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Le Méridien Essex Chicago

4-star Hotel with Fitness center

800 South Michigan Avenue, Chicago, IL 60605

+1 312 939 2800

based on 547 reviews


per night

About Le Méridien Essex Chicago, Chicago

Value for money
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.

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Deluxe Rooms - Harbor view
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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

Health and safety

  • Daily housekeeping
  • Contactless check-in/check-out
  • Face masks for guests available
  • Physical distancing rules
  • Process in place to check health of guests
  • Hand sanitizer in guest accommodation and key areas
  • Screens or physical barriers placed between staff and guests in appropriate areas
  • Safe
  • Staff follow all safety protocols as directed by local authorities
  • Disinfection of high-touch surfaces

Services and conveniences

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


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


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

Media and entertainment

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

Accessibility and suitability

  • Increased accessibility
  • Allergy-free room
  • No smoking


  • Shower
  • Toilet
  • Toilet paper


  • Telephone
  • City view
  • Storage available

Parking and transportation

  • Parking
  • Valet parking


  • Laundry service
  • Iron and ironing board


  • Fax/photocopying
  • Desk


  • Alarm clock

Things to do

  • Night club

Family friendly

  • Cribs available


  • Fitness center

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


Grant Park0.3 mi
Symphony Center0.5 mi
Field Museum0.5 mi
Art Institute of Chicago0.6 mi

Restaurants and Cafés

SX Sky Bar at Hotel Essex0.0 mi
Grant Park Bistro0.0 mi
Kitty O'Sheas0.0 mi
Niu B Sushi & Robata - South Michigan Ave0.1 mi

Le Méridien Essex Chicago Reviews

GoodBased on 547 verified guest reviews

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


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