Le Méridien Essex Chicago.

  • How far is Le Méridien Essex Chicago from Chicago Midway?

    If there is no traffic, the 8.5 mi drive between Chicago Midway and Le Méridien Essex Chicago should only take about 25min. If your hotel is in a more metropolitan area, you may see the driving time increase due to traffic.

  • What is the best way to get to Le Méridien Essex Chicago from Chicago Midway?

    If you intend on renting a car to travel from Chicago Midway to the hotel, you will have peace of mind knowing that Le Méridien Essex Chicago offers parking on site. Car rentals in the area typically go for $11/day for a base model rental. Another more common option is to just take a taxi or rideshare service from the airport to Le Méridien Essex Chicago. The nearest airport to the hotel is Chicago Midway.

  • Are there food options at Le Méridien Essex Chicago?

    Le Méridien Essex Chicago does have a restaurant on site that guests and non-guests can use. Ask the front desk for kitchen hours or call Le Méridien Essex Chicago at +1 312 939 2800. If you are staying at Le Méridien Essex Chicago, you are more than welcome to order food through the hotel’s room service menu.

  • Does Le Méridien Essex Chicago have a pool?

    Judging by our data, Le Méridien Essex Chicago does not have a pool on site, but hotels regularly make additions and changes to their venues and do not always notify us. It would be best to call Le Méridien Essex Chicago at +1 312 939 2800.

  • How close is Le Méridien Essex Chicago to Chicago city center?

    0.3 mi separate the front steps of Le Méridien Essex Chicago and the city center of Chicago where you can keep busy with restaurants, shopping and of course Auditorium Building and Theatre, a very popular landmark in Chicago.

  • What is the phone number for Le Méridien Essex Chicago?

    For questions regarding the hotel or your stay at Le Méridien Essex Chicago, call +1 312 939 2800.

  • Does Le Méridien Essex Chicago have Wi-Fi available?

    Yes, Le Méridien Essex Chicago has Wi-Fi available to hotel guests.

  • Is there a gym or fitness center available to guests at Le Méridien Essex Chicago?

    Yes. If you are looking for a hotel with a fitness center on-site, Le Méridien Essex Chicago is a great place to stay.

  • What time is check-out for Le Méridien Essex Chicago?

    You can plan to arrive after 4:00 PM for checking in. Check-out time is 11:00 AM. We advise notifying the front desk of any requests as early as possible.

  • How much is a room at Le Méridien Essex Chicago?

    $386/night is a good average price right now, and some users have even reported deals that start from only $40/night. However, prices can change based on the time of year you’re booking, the type of room you prefer, etc. Fill in the form above to get deals for your trip.

  • Is there laundry service in Le Méridien Essex Chicago?

    Yes, you can take care of all your laundry needs with the on-premise services at Le Méridien Essex Chicago, Chicago. Irons and ironing boards are included as featured amenities.

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Places of interest near Le Méridien Essex Chicago

Attractions in Chicago, Illinois curated by momondo

Le Méridien Essex Chicago location: 800 South Michigan Avenue, Chicago, IL 60605

Top landmarks

Grant Park0.3 mi
Symphony Center0.5 mi
Field Museum0.5 mi
Art Institute of Chicago0.6 mi
Shedd Aquarium0.6 mi
Cloud Gate0.8 mi
Willis Tower0.8 mi
Millennium Park0.8 mi
Chicago Cultural Center0.8 mi

Restaurants and Cafés

SX Sky Bar at Hotel Essex0.0 mi
Grant Park Bistro0.0 mi
Niu B Sushi & Robata - South Michigan Ave0.1 mi
Mercat a la Planxa - Located in The Blackstone Hotel, Chicago0.1 mi
Lou Malnati's - South Loop0.1 mi
Buddy Guy's Legends0.1 mi
720 Grille0.1 mi
Buckingham's0.1 mi
Giglio's0.1 mi

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